The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 97 112 87
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Permanent jobs citing SLA 88 72 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.23% 1.73% 2.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.85% 25.26% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 76 60 80
Average salary £32,500 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.80% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,260 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
305 285 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.73% 6.85% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 260 257 226
Average salary £38,000 £37,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.01% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Stockport +4 7 £32,500 -35.00%
Rochdale - 5 £25,000 -
Salford 0 4 - -
Bolton - 4 £19,000 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £18,000 -
Sale - 1 £42,500 -
Wigan - 1 £19,000 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 84 (41.79%) ITIL
2 78 (38.81%) Windows
3 77 (38.31%) Microsoft
4 54 (26.87%) MS Excel
5 46 (22.89%) VMware
6 44 (21.89%) Service Delivery
7 43 (21.39%) SQL
8 40 (19.90%) Active Directory
9 39 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (17.91%) Service Management
11 34 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (15.92%) Change Management
12 32 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (15.42%) Finance
13 31 (15.42%) Citrix
13 31 (15.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (14.43%) Problem Management
15 28 (13.93%) Degree
15 28 (13.93%) MS Office
16 27 (13.43%) MS Exchange
17 26 (12.94%) MCSE
18 24 (11.94%) SAN
19 22 (10.95%) Project Management
19 22 (10.95%) Oracle
20 21 (10.45%) SQL Server
20 21 (10.45%) ITIL Certification
21 20 (9.95%) WAN
22 19 (9.45%) MCP
23 18 (8.96%) ERP
23 18 (8.96%) Cisco Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.98%) Lync
5 9 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.49%) IIS
7 5 (2.49%) TPMS
7 5 (2.49%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (26.87%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.98%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (3.98%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (3.98%) Oracle iProcurement
1 8 (3.98%) Oracle Receivables
1 8 (3.98%) Oracle Cash Management
1 8 (3.98%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 6 (2.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 6 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (2.99%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.98%) SaaS
2 6 (2.99%) Office 365
3 4 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.94%) SAN
2 20 (9.95%) WAN
3 16 (7.96%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.46%) Firewall
5 14 (6.97%) Internet
6 13 (6.47%) LAN
7 12 (5.97%) DNS
8 6 (2.99%) Wireless
8 6 (2.99%) VoIP
9 5 (2.49%) Broadband
9 5 (2.49%) Ethernet
9 5 (2.49%) NAS
10 4 (1.99%) MPLS
10 4 (1.99%) LDAP
11 3 (1.49%) ADSL
11 3 (1.49%) HTTP
11 3 (1.49%) VPN
11 3 (1.49%) VLAN
11 3 (1.49%) DHCP
12 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 31 (15.42%) Finance
2 13 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.48%) Retail
4 5 (2.49%) Billing
4 5 (2.49%) Legal
5 4 (1.99%) Banking
6 3 (1.49%) Advertising
7 2 (1.00%) Publishing
7 2 (1.00%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (24.88%) Analyst
2 24 (11.94%) Service Analyst
3 23 (11.44%) Service Manager
4 18 (8.96%) Support Analyst
5 17 (8.46%) Support Engineer
6 16 (7.96%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (7.46%) IT Support
8 13 (6.47%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (6.47%) Technical Support
8 13 (6.47%) Services Delivery Manager
9 12 (5.97%) Team Leader
10 10 (4.98%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (3.98%) Technical Support Analyst
11 8 (3.98%) Support Manager
12 7 (3.48%) Development Team Leader
12 7 (3.48%) SQL DBA
12 7 (3.48%) Consultant
12 7 (3.48%) DBA
12 7 (3.48%) Service Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.96%) Web Services
2 14 (6.97%) .NET
3 12 (5.97%) WCF
4 4 (1.99%) Memcached
5 2 (1.00%) REST
5 2 (1.00%) SOAP
5 2 (1.00%) XML
6 1 (0.50%) CGI
6 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.50%) HTML
6 1 (0.50%) COM
6 1 (0.50%) CSS
6 1 (0.50%) CSS3
6 1 (0.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.97%) Statistics
2 10 (4.98%) Replication
3 9 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.98%) FlexPod
5 7 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.48%) GIS
6 5 (2.49%) Clustering
7 4 (1.99%) IVR
7 4 (1.99%) Economics
7 4 (1.99%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.00%) Open Source
9 2 (1.00%) EPoS
9 2 (1.00%) IPTV
10 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.50%) AS400
10 1 (0.50%) BBC
10 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 78 (38.81%) Windows
2 39 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (7.46%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.97%) Linux
6 13 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.48%) UNIX
8 8 (3.98%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.48%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.49%) zOS
10 3 (1.49%) MVS
10 3 (1.49%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.49%) Windows NT
10 3 (1.49%) AIX
10 3 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.00%) Android
11 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (41.79%) ITIL
2 44 (21.89%) Service Delivery
3 36 (17.91%) Service Management
4 32 (15.92%) Change Management
5 29 (14.43%) Problem Management
6 22 (10.95%) Project Management
7 18 (8.96%) ERP
8 17 (8.46%) Incident Management
9 14 (6.97%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (6.47%) Change Control
11 12 (5.97%) Web Development
11 12 (5.97%) Time Management
11 12 (5.97%) PRINCE2
12 11 (5.47%) OO
12 11 (5.47%) OOD
13 10 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (4.48%) Capacity Management
15 8 (3.98%) Web Design
16 7 (3.48%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.39%) SQL
2 13 (6.47%) C#
3 5 (2.49%) PHP
4 4 (1.99%) Perl
4 4 (1.99%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.49%) VB
6 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.50%) C
7 1 (0.50%) Java
7 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.50%) RPG
7 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (15.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (13.93%) Degree
3 26 (12.94%) MCSE
4 21 (10.45%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (9.45%) MCP
6 18 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (8.96%) MCITP
7 16 (7.96%) CCNA
8 14 (6.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (5.97%) MCSA
10 11 (5.47%) Security Cleared
11 10 (4.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (4.48%) MCTS
13 8 (3.98%) CCA
13 8 (3.98%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (2.49%) CCNP
15 3 (1.49%) NCDA
16 2 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (1.00%) CCIP
16 2 (1.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (19.90%) Active Directory
2 32 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.98%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.99%) vSphere
5 5 (2.49%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.99%) Squid
6 4 (1.99%) Postfix
6 4 (1.99%) Varnish
7 3 (1.49%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.00%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.50%) Xen
9 1 (0.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (6.97%) SCCM
2 13 (6.47%) Backup Exec
3 9 (4.48%) SCOM
4 4 (1.99%) Puppet
4 4 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.99%) Nagios
5 3 (1.49%) OpenView
5 3 (1.49%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.00%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.00%) DameWare
6 2 (1.00%) WSUS
7 1 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 77 (38.31%) Microsoft
2 46 (22.89%) VMware
3 31 (15.42%) Citrix
4 22 (10.95%) Oracle
5 15 (7.46%) Cisco
6 14 (6.97%) NetApp
7 13 (6.47%) Hitachi
8 11 (5.47%) HP
9 10 (4.98%) McAfee
10 9 (4.48%) Apple
11 8 (3.98%) Avaya
11 8 (3.98%) Sophos
11 8 (3.98%) Symantec
12 7 (3.48%) Dell
13 6 (2.99%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.99%) Pegasus
13 6 (2.99%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.99%) Genesys
15 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.49%) Aruba
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefi
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + excellent bens
Posted: 13 days ago