The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 43 49 46
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 70 83 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.99% 4.84% 5.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.57% 39.15% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 54
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -19.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £41,100 £70,000
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 229 212 235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 16.33% 12.36% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 180 138 167
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for SLA in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +20 50 £31,500 +20.00% 10
High Wycombe -11 9 £21,500 -21.81% 1
Bletchley - 6 - -
Marlow -18 1 £65,000 +106.34%
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 69 (50.74%) Windows
2 51 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 50 (36.76%) Active Directory
4 42 (30.88%) ITIL
4 42 (30.88%) MS Office
4 42 (30.88%) Finance
5 31 (22.79%) MS Excel
6 25 (18.38%) VPN
7 24 (17.65%) Unix
8 23 (16.91%) Cisco
8 23 (16.91%) Windows 7
9 21 (15.44%) Remedy
10 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (13.97%) Ticket Management
11 17 (12.50%) Service Management
11 17 (12.50%) Legal
11 17 (12.50%) SQL
12 16 (11.76%) Citrix
12 16 (11.76%) Windows Server
13 14 (10.29%) Windows 8
13 14 (10.29%) Windows XP
14 13 (9.56%) MS Exchange
14 13 (9.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 13 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (9.56%) Degree
14 13 (9.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
14 13 (9.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 13 (9.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
15 12 (8.82%) Incident Management
15 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 13 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (9.56%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.09%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.35%) SAS
4 7 (5.15%) IIS
5 6 (4.41%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 42 (30.88%) MS Office
2 31 (22.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.38%) VPN
2 12 (8.82%) LAN
3 10 (7.35%) BIG-IP
4 9 (6.62%) Internet
4 9 (6.62%) WAN
5 7 (5.15%) VoIP
6 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.94%) Broadband
7 4 (2.94%) Unified Communications
7 4 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.21%) BGP
8 3 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.21%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (2.21%) IPsec
8 3 (2.21%) MPLS
8 3 (2.21%) Network Security
8 3 (2.21%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (2.21%) Wireless
9 2 (1.47%) Firewall
9 2 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) MySQL
3 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.21%) Big Data
5 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (30.88%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Legal
3 10 (7.35%) Back Office
3 10 (7.35%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.41%) Billing
4 6 (4.41%) Front Office
5 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.21%) Automotive
7 2 (1.47%) French Language
7 2 (1.47%) German Language
7 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Retail
8 1 (0.74%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (42.65%) Analyst
2 22 (16.18%) Support Engineer
3 21 (15.44%) Service Analyst
4 17 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 13 (9.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (8.82%) Applications Support
6 12 (8.82%) Help Desk Analyst
6 12 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (8.09%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (8.09%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (8.09%) Help Desk Support
7 11 (8.09%) Operations Analyst
8 10 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Team Leader
9 9 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.62%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 9 (6.62%) Technical Leader
10 6 (4.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.41%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.68%) Middleware
2 3 (2.21%) HTML
2 3 (2.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 6 (4.41%) AS400
3 6 (4.41%) RSA SecurID
3 6 (4.41%) VAX
4 5 (3.68%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.68%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.94%) Clustering
6 3 (2.21%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.21%) PACS
7 2 (1.47%) CMDB
7 2 (1.47%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.74%) EPoS
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (50.74%) Windows
2 24 (17.65%) Unix
3 23 (16.91%) Windows 7
4 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 14 (10.29%) Windows 8
6 14 (10.29%) Windows XP
7 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (8.09%) Linux
9 6 (4.41%) Solaris
9 6 (4.41%) VMS
9 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.88%) ITIL
2 19 (13.97%) Ticket Management
3 17 (12.50%) Service Management
4 13 (9.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 13 (9.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 13 (9.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 12 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 11 (8.09%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.35%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (5.15%) Process Management
10 6 (4.41%) Change Management
10 6 (4.41%) CRM
10 6 (4.41%) Document Management
10 6 (4.41%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.68%) Change Control
11 5 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.68%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (1.47%) C
3 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.74%) Tcl
3 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (9.56%) Degree
2 11 (8.09%) HND
3 9 (6.62%) GNVQ
4 8 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.21%) CCNA
5 3 (2.21%) CCNP
5 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.21%) MCSA
5 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.47%) CISM
6 2 (1.47%) CISSP
6 2 (1.47%) SANS
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (36.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.62%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (3.68%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (3.68%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.47%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) Control-M
1 11 (8.09%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.41%) Backup Exec
2 6 (4.41%) BMC PATROL
2 6 (4.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (4.41%) HP SIM
2 6 (4.41%) Netcool
2 6 (4.41%) NetVault Backup
2 6 (4.41%) OpenView
2 6 (4.41%) Tivoli
2 6 (4.41%) Tivoli NetView
3 5 (3.68%) Nagios
3 5 (3.68%) SCOM
4 3 (2.21%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.21%) SCCM
4 3 (2.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.91%) Cisco
3 21 (15.44%) Remedy
4 16 (11.76%) Citrix
5 12 (8.82%) Juniper
6 11 (8.09%) HP
6 11 (8.09%) Veritas
7 10 (7.35%) F5
7 10 (7.35%) VMware
8 9 (6.62%) Gemalto
9 7 (5.15%) Google
10 6 (4.41%) IBM
10 6 (4.41%) Lotus
10 6 (4.41%) Wallstreet Suite
11 5 (3.68%) Altiris
11 5 (3.68%) BMC
11 5 (3.68%) Intel
11 5 (3.68%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.94%) Computacenter
13 3 (2.21%) Aruba
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Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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I4 Recruitment
Salary: £48k - 50k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago