The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 76 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing SLA 158 201 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.55% 3.93% 4.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.08% 29.47% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 90 173 168
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £22,965 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SLA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
630 682 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.14% 13.32% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 464 543 597
Median salary £53,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

SLA Salary Trend in Berkshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SLA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +2 75 £47,500 +25.00% 4
Newbury +2 16 £30,125 +20.50% 4
Bracknell -6 16 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Slough -18 14 £45,000 - 4
Maidenhead -17 9 £45,000 +30.43% 4
Windsor -1 5 £80,000 +33.33%
Hungerford -7 2 £23,250 +5.68%
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 144 (45.43%) ITIL
2 98 (30.91%) Windows
3 91 (28.71%) Microsoft
4 81 (25.55%) Telecoms
5 71 (22.40%) Linux
6 67 (21.14%) Degree
7 61 (19.24%) Service Delivery
8 60 (18.93%) Finance
8 60 (18.93%) Active Directory
9 59 (18.61%) MS Excel
10 57 (17.98%) Unix
11 53 (16.72%) Firewall
12 52 (16.40%) VMware
12 52 (16.40%) TCP/IP
13 51 (16.09%) Windows Server
14 48 (15.14%) Data Centre
15 47 (14.83%) Service Management
16 44 (13.88%) Cisco
17 41 (12.93%) Oracle
18 40 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
19 39 (12.30%) Incident Management
20 35 (11.04%) DNS
21 34 (10.73%) vSphere
22 33 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
22 33 (10.41%) HP
23 32 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
23 32 (10.09%) Root Cause Analysis
23 32 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
24 30 (9.46%) IBM
25 29 (9.15%) SQL

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 16 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (3.15%) IIS
3 8 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.58%) Commerce Server
5 5 (1.58%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.58%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.95%) Apache
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (18.61%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.26%) MS Office
3 22 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.52%) Office 365
3 5 (1.58%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.72%) Firewall
2 52 (16.40%) TCP/IP
3 35 (11.04%) DNS
4 24 (7.57%) VPN
5 21 (6.62%) FTP
6 20 (6.31%) SAN
7 19 (5.99%) LAN
7 19 (5.99%) WAN
8 18 (5.68%) SMTP
9 16 (5.05%) DHCP
10 15 (4.73%) LDAP
10 15 (4.73%) SMS
11 13 (4.10%) VoIP
12 12 (3.79%) Internet
13 11 (3.47%) Wireless
14 9 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (2.52%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (2.52%) Ethernet
16 7 (2.21%) CTI
17 6 (1.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.62%) Relational Database
3 17 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.15%) MS Access
5 7 (2.21%) DB2
6 6 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.58%) QlikView
8 2 (0.63%) MySQL
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (3.47%) JIRA
2 5 (1.58%) Ant
3 2 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
General
1 81 (25.55%) Telecoms
2 60 (18.93%) Finance
3 26 (8.20%) Billing
4 20 (6.31%) German Language
5 18 (5.68%) French Language
6 8 (2.52%) Marketing
7 7 (2.21%) Front Office
8 6 (1.89%) Legal
8 6 (1.89%) Retail
9 5 (1.58%) Games
9 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.26%) Electronics
10 4 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (20.50%) Analyst
2 29 (9.15%) Service Manager
3 25 (7.89%) Incident Manager
4 24 (7.57%) Service Analyst
5 22 (6.94%) Linux Engineer
5 22 (6.94%) Support Analyst
6 21 (6.62%) Support Engineer
7 20 (6.31%) Delivery Manager
7 20 (6.31%) Services Delivery Manager
8 18 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (5.05%) Juniper Engineer
9 16 (5.05%) Security Engineer
9 16 (5.05%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 14 (4.42%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (4.42%) SQL Analyst
10 14 (4.42%) Technical Engineer
11 13 (4.10%) IT Manager
11 13 (4.10%) Team Leader
12 12 (3.79%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.84%) Flash
2 5 (1.58%) J2EE
2 5 (1.58%) JSP
3 3 (0.95%) .NET
4 1 (0.32%) CSS
4 1 (0.32%) HTML
4 1 (0.32%) Web Services
4 1 (0.32%) XML
4 1 (0.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.14%) Data Centre
2 32 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.89%) Clustering
3 25 (7.89%) Statistics
4 18 (5.68%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.10%) Replication
6 8 (2.52%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.52%) IVR
7 6 (1.89%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.95%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.63%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.63%) PKI
10 1 (0.32%) CMDB
10 1 (0.32%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.32%) User Experience
10 1 (0.32%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 98 (30.91%) Windows
2 71 (22.40%) Linux
3 57 (17.98%) Unix
4 51 (16.09%) Windows Server
5 40 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (6.31%) Solaris
7 20 (6.31%) Windows 2000
8 17 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (4.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 12 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (3.15%) Windows 8
12 9 (2.84%) Windows XP
13 8 (2.52%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.58%) Windows 10
14 5 (1.58%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.95%) Android
15 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (45.43%) ITIL
2 61 (19.24%) Service Delivery
3 47 (14.83%) Service Management
4 39 (12.30%) Incident Management
5 32 (10.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 24 (7.57%) Change Management
7 23 (7.26%) ITSM
7 23 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (6.94%) CRM
8 22 (6.94%) Mentoring
9 21 (6.62%) Performance Management
10 19 (5.99%) Presales
10 19 (5.99%) Problem Management
11 17 (5.36%) Escalation Management
11 17 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
12 16 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (4.73%) Critical Success Factor
13 15 (4.73%) Server Monitoring
13 15 (4.73%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 13 (4.10%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.15%) SQL
2 5 (1.58%) Java
3 4 (1.26%) C
3 4 (1.26%) C++
3 4 (1.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.63%) C#
4 2 (0.63%) Perl
4 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.63%) Python
4 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (21.14%) Degree
2 25 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 19 (5.99%) CCNA
4 19 (5.99%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (5.99%) SC Cleared
5 16 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.15%) MCSE
7 9 (2.84%) ISEB
7 9 (2.84%) MCP
8 7 (2.21%) MCITP
9 6 (1.89%) CCNP
9 6 (1.89%) MCSA
9 6 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.58%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.58%) PMP
11 3 (0.95%) NCDA
11 3 (0.95%) VCP5
11 3 (0.95%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.15%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) GAMP
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (18.93%) Active Directory
2 34 (10.73%) vSphere
3 33 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (8.20%) Hyper-V
5 17 (5.36%) Firmware
6 16 (5.05%) vCloud
7 11 (3.47%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.26%) XenApp
10 2 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.32%) Docker
11 1 (0.32%) Samba
11 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (4.10%) SCCM
2 9 (2.84%) HP Data Protector
2 9 (2.84%) WSUS
3 7 (2.21%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.89%) Puppet
5 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.95%) vRealize
6 2 (0.63%) Cacti
6 2 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.63%) Nagios
7 1 (0.32%) Ansible
7 1 (0.32%) Netcool
7 1 (0.32%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 52 (16.40%) VMware
3 44 (13.88%) Cisco
4 41 (12.93%) Oracle
5 33 (10.41%) HP
6 30 (9.46%) IBM
7 24 (7.57%) F5
7 24 (7.57%) Huawei
8 22 (6.94%) CheckPoint
9 21 (6.62%) Juniper
9 21 (6.62%) Palo Alto
10 19 (5.99%) Remedy
11 18 (5.68%) Sun
12 13 (4.10%) Ericsson
12 13 (4.10%) Nokia
13 12 (3.79%) Citrix
14 10 (3.15%) BT
15 9 (2.84%) Cadence
16 8 (2.52%) Nortel
17 7 (2.21%) Dell
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