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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 6 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 8 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 18.18% - 31.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 72.73% - 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 10
Average salary £20,500 - £36,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 - £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £62,000
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
11 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 25.00% 12.50% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 11
Average salary £54,000 £46,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% +24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £42,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

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
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Rochdale region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Rochdale

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (95.65%) Internet
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Firewall
3 12 (52.17%) Service Management
3 12 (52.17%) Coaching
3 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
4 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (43.48%) ADSL
4 10 (43.48%) ISDN
4 10 (43.48%) PSTN
4 10 (43.48%) FTP
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
5 9 (39.13%) ITIL
6 8 (34.78%) C
6 8 (34.78%) Broadband
6 8 (34.78%) VPN
6 8 (34.78%) Project Management
6 8 (34.78%) People Management
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
6 8 (34.78%) Operations Management
7 4 (17.39%) Change Control
8 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.04%) VMware
8 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
9 2 (8.70%) MCSE
9 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (8.70%) Web Services
9 2 (8.70%) SQL

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) Internet
2 13 (56.52%) Firewall
3 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
4 10 (43.48%) ADSL
4 10 (43.48%) FTP
4 10 (43.48%) ISDN
4 10 (43.48%) PSTN
5 8 (34.78%) Broadband
5 8 (34.78%) VPN
6 2 (8.70%) BGP
6 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.70%) IPsec
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
General
1 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 11 (47.83%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (43.48%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
2 10 (43.48%) Consultant
2 10 (43.48%) Support Consultant
3 8 (34.78%) Operations Manager
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall Support
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Coaching
1 12 (52.17%) Service Management
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (34.78%) Operations Management
3 8 (34.78%) People Management
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCSE
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft