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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 49 38 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs citing SLA 61 63 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.35% 4.87% 2.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.86% 45.32% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 51 49 30
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £46,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
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
133 139 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.49% 10.75% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 109 103 119
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 -13 52 £39,000 +11.42% 6
North Wales -3 2 £16,500 -
West Wales +4 1 £18,500 -3.89%
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 62 (50.41%) ITIL
2 41 (33.33%) Windows
3 40 (32.52%) Microsoft
4 33 (26.83%) Cisco
5 29 (23.58%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (21.95%) CCNA
7 26 (21.14%) VMware
8 23 (18.70%) Firewall
8 23 (18.70%) LAN
8 23 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (17.89%) WAN
9 22 (17.89%) Service Delivery
10 21 (17.07%) Finance
10 21 (17.07%) Active Directory
11 19 (15.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (13.82%) SQL
13 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
13 15 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
15 13 (10.57%) CheckPoint
15 13 (10.57%) Advertising
15 13 (10.57%) Oracle
15 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
15 13 (10.57%) CCNP
15 13 (10.57%) DHCP
15 13 (10.57%) DNS
16 12 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (9.76%) CRM
16 12 (9.76%) Network Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (6.50%) Lync
2 3 (2.44%) IIS
2 3 (2.44%) Apache
3 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.81%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) SaaS
2 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.70%) Firewall
1 23 (18.70%) LAN
2 22 (17.89%) WAN
3 13 (10.57%) DHCP
3 13 (10.57%) DNS
4 11 (8.94%) VoIP
5 9 (7.32%) DPNSS
5 9 (7.32%) QSIG
5 9 (7.32%) Wireless
5 9 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (6.50%) Internet
6 8 (6.50%) PBX
7 6 (4.88%) SAN
8 4 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.63%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.63%) Network Security
9 2 (1.63%) MPLS
9 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.81%) VPN
10 1 (0.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.44%) SQLPlus
5 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.81%) Informix
7 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
General
1 21 (17.07%) Finance
2 13 (10.57%) Advertising
3 6 (4.88%) Games
3 6 (4.88%) Back Office
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (24.39%) Analyst
2 22 (17.89%) Support Analyst
3 20 (16.26%) Support Engineer
3 20 (16.26%) Administrator
4 18 (14.63%) Technical Support
5 14 (11.38%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (11.38%) Network Engineer
6 12 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Support Manager
8 8 (6.50%) Service Manager
9 7 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.69%) Technical Manager
9 7 (5.69%) Technical Support Manager
9 7 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Products Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) XML
2 2 (1.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) CGI
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
3 1 (0.81%) jQuery
3 1 (0.81%) Java EE
3 1 (0.81%) JSON
3 1 (0.81%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.25%) PDA
3 4 (3.25%) Clustering
3 4 (3.25%) Replication
4 3 (2.44%) CMDB
4 3 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.81%) DTV
6 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.81%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.33%) Windows
2 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (15.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (7.32%) UNIX
5 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.07%) Solaris
6 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.25%) Linux
8 2 (1.63%) AIX
8 2 (1.63%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (50.41%) ITIL
2 22 (17.89%) Service Delivery
3 12 (9.76%) CRM
3 12 (9.76%) Network Management
3 12 (9.76%) Incident Management
4 11 (8.94%) Service Management
5 9 (7.32%) Change Management
6 8 (6.50%) Operations Management
7 5 (4.07%) Logistics
7 5 (4.07%) Resource Management
7 5 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.07%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.07%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.25%) Database Tuning
8 4 (3.25%) Project Management
8 4 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.44%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.82%) SQL
2 8 (6.50%) C#
3 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.63%) Java
5 1 (0.81%) Perl
5 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.81%) C++
5 1 (0.81%) C
5 1 (0.81%) VB
5 1 (0.81%) Uniface
5 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (23.58%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (21.95%) CCNA
3 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
4 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
5 13 (10.57%) CCNP
6 12 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (5.69%) Degree
7 7 (5.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (4.88%) MCP
8 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.63%) HIPAA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 21 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) NFS
3 1 (0.81%) Firmware
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.81%) RHEV
3 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.81%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) SCOM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 40 (32.52%) Microsoft
2 33 (26.83%) Cisco
3 26 (21.14%) VMware
4 13 (10.57%) CheckPoint
4 13 (10.57%) Oracle
5 9 (7.32%) Citrix
6 8 (6.50%) IBM
7 5 (4.07%) Sun
7 5 (4.07%) HP
8 4 (3.25%) Dell
8 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.44%) Juniper
9 3 (2.44%) NetApp
9 3 (2.44%) Nokia
9 3 (2.44%) Veritas
9 3 (2.44%) Remedy
9 3 (2.44%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.63%) F5
11 1 (0.81%) EMC
11 1 (0.81%) SAP
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 26 days ago