The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 55 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 6 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.29% 1.82% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.15% 45.00% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Average salary £22,000 £22,500 £18,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,000 £15,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £30,950 £20,850
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.80% 4.05% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 22
Average salary £46,000 £29,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.62% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £17,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
North West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
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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 - 1
Blackburn - 2 £55,000 -
Blackpool -1 1 £19,000 -5.00%
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) CA Endevor
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Head of IT
1 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Operations Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) REXX
2 1 (11.11%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (11.11%) CA Endevor
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec