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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 53 63 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Permanent jobs citing SLA 235 216 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.18% 3.91% 3.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.84% 34.62% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 131 132 150
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
762 624 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.55% 11.29% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 489 461 655
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,650 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +8 69 £35,000 - 11
Bracknell +31 36 £55,000 +129.16% 3
Slough -5 30 £43,500 -3.33% 5
Newbury -3 16 £28,000 -22.75% 3
Maidenhead -37 11 £26,250 -25.00% 7
Windsor -3 9 £49,000 -12.88%
Wokingham +2 2 £45,500 +21.33%
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 162 (37.16%) ITIL
2 143 (32.80%) Windows
3 101 (23.17%) Telecoms
4 98 (22.48%) Linux
5 97 (22.25%) Microsoft
6 94 (21.56%) SQL
7 81 (18.58%) Service Management
8 79 (18.12%) Service Delivery
9 73 (16.74%) Degree
10 68 (15.60%) Oracle
11 63 (14.45%) SQL Server
12 62 (14.22%) MS Excel
13 56 (12.84%) VMware
14 53 (12.16%) Finance
15 49 (11.24%) UNIX
15 49 (11.24%) Cisco
16 44 (10.09%) Active Directory
16 44 (10.09%) Firewall
16 44 (10.09%) Incident Management
16 44 (10.09%) Security Cleared
17 43 (9.86%) DNS
18 41 (9.40%) Management Information System
18 41 (9.40%) Problem Management
19 39 (8.94%) HP
19 39 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
20 37 (8.49%) FTP
21 36 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
21 36 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
22 35 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
23 34 (7.80%) MS Office

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 31 (7.11%) IIS
2 25 (5.73%) Apache
3 18 (4.13%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.67%) Lync
5 15 (3.44%) MS Exchange
6 13 (2.98%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.75%) Drupal
7 12 (2.75%) WordPress
7 12 (2.75%) Alfresco
7 12 (2.75%) CMS
8 11 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (2.29%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.92%) GroupWise
12 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.80%) MS Office
3 8 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.69%) MS Project
4 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.75%) SAP CO
1 12 (2.75%) SAP FI
1 12 (2.75%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.15%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.46%) Agresso
5 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.46%) SaaS
3 2 (0.46%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.09%) Firewall
2 43 (9.86%) DNS
3 37 (8.49%) FTP
4 32 (7.34%) VPN
5 31 (7.11%) TCP/IP
6 30 (6.88%) Wireless
7 27 (6.19%) SSL
8 19 (4.36%) SAN
9 18 (4.13%) Internet
10 15 (3.44%) VoIP
11 13 (2.98%) MPLS
12 11 (2.52%) INAP
12 11 (2.52%) BGP
12 11 (2.52%) SS7
12 11 (2.52%) SMS
12 11 (2.52%) HTTP
13 9 (2.06%) SMTP
14 8 (1.83%) LAN
15 7 (1.61%) Multicast
15 7 (1.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.42%) MySQL
3 22 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (5.05%) Big Data
4 12 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.29%) OLAP
7 9 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.06%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.06%) Oracle OLAP
8 8 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.15%) MS Access
11 5 (1.15%) DB2
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.46%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 101 (23.17%) Telecoms
2 53 (12.16%) Finance
3 21 (4.82%) Retail
4 17 (3.90%) French Language
5 15 (3.44%) Billing
6 14 (3.21%) Back Office
7 12 (2.75%) German Language
7 12 (2.75%) Legal
8 10 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.29%) Front Office
9 9 (2.06%) Marketing
10 6 (1.38%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.69%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.69%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.46%) Electronics
12 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.46%) Advertising
12 2 (0.46%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 75 (17.20%) Analyst
2 51 (11.70%) Support Engineer
3 38 (8.72%) Technical Support
4 37 (8.49%) Support Analyst
5 36 (8.26%) Service Manager
6 25 (5.73%) Consultant
7 24 (5.50%) Applications Support
8 22 (5.05%) Administrator
9 21 (4.82%) Delivery Manager
9 21 (4.82%) Services Delivery Manager
10 20 (4.59%) Security Engineer
11 19 (4.36%) Escalation Manager
12 16 (3.67%) Technical Engineer
12 16 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (3.67%) Senior Consultant
13 15 (3.44%) 1st Line Support
13 15 (3.44%) Applications Support Analyst
14 14 (3.21%) Service Analyst
14 14 (3.21%) Operations Manager
15 13 (2.98%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.73%) Web Services
2 12 (2.75%) .NET
2 12 (2.75%) XML
3 8 (1.83%) HTML
4 5 (1.15%) MSMQ
4 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.92%) ODBC
5 4 (0.92%) CSS
6 3 (0.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.46%) LAMP
8 1 (0.23%) J2EE
8 1 (0.23%) COM
8 1 (0.23%) MDX
8 1 (0.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.40%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.05%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.05%) Open Source
3 13 (2.98%) Clustering
4 11 (2.52%) Firmware
4 11 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.06%) IPTV
5 9 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.38%) iPhone
7 6 (1.38%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.38%) CMDB
8 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (0.92%) Replication
9 3 (0.69%) PKI
9 3 (0.69%) iPad
10 2 (0.46%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.46%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.23%) DTV
11 1 (0.23%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 143 (32.80%) Windows
2 98 (22.48%) Linux
3 49 (11.24%) UNIX
4 32 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (6.42%) Ubuntu
6 22 (5.05%) Windows 7
7 18 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (3.44%) CentOS
9 14 (3.21%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.98%) Debian
10 13 (2.98%) Solaris
11 10 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (2.29%) Windows 2000
11 10 (2.29%) Windows XP
12 9 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (1.15%) HPUX
14 4 (0.92%) Android
14 4 (0.92%) AIX
14 4 (0.92%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (37.16%) ITIL
2 81 (18.58%) Service Management
3 79 (18.12%) Service Delivery
4 44 (10.09%) Incident Management
5 41 (9.40%) Problem Management
6 36 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (6.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 26 (5.96%) ITSM
9 26 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (5.96%) Analytics
10 25 (5.73%) Change Management
11 22 (5.05%) Business Analytics
12 19 (4.36%) CRM
13 15 (3.44%) Project Management
13 15 (3.44%) Workflow
14 13 (2.98%) Migration
15 12 (2.75%) Configuration Management
16 11 (2.52%) PRINCE2
16 11 (2.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (21.56%) SQL
2 14 (3.21%) Perl
3 8 (1.83%) PHP
3 8 (1.83%) T-SQL
4 7 (1.61%) C#
4 7 (1.61%) Korn
5 6 (1.38%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.15%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.15%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.15%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.15%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.69%) Python
7 3 (0.69%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.69%) C++
8 2 (0.46%) ABAP
9 1 (0.23%) VBA
9 1 (0.23%) C
9 1 (0.23%) VBScript
9 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (16.74%) Degree
2 44 (10.09%) Security Cleared
3 39 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (7.34%) SC Cleared
5 26 (5.96%) MCSE
6 24 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (5.05%) CCNA
7 22 (5.05%) MCSA
8 19 (4.36%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (4.13%) MCP
10 14 (3.21%) MOS
10 14 (3.21%) CCNP
11 13 (2.98%) MCITP
11 13 (2.98%) MCTS
12 11 (2.52%) CCA
13 8 (1.83%) CCIE
14 7 (1.61%) MCSD
14 7 (1.61%) DV Cleared
15 6 (1.38%) A+ Certification
16 5 (1.15%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.75%) QA
2 9 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 44 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 36 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.67%) vSphere
4 9 (2.06%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.69%) vCloud
8 3 (0.69%) XenApp
8 3 (0.69%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.46%) NLBS
9 2 (0.46%) Xen
9 2 (0.46%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (2.98%) Plesk
2 11 (2.52%) Cisco IPCC
2 11 (2.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (1.61%) Zenoss
4 5 (1.15%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (1.15%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.92%) SCOM
5 4 (0.92%) Puppet
5 4 (0.92%) Nagios
5 4 (0.92%) DameWare
6 3 (0.69%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (0.69%) SCCM
7 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.23%) OPNET
7 1 (0.23%) Foglight
7 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.23%) Netcool
7 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 97 (22.25%) Microsoft
2 68 (15.60%) Oracle
3 56 (12.84%) VMware
4 49 (11.24%) Cisco
5 39 (8.94%) HP
6 22 (5.05%) Red Hat
7 21 (4.82%) Huawei
8 17 (3.90%) CheckPoint
9 16 (3.67%) Fujitsu
9 16 (3.67%) SAP
10 15 (3.44%) Nokia
11 14 (3.21%) EMC
11 14 (3.21%) Citrix
12 13 (2.98%) Remedy
12 13 (2.98%) F5
13 12 (2.75%) Symantec
14 11 (2.52%) Ericsson
14 11 (2.52%) Nortel
14 11 (2.52%) Blue Coat
15 10 (2.29%) Avaya
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago