The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 41 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 62 69 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.78% 4.80% 4.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.18% 40.83% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 46 59 53
Median salary £26,000 £37,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,450 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,150 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,250 £34,090 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+0.46% +0.26%
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
147 169 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.33% 11.76% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 123 129 125
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,400 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £49,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 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 24 June 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Wales

SLA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
South Wales +7 55 £26,000 -30.66% 7
North Wales +5 5 £27,500 -41.48% 1
West Wales -11 2 £50,000 +170.27%
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for SLA.

1 67 (59.29%) ITIL
2 50 (44.25%) Windows
3 41 (36.28%) SQL
4 37 (32.74%) Microsoft
5 32 (28.32%) Firewall
6 31 (27.43%) Incident Management
7 30 (26.55%) VMware
8 29 (25.66%) Linux
9 27 (23.89%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (22.12%) Oracle
11 24 (21.24%) MS Excel
12 23 (20.35%) CCNA
12 23 (20.35%) Cisco
13 22 (19.47%) Internet
14 20 (17.70%) Citrix
14 20 (17.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 19 (16.81%) Remedy
15 19 (16.81%) High Availability
16 17 (15.04%) Active Directory
16 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
16 17 (15.04%) Unix
17 16 (14.16%) HP
17 16 (14.16%) Service Management
18 15 (13.27%) Finance
18 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (13.27%) SC Cleared
18 15 (13.27%) Security Cleared
19 14 (12.39%) DV Cleared
19 14 (12.39%) HP Data Protector
19 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in 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 12 (10.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (21.24%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Office 365
2 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.32%) Firewall
2 22 (19.47%) Internet
3 5 (4.42%) DNS
3 5 (4.42%) LAN
3 5 (4.42%) NAS
3 5 (4.42%) WAN
4 4 (3.54%) VoIP
5 3 (2.65%) DPNSS
5 3 (2.65%) PSTN
5 3 (2.65%) QSIG
5 3 (2.65%) SAN
6 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.77%) VPN
6 2 (1.77%) Wireless
7 1 (0.88%) DHCP
7 1 (0.88%) Network Security
7 1 (0.88%) PBX
7 1 (0.88%) RTP
7 1 (0.88%) VLAN
7 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.39%) Oracle Database
3 12 (10.62%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (7.08%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (4.42%) SQLPlus
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Games
3 4 (3.54%) Back Office
3 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.77%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (30.97%) Analyst
2 32 (28.32%) Support Engineer
3 15 (13.27%) DBA
4 14 (12.39%) 1st Line Support
4 14 (12.39%) Technical Support
5 13 (11.50%) Technical Engineer
5 13 (11.50%) Technical Support Engineer
6 12 (10.62%) 1st Line Engineer
6 12 (10.62%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 12 (10.62%) Service Analyst
6 12 (10.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) Administrator
8 9 (7.96%) 1st Line Technical Support
8 9 (7.96%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.19%) Applications Support
9 7 (6.19%) IT Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) IT Support
9 7 (6.19%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.73%) CGI
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (1.77%) CSS
3 2 (1.77%) HTML
4 1 (0.88%) .NET
4 1 (0.88%) COM
4 1 (0.88%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) Clustering
2 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.42%) Fintech
3 5 (4.42%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.77%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.77%) Derivative
4 2 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (44.25%) Windows
2 29 (25.66%) Linux
3 17 (15.04%) Unix
4 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (12.39%) AIX
5 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (11.50%) Windows Server
6 13 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.31%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.42%) Solaris
8 5 (4.42%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.65%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (59.29%) ITIL
2 31 (27.43%) Incident Management
3 19 (16.81%) High Availability
4 16 (14.16%) Service Management
5 14 (12.39%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (11.50%) ITSM
6 13 (11.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (10.62%) Logistics
8 11 (9.73%) Problem Management
9 9 (7.96%) Data Analysis
9 9 (7.96%) Database Tuning
10 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.31%) Data Entry
11 6 (5.31%) Service Delivery
12 5 (4.42%) Database Mirroring
12 5 (4.42%) ITIL V2
12 5 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (3.54%) Resource Management
13 4 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.28%) SQL
2 14 (12.39%) PL/SQL
3 10 (8.85%) Shell Script
4 9 (7.96%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.19%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.65%) Java
6 3 (2.65%) Perl
7 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.77%) PHP
7 2 (1.77%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) Korn
8 1 (0.88%) Uniface
8 1 (0.88%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (23.89%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (20.35%) CCNA
3 20 (17.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 15 (13.27%) SC Cleared
4 15 (13.27%) Security Cleared
5 14 (12.39%) DV Cleared
6 12 (10.62%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.42%) A+ Certification
7 5 (4.42%) ISEB
7 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.54%) CCNP
8 4 (3.54%) MCSE
9 2 (1.77%) CCVP
9 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.88%) Degree
10 1 (0.88%) MCSA
10 1 (0.88%) MCTS
10 1 (0.88%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.65%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (15.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle Clusterware
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.77%) vCloud
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) HP Data Protector
1 14 (12.39%) Tivoli
1 14 (12.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (7.08%) Data Guard
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle Flashback
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle Statspack
3 6 (5.31%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.77%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.77%) Puppet
4 2 (1.77%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 37 (32.74%) Microsoft
2 30 (26.55%) VMware
3 25 (22.12%) Oracle
4 23 (20.35%) Cisco
5 20 (17.70%) Citrix
6 19 (16.81%) Remedy
7 16 (14.16%) HP
8 5 (4.42%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.54%) Sage
10 3 (2.65%) NetApp
10 3 (2.65%) Sun
11 2 (1.77%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.77%) Brocade
11 2 (1.77%) SAP
11 2 (1.77%) Symantec
12 1 (0.88%) EMC
12 1 (0.88%) NETGEAR
12 1 (0.88%) Sonus
12 1 (0.88%) Veeam
12 1 (0.88%) Wyse
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