The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 31 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 2.34% 1.37% 2.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.50% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £33,250 £18,500 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +79.72% -  
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 24 3 1
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 18.75% 4.11% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 1
Median salary £45,269 £22,500 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +101.19% +21.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales citing SLA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for SLA 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 in West Wales.

Salary trend for SLA in West Wales

SLA
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in West Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in West Wales

SLA
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Swansea +1 3 £33,250 +79.72%
SLA
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 West Wales region with a requirement for SLA.

1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
2 5 (45.45%) Intel Security
2 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
2 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 5 (45.45%) SCSM
2 5 (45.45%) Security Patching
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Power BI
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
1 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) Power BI
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Support
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
1 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
1 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Security Patching
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCDP
1 2 (18.18%) CCIE
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
1 5 (45.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
1 5 (45.45%) Intel Security
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds