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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 52 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 47 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.73% 2.21% 2.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.50% 27.52% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 22
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +47.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £27,000 £16,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-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
119 109 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.45% 8.02% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 92 94 56
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,000 £17,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £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 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +31 46 £31,500 -3.07% 5
West Wales +1 1 - -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (39.09%) ITIL
2 33 (30.00%) Cisco
3 32 (29.09%) Microsoft
4 31 (28.18%) Service Delivery
5 30 (27.27%) Firewall
6 28 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (22.73%) CCNP
8 21 (19.09%) Windows
9 20 (18.18%) LAN
10 19 (17.27%) CheckPoint
10 19 (17.27%) VMware
10 19 (17.27%) Degree
11 18 (16.36%) MS Excel
11 18 (16.36%) SQL
12 16 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (14.55%) Coaching
13 15 (13.64%) Finance
13 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
14 14 (12.73%) VPN
14 14 (12.73%) CCNA
15 13 (11.82%) WAN
15 13 (11.82%) QA
16 12 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (10.91%) C#
16 12 (10.91%) F5
17 11 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (10.00%) Network Management
17 11 (10.00%) Wireless
17 11 (10.00%) MVC
18 9 (8.18%) Business Continuity

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (0.91%) IIS
1 1 (0.91%) Apache
1 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.91%) SAS
1 1 (0.91%) CMS
1 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
1 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.27%) Firewall
2 20 (18.18%) LAN
3 16 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (12.73%) VPN
5 13 (11.82%) WAN
6 11 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (10.00%) Wireless
7 8 (7.27%) BGP
8 7 (6.36%) EIGRP
8 7 (6.36%) IPsec
8 7 (6.36%) HSRP
8 7 (6.36%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (5.45%) VRRP
9 6 (5.45%) FWSM
10 4 (3.64%) Internet
10 4 (3.64%) Network Security
11 3 (2.73%) DHCP
12 2 (1.82%) SNMP
12 2 (1.82%) DNS
12 2 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.91%) Subversion
1 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.91%) MSTest
General
1 15 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Games
2 4 (3.64%) Marketing
3 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
4 2 (1.82%) Welsh Language
4 2 (1.82%) Back Office
4 2 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Network Engineer
2 21 (19.09%) Service Manager
3 16 (14.55%) Analyst
4 12 (10.91%) Applications Support
5 11 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Customer Services Manager
6 8 (7.27%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Services Delivery Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Support Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.45%) Service Support Manager
8 6 (5.45%) Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Administrator
9 5 (4.55%) Service Desk Manager
10 4 (3.64%) Product Manager
10 4 (3.64%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.64%) Product Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.73%) .NET
2 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.91%) CSS
2 1 (0.91%) XML
2 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.91%) JSON
2 1 (0.91%) WCF
2 1 (0.91%) WPF
2 1 (0.91%) Silverlight
2 1 (0.91%) jQuery
2 1 (0.91%) OAuth
2 1 (0.91%) RESTful
2 1 (0.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.91%) Mojolicious
2 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.91%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Performance Metrics
2 5 (4.55%) EPoS
3 3 (2.73%) Clustering
3 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.82%) Replication
4 2 (1.82%) HACMP
4 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) AS400
5 1 (0.91%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.91%) Derivative
5 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.91%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) Windows
2 6 (5.45%) UNIX
3 3 (2.73%) Linux
4 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.82%) AIX
4 2 (1.82%) HPUX
4 2 (1.82%) Solaris
4 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.09%) ITIL
2 31 (28.18%) Service Delivery
3 16 (14.55%) Coaching
4 12 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (10.00%) MVC
5 11 (10.00%) Network Management
6 9 (8.18%) Business Continuity
7 8 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.27%) Security Management
7 8 (7.27%) BCP
7 8 (7.27%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (6.36%) Capacity Management
8 7 (6.36%) Change Management
8 7 (6.36%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.45%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.45%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.55%) Line Management
10 5 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.55%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.36%) SQL
2 12 (10.91%) C#
3 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.82%) Perl
3 2 (1.82%) VB
4 1 (0.91%) Python
4 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.91%) XAML
4 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.91%) Scala
4 1 (0.91%) PHP
4 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.91%) Java
4 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (22.73%) CCNP
3 19 (17.27%) Degree
4 14 (12.73%) CCNA
5 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
5 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.45%) CCSE
6 6 (5.45%) JNCIS
6 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.55%) SAP Certification
8 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.73%) MCITP
10 2 (1.82%) CCENT
10 2 (1.82%) MCDST
10 2 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.82%) CCIE
11 1 (0.91%) MCSE
11 1 (0.91%) CCIP
11 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.91%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) QA
2 6 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.91%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (30.00%) Cisco
2 32 (29.09%) Microsoft
3 19 (17.27%) CheckPoint
3 19 (17.27%) VMware
4 12 (10.91%) F5
5 8 (7.27%) Juniper
6 7 (6.36%) SAP
7 6 (5.45%) HP
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle
8 4 (3.64%) Nortel
8 4 (3.64%) Remedy
9 2 (1.82%) Brocade
9 2 (1.82%) Siemens
9 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.82%) BMC
9 2 (1.82%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.91%) NetApp
10 1 (0.91%) Nokia
10 1 (0.91%) Citrix
10 1 (0.91%) IBM
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