The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 62 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 142 105 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.74% 3.77% 3.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.40% 25.24% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130 91 72
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
483 416 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.73% 14.94% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 369 346 223
Average salary £37,250 £35,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £45,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Leeds

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 134 (52.76%) Windows
2 90 (35.43%) Microsoft
3 84 (33.07%) ITIL
4 75 (29.53%) SQL
5 74 (29.13%) Active Directory
6 68 (26.77%) MS Excel
7 62 (24.41%) VMware
8 60 (23.62%) SQL Server
9 53 (20.87%) MS Exchange
10 51 (20.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 47 (18.50%) Cisco
13 45 (17.72%) MS Office
13 45 (17.72%) Finance
14 44 (17.32%) Linux
15 43 (16.93%) SAN
16 42 (16.54%) Citrix
16 42 (16.54%) Cisco Certification
17 39 (15.35%) Firewall
18 36 (14.17%) Change Management
18 36 (14.17%) IIS
19 35 (13.78%) Windows Server 2003
20 34 (13.39%) CCNA
21 33 (12.99%) VPN
22 31 (12.20%) Management Information System
23 30 (11.81%) Service Delivery
23 30 (11.81%) Windows XP
23 30 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
24 29 (11.42%) SQL Server 2005
25 28 (11.02%) Change Control

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 53 (20.87%) MS Exchange
2 36 (14.17%) IIS
3 27 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.51%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.51%) Office Communications Server
6 13 (5.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (5.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (5.12%) Apache
7 11 (4.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (3.54%) Lync
9 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 68 (26.77%) MS Excel
2 45 (17.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.93%) SAN
2 39 (15.35%) Firewall
3 33 (12.99%) VPN
4 26 (10.24%) Internet
5 21 (8.27%) LAN
6 16 (6.30%) NAS
7 12 (4.72%) WAN
8 9 (3.54%) Network Security
8 9 (3.54%) VoIP
8 9 (3.54%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.76%) DNS
10 6 (2.36%) DHCP
10 6 (2.36%) Broadband
10 6 (2.36%) BGP
10 6 (2.36%) OSPF
10 6 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.18%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (1.18%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.79%) FTP
13 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (11.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.94%) MySQL
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (5.12%) InstallShield
General
1 45 (17.72%) Finance
2 10 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.36%) Retail
4 4 (1.57%) Legal
5 3 (1.18%) Wholesale Banking
5 3 (1.18%) Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 108 (42.52%) Analyst
2 66 (25.98%) Support Analyst
3 23 (9.06%) Administrator
4 20 (7.87%) Service Analyst
5 19 (7.48%) Technical Support
5 19 (7.48%) Technical Analyst
6 18 (7.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (6.69%) DBA
7 17 (6.69%) SQL DBA
8 14 (5.51%) Consultant
8 14 (5.51%) Applications Support
8 14 (5.51%) Technical Support Analyst
9 13 (5.12%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 13 (5.12%) Desktop Analyst
9 13 (5.12%) Desktop Support
10 12 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (4.72%) Technical Consultant
10 12 (4.72%) Operations Analyst
10 12 (4.72%) Service Manager
10 12 (4.72%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.06%) Web Services
2 20 (7.87%) XML
3 15 (5.91%) .NET
3 15 (5.91%) SOAP
3 15 (5.91%) WSDL
4 7 (2.76%) HTML
5 6 (2.36%) CSS
6 1 (0.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 26 (10.24%) Clustering
3 11 (4.33%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.54%) Statistics
5 5 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.79%) NHS
7 2 (0.79%) Replication
7 2 (0.79%) CMDB
7 2 (0.79%) iSeries
7 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) Derivative
8 1 (0.39%) RMADS
8 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 134 (52.76%) Windows
2 50 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (17.32%) Linux
4 35 (13.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (11.81%) Windows XP
6 25 (9.84%) UNIX
6 25 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (6.30%) Windows 8
8 12 (4.72%) Ubuntu
8 12 (4.72%) Windows 7
9 10 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.54%) CentOS
11 5 (1.97%) SUSE
11 5 (1.97%) Debian
11 5 (1.97%) Solaris
12 4 (1.57%) AIX
13 3 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (33.07%) ITIL
2 36 (14.17%) Change Management
3 30 (11.81%) Service Delivery
4 28 (11.02%) Change Control
5 22 (8.66%) Root Cause Analysis
6 21 (8.27%) Problem Management
7 15 (5.91%) Time Management
8 14 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (5.12%) Project Management
10 12 (4.72%) Incident Management
11 11 (4.33%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (3.94%) Service Management
13 9 (3.54%) Software Testing
13 9 (3.54%) Matrix Management
14 7 (2.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (2.76%) Migration
15 6 (2.36%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (2.36%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (2.36%) Service Continuity Management
16 5 (1.97%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 75 (29.53%) SQL
2 18 (7.09%) Java
3 13 (5.12%) Perl
4 12 (4.72%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.33%) PHP
6 5 (1.97%) C
7 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.57%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.18%) Python
9 2 (0.79%) C++
9 2 (0.79%) RPG
10 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (16.54%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (13.39%) CCNA
3 22 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (7.87%) MCSE
5 18 (7.09%) Degree
6 11 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (4.33%) MCP
7 6 (2.36%) CCNP
8 5 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.97%) HP ASE
9 3 (1.18%) MCITP
9 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.18%) ISEB
10 2 (0.79%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (0.79%) CCSE
10 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.39%) SCSA
11 1 (0.39%) RHCE
11 1 (0.39%) CISSP
11 1 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.54%) QA
2 6 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (29.13%) Active Directory
2 51 (20.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.66%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.69%) XenApp
5 15 (5.91%) vSphere
6 11 (4.33%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.15%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (3.15%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.36%) XenServer
9 4 (1.57%) Samba
10 2 (0.79%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 21 (8.27%) SCCM
2 12 (4.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (3.94%) WSUS
4 9 (3.54%) SCOM
4 9 (3.54%) Nagios
5 8 (3.15%) Plesk
6 4 (1.57%) OpenView
6 4 (1.57%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.57%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (1.57%) Puppet
7 3 (1.18%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.79%) Foglight
8 2 (0.79%) DameWare
9 1 (0.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 90 (35.43%) Microsoft
2 62 (24.41%) VMware
3 47 (18.50%) Cisco
4 42 (16.54%) Citrix
5 27 (10.63%) HP
6 26 (10.24%) CommVault
7 20 (7.87%) Dell
7 20 (7.87%) NetApp
8 18 (7.09%) Oracle
9 15 (5.91%) Symantec
10 14 (5.51%) Adobe
10 14 (5.51%) Red Hat
11 13 (5.12%) Verint
11 13 (5.12%) Avaya
12 10 (3.94%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.94%) Kaspersky
13 9 (3.54%) Veeam
14 8 (3.15%) Huawei
15 6 (2.36%) AppSense
15 6 (2.36%) Fortinet
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Salary: £16-18k depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21388 - £27901 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago