The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 35 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing SLA 39 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.61% 3.06% 5.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.83% 41.07% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 32
Median salary £26,500 £38,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.26% +6.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £42,350
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £34,000 £34,000
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
87 56 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.52% 7.45% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 71 45 69
Median salary £34,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SLA.

1 37 (61.67%) ITIL
2 32 (53.33%) Firewall
3 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (46.67%) VMware
5 25 (41.67%) Linux
6 23 (38.33%) Windows
6 23 (38.33%) Incident Management
7 22 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (35.00%) Internet
9 20 (33.33%) Citrix
10 19 (31.67%) Cisco
10 19 (31.67%) MS Excel
11 18 (30.00%) CCNA
11 18 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 15 (25.00%) HP
13 14 (23.33%) AIX
13 14 (23.33%) Tivoli
13 14 (23.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 14 (23.33%) HP Data Protector
14 13 (21.67%) Service Management
15 12 (20.00%) SQL
15 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
15 12 (20.00%) Finance
15 12 (20.00%) Logistics
16 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
16 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
16 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (15.00%) MS Office
17 9 (15.00%) Office 365
18 8 (13.33%) Mentoring

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (31.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (53.33%) Firewall
2 21 (35.00%) Internet
3 4 (6.67%) NAS
4 3 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
5 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (8.33%) SQLPlus
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Back Office
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 19 (31.67%) Analyst
3 14 (23.33%) Technical Support
4 13 (21.67%) Technical Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) Technical Support Engineer
5 12 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
5 12 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
5 12 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 9 (15.00%) Service Analyst
6 9 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) IT Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) IT Support
8 7 (11.67%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Network Support
9 4 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Fintech
2 5 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (41.67%) Linux
2 23 (38.33%) Windows
3 14 (23.33%) AIX
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.33%) Solaris
7 5 (8.33%) Unix
7 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) ITIL
2 23 (38.33%) Incident Management
3 13 (21.67%) Service Management
4 12 (20.00%) Logistics
5 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.33%) High Availability
6 5 (8.33%) ITIL V2
6 5 (8.33%) ITSM
6 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.33%) DevOps
9 2 (3.33%) OO
9 2 (3.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.33%) Perl
3 2 (3.33%) PHP
3 2 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (30.00%) CCNA
2 18 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (6.67%) CCNP
4 4 (6.67%) ISEB
4 4 (6.67%) MCSE
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) HP Data Protector
1 14 (23.33%) Tivoli
1 14 (23.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (46.67%) VMware
3 20 (33.33%) Citrix
4 19 (31.67%) Cisco
5 15 (25.00%) HP
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle
6 5 (8.33%) Remedy
6 5 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 3 (5.00%) Sage
8 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.67%) Brocade
8 1 (1.67%) NetApp
8 1 (1.67%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) Symantec
8 1 (1.67%) Veeam
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CPS Group UK
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension,bonus etc
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