The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 28 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 7 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.29% 5.65% 1.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.00% 33.33% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £21,500 £55,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-60.90% +76.00%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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 Northern Ireland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
25 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.74% 16.94% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 7
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +49.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £37,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £35,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SLA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SLA Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

SLA
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
County Antrim -5 5 - - 1
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SLA.

1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
2 5 (35.71%) MCP
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Optimisation
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 3 (21.43%) Publishing
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) People Management
5 2 (14.29%) Ciena
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Tellabs
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Huawei
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 3 (21.43%) Publishing
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Support
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Support
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) BYOD
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Change Management
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) People Management
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCP
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (14.29%) Ciena
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Huawei
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Nokia
2 2 (14.29%) Tellabs
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
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