The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 29 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 40 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.30% 3.38% 4.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 61.54% 29.69% 64.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 24
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £22,800 £18,075
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
65 64 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.24% 11.39% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 56 58 39
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,100 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
North West

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 +22 37 £57,500 +27.77% 2
St Helens - 2 £19,000 -
Wirral - 1 £45,000 -
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 42 (61.76%) ITIL
2 37 (54.41%) Degree
3 36 (52.94%) Change Management
4 29 (42.65%) EMC
4 29 (42.65%) SAN
4 29 (42.65%) NetApp
5 25 (36.76%) HP
6 24 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (35.29%) Computer Science
7 21 (30.88%) PowerShell
7 21 (30.88%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (29.41%) VMware
9 17 (25.00%) VMware ESX
9 17 (25.00%) VMware Server
9 17 (25.00%) e-Health
9 17 (25.00%) CA
9 17 (25.00%) Client/Server
9 17 (25.00%) Cisco
9 17 (25.00%) VMFS
9 17 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (25.00%) vCloud
9 17 (25.00%) Capacity Management
10 14 (20.59%) SQL
11 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
11 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
11 13 (19.12%) Asset Management
12 12 (17.65%) CLARiiON

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 12 (17.65%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (17.65%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (42.65%) SAN
2 12 (17.65%) NAS
3 6 (8.82%) DMZ
3 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.35%) VPN
4 5 (7.35%) WAN
4 5 (7.35%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (7.35%) VLAN
5 3 (4.41%) Firewall
5 3 (4.41%) IPsec
5 3 (4.41%) Kerberos
5 3 (4.41%) DNS
6 1 (1.47%) Intranet
6 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) DB2
3 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.47%) French Language
4 1 (1.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Technical Specialist
2 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 12 (17.65%) Storage Specialist
3 11 (16.18%) Consultant
3 11 (16.18%) VMware Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Technical Team Leader
4 8 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 6 (8.82%) VMware Specialist
6 5 (7.35%) Service Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.41%) Service Desk Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) JMS
2 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 17 (25.00%) e-Health
2 17 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 12 (17.65%) Firmware
3 12 (17.65%) Replication
3 12 (17.65%) CLARiiON
3 12 (17.65%) EMC Centera
3 12 (17.65%) Symmetrix DMX
3 12 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.35%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.35%) iPhone
4 5 (7.35%) Thin Client
4 5 (7.35%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.41%) PKI
6 1 (1.47%) Social Network
6 1 (1.47%) Social Media
6 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (61.76%) ITIL
2 36 (52.94%) Change Management
3 24 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (30.88%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (25.00%) Capacity Management
7 13 (19.12%) Asset Management
8 12 (17.65%) EAI
8 12 (17.65%) SOA
9 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.88%) Project Management
10 4 (5.88%) Data Architecture
11 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
12 2 (2.94%) Data Protection
12 2 (2.94%) Service Management
12 2 (2.94%) SEO
12 2 (2.94%) CRM
12 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
12 2 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) PowerShell
2 14 (20.59%) SQL
3 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
4 12 (17.65%) Ruby
4 12 (17.65%) Python
4 12 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (54.41%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.47%) MCP
3 1 (1.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (25.00%) VMFS
2 17 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (25.00%) vCloud
2 17 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 17 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.41%) NFS
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (42.65%) EMC
1 29 (42.65%) NetApp
2 25 (36.76%) HP
3 20 (29.41%) VMware
4 17 (25.00%) CA
4 17 (25.00%) Cisco
5 12 (17.65%) TIBCO
6 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle
7 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.47%) Citrix
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