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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 51 72 81
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 94 72 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.24% 3.03% 2.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.58% 26.77% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 72 24 43
Average salary £33,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,546 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £40,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,665 £34,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-0.98% -8.72%
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
257 269 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.60% 11.34% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 189 160 158
Average salary £47,500 £42,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.42% -11.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £83,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 July 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Reading

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 107 (43.32%) ITIL
2 75 (30.36%) Microsoft
3 73 (29.55%) Windows
4 60 (24.29%) Telecoms
5 59 (23.89%) MS Excel
6 57 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 56 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (19.84%) HP
9 46 (18.62%) Linux
10 45 (18.22%) Cisco
10 45 (18.22%) Security Cleared
11 44 (17.81%) Degree
12 42 (17.00%) Service Management
13 40 (16.19%) Active Directory
14 39 (15.79%) SC Cleared
14 39 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 34 (13.77%) UNIX
16 32 (12.96%) Firewall
16 32 (12.96%) Mentoring
17 29 (11.74%) Windows 7
17 29 (11.74%) TCP/IP
18 28 (11.34%) Juniper
19 27 (10.93%) DV Cleared
20 26 (10.53%) VMware
21 25 (10.12%) Scrum
21 25 (10.12%) Windows Server 2008
22 24 (9.72%) DNS
22 24 (9.72%) Configuration Management
23 23 (9.31%) MS Office
24 22 (8.91%) Internet

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.62%) IIS
2 4 (1.62%) Apache
3 3 (1.21%) JBoss
3 3 (1.21%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.40%) Lync
Applications
1 59 (23.89%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.31%) MS Office
3 13 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.96%) Firewall
2 29 (11.74%) TCP/IP
3 24 (9.72%) DNS
4 22 (8.91%) Internet
5 16 (6.48%) FTP
6 15 (6.07%) VPN
7 11 (4.45%) MPLS
8 10 (4.05%) OSPF
8 10 (4.05%) BGP
8 10 (4.05%) 3G
8 10 (4.05%) Wireless
8 10 (4.05%) WAN
9 9 (3.64%) LAN
10 8 (3.24%) SMTP
10 8 (3.24%) DHCP
11 7 (2.83%) RIP
11 7 (2.83%) Broadband
12 6 (2.43%) SAN
13 5 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.62%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.24%) MySQL
2 8 (3.24%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.43%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.62%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.21%) OLTP
6 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) JUnit
1 1 (0.40%) TestNG
General
1 60 (24.29%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.48%) Finance
3 8 (3.24%) Billing
4 6 (2.43%) Retail
4 6 (2.43%) Front Office
5 5 (2.02%) Banking
5 5 (2.02%) French Language
5 5 (2.02%) German Language
6 4 (1.62%) Advertising
7 3 (1.21%) Electronics
8 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 2 (0.81%) Local Government
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (14.98%) Analyst
2 21 (8.50%) Delivery Manager
3 19 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 19 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (6.88%) Security Engineer
5 16 (6.48%) Administrator
5 16 (6.48%) Support Engineer
6 14 (5.67%) Security Analyst
6 14 (5.67%) Problem Manager
6 14 (5.67%) Team Leader
6 14 (5.67%) Technical Engineer
7 13 (5.26%) Change Manager
7 13 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (4.86%) Service Analyst
8 12 (4.86%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (4.45%) Incident Manager
9 11 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.45%) Field Engineer
10 10 (4.05%) Support Team Leader
11 8 (3.24%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.81%) J2EE
1 2 (0.81%) Flash
1 2 (0.81%) J2SE
2 1 (0.40%) POSIX
2 1 (0.40%) LAMP
2 1 (0.40%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.40%) CSS
2 1 (0.40%) JSP
2 1 (0.40%) XML
2 1 (0.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.10%) Management Information System
2 19 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.29%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.83%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.02%) Replication
7 4 (1.62%) PDA
7 4 (1.62%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.21%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.81%) GIS
9 2 (0.81%) Clustering
9 2 (0.81%) Economics
9 2 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.40%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.40%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.40%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.40%) AS400
10 1 (0.40%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 73 (29.55%) Windows
2 46 (18.62%) Linux
3 34 (13.77%) UNIX
4 29 (11.74%) Windows 7
5 25 (10.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (8.50%) Solaris
7 17 (6.88%) Windows 2000
7 17 (6.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.81%) Android
10 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (43.32%) ITIL
2 57 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 56 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (17.00%) Service Management
5 39 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 32 (12.96%) Mentoring
7 25 (10.12%) Scrum
8 24 (9.72%) Configuration Management
9 20 (8.10%) Incident Management
9 20 (8.10%) Problem Management
10 18 (7.29%) Business Development
10 18 (7.29%) DSDM
11 17 (6.88%) Change Management
12 15 (6.07%) eTOM
13 11 (4.45%) Coaching
14 10 (4.05%) Asset Management
15 9 (3.64%) CRM
15 9 (3.64%) Project Management
16 7 (2.83%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (2.83%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.50%) SQL
2 8 (3.24%) Perl
3 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.62%) Python
4 4 (1.62%) Java
5 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.81%) PHP
5 2 (0.81%) VBScript
5 2 (0.81%) VB
5 2 (0.81%) VB6
5 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.40%) C++
6 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (18.22%) Security Cleared
2 44 (17.81%) Degree
3 39 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 27 (10.93%) DV Cleared
5 16 (6.48%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (6.07%) A+ Certification
7 13 (5.26%) MCP
7 13 (5.26%) MCSE
8 10 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.83%) CCNA
9 7 (2.83%) HND
10 5 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.81%) MCTS
11 2 (0.81%) CCIE
11 2 (0.81%) RHCE
12 1 (0.40%) CCNP
12 1 (0.40%) MCITP
12 1 (0.40%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.02%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.81%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (16.19%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.05%) vSphere
5 4 (1.62%) vCloud
6 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.81%) XenApp
6 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.40%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.40%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.40%) Netcool
2 1 (0.40%) Nagios
2 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.40%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 49 (19.84%) HP
3 45 (18.22%) Cisco
4 28 (11.34%) Juniper
5 26 (10.53%) VMware
6 18 (7.29%) Sourcefire
6 18 (7.29%) Symantec
6 18 (7.29%) F5
7 17 (6.88%) Blue Coat
7 17 (6.88%) CheckPoint
7 17 (6.88%) Crossbeam
8 15 (6.07%) Huawei
9 13 (5.26%) Oracle
10 6 (2.43%) SAP
10 6 (2.43%) IBM
11 5 (2.02%) Dell
11 5 (2.02%) Remedy
12 4 (1.62%) McAfee
12 4 (1.62%) Ericsson
12 4 (1.62%) Nokia
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £40000 per annum + Uplift and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Yell
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
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Incite Insight
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
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