The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 104 91 88
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 11 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.78% 2.10% 2.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.86% 17.96% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 16
Median salary £28,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 140 167 136
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 9.89% 11.71% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 93 109 104
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,037 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for SLA in Oxfordshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Oxfordshire

SLA
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Oxford -5 9 £28,500 -32.94% 2
Abingdon +7 1 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Banbury - 1 £32,500 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (46.15%) Office 365
6 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
6 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
6 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
7 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
8 8 (30.77%) VPN
9 7 (26.92%) DNS
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (26.92%) A+ Certification
9 7 (26.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
9 7 (26.92%) DHCP
9 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (26.92%) Sophos
9 7 (26.92%) Service Management
9 7 (26.92%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (26.92%) VMware
9 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (26.92%) Change Control
10 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (23.08%) SCOM
10 6 (23.08%) Clustering

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (19.23%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Office 365
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) VPN
2 7 (26.92%) DHCP
2 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 5 (19.23%) Skype
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) iSCSI
4 4 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.69%) UniData
General
1 3 (11.54%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (26.92%) Support Technician
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Project Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Biotechnology
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
7 3 (11.54%) Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Change Control
1 7 (26.92%) Service Management
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Process Management
7 1 (3.85%) Product Marketing
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) A+ Certification
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (26.92%) Network+ Certification
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
3 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (15.38%) ISA Server
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (23.08%) SCOM
3 4 (15.38%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
4 3 (11.54%) SCCM
5 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
5 2 (7.69%) SCDPM
5 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Sophos
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
4 4 (15.38%) Apple
4 4 (15.38%) F5
4 4 (15.38%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Intel Security
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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