Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 109 145
Rank change year-on-year +8 +36 -47
Permanent jobs citing SLA 73 50 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.38% 1.88% 1.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.16% 15.53% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 61 56 40
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.56% +12.50% -16.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £59,000 £46,150
South East median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -9.33% - +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 381 322 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.44% 12.11% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 275 216 267
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,750 £24,600
90th Percentile £76,000 £63,750 £66,000
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 January 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 19 January 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 -5 22 £52,500 +84.21% 2
Abingdon +5 21 £30,250 -3.97% 1
Witney - 12 £52,500 - 1
Kidlington 0 4 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Banbury +1 2 £52,500 +133.33%
Eynsham - 1 £35,000 -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 27 (36.99%) ITIL
2 25 (34.25%) Service Management
3 23 (31.51%) Windows
4 21 (28.77%) Java
5 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
6 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
7 17 (23.29%) DNS
7 17 (23.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
9 14 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (19.18%) Degree
10 13 (17.81%) Service Delivery
11 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (16.44%) Office 365
11 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (16.44%) IT Strategy
12 11 (15.07%) Matrix Organization
12 11 (15.07%) WinDbg
12 11 (15.07%) Wireshark
12 11 (15.07%) VBScript
12 11 (15.07%) C#
12 11 (15.07%) C++
12 11 (15.07%) Linux
12 11 (15.07%) SSL
12 11 (15.07%) HTTP
12 11 (15.07%) Python
12 11 (15.07%) Progress
12 11 (15.07%) Sophos
12 11 (15.07%) Risk Management
12 11 (15.07%) Change Management

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 (13.70%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle AGIS
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.37%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) IaaS
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) DNS
2 11 (15.07%) HTTP
2 11 (15.07%) SSL
2 11 (15.07%) Wireshark
3 8 (10.96%) Broadband
4 6 (8.22%) VLAN
5 5 (6.85%) DHCP
5 5 (6.85%) SAN
5 5 (6.85%) VPN
6 4 (5.48%) SMS
7 3 (4.11%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.74%) Firewall
8 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.74%) WAN
9 1 (1.37%) LAN
9 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) GIS
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Games
2 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.48%) Legal
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Service Manager
2 11 (15.07%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Development Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Escalation Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Service Desk Manager
4 8 (10.96%) Head of Design
4 8 (10.96%) IT Support
5 7 (9.59%) IT Manager
5 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) IT Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Junior IT Support
7 4 (5.48%) Junior IT Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) Apache Camel
1 10 (13.70%) Middleware
2 1 (1.37%) React
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Clustering
2 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.74%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.74%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.37%) CMDB
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) Linux
3 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) ITIL
2 25 (34.25%) Service Management
3 17 (23.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (17.81%) Service Delivery
6 12 (16.44%) IT Strategy
7 11 (15.07%) Change Management
7 11 (15.07%) Data Analysis
7 11 (15.07%) Matrix Organization
7 11 (15.07%) Risk Management
8 10 (13.70%) Behavioural Change
8 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
8 10 (13.70%) Target Operating Model
9 8 (10.96%) ITIL V3
10 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
12 5 (6.85%) Line Management
13 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
13 4 (5.48%) Translating Business Requirements
13 4 (5.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) Java
2 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
3 11 (15.07%) C#
3 11 (15.07%) C++
3 11 (15.07%) Python
3 11 (15.07%) VBScript
4 9 (12.33%) SQL
5 8 (10.96%) sed
6 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MCP
4 1 (1.37%) MCSA
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.22%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.11%) vCloud
3 3 (4.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.11%) SCDPM
2 3 (4.11%) SCOM
2 3 (4.11%) SCVMM
2 3 (4.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.07%) Progress
2 11 (15.07%) Sophos
3 9 (12.33%) Cisco
4 7 (9.59%) VMware
5 5 (6.85%) HP
6 4 (5.48%) Citrix
6 4 (5.48%) Oracle
7 3 (4.11%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.11%) Acronis
7 3 (4.11%) Apple
7 3 (4.11%) Aruba
7 3 (4.11%) Dell
7 3 (4.11%) EqualLogic
7 3 (4.11%) Veeam
8 1 (1.37%) SAP