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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 42 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs citing SLA 63 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.84% 2.80% 3.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.32% 28.03% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 53 35 26
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £46,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
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
136 132 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.45% 9.99% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 96 122 42
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £28,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £49,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 +26 56 £31,000 -12.67% 9
West Wales +9 4 £19,250 -
North Wales - 2 - -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (35.16%) ITIL
2 38 (29.69%) Cisco
3 35 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (25.00%) Firewall
5 30 (23.44%) Service Delivery
6 29 (22.66%) CCNP
7 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 20 (15.63%) LAN
8 20 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
9 19 (14.84%) CheckPoint
10 18 (14.06%) F5
10 18 (14.06%) Degree
11 17 (13.28%) Finance
11 17 (13.28%) SQL
12 16 (12.50%) Windows
13 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
13 14 (10.94%) CCNA
14 13 (10.16%) VPN
14 13 (10.16%) Juniper
14 13 (10.16%) QA
14 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (9.38%) VMware
16 11 (8.59%) WAN
16 11 (8.59%) C#
16 11 (8.59%) UNIX
16 11 (8.59%) SC Cleared
16 11 (8.59%) Security Cleared
17 10 (7.81%) HSRP
17 10 (7.81%) CCSE

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (0.78%) IIS
1 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.78%) SAS
1 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.78%) Lync
1 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.25%) MS Office
3 4 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.00%) Firewall
2 20 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (15.63%) LAN
3 13 (10.16%) VPN
4 11 (8.59%) WAN
5 10 (7.81%) BGP
5 10 (7.81%) HSRP
6 9 (7.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (7.03%) Wireless
7 8 (6.25%) IPsec
7 8 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (6.25%) VRRP
7 8 (6.25%) FWSM
7 8 (6.25%) EIGRP
8 5 (3.91%) Network Security
9 4 (3.13%) Internet
10 3 (2.34%) MPLS
10 3 (2.34%) DHCP
11 2 (1.56%) VoIP
11 2 (1.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.78%) Subversion
1 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Marketing
3 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.69%) Welsh Language
5 4 (3.13%) Advertising
5 4 (3.13%) Games
6 3 (2.34%) Legal
7 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.56%) Back Office
7 2 (1.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (22.66%) Network Engineer
2 23 (17.97%) Analyst
3 22 (17.19%) Service Manager
4 18 (14.06%) Applications Support
5 13 (10.16%) Support Analyst
5 13 (10.16%) Delivery Manager
6 12 (9.38%) Services Delivery Manager
7 9 (7.03%) Developer
8 8 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (5.47%) Development Manager
10 6 (4.69%) Product Development Manager
10 6 (4.69%) Product Manager
11 5 (3.91%) Service Desk Manager
11 5 (3.91%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Network Support
11 5 (3.91%) Service Desk Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) jQuery
2 2 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) JSON
3 1 (0.78%) OAuth
3 1 (0.78%) RESTful
3 1 (0.78%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.69%) Clustering
3 4 (3.13%) Replication
3 4 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.56%) EPoS
4 2 (1.56%) HACMP
4 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) AS400
5 1 (0.78%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.78%) Derivative
5 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.78%) FMCG
5 1 (0.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.50%) Windows
2 11 (8.59%) UNIX
3 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.34%) Linux
5 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.56%) AIX
6 2 (1.56%) HPUX
6 2 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.16%) ITIL
2 30 (23.44%) Service Delivery
3 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (7.81%) MVC
5 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (7.03%) Capacity Management
6 8 (6.25%) Coaching
6 8 (6.25%) Network Management
6 8 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 8 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.47%) Business Development
7 7 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.69%) Service Management
8 6 (4.69%) Change Management
9 5 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.13%) Analytics
10 4 (3.13%) Database Tuning
10 4 (3.13%) Multivariate Testing
10 4 (3.13%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.28%) SQL
2 11 (8.59%) C#
3 5 (3.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.56%) VB
5 2 (1.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
6 1 (0.78%) Python
6 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (22.66%) CCNP
3 18 (14.06%) Degree
4 14 (10.94%) CCNA
5 11 (8.59%) Security Cleared
5 11 (8.59%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.81%) CCSE
6 10 (7.81%) JNCIS
7 5 (3.91%) CCENT
7 5 (3.91%) SAP Certification
7 5 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.91%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.56%) CCIP
10 2 (1.56%) CCIE
10 2 (1.56%) MCITP
11 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.78%) MCSE
11 1 (0.78%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) QA
2 6 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) GxP
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (29.69%) Cisco
2 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.84%) CheckPoint
4 18 (14.06%) F5
5 13 (10.16%) Juniper
6 12 (9.38%) VMware
7 7 (5.47%) SAP
8 6 (4.69%) HP
8 6 (4.69%) Remedy
9 5 (3.91%) IBM
10 4 (3.13%) Oracle
10 4 (3.13%) Nortel
11 2 (1.56%) Siemens
11 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.56%) BMC
11 2 (1.56%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.78%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.78%) Brocade
12 1 (0.78%) NetApp
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