The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 114 101 83
Rank change year-on-year -13 -18  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 49 73 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.89% 2.23% 2.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.42% 17.89% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 45 64 88
Median salary £24,000 £35,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.86% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £22,000 £21,105
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

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 Leeds with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 266 408 543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 10.25% 12.45% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 223 310 397
Median salary £39,150 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

SLA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SLA in Leeds

SLA
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Leeds

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SLA.

1 81 (61.83%) Windows
2 45 (34.35%) Active Directory
3 38 (29.01%) Microsoft
3 38 (29.01%) ITIL
4 37 (28.24%) MS Exchange
5 33 (25.19%) MS Excel
5 33 (25.19%) Windows Server
6 29 (22.14%) SQL
7 26 (19.85%) MS Office
8 24 (18.32%) SQL Server
9 19 (14.50%) Time Management
9 19 (14.50%) Oracle
9 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (12.98%) Citrix
11 16 (12.21%) Firewall
11 16 (12.21%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (12.21%) Incident Management
12 15 (11.45%) Windows 7
12 15 (11.45%) Terminal Server
13 14 (10.69%) Project Management
13 14 (10.69%) Management Information System
13 14 (10.69%) Linux
14 13 (9.92%) Windows XP
14 13 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (9.16%) VMware
16 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (7.63%) VPN
16 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (6.87%) SharePoint
17 9 (6.87%) Problem Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 37 (28.24%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.87%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (6.11%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.05%) CMS
5 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.05%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.05%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.29%) IIS
6 3 (2.29%) SAS
7 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (25.19%) MS Excel
2 26 (19.85%) MS Office
3 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.21%) Firewall
1 16 (12.21%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (7.63%) VPN
3 7 (5.34%) DNS
4 6 (4.58%) DHCP
4 6 (4.58%) SAN
4 6 (4.58%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.82%) NAS
6 3 (2.29%) LAN
6 3 (2.29%) Network Security
6 3 (2.29%) WAN
7 2 (1.53%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.53%) MPLS
7 2 (1.53%) Skype
8 1 (0.76%) FTP
8 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.05%) GIS
4 4 (3.05%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Power View
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (2.29%) QlikView
5 3 (2.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.53%) MS Access
6 2 (1.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (1.53%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (4.58%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.29%) Legal
4 2 (1.53%) Local Government
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Billing
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (52.67%) Analyst
2 32 (24.43%) Service Analyst
3 31 (23.66%) 2nd Line Support
4 28 (21.37%) Service Desk Analyst
5 25 (19.08%) Service Desk Support
6 24 (18.32%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 20 (15.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 20 (15.27%) IT Support
8 19 (14.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 19 (14.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 19 (14.50%) IT Analyst
8 19 (14.50%) IT Support Analyst
8 19 (14.50%) Support Analyst
9 18 (13.74%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 18 (13.74%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (12.98%) Applications Support
11 16 (12.21%) Applications Support Analyst
12 15 (11.45%) Help Desk Support
12 15 (11.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 15 (11.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) .NET
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (2.29%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.76%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.76%) HTML
3 1 (0.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.69%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.11%) Replication
4 5 (3.82%) Clustering
4 5 (3.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.53%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.53%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 81 (61.83%) Windows
2 33 (25.19%) Windows Server
3 15 (11.45%) Windows 7
4 14 (10.69%) Linux
5 13 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.92%) Windows XP
6 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.34%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.82%) Unix
8 5 (3.82%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.05%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.29%) Solaris
11 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.01%) ITIL
2 19 (14.50%) Time Management
3 16 (12.21%) Incident Management
4 14 (10.69%) Project Management
5 9 (6.87%) Information Security
5 9 (6.87%) Problem Management
6 8 (6.11%) Process Improvement
7 7 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.34%) Business Process Improvement
7 7 (5.34%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (5.34%) Service Management
7 7 (5.34%) SIEM
8 6 (4.58%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.82%) Change Control
9 5 (3.82%) CRM
9 5 (3.82%) ITSM
9 5 (3.82%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (3.82%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.82%) Release Management
9 5 (3.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.14%) SQL
2 8 (6.11%) Java
3 6 (4.58%) VBA
4 5 (3.82%) C#
4 5 (3.82%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.29%) VB
5 3 (2.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.53%) C
7 1 (0.76%) Python
7 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.82%) CCNA
2 5 (3.82%) CEH
2 5 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.82%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (3.82%) Security+ Certification
2 5 (3.82%) SSCP
3 2 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.53%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.76%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) MCDST
4 1 (0.76%) MCSE
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (34.35%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.45%) Terminal Server
3 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.58%) XenApp
5 4 (3.05%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.53%) Firmware
7 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.76%) vSphere
8 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (3.82%) Opsview
2 4 (3.05%) DameWare
3 2 (1.53%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.53%) OpenView
3 2 (1.53%) OVSD
3 2 (1.53%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.76%) Ansible
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.76%) Puppet
4 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (29.01%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.50%) Oracle
3 17 (12.98%) Citrix
4 12 (9.16%) VMware
5 7 (5.34%) Civica
5 7 (5.34%) Symantec
6 6 (4.58%) NetApp
7 5 (3.82%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.82%) Cisco
7 5 (3.82%) Dell Compellent
7 5 (3.82%) Kaspersky
8 4 (3.05%) Avaya
9 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.29%) SAP
10 2 (1.53%) Bomgar
10 2 (1.53%) HP
10 2 (1.53%) Splunk
11 1 (0.76%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.76%) Ciena
11 1 (0.76%) Tableau
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