The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 40 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Permanent jobs citing SLA 59 31 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.80% 2.49% 4.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.03% 26.50% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 52 23 33
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,200 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £48,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
134 117 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.91% 9.41% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 112 88 67
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +16.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales +30 56 £30,500 +1.66% 11
West Wales -5 3 £18,500 -
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SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (48.19%) ITIL
2 20 (24.10%) Service Delivery
3 16 (19.28%) Cisco
4 15 (18.07%) SQL
4 15 (18.07%) LAN
5 14 (16.87%) Windows
6 13 (15.66%) Service Management
6 13 (15.66%) Incident Management
7 12 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
8 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (12.05%) WAN
10 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.84%) Remedy
10 9 (10.84%) Firewall
11 8 (9.64%) CCNP
11 8 (9.64%) UNIX
11 8 (9.64%) Linux
11 8 (9.64%) Degree
11 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
11 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
12 7 (8.43%) Network Management
12 7 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (8.43%) Solaris
12 7 (8.43%) Oracle
12 7 (8.43%) CCNA
12 7 (8.43%) CheckPoint
12 7 (8.43%) Change Management
12 7 (8.43%) Wireless
12 7 (8.43%) Finance

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.61%) Apache
1 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.20%) Lync
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Office
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) LAN
2 12 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (12.05%) WAN
4 9 (10.84%) Firewall
5 7 (8.43%) Wireless
6 5 (6.02%) DWDM
7 3 (3.61%) LDAP
7 3 (3.61%) FTP
8 2 (2.41%) MPLS
8 2 (2.41%) VoIP
8 2 (2.41%) DHCP
9 1 (1.20%) HSRP
9 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.20%) BGP
9 1 (1.20%) TELNET
9 1 (1.20%) VPN
9 1 (1.20%) DNS
9 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Ant
1 3 (3.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Marketing
3 5 (6.02%) Back Office
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.41%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Analyst
2 13 (15.66%) Support Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) Service Manager
4 8 (9.64%) Network Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (8.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Services Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Insight Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Network Specialist
7 5 (6.02%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Service Desk Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Incident Manager
10 2 (2.41%) Cisco Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.41%) Service Management Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) jQuery
2 3 (3.61%) J2EE
2 3 (3.61%) Spring
3 1 (1.20%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Clustering
2 4 (4.82%) HACMP
3 3 (3.61%) PKI
4 2 (2.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) FMCG
5 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.87%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) UNIX
2 8 (9.64%) Linux
3 7 (8.43%) Solaris
4 4 (4.82%) AIX
4 4 (4.82%) HPUX
4 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.20%) i5/OS
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) ITIL
2 20 (24.10%) Service Delivery
3 13 (15.66%) Service Management
3 13 (15.66%) Incident Management
4 7 (8.43%) Network Management
4 7 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (8.43%) Change Management
4 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.23%) Network Design
5 6 (7.23%) Web Analytics
5 6 (7.23%) Analytics
5 6 (7.23%) Multivariate Testing
6 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.02%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.02%) Network Planning
7 4 (4.82%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.82%) Data Entry
7 4 (4.82%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.61%) Java
3 3 (3.61%) Perl
4 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.64%) CCNP
2 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) CCNA
4 5 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.41%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) CCENT
6 1 (1.20%) MCSM
6 1 (1.20%) MCSE
6 1 (1.20%) MCSA
6 1 (1.20%) CCIP
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.20%) XenApp
1 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.61%) OpenSSO
3 2 (2.41%) SCCM
4 1 (1.20%) SCOM
4 1 (1.20%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Cisco
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Remedy
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 7 (8.43%) CheckPoint
4 6 (7.23%) HP
5 5 (6.02%) NetScout
5 5 (6.02%) Brocade
6 4 (4.82%) BMC
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.61%) Citrix
8 2 (2.41%) VMware
9 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.20%) IBM
9 1 (1.20%) Intel
9 1 (1.20%) Avaya
9 1 (1.20%) Juniper
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Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Shift Allowance & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago