The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 54 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 53 38 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.02% 2.81% 2.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.97% 28.15% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 16
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
UK

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 Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
136 135 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.31% 9.98% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 102 99 101
Average salary £35,000 £38,400 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.85% -0.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SLA
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Wales region.

SLA Salary Trend in Wales

SLA
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Wales

SLA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
South Wales +12 46 £31,000 -11.42% 10
North Wales - 7 £27,500 -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 36 (36.73%) Windows
3 28 (28.57%) VMware
4 23 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (23.47%) Active Directory
5 21 (21.43%) SQL
6 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
7 19 (19.39%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (18.37%) Cisco
8 18 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (17.35%) Firewall
9 17 (17.35%) Oracle
10 15 (15.31%) HP
10 15 (15.31%) Finance
10 15 (15.31%) Windows Server
11 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (13.27%) Problem Management
12 13 (13.27%) CCNP
12 13 (13.27%) Linux
12 13 (13.27%) Data Centre
13 12 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
15 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
16 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
16 9 (9.18%) Service Management
16 9 (9.18%) Service Delivery
16 9 (9.18%) SAN
16 9 (9.18%) NetApp
17 8 (8.16%) Symantec

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (1.02%) Drupal
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.35%) Firewall
2 12 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (9.18%) SAN
4 8 (8.16%) DNS
4 8 (8.16%) LAN
5 7 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (7.14%) NAS
5 7 (7.14%) Wireless
6 6 (6.12%) DHCP
7 5 (5.10%) IPsec
7 5 (5.10%) VPN
8 4 (4.08%) BGP
8 4 (4.08%) HSRP
8 4 (4.08%) Unified Communications
8 4 (4.08%) VRRP
8 4 (4.08%) WAN
9 3 (3.06%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (3.06%) Internet
9 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.04%) MySQL
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.02%) MS Access
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.02%) Ant
2 1 (1.02%) Hudson
2 1 (1.02%) JUnit
2 1 (1.02%) Maven
2 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Advertising
5 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 2 (2.04%) Games
5 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (44.90%) Analyst
2 23 (23.47%) Support Analyst
3 18 (18.37%) Service Analyst
3 18 (18.37%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (18.37%) Support Engineer
4 14 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) Network Support
5 12 (12.24%) Network Support Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Senior IT Support
7 7 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
7 7 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Network Support
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Service Manager
9 5 (5.10%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.10%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
1 2 (2.04%) Spring
1 2 (2.04%) WAP
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.02%) Java EE
2 1 (1.02%) JSP
2 1 (1.02%) Servlets
2 1 (1.02%) Spring Batch
2 1 (1.02%) Struts
2 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.27%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (4.08%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Clustering
4 2 (2.04%) Derivative
4 2 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.02%) Fintech
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.02%) Replication
5 1 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.73%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.27%) Linux
4 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.16%) Unix
6 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.04%) Solaris
8 1 (1.02%) SUSE
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.88%) ITIL
2 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.27%) Problem Management
4 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
4 9 (9.18%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.18%) Service Management
5 7 (7.14%) Document Management
5 7 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (7.14%) Ticket Management
6 6 (6.12%) Data Analysis
6 6 (6.12%) High Availability
6 6 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.10%) Data Entry
7 5 (5.10%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.10%) Resource Management
8 4 (4.08%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.06%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.06%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) PL/SQL
3 5 (5.10%) Java
4 4 (4.08%) R
4 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.04%) C#
7 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.02%) Korn
7 1 (1.02%) Perl
7 1 (1.02%) PHP
7 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.02%) VB
7 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (13.27%) CCNP
3 8 (8.16%) CCNA
4 7 (7.14%) SAP Certification
5 6 (6.12%) Degree
5 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.06%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.06%) CCIE
8 3 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.06%) MCSA
8 3 (3.06%) MCTS
8 3 (3.06%) Server+ Certification
9 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.04%) ISEB
9 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.02%) HNC
10 1 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 7 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (7.14%) ISO22301
2 2 (2.04%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (23.47%) Active Directory
1 23 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.14%) vCloud
3 1 (1.02%) Firmware
3 1 (1.02%) NFS
3 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.06%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.04%) SCCM
4 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (28.57%) VMware
2 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 18 (18.37%) Cisco
4 17 (17.35%) Oracle
5 15 (15.31%) HP
6 9 (9.18%) NetApp
7 8 (8.16%) Symantec
8 7 (7.14%) 3PAR
8 7 (7.14%) Brocade
8 7 (7.14%) Juniper
8 7 (7.14%) SAP
9 6 (6.12%) Citrix
10 4 (4.08%) EMC
10 4 (4.08%) F5
10 4 (4.08%) Radware
10 4 (4.08%) Remedy
10 4 (4.08%) TippingPoint
11 3 (3.06%) Sun
12 2 (2.04%) IBM
12 2 (2.04%) Veritas
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + £2.5k bonus,pension,life assuranceetc
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
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Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
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CGI
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: to £30,000 + excellent bens
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Bens
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