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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 39 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Permanent jobs citing SLA 55 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.48% 2.51% 4.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.41% 27.96% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48 18 27
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,750 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,750 £33,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
116 93 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.57% 8.99% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 97 72 55
Average salary £32,000 £39,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +27.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +19 27 £33,750 +12.50% 10
Newport - 14 £30,000 - 1
Bridgend -2 5 £27,500 -15.38%
Torfaen +4 1 £27,500 -1.78%
Caerphilly - 1 £32,500 -
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (45.33%) ITIL
2 19 (25.33%) Service Delivery
3 13 (17.33%) SQL
4 12 (16.00%) Cisco
4 12 (16.00%) Service Management
5 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
6 9 (12.00%) Windows
6 9 (12.00%) LAN
6 9 (12.00%) WAN
6 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.00%) Remedy
7 8 (10.67%) CCNP
7 8 (10.67%) UNIX
7 8 (10.67%) Linux
7 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
7 8 (10.67%) Firewall
7 8 (10.67%) Degree
7 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
7 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
8 7 (9.33%) Network Management
8 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (9.33%) Wireless
8 7 (9.33%) Finance
8 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.33%) Solaris
8 7 (9.33%) Oracle
8 7 (9.33%) CCNA
8 7 (9.33%) HP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (4.00%) Apache
1 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) Site Server
3 1 (1.33%) Lync
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Office
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) LAN
1 9 (12.00%) WAN
2 8 (10.67%) Firewall
3 7 (9.33%) Wireless
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.00%) LDAP
4 3 (4.00%) FTP
5 2 (2.67%) VoIP
6 1 (1.33%) DHCP
6 1 (1.33%) VPN
6 1 (1.33%) SAN
6 1 (1.33%) MPLS
6 1 (1.33%) BGP
6 1 (1.33%) TELNET
6 1 (1.33%) HSRP
6 1 (1.33%) SSH
6 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Ant
1 3 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Marketing
3 5 (6.67%) Back Office
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Welsh Language
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Analyst
2 11 (14.67%) Support Analyst
2 11 (14.67%) Service Manager
3 8 (10.67%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Developer
5 6 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Insight Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Service Desk Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Incident Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Software Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Service Management Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) jQuery
2 3 (4.00%) J2EE
2 3 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Clustering
2 4 (5.33%) HACMP
3 3 (4.00%) PKI
4 2 (2.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.33%) CMDB
5 1 (1.33%) FMCG
5 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) UNIX
2 8 (10.67%) Linux
3 7 (9.33%) Solaris
4 4 (5.33%) AIX
4 4 (5.33%) HPUX
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) ITIL
2 19 (25.33%) Service Delivery
3 12 (16.00%) Service Management
4 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.33%) Network Management
5 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.00%) Analytics
6 6 (8.00%) Multivariate Testing
6 6 (8.00%) Web Analytics
7 4 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.33%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.33%) Data Entry
7 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.00%) B2B
9 2 (2.67%) ITSM
9 2 (2.67%) Workflow
9 2 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.67%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.00%) Perl
3 3 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.67%) CCNP
2 8 (10.67%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) CCNA
4 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.67%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) CCENT
6 1 (1.33%) MCSM
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CCIP
6 1 (1.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.33%) XenApp
1 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (4.00%) OpenSSO
3 2 (2.67%) SCCM
4 1 (1.33%) SCOM
4 1 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Cisco
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Remedy
3 7 (9.33%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) HP
3 7 (9.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.67%) BMC
5 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.00%) Citrix
7 2 (2.67%) IBM
8 1 (1.33%) Sun
8 1 (1.33%) Juniper
8 1 (1.33%) Dell
8 1 (1.33%) EMC
8 1 (1.33%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.33%) NetApp
8 1 (1.33%) VMware
8 1 (1.33%) Brocade
8 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £27000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Shift Allowance & Excellent Benefits
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