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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 22 27
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.66% 4.41% 6.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.25% 13.04% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +104.08%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +6.61% -  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 16 46 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 10.53% 33.82% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 41 10
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,600 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £90,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing SLA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 28 June 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (80.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management

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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (80.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCP
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft