The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 25 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.20% 1.59% 5.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 83.33% 33.33% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Average salary £34,000 £48,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.89% +49.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £48,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £48,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
SLA
West 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 Wakefield region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.04% 4.76% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,014
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,100 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (52.00%) LAN
4 11 (44.00%) Migration
4 11 (44.00%) SCCM
4 11 (44.00%) Windows 8
5 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (36.00%) SAN
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (24.00%) HP
6 6 (24.00%) Dell
7 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.00%) Server Building
8 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (16.00%) Citrix
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (12.00%) XenApp
9 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco
9 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (12.00%) Change Control
9 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (8.00%) Office 365

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) LAN
2 9 (36.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) IPsec
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) PBX
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) MPLS
4 1 (4.00%) OSPF
4 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) MariaDB
General
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Project Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Migration
2 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.00%) Server Building
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) HP
2 6 (24.00%) Dell
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Hitachi
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Mitel