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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 5 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 26 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.77% 2.99% 5.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 74.29% 43.75% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 13
Average salary £37,500 £57,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% +155.55%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
35 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.58% 6.84% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 19
Average salary £37,500 £47,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.21% +88.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 23 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 32 (76.19%) Windows
2 30 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 29 (69.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (66.67%) VoIP
5 22 (52.38%) MS Excel
6 18 (42.86%) Citrix
7 16 (38.10%) Cisco
7 16 (38.10%) Windows XP
7 16 (38.10%) Wireless
8 15 (35.71%) Firewall
8 15 (35.71%) MPLS
8 15 (35.71%) HP
8 15 (35.71%) Dell
8 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (35.71%) Juniper
8 15 (35.71%) CCNP
8 15 (35.71%) CCNA
8 15 (35.71%) Mentoring
8 15 (35.71%) Network Management
8 15 (35.71%) Network Design
8 15 (35.71%) SonicWALL
9 14 (33.33%) DNS
9 14 (33.33%) VMware
10 8 (19.05%) ITIL
11 7 (16.67%) SQL
11 7 (16.67%) Oracle
11 7 (16.67%) Service Management
12 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
12 5 (11.90%) Finance

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (66.67%) VoIP
2 16 (38.10%) Wireless
3 15 (35.71%) Firewall
3 15 (35.71%) MPLS
4 14 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (7.14%) SMTP
5 3 (7.14%) LDAP
6 1 (2.38%) DHCP
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Customer Support Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Customer Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Network Specialist
4 8 (19.05%) Senior Network Specialist
5 5 (11.90%) DBA
5 5 (11.90%) Administrator
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (11.90%) SQL DBA
6 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Support Technician
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Field Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) iPad
2 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (76.19%) Windows
2 29 (69.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (38.10%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) UNIX
6 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Service Delivery
2 15 (35.71%) Mentoring
2 15 (35.71%) Network Management
2 15 (35.71%) Network Design
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL
4 7 (16.67%) Service Management
5 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
5 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
5 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Time Management
6 2 (4.76%) Line Management
6 2 (4.76%) ITSM
6 2 (4.76%) Workflow
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (35.71%) CCNP
1 15 (35.71%) CCNA
2 4 (9.52%) CCDP
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Citrix
2 16 (38.10%) Cisco
3 15 (35.71%) HP
3 15 (35.71%) Dell
3 15 (35.71%) Juniper
3 15 (35.71%) SonicWALL
4 14 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (16.67%) Oracle
6 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.14%) Apple
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