The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - 23 41
Permanent jobs citing SLA 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 3.59% 1.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 30.43% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 3
Average salary - £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.72%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.21% 11.79% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 5
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SLA
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Chester region.

SLA Salary Trend in Chester

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Broadband
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Telematics
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) Facebook
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Broadband
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Facebook
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (25.00%) VMware