The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 64 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs citing SLA 104 81 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.70% 2.73% 2.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.55% 22.25% 32.42%
Number of salaries quoted 53 54 81
Median salary £32,500 £35,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,800 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £54,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
301 364 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.70% 12.26% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 172 242 213
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £24,450 £29,940
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,500 £57,550
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Scotland

SLA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +14 44 £32,000 +30.61% 4
Edinburgh +5 41 £35,000 -20.45% 9
North Lanarkshire - 9 £25,000 -
Fife +7 4 £27,500 -1.78%
Highlands 0 2 £29,500 -
Stirling +4 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Falkirk - 1 - - 1
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SLA.

1 93 (43.87%) Windows
2 74 (34.91%) SQL Server
3 67 (31.60%) Active Directory
4 63 (29.72%) Microsoft
5 58 (27.36%) Office 365
5 58 (27.36%) Windows Server
6 55 (25.94%) ITIL
7 52 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
8 51 (24.06%) Matrix Management
9 50 (23.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (23.58%) SQL
10 48 (22.64%) SharePoint
11 47 (22.17%) DNS
12 46 (21.70%) Mentoring
13 40 (18.87%) .NET
13 40 (18.87%) HTML
13 40 (18.87%) JavaScript
13 40 (18.87%) CSS
13 40 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (18.40%) Firewall
14 39 (18.40%) XML
14 39 (18.40%) C#
15 38 (17.92%) MS Exchange
15 38 (17.92%) Finance
16 37 (17.45%) DHCP
16 37 (17.45%) ASP.NET
16 37 (17.45%) AngularJS
16 37 (17.45%) SharePoint 2010
17 36 (16.98%) VMware
18 35 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 48 (22.64%) SharePoint
2 38 (17.92%) MS Exchange
3 37 (17.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.36%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.42%) CMS
8 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.25%) MS Office
3 6 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.42%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Maximo
1 5 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 58 (27.36%) Office 365
2 35 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (22.17%) DNS
2 39 (18.40%) Firewall
3 37 (17.45%) DHCP
4 27 (12.74%) LAN
4 27 (12.74%) WAN
5 17 (8.02%) SAN
6 7 (3.30%) VoIP
7 5 (2.36%) ATM
8 4 (1.89%) BGP
8 4 (1.89%) OSPF
8 4 (1.89%) SMS
9 3 (1.42%) CTI
9 3 (1.42%) Network Security
9 3 (1.42%) Wireless
9 3 (1.42%) WLAN
10 2 (0.94%) 802.11
10 2 (0.94%) DPNSS
10 2 (0.94%) HSRP
10 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (34.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.94%) MS Access
4 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) NUnit
2 3 (1.42%) Subversion
2 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.94%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.94%) JIRA
3 2 (0.94%) MSI
General
1 38 (17.92%) Finance
2 6 (2.83%) Back Office
2 6 (2.83%) Retail
2 6 (2.83%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.42%) Banking
4 1 (0.47%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) Local Government
4 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (18.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (17.92%) Developer
3 34 (16.04%) SharePoint Developer
4 27 (12.74%) IT Engineer
5 24 (11.32%) Analyst
6 21 (9.91%) Support Engineer
7 18 (8.49%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (7.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (7.55%) Senior IT Engineer
9 13 (6.13%) Administrator
10 12 (5.66%) Team Leader
11 9 (4.25%) 1st Line Engineer
11 9 (4.25%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (4.25%) Service Manager
11 9 (4.25%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.77%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 8 (3.77%) IT Manager
13 7 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
13 7 (3.30%) Service Analyst
13 7 (3.30%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.87%) .NET
1 40 (18.87%) CSS
1 40 (18.87%) HTML
2 39 (18.40%) XML
3 37 (17.45%) AngularJS
3 37 (17.45%) ASP.NET
4 34 (16.04%) HTML5
4 34 (16.04%) jQuery
4 34 (16.04%) XSLT
5 4 (1.89%) Flash
6 3 (1.42%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.42%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.42%) NHibernate
6 3 (1.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.42%) VXML
7 2 (0.94%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.94%) CGI
8 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.08%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.66%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.77%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.83%) AS400
6 5 (2.36%) Contactless
6 5 (2.36%) EMV
6 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.36%) Smartcard
6 5 (2.36%) Statistics
7 4 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.42%) iPhone
8 3 (1.42%) IVR
8 3 (1.42%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.94%) CCTV
9 2 (0.94%) Clustering
9 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.94%) PMI
10 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 93 (43.87%) Windows
2 58 (27.36%) Windows Server
3 50 (23.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (8.49%) Windows 7
7 16 (7.55%) Unix
8 9 (4.25%) Linux
8 9 (4.25%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.77%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.83%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.42%) Solaris
13 2 (0.94%) AIX
13 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.94%) CentOS
14 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.94%) ITIL
2 51 (24.06%) Matrix Management
3 46 (21.70%) Mentoring
4 40 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (16.04%) Presales
6 32 (15.09%) Web Development
7 24 (11.32%) Business Continuity
7 24 (11.32%) Project Management
7 24 (11.32%) Service Management
8 21 (9.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (8.49%) Service Delivery
10 16 (7.55%) CRM
11 14 (6.60%) Change Control
11 14 (6.60%) ITSM
11 14 (6.60%) Load Balancing
12 11 (5.19%) ERP
13 10 (4.72%) Change Management
13 10 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (4.25%) ITIL V3
15 8 (3.77%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (23.58%) SQL
2 40 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 39 (18.40%) C#
4 10 (4.72%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.83%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.89%) C++
6 4 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.89%) VBScript
7 3 (1.42%) Embedded C++
7 3 (1.42%) Java
7 3 (1.42%) VB
8 2 (0.94%) VBA
9 1 (0.47%) C
9 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (7.55%) Degree
2 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.83%) HND
3 6 (2.83%) ISEB
4 5 (2.36%) CCNP
5 4 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) CCNA
6 3 (1.42%) CISM
6 3 (1.42%) CISSP
6 3 (1.42%) GNVQ
6 3 (1.42%) MCSE
6 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.94%) CCDA
7 2 (0.94%) CCDP
7 2 (0.94%) MCITP
7 2 (0.94%) MCP
7 2 (0.94%) MCSA
7 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.77%) QA
3 5 (2.36%) ISO 8583
3 5 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 67 (31.60%) Active Directory
2 32 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.94%) Firmware
5 2 (0.94%) KVM
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
6 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (9.91%) SCCM
2 17 (8.02%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (29.72%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.98%) VMware
3 23 (10.85%) Dell
4 22 (10.38%) HP
5 21 (9.91%) Oracle
6 20 (9.43%) Kaspersky
6 20 (9.43%) Siemens
6 20 (9.43%) WatchGuard
7 15 (7.08%) IBM
8 11 (5.19%) Apple
8 11 (5.19%) Cisco
9 5 (2.36%) Fujitsu
9 5 (2.36%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.36%) Syclo
9 5 (2.36%) webMethods
10 4 (1.89%) Cadence
11 3 (1.42%) Citrix
11 3 (1.42%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.42%) Genesys
11 3 (1.42%) Juniper
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