The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Rochdale region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 16 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 9.43% - 12.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 71.43% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 10
Average salary £25,000 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 13.21% - 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 10
Average salary £25,000 - £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 - £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
Manchester

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 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (84.62%) Internet
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (53.85%) Change Control
5 7 (53.85%) VMware
6 6 (46.15%) Service Management
6 6 (46.15%) Office 365
6 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
7 5 (38.46%) SCCM
7 5 (38.46%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (38.46%) NAS
7 5 (38.46%) vSphere
7 5 (38.46%) SAN
7 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
7 5 (38.46%) Clustering
7 5 (38.46%) Change Management
7 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 5 (38.46%) IIS
7 5 (38.46%) MS Office
8 4 (30.77%) Firewall
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
3 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (38.46%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (38.46%) IIS
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Internet
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) NAS
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Broadband
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Change Control
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix