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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 54 38 64
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +26
Permanent jobs citing SLA 52 56 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.10% 5.08% 2.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 50.45% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 48 47 29
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,550 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
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
104 111 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.20% 10.06% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 97 98 111
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
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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 -11 33 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Bridgend - 12 £40,000 - 3
Newport -25 3 £36,250 +29.46% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £27,500 -
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 53 (53.00%) ITIL
2 34 (34.00%) Windows
3 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (25.00%) VMware
5 24 (24.00%) Cisco
6 23 (23.00%) Firewall
7 22 (22.00%) Service Delivery
8 20 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (19.00%) Finance
9 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (18.00%) CCNA
11 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (16.00%) Active Directory
12 16 (16.00%) SQL
13 15 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (14.00%) Security Cleared
14 14 (14.00%) LAN
15 13 (13.00%) CheckPoint
15 13 (13.00%) CCNP
15 13 (13.00%) Oracle
15 13 (13.00%) MS Excel
15 13 (13.00%) WAN
15 13 (13.00%) Advertising
15 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
16 12 (12.00%) Incident Management
16 12 (12.00%) Network Management
16 12 (12.00%) DHCP
16 12 (12.00%) CRM
16 12 (12.00%) DNS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (3.00%) IIS
1 3 (3.00%) Apache
2 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.00%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.00%) Firewall
2 14 (14.00%) LAN
3 13 (13.00%) WAN
4 12 (12.00%) DHCP
4 12 (12.00%) DNS
5 9 (9.00%) Wireless
5 9 (9.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (8.00%) Internet
7 6 (6.00%) SAN
8 4 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.00%) VoIP
9 2 (2.00%) MPLS
9 2 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (2.00%) Network Security
10 1 (1.00%) PPTP
10 1 (1.00%) IPsec
10 1 (1.00%) VLAN
10 1 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.00%) SNMP
10 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.00%) SQLPlus
5 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.00%) Informix
6 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Advertising
3 6 (6.00%) Back Office
4 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Analyst
2 20 (20.00%) Administrator
3 19 (19.00%) Support Analyst
4 16 (16.00%) Technical Support
5 14 (14.00%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (14.00%) Network Engineer
5 14 (14.00%) Support Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (9.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Support Manager
8 8 (8.00%) Service Manager
9 7 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (7.00%) Technical Manager
9 7 (7.00%) Technical Support Manager
9 7 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Support Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Developer
11 5 (5.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) XML
2 1 (1.00%) CGI
2 1 (1.00%) Java EE
2 1 (1.00%) JSON
2 1 (1.00%) jQuery
2 1 (1.00%) Mojolicious
2 1 (1.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.00%) Replication
2 4 (4.00%) Clustering
2 4 (4.00%) PDA
3 3 (3.00%) CMDB
3 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.00%) DTV
5 1 (1.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.00%) Windows
2 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (9.00%) UNIX
5 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.00%) Solaris
7 4 (4.00%) Linux
7 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.00%) AIX
9 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.00%) ITIL
2 22 (22.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (12.00%) CRM
3 12 (12.00%) Incident Management
3 12 (12.00%) Network Management
4 11 (11.00%) Service Management
5 9 (9.00%) Change Management
6 5 (5.00%) Logistics
6 5 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 5 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.00%) Database Tuning
7 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.00%) Project Management
8 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.00%) C#
3 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (1.00%) Perl
5 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.00%) C++
5 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (18.00%) CCNA
3 14 (14.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.00%) CCNP
5 7 (7.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (6.00%) MCP
6 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.00%) Degree
8 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.00%) VCP5
9 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) XenApp
3 1 (1.00%) RHEV
3 1 (1.00%) Firmware
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.00%) SCOM
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (25.00%) VMware
3 24 (24.00%) Cisco
4 13 (13.00%) Oracle
4 13 (13.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (9.00%) Citrix
6 8 (8.00%) IBM
7 5 (5.00%) Sun
7 5 (5.00%) HP
8 4 (4.00%) Dell
8 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.00%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.00%) Juniper
9 3 (3.00%) NetApp
9 3 (3.00%) Nokia
9 3 (3.00%) Veritas
9 3 (3.00%) Remedy
10 2 (2.00%) F5
11 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.00%) Websense
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 27 days ago