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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 53 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 16 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.40% 3.68% 3.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.24% 26.09% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 14
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £20,500 £20,975
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £22,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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
66 92 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.88% 14.11% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 62 54 29
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 +8 10 £23,500 +4.44% 2
Burton-upon-Trent -3 2 £72,500 - 1
Tamworth - 2 £27,500 -
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) MySQL
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
5 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 6 (22.22%) Sun
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (18.52%) MS Office
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (14.81%) Service Management
9 3 (11.11%) WMI
9 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 3 (11.11%) B2B
9 3 (11.11%) Cisco
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.11%) Linux
9 3 (11.11%) Apache
9 3 (11.11%) SNMP
9 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
10 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
10 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (7.41%) Windows 7

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SNMP
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Database Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Service Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 3 (11.11%) B2B
4 2 (7.41%) People Management
4 2 (7.41%) Change Control
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Sun
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Avaya
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Car / Bonus / Laptop / Mobile
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago