The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 6 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 11 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 17.74% 16.67% 7.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 73.33% 70.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 2
Average salary £25,000 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.52% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £38,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £46,400 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
SLA
Cheshire

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 Runcorn region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 24.19% 23.81% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 4
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £38,825 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,750 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

SLA
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

SLA Salary Trend in Runcorn

SLA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) F5
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
4 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Report Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support
4 3 (21.43%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) F5
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Juniper
2 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
2 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix