Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 134 150
Rank change year-on-year +28 +16 -44
Permanent jobs citing SLA 31 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.60% 1.29% 0.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.83% 11.55% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 25
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £23,000 £20,800
90th Percentile £58,750 £68,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%

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 209 329 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.76% 11.20% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 155 306 264
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.05% -6.67%
10th Percentile £30,500 £36,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,750 £75,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 +34 18 £45,000 +2.86% 4
Abingdon -2 8 £39,750 +32.50% 3
Kidlington +12 2 - - 1
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Office 365
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (41.94%) ITIL
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
5 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
6 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
8 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
9 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (16.13%) Coaching
11 4 (12.90%) Data Structures
11 4 (12.90%) Driving Licence
11 4 (12.90%) Virtual Team Management
11 4 (12.90%) Virtual Team
11 4 (12.90%) Data Entry
11 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
11 4 (12.90%) QA
11 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
11 4 (12.90%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis

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 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Office 365
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.90%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (9.68%) OneDrive
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.23%) Azure Functions
6 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (9.68%) Skype
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Public Sector
3 2 (6.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) IT Manager
2 9 (29.03%) Service Manager
3 7 (22.58%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Help Desk Manager
4 4 (12.90%) HR Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL Service Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Structures
1 4 (12.90%) Driving Licence
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
1 4 (12.90%) Virtual Team
2 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) EPoS
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.68%) Android
6 2 (6.45%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) Coaching
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.90%) Data Entry
5 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
5 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Virtual Team Management
6 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Process Management
6 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery Management
6 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C#
1 1 (3.23%) C++
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) Python
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
3 3 (9.68%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) VMware