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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 32 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 23 31 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.24% 5.07% 3.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.23% 51.67% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 22
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,050 £23,200 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
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
52 60 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.85% 9.80% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23 50 51
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -5 15 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Southport - 6 - -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (67.65%) Mentoring
2 16 (47.06%) Finance
3 15 (44.12%) ITIL
3 15 (44.12%) CRM
4 13 (38.24%) Banking
5 12 (35.29%) Service Delivery
6 11 (32.35%) Change Management
7 10 (29.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 10 (29.41%) Investment Management
7 10 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (26.47%) Back Office
9 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
9 8 (23.53%) Windows
9 8 (23.53%) Project Management
9 8 (23.53%) Degree
9 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
9 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
9 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (20.59%) MS Office
10 7 (20.59%) SAP
10 7 (20.59%) Migration
10 7 (20.59%) SAP Basis
11 6 (17.65%) Oracle
11 6 (17.65%) UNIX
11 6 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (17.65%) Capacity Management
12 5 (14.71%) NAS
12 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (14.71%) SAN

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (14.71%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.94%) WorkSite
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 4 (11.76%) MS Project
3 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) SAN
1 5 (14.71%) NAS
2 1 (2.94%) ADSL
2 1 (2.94%) Broadband
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) Extranet
2 1 (2.94%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.71%) DB2
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 9 (26.47%) Back Office
4 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 2 (5.88%) Law
5 2 (5.88%) Legal
5 2 (5.88%) Games
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.94%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (2.94%) French Language
6 1 (2.94%) German Language
6 1 (2.94%) Italian Language
6 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Service Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Applications Manager
3 8 (23.53%) Business Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Service Integration Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Technology Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Integration Manager
5 5 (14.71%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (14.71%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
6 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
6 4 (11.76%) Support Team Leader
7 3 (8.82%) Application Support Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (5.88%) IT Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Business Systems Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Manager
8 2 (5.88%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Mentoring
2 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 15 (44.12%) CRM
3 12 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 11 (32.35%) Change Management
5 10 (29.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 10 (29.41%) Investment Management
5 10 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
6 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (23.53%) Project Management
6 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (20.59%) Migration
8 6 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (17.65%) Capacity Management
9 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
9 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MBA
3 1 (2.94%) MOS
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) SAP
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) Apple
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,700 per annum Car Allowance £8,400, Bonus, Pension, Healthca
Posted: 6 days ago