The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.15% 1.72% 1.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.48% 15.15% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 3
Average salary £50,000 £12,150 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+311.52% -62.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £12,150 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,550 £20,430 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.95% 11.34% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 18
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £32,600 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SLA
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

SLA Salary Trend in Cheltenham

SLA
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) Change Management
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) MS Project
5 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
5 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
5 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (36.84%) Business Continuity
5 7 (36.84%) Changepoint
5 7 (36.84%) Project Planning
5 7 (36.84%) Resource Management
5 7 (36.84%) Performance Management
5 7 (36.84%) Budget Control
5 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (36.84%) Change Control
5 7 (36.84%) People Management
6 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (26.32%) LAN
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) CCNA
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (26.32%) Juniper
7 5 (26.32%) Nokia
7 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
7 5 (26.32%) MPLS
7 5 (26.32%) BGP
7 5 (26.32%) EIGRP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (36.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Project
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) MPLS
1 5 (26.32%) BGP
1 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Change Manager
1 7 (36.84%) Business Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Support Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Auditor
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Auditor
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Team Lead
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
3 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (36.84%) Business Continuity
3 7 (36.84%) Performance Management
3 7 (36.84%) Budget Control
3 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (36.84%) Change Control
3 7 (36.84%) Project Planning
3 7 (36.84%) Resource Management
3 7 (36.84%) People Management
4 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) ERP
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNA
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
2 5 (26.32%) Juniper
2 5 (26.32%) Nokia
2 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy