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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 52 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing SLA 33 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.89% 4.68% 1.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.38% 45.71% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 8
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,665 £33,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -10.81%
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 70 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.42% 10.23% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 59 63 37
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £25,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 5 August 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 25 (46.30%) ITIL
2 20 (37.04%) Windows
3 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
5 16 (29.63%) VMware
6 15 (27.78%) Finance
6 15 (27.78%) Firewall
6 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (20.37%) DHCP
8 11 (20.37%) DNS
8 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (18.52%) Advertising
9 10 (18.52%) Cisco
10 9 (16.67%) Oracle
11 7 (12.96%) Incident Management
11 7 (12.96%) Service Management
11 7 (12.96%) UNIX
11 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
12 6 (11.11%) Juniper
12 6 (11.11%) Nokia
12 6 (11.11%) SQL
12 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 6 (11.11%) Change Management
12 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (11.11%) Network Security
12 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
12 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
12 6 (11.11%) Blue Coat
12 6 (11.11%) F5

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) Firewall
2 11 (20.37%) DHCP
2 11 (20.37%) DNS
3 6 (11.11%) Network Security
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (7.41%) Internet
4 4 (7.41%) LAN
5 3 (5.56%) SAN
6 2 (3.70%) SSL
6 2 (3.70%) VoIP
6 2 (3.70%) WAN
6 2 (3.70%) HTTP
6 2 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.85%) Wireless
7 1 (1.85%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Informix
2 1 (1.85%) SQLPlus
2 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Administrator
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Security Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 6 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Service Manager
7 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Support
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Support Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) XML
1 2 (3.70%) PCRE
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) JSON
2 1 (1.85%) jQuery
2 1 (1.85%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) CMDB
2 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.96%) UNIX
5 5 (9.26%) Solaris
6 4 (7.41%) Linux
7 2 (3.70%) AIX
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Service Management
2 7 (12.96%) Incident Management
3 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 6 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.56%) Project Management
4 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.70%) OWASP
5 2 (3.70%) Scrum
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL V2
6 1 (1.85%) Network Management
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.85%) Logistics
6 1 (1.85%) Web Development
6 1 (1.85%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.85%) CRM
6 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (3.70%) PHP
3 2 (3.70%) Python
3 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) CCNA
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.56%) CCNP
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.85%) VCP5
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
3 1 (1.85%) RHEV
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) VMware
3 10 (18.52%) Cisco
4 9 (16.67%) Oracle
5 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
6 6 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 6 (11.11%) F5
6 6 (11.11%) Juniper
6 6 (11.11%) Nokia
7 5 (9.26%) Citrix
8 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.56%) Veritas
10 1 (1.85%) NetApp
10 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.85%) IBM
10 1 (1.85%) Sun
10 1 (1.85%) HP
10 1 (1.85%) EMC
10 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.85%) Remedy
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