The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 44 67 42
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Permanent jobs citing SLA 70 78 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.00% 3.61% 5.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.59% 27.66% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 36 61 55
Median salary £35,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
157 282 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.21% 13.05% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 104 257 132
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £67,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SLA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SLA Salary Trend in Reading

SLA
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

SLA Salary Histogram in Reading

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 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 Reading region with a requirement for SLA.

1 55 (37.16%) Windows
2 53 (35.81%) ITIL
3 50 (33.78%) Degree
4 48 (32.43%) Telecoms
5 44 (29.73%) Linux
6 41 (27.70%) Microsoft
7 40 (27.03%) Active Directory
7 40 (27.03%) Firewall
8 39 (26.35%) VMware
9 34 (22.97%) MS Excel
9 34 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (22.97%) Hyper-V
10 33 (22.30%) Cisco
11 32 (21.62%) Oracle
12 31 (20.95%) TCP/IP
13 30 (20.27%) VPN
13 30 (20.27%) Windows Server
14 28 (18.92%) HP
15 27 (18.24%) SAN
16 26 (17.57%) CheckPoint
17 25 (16.89%) Huawei
17 25 (16.89%) Presales
17 25 (16.89%) Palo Alto
18 24 (16.22%) SQL Server
19 23 (15.54%) Juniper
19 23 (15.54%) F5
20 22 (14.86%) Unix
20 22 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (14.19%) Cloud Computing
21 21 (14.19%) Data Protection

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 12 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.03%) IIS
2 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (22.97%) MS Excel
2 20 (13.51%) MS Office
3 15 (10.14%) MS Visio
4 14 (9.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.35%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.19%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle CX
2 3 (2.03%) Responsys
2 3 (2.03%) Taleo
3 1 (0.68%) IaaS
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.03%) Firewall
2 31 (20.95%) TCP/IP
3 30 (20.27%) VPN
4 27 (18.24%) SAN
5 20 (13.51%) DNS
6 17 (11.49%) FTP
6 17 (11.49%) LDAP
6 17 (11.49%) SMTP
7 13 (8.78%) Internet
7 13 (8.78%) Network Security
8 11 (7.43%) VLAN
9 10 (6.76%) LAN
9 10 (6.76%) WAN
10 9 (6.08%) Wireless
11 8 (5.41%) NAS
12 3 (2.03%) BGP
12 3 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (2.03%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (2.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 17 (11.49%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.35%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.68%) MS Access
7 1 (0.68%) QlikView
General
1 48 (32.43%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.81%) Billing
3 13 (8.78%) Finance
4 8 (5.41%) German Language
5 7 (4.73%) Marketing
6 3 (2.03%) Electronics
6 3 (2.03%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (14.19%) Security Engineer
2 20 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
2 20 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (13.51%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 17 (11.49%) Support Engineer
4 16 (10.81%) Incident Manager
5 15 (10.14%) Juniper Engineer
6 13 (8.78%) Senior Security Engineer
7 11 (7.43%) Technical Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Site Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Analyst
10 8 (5.41%) Consultant
10 8 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Team Leader
11 7 (4.73%) Support Team Leader
12 6 (4.05%) IT Recruitment Consultant
12 6 (4.05%) ITIL Manager
12 6 (4.05%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.84%) Data Centre
3 14 (9.46%) Clustering
4 12 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 12 (8.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.03%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.03%) NHS
6 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.35%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 55 (37.16%) Windows
2 44 (29.73%) Linux
3 30 (20.27%) Windows Server
4 22 (14.86%) Unix
5 19 (12.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (12.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 15 (10.14%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.73%) Solaris
8 7 (4.73%) Windows 2000
8 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.38%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (35.81%) ITIL
2 25 (16.89%) Presales
3 21 (14.19%) Data Protection
3 21 (14.19%) Incident Management
4 20 (13.51%) Risk Management
4 20 (13.51%) Service Delivery
5 19 (12.84%) Server Monitoring
5 19 (12.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 17 (11.49%) CRM
7 15 (10.14%) Service Management
7 15 (10.14%) Trend Analysis
8 12 (8.11%) Content Management
8 12 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (8.11%) Information Security
8 12 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (8.11%) Security Management
8 12 (8.11%) Security Operations
9 11 (7.43%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (4.73%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.73%) SQL
2 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.68%) ABAP
3 1 (0.68%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 50 (33.78%) Degree
2 18 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (8.11%) CCIE
3 12 (8.11%) CCSE
3 12 (8.11%) CCSP
3 12 (8.11%) JNCIS
4 9 (6.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.05%) CCNA
5 6 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.70%) CISA
6 4 (2.70%) CISM
6 4 (2.70%) CISSP
6 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.03%) CCA
7 3 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.03%) MCP
7 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 34 (22.97%) Hyper-V
2 34 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (13.51%) vSphere
4 19 (12.84%) vCloud
5 12 (8.11%) ProxySG
6 11 (7.43%) Firmware
7 3 (2.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (2.03%) PowerCLI
1 3 (2.03%) vMotion
1 3 (2.03%) vRealize
1 3 (2.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (27.70%) Microsoft
2 39 (26.35%) VMware
3 33 (22.30%) Cisco
4 32 (21.62%) Oracle
5 28 (18.92%) HP
6 26 (17.57%) CheckPoint
7 25 (16.89%) Huawei
7 25 (16.89%) Palo Alto
8 23 (15.54%) F5
8 23 (15.54%) Juniper
9 20 (13.51%) Fortinet
10 16 (10.81%) Blue Coat
10 16 (10.81%) Sourcefire
11 14 (9.46%) NetApp
12 12 (8.11%) Imperva
12 12 (8.11%) Intel Security
12 12 (8.11%) Proofpoint
12 12 (8.11%) TippingPoint
13 11 (7.43%) Ericsson
13 11 (7.43%) IBM
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