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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 35 61 42
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Permanent jobs citing SLA 43 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.90% 3.26% 5.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.44% 27.35% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 30
Average salary £36,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.33%
SLA
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
82 117 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.25% 11.90% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 51 91 79
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £25,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SLA
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

SLA Salary Trend in Leicestershire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

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

SLA Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

SLA
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kegworth - 20 £14,000 -
Leicester +13 15 £31,750 -20.62%
Hinckley +4 4 £55,000 +83.33%
SLA
East Midlands

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 39 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (46.15%) Windows
3 31 (39.74%) MS Office
4 28 (35.90%) MS Excel
5 25 (32.05%) Banking
6 21 (26.92%) Degree
6 21 (26.92%) ITIL
7 20 (25.64%) Finance
8 18 (23.08%) International Banking
9 13 (16.67%) Cisco
9 13 (16.67%) Service Management
9 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 13 (16.67%) Citrix
10 11 (14.10%) NetApp
10 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
11 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
12 8 (10.26%) ITSM
13 7 (8.97%) VMware
13 7 (8.97%) Spreadsheet
13 7 (8.97%) Remedy
13 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (8.97%) People Management
14 6 (7.69%) Project Management
14 6 (7.69%) Quality Management
14 6 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
15 5 (6.41%) Retail
15 5 (6.41%) C
16 4 (5.13%) SQL
16 4 (5.13%) Oracle
16 4 (5.13%) SQL Server

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (39.74%) MS Office
2 28 (35.90%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) LAN
2 3 (3.85%) WAN
2 3 (3.85%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) VPN
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
4 1 (1.28%) DMZ
4 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.28%) FTP
4 1 (1.28%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.28%) MS Access
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (32.05%) Banking
2 20 (25.64%) Finance
3 18 (23.08%) International Banking
4 5 (6.41%) Retail
5 4 (5.13%) Automotive
6 1 (1.28%) Military
6 1 (1.28%) Back Office
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (55.13%) Analyst
2 29 (37.18%) Service Analyst
2 29 (37.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Service Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 6 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Technical Services Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (5.13%) Operations Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (3.85%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (2.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) Service Desk Manager
7 2 (2.56%) Administrator
7 2 (2.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) HTML
1 1 (1.28%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 36 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) UNIX
4 1 (1.28%) AIX
4 1 (1.28%) Solaris
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) ITIL
2 13 (16.67%) Service Management
3 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.26%) ITSM
5 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (8.97%) People Management
6 6 (7.69%) Project Management
6 6 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 6 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (5.13%) Supplier Management
7 4 (5.13%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.85%) Change Management
8 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.56%) Information Security
9 2 (2.56%) Line Management
10 1 (1.28%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.28%) Coaching
10 1 (1.28%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.28%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (1.28%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) C
2 4 (5.13%) SQL
3 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.28%) RPG
4 1 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) VBScript
4 1 (1.28%) VB
4 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.28%) MCDST
3 1 (1.28%) MCSE
3 1 (1.28%) MCSA
3 1 (1.28%) CCNP
3 1 (1.28%) CCNA
3 1 (1.28%) CCDP
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) Cisco
2 13 (16.67%) Citrix
3 11 (14.10%) NetApp
4 7 (8.97%) Remedy
4 7 (8.97%) VMware
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle
6 3 (3.85%) IBM
7 2 (2.56%) HP
8 1 (1.28%) Dell
8 1 (1.28%) Retek
8 1 (1.28%) Sun