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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 27 34 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.75% 2.58% 11.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 20.83% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 13
Average salary £23,500 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% +29.62%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
5 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.92% 12.37% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 16
Average salary £44,000 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 +7 3 £23,500 -32.85%
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Exstream
4 1 (14.29%) Exstream Dialogue
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle