The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 72 76 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 96 94 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.99% 2.86% 2.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.58% 32.53% 35.98%
Number of salaries quoted 58 64 51
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £25,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
SLA
UK

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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
304 289 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.46% 8.80% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 201 171 144
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SLA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SLA Salary Trend in Scotland

SLA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Scotland

SLA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Edinburgh -8 37 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Aberdeen +26 28 £37,500 -34.78% 3
Glasgow -3 22 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Highlands 0 2 - -
North Lanarkshire -3 1 - - 1
Renfrewshire -7 1 £13,750 -56.34%
Lothian - 1 £44,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £22,000 -
Fife - 1 £28,000 -
Falkirk - 1 - -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 70 (33.98%) Windows
2 67 (32.52%) Microsoft
3 65 (31.55%) Finance
4 57 (27.67%) ITIL
5 51 (24.76%) VMware
6 45 (21.84%) Service Delivery
7 44 (21.36%) SQL
8 40 (19.42%) UNIX
9 39 (18.93%) Oracle
10 38 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (16.99%) Linux
11 35 (16.99%) MS Excel
11 35 (16.99%) WAN
12 33 (16.02%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (15.53%) Active Directory
14 31 (15.05%) LAN
14 31 (15.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 31 (15.05%) Back Office
15 30 (14.56%) SQL Server
16 28 (13.59%) Wi-Fi
17 27 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (11.65%) Windows XP
18 24 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
19 23 (11.17%) Service Management
20 21 (10.19%) VoIP
20 21 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
21 20 (9.71%) C#
22 19 (9.22%) DNS
23 18 (8.74%) Oracle Reports
23 18 (8.74%) Oracle 11i

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (3.40%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (3.40%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.94%) IIS
4 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.97%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.49%) Apache
6 1 (0.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.49%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (16.99%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (8.74%) Oracle 11i
2 16 (7.77%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (7.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (3.40%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (3.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (3.40%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (3.40%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (2.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (2.43%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (2.43%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (2.43%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.49%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.49%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.49%) assyst
7 1 (0.49%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.99%) WAN
2 31 (15.05%) LAN
3 28 (13.59%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (10.19%) VoIP
5 19 (9.22%) DNS
6 17 (8.25%) Firewall
7 11 (5.34%) TCP/IP
8 10 (4.85%) Wireless
9 7 (3.40%) MPLS
10 5 (2.43%) DHCP
11 4 (1.94%) TETRA
11 4 (1.94%) 4G
12 3 (1.46%) SMTP
12 3 (1.46%) LDAP
13 2 (0.97%) SAN
13 2 (0.97%) Intranet
13 2 (0.97%) Network Security
14 1 (0.49%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
14 1 (0.49%) SHDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.74%) Oracle Reports
2 18 (8.74%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.34%) Oracle BI EE
3 11 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.40%) Oracle Discoverer
5 7 (3.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (2.91%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.97%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.97%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.97%) QlikView
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (5.83%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (3.40%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.49%) Moq
4 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.49%) NUnit
4 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 65 (31.55%) Finance
2 31 (15.05%) Back Office
3 9 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.40%) Retail
5 6 (2.91%) Marketing
6 5 (2.43%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.43%) Banking
7 3 (1.46%) Law
7 3 (1.46%) Legal
8 2 (0.97%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (18.45%) Analyst
2 31 (15.05%) Administrator
3 29 (14.08%) Support Engineer
4 26 (12.62%) Applications Support
5 25 (12.14%) Support Analyst
6 24 (11.65%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (9.22%) DBA
8 18 (8.74%) Oracle DBA
9 17 (8.25%) IT Support
10 14 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (5.34%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (5.34%) IT Support Analyst
11 11 (5.34%) Customer Engineer
11 11 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 11 (5.34%) Customer Support Engineer
12 10 (4.85%) Server Technician
13 9 (4.37%) Service Manager
14 8 (3.88%) Consultant
15 7 (3.40%) Junior
15 7 (3.40%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.77%) .NET
2 9 (4.37%) CSS
2 9 (4.37%) HTML
3 8 (3.88%) jQuery
4 7 (3.40%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (3.40%) Middleware
5 6 (2.91%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (2.43%) HTML5
6 5 (2.43%) CSS3
6 5 (2.43%) XML
6 5 (2.43%) XSL
7 4 (1.94%) LINQ
8 3 (1.46%) WAP
8 3 (1.46%) Ajax
9 2 (0.97%) Web Services
10 1 (0.49%) COM
10 1 (0.49%) WCF
10 1 (0.49%) WPF
10 1 (0.49%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.02%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.85%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.85%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (4.37%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.91%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.43%) Blog
6 4 (1.94%) iPad
7 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.46%) Clustering
7 3 (1.46%) iPhone
8 2 (0.97%) EPoS
9 1 (0.49%) AS400
9 1 (0.49%) Replication
9 1 (0.49%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 70 (33.98%) Windows
2 40 (19.42%) UNIX
3 35 (16.99%) Linux
4 27 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (11.65%) Windows XP
5 24 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.37%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.88%) Solaris
8 7 (3.40%) AIX
8 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.43%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.94%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.46%) Android
12 3 (1.46%) Windows CE
12 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.46%) OS/2
13 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.67%) ITIL
2 45 (21.84%) Service Delivery
3 31 (15.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (11.17%) Service Management
5 21 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (7.77%) Mentoring
7 15 (7.28%) CRM
7 15 (7.28%) Incident Management
8 14 (6.80%) Project Management
9 13 (6.31%) Change Management
10 12 (5.83%) Workflow
10 12 (5.83%) Data Protection
11 10 (4.85%) SOA
12 9 (4.37%) Release Management
13 8 (3.88%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (3.88%) Data Modelling
13 8 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (3.40%) Network Design
14 7 (3.40%) Information Security
14 7 (3.40%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.36%) SQL
2 20 (9.71%) C#
3 12 (5.83%) PL/SQL
3 12 (5.83%) Ruby
4 11 (5.34%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.85%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.37%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.88%) Perl
8 6 (2.91%) Java
9 4 (1.94%) C
9 4 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.94%) VBA
9 4 (1.94%) Python
10 3 (1.46%) VBScript
11 2 (0.97%) C++
11 2 (0.97%) ABAP
12 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (7.77%) Degree
1 16 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.37%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (3.88%) CCNP
3 8 (3.88%) CCNA
3 8 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.43%) OCP
4 5 (2.43%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.43%) MBA
5 4 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.94%) MCSE
5 4 (1.94%) CCDP
5 4 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.46%) ISEB
6 3 (1.46%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.97%) CISSP
7 2 (0.97%) MCITP
8 1 (0.49%) MOS
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.91%) QA
3 5 (2.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (15.53%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.31%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (6.31%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.46%) Firmware
4 3 (1.46%) vSphere
5 2 (0.97%) XenApp
5 2 (0.97%) NFS
6 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (6.31%) Data Guard
2 10 (4.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.43%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.43%) Netcool
3 5 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.94%) Salt
4 4 (1.94%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.94%) Puppet
4 4 (1.94%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 4 (1.94%) Nagios
5 3 (1.46%) SCCM
6 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.49%) Control-M
6 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (32.52%) Microsoft
2 51 (24.76%) VMware
3 39 (18.93%) Oracle
4 14 (6.80%) Citrix
5 13 (6.31%) Cisco
6 9 (4.37%) HP
7 8 (3.88%) IBM
8 7 (3.40%) Dell
8 7 (3.40%) Juniper
8 7 (3.40%) SonicWALL
9 4 (1.94%) New Relic
9 4 (1.94%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.94%) Apple
9 4 (1.94%) Motorola
9 4 (1.94%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.46%) FrontRange
11 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.97%) Lotus
11 2 (0.97%) SAP
11 2 (0.97%) Sybase
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