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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 39 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 67 65 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.15% 4.73% 4.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.89% 35.52% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 53 56 56
Median salary £26,250 £38,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.92% +24.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £26,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £49,100 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +6.06%
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
146 183 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.22% 13.33% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 126 141 127
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,700 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,125
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.34%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +6 58 £26,000 -30.66% 3
North Wales +5 5 £28,250 -39.89%
West Wales -9 2 £18,500 - 1
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 61 (53.51%) ITIL
2 55 (48.25%) Windows
3 41 (35.96%) SQL
4 33 (28.95%) VMware
5 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
6 29 (25.44%) Linux
7 27 (23.68%) Oracle
8 25 (21.93%) Firewall
9 23 (20.18%) Incident Management
10 21 (18.42%) Active Directory
11 20 (17.54%) Cisco
11 20 (17.54%) High Availability
12 19 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 19 (16.67%) Remedy
13 18 (15.79%) HP
13 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (14.91%) Windows Server
14 17 (14.91%) Unix
14 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
15 16 (14.04%) CCNA
15 16 (14.04%) SC Cleared
15 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
15 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (13.16%) Internet
16 15 (13.16%) Finance
17 14 (12.28%) Service Management
17 14 (12.28%) Citrix
17 14 (12.28%) MS Office

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 11 (9.65%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Office 365
2 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.93%) Firewall
2 15 (13.16%) Internet
3 10 (8.77%) NAS
4 9 (7.89%) DNS
5 8 (7.02%) SAN
6 7 (6.14%) LAN
7 6 (5.26%) WAN
8 4 (3.51%) DHCP
8 4 (3.51%) VoIP
9 3 (2.63%) DPNSS
9 3 (2.63%) PSTN
9 3 (2.63%) QSIG
9 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.63%) VPN
10 2 (1.75%) Network Security
10 2 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.75%) Wireless
11 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.88%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.28%) Oracle Database
3 13 (11.40%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (7.02%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (4.39%) SQLPlus
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (13.16%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Games
4 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.51%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.63%) Back Office
6 2 (1.75%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 39 (34.21%) Analyst
2 24 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 15 (13.16%) DBA
4 13 (11.40%) Support Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
5 12 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (8.77%) 1st Line Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Administrator
7 9 (7.89%) Technical Support
8 8 (7.02%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) 1st Line Technical Support
9 7 (6.14%) Applications Support
9 7 (6.14%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (5.26%) SQL DBA
11 5 (4.39%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.65%) CGI
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (1.75%) CSS
3 2 (1.75%) HTML
3 2 (1.75%) WAP
4 1 (0.88%) .NET
4 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.26%) Clustering
2 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.39%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.39%) Fintech
3 5 (4.39%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (3.51%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Derivative
5 2 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (48.25%) Windows
2 29 (25.44%) Linux
3 17 (14.91%) Unix
3 17 (14.91%) Windows Server
4 15 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (7.89%) AIX
8 6 (5.26%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.39%) Solaris
9 5 (4.39%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.51%) ITIL
2 23 (20.18%) Incident Management
3 20 (17.54%) High Availability
4 14 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (12.28%) Service Management
5 13 (11.40%) ITSM
5 13 (11.40%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (9.65%) Problem Management
7 9 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.89%) Database Tuning
8 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (7.02%) Logistics
9 7 (6.14%) Data Entry
9 7 (6.14%) Document Management
9 7 (6.14%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.14%) Ticket Management
10 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.39%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.96%) SQL
2 14 (12.28%) PL/SQL
3 10 (8.77%) Shell Script
4 8 (7.02%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.63%) Java
6 3 (2.63%) Perl
7 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.75%) PHP
7 2 (1.75%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) Korn
8 1 (0.88%) Uniface
8 1 (0.88%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (14.04%) CCNA
2 16 (14.04%) SC Cleared
2 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 14 (12.28%) DV Cleared
4 13 (11.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (9.65%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.39%) ISEB
7 4 (3.51%) A+ Certification
7 4 (3.51%) Degree
8 3 (2.63%) CCNP
8 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.75%) CCVP
9 2 (1.75%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.75%) MCSE
9 2 (1.75%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.88%) MCSA
10 1 (0.88%) MCTS
10 1 (0.88%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.51%) QA
3 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.75%) ISO22301
4 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle Clusterware
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (6.14%) vCloud
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (7.89%) Tivoli
1 9 (7.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (7.02%) Data Guard
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle Flashback
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle Statspack
3 7 (6.14%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.75%) Puppet
4 2 (1.75%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 33 (28.95%) VMware
2 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
3 27 (23.68%) Oracle
4 20 (17.54%) Cisco
5 19 (16.67%) Remedy
6 18 (15.79%) HP
7 14 (12.28%) Citrix
8 8 (7.02%) NetApp
9 7 (6.14%) 3PAR
9 7 (6.14%) Brocade
9 7 (6.14%) Symantec
10 5 (4.39%) Sage
10 5 (4.39%) ServiceNow
11 4 (3.51%) EMC
11 4 (3.51%) SAP
12 3 (2.63%) Sun
13 1 (0.88%) F5
13 1 (0.88%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.88%) Radware
13 1 (0.88%) Wyse
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