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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 47 68 75
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 50 50 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.32% 2.96% 2.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.76% 26.74% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 42
Median salary £32,500 £34,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.10% +5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SLA
North West

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
129 187 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.15% 11.07% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 97 144 132
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £61,215
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Crewe +23 14 £33,750 +39.17% 2
Wilmslow +2 10 £35,000 +2.94%
Warrington +10 9 £24,000 -41.81%
Alderley Edge - 5 - -
Macclesfield - 4 £24,000 -
Nantwich - 2 £24,000 -
Chester -11 1 - - 2
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 38 (44.19%) ITIL
2 33 (38.37%) Windows
3 29 (33.72%) Finance
4 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
5 23 (26.74%) Active Directory
6 21 (24.42%) MS Office
7 19 (22.09%) MS Exchange
8 18 (20.93%) Data Centre
9 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
10 16 (18.60%) Service Delivery
11 14 (16.28%) VMware
11 14 (16.28%) Statistics
12 13 (15.12%) Windows 7
12 13 (15.12%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (13.95%) Service Management
13 12 (13.95%) ISEB
13 12 (13.95%) Cisco
13 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
13 12 (13.95%) ITSM
14 11 (12.79%) Performance Management
14 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (12.79%) Escalation Management
15 10 (11.63%) Service Design
15 10 (11.63%) Critical Success Factor
15 10 (11.63%) Financial Modelling
15 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (11.63%) Cadence
15 10 (11.63%) Linux
16 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2013
17 8 (9.30%) Mentoring

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 19 (22.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.33%) IIS
5 2 (2.33%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.16%) Apache
6 1 (1.16%) nginx
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.16%) Site Server
Applications
1 21 (24.42%) MS Office
2 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
3 8 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) SMS
2 7 (8.14%) WAN
3 5 (5.81%) Broadband
3 5 (5.81%) LAN
3 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.81%) VoIP
3 5 (5.81%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.33%) BGP
4 2 (2.33%) Firewall
4 2 (2.33%) Network Security
4 2 (2.33%) OSPF
4 2 (2.33%) SNMP
5 1 (1.16%) Internet
5 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.16%) MySQL
2 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (33.72%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.30%) Billing
4 7 (8.14%) Back Office
4 7 (8.14%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (17.44%) Analyst
2 13 (15.12%) Administrator
2 13 (15.12%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (11.63%) IT Support
3 10 (11.63%) Service Manager
3 10 (11.63%) Services Delivery Manager
4 9 (10.47%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (10.47%) IT Technician
5 8 (9.30%) IT Manager
5 8 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (9.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.14%) IT Support Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Support Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Software Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Software Support Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (3.49%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Flash
2 2 (2.33%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.33%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (2.33%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.16%) LAMP
3 1 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.16%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.28%) Statistics
3 6 (6.98%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Wiki
6 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (38.37%) Windows
2 13 (15.12%) Windows 7
3 10 (11.63%) Linux
4 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.98%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.16%) CentOS
8 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.19%) ITIL
2 16 (18.60%) Service Delivery
3 13 (15.12%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (13.95%) ITSM
4 12 (13.95%) Service Management
5 11 (12.79%) Escalation Management
5 11 (12.79%) Performance Management
6 10 (11.63%) Critical Success Factor
6 10 (11.63%) Financial Modelling
6 10 (11.63%) Service Design
6 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.30%) Business Development
7 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.30%) Server Building
7 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (8.14%) Incident Management
8 7 (8.14%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.65%) People Management
11 3 (3.49%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) SQL
2 2 (2.33%) Perl
2 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.16%) C
3 1 (1.16%) PHP
3 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) ISEB
2 6 (6.98%) MCP
3 5 (5.81%) Degree
4 4 (4.65%) CCNP
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) CCNA
5 2 (2.33%) CISM
5 2 (2.33%) CISSP
5 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.33%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 23 (26.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.33%) XenApp
4 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.16%) iptables
5 1 (1.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) SCCM
1 4 (4.65%) SCOM
2 3 (3.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.28%) VMware
3 12 (13.95%) Cisco
4 10 (11.63%) Cadence
5 6 (6.98%) Citrix
6 3 (3.49%) Intel Security
6 3 (3.49%) NetApp
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle
6 3 (3.49%) Sophos
7 2 (2.33%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (2.33%) IBM
7 2 (2.33%) Imperva
7 2 (2.33%) Intel
7 2 (2.33%) Juniper
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.33%) SAP
7 2 (2.33%) Splunk
8 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
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