The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 28 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 10 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.30% 1.75% 3.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.48% 18.42% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 10
Average salary £43,000 £55,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £34,900 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 38 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.59% 9.48% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 32
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £22,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,700 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SLA
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

SLA Salary Trend in Middlesex

SLA
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Middlesex

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
3 5 (38.46%) Change Control
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) CCTV
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) XenApp
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) F5
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) CCNP
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Contracts Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) CCTV
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
2 5 (38.46%) Change Control
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) MobileIron