The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 63 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 137 227 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.72% 4.30% 4.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.25% 34.29% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 101 187 143
Median salary £33,615 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.77% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
400 662 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.85% 12.55% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 316 570 488
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

SLA Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SLA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 68 £35,500 -25.26% 3
Bracknell +5 15 £22,500 -50.00% 1
Newbury +20 14 £29,250 -39.06% 3
Maidenhead +1 12 £57,500 +32.94%
Slough -9 10 £31,000 -38.00%
Hungerford -8 2 £45,000 +100.00%
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 120 (39.87%) ITIL
2 90 (29.90%) Windows
3 72 (23.92%) Linux
3 72 (23.92%) Telecoms
4 71 (23.59%) Microsoft
5 66 (21.93%) Active Directory
6 59 (19.60%) Degree
7 55 (18.27%) Cisco
8 52 (17.28%) MS Excel
9 51 (16.94%) Firewall
10 47 (15.61%) Hyper-V
10 47 (15.61%) Windows Server
11 44 (14.62%) Service Delivery
11 44 (14.62%) Unix
12 43 (14.29%) VMware
13 42 (13.95%) Finance
13 42 (13.95%) ITSM
14 40 (13.29%) Service Management
14 40 (13.29%) Oracle
15 39 (12.96%) HP
15 39 (12.96%) Data Centre
16 38 (12.62%) DNS
17 37 (12.29%) Juniper
18 36 (11.96%) Palo Alto
19 35 (11.63%) Presales
19 35 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (11.30%) MS Office
21 33 (10.96%) SAN
22 32 (10.63%) SQL Server
22 32 (10.63%) TCP/IP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (5.32%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.33%) IIS
3 6 (1.99%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.66%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.33%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.33%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 34 (11.30%) MS Office
3 18 (5.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (4.98%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.00%) MS Project
7 2 (0.66%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (3.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.31%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.32%) Office 365
4 6 (1.99%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (1.99%) SoftLayer
5 5 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.66%) SaaS
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle CX
6 3 (1.00%) Responsys
6 3 (1.00%) Taleo
7 2 (0.66%) IaaS
7 2 (0.66%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.94%) Firewall
2 38 (12.62%) DNS
3 33 (10.96%) SAN
4 32 (10.63%) TCP/IP
4 32 (10.63%) VPN
5 21 (6.98%) Internet
6 19 (6.31%) LAN
6 19 (6.31%) WAN
7 17 (5.65%) FTP
7 17 (5.65%) LDAP
7 17 (5.65%) SMTP
8 14 (4.65%) Network Security
8 14 (4.65%) VLAN
9 12 (3.99%) DHCP
10 11 (3.65%) Junos
10 11 (3.65%) NAS
11 10 (3.32%) Wireless
12 7 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (1.99%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.31%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.31%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.00%) QlikView
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.66%) Big Data
6 2 (0.66%) DB2
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.33%) MS Access
7 1 (0.33%) MySQL
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.31%) JIRA
2 6 (1.99%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.33%) Ant
3 1 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 72 (23.92%) Telecoms
2 42 (13.95%) Finance
3 19 (6.31%) Billing
4 17 (5.65%) Marketing
5 13 (4.32%) Electronics
5 13 (4.32%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.99%) Retail
7 7 (2.33%) German Language
8 4 (1.33%) Legal
9 3 (1.00%) French Language
10 2 (0.66%) Games
10 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (19.60%) Analyst
2 34 (11.30%) Service Analyst
3 28 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 27 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (8.64%) Juniper Engineer
5 26 (8.64%) Service Desk Analyst
6 24 (7.97%) Support Analyst
7 23 (7.64%) Service Manager
8 21 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
8 21 (6.98%) Security Engineer
9 20 (6.64%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 19 (6.31%) Delivery Manager
10 19 (6.31%) Incident Manager
11 18 (5.98%) Services Delivery Manager
