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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 49 68 42
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Permanent jobs citing SLA 42 34 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.06% 2.59% 5.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.52% 26.56% 46.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 84
Median salary £20,819 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £23,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £49,250 £54,650
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
115 128 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.12% 9.75% 11.77%
Number of salaries quoted 69 104 186
Median salary £33,250 £45,306 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.60% +13.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £30,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £59,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +38 22 £18,750 - 1
Wilmslow -11 7 £27,410 -
Crewe -8 6 £22,500 -43.75%
Macclesfield -6 1 £20,000 -75.00%
Knutsford - 1 - -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 42 (48.84%) ITIL
2 29 (33.72%) Finance
3 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 27 (31.40%) MS Office
5 26 (30.23%) Active Directory
6 25 (29.07%) MS Excel
7 23 (26.74%) Windows
7 23 (26.74%) Service Delivery
8 21 (24.42%) Cisco
9 18 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (19.77%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (18.60%) Performance Management
11 16 (18.60%) Data Centre
12 15 (17.44%) Critical Success Factor
13 14 (16.28%) Escalation Management
13 14 (16.28%) Contract Management
13 14 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
13 14 (16.28%) Statistics
13 14 (16.28%) VMware
13 14 (16.28%) Firewall
14 13 (15.12%) MS Exchange
14 13 (15.12%) VoIP
15 12 (13.95%) CCNA
15 12 (13.95%) Service Design
15 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (12.79%) Financial Modelling
16 11 (12.79%) Business Development
16 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 11 (12.79%) Windows Server
16 11 (12.79%) 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 13 (15.12%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.81%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.33%) CICS
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (31.40%) MS Office
2 25 (29.07%) MS Excel
3 14 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Line 50
1 5 (5.81%) Sage X3
2 2 (2.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Office 365
2 5 (5.81%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) Firewall
2 13 (15.12%) VoIP
3 11 (12.79%) SMS
4 10 (11.63%) BGP
4 10 (11.63%) WAN
5 7 (8.14%) OSPF
6 6 (6.98%) LAN
6 6 (6.98%) SNMP
6 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.81%) Ethernet
7 5 (5.81%) MPLS
7 5 (5.81%) Network Security
7 5 (5.81%) Skype
7 5 (5.81%) Unified Communications
8 4 (4.65%) DNS
8 4 (4.65%) EIGRP
8 4 (4.65%) Internet
9 3 (3.49%) NAS
9 3 (3.49%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Power BI
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.49%) DB2
4 2 (2.33%) IMS/DB
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (33.72%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Back Office
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) French Language
4 1 (1.16%) German Language
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Service Manager
2 16 (18.60%) Delivery Manager
2 16 (18.60%) Services Delivery Manager
3 14 (16.28%) Analyst
4 11 (12.79%) Help Desk Support
5 9 (10.47%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (10.47%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 8 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (9.30%) Support Technician
7 6 (6.98%) IT Support
7 6 (6.98%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Network Support
7 6 (6.98%) Operations Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
8 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support Technician
8 5 (5.81%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (5.81%) IT Technician
8 5 (5.81%) Network Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) Flash
2 4 (4.65%) Web Services
3 1 (1.16%) .NET
3 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.28%) Statistics
3 10 (11.63%) iPad
4 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.81%) Wiki
6 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.49%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Windows
2 11 (12.79%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.14%) Unix
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.81%) Android
5 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.81%) Linux
5 5 (5.81%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) ITIL
2 23 (26.74%) Service Delivery
3 18 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (18.60%) Performance Management
5 15 (17.44%) Critical Success Factor
6 14 (16.28%) Contract Management
6 14 (16.28%) Escalation Management
7 12 (13.95%) Service Design
8 11 (12.79%) Business Development
8 11 (12.79%) Financial Modelling
8 11 (12.79%) ITSM
8 11 (12.79%) Mentoring
8 11 (12.79%) Service Management
8 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (11.63%) Incident Management
10 8 (9.30%) Web Development
10 8 (9.30%) Workflow
11 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (8.14%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (8.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.33%) COBOL
4 1 (1.16%) Java
4 1 (1.16%) Perl
4 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.95%) CCNA
3 11 (12.79%) ISEB
4 9 (10.47%) CCNP
5 7 (8.14%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (5.81%) BC Cleared
6 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.65%) CCENT
7 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.65%) Firmware
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) PaperCut
1 5 (5.81%) SCOM
2 4 (4.65%) SCCM
3 3 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.49%) Puppet
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.16%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.16%) Nagios
4 1 (1.16%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.42%) Cisco
3 14 (16.28%) VMware
4 11 (12.79%) Cadence
5 5 (5.81%) Extreme Networks
5 5 (5.81%) Juniper
5 5 (5.81%) Sage
5 5 (5.81%) Siemens
6 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.49%) arcserve
7 3 (3.49%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (3.49%) SonicWALL
7 3 (3.49%) Sophos
7 3 (3.49%) Symantec
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle
8 2 (2.33%) Remedy
9 1 (1.16%) Citrix
9 1 (1.16%) NetApp
9 1 (1.16%) Splunk
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