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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 50 43 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs citing SLA 58 68 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.21% 5.09% 1.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.96% 44.74% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 51 53 16
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -19.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £22,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,330 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -9.33%
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
129 152 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.37% 11.39% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 98 121 114
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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
South Wales -10 50 £37,500 +10.29% 5
North Wales -3 4 £49,250 - 1
West Wales +10 2 £18,500 -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 64 (54.70%) ITIL
2 43 (36.75%) Cisco
3 38 (32.48%) Firewall
4 32 (27.35%) CCNA
4 32 (27.35%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (26.50%) Windows
6 28 (23.93%) LAN
6 28 (23.93%) Service Delivery
7 26 (22.22%) WAN
7 26 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 23 (19.66%) CheckPoint
8 23 (19.66%) VMware
9 21 (17.95%) Active Directory
10 20 (17.09%) SQL
11 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (14.53%) CCNP
12 17 (14.53%) Finance
13 16 (13.68%) Security Cleared
14 15 (12.82%) Network Management
14 15 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (12.82%) Wireless
15 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
15 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (11.97%) Incident Management
16 13 (11.11%) DNS
16 13 (11.11%) DHCP
17 12 (10.26%) Oracle
17 12 (10.26%) Service Management
17 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (9.40%) UNIX

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 8 (6.84%) Lync
2 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.71%) JBoss
3 2 (1.71%) Documentum
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) SaaS
2 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (32.48%) Firewall
2 28 (23.93%) LAN
3 26 (22.22%) WAN
4 15 (12.82%) Wireless
4 15 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (11.11%) DHCP
5 13 (11.11%) DNS
6 10 (8.55%) VoIP
7 9 (7.69%) DPNSS
7 9 (7.69%) QSIG
8 8 (6.84%) Internet
8 8 (6.84%) PBX
8 8 (6.84%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (5.98%) TCP/IP
9 7 (5.98%) Network Security
10 3 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (2.56%) SSL
10 3 (2.56%) SAN
10 3 (2.56%) HTTP
11 1 (0.85%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) SQLPlus
3 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Ant
1 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (14.53%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Back Office
2 6 (5.13%) Advertising
3 3 (2.56%) Welsh Language
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Military
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.85%) Electronics
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (19.66%) Analyst
2 22 (18.80%) Network Engineer
3 16 (13.68%) Technical Support
4 15 (12.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Support Analyst
6 13 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 12 (10.26%) Administrator
8 10 (8.55%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (8.55%) Security Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (6.84%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (6.84%) Service Analyst
11 7 (5.98%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (5.98%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (5.98%) Support Manager
12 6 (5.13%) Technical Manager
12 6 (5.13%) Technical Support Manager
12 6 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (5.13%) Applications Support
12 6 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) XML
2 3 (2.56%) PCRE
3 2 (1.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) CGI
4 1 (0.85%) LAMP
4 1 (0.85%) Java EE
4 1 (0.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.42%) PDA
4 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.71%) CMDB
4 2 (1.71%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.71%) Replication
4 2 (1.71%) Clustering
4 2 (1.71%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.85%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.50%) Windows
2 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (9.40%) UNIX
5 7 (5.98%) Linux
6 5 (4.27%) Solaris
7 2 (1.71%) AIX
7 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (54.70%) ITIL
2 28 (23.93%) Service Delivery
3 15 (12.82%) Network Management
4 14 (11.97%) Incident Management
5 12 (10.26%) Service Management
6 8 (6.84%) Operations Management
7 7 (5.98%) Change Management
7 7 (5.98%) CRM
8 5 (4.27%) Project Management
8 5 (4.27%) Resource Management
8 5 (4.27%) Logistics
9 4 (3.42%) ITIL V2
9 4 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (2.56%) Line Management
10 3 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.56%) OWASP
11 2 (1.71%) Database Tuning
11 2 (1.71%) Database Mirroring
11 2 (1.71%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.09%) SQL
2 5 (4.27%) Python
2 5 (4.27%) Perl
3 4 (3.42%) C#
4 3 (2.56%) Java
4 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.56%) PHP
5 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.85%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) Uniface
6 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (27.35%) CCNA
1 32 (27.35%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (14.53%) CCNP
3 16 (13.68%) Security Cleared
4 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
5 11 (9.40%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (5.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (4.27%) MCP
7 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.56%) Degree
9 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.85%) RHCE
10 1 (0.85%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 21 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) XenApp
3 1 (0.85%) RHEV
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.85%) SCCM
1 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (36.75%) Cisco
2 26 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 23 (19.66%) CheckPoint
3 23 (19.66%) VMware
4 12 (10.26%) Oracle
5 9 (7.69%) Citrix
6 8 (6.84%) Juniper
7 7 (5.98%) Blue Coat
7 7 (5.98%) F5
8 6 (5.13%) Nokia
8 6 (5.13%) Remedy
9 5 (4.27%) IBM
9 5 (4.27%) Sun
9 5 (4.27%) HP
10 4 (3.42%) Dell
10 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.56%) EMC
12 1 (0.85%) Nortel
12 1 (0.85%) SAP
12 1 (0.85%) Websense
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Flintshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 43k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago