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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 69 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing SLA 9 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.22% 1.67% 2.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.32% 18.29% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 28
Average salary £57,500 £19,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+202.63% -53.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £24,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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 82 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.02% 9.14% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 27 77 90
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Oxford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Time Management
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) Middleware
3 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 7 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
5 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (23.81%) Firmware
6 5 (23.81%) MCP
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
6 5 (23.81%) Open Source
6 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) Analytics
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) Line Management
8 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (9.52%) Adobe Experience Manager

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.76%) Retail-J
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
1 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Base SAS
General
1 2 (9.52%) French Language
1 2 (9.52%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Service Support Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
1 8 (38.10%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (4.76%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Open Source
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Games
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Social Network
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) CentOS
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Time Management
2 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
4 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Line Management
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) ERP
7 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
7 2 (9.52%) SEO
7 2 (9.52%) Content Management
7 2 (9.52%) Information Management
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.76%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) MCP
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (23.81%) Firmware
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) IPFX
3 2 (9.52%) hybris
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) Apple