Period
to 20 October 2018

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 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 83 69
Rank change year-on-year -36 -14 +4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 30 73 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.36% 3.19% 4.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.19% 24.83% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 53
Reading median annual salary £33,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £72,000 £57,500
Berkshire median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 268 294 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.10% 12.85% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 208 213 319
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.64% +22.22%
10th Percentile £30,875 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,375 £77,250 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SLA in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SLA.

1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (26.67%) ITIL
5 7 (23.33%) HP
5 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) Office 365
6 6 (20.00%) Presales
6 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) Windows 2000
6 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (13.33%) Internet
8 4 (13.33%) Degree
8 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
9 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.00%) Network Design
9 3 (10.00%) Marketing
9 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.00%) VPN
9 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.67%) Firewall
10 2 (6.67%) Service Management
10 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec

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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.67%) NAS
4 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) EDMS
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Firebug
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.00%) IP Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) EPoS
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Presales
3 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.00%) Network Design
3 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Proactive Management
4 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.33%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (3.33%) FMEA
5 1 (3.33%) Innovative Thinking
5 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) CCSA
4 1 (3.33%) HNC
4 1 (3.33%) HND
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) HP
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) arcserve
2 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) F5
2 2 (6.67%) Veeam
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Dell
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle