The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 61 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing SLA 83 75 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.30% 3.33% 2.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.39% 36.06% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 35
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,550 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
303 208 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.04% 9.24% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 199 148 218
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Reading

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 55 (33.95%) Telecoms
2 53 (32.72%) ITIL
3 46 (28.40%) Microsoft
3 46 (28.40%) Service Delivery
4 40 (24.69%) Service Management
5 39 (24.07%) Linux
6 38 (23.46%) Windows
7 36 (22.22%) Degree
8 30 (18.52%) MS Excel
9 27 (16.67%) Oracle
9 27 (16.67%) HP
10 26 (16.05%) UNIX
10 26 (16.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (14.20%) Huawei
11 23 (14.20%) Firewall
12 21 (12.96%) Active Directory
13 20 (12.35%) SQL
14 18 (11.11%) Wireless
14 18 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (10.49%) DNS
15 17 (10.49%) VMware
16 16 (9.88%) FTP
16 16 (9.88%) MySQL
16 16 (9.88%) Cisco
16 16 (9.88%) Windows 7
17 15 (9.26%) Security Cleared
17 15 (9.26%) SC Cleared
17 15 (9.26%) MCSE
18 14 (8.64%) Back Office
19 13 (8.02%) Front Office

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.32%) Apache
3 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.47%) GroupWise
3 4 (2.47%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (1.85%) IIS
5 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.23%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.62%) Lync
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 30 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.41%) MS Office
3 7 (4.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.23%) Agresso
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.20%) Firewall
2 18 (11.11%) Wireless
3 17 (10.49%) DNS
4 16 (9.88%) FTP
5 8 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.94%) SSL
6 7 (4.32%) HTTP
7 6 (3.70%) SMTP
8 5 (3.09%) WAN
8 5 (3.09%) LDAP
8 5 (3.09%) LAN
8 5 (3.09%) VPN
8 5 (3.09%) Internet
9 4 (2.47%) IMAP
9 4 (2.47%) SAN
9 4 (2.47%) DMZ
9 4 (2.47%) GPRS
9 4 (2.47%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.85%) INAP
10 3 (1.85%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.88%) MySQL
2 12 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.09%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.23%) Informix
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.62%) MS Access
8 1 (0.62%) DTS
8 1 (0.62%) DB2
8 1 (0.62%) OLAP
8 1 (0.62%) IDOL
8 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (33.95%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.64%) Back Office
3 13 (8.02%) Front Office
4 9 (5.56%) Finance
5 8 (4.94%) German Language
6 6 (3.70%) French Language
6 6 (3.70%) Billing
7 3 (1.85%) Marketing
7 3 (1.85%) Advertising
7 3 (1.85%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.85%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.23%) Retail
8 2 (1.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.62%) Electronics
9 1 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 20 (12.35%) Support Engineer
1 20 (12.35%) Service Manager
2 15 (9.26%) Technical Engineer
3 13 (8.02%) Technical Support
4 12 (7.41%) Analyst
4 12 (7.41%) Administrator
5 11 (6.79%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (6.79%) Security Engineer
6 10 (6.17%) Technical Support Engineer
7 9 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (4.94%) Incident Manager
9 7 (4.32%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (4.32%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (4.32%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) OSS Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Security Support Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Electrical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.09%) HTML
1 5 (3.09%) Web Services
2 4 (2.47%) .NET
2 4 (2.47%) ODBC
3 2 (1.23%) J2EE
3 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.62%) CSS
4 1 (0.62%) LAMP
4 1 (0.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.79%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.32%) Clustering
4 6 (3.70%) Firmware
4 6 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.70%) iPhone
5 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.23%) Open Source
6 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.23%) CMDB
6 2 (1.23%) IPTV
6 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.62%) CCTV
7 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.07%) Linux
2 38 (23.46%) Windows
3 26 (16.05%) UNIX
4 16 (9.88%) Windows 7
5 11 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.09%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (2.47%) Android
8 4 (2.47%) Windows 2000
8 4 (2.47%) Solaris
9 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.72%) ITIL
2 46 (28.40%) Service Delivery
3 40 (24.69%) Service Management
4 26 (16.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (6.79%) Incident Management
6 11 (6.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (6.17%) CRM
8 9 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.94%) Operations Management
10 7 (4.32%) Project Management
11 6 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (3.09%) Change Management
12 5 (3.09%) Problem Management
13 4 (2.47%) Load Balancing
13 4 (2.47%) Quality Management
13 4 (2.47%) Software Distribution
13 4 (2.47%) Time Management
13 4 (2.47%) Performance Management
14 3 (1.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.35%) SQL
2 9 (5.56%) Perl
3 7 (4.32%) PHP
4 6 (3.70%) Korn
5 5 (3.09%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.47%) C#
7 3 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.23%) Python
8 2 (1.23%) VBScript
9 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (22.22%) Degree
2 18 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (9.26%) MCSE
3 15 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.17%) MCP
5 7 (4.32%) MOS
5 7 (4.32%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.70%) MCITP
6 6 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.09%) OCA
7 5 (3.09%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (3.09%) CCIE
7 5 (3.09%) CCNP
7 5 (3.09%) CCNA
7 5 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.47%) MCSA
9 3 (1.85%) MCTS
9 3 (1.85%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.23%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.70%) vSphere
4 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.85%) vCloud
6 2 (1.23%) KVM
6 2 (1.23%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.62%) Xen
7 1 (0.62%) XenApp
7 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) SCVMM
1 4 (2.47%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.23%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (1.23%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) Cacti
3 1 (0.62%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.62%) Plesk
3 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.62%) Nagios
3 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.62%) DameWare
Vendors
1 46 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.67%) Oracle
2 27 (16.67%) HP
3 23 (14.20%) Huawei
4 17 (10.49%) VMware
5 16 (9.88%) Cisco
6 11 (6.79%) Nokia
7 10 (6.17%) Symantec
8 9 (5.56%) Nortel
8 9 (5.56%) Ericsson
9 7 (4.32%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.70%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.70%) IBM
10 6 (3.70%) Sun
11 5 (3.09%) Citrix
11 5 (3.09%) Remedy
11 5 (3.09%) F5
12 4 (2.47%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.47%) Sourcefire
12 4 (2.47%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £23 - £26 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CD Sales Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago