The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 16 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 73 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 176 136 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.39% 3.44% 3.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.99% 27.09% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 163 110 96
Average salary £30,250 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.03% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,075 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
652 502 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.57% 12.71% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 522 406 303
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SLA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SLA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

SLA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 145 £31,500 +5.00% 14
Huddersfield +7 9 £27,500 +22.22%
Bradford +6 9 £21,250 -5.55% 1
Wetherby +1 8 £19,500 -29.09% 2
Halifax -15 4 £45,625 +102.77%
Wakefield +6 3 £48,500 +115.55%
Mirfield - 1 £15,250 -
SLA
Yorkshire

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 160 (49.38%) Windows
2 134 (41.36%) Microsoft
3 104 (32.10%) ITIL
4 91 (28.09%) MS Excel
5 88 (27.16%) SQL
6 86 (26.54%) Active Directory
7 75 (23.15%) VMware
8 74 (22.84%) SQL Server
9 63 (19.44%) MS Exchange
10 62 (19.14%) Cisco
10 62 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 57 (17.59%) MS Office
12 53 (16.36%) Service Delivery
13 52 (16.05%) Citrix
14 50 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 49 (15.12%) SAN
16 48 (14.81%) Finance
17 47 (14.51%) Firewall
18 46 (14.20%) Linux
19 43 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
20 42 (12.96%) Change Management
21 39 (12.04%) Windows XP
22 37 (11.42%) IIS
23 36 (11.11%) Management Information System
24 35 (10.80%) CCNA
25 34 (10.49%) VPN
25 34 (10.49%) Windows Server 2003
26 31 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
27 30 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
27 30 (9.26%) HP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 63 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.42%) IIS
3 30 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (8.02%) SharePoint
6 21 (6.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (4.32%) Office Communications Server
8 13 (4.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (4.01%) Apache
9 11 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (2.78%) Lync
11 7 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.23%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.62%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.31%) CMS
15 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 91 (28.09%) MS Excel
2 57 (17.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.70%) Office 365
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (15.12%) SAN
2 47 (14.51%) Firewall
3 34 (10.49%) VPN
4 28 (8.64%) Internet
5 22 (6.79%) LAN
6 17 (5.25%) DNS
7 16 (4.94%) DHCP
7 16 (4.94%) NAS
8 15 (4.63%) VoIP
9 14 (4.32%) TCP/IP
10 12 (3.70%) Broadband
10 12 (3.70%) WAN
10 12 (3.70%) OSPF
10 12 (3.70%) BGP
11 9 (2.78%) Network Security
12 6 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.93%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.93%) Cisco IPT
15 2 (0.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.84%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (8.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.09%) MySQL
4 10 (3.09%) MS Access
5 9 (2.78%) DTS
5 9 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (4.01%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (14.81%) Finance
2 20 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.85%) Retail
3 6 (1.85%) Legal
4 3 (0.93%) Banking
4 3 (0.93%) Law
4 3 (0.93%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (42.59%) Analyst
2 75 (23.15%) Support Analyst
3 27 (8.33%) Administrator
4 26 (8.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (7.10%) Technical Support
6 22 (6.79%) Service Analyst
6 22 (6.79%) Technical Analyst
7 20 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 20 (6.17%) Service Manager
7 20 (6.17%) Support Engineer
8 19 (5.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 18 (5.56%) Applications Support
10 17 (5.25%) DBA
10 17 (5.25%) Technical Support Analyst
10 17 (5.25%) SQL DBA
11 14 (4.32%) Delivery Manager
11 14 (4.32%) Consultant
12 13 (4.01%) Desktop Support
12 13 (4.01%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 13 (4.01%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.72%) Web Services
2 20 (6.17%) XML
3 16 (4.94%) WSDL
3 16 (4.94%) .NET
3 16 (4.94%) SOAP
4 7 (2.16%) HTML
5 5 (1.54%) CSS
6 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 27 (8.33%) Clustering
3 12 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (3.40%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.09%) Statistics
6 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.93%) Replication
8 2 (0.62%) NHS
8 2 (0.62%) CMDB
8 2 (0.62%) iSeries
8 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.31%) RMADS
9 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.31%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.31%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 160 (49.38%) Windows
2 50 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (14.20%) Linux
4 39 (12.04%) Windows XP
5 34 (10.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (8.33%) UNIX
7 25 (7.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 17 (5.25%) Windows 7
10 12 (3.70%) Ubuntu
11 10 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (2.78%) CentOS
13 7 (2.16%) Solaris
14 5 (1.54%) SUSE
14 5 (1.54%) Debian
15 4 (1.23%) AIX
16 3 (0.93%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (32.10%) ITIL
2 53 (16.36%) Service Delivery
3 42 (12.96%) Change Management
4 28 (8.64%) Change Control
5 24 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 21 (6.48%) Problem Management
7 19 (5.86%) Incident Management
8 18 (5.56%) Project Management
8 18 (5.56%) Service Management
9 14 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (4.32%) Time Management
10 13 (4.01%) Data Management
11 12 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
12 11 (3.40%) Risk Management
13 10 (3.09%) Data Analysis
14 9 (2.78%) Matrix Management
15 8 (2.47%) Software Testing
15 8 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (2.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 88 (27.16%) SQL
2 19 (5.86%) Java
3 13 (4.01%) Perl
4 12 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 11 (3.40%) PHP
5 11 (3.40%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.40%) VBA
6 5 (1.54%) C
7 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.93%) Python
9 2 (0.62%) C++
9 2 (0.62%) RPG
10 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.31%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (10.80%) CCNA
3 27 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (7.41%) MCSE
5 22 (6.79%) Degree
6 14 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (3.40%) MCP
8 6 (1.85%) CCNP
8 6 (1.85%) MCITP
9 5 (1.54%) HP ASE
9 5 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.93%) MCSA
10 3 (0.93%) ISEB
10 3 (0.93%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.62%) CCSE
11 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.62%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.31%) SCSA
12 1 (0.31%) CISSP
12 1 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.09%) QA
2 6 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (26.54%) Active Directory
2 62 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.79%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.56%) XenApp
5 16 (4.94%) vSphere
6 11 (3.40%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.47%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (2.47%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.47%) NDS
8 6 (1.85%) XenServer
9 4 (1.23%) Samba
10 2 (0.62%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.31%) UAG
11 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 29 (8.95%) SCCM
2 12 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (3.09%) WSUS
4 9 (2.78%) SCOM
4 9 (2.78%) Nagios
5 8 (2.47%) Plesk
6 4 (1.23%) Puppet
6 4 (1.23%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (1.23%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.23%) OpenView
7 3 (0.93%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.62%) Foglight
8 2 (0.62%) DameWare
9 1 (0.31%) Netcool
Vendors
1 134 (41.36%) Microsoft
2 75 (23.15%) VMware
3 62 (19.14%) Cisco
4 52 (16.05%) Citrix
5 30 (9.26%) HP
6 26 (8.02%) CommVault
7 21 (6.48%) Dell
8 20 (6.17%) NetApp
8 20 (6.17%) Symantec
9 18 (5.56%) Oracle
10 16 (4.94%) Fortinet
11 14 (4.32%) Red Hat
11 14 (4.32%) Avaya
11 14 (4.32%) Adobe
12 13 (4.01%) Verint
13 11 (3.40%) BT
14 10 (3.09%) CheckPoint
14 10 (3.09%) Kaspersky
15 9 (2.78%) Veeam
16 8 (2.47%) Huawei
West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: UKP 15000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Salary: £16-18k depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Keighley
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bradford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21388 - £27901 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago