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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 39 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 21 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.61% 1.38% 2.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.21% 17.02% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 7
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +58.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,850 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £50,600 £30,257
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
58 47 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.72% 8.10% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 48 35 33
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £22,425
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £58,052
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
Liverpool +27 20 £32,500 -5.79% 3
Wirral - 1 £46,500 - 1
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) ITIL
3 12 (31.58%) Oracle
4 11 (28.95%) Finance
4 11 (28.95%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle Assets
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle AGIS
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (26.32%) CIMA
5 10 (26.32%) ACCA
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (23.68%) ITSM
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 6 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
9 5 (13.16%) Windows
9 5 (13.16%) MS Office
9 5 (13.16%) Cisco
9 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.16%) SAN
9 5 (13.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (13.16%) Remedy
9 5 (13.16%) Service Management
9 5 (13.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 5 (13.16%) Analytics
10 4 (10.53%) Windows 8

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle General Ledger
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle Payables
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle Receivables
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle Assets
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle Financials
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle AGIS
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (2.63%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) NAS
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) IMAP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.63%) SMTP
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Analyst
2 14 (36.84%) Systems Support
3 12 (31.58%) Support Analyst
4 11 (28.95%) Systems Analyst
4 11 (28.95%) Systems Support Analyst
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle Analyst
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) Service Manager
7 5 (13.16%) Report Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Data Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Support Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Oracle Analyst
8 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Manager
8 4 (10.53%) Support Manager
8 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
8 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) Spring
1 1 (2.63%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Replication
1 3 (7.89%) CLARiiON
1 3 (7.89%) EMC Centera
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.89%) Symmetrix DMX
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.63%) e-Health
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (23.68%) ITSM
4 5 (13.16%) Analytics
4 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.16%) Service Management
5 4 (10.53%) Release Management
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.53%) Coaching
6 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow
8 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
8 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) ACCA
1 10 (26.32%) CIMA
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Firmware
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) VMFS
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco
3 5 (13.16%) Remedy
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) NetApp
4 4 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya
6 1 (2.63%) Juniper
6 1 (2.63%) CA
6 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
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