The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
North West / Manchester
Rank 99 84 90
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 96 91 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.63% 2.90% 2.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.29% 23.88% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 82 68 101
Median salary £28,750 £26,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% -23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
451 381 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 12.36% 12.12% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 377 311 290
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

SLA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SLA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +12 7 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Altrincham -5 5 £19,500 -35.00%
Wigan -9 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £40,000 -
Salford - 1 £27,500 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SLA.

1 66 (35.11%) ITIL
2 54 (28.72%) Microsoft
3 50 (26.60%) Windows
4 46 (24.47%) MS Excel
5 39 (20.74%) MS Office
6 31 (16.49%) SQL
6 31 (16.49%) Data Centre
7 30 (15.96%) Service Delivery
8 25 (13.30%) Active Directory
9 24 (12.77%) SQL Server
9 24 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (12.23%) Degree
11 21 (11.17%) Telecoms
11 21 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (10.64%) WAN
12 20 (10.64%) VMware
13 19 (10.11%) Problem Management
13 19 (10.11%) Cisco
14 18 (9.57%) Computacenter
15 17 (9.04%) Time Management
16 16 (8.51%) Workflow
17 15 (7.98%) Finance
17 15 (7.98%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (7.98%) Validation
18 14 (7.45%) Data Protection
18 14 (7.45%) ITIL V3
19 13 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (6.91%) Retail
19 13 (6.91%) CAFM

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.32%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.19%) IIS
4 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.13%) NetWeaver
5 3 (1.60%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (24.47%) MS Excel
2 39 (20.74%) MS Office
3 6 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.66%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 4 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.53%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP EHS
2 1 (0.53%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.38%) SaaS
2 7 (3.72%) IaaS
2 7 (3.72%) PaaS
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.06%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.64%) WAN
2 13 (6.91%) LAN
3 8 (4.26%) Firewall
3 8 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.72%) BGP
4 7 (3.72%) SAN
5 6 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (2.66%) MPLS
6 5 (2.66%) NAS
6 5 (2.66%) OSPF
6 5 (2.66%) SNMP
7 4 (2.13%) IP Telephony
7 4 (2.13%) Network Security
7 4 (2.13%) Wireless
8 3 (1.60%) Cisco ICM
8 3 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.60%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.06%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (1.06%) DNS
9 2 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.13%) DB2
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (2.13%) Spotfire
4 3 (1.60%) GIS
5 2 (1.06%) SAP BW
General
1 21 (11.17%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.98%) Finance
3 13 (6.91%) Retail
4 7 (3.72%) Multimedia
5 6 (3.19%) Back Office
5 6 (3.19%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.66%) Legal
7 4 (2.13%) Banking
8 2 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.06%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (13.83%) Analyst
2 24 (12.77%) Consultant
3 20 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 19 (10.11%) Applications Support
5 16 (8.51%) Help Desk Support
5 16 (8.51%) IT Support
6 15 (7.98%) Support Analyst
7 13 (6.91%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (6.91%) Data Centre Technician
7 13 (6.91%) Data Technician
8 12 (6.38%) Help Desk Analyst
8 12 (6.38%) IT Engineer
9 11 (5.85%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 10 (5.32%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (4.79%) IT Consultant
11 9 (4.79%) IT Recruitment Consultant
11 9 (4.79%) Recruitment Consultant
11 9 (4.79%) Resource Consultant
11 9 (4.79%) Service Manager
12 8 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.79%) .NET
2 6 (3.19%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.13%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (2.13%) CSS
3 4 (2.13%) HTML
3 4 (2.13%) HTML5
3 4 (2.13%) SAP Basis
3 4 (2.13%) Web Services
4 3 (1.60%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.60%) WinForms
5 2 (1.06%) WCF
6 1 (0.53%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.49%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.38%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.72%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (3.72%) iPad
4 7 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.72%) Statistics
5 5 (2.66%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.66%) Wiki
6 4 (2.13%) Clustering
7 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.53%) IVR
8 1 (0.53%) Life Science
8 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.60%) Windows
2 21 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (5.32%) Linux
6 9 (4.79%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.26%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.19%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.66%) Unix
10 2 (1.06%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (35.11%) ITIL
2 30 (15.96%) Service Delivery
3 24 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (10.11%) Problem Management
5 17 (9.04%) Time Management
6 16 (8.51%) Workflow
7 15 (7.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (7.98%) Validation
8 14 (7.45%) Data Protection
8 14 (7.45%) ITIL V3
9 13 (6.91%) CAFM
10 12 (6.38%) High Availability
10 12 (6.38%) Project Management
10 12 (6.38%) Service Management
11 11 (5.85%) Change Management
11 11 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.79%) Business Continuity
12 9 (4.79%) Data Management
12 9 (4.79%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.79%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.49%) SQL
2 13 (6.91%) C
3 9 (4.79%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.19%) C#
5 5 (2.66%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.66%) VB.NET
5 5 (2.66%) VBA
6 3 (1.60%) ABAP
6 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (12.23%) Degree
2 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.32%) MCP
4 8 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.26%) MCSA
5 7 (3.72%) CCNP
6 6 (3.19%) HNC
6 6 (3.19%) HND
6 6 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.66%) CCNA
7 5 (2.66%) MCITP
8 2 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.06%) MBA
9 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.53%) MCSE
9 1 (0.53%) MOS
9 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.53%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.38%) QA
2 10 (5.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (13.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.06%) vSphere
4 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.60%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.60%) SCCM
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (28.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.64%) VMware
3 19 (10.11%) Cisco
4 18 (9.57%) Computacenter
5 13 (6.91%) Citrix
6 11 (5.85%) SAP
7 8 (4.26%) Dell
7 8 (4.26%) Juniper
7 8 (4.26%) Oracle
8 6 (3.19%) Intel
8 6 (3.19%) Intel Security
8 6 (3.19%) Remedy
9 5 (2.66%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (2.66%) Symantec
9 5 (2.66%) Veeam
10 4 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.60%) Progress
12 2 (1.06%) Draytek
12 2 (1.06%) Pegasus
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34196.00 - £36019.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 24k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester
iKas international
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
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Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Training, Annual Leave
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Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago