The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 43 35 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Permanent jobs citing SLA 26 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.76% 4.60% 1.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.68% 36.67% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 3
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -5.79%
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 Merseyside region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
69 60 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.64% 12.55% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 36
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £58,052 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SLA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 8 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
Liverpool -1 24 £28,000 -13.84% 1
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 28 (66.67%) Degree
2 26 (61.90%) ITIL
3 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 21 (50.00%) Windows
4 21 (50.00%) Finance
5 20 (47.62%) Banking
6 18 (42.86%) SQL
7 17 (40.48%) MS Office
7 17 (40.48%) Change Management
7 17 (40.48%) Wealth Management
8 16 (38.10%) Time Management
8 16 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (38.10%) Service Delivery
8 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
8 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
10 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
11 13 (30.95%) VPN
12 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (23.81%) SWIFT
13 10 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (23.81%) Reuters
13 10 (23.81%) Bloomberg
13 10 (23.81%) Service Management
13 10 (23.81%) C
13 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
13 10 (23.81%) Credit Risk
13 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (23.81%) Mathematics

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.29%) TWiki
4 5 (11.90%) IIS
5 4 (9.52%) JBoss
5 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
5 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) VPN
2 6 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 20 (47.62%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Back Office
3 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 11 (26.19%) Support Analyst
4 10 (23.81%) Applications Support Analyst
4 10 (23.81%) Service Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
5 7 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) IT Manager
6 6 (14.29%) Server Support
6 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) XML
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.81%) Credit Risk
2 10 (23.81%) Mathematics
2 10 (23.81%) SWIFT
3 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 7 (16.67%) iPad
3 7 (16.67%) iPhone
3 7 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 5 (11.90%) Unix
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) ITIL
2 17 (40.48%) Change Management
2 17 (40.48%) Wealth Management
3 16 (38.10%) Service Delivery
3 16 (38.10%) Time Management
4 10 (23.81%) Data Analysis
4 10 (23.81%) Service Management
4 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 6 (14.29%) Migration
6 6 (14.29%) Project Management
6 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.52%) Change Control
7 4 (9.52%) CRM
7 4 (9.52%) High Availability
7 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (7.14%) Coaching
8 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.14%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) C
2 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 6 (14.29%) C#
3 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) Degree
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 10 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (16.67%) MCDST
5 6 (14.29%) CCDP
5 6 (14.29%) CCNA
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (14.29%) MCP
5 6 (14.29%) MCSE
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) MCSA
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Bloomberg
2 10 (23.81%) Reuters
3 7 (16.67%) Citrix
3 7 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 7 (16.67%) Remedy
3 7 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Genesys
4 1 (2.38%) NetApp
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
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