The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 39 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 12 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.63% 6.30% 8.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.29% 31.33% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 25
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
SLA
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
35 83 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 10.57% 20.10% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 29 61 52
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £38,250 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SLA
Salary Trend in Luton

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

SLA Salary Trend in Luton

SLA
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Luton region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Luton

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
4 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (20.83%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (20.83%) Akamai
5 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 4 (16.67%) Remedy
5 4 (16.67%) IIS
5 4 (16.67%) DHCP
5 4 (16.67%) DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (12.50%) Coaching
6 3 (12.50%) FTP
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) A+ Certification
6 3 (12.50%) Service Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) FTP
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (12.50%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 3 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Customer Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Deskside Support
4 2 (8.33%) Transition Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Customer Service Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) JSP
3 1 (4.17%) Struts
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) XSL
3 1 (4.17%) XSLT
3 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) JSF
3 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.83%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Coaching
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITSM
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Office Automation
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCA
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Akamai
3 4 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (8.33%) F5
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) BEA
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Sitecore