The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 24 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing SLA 8 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.51% 7.56% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.77% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 0
Average salary £34,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,665 £34,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-0.98% -8.72%
SLA
West Midlands

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 Shropshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
26 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.40% 7.56% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 7
Average salary £37,000 £22,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.44% -55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,200 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

SLA Salary Trend in Shropshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Shropshire

SLA
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Telford -5 4 £27,500 +22.22%
Oswestry - 1 £34,500 -
Shrewsbury - 1 £39,500 -
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.00%) Exstream
5 3 (15.00%) Exstream Dialogue
5 3 (15.00%) Billing
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (10.00%) SCCM
6 2 (10.00%) Time Management
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (15.00%) Exstream Dialogue
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Exstream
2 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Billing
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Project Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) NOC Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Reporting Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Report Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) AWK
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) DFS Replication
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco
1 3 (15.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.00%) Progress
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) QAD
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix