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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 40 57 82
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +25
Permanent jobs citing SLA 143 92 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.72% 3.70% 2.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.18% 33.33% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 77 50 41
Average salary £30,000 £35,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.49% -4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £21,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
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
339 276 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.56% 11.11% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 211 186 126
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,149 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,500 £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 20 April 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Reading

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 100 (36.50%) ITIL
2 89 (32.48%) Telecoms
3 76 (27.74%) Windows
4 73 (26.64%) Service Delivery
5 69 (25.18%) Degree
6 68 (24.82%) Service Management
7 57 (20.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 55 (20.07%) Microsoft
9 51 (18.61%) MS Excel
10 48 (17.52%) Linux
11 46 (16.79%) Cisco
12 39 (14.23%) Incident Management
12 39 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (13.87%) Problem Management
14 37 (13.50%) Firewall
14 37 (13.50%) HP
15 35 (12.77%) Active Directory
15 35 (12.77%) Security Cleared
16 34 (12.41%) Change Management
17 33 (12.04%) Project Management
17 33 (12.04%) Mentoring
18 30 (10.95%) VPN
18 30 (10.95%) SC Cleared
19 29 (10.58%) Huawei
20 27 (9.85%) Windows Server 2008
21 26 (9.49%) MS Office
21 26 (9.49%) Juniper
22 25 (9.12%) Symantec
22 25 (9.12%) TCP/IP
22 25 (9.12%) Front Office

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (2.19%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.46%) Apache
3 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.09%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (0.73%) IIS
4 2 (0.73%) JBoss
4 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 51 (18.61%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.49%) MS Office
3 14 (5.11%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.73%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.50%) Firewall
2 30 (10.95%) VPN
3 25 (9.12%) TCP/IP
4 22 (8.03%) MPLS
5 21 (7.66%) VLAN
6 17 (6.20%) Network Security
6 17 (6.20%) DNS
7 16 (5.84%) Wireless
8 14 (5.11%) DHCP
9 13 (4.74%) WAN
10 12 (4.38%) IPsec
10 12 (4.38%) Internet
11 10 (3.65%) 3G
11 10 (3.65%) LTE
12 9 (3.28%) RNC
12 9 (3.28%) BGP
12 9 (3.28%) 2G
12 9 (3.28%) WiMAX
12 9 (3.28%) GSM
12 9 (3.28%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.82%) MySQL
1 5 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 5 (1.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.36%) QlikView
3 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.36%) DB2
General
1 89 (32.48%) Telecoms
2 25 (9.12%) Front Office
3 14 (5.11%) Billing
4 9 (3.28%) Back Office
4 9 (3.28%) Finance
5 5 (1.82%) Electronics
5 5 (1.82%) Banking
5 5 (1.82%) Retail
6 3 (1.09%) Legal
7 2 (0.73%) Advertising
7 2 (0.73%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (10.22%) Security Engineer
2 25 (9.12%) Incident Manager
3 24 (8.76%) Problem Manager
4 22 (8.03%) Analyst
5 19 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (5.84%) Service Manager
7 15 (5.47%) Support Engineer
8 14 (5.11%) Network Engineer
8 14 (5.11%) Change Manager
9 13 (4.74%) Senior Manager
9 13 (4.74%) Trainee
10 12 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (3.65%) IP Engineer
11 10 (3.65%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (3.65%) Technical Engineer
12 9 (3.28%) Service Analyst
12 9 (3.28%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 9 (3.28%) IT Security Engineer
13 8 (2.92%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.73%) .NET
1 2 (0.73%) Flash
1 2 (0.73%) LAMP
2 1 (0.36%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.66%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.47%) Open Source
5 5 (1.82%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.46%) PDA
7 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.73%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.73%) GIS
7 2 (0.73%) Replication
7 2 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.36%) Clustering
8 1 (0.36%) IPTV
8 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.36%) DTV
8 1 (0.36%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (27.74%) Windows
2 48 (17.52%) Linux
3 27 (9.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (9.12%) Windows 7
5 24 (8.76%) UNIX
6 21 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (7.30%) Solaris
8 16 (5.84%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.73%) Android
12 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (36.50%) ITIL
2 73 (26.64%) Service Delivery
3 68 (24.82%) Service Management
4 57 (20.80%) Continuous Improvement
5 39 (14.23%) Incident Management
5 39 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (13.87%) Problem Management
7 34 (12.41%) Change Management
8 33 (12.04%) Project Management
8 33 (12.04%) Mentoring
9 22 (8.03%) Root Cause Analysis
10 20 (7.30%) Configuration Management
11 18 (6.57%) eTOM
12 15 (5.47%) Network Design
12 15 (5.47%) CRM
12 15 (5.47%) Coaching
13 14 (5.11%) Information Security
14 13 (4.74%) Cyber Security
15 10 (3.65%) Business Development
15 10 (3.65%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.38%) SQL
2 4 (1.46%) Java
3 3 (1.09%) Perl
4 2 (0.73%) PHP
4 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.73%) VBScript
4 2 (0.73%) VB
4 2 (0.73%) Python
4 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.73%) VB6
4 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (25.18%) Degree
2 35 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 30 (10.95%) SC Cleared
4 24 (8.76%) DV Cleared
5 22 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (5.11%) MCSE
8 13 (4.74%) CCNA
8 13 (4.74%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (4.38%) MCP
10 7 (2.55%) CCNP
10 7 (2.55%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.73%) RHCE
11 2 (0.73%) HNC
11 2 (0.73%) HND
11 2 (0.73%) CCIE
11 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.36%) MCTS
12 1 (0.36%) MCITP
12 1 (0.36%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.74%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.09%) vSphere
4 2 (0.73%) Kamailio
4 2 (0.73%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) vCloud
5 1 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (20.07%) Microsoft
2 46 (16.79%) Cisco
3 37 (13.50%) HP
4 29 (10.58%) Huawei
5 26 (9.49%) Juniper
6 25 (9.12%) Symantec
7 16 (5.84%) Blue Coat
7 16 (5.84%) Sourcefire
7 16 (5.84%) Crossbeam
7 16 (5.84%) F5
7 16 (5.84%) CheckPoint
8 15 (5.47%) Ericsson
8 15 (5.47%) Nokia
9 13 (4.74%) Nortel
9 13 (4.74%) IronPort
9 13 (4.74%) McAfee
10 12 (4.38%) Citrix
11 11 (4.01%) VMware
12 7 (2.55%) IBM
12 7 (2.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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