The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 73 46
Rank change year-on-year +20 -27  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 61 62 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.64% 3.48% 5.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.31% 24.03% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 82
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £25,938
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +54.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,000 £34,090
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.26%  

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 Reading with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 168 258 348
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.79% 14.49% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 113 177 245
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £35,000 £23,579
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

SLA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SLA in Reading

SLA
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Reading over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for SLA.

1 57 (54.29%) Firewall
2 55 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 52 (49.52%) Cisco
3 52 (49.52%) Palo Alto
4 50 (47.62%) Juniper
5 48 (45.71%) F5
6 46 (43.81%) Blue Coat
7 41 (39.05%) Windows
8 37 (35.24%) TCP/IP
9 34 (32.38%) ITIL
10 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
11 32 (30.48%) Microsoft Office
11 32 (30.48%) Risk Management
11 32 (30.48%) Digital Economy
12 31 (29.52%) Microsoft Excel
13 30 (28.57%) Linux
13 30 (28.57%) Unix
14 29 (27.62%) German Language
15 26 (24.76%) Sourcefire
16 24 (22.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 24 (22.86%) MS Visio
16 24 (22.86%) HP
16 24 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (21.90%) Internet
17 23 (21.90%) Fortinet
18 21 (20.00%) VPN
18 21 (20.00%) Information Security
19 20 (19.05%) Security Management
19 20 (19.05%) CCIE
19 20 (19.05%) CCSP

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (30.48%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (29.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (22.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (22.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle CX
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 3 (2.86%) Responsys
1 3 (2.86%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 57 (54.29%) Firewall
2 37 (35.24%) TCP/IP
3 23 (21.90%) Internet
4 21 (20.00%) VPN
5 20 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (3.81%) SAN
7 3 (2.86%) DNS
7 3 (2.86%) FCoE
7 3 (2.86%) SNMP
8 2 (1.90%) HTTP
8 2 (1.90%) LAN
8 2 (1.90%) NAS
8 2 (1.90%) SMTP
8 2 (1.90%) VLAN
8 2 (1.90%) VoIP
8 2 (1.90%) WAN
9 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.95%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.95%) DHCP
9 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) JIRA
1 3 (2.86%) Redmine
General
1 32 (30.48%) Digital Economy
2 29 (27.62%) German Language
3 18 (17.14%) French Language
4 9 (8.57%) Finance
5 4 (3.81%) Marketing
6 3 (2.86%) Electronics
6 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (44.76%) Security Engineer
2 32 (30.48%) Juniper Engineer
2 32 (30.48%) Senior Security Engineer
3 18 (17.14%) Service Manager
4 14 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 10 (9.52%) Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) IT Manager
7 6 (5.71%) IT Services Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Service Desk Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) System Design Authority
10 3 (2.86%) Technical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.62%) Virtual Team
4 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.95%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (39.05%) Windows
2 30 (28.57%) Linux
2 30 (28.57%) Unix
3 10 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.71%) Solaris
5 6 (5.71%) Windows 2000
5 6 (5.71%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.38%) ITIL
2 32 (30.48%) Risk Management
3 21 (20.00%) Information Security
4 20 (19.05%) Content Management
4 20 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
4 20 (19.05%) Security Management
4 20 (19.05%) Security Operations
5 19 (18.10%) Mentoring
6 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (16.19%) Service Delivery
7 14 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 10 (9.52%) CRM
9 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (7.62%) Service Management
11 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.67%) Line Management
12 6 (5.71%) Presales
12 6 (5.71%) Process Improvement
12 6 (5.71%) Project Management
13 5 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.67%) C
2 6 (5.71%) SQL
3 4 (3.81%) C++
3 4 (3.81%) Java
4 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.86%) Korn
5 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (19.05%) CCIE
2 20 (19.05%) CCIE Service Provider
2 20 (19.05%) CCSE
2 20 (19.05%) CCSP
2 20 (19.05%) JNCIS
3 12 (11.43%) Degree
4 7 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.76%) CISSP
5 5 (4.76%) MCSE
5 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.81%) CCNA
6 4 (3.81%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.81%) PMP
7 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.86%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (19.05%) ProxySG
2 7 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.86%) NFS
4 3 (2.86%) Samba
4 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Ansible
1 3 (2.86%) Nagios
1 3 (2.86%) Puppet
1 3 (2.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 55 (52.38%) CheckPoint
2 52 (49.52%) Cisco
2 52 (49.52%) Palo Alto
3 50 (47.62%) Juniper
4 48 (45.71%) F5
5 46 (43.81%) Blue Coat
6 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
7 26 (24.76%) Sourcefire
8 24 (22.86%) HP
9 23 (21.90%) Fortinet
10 20 (19.05%) Imperva
10 20 (19.05%) McAfee
10 20 (19.05%) Proofpoint
10 20 (19.05%) TippingPoint
11 10 (9.52%) VMware
12 6 (5.71%) Crossbeam
12 6 (5.71%) NetApp
13 3 (2.86%) CA
13 3 (2.86%) Remedy
13 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £18500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago