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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 50 75 86
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 256 194 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.68% 3.54% 2.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.01% 34.58% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 141 125 128
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,400 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
711 561 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.01% 10.25% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 464 414 432
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
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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 +27 135 £37,500 -3.84% 7
Bracknell +13 37 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Slough -1 29 £37,500 -16.66%
Newbury +6 16 £35,000 -14.63% 2
Maidenhead +1 6 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Windsor - 4 £75,000 -
Hungerford - 3 - -
Wokingham 0 1 - -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 243 (41.12%) ITIL
2 168 (28.43%) Service Management
3 165 (27.92%) Telecoms
4 159 (26.90%) Service Delivery
5 152 (25.72%) Degree
6 122 (20.64%) Windows
7 118 (19.97%) Cisco
8 113 (19.12%) Linux
9 91 (15.40%) Incident Management
10 88 (14.89%) Microsoft
11 85 (14.38%) VMware
12 78 (13.20%) Security Cleared
13 74 (12.52%) Root Cause Analysis
14 72 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
15 69 (11.68%) Problem Management
15 69 (11.68%) Firewall
16 67 (11.34%) Finance
17 66 (11.17%) Change Management
18 65 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
19 64 (10.83%) Mentoring
20 58 (9.81%) MS Excel
21 55 (9.31%) DNS
22 53 (8.97%) VPN
23 51 (8.63%) Active Directory
23 51 (8.63%) SC Cleared
24 50 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
25 49 (8.29%) Project Management
26 47 (7.95%) TCP/IP
27 46 (7.78%) MPLS
28 44 (7.45%) Wireless

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (3.72%) MS Exchange
1 22 (3.72%) Lync
2 13 (2.20%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.69%) WebSphere Portal
3 10 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
3 10 (1.69%) Quickr
4 9 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.68%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.51%) Apache
7 3 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.34%) CICS
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 1 (0.17%) IIS
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 58 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.58%) MS Office
3 10 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (1.35%) Oracle 11i
3 8 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.51%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.34%) Nortel Periphonics
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.02%) SaaS
3 2 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (11.68%) Firewall
2 55 (9.31%) DNS
3 53 (8.97%) VPN
4 47 (7.95%) TCP/IP
5 46 (7.78%) MPLS
6 44 (7.45%) Wireless
7 33 (5.58%) SAN
7 33 (5.58%) WAN
8 32 (5.41%) BGP
9 31 (5.25%) OSPF
10 28 (4.74%) IPsec
11 26 (4.40%) VLAN
12 24 (4.06%) DHCP
13 22 (3.72%) VoIP
14 20 (3.38%) Network Security
15 19 (3.21%) LAN
16 18 (3.05%) Ethernet
16 18 (3.05%) SSL
17 17 (2.88%) Radio Access Network
17 17 (2.88%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.03%) MySQL
3 8 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.02%) MS Access
5 5 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.34%) Big Data
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.34%) OLAP
7 2 (0.34%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.17%) QlikView
General
1 165 (27.92%) Telecoms
2 67 (11.34%) Finance
3 40 (6.77%) Front Office
4 37 (6.26%) Billing
5 30 (5.08%) Retail
6 16 (2.71%) Back Office
7 14 (2.37%) Marketing
8 8 (1.35%) French Language
8 8 (1.35%) Legal
9 6 (1.02%) German Language
10 3 (0.51%) Banking
10 3 (0.51%) Electronics
10 3 (0.51%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 54 (9.14%) Service Manager
2 50 (8.46%) Analyst
3 39 (6.60%) Support Engineer
3 39 (6.60%) Incident Manager
4 31 (5.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 30 (5.08%) Escalation Manager
6 29 (4.91%) Network Engineer
6 29 (4.91%) Team Leader
7 28 (4.74%) Administrator
8 23 (3.89%) Support Team Leader
9 22 (3.72%) Security Engineer
10 20 (3.38%) Problem Manager
10 20 (3.38%) Support Analyst
11 19 (3.21%) Technical Support
12 18 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (3.05%) Technical Engineer
13 17 (2.88%) Services Delivery Manager
13 17 (2.88%) Consultant
13 17 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
13 17 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.18%) .NET
2 3 (0.51%) HTML
3 2 (0.34%) MDX
3 2 (0.34%) Web Services
3 2 (0.34%) XML
4 1 (0.17%) Flash
4 1 (0.17%) WAP
4 1 (0.17%) LAMP
4 1 (0.17%) Mason
4 1 (0.17%) J2EE
4 1 (0.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.72%) Open Source
3 19 (3.21%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 9 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.35%) FlexPod
7 8 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (1.02%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.02%) e-Health
9 5 (0.85%) IPTV
9 5 (0.85%) DTV
9 5 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (0.51%) CMDB
11 2 (0.34%) PDA
11 2 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.34%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 122 (20.64%) Windows
2 113 (19.12%) Linux
3 44 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (6.60%) UNIX
5 22 (3.72%) SUSE
6 21 (3.55%) Solaris
7 16 (2.71%) Windows 7
8 13 (2.20%) Windows 2000
9 10 (1.69%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.02%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.68%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.51%) zOS
12 3 (0.51%) AIX
12 3 (0.51%) HPUX
13 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (41.12%) ITIL
2 168 (28.43%) Service Management
3 159 (26.90%) Service Delivery
4 91 (15.40%) Incident Management
5 74 (12.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 72 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 69 (11.68%) Problem Management
8 66 (11.17%) Change Management
9 64 (10.83%) Mentoring
10 49 (8.29%) Project Management
11 42 (7.11%) CRM
12 36 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (5.75%) Coaching
14 30 (5.08%) Configuration Management
14 30 (5.08%) eTOM
15 20 (3.38%) Network Design
16 19 (3.21%) Network Management
17 18 (3.05%) Software Testing
18 17 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 41 (6.94%) SQL
2 7 (1.18%) Java
3 5 (0.85%) C
4 4 (0.68%) C#
4 4 (0.68%) C++
4 4 (0.68%) Perl
4 4 (0.68%) PHP
4 4 (0.68%) Python
5 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.51%) JCL
5 3 (0.51%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.34%) VB
6 2 (0.34%) ABAP
7 1 (0.17%) VBA
7 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 152 (25.72%) Degree
2 78 (13.20%) Security Cleared
3 51 (8.63%) SC Cleared
4 50 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (6.77%) CCNA
6 21 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (2.71%) MCSE
8 13 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.03%) CCNP
10 10 (1.69%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.69%) IBM Certification
11 6 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.85%) MCTS
12 5 (0.85%) MCSA
12 5 (0.85%) MCP
12 5 (0.85%) CCA
13 4 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.68%) CNE
13 4 (0.68%) Novell Certification
13 4 (0.68%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.09%) QA
2 18 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 32 (5.41%) vSphere
3 29 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (0.85%) Firmware
6 5 (0.85%) Kamailio
6 5 (0.85%) OpenSIPS
6 5 (0.85%) XenApp
6 5 (0.85%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.68%) XenServer
7 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.51%) KVM
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 27 (4.57%) Puppet
2 25 (4.23%) Nagios
3 12 (2.03%) Zenoss
4 8 (1.35%) SCCM
5 7 (1.18%) SCOM
6 6 (1.02%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (1.02%) Unicenter
6 6 (1.02%) Tivoli NetView
6 6 (1.02%) MOM
6 6 (1.02%) OMEGAMON
7 4 (0.68%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (0.68%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.68%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.51%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.51%) Control-M
9 2 (0.34%) Netcool
9 2 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 118 (19.97%) Cisco
2 88 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 85 (14.38%) VMware
4 41 (6.94%) Huawei
5 34 (5.75%) Remedy
6 28 (4.74%) Nokia
7 27 (4.57%) HP
8 26 (4.40%) Nortel
8 26 (4.40%) Juniper
8 26 (4.40%) Oracle
8 26 (4.40%) Ericsson
9 25 (4.23%) IBM
9 25 (4.23%) EMC
9 25 (4.23%) Fujitsu
10 24 (4.06%) Citrix
11 22 (3.72%) Symantec
12 19 (3.21%) McAfee
13 18 (3.05%) CheckPoint
14 15 (2.54%) Blue Coat
14 15 (2.54%) F5
Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £1 - £2 per annum + Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £14,000 to £17,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 23 days ago
Maidenhead
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 25 days ago