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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 46 33
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 87 64 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.99% 4.42% 6.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.55% 32.82% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 48 38 80
Median salary £32,500 £28,000 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.07% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £42,500 £47,750
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 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 220 195 338
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 15.15% 13.46% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 143 133 229
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £24,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +26 72 £32,500 +3.17% 5
High Wycombe +2 12 £23,000 -9.80% 3
Bletchley - 12 - -
Newport Pagnell - 2 £38,000 -
SLA
South East

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

1 114 (72.61%) Windows
2 71 (45.22%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (38.22%) ITIL
4 54 (34.39%) Finance
5 53 (33.76%) Citrix
6 50 (31.85%) Legal
7 49 (31.21%) VPN
8 47 (29.94%) Windows 7
8 47 (29.94%) Ticket Management
9 46 (29.30%) Microsoft
10 42 (26.75%) Active Directory
11 29 (18.47%) Service Management
12 26 (16.56%) Cisco
12 26 (16.56%) SQL
13 22 (14.01%) Back Office
13 22 (14.01%) Windows Server
14 20 (12.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (12.10%) Windows XP
16 18 (11.46%) Service Delivery
17 16 (10.19%) Unix
17 16 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (10.19%) Incident Management
18 15 (9.55%) Virtual Environments
18 15 (9.55%) Linux
18 15 (9.55%) MS Exchange
19 14 (8.92%) MySQL
19 14 (8.92%) HND
19 14 (8.92%) Remedy
19 14 (8.92%) Billing
19 14 (8.92%) Computer Science Degree

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 15 (9.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.37%) SAS
4 9 (5.73%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.46%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.18%) IIS
7 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 71 (45.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (31.21%) VPN
2 12 (7.64%) LAN
2 12 (7.64%) WAN
3 10 (6.37%) BIG-IP
4 7 (4.46%) Internet
5 5 (3.18%) Firewall
6 2 (1.27%) SAN
6 2 (1.27%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.27%) VLAN
6 2 (1.27%) VoIP
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.64%) HTTP
7 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.64%) TACACS
7 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.92%) MySQL
2 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (34.39%) Finance
2 50 (31.85%) Legal
3 22 (14.01%) Back Office
4 14 (8.92%) Billing
5 7 (4.46%) Front Office
6 5 (3.18%) French Language
6 5 (3.18%) German Language
7 4 (2.55%) Retail
8 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.27%) Automotive
9 2 (1.27%) Marketing
10 1 (0.64%) Banking
10 1 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (46.50%) Analyst
2 45 (28.66%) Service Analyst
3 26 (16.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (12.74%) Support Analyst
5 18 (11.46%) Support Engineer
6 17 (10.83%) Team Leader
7 13 (8.28%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (8.28%) Help Desk Analyst
7 13 (8.28%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 10 (6.37%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 10 (6.37%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
8 10 (6.37%) Graduate
8 10 (6.37%) Graduate Analyst
8 10 (6.37%) Graduate Help Desk Analyst
8 10 (6.37%) Graduate Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (6.37%) Junior
8 10 (6.37%) Junior Analyst
8 10 (6.37%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
9 9 (5.73%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.92%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.18%) Clustering
2 5 (3.18%) Replication
3 4 (2.55%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.55%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.64%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.64%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.64%) EPoS
6 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 114 (72.61%) Windows
2 47 (29.94%) Windows 7
3 22 (14.01%) Windows Server
4 20 (12.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (12.10%) Windows XP
6 16 (10.19%) Unix
6 16 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (9.55%) Linux
8 14 (8.92%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (38.22%) ITIL
2 47 (29.94%) Ticket Management
3 29 (18.47%) Service Management
4 18 (11.46%) Service Delivery
5 16 (10.19%) Incident Management
6 15 (9.55%) Virtual Environments
7 13 (8.28%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 13 (8.28%) Document Management
7 13 (8.28%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 13 (8.28%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 11 (7.01%) Case Management
8 11 (7.01%) Process Management
9 10 (6.37%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.73%) Change Management
11 8 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (3.82%) Project Management
14 5 (3.18%) Problem Management
15 4 (2.55%) Change Control
15 4 (2.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.56%) SQL
2 2 (1.27%) C
3 1 (0.64%) Erlang
3 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.64%) Tcl
3 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (8.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (8.92%) Degree
1 14 (8.92%) GNVQ
1 14 (8.92%) HND
2 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.10%) A+ Certification
4 7 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.46%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.91%) CCNP
5 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.27%) CCSA
6 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.27%) MCSA
6 2 (1.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.64%) CCIE
7 1 (0.64%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (0.64%) CCSE
7 1 (0.64%) CCVP
7 1 (0.64%) SANS
7 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (26.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.46%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.55%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.55%) VMware Server
4 3 (1.91%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (1.91%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (33.76%) Citrix
2 46 (29.30%) Microsoft
3 26 (16.56%) Cisco
4 14 (8.92%) Remedy
5 13 (8.28%) Juniper
6 11 (7.01%) F5
6 11 (7.01%) VMware
7 9 (5.73%) Gemalto
8 7 (4.46%) Lotus
9 4 (2.55%) Google
10 3 (1.91%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.27%) Computacenter
12 1 (0.64%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.64%) Dell
12 1 (0.64%) IBM
12 1 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.64%) Symantec
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 60 - 70k
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago