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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 39 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing SLA 29 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.35% 1.33% 2.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.31% 17.78% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 4
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +36.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,650 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,250 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
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
64 45 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.61% 7.49% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 14
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £24,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,136 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 20 August 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (53.97%) ITIL
2 28 (44.44%) Cisco
3 27 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (38.10%) Service Delivery
5 23 (36.51%) Firewall
6 21 (33.33%) CCNP
7 20 (31.75%) CheckPoint
8 15 (23.81%) CCNA
9 13 (20.63%) Juniper
10 11 (17.46%) LAN
10 11 (17.46%) WAN
10 11 (17.46%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (15.87%) JNCIS
11 10 (15.87%) CCSE
11 10 (15.87%) Wireless
11 10 (15.87%) F5
11 10 (15.87%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (14.29%) Network Management
12 9 (14.29%) Incident Management
13 7 (11.11%) Welsh Language
13 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (9.52%) Service Management
14 6 (9.52%) SQL
14 6 (9.52%) Finance
15 5 (7.94%) Network+ Certification
15 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
15 5 (7.94%) CCENT
15 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
15 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.17%) IIS
1 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (36.51%) Firewall
2 11 (17.46%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (17.46%) LAN
2 11 (17.46%) WAN
3 10 (15.87%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (15.87%) Wireless
4 3 (4.76%) DHCP
4 3 (4.76%) VPN
4 3 (4.76%) MPLS
5 2 (3.17%) BGP
5 2 (3.17%) Telnet
5 2 (3.17%) SSH
5 2 (3.17%) HSRP
5 2 (3.17%) PuTTY
5 2 (3.17%) SecureCRT
5 2 (3.17%) SSL
6 1 (1.59%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.59%) DNS
6 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.59%) Subversion
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (11.11%) Welsh Language
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Network Engineer
2 16 (25.40%) Service Manager
3 11 (17.46%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (15.87%) Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Services Delivery Manager
5 9 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Applications Support
7 5 (7.94%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Support Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Service Support Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Software Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Applications Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Web Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Service Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
11 1 (1.59%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) XML
1 1 (1.59%) JSON
1 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.59%) jQuery
1 1 (1.59%) OAuth
1 1 (1.59%) RESTful
1 1 (1.59%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) AS400
3 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.59%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) UNIX
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) ITIL
2 24 (38.10%) Service Delivery
3 9 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 9 (14.29%) Network Management
4 6 (9.52%) Service Management
5 5 (7.94%) Change Management
6 4 (6.35%) B2B
7 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (4.76%) Data Entry
8 2 (3.17%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.17%) Network Design
8 2 (3.17%) Workflow
9 1 (1.59%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.59%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.59%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) Perl
3 1 (1.59%) PHP
3 1 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) Scala
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (33.33%) CCNP
3 15 (23.81%) CCNA
4 10 (15.87%) CCSE
4 10 (15.87%) JNCIS
5 7 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (7.94%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (7.94%) CCENT
6 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.17%) CCIP
7 2 (3.17%) CCIE
7 2 (3.17%) Degree
8 1 (1.59%) MCSE
8 1 (1.59%) VCP4
8 1 (1.59%) MCITP
8 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.59%) XenApp
2 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Cisco
2 20 (31.75%) CheckPoint
3 13 (20.63%) Juniper
4 10 (15.87%) F5
5 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.94%) IBM
6 5 (7.94%) Oracle
7 2 (3.17%) SAP
7 2 (3.17%) HP
7 2 (3.17%) Citrix
7 2 (3.17%) VMware
7 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.59%) TOWER Software
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
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