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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 64 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 37 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.09% 2.18% 2.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.36% 19.39% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 19
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +41.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,200 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
118 98 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 9.84% 11.23% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 99 78 47
Average salary £38,400 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £25,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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 -7 21 £23,500 -27.69% 3
Newport - 12 £46,000 - 2
Bridgend +5 2 £41,250 +157.81% 1
Torfaen - 2 £35,000 -
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (46.43%) ITIL
2 29 (34.52%) Service Delivery
3 26 (30.95%) Firewall
4 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
5 22 (26.19%) Cisco
6 21 (25.00%) Windows
7 18 (21.43%) SQL
7 18 (21.43%) CheckPoint
8 17 (20.24%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (20.24%) VMware
9 16 (19.05%) CCNP
9 16 (19.05%) LAN
10 15 (17.86%) CCNA
11 14 (16.67%) WAN
11 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 14 (16.67%) Network Management
12 13 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (15.48%) Degree
13 12 (14.29%) Coaching
13 12 (14.29%) Wireless
13 12 (14.29%) C#
14 11 (13.10%) MVC
14 11 (13.10%) Finance
14 11 (13.10%) QA
15 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (11.90%) Line Management
16 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
17 8 (9.52%) VPN
17 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
17 8 (9.52%) Security Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.57%) Umbraco
1 3 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (2.38%) Apache
2 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.95%) Firewall
2 16 (19.05%) LAN
3 14 (16.67%) WAN
4 13 (15.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (14.29%) Wireless
6 8 (9.52%) VPN
7 7 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.76%) SSL
9 3 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.57%) DNS
9 3 (3.57%) DHCP
9 3 (3.57%) HTTP
9 3 (3.57%) SAN
9 3 (3.57%) IPsec
9 3 (3.57%) BGP
9 3 (3.57%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.38%) IGRP
10 2 (2.38%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.19%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.57%) MSTest
2 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Welsh Language
3 3 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.24%) Service Manager
3 14 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (14.29%) Analyst
5 10 (11.90%) Team Leader
6 9 (10.71%) Applications Support
7 8 (9.52%) Service Analyst
7 8 (9.52%) Customer Services Manager
7 8 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (5.95%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Service Desk Manager
10 4 (4.76%) Support Manager
10 4 (4.76%) Service Support Manager
10 4 (4.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 3 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
11 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
12 2 (2.38%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) .NET
2 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.57%) WCF
2 3 (3.57%) WPF
2 3 (3.57%) Silverlight
2 3 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.57%) CSS
2 3 (3.57%) XML
2 3 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) EPoS
2 3 (3.57%) Replication
3 2 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.19%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.19%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Vista
2 3 (3.57%) UNIX
2 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Solaris
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) ITIL
2 29 (34.52%) Service Delivery
3 14 (16.67%) Network Management
4 12 (14.29%) Coaching
5 11 (13.10%) MVC
6 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (11.90%) Line Management
7 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (9.52%) Security Management
7 8 (9.52%) BCP
7 8 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 8 (9.52%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (5.95%) Change Management
8 5 (5.95%) Service Management
9 4 (4.76%) High Availability
9 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.57%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.57%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.57%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) SQL
2 12 (14.29%) C#
3 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.57%) Perl
4 3 (3.57%) PHP
4 3 (3.57%) Java
4 3 (3.57%) Python
4 3 (3.57%) XAML
5 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.19%) VB
6 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.05%) CCNP
3 15 (17.86%) CCNA
4 13 (15.48%) Degree
5 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.57%) MCDST
8 2 (2.38%) SAP Certification
8 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.38%) MCITP
9 1 (1.19%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.19%) CCIE
9 1 (1.19%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.38%) Firmware
3 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.19%) Cisco
3 18 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 17 (20.24%) VMware
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle
6 3 (3.57%) LexisNexis
6 3 (3.57%) Brocade
6 3 (3.57%) F5
6 3 (3.57%) Juniper
7 2 (2.38%) Remedy
7 2 (2.38%) Nokia
7 2 (2.38%) HP
7 2 (2.38%) Dell
7 2 (2.38%) EMC
7 2 (2.38%) SAP
8 1 (1.19%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix
8 1 (1.19%) NetApp
8 1 (1.19%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.19%) Blue Coat
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