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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 79 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 119 72 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.04% 1.92% 1.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.39% 26.28% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 111 70 71
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.99% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,900 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
346 274 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.84% 7.30% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 283 242 242
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +2 13 £19,500 -35.00% 1
Altrincham - 4 £30,750 -
Oldham +7 3 £18,750 -11.95% 2
Bury - 1 £24,000 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 90 (43.06%) ITIL
2 55 (26.32%) Finance
3 53 (25.36%) Microsoft
4 51 (24.40%) Service Delivery
5 48 (22.97%) Windows
6 45 (21.53%) SQL
7 43 (20.57%) Service Management
8 39 (18.66%) Active Directory
9 35 (16.75%) Degree
10 33 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 32 (15.31%) MS Office
12 29 (13.88%) Cisco
13 28 (13.40%) Problem Management
14 27 (12.92%) Project Management
14 27 (12.92%) Java
15 26 (12.44%) Change Management
16 25 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (11.00%) ITIL Certification
18 23 (11.00%) SQL Server
19 22 (10.53%) C#
20 21 (10.05%) .NET
21 19 (9.09%) JavaScript
21 19 (9.09%) Oracle
21 19 (9.09%) Web Services
21 19 (9.09%) Telecoms
21 19 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
22 18 (8.61%) Risk Management
22 18 (8.61%) CCNA
23 17 (8.13%) CCNP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (6.70%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.83%) Apache
3 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.87%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.91%) nginx
5 4 (1.91%) Lync
5 4 (1.91%) CMS
5 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.96%) Moodle
7 2 (0.96%) WordPress
7 2 (0.96%) Drupal
7 2 (0.96%) SAS
8 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.48%) IIS
8 1 (0.48%) TPMS
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 33 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 32 (15.31%) MS Office
3 3 (1.44%) MS Project
3 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.35%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.96%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.48%) Magento
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.13%) Firewall
2 16 (7.66%) LAN
3 15 (7.18%) TCP/IP
3 15 (7.18%) MPLS
3 15 (7.18%) BGP
4 13 (6.22%) WAN
5 10 (4.78%) VoIP
6 5 (2.39%) Intranet
6 5 (2.39%) OSPF
6 5 (2.39%) HSRP
7 4 (1.91%) VPN
7 4 (1.91%) DNS
7 4 (1.91%) HTTP
8 3 (1.44%) SAN
8 3 (1.44%) DHCP
8 3 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.96%) PBX
9 2 (0.96%) QSIG
9 2 (0.96%) DPNSS
9 2 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.44%) DB2
5 3 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.96%) Big Data
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.96%) MySQL
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Subversion
2 1 (0.48%) MSI
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
General
1 55 (26.32%) Finance
2 19 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.22%) Financial Institution
4 12 (5.74%) Banking
5 10 (4.78%) Legal
6 8 (3.83%) Publishing
7 7 (3.35%) Advertising
8 5 (2.39%) Retail
9 2 (0.96%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.96%) Local Government
9 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (21.53%) Analyst
1 45 (21.53%) Service Manager
2 30 (14.35%) Developer
3 24 (11.48%) Service Analyst
4 22 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 19 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
6 17 (8.13%) Consultant
6 17 (8.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (8.13%) Network Engineer
7 15 (7.18%) Applications Developer
8 14 (6.70%) 1st Line Support
9 13 (6.22%) Applications Support
9 13 (6.22%) Services Delivery Manager
9 13 (6.22%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
11 10 (4.78%) Help Desk Analyst
12 9 (4.31%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 8 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
14 7 (3.35%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.05%) .NET
2 19 (9.09%) Web Services
3 14 (6.70%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.35%) Middleware
4 7 (3.35%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (3.35%) Grails
5 5 (2.39%) HTML
6 4 (1.91%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.91%) RESTful
6 4 (1.91%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.91%) CSS
7 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.96%) jQuery
7 2 (0.96%) Ajax
8 1 (0.48%) J2EE
8 1 (0.48%) XML
8 1 (0.48%) XSL
8 1 (0.48%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.22%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.78%) Statistics
4 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.91%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.44%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.96%) Open Source
7 2 (0.96%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.96%) VSAM
7 2 (0.96%) Handset
7 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.48%) GIS
8 1 (0.48%) iPhone
8 1 (0.48%) iPad
8 1 (0.48%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.97%) Windows
2 12 (5.74%) Windows XP
3 11 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.83%) Linux
6 7 (3.35%) UNIX
6 7 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.96%) Solaris
8 1 (0.48%) AIX
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (43.06%) ITIL
2 51 (24.40%) Service Delivery
3 43 (20.57%) Service Management
4 28 (13.40%) Problem Management
5 27 (12.92%) Project Management
6 26 (12.44%) Change Management
7 24 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (8.61%) Risk Management
10 16 (7.66%) PRINCE2
11 13 (6.22%) Incident Management
11 13 (6.22%) Mentoring
12 12 (5.74%) Business Analysis
13 11 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.26%) Workflow
14 9 (4.31%) Data Protection
15 7 (3.35%) CRM
15 7 (3.35%) Scrum
15 7 (3.35%) Supplier Management
15 7 (3.35%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.53%) SQL
2 27 (12.92%) Java
3 22 (10.53%) C#
4 19 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.22%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.35%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.35%) Ruby
7 4 (1.91%) PHP
8 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (16.75%) Degree
2 25 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (11.00%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (8.61%) CCNA
5 17 (8.13%) CCNP
6 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (4.78%) MCP
7 9 (4.31%) MCITP
7 9 (4.31%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.87%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.87%) MCTS
8 6 (2.87%) MCSA
9 3 (1.44%) PMP
9 3 (1.44%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.44%) MCSE
10 2 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.96%) CCA
10 2 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.96%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.91%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.44%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (18.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (3.83%) SCCM
2 3 (1.44%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.44%) SCOM
3 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.96%) Ansible
3 2 (0.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.48%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 53 (25.36%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.88%) Cisco
3 19 (9.09%) Oracle
4 17 (8.13%) Citrix
5 11 (5.26%) HP
6 10 (4.78%) VMware
6 10 (4.78%) Symantec
7 8 (3.83%) Fortinet
7 8 (3.83%) Informatica
8 7 (3.35%) IBM
9 6 (2.87%) Brocade
9 6 (2.87%) Teradata
9 6 (2.87%) EMC
9 6 (2.87%) NetApp
10 5 (2.39%) Juniper
11 4 (1.91%) SAP
11 4 (1.91%) McAfee
11 4 (1.91%) Hitachi
12 2 (0.96%) SonicWALL
12 2 (0.96%) Sophos
Salford
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
D4 Digital
Salary: £65,000 - £80,000 per year + Share Options + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Company car
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Xn Hotels Systems
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum + OOH & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Nomical Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Nomical Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 (subject to experience)
Posted: 22 days ago
Oldham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18500.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago