Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 34 25
Rank change year-on-year -22 -9 +26
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.28% 2.68% 3.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.33% 11.43% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Belfast median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +66.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £32,500 £52,500 £32,500
County Antrim median annual salary £28,250 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -43.50% +53.85% -

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 43 70 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 12.04% 23.49% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15 56 10
Belfast median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £24,950 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £59,375 £60,375
County Antrim median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +23.08%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Belfast

SLA
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA in Belfast.

Salary trend for SLA in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for SLA.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft