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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 63 99 49
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -50
Permanent jobs citing SLA 38 32 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.25% 1.92% 4.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.75% 20.78% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 62
Median salary £24,500 £26,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.54% -20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,250 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
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
160 154 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.70% 9.24% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 133 122 173
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £59,960 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Warrington +14 9 £45,000 +143.24%
Wilmslow -7 6 £32,000 -28.88%
Northwich - 6 £24,000 -
Chester +22 4 £68,750 +96.42%
Crewe +2 4 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Macclesfield -12 2 £19,000 -28.30%
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 30 (46.88%) ITIL
2 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (32.81%) Windows
4 20 (31.25%) Cisco
5 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
5 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
6 16 (25.00%) VMware
7 14 (21.88%) MS Office
7 14 (21.88%) WAN
8 13 (20.31%) MS Exchange
9 12 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (18.75%) CCNA
10 11 (17.19%) Finance
10 11 (17.19%) Service Delivery
11 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (15.63%) Retail
11 10 (15.63%) BGP
12 9 (14.06%) LAN
12 9 (14.06%) Firewall
12 9 (14.06%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
13 8 (12.50%) VoIP
13 8 (12.50%) OSPF
14 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
14 7 (10.94%) SQL
14 7 (10.94%) Change Management
14 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
14 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (10.94%) Data Centre

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 (20.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.88%) MS Office
3 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) assyst
1 2 (3.13%) Line 50
1 2 (3.13%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Office 365
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) WAN
2 10 (15.63%) BGP
3 9 (14.06%) Firewall
3 9 (14.06%) LAN
4 8 (12.50%) OSPF
4 8 (12.50%) VoIP
5 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
6 6 (9.38%) DNS
6 6 (9.38%) Internet
6 6 (9.38%) Network Security
6 6 (9.38%) SNMP
7 4 (6.25%) DHCP
7 4 (6.25%) Ethernet
7 4 (6.25%) MPLS
7 4 (6.25%) SMS
8 3 (4.69%) EIGRP
8 3 (4.69%) VLAN
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.13%) Multicast
9 2 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Power BI
2 2 (3.13%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Retail
3 5 (7.81%) Back Office
4 4 (6.25%) French Language
4 4 (6.25%) German Language
4 4 (6.25%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.13%) Arabic Language
5 2 (3.13%) Hindi Language
5 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.13%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) IT Support
3 10 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Service Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Network Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Services Delivery Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Network Support
6 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (7.81%) IT Support Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Support Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Flash
2 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.38%) Statistics
3 5 (7.81%) Wiki
4 4 (6.25%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (4.69%) EPoS
5 3 (4.69%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) iPad
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.69%) Linux
5 3 (4.69%) Unix
5 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.13%) Android
6 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Service Delivery
3 9 (14.06%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 7 (10.94%) Change Management
6 6 (9.38%) Business Continuity
6 6 (9.38%) ITSM
6 6 (9.38%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.81%) Data Validation
7 5 (7.81%) Network Management
7 5 (7.81%) Service Management
7 5 (7.81%) Ticket Management
7 5 (7.81%) Validation
8 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.25%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) Java
2 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) CCNA
1 12 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.81%) CCENT
2 5 (7.81%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.25%) CCNP
3 4 (6.25%) ISEB
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) MCP
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.69%) Firmware
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) XenApp
6 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Nagios
2 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.13%) PaperCut
2 2 (3.13%) Puppet
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.25%) Cisco
3 16 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (9.38%) Juniper
5 5 (7.81%) Extreme Networks
6 4 (6.25%) Cadence
6 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.25%) Citrix
7 3 (4.69%) NetApp
8 2 (3.13%) arcserve
8 2 (3.13%) Mitel
8 2 (3.13%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (3.13%) Remedy
8 2 (3.13%) Sage
8 2 (3.13%) Siemens
8 2 (3.13%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.13%) Sophos
8 2 (3.13%) Symantec
9 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
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Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £12000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Crewe
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Crewe
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago