The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 23 35 28
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 13 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 7.18% 1.92% 3.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.24% 21.05% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Median salary £32,500 £31,750 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.36% -7.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £27,800 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £42,000 £36,900
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 34 19 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 18.78% 9.13% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 11
Median salary £36,500 £30,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.66% -13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £20,950 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £39,000 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing SLA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Shropshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA in Shropshire.

Salary trend for SLA in Shropshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Shropshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Shropshire

SLA
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford 0 11 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Shrewsbury - 2 £32,500 -
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
1 8 (30.77%) Unix
1 8 (30.77%) HPUX
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
1 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (23.08%) SAN
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) 3PAR
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (23.08%) Replication
4 5 (19.23%) People Management
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps
4 5 (19.23%) Line Management
4 5 (19.23%) Coaching
4 5 (19.23%) IIS
4 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 5 (19.23%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) NFS
4 5 (19.23%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 4 (15.38%) DDNS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 5 (19.23%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) DDNS
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) NAS
2 4 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 4 (15.38%) Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Replication
3 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) HPUX
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
1 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (30.77%) Unix
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) AIX
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (19.23%) Coaching
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Line Management
3 5 (19.23%) People Management
4 4 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (3.85%) Content Management
7 1 (3.85%) Document Management
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
1 5 (19.23%) NFS
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) 3PAR
4 5 (19.23%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) Intel
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford or London or Newcastle
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: £57-63K p/a
Posted: 17 days ago