The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 99 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 34 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.01% 1.62% 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.88% 19.51% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 28
Median salary £43,750 £33,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.57% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £47,900
UK excluding London median salary £34,250 £33,665 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -0.98%
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
171 123 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.11% 8.28% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 98 86 108
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £28,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,049 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +3.82%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

SLA
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +2 20 £43,750 -23.91%
Banbury -3 5 £22,500 -43.75%
Abingdon -19 4 £32,500 -35.00%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £55,000 -
Kidlington - 2 £60,000 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 34 (44.74%) Windows
3 32 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 29 (38.16%) MS Excel
5 28 (36.84%) Service Delivery
6 26 (34.21%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (32.89%) ITIL
8 24 (31.58%) .NET
8 24 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (31.58%) SaaS
8 24 (31.58%) DevOps
9 23 (30.26%) TeamCity
9 23 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (30.26%) PowerShell
9 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
10 17 (22.37%) Icinga
10 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (22.37%) Finance
11 14 (18.42%) Service Management
12 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
12 13 (17.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (14.47%) SQL
13 11 (14.47%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (13.16%) Degree
14 10 (13.16%) Resource Management
14 10 (13.16%) Problem Management
14 10 (13.16%) Line Management
15 9 (11.84%) People Management
15 9 (11.84%) Coaching
15 9 (11.84%) Virtual Team

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.26%) CMS
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
3 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.63%) nginx
3 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 29 (38.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
3 3 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 24 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 24 (31.58%) SaaS
2 3 (3.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) DNS
1 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.63%) DHCP
2 2 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.32%) MPLS
3 1 (1.32%) Network Security
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
1 23 (30.26%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.58%) Subversion
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Azure Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) Azure DevOps
4 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Engineer
5 12 (15.79%) Applications Support
6 11 (14.47%) Service Manager
7 9 (11.84%) Service Desk Manager
8 7 (9.21%) DBA
9 6 (7.89%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Analyst
9 6 (7.89%) Azure Software Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Help Desk Manager
9 6 (7.89%) IT Manager
9 6 (7.89%) PowerShell Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Support Manager
10 5 (6.58%) Applications Manager
10 5 (6.58%) Applications Support Manager
10 5 (6.58%) IT Services Manager
10 5 (6.58%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.58%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) Middleware
3 5 (6.58%) Web Services
4 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.95%) J2EE
4 3 (3.95%) LAMP
5 2 (2.63%) JMX
5 2 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.32%) CSS
6 1 (1.32%) HTML
6 1 (1.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.21%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.84%) Replication
3 9 (11.84%) Virtual Team
4 7 (9.21%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.63%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.63%) Social Media
6 1 (1.32%) iPad
6 1 (1.32%) iPhone
6 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.74%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Service Delivery
2 25 (32.89%) ITIL
3 24 (31.58%) DevOps
4 23 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (18.42%) Service Management
6 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
6 13 (17.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (13.16%) Line Management
7 10 (13.16%) Problem Management
7 10 (13.16%) Resource Management
8 9 (11.84%) Coaching
8 9 (11.84%) Information Security
8 9 (11.84%) People Management
8 9 (11.84%) Time Management
9 8 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
10 7 (9.21%) Change Management
10 7 (9.21%) Data Architecture
10 7 (9.21%) Data Protection
10 7 (9.21%) Data Security
10 7 (9.21%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.47%) SQL
3 7 (9.21%) C
4 5 (6.58%) Java
5 3 (3.95%) PHP
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
6 2 (2.63%) Python
6 2 (2.63%) R
6 2 (2.63%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) C#
7 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (13.16%) Degree
3 6 (7.89%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.63%) PMP
4 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Postfix
4 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) Icinga
2 3 (3.95%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) SCOM
3 2 (2.63%) Ansible
3 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.63%) Puppet
4 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) VMware
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco
3 4 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.95%) Cognizant
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle
5 2 (2.63%) Facebook
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) Sage