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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 70 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 7 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.91% 1.16% 1.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.21% 16.67% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 15
Average salary £57,500 £19,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+202.63% -45.71%
UK excluding London average salary £33,665 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.98% -9.33%
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
53 54 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.91% 6.98% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28 53 61
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £19,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 July 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Oxford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 14 (58.33%) Time Management
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 10 (41.67%) Critical Success Factor
4 9 (37.50%) Middleware
4 9 (37.50%) Web Services
5 8 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (33.33%) Open Source
5 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 8 (33.33%) DevOps
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) MCP
8 5 (20.83%) Citrix
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco
8 5 (20.83%) Firmware
9 4 (16.67%) CCNA
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (16.67%) IPFX
9 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications
9 4 (16.67%) Line Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.17%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Back Office
1 1 (4.17%) Games
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
1 1 (4.17%) Billing
1 1 (4.17%) French Language
1 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
1 10 (41.67%) Support Engineer
1 10 (41.67%) Senior Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Communications Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Voice Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Middleware
1 9 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) EDI
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile Games
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) CentOS
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Time Management
2 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
2 10 (41.67%) Critical Success Factor
3 8 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (33.33%) Open Source
3 8 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) BPMN
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) MCP
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) Firmware
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) IPFX
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) hybris
6 1 (4.17%) Adobe
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.17%) TIBCO