The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 73 51
Rank change year-on-year -14 -22  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 100 154 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.06% 3.46% 4.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.40% 22.48% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 57 100 158
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +19.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £62,500 £69,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% +1.47%  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 329 685 783
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.06% 15.38% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 242 538 554
Median salary £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,615 £35,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SLA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Berkshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for SLA in Berkshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Berkshire

SLA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 58 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Newbury -6 13 £52,500 +110.00% 1
Maidenhead +16 12 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Bracknell -2 1 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Slough -2 1 £65,000 +48.57% 2
Thatcham -4 1 £28,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £27,000 - 1
SLA
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 83 (42.13%) Cisco
2 70 (35.53%) Firewall
3 67 (34.01%) Windows
4 65 (32.99%) Juniper
5 60 (30.46%) ITIL
6 57 (28.93%) CheckPoint
6 57 (28.93%) Palo Alto
7 51 (25.89%) Microsoft
8 48 (24.37%) F5
9 47 (23.86%) Blue Coat
10 43 (21.83%) Microsoft Excel
11 41 (20.81%) Internet
12 40 (20.30%) Linux
13 39 (19.80%) Microsoft Office
13 39 (19.80%) TCP/IP
14 38 (19.29%) Unix
15 33 (16.75%) HP
16 32 (16.24%) Risk Management
16 32 (16.24%) Digital Economy
17 31 (15.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 31 (15.74%) Cisco Certification
18 30 (15.23%) Finance
19 29 (14.72%) German Language
20 28 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (14.21%) Active Directory
21 26 (13.20%) VPN
21 26 (13.20%) Service Delivery
21 26 (13.20%) Sourcefire
22 25 (12.69%) JNCIS
22 25 (12.69%) MS Visio

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.02%) IIS
4 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.51%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (21.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (19.80%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (15.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (12.69%) MS Visio
5 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (2.54%) Niku Workbench
7 4 (2.03%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (2.03%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.02%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.51%) Magento
3 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.58%) Office 365
3 4 (2.03%) SaaS
4 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle CX
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 2 (1.02%) Responsys
4 2 (1.02%) SoftLayer
4 2 (1.02%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 70 (35.53%) Firewall
2 41 (20.81%) Internet
3 39 (19.80%) TCP/IP
4 26 (13.20%) VPN
5 20 (10.15%) Network Security
6 14 (7.11%) DNS
7 13 (6.60%) SAN
7 13 (6.60%) WAN
8 11 (5.58%) LAN
9 10 (5.08%) NAS
9 10 (5.08%) VLAN
10 9 (4.57%) DHCP
11 6 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.54%) Intranet
12 5 (2.54%) Junos
13 4 (2.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.52%) FCoE
14 3 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (4.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.02%) Big Data
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.51%) Firebird
5 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.51%) MySQL
5 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.51%) Redis
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.08%) JIRA
2 6 (3.05%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.05%) Subversion
3 4 (2.03%) gulp
3 4 (2.03%) Protractor
3 4 (2.03%) webpack
4 3 (1.52%) Redmine
5 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.02%) JUnit
5 2 (1.02%) Maven
5 2 (1.02%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.02%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (16.24%) Digital Economy
2 30 (15.23%) Finance
3 29 (14.72%) German Language
4 18 (9.14%) French Language
5 12 (6.09%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.58%) Marketing
7 8 (4.06%) Electronics
8 7 (3.55%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.52%) Billing
9 3 (1.52%) Retail
10 1 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Legal
10 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (23.86%) Security Engineer
2 40 (20.30%) Juniper Engineer
3 36 (18.27%) Analyst
4 32 (16.24%) Senior Security Engineer
5 25 (12.69%) Service Manager
6 18 (9.14%) Service Analyst
6 18 (9.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (8.63%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (8.12%) Support Engineer
9 14 (7.11%) IT Manager
9 14 (7.11%) Team Leader
10 13 (6.60%) Network Engineer
10 13 (6.60%) Support Analyst
11 11 (5.58%) Infrastructure Support
12 10 (5.08%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) Services Delivery Manager
13 8 (4.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 8 (4.06%) Help Desk Analyst
13 8 (4.06%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.60%) Web Services
2 8 (4.06%) CSS
3 4 (2.03%) .NET
3 4 (2.03%) Angular 2
3 4 (2.03%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.03%) CSS3
3 4 (2.03%) HTML
3 4 (2.03%) HTML5
3 4 (2.03%) Node.js
3 4 (2.03%) REST
3 4 (2.03%) SOAP
4 1 (0.51%) JMX
4 1 (0.51%) LAMP
4 1 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.66%) Security Operations Centre
2 11 (5.58%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.08%) FlexPod
3 10 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.06%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.05%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.54%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.03%) PDA
8 3 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.02%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (0.51%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.51%) iPad
10 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (34.01%) Windows
2 40 (20.30%) Linux
3 38 (19.29%) Unix
4 25 (12.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (10.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (9.64%) Windows Server
7 17 (8.63%) Windows 7
8 16 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (5.08%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.05%) Solaris
11 5 (2.54%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.03%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.03%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.52%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.02%) Android
14 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.02%) CentOS
14 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.51%) AIX
15 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (30.46%) ITIL
2 32 (16.24%) Risk Management
3 28 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (13.20%) Service Delivery
5 21 (10.66%) Information Security
5 21 (10.66%) Security Operations
5 21 (10.66%) Service Management
6 20 (10.15%) Content Management
6 20 (10.15%) Kalman Filter
6 20 (10.15%) Mentoring
6 20 (10.15%) Security Management
7 19 (9.64%) PRINCE2
8 18 (9.14%) Incident Management
8 18 (9.14%) Project Management
9 17 (8.63%) ITSM
10 14 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (6.60%) Change Management
12 12 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (5.58%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.11%) C
1 14 (7.11%) SQL
2 13 (6.60%) Java
3 8 (4.06%) C++
3 8 (4.06%) Python
4 6 (3.05%) Ruby
5 4 (2.03%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.03%) Objective-C
5 4 (2.03%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.52%) Korn
6 3 (1.52%) Perl
6 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.51%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (15.74%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (12.69%) JNCIS
3 20 (10.15%) CCIE
3 20 (10.15%) CCIE Service Provider
3 20 (10.15%) CCSE
3 20 (10.15%) CCSP
4 15 (7.61%) Security Cleared
5 14 (7.11%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (5.58%) Degree
7 10 (5.08%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.55%) DV Cleared
9 6 (3.05%) CCNA
9 6 (3.05%) MCP
10 5 (2.54%) CCNP
10 5 (2.54%) CISSP
10 5 (2.54%) JNCIA
10 5 (2.54%) MCSE
10 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.03%) PMP
11 4 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.03%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.03%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (14.21%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.15%) ProxySG
3 14 (7.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.06%) XenApp
5 3 (1.52%) Docker
5 3 (1.52%) NFS
5 3 (1.52%) Samba
5 3 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.02%) vCloud
6 2 (1.02%) vSphere
7 1 (0.51%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.51%) KVM
7 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (4.06%) SCCM
2 6 (3.05%) Puppet
3 5 (2.54%) Ansible
4 4 (2.03%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.03%) Nagios
5 3 (1.52%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.02%) vRealize
7 1 (0.51%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.51%) cPanel
Vendors
1 83 (42.13%) Cisco
2 65 (32.99%) Juniper
3 57 (28.93%) CheckPoint
3 57 (28.93%) Palo Alto
4 51 (25.89%) Microsoft
5 48 (24.37%) F5
6 47 (23.86%) Blue Coat
7 33 (16.75%) HP
8 26 (13.20%) Sourcefire
9 23 (11.68%) Fortinet
10 20 (10.15%) Imperva
10 20 (10.15%) McAfee
10 20 (10.15%) Proofpoint
10 20 (10.15%) TippingPoint
11 19 (9.64%) NetApp
12 16 (8.12%) VMware
13 10 (5.08%) Citrix
14 9 (4.57%) Remedy
15 7 (3.55%) SAP
16 6 (3.05%) Crossbeam
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £18500 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago