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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 86 114 86
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -28
Permanent jobs citing SLA 20 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.42% 0.87% 2.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.50% 6.84% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 23
Average salary £32,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £28,842 £24,570
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
129 234 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.16% 12.72% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 103 182 152
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £52,500 £52,000
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 22 May 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (60.00%) ITIL
3 23 (57.50%) Service Delivery
4 19 (47.50%) Windows
5 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 14 (35.00%) Windows 7
7 12 (30.00%) UNIX
8 11 (27.50%) Linux
9 10 (25.00%) Cisco
9 10 (25.00%) Project Management
9 10 (25.00%) Data Security
9 10 (25.00%) SCCM
9 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
11 7 (17.50%) DNS
11 7 (17.50%) DHCP
11 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
11 7 (17.50%) SQL
11 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
12 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
12 6 (15.00%) VMware
12 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
13 5 (12.50%) IIS
13 5 (12.50%) MS Office
13 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (12.50%) Clustering
13 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
13 5 (12.50%) vSphere
13 5 (12.50%) PKI

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) DNS
1 7 (17.50%) DHCP
2 5 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Service Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (15.00%) IT Support
4 5 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 5 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Field Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Services Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Services Director
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) JSP
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.50%) PKI
1 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (30.00%) UNIX
4 11 (27.50%) Linux
5 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) ITIL
2 23 (57.50%) Service Delivery
3 10 (25.00%) Project Management
3 10 (25.00%) Data Security
4 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.50%) Line Management
6 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.50%) B2B
8 1 (2.50%) CRM
8 1 (2.50%) DevOps
8 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.50%) Time Management
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCP
3 3 (7.50%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) MCSA
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) vSphere
2 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) Brady