The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 58 46 99
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +53
Permanent jobs citing SLA 80 86 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.84% 4.40% 2.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.20% 45.99% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 42 55 33
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +71.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,750 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
181 187 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.68% 9.57% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 126 131 116
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £25,000 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -25 35 £28,500 -18.57% 6
High Wycombe -4 13 £24,500 -1.50% 1
Beaconsfield -5 7 £36,750 -
Amersham - 4 - -
Buckingham -2 3 £18,000 -28.00%
Marlow - 2 - -
Aylesbury -11 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Chesham - 1 - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (30.60%) ITIL
2 53 (28.96%) Windows
3 43 (23.50%) Microsoft
3 43 (23.50%) Service Management
4 36 (19.67%) Service Delivery
5 34 (18.58%) Telecoms
6 33 (18.03%) Project Management
7 32 (17.49%) Finance
8 30 (16.39%) Cisco
9 26 (14.21%) Change Management
9 26 (14.21%) Incident Management
9 26 (14.21%) Active Directory
10 23 (12.57%) MS Excel
11 22 (12.02%) CCNA
11 22 (12.02%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (11.48%) Problem Management
12 21 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (10.38%) MS Office
13 19 (10.38%) SQL
13 19 (10.38%) Security Cleared
14 18 (9.84%) MS Exchange
14 18 (9.84%) VMware
15 17 (9.29%) LAN
15 17 (9.29%) WAN
15 17 (9.29%) Remedy
15 17 (9.29%) CCNP
16 16 (8.74%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (8.74%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (8.74%) SAP
17 14 (7.65%) Linux

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (4.37%) IIS
4 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.38%) MS Office
3 4 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.64%) MS Project
4 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.55%) Summit
2 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.29%) LAN
1 17 (9.29%) WAN
2 14 (7.65%) Firewall
3 11 (6.01%) DHCP
3 11 (6.01%) DNS
4 10 (5.46%) 3G
4 10 (5.46%) 2G
4 10 (5.46%) 4G
5 9 (4.92%) VPN
6 6 (3.28%) BGP
6 6 (3.28%) MPLS
7 5 (2.73%) xDSL
7 5 (2.73%) OSPF
7 5 (2.73%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.73%) VoIP
7 5 (2.73%) ATM
7 5 (2.73%) GPRS
8 4 (2.19%) GSM
8 4 (2.19%) UMTS
8 4 (2.19%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.19%) MS Access
1 4 (2.19%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.19%) MySQL
1 4 (2.19%) SAP BI
2 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.09%) DB2
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
General
1 34 (18.58%) Telecoms
2 32 (17.49%) Finance
3 7 (3.83%) Legal
4 6 (3.28%) Banking
5 3 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.09%) French Language
6 2 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (19.67%) Analyst
2 28 (15.30%) Service Manager
3 24 (13.11%) Support Analyst
4 20 (10.93%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.74%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (7.65%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.56%) Technical Support
7 12 (6.56%) Help Desk Support
8 11 (6.01%) Team Leader
8 11 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (6.01%) Administrator
9 10 (5.46%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.46%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.92%) Services Delivery Manager
10 9 (4.92%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (4.92%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 8 (4.37%) Cisco Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (4.37%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 7 (3.83%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.19%) SAP XI
1 4 (2.19%) SAP PI
2 3 (1.64%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.09%) Middleware
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.83%) CMDB
2 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.19%) Clustering
3 3 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.64%) HACMP
3 3 (1.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.55%) iSeries
4 1 (0.55%) FMCG
4 1 (0.55%) LPAR
4 1 (0.55%) Handset
4 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.96%) Windows
2 21 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (8.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (7.65%) Linux
5 13 (7.10%) Windows 7
6 10 (5.46%) Windows XP
7 9 (4.92%) Windows 8
7 9 (4.92%) UNIX
8 6 (3.28%) AIX
9 4 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.64%) Solaris
11 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.55%) Android
12 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.60%) ITIL
2 43 (23.50%) Service Management
3 36 (19.67%) Service Delivery
4 33 (18.03%) Project Management
5 26 (14.21%) Change Management
5 26 (14.21%) Incident Management
6 21 (11.48%) Problem Management
7 13 (7.10%) PRINCE2
8 10 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.83%) Fault Management
10 7 (3.83%) Business Analysis
10 7 (3.83%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (3.28%) CRM
12 5 (2.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (2.73%) Business Continuity
12 5 (2.73%) ITSM
12 5 (2.73%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (2.19%) Supplier Management
13 4 (2.19%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.38%) SQL
2 8 (4.37%) ABAP
3 7 (3.83%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.19%) Java
5 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.64%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.09%) Perl
6 2 (1.09%) AWK
6 2 (1.09%) sed
7 1 (0.55%) C
7 1 (0.55%) C#
7 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (12.02%) CCNA
1 22 (12.02%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (10.38%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.29%) CCNP
4 16 (8.74%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (7.10%) Degree
5 13 (7.10%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.37%) CCIE
6 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (3.83%) MCSA
8 4 (2.19%) HND
8 4 (2.19%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.64%) PMP
9 3 (1.64%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.09%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) COBIT
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (14.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.92%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.92%) XenApp
4 8 (4.37%) XenDesktop
4 8 (4.37%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (4.37%) UAG
5 3 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.09%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.09%) GPFS
7 1 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) Netcool
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.09%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.09%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.09%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.55%) YUM
3 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.55%) WSUS
3 1 (0.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 43 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.39%) Cisco
3 18 (9.84%) VMware
4 17 (9.29%) Remedy
5 16 (8.74%) SAP
6 14 (7.65%) Citrix
7 12 (6.56%) Symantec
8 9 (4.92%) HP
9 8 (4.37%) Websense
10 6 (3.28%) Oracle
10 6 (3.28%) Juniper
11 4 (2.19%) IBM
11 4 (2.19%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.19%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.09%) Sybase
12 2 (1.09%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.09%) McAfee
12 2 (1.09%) Veritas
12 2 (1.09%) Dell
12 2 (1.09%) EMC
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