Period
to 17 August 2018

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 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 55 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 8 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 2.11% 2.62% 2.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.56% 21.43% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 7
Stockport median annual salary £35,000 £21,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.79% -52.22% +69.81%
10th Percentile £23,300 £20,650 £37,700
90th Percentile £41,250 £38,500 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £27,000 £25,750 £35,500
% change year-on-year +4.85% -27.46% +1.43%

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Stockport
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 59 56 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 15.53% 12.23% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 38 40 58
Stockport median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +31.15%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

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 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SLA in Stockport

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Stockport region with a requirement for SLA.

1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (37.50%) Time Management
5 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
5 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) User Experience
5 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
5 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (25.00%) Symantec
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre

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 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Head of Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Head of IT
1 3 (37.50%) Head of Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle