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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 36 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.36% 0.91% 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.79% 13.33% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £32,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.03% -32.10%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
19 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.60% 6.82% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 11
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Worcester +10 3 £40,000 +63.26%
Evesham - 1 £40,000 -
Kidderminster - 1 £40,000 -
Redditch - 1 £40,000 -
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Service Performance Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco