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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 38 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing SLA 28 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.24% 1.51% 1.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.67% 20.93% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 2
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £24,100 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £48,000 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,625 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +2.85%
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
60 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.08% 7.23% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 54 40 10
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 £20,900 £24,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £41,222 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 1 September 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 31 (50.82%) ITIL
2 28 (45.90%) Cisco
3 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (37.70%) Service Delivery
4 23 (37.70%) Firewall
5 20 (32.79%) CCNP
6 19 (31.15%) CheckPoint
7 14 (22.95%) CCNA
8 13 (21.31%) Juniper
9 11 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (16.39%) F5
10 10 (16.39%) JNCIS
10 10 (16.39%) CCSE
10 10 (16.39%) LAN
10 10 (16.39%) WAN
11 9 (14.75%) Wireless
11 9 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (13.11%) Network Management
12 8 (13.11%) Incident Management
12 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.48%) Finance
14 6 (9.84%) Welsh Language
14 6 (9.84%) Service Management
14 6 (9.84%) Windows
15 5 (8.20%) SQL
15 5 (8.20%) IBM
15 5 (8.20%) Change Management
15 5 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (8.20%) CCENT
15 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) SAS
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.70%) Firewall
2 11 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (16.39%) LAN
3 10 (16.39%) WAN
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (14.75%) Wireless
5 3 (4.92%) DHCP
5 3 (4.92%) VPN
5 3 (4.92%) MPLS
6 2 (3.28%) BGP
6 2 (3.28%) Telnet
6 2 (3.28%) SSH
6 2 (3.28%) HSRP
6 2 (3.28%) PuTTY
6 2 (3.28%) SecureCRT
6 2 (3.28%) SSL
7 1 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.64%) DNS
7 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.64%) Subversion
1 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Welsh Language
3 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Network Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Service Manager
3 11 (18.03%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (16.39%) Services Delivery Manager
5 9 (14.75%) Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Support Analyst
8 6 (9.84%) Applications Support
9 5 (8.20%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Support Manager
11 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Manager
12 2 (3.28%) Service Support Manager
12 2 (3.28%) Software Manager
12 2 (3.28%) Applications Manager
12 2 (3.28%) Web Engineer
12 2 (3.28%) Service Analyst
12 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
13 1 (1.64%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) XML
1 1 (1.64%) JSON
1 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.64%) jQuery
1 1 (1.64%) OAuth
1 1 (1.64%) RESTful
1 1 (1.64%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) AS400
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.64%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) UNIX
3 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) ITIL
2 23 (37.70%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.11%) Incident Management
3 8 (13.11%) Network Management
4 6 (9.84%) Service Management
5 5 (8.20%) Change Management
6 4 (6.56%) B2B
7 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.28%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (3.28%) Network Design
9 1 (1.64%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.64%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.64%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.64%) Release Management
9 1 (1.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.64%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.64%) OWASP
9 1 (1.64%) Data Entry
9 1 (1.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) Perl
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
3 1 (1.64%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) Scala
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (32.79%) CCNP
3 14 (22.95%) CCNA
4 10 (16.39%) CCSE
4 10 (16.39%) JNCIS
5 5 (8.20%) CCENT
5 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (8.20%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.28%) CCIP
7 2 (3.28%) CCIE
7 2 (3.28%) MCITP
7 2 (3.28%) Degree
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.64%) VCP4
8 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) XenApp
2 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Cisco
2 19 (31.15%) CheckPoint
3 13 (21.31%) Juniper
4 10 (16.39%) F5
5 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.20%) IBM
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle
7 3 (4.92%) VMware
8 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.28%) SAP
8 2 (3.28%) HP
8 2 (3.28%) Citrix
9 1 (1.64%) TOWER Software
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
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