The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 49 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 9 23 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.92% 4.51% 6.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.32% 45.10% 62.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 36
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £70,000 £63,800
UK excluding London median salary £34,250 £34,090 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+0.46% +0.26%
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 Merseyside region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
37 51 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.91% 10.00% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 57
Median salary £42,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,300 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SLA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Merseyside region.

SLA Salary Trend in Merseyside

SLA
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SLA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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
Liverpool -4 8 £39,000 -35.00% 3
St Helens - 1 £45,000 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SLA.

1 30 (81.08%) ITIL
2 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
3 26 (70.27%) Change Management
4 24 (64.86%) Finance
5 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
6 22 (59.46%) Banking
6 22 (59.46%) Wealth Management
6 22 (59.46%) Time Management
6 22 (59.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (59.46%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (56.76%) SWIFT
7 21 (56.76%) Credit Risk
7 21 (56.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (56.76%) Data Analysis
7 21 (56.76%) Reuters
7 21 (56.76%) Bloomberg
8 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
8 18 (48.65%) MS Office
9 15 (40.54%) Degree
10 12 (32.43%) Mathematics
10 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
10 12 (32.43%) C
10 12 (32.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (27.03%) Windows
11 10 (27.03%) CRM
11 10 (27.03%) Remedy
12 9 (24.32%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
12 9 (24.32%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (24.32%) Salesforce.com

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 9 (24.32%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) TWiki
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (13.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.11%) VLAN
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 22 (59.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (10.81%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (64.86%) Finance
2 22 (59.46%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Analyst
2 23 (62.16%) Support Analyst
3 22 (59.46%) Applications Support
4 21 (56.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 10 (27.03%) Banking Analyst
5 10 (27.03%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (27.03%) Senior Support Analyst
6 9 (24.32%) Senior Applications Support
6 9 (24.32%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (13.51%) Service Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Customer Service Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (56.76%) Credit Risk
2 21 (56.76%) SWIFT
3 12 (32.43%) Mathematics
4 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
5 3 (8.11%) PDA
6 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.70%) Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) iPad
6 1 (2.70%) iPhone
6 1 (2.70%) Replication
6 1 (2.70%) Tandem
6 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) ITIL
2 26 (70.27%) Change Management
3 22 (59.46%) Time Management
3 22 (59.46%) Wealth Management
4 21 (56.76%) Data Analysis
4 21 (56.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
6 10 (27.03%) CRM
7 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
8 5 (13.51%) ETL
9 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.81%) Service Management
10 3 (8.11%) Project Management
11 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
11 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
11 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
11 2 (5.41%) Migration
12 1 (2.70%) High Availability
12 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
2 12 (32.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCDP
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCDST
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Firmware
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) Bloomberg
2 21 (56.76%) Reuters
3 10 (27.03%) Remedy
4 9 (24.32%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (10.81%) IBM
5 4 (10.81%) Informatica
5 4 (10.81%) SAP
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) VMware
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