The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 31 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 8 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 2.99% 0.71% 3.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.67% 4.55% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 7
Median salary £21,500 £45,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.22% +60.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% +1.47%  

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 Stockport with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 30 22 23
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 11.19% 15.60% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 23
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

SLA
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for SLA in Stockport

SLA
Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Stockport over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Stockport

For the 6 months to 26 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 Stockport region with a requirement for SLA.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) CMDB
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
5 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Unix
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (16.67%) Logistics
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) QA

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 5 (27.78%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Software Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Service Advisor
6 1 (5.56%) Data Insight Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Insight Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Insight Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) CMDB
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (16.67%) Logistics
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) Information Management
5 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Veeam
3 1 (5.56%) VMware