The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 47 38 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Permanent jobs citing SLA 56 59 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.48% 5.15% 2.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 44.70% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 52 49 28
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,300 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,583 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -9.33%
SLA
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 South Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
98 132 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.85% 11.53% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 89 116 123
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SLA
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the South Wales region.

SLA Salary Trend in South Wales

SLA
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in South Wales

SLA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -8 32 £39,000 +4.00% 2
Bridgend - 12 £36,250 - 3
Newport -17 4 £40,000 +35.59%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £27,500 -
Torfaen - 2 £37,500 -
Caerphilly +6 1 £27,500 -26.66%
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 58 (52.73%) ITIL
2 32 (29.09%) Windows
2 32 (29.09%) Firewall
3 30 (27.27%) Cisco
3 30 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 27 (24.55%) VMware
5 26 (23.64%) Service Delivery
6 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (19.09%) Active Directory
7 21 (19.09%) SQL
8 20 (18.18%) CCNA
8 20 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (17.27%) CheckPoint
10 18 (16.36%) Security Cleared
11 17 (15.45%) Finance
12 16 (14.55%) DNS
12 16 (14.55%) LAN
12 16 (14.55%) DHCP
12 16 (14.55%) SC Cleared
13 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (12.73%) WAN
13 14 (12.73%) CCNP
13 14 (12.73%) Oracle
14 13 (11.82%) Service Management
14 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (10.91%) Network Management
15 12 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (10.91%) Incident Management
15 12 (10.91%) Wireless
15 12 (10.91%) MS Excel

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (3.64%) Apache
2 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.82%) IIS
3 2 (1.82%) JBoss
3 2 (1.82%) Documentum
4 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.91%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) SaaS
2 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.09%) Firewall
2 16 (14.55%) LAN
2 16 (14.55%) DHCP
2 16 (14.55%) DNS
3 14 (12.73%) WAN
4 12 (10.91%) Wireless
4 12 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (7.27%) Internet
6 7 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (5.45%) Network Security
8 5 (4.55%) SAN
8 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.73%) SSL
9 3 (2.73%) HTTP
9 3 (2.73%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.91%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.91%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) SQLPlus
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.91%) Informix
4 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Ant
1 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (15.45%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Advertising
3 6 (5.45%) Back Office
4 3 (2.73%) Welsh Language
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Military
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 21 (19.09%) Analyst
2 18 (16.36%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.36%) Administrator
3 15 (13.64%) Technical Support
4 14 (12.73%) Support Analyst
5 13 (11.82%) Support Engineer
6 12 (10.91%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (8.18%) Security Engineer
10 8 (7.27%) Service Manager
11 7 (6.36%) Developer
11 7 (6.36%) Support Manager
11 7 (6.36%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) Technical Manager
12 6 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) Technical Support Manager
12 6 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) Technical Support Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) XML
2 3 (2.73%) PCRE
3 1 (0.91%) .NET
3 1 (0.91%) Web Services
3 1 (0.91%) CGI
3 1 (0.91%) LAMP
3 1 (0.91%) Java EE
3 1 (0.91%) JSON
3 1 (0.91%) jQuery
3 1 (0.91%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.64%) Replication
2 4 (3.64%) Clustering
2 4 (3.64%) PDA
3 3 (2.73%) CMDB
4 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.91%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.91%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.09%) Windows
2 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (10.91%) UNIX
5 5 (4.55%) Solaris
5 5 (4.55%) Linux
6 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.82%) AIX
8 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (52.73%) ITIL
2 26 (23.64%) Service Delivery
3 13 (11.82%) Service Management
4 12 (10.91%) Incident Management
4 12 (10.91%) Network Management
5 10 (9.09%) CRM
6 9 (8.18%) Change Management
7 5 (4.55%) Logistics
7 5 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.55%) Resource Management
8 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.64%) Project Management
8 4 (3.64%) Database Tuning
9 3 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.73%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.73%) OWASP
10 2 (1.82%) ITIL V2
10 2 (1.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.09%) SQL
2 7 (6.36%) C#
3 6 (5.45%) Perl
4 5 (4.55%) Python
5 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.64%) Java
6 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.73%) PHP
7 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.91%) C++
7 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (18.18%) CCNA
1 20 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (16.36%) Security Cleared
3 16 (14.55%) SC Cleared
4 14 (12.73%) CCNP
5 7 (6.36%) MCP
5 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (3.64%) Degree
6 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.91%) RHCE
9 1 (0.91%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.91%) QA
1 1 (0.91%) HIPAA
System Software
1 21 (19.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) XenApp
3 1 (0.91%) RHEV
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.91%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) SCOM
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 30 (27.27%) Cisco
1 30 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 27 (24.55%) VMware
3 19 (17.27%) CheckPoint
4 14 (12.73%) Oracle
5 9 (8.18%) Citrix
6 7 (6.36%) Juniper
6 7 (6.36%) Blue Coat
7 6 (5.45%) F5
7 6 (5.45%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.45%) Nokia
8 5 (4.55%) Remedy
8 5 (4.55%) IBM
8 5 (4.55%) Sun
8 5 (4.55%) HP
9 4 (3.64%) Dell
10 3 (2.73%) EMC
10 3 (2.73%) Veritas
10 3 (2.73%) NetApp
11 1 (0.91%) Websense
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Lottery Fund
Salary: From £15,316 to £21,158 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £15,000 - £15,500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago