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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 93 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 89 138 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.49% 3.69% 3.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.02% 35.03% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 68 128 75
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,700 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,625 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -9.37%
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
342 394 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 9.57% 10.54% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 261 267 262
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.92%

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 2 September 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Leeds

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 96 (56.47%) ITIL
2 71 (41.76%) Windows
3 44 (25.88%) Microsoft
4 41 (24.12%) MS Excel
5 39 (22.94%) Active Directory
6 37 (21.76%) Service Management
7 36 (21.18%) SQL Server
8 32 (18.82%) SQL
8 32 (18.82%) MS Exchange
9 31 (18.24%) MS Office
9 31 (18.24%) VMware
10 30 (17.65%) Service Delivery
11 29 (17.06%) Cisco
11 29 (17.06%) Project Management
12 28 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (15.88%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (14.71%) Finance
15 23 (13.53%) CheckPoint
16 22 (12.94%) Citrix
16 22 (12.94%) Oracle
16 22 (12.94%) VPN
17 20 (11.76%) Problem Management
18 19 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (11.18%) Incident Management
19 18 (10.59%) DNS
19 18 (10.59%) LAN
19 18 (10.59%) WAN
19 18 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
20 17 (10.00%) Windows 8
20 17 (10.00%) Linux

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 32 (18.82%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.29%) IIS
4 7 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.76%) JBoss
5 3 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.18%) CMS
6 2 (1.18%) Lync
6 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.59%) Apache
Applications
1 41 (24.12%) MS Excel
2 31 (18.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.59%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.94%) VPN
2 18 (10.59%) DNS
2 18 (10.59%) LAN
2 18 (10.59%) WAN
3 16 (9.41%) Firewall
4 15 (8.82%) SAN
5 14 (8.24%) DHCP
6 11 (6.47%) TCP/IP
7 10 (5.88%) SSL
8 8 (4.71%) IPsec
8 8 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.12%) VPLS
9 7 (4.12%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (4.12%) DMVPN
9 7 (4.12%) HSRP
9 7 (4.12%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (4.12%) VRRP
9 7 (4.12%) BGP
9 7 (4.12%) EIGRP
9 7 (4.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.12%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.76%) JasperReports
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.59%) MySQL
12 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (14.71%) Finance
2 13 (7.65%) Retail
3 10 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.76%) Legal
6 2 (1.18%) Law
6 2 (1.18%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) Billing
7 1 (0.59%) Local Government
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Front Office
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (28.82%) Analyst
2 27 (15.88%) Service Analyst
3 26 (15.29%) Service Manager
3 26 (15.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (9.41%) Support Analyst
5 15 (8.82%) Applications Support
6 12 (7.06%) Administrator
6 12 (7.06%) Team Leader
7 11 (6.47%) Network Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
8 10 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) UNIX Administrator
10 8 (4.71%) Applications Manager
10 8 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.12%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (4.12%) Support Manager
11 7 (4.12%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.53%) .NET
1 6 (3.53%) Web Services
1 6 (3.53%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.76%) ODBC
2 3 (1.76%) LAMP
3 2 (1.18%) XML
3 2 (1.18%) HTML
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.59%) CSS
4 1 (0.59%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.24%) NHS
3 10 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.12%) GIS
5 7 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.53%) Clustering
6 6 (3.53%) User Experience
7 5 (2.94%) Replication
7 5 (2.94%) CMDB
8 3 (1.76%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.59%) DTV
9 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.59%) iSeries
9 1 (0.59%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 71 (41.76%) Windows
2 17 (10.00%) Linux
2 17 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 16 (9.41%) Windows 7
3 16 (9.41%) UNIX
3 16 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (7.65%) Windows XP
5 12 (7.06%) Solaris
6 9 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.71%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.18%) Android
8 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (56.47%) ITIL
2 37 (21.76%) Service Management
3 30 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 29 (17.06%) Project Management
5 27 (15.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 19 (11.18%) Incident Management
8 16 (9.41%) Business Continuity
9 15 (8.82%) Change Management
9 15 (8.82%) Mentoring
10 14 (8.24%) CRM
10 14 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (8.24%) Time Management
10 14 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (6.47%) Line Management
12 10 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (4.71%) Change Control
13 8 (4.71%) ITIL V3
13 8 (4.71%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.82%) SQL
2 14 (8.24%) T-SQL
3 6 (3.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.76%) VBA
4 3 (1.76%) VB
5 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.18%) C#
5 2 (1.18%) Java
6 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.59%) Perl
6 1 (0.59%) PHP
6 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (9.41%) Degree
2 15 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (6.47%) CCNP
4 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.29%) CCSE
5 7 (4.12%) CCSA
5 7 (4.12%) CCDA
5 7 (4.12%) CCDP
6 6 (3.53%) CCNA
7 5 (2.94%) HNC
7 5 (2.94%) HND
7 5 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.35%) APMP
8 4 (2.35%) MCSE
8 4 (2.35%) MCSA
9 3 (1.76%) MCP
10 2 (1.18%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.29%) QA
2 8 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (22.94%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.71%) Terminal Services
3 8 (4.71%) XenApp
4 4 (2.35%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.76%) NFS
5 3 (1.76%) Samba
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (4.71%) DameWare
2 5 (2.94%) Opsview
3 4 (2.35%) Graphite
3 4 (2.35%) SCCM
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (1.76%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.18%) WSUS
5 2 (1.18%) OpenView
6 1 (0.59%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (25.88%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.24%) VMware
3 29 (17.06%) Cisco
4 23 (13.53%) CheckPoint
5 22 (12.94%) Citrix
5 22 (12.94%) Oracle
6 12 (7.06%) NetApp
7 8 (4.71%) Symantec
8 7 (4.12%) Dell Compellent
8 7 (4.12%) HP
9 5 (2.94%) CommVault
9 5 (2.94%) Kaspersky
9 5 (2.94%) Remedy
9 5 (2.94%) ATG
10 4 (2.35%) Tealeaf
11 3 (1.76%) BT
11 3 (1.76%) Avaya
11 3 (1.76%) Nortel
11 3 (1.76%) SAP
12 2 (1.18%) Dell
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