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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 58 63 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing SLA 26 56 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.73% 3.23% 2.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.11% 30.27% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 44 40
Median salary £33,000 £36,750 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.20% +17.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £20,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £49,700 £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
72 185 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.57% 10.66% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 65 152 164
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 29 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 29 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 9 £36,000 +25.21%
Wilmslow +4 3 £35,000 +2.94%
Warrington +13 2 £34,500 -27.36%
Chester -1 2 £53,250 - 1
Macclesfield - 2 £17,000 - 2
Northwich - 1 £19,000 - 1
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 36 (45.57%) ITIL
2 29 (36.71%) Windows
3 28 (35.44%) Finance
4 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
5 26 (32.91%) Active Directory
6 24 (30.38%) MS Office
7 20 (25.32%) MS Exchange
8 18 (22.78%) Data Centre
9 17 (21.52%) MS Excel
10 15 (18.99%) Statistics
11 14 (17.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (16.46%) Retail
12 13 (16.46%) VMware
12 13 (16.46%) ITSM
13 12 (15.19%) ISEB
13 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
13 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
13 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (12.66%) Critical Success Factor
14 10 (12.66%) Performance Management
14 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (12.66%) Financial Modelling
14 10 (12.66%) Service Design
14 10 (12.66%) Escalation Management
14 10 (12.66%) Cadence
14 10 (12.66%) Service Management
14 10 (12.66%) WAN
14 10 (12.66%) Linux
15 9 (11.39%) 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 20 (25.32%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.53%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) Apache
6 1 (1.27%) nginx
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 24 (30.38%) MS Office
2 17 (21.52%) MS Excel
3 8 (10.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) WAN
2 8 (10.13%) LAN
2 8 (10.13%) SMS
3 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (5.06%) Network Security
6 3 (3.80%) BGP
6 3 (3.80%) DHCP
6 3 (3.80%) DNS
6 3 (3.80%) OSPF
6 3 (3.80%) VoIP
7 2 (2.53%) Firewall
7 2 (2.53%) SNMP
8 1 (1.27%) Broadband
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.27%) Internet
8 1 (1.27%) Intranet
8 1 (1.27%) MPLS
8 1 (1.27%) Multicast
8 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) PowerPivot
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) MySQL
2 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (35.44%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Retail
3 7 (8.86%) Back Office
3 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Arabic Language
4 2 (2.53%) Billing
4 2 (2.53%) French Language
4 2 (2.53%) German Language
4 2 (2.53%) Hindi Language
4 2 (2.53%) Russian Language
4 2 (2.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Analyst
2 14 (17.72%) IT Support
3 13 (16.46%) Administrator
3 13 (16.46%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.39%) IT Technician
4 9 (11.39%) Service Manager
4 9 (11.39%) Services Delivery Manager
5 8 (10.13%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (10.13%) IT Manager
5 8 (10.13%) IT Support Manager
5 8 (10.13%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (10.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (10.13%) Support Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Service Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Software Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Software Support Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.80%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) Flash
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) LAMP
3 1 (1.27%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Data Centre
2 15 (18.99%) Statistics
3 8 (10.13%) Driving Licence
4 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.80%) EPoS
5 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.53%) Wiki
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Windows
2 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.66%) Linux
4 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.86%) Windows 10
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.27%) CentOS
9 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.27%) Unix
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) ITIL
2 14 (17.72%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (16.46%) ITSM
4 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
4 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.66%) Critical Success Factor
5 10 (12.66%) Escalation Management
5 10 (12.66%) Financial Modelling
5 10 (12.66%) Performance Management
5 10 (12.66%) Service Design
5 10 (12.66%) Service Management
6 9 (11.39%) Portfolio Management
7 8 (10.13%) Business Development
7 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.13%) Server Building
7 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (7.59%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.33%) Change Management
9 5 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) SQL
2 2 (2.53%) Java
2 2 (2.53%) Perl
2 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.27%) PHP
3 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) ISEB
2 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) MCP
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CISM
5 2 (2.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 26 (32.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) iptables
4 1 (1.27%) Postfix
4 1 (1.27%) XenApp
4 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) SCCM
1 4 (5.06%) SCOM
2 2 (2.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.46%) VMware
3 10 (12.66%) Cadence
4 8 (10.13%) Cisco
5 6 (7.59%) Citrix
6 3 (3.80%) Intel Security
6 3 (3.80%) Juniper
6 3 (3.80%) Sophos
7 2 (2.53%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (2.53%) IBM
7 2 (2.53%) Imperva
7 2 (2.53%) Intel
7 2 (2.53%) Mitel
7 2 (2.53%) NetApp
7 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.53%) Splunk
8 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle
8 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
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