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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 86 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 97 81 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.84% 2.47% 2.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.66% 24.62% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 81 69 100
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
327 329 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.56% 10.03% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 270 263 274
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +9 8 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Stockport +16 6 £45,000 +104.54% 2
Bolton +9 6 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Cheadle +5 6 £20,500 -23.36%
Altrincham +11 2 £23,000 +12.19%
Wigan +12 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Oldham -5 1 £18,500 -75.33% 1
Sale - 1 £32,500 -
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 74 (41.34%) ITIL
2 65 (36.31%) Windows
3 63 (35.20%) Finance
4 44 (24.58%) Service Delivery
4 44 (24.58%) Windows 7
5 42 (23.46%) MS Excel
6 41 (22.91%) Service Management
7 35 (19.55%) MS Office
8 32 (17.88%) Active Directory
9 29 (16.20%) Ticket Management
10 27 (15.08%) Telecoms
10 27 (15.08%) Legal
10 27 (15.08%) Microsoft
11 26 (14.53%) Blackberry
12 25 (13.97%) Law
13 24 (13.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 24 (13.41%) WAN
14 23 (12.85%) TCP/IP
14 23 (12.85%) Change Management
14 23 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (11.73%) SQL
15 21 (11.73%) Management Information System
16 20 (11.17%) Cisco
16 20 (11.17%) Windows Server
17 19 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (10.61%) Firewall
18 17 (9.50%) LAN
18 17 (9.50%) Mentoring
19 16 (8.94%) Internet
19 16 (8.94%) Incident 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 24 (13.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (8.38%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.59%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.79%) CMS
6 4 (2.23%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.68%) IIS
7 3 (1.68%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 42 (23.46%) MS Excel
2 35 (19.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.56%) assyst
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.41%) WAN
2 23 (12.85%) TCP/IP
3 19 (10.61%) Firewall
4 17 (9.50%) LAN
5 16 (8.94%) Internet
6 14 (7.82%) VPN
7 11 (6.15%) DNS
8 9 (5.03%) BGP
8 9 (5.03%) DHCP
9 7 (3.91%) MPLS
9 7 (3.91%) SAN
9 7 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (3.91%) Wireless
10 6 (3.35%) Ethernet
10 6 (3.35%) Network Security
11 5 (2.79%) ADSL
11 5 (2.79%) OSPF
11 5 (2.79%) SNMP
11 5 (2.79%) VoIP
12 4 (2.23%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) ActiveReports
4 1 (0.56%) DB2
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.56%) JDeveloper
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 63 (35.20%) Finance
2 27 (15.08%) Legal
2 27 (15.08%) Telecoms
3 25 (13.97%) Law
4 9 (5.03%) Retail
5 7 (3.91%) Marketing
6 6 (3.35%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.79%) Publishing
8 4 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.23%) Military
8 4 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.12%) Back Office
9 2 (1.12%) Banking
9 2 (1.12%) Billing
10 1 (0.56%) Automotive
10 1 (0.56%) Front Office
10 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (26.82%) Analyst
2 31 (17.32%) Service Analyst
2 31 (17.32%) Service Desk Analyst
3 26 (14.53%) Senior Analyst
4 25 (13.97%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 25 (13.97%) Service Manager
5 22 (12.29%) IT Manager
6 17 (9.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (8.94%) Applications Support
7 16 (8.94%) IT Support
8 11 (6.15%) IT Services Manager
8 11 (6.15%) Support Manager
9 10 (5.59%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.59%) Support Technician
10 8 (4.47%) IT Support Manager
10 8 (4.47%) IT Support Technician
10 8 (4.47%) IT Technician
10 8 (4.47%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 7 (3.91%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.70%) .NET
2 9 (5.03%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.35%) WCF
4 5 (2.79%) HTML
5 4 (2.23%) WAP
5 4 (2.23%) Web Services
6 2 (1.12%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.12%) XML
7 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.56%) CSS
7 1 (0.56%) HTML5
7 1 (0.56%) JSF
7 1 (0.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.53%) Blackberry
2 23 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (11.73%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.15%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.47%) Statistics
6 5 (2.79%) Wiki
7 4 (2.23%) AS400
7 4 (2.23%) iSeries
7 4 (2.23%) STB
8 3 (1.68%) Clustering
8 3 (1.68%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.12%) Health Informatics
9 2 (1.12%) Informatics
9 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.12%) User Experience
10 1 (0.56%) iPad
10 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.31%) Windows
2 44 (24.58%) Windows 7
3 20 (11.17%) Windows Server
4 19 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.68%) Android
6 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.68%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.68%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.12%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.12%) Linux
7 2 (1.12%) VMS
7 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Unix
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (41.34%) ITIL
2 44 (24.58%) Service Delivery
3 41 (22.91%) Service Management
4 29 (16.20%) Ticket Management
5 23 (12.85%) Change Management
6 17 (9.50%) Mentoring
7 16 (8.94%) Incident Management
8 15 (8.38%) Line Management
9 12 (6.70%) High Availability
10 11 (6.15%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (6.15%) Supplier Management
11 9 (5.03%) Coaching
11 9 (5.03%) PRINCE2
11 9 (5.03%) Process Improvement
12 8 (4.47%) ITIL V3
13 7 (3.91%) Document Management
13 7 (3.91%) Email Filtering
13 7 (3.91%) ITSM
13 7 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
14 6 (3.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.73%) SQL
2 10 (5.59%) VB.NET
3 7 (3.91%) C#
4 6 (3.35%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.79%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.12%) C
6 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.56%) Java
7 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (7.82%) CCNA
1 14 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (7.82%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.91%) CCNP
4 6 (3.35%) Degree
5 5 (2.79%) MCP
5 5 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.23%) MCSE
7 2 (1.12%) NCDA
7 2 (1.12%) NCIE
7 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (17.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.23%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.68%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.68%) XenApp
4 3 (1.68%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.12%) XenServer
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (6.15%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.79%) SCCM
3 4 (2.23%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.56%) DameWare
Vendors
1 27 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.17%) Cisco
3 15 (8.38%) VMware
4 12 (6.70%) Juniper
5 9 (5.03%) Citrix
5 9 (5.03%) Intel Security
6 7 (3.91%) NETGEAR
6 7 (3.91%) Veeam
7 6 (3.35%) Remedy
7 6 (3.35%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.79%) Dell
8 5 (2.79%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (2.23%) HP
9 4 (2.23%) IBM
9 4 (2.23%) Infor
9 4 (2.23%) IronPort
9 4 (2.23%) Lotus
9 4 (2.23%) SAP
9 4 (2.23%) ScanSafe
9 4 (2.23%) Xerox
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