The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 69 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 69 61 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.88% 2.66% 2.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.75% 27.48% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 50
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £90,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
268 222 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.18% 9.67% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 161 160 238
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £83,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
Berkshire

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 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Reading

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 56 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 53 (32.92%) ITIL
3 50 (31.06%) Microsoft
4 42 (26.09%) Service Delivery
4 42 (26.09%) Windows
5 41 (25.47%) Linux
6 40 (24.84%) Degree
7 34 (21.12%) Service Management
8 28 (17.39%) MS Excel
9 27 (16.77%) HP
10 26 (16.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (15.53%) Oracle
12 24 (14.91%) FTP
12 24 (14.91%) Firewall
13 23 (14.29%) DNS
13 23 (14.29%) UNIX
13 23 (14.29%) Active Directory
14 21 (13.04%) Huawei
14 21 (13.04%) SQL
14 21 (13.04%) Cisco
15 19 (11.80%) VMware
16 18 (11.18%) Wireless
17 16 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (9.94%) MySQL
18 15 (9.32%) SQL Server
18 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
18 15 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (8.70%) SC Cleared
19 14 (8.70%) Windows 7
19 14 (8.70%) MCSE

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (5.59%) Apache
2 8 (4.97%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.11%) IIS
3 5 (3.11%) Drupal
3 5 (3.11%) CMS
3 5 (3.11%) WordPress
3 5 (3.11%) Alfresco
4 4 (2.48%) GroupWise
4 4 (2.48%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.24%) nginx
6 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.24%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.62%) Lync
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.07%) MS Office
3 7 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.24%) Agresso
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.91%) FTP
1 24 (14.91%) Firewall
2 23 (14.29%) DNS
3 18 (11.18%) Wireless
4 11 (6.83%) SSL
5 10 (6.21%) HTTP
5 10 (6.21%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.21%) VPN
6 9 (5.59%) SMTP
7 7 (4.35%) Internet
8 6 (3.73%) MPLS
9 5 (3.11%) WAN
9 5 (3.11%) LAN
9 5 (3.11%) LDAP
10 4 (2.48%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.48%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (2.48%) LTE
10 4 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.48%) FWSM
10 4 (2.48%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.94%) MySQL
2 15 (9.32%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.73%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.11%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.24%) Informix
7 2 (1.24%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.62%) DTS
8 1 (0.62%) DB2
8 1 (0.62%) OLAP
8 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.62%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.07%) Back Office
3 10 (6.21%) Finance
4 9 (5.59%) Front Office
5 6 (3.73%) German Language
6 5 (3.11%) French Language
7 3 (1.86%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.86%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.24%) Advertising
8 2 (1.24%) Retail
8 2 (1.24%) Billing
8 2 (1.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 22 (13.66%) Service Manager
3 17 (10.56%) Administrator
3 17 (10.56%) Analyst
4 15 (9.32%) Technical Engineer
5 13 (8.07%) Technical Support
6 12 (7.45%) Services Delivery Manager
6 12 (7.45%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (6.83%) Service Analyst
7 11 (6.83%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (6.83%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (6.83%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (6.21%) Technical Support Engineer
8 10 (6.21%) Security Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.35%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.35%) Architect
11 7 (4.35%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.11%) Web Services
2 4 (2.48%) ODBC
2 4 (2.48%) .NET
2 4 (2.48%) HTML
3 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.24%) COM
4 1 (0.62%) J2EE
4 1 (0.62%) CSS
4 1 (0.62%) XML
4 1 (0.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.62%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.35%) Clustering
4 6 (3.73%) Firmware
5 5 (3.11%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.11%) iPhone
6 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.24%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.24%) CMDB
7 2 (1.24%) IPTV
8 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.62%) CCTV
8 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.09%) Windows
2 41 (25.47%) Linux
3 23 (14.29%) UNIX
4 14 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 12 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.97%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.11%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.11%) CentOS
9 4 (2.48%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.48%) Android
9 4 (2.48%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.86%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.86%) Solaris
10 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.92%) ITIL
2 42 (26.09%) Service Delivery
3 34 (21.12%) Service Management
4 26 (16.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (7.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (5.59%) Operations Management
8 8 (4.97%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.35%) Project Management
10 6 (3.73%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (3.73%) Matrix Management
11 5 (3.11%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.11%) CRM
11 5 (3.11%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.11%) Workflow
11 5 (3.11%) Migration
11 5 (3.11%) ITSM
12 4 (2.48%) Software Distribution
12 4 (2.48%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.04%) SQL
2 12 (7.45%) Perl
3 9 (5.59%) PHP
4 6 (3.73%) Korn
5 4 (2.48%) C#
6 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.86%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.86%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.24%) Python
8 1 (0.62%) VBScript
8 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (24.84%) Degree
2 16 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
4 14 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 14 (8.70%) MCSE
5 13 (8.07%) MCP
6 12 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (6.21%) CCNP
7 10 (6.21%) CCNA
8 8 (4.97%) CCIE
9 7 (4.35%) MOS
9 7 (4.35%) DV Cleared
10 6 (3.73%) MCITP
11 5 (3.11%) OCA
11 5 (3.11%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (3.11%) A+ Certification
11 5 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.48%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (2.48%) HND
13 3 (1.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.59%) vSphere
4 4 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.86%) vCloud
6 2 (1.24%) XenApp
6 2 (1.24%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.24%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.62%) Xen
7 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) Plesk
2 4 (2.48%) SCVMM
2 4 (2.48%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.48%) DameWare
3 3 (1.86%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.24%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 50 (31.06%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.77%) HP
3 25 (15.53%) Oracle
4 21 (13.04%) Huawei
4 21 (13.04%) Cisco
5 19 (11.80%) VMware
6 13 (8.07%) Nokia
7 9 (5.59%) Ericsson
7 9 (5.59%) CheckPoint
7 9 (5.59%) Symantec
7 9 (5.59%) Nortel
7 9 (5.59%) Citrix
8 8 (4.97%) Sun
8 8 (4.97%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.35%) F5
10 6 (3.73%) IBM
11 5 (3.11%) Remedy
11 5 (3.11%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.48%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.48%) SOTI
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago