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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 45 63 85
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +22
Permanent jobs citing SLA 117 81 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.18% 3.31% 2.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.39% 28.22% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 77 29 44
Average salary £26,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,774 £21,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £58,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.10%
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
276 287 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.23% 11.72% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 189 169 168
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Reading

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 112 (42.91%) ITIL
2 75 (28.74%) Windows
3 71 (27.20%) Microsoft
4 70 (26.82%) Service Delivery
4 70 (26.82%) Telecoms
5 55 (21.07%) Service Management
6 54 (20.69%) MS Excel
7 53 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (18.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 47 (18.01%) Security Cleared
9 47 (18.01%) Degree
10 46 (17.62%) HP
11 44 (16.86%) Cisco
12 41 (15.71%) Active Directory
12 41 (15.71%) SC Cleared
13 40 (15.33%) Linux
14 34 (13.03%) Mentoring
15 32 (12.26%) Windows 7
16 31 (11.88%) Firewall
16 31 (11.88%) Problem Management
17 29 (11.11%) Juniper
17 29 (11.11%) UNIX
17 29 (11.11%) DV Cleared
18 27 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
18 27 (10.34%) TCP/IP
19 26 (9.96%) Configuration Management
20 24 (9.20%) MS Office
21 22 (8.43%) Solaris
21 22 (8.43%) Symantec
22 21 (8.05%) Scrum

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (2.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.53%) Apache
3 3 (1.15%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (0.77%) IIS
4 2 (0.77%) JBoss
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 54 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.20%) MS Office
3 15 (5.75%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.88%) Firewall
2 27 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 19 (7.28%) VPN
4 18 (6.90%) DNS
4 18 (6.90%) Internet
5 11 (4.21%) 3G
6 10 (3.83%) MPLS
6 10 (3.83%) FTP
6 10 (3.83%) Wireless
7 9 (3.45%) OSPF
7 9 (3.45%) BGP
8 8 (3.07%) WAN
8 8 (3.07%) DHCP
9 7 (2.68%) SMTP
9 7 (2.68%) Broadband
9 7 (2.68%) LAN
9 7 (2.68%) RIP
10 6 (2.30%) SAN
11 5 (1.92%) LTE
12 4 (1.53%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.92%) MySQL
4 4 (1.53%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.77%) OLTP
6 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.38%) DB2
General
1 70 (26.82%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.13%) Finance
3 8 (3.07%) Billing
4 7 (2.68%) Retail
5 6 (2.30%) Front Office
6 5 (1.92%) Banking
6 5 (1.92%) French Language
6 5 (1.92%) German Language
7 4 (1.53%) Advertising
8 3 (1.15%) Electronics
9 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 2 (0.77%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (13.41%) Analyst
2 23 (8.81%) Problem Manager
3 21 (8.05%) Delivery Manager
3 21 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (6.90%) Senior Manager
4 18 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 18 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 15 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
6 14 (5.36%) Security Analyst
7 13 (4.98%) Change Manager
7 13 (4.98%) Team Leader
8 12 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (4.60%) Service Manager
8 12 (4.60%) Service Analyst
9 11 (4.21%) Administrator
9 11 (4.21%) Field Engineer
9 11 (4.21%) Incident Manager
10 10 (3.83%) Support Team Leader
10 10 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.77%) Flash
2 1 (0.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.66%) Management Information System
2 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.75%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.68%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.53%) PDA
6 4 (1.53%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.53%) Replication
7 3 (1.15%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.77%) GIS
8 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.77%) Economics
8 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.38%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.38%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 75 (28.74%) Windows
2 40 (15.33%) Linux
3 32 (12.26%) Windows 7
4 29 (11.11%) UNIX
5 27 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (8.43%) Solaris
7 20 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (6.90%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.92%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.77%) Android
12 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (42.91%) ITIL
2 70 (26.82%) Service Delivery
3 55 (21.07%) Service Management
4 53 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (18.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 34 (13.03%) Mentoring
7 31 (11.88%) Problem Management
8 26 (9.96%) Configuration Management
9 21 (8.05%) Scrum
9 21 (8.05%) Incident Management
10 18 (6.90%) Business Development
10 18 (6.90%) DSDM
11 17 (6.51%) Change Management
12 16 (6.13%) eTOM
13 13 (4.98%) Coaching
14 10 (3.83%) Information Security
15 9 (3.45%) CRM
16 8 (3.07%) Asset Management
16 8 (3.07%) Root Cause Analysis
17 7 (2.68%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.98%) SQL
2 5 (1.92%) Perl
3 4 (1.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.15%) Python
5 2 (0.77%) VB6
5 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.77%) VBScript
5 2 (0.77%) VB
5 2 (0.77%) PHP
5 2 (0.77%) Java
5 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (18.01%) Degree
1 47 (18.01%) Security Cleared
2 41 (15.71%) SC Cleared
3 29 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 17 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (5.75%) MCP
5 15 (5.75%) MCSE
5 15 (5.75%) A+ Certification
6 13 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.07%) HND
9 7 (2.68%) CCNA
10 5 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.77%) MCTS
11 2 (0.77%) RHCE
11 2 (0.77%) CCIE
11 2 (0.77%) HNC
12 1 (0.38%) CCNP
12 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.30%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.77%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.68%) vSphere
5 4 (1.53%) vCloud
6 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.38%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.38%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Netcool
1 1 (0.38%) Nagios
1 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 71 (27.20%) Microsoft
2 46 (17.62%) HP
3 44 (16.86%) Cisco
4 29 (11.11%) Juniper
5 22 (8.43%) Symantec
6 20 (7.66%) VMware
7 19 (7.28%) Sourcefire
7 19 (7.28%) F5
8 18 (6.90%) Blue Coat
8 18 (6.90%) Crossbeam
8 18 (6.90%) CheckPoint
9 17 (6.51%) Huawei
10 9 (3.45%) Oracle
11 7 (2.68%) McAfee
12 6 (2.30%) SAP
12 6 (2.30%) IronPort
13 5 (1.92%) IBM
13 5 (1.92%) Ericsson
13 5 (1.92%) Nokia
13 5 (1.92%) Avaya
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