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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 60 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 78 81 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.64% 3.26% 3.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.71% 27.00% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 66 39 52
Average salary £38,000 £33,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.43% -13.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £21,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £54,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
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
246 300 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.49% 12.09% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 196 198 156
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £82,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Reading

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 104 (48.37%) ITIL
2 72 (33.49%) Microsoft
3 68 (31.63%) Windows
4 54 (25.12%) MS Excel
5 46 (21.40%) Security Cleared
6 44 (20.47%) HP
7 43 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 41 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (18.60%) SC Cleared
9 40 (18.60%) Active Directory
10 39 (18.14%) Telecoms
11 37 (17.21%) Cisco
11 37 (17.21%) Linux
12 31 (14.42%) Degree
13 30 (13.95%) VMware
14 27 (12.56%) Windows 7
15 25 (11.63%) UNIX
15 25 (11.63%) Service Management
16 24 (11.16%) Juniper
16 24 (11.16%) TCP/IP
16 24 (11.16%) DV Cleared
17 23 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (10.70%) MS Office
17 23 (10.70%) Firewall
18 22 (10.23%) DNS
18 22 (10.23%) Mentoring
19 21 (9.77%) Internet
19 21 (9.77%) Configuration Management
19 21 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (9.77%) Continuous Improvement

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 15 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.86%) SAP Portal
4 4 (1.86%) Lync
4 4 (1.86%) SAP EP
4 4 (1.86%) IIS
5 3 (1.40%) JBoss
5 3 (1.40%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.40%) Apache
6 2 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 54 (25.12%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.70%) MS Office
3 10 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.16%) TCP/IP
2 23 (10.70%) Firewall
3 22 (10.23%) DNS
4 21 (9.77%) Internet
5 15 (6.98%) FTP
6 10 (4.65%) VPN
6 10 (4.65%) MPLS
6 10 (4.65%) OSPF
6 10 (4.65%) BGP
7 9 (4.19%) LAN
7 9 (4.19%) WAN
8 8 (3.72%) SMTP
8 8 (3.72%) 3G
8 8 (3.72%) Wireless
9 7 (3.26%) SAN
9 7 (3.26%) DHCP
9 7 (3.26%) RIP
9 7 (3.26%) Broadband
10 5 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.26%) MySQL
2 7 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.86%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.40%) OLTP
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) DB2
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) JUnit
1 1 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 39 (18.14%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.44%) Finance
3 7 (3.26%) Billing
4 5 (2.33%) French Language
4 5 (2.33%) German Language
4 5 (2.33%) Banking
4 5 (2.33%) Retail
5 4 (1.86%) Front Office
6 3 (1.40%) Electronics
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (19.53%) Analyst
2 18 (8.37%) Team Leader
3 17 (7.91%) Delivery Manager
4 16 (7.44%) Support Engineer
5 15 (6.98%) Senior Manager
6 14 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (6.51%) Administrator
6 14 (6.51%) Technical Engineer
6 14 (6.51%) Security Analyst
7 11 (5.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (5.12%) Field Engineer
8 10 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (4.65%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.65%) Support Team Leader
8 10 (4.65%) Incident Manager
8 10 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.72%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.72%) Security Engineer
10 8 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.58%) HTML
1 12 (5.58%) CSS
2 7 (3.26%) Ajax
3 4 (1.86%) JSON
3 4 (1.86%) REST
3 4 (1.86%) MSMQ
4 3 (1.40%) Flash
5 2 (0.93%) J2SE
5 2 (0.93%) J2EE
6 1 (0.47%) JSP
6 1 (0.47%) XML
6 1 (0.47%) POSIX
6 1 (0.47%) LAMP
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.84%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.37%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.26%) Smartphone
5 6 (2.79%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.33%) Replication
7 4 (1.86%) PDA
7 4 (1.86%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.86%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.40%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.93%) GIS
9 2 (0.93%) Clustering
9 2 (0.93%) Economics
9 2 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.47%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 68 (31.63%) Windows
2 37 (17.21%) Linux
3 27 (12.56%) Windows 7
4 25 (11.63%) UNIX
5 23 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (7.44%) Solaris
7 12 (5.58%) Windows 2000
7 12 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.79%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.93%) Android
14 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (48.37%) ITIL
2 43 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 41 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (11.63%) Service Management
5 22 (10.23%) Mentoring
6 21 (9.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (9.77%) Configuration Management
6 21 (9.77%) Scrum
7 18 (8.37%) Incident Management
8 14 (6.51%) Business Development
8 14 (6.51%) DSDM
9 12 (5.58%) Line Management
10 11 (5.12%) Workflow
11 10 (4.65%) Asset Management
12 9 (4.19%) Change Management
12 9 (4.19%) eTOM
13 8 (3.72%) Problem Management
13 8 (3.72%) CRM
13 8 (3.72%) Logistics
14 7 (3.26%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.30%) SQL
2 9 (4.19%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.72%) Perl
3 8 (3.72%) Java
4 4 (1.86%) Python
4 4 (1.86%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.93%) VB6
5 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.93%) VBScript
5 2 (0.93%) VB
6 1 (0.47%) C++
6 1 (0.47%) PHP
6 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (21.40%) Security Cleared
2 40 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 31 (14.42%) Degree
4 24 (11.16%) DV Cleared
5 19 (8.84%) A+ Certification
6 16 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (4.65%) MCP
9 10 (4.65%) MCSE
10 7 (3.26%) HND
10 7 (3.26%) CCNA
11 4 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.40%) RHCE
12 3 (1.40%) CCIE
13 1 (0.47%) CCNP
13 1 (0.47%) MCTS
13 1 (0.47%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.40%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.93%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.91%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.19%) vSphere
5 4 (1.86%) vCloud
6 3 (1.40%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.93%) XenApp
7 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.47%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.47%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.33%) SCCM
2 4 (1.86%) SCOM
3 2 (0.93%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.47%) Netcool
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 72 (33.49%) Microsoft
2 44 (20.47%) HP
3 37 (17.21%) Cisco
4 30 (13.95%) VMware
5 24 (11.16%) Juniper
6 13 (6.05%) Sourcefire
6 13 (6.05%) F5
7 12 (5.58%) Huawei
7 12 (5.58%) Crossbeam
7 12 (5.58%) Blue Coat
7 12 (5.58%) Symantec
7 12 (5.58%) CheckPoint
8 10 (4.65%) Oracle
8 10 (4.65%) SAP
8 10 (4.65%) Remedy
9 8 (3.72%) Dell
10 7 (3.26%) Nintex
11 4 (1.86%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (1.86%) EMC
11 4 (1.86%) Citrix
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