The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 18 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 2.50% 1.56% 15.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 16.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £20,000 £35,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +89.18%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
SLA
Wales

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 West Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 2.50% 9.38% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Average salary £20,000 £29,500 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.20% +59.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

SLA
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the West Wales region.

SLA Salary Trend in West Wales

SLA
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Swansea - 2 £20,000 -
SLA
Wales

SLA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Junior Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Junior
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco