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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 78 67 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs citing SLA 85 129 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.68% 3.18% 2.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.31% 41.08% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 51 91 42
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £29,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
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
381 314 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.00% 7.75% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 224 201 140
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015. 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 +31 38 £44,000 +35.38% 4
Glasgow -15 25 £24,500 -34.13% 3
Aberdeen +10 6 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Highlands +4 2 - -
Stirling -7 2 £85,000 +120.77%
Renfrewshire - 2 £17,000 -
Dundee 0 1 - -
Falkirk 0 1 £30,000 -
West Lothian -7 1 £26,500 -29.33%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £21,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,500 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £15,500 -
Fife - 1 £28,000 -
Perthshire - 1 - -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 63 (32.14%) Finance
2 60 (30.61%) Degree
3 59 (30.10%) Windows
4 55 (28.06%) Microsoft
5 51 (26.02%) ITIL
5 51 (26.02%) Service Delivery
6 46 (23.47%) MS Excel
7 44 (22.45%) Project Management
8 41 (20.92%) VMware
9 40 (20.41%) Integration Testing
10 38 (19.39%) SAP
11 30 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (14.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (14.29%) WAN
14 27 (13.78%) Data Modelling
14 27 (13.78%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (13.78%) Active Directory
14 27 (13.78%) Service Management
14 27 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (13.27%) Firewall
15 26 (13.27%) Wireless
15 26 (13.27%) LAN
15 26 (13.27%) Business Objects
16 25 (12.76%) Mentoring
17 24 (12.24%) VoIP
17 24 (12.24%) Citrix
18 23 (11.73%) Cisco Certification
18 23 (11.73%) BusinessObjects
18 23 (11.73%) Cisco
19 22 (11.22%) SAP BW

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 22 (11.22%) NetWeaver
2 14 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.59%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.04%) IIS
4 4 (2.04%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) Lync
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.51%) WorkSite
Applications
1 46 (23.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (7.65%) SAP FI
2 13 (6.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (6.63%) SAP CO
3 6 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.29%) WAN
2 26 (13.27%) LAN
2 26 (13.27%) Firewall
2 26 (13.27%) Wireless
3 24 (12.24%) VoIP
4 20 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (8.67%) MPLS
6 11 (5.61%) DNS
7 7 (3.57%) UMTS
7 7 (3.57%) GSM
7 7 (3.57%) 2G
7 7 (3.57%) LTE
7 7 (3.57%) WiMAX
7 7 (3.57%) RNC
7 7 (3.57%) 4G
7 7 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (3.57%) 3G
8 5 (2.55%) SAN
9 4 (2.04%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.04%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.73%) BusinessObjects
2 22 (11.22%) SAP BW
2 22 (11.22%) SAP BI
3 14 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.59%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.04%) MS Access
6 3 (1.53%) QlikView
6 3 (1.53%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.02%) MySQL
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.51%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.51%) DTS
8 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
General
1 63 (32.14%) Finance
2 20 (10.20%) Back Office
3 10 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.55%) Banking
4 5 (2.55%) Marketing
5 4 (2.04%) Automotive
5 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.02%) Retail
6 2 (1.02%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.51%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.51%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.51%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 39 (19.90%) Consultant
2 33 (16.84%) SAP Consultant
3 32 (16.33%) Analyst
4 26 (13.27%) Support Analyst
5 22 (11.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 21 (10.71%) Business Consultant
7 20 (10.20%) SAP BI Consultant
8 19 (9.69%) SAP Business Consultant
9 18 (9.18%) Administrator
10 17 (8.67%) IT Support
11 14 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
11 14 (7.14%) Service Manager
12 13 (6.63%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 13 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (6.63%) Support Engineer
13 12 (6.12%) Network Specialist
14 11 (5.61%) SAP CO Consultant
14 11 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (5.61%) SAP FI Consultant
15 10 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.63%) .NET
2 5 (2.55%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.55%) CSS
2 5 (2.55%) .NET Framework
2 5 (2.55%) HTML
3 4 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.02%) Web Services
5 1 (0.51%) CSS3
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.06%) Life Science
3 5 (2.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.55%) AS400
3 5 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (1.53%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.02%) Statistics
5 2 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.02%) FMCG
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.51%) RMADS
6 1 (0.51%) CMDB
6 1 (0.51%) NHS
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.51%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 59 (30.10%) Windows
2 29 (14.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (9.18%) UNIX
5 16 (8.16%) Windows XP
6 10 (5.10%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.08%) Linux
8 7 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.04%) Android
9 4 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.04%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.02%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.02%) ITIL
1 51 (26.02%) Service Delivery
2 44 (22.45%) Project Management
3 40 (20.41%) Integration Testing
4 27 (13.78%) Service Management
4 27 (13.78%) Data Modelling
4 27 (13.78%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (12.76%) Mentoring
6 22 (11.22%) ETL
6 22 (11.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (8.16%) Network Design
7 16 (8.16%) Network Management
8 12 (6.12%) Load Balancing
9 11 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.10%) Change Management
11 9 (4.59%) Line Management
12 7 (3.57%) ITSM
12 7 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.57%) Change Control
12 7 (3.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.22%) SQL
1 22 (11.22%) ABAP
2 8 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.57%) C#
4 5 (2.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.55%) VBA
5 4 (2.04%) C++
5 4 (2.04%) C
6 3 (1.53%) Java
7 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.02%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.51%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (30.61%) Degree
2 23 (11.73%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (10.20%) CCNA
4 19 (9.69%) CCNP
5 9 (4.59%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (2.55%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.02%) CISSP
9 2 (1.02%) CCDP
9 2 (1.02%) MCP
9 2 (1.02%) HND
9 2 (1.02%) MCSE
9 2 (1.02%) MCSA
10 1 (0.51%) HNC
10 1 (0.51%) ISEB
10 1 (0.51%) CISM
10 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.61%) QA
2 7 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (13.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.55%) XenApp
5 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.02%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) NFS
6 1 (0.51%) Firmware
6 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.04%) Nagios
2 3 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.02%) SCCM
3 2 (1.02%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.02%) Puppet
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 55 (28.06%) Microsoft
2 41 (20.92%) VMware
3 38 (19.39%) SAP
4 26 (13.27%) Business Objects
5 24 (12.24%) Citrix
6 23 (11.73%) Cisco
7 17 (8.67%) HP
8 16 (8.16%) Dell
8 16 (8.16%) Juniper
8 16 (8.16%) SonicWALL
9 13 (6.63%) Oracle
10 7 (3.57%) Nortel
10 7 (3.57%) Ericsson
10 7 (3.57%) Nokia
11 4 (2.04%) Lotus
11 4 (2.04%) IBM
11 4 (2.04%) F5
11 4 (2.04%) Splunk
12 2 (1.02%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.02%) Cognos
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FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + + Comp Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Aberdeen
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago