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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 70 61 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 186 147 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.62% 3.51% 3.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.42% 35.68% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 161 121 126
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £22,430 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
SLA
England

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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
497 412 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.68% 9.84% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 401 335 385
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SLA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SLA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SLA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SLA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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
Birmingham +3 75 £34,250 -8.66% 4
Coventry -14 23 £41,500 +43.10% 3
Staffordshire +8 19 £22,500 - 3
Solihull -1 15 £22,500 -11.76% 1
Dudley -3 13 £27,500 -26.66%
Warwickshire -19 12 £25,000 -20.63% 6
Shropshire -21 6 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Walsall -1 3 - -
West Bromwich +8 2 £13,625 -
Wolverhampton 0 2 £21,500 -38.57% 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 136 (37.47%) Windows
2 127 (34.99%) ITIL
2 127 (34.99%) Microsoft
3 77 (21.21%) SQL
4 71 (19.56%) Active Directory
4 71 (19.56%) VMware
5 69 (19.01%) Service Delivery
6 60 (16.53%) MS Excel
7 56 (15.43%) Cisco
8 53 (14.60%) Linux
9 52 (14.33%) SQL Server
10 50 (13.77%) Finance
11 49 (13.50%) Service Management
12 44 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (11.02%) Citrix
14 38 (10.47%) Disaster Recovery
15 37 (10.19%) Firewall
16 34 (9.37%) Oracle
17 33 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 32 (8.82%) Incident Management
18 32 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
18 32 (8.82%) MS Exchange
18 32 (8.82%) TCP/IP
19 31 (8.54%) Telecoms
20 29 (7.99%) ITIL Certification
20 29 (7.99%) MS Office
20 29 (7.99%) UNIX
21 28 (7.71%) MCSE
22 27 (7.44%) VPN
23 26 (7.16%) .NET

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 32 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.86%) Apache
3 10 (2.75%) IBM Notes
4 8 (2.20%) SAS
5 7 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.65%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.38%) IIS
8 4 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.83%) Lync
9 3 (0.83%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.28%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) MQSI
Applications
1 60 (16.53%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.99%) MS Office
3 14 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.48%) assyst
1 9 (2.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.83%) SAP xRPM
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.55%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.55%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.55%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.55%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.10%) SaaS
2 2 (0.55%) Joyent
2 2 (0.55%) IaaS
2 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.19%) Firewall
2 32 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 27 (7.44%) VPN
4 20 (5.51%) WAN
5 18 (4.96%) LAN
6 17 (4.68%) MPLS
6 17 (4.68%) Internet
7 12 (3.31%) VoIP
8 10 (2.75%) SNMP
8 10 (2.75%) VPLS
8 10 (2.75%) OSPF
9 9 (2.48%) BGP
9 9 (2.48%) SAN
10 8 (2.20%) Wireless
10 8 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.93%) ADSL
12 5 (1.38%) Broadband
12 5 (1.38%) DNS
13 4 (1.10%) DSL
14 3 (0.83%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.89%) Relational Database
3 19 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (4.96%) MySQL
5 13 (3.58%) Cognos Report Studio
6 11 (3.03%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 11 (3.03%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 10 (2.75%) DB2
8 9 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.48%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.38%) DTS
11 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
13 1 (0.28%) OLTP
13 1 (0.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (3.31%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.83%) Hudson
4 1 (0.28%) Ant
4 1 (0.28%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) Maven
4 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 50 (13.77%) Finance
2 31 (8.54%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.93%) Legal
4 5 (1.38%) Retail
5 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.55%) Billing
6 2 (0.55%) Local Government
6 2 (0.55%) Marketing
6 2 (0.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) German Language
7 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (33.06%) Analyst
2 45 (12.40%) Service Manager
3 43 (11.85%) Support Analyst
4 31 (8.54%) Service Analyst
5 30 (8.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 29 (7.99%) Support Engineer
7 24 (6.61%) Delivery Manager
8 22 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
9 21 (5.79%) Consultant
10 19 (5.23%) Services Delivery Manager
11 17 (4.68%) Team Leader
12 14 (3.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (3.86%) Administrator
