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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 38 41 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +25
Permanent jobs citing SLA 67 59 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.80% 4.81% 2.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.73% 44.36% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 57 52 23
Average salary £39,600 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.83% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,500 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
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
173 133 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.38% 10.85% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 135 112 88
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,000 £48,800
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -11 54 £37,750 +23.77% 4
North Wales - 10 £47,000 - 1
West Wales +16 1 £18,500 -
Mid Wales - 1 £19,500 -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 55 (52.38%) ITIL
2 39 (37.14%) Cisco
3 36 (34.29%) Firewall
4 30 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 27 (25.71%) LAN
5 27 (25.71%) CCNA
5 27 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (24.76%) WAN
6 26 (24.76%) Windows
6 26 (24.76%) CheckPoint
7 21 (20.00%) SQL
7 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 18 (17.14%) CCNP
8 18 (17.14%) Network Management
9 17 (16.19%) VMware
10 16 (15.24%) Finance
10 16 (15.24%) Wireless
10 16 (15.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
12 13 (12.38%) Active Directory
13 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared
14 11 (10.48%) Oracle
15 10 (9.52%) UNIX
15 10 (9.52%) Service Management
15 10 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (8.57%) ISO 9001
16 9 (8.57%) DHCP
16 9 (8.57%) DNS
16 9 (8.57%) VoIP

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (6.67%) Lync
2 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.86%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.90%) Documentum
4 2 (1.90%) JBoss
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.67%) MS Office
3 5 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (34.29%) Firewall
2 27 (25.71%) LAN
3 26 (24.76%) WAN
4 16 (15.24%) Wireless
4 16 (15.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (8.57%) VoIP
6 9 (8.57%) DHCP
6 9 (8.57%) DNS
6 9 (8.57%) TCP/IP
7 8 (7.62%) QSIG
7 8 (7.62%) Network Security
7 8 (7.62%) DPNSS
8 7 (6.67%) PBX
9 5 (4.76%) HTTP
9 5 (4.76%) SSL
9 5 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.90%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (1.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) SQLPlus
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.86%) MSTest
2 2 (1.90%) Ant
2 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Welsh Language
3 3 (2.86%) Law
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Military
5 1 (0.95%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (24.76%) Network Engineer
2 18 (17.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (12.38%) Analyst
3 13 (12.38%) Security Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Team Leader
4 9 (8.57%) Service Manager
5 8 (7.62%) Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (4.76%) Customer Services Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Application Security Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.62%) XML
2 5 (4.76%) PCRE
3 4 (3.81%) .NET
4 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.86%) CSS
4 3 (2.86%) WCF
4 3 (2.86%) WPF
4 3 (2.86%) Silverlight
4 3 (2.86%) Entity Framework
4 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.86%) HTML
4 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.95%) Java EE
5 1 (0.95%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.95%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) PDA
3 3 (2.86%) Replication
4 2 (1.90%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.76%) Windows
2 10 (9.52%) UNIX
3 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.81%) Linux
5 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.86%) Solaris
6 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.38%) ITIL
2 30 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 18 (17.14%) Network Management
4 10 (9.52%) Service Management
5 8 (7.62%) Line Management
6 7 (6.67%) Coaching
6 7 (6.67%) Operations Management
7 5 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.76%) OWASP
7 5 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
7 5 (4.76%) BCP
7 5 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.76%) Security Management
7 5 (4.76%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.81%) MVC
8 4 (3.81%) ITSM
8 4 (3.81%) Project Management
8 4 (3.81%) Change Management
8 4 (3.81%) ITIL V2
8 4 (3.81%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.67%) Perl
3 7 (6.67%) Python
4 6 (5.71%) C#
4 6 (5.71%) Java
5 5 (4.76%) PHP
6 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.86%) XAML
7 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (25.71%) CCNA
1 27 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (17.14%) CCNP
3 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.62%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.67%) Degree
7 4 (3.81%) MCP
8 3 (2.86%) MCDST
9 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.95%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.95%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.90%) Firmware
3 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 39 (37.14%) Cisco
2 26 (24.76%) CheckPoint
3 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (16.19%) VMware
5 11 (10.48%) Oracle
6 8 (7.62%) Nokia
7 7 (6.67%) Blue Coat
7 7 (6.67%) F5
7 7 (6.67%) Juniper
8 6 (5.71%) Dell
9 5 (4.76%) IBM
9 5 (4.76%) Remedy
9 5 (4.76%) HP
10 4 (3.81%) EMC
10 4 (3.81%) Sun
11 3 (2.86%) LexisNexis
12 2 (1.90%) Citrix
12 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.90%) Brocade
13 1 (0.95%) McAfee
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wales
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive with extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Prestatyn, Clwyd
Networking People
Salary: company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago