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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 109 84 106
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +22
Permanent jobs citing SLA 79 112 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.19% 3.12% 2.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.76% 28.43% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 57 89 76
Median salary £35,000 £32,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -
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
363 394 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.06% 10.99% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 277 327 281
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,175 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Rochdale +2 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Bolton -12 6 £41,250 +13.79%
Altrincham +7 4 £23,000 -
Cheadle - 2 £21,750 -
Sale - 2 £32,500 -
Wigan -2 1 £45,000 +87.50%
Stockport -9 1 £33,000 +32.00% 2
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 62 (36.69%) ITIL
2 52 (30.77%) Windows
3 51 (30.18%) Finance
4 43 (25.44%) Service Delivery
5 38 (22.49%) Service Management
6 30 (17.75%) MS Excel
7 29 (17.16%) Microsoft
8 27 (15.98%) Active Directory
8 27 (15.98%) Windows 7
9 24 (14.20%) Telecoms
9 24 (14.20%) Management Information System
10 23 (13.61%) MS Office
11 22 (13.02%) WAN
11 22 (13.02%) Ticket Management
12 21 (12.43%) Cisco
13 20 (11.83%) Legal
14 19 (11.24%) Firewall
14 19 (11.24%) Law
14 19 (11.24%) Windows Server
15 18 (10.65%) Blackberry
15 18 (10.65%) SQL
16 17 (10.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 17 (10.06%) Data Centre
17 16 (9.47%) Line Management
17 16 (9.47%) Mentoring
17 16 (9.47%) Change Management
18 15 (8.88%) LAN
18 15 (8.88%) TCP/IP
18 15 (8.88%) High Availability
19 14 (8.28%) SQL Server

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 17 (10.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.51%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.73%) NetWeaver
5 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.37%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.59%) CMS
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (17.75%) MS Excel
2 23 (13.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.59%) assyst
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.02%) WAN
2 19 (11.24%) Firewall
3 15 (8.88%) LAN
3 15 (8.88%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.28%) Internet
5 13 (7.69%) VPN
6 11 (6.51%) BGP
7 8 (4.73%) Wireless
8 7 (4.14%) MPLS
8 7 (4.14%) SAN
9 6 (3.55%) DHCP
9 6 (3.55%) DNS
9 6 (3.55%) Ethernet
9 6 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (3.55%) IPsec
9 6 (3.55%) Network Security
10 5 (2.96%) OSPF
10 5 (2.96%) SNMP
11 4 (2.37%) DSL
11 4 (2.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.33%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (4.73%) DB2
4 1 (0.59%) ActiveReports
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.59%) JDeveloper
General
1 51 (30.18%) Finance
2 24 (14.20%) Telecoms
3 20 (11.83%) Legal
4 19 (11.24%) Law
5 13 (7.69%) Retail
6 6 (3.55%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.96%) Publishing
8 2 (1.18%) Automotive
8 2 (1.18%) Back Office
8 2 (1.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.59%) Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Billing
9 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (22.49%) Analyst
2 29 (17.16%) Service Manager
3 24 (14.20%) IT Manager
4 21 (12.43%) Service Analyst
4 21 (12.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (10.06%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (10.06%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (8.28%) Applications Support
7 13 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
8 12 (7.10%) Consultant
8 12 (7.10%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.92%) Network Engineer
9 10 (5.92%) Support Manager
10 9 (5.33%) IT Support
11 8 (4.73%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.73%) IT Support Manager
11 8 (4.73%) SAP Basis Consultant
11 8 (4.73%) SAP Consultant
11 8 (4.73%) Support Engineer
12 7 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.73%) .NET
1 8 (4.73%) SAP Basis
2 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (3.55%) WCF
3 4 (2.37%) WAP
4 2 (1.18%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.59%) HTML
5 1 (0.59%) JSF
5 1 (0.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.20%) Management Information System
2 18 (10.65%) Blackberry
3 17 (10.06%) Data Centre
4 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.33%) Clustering
6 7 (4.14%) Statistics
7 5 (2.96%) Wiki
8 4 (2.37%) AS400
8 4 (2.37%) iSeries
8 4 (2.37%) STB
9 3 (1.78%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.18%) CMDB
10 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.18%) Health Informatics
10 2 (1.18%) Informatics
10 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.18%) User Experience
11 1 (0.59%) PMI
11 1 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (30.77%) Windows
2 27 (15.98%) Windows 7
3 19 (11.24%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.73%) Unix
7 3 (1.78%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.78%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.18%) Android
8 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.18%) Linux
8 2 (1.18%) VMS
8 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.59%) CentOS
9 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.69%) ITIL
2 43 (25.44%) Service Delivery
3 38 (22.49%) Service Management
4 22 (13.02%) Ticket Management
5 16 (9.47%) Change Management
5 16 (9.47%) Line Management
5 16 (9.47%) Mentoring
6 15 (8.88%) High Availability
7 14 (8.28%) Incident Management
8 11 (6.51%) PRINCE2
8 11 (6.51%) Supplier Management
9 10 (5.92%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (5.33%) Coaching
11 8 (4.73%) Process Improvement
11 8 (4.73%) SAP Implementation
12 7 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.14%) ITIL V3
12 7 (4.14%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (3.55%) Change Control
13 6 (3.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.65%) SQL
2 10 (5.92%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.73%) VB.NET
4 6 (3.55%) C#
4 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.59%) Java
6 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (7.10%) CCNA
2 12 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.73%) CCNP
4 7 (4.14%) Degree
5 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.18%) MCP
7 2 (1.18%) MOS
8 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) QA
2 4 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (15.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.37%) XenApp
2 4 (2.37%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.18%) XenServer
4 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.37%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.59%) DameWare
Vendors
1 29 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.43%) Cisco
3 13 (7.69%) Juniper
4 10 (5.92%) Oracle
5 9 (5.33%) VMware
6 8 (4.73%) SAP
7 7 (4.14%) Citrix
7 7 (4.14%) NETGEAR
8 6 (3.55%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.96%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (2.37%) IBM
10 4 (2.37%) Infor
10 4 (2.37%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.37%) IronPort
10 4 (2.37%) Lotus
10 4 (2.37%) ScanSafe
10 4 (2.37%) Veeam
11 2 (1.18%) Apple
11 2 (1.18%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.18%) Progress
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