The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 10 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 16.00% 17.39% 39.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 11
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
West Midlands

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 Dudley region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 16.00% 17.39% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 14
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +12.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

SLA
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

SLA Salary Trend in Dudley

SLA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) C

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 4 (66.67%) VMware