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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 36 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 66 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.04% 2.57% 2.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.52% 25.00% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 52 31 20
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +35.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £37,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
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
145 136 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.07% 10.27% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 110 127 35
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
(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 +21 58 £35,000 -4.76% 2
North Wales - 4 - -
West Wales +13 3 £19,250 -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (33.59%) ITIL
2 37 (28.91%) Cisco
3 35 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (25.00%) Firewall
5 29 (22.66%) CCNP
6 28 (21.88%) Service Delivery
7 22 (17.19%) Microsoft
8 20 (15.63%) LAN
8 20 (15.63%) CheckPoint
9 19 (14.84%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (14.06%) F5
11 17 (13.28%) Degree
11 17 (13.28%) SQL
12 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 15 (11.72%) Windows
13 15 (11.72%) CCNA
14 14 (10.94%) Finance
15 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (10.16%) Juniper
16 12 (9.38%) Marketing
16 12 (9.38%) WAN
17 11 (8.59%) VPN
17 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
17 11 (8.59%) UNIX
17 11 (8.59%) Security Cleared
17 11 (8.59%) SC Cleared
18 10 (7.81%) Cisco Nexus
18 10 (7.81%) HSRP
18 10 (7.81%) Incident Management
18 10 (7.81%) JNCIS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) SAS
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.78%) Lync
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.00%) Firewall
2 20 (15.63%) LAN
3 19 (14.84%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (9.38%) WAN
5 11 (8.59%) VPN
6 10 (7.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (7.81%) HSRP
6 10 (7.81%) Wireless
6 10 (7.81%) BGP
7 8 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (6.25%) FWSM
7 8 (6.25%) EIGRP
7 8 (6.25%) VRRP
7 8 (6.25%) IPsec
8 5 (3.91%) Network Security
9 4 (3.13%) Internet
9 4 (3.13%) MPLS
9 4 (3.13%) DHCP
10 3 (2.34%) VoIP
11 2 (1.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.78%) Subversion
1 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (10.94%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Marketing
3 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.47%) Welsh Language
4 4 (3.13%) Games
4 4 (3.13%) Legal
4 4 (3.13%) Advertising
5 3 (2.34%) Back Office
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (23.44%) Network Engineer
2 26 (20.31%) Analyst
3 20 (15.63%) Service Manager
4 16 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 14 (10.94%) Applications Support
6 13 (10.16%) Delivery Manager
7 12 (9.38%) Services Delivery Manager
8 9 (7.03%) Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Development Manager
11 6 (4.69%) Insight Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Product Manager
11 6 (4.69%) Product Development Manager
12 5 (3.91%) Network Support Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) Cisco Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) Network Support
12 5 (3.91%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) jQuery
2 1 (0.78%) XML
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) JSON
2 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.78%) RESTful
2 1 (0.78%) Mojolicious
2 1 (0.78%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.69%) Clustering
2 4 (3.13%) Digital Media
2 4 (3.13%) Replication
3 2 (1.56%) HACMP
3 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.78%) AS400
4 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.78%) iSeries
4 1 (0.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.72%) Windows
2 11 (8.59%) UNIX
3 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.13%) Linux
5 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.56%) AIX
6 2 (1.56%) HPUX
6 2 (1.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.78%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.59%) ITIL
2 28 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (7.81%) Incident Management
5 9 (7.03%) Capacity Management
5 9 (7.03%) Network Management
5 9 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.47%) Business Development
7 7 (5.47%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.69%) Multivariate Testing
8 6 (4.69%) Analytics
8 6 (4.69%) Web Analytics
8 6 (4.69%) Change Management
8 6 (4.69%) Service Management
8 6 (4.69%) MVC
9 5 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.13%) Database Tuning
10 4 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.13%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.28%) SQL
2 7 (5.47%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.69%) C#
4 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
6 1 (0.78%) VB
6 1 (0.78%) Python
6 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (22.66%) CCNP
3 17 (13.28%) Degree
4 15 (11.72%) CCNA
5 11 (8.59%) Security Cleared
5 11 (8.59%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.81%) JNCIS
6 10 (7.81%) CCSE
7 6 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.91%) SAP Certification
8 5 (3.91%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (3.91%) CCENT
9 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.56%) CCIE
10 2 (1.56%) CCIP
11 1 (0.78%) MCSE
11 1 (0.78%) MCITP
11 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.78%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) QA
2 6 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) GxP
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.78%) XenApp
2 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.56%) SCCM
2 2 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 37 (28.91%) Cisco
2 22 (17.19%) Microsoft
3 20 (15.63%) CheckPoint
4 18 (14.06%) F5
5 13 (10.16%) Juniper
6 10 (7.81%) VMware
7 8 (6.25%) HP
8 7 (5.47%) SAP
9 6 (4.69%) Remedy
10 5 (3.91%) IBM
10 5 (3.91%) Oracle
11 4 (3.13%) Nortel
12 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.56%) Citrix
12 2 (1.56%) BMC
12 2 (1.56%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.56%) Siemens
12 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.78%) NetApp
13 1 (0.78%) Avaya
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