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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 43 68 92
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +24
Permanent jobs citing SLA 285 200 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.09% 3.41% 2.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.35% 29.59% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 199 118 121
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £26,450 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,736
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.53%
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
784 676 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.02% 11.52% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 566 482 345
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,075 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £61,000 £62,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +13 144 £30,000 -15.49% 14
Slough +13 40 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Maidenhead +5 18 £48,750 -18.75% 1
Bracknell -5 13 £47,000 +74.07%
Windsor - 10 £75,000 - 1
Newbury +1 8 £44,000 +60.00% 2
Wokingham - 5 £43,750 - 2
Hungerford - 1 £24,000 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 221 (40.85%) ITIL
2 168 (31.05%) Windows
3 133 (24.58%) Service Delivery
4 131 (24.21%) Degree
5 126 (23.29%) Telecoms
6 112 (20.70%) Service Management
7 100 (18.48%) Cisco
7 100 (18.48%) Microsoft
8 95 (17.56%) Linux
9 92 (17.01%) MS Excel
10 87 (16.08%) Security Cleared
10 87 (16.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 85 (15.71%) Problem Management
12 83 (15.34%) Incident Management
13 80 (14.79%) Active Directory
14 75 (13.86%) Firewall
14 75 (13.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 74 (13.68%) Mentoring
16 72 (13.31%) SC Cleared
17 63 (11.65%) Change Management
18 54 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
19 53 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
20 51 (9.43%) Finance
20 51 (9.43%) Project Management
20 51 (9.43%) TCP/IP
21 49 (9.06%) VPN
21 49 (9.06%) MS Office
21 49 (9.06%) VMware
21 49 (9.06%) Coaching
22 48 (8.87%) HP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (6.10%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.59%) Lync
3 11 (2.03%) Drupal
4 10 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.66%) IBM Notes
5 9 (1.66%) CMS
6 8 (1.48%) Apache
7 7 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.11%) Alfresco
8 6 (1.11%) WordPress
9 5 (0.92%) IIS
9 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.37%) JBoss
13 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 92 (17.01%) MS Excel
2 49 (9.06%) MS Office
3 17 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (2.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (1.29%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.74%) assyst
3 2 (0.37%) Nortel Periphonics
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.55%) SaaS
2 3 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (13.86%) Firewall
2 51 (9.43%) TCP/IP
3 49 (9.06%) VPN
4 44 (8.13%) DNS
5 38 (7.02%) WAN
6 34 (6.28%) Wireless
7 32 (5.91%) MPLS
8 31 (5.73%) DHCP
9 29 (5.36%) VLAN
10 27 (4.99%) SAN
11 23 (4.25%) LAN
11 23 (4.25%) Network Security
11 23 (4.25%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (4.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (4.07%) Ethernet
13 20 (3.70%) Internet
14 18 (3.33%) VoIP
15 16 (2.96%) BGP
16 15 (2.77%) OSPF
16 15 (2.77%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.14%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.22%) MySQL
4 11 (2.03%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.37%) MS Access
7 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.18%) QlikView
8 1 (0.18%) DB2
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
General
1 126 (23.29%) Telecoms
2 51 (9.43%) Finance
3 25 (4.62%) Front Office
4 20 (3.70%) Retail
5 16 (2.96%) Marketing
6 14 (2.59%) Billing
7 11 (2.03%) Back Office
8 10 (1.85%) German Language
9 8 (1.48%) Advertising
10 5 (0.92%) Electronics
10 5 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.92%) Banking
11 4 (0.74%) Legal
12 3 (0.55%) Automotive
13 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.37%) Military
13 2 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 54 (9.98%) Service Manager
2 46 (8.50%) Support Engineer
3 45 (8.32%) Analyst
4 37 (6.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 36 (6.65%) Problem Manager
6 35 (6.47%) Security Engineer
7 31 (5.73%) Incident Manager
8 28 (5.18%) Delivery Manager
9 27 (4.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 27 (4.99%) Senior Manager
10 26 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 24 (4.44%) Network Engineer
12 21 (3.88%) Consultant
12 21 (3.88%) Service Desk Manager
13 20 (3.70%) Team Leader
14 18 (3.33%) Service Analyst
14 18 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
15 17 (3.14%) Support Analyst
16 16 (2.96%) Support Team Leader
16 16 (2.96%) Escalation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.29%) HTML
2 6 (1.11%) .NET
3 5 (0.92%) CSS
3 5 (0.92%) Ajax
4 4 (0.74%) Flash
5 3 (0.55%) SOAP
5 3 (0.55%) Web Services
5 3 (0.55%) J2EE
5 3 (0.55%) REST
6 2 (0.37%) LAMP
7 1 (0.18%) WAP
7 1 (0.18%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.99%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.70%) Open Source
5 17 (3.14%) Enterprise Cloud
6 13 (2.40%) Performance Metrics
6 13 (2.40%) FlexPod
7 11 (2.03%) e-Health
8 5 (0.92%) CMDB
8 5 (0.92%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.92%) Thin Client
8 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.74%) PDA
10 3 (0.55%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.55%) Replication
11 2 (0.37%) Clustering
11 2 (0.37%) GIS
11 2 (0.37%) iPhone
11 2 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 168 (31.05%) Windows
2 95 (17.56%) Linux
3 54 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (8.50%) UNIX
5 38 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (6.65%) Windows 7
7 30 (5.55%) Solaris
8 16 (2.96%) Windows 2000
9 11 (2.03%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.85%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.66%) SUSE
12 8 (1.48%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.48%) CentOS
13 6 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.11%) AIX
14 5 (0.92%) HPUX
14 5 (0.92%) Android
15 4 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (40.85%) ITIL
2 133 (24.58%) Service Delivery
3 112 (20.70%) Service Management
4 87 (16.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 85 (15.71%) Problem Management
6 83 (15.34%) Incident Management
7 75 (13.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 74 (13.68%) Mentoring
9 63 (11.65%) Change Management
10 51 (9.43%) Project Management
11 49 (9.06%) Coaching
12 44 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (4.25%) Configuration Management
15 22 (4.07%) Line Management
16 19 (3.51%) Cyber Security
16 19 (3.51%) CRM
16 19 (3.51%) Information Security
17 18 (3.33%) eTOM
18 17 (3.14%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.21%) SQL
2 11 (2.03%) Perl
2 11 (2.03%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.85%) PHP
4 8 (1.48%) Java
4 8 (1.48%) Python
5 7 (1.29%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.92%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.92%) Ruby
7 4 (0.74%) VB
7 4 (0.74%) C
7 4 (0.74%) C#
7 4 (0.74%) C++
8 2 (0.37%) VBScript
8 2 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 131 (24.21%) Degree
2 87 (16.08%) Security Cleared
3 72 (13.31%) SC Cleared
4 46 (8.50%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (5.73%) CCNA
6 27 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (4.62%) DV Cleared
7 25 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (4.25%) MCSE
9 14 (2.59%) CCNP
10 13 (2.40%) MCP
10 13 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (2.03%) CCIE
12 8 (1.48%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.29%) CNE
13 7 (1.29%) Novell Certification
14 6 (1.11%) MCTS
15 5 (0.92%) MCSA
16 4 (0.74%) HND
16 4 (0.74%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.33%) QA
2 16 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.92%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 80 (14.79%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.18%) vSphere
3 21 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.48%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.29%) XenApp
6 7 (1.29%) Firmware
7 6 (1.11%) Kamailio
7 6 (1.11%) OpenSIPS
8 4 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.74%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.74%) Samba
8 4 (0.74%) XenServer
9 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.18%) vCloud
10 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (1.66%) SCCM
2 7 (1.29%) Plesk
2 7 (1.29%) cPanel
3 6 (1.11%) Puppet
4 5 (0.92%) SCOM
4 5 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (0.92%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (0.92%) Nagios
5 4 (0.74%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 100 (18.48%) Cisco
1 100 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 49 (9.06%) VMware
3 48 (8.87%) HP
4 39 (7.21%) Juniper
5 30 (5.55%) Huawei
6 26 (4.81%) Symantec
7 25 (4.62%) Citrix
8 23 (4.25%) Remedy
9 21 (3.88%) Oracle
10 20 (3.70%) IBM
10 20 (3.70%) CheckPoint
11 18 (3.33%) Nokia
11 18 (3.33%) Blue Coat
11 18 (3.33%) F5
12 17 (3.14%) Ericsson
13 16 (2.96%) Nortel
13 16 (2.96%) Red Hat
13 16 (2.96%) Crossbeam
13 16 (2.96%) Sourcefire
Wokingham, Berkshire
Johnson & Johnson
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Johnson & Johnson
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: great Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group Services Limited
Salary: £Attractive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £40000 per annum + Uplift and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £85,000 per annum £64K Basic + £12K Variable + £8400 C
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SCC
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 25 days ago