Period
to 25 April 2018

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 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 141 129
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12 -5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 64 22 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.03% 0.82% 1.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.57% 7.61% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 58 20 50
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £31,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.86% -25.29% +8.97%
10th Percentile £23,900 £18,675 £23,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £50,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% -4.00%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 411 289 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 13.06% 10.74% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 325 183 223
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,000 £63,750 £69,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 25 April 2018.

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 6 months to 25 April 2018. 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
Oxford 0 21 £45,000 +57.89%
Abingdon 0 16 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Witney +10 5 £52,500 +64.06%
Kidlington - 5 £55,000 -
Thame -17 3 £77,500 +82.35%
Banbury 0 2 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Eynsham - 1 £35,000 -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 31 (48.44%) ITIL
2 24 (37.50%) Service Management
3 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 18 (28.13%) ITIL V3
5 16 (25.00%) Windows
6 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (21.88%) Java
7 14 (21.88%) DNS
8 13 (20.31%) Service Delivery
8 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
8 13 (20.31%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (17.19%) Linux
11 10 (15.63%) Python
11 10 (15.63%) C#
11 10 (15.63%) C++
11 10 (15.63%) VBScript
11 10 (15.63%) Progress
11 10 (15.63%) HTTP
11 10 (15.63%) SSL
11 10 (15.63%) Sophos
11 10 (15.63%) Legal
11 10 (15.63%) Wireshark
11 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
11 10 (15.63%) Google
11 10 (15.63%) Customer-Centricity
11 10 (15.63%) WinDbg
12 9 (14.06%) Line Management
12 9 (14.06%) QA

SLA
Co-occurring 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 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) DNS
2 10 (15.63%) HTTP
2 10 (15.63%) SSL
2 10 (15.63%) Wireshark
3 5 (7.81%) SMS
4 4 (6.25%) Broadband
4 4 (6.25%) VLAN
5 3 (4.69%) DHCP
5 3 (4.69%) SAN
5 3 (4.69%) VPN
6 2 (3.13%) LAN
6 2 (3.13%) Skype
6 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.13%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) BGP
7 1 (1.56%) Firewall
7 1 (1.56%) Internet
7 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) GIS
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 10 (15.63%) Legal
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.25%) Games
4 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (4.69%) General Ledger
5 3 (4.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Service Manager
2 10 (15.63%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Development Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Escalation Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Service Desk Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 8 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Business Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Business Systems Manager
6 4 (6.25%) ERP Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Head of Design
6 4 (6.25%) Help Desk Manager
6 4 (6.25%) IT Support
6 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Systems Manager
7 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Apache Camel
1 4 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) React
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.31%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.13%) Wiki
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Linux
3 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) ITIL
2 24 (37.50%) Service Management
3 18 (28.13%) ITIL V3
4 13 (20.31%) Service Delivery
5 12 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (15.63%) Customer-Centricity
7 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
8 9 (14.06%) Line Management
9 8 (12.50%) Change Management
10 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
11 6 (9.38%) Fault Management
11 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.81%) IT Strategy
12 5 (7.81%) Matrix Organization
12 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
12 5 (7.81%) Strategic Planning
13 4 (6.25%) Behavioural Change
13 4 (6.25%) Supplier Management
13 4 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) Java
2 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
3 10 (15.63%) C#
3 10 (15.63%) C++
3 10 (15.63%) Python
3 10 (15.63%) VBScript
4 4 (6.25%) sed
5 3 (4.69%) SQL
6 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) GDPR
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.94%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) vCloud
4 3 (4.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (4.69%) vCenter Server
2 2 (3.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Google
2 10 (15.63%) Progress
2 10 (15.63%) Sophos
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (4.69%) 3PAR
4 3 (4.69%) Acronis
4 3 (4.69%) Aruba
4 3 (4.69%) Citrix
4 3 (4.69%) Dell
4 3 (4.69%) EqualLogic
4 3 (4.69%) HP
4 3 (4.69%) Veeam
5 1 (1.56%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) Juniper
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.56%) SAP