The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 48 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 40 42 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.01% 3.20% 4.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.74% 27.63% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 62
Median salary £20,819 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.64% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £24,000 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
106 152 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.63% 11.59% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 63 115 152
Median salary £35,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £56,063
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SLA Salary Trend in Cheshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SLA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Warrington +26 25 £20,375 -
Wilmslow -6 2 £20,819 -40.08% 1
Crewe -10 2 £42,250 +17.36%
Chester - 2 £28,750 - 1
Macclesfield +4 1 £20,000 -16.66%
Runcorn - 1 £18,500 -
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 46 (54.12%) ITIL
2 28 (32.94%) MS Office
2 28 (32.94%) Finance
3 27 (31.76%) Active Directory
4 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 23 (27.06%) MS Excel
6 22 (25.88%) Service Delivery
7 20 (23.53%) Service Management
8 19 (22.35%) Windows
9 18 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (20.00%) Firewall
10 17 (20.00%) Performance Management
10 17 (20.00%) Cisco
11 16 (18.82%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (17.65%) Line Management
12 15 (17.65%) Critical Success Factor
13 14 (16.47%) Service Design
13 14 (16.47%) Escalation Management
13 14 (16.47%) Contract Management
13 14 (16.47%) Statistics
14 13 (15.29%) CCNP
15 12 (14.12%) Incident Management
15 12 (14.12%) Management Information System
15 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
15 12 (14.12%) iPad
16 11 (12.94%) Financial Modelling
16 11 (12.94%) Windows Server
16 11 (12.94%) ITSM
16 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
16 11 (12.94%) VMware

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (12.94%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.88%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.35%) CICS
Applications
1 28 (32.94%) MS Office
2 23 (27.06%) MS Excel
3 10 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Line 50
1 5 (5.88%) Sage X3
2 2 (2.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Office 365
2 5 (5.88%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.35%) SaaS
5 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) Firewall
2 11 (12.94%) VoIP
3 10 (11.76%) Unified Communications
4 7 (8.24%) BGP
4 7 (8.24%) SMS
4 7 (8.24%) WAN
5 5 (5.88%) MPLS
5 5 (5.88%) Skype
6 4 (4.71%) LAN
6 4 (4.71%) OSPF
6 4 (4.71%) SNMP
6 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.53%) DNS
7 3 (3.53%) EIGRP
7 3 (3.53%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.53%) NAS
7 3 (3.53%) Network Security
7 3 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.18%) VLAN
8 1 (1.18%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) Power BI
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.53%) DB2
4 2 (2.35%) IMS/DB
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (32.94%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.24%) Back Office
4 6 (7.06%) Banking
5 5 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Service Manager
2 12 (14.12%) Analyst
2 12 (14.12%) Help Desk Support
3 11 (12.94%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (12.94%) Delivery Manager
3 11 (12.94%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 11 (12.94%) Operations Manager
3 11 (12.94%) Services Delivery Manager
4 10 (11.76%) Network Manager
4 10 (11.76%) Network Operations Manager
5 8 (9.41%) Support Technician
6 6 (7.06%) IT Support
6 6 (7.06%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
7 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 5 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
7 5 (5.88%) IT Technician
7 5 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) Flash
2 4 (4.71%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
1 12 (14.12%) iPad
1 12 (14.12%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Virtual Team
2 4 (4.71%) Wiki
3 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.53%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Windows
2 11 (12.94%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.06%) Unix
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.88%) Android
4 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.88%) Linux
4 5 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.12%) ITIL
2 22 (25.88%) Service Delivery
3 20 (23.53%) Service Management
4 18 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 15 (17.65%) Critical Success Factor
6 15 (17.65%) Line Management
7 14 (16.47%) Contract Management
7 14 (16.47%) Escalation Management
7 14 (16.47%) Service Design
7 14 (16.47%) Statistics
8 12 (14.12%) Incident Management
9 11 (12.94%) Financial Modelling
9 11 (12.94%) ITSM
10 10 (11.76%) Budget Control
10 10 (11.76%) Web Development
11 8 (9.41%) Workflow
12 7 (8.24%) Business Development
12 7 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (8.24%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.35%) COBOL
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) Perl
4 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (15.29%) CCNP
3 11 (12.94%) ISEB
3 11 (12.94%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (11.76%) BC Cleared
4 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.06%) CCNA
6 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) PMO
1 1 (1.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (31.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.53%) Firmware
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) PaperCut
1 5 (5.88%) SCOM
2 4 (4.71%) SCCM
3 3 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.53%) Puppet
4 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.18%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.18%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.00%) Cisco
3 11 (12.94%) Cadence
3 11 (12.94%) VMware
4 5 (5.88%) Sage
4 5 (5.88%) Siemens
5 4 (4.71%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (4.71%) Juniper
6 3 (3.53%) arcserve
6 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.53%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (3.53%) SonicWALL
6 3 (3.53%) Sophos
6 3 (3.53%) Symantec
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle
7 2 (2.35%) Remedy
7 2 (2.35%) Splunk
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £12000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester Le Street, County Durham
ITPS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago