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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 58 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs citing SLA 14 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.95% 3.81% 1.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.33% 26.97% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 9
Average salary £23,500 £22,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £36,100 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
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
60 89 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.34% 14.13% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 57 57 31
Average salary £22,750 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.44% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 1 October 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 +4 11 £23,500 +4.44%
Stafford -5 1 £29,000 +41.46%
Burton-upon-Trent -10 1 - - 2
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) Sun
4 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
4 5 (26.32%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) B2B
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (10.53%) Change Control
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) People Management
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
7 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) SAN
8 1 (5.26%) DWDM
8 1 (5.26%) Juniper
8 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) Change Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) DWDM
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Database Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Support Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) People Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Sun
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Nortel
Burton upon Trent
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago