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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 75 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 111 231 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.22% 4.49% 4.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.98% 34.68% 33.97%
Number of salaries quoted 81 194 167
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,100
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
383 666 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.13% 12.95% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 298 567 563
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,350 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +24 48 £36,000 -8.86% 3
Bracknell -1 17 £20,500 -56.84%
Maidenhead -9 13 £42,925 -28.45% 1
Newbury +7 11 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Slough -5 11 £33,000 -34.00%
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 101 (37.27%) ITIL
2 82 (30.26%) Windows
3 63 (23.25%) Cisco
4 62 (22.88%) Microsoft
5 61 (22.51%) Active Directory
6 55 (20.30%) MS Excel
7 49 (18.08%) Firewall
8 48 (17.71%) Linux
9 46 (16.97%) Juniper
9 46 (16.97%) Telecoms
10 45 (16.61%) Palo Alto
11 43 (15.87%) MS Office
12 38 (14.02%) ITSM
12 38 (14.02%) Degree
13 37 (13.65%) Hyper-V
13 37 (13.65%) Service Delivery
13 37 (13.65%) HP
14 36 (13.28%) Unix
15 35 (12.92%) Internet
15 35 (12.92%) Windows 7
15 35 (12.92%) Windows Server
16 33 (12.18%) CheckPoint
16 33 (12.18%) Service Management
16 33 (12.18%) Finance
17 31 (11.44%) JNCIS
17 31 (11.44%) DNS
17 31 (11.44%) Data Centre
18 30 (11.07%) Incident Management
18 30 (11.07%) VMware
19 29 (10.70%) F5

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 19 (7.01%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.95%) IIS
2 8 (2.95%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.58%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.21%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.37%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 55 (20.30%) MS Excel
2 43 (15.87%) MS Office
3 24 (8.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (7.38%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.48%) Final Cut Pro
6 4 (1.48%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (0.74%) Maya
7 2 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.48%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.80%) Office 365
4 12 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.95%) IBM Cloud
5 8 (2.95%) SoftLayer
6 5 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.85%) SaaS
7 4 (1.48%) Oracle CX
7 4 (1.48%) Responsys
7 4 (1.48%) Taleo
8 1 (0.37%) IaaS
8 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.08%) Firewall
2 35 (12.92%) Internet
3 31 (11.44%) DNS
4 28 (10.33%) VPN
5 21 (7.75%) LAN
5 21 (7.75%) SAN
5 21 (7.75%) WAN
6 20 (7.38%) TCP/IP
7 19 (7.01%) Network Security
8 16 (5.90%) VLAN
9 15 (5.54%) DHCP
10 13 (4.80%) Junos
10 13 (4.80%) NAS
11 8 (2.95%) VSAN
12 7 (2.58%) Wireless
13 6 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (2.21%) MPLS
14 5 (1.85%) FTP
14 5 (1.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.69%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.58%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.11%) Big Data
6 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.37%) MS Access
8 1 (0.37%) MySQL
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.90%) JIRA
2 8 (2.95%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.37%) MSI
General
1 46 (16.97%) Telecoms
2 33 (12.18%) Finance
3 17 (6.27%) Marketing
4 15 (5.54%) Electronics
5 13 (4.80%) Billing
6 11 (4.06%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.95%) German Language
7 8 (2.95%) Retail
8 4 (1.48%) Legal
9 2 (0.74%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Banking
10 1 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 53 (19.56%) Analyst
2 31 (11.44%) Juniper Engineer
3 30 (11.07%) Service Analyst
4 28 (10.33%) Support Engineer
5 27 (9.96%) Security Engineer
6 26 (9.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 23 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (8.12%) Service Manager
8 22 (8.12%) Support Analyst
9 19 (7.01%) Senior Security Engineer
10 15 (5.54%) Delivery Manager
10 15 (5.54%) Services Delivery Manager
11 14 (5.17%) Consultant
12 13 (4.80%) Incident Manager
12 13 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
13 12 (4.43%) Infrastructure Support
13 12 (4.43%) Technical Engineer
14 10 (3.69%) Senior Manager
15 9 (3.32%) Help Desk Analyst
15 9 (3.32%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.85%) Web Services
2 4 (1.48%) CSS
3 1 (0.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.44%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.75%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.90%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.80%) FlexPod
6 9 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.32%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.95%) Clustering
7 8 (2.95%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 5 (1.85%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.85%) CMDB
9 4 (1.48%) PDA
10 3 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.11%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.11%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (1.11%) iPad
10 3 (1.11%) NHS
10 3 (1.11%) Replication
10 3 (1.11%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (30.26%) Windows
2 48 (17.71%) Linux
3 36 (13.28%) Unix
4 35 (12.92%) Windows 7
4 35 (12.92%) Windows Server
5 22 (8.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (5.90%) Windows 8
7 15 (5.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.95%) Windows 2000
10 7 (2.58%) AIX
10 7 (2.58%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.21%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.48%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.48%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.48%) Solaris
14 3 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (37.27%) ITIL
2 38 (14.02%) ITSM
3 37 (13.65%) Service Delivery
4 33 (12.18%) Service Management
5 30 (11.07%) Incident Management
6 25 (9.23%) Risk Management
7 24 (8.86%) Security Operations
8 22 (8.12%) Data Protection
8 22 (8.12%) Presales
9 21 (7.75%) Information Security
10 20 (7.38%) Change Management
10 20 (7.38%) Problem Management
10 20 (7.38%) Project Management
11 19 (7.01%) Programme Management
12 18 (6.64%) Content Management
12 18 (6.64%) Kalman Filter
12 18 (6.64%) Security Management
13 15 (5.54%) ITIL V3
13 15 (5.54%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.86%) SQL
2 13 (4.80%) Python
3 12 (4.43%) Ruby
4 8 (2.95%) Perl
4 8 (2.95%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.58%) Java
6 5 (1.85%) C++
7 4 (1.48%) C
7 4 (1.48%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.37%) ABAP
9 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.37%) PHP
9 1 (0.37%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 38 (14.02%) Degree
2 31 (11.44%) JNCIS
3 24 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (7.38%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (6.64%) CCIE
5 18 (6.64%) CCSE
5 18 (6.64%) CCSP
6 13 (4.80%) JNCIA
7 9 (3.32%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.95%) CISSP
8 8 (2.95%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.95%) VCDX
9 7 (2.58%) CISM
10 6 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.85%) CISA
12 4 (1.48%) MCP
12 4 (1.48%) MCSA
12 4 (1.48%) MCSE
12 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.32%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.58%) QA
3 3 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO22301
System Software
1 61 (22.51%) Active Directory
2 37 (13.65%) Hyper-V
3 21 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (6.64%) ProxySG
5 13 (4.80%) vCloud
5 13 (4.80%) vSphere
6 9 (3.32%) Firmware
7 8 (2.95%) Docker
8 5 (1.85%) XenApp
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.95%) Ansible
1 8 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (2.95%) Puppet
1 8 (2.95%) SCCM
2 7 (2.58%) vRealize
3 6 (2.21%) WSUS
4 5 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.11%) vMotion
6 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.37%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 63 (23.25%) Cisco
2 62 (22.88%) Microsoft
3 46 (16.97%) Juniper
4 45 (16.61%) Palo Alto
5 37 (13.65%) HP
6 33 (12.18%) CheckPoint
7 30 (11.07%) VMware
8 29 (10.70%) F5
9 26 (9.59%) Fortinet
10 25 (9.23%) Blue Coat
11 22 (8.12%) Sourcefire
12 19 (7.01%) Intel Security
12 19 (7.01%) NetApp
13 18 (6.64%) Imperva
13 18 (6.64%) Proofpoint
13 18 (6.64%) TippingPoint
14 17 (6.27%) Oracle
15 13 (4.80%) Aruba
15 13 (4.80%) Extreme Networks
15 13 (4.80%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago