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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 70 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 41 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.70% 1.95% 2.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.81% 27.73% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 40 33 32
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £25,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £44,145 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
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
103 119 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.78% 7.05% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 94 111 108
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -14.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +1 25 £36,000 +53.19% 9
Oxford -6 4 £43,500 +24.28%
Kidlington - 3 £39,000 -
Banbury -3 2 £22,000 -12.00% 1
Thame - 2 £50,000 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 32 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 26 (36.11%) ITIL
3 21 (29.17%) Windows
4 20 (27.78%) MS Office
5 19 (26.39%) Finance
6 18 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 15 (20.83%) Numerical Analysis
9 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
10 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 12 (16.67%) Service Management
11 11 (15.28%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (12.50%) Incident Management
12 9 (12.50%) CRM
12 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 8 (11.11%) Change Management
14 7 (9.72%) Remedy
14 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
14 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
15 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (8.33%) Citrix
15 6 (8.33%) DNS
15 6 (8.33%) Cisco
16 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (6.94%) VMware
16 5 (6.94%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (6.94%) Thin Client
16 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (6.94%) Fat Client
16 5 (6.94%) SCCM

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.78%) Moodle
2 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) MS Office
2 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 11 (15.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) DNS
2 4 (5.56%) LAN
2 4 (5.56%) WAN
3 3 (4.17%) Firewall
3 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 3 (4.17%) MPLS
3 3 (4.17%) OSPF
3 3 (4.17%) BGP
3 3 (4.17%) Network Security
4 2 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (1.39%) VLAN
5 1 (1.39%) DHCP
5 1 (1.39%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) ADSL
5 1 (1.39%) Broadband
5 1 (1.39%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.78%) MS Access
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) DB2
5 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Local Government
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Analyst
2 17 (23.61%) Service Manager
3 12 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 12 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 12 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) IT Services Manager
5 8 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Technical Support Manager
5 8 (11.11%) Technical Manager
5 8 (11.11%) Support Manager
6 7 (9.72%) Service Desk Manager
6 7 (9.72%) IT Support
7 6 (8.33%) Client Services Manager
8 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.94%) Support Technician
8 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) CSS
1 1 (1.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Thin Client
1 5 (6.94%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
2 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 26 (36.11%) ITIL
3 15 (20.83%) Numerical Analysis
4 12 (16.67%) Service Management
5 9 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 9 (12.50%) CRM
6 8 (11.11%) Change Management
7 4 (5.56%) Software Distribution
7 4 (5.56%) Process Management
8 3 (4.17%) Network Design
8 3 (4.17%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.17%) Project Management
9 2 (2.78%) Process Improvement
9 2 (2.78%) B2C
9 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.78%) Workflow
9 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.78%) Content Management
9 2 (2.78%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) C
2 3 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.39%) PHP
4 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.56%) CCNA
2 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.17%) CCNP
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (6.94%) XenApp
2 5 (6.94%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Remedy
3 6 (8.33%) Citrix
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco
4 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 5 (6.94%) RedPrairie
5 4 (5.56%) SAP
6 3 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 3 (4.17%) Cognos
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle
7 2 (2.78%) Primavera
7 2 (2.78%) Sage
7 2 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.78%) Open Text
8 1 (1.39%) JBoss
8 1 (1.39%) JDA
8 1 (1.39%) Juniper
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