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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 36 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 134 84 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.82% 3.82% 3.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.53% 37.67% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 65 44 62
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -18.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £62,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
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
288 223 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.52% 10.14% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 170 155 136
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £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 5 March 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Reading

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 106 (37.72%) Telecoms
2 91 (32.38%) Degree
3 88 (31.32%) ITIL
4 81 (28.83%) Service Delivery
5 77 (27.40%) Service Management
6 68 (24.20%) Windows
7 67 (23.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 52 (18.51%) Linux
9 49 (17.44%) Cisco
10 45 (16.01%) Change Management
11 39 (13.88%) Huawei
11 39 (13.88%) Incident Management
12 38 (13.52%) Project Management
13 37 (13.17%) Firewall
14 35 (12.46%) Front Office
14 35 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (12.10%) MS Excel
16 33 (11.74%) Microsoft
17 31 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (11.03%) Problem Management
18 28 (9.96%) VPN
19 27 (9.61%) TCP/IP
19 27 (9.61%) UNIX
19 27 (9.61%) QA
19 27 (9.61%) Wireless
19 27 (9.61%) Mentoring
19 27 (9.61%) Windows Server 2008
20 26 (9.25%) HP
21 25 (8.90%) Ericsson
21 25 (8.90%) Nokia

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (1.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.07%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (0.71%) CICS
3 2 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.76%) MS Office
3 10 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.17%) Firewall
2 28 (9.96%) VPN
3 27 (9.61%) TCP/IP
3 27 (9.61%) Wireless
4 24 (8.54%) MPLS
5 22 (7.83%) VLAN
6 20 (7.12%) Network Security
7 18 (6.41%) DNS
8 17 (6.05%) WAN
9 15 (5.34%) LTE
10 14 (4.98%) 3G
10 14 (4.98%) GSM
10 14 (4.98%) UMTS
10 14 (4.98%) 2G
10 14 (4.98%) WiMAX
10 14 (4.98%) RNC
11 13 (4.63%) IPsec
11 13 (4.63%) DHCP
12 12 (4.27%) Radio Access Network
13 10 (3.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.42%) MySQL
1 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.36%) DB2
3 1 (0.36%) QlikView
General
1 106 (37.72%) Telecoms
2 35 (12.46%) Front Office
3 18 (6.41%) Billing
4 13 (4.63%) Back Office
5 10 (3.56%) Finance
6 6 (2.14%) French Language
7 3 (1.07%) Banking
7 3 (1.07%) Retail
7 3 (1.07%) Legal
7 3 (1.07%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (9.61%) Security Engineer
2 26 (9.25%) Incident Manager
3 21 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (7.47%) Problem Manager
4 19 (6.76%) Network Engineer
5 16 (5.69%) Analyst
6 15 (5.34%) Trainee
6 15 (5.34%) Change Manager
6 15 (5.34%) Support Engineer
7 14 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (4.98%) Service Manager
8 13 (4.63%) IP Engineer
9 11 (3.91%) Technical Engineer
10 10 (3.56%) BSS Engineer
10 10 (3.56%) IT Security Engineer
10 10 (3.56%) Consultant
10 10 (3.56%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 8 (2.85%) RAN Engineer
11 8 (2.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (2.49%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.07%) .NET
2 1 (0.36%) WAP
2 1 (0.36%) COM
2 1 (0.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.47%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.05%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.34%) Open Source
5 8 (2.85%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.85%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.14%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.78%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (1.78%) DTV
7 5 (1.78%) IPTV
7 5 (1.78%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.71%) PDA
9 1 (0.36%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.36%) Clustering
9 1 (0.36%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 68 (24.20%) Windows
2 52 (18.51%) Linux
3 27 (9.61%) UNIX
3 27 (9.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (5.69%) Solaris
6 14 (4.98%) Windows 2000
7 13 (4.63%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.07%) zOS
9 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (31.32%) ITIL
2 81 (28.83%) Service Delivery
3 77 (27.40%) Service Management
4 67 (23.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 45 (16.01%) Change Management
6 39 (13.88%) Incident Management
7 38 (13.52%) Project Management
8 31 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (11.03%) Problem Management
9 27 (9.61%) Mentoring
10 25 (8.90%) Root Cause Analysis
11 22 (7.83%) eTOM
12 21 (7.47%) Network Design
13 19 (6.76%) CRM
14 15 (5.34%) Information Security
15 14 (4.98%) Cyber Security
16 13 (4.63%) Coaching
17 11 (3.91%) Fault Management
18 9 (3.20%) Configuration Management
19 8 (2.85%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.27%) SQL
2 5 (1.78%) PHP
3 3 (1.07%) Java
3 3 (1.07%) JCL
4 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.71%) Perl
4 2 (0.71%) Python
5 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 91 (32.38%) Degree
2 23 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (7.12%) Security Cleared
4 16 (5.69%) SC Cleared
5 14 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.98%) CCNA
6 13 (4.63%) DV Cleared
6 13 (4.63%) MCSE
7 12 (4.27%) VCP4
8 10 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (3.20%) CCNP
10 8 (2.85%) MCP
11 3 (1.07%) HND
12 2 (0.71%) HNC
13 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.36%) PMP
13 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.36%) MCTS
13 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.61%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.07%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.71%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.36%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (0.36%) KVM
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) OMEGAMON
1 6 (2.14%) Tivoli NetView
1 6 (2.14%) MOM
1 6 (2.14%) Unicenter
1 6 (2.14%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (1.07%) Control-M
3 2 (0.71%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (17.44%) Cisco
2 39 (13.88%) Huawei
3 33 (11.74%) Microsoft
4 26 (9.25%) HP
5 25 (8.90%) Ericsson
5 25 (8.90%) Nokia
6 23 (8.19%) Symantec
6 23 (8.19%) Nortel
6 23 (8.19%) Juniper
7 15 (5.34%) IronPort
7 15 (5.34%) Citrix
7 15 (5.34%) McAfee
8 14 (4.98%) F5
8 14 (4.98%) CheckPoint
8 14 (4.98%) VMware
8 14 (4.98%) Blue Coat
8 14 (4.98%) Sourcefire
8 14 (4.98%) Crossbeam
9 11 (3.91%) IBM
9 11 (3.91%) Sun
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