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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 39 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 58 52 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.11% 4.37% 5.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.40% 33.55% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 53
Median salary £26,000 £37,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +6.06%
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
125 155 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.00% 13.01% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 107 126 113
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,450 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,125
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.34%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +18 35 £26,000 -32.46% 2
Bridgend -1 14 £23,000 -34.28% 1
Newport -7 5 £18,000 -55.00%
Torfaen +13 2 - -
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SLA.

1 57 (58.76%) ITIL
2 53 (54.64%) Windows
3 36 (37.11%) SQL
4 33 (34.02%) VMware
5 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
6 27 (27.84%) Linux
7 25 (25.77%) Firewall
8 24 (24.74%) Oracle
9 20 (20.62%) Incident Management
9 20 (20.62%) High Availability
10 19 (19.59%) Remedy
11 18 (18.56%) HP
12 17 (17.53%) Active Directory
12 17 (17.53%) Cisco
12 17 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (17.53%) Windows Server
13 16 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (16.49%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
14 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
14 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
14 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
15 14 (14.43%) DV Cleared
15 14 (14.43%) Oracle Database
15 14 (14.43%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (14.43%) PL/SQL
15 14 (14.43%) Unix
15 14 (14.43%) Internet
15 14 (14.43%) Citrix

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.34%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Office 365
2 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.77%) Firewall
2 14 (14.43%) Internet
3 10 (10.31%) NAS
4 9 (9.28%) DNS
5 8 (8.25%) SAN
6 4 (4.12%) DHCP
6 4 (4.12%) LAN
7 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.09%) VPN
7 3 (3.09%) WAN
8 2 (2.06%) Network Security
8 2 (2.06%) VoIP
8 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.03%) HSRP
9 1 (1.03%) IPsec
9 1 (1.03%) QSIG
9 1 (1.03%) VLAN
9 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.43%) Oracle Database
3 13 (13.40%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (8.25%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (5.15%) SQLPlus
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Back Office
5 2 (2.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (31.96%) Analyst
2 22 (22.68%) Support Engineer
3 15 (15.46%) DBA
4 11 (11.34%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) 1st Line Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (10.31%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Administrator
6 9 (9.28%) Technical Support
7 8 (8.25%) Service Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) 1st Line Technical Support
8 7 (7.22%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.19%) SQL DBA
10 5 (5.15%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (5.15%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) CGI
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (2.06%) WAP
4 1 (1.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Clustering
3 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.15%) Fintech
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.15%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (4.12%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (54.64%) Windows
2 27 (27.84%) Linux
3 17 (17.53%) Windows Server
4 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (14.43%) Unix
6 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (9.28%) AIX
9 6 (6.19%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.15%) Solaris
10 5 (5.15%) Windows 2000
11 3 (3.09%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.76%) ITIL
2 20 (20.62%) High Availability
2 20 (20.62%) Incident Management
3 14 (14.43%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (13.40%) ITSM
4 13 (13.40%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (13.40%) Service Management
5 9 (9.28%) Database Tuning
6 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.25%) Data Analysis
6 8 (8.25%) Logistics
7 7 (7.22%) Data Entry
7 7 (7.22%) Document Management
7 7 (7.22%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (7.22%) Ticket Management
8 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.19%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Database Mirroring
9 5 (5.15%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.11%) SQL
2 14 (14.43%) PL/SQL
3 9 (9.28%) Shell Script
4 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.22%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.09%) Perl
6 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.06%) PHP
6 2 (2.06%) Python
7 1 (1.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
2 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
3 14 (14.43%) DV Cleared
4 13 (13.40%) CCNA
5 12 (12.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (11.34%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (5.15%) ISEB
8 4 (4.12%) A+ Certification
8 4 (4.12%) Degree
9 3 (3.09%) CCNP
9 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.06%) MCSE
10 2 (2.06%) SAP Certification
11 1 (1.03%) MCSA
11 1 (1.03%) MCTS
11 1 (1.03%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.06%) ISO22301
3 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (17.53%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle Clusterware
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (7.22%) vCloud
5 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (9.28%) Tivoli
1 9 (9.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (8.25%) Data Guard
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle Flashback
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle Statspack
3 7 (7.22%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.06%) Puppet
4 2 (2.06%) SCCM
5 1 (1.03%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) VMware
2 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
3 24 (24.74%) Oracle
4 19 (19.59%) Remedy
5 18 (18.56%) HP
6 17 (17.53%) Cisco
7 14 (14.43%) Citrix
8 8 (8.25%) NetApp
9 7 (7.22%) 3PAR
9 7 (7.22%) Brocade
9 7 (7.22%) Symantec
10 5 (5.15%) Sage
10 5 (5.15%) ServiceNow
11 4 (4.12%) EMC
11 4 (4.12%) SAP
12 1 (1.03%) F5
12 1 (1.03%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.03%) Radware
12 1 (1.03%) Veeam
12 1 (1.03%) Wyse
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension,bonus etc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago