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 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 90 89 130
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +41
Permanent jobs citing SLA 94 102 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.77% 2.61% 1.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.73% 32.80% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 74 90 54
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.33%
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
339 311 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.99% 7.97% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 274 257 258
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 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
(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
Bolton +12 8 £37,500 +97.36% 3
Stockport +4 8 £25,000 -23.07% 3
Altrincham +3 3 £20,500 +10.81%
Rochdale 0 3 £45,000 +80.00%
Wigan +4 2 £33,250 +75.00%
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 95 (46.80%) ITIL
2 59 (29.06%) Microsoft
3 57 (28.08%) Windows
4 49 (24.14%) MS Excel
5 46 (22.66%) Service Delivery
6 41 (20.20%) SQL
7 39 (19.21%) Finance
7 39 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (18.23%) Service Management
8 37 (18.23%) Cisco
9 35 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (16.75%) Telecoms
11 33 (16.26%) Firewall
11 33 (16.26%) Active Directory
12 31 (15.27%) CCNA
12 31 (15.27%) SQL Server
13 30 (14.78%) Incident Management
13 30 (14.78%) MS Office
14 28 (13.79%) WAN
14 28 (13.79%) VMware
15 25 (12.32%) Change Management
15 25 (12.32%) Data Centre
15 25 (12.32%) Windows 7
16 24 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (11.82%) MPLS
17 23 (11.33%) Citrix
17 23 (11.33%) .NET
18 22 (10.84%) C#
18 22 (10.84%) CCNP
19 21 (10.34%) TCP/IP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 21 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.85%) MS Exchange
3 14 (6.90%) Lync
4 10 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.97%) nginx
7 4 (1.97%) Apache
7 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.99%) Drupal
9 2 (0.99%) WordPress
9 2 (0.99%) IIS
9 2 (0.99%) CMS
9 2 (0.99%) Moodle
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle UPK
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 49 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 30 (14.78%) MS Office
3 5 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (3.94%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.46%) Sage 50
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (1.48%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.49%) Magento
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.49%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.43%) Office 365
2 6 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.26%) Firewall
2 28 (13.79%) WAN
3 24 (11.82%) MPLS
4 21 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 20 (9.85%) LAN
5 20 (9.85%) BGP
6 17 (8.37%) Wireless
7 15 (7.39%) VoIP
8 14 (6.90%) DNS
9 13 (6.40%) DHCP
10 11 (5.42%) VPN
11 8 (3.94%) Intranet
12 7 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (3.45%) 3G
13 6 (2.96%) LTE
13 6 (2.96%) 4G
13 6 (2.96%) 2G
13 6 (2.96%) WiMAX
13 6 (2.96%) RNC
13 6 (2.96%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.99%) MySQL
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.49%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.99%) MSI
3 1 (0.49%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 39 (19.21%) Finance
2 34 (16.75%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.93%) Retail
4 8 (3.94%) Publishing
5 4 (1.97%) Advertising
5 4 (1.97%) Legal
5 4 (1.97%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.48%) Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.99%) Billing
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (17.24%) Analyst
2 31 (15.27%) Service Manager
3 20 (9.85%) Network Engineer
4 19 (9.36%) Developer
5 17 (8.37%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 13 (6.40%) Support Analyst
7 13 (6.40%) Consultant
7 13 (6.40%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (6.40%) IT Services Manager
8 12 (5.91%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (5.91%) Service Analyst
8 12 (5.91%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.93%) IT Support
10 7 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (3.45%) Support Technician
11 6 (2.96%) Network Consultant
11 6 (2.96%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.33%) .NET
2 16 (7.88%) Web Services
3 13 (6.40%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.42%) HTML
5 9 (4.43%) WinForms
6 7 (3.45%) HTML5
6 7 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (3.45%) CSS
7 6 (2.96%) LINQ
8 3 (1.48%) Grails
8 3 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.48%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.99%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.99%) EDI
10 1 (0.49%) Middleware
10 1 (0.49%) XML
10 1 (0.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (12.32%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.93%) Fat Client
3 10 (4.93%) Thin Client
3 10 (4.93%) Statistics
4 9 (4.43%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.96%) Replication
7 5 (2.46%) NHS
8 4 (1.97%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.99%) AS400
9 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.99%) Social Media
10 1 (0.49%) iPad
10 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.49%) FMCG
10 1 (0.49%) iPhone
10 1 (0.49%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.49%) User Experience
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.08%) Windows
2 25 (12.32%) Windows 7
3 24 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (9.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (8.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.93%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.45%) Linux
9 6 (2.96%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (46.80%) ITIL
2 46 (22.66%) Service Delivery
3 37 (18.23%) Service Management
4 30 (14.78%) Incident Management
5 25 (12.32%) Change Management
6 21 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (8.37%) Project Management
8 14 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.40%) Unit Testing
9 13 (6.40%) Change Control
10 12 (5.91%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.93%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.43%) Server Hardening
12 9 (4.43%) Server Building
13 8 (3.94%) Network Design
14 7 (3.45%) Time Management
14 7 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (2.96%) Database Security
15 6 (2.96%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (20.20%) SQL
2 22 (10.84%) C#
3 12 (5.91%) VB.NET
4 7 (3.45%) Java
5 4 (1.97%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.48%) Ruby
6 3 (1.48%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (15.27%) CCNA
3 22 (10.84%) CCNP
4 19 (9.36%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (8.37%) Degree
6 16 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (6.40%) MCP
8 10 (4.93%) MCSE
8 10 (4.93%) MCSA
9 8 (3.94%) CCDA
10 6 (2.96%) MCITP
11 3 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.99%) CCENT
12 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) ISO 9001
1 9 (4.43%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) HL7
System Software
1 33 (16.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.96%) vSphere
5 2 (0.99%) Firmware
5 2 (0.99%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.96%) SCCM
2 5 (2.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.99%) Puppet
3 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.99%) Ansible
4 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.49%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 59 (29.06%) Microsoft
2 37 (18.23%) Cisco
3 28 (13.79%) VMware
4 23 (11.33%) Citrix
5 14 (6.90%) Oracle
6 12 (5.91%) Fortinet
7 9 (4.43%) Dell
8 8 (3.94%) Hitachi
9 7 (3.45%) IBM
9 7 (3.45%) Veeam
10 6 (2.96%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.96%) Ericsson
10 6 (2.96%) Nortel
10 6 (2.96%) HP
10 6 (2.96%) Avaya
10 6 (2.96%) Nokia
11 5 (2.46%) Sage
11 5 (2.46%) Trend Micro
12 3 (1.48%) SAP
13 2 (0.99%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £27500.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum £350 per week call out allowance (ca
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
My Dentist
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 - Dependant On Experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
My Dentist
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago