Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 137 106
Rank change year-on-year -9 -31 +19
Permanent jobs citing SLA 26 36 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.93% 1.31% 2.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.39% 11.50% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 67
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +24.14%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £79,375 £77,500 £58,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 277 313 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.88% 11.37% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 248 258 221
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,600 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,750 £63,750
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -14 12 £61,250 +44.12% 1
Banbury - 3 £24,000 -
Kidlington - 2 £49,500 -
Abingdon -4 1 £30,000 -15.49%
Wallingford - 1 £19,000 -
Woodstock - 1 £22,000 -
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Problem Management
3 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) Solaris
4 6 (23.08%) Web Services
4 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Retail
6 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (11.54%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (11.54%) Web Filtering
7 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (11.54%) Low Latency
7 3 (11.54%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) QA
7 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.54%) Fault 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 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.85%) GitHub
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
1 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) MPLS
1 3 (11.54%) SMS
1 3 (11.54%) VPN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) GitLab
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Desktop Manager
1 5 (19.23%) Desktop Support
1 5 (19.23%) Service Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Engineering Manager
3 3 (11.54%) IT Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineering Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Network Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Provisioning Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (11.54%) Service Support Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Wiki
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Solaris
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Problem Management
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (11.54%) Low Latency
6 3 (11.54%) Network Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Time Management
6 3 (11.54%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) Avaya
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Remedy
3 1 (3.85%) Sage