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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 124 81 115
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +34
Permanent jobs citing SLA 76 116 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.06% 3.04% 1.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.32% 27.95% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 47 88 70
Median salary £35,000 £31,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £46,000 £55,000
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
374 415 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.11% 10.87% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 281 349 313
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Altrincham +8 3 £23,000 -
Rochdale -13 3 £35,000 +12.90%
Salford +11 2 £28,250 +2.72% 3
Sale -6 2 £34,000 +76.62%
Stockport -10 1 £33,000 +24.52% 2
Bolton -14 1 £40,000 +80.18%
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 61 (36.09%) ITIL
2 54 (31.95%) Windows
3 48 (28.40%) Service Delivery
4 47 (27.81%) Finance
5 35 (20.71%) Service Management
6 34 (20.12%) Microsoft
7 31 (18.34%) MS Excel
8 26 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 24 (14.20%) Management Information System
9 24 (14.20%) Windows 7
10 23 (13.61%) Cisco
11 22 (13.02%) MS Office
12 20 (11.83%) Telecoms
12 20 (11.83%) Firewall
12 20 (11.83%) Data Centre
13 19 (11.24%) Windows Server
13 19 (11.24%) SQL
13 19 (11.24%) WAN
14 18 (10.65%) SQL Server
14 18 (10.65%) Ticket Management
15 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (10.06%) Law
15 17 (10.06%) Legal
16 15 (8.88%) Change Management
16 15 (8.88%) Oracle
16 15 (8.88%) MS Exchange
16 15 (8.88%) High Availability
16 15 (8.88%) Mentoring
17 14 (8.28%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (8.28%) SAP

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 15 (8.88%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (6.51%) NetWeaver
3 11 (6.51%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.37%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (18.34%) MS Excel
2 22 (13.02%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.59%) SAP EHS
3 1 (0.59%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.59%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.92%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.83%) Firewall
2 19 (11.24%) WAN
3 14 (8.28%) Internet
4 13 (7.69%) LAN
5 12 (7.10%) VPN
6 10 (5.92%) BGP
6 10 (5.92%) TCP/IP
7 9 (5.33%) Wireless
8 8 (4.73%) SAN
9 7 (4.14%) MPLS
10 6 (3.55%) DHCP
10 6 (3.55%) DNS
10 6 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (3.55%) IPsec
10 6 (3.55%) Network Security
11 4 (2.37%) IP Telephony
11 4 (2.37%) OSPF
11 4 (2.37%) SNMP
11 4 (2.37%) VLAN
11 4 (2.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.51%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (6.51%) DB2
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.18%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.59%) ActiveReports
4 1 (0.59%) GIS
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.59%) JDeveloper
General
1 47 (27.81%) Finance
2 20 (11.83%) Telecoms
3 17 (10.06%) Law
3 17 (10.06%) Legal
4 14 (8.28%) Retail
5 5 (2.96%) Publishing
6 3 (1.78%) Banking
6 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Automotive
7 2 (1.18%) Back Office
7 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (19.53%) Analyst
2 23 (13.61%) IT Manager
3 22 (13.02%) Service Manager
4 19 (11.24%) Consultant
5 18 (10.65%) Applications Support
6 17 (10.06%) Service Analyst
6 17 (10.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (8.28%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (8.28%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (7.10%) IT Services Manager
8 12 (7.10%) SAP Consultant
9 11 (6.51%) Network Engineer
9 11 (6.51%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 11 (6.51%) Support Manager
10 8 (4.73%) Help Desk Analyst
10 8 (4.73%) IT Support
10 8 (4.73%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.73%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) IT Support Manager
11 7 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.51%) SAP Basis
2 8 (4.73%) .NET
3 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.55%) WCF
4 4 (2.37%) WAP
5 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.18%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.18%) WinForms
6 1 (0.59%) HTML
6 1 (0.59%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.20%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.83%) Data Centre
3 14 (8.28%) Blackberry
4 12 (7.10%) Clustering
5 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.55%) Statistics
7 4 (2.37%) AS400
7 4 (2.37%) iSeries
7 4 (2.37%) Wiki
8 2 (1.18%) CMDB
8 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.18%) Health Informatics
8 2 (1.18%) Informatics
8 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.18%) User Experience
8 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.95%) Windows
2 24 (14.20%) Windows 7
3 19 (11.24%) Windows Server
4 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.51%) Unix
7 3 (1.78%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.78%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.18%) Android
8 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.18%) Linux
8 2 (1.18%) VMS
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.59%) CentOS
9 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.09%) ITIL
2 48 (28.40%) Service Delivery
3 35 (20.71%) Service Management
4 18 (10.65%) Ticket Management
5 15 (8.88%) Change Management
5 15 (8.88%) High Availability
5 15 (8.88%) Mentoring
6 13 (7.69%) Line Management
7 11 (6.51%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.51%) PRINCE2
7 11 (6.51%) SAP Implementation
8 10 (5.92%) Coaching
8 10 (5.92%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.33%) Project Management
10 8 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.14%) Process Improvement
12 6 (3.55%) Change Control
12 6 (3.55%) ITIL V3
12 6 (3.55%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.24%) SQL
2 10 (5.92%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.73%) VB.NET
4 6 (3.55%) C#
4 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.37%) VBA
6 3 (1.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.59%) ABAP
7 1 (0.59%) C
7 1 (0.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (8.28%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (7.10%) CCNA
2 12 (7.10%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (5.33%) CCNP
4 7 (4.14%) Degree
5 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.18%) MCP
6 2 (1.18%) MOS
6 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.59%) HNC
7 1 (0.59%) HND
7 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) QA
2 4 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.37%) XenApp
3 4 (2.37%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.18%) vSphere
4 2 (1.18%) XenServer
5 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.37%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.61%) Cisco
3 15 (8.88%) Oracle
4 14 (8.28%) SAP
5 13 (7.69%) Juniper
6 12 (7.10%) VMware
7 7 (4.14%) Citrix
7 7 (4.14%) NETGEAR
8 6 (3.55%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.37%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (2.37%) IBM
9 4 (2.37%) Infor
9 4 (2.37%) Intel Security
9 4 (2.37%) IronPort
9 4 (2.37%) Lotus
9 4 (2.37%) ScanSafe
9 4 (2.37%) Veeam
10 2 (1.18%) Apple
10 2 (1.18%) Computacenter
10 2 (1.18%) Fortinet
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