Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 97 96
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +30
Permanent jobs citing SLA 16 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.13% 1.52% 1.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.76% 12.31% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 20
Oxford median annual salary £77,500 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.62% +50.00% -17.65%
10th Percentile £45,875 £27,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £63,750 £57,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £56,250 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +31.25% +21.21%

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 Oxford with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 136 195 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.62% 12.33% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 124 185 106
Oxford median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £46,749
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.95% +11.31%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £27,875
90th Percentile £90,000 £63,000 £57,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Oxford

SLA
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for SLA in Oxford

SLA
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Oxford over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SLA in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SLA.

1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
3 9 (56.25%) Change Management
3 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (50.00%) Network Architecture
4 8 (50.00%) Low Latency
4 8 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (50.00%) Web Filtering
4 8 (50.00%) Business Agility
4 8 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) Security Management
4 8 (50.00%) Network Design
4 8 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 8 (50.00%) Fault Management
4 8 (50.00%) Time Management
4 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (37.50%) Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) ITSM
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) Toshiba

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LAN
1 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (50.00%) MPLS
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) IPv4
3 1 (6.25%) IPv6
3 1 (6.25%) SNMP
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) GitLab
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Engineering Manager
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineering Manager
1 6 (37.50%) Network Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Service Manager
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL Manager
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL Service Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) CMDB
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Mac OS
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Change Management
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
4 8 (50.00%) Business Agility
4 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 8 (50.00%) Fault Management
4 8 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (50.00%) Low Latency
4 8 (50.00%) Network Architecture
4 8 (50.00%) Network Design
4 8 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 8 (50.00%) Security Management
4 8 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (50.00%) Time Management
4 8 (50.00%) Web Filtering
5 6 (37.50%) Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Apple
1 3 (18.75%) HP
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
1 3 (18.75%) Toshiba
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.25%) BMC
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy