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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 24 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.91% 3.06% 1.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.83% 30.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £21,500 - £24,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £36,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +10.60%
SLA
UK

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
24 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.95% 10.20% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 5
Median salary £50,000 £46,250 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +74.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £42,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £27,700 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%

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 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 2 - -
County Armagh - 1 - -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Publishing
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) People Management
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (16.67%) Tellabs
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (16.67%) Ciena
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) SCCM
5 2 (16.67%) Huawei
5 2 (16.67%) Clustering
5 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint

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 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Support
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) BYOD
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) People Management
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (16.67%) Ciena
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Huawei
2 2 (16.67%) Nokia
2 2 (16.67%) Tellabs
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix