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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 74 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.55% 1.17% 2.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.81% 20.75% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 14
Average salary £43,500 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.28% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £44,145 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
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
37 53 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.05% 5.64% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 65
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) MS Office
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) Change Management
3 7 (35.00%) Remedy
3 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Local Government
5 4 (20.00%) Software Distribution
5 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Cognos
6 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) CMS
7 2 (10.00%) Open Text
7 2 (10.00%) Primavera
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 2 (10.00%) Sage
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) MS Access
7 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (10.00%) Moodle

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) Moodle
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MS Access
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Service Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) 1st Line Support
2 11 (55.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) IT Support
4 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Head of IT
5 2 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Head of Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
6 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.00%) Database Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Change Management
1 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (20.00%) Software Distribution
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Remedy
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Cognos
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (10.00%) Sage
4 2 (10.00%) Primavera
4 2 (10.00%) Open Text