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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 49 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.69% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 9.09% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £65,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.15% +14.03%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
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
20 11 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.90% 4.23% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 24
Average salary £42,500 £31,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% -10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,400 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £56,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) VoIP
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) QSIG
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) DPNSS
4 3 (37.50%) PBX
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Operations Management
4 3 (37.50%) Lync
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) H.323
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) Avaya
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) SMTP
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (37.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) VoIP
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) QSIG
3 3 (37.50%) DPNSS
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) PBX
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) SMTP
5 1 (12.50%) Multicast
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
5 1 (12.50%) H.323
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Telematics
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Operations Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Facebook
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago