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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 68 88 95
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 196 158 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.33% 2.98% 2.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.43% 35.91% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 115 119 118
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £20,650 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
666 440 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.31% 8.31% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 473 340 677
Average salary £45,000 £40,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.80% -5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,225 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +26 92 £35,500 -4.05% 6
Slough -5 37 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Bracknell +24 21 £27,000 +31.70% 2
Newbury +4 16 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Maidenhead -14 4 £55,000 +89.65%
Ascot -3 2 £38,500 -3.75%
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 168 (42.00%) Windows
2 111 (27.75%) ITIL
3 107 (26.75%) Microsoft
4 100 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 93 (23.25%) SQL
6 92 (23.00%) Linux
7 84 (21.00%) SQL Server
8 80 (20.00%) Degree
9 63 (15.75%) Service Delivery
10 59 (14.75%) VMware
11 56 (14.00%) Firewall
12 55 (13.75%) Service Management
13 53 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 50 (12.50%) Red Hat
15 47 (11.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 44 (11.00%) Ubuntu
17 42 (10.50%) Active Directory
18 41 (10.25%) HP
18 41 (10.25%) Perl
19 40 (10.00%) Cisco
20 39 (9.75%) DNS
20 39 (9.75%) IIS
21 37 (9.25%) UNIX
21 37 (9.25%) MS Excel
21 37 (9.25%) Microsoft Certification
22 36 (9.00%) TCP/IP
22 36 (9.00%) VPN
22 36 (9.00%) FTP
22 36 (9.00%) CentOS
23 35 (8.75%) .NET

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (9.75%) IIS
2 29 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 27 (6.75%) Drupal
3 27 (6.75%) Alfresco
3 27 (6.75%) WordPress
3 27 (6.75%) CMS
4 26 (6.50%) Apache
5 18 (4.50%) MS Exchange
5 18 (4.50%) nginx
6 16 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
7 14 (3.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 11 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.00%) Lync
11 6 (1.50%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.50%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.50%) MS Office
3 8 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.75%) MS Project
4 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (14.00%) Firewall
2 39 (9.75%) DNS
3 36 (9.00%) TCP/IP
3 36 (9.00%) VPN
3 36 (9.00%) FTP
4 25 (6.25%) VoIP
5 24 (6.00%) Wireless
6 22 (5.50%) SAN
7 21 (5.25%) Internet
8 17 (4.25%) WAN
9 16 (4.00%) LAN
10 15 (3.75%) MPLS
11 14 (3.50%) 3G
12 13 (3.25%) SSL
13 12 (3.00%) LTE
14 11 (2.75%) HTTP
14 11 (2.75%) BGP
15 10 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (2.50%) 4G
16 9 (2.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.50%) MySQL
3 33 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (4.50%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.50%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (1.75%) Big Data
10 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.00%) DB2
12 3 (0.75%) OLAP
12 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.50%) Informix
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.25%) SQLPlus
14 1 (0.25%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 18 (4.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.25%) Metasploit
3 4 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) JUnit
General
1 100 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (4.00%) Finance
3 14 (3.50%) Marketing
4 12 (3.00%) Back Office
5 11 (2.75%) Front Office
6 10 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.25%) Retail
8 8 (2.00%) German Language
9 3 (0.75%) French Language
9 3 (0.75%) Legal
10 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.50%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (12.75%) Analyst
2 50 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 36 (9.00%) Administrator
4 30 (7.50%) Service Manager
5 25 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 21 (5.25%) Technical Support
7 18 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (4.25%) Delivery Manager
9 16 (4.00%) Developer
10 15 (3.75%) Business Analyst
10 15 (3.75%) Services Delivery Manager
10 15 (3.75%) SharePoint Developer
10 15 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (3.50%) Architect
11 14 (3.50%) Support Analyst
11 14 (3.50%) 1st Line Support
12 13 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support
13 12 (3.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.75%) .NET
2 19 (4.75%) ASP.NET
2 19 (4.75%) XML
3 18 (4.50%) Web Services
4 16 (4.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 15 (3.75%) Ajax
5 15 (3.75%) jQuery
5 15 (3.75%) HTML
5 15 (3.75%) CSS
6 7 (1.75%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.50%) COM
7 6 (1.50%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.50%) ODBC
9 1 (0.25%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.25%) Spring
9 1 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.50%) Management Information System
2 14 (3.50%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.75%) Clustering
4 10 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 10 (2.50%) IPTV
5 9 (2.25%) Data Extraction
5 9 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.75%) Open Source
7 6 (1.50%) iPhone
7 6 (1.50%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.50%) PKI
7 6 (1.50%) Replication
8 4 (1.00%) CMDB
8 4 (1.00%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.00%) Statistics
9 3 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.75%) Firmware
9 3 (0.75%) CESG
9 3 (0.75%) Google Search Appliance
9 3 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 168 (42.00%) Windows
2 92 (23.00%) Linux
3 53 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (11.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (11.00%) Ubuntu
6 37 (9.25%) UNIX
7 36 (9.00%) CentOS
8 25 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (3.75%) Windows 7
11 11 (2.75%) Solaris
11 11 (2.75%) Windows 8
12 8 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (2.00%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.50%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.25%) HPUX
14 5 (1.25%) Debian
15 3 (0.75%) Android
15 3 (0.75%) AIX
15 3 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (27.75%) ITIL
2 63 (15.75%) Service Delivery
3 55 (13.75%) Service Management
4 30 (7.50%) Migration
5 29 (7.25%) Problem Management
6 26 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (5.25%) Project Management
9 20 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 19 (4.75%) Incident Management
10 19 (4.75%) Workflow
10 19 (4.75%) Information Security
10 19 (4.75%) CRM
11 16 (4.00%) Validation
11 16 (4.00%) Web Development
12 15 (3.75%) SEO
12 15 (3.75%) PRINCE2
12 15 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (3.75%) SIEM
13 14 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 93 (23.25%) SQL
2 41 (10.25%) Perl
3 26 (6.50%) Python
4 25 (6.25%) PHP
4 25 (6.25%) C#
5 17 (4.25%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.00%) Korn
7 8 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.75%) Ruby
8 7 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.25%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.25%) C++
10 4 (1.00%) C
11 3 (0.75%) Java
11 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.50%) ABAP
13 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (20.00%) Degree
2 37 (9.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (8.50%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (7.50%) CCNA
5 27 (6.75%) MCSE
6 23 (5.75%) MCSA
7 22 (5.50%) Security Cleared
8 21 (5.25%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (4.75%) CISSP
10 17 (4.25%) MCP
10 17 (4.25%) MCTS
11 14 (3.50%) CCNP
11 14 (3.50%) CEH
12 13 (3.25%) MOS
12 13 (3.25%) MCITP
12 13 (3.25%) SC Cleared
13 11 (2.75%) HND
14 10 (2.50%) MCSD
15 9 (2.25%) CCIE
16 8 (2.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.25%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.25%) HIPAA
4 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.75%) CESG Infosec
5 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 42 (10.50%) Active Directory
2 32 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.50%) vSphere
4 15 (3.75%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.25%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.25%) Snort
6 5 (1.25%) Nmap
7 4 (1.00%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.50%) NLBS
8 2 (0.50%) XenApp
8 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.25%) VMFS
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (6.75%) Plesk
2 6 (1.50%) NSN NetAct
3 5 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (1.25%) Nessus
4 4 (1.00%) DameWare
5 3 (0.75%) SCOM
6 2 (0.50%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.25%) SCCM
7 1 (0.25%) TeMIP
7 1 (0.25%) Nagios
7 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.25%) Foglight
7 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 107 (26.75%) Microsoft
2 59 (14.75%) VMware
3 50 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 41 (10.25%) HP
5 40 (10.00%) Cisco
6 33 (8.25%) Oracle
7 22 (5.50%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (4.75%) CheckPoint
8 19 (4.75%) Huawei
9 18 (4.50%) Citrix
9 18 (4.50%) Juniper
10 13 (3.25%) F5
11 12 (3.00%) SAP
12 10 (2.50%) Nokia
12 10 (2.50%) Blue Coat
12 10 (2.50%) Remedy
13 9 (2.25%) IBM
13 9 (2.25%) SonicWALL
14 8 (2.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 8 (2.00%) EMC
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