The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 31 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.08% - 1.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.79% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £20,000 - £18,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
SLA
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
19 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 13.19% 3.89% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 8
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,200 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

SLA
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

SLA Salary Trend in Bolton

SLA
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bolton

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) Validation
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper