The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Worcestershire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 39 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.92% 0.84% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.86% 7.41% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £25,250 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.41% -55.70%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
28 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 10.73% 11.30% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 23
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -34.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £29,815 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SLA
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

SLA Salary Trend in Worcestershire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

SLA
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Redditch - 3 £60,000 -
Worcester -5 2 £40,000 +95.12%
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
2 3 (37.50%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Netcool
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) PPP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) ATM
4 1 (12.50%) ISDN
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) BCP
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) DSL
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) X.21
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) OSPF
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) DSL
2 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
2 1 (12.50%) X.21
2 1 (12.50%) ATM
2 1 (12.50%) ISDN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) PPP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Service Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Service Performance Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
2 3 (37.50%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco