The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 15 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.68% 4.51% 6.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.45% 64.00% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 16
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £42,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.09%
SLA
Scotland

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 Aberdeen region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.50% 7.04% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 21
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,800 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SLA
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

SLA Salary Trend in Aberdeen

SLA
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen 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 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) VoIP
2 21 (72.41%) Service Delivery
2 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
4 15 (51.72%) HP
4 15 (51.72%) Dell
4 15 (51.72%) Cisco
4 15 (51.72%) CCNP
4 15 (51.72%) CCNA
4 15 (51.72%) Citrix
4 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (51.72%) Juniper
4 15 (51.72%) MPLS
4 15 (51.72%) Firewall
4 15 (51.72%) Wireless
4 15 (51.72%) Network Design
4 15 (51.72%) Network Management
4 15 (51.72%) SonicWALL
4 15 (51.72%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.69%) VMware
5 6 (20.69%) DNS
5 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
5 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle
6 5 (17.24%) Service Management
7 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
7 4 (13.79%) Data Protection Act

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen 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 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) VoIP
2 15 (51.72%) MPLS
2 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) Wireless
3 6 (20.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Network Specialist
2 10 (34.48%) Senior Network Specialist
3 6 (20.69%) Customer Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Customer Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (13.79%) SQL DBA
4 4 (13.79%) DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.45%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Service Delivery
2 15 (51.72%) Network Design
2 15 (51.72%) Network Management
2 15 (51.72%) Mentoring
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
5 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITSM
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) CCNP
1 15 (51.72%) CCNA
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.45%) CCDP
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco
1 15 (51.72%) HP
1 15 (51.72%) Dell
1 15 (51.72%) Citrix
1 15 (51.72%) Juniper
1 15 (51.72%) SonicWALL
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter