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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 42 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 41 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.40% 4.44% 4.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.71% 42.55% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 29
Average salary £40,000 £29,900 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.77% -31.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £20,750 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,250 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.33%
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
96 94 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 10.31% 10.44% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 77 78 86
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £100,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 -5 31 £40,000 +41.84% 1
Doncaster 0 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Barnsley 0 2 £32,750 -22.94%
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 56 (50.00%) ITIL
2 55 (49.11%) Windows
3 43 (38.39%) Active Directory
4 41 (36.61%) MS Office
5 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
6 36 (32.14%) Citrix
7 34 (30.36%) SQL
8 32 (28.57%) VMware
9 30 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (25.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (25.00%) Change Management
12 27 (24.11%) Service Delivery
12 27 (24.11%) SAN
13 26 (23.21%) XenApp
14 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (21.43%) Linux
15 23 (20.54%) MS Exchange
15 23 (20.54%) VMware ESXi
16 21 (18.75%) SCCM
17 20 (17.86%) Windows 7
17 20 (17.86%) TCP/IP
18 19 (16.96%) Oracle
19 18 (16.07%) CommVault
19 18 (16.07%) SCOM
19 18 (16.07%) SCVMM
19 18 (16.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 18 (16.07%) vSphere
19 18 (16.07%) SaaS
19 18 (16.07%) High Availability
19 18 (16.07%) Office 365

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 23 (20.54%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.50%) Lync
3 11 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.79%) IIS
8 1 (0.89%) Apache
8 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (36.61%) MS Office
2 16 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.07%) SaaS
1 18 (16.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (24.11%) SAN
2 20 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 14 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 13 (11.61%) Skype
5 11 (9.82%) DNS
6 10 (8.93%) DHCP
7 9 (8.04%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (7.14%) NAS
9 6 (5.36%) VPN
10 4 (3.57%) LAN
10 4 (3.57%) WAN
11 3 (2.68%) Firewall
12 2 (1.79%) Internet
12 2 (1.79%) MPLS
12 2 (1.79%) OSPF
12 2 (1.79%) BGP
12 2 (1.79%) PABX
13 1 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.89%) Junos
13 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (5.36%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Financial Institution
2 4 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 32 (28.57%) Analyst
2 22 (19.64%) Support Analyst
3 16 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 13 (11.61%) Oracle Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Analyst Developer
4 13 (11.61%) SQL Developer
4 13 (11.61%) PL/SQL Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Oracle Analyst
4 13 (11.61%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 9 (8.04%) Server Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Delivery Manager
5 9 (8.04%) Windows Server Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Operations Manager
5 9 (8.04%) Services Delivery Manager
6 8 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.04%) Thin Client
2 9 (8.04%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.04%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.46%) FlexPod
3 5 (4.46%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.57%) Clustering
5 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 55 (49.11%) Windows
2 24 (21.43%) Linux
2 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.82%) UNIX
6 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (8.04%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.89%) Solaris
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.00%) ITIL
2 28 (25.00%) Change Management
3 27 (24.11%) Service Delivery
4 18 (16.07%) High Availability
5 17 (15.18%) Migration
6 13 (11.61%) Change Control
7 11 (9.82%) Project Management
8 9 (8.04%) ISMS
8 9 (8.04%) Security Management
9 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (7.14%) Information Security
9 8 (7.14%) Information Security Management
9 8 (7.14%) Line Management
9 8 (7.14%) Network Management
10 7 (6.25%) Incident Management
11 6 (5.36%) Service Management
11 6 (5.36%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (4.46%) Asset Management
13 4 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.36%) SQL
2 17 (15.18%) PL/SQL
3 14 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.57%) COBOL
5 2 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (25.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.82%) MCSA
3 6 (5.36%) Degree
4 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.79%) CCNP
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.89%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.89%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.89%) CCIE
7 1 (0.89%) MCP
7 1 (0.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (38.39%) Active Directory
2 30 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (23.21%) XenApp
4 23 (20.54%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (16.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 18 (16.07%) vSphere
6 14 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 14 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (18.75%) SCCM
2 18 (16.07%) SCOM
2 18 (16.07%) SCVMM
2 18 (16.07%) vMotion
3 4 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.57%) Puppet
3 4 (3.57%) Opsview
Vendors
1 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
2 36 (32.14%) Citrix
3 32 (28.57%) VMware
4 19 (16.96%) Oracle
5 18 (16.07%) CommVault
6 17 (15.18%) NetApp
7 8 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.25%) Dell
9 4 (3.57%) Symantec
9 4 (3.57%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.57%) IronPort
9 4 (3.57%) Kaspersky
9 4 (3.57%) Tieto
9 4 (3.57%) Websense
9 4 (3.57%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (2.68%) Cisco
11 2 (1.79%) EMC
11 2 (1.79%) Juniper
11 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.89%) Remedy