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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 42 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing SLA 15 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.69% 3.17% 1.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.83% 46.51% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 7
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £25,429
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +57.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +0.71%
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
72 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.93% 6.83% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 15
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £20,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +19 14 £38,750 -13.88% 1
SLA
North West

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 28 (50.91%) SAN
2 27 (49.09%) EMC
2 27 (49.09%) NetApp
3 26 (47.27%) ITIL
4 24 (43.64%) Change Management
5 21 (38.18%) VMware
5 21 (38.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (36.36%) Degree
7 18 (32.73%) VMware Server
7 18 (32.73%) PowerShell
7 18 (32.73%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (32.73%) Capacity Planning
7 18 (32.73%) VMFS
7 18 (32.73%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (32.73%) VMware ESX
7 18 (32.73%) e-Health
7 18 (32.73%) CA
7 18 (32.73%) HP
7 18 (32.73%) Client/Server
7 18 (32.73%) vCloud
7 18 (32.73%) Capacity Management
7 18 (32.73%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (25.45%) Computer Science
8 14 (25.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (20.00%) Cisco
10 9 (16.36%) Firmware
10 9 (16.36%) NAS
10 9 (16.36%) Symmetrix DMX
10 9 (16.36%) Asset Management
10 9 (16.36%) CLARiiON

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.91%) SAN
2 9 (16.36%) NAS
3 6 (10.91%) DMZ
4 3 (5.45%) LAN
4 3 (5.45%) WAN
5 2 (3.64%) Firewall
5 2 (3.64%) Wireless
6 1 (1.82%) IMAP
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.82%) Intranet
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) SMTP
6 1 (1.82%) HTTP
6 1 (1.82%) VPN
6 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.09%) DB2
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (9.09%) Law
2 3 (5.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.82%) French Language
4 1 (1.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Technical Specialist
2 12 (21.82%) Consultant
2 12 (21.82%) VMware Consultant
3 10 (18.18%) Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Storage Specialist
4 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (10.91%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) VMware Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Coordinator
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) IT Services Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
9 1 (1.82%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) JMS
2 2 (3.64%) Spring Web Flow
2 2 (3.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) e-Health
1 18 (32.73%) Client/Server
2 14 (25.45%) Computer Science
3 9 (16.36%) Symmetrix DMX
3 9 (16.36%) CLARiiON
3 9 (16.36%) EMC Centera
3 9 (16.36%) Replication
4 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.64%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) ITIL
2 24 (43.64%) Change Management
3 18 (32.73%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (32.73%) Capacity Management
3 18 (32.73%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (25.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (16.36%) Asset Management
6 5 (9.09%) ITSM
6 5 (9.09%) EAI
6 5 (9.09%) SOA
7 4 (7.27%) Service Management
7 4 (7.27%) Project Management
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.45%) Data Architecture
8 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.45%) Coaching
9 2 (3.64%) Release Management
9 2 (3.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 7 (12.73%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) Ruby
4 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) CCNP
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 21 (38.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (32.73%) VMware Server
2 18 (32.73%) VMFS
2 18 (32.73%) VMware ESXi
2 18 (32.73%) VMware ESX
2 18 (32.73%) vCloud
3 9 (16.36%) Firmware
4 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) EMC
1 27 (49.09%) NetApp
2 21 (38.18%) VMware
3 18 (32.73%) CA
3 18 (32.73%) HP
4 11 (20.00%) Cisco
5 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.09%) TIBCO
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle
8 2 (3.64%) Citrix
9 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.82%) Avaya
9 1 (1.82%) Juniper
9 1 (1.82%) Remedy
9 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
Liverpool, Merseyside
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