The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 36 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 18 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 4.06% 4.55% 3.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.38% 32.81% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 9
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
SLA
Berkshire

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 Newbury region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
77 64 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 17.38% 13.85% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 53 51 22
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

SLA
Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Newbury region.

SLA Salary Trend in Newbury

SLA
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Newbury

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) MS Office
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL
4 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 5 (16.67%) MCSE
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (16.67%) SAN
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (13.33%) HTML
6 4 (13.33%) MCSA
6 4 (13.33%) MCSD
6 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 4 (13.33%) MCTS
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.00%) MOS
7 3 (10.00%) Operations Management
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.00%) CSS
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.00%) EMC
7 3 (10.00%) DNS
8 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.67%) Web Services
8 2 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (6.67%) Perl
8 2 (6.67%) Linux

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) Intranet
3 1 (3.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
1 17 (56.67%) Support Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Advisor
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) IT Support
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Time Management
4 2 (6.67%) Web Design
4 2 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) ITSM
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow Management
5 1 (3.33%) BCP
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) MCSE
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCSA
2 4 (13.33%) MCSD
2 4 (13.33%) MCTS
3 3 (10.00%) MOS
4 1 (3.33%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
1 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) EMC
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix