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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 16 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 20 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 9.43% 7.06% 3.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 83.33% 40.00% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 4
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +36.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £29,000 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
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
24 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 11.32% 17.65% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 6
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £35,007 £40,000
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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Wakefield

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) LAN
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) ITIL
3 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (34.38%) Windows 8
4 11 (34.38%) SCCM
4 11 (34.38%) Migration
4 11 (34.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
5 9 (28.13%) Citrix
5 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (18.75%) HP
7 6 (18.75%) Dell
7 6 (18.75%) SAN
7 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Vista
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (15.63%) Symantec
8 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
8 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
8 5 (15.63%) WAN
8 5 (15.63%) Cisco
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (18.75%) SAN
3 5 (15.63%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.25%) VoIP
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) IPsec
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) PBX
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) OSPF
5 1 (3.13%) DSL
5 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
General
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Project Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Support
7 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Technician
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows 8
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Vista
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 11 (34.38%) Migration
2 11 (34.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.38%) MCSE
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CCNP
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Citrix
3 6 (18.75%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) Dell
4 5 (15.63%) Symantec
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Mitel
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle