The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 70 44 80
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +36
Permanent jobs citing SLA 33 95 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.50% 5.09% 2.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.57% 48.22% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 77 34
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,550 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
140 197 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.60% 10.55% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 109 168 115
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SLA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Alderley Edge - 7 £25,000 - 1
Crewe +8 4 £36,000 -
Wilmslow +4 4 £50,000 +42.85%
Macclesfield +20 3 £24,000 +26.31%
Warrington -30 2 - -
Northwich +2 1 £25,000 -33.33%
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 35 (53.03%) Windows
2 27 (40.91%) ITIL
3 18 (27.27%) MS Office
3 18 (27.27%) Finance
4 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
4 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 13 (19.70%) Cisco
5 13 (19.70%) VMware
5 13 (19.70%) Service Delivery
6 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 11 (16.67%) Billing
8 10 (15.15%) Service Management
8 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
9 9 (13.64%) CCNP
9 9 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
10 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (10.61%) Degree
11 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (10.61%) CCNA
11 7 (10.61%) Broadband
12 6 (9.09%) Citrix
12 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (9.09%) People Management
13 5 (7.58%) Performance Management
13 5 (7.58%) Driving Licence
13 5 (7.58%) Windows Server
13 5 (7.58%) Incident Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (3.03%) Apache
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.03%) NetWeaver
4 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) Site Server
Applications
1 18 (27.27%) MS Office
2 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (3.03%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Broadband
2 5 (7.58%) VoIP
3 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.55%) Firewall
4 3 (4.55%) LAN
4 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.55%) WAN
5 2 (3.03%) DNS
5 2 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (1.52%) DHCP
6 1 (1.52%) SMTP
6 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
2 2 (3.03%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Billing
3 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Back Office
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Analyst
2 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Software Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Software Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) IT Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) IT Support
6 4 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Service Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.55%) IT Support Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Support Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Basis
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Fiori
1 2 (3.03%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.55%) Statistics
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Windows 7
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.58%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.03%) Android
7 2 (3.03%) Linux
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) Service Delivery
3 10 (15.15%) Service Management
4 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (9.09%) People Management
6 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.58%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.06%) Change Control
7 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.55%) Coaching
8 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.55%) Information Security
8 3 (4.55%) ITSM
8 3 (4.55%) KYC
8 3 (4.55%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.03%) Critical Success Factor
9 2 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) C
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) CCNP
1 9 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.61%) CCNA
2 7 (10.61%) Degree
3 4 (6.06%) ISEB
3 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.03%) CISM
4 2 (3.03%) CISSP
4 2 (3.03%) MCP
4 2 (3.03%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) vCloud
4 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) XenApp
4 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
1 2 (3.03%) vRealize
2 1 (1.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) Cisco
2 13 (19.70%) VMware
3 6 (9.09%) Citrix
4 4 (6.06%) Apple
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle
5 3 (4.55%) SAP
6 2 (3.03%) Cadence
6 2 (3.03%) IBM
6 2 (3.03%) Imperva
6 2 (3.03%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.03%) OpenTV
6 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.03%) Sophos
6 2 (3.03%) Splunk
7 1 (1.52%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.52%) Facebook
7 1 (1.52%) Remedy
7 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.52%) Twitter
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