The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley 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 11 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 3.57% 2.22% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 9.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £49,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
SLA
South East

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 Thames Valley region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 14.29% 24.44% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

SLA
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SLA Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

SLA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 (100.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware