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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 38 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 58 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.23% 2.66% 2.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 25.00% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 30 11
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £47,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
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
116 124 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.46% 10.63% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 104 117 26
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +16 29 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Newport +24 15 £28,000 +1.81%
Caerphilly +15 7 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Monmouthshire -5 2 £22,500 -55.00%
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 43 (36.75%) ITIL
2 37 (31.62%) Cisco
3 35 (29.91%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (26.50%) Firewall
5 29 (24.79%) CCNP
6 28 (23.93%) Service Delivery
7 20 (17.09%) CheckPoint
8 19 (16.24%) LAN
8 19 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (15.38%) F5
10 17 (14.53%) Degree
10 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
11 16 (13.68%) SQL Server
12 15 (12.82%) CCNA
13 14 (11.97%) SQL
13 14 (11.97%) Finance
14 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (11.11%) Windows
14 13 (11.11%) Juniper
15 12 (10.26%) Marketing
16 11 (9.40%) WAN
16 11 (9.40%) VPN
16 11 (9.40%) UNIX
16 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
16 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
17 10 (8.55%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (8.55%) HSRP
17 10 (8.55%) Incident Management
17 10 (8.55%) CCSE
17 10 (8.55%) JNCIS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) SAS
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.85%) Lync
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.50%) Firewall
2 19 (16.24%) LAN
2 19 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (9.40%) WAN
3 11 (9.40%) VPN
4 10 (8.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (8.55%) HSRP
4 10 (8.55%) BGP
4 10 (8.55%) Wireless
5 8 (6.84%) FWSM
5 8 (6.84%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (6.84%) EIGRP
5 8 (6.84%) VRRP
5 8 (6.84%) IPsec
6 5 (4.27%) Network Security
7 3 (2.56%) DHCP
7 3 (2.56%) MPLS
8 2 (1.71%) PuTTY
8 2 (1.71%) SecureCRT
8 2 (1.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.85%) Subversion
1 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (11.97%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Marketing
3 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.98%) Welsh Language
4 4 (3.42%) Legal
4 4 (3.42%) Advertising
5 3 (2.56%) Back Office
6 2 (1.71%) Electronics
6 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Network Engineer
2 22 (18.80%) Analyst
3 20 (17.09%) Service Manager
4 14 (11.97%) Applications Support
5 13 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
6 12 (10.26%) Services Delivery Manager
6 12 (10.26%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (5.98%) Development Manager
10 6 (5.13%) Insight Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Product Development Manager
10 6 (5.13%) Product Manager
11 5 (4.27%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Network Support
11 5 (4.27%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) jQuery
2 1 (0.85%) XML
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) JSON
2 1 (0.85%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.85%) RESTful
2 1 (0.85%) OAuth
2 1 (0.85%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Clustering
2 4 (3.42%) Digital Media
2 4 (3.42%) Replication
3 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.71%) HACMP
4 1 (0.85%) AS400
4 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.85%) iSeries
4 1 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.11%) Windows
2 11 (9.40%) UNIX
3 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.42%) Linux
5 3 (2.56%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.71%) AIX
6 2 (1.71%) HPUX
6 2 (1.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.75%) ITIL
2 28 (23.93%) Service Delivery
3 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (8.55%) Incident Management
5 9 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 9 (7.69%) Network Management
6 8 (6.84%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.98%) Business Development
7 7 (5.98%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.13%) Analytics
8 6 (5.13%) Multivariate Testing
8 6 (5.13%) Web Analytics
8 6 (5.13%) Change Management
8 6 (5.13%) Service Management
8 6 (5.13%) MVC
9 5 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.42%) Database Tuning
10 4 (3.42%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.97%) SQL
2 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.13%) C#
4 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) PHP
6 1 (0.85%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) Python
6 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (29.91%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (24.79%) CCNP
3 17 (14.53%) Degree
4 15 (12.82%) CCNA
5 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
5 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
6 10 (8.55%) CCSE
6 10 (8.55%) JNCIS
7 6 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (4.27%) SAP Certification
8 5 (4.27%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (4.27%) CCENT
9 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.71%) CCIP
10 2 (1.71%) CCIE
10 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.85%) MCSE
11 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.85%) MCITP
11 1 (0.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 6 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) GxP
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.85%) XenApp
2 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.71%) SCCM
2 2 (1.71%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (31.62%) Cisco
2 20 (17.09%) CheckPoint
3 18 (15.38%) F5
4 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
5 13 (11.11%) Juniper
6 9 (7.69%) VMware
7 8 (6.84%) HP
8 7 (5.98%) SAP
9 6 (5.13%) Remedy
10 5 (4.27%) IBM
10 5 (4.27%) Oracle
11 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.71%) Siemens
11 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.71%) BMC
11 2 (1.71%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.71%) Nortel
11 2 (1.71%) Citrix
12 1 (0.85%) NetApp
12 1 (0.85%) TOWER Software
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