The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 33 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.31% 3.43% 5.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 50.00% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 23
Median salary £49,000 £36,250 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.17% +76.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £26,875 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £48,750 £43,600
UK excluding London median salary £36,125 £34,000 £34,333
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.96%  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 3 14 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 2.31% 6.86% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 71
Median salary £49,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% +41.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £32,800 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £55,000 £78,875
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Bedford

SLA
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for SLA in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Account Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Commercial Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
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