The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 93 125 113
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 111 57 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.64% 1.51% 1.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.41% 24.15% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 95 48 74
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.74% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £20,425
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £57,100 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
SLA
North West

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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
405 236 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.63% 6.25% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 338 199 254
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SLA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SLA Salary Trend in Manchester

SLA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SLA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Altrincham - 8 £30,750 -
Stockport -9 4 £19,500 -62.50% 1
Rochdale -3 1 £23,000 -62.90% 2
Sale - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 82 (42.71%) ITIL
2 62 (32.29%) Microsoft
3 56 (29.17%) Windows
3 56 (29.17%) Service Delivery
4 47 (24.48%) MS Excel
5 44 (22.92%) Active Directory
6 43 (22.40%) SQL
7 42 (21.88%) Service Management
8 40 (20.83%) Finance
9 33 (17.19%) Degree
10 32 (16.67%) Project Management
11 30 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (15.63%) Problem Management
12 29 (15.10%) MS Office
13 27 (14.06%) Citrix
14 26 (13.54%) VMware
15 23 (11.98%) Oracle
16 22 (11.46%) MS Exchange
16 22 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (11.46%) ITIL Certification
16 22 (11.46%) Change Management
17 21 (10.94%) .NET
18 19 (9.90%) Java
18 19 (9.90%) Linux
18 19 (9.90%) MCITP
18 19 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (9.38%) JavaScript
19 18 (9.38%) Cisco

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 22 (11.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.60%) Lync
4 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.08%) TPMS
5 4 (2.08%) Apache
5 4 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.04%) IIS
6 2 (1.04%) SAS
6 2 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.04%) CMS
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (24.48%) MS Excel
2 29 (15.10%) MS Office
3 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.69%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.73%) SaaS
2 6 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.29%) DNS
2 13 (6.77%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.73%) LAN
4 10 (5.21%) SAN
5 8 (4.17%) WAN
5 8 (4.17%) Firewall
6 7 (3.65%) VoIP
7 4 (2.08%) LDAP
7 4 (2.08%) Intranet
7 4 (2.08%) Internet
7 4 (2.08%) DHCP
7 4 (2.08%) HTTP
8 3 (1.56%) VPN
8 3 (1.56%) HSRP
8 3 (1.56%) MPLS
8 3 (1.56%) OSPF
8 3 (1.56%) BGP
9 2 (1.04%) SMTP
9 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.04%) DB2
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.04%) Big Data
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.52%) MSI
General
1 40 (20.83%) Finance
2 13 (6.77%) Financial Institution
3 12 (6.25%) Legal
4 10 (5.21%) Banking
5 8 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.60%) Advertising
7 3 (1.56%) Retail
8 2 (1.04%) Publishing
8 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (27.08%) Analyst
2 33 (17.19%) Service Manager
3 27 (14.06%) Service Analyst
4 26 (13.54%) Support Analyst
5 24 (12.50%) Developer
6 17 (8.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (7.81%) Applications Support
7 15 (7.81%) Applications Developer
8 13 (6.77%) Technical Support
8 13 (6.77%) Consultant
9 12 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.73%) Services Delivery Manager
10 11 (5.73%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (5.21%) Help Desk Analyst
11 10 (5.21%) 1st Line Support
12 9 (4.69%) IT Services Manager
13 7 (3.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 6 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
14 6 (3.13%) Storage Specialist
14 6 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.94%) .NET
2 15 (7.81%) Web Services
3 14 (7.29%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.65%) Middleware
5 5 (2.60%) HTML
6 4 (2.08%) RESTful
6 4 (2.08%) CSS
6 4 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.08%) Memcached
6 4 (2.08%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.04%) jQuery
7 2 (1.04%) Ajax
7 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.52%) XML
8 1 (0.52%) XSL
8 1 (0.52%) J2EE
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.60%) Statistics
4 4 (2.08%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.08%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.04%) VSAM
6 2 (1.04%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) Handset
7 1 (0.52%) Clustering
7 1 (0.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.17%) Windows
2 19 (9.90%) Linux
2 19 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (7.81%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (6.25%) UNIX
5 11 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.65%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.65%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.04%) Solaris
9 1 (0.52%) AIX
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (42.71%) ITIL
2 56 (29.17%) Service Delivery
3 42 (21.88%) Service Management
4 32 (16.67%) Project Management
5 30 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (15.63%) Problem Management
6 22 (11.46%) Change Management
7 17 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (6.77%) Risk Management
8 13 (6.77%) Time Management
9 12 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 12 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (5.73%) Data Protection
11 10 (5.21%) Line Management
11 10 (5.21%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (4.17%) PRINCE2
14 7 (3.65%) CRM
14 7 (3.65%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.40%) SQL
2 19 (9.90%) Java
3 18 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.81%) C#
5 12 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.13%) PHP
6 6 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.08%) Perl
7 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (17.19%) Degree
2 22 (11.46%) ITIL Certification
2 22 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (9.90%) MCITP
4 17 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (8.33%) MCP
6 14 (7.29%) CCNA
7 13 (6.77%) MCSE
7 13 (6.77%) MCSA
8 12 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (6.25%) MCTS
9 8 (4.17%) CCA
9 8 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (3.65%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.60%) CCNP
12 4 (2.08%) NCDA
12 4 (2.08%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.56%) PMP
13 3 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.73%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.08%) Postfix
4 4 (2.08%) Varnish
4 4 (2.08%) Squid
5 2 (1.04%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.04%) vSphere
6 1 (0.52%) NFS
6 1 (0.52%) Xen
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (6.25%) SCCM
2 10 (5.21%) Backup Exec
3 9 (4.69%) SCOM
4 4 (2.08%) Puppet
4 4 (2.08%) Nagios
4 4 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.08%) Icinga
5 2 (1.04%) DameWare
5 2 (1.04%) WSUS
6 1 (0.52%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 62 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.06%) Citrix
3 26 (13.54%) VMware
4 23 (11.98%) Oracle
5 18 (9.38%) Cisco
6 16 (8.33%) Symantec
7 15 (7.81%) NetApp
8 11 (5.73%) HP
9 9 (4.69%) McAfee
10 8 (4.17%) Sophos
10 8 (4.17%) Hitachi
11 7 (3.65%) Informatica
12 6 (3.13%) Apple
12 6 (3.13%) EMC
12 6 (3.13%) IBM
12 6 (3.13%) Brocade
13 5 (2.60%) Teradata
13 5 (2.60%) Juniper
14 4 (2.08%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.08%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Nomical Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Nomical Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago