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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 23 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 7 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.99% 6.93% 3.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.93% 100.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 3
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
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
27 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.54% 6.93% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 7
Average salary £37,000 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.00% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -6 5 £28,750 +26.37%
Oswestry - 1 £34,500 -
Shrewsbury - 1 £39,500 -
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (47.06%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Exstream
5 4 (23.53%) Exstream Dialogue
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.76%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) Billing
7 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (11.76%) CCNA
7 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.76%) DHCP
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) MS Project
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) VBA
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (23.53%) Exstream Dialogue
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Exstream
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Billing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) NOC Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Report Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Reporting Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Progress Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Progress DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Extraction
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Line Management
5 2 (11.76%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) AWK
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Progress
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) QAD
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) 3PAR