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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 54 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 14 24 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.35% 5.35% 5.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.58% 40.68% 46.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 27
Median salary £27,750 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-58.88% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £55,050 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
62 59 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.42% 13.14% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 57
Median salary £37,500 £41,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £69,200 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -19 9 £23,500 -66.42% 3
Prescot - 1 - -
Wirral - 1 £72,000 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (67.86%) ITIL
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Finance
4 12 (42.86%) Windows
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 10 (35.71%) Change Management
5 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (32.14%) Reuters
6 9 (32.14%) Bloomberg
6 9 (32.14%) CRM
6 9 (32.14%) Banking
6 9 (32.14%) Data Analysis
6 9 (32.14%) Wealth Management
6 9 (32.14%) Credit Risk
6 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (32.14%) Time Management
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (32.14%) SWIFT
7 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (25.00%) Remedy
8 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
9 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (21.43%) SAP
10 5 (17.86%) Web Services
10 5 (17.86%) Crystal Reports

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 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) VLAN
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (17.86%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (7.14%) Big Data
5 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (3.57%) Neo4j
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Back Office
4 2 (7.14%) Law
4 2 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Applications Support
3 9 (32.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Applications Support
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Customer Service Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Head of IT
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Head of DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (32.14%) Credit Risk
2 9 (32.14%) SWIFT
3 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
4 3 (10.71%) PDA
5 2 (7.14%) iPad
5 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Change Management
3 9 (32.14%) CRM
3 9 (32.14%) Data Analysis
3 9 (32.14%) Time Management
3 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Wealth Management
4 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
5 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) DevOps
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) Service Design
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
1 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MBA
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Bloomberg
2 9 (32.14%) Reuters
3 7 (25.00%) Remedy
3 7 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (21.43%) SAP
5 5 (17.86%) IBM
5 5 (17.86%) Informatica
6 2 (7.14%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Teradata
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