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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 71 45 70
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Permanent jobs citing SLA 74 128 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.49% 5.39% 3.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.17% 46.55% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 56 55 44
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
230 275 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.85% 11.59% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 204 139 175
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,100 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Reading

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 74 (49.66%) ITIL
2 44 (29.53%) Windows
3 37 (24.83%) Service Delivery
3 37 (24.83%) Cisco
4 35 (23.49%) Unix
5 32 (21.48%) Firewall
6 31 (20.81%) Linux
7 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (18.12%) Juniper
9 26 (17.45%) Mentoring
10 25 (16.78%) Telecoms
11 24 (16.11%) Service Management
11 24 (16.11%) CheckPoint
11 24 (16.11%) CSS
11 24 (16.11%) HTML
12 23 (15.44%) Solaris
12 23 (15.44%) F5
12 23 (15.44%) Coaching
13 22 (14.77%) French Language
13 22 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (14.77%) Workflow
14 21 (14.09%) Risk Management
14 21 (14.09%) Windows 2000
14 21 (14.09%) German Language
14 21 (14.09%) Incident Management
14 21 (14.09%) Information Security
14 21 (14.09%) Palo Alto
14 21 (14.09%) Case Management
15 20 (13.42%) Performance Improvement
15 20 (13.42%) Blue Coat

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (12.75%) SharePoint
2 18 (12.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (4.70%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.03%) SAP EP
4 6 (4.03%) SAP Portal
5 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.01%) Lync
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.38%) MS Office
2 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) SaaS
2 3 (2.01%) Office 365
3 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.48%) Firewall
2 13 (8.72%) Internet
3 11 (7.38%) WAN
4 10 (6.71%) LAN
5 9 (6.04%) DNS
6 7 (4.70%) FTP
6 7 (4.70%) HTTP
6 7 (4.70%) SMTP
6 7 (4.70%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.36%) Diameter Protocol
8 5 (3.36%) POP3
8 5 (3.36%) SS7
8 5 (3.36%) SSH
9 4 (2.68%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.68%) Wireless
10 3 (2.01%) BGP
10 3 (2.01%) INAP
10 3 (2.01%) VoIP
10 3 (2.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.68%) Big Data
2 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.67%) DB2
General
1 25 (16.78%) Telecoms
2 22 (14.77%) French Language
3 21 (14.09%) German Language
4 15 (10.07%) Front Office
5 13 (8.72%) Finance
6 6 (4.03%) Banking
6 6 (4.03%) Billing
7 5 (3.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (28.19%) Analyst
2 20 (13.42%) Security Engineer
2 20 (13.42%) Service Analyst
3 19 (12.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (12.08%) Support Analyst
4 18 (12.08%) Technical Support
5 16 (10.74%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (10.74%) Team Leader
6 15 (10.07%) Incident Manager
7 12 (8.05%) Printer Support
7 12 (8.05%) Service Desk Support
7 12 (8.05%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 12 (8.05%) Technical Analyst
7 12 (8.05%) Technical Services Analyst
7 12 (8.05%) Technical Support Analyst
8 10 (6.71%) Network Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Service Manager
8 10 (6.71%) Support Engineer
9 9 (6.04%) SharePoint Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.11%) CSS
1 24 (16.11%) HTML
2 15 (10.07%) Ajax
3 6 (4.03%) JSON
3 6 (4.03%) REST
4 3 (2.01%) MSMQ
5 2 (1.34%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.08%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.37%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.37%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.68%) NGOSS
5 3 (2.01%) CMDB
5 3 (2.01%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.01%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.67%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.67%) e-Health
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.53%) Windows
2 35 (23.49%) Unix
3 31 (20.81%) Linux
4 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (15.44%) Solaris
6 22 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (14.09%) Windows 2000
8 8 (5.37%) Windows Server
9 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.01%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (49.66%) ITIL
2 37 (24.83%) Service Delivery
3 26 (17.45%) Mentoring
4 24 (16.11%) Service Management
5 23 (15.44%) Coaching
6 22 (14.77%) Workflow
7 21 (14.09%) Case Management
7 21 (14.09%) Incident Management
7 21 (14.09%) Information Security
7 21 (14.09%) Risk Management
8 20 (13.42%) Performance Improvement
9 19 (12.75%) Line Management
10 18 (12.08%) Content Management
10 18 (12.08%) Document Management
11 16 (10.74%) Ticket Management
12 11 (7.38%) CRM
13 9 (6.04%) Supplier Management
14 8 (5.37%) Change Management
14 8 (5.37%) Project Management
15 6 (4.03%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.41%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.03%) Java
3 5 (3.36%) C++
4 4 (2.68%) SQL
5 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (12.75%) Degree
2 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.07%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.37%) CCNA
6 6 (4.03%) CCIE
6 6 (4.03%) CCNP
7 4 (2.68%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.01%) CITP
9 2 (1.34%) CEH
9 2 (1.34%) CISSP
10 1 (0.67%) CCSP
10 1 (0.67%) CISM
10 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.67%) GCIH
10 1 (0.67%) GIAC
10 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.67%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) SAS 70
System Software
1 16 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.36%) vSphere
3 4 (2.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) SCCM
2 3 (2.01%) SCOM
3 2 (1.34%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.34%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 37 (24.83%) Cisco
2 27 (18.12%) Juniper
3 24 (16.11%) CheckPoint
4 23 (15.44%) F5
5 21 (14.09%) Palo Alto
6 20 (13.42%) Blue Coat
6 20 (13.42%) Crossbeam
6 20 (13.42%) Sourcefire
7 18 (12.08%) Huawei
7 18 (12.08%) Microsoft
7 18 (12.08%) Nintex
8 16 (10.74%) Remedy
9 13 (8.72%) VMware
10 7 (4.70%) SAP
11 5 (3.36%) Oracle
12 4 (2.68%) Dell
12 4 (2.68%) HP
13 3 (2.01%) Citrix
13 3 (2.01%) Dell Compellent
13 3 (2.01%) EMC
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago
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