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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 36 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 54 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.12% 2.93% 2.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.55% 28.81% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 16
Average salary £31,500 £35,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.26% +26.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £27,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
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
99 118 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 9.39% 10.15% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 88 110 31
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 September 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 September 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 +13 24 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Newport +30 20 £28,000 -6.66% 4
Caerphilly - 5 £35,000 -
Monmouthshire -1 2 £22,500 -45.45%
Torfaen -4 1 - -
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 45 (38.46%) ITIL
2 37 (31.62%) Cisco
3 34 (29.06%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (26.50%) Firewall
5 30 (25.64%) Service Delivery
6 28 (23.93%) CCNP
7 19 (16.24%) LAN
7 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
7 19 (16.24%) CheckPoint
7 19 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 18 (15.38%) Degree
8 18 (15.38%) F5
9 16 (13.68%) Finance
10 15 (12.82%) SQL
11 14 (11.97%) Windows
11 14 (11.97%) CCNA
12 13 (11.11%) Juniper
13 12 (10.26%) VMware
13 12 (10.26%) QA
13 12 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (9.40%) UNIX
14 11 (9.40%) VPN
14 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
14 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
15 10 (8.55%) C#
15 10 (8.55%) MS Excel
15 10 (8.55%) WAN
15 10 (8.55%) BGP
15 10 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1 (0.85%) IIS
1 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.85%) SAS
1 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.85%) Lync
1 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.98%) MS Office
3 4 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.50%) Firewall
2 19 (16.24%) LAN
2 19 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (9.40%) VPN
4 10 (8.55%) WAN
4 10 (8.55%) BGP
4 10 (8.55%) HSRP
5 9 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (7.69%) Wireless
6 8 (6.84%) IPsec
6 8 (6.84%) EIGRP
6 8 (6.84%) VRRP
6 8 (6.84%) FWSM
6 8 (6.84%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (4.27%) Network Security
8 3 (2.56%) MPLS
8 3 (2.56%) DHCP
9 2 (1.71%) SSL
9 2 (1.71%) Telnet
9 2 (1.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.85%) Subversion
1 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (13.68%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Marketing
3 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.13%) Welsh Language
5 4 (3.42%) Advertising
6 3 (2.56%) Legal
7 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.71%) Back Office
7 2 (1.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (24.79%) Network Engineer
2 21 (17.95%) Service Manager
3 20 (17.09%) Analyst
4 17 (14.53%) Applications Support
5 13 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
6 12 (10.26%) Services Delivery Manager
7 10 (8.55%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.69%) Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Development Manager
11 6 (5.13%) Product Development Manager
11 6 (5.13%) Product Manager
12 5 (4.27%) Service Desk Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) Service Analyst
12 5 (4.27%) Network Support Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) Cisco Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) Network Support
13 4 (3.42%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) jQuery
2 2 (1.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.85%) JSON
3 1 (0.85%) OAuth
3 1 (0.85%) RESTful
3 1 (0.85%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) Clustering
3 4 (3.42%) Replication
3 4 (3.42%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.71%) HACMP
4 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) AS400
5 1 (0.85%) EPoS
5 1 (0.85%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.85%) FMCG
5 1 (0.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Windows
2 11 (9.40%) UNIX
3 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.56%) Linux
5 3 (2.56%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.71%) AIX
6 2 (1.71%) HPUX
6 2 (1.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.46%) ITIL
2 30 (25.64%) Service Delivery
3 12 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (7.69%) MVC
5 9 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 8 (6.84%) Coaching
6 8 (6.84%) Load Balancing
6 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
6 8 (6.84%) Network Management
7 7 (5.98%) Business Development
7 7 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.13%) Change Management
8 6 (5.13%) Service Management
9 5 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.42%) Analytics
10 4 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.42%) Database Tuning
10 4 (3.42%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.82%) SQL
2 10 (8.55%) C#
3 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.71%) VB
5 2 (1.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) PHP
6 1 (0.85%) Python
6 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (29.06%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (23.93%) CCNP
3 18 (15.38%) Degree
4 14 (11.97%) CCNA
5 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
6 10 (8.55%) CCSE
6 10 (8.55%) JNCIS
7 5 (4.27%) CCENT
7 5 (4.27%) SAP Certification
7 5 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.27%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.71%) CCIP
10 2 (1.71%) CCIE
10 2 (1.71%) MCITP
11 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.85%) MCSE
11 1 (0.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) QA
2 6 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) GxP
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.71%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (31.62%) Cisco
2 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.24%) CheckPoint
3 18 (15.38%) F5
4 13 (11.11%) Juniper
5 12 (10.26%) VMware
6 7 (5.98%) SAP
7 6 (5.13%) HP
7 6 (5.13%) Remedy
8 5 (4.27%) IBM
9 4 (3.42%) Oracle
10 2 (1.71%) Nortel
10 2 (1.71%) Siemens
10 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.71%) BMC
10 2 (1.71%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.85%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.85%) Brocade
11 1 (0.85%) NetApp
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