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 1 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 53 64 76
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 40 59 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.84% 3.67% 2.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.60% 31.72% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 35 45 36
Median salary £33,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +6.06%
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
101 186 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.69% 11.56% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 84 151 136
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,200 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +24 15 £35,000 +22.80%
Wilmslow -1 8 £35,000 +2.94%
Warrington +15 5 £34,500 -27.36% 1
Chester -15 2 £31,500 -35.05% 1
Macclesfield - 2 £20,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 34 (40.00%) ITIL
2 32 (37.65%) Windows
3 28 (32.94%) Finance
4 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
5 24 (28.24%) Active Directory
6 23 (27.06%) MS Office
7 20 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
9 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
10 16 (18.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (17.65%) Statistics
12 14 (16.47%) VMware
13 13 (15.29%) ITSM
13 13 (15.29%) Retail
13 13 (15.29%) Windows 7
14 12 (14.12%) ISEB
14 12 (14.12%) Service Delivery
14 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
15 11 (12.94%) Service Management
15 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (11.76%) Critical Success Factor
16 10 (11.76%) Service Design
16 10 (11.76%) Escalation Management
16 10 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
16 10 (11.76%) Performance Management
16 10 (11.76%) Cadence
16 10 (11.76%) Linux
17 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010

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 20 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.35%) IIS
5 2 (2.35%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.18%) Apache
6 1 (1.18%) nginx
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.18%) Site Server
Applications
1 23 (27.06%) MS Office
2 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
3 8 (9.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) SMS
1 8 (9.41%) WAN
2 6 (7.06%) LAN
3 5 (5.88%) Broadband
3 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.88%) VoIP
3 5 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.35%) BGP
4 2 (2.35%) Network Security
4 2 (2.35%) OSPF
4 2 (2.35%) SNMP
5 1 (1.18%) DHCP
5 1 (1.18%) DNS
5 1 (1.18%) Internet
5 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.35%) PowerPivot
1 2 (2.35%) SAP HANA
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) MySQL
2 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (32.94%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Retail
3 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.24%) Back Office
4 7 (8.24%) Billing
5 2 (2.35%) Arabic Language
5 2 (2.35%) French Language
5 2 (2.35%) German Language
5 2 (2.35%) Hindi Language
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.35%) Russian Language
5 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Analyst
2 15 (17.65%) IT Support
3 13 (15.29%) Administrator
3 13 (15.29%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 10 (11.76%) IT Support Manager
4 10 (11.76%) Support Manager
5 9 (10.59%) IT Technician
5 9 (10.59%) Service Manager
5 9 (10.59%) Services Delivery Manager
6 8 (9.41%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (9.41%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (9.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Software Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Software Support Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) IT Support Technician
10 3 (3.53%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) Flash
2 2 (2.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.35%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.35%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (2.35%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.18%) LAMP
3 1 (1.18%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.18%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
2 15 (17.65%) Statistics
3 6 (7.06%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) EPoS
5 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.65%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Windows 7
3 10 (11.76%) Linux
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
6 6 (7.06%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.18%) CentOS
9 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) ITIL
2 16 (18.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (15.29%) ITSM
4 12 (14.12%) Service Delivery
5 11 (12.94%) Service Management
5 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (11.76%) Critical Success Factor
6 10 (11.76%) Escalation Management
6 10 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
6 10 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 10 (11.76%) Service Design
7 9 (10.59%) Portfolio Management
8 8 (9.41%) Business Development
8 8 (9.41%) Incident Management
8 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.41%) Server Building
8 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.06%) SQL
2 2 (2.35%) Java
2 2 (2.35%) Perl
2 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.18%) PHP
3 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) ISEB
2 8 (9.41%) Degree
3 6 (7.06%) MCP
4 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.35%) CISM
6 2 (2.35%) CISSP
6 2 (2.35%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 24 (28.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) XenApp
4 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.18%) iptables
5 1 (1.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
1 4 (4.71%) SCOM
2 2 (2.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.47%) VMware
3 10 (11.76%) Cadence
4 7 (8.24%) Cisco
5 6 (7.06%) Citrix
6 3 (3.53%) Intel Security
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle
6 3 (3.53%) Sophos
7 2 (2.35%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (2.35%) IBM
7 2 (2.35%) Imperva
7 2 (2.35%) Intel
7 2 (2.35%) Juniper
7 2 (2.35%) Mitel
7 2 (2.35%) NetApp
7 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.35%) SAP
7 2 (2.35%) Splunk
8 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
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