The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 66 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing SLA 139 87 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.69% 3.34% 4.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.64% 27.02% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 129 72 106
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £20,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
SLA
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
390 322 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.34% 12.38% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 263 256 335
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,350 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SLA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SLA Salary Trend in Leeds

SLA
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Leeds

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 122 (44.04%) ITIL
2 120 (43.32%) Windows
3 95 (34.30%) SQL
4 69 (24.91%) Active Directory
5 67 (24.19%) Microsoft
6 63 (22.74%) SQL Server
6 63 (22.74%) MS Excel
7 52 (18.77%) Cisco Certification
8 47 (16.97%) CCNA
9 45 (16.25%) MS Exchange
10 44 (15.88%) VMware
11 43 (15.52%) Cisco
11 43 (15.52%) MS Office
12 42 (15.16%) Finance
13 40 (14.44%) Citrix
14 36 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 35 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 35 (12.64%) Oracle
16 34 (12.27%) Problem Management
17 33 (11.91%) Linux
17 33 (11.91%) Firewall
18 31 (11.19%) .NET
18 31 (11.19%) LAN
19 29 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
20 28 (10.11%) VPN
20 28 (10.11%) Windows XP
21 25 (9.03%) WAN
22 24 (8.66%) CheckPoint
23 22 (7.94%) SAN
23 22 (7.94%) CCNP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 45 (16.25%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.33%) IIS
3 10 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (2.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.17%) SAS
6 6 (2.17%) Apache
7 5 (1.81%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.44%) Lync
8 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.72%) CMS
11 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
Applications
1 63 (22.74%) MS Excel
2 43 (15.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.91%) Firewall
2 31 (11.19%) LAN
3 28 (10.11%) VPN
4 25 (9.03%) WAN
5 22 (7.94%) SAN
6 10 (3.61%) DNS
7 9 (3.25%) FTP
7 9 (3.25%) NAS
8 8 (2.89%) DHCP
9 7 (2.53%) Internet
9 7 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.17%) Network Security
10 6 (2.17%) VoIP
11 5 (1.81%) MPLS
12 4 (1.44%) OSPF
12 4 (1.44%) BGP
12 4 (1.44%) Telnet
12 4 (1.44%) HTTP
12 4 (1.44%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.74%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.89%) MySQL
7 7 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.81%) QlikView
9 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Subversion
2 5 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 42 (15.16%) Finance
2 11 (3.97%) Legal
3 5 (1.81%) Advertising
4 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.72%) Retail
5 2 (0.72%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (40.43%) Analyst
2 44 (15.88%) Support Analyst
3 30 (10.83%) Service Analyst
4 27 (9.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (6.14%) Consultant
6 16 (5.78%) Administrator
7 15 (5.42%) Network Engineer
7 15 (5.42%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (5.05%) Technical Consultant
9 12 (4.33%) Voice Engineer
10 11 (3.97%) Team Leader
11 10 (3.61%) Applications Support
12 9 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (2.89%) SQL DBA
13 8 (2.89%) Change Analyst
13 8 (2.89%) DBA
13 8 (2.89%) Technical Support
13 8 (2.89%) Developer
13 8 (2.89%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.19%) .NET
2 20 (7.22%) XML
3 16 (5.78%) Web Services
4 7 (2.53%) HTML
4 7 (2.53%) CSS
5 2 (0.72%) SOAP
5 2 (0.72%) WSDL
5 2 (0.72%) MDX
6 1 (0.36%) jQuery
6 1 (0.36%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.36%) LAMP
6 1 (0.36%) Ajax
6 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.36%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.78%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.89%) Blackberry
2 8 (2.89%) Clustering
3 7 (2.53%) Statistics
4 5 (1.81%) IVR
4 5 (1.81%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.44%) Replication
6 3 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.08%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.08%) Social Media
6 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.72%) RMADS
7 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.72%) NHS
8 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.36%) VSAM
8 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 120 (43.32%) Windows
2 35 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (11.91%) Linux
4 28 (10.11%) Windows XP
5 20 (7.22%) Windows 7
5 20 (7.22%) UNIX
6 19 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (5.78%) CentOS
8 11 (3.97%) Ubuntu
9 10 (3.61%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.89%) SUSE
10 8 (2.89%) Debian
11 7 (2.53%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.08%) AIX
13 3 (1.08%) Solaris
14 1 (0.36%) Android
14 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (44.04%) ITIL
2 34 (12.27%) Problem Management
3 21 (7.58%) Service Management
4 20 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (7.22%) Software Testing
5 18 (6.50%) Incident Management
6 17 (6.14%) Time Management
6 17 (6.14%) Data Entry
7 16 (5.78%) Project Management
7 16 (5.78%) Service Delivery
8 15 (5.42%) Change Management
8 15 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (4.69%) Data Analysis
11 12 (4.33%) Test Scripting
12 11 (3.97%) Change Control
13 8 (2.89%) Performance Management
13 8 (2.89%) ITSM
13 8 (2.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (34.30%) SQL
2 14 (5.05%) JavaScript
3 12 (4.33%) T-SQL
3 12 (4.33%) Java
4 9 (3.25%) VBA
5 8 (2.89%) Perl
6 7 (2.53%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.44%) Python
7 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.44%) C
8 3 (1.08%) C#
8 3 (1.08%) PHP
8 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.72%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (18.77%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (16.97%) CCNA
3 22 (7.94%) CCNP
4 18 (6.50%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (5.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 14 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (3.97%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (3.97%) CCSE
8 10 (3.61%) MCSE
9 7 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.53%) Degree
10 6 (2.17%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.81%) ISEB
12 4 (1.44%) CCIP
13 3 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.08%) MCITP
14 2 (0.72%) CISSP
14 2 (0.72%) MCP
15 1 (0.36%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.14%) QA
2 6 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (24.91%) Active Directory
2 36 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.42%) XenApp
4 11 (3.97%) vSphere
5 10 (3.61%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.53%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.81%) XenServer
8 4 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (2.17%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.17%) SCCM
3 3 (1.08%) Nagios
3 3 (1.08%) WSUS
3 3 (1.08%) Puppet
4 2 (0.72%) Plesk
4 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.72%) Foglight
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.36%) Opsview
Vendors
1 67 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 44 (15.88%) VMware
3 43 (15.52%) Cisco
4 40 (14.44%) Citrix
5 35 (12.64%) Oracle
6 24 (8.66%) CheckPoint
7 21 (7.58%) Avaya
8 16 (5.78%) Verint
9 15 (5.42%) Symantec
10 14 (5.05%) NetApp
11 11 (3.97%) CommVault
12 8 (2.89%) SolarWinds
12 8 (2.89%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.89%) HP
13 7 (2.53%) Juniper
14 6 (2.17%) Adobe
14 6 (2.17%) Capita
15 5 (1.81%) F5
15 5 (1.81%) Tableau
15 5 (1.81%) Business Objects
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Bluetownonline
Salary: £22k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension, 20 days leave
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764.00 - £40558.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 14 days ago