The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 42 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 25 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.89% 1.75% 1.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.64% 22.73% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 3
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +94.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,550 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,750 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
SLA
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
56 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.71% 7.71% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 49 42 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,318
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,400 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £58,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SLA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

SLA Salary Trend in Cardiff

SLA
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 31 (52.54%) ITIL
2 28 (47.46%) Cisco
3 26 (44.07%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (40.68%) Service Delivery
5 23 (38.98%) Firewall
6 20 (33.90%) CCNP
7 19 (32.20%) CheckPoint
8 14 (23.73%) CCNA
9 13 (22.03%) Juniper
10 11 (18.64%) LAN
10 11 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (16.95%) CCSE
11 10 (16.95%) JNCIS
11 10 (16.95%) WAN
11 10 (16.95%) F5
12 9 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (15.25%) Wireless
13 8 (13.56%) Network Management
14 7 (11.86%) Finance
14 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
15 6 (10.17%) Welsh Language
15 6 (10.17%) Service Management
15 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
16 5 (8.47%) IBM
16 5 (8.47%) MS Office
16 5 (8.47%) Change Management
16 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
16 5 (8.47%) CCENT
16 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
16 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) IIS
1 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.69%) SAS
1 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) Firewall
2 11 (18.64%) LAN
2 11 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (16.95%) WAN
4 9 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (15.25%) Wireless
5 3 (5.08%) DHCP
5 3 (5.08%) VPN
5 3 (5.08%) MPLS
6 2 (3.39%) HSRP
6 2 (3.39%) PuTTY
6 2 (3.39%) SecureCRT
6 2 (3.39%) SSH
6 2 (3.39%) BGP
6 2 (3.39%) Telnet
6 2 (3.39%) SSL
7 1 (1.69%) DNS
7 1 (1.69%) HTTP
7 1 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Welsh Language
3 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Network Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) Service Manager
3 11 (18.64%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (16.95%) Services Delivery Manager
4 10 (16.95%) Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Applications Support
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Service Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Support Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Service Support Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Web Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Applications Manager
11 1 (1.69%) Support Consultant
11 1 (1.69%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) XML
1 1 (1.69%) RESTful
1 1 (1.69%) OAuth
1 1 (1.69%) JSON
1 1 (1.69%) jQuery
1 1 (1.69%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) AS400
3 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.69%) iSeries
3 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) UNIX
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) ITIL
2 24 (40.68%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.56%) Network Management
4 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.17%) Service Management
6 5 (8.47%) Change Management
7 4 (6.78%) B2B
8 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.08%) Coaching
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.39%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.39%) Network Design
10 1 (1.69%) CRM
10 1 (1.69%) ERP
10 1 (1.69%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.69%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (1.69%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) Perl
3 1 (1.69%) PHP
3 1 (1.69%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (44.07%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (33.90%) CCNP
3 14 (23.73%) CCNA
4 10 (16.95%) CCSE
4 10 (16.95%) JNCIS
5 5 (8.47%) CCENT
5 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.47%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.08%) Degree
8 2 (3.39%) MCITP
8 2 (3.39%) CCIE
8 2 (3.39%) CCIP
9 1 (1.69%) MCSE
9 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.69%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) Cisco
2 19 (32.20%) CheckPoint
3 13 (22.03%) Juniper
4 10 (16.95%) F5
5 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.47%) IBM
7 3 (5.08%) VMware
8 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle
8 2 (3.39%) SAP
9 1 (1.69%) Citrix
9 1 (1.69%) TOWER Software
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 20 days ago