The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 39 81
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +42
Permanent jobs citing SLA 87 96 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.20% 5.26% 2.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.31% 50.26% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 45 56 43
Average salary £24,500 £33,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.40% +68.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £59,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
SLA
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
192 191 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.28% 10.47% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 135 130 112
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SLA Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -15 50 £24,500 -24.61% 5
High Wycombe 0 14 £24,500 +30.66% 3
Beaconsfield -3 7 £32,000 -
Buckingham -1 3 £18,000 -28.00% 1
Amersham -2 2 - -
Marlow +1 1 - -
Aylesbury -3 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Chesham - 1 - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 53 (30.11%) ITIL
2 50 (28.41%) Windows
3 47 (26.70%) Microsoft
4 39 (22.16%) Service Management
5 38 (21.59%) Service Delivery
6 37 (21.02%) Telecoms
7 30 (17.05%) Project Management
8 28 (15.91%) Finance
9 27 (15.34%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (14.77%) Active Directory
10 26 (14.77%) Cisco
11 23 (13.07%) MS Excel
12 21 (11.93%) MS Office
13 20 (11.36%) Change Management
14 19 (10.80%) SQL
15 18 (10.23%) CCNA
15 18 (10.23%) MS Exchange
15 18 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (10.23%) Security Cleared
15 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (9.66%) SC Cleared
17 16 (9.09%) Remedy
17 16 (9.09%) Windows 7
18 15 (8.52%) CCNP
18 15 (8.52%) Problem Management
19 14 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
20 13 (7.39%) Windows XP
20 13 (7.39%) Incident Management
21 12 (6.82%) HP
21 12 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 18 (10.23%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (3.41%) IIS
4 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.57%) Lync
7 1 (0.57%) Apache
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (13.07%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.25%) LAN
1 11 (6.25%) WAN
1 11 (6.25%) VPN
2 10 (5.68%) 3G
2 10 (5.68%) Firewall
2 10 (5.68%) 2G
2 10 (5.68%) 4G
3 9 (5.11%) DNS
3 9 (5.11%) DHCP
4 8 (4.55%) BGP
4 8 (4.55%) MPLS
5 7 (3.98%) OSPF
5 7 (3.98%) ATM
5 7 (3.98%) xDSL
6 6 (3.41%) VoIP
6 6 (3.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.84%) WLAN
7 5 (2.84%) SDH
7 5 (2.84%) GPRS
7 5 (2.84%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.27%) MySQL
3 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.14%) DB2
4 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.57%) MS Access
General
1 37 (21.02%) Telecoms
2 28 (15.91%) Finance
3 6 (3.41%) Banking
4 5 (2.84%) Legal
5 4 (2.27%) Retail
6 3 (1.70%) French Language
6 3 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (21.59%) Analyst
2 28 (15.91%) Service Manager
3 25 (14.20%) Support Analyst
4 21 (11.93%) Project Manager
5 17 (9.66%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (7.95%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.82%) Team Leader
8 11 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
8 11 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (5.68%) Cisco Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 9 (5.11%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (5.11%) Services Delivery Manager
10 9 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 9 (5.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 8 (4.55%) Technical Support
12 7 (3.98%) Operations Manager
12 7 (3.98%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.14%) Middleware
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.55%) CMDB
2 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.14%) iSeries
3 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.57%) Handset
4 1 (0.57%) Clustering
4 1 (0.57%) FMCG
4 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.57%) EPoS
4 1 (0.57%) HACMP
4 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.57%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 50 (28.41%) Windows
2 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 14 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (7.39%) Windows XP
6 10 (5.68%) Windows 8
6 10 (5.68%) Linux
7 7 (3.98%) UNIX
8 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.70%) AIX
10 2 (1.14%) Solaris
10 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.11%) ITIL
2 39 (22.16%) Service Management
3 38 (21.59%) Service Delivery
4 30 (17.05%) Project Management
5 20 (11.36%) Change Management
6 15 (8.52%) Problem Management
7 13 (7.39%) Incident Management
8 12 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 10 (5.68%) Business Analysis
11 9 (5.11%) ITSM
12 6 (3.41%) Business Continuity
12 6 (3.41%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (2.84%) ITIL V3
13 5 (2.84%) Fault Management
13 5 (2.84%) Network Design
13 5 (2.84%) CRM
14 4 (2.27%) Workflow
14 4 (2.27%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.80%) SQL
2 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.27%) ABAP
4 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.57%) AWK
5 1 (0.57%) sed
5 1 (0.57%) VB
5 1 (0.57%) C#
5 1 (0.57%) Java
5 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (15.34%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.23%) CCNA
2 18 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (9.66%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.52%) CCNP
5 10 (5.68%) CCIE
6 9 (5.11%) Degree
7 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.98%) HND
8 6 (3.41%) MCSA
8 6 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.14%) MCP
10 1 (0.57%) MCSE
10 1 (0.57%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (14.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.41%) XenApp
4 6 (3.41%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.41%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (3.41%) UAG
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.57%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Netcool
2 2 (1.14%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.14%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.57%) OpenView
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 47 (26.70%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.77%) Cisco
3 16 (9.09%) Remedy
4 12 (6.82%) HP
5 10 (5.68%) SAP
5 10 (5.68%) VMware
6 7 (3.98%) Symantec
6 7 (3.98%) Citrix
7 6 (3.41%) Juniper
7 6 (3.41%) Websense
8 5 (2.84%) Oracle
9 4 (2.27%) Huawei
10 3 (1.70%) Cognos
11 2 (1.14%) Sybase
11 2 (1.14%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.14%) Apple
11 2 (1.14%) Computacenter
12 1 (0.57%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.57%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £27k per year + £4000 shift allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Buckinghamshire
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Salary: Competitive
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