The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 22 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.65% 5.30% 2.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 72.73% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £48,500 £22,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+115.55% -15.88%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.96% 7.28% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 2
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -15.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £20,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £31,750 £36,511
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
West Yorkshire

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

SLA
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

SLA Salary Trend in Wakefield

SLA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 (73.33%) Microsoft
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Lotus
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) Office 365
7 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Head of IT
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus