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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 18 33 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Permanent jobs citing SLA 105 60 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.58% 5.90% 4.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 71.92% 57.14% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 58 31 35
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £22,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,950 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
146 105 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.32% 10.32% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 95 63 98
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £23,150 £25,618
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 December 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 81 (48.50%) ITIL
2 58 (34.73%) Windows
3 54 (32.34%) Microsoft
4 38 (22.75%) Service Delivery
5 35 (20.96%) MS Excel
5 35 (20.96%) Active Directory
6 34 (20.36%) Change Management
7 28 (16.77%) Degree
8 27 (16.17%) Security Cleared
9 26 (15.57%) Service Management
9 26 (15.57%) SC Cleared
10 25 (14.97%) SQL
11 24 (14.37%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (13.77%) Windows XP
12 23 (13.77%) VMware
12 23 (13.77%) Root Cause Analysis
12 23 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (12.57%) MS Office
14 20 (11.98%) LAN
14 20 (11.98%) WAN
15 19 (11.38%) Cisco
16 17 (10.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (9.58%) HND
17 16 (9.58%) Windows 7
18 15 (8.98%) UNIX
18 15 (8.98%) MS Exchange
18 15 (8.98%) VPN
18 15 (8.98%) HP
19 14 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (8.38%) Juniper

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (8.98%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.19%) IIS
2 7 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.80%) Apache
4 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (20.96%) MS Excel
2 21 (12.57%) MS Office
3 3 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) SAP FI
1 6 (3.59%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.20%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.98%) LAN
1 20 (11.98%) WAN
2 15 (8.98%) VPN
3 13 (7.78%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (7.19%) Frame Relay
4 12 (7.19%) xDSL
4 12 (7.19%) SDH
4 12 (7.19%) VoIP
4 12 (7.19%) WLAN
4 12 (7.19%) DWDM
4 12 (7.19%) MPLS
4 12 (7.19%) OSPF
4 12 (7.19%) BGP
4 12 (7.19%) EIGRP
4 12 (7.19%) ATM
4 12 (7.19%) X.25
5 7 (4.19%) SAN
6 6 (3.59%) Firewall
7 4 (2.40%) DNS
7 4 (2.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.59%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.99%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.40%) MySQL
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.20%) MS Access
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (8.38%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Retail
3 7 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.99%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (47.90%) Analyst
2 30 (17.96%) Support Analyst
3 19 (11.38%) 1st Line Support
3 19 (11.38%) Service Analyst
4 18 (10.78%) Help Desk Support
4 18 (10.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (9.58%) Architect
6 15 (8.98%) Help Desk Analyst
6 15 (8.98%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 13 (7.78%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 12 (7.19%) Service Manager
8 12 (7.19%) Network Architect
8 12 (7.19%) Network Design Architect
9 9 (5.39%) Team Leader
9 9 (5.39%) Administrator
10 7 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (3.59%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.59%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.80%) Middleware
1 3 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.39%) Mainframe
2 9 (5.39%) Clustering
3 8 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.99%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.40%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.40%) iPhone
7 3 (1.80%) CMDB
7 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.20%) IVR
9 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.60%) EPoS
9 1 (0.60%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.73%) Windows
2 23 (13.77%) Windows XP
3 17 (10.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (9.58%) Windows 7
5 15 (8.98%) UNIX
6 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (7.19%) Linux
8 11 (6.59%) Windows 8
9 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (5.39%) Windows Vista
11 8 (4.79%) Solaris
12 6 (3.59%) AIX
13 3 (1.80%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.80%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (48.50%) ITIL
2 38 (22.75%) Service Delivery
3 34 (20.36%) Change Management
4 26 (15.57%) Service Management
5 23 (13.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (8.38%) Mentoring
7 12 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (7.19%) Network Design
8 11 (6.59%) Knowledge Management
8 11 (6.59%) Incident Management
8 11 (6.59%) Business Continuity
8 11 (6.59%) Business Continuity Planning
8 11 (6.59%) ITIL V3
9 10 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.39%) Time Management
11 8 (4.79%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.79%) Capacity Management
11 8 (4.79%) Cyber Security
12 7 (4.19%) Line Management
13 6 (3.59%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.97%) SQL
2 7 (4.19%) VB
3 6 (3.59%) ABAP
3 6 (3.59%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.80%) Java
6 1 (0.60%) C#
6 1 (0.60%) VBScript
6 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (16.77%) Degree
2 27 (16.17%) Security Cleared
3 26 (15.57%) SC Cleared
4 24 (14.37%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (9.58%) HND
6 14 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.19%) MCSE
7 7 (4.19%) CCNP
8 5 (2.99%) CCNA
8 5 (2.99%) MCSA
9 4 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.20%) CCSA
11 2 (1.20%) CCSE
12 1 (0.60%) MCITP
12 1 (0.60%) MCP
12 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (20.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.19%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.40%) XenApp
4 4 (2.40%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.40%) vSphere
4 4 (2.40%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (2.40%) UAG
4 4 (2.40%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.80%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.80%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.80%) WSUS
2 3 (1.80%) SCCM
2 3 (1.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.20%) SCOM
4 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (32.34%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.77%) VMware
3 19 (11.38%) Cisco
4 15 (8.98%) HP
5 14 (8.38%) Juniper
6 13 (7.78%) Citrix
7 12 (7.19%) Remedy
8 9 (5.39%) Huawei
9 8 (4.79%) Symantec
10 7 (4.19%) SAP
11 6 (3.59%) Cognos
12 5 (2.99%) Intel
13 4 (2.40%) Websense
14 3 (1.80%) Oracle
15 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
15 2 (1.20%) Nokia
15 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.20%) F5
15 2 (1.20%) Blue Coat
16 1 (0.60%) Computacenter
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum £30,000 - £38,000 + Certification Tr
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Blue Town Online
Salary: £17k - 24.5k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SCC
Posted: 14 days ago