The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 35 77 55
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -22
Permanent jobs citing SLA 24 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.62% 0.68% 2.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 9.76% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 13
Average salary £30,000 £31,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,200 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,736
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.53%
SLA
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
60 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 14.05% 6.98% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 38
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £30,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SLA
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

SLA Salary Trend in Leicester

SLA
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Leicester

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 17 (45.95%) ITIL
2 16 (43.24%) Finance
3 13 (35.14%) Oracle
4 12 (32.43%) Retail
5 10 (27.03%) Windows
6 8 (21.62%) Service Management
6 8 (21.62%) Hyperion
7 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
7 7 (18.92%) SQL
7 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (16.22%) Essbase
8 6 (16.22%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (16.22%) Supplier Management
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco
8 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (16.22%) Citrix
9 5 (13.51%) MS Office
9 5 (13.51%) NetApp
9 5 (13.51%) ITSM
9 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (13.51%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (10.81%) Retail-J
10 4 (10.81%) People Management
10 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
10 4 (10.81%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (10.81%) EDI
10 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
10 4 (10.81%) Automotive

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
1 5 (13.51%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (10.81%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Essbase
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Retail
3 4 (10.81%) Automotive
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Applications Support
2 10 (27.03%) Team Leader
3 7 (18.92%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Service Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Support Team Leader
4 6 (16.22%) Service Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Network Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Services Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Operations Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) EDI
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) EFT
3 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.70%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Service Management
3 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
4 6 (16.22%) Supplier Management
5 5 (13.51%) ITSM
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
6 4 (10.81%) People Management
6 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.41%) Line Management
8 2 (5.41%) Change Management
9 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.70%) Operations Management
9 1 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.11%) C
4 2 (5.41%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) VB
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.70%) MCDST
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) MCSA
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) CCDP
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Hyperion
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) NetApp
5 4 (10.81%) Retek
6 3 (8.11%) CODA
6 3 (8.11%) Remedy
6 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 3 (8.11%) Cognos
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Dell