Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 37 36
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 +20
Permanent jobs citing SLA 4 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.07% 3.82% 4.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.30% 16.18% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 3
County Antrim median annual salary £25,500 £50,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.00% +122.22% +57.89%
10th Percentile £21,200 £31,250 £19,050
90th Percentile £31,400 £52,500 £30,750
Northern Ireland median annual salary £25,500 £50,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year -49.00% +122.22% +57.89%

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 County Antrim with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 43 68 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 11.50% 23.61% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 58 26
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £26,225 £25,700 £24,375
90th Percentile £59,000 £55,750 £46,250
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +25.00% -28.89%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in County Antrim

SLA
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for SLA in County Antrim

SLA
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -9 3 £30,000 -40.00%
SLA
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for SLA.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft