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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 41 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 30 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.68% 5.87% 3.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.12% 48.61% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 19
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
68 72 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 10.61% 12.08% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 62 67 59
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Slough

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (41.94%) Cisco
2 23 (37.10%) Linux
2 23 (37.10%) Firewall
3 21 (33.87%) VMware
3 21 (33.87%) DNS
3 21 (33.87%) Degree
3 21 (33.87%) vSphere
4 20 (32.26%) VPN
4 20 (32.26%) CCNA
4 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
5 19 (30.65%) ITIL
6 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
7 17 (27.42%) MPLS
8 16 (25.81%) SSL
8 16 (25.81%) Windows
9 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (24.19%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (24.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (24.19%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (24.19%) Lync
10 14 (22.58%) Multicast
10 14 (22.58%) OSPF
10 14 (22.58%) BGP
10 14 (22.58%) IPsec
11 13 (20.97%) Network Management
11 13 (20.97%) Polycom
12 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
12 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
12 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (24.19%) Lync
2 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.45%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) nginx
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.10%) Firewall
2 21 (33.87%) DNS
3 20 (32.26%) VPN
4 17 (27.42%) MPLS
5 16 (25.81%) SSL
6 14 (22.58%) Multicast
6 14 (22.58%) OSPF
6 14 (22.58%) BGP
6 14 (22.58%) IPsec
7 9 (14.52%) Ethernet
8 7 (11.29%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (11.29%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (11.29%) SAN
8 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
9 6 (9.68%) RTP
9 6 (9.68%) VoIP
9 6 (9.68%) WAN
9 6 (9.68%) DHCP
9 6 (9.68%) FCoE
9 6 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) MS Access
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) NOC Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Service Manager
5 7 (11.29%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Systems Support
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.45%) IT Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Operations Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Sales Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Data Centre Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.68%) e-Health
2 6 (9.68%) FlexPod
3 4 (6.45%) CMDB
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) Windows
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.45%) UNIX
5 4 (6.45%) AIX
5 4 (6.45%) HPUX
5 4 (6.45%) Solaris
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.23%) CentOS
6 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) Network Management
3 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (9.68%) Coaching
5 6 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.06%) OpenUP
6 5 (8.06%) Service Management
7 4 (6.45%) Project Management
8 3 (4.84%) Fault Management
8 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.23%) Validation
9 2 (3.23%) Migration
9 2 (3.23%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.61%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) C#
1 4 (6.45%) C++
1 4 (6.45%) Java
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Degree
2 20 (32.26%) CCNA
2 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
4 6 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (8.06%) MCSE
5 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.45%) CNE
6 4 (6.45%) Novell Certification
6 4 (6.45%) CCVP
6 4 (6.45%) MCTS
7 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) vSphere
2 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (24.19%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.45%) Firmware
6 1 (1.61%) XenApp
6 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) Zenoss
2 4 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.23%) Nagios
3 2 (3.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) cPanel
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) Plesk
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) Cisco
2 21 (33.87%) VMware
3 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.97%) Polycom
5 6 (9.68%) IBM
5 6 (9.68%) CA
5 6 (9.68%) NetApp
5 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.06%) HP
7 4 (6.45%) EMC
7 4 (6.45%) Lotus
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle
8 3 (4.84%) Ciena
8 3 (4.84%) BT
9 2 (3.23%) Mitel
10 1 (1.61%) Brocade
10 1 (1.61%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.61%) SAP
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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