The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 34 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 36 42 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.50% 6.05% 5.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.71% 72.41% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 29
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
93 58 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 16.79% 8.36% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 79 47 81
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £34,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
Berkshire

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SLA
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Slough region.

SLA Salary Trend in Slough

SLA
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Slough region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Slough

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 40 (56.34%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) SQL
3 28 (39.44%) Linux
4 27 (38.03%) Red Hat
5 24 (33.80%) ITIL
6 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
6 21 (29.58%) Ubuntu
7 16 (22.54%) Firewall
7 16 (22.54%) CCNA
7 16 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (21.13%) Degree
8 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (21.13%) CentOS
8 15 (21.13%) VPN
8 15 (21.13%) FTP
9 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
9 14 (19.72%) VoIP
9 14 (19.72%) Management Information System
10 13 (18.31%) HP
10 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (16.90%) Oracle
11 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (16.90%) VMware
12 11 (15.49%) Migration
12 11 (15.49%) CEH
12 11 (15.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 11 (15.49%) Information Security
12 11 (15.49%) CISSP
12 11 (15.49%) SIEM

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (14.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (12.68%) CMS
2 9 (12.68%) IIS
2 9 (12.68%) Drupal
2 9 (12.68%) WordPress
2 9 (12.68%) Alfresco
3 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.86%) Lync
4 3 (4.23%) Apache
4 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.23%) nginx
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) Firewall
2 15 (21.13%) VPN
2 15 (21.13%) FTP
3 14 (19.72%) VoIP
4 9 (12.68%) Wireless
4 9 (12.68%) Wireless Security
5 8 (11.27%) DNS
6 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.45%) SSL
8 5 (7.04%) tcpdump
9 2 (2.82%) MPLS
9 2 (2.82%) LAN
9 2 (2.82%) WAN
9 2 (2.82%) DHCP
10 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (12.68%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (14.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.63%) Legal
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Analyst
2 18 (25.35%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) IT Manager
3 11 (15.49%) Security Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 6 (8.45%) Team Leader
5 6 (8.45%) Security Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Linux Support
6 5 (7.04%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Operations Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.68%) Data Extraction
3 4 (5.63%) CMDB
4 3 (4.23%) Replication
4 3 (4.23%) Firmware
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.82%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.82%) AS400
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (56.34%) Windows
2 28 (39.44%) Linux
3 21 (29.58%) Ubuntu
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (21.13%) CentOS
6 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (9.86%) UNIX
8 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
9 6 (8.45%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (8.45%) HPUX
10 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
11 4 (5.63%) AIX
12 3 (4.23%) Solaris
13 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) Migration
2 11 (15.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 11 (15.49%) Information Security
2 11 (15.49%) SIEM
3 10 (14.08%) Supplier Management
3 10 (14.08%) PRINCE
3 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
3 10 (14.08%) Business Analysis
3 10 (14.08%) Workflow
3 10 (14.08%) Validation
4 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.23%) Service Management
7 3 (4.23%) Project Management
7 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.23%) High Availability
8 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) Perl
2 8 (11.27%) PHP
2 8 (11.27%) Python
3 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.04%) Ruby
4 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) CCNA
1 16 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.13%) Degree
3 11 (15.49%) CEH
3 11 (15.49%) CISSP
4 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.04%) OSCP
5 5 (7.04%) OSCE
6 4 (5.63%) CCNP
6 4 (5.63%) MCSA
6 4 (5.63%) MCITP
7 3 (4.23%) MCSE
8 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) PCI DSS
1 5 (7.04%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) Nmap
2 5 (7.04%) Snort
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) vSphere
3 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Plesk
2 6 (8.45%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (7.04%) Nessus
4 1 (1.41%) Foglight
4 1 (1.41%) SCCM
4 1 (1.41%) SCOM
4 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Red Hat
2 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.31%) HP
4 12 (16.90%) Oracle
4 12 (16.90%) VMware
5 6 (8.45%) Dell
6 5 (7.04%) Cisco
6 5 (7.04%) Sophos
6 5 (7.04%) Citrix
6 5 (7.04%) Imperva
7 3 (4.23%) Remedy
7 3 (4.23%) EMC
7 3 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.82%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.41%) SAP
9 1 (1.41%) Avaya
9 1 (1.41%) Lotus
9 1 (1.41%) IBM
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