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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 63 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 145 93 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.78% 3.51% 3.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.37% 29.34% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 134 79 100
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £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
388 317 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.13% 11.95% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 264 263 332
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

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 23 September 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Leeds

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 131 (47.29%) ITIL
2 119 (42.96%) Windows
3 91 (32.85%) SQL
4 74 (26.71%) Active Directory
5 69 (24.91%) Microsoft
6 67 (24.19%) SQL Server
7 60 (21.66%) MS Excel
8 48 (17.33%) Citrix
9 46 (16.61%) Cisco Certification
10 45 (16.25%) MS Exchange
11 43 (15.52%) MS Office
12 41 (14.80%) CCNA
12 41 (14.80%) Cisco
12 41 (14.80%) VMware
13 39 (14.08%) Finance
13 39 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 37 (13.36%) SQL Server 2008
15 35 (12.64%) Linux
15 35 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (12.27%) Oracle
17 33 (11.91%) Problem Management
17 33 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (11.19%) Firewall
19 29 (10.47%) VPN
20 28 (10.11%) .NET
20 28 (10.11%) Mentoring
21 26 (9.39%) LAN
22 25 (9.03%) WAN
22 25 (9.03%) SAN
22 25 (9.03%) Service Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.89%) IIS
5 8 (2.89%) SAS
6 6 (2.17%) Apache
6 6 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.81%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (1.81%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.44%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.44%) Lync
9 2 (0.72%) CMS
10 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
Applications
1 60 (21.66%) MS Excel
2 43 (15.52%) MS Office
3 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.44%) 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 31 (11.19%) Firewall
2 29 (10.47%) VPN
3 26 (9.39%) LAN
4 25 (9.03%) WAN
4 25 (9.03%) SAN
5 11 (3.97%) DNS
5 11 (3.97%) NAS
6 10 (3.61%) FTP
7 8 (2.89%) DHCP
7 8 (2.89%) Network Security
8 6 (2.17%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.17%) VoIP
8 6 (2.17%) Internet
9 5 (1.81%) MPLS
9 5 (1.81%) HTTP
9 5 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.44%) SSH
10 4 (1.44%) PuTTY
10 4 (1.44%) SecureCRT
10 4 (1.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.25%) MySQL
7 9 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.53%) QlikView
9 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.81%) 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 8 (2.89%) Subversion
2 7 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.44%) JIRA
General
1 39 (14.08%) Finance
2 9 (3.25%) Legal
3 5 (1.81%) Advertising
4 2 (0.72%) Retail
4 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (39.35%) Analyst
2 37 (13.36%) Support Analyst
3 33 (11.91%) Service Analyst
4 30 (10.83%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (5.42%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (5.42%) Network Engineer
5 15 (5.42%) Consultant
6 12 (4.33%) Technical Consultant
6 12 (4.33%) Team Leader
6 12 (4.33%) Voice Engineer
7 11 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (3.61%) MI Analyst
9 9 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 9 (3.25%) Applications Support
9 9 (3.25%) Developer
9 9 (3.25%) Support Team Leader
10 8 (2.89%) Change Analyst
10 8 (2.89%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.11%) .NET
2 18 (6.50%) XML
3 13 (4.69%) Web Services
4 6 (2.17%) HTML
4 6 (2.17%) CSS
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%) SOAP
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.36%) EDI
6 1 (0.36%) WSDL
6 1 (0.36%) LAMP
6 1 (0.36%) Ajax
6 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.14%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.61%) Clustering
3 10 (3.61%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.89%) Statistics
5 7 (2.53%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.81%) IVR
6 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.08%) Replication
7 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.08%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.08%) Social Media
8 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.72%) NHS
8 2 (0.72%) RMADS
9 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.36%) VSAM
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 119 (42.96%) Windows
2 39 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (12.64%) Linux
4 24 (8.66%) Windows XP
5 23 (8.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (7.94%) UNIX
7 20 (7.22%) Windows 7
8 18 (6.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (4.69%) CentOS
10 11 (3.97%) Ubuntu
11 10 (3.61%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.81%) SUSE
12 5 (1.81%) Debian
12 5 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.44%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.36%) Android
14 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (47.29%) ITIL
2 33 (11.91%) Problem Management
3 28 (10.11%) Mentoring
4 25 (9.03%) Service Management
5 24 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (7.94%) Incident Management
7 18 (6.50%) Software Testing
7 18 (6.50%) Service Delivery
8 16 (5.78%) Project Management
8 16 (5.78%) Data Entry
8 16 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (5.42%) Time Management
9 15 (5.42%) Change Management
9 15 (5.42%) Data Analysis
10 14 (5.05%) Performance Management
10 14 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (5.05%) Change Control
11 11 (3.97%) Test Scripting
12 10 (3.61%) ITIL V3
13 9 (3.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 91 (32.85%) SQL
2 15 (5.42%) JavaScript
3 14 (5.05%) T-SQL
4 9 (3.25%) VBA
5 7 (2.53%) Perl
6 6 (2.17%) Java
6 6 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.81%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.44%) Python
8 4 (1.44%) C
9 3 (1.08%) C#
9 3 (1.08%) PHP
10 2 (0.72%) VB
11 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (16.61%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (14.80%) CCNA
3 20 (7.22%) CCNP
4 19 (6.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 18 (6.50%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (3.97%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (3.97%) CCSE
8 10 (3.61%) MCSE
9 8 (2.89%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.17%) Degree
11 6 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.81%) ISEB
12 5 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (1.44%) CCIP
14 3 (1.08%) MCITP
15 2 (0.72%) CISSP
16 1 (0.36%) CCIE
16 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.78%) 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 74 (26.71%) Active Directory
2 35 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.86%) XenApp
4 10 (3.61%) vSphere
4 10 (3.61%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.53%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.53%) XenServer
6 5 (1.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.44%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.08%) WSUS
3 3 (1.08%) Nagios
4 2 (0.72%) Plesk
4 2 (0.72%) Foglight
5 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.36%) SCCM
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.36%) Opsview
Vendors
1 69 (24.91%) Microsoft
2 48 (17.33%) Citrix
3 41 (14.80%) Cisco
3 41 (14.80%) VMware
4 34 (12.27%) Oracle
5 24 (8.66%) CheckPoint
6 21 (7.58%) Avaya
7 19 (6.86%) Symantec
8 16 (5.78%) Verint
9 14 (5.05%) NetApp
10 13 (4.69%) CommVault
11 11 (3.97%) SolarWinds
11 11 (3.97%) HP
12 7 (2.53%) Business Objects
12 7 (2.53%) Juniper
12 7 (2.53%) Tableau
13 6 (2.17%) Capita
13 6 (2.17%) AppSense
14 5 (1.81%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.81%) F5
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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LA International
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Beneftis
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Salary: £50 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
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Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago