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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 51 83 39
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -44
Permanent jobs citing SLA 47 30 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.08% 2.11% 5.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.38% 25.21% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 88
Median salary £22,500 £40,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +15.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £22,970 £19,450
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £61,500 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +10.60%
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
160 119 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.89% 8.37% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 115 106 216
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

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 December 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 December 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 -3 14 £22,500 -43.75%
Warrington +25 13 £18,750 -19.87% 1
Wilmslow -11 11 £28,000 -37.77%
Knutsford +8 1 - -
Macclesfield -14 1 £20,000 -75.00% 1
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 37 (48.68%) ITIL
2 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 26 (34.21%) Windows
4 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
5 24 (31.58%) MS Office
5 24 (31.58%) Finance
6 21 (27.63%) MS Excel
7 19 (25.00%) Cisco
7 19 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 16 (21.05%) VMware
9 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
10 14 (18.42%) CCNA
10 14 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (17.11%) VoIP
11 13 (17.11%) WAN
11 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
12 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
12 12 (15.79%) Performance Management
13 11 (14.47%) Escalation Management
13 11 (14.47%) Contract Management
13 11 (14.47%) Critical Success Factor
13 11 (14.47%) Firewall
13 11 (14.47%) MS PowerPoint
13 11 (14.47%) Statistics
13 11 (14.47%) BGP
14 10 (13.16%) Incident Management
14 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (11.84%) Network Monitoring

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 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.58%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.63%) CICS
Applications
1 24 (31.58%) MS Office
2 21 (27.63%) MS Excel
3 11 (14.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Line 50
1 5 (6.58%) Sage X3
2 2 (2.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Office 365
2 5 (6.58%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.32%) IaaS
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) VoIP
1 13 (17.11%) WAN
2 11 (14.47%) BGP
2 11 (14.47%) Firewall
3 9 (11.84%) LAN
3 9 (11.84%) SMS
4 8 (10.53%) OSPF
5 7 (9.21%) Network Security
5 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.89%) DNS
6 6 (7.89%) MPLS
6 6 (7.89%) SNMP
7 5 (6.58%) Ethernet
7 5 (6.58%) Internet
7 5 (6.58%) Skype
8 4 (5.26%) EIGRP
9 3 (3.95%) DHCP
9 3 (3.95%) NAS
9 3 (3.95%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) Power BI
2 3 (3.95%) DB2
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) IMS/DB
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Back Office
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.63%) French Language
4 2 (2.63%) German Language
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Service Manager
2 13 (17.11%) Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) Delivery Manager
2 13 (17.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
4 8 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Support Technician
5 7 (9.21%) IT Support
6 6 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (7.89%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 6 (7.89%) Network Support
6 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.58%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
7 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.58%) IT Support Technician
7 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) Flash
2 4 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.47%) Statistics
3 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.89%) iPad
5 5 (6.58%) Wiki
6 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.21%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.89%) Unix
5 5 (6.58%) Android
5 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.58%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.26%) Linux
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) ITIL
2 19 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (15.79%) Performance Management
5 11 (14.47%) Contract Management
5 11 (14.47%) Critical Success Factor
5 11 (14.47%) Escalation Management
6 10 (13.16%) Incident Management
7 9 (11.84%) Business Development
7 9 (11.84%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (11.84%) ITSM
7 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
7 9 (11.84%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (11.84%) Service Design
7 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity
8 7 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (9.21%) Workflow
9 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.63%) COBOL
4 1 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) CCNA
1 14 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.84%) ISEB
3 5 (6.58%) CCENT
3 5 (6.58%) CCNP
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
1 1 (1.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.26%) Firmware
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (3.95%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) PaperCut
1 5 (6.58%) SCOM
2 4 (5.26%) SCCM
3 3 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.95%) Puppet
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.32%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.32%) Nagios
4 1 (1.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.00%) Cisco
3 16 (21.05%) VMware
4 9 (11.84%) Cadence
5 6 (7.89%) Juniper
6 5 (6.58%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.58%) Extreme Networks
6 5 (6.58%) Sage
6 5 (6.58%) Siemens
7 3 (3.95%) arcserve
7 3 (3.95%) Citrix
7 3 (3.95%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (3.95%) SonicWALL
7 3 (3.95%) Sophos
7 3 (3.95%) Symantec
8 2 (2.63%) Remedy
9 1 (1.32%) HP
9 1 (1.32%) Meraki
9 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.32%) Splunk
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