The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 19 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.43% 4.30% 13.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 44.44% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 9
Average salary £36,000 £30,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% -23.12%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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 Walsall region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 15.71% 9.68% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 10
Average salary £41,750 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.53% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £39,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

SLA
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

SLA Salary Trend in Walsall

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) Q.931
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) Q.931
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Software Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Verint