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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 50 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 48 39 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.17% 3.21% 2.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.64% 32.50% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 11
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
131 120 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.38% 9.88% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 100 99 90
Average salary £35,000 £38,400 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.85% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +3 26 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Caerphilly - 13 £32,500 -
Torfaen +4 5 £25,000 -28.57%
Newport -5 3 £26,500 -42.39%
Bridgend -6 1 - - 3
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 41 (47.13%) ITIL
2 31 (35.63%) Windows
3 26 (29.89%) VMware
4 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (22.99%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (21.84%) SQL
6 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (20.69%) Cisco
7 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 17 (19.54%) Firewall
8 17 (19.54%) Finance
9 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
9 16 (18.39%) Windows Server
10 15 (17.24%) Oracle
11 14 (16.09%) CCNP
11 14 (16.09%) Data Centre
12 12 (13.79%) HP
12 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
12 12 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
13 11 (12.64%) Linux
14 9 (10.34%) Problem Management
14 9 (10.34%) SAN
14 9 (10.34%) NetApp
14 9 (10.34%) LAN
14 9 (10.34%) Service Management
14 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (9.20%) Symantec

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) Drupal
3 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) Firewall
2 12 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (10.34%) LAN
3 9 (10.34%) SAN
4 8 (9.20%) DNS
5 7 (8.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (8.05%) NAS
5 7 (8.05%) Wireless
6 6 (6.90%) DHCP
7 5 (5.75%) IPsec
7 5 (5.75%) VPN
7 5 (5.75%) WAN
8 4 (4.60%) BGP
8 4 (4.60%) HSRP
8 4 (4.60%) Unified Communications
8 4 (4.60%) VRRP
9 3 (3.45%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (3.45%) Internet
9 3 (3.45%) MPLS
9 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) MS Access
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.15%) Ant
2 1 (1.15%) Hudson
2 1 (1.15%) JUnit
2 1 (1.15%) Maven
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Back Office
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Analyst
2 21 (24.14%) Support Analyst
3 16 (18.39%) Support Engineer
4 15 (17.24%) Network Engineer
5 12 (13.79%) Network Support
5 12 (13.79%) Network Support Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) Senior IT Support
7 9 (10.34%) Service Analyst
7 9 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Network Support
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.75%) Service Manager
9 5 (5.75%) SQL Support Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Wintel Support
10 4 (4.60%) Server Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) Hibernate
1 2 (2.30%) Spring
1 2 (2.30%) WAP
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.15%) Java EE
2 1 (1.15%) JSP
2 1 (1.15%) Servlets
2 1 (1.15%) Spring Batch
2 1 (1.15%) Struts
2 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (4.60%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.15%) Fintech
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.63%) Windows
2 16 (18.39%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.64%) Linux
3 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.75%) Unix
7 2 (2.30%) Solaris
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.13%) ITIL
2 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.34%) Problem Management
3 9 (10.34%) Service Management
3 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (8.05%) Document Management
4 7 (8.05%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (8.05%) Service Delivery
4 7 (8.05%) Ticket Management
5 6 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 6 (6.90%) High Availability
5 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 6 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.75%) Data Entry
6 5 (5.75%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.75%) Resource Management
7 4 (4.60%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.60%) Network Management
7 4 (4.60%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.30%) C#
4 2 (2.30%) Java
4 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.15%) Korn
5 1 (1.15%) Perl
5 1 (1.15%) PHP
5 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.15%) R
5 1 (1.15%) VB
5 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (22.99%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.09%) CCNP
3 8 (9.20%) CCNA
4 6 (6.90%) Degree
4 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.60%) SAP Certification
7 3 (3.45%) A+ Certification
7 3 (3.45%) CCIE
7 3 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.45%) MCSA
7 3 (3.45%) MCTS
7 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.45%) Server+ Certification
8 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.30%) ISEB
8 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.60%) ISO22301
2 2 (2.30%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.05%) vCloud
4 1 (1.15%) Firmware
4 1 (1.15%) NFS
4 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.30%) SCCM
4 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) VMware
2 18 (20.69%) Cisco
2 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.24%) Oracle
4 12 (13.79%) HP
5 9 (10.34%) NetApp
6 8 (9.20%) Symantec
7 7 (8.05%) 3PAR
7 7 (8.05%) Brocade
7 7 (8.05%) Juniper
8 6 (6.90%) Citrix
9 4 (4.60%) EMC
9 4 (4.60%) F5
9 4 (4.60%) Radware
9 4 (4.60%) Remedy
9 4 (4.60%) SAP
9 4 (4.60%) TippingPoint
10 3 (3.45%) IBM
11 2 (2.30%) Sage
11 2 (2.30%) Veritas
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