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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 88 57 50
Rank change year-on-year -31 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 97 195 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.87% 3.95% 5.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.95% 24.78% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 68 156 188
Median salary £39,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

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 405 787 832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 12.00% 15.93% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 306 665 608
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,376 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +15 46 £35,000 - 4
Bracknell +4 13 £20,500 -57.94% 1
Maidenhead -21 11 £42,925 -28.45%
Newbury +9 9 £26,500 -15.87%
Slough +3 6 £72,500 +163.63%
SLA
South East

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 85 (33.86%) ITIL
2 77 (30.68%) Windows
3 72 (28.69%) Cisco
4 60 (23.90%) MS Excel
4 60 (23.90%) Juniper
5 59 (23.51%) Microsoft
5 59 (23.51%) Firewall
6 57 (22.71%) Palo Alto
7 50 (19.92%) Active Directory
7 50 (19.92%) MS Office
8 44 (17.53%) CheckPoint
9 43 (17.13%) Internet
10 41 (16.33%) Linux
10 41 (16.33%) HP
11 38 (15.14%) JNCIS
11 38 (15.14%) F5
12 37 (14.74%) Unix
13 34 (13.55%) Blue Coat
14 32 (12.75%) Windows 7
15 31 (12.35%) MS PowerPoint
15 31 (12.35%) Service Management
16 30 (11.95%) Cisco Certification
16 30 (11.95%) Fortinet
17 29 (11.55%) Degree
17 29 (11.55%) VPN
17 29 (11.55%) ITSM
17 29 (11.55%) Service Delivery
17 29 (11.55%) Risk Management
17 29 (11.55%) Telecoms
18 28 (11.16%) Hyper-V

SLA
Top Related 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 23 (9.16%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.79%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.39%) IIS
4 5 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 60 (23.90%) MS Excel
2 50 (19.92%) MS Office
3 31 (12.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (9.96%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.79%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.59%) Final Cut Pro
6 4 (1.59%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (0.80%) MS Project
8 1 (0.40%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (3.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.59%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.38%) Office 365
3 7 (2.79%) IBM Cloud
3 7 (2.79%) SoftLayer
4 6 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.59%) Oracle CX
5 4 (1.59%) Responsys
5 4 (1.59%) Taleo
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (23.51%) Firewall
2 43 (17.13%) Internet
3 29 (11.55%) VPN
4 23 (9.16%) Network Security
5 21 (8.37%) WAN
6 19 (7.57%) DNS
6 19 (7.57%) TCP/IP
7 18 (7.17%) LAN
7 18 (7.17%) VLAN
8 16 (6.37%) Junos
8 16 (6.37%) SAN
9 15 (5.98%) NAS
10 9 (3.59%) DHCP
11 7 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.79%) VSAN
12 6 (2.39%) Wireless
13 5 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (1.20%) Cisco PIX
15 3 (1.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.59%) Big Data
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) MS Access
7 1 (0.40%) MySQL
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.18%) JIRA
2 7 (2.79%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.80%) JUnit
3 2 (0.80%) Maven
3 2 (0.80%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.80%) Subversion
4 1 (0.40%) MSI
General
1 29 (11.55%) Telecoms
2 27 (10.76%) Finance
3 14 (5.58%) Electronics
3 14 (5.58%) Marketing
4 13 (5.18%) Billing
4 13 (5.18%) German Language
5 11 (4.38%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.79%) Retail
7 6 (2.39%) French Language
8 2 (0.80%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (19.52%) Analyst
2 44 (17.53%) Juniper Engineer
3 35 (13.94%) Security Engineer
4 29 (11.55%) Support Engineer
5 27 (10.76%) Senior Security Engineer
6 25 (9.96%) Service Analyst
7 24 (9.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 20 (7.97%) Support Analyst
9 17 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (6.77%) Service Manager
10 13 (5.18%) Incident Manager
10 13 (5.18%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (4.78%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (4.78%) Infrastructure Support
11 12 (4.78%) Services Delivery Manager
12 11 (4.38%) Team Leader
13 9 (3.59%) Help Desk Analyst
13 9 (3.59%) Senior Manager
13 9 (3.59%) Technical Engineer
13 9 (3.59%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.79%) Web Services
2 4 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.96%) Data Centre
1 25 (9.96%) Security Operations Centre
2 19 (7.57%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.58%) FlexPod
4 12 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 6 (2.39%) Clustering
7 6 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.99%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.99%) CMDB
8 5 (1.99%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.59%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.59%) PDA
10 3 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.20%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.20%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (1.20%) iPad
10 3 (1.20%) Replication
11 2 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 77 (30.68%) Windows
2 41 (16.33%) Linux
3 37 (14.74%) Unix
4 32 (12.75%) Windows 7
5 26 (10.36%) Windows Server
6 18 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.38%) Windows 8
8 11 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.19%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.39%) AIX
11 5 (1.99%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.59%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.59%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.59%) Solaris
13 3 (1.20%) HPUX
14 2 (0.80%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.86%) ITIL
2 31 (12.35%) Service Management
3 29 (11.55%) ITSM
3 29 (11.55%) Risk Management
3 29 (11.55%) Service Delivery
4 28 (11.16%) Security Operations
5 27 (10.76%) Incident Management
6 26 (10.36%) Information Security
7 22 (8.76%) Content Management
7 22 (8.76%) Data Protection
7 22 (8.76%) Kalman Filter
7 22 (8.76%) Security Management
8 19 (7.57%) Problem Management
9 17 (6.77%) Presales
9 17 (6.77%) Project Management
10 16 (6.37%) ITIL V3
10 16 (6.37%) Programme Management
11 15 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (5.98%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.37%) SQL
2 12 (4.78%) Python
3 11 (4.38%) Ruby
4 9 (3.59%) Java
5 8 (3.19%) Perl
6 7 (2.79%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.59%) C
7 4 (1.59%) C++
7 4 (1.59%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.40%) ABAP
9 1 (0.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.40%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (15.14%) JNCIS
2 30 (11.95%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (11.55%) Degree
4 22 (8.76%) CCIE
4 22 (8.76%) CCSE
4 22 (8.76%) CCSP
5 19 (7.57%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (6.37%) JNCIA
7 8 (3.19%) CISSP
8 7 (2.79%) CISM
8 7 (2.79%) VCDX
9 6 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.99%) CISA
10 5 (1.99%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.59%) CCNA
11 4 (1.59%) CCNP
11 4 (1.59%) MCP
11 4 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.19%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.99%) QA
3 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (19.92%) Active Directory
2 28 (11.16%) Hyper-V
3 22 (8.76%) ProxySG
4 15 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.79%) Docker
5 7 (2.79%) vCloud
5 7 (2.79%) vSphere
5 7 (2.79%) XenApp
6 3 (1.20%) Firmware
7 2 (0.80%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.59%) SCCM
2 7 (2.79%) Ansible
2 7 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.79%) Puppet
2 7 (2.79%) vRealize
3 5 (1.99%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (1.99%) WSUS
4 3 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.20%) vMotion
5 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 72 (28.69%) Cisco
2 60 (23.90%) Juniper
3 59 (23.51%) Microsoft
4 57 (22.71%) Palo Alto
5 44 (17.53%) CheckPoint
6 41 (16.33%) HP
7 38 (15.14%) F5
8 34 (13.55%) Blue Coat
9 30 (11.95%) Fortinet
10 26 (10.36%) Sourcefire
11 24 (9.56%) VMware
12 23 (9.16%) Intel Security
13 22 (8.76%) Imperva
13 22 (8.76%) Proofpoint
13 22 (8.76%) TippingPoint
14 21 (8.37%) NetApp
15 16 (6.37%) Aruba
15 16 (6.37%) Extreme Networks
16 12 (4.78%) SAP
17 10 (3.98%) Oracle
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