The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 13 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 3.13% 13.16% 10.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £23,000 £37,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.83% -43.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
Manchester

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 Rochdale region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 31.25% 13.16% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 6
Average salary £47,000 £37,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.02% -43.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,950 £31,300 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

SLA
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

SLA Salary Trend in Rochdale

SLA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Telnet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft