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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 54 56 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +29
Permanent jobs citing SLA 226 204 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.46% 3.63% 3.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.82% 29.31% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 154 109 123
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.10%
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
649 696 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.81% 12.37% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 466 455 420
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +16 115 £26,000 -30.66% 5
Slough -1 35 £35,000 -26.31% 6
Bracknell -8 16 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Newbury +8 15 £36,000 +28.57% 2
Maidenhead +15 14 £60,000 -
Wokingham - 7 £29,000 -
Windsor -8 3 £33,000 -9.58%
Hungerford - 1 £22,000 -
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 228 (45.06%) ITIL
2 168 (33.20%) Windows
3 124 (24.51%) Service Delivery
4 113 (22.33%) Service Management
5 110 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 100 (19.76%) Telecoms
7 97 (19.17%) Cisco
8 93 (18.38%) Degree
9 89 (17.59%) Security Cleared
10 88 (17.39%) Linux
10 88 (17.39%) MS Excel
11 81 (16.01%) Active Directory
12 72 (14.23%) Problem Management
13 71 (14.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 69 (13.64%) SC Cleared
15 68 (13.44%) Root Cause Analysis
16 64 (12.65%) Firewall
17 63 (12.45%) HP
18 60 (11.86%) Data Centre
19 58 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
20 57 (11.26%) Incident Management
21 54 (10.67%) Change Management
21 54 (10.67%) Mentoring
22 53 (10.47%) VMware
22 53 (10.47%) UNIX
23 50 (9.88%) MS Office
24 49 (9.68%) Finance
25 47 (9.29%) Windows Server 2008
26 46 (9.09%) TCP/IP
27 45 (8.89%) Windows 7

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 25 (4.94%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.57%) Drupal
3 11 (2.17%) CMS
3 11 (2.17%) Lync
4 8 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.38%) Apache
6 6 (1.19%) Alfresco
6 6 (1.19%) WordPress
6 6 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.99%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.79%) IIS
9 2 (0.40%) JBoss
9 2 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 88 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 50 (9.88%) MS Office
3 16 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) assyst
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.20%) Nortel Periphonics
4 1 (0.20%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (12.65%) Firewall
2 46 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 34 (6.72%) DNS
4 33 (6.52%) VPN
5 32 (6.32%) SAN
6 29 (5.73%) WAN
7 28 (5.53%) Internet
8 27 (5.34%) LAN
8 27 (5.34%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (4.15%) Wireless
9 21 (4.15%) FTP
10 18 (3.56%) DHCP
11 17 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (3.16%) Fibre Channel
12 16 (3.16%) Ethernet
12 16 (3.16%) MPLS
13 15 (2.96%) OSPF
14 14 (2.77%) BGP
14 14 (2.77%) 3G
15 13 (2.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.56%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.17%) MySQL
3 11 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.79%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.40%) OLTP
7 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.40%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) DB2
8 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.20%) MS Access
General
1 100 (19.76%) Telecoms
2 49 (9.68%) Finance
3 17 (3.36%) Retail
4 16 (3.16%) Marketing
5 13 (2.57%) German Language
6 12 (2.37%) Advertising
7 10 (1.98%) Legal
8 9 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.58%) Billing
10 7 (1.38%) Front Office
11 5 (0.99%) French Language
12 4 (0.79%) Banking
13 3 (0.59%) Local Government
13 3 (0.59%) Military
13 3 (0.59%) Back Office
13 3 (0.59%) Electronics
14 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 69 (13.64%) Analyst
2 43 (8.50%) Support Engineer
3 40 (7.91%) Delivery Manager
4 35 (6.92%) Problem Manager
4 35 (6.92%) Service Manager
5 34 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (5.73%) Senior Manager
7 28 (5.53%) Service Analyst
8 27 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 24 (4.74%) Security Engineer
10 23 (4.55%) Team Leader
11 22 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
12 20 (3.95%) Network Engineer
13 19 (3.75%) Consultant
13 19 (3.75%) Incident Manager
14 18 (3.56%) Support Analyst
14 18 (3.56%) Service Desk Analyst
15 17 (3.36%) Technical Engineer
15 17 (3.36%) 1st Line Support
16 16 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.58%) HTML
2 7 (1.38%) CSS
2 7 (1.38%) Ajax
3 5 (0.99%) REST
3 5 (0.99%) SOAP
3 5 (0.99%) Web Services
3 5 (0.99%) J2EE
4 3 (0.59%) Flash
5 1 (0.20%) LAMP
5 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.51%) Management Information System
4 26 (5.14%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.96%) e-Health
6 13 (2.57%) FlexPod
7 10 (1.98%) Enterprise Cloud
8 7 (1.38%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.38%) CMDB
9 6 (1.19%) Replication
9 6 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.79%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.79%) FMCG
10 4 (0.79%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.79%) PDA
11 3 (0.59%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.59%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.40%) GIS
12 2 (0.40%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 168 (33.20%) Windows
2 88 (17.39%) Linux
3 53 (10.47%) UNIX
4 47 (9.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 33 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (5.53%) Solaris
8 18 (3.56%) Windows 2000
9 14 (2.77%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.57%) Data ONTAP
11 11 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (2.17%) SUSE
12 8 (1.58%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.38%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.38%) CentOS
13 7 (1.38%) Android
14 6 (1.19%) AIX
15 5 (0.99%) HPUX
15 5 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (45.06%) ITIL
2 124 (24.51%) Service Delivery
3 113 (22.33%) Service Management
4 72 (14.23%) Problem Management
5 71 (14.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 68 (13.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 58 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (11.26%) Incident Management
9 54 (10.67%) Change Management
9 54 (10.67%) Mentoring
10 34 (6.72%) Project Management
11 32 (6.32%) Coaching
12 31 (6.13%) Configuration Management
13 24 (4.74%) Scrum
14 21 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (3.75%) CRM
15 19 (3.75%) Risk Analysis
16 18 (3.56%) Business Development
16 18 (3.56%) PRINCE2
16 18 (3.56%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 34 (6.72%) SQL
2 14 (2.77%) Perl
3 12 (2.37%) PHP
4 10 (1.98%) Shell Script
4 10 (1.98%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.78%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.78%) Python
6 7 (1.38%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.99%) Ruby
8 3 (0.59%) VBScript
8 3 (0.59%) VB
9 2 (0.40%) Java
9 2 (0.40%) VB6
10 1 (0.20%) C
10 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (18.38%) Degree
2 89 (17.59%) Security Cleared
3 69 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 44 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (5.93%) CCNA
7 29 (5.73%) DV Cleared
8 28 (5.53%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (3.95%) MCSE
9 20 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 19 (3.75%) MCP
11 16 (3.16%) CCNP
12 15 (2.96%) A+ Certification
13 12 (2.37%) MCITP
14 11 (2.17%) CCIE
15 9 (1.78%) HND
16 7 (1.38%) MCSA
17 4 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 4 (0.79%) BC Cleared
17 4 (0.79%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.56%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.17%) QA
3 7 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.99%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 81 (16.01%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.93%) vSphere
3 25 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (3.75%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.38%) XenApp
5 7 (1.38%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.19%) Firmware
7 4 (0.79%) Samba
7 4 (0.79%) vCloud
8 3 (0.59%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.59%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.59%) XenServer
9 1 (0.20%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.20%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.17%) SCCM
2 6 (1.19%) Plesk
2 6 (1.19%) cPanel
3 5 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (0.99%) Puppet
3 5 (0.99%) Nagios
4 4 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.59%) Netcool
5 3 (0.59%) SCOM
5 3 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.59%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 110 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 97 (19.17%) Cisco
3 63 (12.45%) HP
4 53 (10.47%) VMware
5 43 (8.50%) Juniper
6 24 (4.74%) IBM
7 23 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 22 (4.35%) Symantec
8 22 (4.35%) Remedy
8 22 (4.35%) F5
9 21 (4.15%) Oracle
10 20 (3.95%) Sourcefire
11 19 (3.75%) Blue Coat
11 19 (3.75%) Citrix
12 18 (3.56%) Huawei
12 18 (3.56%) Crossbeam
13 17 (3.36%) CA
14 15 (2.96%) Red Hat
15 13 (2.57%) Avaya
16 11 (2.17%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension scheme, Life Insurance, Comp
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: BENS
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000 + Car + Great Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Recruit121
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 20 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefnica
Salary: benefits
Posted: 24 days ago