The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 59 67 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs citing SLA 218 200 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.92% 3.63% 2.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.82% 33.84% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 121 129 146
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
731 591 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.16% 10.72% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 475 443 643
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
South East

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SLA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 67 £35,000 - 11
Bracknell +26 34 £55,000 +129.16% 1
Slough -6 31 £44,250 -2.74% 5
Newbury +8 15 £28,000 -22.75% 3
Maidenhead -30 10 £30,000 -11.11% 5
Windsor -1 7 £42,750 +0.58% 1
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 158 (37.89%) ITIL
2 140 (33.57%) Windows
3 97 (23.26%) SQL
4 95 (22.78%) Telecoms
5 93 (22.30%) Linux
6 91 (21.82%) Microsoft
7 75 (17.99%) Service Delivery
8 73 (17.51%) Degree
9 71 (17.03%) Service Management
10 68 (16.31%) Oracle
11 64 (15.35%) SQL Server
12 58 (13.91%) MS Excel
13 54 (12.95%) VMware
14 47 (11.27%) Finance
15 46 (11.03%) UNIX
16 44 (10.55%) Active Directory
17 43 (10.31%) Cisco
17 43 (10.31%) DNS
17 43 (10.31%) Firewall
18 42 (10.07%) Management Information System
18 42 (10.07%) Incident Management
19 41 (9.83%) HP
20 40 (9.59%) FTP
20 40 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
20 40 (9.59%) Problem Management
21 38 (9.11%) Security Cleared
22 36 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
23 35 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
24 33 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
24 33 (7.91%) IIS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (7.91%) IIS
2 26 (6.24%) Apache
3 19 (4.56%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.84%) Lync
5 15 (3.60%) MS Exchange
6 13 (3.12%) Drupal
6 13 (3.12%) Alfresco
6 13 (3.12%) WordPress
6 13 (3.12%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.12%) CMS
7 11 (2.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 11 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (2.16%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.96%) GroupWise
10 4 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.48%) nginx
12 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (13.91%) MS Excel
2 32 (7.67%) MS Office
3 8 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.64%) SAP FI
1 11 (2.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 11 (2.64%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.20%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.48%) Agresso
4 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.72%) Office 365
3 2 (0.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.31%) DNS
1 43 (10.31%) Firewall
2 40 (9.59%) FTP
3 31 (7.43%) TCP/IP
4 30 (7.19%) Wireless
5 29 (6.95%) VPN
6 26 (6.24%) SSL
7 19 (4.56%) Internet
8 16 (3.84%) SAN
8 16 (3.84%) VoIP
9 12 (2.88%) HTTP
10 11 (2.64%) MPLS
11 9 (2.16%) SMS
11 9 (2.16%) BGP
11 9 (2.16%) SS7
11 9 (2.16%) SMTP
11 9 (2.16%) INAP
12 8 (1.92%) LTE
13 7 (1.68%) Wireless Security
13 7 (1.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.95%) MySQL
3 22 (5.28%) Big Data
3 22 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (2.40%) OLAP
7 9 (2.16%) Oracle OLAP
7 9 (2.16%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.16%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.20%) DB2
11 4 (0.96%) MS Access
12 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.48%) IDOL
13 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.48%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (22.78%) Telecoms
2 47 (11.27%) Finance
3 18 (4.32%) Retail
4 16 (3.84%) French Language
5 14 (3.36%) Back Office
6 13 (3.12%) Billing
7 12 (2.88%) German Language
8 11 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (2.64%) Legal
9 10 (2.40%) Front Office
10 9 (2.16%) Marketing
11 6 (1.44%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.72%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.72%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 2 (0.48%) Games
13 2 (0.48%) Electronics
14 1 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 73 (17.51%) Analyst
2 50 (11.99%) Support Engineer
3 37 (8.87%) Support Analyst
4 36 (8.63%) Service Manager
5 35 (8.39%) Technical Support
6 24 (5.76%) Applications Support
6 24 (5.76%) Consultant
7 21 (5.04%) Services Delivery Manager
7 21 (5.04%) Delivery Manager
8 19 (4.56%) Security Engineer
8 19 (4.56%) Administrator
9 17 (4.08%) Escalation Manager
10 16 (3.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (3.84%) Senior Consultant
10 16 (3.84%) 1st Line Support
11 15 (3.60%) Service Analyst
11 15 (3.60%) Applications Support Analyst
12 14 (3.36%) Operations Manager
12 14 (3.36%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (3.36%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.00%) Web Services
2 12 (2.88%) XML
2 12 (2.88%) .NET
3 8 (1.92%) HTML
4 6 (1.44%) MSMQ
5 5 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.96%) CSS
6 4 (0.96%) ODBC
7 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.48%) LAMP
8 2 (0.48%) COM
9 1 (0.24%) J2EE
9 1 (0.24%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.07%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.28%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.28%) Open Source
3 14 (3.36%) Clustering
4 12 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.64%) Firmware
6 9 (2.16%) IPTV
7 7 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.68%) Data Extraction
8 6 (1.44%) iPhone
8 6 (1.44%) CMDB
9 4 (0.96%) Replication
9 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.72%) PKI
10 3 (0.72%) iPad
11 2 (0.48%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.48%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.48%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 140 (33.57%) Windows
2 93 (22.30%) Linux
3 46 (11.03%) UNIX
4 32 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (6.95%) Ubuntu
5 29 (6.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (5.52%) Windows 7
7 20 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (3.84%) CentOS
9 15 (3.60%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.12%) Solaris
10 13 (3.12%) Debian
11 11 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.40%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (2.16%) Windows 2000
13 9 (2.16%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.20%) HPUX
15 4 (0.96%) AIX
15 4 (0.96%) Android
16 1 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (37.89%) ITIL
2 75 (17.99%) Service Delivery
3 71 (17.03%) Service Management
4 42 (10.07%) Incident Management
5 40 (9.59%) Problem Management
6 36 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (6.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 26 (6.24%) Analytics
9 26 (6.24%) ITSM
10 24 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (5.76%) Change Management
11 22 (5.28%) Business Analytics
12 17 (4.08%) CRM
13 16 (3.84%) Workflow
13 16 (3.84%) Project Management
14 14 (3.36%) Migration
15 12 (2.88%) PRINCE2
15 12 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (2.64%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (23.26%) SQL
2 16 (3.84%) Perl
3 9 (2.16%) PHP
3 9 (2.16%) T-SQL
4 7 (1.68%) C#
4 7 (1.68%) Korn
5 6 (1.44%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.44%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.44%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.20%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.96%) Python
8 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.72%) C++
9 1 (0.24%) C
9 1 (0.24%) VBScript
9 1 (0.24%) VB
9 1 (0.24%) ABAP
9 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (17.51%) Degree
2 40 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (9.11%) Security Cleared
4 30 (7.19%) SC Cleared
5 26 (6.24%) MCSE
6 23 (5.52%) MCSA
6 23 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (5.04%) CCNA
8 19 (4.56%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (4.32%) MCP
10 15 (3.60%) CCNP
11 14 (3.36%) MOS
11 14 (3.36%) MCITP
12 13 (3.12%) MCTS
13 11 (2.64%) CCA
14 8 (1.92%) CCIE
15 7 (1.68%) MCSD
15 7 (1.68%) DV Cleared
16 6 (1.44%) A+ Certification
17 5 (1.20%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.88%) QA
2 7 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 44 (10.55%) Active Directory
2 35 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.60%) vSphere
4 9 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.72%) vCloud
8 3 (0.72%) XenApp
8 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.48%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.48%) Xen
9 2 (0.48%) NLBS
10 1 (0.24%) XenServer
10 1 (0.24%) VMFS
10 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 14 (3.36%) Plesk
2 11 (2.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (2.16%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (1.20%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (1.20%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.20%) Zenoss
5 4 (0.96%) NSN NetAct
5 4 (0.96%) SCOM
5 4 (0.96%) DameWare
6 3 (0.72%) SCCM
7 1 (0.24%) Puppet
7 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.24%) OPNET
7 1 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.24%) Foglight
Vendors
1 91 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 68 (16.31%) Oracle
3 54 (12.95%) VMware
4 43 (10.31%) Cisco
5 41 (9.83%) HP
6 24 (5.76%) Red Hat
7 19 (4.56%) Huawei
8 16 (3.84%) CheckPoint
8 16 (3.84%) Nokia
8 16 (3.84%) SAP
9 14 (3.36%) Citrix
9 14 (3.36%) Fujitsu
10 12 (2.88%) F5
11 11 (2.64%) EMC
11 11 (2.64%) Nortel
11 11 (2.64%) Ericsson
12 10 (2.40%) Blue Coat
12 10 (2.40%) Symantec
12 10 (2.40%) Remedy
13 9 (2.16%) Juniper
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
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