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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 44 30 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +42
Permanent jobs citing SLA 85 119 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.74% 6.24% 3.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.74% 62.96% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 48 77 43
Average salary £34,250 £37,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% +63.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
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
190 189 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.59% 9.91% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 137 126 120
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
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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 -7 60 £43,500 +8.75% 9
High Wycombe -7 17 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Marlow +5 2 £40,000 +6.66%
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 126 (50.81%) ITIL
2 88 (35.48%) Windows
3 55 (22.18%) Service Delivery
4 54 (21.77%) Microsoft
5 50 (20.16%) Change Management
6 47 (18.95%) ITIL Certification
7 46 (18.55%) Service Management
8 45 (18.15%) MS Excel
9 43 (17.34%) Active Directory
10 42 (16.94%) SQL
11 37 (14.92%) VMware
12 36 (14.52%) Finance
12 36 (14.52%) UNIX
13 34 (13.71%) Linux
14 33 (13.31%) Security Cleared
15 31 (12.50%) Cisco
16 30 (12.10%) Degree
17 29 (11.69%) SC Cleared
18 27 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
19 25 (10.08%) Telecoms
19 25 (10.08%) Root Cause Analysis
20 23 (9.27%) HP
20 23 (9.27%) Citrix
20 23 (9.27%) WAN
20 23 (9.27%) LAN
20 23 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
20 23 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
21 22 (8.87%) MS Office

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 21 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (2.82%) IIS
4 6 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.61%) Apache
5 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.21%) TeamSite
6 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (18.15%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.87%) MS Office
3 10 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.42%) SAP FI
1 6 (2.42%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.81%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.40%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.27%) LAN
1 23 (9.27%) WAN
2 15 (6.05%) DNS
3 14 (5.65%) DHCP
4 13 (5.24%) TCP/IP
4 13 (5.24%) OSPF
4 13 (5.24%) BGP
5 12 (4.84%) Firewall
6 11 (4.44%) EIGRP
6 11 (4.44%) SAN
6 11 (4.44%) MPLS
7 10 (4.03%) VoIP
7 10 (4.03%) ATM
7 10 (4.03%) Frame Relay
8 9 (3.63%) VPN
8 9 (3.63%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (3.23%) X.25
9 8 (3.23%) DWDM
9 8 (3.23%) WLAN
9 8 (3.23%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.26%) MySQL
2 5 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.02%) Data Mining
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.81%) DTS
4 2 (0.81%) DB2
4 2 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.40%) MS Access
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) MSI
General
1 36 (14.52%) Finance
2 25 (10.08%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.03%) Retail
4 9 (3.63%) Banking
5 8 (3.23%) Legal
6 6 (2.42%) Marketing
7 3 (1.21%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (35.48%) Analyst
2 30 (12.10%) Service Analyst
3 28 (11.29%) Service Manager
3 28 (11.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 27 (10.89%) Support Analyst
5 24 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 14 (5.65%) Administrator
7 13 (5.24%) Services Delivery Manager
7 13 (5.24%) Team Leader
7 13 (5.24%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (4.84%) Help Desk Support
8 12 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
8 12 (4.84%) Architect
8 12 (4.84%) Operations Engineer
9 9 (3.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 9 (3.63%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.63%) Operations Analyst
10 8 (3.23%) Network Architect
10 8 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
10 8 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.61%) Middleware
1 4 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (0.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.05%) Clustering
3 14 (5.65%) Mainframe
4 13 (5.24%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.42%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.02%) iPhone
8 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.21%) PACS
10 2 (0.81%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 88 (35.48%) Windows
2 36 (14.52%) UNIX
3 34 (13.71%) Linux
4 27 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (8.47%) Windows 7
7 18 (7.26%) Windows XP
8 16 (6.45%) Solaris
9 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (5.24%) Windows Vista
11 12 (4.84%) Windows 8
11 12 (4.84%) AIX
12 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.61%) HPUX
14 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.21%) Windows NT
14 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (50.81%) ITIL
2 55 (22.18%) Service Delivery
3 50 (20.16%) Change Management
4 46 (18.55%) Service Management
5 25 (10.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 23 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (7.26%) Incident Management
7 18 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (6.45%) Time Management
9 14 (5.65%) ITSM
9 14 (5.65%) Supplier Management
10 12 (4.84%) Business Continuity
10 12 (4.84%) Performance Management
10 12 (4.84%) Problem Management
10 12 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (4.84%) Mentoring
10 12 (4.84%) Coaching
11 11 (4.44%) Business Continuity Planning
11 11 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
11 11 (4.44%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.94%) SQL
2 11 (4.44%) Shell Script
3 7 (2.82%) VB
4 6 (2.42%) ABAP
5 5 (2.02%) Java
6 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.21%) C
8 2 (0.81%) VBScript
9 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (18.95%) ITIL Certification
2 33 (13.31%) Security Cleared
3 30 (12.10%) Degree
4 29 (11.69%) SC Cleared
5 20 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (6.85%) CCNA
8 14 (5.65%) HND
9 12 (4.84%) CCNP
10 9 (3.63%) MCP
11 8 (3.23%) MCSE
12 7 (2.82%) MCSA
13 5 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (2.02%) VCP4
14 3 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.81%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.81%) CCSA
15 2 (0.81%) CCSE
15 2 (0.81%) CCIP
16 1 (0.40%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.42%) COBIT
2 3 (1.21%) HL7
2 3 (1.21%) DICOM
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 43 (17.34%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.63%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.23%) vSphere
5 5 (2.02%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.61%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.61%) UAG
6 4 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.21%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.21%) XenApp
7 3 (1.21%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (4.03%) BladeLogic
2 8 (3.23%) SCCM
3 7 (2.82%) WSUS
3 7 (2.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (2.42%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.81%) SCOM
7 1 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.40%) Netcool
7 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 54 (21.77%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.92%) VMware
3 31 (12.50%) Cisco
4 23 (9.27%) Citrix
4 23 (9.27%) HP
5 14 (5.65%) Juniper
6 12 (4.84%) Symantec
7 9 (3.63%) SAP
8 8 (3.23%) Remedy
9 6 (2.42%) McAfee
9 6 (2.42%) Huawei
9 6 (2.42%) Intel
10 5 (2.02%) Oracle
10 5 (2.02%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.61%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.61%) Websense
11 4 (1.61%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.61%) F5
11 4 (1.61%) Nokia
12 2 (0.81%) Avaya
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 60-65k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £420000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard,...
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Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year plus Share Scheme + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: generous benefits scheme
Posted: 27 days ago