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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 62 98 71
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -27
Permanent jobs citing SLA 221 128 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.77% 2.37% 3.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.41% 28.70% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 167 95 148
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £42,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,665 £34,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-0.98% -8.72%
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
607 446 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.37% 8.26% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 459 357 409
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +32 93 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Warwickshire +1 42 £26,500 -22.05% 2
Staffordshire +16 18 £45,000 +91.48% 1
Coventry -6 16 £38,500 +4.05% 3
Solihull +23 13 £26,500 -36.13%
Wolverhampton - 12 £26,500 -
Shropshire -5 8 £34,000 +51.11%
Walsall +2 3 £31,250 -26.47%
Dudley +2 2 £31,250 +22.54%
West Bromwich -9 2 - - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 - -
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 153 (36.00%) ITIL
2 149 (35.06%) Windows
3 115 (27.06%) Microsoft
4 96 (22.59%) SQL
5 71 (16.71%) Active Directory
6 69 (16.24%) Service Delivery
7 61 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
8 60 (14.12%) Finance
9 58 (13.65%) SQL Server
10 57 (13.41%) VMware
11 54 (12.71%) Service Management
12 50 (11.76%) .NET
13 49 (11.53%) Incident Management
14 48 (11.29%) Cisco
15 45 (10.59%) MS Excel
16 43 (10.12%) WAN
16 43 (10.12%) HP
17 40 (9.41%) Firewall
17 40 (9.41%) Citrix
17 40 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (9.18%) Mentoring
19 38 (8.94%) MS Exchange
20 37 (8.71%) Relational Database
21 36 (8.47%) C#
22 33 (7.76%) Cognos
22 33 (7.76%) Linux
22 33 (7.76%) Security Cleared
22 33 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
23 32 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
23 32 (7.53%) LAN

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (8.94%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (3.53%) SAS
3 15 (3.53%) IBM Notes
4 14 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (2.59%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.88%) IIS
7 7 (1.65%) Lync
7 7 (1.65%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.18%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.71%) Exstream Dialogue
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.47%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.47%) Apache
10 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.29%) MS Office
3 10 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.24%) CATIA
6 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Exstream
2 2 (0.47%) Summit
2 2 (0.47%) SAP PM
2 2 (0.47%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.24%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP xRPM
3 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.24%) Primavera
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.24%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.12%) IaaS
2 7 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.65%) Joyent
3 6 (1.41%) Office 365
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.12%) WAN
2 40 (9.41%) Firewall
3 32 (7.53%) LAN
4 27 (6.35%) Internet
5 22 (5.18%) VPN
6 21 (4.94%) Wireless
7 17 (4.00%) VLAN
8 16 (3.76%) TCP/IP
9 14 (3.29%) VoIP
10 13 (3.06%) DNS
11 12 (2.82%) SAN
11 12 (2.82%) DHCP
12 10 (2.35%) NetScaler
13 8 (1.88%) Wireshark
13 8 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (1.88%) BGP
14 7 (1.65%) OSPF
14 7 (1.65%) SNMP
14 7 (1.65%) Network Security
15 6 (1.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.65%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.71%) Relational Database
3 32 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (6.35%) DTS
5 17 (4.00%) Cognos Report Studio
6 15 (3.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 15 (3.53%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 13 (3.06%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.35%) MySQL
9 8 (1.88%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.41%) DB2
12 1 (0.24%) OLAP
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (1.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 60 (14.12%) Finance
2 31 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.24%) Retail
4 14 (3.29%) Military
5 12 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.88%) Billing
7 6 (1.41%) Legal
8 3 (0.71%) Automotive
8 3 (0.71%) Law
8 3 (0.71%) Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Publishing
9 2 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.47%) French Language
9 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 91 (21.41%) Analyst
2 55 (12.94%) Applications Support
3 46 (10.82%) Support Analyst
4 41 (9.65%) Service Manager
5 31 (7.29%) Consultant
6 30 (7.06%) Delivery Manager
7 27 (6.35%) Network Engineer
7 27 (6.35%) Support Consultant
8 26 (6.12%) Applications Consultant
8 26 (6.12%) Applications Support Consultant
9 22 (5.18%) Senior Manager
10 20 (4.71%) Administrator
11 19 (4.47%) Support Manager
12 18 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
13 17 (4.00%) Support Engineer
14 16 (3.76%) Service Analyst
14 16 (3.76%) Service Desk Analyst
14 16 (3.76%) Incident Manager
15 15 (3.53%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.76%) .NET
2 15 (3.53%) ISPF
3 12 (2.82%) XML
4 7 (1.65%) Web Services
5 4 (0.94%) XML Schema
5 4 (0.94%) J2EE
5 4 (0.94%) EJB
5 4 (0.94%) JDBC
5 4 (0.94%) JSP
5 4 (0.94%) Servlets
6 2 (0.47%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.24%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.24%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.24%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 15 (3.53%) Replication
6 8 (1.88%) EPoS
6 8 (1.88%) Chip and PIN
7 7 (1.65%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.41%) Statistics
9 5 (1.18%) Telematics
10 4 (0.94%) Clustering
10 4 (0.94%) FMCG
10 4 (0.94%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.94%) GIS
11 3 (0.71%) Life Science
12 2 (0.47%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.47%) Handset
12 2 (0.47%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.47%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.24%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 149 (35.06%) Windows
2 33 (7.76%) Linux
3 30 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (6.82%) UNIX
4 29 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (6.12%) Windows 7
6 17 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (3.76%) Windows 8
8 11 (2.59%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.12%) Windows 2000
10 8 (1.88%) AIX
11 4 (0.94%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.71%) Solaris
12 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.24%) CentOS
14 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.24%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (36.00%) ITIL
2 69 (16.24%) Service Delivery
3 54 (12.71%) Service Management
4 49 (11.53%) Incident Management
5 40 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (9.18%) Mentoring
7 32 (7.53%) Line Management
8 27 (6.35%) Project Management
9 26 (6.12%) Problem Management
10 25 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (5.41%) Change Management
12 20 (4.71%) Release Management
12 20 (4.71%) Coaching
13 19 (4.47%) Scrum
13 19 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (4.24%) DSDM
14 18 (4.24%) Business Development
15 16 (3.76%) Migration
16 15 (3.53%) ETL
16 15 (3.53%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 96 (22.59%) SQL
2 36 (8.47%) C#
3 29 (6.82%) VBScript
4 17 (4.00%) Java
5 15 (3.53%) JCL
6 14 (3.29%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.88%) PHP
7 8 (1.88%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.18%) Perl
9 4 (0.94%) C
9 4 (0.94%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.47%) VBA
10 2 (0.47%) Korn
11 1 (0.24%) AWK
11 1 (0.24%) VB
11 1 (0.24%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 33 (7.76%) Security Cleared
2 32 (7.53%) ITIL Certification
3 30 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 25 (5.88%) CCNA
6 19 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (4.47%) Degree
7 16 (3.76%) MCSE
8 13 (3.06%) CCNP
9 7 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.18%) MCITP
11 4 (0.94%) MCTS
11 4 (0.94%) MCSA
12 3 (0.71%) CCSA
13 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.47%) CCENT
13 2 (0.47%) MCP
14 1 (0.24%) CCDP
14 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.53%) QA
2 12 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) P3O
System Software
1 71 (16.71%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.65%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.76%) XenApp
5 15 (3.53%) Time Sharing Option
5 15 (3.53%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 5 (1.18%) Terminal Server
6 5 (1.18%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.94%) vSphere
8 2 (0.47%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (3.53%) OpenView
1 15 (3.53%) ServiceCenter
2 14 (3.29%) SCCM
3 9 (2.12%) Puppet
3 9 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.88%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (1.65%) Ansible
5 7 (1.65%) Vagrant
5 7 (1.65%) WSUS
5 7 (1.65%) SCOM
6 6 (1.41%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.18%) Data Guard
7 5 (1.18%) Nagios
8 3 (0.71%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.24%) Control-M
10 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 115 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 57 (13.41%) VMware
3 48 (11.29%) Cisco
4 43 (10.12%) HP
5 40 (9.41%) Citrix
6 33 (7.76%) Cognos
7 26 (6.12%) Oracle
8 19 (4.47%) IBM
9 17 (4.00%) NetApp
10 16 (3.76%) Remedy
11 15 (3.53%) Intel
11 15 (3.53%) Lotus
12 11 (2.59%) Symantec
12 11 (2.59%) SonicWALL
13 9 (2.12%) Kaspersky
13 9 (2.12%) AVG
13 9 (2.12%) Sophos
13 9 (2.12%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.12%) EMC
13 9 (2.12%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: From £27,540 to £34,680 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Malvern
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £37500 - £42500 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago