The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
North West > Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 98 96
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 140 89 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.32% 2.54% 2.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.83% 19.91% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 96 73 74
Manchester median annual salary £26,250 £35,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +12.00%  
10th Percentile £18,875 £19,350 £20,750
90th Percentile £39,125 £49,750 £47,500
North West median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -21.42% +2.94%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 542 447 444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 12.87% 12.78% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 512 437 427
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £25,525 £26,700 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,700 £55,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Manchester

SLA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SLA in Manchester

SLA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Manchester

SLA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -13 7 £21,500 -34.84%
Cheadle -5 5 £21,500 -1.14% 2
Wigan -14 5 £30,000 -33.33%
Salford - 4 £26,500 - 1
Oldham +4 2 £22,500 +21.62%
Altrincham -7 2 £21,500 -6.52% 1
SLA
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SLA.

1 100 (40.82%) Windows
2 97 (39.59%) ITIL
3 90 (36.73%) Microsoft
4 66 (26.94%) Cisco
5 59 (24.08%) Active Directory
6 44 (17.96%) Windows Server
7 39 (15.92%) WAN
7 39 (15.92%) SAP
8 38 (15.51%) MS Exchange
9 37 (15.10%) Microsoft Office
9 37 (15.10%) IT Strategy
10 32 (13.06%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (12.65%) Service Delivery
11 31 (12.65%) Incident Management
12 29 (11.84%) VMware
12 29 (11.84%) LAN
13 28 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 28 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (11.02%) Record to Report
15 24 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (9.80%) SQL
15 24 (9.80%) Office 365
16 23 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (9.39%) Windows 7
16 23 (9.39%) Citrix
17 22 (8.98%) Management Information System
17 22 (8.98%) Manufacturing
17 22 (8.98%) IT Governance
17 22 (8.98%) Demand Management
18 21 (8.57%) CCNA

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 38 (15.51%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (3.67%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.45%) Confluence
6 4 (1.63%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.22%) IIS
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (15.10%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (8.57%) SAP MM
2 15 (6.12%) SAP MII
2 15 (6.12%) SAP PP
2 15 (6.12%) SAP PP-PI
3 7 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (2.86%) SAP CO
3 7 (2.86%) SAP FI
3 7 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.80%) Office 365
2 11 (4.49%) IaaS
3 7 (2.86%) SaaS
4 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.63%) G Suite
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.92%) WAN
2 29 (11.84%) LAN
3 21 (8.57%) Firewall
4 20 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.71%) VoIP
6 8 (3.27%) BGP
6 8 (3.27%) DNS
7 7 (2.86%) Broadband
8 6 (2.45%) DHCP
8 6 (2.45%) Ethernet
8 6 (2.45%) NetScaler
8 6 (2.45%) Unified Communications
9 5 (2.04%) MPLS
9 5 (2.04%) VPN
10 4 (1.63%) ADSL
10 4 (1.63%) Skype
10 4 (1.63%) Wireless
11 3 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.22%) VLAN
11 3 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (2.86%) PowerPivot
2 7 (2.86%) QlikView
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.41%) GIS
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.41%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.45%) JIRA
2 5 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (8.98%) Manufacturing
2 17 (6.94%) Finance
3 11 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.08%) Retail
5 6 (2.45%) Back Office
5 6 (2.45%) Billing
6 3 (1.22%) Law
6 3 (1.22%) Legal
6 3 (1.22%) Local Government
7 2 (0.82%) Games
7 2 (0.82%) Military
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 69 (28.16%) Analyst
2 28 (11.43%) Support Analyst
3 25 (10.20%) Service Manager
4 24 (9.80%) 1st Line Support
4 24 (9.80%) Service Desk Manager
5 21 (8.57%) SAP Manager
6 15 (6.12%) IT Manager
7 14 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (5.71%) Consultant
7 14 (5.71%) IT Services Manager
8 13 (5.31%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.49%) Applications Support
9 11 (4.49%) Help Desk Support
9 11 (4.49%) Network Engineer
9 11 (4.49%) Service Analyst
9 11 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (3.67%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) Help Desk Manager
11 9 (3.67%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.12%) SAPUI5
2 8 (3.27%) EDI
3 7 (2.86%) XML
4 6 (2.45%) .NET
5 4 (1.63%) CSS
5 4 (1.63%) HTML
5 4 (1.63%) Web Services
6 3 (1.22%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.82%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.82%) HTML5
8 1 (0.41%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.98%) Management Information System
2 19 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.71%) CMDB
4 10 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.45%) Life Science
5 6 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.63%) EPoS
6 4 (1.63%) Pricing Data
6 4 (1.63%) Replication
7 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.22%) FMCG
7 3 (1.22%) Wiki
8 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.41%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.41%) iPad
8 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 100 (40.82%) Windows
2 44 (17.96%) Windows Server
3 28 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (9.39%) Windows 7
4 23 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (5.31%) Linux
6 13 (5.31%) Windows 8
7 9 (3.67%) Windows 10
8 8 (3.27%) Unix
9 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.41%) Android
10 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (39.59%) ITIL
2 37 (15.10%) IT Strategy
3 31 (12.65%) Incident Management
3 31 (12.65%) Service Delivery
4 27 (11.02%) Record to Report
5 22 (8.98%) Demand Management
5 22 (8.98%) IT Governance
6 19 (7.76%) Configuration Management
7 17 (6.94%) Time Management
8 16 (6.53%) People Management
8 16 (6.53%) Problem Management
9 15 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (6.12%) Service Management
10 14 (5.71%) Mentoring
11 13 (5.31%) CRM
11 13 (5.31%) Data Analysis
12 12 (4.90%) Change Management
12 12 (4.90%) Performance Management
12 12 (4.90%) Presales
12 12 (4.90%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.80%) SQL
2 6 (2.45%) VBA
3 5 (2.04%) C#
4 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.82%) VB
6 1 (0.41%) ABAP
6 1 (0.41%) C
6 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (13.06%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (8.57%) CCNA
4 21 (8.57%) MCSE
5 19 (7.76%) MCP
6 17 (6.94%) CCNP
7 15 (6.12%) MCSA
8 6 (2.45%) CCIE
9 5 (2.04%) Degree
10 3 (1.22%) CCDP
10 3 (1.22%) HP ASE
10 3 (1.22%) HP MASE
11 2 (0.82%) RHCT
12 1 (0.41%) CAPM
12 1 (0.41%) CISA
12 1 (0.41%) CISM
12 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.41%) MCITP
12 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.27%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (24.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.49%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.27%) Terminal Server
3 8 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.82%) vSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (3.27%) SCCM
2 6 (2.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.41%) Nagios
3 1 (0.41%) Netcool
3 1 (0.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 90 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 66 (26.94%) Cisco
3 39 (15.92%) SAP
4 29 (11.84%) VMware
5 23 (9.39%) Citrix
6 10 (4.08%) Juniper
7 6 (2.45%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.45%) F5
7 6 (2.45%) Riverbed
8 5 (2.04%) Computacenter
8 5 (2.04%) Google
8 5 (2.04%) HP
8 5 (2.04%) Intel
9 4 (1.63%) Fortinet
9 4 (1.63%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.22%) Aruba
10 3 (1.22%) Mitel
10 3 (1.22%) NEC
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle
10 3 (1.22%) Sun
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