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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 30 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 13 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.33% 7.96% 0.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 65.00% 90.00% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 1
Average salary £21,000 £28,750 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.95% +30.68%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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
20 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 8.20% 8.85% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 7
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -51.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £60,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Wakefield

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (60.47%) Degree
3 15 (34.88%) Windows
4 14 (32.56%) ITIL
5 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
6 11 (25.58%) Citrix
6 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
7 10 (23.26%) VMware
7 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (23.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
8 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
9 8 (18.60%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (18.60%) Symantec
9 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (18.60%) Windows Vista
10 5 (11.63%) Lync
10 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
11 4 (9.30%) MS Office
11 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
12 3 (6.98%) LAN
12 3 (6.98%) WAN
13 2 (4.65%) Cisco
13 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (4.65%) MCSE
13 2 (4.65%) CCNA
13 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) Lync
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) LAN
1 3 (6.98%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Specialist
2 10 (23.26%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
3 8 (18.60%) Service Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Service Desk Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Data Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Support
5 3 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Graduate
7 1 (2.33%) Support Assistant
7 1 (2.33%) IT Graduate
7 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (2.33%) IT Assistant
7 1 (2.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Vista
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
2 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) Degree
2 10 (23.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (18.60%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Citrix
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
4 8 (18.60%) Symantec
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle