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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 40 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 131 75 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.47% 3.31% 3.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.52% 35.21% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58 47 56
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,370 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
270 213 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.26% 9.39% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 131 152 140
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,600 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Reading

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 94 (35.47%) Telecoms
2 86 (32.45%) ITIL
3 77 (29.06%) Service Management
4 76 (28.68%) Service Delivery
4 76 (28.68%) Degree
5 63 (23.77%) Windows
6 52 (19.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 48 (18.11%) Linux
8 44 (16.60%) Incident Management
9 43 (16.23%) Cisco
10 40 (15.09%) Project Management
11 39 (14.72%) Front Office
12 38 (14.34%) Change Management
12 38 (14.34%) Huawei
13 31 (11.70%) Firewall
14 30 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (9.81%) QA
16 25 (9.43%) Wireless
16 25 (9.43%) MS Excel
17 24 (9.06%) UNIX
17 24 (9.06%) TCP/IP
17 24 (9.06%) Microsoft
17 24 (9.06%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (8.68%) VPN
18 23 (8.68%) CRM
18 23 (8.68%) Ericsson
18 23 (8.68%) Nokia
18 23 (8.68%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (8.68%) MPLS
18 23 (8.68%) Problem Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (2.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (0.75%) CICS
5 1 (0.38%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.28%) MS Office
3 7 (2.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.70%) Firewall
2 25 (9.43%) Wireless
3 24 (9.06%) TCP/IP
4 23 (8.68%) VPN
4 23 (8.68%) MPLS
5 21 (7.92%) VLAN
6 19 (7.17%) Network Security
7 16 (6.04%) DNS
7 16 (6.04%) WAN
8 12 (4.53%) 2G
8 12 (4.53%) IPsec
8 12 (4.53%) RNC
8 12 (4.53%) WiMAX
8 12 (4.53%) 3G
8 12 (4.53%) UMTS
8 12 (4.53%) DHCP
8 12 (4.53%) GSM
8 12 (4.53%) LTE
9 11 (4.15%) Radio Access Network
10 10 (3.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.89%) MySQL
2 3 (1.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.38%) MS Access
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.38%) QlikView
General
1 94 (35.47%) Telecoms
2 39 (14.72%) Front Office
3 21 (7.92%) Billing
4 13 (4.91%) Finance
4 13 (4.91%) Back Office
5 7 (2.64%) French Language
6 5 (1.89%) Legal
7 3 (1.13%) Banking
7 3 (1.13%) Electronics
8 2 (0.75%) German Language
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Retail
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (12.08%) Incident Manager
2 20 (7.55%) Security Engineer
3 18 (6.79%) Network Engineer
4 17 (6.42%) Service Manager
5 16 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (6.04%) Support Engineer
6 15 (5.66%) Problem Manager
7 14 (5.28%) Analyst
8 13 (4.91%) Trainee
9 11 (4.15%) IP Engineer
9 11 (4.15%) BSS Engineer
10 10 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
10 10 (3.77%) Consultant
11 9 (3.40%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 9 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.40%) IT Security Engineer
12 8 (3.02%) Change Manager
12 8 (3.02%) RAN Engineer
13 7 (2.64%) Test Manager
13 7 (2.64%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.13%) .NET
2 1 (0.38%) WAP
2 1 (0.38%) J2EE
2 1 (0.38%) HTML
2 1 (0.38%) COM
2 1 (0.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.04%) Open Source
3 12 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.15%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.40%) Thin Client
5 9 (3.40%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.26%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.26%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.89%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (1.89%) DTV
7 5 (1.89%) IPTV
8 2 (0.75%) PDA
9 1 (0.38%) iPhone
9 1 (0.38%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 63 (23.77%) Windows
2 48 (18.11%) Linux
3 24 (9.06%) UNIX
3 24 (9.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (8.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (4.53%) Solaris
6 11 (4.15%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.15%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.13%) zOS
8 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (32.45%) ITIL
2 77 (29.06%) Service Management
3 76 (28.68%) Service Delivery
4 52 (19.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 44 (16.60%) Incident Management
6 40 (15.09%) Project Management
7 38 (14.34%) Change Management
8 23 (8.68%) CRM
8 23 (8.68%) Problem Management
9 20 (7.55%) Network Design
9 20 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (6.79%) Mentoring
11 16 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (5.66%) eTOM
13 13 (4.91%) Cyber Security
13 13 (4.91%) Information Security
14 11 (4.15%) Fault Management
15 9 (3.40%) Coaching
16 8 (3.02%) Software Testing
16 8 (3.02%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.15%) SQL
2 4 (1.51%) Perl
2 4 (1.51%) PHP
2 4 (1.51%) Python
3 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.13%) Java
3 3 (1.13%) JCL
3 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.38%) VBScript
4 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (28.68%) Degree
2 22 (8.30%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.28%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.91%) CCNA
5 12 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.15%) MCSE
7 10 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (3.77%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.77%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.40%) CCNP
9 5 (1.89%) MCP
10 3 (1.13%) HND
11 2 (0.75%) HNC
12 1 (0.38%) MCSA
12 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.38%) PMP
12 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.38%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.81%) QA
2 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.13%) KVM
2 3 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.38%) Kamailio
3 1 (0.38%) OpenSIPS
3 1 (0.38%) vSphere
3 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) OMEGAMON
1 6 (2.26%) Tivoli NetView
1 6 (2.26%) MOM
1 6 (2.26%) Unicenter
1 6 (2.26%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (1.13%) Puppet
2 3 (1.13%) Control-M
3 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.38%) Cacti
4 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (16.23%) Cisco
2 38 (14.34%) Huawei
3 24 (9.06%) Microsoft
4 23 (8.68%) Ericsson
4 23 (8.68%) Nokia
5 21 (7.92%) Nortel
6 20 (7.55%) Juniper
7 19 (7.17%) HP
8 18 (6.79%) Symantec
9 16 (6.04%) Citrix
10 15 (5.66%) VMware
11 13 (4.91%) McAfee
11 13 (4.91%) IronPort
12 11 (4.15%) F5
12 11 (4.15%) CheckPoint
12 11 (4.15%) Blue Coat
12 11 (4.15%) Sourcefire
12 11 (4.15%) Crossbeam
13 10 (3.77%) Avaya
13 10 (3.77%) Oracle
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