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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 41 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 54 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.58% 4.29% 5.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.30% 34.69% 52.34%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 50
Median salary £26,000 £38,800 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.98% +27.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
134 147 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.36% 12.35% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 119 116 91
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £49,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +10 30 £25,500 -37.88% 2
Bridgend -5 10 £35,000 - 5
Newport -13 6 £25,250 -36.87%
Torfaen +10 5 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £21,000 -
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SLA.

1 62 (61.39%) ITIL
2 49 (48.51%) Windows
3 35 (34.65%) SQL
4 33 (32.67%) VMware
5 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
6 25 (24.75%) Oracle
6 25 (24.75%) Firewall
7 24 (23.76%) Linux
8 23 (22.77%) High Availability
9 20 (19.80%) Cisco
10 19 (18.81%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (18.81%) Remedy
10 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (18.81%) Incident Management
11 18 (17.82%) HP
12 17 (16.83%) Service Management
12 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (15.84%) Windows Server
13 16 (15.84%) Active Directory
13 16 (15.84%) Unix
13 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
14 15 (14.85%) PL/SQL
14 15 (14.85%) Oracle Database
15 14 (13.86%) SQL Server
15 14 (13.86%) Citrix
15 14 (13.86%) CCNA
15 14 (13.86%) ITSM
15 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
15 14 (13.86%) SC Cleared

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.99%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.75%) Firewall
2 12 (11.88%) Internet
3 9 (8.91%) DNS
3 9 (8.91%) NAS
4 8 (7.92%) SAN
5 7 (6.93%) LAN
6 6 (5.94%) VPN
7 5 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (4.95%) DHCP
8 4 (3.96%) BGP
8 4 (3.96%) HSRP
8 4 (3.96%) IPsec
8 4 (3.96%) VRRP
9 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.97%) WAN
10 2 (1.98%) Network Security
10 2 (1.98%) VoIP
10 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) Oracle Database
2 14 (13.86%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.87%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (8.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (7.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (7.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (7.92%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (5.94%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Back Office
3 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (35.64%) Analyst
2 22 (21.78%) Support Engineer
3 14 (13.86%) DBA
4 13 (12.87%) Support Analyst
5 11 (10.89%) Service Analyst
5 11 (10.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (10.89%) Technical Support
6 10 (9.90%) 1st Line Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (9.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) Administrator
6 10 (9.90%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) Technical Support Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 8 (7.92%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Network Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Network Support
8 6 (5.94%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (4.95%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) CGI
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (1.98%) WAP
4 1 (0.99%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.90%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.94%) Clustering
3 6 (5.94%) Fintech
3 6 (5.94%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.96%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (48.51%) Windows
2 24 (23.76%) Linux
3 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (15.84%) Unix
4 16 (15.84%) Windows Server
5 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.93%) Solaris
8 6 (5.94%) AIX
8 6 (5.94%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.99%) SUSE
11 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (61.39%) ITIL
2 23 (22.77%) High Availability
3 19 (18.81%) Incident Management
4 17 (16.83%) Service Management
5 14 (13.86%) ITSM
6 13 (12.87%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (11.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.91%) Database Tuning
9 8 (7.92%) Data Analysis
9 8 (7.92%) Logistics
9 8 (7.92%) Problem Management
10 7 (6.93%) Data Entry
10 7 (6.93%) Document Management
10 7 (6.93%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (6.93%) Resource Management
10 7 (6.93%) Ticket Management
11 6 (5.94%) ITIL V2
11 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
11 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.65%) SQL
2 15 (14.85%) PL/SQL
3 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.93%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.99%) Korn
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) Python
7 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (13.86%) CCNA
2 14 (13.86%) SC Cleared
2 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
3 13 (12.87%) DV Cleared
4 11 (10.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (8.91%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (6.93%) Degree
7 5 (4.95%) CCNP
7 5 (4.95%) ISEB
8 4 (3.96%) SAP Certification
9 3 (2.97%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.97%) MCSA
9 3 (2.97%) MCTS
9 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.97%) Server+ Certification
10 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.99%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.96%) ISO22301
3 4 (3.96%) QA
4 2 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (15.84%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.92%) Oracle Clusterware
3 8 (7.92%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (6.93%) vCloud
5 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.99%) NFS
5 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) Data Guard
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle Flashback
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle Statspack
2 7 (6.93%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (6.93%) NetBackup
2 7 (6.93%) Tivoli
2 7 (6.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.97%) SCCM
4 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.99%) Puppet
4 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (32.67%) VMware
2 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
3 25 (24.75%) Oracle
4 20 (19.80%) Cisco
5 19 (18.81%) Remedy
6 18 (17.82%) HP
7 14 (13.86%) Citrix
8 9 (8.91%) NetApp
9 8 (7.92%) Symantec
10 7 (6.93%) 3PAR
10 7 (6.93%) Brocade
11 6 (5.94%) SAP
11 6 (5.94%) ServiceNow
12 4 (3.96%) EMC
12 4 (3.96%) F5
12 4 (3.96%) Radware
12 4 (3.96%) Sage
12 4 (3.96%) TippingPoint
13 2 (1.98%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.98%) Veritas
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