12 16 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (5.32%) Technical Engineer
13 15 (4.98%) Consultant
14 13 (4.32%) Infrastructure Support
14 13 (4.32%) Senior Security Engineer
15 10 (3.32%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.00%) Web Services
2 1 (0.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.33%) J2EE
2 1 (0.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.32%) Clustering
4 16 (5.32%) Security Operations Centre
5 11 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.99%) FlexPod
7 7 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.99%) VCE vBlock
9 5 (1.66%) CMDB
10 3 (1.00%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.00%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.00%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.00%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (1.00%) iPad
10 3 (1.00%) NHS
10 3 (1.00%) Replication
10 3 (1.00%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (29.90%) Windows
2 72 (23.92%) Linux
3 47 (15.61%) Windows Server
4 44 (14.62%) Unix
5 28 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 19 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (6.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 17 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (4.98%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.33%) AIX
10 7 (2.33%) Solaris
10 7 (2.33%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.33%) Windows 2000
10 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.66%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (1.00%) HPUX
13 1 (0.33%) Android
13 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (39.87%) ITIL
2 44 (14.62%) Service Delivery
3 42 (13.95%) ITSM
4 40 (13.29%) Service Management
5 35 (11.63%) Presales
6 32 (10.63%) Incident Management
7 22 (7.31%) Project Management
8 21 (6.98%) Data Protection
9 20 (6.64%) CRM
9 20 (6.64%) Risk Management
10 19 (6.31%) Change Management
10 19 (6.31%) Security Operations
10 19 (6.31%) Server Monitoring
10 19 (6.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 18 (5.98%) Programme Management
11 18 (5.98%) Root Cause Analysis
12 17 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (5.32%) Information Security
13 16 (5.32%) ITIL V3
14 15 (4.98%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.31%) SQL
2 7 (2.33%) Python
3 6 (1.99%) Java
3 6 (1.99%) Perl
3 6 (1.99%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.99%) Ruby
4 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.33%) ABAP
5 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.33%) C++
5 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.33%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (19.60%) Degree
2 24 (7.97%) JNCIS
3 22 (7.31%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (6.64%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (4.32%) CCIE
5 13 (4.32%) CCSE
5 13 (4.32%) CCSP
6 11 (3.65%) JNCIA
6 11 (3.65%) SC Cleared
6 11 (3.65%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.66%) CISSP
9 7 (2.33%) CISM
9 7 (2.33%) MCSA
9 7 (2.33%) MCSE
9 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.99%) CCNA
10 6 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.99%) VCDX
11 5 (1.66%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.65%) QA
2 7 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.66%) GAMP
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO22301
System Software
1 66 (21.93%) Active Directory
2 47 (15.61%) Hyper-V
3 35 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (8.64%) vSphere
5 25 (8.31%) vCloud
6 17 (5.65%) Firmware
7 13 (4.32%) ProxySG
8 6 (1.99%) Docker
8 6 (1.99%) XenApp
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.66%) vRealize
2 6 (1.99%) Ansible
2 6 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.99%) Puppet
2 6 (1.99%) SCCM
2 6 (1.99%) WSUS
3 5 (1.66%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.00%) PowerCLI
4 3 (1.00%) vMotion
5 2 (0.66%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.33%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 71 (23.59%) Microsoft
2 55 (18.27%) Cisco
3 43 (14.29%) VMware
4 40 (13.29%) Oracle
5 39 (12.96%) HP
6 37 (12.29%) Juniper
7 36 (11.96%) Palo Alto
8 26 (8.64%) CheckPoint
9 25 (8.31%) F5
9 25 (8.31%) Huawei
10 21 (6.98%) Fortinet
11 20 (6.64%) NetApp
12 17 (5.65%) Blue Coat
12 17 (5.65%) Sourcefire
13 15 (4.98%) IBM
14 14 (4.65%) Intel Security
14 14 (4.65%) Remedy
14 14 (4.65%) Sun
15 13 (4.32%) Ericsson
15 13 (4.32%) SAP
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