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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 59 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.80% 1.16% 1.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.00% 33.33% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £22,000 £18,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -50.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £18,000 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £24,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
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
25 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.02% 3.48% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 30
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.93% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £16,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £49,250 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Preston - 3 £19,250 - 2
Blackburn - 1 £65,000 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Head of IT
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
Preston
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus,hols
Posted: 19 days ago
Preston
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago