The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 46 57
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 18 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.64% 0.78% 1.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 10.00% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 7
Median salary £30,000 £34,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -27.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,100 £43,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,900 £53,800
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 Warrington with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Warrington
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 45 20 50
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 11.60% 7.84% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 46
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £29,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £57,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

SLA
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for SLA in Warrington

SLA
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Warrington over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 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 Warrington region with a requirement for SLA.

1 25 (58.14%) ITIL
2 17 (39.53%) Service Management
3 16 (37.21%) Firewall
4 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
5 14 (32.56%) Line Management
6 13 (30.23%) Cisco
6 13 (30.23%) CCNP
6 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (27.91%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
8 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
9 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
9 10 (23.26%) BC Cleared
9 10 (23.26%) Budget Control
9 10 (23.26%) Unified Communications
10 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (18.60%) Windows
10 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
11 7 (16.28%) Finance
11 7 (16.28%) Information Security
11 7 (16.28%) CISA
11 7 (16.28%) CISM
11 7 (16.28%) Demand Management
11 7 (16.28%) Critical Success Factor
11 7 (16.28%) Performance Management
11 7 (16.28%) ISMS
11 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (16.28%) Economics
11 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
11 7 (16.28%) Statistics

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) Unified Communications
3 5 (11.63%) LAN
3 5 (11.63%) WAN
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.65%) SAN
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
5 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.65%) WLAN
6 1 (2.33%) BGP
6 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.33%) IPsec
6 1 (2.33%) MPLS
6 1 (2.33%) OSPF
6 1 (2.33%) SNMP
6 1 (2.33%) TACACS
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless
General
1 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Operations Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Network Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Network Operations Manager
3 9 (20.93%) Service Manager
4 7 (16.28%) Head of Security
5 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 4 (9.30%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Service Support Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Support Manager
7 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.65%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support
7 2 (4.65%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) iPad
2 4 (9.30%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) ITIL
2 17 (39.53%) Service Management
3 14 (32.56%) Line Management
4 10 (23.26%) Budget Control
4 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
5 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.28%) Contract Management
6 7 (16.28%) Critical Success Factor
6 7 (16.28%) Demand Management
6 7 (16.28%) Economics
6 7 (16.28%) Escalation Management
6 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
6 7 (16.28%) Information Security
6 7 (16.28%) ISMS
6 7 (16.28%) IT Governance
6 7 (16.28%) IT Strategy
6 7 (16.28%) Performance Management
6 7 (16.28%) Statistics
7 5 (11.63%) ITSM
7 5 (11.63%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) CCNP
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (27.91%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (23.26%) BC Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) CISA
5 7 (16.28%) CISM
6 4 (9.30%) ISEB
6 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.98%) MCSE
7 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.65%) CCNA
8 2 (4.65%) DBS Check
8 2 (4.65%) MCP
9 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) XenApp
4 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) Cadence
4 4 (9.30%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) Google
6 1 (2.33%) AppSense
6 1 (2.33%) F5
6 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.33%) Veeam