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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 38 32 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs citing SLA 64 69 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.00% 6.03% 4.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.46% 57.50% 55.67%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 39
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £28,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.33%
SLA
Buckinghamshire

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 Milton Keynes region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
122 120 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.43% 10.49% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 79 67 76
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £19,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,750 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SLA
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SLA Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

SLA
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 98 (57.31%) ITIL
2 63 (36.84%) Windows
3 47 (27.49%) Microsoft
4 43 (25.15%) Change Management
5 37 (21.64%) Active Directory
5 37 (21.64%) Service Delivery
6 35 (20.47%) MS Excel
7 32 (18.71%) Security Cleared
8 31 (18.13%) ITIL Certification
8 31 (18.13%) Service Management
9 28 (16.37%) VMware
9 28 (16.37%) SC Cleared
10 27 (15.79%) Degree
11 26 (15.20%) SQL
12 22 (12.87%) UNIX
12 22 (12.87%) Root Cause Analysis
13 21 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (11.70%) Linux
14 20 (11.70%) HP
15 19 (11.11%) Windows XP
15 19 (11.11%) Windows 7
16 17 (9.94%) MS Office
16 17 (9.94%) Finance
16 17 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (9.36%) MS Exchange
17 16 (9.36%) Solaris
17 16 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (9.36%) Time Management
17 16 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 16 (9.36%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.09%) IIS
3 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.34%) Apache
4 4 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (20.47%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.94%) MS Office
3 3 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.51%) SAP FI
1 6 (3.51%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.17%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.77%) LAN
1 15 (8.77%) WAN
2 10 (5.85%) SAN
3 9 (5.26%) VPN
3 9 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (4.68%) Frame Relay
4 8 (4.68%) ATM
4 8 (4.68%) xDSL
4 8 (4.68%) SDH
4 8 (4.68%) VoIP
4 8 (4.68%) WLAN
4 8 (4.68%) X.25
4 8 (4.68%) DWDM
4 8 (4.68%) MPLS
4 8 (4.68%) OSPF
4 8 (4.68%) BGP
4 8 (4.68%) EIGRP
5 7 (4.09%) iSCSI
6 5 (2.92%) Firewall
7 3 (1.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.92%) Data Mining
1 5 (2.92%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.34%) MySQL
2 4 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) MS Access
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 17 (9.94%) Finance
2 10 (5.85%) Retail
3 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.75%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.17%) Marketing
5 2 (1.17%) Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (46.78%) Analyst
2 27 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 25 (14.62%) Service Desk Analyst
4 23 (13.45%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.60%) Administrator
5 13 (7.60%) Help Desk Support
6 12 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
6 12 (7.02%) Architect
7 11 (6.43%) Service Manager
8 10 (5.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 9 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
10 8 (4.68%) Network Architect
10 8 (4.68%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 8 (4.68%) UNIX Administrator
10 8 (4.68%) Help Desk Analyst
10 8 (4.68%) Network Design Architect
11 7 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (3.51%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.51%) Head of Service Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.34%) Middleware
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.77%) Clustering
3 14 (8.19%) Mainframe
4 10 (5.85%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.92%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.92%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.92%) iPhone
6 4 (2.34%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 63 (36.84%) Windows
2 22 (12.87%) UNIX
3 21 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (11.70%) Linux
5 19 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 19 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 16 (9.36%) Solaris
7 15 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (8.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (7.60%) Windows Vista
10 12 (7.02%) Windows 8
10 12 (7.02%) AIX
11 5 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.34%) HPUX
13 3 (1.75%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.75%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (57.31%) ITIL
2 43 (25.15%) Change Management
3 37 (21.64%) Service Delivery
4 31 (18.13%) Service Management
5 22 (12.87%) Root Cause Analysis
6 17 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (9.36%) Time Management
8 14 (8.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (7.02%) Incident Management
10 11 (6.43%) Supplier Management
10 11 (6.43%) Business Continuity
10 11 (6.43%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (6.43%) Business Continuity Planning
10 11 (6.43%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
12 8 (4.68%) Network Design
12 8 (4.68%) Problem Management
12 8 (4.68%) Cyber Security
12 8 (4.68%) Line Management
12 8 (4.68%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.20%) SQL
2 11 (6.43%) Shell Script
3 7 (4.09%) VB
4 6 (3.51%) ABAP
5 5 (2.92%) Java
6 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.17%) VBScript
8 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (18.71%) Security Cleared
2 31 (18.13%) ITIL Certification
3 28 (16.37%) SC Cleared
4 27 (15.79%) Degree
5 16 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (8.19%) HND
7 7 (4.09%) MCSE
7 7 (4.09%) MCSA
8 6 (3.51%) CCNP
8 6 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.34%) CCNA
9 4 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.17%) CCSA
11 2 (1.17%) CCSE
11 2 (1.17%) VCP4
11 2 (1.17%) MCP
12 1 (0.58%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.58%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) COBIT
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 37 (21.64%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.09%) vSphere
5 5 (2.92%) ISA Server
6 4 (2.34%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (2.34%) UAG
7 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.75%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.75%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.75%) XenApp
7 3 (1.75%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) BladeLogic
2 7 (4.09%) WSUS
2 7 (4.09%) SCCM
2 7 (4.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.17%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.17%) SCOM
4 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (27.49%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.37%) VMware
3 20 (11.70%) HP
4 15 (8.77%) Cisco
4 15 (8.77%) Citrix
5 11 (6.43%) Symantec
6 10 (5.85%) Juniper
7 8 (4.68%) Remedy
8 7 (4.09%) SAP
9 6 (3.51%) Intel
9 6 (3.51%) Huawei
10 5 (2.92%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.92%) Oracle
11 4 (2.34%) Cognos
11 4 (2.34%) Websense
12 2 (1.17%) F5
12 2 (1.17%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.17%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.17%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.17%) Nokia
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