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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 42 47 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Permanent jobs citing SLA 63 64 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.71% 4.94% 2.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.42% 45.71% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 54 58 22
Average salary £38,000 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £20,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £37,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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
173 140 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.93% 10.81% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 134 123 106
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £51,450
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 -1 49 £37,500 +22.95% 4
North Wales - 11 £47,000 -
West Wales +17 2 £18,500 -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (54.21%) ITIL
2 43 (40.19%) Cisco
3 40 (37.38%) Firewall
4 33 (30.84%) CCNA
4 33 (30.84%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (28.04%) LAN
6 29 (27.10%) WAN
7 28 (26.17%) Windows
8 27 (25.23%) Service Delivery
9 26 (24.30%) CheckPoint
10 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
10 20 (18.69%) CCNP
11 19 (17.76%) SQL
11 19 (17.76%) Network Management
12 18 (16.82%) VMware
13 17 (15.89%) Wireless
13 17 (15.89%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
15 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (13.08%) Finance
15 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
16 13 (12.15%) SC Cleared
17 12 (11.21%) Oracle
18 11 (10.28%) UNIX
19 10 (9.35%) VoIP
19 10 (9.35%) DNS
19 10 (9.35%) DHCP
19 10 (9.35%) Incident Management
20 9 (8.41%) Cisco ASA
20 9 (8.41%) SaaS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.48%) Lync
2 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.80%) Apache
4 2 (1.87%) CMS
4 2 (1.87%) JBoss
4 2 (1.87%) Documentum
4 2 (1.87%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) SaaS
2 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (37.38%) Firewall
2 30 (28.04%) LAN
3 29 (27.10%) WAN
4 17 (15.89%) Wireless
4 17 (15.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (9.35%) VoIP
5 10 (9.35%) DNS
5 10 (9.35%) DHCP
6 9 (8.41%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (8.41%) TCP/IP
6 9 (8.41%) DPNSS
6 9 (8.41%) QSIG
7 8 (7.48%) PBX
8 7 (6.54%) Network Security
9 5 (4.67%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (4.67%) SAN
9 5 (4.67%) HTTP
9 5 (4.67%) SSL
9 5 (4.67%) Internet
10 2 (1.87%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) SQLPlus
3 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.87%) Ant
1 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.87%) MSTest
General
1 14 (13.08%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Welsh Language
3 4 (3.74%) Back Office
4 2 (1.87%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (24.30%) Network Engineer
2 19 (17.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (12.15%) Analyst
3 13 (12.15%) Technical Support
4 12 (11.21%) Security Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Team Leader
6 7 (6.54%) Administrator
6 7 (6.54%) Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.61%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Technical Support Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Technical Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Support Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Application Security Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) XML
2 5 (4.67%) PCRE
3 3 (2.80%) .NET
4 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.87%) CSS
4 2 (1.87%) HTML
4 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.87%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.87%) WCF
4 2 (1.87%) WPF
4 2 (1.87%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.93%) Java EE
5 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) PDA
2 4 (3.74%) Replication
3 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.87%) Clustering
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.17%) Windows
2 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.28%) UNIX
4 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.61%) Linux
6 5 (4.67%) Solaris
7 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (54.21%) ITIL
2 27 (25.23%) Service Delivery
3 19 (17.76%) Network Management
4 10 (9.35%) Incident Management
5 9 (8.41%) Service Management
6 8 (7.48%) Operations Management
7 6 (5.61%) Line Management
8 5 (4.67%) OWASP
8 5 (4.67%) Project Management
9 4 (3.74%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.74%) ITIL V2
9 4 (3.74%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (2.80%) Logistics
10 3 (2.80%) Resource Management
10 3 (2.80%) High Availability
10 3 (2.80%) CRM
10 3 (2.80%) MVC
10 3 (2.80%) Change Management
11 2 (1.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.87%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.76%) SQL
2 7 (6.54%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.54%) Perl
2 7 (6.54%) Python
3 5 (4.67%) PHP
3 5 (4.67%) C#
3 5 (4.67%) Java
4 2 (1.87%) XAML
4 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (30.84%) CCNA
1 33 (30.84%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (18.69%) CCNP
3 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
4 13 (12.15%) SC Cleared
5 9 (8.41%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.74%) MCP
7 4 (3.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.74%) Degree
8 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.87%) MCDST
8 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.93%) VCP5
9 1 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.87%) Firmware
4 1 (0.93%) RHEV
4 1 (0.93%) XenApp
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) SCCM
1 1 (0.93%) SCOM
1 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (40.19%) Cisco
2 26 (24.30%) CheckPoint
3 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
4 18 (16.82%) VMware
5 12 (11.21%) Oracle
6 8 (7.48%) Nokia
7 7 (6.54%) F5
7 7 (6.54%) Juniper
8 6 (5.61%) Remedy
8 6 (5.61%) Citrix
8 6 (5.61%) Dell
8 6 (5.61%) Blue Coat
9 5 (4.67%) EMC
9 5 (4.67%) HP
9 5 (4.67%) IBM
10 4 (3.74%) Sun
10 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.87%) LexisNexis
11 2 (1.87%) Brocade
12 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Companies House
Salary: £24,594.00 - £29,115.00 plus on call allowance (+ EXCELLENT BENEFITS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Companies House
Salary: £24,594 - £29,115 plus on call allowance (+ EXCELLENT BENEFITS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + 25 days a/l, healthcare, training budget
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago