The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 36 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 59 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.16% 2.45% 3.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.70% 20.93% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49 24 16
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,250 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.72% +6.42%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
135 129 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.81% 11.71% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 119 120 34
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,850 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
Wales

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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 +16 33 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Newport +14 12 £29,500 +7.27%
Caerphilly +12 8 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Monmouthshire - 2 £22,500 -
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 44 (37.93%) ITIL
2 34 (29.31%) Cisco
3 33 (28.45%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (24.14%) Service Delivery
5 26 (22.41%) Firewall
5 26 (22.41%) CCNP
6 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
7 18 (15.52%) LAN
8 17 (14.66%) CheckPoint
9 16 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (13.79%) F5
10 15 (12.93%) Degree
10 15 (12.93%) CCNA
10 15 (12.93%) UNIX
10 15 (12.93%) SQL
10 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
11 14 (12.07%) Finance
12 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (11.21%) Windows
12 13 (11.21%) SC Cleared
12 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
13 12 (10.34%) Incident Management
13 12 (10.34%) Marketing
13 12 (10.34%) HP
14 11 (9.48%) Juniper
14 11 (9.48%) WAN
15 10 (8.62%) Remedy
15 10 (8.62%) Clustering
16 9 (7.76%) Wireless
16 9 (7.76%) BGP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (1.72%) IIS
1 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.72%) Lync
1 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.86%) Site Server
2 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.41%) Firewall
2 18 (15.52%) LAN
3 16 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (9.48%) WAN
5 9 (7.76%) VPN
5 9 (7.76%) Wireless
5 9 (7.76%) BGP
5 9 (7.76%) HSRP
6 8 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (6.03%) FWSM
7 7 (6.03%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (6.03%) EIGRP
7 7 (6.03%) VRRP
7 7 (6.03%) IPsec
8 5 (4.31%) Network Security
9 3 (2.59%) DHCP
10 2 (1.72%) VoIP
10 2 (1.72%) SSH
10 2 (1.72%) MPLS
10 2 (1.72%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Subversion
1 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Marketing
3 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.03%) Back Office
5 5 (4.31%) Welsh Language
6 4 (3.45%) Legal
6 4 (3.45%) Advertising
7 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.72%) Electronics
9 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (22.41%) Network Engineer
2 25 (21.55%) Analyst
3 20 (17.24%) Service Manager
4 16 (13.79%) Support Analyst
5 12 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (9.48%) Services Delivery Manager
7 10 (8.62%) Applications Support
8 8 (6.90%) Developer
8 8 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Development Manager
10 6 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) Product Manager
10 6 (5.17%) Product Development Manager
10 6 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Service Desk Manager
10 6 (5.17%) Service Desk Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) Insight Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.03%) jQuery
2 1 (0.86%) OAuth
2 1 (0.86%) RESTful
2 1 (0.86%) Mojolicious
2 1 (0.86%) .NET
2 1 (0.86%) JSON
2 1 (0.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Clustering
2 6 (5.17%) HACMP
3 4 (3.45%) Replication
3 4 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) Statistics
5 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.86%) FMCG
5 1 (0.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.93%) UNIX
2 13 (11.21%) Windows
3 7 (6.03%) Linux
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.17%) AIX
4 6 (5.17%) HPUX
4 6 (5.17%) Solaris
4 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.59%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.93%) ITIL
2 28 (24.14%) Service Delivery
3 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 8 (6.90%) Network Management
6 7 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (6.03%) Service Management
6 7 (6.03%) Business Development
6 7 (6.03%) Load Balancing
6 7 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (6.03%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.17%) Analytics
7 6 (5.17%) Web Analytics
7 6 (5.17%) Multivariate Testing
8 4 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.45%) Database Tuning
8 4 (3.45%) Change Management
8 4 (3.45%) B2B
8 4 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.45%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.93%) SQL
2 6 (5.17%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.86%) Scala
4 1 (0.86%) Perl
4 1 (0.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (28.45%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (22.41%) CCNP
3 15 (12.93%) Degree
3 15 (12.93%) CCNA
4 13 (11.21%) SC Cleared
4 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.76%) JNCIS
5 9 (7.76%) CCSE
6 7 (6.03%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (5.17%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (5.17%) CCENT
8 5 (4.31%) SAP Certification
9 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.72%) CCIP
11 2 (1.72%) MCSE
12 1 (0.86%) MCSA
12 1 (0.86%) CCIE
12 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) QA
2 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.72%) GxP
4 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) XenApp
2 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (5.17%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.72%) SCCM
4 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (29.31%) Cisco
2 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.66%) CheckPoint
4 16 (13.79%) F5
5 12 (10.34%) HP
6 11 (9.48%) Juniper
7 10 (8.62%) Remedy
8 7 (6.03%) VMware
8 7 (6.03%) Oracle
8 7 (6.03%) SAP
9 6 (5.17%) BMC
9 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.31%) IBM
11 3 (2.59%) Citrix
12 2 (1.72%) Nortel
12 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.72%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.72%) Siemens
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Shift Allowance & Excellent Benefits
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Posted: 8 days ago
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