The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Permanent jobs citing SLA 32 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.32% 1.89% 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.02% 17.86% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 13
Average salary £32,500 £26,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SLA
England

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 North East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
82 84 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.08% 10.61% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 74 76 45
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £24,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SLA
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the North East region.

SLA Salary Trend in the North East

SLA
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in the North East

SLA
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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
Tyne and Wear +15 28 £32,500 +18.18% 11
Durham - 3 £55,000 - 1
SLA
England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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 30 (45.45%) ITIL
2 22 (33.33%) Finance
3 20 (30.30%) Service Delivery
4 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
5 14 (21.21%) Windows
6 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 12 (18.18%) SAP
7 11 (16.67%) MS Office
7 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 11 (16.67%) Project Management
7 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 11 (16.67%) Degree
8 10 (15.15%) Integration Testing
8 10 (15.15%) Incident Management
8 10 (15.15%) SAP PP
8 10 (15.15%) Service Management
8 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (12.12%) Change Management
9 8 (12.12%) NHS
9 8 (12.12%) Public Cloud
9 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
10 7 (10.61%) Business Transformation
10 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
10 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
10 7 (10.61%) Unit4 Business World
10 7 (10.61%) VMware
11 6 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 6 (9.09%) Google

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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 6 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.03%) IIS
3 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 11 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) InfoPath
3 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (15.15%) SAP PP
2 7 (10.61%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.52%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.09%) DigitalOcean
1 6 (9.09%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Firewall
1 3 (4.55%) SNMP
2 2 (3.03%) DNS
2 2 (3.03%) NAS
2 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
2 2 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) DHCP
3 1 (1.52%) DSL
3 1 (1.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) MySQL
1 6 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.58%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Local Government
4 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Service Manager
3 10 (15.15%) Consultant
3 10 (15.15%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (15.15%) SAP PP Consultant
4 9 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (12.12%) Services Delivery Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) IT Support
6 6 (9.09%) Operations Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Implementation Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) SAP Implementation Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) IT Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Pensions Administrator
9 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) CSS
1 5 (7.58%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.12%) NHS
2 8 (12.12%) Public Cloud
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.58%) Statistics
3 5 (7.58%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.09%) CentOS
3 6 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.03%) AIX
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.52%) Unix
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) ITIL
2 20 (30.30%) Service Delivery
3 11 (16.67%) Project Management
4 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (15.15%) Incident Management
4 10 (15.15%) Integration Testing
4 10 (15.15%) Service Management
5 8 (12.12%) Change Management
6 7 (10.61%) Business Transformation
7 6 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 6 (9.09%) Operations Management
7 6 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.58%) CRM
8 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.58%) Performance Management
9 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.06%) ITSM
9 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.06%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.09%) SQL
3 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) C
5 2 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.55%) MCP
4 2 (3.03%) CIPD
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.09%) VirtualBox
2 6 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Ansible
1 6 (9.09%) Nagios
1 6 (9.09%) OpenNMS
1 6 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.09%) Puppet
1 6 (9.09%) ZABBIX
1 6 (9.09%) Zenoss
2 2 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) SAP
3 7 (10.61%) VMware
4 6 (9.09%) Google
4 6 (9.09%) Rackspace
4 6 (9.09%) SaltStack
5 5 (7.58%) BT
6 1 (1.52%) Apple
6 1 (1.52%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.52%) Remedy
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Salary: Competative salary and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonuses and and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Billingham
Networx
Salary: Salary £55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £26,500 + good benefits
Posted: 17 days ago