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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 67 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 24 49 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.42% 2.81% 3.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.91% 29.17% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 45
Median salary £30,250 £32,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.92% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £34,000 £34,000
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
86 168 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.66% 9.62% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 73 127 167
Median salary £32,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +13 5 £35,000 +21.73%
Warrington +11 5 £34,500 -22.47% 2
Chester - 4 £72,500 -
Northwich - 3 £24,000 - 1
Wilmslow +3 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Macclesfield - 1 - - 1
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 33 (44.59%) ITIL
2 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 24 (32.43%) Windows
4 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
4 22 (29.73%) Finance
5 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
6 17 (22.97%) MS Office
6 17 (22.97%) Data Centre
7 14 (18.92%) Statistics
8 13 (17.57%) Retail
8 13 (17.57%) Service Delivery
8 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
8 13 (17.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (16.22%) ITSM
9 12 (16.22%) VMware
9 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (14.86%) Service Management
10 11 (14.86%) ISEB
10 11 (14.86%) Cisco
10 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (13.51%) Windows 7
11 10 (13.51%) WAN
11 10 (13.51%) Linux
12 9 (12.16%) Flash
12 9 (12.16%) SMS
12 9 (12.16%) Business Development
12 9 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (12.16%) Cadence
12 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (12.16%) Portfolio Management

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 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) Apache
6 1 (1.35%) nginx
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.35%) Site Server
Applications
1 17 (22.97%) MS Office
2 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
3 9 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) WAN
2 9 (12.16%) SMS
3 8 (10.81%) LAN
4 5 (6.76%) Network Security
4 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.41%) BGP
5 4 (5.41%) DHCP
5 4 (5.41%) DNS
5 4 (5.41%) OSPF
6 3 (4.05%) Firewall
6 3 (4.05%) Internet
6 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.70%) Multicast
7 2 (2.70%) SNMP
7 2 (2.70%) VoIP
8 1 (1.35%) Intranet
8 1 (1.35%) MPLS
8 1 (1.35%) VPN
8 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) PowerPivot
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (29.73%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Retail
3 6 (8.11%) Back Office
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.05%) French Language
5 3 (4.05%) German Language
5 3 (4.05%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.70%) Arabic Language
6 2 (2.70%) Hindi Language
6 2 (2.70%) Russian Language
7 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) IT Support
2 12 (16.22%) Administrator
2 12 (16.22%) Analyst
2 12 (16.22%) Service Manager
2 12 (16.22%) Services Delivery Manager
2 12 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (14.86%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (13.51%) IT Manager
5 8 (10.81%) IT Support Manager
5 8 (10.81%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (10.81%) Support Manager
6 7 (9.46%) IT Technician
7 5 (6.76%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.05%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) Flash
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) LAMP
3 1 (1.35%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.35%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Data Centre
2 14 (18.92%) Statistics
3 7 (9.46%) Driving Licence
4 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.05%) EPoS
6 3 (4.05%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.70%) Wiki
8 1 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Windows 7
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.35%) CentOS
6 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) ITIL
2 13 (17.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (17.57%) Service Delivery
3 12 (16.22%) ITSM
3 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.86%) Service Management
5 9 (12.16%) Business Development
5 9 (12.16%) Critical Success Factor
5 9 (12.16%) Escalation Management
5 9 (12.16%) Financial Modelling
5 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
5 9 (12.16%) Performance Management
5 9 (12.16%) Portfolio Management
5 9 (12.16%) Service Design
5 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (10.81%) Server Building
7 5 (6.76%) Change Management
7 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) Java
2 2 (2.70%) Perl
2 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.35%) PHP
3 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) ISEB
2 6 (8.11%) MCP
3 5 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) CCNA
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) CCENT
5 2 (2.70%) CISM
5 2 (2.70%) CISSP
6 1 (1.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) iptables
4 1 (1.35%) Postfix
4 1 (1.35%) XenApp
4 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) SCCM
1 4 (5.41%) SCOM
2 2 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) VMware
3 11 (14.86%) Cisco
4 9 (12.16%) Cadence
5 5 (6.76%) Citrix
6 3 (4.05%) Juniper
7 2 (2.70%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (2.70%) IBM
7 2 (2.70%) Imperva
7 2 (2.70%) Intel
7 2 (2.70%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.70%) Mitel
7 2 (2.70%) NetApp
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.70%) Sophos
7 2 (2.70%) Splunk
8 1 (1.35%) HP
8 1 (1.35%) Meraki
8 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
Northwich, Cheshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Benefits, Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago