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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 84 58 79
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Permanent jobs citing SLA 168 200 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.92% 3.76% 3.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.71% 42.46% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 152 164 125
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
484 471 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.42% 8.86% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 424 371 377
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,550 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 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
Birmingham -17 75 £32,500 -18.75% 16
Warwickshire +15 31 £27,500 -2.65% 5
Coventry -22 16 £39,000 -9.30% 1
Staffordshire -23 13 £23,500 +4.44%
Walsall +1 8 £38,750 +31.35%
Shropshire -5 6 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Wolverhampton - 4 £60,000 -
Solihull -10 2 £29,250 -20.94% 2
Dudley - 2 £25,500 -
West Bromwich +1 1 £18,500 -50.66% 1
Worcestershire -10 1 £27,500 +44.73%
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 119 (41.46%) Windows
2 117 (40.77%) Microsoft
3 91 (31.71%) ITIL
4 75 (26.13%) SQL
5 58 (20.21%) MS Excel
6 55 (19.16%) SQL Server
7 49 (17.07%) Service Delivery
8 43 (14.98%) Service Management
8 43 (14.98%) Oracle
9 41 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 40 (13.94%) .NET
11 39 (13.59%) C#
11 39 (13.59%) HTML
11 39 (13.59%) JavaScript
11 39 (13.59%) CSS
11 39 (13.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 38 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (13.24%) Finance
12 38 (13.24%) VMware
13 37 (12.89%) Citrix
14 36 (12.54%) IBM
14 36 (12.54%) Web Development
14 36 (12.54%) jQuery
15 35 (12.20%) Relational Database
16 32 (11.15%) Cisco
16 32 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (10.80%) Degree
18 30 (10.45%) Firewall
19 29 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
19 29 (10.10%) SQL Server 2012

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 19 (6.62%) SharePoint
1 19 (6.62%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.23%) IBM Notes
3 14 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (3.48%) SAS
5 6 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.39%) Lync
6 4 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.70%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.35%) IIS
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (20.21%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.67%) MS Office
3 12 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.35%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.35%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 22 (7.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.44%) assyst
4 5 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.39%) Maximo
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.45%) Firewall
2 24 (8.36%) WAN
3 20 (6.97%) LAN
4 19 (6.62%) VPN
5 17 (5.92%) VoIP
6 15 (5.23%) SAN
7 14 (4.88%) Internet
8 11 (3.83%) TCP/IP
9 10 (3.48%) Broadband
9 10 (3.48%) Wireless
10 8 (2.79%) 3G
10 8 (2.79%) MPLS
10 8 (2.79%) DNS
10 8 (2.79%) Network Security
11 6 (2.09%) ADSL
11 6 (2.09%) OSPF
11 6 (2.09%) BGP
12 5 (1.74%) Symposium
12 5 (1.74%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.74%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (12.20%) Relational Database
4 29 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (10.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (7.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (6.62%) DB2
7 14 (4.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 14 (4.88%) Cognos Report Studio
7 14 (4.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 8 (2.79%) MySQL
9 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.39%) OLAP
9 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 22 (7.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.70%) MSI
4 1 (0.35%) RequisitePro
General
1 38 (13.24%) Finance
2 25 (8.71%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.09%) Legal
4 3 (1.05%) Retail
5 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.35%) Automotive
6 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.35%) Billing
6 1 (0.35%) Local Government
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (30.66%) Analyst
2 42 (14.63%) Support Analyst
3 30 (10.45%) Service Manager
4 28 (9.76%) Service Analyst
5 26 (9.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 19 (6.62%) Team Leader
6 19 (6.62%) Applications Support
7 17 (5.92%) Consultant
8 16 (5.57%) Developer
8 16 (5.57%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.18%) Administrator
10 10 (3.48%) Support Consultant
10 10 (3.48%) IT Support
11 9 (3.14%) CRM Developer
11 9 (3.14%) IT Administrator
11 9 (3.14%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (3.14%) Applications Support Consultant
11 9 (3.14%) Services Delivery Manager
11 9 (3.14%) Applications Consultant
11 9 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.94%) .NET
2 39 (13.59%) CSS
2 39 (13.59%) HTML
3 36 (12.54%) jQuery
4 27 (9.41%) AngularJS
4 27 (9.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 27 (9.41%) ASP.NET
5 15 (5.23%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.18%) XML
7 9 (3.14%) Web Services
7 9 (3.14%) ISPF
7 9 (3.14%) Silverlight
7 9 (3.14%) HTML5
8 5 (1.74%) Middleware
9 2 (0.70%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.70%) Flash
10 1 (0.35%) ODBC
10 1 (0.35%) COM
10 1 (0.35%) MDX
10 1 (0.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.53%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.83%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.14%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.14%) Replication
4 9 (3.14%) Clustering
4 9 (3.14%) Statistics
5 8 (2.79%) PDA
6 7 (2.44%) User Experience
7 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.39%) Life Science
8 4 (1.39%) CMDB
8 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.39%) EPoS
9 2 (0.70%) Handset
10 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 119 (41.46%) Windows
2 27 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (7.32%) Windows 7
5 19 (6.62%) Windows XP
6 18 (6.27%) UNIX
7 14 (4.88%) Linux
8 12 (4.18%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.74%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.05%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.35%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (31.71%) ITIL
2 49 (17.07%) Service Delivery
3 43 (14.98%) Service Management
4 36 (12.54%) Web Development
5 32 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (9.76%) MVC
7 27 (9.41%) ETL
8 21 (7.32%) Incident Management
9 19 (6.62%) Coaching
10 18 (6.27%) Line Management
11 16 (5.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (5.23%) Release Management
13 14 (4.88%) CRM
14 13 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (4.18%) Project Management
15 12 (4.18%) Change Control
16 11 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (3.83%) Migration
17 10 (3.48%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (26.13%) SQL
2 39 (13.59%) C#
2 39 (13.59%) JavaScript
3 27 (9.41%) T-SQL
4 22 (7.67%) PHP
5 9 (3.14%) JCL
6 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.05%) C
7 2 (0.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (10.80%) Degree
2 28 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (8.36%) MCSE
4 21 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (6.27%) Security Cleared
6 17 (5.92%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (5.57%) SC Cleared
7 16 (5.57%) CCNA
8 13 (4.53%) MCP
9 5 (1.74%) CCNP
9 5 (1.74%) MCITP
10 4 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.05%) MCSA
12 2 (0.70%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.70%) MCDST
12 2 (0.70%) CCENT
13 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.35%) CCA
13 1 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.14%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 41 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.53%) XenApp
2 13 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.05%) vSphere
6 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.35%) IAG
7 1 (0.35%) UAG
7 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (3.14%) OpenView
1 9 (3.14%) ServiceCenter
2 6 (2.09%) Control-M
3 5 (1.74%) WSUS
4 4 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.39%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.39%) SCCM
5 3 (1.05%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.70%) SCOM
6 2 (0.70%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Netcool
7 1 (0.35%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.35%) Cacti
Vendors
1 117 (40.77%) Microsoft
2 43 (14.98%) Oracle
3 38 (13.24%) VMware
4 37 (12.89%) Citrix
5 36 (12.54%) IBM
6 32 (11.15%) Cisco
7 27 (9.41%) Cognos
8 18 (6.27%) HP
9 15 (5.23%) Lotus
10 13 (4.53%) NetApp
10 13 (4.53%) Intel
11 12 (4.18%) Websense
12 10 (3.48%) McAfee
13 9 (3.14%) SonicWALL
13 9 (3.14%) Kaseya
14 8 (2.79%) LANDesk
14 8 (2.79%) Symantec
14 8 (2.79%) Nortel
15 7 (2.44%) Sun
15 7 (2.44%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Telford Wrekin Council
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44999 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum 33 days a/l, pension, free parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Posted: 16 days ago