The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 39 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.40% 2.80% 1.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.34% 38.10% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 4
Average salary £40,000 £23,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% +6.97%
UK excluding London average salary £33,665 £34,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-0.98% -8.72%
SLA
Staffordshire

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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
29 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.49% 7.34% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 17
Average salary £34,000 £29,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.23% -44.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SLA
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SLA Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SLA
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Sun
4 6 (35.29%) MySQL
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management
9 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.88%) Firewall
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.88%) Linux
9 1 (5.88%) Apache
9 1 (5.88%) SAN
9 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
9 1 (5.88%) DHCP
9 1 (5.88%) SNMP
9 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.88%) VPN

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) SNMP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Database Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Junior
4 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Data Centre Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Service Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Sun
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Google