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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 52 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Permanent jobs citing SLA 24 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.41% 4.45% 5.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.43% 37.93% 43.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 23
Average salary £40,000 £29,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.77% -25.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £20,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,625 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -9.37%
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
74 87 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.51% 11.73% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 59 75 57
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,800 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.92%

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 2 September 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 29 (47.54%) ITIL
2 27 (44.26%) Windows
3 24 (39.34%) SQL
4 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
5 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
6 21 (34.43%) Change Management
6 21 (34.43%) MS Office
7 18 (29.51%) Oracle
7 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (29.51%) VMware
8 17 (27.87%) Citrix
8 17 (27.87%) Linux
8 17 (27.87%) SCCM
8 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (26.23%) PL/SQL
10 15 (24.59%) SAN
10 15 (24.59%) vSphere
10 15 (24.59%) SaaS
10 15 (24.59%) SCOM
10 15 (24.59%) SCVMM
10 15 (24.59%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (24.59%) High Availability
10 15 (24.59%) Office 365
10 15 (24.59%) vMotion
11 13 (21.31%) Skype
11 13 (21.31%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (21.31%) Service Delivery
12 11 (18.03%) CommVault
12 11 (18.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 11 (18.03%) XenApp

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
1 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (9.84%) Lync
4 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.28%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.64%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (34.43%) MS Office
2 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) SaaS
1 15 (24.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) SAN
2 13 (21.31%) Skype
3 9 (14.75%) NAS
4 6 (9.84%) Unified Communications
4 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.56%) LAN
5 4 (6.56%) WAN
6 3 (4.92%) DNS
6 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.28%) Firewall
7 2 (3.28%) VPN
7 2 (3.28%) DHCP
8 1 (1.64%) HTTP
8 1 (1.64%) SSL
8 1 (1.64%) PABX
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.64%) Intranet
8 1 (1.64%) Internet
8 1 (1.64%) MPLS
8 1 (1.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Analyst
2 17 (27.87%) Support Analyst
3 13 (21.31%) Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Analyst Developer
3 13 (21.31%) SQL Developer
3 13 (21.31%) PL/SQL Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Oracle Analyst
3 13 (21.31%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Exchange Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Operations Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) COM
1 1 (1.64%) EDI
1 1 (1.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.64%) FMCG
3 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Linux
3 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) ITIL
2 21 (34.43%) Change Management
3 15 (24.59%) High Availability
4 13 (21.31%) Service Delivery
5 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (9.84%) Migration
7 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.20%) Project Management
7 5 (8.20%) Service Management
7 5 (8.20%) Line Management
7 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.92%) SDLC
8 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.92%) UML
8 3 (4.92%) RUP
8 3 (4.92%) TDD
9 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.28%) Release Management
10 1 (1.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) SQL
2 16 (26.23%) PL/SQL
3 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.56%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) COBOL
6 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.28%) Go
6 2 (3.28%) Python
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby
7 1 (1.64%) Perl
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.20%) MCSA
3 2 (3.28%) MCP
3 2 (3.28%) MCSE
3 2 (3.28%) CCNP
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.64%) JNCIE
4 1 (1.64%) MCTS
4 1 (1.64%) MCITP
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
2 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (24.59%) vSphere
3 15 (24.59%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (18.03%) XenApp
4 11 (18.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (27.87%) SCCM
2 15 (24.59%) SCOM
2 15 (24.59%) SCVMM
2 15 (24.59%) vMotion
3 2 (3.28%) Puppet
3 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.51%) Oracle
2 18 (29.51%) VMware
3 17 (27.87%) Citrix
4 11 (18.03%) CommVault
5 3 (4.92%) Tieto
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.64%) EMC
7 1 (1.64%) Juniper
7 1 (1.64%) NetApp
7 1 (1.64%) Lotus
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.64%) Apple
7 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.64%) Remedy
7 1 (1.64%) BT
Sheffield, Yorkshire
IT Alliance Ltd
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