The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 41 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing SLA 32 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.66% 1.70% 3.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.71% 24.32% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 7
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,100 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
70 37 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.20% 7.01% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 63 34 19
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,900 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
South Wales

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 28 July 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (55.74%) ITIL
2 26 (42.62%) Cisco
3 25 (40.98%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (37.70%) Service Delivery
5 19 (31.15%) Firewall
5 19 (31.15%) CCNP
6 17 (27.87%) CheckPoint
7 14 (22.95%) CCNA
8 11 (18.03%) Juniper
9 10 (16.39%) LAN
9 10 (16.39%) WAN
10 9 (14.75%) Wireless
10 9 (14.75%) JNCIS
10 9 (14.75%) Incident Management
10 9 (14.75%) CCSE
10 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (14.75%) F5
11 8 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (13.11%) Network Management
12 7 (11.48%) Finance
13 6 (9.84%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (9.84%) Service Management
13 6 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
13 6 (9.84%) SQL
13 6 (9.84%) Oracle
13 6 (9.84%) CCENT
14 5 (8.20%) Welsh Language
14 5 (8.20%) Windows
14 5 (8.20%) IBM

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (3.28%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.28%) IIS
1 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Office
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) Firewall
2 10 (16.39%) LAN
2 10 (16.39%) WAN
3 9 (14.75%) Wireless
3 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (4.92%) DHCP
6 2 (3.28%) MPLS
6 2 (3.28%) BGP
6 2 (3.28%) Telnet
6 2 (3.28%) VPN
6 2 (3.28%) SSH
6 2 (3.28%) HSRP
6 2 (3.28%) PuTTY
6 2 (3.28%) SecureCRT
7 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Welsh Language
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Network Engineer
2 17 (27.87%) Service Manager
3 11 (18.03%) Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (16.39%) Support Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Services Delivery Manager
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Applications Support
6 6 (9.84%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Manager
8 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Software Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Applications Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Support Manager
10 1 (1.64%) Desktop Manager
10 1 (1.64%) Web Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Mojolicious
1 1 (1.64%) OAuth
1 1 (1.64%) jQuery
1 1 (1.64%) RESTful
1 1 (1.64%) JSON
1 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) iSeries
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) UNIX
3 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) ITIL
2 23 (37.70%) Service Delivery
3 9 (14.75%) Incident Management
4 8 (13.11%) Network Management
5 6 (9.84%) Service Management
6 4 (6.56%) B2B
6 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.56%) Data Entry
7 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.92%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.92%) Change Management
8 2 (3.28%) Workflow
8 2 (3.28%) Network Design
8 2 (3.28%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (1.64%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (1.64%) ITIL V2
9 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.64%) Matrix Management
9 1 (1.64%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) Scala
2 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (40.98%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (31.15%) CCNP
3 14 (22.95%) CCNA
4 9 (14.75%) JNCIS
4 9 (14.75%) CCSE
5 6 (9.84%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (9.84%) CCENT
6 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) Degree
7 2 (3.28%) CCIP
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.64%) VCP4
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.64%) MCITP
8 1 (1.64%) MCSE
8 1 (1.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) XenApp
2 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Cisco
2 17 (27.87%) CheckPoint
3 11 (18.03%) Juniper
4 9 (14.75%) F5
5 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle
6 5 (8.20%) IBM
7 2 (3.28%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) Citrix
7 2 (3.28%) SAP
7 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.64%) VMware
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, 35 hours pw
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Shift Allowance & Excellent Benefits
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