The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 81 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Permanent jobs citing SLA 35 25 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.30% 1.37% 2.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.72% 15.82% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 36
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £27,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,736
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.53%
SLA
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
131 158 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.60% 8.66% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 98 128 193
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SLA Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

SLA
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon +20 17 £39,000 +41.81%
Oxford +10 17 £40,250 +67.70%
Witney - 1 £40,500 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 21 (37.50%) Windows
1 21 (37.50%) CCNA
1 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (33.93%) SharePoint
2 19 (33.93%) Internet
2 19 (33.93%) Video Conferencing
3 18 (32.14%) Juniper
3 18 (32.14%) Linux
3 18 (32.14%) WAN
3 18 (32.14%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
6 13 (23.21%) Broadband
6 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (23.21%) VMware
7 9 (16.07%) Time Management
7 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (14.29%) Middleware
8 8 (14.29%) Service Management
8 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 8 (14.29%) Cisco
8 8 (14.29%) Web Services
9 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (12.50%) DHCP
9 7 (12.50%) DNS
9 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (12.50%) DevOps
9 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.50%) Critical Success Factor
10 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 19 (33.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) Internet
2 18 (32.14%) WAN
3 13 (23.21%) Broadband
4 7 (12.50%) DHCP
4 7 (12.50%) DNS
5 5 (8.93%) SAN
5 5 (8.93%) VPN
5 5 (8.93%) VLAN
6 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.79%) Intranet
7 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.79%) Base SAS
General
1 2 (3.57%) Games
1 2 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) French Language
2 1 (1.79%) German Language
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Support Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Service Desk Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 6 (10.71%) IT Support
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Support
6 5 (8.93%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 4 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
7 4 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Network Support
8 2 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 2 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Web Services
1 8 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) JSON
2 1 (1.79%) REST
2 1 (1.79%) XML
2 1 (1.79%) J2EE
2 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (8.93%) Open Source
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile Games
3 2 (3.57%) Social Network
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) CentOS
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (16.07%) Time Management
3 8 (14.29%) Service Management
4 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.50%) Critical Success Factor
4 7 (12.50%) DevOps
5 5 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.93%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.36%) ITIL
7 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.57%) QMS
7 2 (3.57%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.57%) Analytics
7 2 (3.57%) Change Control
7 2 (3.57%) Line Management
8 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.79%) Network Management
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) CCNA
1 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.71%) MCP
4 4 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) CCNP
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) Firmware
4 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Juniper
2 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.21%) VMware
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (10.71%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle
7 2 (3.57%) IPFX
8 1 (1.79%) Adobe
8 1 (1.79%) hybris
8 1 (1.79%) Apple
8 1 (1.79%) TIBCO