The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 58 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 194 293 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.82% 5.00% 4.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.99% 34.43% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 168 175 144
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,987 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
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
626 851 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.31% 14.53% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 504 561 445
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -1 80 £38,500 +10.00% 5
Slough +6 49 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Bracknell -4 15 £40,000 -27.27%
Maidenhead +15 14 £29,000 +28.88% 1
Newbury +4 12 £25,000 -10.71% 1
Wokingham -8 2 £29,000 +28.88%
Windsor 0 1 £60,000 +4.34%
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 225 (50.22%) ITIL
2 153 (34.15%) Windows
3 117 (26.12%) Microsoft
4 99 (22.10%) Service Management
5 95 (21.21%) Service Delivery
6 90 (20.09%) MS Excel
7 87 (19.42%) Cisco
8 79 (17.63%) Degree
9 74 (16.52%) Active Directory
10 72 (16.07%) Security Cleared
11 70 (15.63%) Linux
11 70 (15.63%) Telecoms
12 67 (14.96%) Data Centre
13 63 (14.06%) VMware
14 56 (12.50%) HP
15 53 (11.83%) SC Cleared
15 53 (11.83%) Incident Management
16 51 (11.38%) Change Management
17 49 (10.94%) Firewall
18 48 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
18 48 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
19 45 (10.04%) Continuous Improvement
19 45 (10.04%) Problem Management
19 45 (10.04%) Cisco Certification
20 44 (9.82%) Finance
21 43 (9.60%) UNIX
22 42 (9.38%) SQL
22 42 (9.38%) TCP/IP
22 42 (9.38%) Mentoring
23 40 (8.93%) MS Office

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 24 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.35%) Lync
3 13 (2.90%) Drupal
4 11 (2.46%) CMS
5 10 (2.23%) IIS
6 9 (2.01%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.34%) Alfresco
8 6 (1.34%) WordPress
8 6 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.12%) Apache
10 4 (0.89%) JBoss
11 3 (0.67%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.67%) SAP EP
11 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.67%) SAP Portal
12 2 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 90 (20.09%) MS Excel
2 40 (8.93%) MS Office
3 10 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.89%) Office 365
3 2 (0.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.94%) Firewall
2 42 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 34 (7.59%) DNS
4 32 (7.14%) Internet
5 30 (6.70%) FTP
6 25 (5.58%) WAN
7 22 (4.91%) LAN
8 21 (4.69%) SAN
9 19 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (3.79%) VPN
11 14 (3.13%) MPLS
11 14 (3.13%) OSPF
11 14 (3.13%) SMTP
11 14 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (2.90%) BGP
13 11 (2.46%) DHCP
13 11 (2.46%) Ethernet
14 10 (2.23%) 3G
14 10 (2.23%) Wireless
15 9 (2.01%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.24%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.90%) MySQL
4 12 (2.68%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.89%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.67%) OLTP
8 3 (0.67%) OLAP
8 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) JUnit
1 1 (0.22%) TestNG
General
1 70 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 44 (9.82%) Finance
3 17 (3.79%) Retail
4 15 (3.35%) Marketing
5 14 (3.13%) Legal
6 11 (2.46%) Advertising
7 10 (2.23%) German Language
8 9 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.01%) Front Office
9 7 (1.56%) Billing
10 5 (1.12%) Electronics
10 5 (1.12%) Banking
10 5 (1.12%) French Language
11 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.67%) Military
12 3 (0.67%) Local Government
13 2 (0.45%) Back Office
14 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 81 (18.08%) Analyst
2 43 (9.60%) Support Engineer
3 33 (7.37%) Team Leader
4 30 (6.70%) Delivery Manager
5 26 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 25 (5.58%) Service Analyst
6 25 (5.58%) Service Manager
6 25 (5.58%) Senior Manager
7 24 (5.36%) Support Analyst
7 24 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
8 18 (4.02%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (4.02%) Incident Manager
8 18 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 16 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
9 16 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
9 16 (3.57%) Administrator
9 16 (3.57%) Field Engineer
9 16 (3.57%) Network Engineer
10 15 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (3.35%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.79%) HTML
1 17 (3.79%) CSS
2 13 (2.90%) Ajax
3 8 (1.79%) REST
4 7 (1.56%) J2EE
5 5 (1.12%) SOAP
5 5 (1.12%) Web Services
6 4 (0.89%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.67%) JSON
7 3 (0.67%) ADO
7 3 (0.67%) Flash
8 2 (0.45%) .NET
8 2 (0.45%) XML
8 2 (0.45%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.45%) J2SE
9 1 (0.22%) POSIX
9 1 (0.22%) LAMP
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.96%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.92%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.79%) FlexPod
6 11 (2.46%) e-Health
7 9 (2.01%) Enterprise Cloud
8 7 (1.56%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.34%) Replication
10 5 (1.12%) FMCG
11 4 (0.89%) PDA
11 4 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.89%) EMC VNX
11 4 (0.89%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.89%) CMDB
12 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.67%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.67%) Statistics
13 2 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 153 (34.15%) Windows
2 70 (15.63%) Linux
3 43 (9.60%) UNIX
4 38 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (7.59%) Windows 7
6 21 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (4.02%) Solaris
8 17 (3.79%) Data ONTAP
9 13 (2.90%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.90%) Windows 2000
10 12 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.56%) SUSE
11 7 (1.56%) Android
12 6 (1.34%) CentOS
12 6 (1.34%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.12%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (50.22%) ITIL
2 99 (22.10%) Service Management
3 95 (21.21%) Service Delivery
4 53 (11.83%) Incident Management
5 51 (11.38%) Change Management
6 48 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 45 (10.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 45 (10.04%) Problem Management
8 42 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 35 (7.81%) Project Management
10 27 (6.03%) Configuration Management
11 25 (5.58%) Scrum
12 23 (5.13%) ITSM
12 23 (5.13%) Coaching
13 22 (4.91%) CRM
14 21 (4.69%) Risk Analysis
15 18 (4.02%) Asset Management
16 17 (3.79%) PRINCE2
17 16 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (9.38%) SQL
2 15 (3.35%) JavaScript
3 13 (2.90%) Perl
4 10 (2.23%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.01%) PHP
6 8 (1.79%) Java
6 8 (1.79%) Python
7 5 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.12%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.12%) VB
8 4 (0.89%) VB6
9 3 (0.67%) Ruby
9 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.67%) VBScript
10 2 (0.45%) C
11 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 79 (17.63%) Degree
2 72 (16.07%) Security Cleared
3 53 (11.83%) SC Cleared
4 45 (10.04%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (6.47%) CCNA
7 25 (5.58%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (5.36%) DV Cleared
9 18 (4.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 18 (4.02%) A+ Certification
10 17 (3.79%) CCNP
11 16 (3.57%) MCP
12 12 (2.68%) MCSE
13 11 (2.46%) MCITP
14 8 (1.79%) CCIE
15 7 (1.56%) HND
16 6 (1.34%) MCSA
16 6 (1.34%) NCDA
17 4 (0.89%) BC Cleared
17 4 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.68%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.79%) QA
2 8 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.67%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 74 (16.52%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.03%) vSphere
4 20 (4.46%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.89%) XenApp
6 4 (0.89%) vCloud
7 3 (0.67%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.22%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.22%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 14 (3.13%) SCCM
2 10 (2.23%) SCOM
3 6 (1.34%) Plesk
3 6 (1.34%) Nagios
3 6 (1.34%) cPanel
4 5 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.89%) Puppet
6 3 (0.67%) Netcool
6 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.67%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.45%) WSUS
7 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.45%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 117 (26.12%) Microsoft
2 87 (19.42%) Cisco
3 63 (14.06%) VMware
4 56 (12.50%) HP
5 35 (7.81%) Juniper
6 23 (5.13%) NetApp
6 23 (5.13%) Remedy
7 19 (4.24%) CheckPoint
7 19 (4.24%) IBM
7 19 (4.24%) Oracle
8 17 (3.79%) SAP
9 16 (3.57%) Symantec
9 16 (3.57%) F5
10 15 (3.35%) Sourcefire
11 14 (3.13%) Dell
11 14 (3.13%) CA
12 13 (2.90%) Crossbeam
12 13 (2.90%) Blue Coat
13 12 (2.68%) Huawei
14 11 (2.46%) Citrix
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pensions + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Flex Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: To £35k + Health, Life, Pension & Bonus
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
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Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
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Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
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