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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 101 117 126
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 106 61 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.50% 1.62% 1.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.97% 25.21% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 92 55 67
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,275 £23,000 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
393 242 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.26% 6.44% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 326 206 233
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £55,000 £50,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -11 7 £19,500 -62.50% 3
Altrincham - 6 £34,500 -
Rochdale -3 1 £23,000 -37.83% 1
Bury - 1 £24,000 -
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 83 (43.46%) ITIL
2 58 (30.37%) Microsoft
3 54 (28.27%) Service Delivery
4 50 (26.18%) Windows
5 44 (23.04%) Finance
6 43 (22.51%) Service Management
7 42 (21.99%) SQL
8 41 (21.47%) MS Excel
9 40 (20.94%) Active Directory
10 32 (16.75%) Degree
11 31 (16.23%) Project Management
12 30 (15.71%) MS Office
13 28 (14.66%) Problem Management
14 26 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (12.04%) Cisco
15 23 (12.04%) Oracle
16 22 (11.52%) Java
16 22 (11.52%) Citrix
16 22 (11.52%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (11.52%) ITIL Certification
16 22 (11.52%) Change Management
17 21 (10.99%) VMware
18 20 (10.47%) .NET
19 18 (9.42%) JavaScript
19 18 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (8.90%) C#
20 17 (8.90%) SQL Server

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (7.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.09%) TPMS
4 4 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.09%) Apache
4 4 (2.09%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.05%) CMS
6 2 (1.05%) SAS
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) IIS
7 1 (0.52%) Lync
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (21.47%) MS Excel
2 30 (15.71%) MS Office
3 3 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.05%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.62%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.05%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.28%) LAN
1 12 (6.28%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.76%) Firewall
3 10 (5.24%) DNS
4 9 (4.71%) SAN
4 9 (4.71%) WAN
5 8 (4.19%) VoIP
5 8 (4.19%) MPLS
5 8 (4.19%) BGP
6 5 (2.62%) OSPF
6 5 (2.62%) HSRP
7 4 (2.09%) Intranet
7 4 (2.09%) HTTP
8 3 (1.57%) Internet
8 3 (1.57%) DHCP
9 2 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.05%) VPN
9 2 (1.05%) SMTP
9 2 (1.05%) LDAP
10 1 (0.52%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.05%) DB2
5 2 (1.05%) Big Data
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Subversion
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.52%) MSI
General
1 44 (23.04%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Financial Institution
3 12 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.24%) Legal
4 10 (5.24%) Banking
5 5 (2.62%) Advertising
6 4 (2.09%) Publishing
7 3 (1.57%) Retail
8 2 (1.05%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (25.65%) Analyst
2 34 (17.80%) Service Manager
3 27 (14.14%) Developer
3 27 (14.14%) Service Analyst
4 23 (12.04%) Support Analyst
5 17 (8.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (7.85%) Applications Developer
6 15 (7.85%) Consultant
7 13 (6.81%) Applications Support
7 13 (6.81%) IT Services Manager
8 11 (5.76%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (5.76%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (5.76%) Support Engineer
8 11 (5.76%) Services Delivery Manager
9 10 (5.24%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.24%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.66%) Technical Support
10 7 (3.66%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 6 (3.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (3.14%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.47%) .NET
2 17 (8.90%) Web Services
3 14 (7.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.66%) Middleware
5 5 (2.62%) HTML
6 4 (2.09%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.09%) RESTful
6 4 (2.09%) CSS
6 4 (2.09%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.57%) Grails
7 3 (1.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.05%) jQuery
8 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.05%) Memcached
8 2 (1.05%) Ajax
8 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.52%) XML
9 1 (0.52%) XSL
9 1 (0.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.76%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.14%) Statistics
5 4 (2.09%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.05%) Handset
6 2 (1.05%) VSAM
6 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.52%) GIS
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.18%) Windows
2 14 (7.33%) Windows 7
3 12 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (6.28%) Linux
3 12 (6.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (5.24%) Windows XP
5 9 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.19%) UNIX
7 4 (2.09%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.57%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.05%) Solaris
9 2 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.52%) AIX
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (43.46%) ITIL
2 54 (28.27%) Service Delivery
3 43 (22.51%) Service Management
4 31 (16.23%) Project Management
5 28 (14.66%) Problem Management
6 26 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (11.52%) Change Management
8 18 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (8.38%) Risk Management
10 13 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.28%) Business Analysis
11 12 (6.28%) Incident Management
12 11 (5.76%) Time Management
12 11 (5.76%) PRINCE2
12 11 (5.76%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.24%) Data Protection
14 9 (4.71%) Workflow
15 8 (4.19%) ERP
16 7 (3.66%) Content Management
16 7 (3.66%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.99%) SQL
2 22 (11.52%) Java
3 18 (9.42%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.90%) C#
5 12 (6.28%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.66%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.09%) PHP
7 4 (2.09%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.57%) Ruby
9 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.05%) Perl
10 1 (0.52%) C
10 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (16.75%) Degree
2 22 (11.52%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (11.52%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (8.38%) MCP
4 16 (8.38%) CCNA
4 16 (8.38%) MCITP
5 13 (6.81%) MCSA
6 12 (6.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (6.28%) MCTS
7 10 (5.24%) CCNP
7 10 (5.24%) MCSE
8 8 (4.19%) CCA
8 8 (4.19%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (4.19%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (2.62%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.09%) NCDA
12 3 (1.57%) PMP
12 3 (1.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (20.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.24%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.05%) Postfix
4 2 (1.05%) Squid
4 2 (1.05%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.05%) Varnish
5 1 (0.52%) NFS
5 1 (0.52%) Xen
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.76%) SCCM
2 9 (4.71%) SCOM
2 9 (4.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.05%) Icinga
3 2 (1.05%) Puppet
3 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.05%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 58 (30.37%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.04%) Oracle
2 23 (12.04%) Cisco
3 22 (11.52%) Citrix
4 21 (10.99%) VMware
5 16 (8.38%) Symantec
6 12 (6.28%) NetApp
7 11 (5.76%) HP
8 9 (4.71%) McAfee
9 8 (4.19%) Sophos
9 8 (4.19%) Hitachi
9 8 (4.19%) Informatica
10 6 (3.14%) EMC
10 6 (3.14%) IBM
10 6 (3.14%) Brocade
11 5 (2.62%) Teradata
11 5 (2.62%) Juniper
11 5 (2.62%) SAP
11 5 (2.62%) Apple
12 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Application Support Analyst
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