The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 50 84 41
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -43
Permanent jobs citing SLA 77 76 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.71% 3.08% 5.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.53% 25.59% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 42 58 57
Median salary £28,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £18,560
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,950 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £36,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +10.60%
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
190 297 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.62% 12.04% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 131 266 173
Median salary £50,000 £50,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +26.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Reading

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SLA.

1 61 (39.61%) Windows
2 59 (38.31%) ITIL
3 58 (37.66%) Degree
4 56 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 51 (33.12%) Linux
6 41 (26.62%) Active Directory
7 39 (25.32%) Microsoft
8 37 (24.03%) Firewall
8 37 (24.03%) VMware
9 36 (23.38%) TCP/IP
10 33 (21.43%) Oracle
11 32 (20.78%) Windows Server
12 31 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (20.13%) Hyper-V
13 29 (18.83%) Huawei
14 28 (18.18%) Unix
14 28 (18.18%) MS Excel
14 28 (18.18%) Cisco
15 26 (16.88%) SQL Server
16 25 (16.23%) SAN
17 24 (15.58%) VPN
18 22 (14.29%) HP
18 22 (14.29%) Data Centre
19 21 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (13.64%) Presales
19 21 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
19 21 (13.64%) vSphere
20 20 (12.99%) Juniper
20 20 (12.99%) Service Delivery
20 20 (12.99%) CheckPoint

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.49%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.60%) IIS
3 3 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.30%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.74%) MS Office
3 10 (6.49%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.30%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.03%) Firewall
2 36 (23.38%) TCP/IP
3 25 (16.23%) SAN
4 24 (15.58%) VPN
5 19 (12.34%) DNS
5 19 (12.34%) LDAP
6 17 (11.04%) FTP
6 17 (11.04%) SMTP
7 14 (9.09%) Wireless
8 10 (6.49%) LAN
8 10 (6.49%) WAN
9 8 (5.19%) VLAN
10 7 (4.55%) Internet
10 7 (4.55%) Network Security
11 6 (3.90%) NAS
12 3 (1.95%) Radio Access Network
13 2 (1.30%) BGP
13 2 (1.30%) CTI
13 2 (1.30%) Extranet
13 2 (1.30%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.99%) Relational Database
3 18 (11.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.30%) Big Data
4 2 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.30%) QlikView
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.65%) MS Access
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 56 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.39%) Billing
3 12 (7.79%) German Language
4 11 (7.14%) Marketing
5 9 (5.84%) Finance
5 9 (5.84%) French Language
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (12.99%) Cloud Engineer
1 20 (12.99%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 19 (12.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (12.34%) Security Engineer
3 18 (11.69%) Technical Engineer
4 16 (10.39%) Incident Manager
5 15 (9.74%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
6 14 (9.09%) Site Engineer
6 14 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.79%) Consultant
8 10 (6.49%) IT Consultant
8 10 (6.49%) IT Recruitment Consultant
8 10 (6.49%) Recruitment Consultant
9 9 (5.84%) Analyst
10 8 (5.19%) Team Leader
11 7 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Support Team Leader
11 7 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.74%) Clustering
4 14 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.60%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.60%) Replication
7 3 (1.95%) NHS
8 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.30%) IVR
9 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 61 (39.61%) Windows
2 51 (33.12%) Linux
3 32 (20.78%) Windows Server
4 28 (18.18%) Unix
5 19 (12.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (12.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 17 (11.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (8.44%) Windows 7
9 12 (7.79%) Solaris
9 12 (7.79%) Windows 2000
10 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.25%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.30%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.31%) ITIL
2 21 (13.64%) Presales
3 20 (12.99%) Service Delivery
4 19 (12.34%) Server Monitoring
4 19 (12.34%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 18 (11.69%) Data Protection
5 18 (11.69%) Incident Management
6 17 (11.04%) CRM
7 15 (9.74%) Service Management
7 15 (9.74%) Trend Analysis
8 14 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (8.44%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (6.49%) Risk Management
11 6 (3.90%) Content Management
11 6 (3.90%) Information Security
11 6 (3.90%) ITIL V3
11 6 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.90%) Security Management
11 6 (3.90%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (1.30%) C#
2 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.65%) ABAP
3 1 (0.65%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 58 (37.66%) Degree
2 10 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (6.49%) SC Cleared
2 10 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (3.90%) CCIE
4 6 (3.90%) CCSE
4 6 (3.90%) CCSP
4 6 (3.90%) JNCIS
5 5 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.25%) MCSA
5 5 (3.25%) MCSE
5 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.60%) CCNA
7 3 (1.95%) CCA
7 3 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.95%) MCITP
7 3 (1.95%) MCP
7 3 (1.95%) MCTS
7 3 (1.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (26.62%) Active Directory
2 31 (20.13%) Hyper-V
2 31 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (13.64%) vSphere
4 19 (12.34%) vCloud
5 13 (8.44%) Firmware
6 6 (3.90%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) PowerCLI
1 3 (1.95%) vRealize
2 2 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.30%) vMotion
2 2 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 37 (24.03%) VMware
3 33 (21.43%) Oracle
4 29 (18.83%) Huawei
5 28 (18.18%) Cisco
6 22 (14.29%) HP
7 20 (12.99%) CheckPoint
7 20 (12.99%) Juniper
8 19 (12.34%) Palo Alto
9 18 (11.69%) F5
10 14 (9.09%) Ericsson
11 13 (8.44%) IBM
11 13 (8.44%) Sun
12 12 (7.79%) Nokia
12 12 (7.79%) Nortel
13 10 (6.49%) Blue Coat
13 10 (6.49%) NetApp
13 10 (6.49%) Sourcefire
14 8 (5.19%) Fortinet
15 6 (3.90%) TippingPoint
Reading
Mint
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Annual Leave, Training
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Create IT LTD
Salary: From £17,500 to £23,000 per annum DoE. Healthcare after 12 months
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago