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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 65 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 45 23 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.96% 1.38% 2.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.45% 20.91% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 44 23 34
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 £26,000 £25,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,229 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,657 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.85% +1.87%
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
106 110 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.97% 6.62% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 96 99 106
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £26,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £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 15 September 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 15 September 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 - 30 £36,000 - 4
Oxford +2 4 £43,500 +12.25% 1
Kidlington - 3 £39,000 -
Banbury -2 2 £22,000 -12.00%
Thame - 1 £50,000 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 34 (45.95%) Service Delivery
2 29 (39.19%) ITIL
3 21 (28.38%) Windows
3 21 (28.38%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (27.03%) Finance
4 20 (27.03%) Line Management
5 18 (24.32%) Numerical Analysis
6 17 (22.97%) MS Office
7 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
8 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
8 13 (17.57%) Service Management
9 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 11 (14.86%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (12.16%) Incident Management
11 9 (12.16%) CRM
11 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
12 8 (10.81%) Cisco
13 7 (9.46%) VMware
13 7 (9.46%) Remedy
13 7 (9.46%) Windows XP
14 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
14 6 (8.11%) LAN
14 6 (8.11%) WAN
14 6 (8.11%) DNS
14 6 (8.11%) Citrix
14 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (8.11%) CCNA
15 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (6.76%) Change Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.70%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.70%) Moodle
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (22.97%) MS Office
2 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
3 11 (14.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) LAN
1 6 (8.11%) WAN
1 6 (8.11%) DNS
2 5 (6.76%) Internet
3 4 (5.41%) SAN
4 3 (4.05%) ADSL
4 3 (4.05%) Broadband
4 3 (4.05%) MPLS
4 3 (4.05%) OSPF
4 3 (4.05%) BGP
4 3 (4.05%) Firewall
4 3 (4.05%) Network Security
5 2 (2.70%) VLAN
5 2 (2.70%) DHCP
5 2 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (1.35%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.70%) MS Access
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) DB2
5 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (27.03%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Local Government
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Analyst
1 18 (24.32%) Service Manager
2 14 (18.92%) Technical Support
3 12 (16.22%) 1st Line Support
3 12 (16.22%) Service Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) IT Services Manager
4 10 (13.51%) Technical Support Manager
4 10 (13.51%) Technical Manager
4 10 (13.51%) Support Manager
5 8 (10.81%) Service Desk Manager
6 7 (9.46%) IT Support
7 6 (8.11%) Client Services Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Operations Team Leader
8 5 (6.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 4 (5.41%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) HTML
1 1 (1.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Thin Client
1 4 (5.41%) Mathematics
1 4 (5.41%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Windows XP
3 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Service Delivery
2 29 (39.19%) ITIL
3 20 (27.03%) Line Management
4 18 (24.32%) Numerical Analysis
5 13 (17.57%) Service Management
6 9 (12.16%) CRM
6 9 (12.16%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.76%) Change Management
8 4 (5.41%) Process Management
8 4 (5.41%) Software Distribution
9 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.05%) Project Management
9 3 (4.05%) Network Design
9 3 (4.05%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.70%) Workflow
10 2 (2.70%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.70%) Content Management
10 2 (2.70%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) C
2 3 (4.05%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) PHP
4 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.11%) CCNA
2 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.05%) CCNP
4 2 (2.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.41%) XenApp
2 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Cisco
3 7 (9.46%) Remedy
3 7 (9.46%) VMware
4 6 (8.11%) Citrix
5 5 (6.76%) RedPrairie
6 4 (5.41%) SAP
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle
7 3 (4.05%) Juniper
7 3 (4.05%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.05%) Cognos
8 2 (2.70%) Primavera
8 2 (2.70%) Open Text
8 2 (2.70%) Sage
8 2 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.35%) JBoss
9 1 (1.35%) JDA
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