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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 105 103 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs citing SLA 81 81 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.99% 2.01% 3.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.70% 28.22% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 69 69 105
Average salary £29,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.27% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,900 £21,480
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +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
328 287 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.07% 7.11% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 283 256 296
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Bolton - 5 £20,000 -
Stockport -1 4 £27,000 +8.00% 1
Salford - 4 - -
Rochdale - 3 £25,000 -
Altrincham +6 1 £18,000 -22.58%
Wigan - 1 £19,000 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 76 (39.58%) ITIL
2 74 (38.54%) Windows
3 68 (35.42%) Microsoft
4 48 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 44 (22.92%) SQL
6 43 (22.40%) VMware
7 40 (20.83%) Service Delivery
8 38 (19.79%) Active Directory
9 35 (18.23%) Finance
10 34 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (17.19%) Change Management
12 32 (16.67%) MS Office
13 29 (15.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (15.10%) Service Management
13 29 (15.10%) Problem Management
13 29 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (14.06%) Citrix
16 26 (13.54%) MS Exchange
17 23 (11.98%) MCSE
17 23 (11.98%) Oracle
18 20 (10.42%) WAN
18 20 (10.42%) SAN
19 19 (9.90%) SQL Server
19 19 (9.90%) Degree
20 18 (9.38%) Project Management
21 17 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
21 17 (8.85%) ITIL Certification
21 17 (8.85%) Incident Management
22 16 (8.33%) Linux

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (13.54%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.77%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (5.21%) Lync
4 8 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.60%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (2.60%) IIS
6 5 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.56%) TPMS
8 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 32 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.69%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (3.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (3.65%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle iProcurement
3 6 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (2.60%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (2.08%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (1.04%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.21%) SaaS
2 5 (2.60%) Office 365
3 4 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.42%) WAN
1 20 (10.42%) SAN
2 15 (7.81%) LAN
3 14 (7.29%) TCP/IP
3 14 (7.29%) Firewall
4 12 (6.25%) DNS
4 12 (6.25%) Internet
5 6 (3.13%) VoIP
5 6 (3.13%) Wireless
6 5 (2.60%) NAS
6 5 (2.60%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.08%) MPLS
7 4 (2.08%) LDAP
8 3 (1.56%) ADSL
8 3 (1.56%) Broadband
8 3 (1.56%) DHCP
8 3 (1.56%) HTTP
8 3 (1.56%) VLAN
9 2 (1.04%) Ethereal
9 2 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 35 (18.23%) Finance
2 16 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.65%) Banking
3 7 (3.65%) Retail
4 6 (3.13%) Legal
5 5 (2.60%) Billing
6 4 (2.08%) Advertising
6 4 (2.08%) Publishing
7 2 (1.04%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (26.56%) Analyst
2 23 (11.98%) Service Manager
3 22 (11.46%) Service Analyst
4 18 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 17 (8.85%) Support Engineer
6 15 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (7.29%) Technical Support
8 11 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (5.21%) Services Delivery Manager
9 10 (5.21%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (5.21%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (4.69%) IT Support
10 9 (4.69%) Team Leader
11 8 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
11 8 (4.17%) Consultant
11 8 (4.17%) Support Manager
12 7 (3.65%) Service Support Manager
13 6 (3.13%) Customer Support Manager
13 6 (3.13%) Customer Services Manager
13 6 (3.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.81%) .NET
1 15 (7.81%) Web Services
2 9 (4.69%) WCF
3 4 (2.08%) Memcached
4 3 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.04%) REST
5 2 (1.04%) XML
5 2 (1.04%) SOAP
6 1 (0.52%) HTML
6 1 (0.52%) CSS
6 1 (0.52%) HTML5
6 1 (0.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.73%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.69%) Statistics
3 8 (4.17%) FlexPod
3 8 (4.17%) Replication
4 5 (2.60%) Clustering
4 5 (2.60%) GIS
5 4 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.08%) IVR
5 4 (2.08%) Economics
5 4 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.04%) Open Source
7 2 (1.04%) IPTV
7 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.04%) EPoS
8 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.52%) AS400
8 1 (0.52%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 74 (38.54%) Windows
2 34 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (15.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (8.33%) Linux
5 14 (7.29%) Windows 7
6 12 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.73%) UNIX
8 7 (3.65%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.13%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.56%) zOS
10 3 (1.56%) MVS
10 3 (1.56%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.56%) Windows NT
10 3 (1.56%) AIX
10 3 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.04%) Android
11 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (39.58%) ITIL
2 40 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 33 (17.19%) Change Management
4 29 (15.10%) Service Management
4 29 (15.10%) Problem Management
5 18 (9.38%) Project Management
6 17 (8.85%) Incident Management
7 15 (7.81%) Time Management
8 14 (7.29%) Change Control
8 14 (7.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (6.77%) ERP
10 12 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.21%) OOD
11 10 (5.21%) OO
12 9 (4.69%) Capacity Management
12 9 (4.69%) Web Development
13 7 (3.65%) Configuration Management
14 6 (3.13%) ITSM
14 6 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.92%) SQL
2 10 (5.21%) C#
3 5 (2.60%) PHP
4 4 (2.08%) Perl
4 4 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.56%) Java
5 3 (1.56%) VB
6 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.52%) RPG
7 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (11.98%) MCSE
3 19 (9.90%) Degree
4 17 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (8.85%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (7.81%) CCNA
5 15 (7.81%) MCITP
6 14 (7.29%) MCP
7 13 (6.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (5.21%) MCSA
9 7 (3.65%) MCTS
10 6 (3.13%) CCA
10 6 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (3.13%) CCNP
11 4 (2.08%) NCDA
12 3 (1.56%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.04%) CCIP
13 2 (1.04%) CCIE
13 2 (1.04%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (19.79%) Active Directory
2 29 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.13%) vSphere
5 5 (2.60%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.08%) Squid
6 4 (2.08%) Postfix
6 4 (2.08%) Varnish
7 2 (1.04%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.04%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.52%) Xen
8 1 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (6.25%) SCCM
2 11 (5.73%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.65%) SCOM
4 4 (2.08%) Puppet
4 4 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.08%) Icinga
4 4 (2.08%) Nagios
5 3 (1.56%) OpenView
5 3 (1.56%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.04%) DameWare
6 2 (1.04%) WSUS
7 1 (0.52%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 68 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 43 (22.40%) VMware
3 27 (14.06%) Citrix
4 23 (11.98%) Oracle
5 15 (7.81%) Cisco
5 15 (7.81%) NetApp
6 12 (6.25%) HP
7 11 (5.73%) Hitachi
8 9 (4.69%) Apple
9 6 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.13%) Avaya
9 6 (3.13%) Symantec
9 6 (3.13%) McAfee
9 6 (3.13%) Sophos
9 6 (3.13%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.60%) Dell
10 5 (2.60%) Pegasus
11 4 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (2.08%) Genesys
12 3 (1.56%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £29000 - £36500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Volt
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + excellent bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 21 days ago