The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 39 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 27 31 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.93% 6.11% 6.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.76% 31.63% 63.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 32
Average salary £31,750 £34,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.97% -26.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,500 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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 Slough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
85 98 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.51% 19.33% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 49 83 55
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £30,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 May 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Slough

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 30 (41.67%) ITIL
3 27 (37.50%) Linux
4 25 (34.72%) Cisco
5 23 (31.94%) Active Directory
6 20 (27.78%) Firewall
7 18 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 17 (23.61%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (23.61%) Problem Management
8 17 (23.61%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
9 16 (22.22%) IBM
9 16 (22.22%) SAN
9 16 (22.22%) Service Management
9 16 (22.22%) vSphere
9 16 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
9 16 (22.22%) Mentoring
10 15 (20.83%) PCI DSS
10 15 (20.83%) Ethernet
11 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
11 14 (19.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (18.06%) Coaching
12 13 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (18.06%) Risk Analysis
12 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (18.06%) VMware
12 13 (18.06%) HP
13 12 (16.67%) VPN
13 12 (16.67%) CA

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.11%) Lync
3 6 (8.33%) IBM Notes
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.17%) Apache
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.39%) nginx
7 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Office
2 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) Firewall
2 17 (23.61%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
3 16 (22.22%) SAN
4 15 (20.83%) Ethernet
5 13 (18.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (16.67%) VPN
6 12 (16.67%) FCoE
7 10 (13.89%) DNS
7 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
8 9 (12.50%) DHCP
9 8 (11.11%) VoIP
9 8 (11.11%) WAN
10 7 (9.72%) RTP
11 6 (8.33%) VLAN
12 4 (5.56%) IP Telephony
12 4 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (5.56%) ISDN
12 4 (5.56%) LAN
12 4 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
General
1 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Military
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Analyst
1 14 (19.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Systems Support
5 5 (6.94%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Operations Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.56%) Field Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Project Leader
6 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Project Leader
7 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.67%) e-Health
2 12 (16.67%) FlexPod
3 11 (15.28%) Management Information System
4 10 (13.89%) Enterprise Cloud
5 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.94%) CMDB
7 2 (2.78%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.78%) iPhone
7 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 27 (37.50%) Linux
3 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.11%) UNIX
6 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.33%) Solaris
8 5 (6.94%) AIX
8 5 (6.94%) HPUX
8 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.78%) CentOS
11 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) ITIL
2 17 (23.61%) Problem Management
2 17 (23.61%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 16 (22.22%) Service Management
4 13 (18.06%) Coaching
4 13 (18.06%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (15.28%) Service Delivery
7 10 (13.89%) Incident Management
8 8 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.72%) Project Management
10 6 (8.33%) Fault Management
10 6 (8.33%) OpenUP
11 4 (5.56%) Resource Management
12 3 (4.17%) Validation
12 3 (4.17%) Migration
12 3 (4.17%) Change Management
12 3 (4.17%) Network Management
12 3 (4.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.72%) SQL
3 5 (6.94%) Perl
4 4 (5.56%) C#
4 4 (5.56%) C++
4 4 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (2.78%) PHP
5 2 (2.78%) Python
5 2 (2.78%) Ruby
5 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (19.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.28%) CCNA
3 9 (12.50%) Degree
4 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) MCSE
5 4 (5.56%) CCVP
5 4 (5.56%) MCTS
5 4 (5.56%) MCITP
5 4 (5.56%) CNE
5 4 (5.56%) Novell Certification
6 3 (4.17%) MCSA
6 3 (4.17%) CCIE
6 3 (4.17%) MCP
7 2 (2.78%) AAT
7 2 (2.78%) CISSP
7 2 (2.78%) PMP
7 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.78%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.78%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.22%) vSphere
3 5 (6.94%) Firmware
4 4 (5.56%) Samba
4 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) SCCM
2 5 (6.94%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.39%) Plesk
3 1 (1.39%) cPanel
3 1 (1.39%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Cisco
2 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
3 16 (22.22%) IBM
4 13 (18.06%) HP
4 13 (18.06%) VMware
5 12 (16.67%) CA
6 9 (12.50%) NetApp
7 8 (11.11%) Citrix
8 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
9 6 (8.33%) Lotus
9 6 (8.33%) Remedy
10 5 (6.94%) EMC
11 4 (5.56%) Oracle
11 4 (5.56%) Dell
11 4 (5.56%) Mitel
11 4 (5.56%) Brocade
11 4 (5.56%) LANDesk
11 4 (5.56%) ProCurve
11 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
11 4 (5.56%) 3PAR
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