13 13 (3.58%) Developer
14 12 (3.31%) Applications Support
14 12 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
14 12 (3.31%) Network Manager
14 12 (3.31%) Problem Manager
14 12 (3.31%) Customer Services Manager
15 11 (3.03%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.16%) .NET
2 13 (3.58%) CSS
2 13 (3.58%) HTML
3 12 (3.31%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.75%) .NET Framework
4 10 (2.75%) jQuery
4 10 (2.75%) AngularJS
4 10 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (2.20%) ISPF
5 8 (2.20%) XML
6 5 (1.38%) J2EE
6 5 (1.38%) Flash
7 3 (0.83%) JDBC
7 3 (0.83%) JSP
7 3 (0.83%) Servlets
7 3 (0.83%) EJB
7 3 (0.83%) XML Schema
7 3 (0.83%) Web Dynpro
8 2 (0.55%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.55%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.86%) Clustering
3 10 (2.75%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.20%) Life Science
6 6 (1.65%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.38%) Handset
8 3 (0.83%) GIS
8 3 (0.83%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.83%) PMI
8 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.55%) Statistics
9 2 (0.55%) EPoS
9 2 (0.55%) CMDB
9 2 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.55%) Telematics
10 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.28%) Social Media
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 136 (37.47%) Windows
2 53 (14.60%) Linux
3 29 (7.99%) UNIX
4 21 (5.79%) Windows 7
5 20 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (4.96%) Windows XP
8 11 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 11 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.65%) CentOS
10 6 (1.65%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.10%) Solaris
12 2 (0.55%) MVS
12 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.55%) Android
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (34.99%) ITIL
2 69 (19.01%) Service Delivery
3 49 (13.50%) Service Management
4 38 (10.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 32 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 24 (6.61%) Problem Management
6 24 (6.61%) Business Continuity
7 23 (6.34%) Coaching
8 21 (5.79%) Change Management
9 19 (5.23%) Data Analysis
9 19 (5.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (4.41%) Performance Management
11 16 (4.41%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (4.13%) Project Management
13 14 (3.86%) ETL
13 14 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (3.58%) People Management
14 13 (3.58%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 77 (21.21%) SQL
2 19 (5.23%) C#
3 13 (3.58%) T-SQL
3 13 (3.58%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.31%) PHP
5 9 (2.48%) Java
6 8 (2.20%) JCL
7 7 (1.93%) C
8 5 (1.38%) VBScript
8 5 (1.38%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.10%) Perl
9 4 (1.10%) ABAP
10 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.55%) Python
11 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.28%) C++
12 1 (0.28%) XPath
12 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (7.99%) ITIL Certification
3 28 (7.71%) MCSE
4 26 (7.16%) Security Cleared
5 25 (6.89%) SC Cleared
5 25 (6.89%) Degree
5 25 (6.89%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (5.79%) CCNA
7 13 (3.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.20%) VCP4
10 5 (1.38%) CCNP
10 5 (1.38%) MCP
11 3 (0.83%) HNC
11 3 (0.83%) HND
11 3 (0.83%) MCSA
11 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.55%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.20%) QA
2 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 71 (19.56%) Active Directory
2 33 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.58%) vSphere
4 8 (2.20%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.65%) XenApp
6 5 (1.38%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.10%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.28%) IAG
9 1 (0.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (3.31%) Control-M
2 10 (2.75%) WMI
3 8 (2.20%) OpenView
3 8 (2.20%) WSUS
3 8 (2.20%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (1.10%) Ansible
5 3 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.83%) Nagios
6 2 (0.55%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.55%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.55%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.55%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.55%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.55%) SCCM
6 2 (0.55%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.55%) Puppet
6 2 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 127 (34.99%) Microsoft
2 71 (19.56%) VMware
3 56 (15.43%) Cisco
4 40 (11.02%) Citrix
5 34 (9.37%) Oracle
6 25 (6.89%) NetApp
7 21 (5.79%) IBM
8 18 (4.96%) Cognos
9 16 (4.41%) HP
10 14 (3.86%) Red Hat
11 11 (3.03%) Sun
12 10 (2.75%) SAP
12 10 (2.75%) Lotus
12 10 (2.75%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.48%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.48%) Avaya
14 8 (2.20%) Juniper
14 8 (2.20%) Intel
14 8 (2.20%) Websense
15 7 (1.93%) F5
West Midlands
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
CPI Selection
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TribePost.co.uk
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Shift Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 11 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago