The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 47 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs citing SLA 42 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.38% 5.21% 4.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.06% 48.19% 36.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 21
Average salary £32,000 £31,400 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -21.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
SLA
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 South Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
131 83 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.65% 10.81% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 109 63 84
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SLA
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SLA Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

SLA
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -13 34 £32,000 +1.91%
Doncaster +1 8 - -
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 50 (60.98%) ITIL
2 40 (48.78%) Windows
3 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
4 25 (30.49%) Citrix
4 25 (30.49%) MS Excel
5 22 (26.83%) MS Office
6 21 (25.61%) Cisco
6 21 (25.61%) Incident Management
7 20 (24.39%) Service Delivery
8 19 (23.17%) Firewall
8 19 (23.17%) VMware
8 19 (23.17%) WAN
8 19 (23.17%) LAN
8 19 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (23.17%) Active Directory
9 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (17.07%) SCOM
10 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
10 14 (17.07%) Change Management
11 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (14.63%) SAN
11 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (13.41%) Problem Management
12 11 (13.41%) Dell
13 10 (12.20%) Legal
13 10 (12.20%) UNIX
14 9 (10.98%) Network Monitoring

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (10.98%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.54%) Lync
3 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.88%) Apache
5 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.44%) WordPress
6 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (30.49%) MS Excel
2 22 (26.83%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.17%) LAN
1 19 (23.17%) WAN
1 19 (23.17%) Firewall
2 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
3 12 (14.63%) SAN
4 9 (10.98%) Wireless
5 5 (6.10%) DNS
6 4 (4.88%) Internet
7 3 (3.66%) DHCP
7 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.44%) NAS
8 2 (2.44%) VoIP
8 2 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (12.20%) Legal
2 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Analyst
2 12 (14.63%) Service Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Network Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Monitoring Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Service Manager
7 7 (8.54%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Service Desk Manager
8 6 (7.32%) IT Services Manager
9 5 (6.10%) Windows Server Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) UNIX Support
9 5 (6.10%) Technical Services Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Architect
9 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (6.10%) Server Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) Web Services
2 3 (3.66%) jQuery
3 2 (2.44%) HTML
3 2 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.98%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.32%) User Experience
4 4 (4.88%) Statistics
5 3 (3.66%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.66%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) PDA
7 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.78%) Windows
2 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (12.20%) UNIX
5 9 (10.98%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.32%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.32%) Linux
8 5 (6.10%) AIX
9 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.66%) Solaris
11 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.98%) ITIL
2 21 (25.61%) Incident Management
3 20 (24.39%) Service Delivery
4 14 (17.07%) Change Management
5 11 (13.41%) Problem Management
6 9 (10.98%) ITIL V3
6 9 (10.98%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.32%) Migration
7 6 (7.32%) Change Control
7 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.10%) Service Management
8 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.88%) Project Management
9 4 (4.88%) ITSM
9 4 (4.88%) ISMS
9 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.66%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (10.98%) CCNA
4 8 (9.76%) MCSE
5 7 (8.54%) MCSA
6 6 (7.32%) Degree
7 4 (4.88%) MCP
8 2 (2.44%) CCSP
8 2 (2.44%) CCNP
8 2 (2.44%) CCDP
9 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.22%) VCP5
9 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (23.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.66%) XenApp
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) SCOM
2 5 (6.10%) SCCM
3 4 (4.88%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.66%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.22%) Opsview
Vendors
1 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 25 (30.49%) Citrix
3 21 (25.61%) Cisco
4 19 (23.17%) VMware
5 11 (13.41%) Dell
6 9 (10.98%) Juniper
7 5 (6.10%) CommVault
8 4 (4.88%) Remedy
9 3 (3.66%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.66%) Adobe
10 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.44%) Apple
11 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.22%) Symantec
11 1 (1.22%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.22%) HP
11 1 (1.22%) EMC
11 1 (1.22%) NetApp