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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 98 85 105
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs citing SLA 88 113 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.38% 2.80% 2.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.43% 31.30% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76 103 86
Average salary £42,750 £32,500 £27,756
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.53% +17.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,089 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
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
346 361 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.36% 8.95% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 273 287 252
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,736
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Stockport -3 2 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Altrincham -6 2 £27,250 +21.11% 2
Bolton +7 1 £20,000 +5.26% 1
Oldham +6 1 £75,000 +252.17%
Rochdale -14 1 £45,000 +44.00% 2
Cheadle - 1 £26,750 - 1
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 78 (38.81%) ITIL
2 51 (25.37%) Finance
3 50 (24.88%) Cisco
4 45 (22.39%) Windows
5 44 (21.89%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (21.39%) SQL
7 42 (20.90%) Service Delivery
8 39 (19.40%) Microsoft
9 34 (16.92%) CCNA
10 33 (16.42%) Service Management
11 32 (15.92%) Telecoms
12 31 (15.42%) Firewall
12 31 (15.42%) Active Directory
13 30 (14.93%) MS Excel
13 30 (14.93%) MS Office
14 29 (14.43%) CCNP
15 28 (13.93%) BGP
15 28 (13.93%) MPLS
15 28 (13.93%) C#
16 27 (13.43%) Degree
17 25 (12.44%) Change Management
17 25 (12.44%) Project Management
18 24 (11.94%) SQL Server
18 24 (11.94%) WAN
19 23 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (10.95%) .NET
21 21 (10.45%) Problem Management
22 19 (9.45%) PRINCE2
22 19 (9.45%) LAN
23 18 (8.96%) TCP/IP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (4.48%) SharePoint
1 9 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.48%) Lync
3 4 (1.99%) nginx
3 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.99%) Apache
4 3 (1.49%) CMS
4 3 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.00%) Drupal
5 2 (1.00%) WordPress
5 2 (1.00%) IIS
5 2 (1.00%) Moodle
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (14.93%) MS Office
1 30 (14.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.49%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.49%) Sage 50
3 4 (1.99%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.99%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.99%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (1.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (1.99%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (1.99%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.49%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.50%) Magento
5 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.42%) Firewall
2 28 (13.93%) MPLS
2 28 (13.93%) BGP
3 24 (11.94%) WAN
4 19 (9.45%) LAN
5 18 (8.96%) TCP/IP
6 12 (5.97%) Intranet
6 12 (5.97%) Wireless
7 10 (4.98%) VoIP
8 7 (3.48%) 3G
9 6 (2.99%) QSIG
9 6 (2.99%) DPNSS
9 6 (2.99%) OSPF
9 6 (2.99%) 2G
9 6 (2.99%) WiMAX
9 6 (2.99%) RNC
9 6 (2.99%) LTE
9 6 (2.99%) UMTS
9 6 (2.99%) GSM
9 6 (2.99%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (1.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (1.00%) Big Data
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.00%) MySQL
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.00%) DB2
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (1.49%) MSI
2 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.50%) Subversion
2 1 (0.50%) Toad
General
1 51 (25.37%) Finance
2 32 (15.92%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.98%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.48%) Publishing
5 6 (2.99%) Advertising
6 5 (2.49%) Legal
7 4 (1.99%) Banking
7 4 (1.99%) Retail
7 4 (1.99%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.00%) Local Government
8 2 (1.00%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (20.40%) Service Manager
2 29 (14.43%) Network Engineer
3 28 (13.93%) Analyst
4 26 (12.94%) Developer
5 20 (9.95%) IT Services Manager
6 18 (8.96%) Cisco Engineer
7 17 (8.46%) Consultant
8 15 (7.46%) Service Analyst
9 12 (5.97%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.97%) .NET Developer
9 12 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (5.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (4.48%) Services Delivery Manager
11 8 (3.98%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (3.48%) Programme Manager
12 7 (3.48%) Network Consultant
12 7 (3.48%) Service Desk Manager
12 7 (3.48%) Cisco Consultant
12 7 (3.48%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.95%) .NET
2 18 (8.96%) Web Services
3 16 (7.96%) ASP.NET
4 10 (4.98%) HTML
5 8 (3.98%) WinForms
6 7 (3.48%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (3.48%) Grails
6 7 (3.48%) Middleware
6 7 (3.48%) CSS
7 6 (2.99%) LINQ
8 4 (1.99%) HTML5
8 4 (1.99%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.49%) Application Packaging
10 2 (1.00%) XML
11 1 (0.50%) XSL
11 1 (0.50%) EDI
11 1 (0.50%) jQuery
11 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.48%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.48%) Statistics
3 6 (2.99%) Replication
4 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.00%) Handset
5 2 (1.00%) NHS
5 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.00%) Open Source
5 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.50%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.50%) User Experience
6 1 (0.50%) iPad
6 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.50%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.50%) iPhone
6 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.39%) Windows
2 18 (8.96%) Windows 7
3 12 (5.97%) Windows XP
4 11 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.50%) Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (38.81%) ITIL
2 42 (20.90%) Service Delivery
3 33 (16.42%) Service Management
4 25 (12.44%) Project Management
4 25 (12.44%) Change Management
5 21 (10.45%) Problem Management
6 19 (9.45%) PRINCE2
7 14 (6.97%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.47%) Risk Management
9 12 (5.97%) Incident Management
10 11 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (5.47%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.98%) Workflow
12 9 (4.48%) Network Design
13 8 (3.98%) Data Protection
14 7 (3.48%) User Stories
14 7 (3.48%) Scrum
15 6 (2.99%) Data Management
15 6 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.39%) SQL
2 28 (13.93%) C#
3 16 (7.96%) Java
3 16 (7.96%) VB.NET
4 9 (4.48%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.48%) Ruby
6 5 (2.49%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.99%) PHP
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (21.89%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (16.92%) CCNA
3 29 (14.43%) CCNP
4 27 (13.43%) Degree
5 17 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (4.48%) CCDA
6 9 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (3.48%) MCSE
8 5 (2.49%) MCP
9 3 (1.49%) MCTS
9 3 (1.49%) MCITP
10 2 (1.00%) PMP
10 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.98%) QA
2 9 (4.48%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.50%) HL7
System Software
1 31 (15.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.50%) XenApp
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.99%) SCCM
2 5 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.00%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.00%) Puppet
3 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.00%) Ansible
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 50 (24.88%) Cisco
2 39 (19.40%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.97%) Fortinet
4 12 (5.97%) IBM
5 11 (5.47%) Citrix
6 9 (4.48%) Oracle
6 9 (4.48%) VMware
7 8 (3.98%) Symantec
7 8 (3.98%) HP
8 6 (2.99%) Dell
8 6 (2.99%) EMC
8 6 (2.99%) Nortel
8 6 (2.99%) Ericsson
8 6 (2.99%) NetApp
8 6 (2.99%) Nokia
8 6 (2.99%) Brocade
9 5 (2.49%) Sage
9 5 (2.49%) Veeam
9 5 (2.49%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.49%) Trend Micro
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £31,500 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
IDH Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheadle
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago