The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 55 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 76 53 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.90% 2.40% 3.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.90% 27.18% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 57 42 57
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £41,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
SLA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
231 195 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.84% 8.82% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 196 154 168
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SLA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Birmingham region.

SLA Salary Trend in Birmingham

SLA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 62 (37.80%) ITIL
2 48 (29.27%) Windows
3 42 (25.61%) Microsoft
4 38 (23.17%) Active Directory
5 35 (21.34%) Firewall
5 35 (21.34%) VMware
6 29 (17.68%) Service Delivery
7 28 (17.07%) Finance
8 27 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (15.85%) Cisco
9 26 (15.85%) MS Exchange
10 24 (14.63%) Hyper-V
10 24 (14.63%) Mentoring
11 23 (14.02%) Service Management
12 22 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (13.41%) Incident Management
13 21 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2013
13 21 (12.80%) MS Excel
14 20 (12.20%) Citrix
14 20 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (9.76%) Security Cleared
17 15 (9.15%) SC Cleared
17 15 (9.15%) XenApp
17 15 (9.15%) VLAN
17 15 (9.15%) VPN

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (15.85%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.88%) Lync
5 2 (1.22%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.61%) WorkSite
Applications
1 21 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.88%) MS Office
3 3 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.61%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (21.34%) Firewall
2 15 (9.15%) VLAN
2 15 (9.15%) VPN
3 12 (7.32%) VoIP
4 11 (6.71%) WAN
4 11 (6.71%) SAN
5 10 (6.10%) Internet
5 10 (6.10%) LAN
5 10 (6.10%) NetScaler
6 8 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (4.88%) SNMP
6 8 (4.88%) BGP
6 8 (4.88%) EIGRP
7 7 (4.27%) Multicast
7 7 (4.27%) IPsec
8 6 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (3.05%) DNS
9 5 (3.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.44%) DHCP
10 4 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.66%) DB2
3 5 (3.05%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.44%) MySQL
5 2 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MSI
General
1 28 (17.07%) Finance
2 11 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.44%) Law
3 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.83%) Banking
4 3 (1.83%) Billing
5 2 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.22%) Retail
5 2 (1.22%) Publishing
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (18.90%) Analyst
2 17 (10.37%) Service Manager
3 15 (9.15%) Senior Manager
3 15 (9.15%) Network Engineer
3 15 (9.15%) Delivery Manager
3 15 (9.15%) Incident Manager
4 14 (8.54%) Support Analyst
4 14 (8.54%) Major Incident Manager
5 11 (6.71%) Help Desk Analyst
5 11 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 8 (4.88%) Applications Support
7 7 (4.27%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (4.27%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 7 (4.27%) Team Leader
8 6 (3.66%) Installations Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Support Manager
9 5 (3.05%) Applications Manager
9 5 (3.05%) Relationships Manager
9 5 (3.05%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.83%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.22%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.22%) Handset
4 2 (1.22%) Clustering
4 2 (1.22%) Life Science
4 2 (1.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.61%) CMDB
5 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.27%) Windows
2 22 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.32%) Windows 8
5 11 (6.71%) UNIX
6 9 (5.49%) Windows 2000
7 8 (4.88%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.27%) AIX
9 6 (3.66%) Linux
10 5 (3.05%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (37.80%) ITIL
2 29 (17.68%) Service Delivery
3 24 (14.63%) Mentoring
4 23 (14.02%) Service Management
5 22 (13.41%) Incident Management
6 19 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (9.15%) Scrum
9 14 (8.54%) Business Development
9 14 (8.54%) DSDM
10 13 (7.93%) Problem Management
11 9 (5.49%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.88%) Project Management
12 8 (4.88%) Change Management
12 8 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.27%) Network Management
13 7 (4.27%) Line Management
14 6 (3.66%) Coaching
14 6 (3.66%) People Management
14 6 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.15%) SQL
2 4 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.61%) C
3 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.15%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.93%) CCNA
5 12 (7.32%) CCNP
6 8 (4.88%) CCSA
7 5 (3.05%) Degree
8 4 (2.44%) MCSE
8 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.83%) MCITP
10 2 (1.22%) MCTS
10 2 (1.22%) MCSA
11 1 (0.61%) MCP
11 1 (0.61%) CCDP
11 1 (0.61%) CCSE
11 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.61%) PMP
11 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (23.17%) Active Directory
2 27 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.15%) XenApp
5 6 (3.66%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.83%) vSphere
7 2 (1.22%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.10%) SCCM
2 9 (5.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (4.27%) SCOM
4 4 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.61%) Control-M
6 1 (0.61%) Nagios
6 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.61%) WSUS
6 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 35 (21.34%) VMware
3 26 (15.85%) Cisco
4 20 (12.20%) Citrix
5 14 (8.54%) SonicWALL
6 12 (7.32%) CheckPoint
7 11 (6.71%) Symantec
8 10 (6.10%) HP
8 10 (6.10%) Kaspersky
9 9 (5.49%) AVG
9 9 (5.49%) Sophos
10 7 (4.27%) Verint
10 7 (4.27%) NetApp
10 7 (4.27%) Nokia
10 7 (4.27%) Oracle
11 5 (3.05%) EMC
12 4 (2.44%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.44%) F5
12 4 (2.44%) SAP
12 4 (2.44%) Avaya
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