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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 66 63
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 9 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.29% 1.85% 1.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.04% 25.00% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 12
Median salary £28,500 £42,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.94% +24.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 Oxford with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 69 48 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 9.90% 7.40% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39 33 46
Median salary £37,500 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% +16.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £73,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SLA.

1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Back Office
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) IaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (20.00%) SCDPM
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) Product Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCDPM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
1 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) VMware