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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 55 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 14 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.33% 1.50% 1.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.00% 18.18% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 5
Average salary £22,500 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,300 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £50,000 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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 Staffordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
50 44 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.33% 8.26% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 47
Average salary £33,750 £55,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.63% +32.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

SLA Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

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

SLA Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

SLA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Stoke-on-Trent +10 12 £22,500 -11.76% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +17 1 £40,000 -
Tamworth -20 1 £45,000 +104.54%
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) MySQL
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle
4 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
5 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
6 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 10 (31.25%) Cisco
6 10 (31.25%) Sun
7 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
7 9 (28.13%) SNMP
7 9 (28.13%) Linux
7 9 (28.13%) Apache
7 9 (28.13%) WMI
7 9 (28.13%) Performance Management
7 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL
8 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
9 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
10 2 (6.25%) Project Management
10 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.25%) MS Office
10 2 (6.25%) EDI
10 2 (6.25%) Service Management
10 2 (6.25%) Firewall

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 9 (28.13%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (28.13%) SNMP
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) MySQL
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
4 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) OLAP
5 1 (3.13%) OLTP
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) Network Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Database Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Network Manager
7 3 (9.38%) Junior
7 3 (9.38%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Head of IT
8 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Technician
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
9 1 (3.13%) Hardware Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Performance Management
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Logistics
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Change Control
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.13%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (3.13%) People Management
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) Sun
3 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago