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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 43 53 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +32
Permanent jobs citing SLA 293 245 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.00% 4.38% 2.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.39% 38.34% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 175 146 136
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,400 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
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
852 639 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.55% 11.41% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 562 453 626
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 27 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 27 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 +4 82 £35,000 -9.67% 10
Bracknell +31 39 £55,000 +120.00% 1
Slough 0 36 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Windsor +2 18 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Newbury -4 17 £28,000 -20.00%
Maidenhead -39 11 £22,500 -52.12% 2
Wokingham +4 6 £22,500 - 2
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 197 (40.87%) ITIL
2 133 (27.59%) Windows
3 116 (24.07%) Linux
3 116 (24.07%) Service Management
4 106 (21.99%) Telecoms
5 105 (21.78%) Microsoft
6 103 (21.37%) Service Delivery
7 93 (19.29%) SQL
8 86 (17.84%) Degree
9 77 (15.98%) VMware
10 68 (14.11%) Oracle
11 66 (13.69%) MS Excel
11 66 (13.69%) Cisco
12 60 (12.45%) Finance
13 58 (12.03%) Security Cleared
14 55 (11.41%) Incident Management
14 55 (11.41%) SQL Server
15 53 (11.00%) UNIX
15 53 (11.00%) Firewall
16 43 (8.92%) Problem Management
17 42 (8.71%) DNS
17 42 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
18 41 (8.51%) Active Directory
18 41 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
19 39 (8.09%) Management Information System
19 39 (8.09%) SC Cleared
20 38 (7.88%) HP
20 38 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
20 38 (7.88%) MS Office
21 37 (7.68%) Continuous Improvement

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 24 (4.98%) IIS
1 24 (4.98%) Apache
2 23 (4.77%) Lync
3 19 (3.94%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.32%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.07%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 6 (1.24%) CMS
8 6 (1.24%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (1.24%) Drupal
8 6 (1.24%) Alfresco
8 6 (1.24%) WordPress
9 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.83%) GroupWise
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 66 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.88%) MS Office
3 7 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.90%) SAP FI
1 14 (2.90%) SAP FI/CO
1 14 (2.90%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.24%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.41%) Agresso
6 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.62%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Office 365
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.00%) Firewall
2 42 (8.71%) DNS
3 34 (7.05%) VPN
4 30 (6.22%) Wireless
5 29 (6.02%) SSL
6 28 (5.81%) SAN
6 28 (5.81%) FTP
7 24 (4.98%) TCP/IP
8 18 (3.73%) Internet
9 16 (3.32%) MPLS
10 15 (3.11%) BGP
11 14 (2.90%) OSPF
11 14 (2.90%) VoIP
11 14 (2.90%) IPsec
11 14 (2.90%) Multicast
12 12 (2.49%) SS7
12 12 (2.49%) INAP
13 11 (2.28%) SMS
14 9 (1.87%) Wireless Security
15 8 (1.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.43%) MySQL
3 24 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (4.98%) Big Data
4 12 (2.49%) OLAP
5 11 (2.28%) Oracle OLAP
5 11 (2.28%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.28%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.66%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.24%) MS Access
10 5 (1.04%) DB2
10 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.62%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.41%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 106 (21.99%) Telecoms
2 60 (12.45%) Finance
3 25 (5.19%) Billing
4 24 (4.98%) Retail
5 18 (3.73%) French Language
6 14 (2.90%) Back Office
7 13 (2.70%) Front Office
7 13 (2.70%) Legal
8 11 (2.28%) German Language
8 11 (2.28%) Marketing
9 7 (1.45%) General Ledger
9 7 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.62%) Advertising
10 3 (0.62%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.62%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.41%) Games
11 2 (0.41%) Electronics
11 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 79 (16.39%) Analyst
2 40 (8.30%) Technical Support
3 39 (8.09%) Support Analyst
3 39 (8.09%) Service Manager
4 38 (7.88%) Support Engineer
5 29 (6.02%) Consultant
5 29 (6.02%) Administrator
6 25 (5.19%) Escalation Manager
7 24 (4.98%) Applications Support
8 22 (4.56%) Security Engineer
9 20 (4.15%) Delivery Manager
9 20 (4.15%) Services Delivery Manager
10 18 (3.73%) Senior Consultant
10 18 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (3.32%) Technical Engineer
12 15 (3.11%) Team Leader
12 15 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (3.11%) 1st Line Support
13 14 (2.90%) Network Engineer
13 14 (2.90%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.56%) Web Services
2 14 (2.90%) XML
3 9 (1.87%) HTML
4 8 (1.66%) .NET
5 5 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.04%) MSMQ
6 4 (0.83%) CSS
6 4 (0.83%) ODBC
7 2 (0.41%) MDX
7 2 (0.41%) J2EE
7 2 (0.41%) LAMP
8 1 (0.21%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.09%) Management Information System
2 26 (5.39%) Open Source
3 23 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.28%) Firmware
7 9 (1.87%) Clustering
8 7 (1.45%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.45%) iPhone
9 6 (1.24%) CMDB
10 4 (0.83%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.83%) IPTV
10 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.62%) Social Media
11 3 (0.62%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.41%) Grid Computing
13 1 (0.21%) CCTV
13 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.21%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.21%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 133 (27.59%) Windows
2 116 (24.07%) Linux
3 53 (11.00%) UNIX
4 31 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (4.98%) Windows 7
7 21 (4.36%) Ubuntu
8 15 (3.11%) Solaris
8 15 (3.11%) SUSE
8 15 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.70%) Debian
10 11 (2.28%) Windows 2000
11 9 (1.87%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.87%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (1.87%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.66%) CentOS
13 5 (1.04%) HPUX
14 4 (0.83%) AIX
14 4 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (40.87%) ITIL
2 116 (24.07%) Service Management
3 103 (21.37%) Service Delivery
4 55 (11.41%) Incident Management
5 43 (8.92%) Problem Management
6 42 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (7.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 33 (6.85%) CRM
8 33 (6.85%) Change Management
9 32 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (6.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 28 (5.81%) Analytics
11 25 (5.19%) ITSM
11 25 (5.19%) Configuration Management
12 24 (4.98%) Business Analytics
13 16 (3.32%) Network Management
14 15 (3.11%) Project Management
15 13 (2.70%) eTOM
16 11 (2.28%) Operations Management
16 11 (2.28%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (19.29%) SQL
2 11 (2.28%) Perl
3 8 (1.66%) T-SQL
4 7 (1.45%) PHP
4 7 (1.45%) C#
4 7 (1.45%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.24%) Korn
5 6 (1.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.04%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.04%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.62%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.62%) ABAP
8 2 (0.41%) VBScript
8 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.41%) C
8 2 (0.41%) Python
9 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 86 (17.84%) Degree
2 58 (12.03%) Security Cleared
3 39 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 38 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (5.19%) CCNA
7 24 (4.98%) MCSE
8 21 (4.36%) MCSA
9 17 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (2.90%) MCP
11 12 (2.49%) CCA
11 12 (2.49%) MOS
12 11 (2.28%) MCITP
13 10 (2.07%) CCNP
14 9 (1.87%) MCTS
15 7 (1.45%) DV Cleared
16 6 (1.24%) MCSD
16 6 (1.24%) CCIE
17 5 (1.04%) OCA
17 5 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.90%) QA
3 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (8.51%) Active Directory
1 41 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.15%) vSphere
3 14 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.62%) vCloud
7 2 (0.41%) KVM
7 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.41%) XenApp
7 2 (0.41%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.41%) Xen
8 1 (0.21%) NLBS
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (3.53%) Puppet
2 16 (3.32%) Nagios
3 14 (2.90%) Zenoss
4 11 (2.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (2.28%) Cisco IPCC
5 7 (1.45%) Plesk
6 5 (1.04%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (0.83%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.83%) SCOM
8 3 (0.62%) SCCM
9 2 (0.41%) Netcool
9 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.41%) DameWare
10 1 (0.21%) OPNET
10 1 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.21%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.21%) Cacti
Vendors
1 105 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 77 (15.98%) VMware
3 68 (14.11%) Oracle
4 66 (13.69%) Cisco
5 38 (7.88%) HP
6 24 (4.98%) EMC
6 24 (4.98%) Remedy
7 23 (4.77%) Huawei
8 21 (4.36%) Fujitsu
9 18 (3.73%) SAP
10 17 (3.53%) CheckPoint
11 15 (3.11%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.70%) Nokia
12 13 (2.70%) Blue Coat
12 13 (2.70%) Symantec
13 12 (2.49%) F5
13 12 (2.49%) Avaya
13 12 (2.49%) Juniper
14 11 (2.28%) Nortel
14 11 (2.28%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
CD Sales Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum £35k & Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Great Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
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Volume Ltd
Salary: depending upon experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
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