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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 40 60 78
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +18
Permanent jobs citing SLA 134 81 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.01% 3.45% 2.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.69% 29.35% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 78 35 38
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £21,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £61,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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
287 276 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.87% 11.75% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 187 176 159
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,956 £30,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 May 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Reading

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 105 (39.18%) ITIL
2 82 (30.60%) Windows
3 80 (29.85%) Telecoms
4 63 (23.51%) Microsoft
4 63 (23.51%) Service Delivery
5 61 (22.76%) Service Management
6 51 (19.03%) Linux
6 51 (19.03%) MS Excel
6 51 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (19.03%) Degree
7 48 (17.91%) Cisco
7 48 (17.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 42 (15.67%) Security Cleared
9 40 (14.93%) Active Directory
10 39 (14.55%) SC Cleared
11 37 (13.81%) HP
11 37 (13.81%) Firewall
11 37 (13.81%) Mentoring
12 35 (13.06%) Problem Management
13 34 (12.69%) Juniper
14 32 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (11.57%) Incident Management
16 30 (11.19%) TCP/IP
16 30 (11.19%) UNIX
17 29 (10.82%) Windows 7
18 27 (10.07%) VPN
19 26 (9.70%) Solaris
19 26 (9.70%) MS Office
20 25 (9.33%) Huawei
20 25 (9.33%) DV Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.49%) Apache
3 3 (1.12%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (0.75%) JBoss
4 2 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 51 (19.03%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.70%) MS Office
3 16 (5.97%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.81%) Firewall
2 30 (11.19%) TCP/IP
3 27 (10.07%) VPN
4 20 (7.46%) DNS
5 19 (7.09%) MPLS
6 18 (6.72%) Internet
7 14 (5.22%) DHCP
8 13 (4.85%) VLAN
8 13 (4.85%) 3G
9 11 (4.10%) BGP
9 11 (4.10%) WAN
10 10 (3.73%) OSPF
11 9 (3.36%) Network Security
11 9 (3.36%) Wireless
12 8 (2.99%) RIP
12 8 (2.99%) IPsec
13 7 (2.61%) LTE
13 7 (2.61%) SMTP
13 7 (2.61%) Broadband
14 6 (2.24%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.99%) SQL Server
1 8 (2.99%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.87%) MySQL
3 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.37%) DB2
General
1 80 (29.85%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.97%) Front Office
3 10 (3.73%) Finance
3 10 (3.73%) Billing
4 7 (2.61%) Retail
5 6 (2.24%) Banking
6 5 (1.87%) French Language
6 5 (1.87%) German Language
7 4 (1.49%) Legal
7 4 (1.49%) Advertising
8 3 (1.12%) Electronics
8 3 (1.12%) Back Office
9 2 (0.75%) Local Government
10 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (12.31%) Analyst
2 26 (9.70%) Security Engineer
3 24 (8.96%) Problem Manager
4 21 (7.84%) Incident Manager
5 18 (6.72%) Senior Manager
6 17 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (5.97%) Delivery Manager
7 16 (5.97%) Support Engineer
8 14 (5.22%) Team Leader
8 14 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (4.85%) Change Manager
10 12 (4.48%) Service Analyst
10 12 (4.48%) Security Analyst
10 12 (4.48%) Service Manager
11 11 (4.10%) Technical Engineer
11 11 (4.10%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (3.73%) Support Team Leader
12 10 (3.73%) Trainee
13 9 (3.36%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.75%) Flash
1 2 (0.75%) LAMP
2 1 (0.37%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.21%) Management Information System
2 19 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.10%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.61%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.49%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.49%) PDA
6 4 (1.49%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.12%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.75%) GIS
8 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.75%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.75%) Replication
8 2 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.37%) Handset
9 1 (0.37%) AS400
9 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 82 (30.60%) Windows
2 51 (19.03%) Linux
3 32 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (11.19%) UNIX
5 29 (10.82%) Windows 7
6 26 (9.70%) Solaris
7 25 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (7.84%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.87%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.75%) Android
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (39.18%) ITIL
2 63 (23.51%) Service Delivery
3 61 (22.76%) Service Management
4 51 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (17.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 37 (13.81%) Mentoring
7 35 (13.06%) Problem Management
8 31 (11.57%) Incident Management
9 24 (8.96%) Configuration Management
9 24 (8.96%) Change Management
10 20 (7.46%) Project Management
11 16 (5.97%) Scrum
11 16 (5.97%) eTOM
11 16 (5.97%) Business Development
11 16 (5.97%) DSDM
11 16 (5.97%) Coaching
12 13 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (4.48%) Information Security
14 11 (4.10%) CRM
14 11 (4.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.85%) SQL
2 4 (1.49%) Perl
3 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.75%) Python
4 2 (0.75%) PHP
4 2 (0.75%) Java
4 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.75%) VBScript
4 2 (0.75%) VB
4 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 51 (19.03%) Degree
2 42 (15.67%) Security Cleared
3 39 (14.55%) SC Cleared
4 25 (9.33%) DV Cleared
5 16 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (5.60%) MCSE
6 15 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (5.22%) MCP
8 13 (4.85%) A+ Certification
8 13 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.73%) CCNA
10 5 (1.87%) HND
11 3 (1.12%) CCNP
12 2 (0.75%) CCIE
12 2 (0.75%) HNC
12 2 (0.75%) RHCE
12 2 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.37%) MOS
13 1 (0.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.24%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.75%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.24%) vSphere
4 4 (1.49%) vCloud
5 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.75%) Kamailio
5 2 (0.75%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (0.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Puppet
1 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.37%) Netcool
Vendors
1 63 (23.51%) Microsoft
2 48 (17.91%) Cisco
3 37 (13.81%) HP
4 34 (12.69%) Juniper
5 25 (9.33%) Huawei
5 25 (9.33%) Symantec
6 22 (8.21%) Sourcefire
6 22 (8.21%) F5
7 21 (7.84%) CheckPoint
7 21 (7.84%) Blue Coat
7 21 (7.84%) Crossbeam
8 14 (5.22%) VMware
9 11 (4.10%) McAfee
10 10 (3.73%) IronPort
11 9 (3.36%) Citrix
12 7 (2.61%) Avaya
12 7 (2.61%) Oracle
13 6 (2.24%) Ericsson
13 6 (2.24%) Nokia
13 6 (2.24%) Nortel
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £21,000 to £26,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22956 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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AOMi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
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Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago