Period
to 31 May 2020

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 6 months to 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 42 39
Rank change year-on-year -23 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 43 124 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.34% 5.53% 5.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.84% 31.79% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 71 118
Median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £63,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 241 390 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.70% 17.40% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 199 295 280
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,408 £22,500
90th Percentile £84,500 £68,200 £62,500
South East median annual salary £51,518 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +3.04% +6.38% +10.59%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SLA in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for SLA in Buckinghamshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SLA in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 6 months to 31 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -20 27 £55,000 +51.72%
Bletchley +2 6 - -
High Wycombe +4 3 £29,750 -30.81%
Chalfont St Giles - 1 £57,500 -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) Problem Management
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco
4 14 (32.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (30.23%) ITIL
6 12 (27.91%) VMware
7 11 (25.58%) SQL
7 11 (25.58%) Data Protection
7 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
7 11 (25.58%) Azure
8 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
9 9 (20.93%) Citrix
9 9 (20.93%) NetApp
9 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.93%) Windows
9 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
9 9 (20.93%) Wireless
10 8 (18.60%) PCI DSS
10 8 (18.60%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (16.28%) Ticket Management
11 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
11 7 (16.28%) ISMS
11 7 (16.28%) Information Security
11 7 (16.28%) Sony
11 7 (16.28%) Law
11 7 (16.28%) Information Security Management
11 7 (16.28%) Security Management
12 6 (13.95%) Linux
12 6 (13.95%) Oracle

SLA
Co-occurring 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 3 (6.98%) Apache Solr
1 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.98%) nginx
1 3 (6.98%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Azure
2 6 (13.95%) Office 365
3 2 (4.65%) Akamai
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Wireless
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) WAN
3 3 (6.98%) LAN
4 2 (4.65%) DHCP
4 2 (4.65%) DNS
4 2 (4.65%) FTP
4 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.65%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) ATM
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (2.33%) DMVPN
5 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.33%) IPsec
5 1 (2.33%) MPLS
5 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.33%) TACACS
5 1 (2.33%) VoIP
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.28%) Law
2 5 (11.63%) Back Office
2 5 (11.63%) Legal
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Dutch Language
4 2 (4.65%) French Language
4 2 (4.65%) German Language
4 2 (4.65%) Italian Language
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Service Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Administrator
3 6 (13.95%) DBA
3 6 (13.95%) SQL DBA
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Operations Manager
5 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Support
5 3 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) NOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Apache NiFi
1 3 (6.98%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Problem Management
2 14 (32.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (30.23%) ITIL
4 11 (25.58%) Data Protection
5 7 (16.28%) Information Security
5 7 (16.28%) Information Security Management
5 7 (16.28%) ISMS
5 7 (16.28%) Security Management
5 7 (16.28%) Ticket Management
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.95%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (11.63%) Tech Ops
8 4 (9.30%) Change Management
8 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.98%) Line Management
9 3 (6.98%) Open Source
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Leadership
10 2 (4.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) NCDA
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
1 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.60%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (37.21%) Cisco
3 12 (27.91%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) Citrix
4 9 (20.93%) NetApp
5 7 (16.28%) Sony
6 6 (13.95%) Oracle
7 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
8 3 (6.98%) IronPort
8 3 (6.98%) McAfee
8 3 (6.98%) Proofpoint
8 3 (6.98%) Remedy
8 3 (6.98%) Symantec
9 2 (4.65%) Meraki
9 2 (4.65%) Splunk
10 1 (2.33%) Arqiva
10 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.33%) F5
10 1 (2.33%) Mitel