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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 40 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 16 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.61% 0.69% 2.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 23.08% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 6
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,000 £39,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,400 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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
40 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.03% 2.98% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 16
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,400 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £46,250 £36,600
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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Burnley - 3 £27,500 - 1
Nelson - 3 £15,000 -
Preston +3 1 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Chorley - 1 £30,000 -
Lancaster - 1 £22,500 -
Blackburn - 1 £42,500 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Internet
2 16 (53.33%) Telecoms
3 15 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 15 (50.00%) MS Office
4 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 13 (43.33%) DECT
5 13 (43.33%) VoIP
5 13 (43.33%) DHCP
5 13 (43.33%) DNS
5 13 (43.33%) Life Science
5 13 (43.33%) Software Deployment
5 13 (43.33%) Service Desk Management
5 13 (43.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (36.67%) NAS
7 10 (33.33%) Performance Management
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
8 9 (30.00%) MCSE
8 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
8 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (30.00%) iSCSI
8 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (30.00%) Office 365

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Office
2 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Internet
2 13 (43.33%) DECT
2 13 (43.33%) VoIP
2 13 (43.33%) DHCP
2 13 (43.33%) DNS
3 11 (36.67%) NAS
4 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
4 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (30.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall
5 3 (10.00%) Broadband
6 2 (6.67%) SAN
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security
General
1 16 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.33%) Finance
4 3 (10.00%) Marketing
4 3 (10.00%) Advertising
5 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Operations Manager
1 6 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Services Manager
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Manager
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.33%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Head of Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Life Science
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 13 (43.33%) Software Deployment
2 13 (43.33%) Service Desk Management
2 13 (43.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (30.00%) Resource Management
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) ERP
7 3 (10.00%) Pay per click
7 3 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (10.00%) Online Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) People Management
7 3 (10.00%) SEO
7 3 (10.00%) B2B
8 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.67%) Time Management
9 1 (3.33%) Logistics
9 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.33%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (30.00%) MCSE
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Nortel
3 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (3.33%) RedPrairie
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) JDA
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Novell
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
Burnley, Lancashire
Boohoo.com
Posted: 9 days ago
Preston
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £16,875 to £17,500 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago