The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 27 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 14 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.74% 2.07% 5.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 51.85% 31.58% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 10
Average salary £26,500 £41,495 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.13% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £20,248 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.45%
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 Solihull region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.07% 6.55% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 21
Average salary £27,250 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.87% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,598 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SLA
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

SLA Salary Trend in Solihull

SLA
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Solihull

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) HP
2 9 (37.50%) Remedy
2 9 (37.50%) MS Visio
2 9 (37.50%) Wireless
2 9 (37.50%) NetScout
2 9 (37.50%) Wireshark
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Balanced Scorecard
5 6 (25.00%) Internet
5 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) WAN
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) Java
8 3 (12.50%) Perl
8 3 (12.50%) Sybase
8 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
8 3 (12.50%) Solaris
8 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 3 (12.50%) DSL
8 3 (12.50%) TACACS
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Service Management
8 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Wireless
1 9 (37.50%) Wireshark
2 6 (25.00%) Internet
3 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) VPLS
4 3 (12.50%) MPLS
4 3 (12.50%) DSL
4 3 (12.50%) TACACS
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Graduate
1 9 (37.50%) Graduate Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Manager
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Support
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
1 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (25.00%) Balanced Scorecard
3 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.33%) Line Management
4 2 (8.33%) B2B
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
5 1 (4.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (4.17%) Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.17%) Facility Management
5 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) HP
2 9 (37.50%) Remedy
2 9 (37.50%) NetScout
3 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Sybase
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Siebel