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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 20 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.23% 4.63% 4.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 73.91% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 10
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
2 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.47% 6.27% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 13
Average salary £35,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.83% +6.59%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) VoIP
2 14 (82.35%) Service Delivery
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (70.59%) Mentoring
3 12 (70.59%) Network Management
3 12 (70.59%) SonicWALL
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) Wireless
3 12 (70.59%) Network Design
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco
3 12 (70.59%) CCNP
3 12 (70.59%) CCNA
3 12 (70.59%) HP
3 12 (70.59%) Dell
3 12 (70.59%) Citrix
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (70.59%) Juniper
3 12 (70.59%) MPLS
4 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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.

Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) VoIP
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) Wireless
2 12 (70.59%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Senior Network Specialist
1 8 (47.06%) Network Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Software Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Service Delivery
2 12 (70.59%) Mentoring
2 12 (70.59%) Network Management
2 12 (70.59%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) UML
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) CCNP
1 12 (70.59%) CCNA
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) SonicWALL
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
1 12 (70.59%) HP
1 12 (70.59%) Dell
1 12 (70.59%) Citrix
1 12 (70.59%) Juniper
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter