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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 84 107 86
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Permanent jobs citing SLA 96 86 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.78% 2.42% 2.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.32% 24.93% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 81 75 106
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,750 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
339 345 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.83% 9.70% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 284 281 296
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Cheadle +6 9 £20,500 -23.36% 1
Stockport +14 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Rochdale +9 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Altrincham +10 2 £23,000 +12.19%
Bolton +12 1 £42,500 +36.00%
Oldham +1 1 £18,500 -75.33%
Salford - 1 £21,000 -
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 78 (43.33%) ITIL
2 64 (35.56%) Windows
3 62 (34.44%) Finance
4 43 (23.89%) Service Delivery
4 43 (23.89%) Windows 7
5 39 (21.67%) MS Excel
6 37 (20.56%) Service Management
7 34 (18.89%) MS Office
8 31 (17.22%) Active Directory
9 27 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (14.44%) Telecoms
10 26 (14.44%) Microsoft
10 26 (14.44%) TCP/IP
11 25 (13.89%) Change Management
11 25 (13.89%) Ticket Management
12 24 (13.33%) WAN
13 23 (12.78%) Legal
13 23 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (12.22%) Blackberry
14 22 (12.22%) SQL
15 21 (11.67%) Law
16 20 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 18 (10.00%) Management Information System
18 17 (9.44%) Incident Management
18 17 (9.44%) Internet
19 16 (8.89%) Windows Server
19 16 (8.89%) LAN
19 16 (8.89%) VMware
20 15 (8.33%) Firewall
20 15 (8.33%) .NET

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 20 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (7.78%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.78%) CMS
6 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.22%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.67%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.67%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 39 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 34 (18.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.56%) assyst
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.44%) TCP/IP
2 24 (13.33%) WAN
3 17 (9.44%) Internet
4 16 (8.89%) LAN
5 15 (8.33%) Firewall
6 11 (6.11%) VPN
7 10 (5.56%) DNS
8 9 (5.00%) ADSL
9 8 (4.44%) DHCP
9 8 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (3.89%) BGP
10 7 (3.89%) Broadband
10 7 (3.89%) Ethernet
11 6 (3.33%) FTP
11 6 (3.33%) ISDN
11 6 (3.33%) PSTN
11 6 (3.33%) VoIP
12 5 (2.78%) OSPF
12 5 (2.78%) SAN
12 5 (2.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) DB2
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.56%) JDeveloper
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 62 (34.44%) Finance
2 26 (14.44%) Telecoms
3 23 (12.78%) Legal
4 21 (11.67%) Law
5 8 (4.44%) Retail
6 7 (3.89%) Marketing
7 6 (3.33%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.78%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.78%) Publishing
9 4 (2.22%) Military
10 3 (1.67%) Banking
11 2 (1.11%) Billing
11 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.56%) Back Office
12 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 49 (27.22%) Analyst
2 29 (16.11%) Service Analyst
2 29 (16.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (12.78%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (12.78%) Service Manager
4 22 (12.22%) Senior Analyst
5 21 (11.67%) IT Manager
5 21 (11.67%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 17 (9.44%) IT Support
8 11 (6.11%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.11%) Support Manager
8 11 (6.11%) Support Technician
9 10 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
9 10 (5.56%) Team Leader
10 9 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
10 9 (5.00%) IT Technician
11 8 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 8 (4.44%) IT Support Manager
12 7 (3.89%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.33%) .NET
2 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.44%) HTML
4 7 (3.89%) Web Services
5 6 (3.33%) WCF
6 3 (1.67%) WAP
7 2 (1.11%) XML
8 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.56%) CSS
8 1 (0.56%) HTML5
8 1 (0.56%) JSF
8 1 (0.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.22%) Blackberry
3 18 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.44%) Statistics
5 7 (3.89%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.78%) Wiki
7 4 (2.22%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (2.22%) PMI
7 4 (2.22%) STB
8 3 (1.67%) AS400
8 3 (1.67%) Clustering
8 3 (1.67%) iSeries
9 2 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.11%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.11%) iPad
9 2 (1.11%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.11%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.11%) User Experience
10 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.56%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 64 (35.56%) Windows
2 43 (23.89%) Windows 7
3 23 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (8.89%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.67%) Android
8 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.67%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (1.67%) Linux
8 3 (1.67%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.11%) Unix
9 2 (1.11%) VMS
9 2 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.56%) CentOS
10 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (43.33%) ITIL
2 43 (23.89%) Service Delivery
3 37 (20.56%) Service Management
4 25 (13.89%) Change Management
4 25 (13.89%) Ticket Management
5 17 (9.44%) Incident Management
6 15 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 13 (7.22%) Line Management
7 13 (7.22%) Process Improvement
8 12 (6.67%) Project Management
9 10 (5.56%) Coaching
9 10 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.56%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.00%) Supplier Management
11 8 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.89%) Document Management
12 7 (3.89%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (3.89%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (3.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.22%) SQL
2 10 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 8 (4.44%) C#
4 6 (3.33%) C
4 6 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.56%) Java
6 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (7.22%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (6.11%) Degree
3 9 (5.00%) CCNA
3 9 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.33%) MCP
6 5 (2.78%) MCSE
7 4 (2.22%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.67%) NCDA
8 3 (1.67%) NCIE
9 2 (1.11%) CCNP
10 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (17.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.78%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.67%) XenApp
5 3 (1.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.11%) XenServer
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.33%) SCCM
2 4 (2.22%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.11%) DameWare
5 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 26 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.89%) VMware
3 13 (7.22%) Cisco
4 10 (5.56%) Citrix
5 9 (5.00%) Intel Security
6 7 (3.89%) Juniper
6 7 (3.89%) Veeam
7 6 (3.33%) Dell
7 6 (3.33%) Remedy
7 6 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.78%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (2.78%) IBM
8 5 (2.78%) SAP
9 4 (2.22%) HP
9 4 (2.22%) Oracle
9 4 (2.22%) Progress
9 4 (2.22%) Sun
9 4 (2.22%) Xerox
10 3 (1.67%) Infor
10 3 (1.67%) IronPort
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Intech 7
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
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