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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 52 80 65
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Permanent jobs citing SLA 42 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.71% 2.09% 1.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.43% 25.00% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 14
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £18,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +73.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £26,800 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
122 96 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.77% 8.37% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 100 83 43
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +15 23 £30,000 - 1
Newport - 12 £46,000 - 1
Bridgend +10 2 £41,250 +25.95%
Torfaen -3 2 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Caerphilly - 2 £17,000 -
Glamorgan - 1 £47,500 -
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (43.88%) ITIL
2 32 (32.65%) Service Delivery
3 30 (30.61%) Cisco
4 29 (29.59%) Firewall
5 26 (26.53%) Microsoft
6 25 (25.51%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (22.45%) CCNP
8 21 (21.43%) Windows
9 20 (20.41%) LAN
10 19 (19.39%) VMware
11 18 (18.37%) CheckPoint
12 17 (17.35%) SQL
12 17 (17.35%) Degree
13 16 (16.33%) CCNA
13 16 (16.33%) Coaching
13 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
14 14 (14.29%) C#
14 14 (14.29%) WAN
15 13 (13.27%) VPN
15 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
15 13 (13.27%) MVC
15 13 (13.27%) Network Management
15 13 (13.27%) QA
16 12 (12.24%) Finance
16 12 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (12.24%) Wireless
16 12 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (9.18%) Business Continuity
17 9 (9.18%) MS PowerPoint

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (3.06%) CMS
1 3 (3.06%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.04%) Apache
2 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.02%) SAS
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.59%) Firewall
2 20 (20.41%) LAN
3 14 (14.29%) WAN
4 13 (13.27%) VPN
5 12 (12.24%) Wireless
5 12 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (8.16%) BGP
7 7 (7.14%) EIGRP
7 7 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (7.14%) IPsec
8 6 (6.12%) HSRP
9 5 (5.10%) VRRP
9 5 (5.10%) FWSM
10 4 (4.08%) SSL
10 4 (4.08%) DHCP
11 3 (3.06%) HTTP
11 3 (3.06%) SAN
11 3 (3.06%) Network Security
11 3 (3.06%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.06%) MSTest
2 1 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Welsh Language
3 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.06%) Law
4 2 (2.04%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Network Engineer
2 21 (21.43%) Service Manager
3 13 (13.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) Applications Support
6 8 (8.16%) Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Service Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Customer Services Manager
7 7 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 7 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
7 7 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Support Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Service Support Manager
9 5 (5.10%) Service Desk Manager
9 5 (5.10%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 2 (2.04%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) .NET
2 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.06%) CSS
2 3 (3.06%) XML
2 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.06%) WCF
2 3 (3.06%) WPF
2 3 (3.06%) Silverlight
2 3 (3.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (3.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) EPoS
2 3 (3.06%) Replication
2 3 (3.06%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.02%) AS400
4 1 (1.02%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.02%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) UNIX
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.88%) ITIL
2 32 (32.65%) Service Delivery
3 16 (16.33%) Coaching
4 13 (13.27%) MVC
4 13 (13.27%) Network Management
5 12 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (9.18%) Business Continuity
7 8 (8.16%) Security Management
7 8 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.16%) BCP
7 8 (8.16%) Business Continuity Planning
7 8 (8.16%) Line Management
8 7 (7.14%) Change Management
8 7 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.12%) Capacity Management
10 5 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.10%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.10%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.35%) SQL
2 14 (14.29%) C#
3 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.06%) Perl
4 3 (3.06%) PHP
4 3 (3.06%) Java
4 3 (3.06%) Python
4 3 (3.06%) XAML
5 2 (2.04%) VB
6 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (25.51%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (22.45%) CCNP
3 17 (17.35%) Degree
4 16 (16.33%) CCNA
5 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.08%) SAP Certification
6 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.06%) MCITP
7 3 (3.06%) CCSE
7 3 (3.06%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.04%) MCDST
8 2 (2.04%) CCENT
8 2 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.04%) CCIE
9 1 (1.02%) MCSE
9 1 (1.02%) CCIP
9 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.02%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.27%) QA
2 5 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.02%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.04%) Firmware
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (1.02%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (30.61%) Cisco
2 26 (26.53%) Microsoft
3 19 (19.39%) VMware
4 18 (18.37%) CheckPoint
5 8 (8.16%) F5
6 5 (5.10%) Juniper
6 5 (5.10%) SAP
7 4 (4.08%) HP
8 3 (3.06%) LexisNexis
8 3 (3.06%) Brocade
9 2 (2.04%) Dell
9 2 (2.04%) EMC
9 2 (2.04%) Nortel
9 2 (2.04%) Oracle
9 2 (2.04%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.04%) Nokia
9 2 (2.04%) Siemens
10 1 (1.02%) NetApp
10 1 (1.02%) Remedy
10 1 (1.02%) McAfee
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