The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 43 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 6 26 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.83% 4.09% 7.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.00% 21.49% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 37
Median salary £72,500 £27,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +163.63% -32.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £21,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £46,500
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 Slough with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 40 121 87
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 12.20% 19.03% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 103 71
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 £27,100 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £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 Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

SLA
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for SLA in Slough

SLA
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Slough over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 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 Slough region with a requirement for SLA.

1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (33.33%) Presales
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) Perl
4 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 5 (23.81%) vRealize
4 5 (23.81%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (23.81%) VSAN
4 5 (23.81%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (23.81%) Converged Infrastructure
4 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (23.81%) SoftLayer
4 5 (23.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (23.81%) Vagrant
4 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (23.81%) FlexPod
4 5 (23.81%) Ansible
4 5 (23.81%) Docker
4 5 (23.81%) Ruby
4 5 (23.81%) CMDB
4 5 (23.81%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 5 (23.81%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (23.81%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (23.81%) SoftLayer
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
1 5 (23.81%) VSAN
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Billing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Automation Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Support
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Deskside Support
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Director
4 1 (4.76%) Project Director
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) CMDB
2 5 (23.81%) FlexPod
2 5 (23.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (23.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (14.29%) HP Storage
4 2 (9.52%) Internet of Things
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) AIX
4 3 (14.29%) HPUX
4 3 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Presales
2 5 (23.81%) Converged Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (23.81%) Demand Management
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Machine Learning
4 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (9.52%) People Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Biometrics
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
1 5 (23.81%) Perl
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
1 5 (23.81%) Python
1 5 (23.81%) Ruby
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) VCDX
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.76%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
1 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
1 5 (23.81%) vCloud
1 5 (23.81%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Ansible
1 5 (23.81%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
1 5 (23.81%) vRealize
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
1 6 (28.57%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) Nimsoft
3 3 (14.29%) EMC
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) VMware