The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 29 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.68% - 1.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £22,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
SLA
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.74% 1.29% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £32,500 £35,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SLA
Salary Trend in Preston

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

SLA Salary Trend in Preston

SLA
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix