The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 98 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 6 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.43% 1.32% 1.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.03% 10.43% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 22
Average salary £28,250 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.07% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
SLA
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
149 230 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.70% 12.67% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 131 162 92
Average salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SLA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SLA Salary Trend in Cambridge

SLA
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 25 (86.21%) ITIL
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) Service Delivery
4 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
4 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 11 (37.93%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (37.93%) Project Management
5 10 (34.48%) Incident Management
6 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
6 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
6 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.24%) MCSE
7 5 (17.24%) MCP
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
8 4 (13.79%) MS Office
8 4 (13.79%) DHCP
8 4 (13.79%) DNS
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (13.79%) Line Management
8 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (10.34%) Office 365
9 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.34%) MCSA
9 3 (10.34%) NHS
9 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DHCP
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Service Manager
2 9 (31.03%) Services Delivery Manager
2 9 (31.03%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Field Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) ITIL
2 13 (44.83%) Service Delivery
3 11 (37.93%) Project Management
4 10 (34.48%) Incident Management
5 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
6 4 (13.79%) Line Management
6 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.24%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) MCP
3 5 (17.24%) MCSE
4 3 (10.34%) MCSA
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Dell
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Brady