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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 43 39 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Permanent jobs citing SLA 56 55 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.67% 5.47% 2.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.84% 49.11% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 45 47 18
Average salary £38,000 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,736
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.53%
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
148 112 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.33% 11.13% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 118 94 71
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 23 £41,050 +23.45% 4
Newport -5 17 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Bridgend +6 8 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Torfaen -15 2 £32,500 +18.18%
Caerphilly -4 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Glamorgan - 1 £35,000 -
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (48.91%) ITIL
2 37 (40.22%) Firewall
3 31 (33.70%) Cisco
4 29 (31.52%) Service Delivery
5 26 (28.26%) CheckPoint
6 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
6 21 (22.83%) SQL
6 21 (22.83%) Windows
7 20 (21.74%) CCNA
7 20 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (20.65%) LAN
9 18 (19.57%) WAN
9 18 (19.57%) CCNP
9 18 (19.57%) VMware
9 18 (19.57%) Network Management
10 16 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (17.39%) Wireless
11 14 (15.22%) Finance
12 13 (14.13%) Security Cleared
13 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
13 11 (11.96%) Oracle
14 10 (10.87%) UNIX
14 10 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (9.78%) Active Directory
15 9 (9.78%) DHCP
15 9 (9.78%) DNS
15 9 (9.78%) Service Management
16 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
16 8 (8.70%) Nokia
16 8 (8.70%) XML

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (5.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.26%) CMS
2 3 (3.26%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.17%) Documentum
3 2 (2.17%) JBoss
3 2 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS Office
3 5 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) SaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (40.22%) Firewall
2 19 (20.65%) LAN
3 18 (19.57%) WAN
4 16 (17.39%) Wireless
4 16 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (9.78%) DHCP
6 9 (9.78%) DNS
7 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 8 (8.70%) Network Security
8 5 (5.43%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (5.43%) HTTP
8 5 (5.43%) SSL
9 2 (2.17%) SAN
9 2 (2.17%) OSPF
9 2 (2.17%) BGP
9 2 (2.17%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.17%) IGRP
9 2 (2.17%) PPTP
9 2 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQLPlus
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.26%) MSTest
2 2 (2.17%) Ant
2 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Welsh Language
3 3 (3.26%) Law
4 2 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Military
5 1 (1.09%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Network Engineer
2 18 (19.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) Security Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Team Leader
4 9 (9.78%) Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Service Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Technical Support
8 5 (5.43%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.43%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Customer Services Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Application Security Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Server Support
10 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) XML
2 5 (5.43%) PCRE
3 4 (4.35%) .NET
4 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.26%) CSS
4 3 (3.26%) WCF
4 3 (3.26%) WPF
4 3 (3.26%) Silverlight
4 3 (3.26%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (3.26%) HTML
4 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.09%) Java EE
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) PDA
3 3 (3.26%) Replication
4 2 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Windows
2 10 (10.87%) UNIX
3 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.43%) Linux
5 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.26%) Solaris
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) ITIL
2 29 (31.52%) Service Delivery
3 18 (19.57%) Network Management
4 9 (9.78%) Service Management
5 8 (8.70%) Line Management
6 7 (7.61%) Coaching
7 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.52%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.43%) OWASP
8 5 (5.43%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (5.43%) Security Management
8 5 (5.43%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.43%) BCP
9 4 (4.35%) Change Management
9 4 (4.35%) MVC
9 4 (4.35%) ITIL V2
9 4 (4.35%) High Availability
10 3 (3.26%) MVVM
10 3 (3.26%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.61%) Perl
3 7 (7.61%) Python
4 6 (6.52%) C#
4 6 (6.52%) Java
5 5 (5.43%) PHP
6 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.26%) XAML
7 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) CCNA
1 20 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.57%) CCNP
3 13 (14.13%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.61%) Degree
5 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.35%) MCP
7 3 (3.26%) MCDST
8 1 (1.09%) RHCE
8 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) Firmware
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Cisco
2 26 (28.26%) CheckPoint
3 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.57%) VMware
5 11 (11.96%) Oracle
6 8 (8.70%) Nokia
7 7 (7.61%) Blue Coat
7 7 (7.61%) F5
7 7 (7.61%) Juniper
8 6 (6.52%) Dell
9 5 (5.43%) IBM
9 5 (5.43%) Remedy
10 4 (4.35%) Sun
10 4 (4.35%) HP
10 4 (4.35%) EMC
11 3 (3.26%) Citrix
11 3 (3.26%) LexisNexis
12 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.17%) Brocade
13 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + 30 days a/l, Flexitime, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £24500 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago