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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 47 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 102 84 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.58% 4.13% 5.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.96% 44.21% 49.48%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 56
Average salary £28,225 £24,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.20% -27.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £41,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
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
249 190 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.18% 9.34% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 180 134 133
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,700 £60,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +13 79 £31,500 +21.15% 6
High Wycombe -3 13 £20,500 -16.32% 4
Marlow +16 3 £25,000 -
Aylesbury +2 1 £20,500 -41.42% 1
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 106 (44.92%) ITIL
2 98 (41.53%) Windows
3 71 (30.08%) Change Management
4 68 (28.81%) Incident Management
4 68 (28.81%) Microsoft
5 59 (25.00%) Computacenter
6 56 (23.73%) Cisco
6 56 (23.73%) Security Cleared
7 55 (23.31%) SC Cleared
8 50 (21.19%) MS Excel
9 49 (20.76%) Active Directory
10 46 (19.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 45 (19.07%) Service Delivery
12 43 (18.22%) VMware
13 40 (16.95%) Hyper-V
14 39 (16.53%) MS Office
15 38 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 37 (15.68%) Firewall
17 35 (14.83%) SQL
17 35 (14.83%) MS Exchange
18 34 (14.41%) Finance
18 34 (14.41%) Windows 7
18 34 (14.41%) Mentoring
19 32 (13.56%) Telecoms
20 31 (13.14%) Exchange Server 2010
21 30 (12.71%) WAN
22 29 (12.29%) LAN
22 29 (12.29%) Windows Server 2003
23 28 (11.86%) Citrix
23 28 (11.86%) Service Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (14.83%) MS Exchange
2 31 (13.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (8.47%) IIS
4 15 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (5.51%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.54%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.27%) Apache
10 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (21.19%) MS Excel
2 39 (16.53%) MS Office
3 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.97%) Summit
2 3 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.27%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.85%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.24%) Office 365
2 3 (1.27%) SaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.68%) Firewall
2 30 (12.71%) WAN
3 29 (12.29%) LAN
4 19 (8.05%) DNS
5 18 (7.63%) DHCP
6 15 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (5.51%) VPN
7 13 (5.51%) TACACS
8 7 (2.97%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.54%) MPLS
10 5 (2.12%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.12%) Intranet
11 4 (1.69%) SAN
11 4 (1.69%) BGP
11 4 (1.69%) Junos
12 3 (1.27%) EIGRP
12 3 (1.27%) OSPF
12 3 (1.27%) VLAN
12 3 (1.27%) Wireless
12 3 (1.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.63%) MySQL
2 5 (2.12%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.27%) DB2
3 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.85%) DTS
4 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (2.12%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (0.85%) JIRA
2 2 (0.85%) Redmine
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.42%) MSI
General
1 34 (14.41%) Finance
2 32 (13.56%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.39%) Retail
4 6 (2.54%) Legal
5 2 (0.85%) Banking
5 2 (0.85%) Billing
5 2 (0.85%) Local Government
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
6 1 (0.42%) French Language
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (40.68%) Analyst
2 29 (12.29%) Support Analyst
3 21 (8.90%) Team Leader
4 17 (7.20%) Service Manager
5 16 (6.78%) Support Engineer
5 16 (6.78%) Contracts Manager
6 15 (6.36%) Technical Support
7 14 (5.93%) Technical Manager
8 13 (5.51%) 1st Line Support
8 13 (5.51%) Network Analyst
9 12 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (5.08%) Service Analyst
9 12 (5.08%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (5.08%) Services Delivery Manager
10 9 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (3.81%) Configuration Manager
10 9 (3.81%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 8 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (3.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 8 (3.39%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.69%) .NET
1 4 (1.69%) Middleware
2 3 (1.27%) EDI
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.85%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.42%) WCF
4 1 (0.42%) J2EE
4 1 (0.42%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.02%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.90%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.20%) Blackberry
4 13 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.24%) Clustering
6 9 (3.81%) CMDB
7 7 (2.97%) Statistics
8 6 (2.54%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.69%) FMCG
9 4 (1.69%) Replication
10 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.27%) Physics
10 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.27%) NHS
11 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.42%) PACS
12 1 (0.42%) AS400
12 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 98 (41.53%) Windows
2 46 (19.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (14.41%) Windows 7
4 29 (12.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (11.44%) Linux
6 21 (8.90%) Windows 8
7 20 (8.47%) UNIX
8 19 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (7.63%) Windows XP
10 12 (5.08%) Android
11 9 (3.81%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.27%) Debian
12 3 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (44.92%) ITIL
2 71 (30.08%) Change Management
3 68 (28.81%) Incident Management
4 45 (19.07%) Service Delivery
5 34 (14.41%) Mentoring
6 28 (11.86%) Service Management
7 26 (11.02%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (8.05%) Project Management
9 18 (7.63%) Line Management
10 17 (7.20%) Coaching
11 16 (6.78%) Problem Management
12 15 (6.36%) Configuration Management
13 14 (5.93%) People Management
14 13 (5.51%) Fault Management
15 12 (5.08%) Performance Management
15 12 (5.08%) Supplier Management
16 11 (4.66%) Time Management
17 9 (3.81%) ITIL V3
17 9 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (3.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.83%) SQL
2 11 (4.66%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.97%) Java
4 4 (1.69%) C
5 1 (0.42%) C#
5 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 55 (23.31%) SC Cleared
3 26 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (10.59%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (9.32%) CCNP
5 22 (9.32%) DV Cleared
6 13 (5.51%) CCSA
6 13 (5.51%) CCSE
7 11 (4.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (4.66%) MCP
7 11 (4.66%) MCSE
7 11 (4.66%) MCSA
8 8 (3.39%) CCNA
9 5 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.69%) CNA
10 4 (1.69%) CNE
10 4 (1.69%) Novell Certification
10 4 (1.69%) JNCIA
10 4 (1.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
1 2 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (0.85%) ISO 14001
1 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.42%) HL7
2 1 (0.42%) DICOM
System Software
1 49 (20.76%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.95%) Hyper-V
3 38 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (8.47%) UAG
5 15 (6.36%) Forefront TMG
5 15 (6.36%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.27%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (5.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.42%) SCOM
2 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 68 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 59 (25.00%) Computacenter
3 56 (23.73%) Cisco
4 43 (18.22%) VMware
5 28 (11.86%) Citrix
6 25 (10.59%) Juniper
7 22 (9.32%) F5
8 16 (6.78%) SAP
9 15 (6.36%) Websense
9 15 (6.36%) Blue Coat
10 14 (5.93%) Symantec
10 14 (5.93%) Remedy
11 13 (5.51%) CheckPoint
11 13 (5.51%) Nokia
12 11 (4.66%) EMC
13 10 (4.24%) HP
14 9 (3.81%) Apple
15 8 (3.39%) McAfee
16 7 (2.97%) Fortinet
16 7 (2.97%) Pegasus
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £18k - 24.5k per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Aylesbury
Intel Security
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago