The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 49 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.05% 5.85% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.15% 50.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £45,625 £22,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+102.77% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,618 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +1.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
65 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 17.06% 11.70% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 61 12 4
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £49,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
West Yorkshire

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SLA
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

SLA Salary Trend in Halifax

SLA
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Halifax

SLA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) Broadband
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Fortinet