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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 101 83 114
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +31
Permanent jobs citing SLA 81 108 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.47% 2.80% 2.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.16% 32.34% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 69 100 76
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £28,878
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
322 334 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.82% 8.65% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 258 268 267
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +7 5 £22,000 -32.30% 2
Bolton +6 3 £37,500 +97.36%
Rochdale -5 2 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Altrincham -6 2 £20,500 -8.88% 2
Wigan +1 1 £42,500 +102.38% 1
Cheadle - 1 £26,750 -
Oldham - 1 £75,000 - 1
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 82 (41.21%) ITIL
2 47 (23.62%) Windows
3 46 (23.12%) Microsoft
4 45 (22.61%) Service Delivery
5 41 (20.60%) Finance
5 41 (20.60%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (20.10%) Cisco
7 38 (19.10%) SQL
7 38 (19.10%) Telecoms
8 34 (17.09%) Service Management
9 33 (16.58%) CCNA
9 33 (16.58%) MS Excel
10 32 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (15.08%) MS Office
11 30 (15.08%) MPLS
11 30 (15.08%) Firewall
12 28 (14.07%) CCNP
13 27 (13.57%) Active Directory
13 27 (13.57%) SQL Server
14 26 (13.07%) C#
14 26 (13.07%) WAN
14 26 (13.07%) BGP
14 26 (13.07%) Change Management
15 25 (12.56%) Data Centre
16 22 (11.06%) Windows 7
17 20 (10.05%) .NET
17 20 (10.05%) Web Services
17 20 (10.05%) Incident Management
18 19 (9.55%) LAN
19 18 (9.05%) ITIL Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 17 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.03%) Lync
3 11 (5.53%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.01%) nginx
7 4 (2.01%) Apache
8 3 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.01%) Drupal
9 2 (1.01%) WordPress
9 2 (1.01%) CMS
9 2 (1.01%) Moodle
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle UPK
10 1 (0.50%) IIS
10 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (16.58%) MS Excel
2 30 (15.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.51%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.51%) Sage 50
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (1.51%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.50%) Magento
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.08%) MPLS
1 30 (15.08%) Firewall
2 26 (13.07%) BGP
2 26 (13.07%) WAN
3 19 (9.55%) LAN
4 14 (7.04%) TCP/IP
5 12 (6.03%) Wireless
6 9 (4.52%) Intranet
6 9 (4.52%) VoIP
7 8 (4.02%) DNS
8 7 (3.52%) DHCP
8 7 (3.52%) 3G
9 6 (3.02%) LTE
9 6 (3.02%) 4G
9 6 (3.02%) 2G
9 6 (3.02%) WiMAX
9 6 (3.02%) RNC
9 6 (3.02%) DPNSS
9 6 (3.02%) QSIG
9 6 (3.02%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (2.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.01%) MySQL
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.50%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.50%) DB2
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.01%) MSI
3 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.50%) Toad
General
1 41 (20.60%) Finance
2 38 (19.10%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.52%) Publishing
4 7 (3.52%) Retail
5 5 (2.51%) Legal
6 4 (2.01%) Advertising
6 4 (2.01%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.01%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (19.10%) Service Manager
2 26 (13.07%) Network Engineer
3 24 (12.06%) Developer
3 24 (12.06%) Analyst
4 17 (8.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (8.54%) IT Services Manager
5 15 (7.54%) Consultant
6 14 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (6.03%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.03%) Service Analyst
7 12 (6.03%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (5.03%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (4.52%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (4.52%) Services Delivery Manager
10 8 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) Web Programme Manager
11 7 (3.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 7 (3.52%) Cisco Consultant
11 7 (3.52%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.05%) Web Services
1 20 (10.05%) .NET
2 13 (6.53%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.52%) WinForms
3 9 (4.52%) HTML
4 7 (3.52%) Grails
4 7 (3.52%) HTML5
4 7 (3.52%) AngularJS
4 7 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (3.52%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (3.52%) CSS
5 6 (3.02%) LINQ
6 2 (1.01%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.50%) XML
7 1 (0.50%) EDI
7 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (12.56%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.03%) Statistics
4 9 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.02%) Replication
6 5 (2.51%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.51%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.01%) NHS
8 2 (1.01%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.50%) Handset
9 1 (0.50%) CMDB
9 1 (0.50%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.50%) User Experience
9 1 (0.50%) FMCG
9 1 (0.50%) iPhone
9 1 (0.50%) Social Media
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.62%) Windows
2 22 (11.06%) Windows 7
3 16 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (6.53%) Windows XP
5 9 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.52%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.51%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.51%) Linux
8 3 (1.51%) UNIX
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (41.21%) ITIL
2 45 (22.61%) Service Delivery
3 34 (17.09%) Service Management
4 26 (13.07%) Change Management
5 20 (10.05%) Incident Management
6 16 (8.04%) PRINCE2
7 15 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (7.54%) Project Management
7 15 (7.54%) Mentoring
8 14 (7.04%) Unit Testing
9 13 (6.53%) Problem Management
10 10 (5.03%) Change Control
11 9 (4.52%) Risk Management
11 9 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.52%) Network Design
12 8 (4.02%) Workflow
12 8 (4.02%) User Stories
13 7 (3.52%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (3.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (3.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.10%) SQL
2 26 (13.07%) C#
3 12 (6.03%) VB.NET
4 11 (5.53%) Java
5 7 (3.52%) Ruby
6 5 (2.51%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.51%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (20.60%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (16.58%) CCNA
3 28 (14.07%) CCNP
4 18 (9.05%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (9.05%) Degree
5 13 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.03%) MCSE
7 9 (4.52%) CCDA
8 8 (4.02%) MCP
9 7 (3.52%) MCSA
9 7 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (2.01%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.51%) MCITP
12 2 (1.01%) CCENT
12 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.03%) ISO 9001
2 9 (4.52%) QA
3 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.50%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (13.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.01%) Firmware
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (2.51%) SCCM
2 2 (1.01%) Puppet
2 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.01%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 46 (23.12%) Microsoft
2 40 (20.10%) Cisco
3 15 (7.54%) VMware
4 14 (7.04%) Fortinet
4 14 (7.04%) Oracle
4 14 (7.04%) Citrix
5 8 (4.02%) Dell
6 6 (3.02%) Nortel
6 6 (3.02%) IBM
6 6 (3.02%) Avaya
6 6 (3.02%) Ericsson
6 6 (3.02%) Hitachi
6 6 (3.02%) Nokia
6 6 (3.02%) SolarWinds
7 5 (2.51%) Trend Micro
7 5 (2.51%) Veeam
7 5 (2.51%) Sage
8 4 (2.01%) HP
9 2 (1.01%) McAfee
9 2 (1.01%) SonicWALL
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25.000 to £35.000 DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EPSN Workforce UK Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus Corp Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 4 days ago
Handforth, near Manchester
Frontline Consultancy
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £47000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: Competitive + bonus + gym + private health care
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,500 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, United Kingdom
First Choice Homes
Salary: £40,375 - £44,169
Posted: 7 days ago
Didsbury, Manchester
Southway Housing
Salary: £23,857 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Co-operative
Posted: 21 days ago