The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 30 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 7 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 3.54% 2.99% 3.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 22.58% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 7
Average salary £19,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
SLA
Manchester

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 Stockport region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
35 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 17.68% 13.25% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 12
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

SLA
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

SLA Salary Trend in Stockport

SLA
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Stockport

SLA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 11 (78.57%) ITIL
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) MS Office
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
2 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Service Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory