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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 28 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 6 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.39% 0.78% 1.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.29% 40.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £48,500 £46,250 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.86% +39.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
17 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.60% 1.95% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 13
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Chester

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) CCNA
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) VoIP
4 6 (46.15%) QSIG
5 5 (38.46%) DPNSS
5 5 (38.46%) Operations Management
5 5 (38.46%) Lync
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (38.46%) PBX
5 5 (38.46%) ISO 9001
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Juniper
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) F5
7 1 (7.69%) Multicast
7 1 (7.69%) QA
7 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.69%) H.323
7 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.69%) MPLS
7 1 (7.69%) Avaya

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) VoIP
2 6 (46.15%) QSIG
3 5 (38.46%) DPNSS
3 5 (38.46%) PBX
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) Multicast
5 1 (7.69%) H.323
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Report Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Data Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Operations Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago