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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 40 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 12 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.27% 1.78% 3.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 29.41% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 8
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,500 £30,235
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £31,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,618
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.24%
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
24 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 8.54% 6.05% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 10
Average salary £33,750 £29,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.37% -21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,500 £27,562
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £40,000 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Solihull

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (52.17%) Internet
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
3 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
4 8 (34.78%) Balanced Scorecard
4 8 (34.78%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
7 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (17.39%) VPLS
7 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (17.39%) DSL
7 4 (17.39%) TACACS
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
7 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
7 4 (17.39%) VPN
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
8 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (4.35%) Relational Database

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Internet
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) MPLS
4 4 (17.39%) DSL
4 4 (17.39%) TACACS
4 4 (17.39%) VPLS
5 1 (4.35%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Hudson
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Network Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Support
3 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Network Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
2 8 (34.78%) Balanced Scorecard
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Line Management
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCNA
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
1 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
1 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards