The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank - 30 38
Permanent jobs citing SLA 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - 0.74% 2.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 14.29% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £14,250 £14,144
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.74%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
SLA
Northern Ireland

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 County Antrim region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 7 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 14.05% 5.19% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 24
Average salary £37,500 £29,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,200 £14,144
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £64,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

SLA
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

SLA Salary Trend in County Antrim

SLA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Acronis
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Billing

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) Acronis
2 1 (33.33%) SAP