The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 49 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 12 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.40% 0.80% 0.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.29% 16.00% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 4
Average salary £17,500 £22,000 £18,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +20.54%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
SLA
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
34 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.79% 5.02% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 16
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +33.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £25,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £32,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SLA
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

SLA Salary Trend in Lancashire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Lancashire

SLA
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 9 £17,500 -
Blackpool - 1 £52,500 -
Burnley - 1 £35,000 -
Nelson - 1 £14,500 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 14 (46.67%) Service Delivery
2 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
3 11 (36.67%) ITIL
4 9 (30.00%) Project Management
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
6 7 (23.33%) MS Office
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) JDA
8 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
8 5 (16.67%) Service Management
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) Logistics
8 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 5 (16.67%) IT Governance
8 5 (16.67%) Operations Management
8 5 (16.67%) RedPrairie
9 4 (13.33%) Firewall
9 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.33%) Avaya
9 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 4 (13.33%) PBX
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.00%) CCNA
10 3 (10.00%) VoIP
10 3 (10.00%) DHCP
10 3 (10.00%) DNS
10 3 (10.00%) Cisco

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) PBX
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) DECT
2 3 (10.00%) VoIP
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) MPLS
3 2 (6.67%) ADSL
3 2 (6.67%) Broadband
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
General
1 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Service Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (16.67%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Incident Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Head of IT
5 2 (6.67%) Head of Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Head of Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Major Incident Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery Coordinator
6 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Service Delivery
2 11 (36.67%) ITIL
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
4 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Logistics
4 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 5 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 5 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) ITSM
7 1 (3.33%) Data Security
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (10.00%) CCNA
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) JDA
1 5 (16.67%) RedPrairie
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Avaya
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Nortel
3 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.00%) BT
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Novell
Colne, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago