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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 57 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 40 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.31% 3.81% 3.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.48% 30.48% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 18
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
116 105 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 9.59% 12.51% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 96 80 51
Average salary £38,400 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,700 £55,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 22 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Newport +2 13 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Bridgend +1 2 £27,500 -
Torfaen -15 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Glamorgan - 1 £35,000 -
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 39 (45.35%) ITIL
2 29 (33.72%) Service Delivery
3 28 (32.56%) Firewall
4 21 (24.42%) Windows
4 21 (24.42%) SQL
4 21 (24.42%) Cisco
4 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
5 20 (23.26%) CheckPoint
6 17 (19.77%) LAN
7 16 (18.60%) VMware
8 15 (17.44%) WAN
8 15 (17.44%) CCNP
8 15 (17.44%) CCNA
8 15 (17.44%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (17.44%) Network Management
9 13 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (15.12%) Finance
9 13 (15.12%) Wireless
10 11 (12.79%) Degree
11 10 (11.63%) Line Management
11 10 (11.63%) Coaching
12 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
13 8 (9.30%) C#
13 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
13 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
14 7 (8.14%) Python
14 7 (8.14%) Perl
14 7 (8.14%) MVC
14 7 (8.14%) Service Management
14 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (5.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.49%) CMS
2 3 (3.49%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.33%) Documentum
3 2 (2.33%) JBoss
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) Firewall
2 17 (19.77%) LAN
3 15 (17.44%) WAN
4 13 (15.12%) Wireless
4 13 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (8.14%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (6.98%) VPN
7 5 (5.81%) DNS
7 5 (5.81%) SSL
7 5 (5.81%) DHCP
7 5 (5.81%) HTTP
7 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.81%) Network Security
7 5 (5.81%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.33%) ADSL
8 2 (2.33%) ISDN
8 2 (2.33%) SNMP
8 2 (2.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) SQLPlus
2 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.49%) MSTest
2 2 (2.33%) Ant
2 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Welsh Language
3 3 (3.49%) Law
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Military
4 1 (1.16%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.44%) Service Manager
2 15 (17.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Analyst
4 10 (11.63%) Team Leader
4 10 (11.63%) Security Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Applications Support
6 7 (8.14%) Customer Services Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Service Desk Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Support Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Service Support Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 3 (3.49%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) XML
2 4 (4.65%) .NET
3 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.49%) CSS
3 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.49%) WCF
3 3 (3.49%) WPF
3 3 (3.49%) Silverlight
3 3 (3.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (3.49%) HTML
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.16%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) EPoS
2 3 (3.49%) Replication
3 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.42%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) UNIX
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Vista
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) ITIL
2 29 (33.72%) Service Delivery
3 15 (17.44%) Network Management
4 10 (11.63%) Line Management
4 10 (11.63%) Coaching
5 7 (8.14%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (8.14%) Service Management
5 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.14%) BCP
5 7 (8.14%) Security Management
5 7 (8.14%) MVC
5 7 (8.14%) Business Continuity
6 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.81%) OWASP
8 4 (4.65%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.65%) High Availability
9 3 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.49%) MVVM
9 3 (3.49%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) SQL
2 8 (9.30%) C#
2 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.14%) Perl
3 7 (8.14%) Python
4 5 (5.81%) PHP
4 5 (5.81%) Java
5 3 (3.49%) XAML
6 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.16%) VB
7 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) CCNP
1 15 (17.44%) CCNA
1 15 (17.44%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (12.79%) Degree
3 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.49%) MCDST
6 3 (3.49%) VCP4
7 2 (2.33%) SAP Certification
8 1 (1.16%) RHCE
8 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) Firmware
2 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Cisco
1 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.26%) CheckPoint
3 16 (18.60%) VMware
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle
5 5 (5.81%) Nokia
6 4 (4.65%) Remedy
6 4 (4.65%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.65%) F5
6 4 (4.65%) EMC
6 4 (4.65%) Juniper
7 3 (3.49%) LexisNexis
8 2 (2.33%) Brocade
8 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.33%) Citrix
8 2 (2.33%) SAP
8 2 (2.33%) HP
8 2 (2.33%) Dell
9 1 (1.16%) McAfee
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