Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 116 133
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 -38
Permanent jobs citing SLA 59 61 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.99% 2.09% 1.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.16% 18.54% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 45 61 51
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +28.79% -8.33%
10th Percentile £21,550 £22,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £80,750 £60,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

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 365 329 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.29% 11.29% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 275 229 292
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.78% +11.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £23,550
90th Percentile £64,500 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -5 21 £42,500 - 1
Abingdon +16 14 £30,250 +21.00%
Witney - 11 £22,500 -
Kidlington 0 1 £55,000 -8.33% 1
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 24 (40.68%) ITIL
2 22 (37.29%) Service Management
3 20 (33.90%) Windows
4 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
5 15 (25.42%) Active Directory
5 15 (25.42%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (23.73%) Office 365
6 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (23.73%) Java
6 14 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (22.03%) Degree
7 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
8 12 (20.34%) IT Strategy
9 11 (18.64%) Windows Server
9 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
9 11 (18.64%) DNS
10 10 (16.95%) Change Management
11 9 (15.25%) Cisco
11 9 (15.25%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (15.25%) Middleware
11 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
11 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
11 9 (15.25%) Target Operating Model
11 9 (15.25%) Apache Camel
11 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
11 9 (15.25%) Matrix Organization
11 9 (15.25%) Behavioural Change
12 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (13.56%) SQL
12 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery

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 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle AGIS
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) IaaS
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) DNS
2 7 (11.86%) Broadband
3 6 (10.17%) VLAN
4 5 (8.47%) DHCP
4 5 (8.47%) HTTP
4 5 (8.47%) SAN
4 5 (8.47%) SSL
4 5 (8.47%) VPN
4 5 (8.47%) Wireshark
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.39%) Firewall
7 2 (3.39%) SMS
7 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.39%) WAN
8 1 (1.69%) LAN
8 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) GIS
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
1 7 (11.86%) Games
1 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) IT Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Head of Design
3 7 (11.86%) IT Support
3 7 (11.86%) Service Manager
4 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Development Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Escalation Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Junior
5 4 (6.78%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) Apache Camel
1 9 (15.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.78%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.08%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.69%) CMDB
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.47%) Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) ITIL
2 22 (37.29%) Service Management
3 15 (25.42%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (20.34%) IT Strategy
6 10 (16.95%) Change Management
7 9 (15.25%) Behavioural Change
7 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
7 9 (15.25%) Matrix Organization
7 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
7 9 (15.25%) Target Operating Model
8 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.47%) ITIL V3
9 5 (8.47%) ITSM
9 5 (8.47%) Project Management
9 5 (8.47%) Supplier Management
10 4 (6.78%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (6.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
3 8 (13.56%) SQL
4 7 (11.86%) sed
5 5 (8.47%) C#
5 5 (8.47%) C++
5 5 (8.47%) Python
5 5 (8.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) MCP
3 1 (1.69%) MCSA
3 1 (1.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.69%) vCloud
6 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (5.08%) SCDPM
2 3 (5.08%) SCOM
2 3 (5.08%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Cisco
3 7 (11.86%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) Apple
4 5 (8.47%) Citrix
4 5 (8.47%) HP
4 5 (8.47%) Progress
4 5 (8.47%) Sophos
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.69%) Acronis
6 1 (1.69%) Aruba
6 1 (1.69%) Dell
6 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.69%) Veeam