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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 95 80 116
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +36
Permanent jobs citing SLA 82 126 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.51% 3.13% 2.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.97% 34.81% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 62 118 74
Average salary £26,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.72% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
357 362 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.93% 9.00% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 291 303 254
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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
Rochdale - 8 £20,500 -
Bolton - 7 £25,000 -
Stockport -12 3 £50,000 +156.41%
Cheadle - 3 £20,000 -
Wigan - 2 £20,750 -
Altrincham +3 1 £30,000 -2.43%
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 81 (45.51%) ITIL
2 54 (30.34%) Service Delivery
3 53 (29.78%) Windows
4 49 (27.53%) Finance
5 44 (24.72%) Service Management
6 32 (17.98%) Microsoft
7 31 (17.42%) TCP/IP
7 31 (17.42%) SQL
7 31 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (16.29%) MS Excel
9 26 (14.61%) Telecoms
9 26 (14.61%) Windows 7
10 24 (13.48%) Internet
11 23 (12.92%) MS Office
11 23 (12.92%) Active Directory
11 23 (12.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (12.36%) Project Management
13 21 (11.80%) WAN
14 20 (11.24%) Change Management
14 20 (11.24%) VMware
15 18 (10.11%) Firewall
15 18 (10.11%) LAN
16 17 (9.55%) Incident Management
16 17 (9.55%) Problem Management
17 16 (8.99%) .NET
17 16 (8.99%) Management Information System
18 15 (8.43%) SQL Server
18 15 (8.43%) MCP
18 15 (8.43%) MS Exchange
18 15 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.93%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (3.93%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.81%) CMS
4 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.25%) IIS
6 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle FAH
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle iProcurement
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.25%) Office 365
3 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.42%) TCP/IP
2 24 (13.48%) Internet
3 21 (11.80%) WAN
4 18 (10.11%) Firewall
4 18 (10.11%) LAN
5 13 (7.30%) ADSL
6 11 (6.18%) Broadband
7 10 (5.62%) DNS
7 10 (5.62%) FTP
7 10 (5.62%) ISDN
7 10 (5.62%) PSTN
7 10 (5.62%) VPN
8 8 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (3.37%) DHCP
9 6 (3.37%) Ethernet
9 6 (3.37%) VoIP
10 5 (2.81%) NAS
10 5 (2.81%) SAN
11 3 (1.69%) BGP
11 3 (1.69%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Oracle Forms
General
1 49 (27.53%) Finance
2 26 (14.61%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.87%) Legal
4 10 (5.62%) Law
5 7 (3.93%) General Ledger
5 7 (3.93%) Publishing
6 6 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.37%) Marketing
6 6 (3.37%) Retail
7 5 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.25%) Military
9 3 (1.69%) Banking
9 3 (1.69%) Billing
10 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.56%) Back Office
11 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 40 (22.47%) Analyst
2 26 (14.61%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (11.24%) IT Manager
4 19 (10.67%) Service Analyst
4 19 (10.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (10.67%) Service Manager
5 18 (10.11%) Consultant
6 16 (8.99%) Applications Support
6 16 (8.99%) IT Support
7 14 (7.87%) IT Services Manager
8 13 (7.30%) Support Analyst
9 12 (6.74%) Team Leader
10 11 (6.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 11 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (6.18%) Support Consultant
10 11 (6.18%) Support Technician
11 10 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
11 10 (5.62%) IT Technician
11 10 (5.62%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (5.62%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.99%) .NET
2 14 (7.87%) HTML
3 12 (6.74%) Web Services
4 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.12%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.12%) CSS
5 2 (1.12%) HTML5
5 2 (1.12%) XML
6 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.56%) CSS3
6 1 (0.56%) WCF
6 1 (0.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.99%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.74%) Statistics
4 10 (5.62%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.81%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.25%) PMI
8 3 (1.69%) STB
9 2 (1.12%) Clustering
9 2 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.12%) NHS
9 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.56%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.56%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.56%) iPad
10 1 (0.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.78%) Windows
2 26 (14.61%) Windows 7
3 23 (12.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (7.30%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.37%) Linux
8 5 (2.81%) Unix
9 4 (2.25%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.56%) Android
11 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (45.51%) ITIL
2 54 (30.34%) Service Delivery
3 44 (24.72%) Service Management
4 22 (12.36%) Project Management
5 20 (11.24%) Change Management
6 17 (9.55%) Incident Management
6 17 (9.55%) Problem Management
7 15 (8.43%) People Management
8 14 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (6.74%) Coaching
9 12 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (6.74%) Process Improvement
10 9 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (5.06%) Operations Management
10 9 (5.06%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (5.06%) Ticket Management
11 8 (4.49%) Asset Management
11 8 (4.49%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.42%) SQL
2 10 (5.62%) C
3 8 (4.49%) PL/SQL
3 8 (4.49%) VB.NET
4 5 (2.81%) C#
5 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 15 (8.43%) MCP
2 14 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (5.06%) MCSE
5 7 (3.93%) Degree
6 6 (3.37%) CCNA
6 6 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.37%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.25%) MCITP
7 4 (2.25%) MCSA
7 4 (2.25%) NCDA
7 4 (2.25%) NCIE
8 2 (1.12%) HNC
8 2 (1.12%) PMP
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.56%) MCDST
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) HL7
1 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.12%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (12.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.37%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.81%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.56%) XenApp
5 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.49%) SCCM
2 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.12%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.12%) SCOM
2 2 (1.12%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.56%) DameWare
Vendors
1 32 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.24%) VMware
3 11 (6.18%) Dell
4 10 (5.62%) Citrix
5 9 (5.06%) Oracle
6 8 (4.49%) HP
6 8 (4.49%) Remedy
7 6 (3.37%) Intel Security
7 6 (3.37%) SAP
8 5 (2.81%) Sun
8 5 (2.81%) Veeam
9 4 (2.25%) Cisco
9 4 (2.25%) NetApp
9 4 (2.25%) Progress
10 2 (1.12%) Avaya
10 2 (1.12%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.12%) IBM
11 1 (0.56%) Adobe
11 1 (0.56%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Airport Group
Salary: From £26,140 to £32,674 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Oldham
Capita plc
Salary: £18000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum inc OTE
Posted: 20 days ago
Oldham
Capita plc
Salary: £18000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago