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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 10 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.92% 0.35% 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.14% 10.00% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £51,000 £40,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
SLA
England

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 Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
28 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.54% 3.51% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 4
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SLA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

SLA Salary Trend in the Midlands

SLA
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in the Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
2 5 (29.41%) ITSM
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (23.53%) Cash Management
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (17.65%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (17.65%) IAG
4 3 (17.65%) UAG
4 3 (17.65%) Lync
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
4 3 (17.65%) WSUS
4 3 (17.65%) Cacti
4 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (17.65%) Lync
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Service Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Support Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Oracle Financials Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) COM
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Service Management
1 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
1 5 (29.41%) ITSM
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (23.53%) Cash Management
3 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (17.65%) IAG
1 3 (17.65%) UAG
1 3 (17.65%) XenApp
1 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (17.65%) ISA Server
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (17.65%) WSUS
1 3 (17.65%) Cacti
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
2 3 (17.65%) NetApp
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
2 3 (17.65%) Symantec
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) EMC
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix