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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 26 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 56 35 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.62% 5.12% 3.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.22% 41.18% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 10
Average salary £32,250 £29,950 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.67% -47.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £28,550 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £39,450 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
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
93 85 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.65% 12.45% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70 64 27
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 March 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 58 (61.70%) Windows
2 48 (51.06%) MS Office
3 45 (47.87%) Active Directory
4 43 (45.74%) Microsoft
4 43 (45.74%) ITIL
5 40 (42.55%) Citrix
6 31 (32.98%) VMware
7 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (26.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (25.53%) SAN
9 24 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (24.47%) MS Exchange
10 23 (24.47%) TCP/IP
11 21 (22.34%) MS Excel
11 21 (22.34%) Service Delivery
11 21 (22.34%) Change Management
12 20 (21.28%) XenApp
12 20 (21.28%) Windows 7
13 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (20.21%) SQL
14 18 (19.15%) Change Control
15 17 (18.09%) SCOM
15 17 (18.09%) Migration
16 16 (17.02%) Blackberry
16 16 (17.02%) CommVault
16 16 (17.02%) SCCM
16 16 (17.02%) Office 365
17 15 (15.96%) Lync
17 15 (15.96%) SCVMM
17 15 (15.96%) Hyper-V

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 23 (24.47%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.96%) Lync
3 13 (13.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.19%) Apache
7 2 (2.13%) WordPress
8 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 48 (51.06%) MS Office
2 21 (22.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.13%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.02%) Office 365
2 12 (12.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.53%) SAN
2 23 (24.47%) TCP/IP
3 14 (14.89%) DNS
4 12 (12.77%) DHCP
5 11 (11.70%) LAN
5 11 (11.70%) WAN
5 11 (11.70%) Unified Communications
6 9 (9.57%) Firewall
6 9 (9.57%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (8.51%) Wireless
8 7 (7.45%) VPN
9 6 (6.38%) NAS
10 1 (1.06%) Junos
10 1 (1.06%) IPsec
10 1 (1.06%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.06%) RIP
10 1 (1.06%) Internet
10 1 (1.06%) MPLS
10 1 (1.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (5.32%) Legal
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.19%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.13%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Law
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (21.28%) Analyst
2 11 (11.70%) Support Analyst
2 11 (11.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 9 (9.57%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Windows Server Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Server Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.45%) Service Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Service Manager
6 7 (7.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Team Leader
6 7 (7.45%) Operations Manager
6 7 (7.45%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 6 (6.38%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Web Services
2 3 (3.19%) jQuery
3 2 (2.13%) HTML
3 2 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Blackberry
2 12 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.77%) Fat Client
2 12 (12.77%) Thin Client
3 6 (6.38%) Clustering
4 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (61.70%) Windows
2 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (21.28%) Windows 7
4 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.64%) UNIX
5 10 (10.64%) Linux
6 9 (9.57%) Windows 8
6 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.19%) Solaris
8 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.74%) ITIL
2 21 (22.34%) Service Delivery
2 21 (22.34%) Change Management
3 18 (19.15%) Change Control
4 17 (18.09%) Migration
5 14 (14.89%) ISMS
6 12 (12.77%) Security Management
7 11 (11.70%) Information Security
7 11 (11.70%) Information Security Management
7 11 (11.70%) Network Management
7 11 (11.70%) High Availability
8 10 (10.64%) Project Management
9 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
10 7 (7.45%) Asset Management
11 6 (6.38%) Line Management
12 5 (5.32%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
13 4 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (4.26%) Service Management
13 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.21%) SQL
2 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.13%) COBOL
4 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.13%) PHP
4 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.89%) MCSA
3 7 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.45%) VCP4
4 5 (5.32%) MCSE
5 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) QA
2 11 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (47.87%) Active Directory
2 24 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (21.28%) XenApp
4 15 (15.96%) Hyper-V
5 11 (11.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 11 (11.70%) XenDesktop
5 11 (11.70%) vSphere
5 11 (11.70%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) SCOM
2 16 (17.02%) SCCM
3 15 (15.96%) SCVMM
4 6 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (6.38%) Opsview
5 4 (4.26%) Puppet
6 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (45.74%) Microsoft
2 40 (42.55%) Citrix
3 31 (32.98%) VMware
4 16 (17.02%) CommVault
5 10 (10.64%) Cisco
5 10 (10.64%) Dell
6 9 (9.57%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.38%) Symantec
7 6 (6.38%) Kaspersky
7 6 (6.38%) NetApp
8 3 (3.19%) Adobe
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle
9 2 (2.13%) Tieto
9 2 (2.13%) Remedy
10 1 (1.06%) Juniper
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£45K + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago