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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 53 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs citing SLA 24 37 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.01% 5.48% 2.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 47.44% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 8
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,200 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.33%
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 78 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.02% 11.56% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 46 69 26
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,925 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 23 (50.00%) ITIL
2 19 (41.30%) Firewall
3 14 (30.43%) Finance
3 14 (30.43%) Windows
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (26.09%) VMware
5 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
5 11 (23.91%) Cisco
6 9 (19.57%) Incident Management
6 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (17.39%) SQL
7 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
7 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (15.22%) Juniper
8 7 (15.22%) Oracle
8 7 (15.22%) DNS
8 7 (15.22%) DHCP
8 7 (15.22%) F5
8 7 (15.22%) Network Security
8 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
8 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
8 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (13.04%) Service Management
9 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
9 6 (13.04%) Advertising
9 6 (13.04%) Blue Coat
9 6 (13.04%) MS Office
9 6 (13.04%) UNIX
9 6 (13.04%) Linux

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) SaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) Firewall
2 7 (15.22%) DNS
2 7 (15.22%) DHCP
2 7 (15.22%) Network Security
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.70%) Internet
3 4 (8.70%) LAN
4 3 (6.52%) HTTP
4 3 (6.52%) SSL
4 3 (6.52%) SAN
4 3 (6.52%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (2.17%) Wireless
6 1 (2.17%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Advertising
3 3 (6.52%) Welsh Language
4 2 (4.35%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Administrator
2 10 (21.74%) Security Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Network Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Service Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (15.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Support
6 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) Service Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Application Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) XML
1 3 (6.52%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) CMDB
1 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
1 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
1 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.04%) Linux
4 6 (13.04%) UNIX
5 5 (10.87%) Solaris
6 2 (4.35%) AIX
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Incident Management
3 6 (13.04%) Service Management
3 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.70%) Change Management
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL V2
5 3 (6.52%) OWASP
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.35%) ITSM
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.35%) Line Management
7 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.17%) Logistics
7 1 (2.17%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.17%) Network Management
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Python
2 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.52%) Perl
2 3 (6.52%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) CCNA
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.52%) CCNP
3 3 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) VCP5
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) RHEV
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) VMware
3 11 (23.91%) Cisco
4 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.22%) Juniper
5 7 (15.22%) Oracle
5 7 (15.22%) F5
6 6 (13.04%) Blue Coat
6 6 (13.04%) Nokia
7 5 (10.87%) Citrix
8 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.35%) Remedy
9 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas
9 1 (2.17%) NetApp
9 1 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (2.17%) Sun
9 1 (2.17%) HP
9 1 (2.17%) EMC
9 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
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