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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 80 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 111 87 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.10% 2.17% 1.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.29% 26.77% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 86 75 60
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £22,260
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £34,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -8.10%
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
379 325 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.58% 8.12% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 313 280 250
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,175 £24,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Bolton +12 10 £36,250 +81.25% 1
Stockport +9 7 £22,000 -32.30% 1
Rochdale +1 5 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Wigan +5 3 £24,000 +26.31% 2
Altrincham +4 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £42,500 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 103 (52.55%) ITIL
2 68 (34.69%) Windows
3 64 (32.65%) Microsoft
4 51 (26.02%) Service Delivery
5 45 (22.96%) MS Excel
6 43 (21.94%) SQL
7 42 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (20.41%) Service Management
9 38 (19.39%) Finance
9 38 (19.39%) VMware
10 37 (18.88%) Telecoms
11 34 (17.35%) Cisco
12 33 (16.84%) WAN
13 32 (16.33%) SQL Server
13 32 (16.33%) Active Directory
14 31 (15.82%) Incident Management
15 30 (15.31%) Firewall
16 28 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
17 26 (13.27%) Change Management
17 26 (13.27%) MS Office
17 26 (13.27%) Windows 7
17 26 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
18 25 (12.76%) CCNA
19 24 (12.24%) Citrix
19 24 (12.24%) .NET
19 24 (12.24%) MS Exchange
20 23 (11.73%) LAN
20 23 (11.73%) SharePoint
20 23 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
21 22 (11.22%) Business Intelligence

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.73%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.63%) Lync
3 13 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.53%) IIS
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 45 (22.96%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.27%) MS Office
3 5 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.02%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (2.55%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (2.55%) Sage 50
2 5 (2.55%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (2.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (2.55%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (2.04%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle AGIS
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (1.02%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.51%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.59%) Office 365
2 5 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.84%) WAN
2 30 (15.31%) Firewall
3 23 (11.73%) LAN
4 19 (9.69%) Wireless
5 18 (9.18%) TCP/IP
6 17 (8.67%) MPLS
7 15 (7.65%) VoIP
8 14 (7.14%) DNS
9 13 (6.63%) BGP
10 12 (6.12%) DHCP
11 9 (4.59%) VPN
11 9 (4.59%) Internet
12 8 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (3.57%) 3G
13 7 (3.57%) Intranet
13 7 (3.57%) PBX
14 6 (3.06%) UMTS
14 6 (3.06%) GSM
14 6 (3.06%) 2G
14 6 (3.06%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.51%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.02%) MSI
3 1 (0.51%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 38 (19.39%) Finance
2 37 (18.88%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.59%) Retail
4 8 (4.08%) Publishing
5 5 (2.55%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.04%) Legal
7 3 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.02%) Banking
8 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.02%) Advertising
8 2 (1.02%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (17.86%) Analyst
2 27 (13.78%) Service Manager
3 19 (9.69%) Developer
4 16 (8.16%) Support Engineer
4 16 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (7.65%) Support Analyst
5 15 (7.65%) IT Services Manager
6 14 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 10 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (5.10%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.10%) IT Support
8 9 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (4.59%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (4.59%) Service Analyst
9 8 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (3.57%) Consultant
11 6 (3.06%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.06%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (3.06%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.24%) .NET
2 16 (8.16%) Web Services
3 14 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.61%) HTML
5 10 (5.10%) WinForms
6 7 (3.57%) LINQ
6 7 (3.57%) HTML5
6 7 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (3.57%) CSS
7 3 (1.53%) EDI
7 3 (1.53%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.02%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.51%) Middleware
9 1 (0.51%) XML
9 1 (0.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.61%) Statistics
4 10 (5.10%) Thin Client
4 10 (5.10%) Fat Client
5 9 (4.59%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.06%) Replication
8 5 (2.55%) NHS
9 3 (1.53%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.02%) AS400
10 2 (1.02%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.02%) Social Media
11 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.51%) FMCG
11 1 (0.51%) iSeries
11 1 (0.51%) User Experience
11 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 68 (34.69%) Windows
2 26 (13.27%) Windows 7
2 26 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (8.67%) Windows 8
6 10 (5.10%) Linux
7 8 (4.08%) Windows XP
7 8 (4.08%) Windows Vista
8 5 (2.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (52.55%) ITIL
2 51 (26.02%) Service Delivery
3 40 (20.41%) Service Management
4 31 (15.82%) Incident Management
5 26 (13.27%) Change Management
6 22 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (9.18%) Project Management
8 17 (8.67%) Change Control
9 14 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 12 (6.12%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.61%) Time Management
12 10 (5.10%) Problem Management
12 10 (5.10%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.59%) Server Hardening
13 9 (4.59%) Server Building
14 8 (4.08%) Coaching
14 8 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (3.57%) Network Design
15 7 (3.57%) Supplier Management
15 7 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.94%) SQL
2 19 (9.69%) C#
3 12 (6.12%) VB.NET
4 5 (2.55%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.53%) Java
6 2 (1.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (12.76%) CCNA
3 21 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (9.69%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (8.67%) MCP
5 17 (8.67%) Degree
6 16 (8.16%) CCNP
7 13 (6.63%) MCSE
7 13 (6.63%) MCSA
8 8 (4.08%) MCITP
9 7 (3.57%) CCDA
10 3 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.02%) CCENT
11 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 7 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) HL7
System Software
1 32 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.61%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.57%) vSphere
5 3 (1.53%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.02%) Firmware
7 1 (0.51%) XenApp
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.51%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.53%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) SCOM
3 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.51%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.51%) Foglight
3 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 38 (19.39%) VMware
3 34 (17.35%) Cisco
4 24 (12.24%) Citrix
5 15 (7.65%) Oracle
6 8 (4.08%) HP
6 8 (4.08%) Dell
6 8 (4.08%) Hitachi
7 7 (3.57%) Avaya
7 7 (3.57%) IBM
7 7 (3.57%) Veeam
7 7 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 6 (3.06%) Ericsson
8 6 (3.06%) Fortinet
8 6 (3.06%) Nortel
8 6 (3.06%) Nokia
9 5 (2.55%) Sage
9 5 (2.55%) SAP
9 5 (2.55%) Trend Micro
10 3 (1.53%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Prestige Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester
Ricoh UK
Salary: £25k
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 - Dependant On Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Ricoh UK
Salary: £18k
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Talent International
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £19000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £31,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £3000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + 20% shift allowance + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
L'OREAL UK LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago