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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 39 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +28
Permanent jobs citing SLA 51 59 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.29% 5.53% 1.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.93% 47.58% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42 53 16
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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
146 124 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.28% 11.63% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118 109 88
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,300 £28,680
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -6 20 £38,000 +20.63% 3
Newport -12 12 £40,000 +33.33%
Bridgend - 8 £35,000 - 1
Torfaen - 4 £36,250 -
Caerphilly -5 2 £27,500 -5.17%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £27,500 -
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 47 (51.65%) ITIL
2 41 (45.05%) Firewall
3 35 (38.46%) Cisco
4 26 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 26 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 25 (27.47%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (27.47%) CCNA
6 21 (23.08%) LAN
6 21 (23.08%) Windows
7 20 (21.98%) WAN
7 20 (21.98%) CCNP
8 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
8 19 (20.88%) Network Management
9 18 (19.78%) VMware
9 18 (19.78%) SQL
10 17 (18.68%) Wireless
10 17 (18.68%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
12 12 (13.19%) Oracle
12 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
12 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (12.09%) Incident Management
13 11 (12.09%) UNIX
13 11 (12.09%) Finance
14 10 (10.99%) Active Directory
14 10 (10.99%) DHCP
14 10 (10.99%) DNS
14 10 (10.99%) SaaS
15 9 (9.89%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (9.89%) Service Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.30%) Apache
3 2 (2.20%) JBoss
3 2 (2.20%) Documentum
3 2 (2.20%) CMS
3 2 (2.20%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) SaaS
2 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (45.05%) Firewall
2 21 (23.08%) LAN
3 20 (21.98%) WAN
4 17 (18.68%) Wireless
4 17 (18.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (10.99%) DNS
5 10 (10.99%) DHCP
6 9 (9.89%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
8 7 (7.69%) Network Security
9 6 (6.59%) Internet
10 5 (5.49%) HTTP
10 5 (5.49%) SSL
10 5 (5.49%) SAN
10 5 (5.49%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.20%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (2.20%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (2.20%) SNMP
11 2 (2.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
1 6 (6.59%) SQLPlus
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Ant
1 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.20%) MSTest
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Back Office
2 5 (5.49%) Welsh Language
3 2 (2.20%) Law
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Military
4 1 (1.10%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 12 (13.19%) Security Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Administrator
7 7 (7.69%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Support Manager
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Manager
8 6 (6.59%) Support Manager
9 5 (5.49%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Application Security Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.49%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) XML
2 5 (5.49%) PCRE
3 3 (3.30%) .NET
4 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.20%) CSS
4 2 (2.20%) WCF
4 2 (2.20%) WPF
4 2 (2.20%) Silverlight
4 2 (2.20%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.20%) HTML
4 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.10%) Java EE
5 1 (1.10%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) Replication
2 4 (4.40%) PDA
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
4 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) CMDB
4 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Windows
2 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (12.09%) UNIX
4 6 (6.59%) Linux
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.49%) Solaris
6 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) ITIL
2 26 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 19 (20.88%) Network Management
4 11 (12.09%) Incident Management
5 9 (9.89%) Service Management
6 6 (6.59%) Line Management
7 5 (5.49%) OWASP
8 4 (4.40%) Resource Management
8 4 (4.40%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.40%) ITIL V2
8 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.40%) Project Management
8 4 (4.40%) Logistics
9 3 (3.30%) MVC
9 3 (3.30%) CRM
9 3 (3.30%) High Availability
10 2 (2.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.20%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.20%) Database Mirroring
10 2 (2.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) SQL
2 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.69%) Perl
2 7 (7.69%) Python
3 5 (5.49%) PHP
3 5 (5.49%) C#
3 5 (5.49%) Java
4 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.20%) XAML
4 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (27.47%) CCNA
1 25 (27.47%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (21.98%) CCNP
3 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.40%) MCP
7 3 (3.30%) Degree
8 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.10%) MCDST
9 1 (1.10%) RHCE
9 1 (1.10%) VCP5
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Firmware
3 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.10%) XenApp
4 1 (1.10%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.10%) SCCM
1 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (38.46%) Cisco
2 26 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.78%) VMware
5 12 (13.19%) Oracle
6 8 (8.79%) Nokia
7 7 (7.69%) Citrix
7 7 (7.69%) Juniper
7 7 (7.69%) F5
8 6 (6.59%) Blue Coat
8 6 (6.59%) Remedy
8 6 (6.59%) Dell
9 5 (5.49%) EMC
9 5 (5.49%) HP
9 5 (5.49%) IBM
10 4 (4.40%) Sun
10 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.20%) LexisNexis
11 2 (2.20%) Brocade
12 1 (1.10%) NetApp
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Companies House
Salary: £24,594.00 - £29,115.00 plus on call allowance (+ EXCELLENT BENEFITS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Companies House
Salary: £24,594 - £29,115 plus on call allowance (+ EXCELLENT BENEFITS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + 25 days a/l, healthcare, training budget
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago