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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 9.09% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.75% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
16 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 20.78% 11.04% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 10
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +18.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Terminal Services
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Lync
2 5 (38.46%) HP StoreVirtual
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) NAS
2 5 (38.46%) Veeam
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
2 5 (38.46%) MCSE
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Sun
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) NAS
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) IT Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) IT Systems Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Supervisor
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Supervisor
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) HL7
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Terminal Services
2 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
1 5 (38.46%) Sun
1 5 (38.46%) Veeam
1 5 (38.46%) VMware