The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 36 51
Rank change year-on-year -49 +15  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 47 135 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.39% 5.78% 4.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.29% 31.69% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 39 72 87
Median salary £42,500 £31,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.85% -18.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,198 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% +1.47%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 257 426 262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.05% 18.24% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 191 273 214
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SLA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Birmingham

SLA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SLA in Birmingham

SLA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SLA.

1 37 (36.63%) ITIL
2 27 (26.73%) Windows
3 23 (22.77%) Finance
4 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
5 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (19.80%) Degree
6 19 (18.81%) VPN
7 15 (14.85%) Service Delivery
7 15 (14.85%) Windows 7
7 15 (14.85%) Process Improvement
7 15 (14.85%) Data Centre
8 14 (13.86%) Problem Management
9 13 (12.87%) DHCP
10 12 (11.88%) VMware
10 12 (11.88%) Windows 8
11 11 (10.89%) WAN
11 11 (10.89%) LAN
11 11 (10.89%) Active Directory
11 11 (10.89%) SQL
11 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
12 10 (9.90%) ITSM
12 10 (9.90%) Big Data
12 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (9.90%) Data Analysis
13 9 (8.91%) Project Management
13 9 (8.91%) DNS
14 8 (7.92%) Unix
14 8 (7.92%) HP
14 8 (7.92%) CCNA
14 8 (7.92%) Cisco Certification

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (4.95%) IIS
1 5 (4.95%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.99%) Apache
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) nginx
3 1 (0.99%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) assyst
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.99%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.99%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.99%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) G Suite
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) AdWords
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.81%) VPN
2 13 (12.87%) DHCP
3 11 (10.89%) LAN
3 11 (10.89%) WAN
4 9 (8.91%) DNS
5 8 (7.92%) 802.11
6 7 (6.93%) Internet
7 6 (5.94%) Firewall
7 6 (5.94%) SAN
7 6 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (4.95%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.96%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.97%) MPLS
10 3 (2.97%) TACACS
10 3 (2.97%) WAAS
10 3 (2.97%) Wireless
11 2 (1.98%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.90%) Big Data
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.98%) MySQL
5 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.99%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.99%) GIS
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.99%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 23 (22.77%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Retail
3 6 (5.94%) Billing
4 5 (4.95%) Marketing
4 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.97%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) German Language
6 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) Analyst
2 14 (13.86%) Service Manager
3 12 (11.88%) Architect
4 10 (9.90%) Applications Support
4 10 (9.90%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (6.93%) Administrator
6 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Commissioning Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Installations Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) SAN Administrator
7 5 (4.95%) Team Leader
7 5 (4.95%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (3.96%) PC Support
8 4 (3.96%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) IT Manager
9 3 (2.97%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.97%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) HTML
2 3 (2.97%) HTML5
2 3 (2.97%) jQuery
3 2 (1.98%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.99%) CSS
4 1 (0.99%) LAMP
4 1 (0.99%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.99%) Middleware
4 1 (0.99%) REST
4 1 (0.99%) SOAP
4 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.98%) Replication
3 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.99%) LLPG
4 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.73%) Windows
2 15 (14.85%) Windows 7
3 12 (11.88%) Windows 8
4 8 (7.92%) Unix
4 8 (7.92%) Windows 10
4 8 (7.92%) Windows Vista
5 7 (6.93%) Linux
6 6 (5.94%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.95%) AIX
7 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.98%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.63%) ITIL
2 15 (14.85%) Process Improvement
2 15 (14.85%) Service Delivery
3 14 (13.86%) Problem Management
4 10 (9.90%) Data Analysis
4 10 (9.90%) ITSM
5 9 (8.91%) Project Management
6 8 (7.92%) Remediation Plan
7 7 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (6.93%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.93%) Line Management
7 7 (6.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.94%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (4.95%) BCP
9 5 (4.95%) Change Control
9 5 (4.95%) People Management
9 5 (4.95%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (4.95%) Presales
9 5 (4.95%) SOA
9 5 (4.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) SQL
2 5 (4.95%) C
2 5 (4.95%) VB
3 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.97%) C#
4 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.98%) Java
6 1 (0.99%) ABAP
6 1 (0.99%) Perl
6 1 (0.99%) PHP
6 1 (0.99%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Degree
2 8 (7.92%) CCNA
2 8 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (7.92%) Master's Degree
3 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.95%) MCP
4 5 (4.95%) MCSE
5 4 (3.96%) CCNP
5 4 (3.96%) GNVQ
5 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.97%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.98%) HND
8 1 (0.99%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.99%) BS25999
2 1 (0.99%) BS7666
2 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.97%) vSphere
3 3 (2.97%) XenApp
4 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) SCCM
2 4 (3.96%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.97%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.99%) Control-M
4 1 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.99%) Nagios
4 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) VMware
3 8 (7.92%) HP
4 7 (6.93%) Citrix
5 6 (5.94%) Google
6 5 (4.95%) Dell
6 5 (4.95%) Ericsson
6 5 (4.95%) Huawei
6 5 (4.95%) Nokia
6 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.96%) Cisco
7 4 (3.96%) Fujitsu
7 4 (3.96%) NetApp
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle
8 3 (2.97%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.98%) Apple
9 2 (1.98%) SAP
9 2 (1.98%) Veeam
10 1 (0.99%) IBM
10 1 (0.99%) Sun
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