The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 28 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.07% - 1.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.67% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £30,000 - £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +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 Knutsford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.36% 6.76% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 6
Average salary £38,750 £41,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.62% -11.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,650 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £48,950 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SLA
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

SLA Salary Trend in Knutsford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) MCSE
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows NT
6 3 (25.00%) AIX
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) zOS
6 3 (25.00%) MVS
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
6 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) Replication

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) DSL
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
1 2 (16.67%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Level Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows NT
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) zOS
3 3 (25.00%) MVS
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Process Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) CA
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Toshiba