The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 81 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs citing SLA 9 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.13% 1.50% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.06% 19.64% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
64 56 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.02% 7.63% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 39
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,550 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SLA
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

SLA Salary Trend in Oxford

SLA
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Oxford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (80.00%) Presales
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) High Availability
2 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) Time Management
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (10.00%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Presales
2 7 (70.00%) High Availability
2 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (60.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (60.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) VCAP
1 1 (10.00%) VCDX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com