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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 23 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 11 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.15% 4.76% 5.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 73.33% 45.45% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 7
Average salary £30,000 £48,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.14% +115.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £48,500 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
15 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 8.38% 10.48% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 11
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,450 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,014 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 13 (46.43%) LAN
5 11 (39.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (39.29%) Migration
5 11 (39.29%) Windows 8
5 11 (39.29%) SCCM
6 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) SAN
7 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
8 6 (21.43%) HP
8 6 (21.43%) Dell
8 6 (21.43%) Citrix
9 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
9 5 (17.86%) Cisco
10 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 4 (14.29%) CCNA
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (10.71%) vSphere
11 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
11 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) LAN
2 7 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) VoIP
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) Wireless
3 2 (7.14%) IPsec
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) PBX
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) OSPF
4 1 (3.57%) DSL
4 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) MariaDB
General
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Project Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Technician
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Assistant
7 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 8
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (39.29%) Migration
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCNA
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.14%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) Dell
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Mitel
5 1 (3.57%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec