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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 76 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.68% 0.25% 2.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.82% 4.26% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 21
Average salary £62,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -2.29%
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
39 47 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.28% 5.77% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 104
Average salary £37,000 £43,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.94% -11.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,700 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £70,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 23 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Oxford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Content Management
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (16.67%) Lync
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Games
4 2 (16.67%) Games
4 2 (16.67%) Open Text
4 2 (16.67%) Document Management
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (16.67%) MS Access
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Lync
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
2 1 (8.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Service Support Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile Games
2 1 (8.33%) Social Network
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (16.67%) Document Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) SEO
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Open Text
3 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) Sage
3 2 (16.67%) Primavera
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos
4 1 (8.33%) hybris