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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 94 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 89 88 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.58% 2.62% 2.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.49% 25.58% 31.64%
Number of salaries quoted 70 71 97
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,550 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -
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
336 344 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.74% 10.25% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 264 280 276
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,850 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Rochdale +7 8 £35,000 -22.22%
Bolton +3 6 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Altrincham +3 4 £23,000 +12.19%
Cheadle +7 2 £21,750 -18.69%
Sale - 2 £32,500 -
Wigan +5 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Stockport +4 1 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Oldham - 1 £18,500 - 1
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 65 (37.57%) ITIL
2 61 (35.26%) Windows
3 53 (30.64%) Finance
4 41 (23.70%) Service Delivery
5 40 (23.12%) Service Management
6 38 (21.97%) MS Excel
7 37 (21.39%) Windows 7
8 34 (19.65%) Active Directory
9 31 (17.92%) MS Office
10 30 (17.34%) Microsoft
11 27 (15.61%) Ticket Management
12 25 (14.45%) Legal
12 25 (14.45%) Management Information System
13 24 (13.87%) Telecoms
13 24 (13.87%) Blackberry
14 23 (13.29%) Law
15 22 (12.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 22 (12.72%) WAN
15 22 (12.72%) Windows Server
16 21 (12.14%) SQL
17 20 (11.56%) Cisco
18 19 (10.98%) Change Management
19 18 (10.40%) Firewall
19 18 (10.40%) TCP/IP
20 17 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (9.83%) Mentoring
21 16 (9.25%) MS Exchange
21 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
22 15 (8.67%) LAN
22 15 (8.67%) Line Management

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 22 (12.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (9.25%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.78%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.89%) NetWeaver
6 4 (2.31%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.73%) CMS
8 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (21.97%) MS Excel
2 31 (17.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.58%) assyst
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.72%) WAN
2 18 (10.40%) Firewall
2 18 (10.40%) TCP/IP
3 15 (8.67%) LAN
4 14 (8.09%) Internet
5 13 (7.51%) VPN
6 11 (6.36%) BGP
7 9 (5.20%) DNS
8 8 (4.62%) DHCP
8 8 (4.62%) SAN
9 7 (4.05%) MPLS
9 7 (4.05%) Wireless
10 6 (3.47%) Ethernet
10 6 (3.47%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (3.47%) IPsec
10 6 (3.47%) Network Security
11 5 (2.89%) OSPF
11 5 (2.89%) SNMP
11 5 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.31%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (2.89%) DB2
4 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.58%) ActiveReports
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.58%) JDeveloper
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 53 (30.64%) Finance
2 25 (14.45%) Legal
3 24 (13.87%) Telecoms
4 23 (13.29%) Law
5 8 (4.62%) Retail
6 6 (3.47%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.89%) Publishing
8 4 (2.31%) Marketing
9 2 (1.16%) Automotive
9 2 (1.16%) Back Office
9 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.16%) Military
9 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (26.01%) Analyst
2 27 (15.61%) Service Analyst
2 27 (15.61%) Service Desk Analyst
3 24 (13.87%) Service Manager
4 23 (13.29%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (12.72%) IT Manager
5 22 (12.72%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (9.25%) Applications Support
7 14 (8.09%) IT Support
8 12 (6.94%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.36%) IT Services Manager
9 11 (6.36%) Support Manager
10 9 (5.20%) Consultant
10 9 (5.20%) Network Engineer
11 8 (4.62%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.62%) IT Support Manager
11 8 (4.62%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (4.05%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.20%) .NET
2 7 (4.05%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.47%) WCF
4 5 (2.89%) SAP Basis
5 4 (2.31%) WAP
6 2 (1.16%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.16%) HTML
7 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.58%) CSS
7 1 (0.58%) HTML5
7 1 (0.58%) JSF
7 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.45%) Management Information System
2 24 (13.87%) Blackberry
3 17 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.09%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.62%) Statistics
6 7 (4.05%) Clustering
7 5 (2.89%) Wiki
8 4 (2.31%) AS400
8 4 (2.31%) iSeries
8 4 (2.31%) STB
9 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.16%) Health Informatics
9 2 (1.16%) Informatics
9 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.16%) User Experience
10 1 (0.58%) CMDB
10 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.58%) PMI
10 1 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (35.26%) Windows
2 37 (21.39%) Windows 7
3 22 (12.72%) Windows Server
4 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.89%) Unix
7 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.73%) Android
8 3 (1.73%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.73%) Linux
8 3 (1.73%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.73%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.16%) VMS
9 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.16%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.58%) CentOS
10 1 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (37.57%) ITIL
2 41 (23.70%) Service Delivery
3 40 (23.12%) Service Management
4 27 (15.61%) Ticket Management
5 19 (10.98%) Change Management
6 17 (9.83%) Mentoring
7 15 (8.67%) High Availability
7 15 (8.67%) Line Management
8 13 (7.51%) Incident Management
9 12 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (6.36%) Supplier Management
11 9 (5.20%) PRINCE2
11 9 (5.20%) Process Improvement
12 8 (4.62%) Coaching
12 8 (4.62%) ITIL V3
13 7 (4.05%) Network Monitoring
14 6 (3.47%) Change Control
14 6 (3.47%) Email Filtering
15 5 (2.89%) Cybersecurity
15 5 (2.89%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.14%) SQL
2 10 (5.78%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.62%) VB.NET
4 7 (4.05%) C#
5 6 (3.47%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.58%) Java
7 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (8.09%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (6.94%) CCNA
2 12 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.05%) CCNP
3 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.47%) Degree
5 3 (1.73%) MCP
5 3 (1.73%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.58%) MCSE
7 1 (0.58%) NCDA
7 1 (0.58%) NCIE
7 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) QA
2 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (19.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.31%) XenApp
3 4 (2.31%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.16%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.16%) XenServer
6 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.51%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.73%) SCCM
5 1 (0.58%) DameWare
Vendors
1 30 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.56%) Cisco
3 12 (6.94%) Juniper
3 12 (6.94%) VMware
4 9 (5.20%) Citrix
5 7 (4.05%) Intel Security
5 7 (4.05%) NETGEAR
5 7 (4.05%) Oracle
6 6 (3.47%) SAP
6 6 (3.47%) SolarWinds
7 5 (2.89%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (2.89%) Veeam
8 4 (2.31%) IBM
8 4 (2.31%) Infor
8 4 (2.31%) IronPort
8 4 (2.31%) Lotus
8 4 (2.31%) Remedy
8 4 (2.31%) ScanSafe
9 3 (1.73%) Dell
10 2 (1.16%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham
Capita plc
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wigan
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Capita plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £16k - 22k per year + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago