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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 54 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 31 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.66% 3.96% 1.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.21% 45.61% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 9
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,600 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,650 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
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
63 57 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.45% 8.68% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 61 51 41
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,600 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) ITIL
3 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 20 (39.22%) VMware
5 16 (31.37%) Finance
5 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
6 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (25.49%) Advertising
8 12 (23.53%) DNS
8 12 (23.53%) DHCP
9 9 (17.65%) Firewall
10 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (15.69%) Oracle
11 7 (13.73%) Cisco
12 6 (11.76%) UNIX
12 6 (11.76%) CCNA
12 6 (11.76%) Change Management
12 6 (11.76%) Service Management
12 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
13 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
13 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
13 5 (9.80%) Citrix
13 5 (9.80%) CCNP
13 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
13 5 (9.80%) LAN
14 4 (7.84%) IBM
14 4 (7.84%) Solaris
14 4 (7.84%) WAN

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) DHCP
1 12 (23.53%) DNS
2 9 (17.65%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) LAN
4 4 (7.84%) WAN
4 4 (7.84%) SAN
4 4 (7.84%) Internet
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.92%) MPLS
6 2 (3.92%) Network Security
6 2 (3.92%) VoIP
7 1 (1.96%) Wireless
7 1 (1.96%) IPsec
7 1 (1.96%) VLAN
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.96%) PPTP
7 1 (1.96%) SNMP
7 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Informix
2 1 (1.96%) SQLPlus
2 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Advertising
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Administrator
2 14 (27.45%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (27.45%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Support Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Technical Support
4 7 (13.73%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (13.73%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.84%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Support
7 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
1 1 (1.96%) JSON
1 1 (1.96%) jQuery
1 1 (1.96%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) CMDB
1 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.76%) UNIX
4 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.84%) Solaris
6 3 (5.88%) Linux
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) AIX
8 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Service Management
2 6 (11.76%) Change Management
2 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.84%) Network Management
5 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.92%) Scrum
6 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.92%) Project Management
6 2 (3.92%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL V2
7 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.96%) People Management
7 1 (1.96%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) C++
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.76%) CCNA
3 5 (9.80%) CCNP
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) VCP5
7 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.96%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
2 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) RHEV
3 1 (1.96%) Firmware
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (39.22%) VMware
3 8 (15.69%) Oracle
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco
5 5 (9.80%) Citrix
6 4 (7.84%) IBM
6 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.88%) Nokia
7 3 (5.88%) Veritas
8 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.92%) F5
8 2 (3.92%) Juniper
9 1 (1.96%) NetApp
9 1 (1.96%) Sun
9 1 (1.96%) HP
9 1 (1.96%) EMC
9 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.96%) Remedy
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago