The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South West / Bristol
Rank 67 112 66
Rank change year-on-year +45 -46  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 66 23 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.59% 1.24% 3.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.56% 11.11% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 49 19 50
Median salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,200 £23,425
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £53,500 £46,050
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

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 Bristol with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 216 207 279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 11.75% 11.18% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 169 187 224
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

SLA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for SLA in Bristol

SLA
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Bristol

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SLA.

1 47 (49.47%) ITIL
2 39 (41.05%) Windows
3 30 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 28 (29.47%) Finance
5 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
6 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
6 23 (24.21%) Active Directory
7 20 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 17 (17.89%) Statistics
8 17 (17.89%) Data Centre
9 16 (16.84%) ITSM
9 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (16.84%) Cisco
9 16 (16.84%) Critical Success Factor
9 16 (16.84%) Mentoring
9 16 (16.84%) Performance Management
9 16 (16.84%) Windows Server
9 16 (16.84%) Escalation Management
9 16 (16.84%) Contract Management
10 15 (15.79%) Linux
10 15 (15.79%) MS Office
10 15 (15.79%) VMware
11 13 (13.68%) SQL
11 13 (13.68%) Oracle
11 13 (13.68%) Office 365
12 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
13 11 (11.58%) MS Exchange
13 11 (11.58%) Firewall
13 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Engagement

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 11 (11.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.11%) IIS
3 2 (2.11%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.05%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) Mule
4 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
2 20 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.05%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.68%) Office 365
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) Firewall
2 10 (10.53%) SMS
3 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.37%) LAN
5 6 (6.32%) WAN
6 5 (5.26%) SAN
7 4 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.21%) DHCP
7 4 (4.21%) DNS
7 4 (4.21%) Intranet
7 4 (4.21%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (4.21%) VPN
8 3 (3.16%) Internet
8 3 (3.16%) NAS
8 3 (3.16%) VLAN
9 2 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.11%) Extranet
9 2 (2.11%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.11%) Wireless
10 1 (1.05%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (2.11%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) PROIV
2 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (29.47%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Legal
2 5 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Analyst
2 21 (22.11%) Service Manager
3 17 (17.89%) Support Analyst
4 15 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
4 15 (15.79%) Services Delivery Manager
5 11 (11.58%) Service Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) Technical Support
6 7 (7.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Applications Support
6 7 (7.37%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.32%) Service Support Manager
7 6 (6.32%) Software Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Support Manager
8 5 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.26%) Trainee
8 5 (5.26%) Trainee Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.53%) Flash
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.05%) SAML
2 1 (1.05%) Web Services
2 1 (1.05%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.37%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.05%) Handset
6 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) PDA
6 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.05%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.05%) Windows
2 16 (16.84%) Windows Server
3 15 (15.79%) Linux
4 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.53%) AIX
5 10 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.42%) Unix
7 7 (7.37%) Solaris
7 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.16%) CentOS
8 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (49.47%) ITIL
2 30 (31.58%) Service Delivery
3 17 (17.89%) Statistics
4 16 (16.84%) Contract Management
4 16 (16.84%) Critical Success Factor
4 16 (16.84%) Escalation Management
4 16 (16.84%) ITSM
4 16 (16.84%) Mentoring
4 16 (16.84%) Performance Management
4 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (10.53%) Business Development
6 10 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
6 10 (10.53%) Service Design
6 10 (10.53%) Service Management
7 9 (9.47%) Service Desk Management
8 8 (8.42%) Project Management
9 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.37%) High Availability
10 6 (6.32%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.16%) VBA
3 2 (2.11%) C
3 2 (2.11%) Java
3 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.05%) C++
4 1 (1.05%) Lisp
4 1 (1.05%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) PHP
4 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) ISEB
2 8 (8.42%) Degree
3 7 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.37%) MCP
3 7 (7.37%) MCSE
3 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.26%) CCNA
4 5 (5.26%) MCSA
5 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.11%) CCNP
6 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.05%) CCDP
7 1 (1.05%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (24.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.05%) vSphere
5 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) SCCM
2 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) Cisco
3 15 (15.79%) VMware
4 13 (13.68%) Oracle
5 10 (10.53%) Cadence
6 7 (7.37%) Citrix
7 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.16%) SAP
8 2 (2.11%) Apple
8 2 (2.11%) Meraki
8 2 (2.11%) Veeam
9 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.05%) F5
9 1 (1.05%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.05%) IronPort
9 1 (1.05%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (1.05%) Mitel
9 1 (1.05%) Red Box
9 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds
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