Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 42 57
Rank change year-on-year +11 +15 +5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 140 140 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 6.08% 5.48% 4.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 40.82% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 75 85 77
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £24,400 £25,200 £16,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,500 £53,950
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%

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 420 343 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.23% 13.43% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 290 240 264
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,750 £44,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.41% +11.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,450 £27,200 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £68,375
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +7 113 £42,500 - 8
Bletchley - 12 - -
High Wycombe +6 5 £44,000 +29.41% 1
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 83 (59.29%) Windows
2 77 (55.00%) ITIL
3 65 (46.43%) Management Information System
3 65 (46.43%) Information Security
4 62 (44.29%) Citrix
4 62 (44.29%) Windows 7
5 59 (42.14%) ISMS
5 59 (42.14%) Ticket Management
5 59 (42.14%) Information Security Management
5 59 (42.14%) Security Management
6 43 (30.71%) Law
7 40 (28.57%) Sony
8 25 (17.86%) Windows 10
8 25 (17.86%) Mobile Device Management
9 24 (17.14%) Microsoft
10 23 (16.43%) Linux
11 21 (15.00%) Firewall
11 21 (15.00%) Office 365
12 18 (12.86%) Azure
13 16 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (11.43%) Private Cloud
13 16 (11.43%) VPN
13 16 (11.43%) Active Directory
14 15 (10.71%) DevOps
14 15 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (10.00%) AWS
15 14 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
16 13 (9.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (9.29%) Presales
16 13 (9.29%) IBM

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 9 (6.43%) Apache
1 9 (6.43%) nginx
2 4 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.00%) Office 365
2 18 (12.86%) Azure
3 14 (10.00%) AWS
4 11 (7.86%) SaaS
5 9 (6.43%) IaaS
5 9 (6.43%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (4.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 6 (4.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.71%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.00%) Firewall
2 16 (11.43%) VPN
3 9 (6.43%) Internet
4 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.71%) WAN
5 6 (4.29%) LAN
5 6 (4.29%) MPLS
6 5 (3.57%) DHCP
7 4 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.86%) DNS
7 4 (2.86%) VLAN
7 4 (2.86%) VoIP
7 4 (2.86%) Wireless
8 3 (2.14%) FTP
9 2 (1.43%) SAN
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.71%) Intranet
10 1 (0.71%) NAS
10 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.86%) Redis
3 1 (0.71%) MySQL
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 43 (30.71%) Law
2 8 (5.71%) Finance
3 7 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) Hindi Language
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Punjabi Language
5 1 (0.71%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 78 (55.71%) Analyst
2 73 (52.14%) Service Analyst
2 73 (52.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 25 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
3 25 (17.86%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (9.29%) Architect
5 9 (6.43%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) Azure Architect
7 6 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) NOC Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.57%) Network Operations Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (3.57%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.43%) ActiveMQ
1 9 (6.43%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (2.86%) Middleware
3 3 (2.14%) LAMP
4 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.71%) CSS
4 1 (0.71%) Express
4 1 (0.71%) HTML
4 1 (0.71%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (0.71%) Node.js
4 1 (0.71%) Sails.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (46.43%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.43%) Private Cloud
2 16 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.29%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.14%) CMDB
7 1 (0.71%) FMCG
7 1 (0.71%) User Experience
7 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 83 (59.29%) Windows
2 62 (44.29%) Windows 7
3 25 (17.86%) Windows 10
4 23 (16.43%) Linux
5 10 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.86%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.86%) Unix
7 1 (0.71%) Android
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.00%) ITIL
2 65 (46.43%) Information Security
3 59 (42.14%) Information Security Management
3 59 (42.14%) ISMS
3 59 (42.14%) Security Management
3 59 (42.14%) Ticket Management
4 25 (17.86%) Mobile Device Management
5 15 (10.71%) DevOps
5 15 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (9.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (9.29%) Presales
8 12 (8.57%) ITSM
8 12 (8.57%) Migration
9 11 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (7.14%) Incident Management
11 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (6.43%) Service Management
11 9 (6.43%) Task Automation
12 8 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.86%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.14%) C
2 10 (7.14%) PHP
3 9 (6.43%) Ruby
4 8 (5.71%) Python
5 6 (4.29%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.86%) SQL
7 2 (1.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.71%) ES6
8 1 (0.71%) ES8
8 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.71%) CCNP
3 6 (4.29%) MCSA
3 6 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.57%) CCNA
4 5 (3.57%) Degree
4 5 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.86%) MCP
6 2 (1.43%) CCVP
7 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.71%) VCP6
7 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.14%) GDPR
3 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.00%) Docker
2 7 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.86%) vSphere
5 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.29%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.29%) Nagios
3 5 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.14%) SCCM
5 2 (1.43%) Ansible
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 62 (44.29%) Citrix
2 40 (28.57%) Sony
3 24 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.29%) IBM
5 9 (6.43%) VMware
6 8 (5.71%) ServiceNow
7 7 (5.00%) Cisco
8 6 (4.29%) Remedy
9 5 (3.57%) Veeam
10 4 (2.86%) Meraki
10 4 (2.86%) Oracle
11 3 (2.14%) Adobe
12 2 (1.43%) CA
12 2 (1.43%) NetApp
12 2 (1.43%) Riverbed
13 1 (0.71%) HP
13 1 (0.71%) Polycom
13 1 (0.71%) SonicWALL