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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 45 62 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +25
Permanent jobs citing SLA 260 186 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.17% 3.41% 3.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.40% 28.35% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 170 107 124
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,745 £27,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
677 656 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.46% 12.02% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 476 453 394
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,500 £65,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +20 143 £25,876 -30.99% 9
Slough -2 29 £35,000 -7.65% 1
Maidenhead +16 19 £60,000 - 2
Newbury +4 12 £29,500 -25.31% 2
Bracknell -4 11 £35,000 +29.62%
Wokingham - 9 £39,250 -
Windsor -9 6 £54,000 +47.94%
Hungerford - 1 £24,000 - 1
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 218 (41.37%) ITIL
2 183 (34.72%) Windows
3 118 (22.39%) Service Delivery
4 116 (22.01%) Telecoms
5 109 (20.68%) Service Management
6 108 (20.49%) Degree
7 102 (19.35%) Linux
8 101 (19.17%) Cisco
9 100 (18.98%) Microsoft
10 86 (16.32%) MS Excel
10 86 (16.32%) Security Cleared
11 85 (16.13%) Active Directory
12 83 (15.75%) Problem Management
13 82 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
14 77 (14.61%) Incident Management
15 76 (14.42%) Firewall
16 72 (13.66%) Mentoring
17 71 (13.47%) SC Cleared
18 66 (12.52%) Continuous Improvement
19 60 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
20 56 (10.63%) Change Management
20 56 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
21 55 (10.44%) TCP/IP
21 55 (10.44%) UNIX
22 51 (9.68%) MS Office
23 50 (9.49%) HP
24 48 (9.11%) VPN
24 48 (9.11%) Finance
25 47 (8.92%) DNS
26 46 (8.73%) Juniper

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (6.26%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.47%) Lync
2 13 (2.47%) Drupal
3 11 (2.09%) CMS
4 9 (1.71%) IBM Notes
5 8 (1.52%) Apache
5 8 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.14%) Alfresco
6 6 (1.14%) WordPress
7 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.95%) IIS
7 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 86 (16.32%) MS Excel
2 51 (9.68%) MS Office
3 16 (3.04%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.76%) assyst
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) Nortel Periphonics
5 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (14.42%) Firewall
2 55 (10.44%) TCP/IP
3 48 (9.11%) VPN
4 47 (8.92%) DNS
5 35 (6.64%) WAN
6 32 (6.07%) DHCP
7 31 (5.88%) SAN
8 30 (5.69%) MPLS
9 28 (5.31%) Internet
10 24 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (4.36%) VLAN
11 23 (4.36%) Wireless
12 21 (3.98%) LAN
12 21 (3.98%) Ethernet
13 20 (3.80%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (3.42%) Network Security
15 17 (3.23%) FTP
16 16 (3.04%) VoIP
16 16 (3.04%) OSPF
16 16 (3.04%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.47%) RDBMS
4 12 (2.28%) MySQL
5 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.38%) MS Access
8 2 (0.38%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.19%) DB2
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 116 (22.01%) Telecoms
2 48 (9.11%) Finance
3 19 (3.61%) Front Office
4 18 (3.42%) Retail
5 15 (2.85%) Marketing
6 13 (2.47%) Advertising
6 13 (2.47%) German Language
7 11 (2.09%) Billing
8 9 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.71%) Legal
9 7 (1.33%) Back Office
9 7 (1.33%) Banking
10 5 (0.95%) French Language
11 3 (0.57%) Military
11 3 (0.57%) Electronics
11 3 (0.57%) Local Government
12 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (11.20%) Analyst
2 45 (8.54%) Service Manager
3 42 (7.97%) Support Engineer
4 37 (7.02%) Problem Manager
5 36 (6.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 35 (6.64%) Security Engineer
7 33 (6.26%) Delivery Manager
8 32 (6.07%) Senior Manager
9 30 (5.69%) Incident Manager
10 27 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 25 (4.74%) Service Analyst
13 24 (4.55%) Team Leader
14 22 (4.17%) Service Desk Manager
15 21 (3.98%) Consultant
16 19 (3.61%) Support Team Leader
17 18 (3.42%) Services Delivery Manager
17 18 (3.42%) Network Engineer
18 17 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
19 15 (2.85%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.71%) HTML
2 7 (1.33%) CSS
2 7 (1.33%) Ajax
3 5 (0.95%) REST
3 5 (0.95%) J2EE
3 5 (0.95%) SOAP
3 5 (0.95%) Web Services
4 4 (0.76%) .NET
4 4 (0.76%) Flash
5 2 (0.38%) LAMP
6 1 (0.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.97%) Management Information System
2 39 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.69%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.04%) Open Source
4 16 (3.04%) Enterprise Cloud
5 14 (2.66%) FlexPod
6 13 (2.47%) Performance Metrics
7 12 (2.28%) e-Health
8 7 (1.33%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.95%) CMDB
10 4 (0.76%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.76%) PDA
10 4 (0.76%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.76%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.57%) Replication
11 3 (0.57%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.38%) iPhone
12 2 (0.38%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.38%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 183 (34.72%) Windows
2 102 (19.35%) Linux
3 60 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (10.44%) UNIX
5 44 (8.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (7.78%) Windows 7
7 34 (6.45%) Solaris
8 22 (4.17%) Windows 2000
9 14 (2.66%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.71%) SUSE
11 9 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.52%) CentOS
12 8 (1.52%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.52%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.33%) Android
14 6 (1.14%) AIX
15 5 (0.95%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.95%) HPUX
16 4 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (41.37%) ITIL
2 118 (22.39%) Service Delivery
3 109 (20.68%) Service Management
4 83 (15.75%) Problem Management
5 82 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 77 (14.61%) Incident Management
7 72 (13.66%) Mentoring
8 66 (12.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 56 (10.63%) Change Management
9 56 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (8.73%) Project Management
11 43 (8.16%) Coaching
12 26 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (4.55%) Configuration Management
13 24 (4.55%) Line Management
14 21 (3.98%) CRM
15 19 (3.61%) Scrum
16 18 (3.42%) Risk Analysis
16 18 (3.42%) Cyber Security
17 17 (3.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (6.83%) SQL
2 12 (2.28%) Perl
2 12 (2.28%) PHP
3 11 (2.09%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.71%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.52%) Python
6 7 (1.33%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.14%) Java
8 5 (0.95%) Ruby
9 4 (0.76%) VB
9 4 (0.76%) C#
9 4 (0.76%) C++
10 3 (0.57%) C
11 2 (0.38%) VB6
11 2 (0.38%) VBScript
12 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (20.49%) Degree
2 86 (16.32%) Security Cleared
3 71 (13.47%) SC Cleared
4 45 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (6.45%) CCNA
6 32 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (4.74%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (4.36%) DV Cleared
8 23 (4.36%) MCSE
9 17 (3.23%) MCP
10 14 (2.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 12 (2.28%) CCNP
11 12 (2.28%) A+ Certification
12 11 (2.09%) CCIE
13 10 (1.90%) MCITP
14 7 (1.33%) CNE
14 7 (1.33%) Novell Certification
14 7 (1.33%) MCSA
15 6 (1.14%) HND
16 5 (0.95%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.09%) QA
3 5 (0.95%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 32 (6.07%) vSphere
3 23 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (3.04%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.52%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.33%) Firmware
6 7 (1.33%) XenApp
7 4 (0.76%) XenServer
7 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.76%) Kamailio
7 4 (0.76%) OpenSIPS
7 4 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.76%) Samba
7 4 (0.76%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.76%) vCloud
8 3 (0.57%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (2.28%) SCCM
2 7 (1.33%) cPanel
2 7 (1.33%) Plesk
3 5 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (0.95%) SCOM
4 4 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (0.76%) Puppet
4 4 (0.76%) EdgeSight
5 3 (0.57%) Nagios
6 2 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.19%) Netcool
Vendors
1 101 (19.17%) Cisco
2 100 (18.98%) Microsoft
3 50 (9.49%) HP
4 46 (8.73%) Juniper
4 46 (8.73%) VMware
5 29 (5.50%) Huawei
6 26 (4.93%) CheckPoint
7 25 (4.74%) Citrix
8 24 (4.55%) Oracle
8 24 (4.55%) Symantec
8 24 (4.55%) F5
9 23 (4.36%) Blue Coat
9 23 (4.36%) IBM
10 22 (4.17%) Remedy
10 22 (4.17%) Crossbeam
10 22 (4.17%) Sourcefire
11 16 (3.04%) Red Hat
12 15 (2.85%) CA
13 13 (2.47%) NetApp
13 13 (2.47%) Avaya
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £50k plus Bonus, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £40000 per annum + Uplift and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22956 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Just outside Newbury, Berkshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £24k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hungerford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive Depending On Experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
AOMi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago