The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 47 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 36 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.48% 5.06% 3.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.36% 52.08% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 22
Average salary £33,500 £33,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.74% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £27,500 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £47,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
SLA
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
99 48 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.31% 9.72% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 88 42 73
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SLA
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

SLA Salary Trend in Sheffield

SLA
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 40 (56.34%) ITIL
2 37 (52.11%) Windows
3 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
4 26 (36.62%) MS Excel
5 24 (33.80%) Citrix
6 20 (28.17%) Service Delivery
6 20 (28.17%) VMware
7 19 (26.76%) MS Office
8 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
9 14 (19.72%) SCOM
10 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (18.31%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (18.31%) Change Management
11 12 (16.90%) Incident Management
11 12 (16.90%) Cisco
11 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
11 12 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (15.49%) SAN
12 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (14.08%) Legal
13 10 (14.08%) LAN
13 10 (14.08%) WAN
13 10 (14.08%) Problem Management
14 9 (12.68%) Windows 7
14 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (12.68%) UNIX
14 9 (12.68%) Wireless
15 8 (11.27%) Firewall
15 8 (11.27%) MCSE

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (9.86%) Lync
2 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.63%) Apache
4 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.82%) WordPress
6 1 (1.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (36.62%) MS Excel
2 19 (26.76%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.49%) SAN
3 10 (14.08%) LAN
3 10 (14.08%) WAN
4 9 (12.68%) Wireless
5 8 (11.27%) Firewall
6 5 (7.04%) Internet
7 4 (5.63%) DNS
8 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.82%) DHCP
10 1 (1.41%) VPN
10 1 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (14.08%) Legal
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Law
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Service Analyst
3 11 (15.49%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Service Manager
6 7 (9.86%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Service Desk Manager
7 6 (8.45%) IT Services Manager
8 5 (7.04%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Incident Manager
8 5 (7.04%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) UNIX Support
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Services Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.04%) Server Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Architect
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) Web Services
2 3 (4.23%) jQuery
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.45%) User Experience
4 4 (5.63%) Statistics
5 3 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) PDA
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.11%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.68%) Windows 7
3 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (12.68%) UNIX
4 7 (9.86%) Windows 8
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.04%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.04%) AIX
7 3 (4.23%) Solaris
7 3 (4.23%) Linux
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) ITIL
2 20 (28.17%) Service Delivery
3 13 (18.31%) Change Management
4 12 (16.90%) Incident Management
5 10 (14.08%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.45%) Migration
6 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.45%) Service Management
7 4 (5.63%) Project Management
7 4 (5.63%) ITSM
7 4 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.63%) Change Control
8 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.23%) Workflow
9 2 (2.82%) Workflow Management
9 2 (2.82%) Email Marketing
9 2 (2.82%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.82%) VBA
3 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (11.27%) MCSE
3 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (9.86%) Degree
5 6 (8.45%) MCSA
6 4 (5.63%) MCP
7 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.41%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) XenApp
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) SCOM
2 4 (5.63%) SCCM
3 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 24 (33.80%) Citrix
3 20 (28.17%) VMware
4 12 (16.90%) Cisco
5 4 (5.63%) Remedy
5 4 (5.63%) Riverbed
5 4 (5.63%) CommVault
5 4 (5.63%) HP
6 3 (4.23%) Adobe
7 2 (2.82%) Dell
7 2 (2.82%) NetApp
7 2 (2.82%) Apple
7 2 (2.82%) Symantec
7 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.41%) EMC