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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 83 61 80
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Permanent jobs citing SLA 171 191 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.98% 3.63% 3.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.41% 39.79% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 155 156 119
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,000 £50,000
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
497 480 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.65% 9.13% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 435 378 358
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 £21,050 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 30 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 30 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 -9 83 £32,500 -18.75% 15
Warwickshire +17 29 £27,500 -8.33% 7
Coventry -15 17 £38,250 -11.04%
Staffordshire -21 12 £23,500 +4.44% 2
Walsall -1 7 £35,000 +18.64%
Shropshire -8 4 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Wolverhampton - 4 £60,000 -
Solihull -18 3 £28,500 -12.30% 3
Dudley - 2 £25,500 -
West Bromwich +1 1 £18,500 -50.66% 1
Worcestershire -8 1 £27,500 +44.73%
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 123 (41.00%) Windows
1 123 (41.00%) Microsoft
2 94 (31.33%) ITIL
3 77 (25.67%) SQL
4 62 (20.67%) MS Excel
5 59 (19.67%) SQL Server
6 51 (17.00%) Service Delivery
7 44 (14.67%) Service Management
7 44 (14.67%) Oracle
8 43 (14.33%) Active Directory
9 41 (13.67%) .NET
10 40 (13.33%) C#
10 40 (13.33%) HTML
10 40 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 40 (13.33%) CSS
10 40 (13.33%) Finance
10 40 (13.33%) VMware
11 39 (13.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 38 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (12.33%) Citrix
14 36 (12.00%) IBM
14 36 (12.00%) Relational Database
14 36 (12.00%) Web Development
14 36 (12.00%) jQuery
15 33 (11.00%) Cisco
16 32 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (10.33%) Firewall
17 31 (10.33%) Degree
18 30 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 30 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 20 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.00%) IBM Notes
4 14 (4.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (3.33%) SAS
6 6 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.33%) Lync
7 4 (1.33%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.67%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.67%) CMS
10 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 62 (20.67%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.33%) MS Office
3 13 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.33%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 22 (7.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.33%) assyst
4 5 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.33%) Maximo
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.33%) Firewall
2 25 (8.33%) WAN
3 21 (7.00%) LAN
4 20 (6.67%) VPN
5 17 (5.67%) VoIP
6 15 (5.00%) SAN
7 14 (4.67%) Internet
8 12 (4.00%) TCP/IP
9 11 (3.67%) Broadband
9 11 (3.67%) Wireless
10 9 (3.00%) MPLS
11 8 (2.67%) 3G
11 8 (2.67%) DNS
11 8 (2.67%) Network Security
12 6 (2.00%) ADSL
12 6 (2.00%) OSPF
12 6 (2.00%) BGP
13 5 (1.67%) Symposium
13 5 (1.67%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.67%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 30 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (6.67%) DB2
7 14 (4.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 14 (4.67%) Cognos Report Studio
7 14 (4.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 8 (2.67%) MySQL
9 4 (1.33%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.33%) OLAP
9 4 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (9.67%) Visual Studio
2 22 (7.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.67%) MSI
4 1 (0.33%) RequisitePro
General
1 40 (13.33%) Finance
2 26 (8.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.33%) Legal
4 3 (1.00%) Retail
5 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Automotive
6 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.33%) Local Government
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
6 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 95 (31.67%) Analyst
2 46 (15.33%) Support Analyst
3 32 (10.67%) Service Manager
4 29 (9.67%) Service Analyst
5 27 (9.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 20 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 20 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 18 (6.00%) Consultant
8 17 (5.67%) Developer
8 17 (5.67%) Support Engineer
9 11 (3.67%) Administrator
10 10 (3.33%) Support Consultant
10 10 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
10 10 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (3.33%) IT Support
11 9 (3.00%) Applications Support Consultant
11 9 (3.00%) IT Administrator
11 9 (3.00%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (3.00%) Applications Consultant
11 9 (3.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.67%) .NET
2 40 (13.33%) CSS
2 40 (13.33%) HTML
3 36 (12.00%) jQuery
4 28 (9.33%) ASP.NET
5 27 (9.00%) AngularJS
5 27 (9.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (5.33%) .NET Framework
7 13 (4.33%) XML
8 9 (3.00%) Web Services
8 9 (3.00%) ISPF
8 9 (3.00%) Silverlight
8 9 (3.00%) HTML5
9 5 (1.67%) Middleware
10 2 (0.67%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.67%) Ajax
10 2 (0.67%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.67%) Flash
11 1 (0.33%) ODBC
11 1 (0.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.33%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.67%) Data Structures
4 10 (3.33%) Clustering
5 9 (3.00%) Statistics
5 9 (3.00%) Mainframe
5 9 (3.00%) Replication
6 8 (2.67%) PDA
7 7 (2.33%) User Experience
8 5 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.33%) Life Science
9 4 (1.33%) CMDB
9 4 (1.33%) EPoS
10 3 (1.00%) Handset
11 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 123 (41.00%) Windows
2 28 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (7.33%) Windows 7
4 22 (7.33%) UNIX
5 20 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 15 (5.00%) Linux
7 12 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.67%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.00%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.33%) MVS
12 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (31.33%) ITIL
2 51 (17.00%) Service Delivery
3 44 (14.67%) Service Management
4 36 (12.00%) Web Development
5 32 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (9.33%) MVC
7 27 (9.00%) ETL
8 22 (7.33%) Incident Management
9 21 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (6.67%) Coaching
11 18 (6.00%) Line Management
12 16 (5.33%) Release Management
13 15 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (4.67%) CRM
15 13 (4.33%) Project Management
16 12 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (4.00%) Change Control
17 11 (3.67%) People Management
17 11 (3.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (25.67%) SQL
2 40 (13.33%) C#
2 40 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 27 (9.00%) T-SQL
4 22 (7.33%) PHP
5 9 (3.00%) JCL
6 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.00%) C
6 3 (1.00%) Java
7 1 (0.33%) Perl
7 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (10.33%) Degree
2 28 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (8.00%) MCSE
4 21 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (6.33%) Security Cleared
6 17 (5.67%) SC Cleared
6 17 (5.67%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (5.33%) CCNA
8 13 (4.33%) MCP
9 5 (1.67%) CCNP
9 5 (1.67%) MCITP
10 4 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.00%) MCSA
12 2 (0.67%) MCDST
12 2 (0.67%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.67%) CCENT
13 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.00%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 43 (14.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.33%) XenApp
4 7 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.00%) vSphere
7 2 (0.67%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.33%) IAG
8 1 (0.33%) UAG
8 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (3.00%) OpenView
1 9 (3.00%) ServiceCenter
2 8 (2.67%) Control-M
3 5 (1.67%) WSUS
4 4 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.33%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.33%) SCCM
5 3 (1.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.67%) SCOM
6 2 (0.67%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Netcool
7 1 (0.33%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 123 (41.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (14.67%) Oracle
3 40 (13.33%) VMware
4 37 (12.33%) Citrix
5 36 (12.00%) IBM
6 33 (11.00%) Cisco
7 27 (9.00%) Cognos
8 18 (6.00%) HP
9 15 (5.00%) Lotus
10 13 (4.33%) NetApp
10 13 (4.33%) Websense
10 13 (4.33%) Intel
11 10 (3.33%) McAfee
12 9 (3.00%) SonicWALL
12 9 (3.00%) Kaseya
13 8 (2.67%) LANDesk
13 8 (2.67%) Symantec
13 8 (2.67%) Nortel
14 7 (2.33%) Sun
14 7 (2.33%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum + Car / Bonus / Laptop / Mobile
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Capita
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Life Assurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Posted: 22 days ago