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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 33 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.04% 1.65% 4.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 24.00% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 12
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
15 25 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.19% 6.87% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 41
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £23,100 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) CCTV
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) iPhone
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Contracts Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) CCTV
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco