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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 55 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 21 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.08% 2.58% 3.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.58% 20.37% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 19
Median salary £32,500 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-53.57% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £45,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,100 £70,000 £58,600
UK excluding London median salary £36,375 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +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
71 54 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.43% 12.65% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 49
Median salary £36,000 £41,250 £48,900
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -15.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -12 16 £32,500 -53.57%
Wirral -12 1 £72,000 +60.00%
Prescot - 1 - -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (80.00%) ITIL
2 17 (56.67%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) CRM
4 9 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 8 (26.67%) VMware
6 7 (23.33%) Banking
6 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
6 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (23.33%) Remedy
6 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (20.00%) SAP
7 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (20.00%) Service Management
7 6 (20.00%) Change Management
7 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (16.67%) SWIFT
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (16.67%) Time Management
8 5 (16.67%) Wealth Management
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (16.67%) Management Information System

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 5 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) DHCP
1 5 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) 802.11
2 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (6.67%) Big Data
5 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
6 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Back Office
3 3 (10.00%) Law
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Support
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Applications Support
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Head of IT
5 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Director
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications Support
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) 802.1X
3 3 (10.00%) iBATIS
3 3 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) SWIFT
3 3 (10.00%) iPad
4 2 (6.67%) Statistics
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) CRM
2 9 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (20.00%) Service Management
5 5 (16.67%) Time Management
5 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Wealth Management
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Service Design
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) VB
4 3 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CCNA
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) AirWatch
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) OpenView
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Remedy
4 6 (20.00%) SAP
5 5 (16.67%) Bloomberg
5 5 (16.67%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) IBM
5 5 (16.67%) Informatica
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) Reuters
5 5 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (13.33%) Google
7 3 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (6.67%) Dell
8 2 (6.67%) Fujitsu
9 1 (3.33%) NetApp
9 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.33%) Teradata
9 1 (3.33%) Veritas