The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
England / Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.42% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 71.43% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £100,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 7 11 22
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 14.58% 9.40% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 20
Median salary £100,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

SLA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SLA in the Midlands

SLA
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in the Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) CCDA
4 1 (20.00%) CCDP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Service Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCDA
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) VMware