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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 66 82 93
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 99 87 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.22% 2.66% 2.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.56% 31.75% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 64 56 45
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £26,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
295 274 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.59% 8.38% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 195 173 166
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,750 £60,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 42 £34,000 -15.00% 6
Aberdeen +27 28 £37,500 -34.78%
Glasgow +12 18 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Fife +7 2 £23,125 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
Stirling -12 1 - -
Lothian - 1 £44,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £22,000 -
Dundee - 1 £40,000 - 1
Falkirk - 1 - -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 73 (35.27%) Windows
2 66 (31.88%) Microsoft
3 63 (30.43%) Finance
4 55 (26.57%) VMware
5 53 (25.60%) Service Delivery
6 52 (25.12%) ITIL
7 40 (19.32%) Oracle
7 40 (19.32%) MS Excel
7 40 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (18.84%) UNIX
9 37 (17.87%) SQL
10 36 (17.39%) Linux
10 36 (17.39%) WAN
11 35 (16.91%) LAN
12 34 (16.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
13 33 (15.94%) Back Office
14 32 (15.46%) Active Directory
15 31 (14.98%) Windows Server 2012
16 30 (14.49%) Wi-Fi
17 29 (14.01%) SQL Server
18 28 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (13.04%) VoIP
20 25 (12.08%) Windows XP
21 24 (11.59%) Service Management
22 23 (11.11%) Degree
23 22 (10.63%) DNS
24 21 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
25 19 (9.18%) Citrix
25 19 (9.18%) Oracle Database

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.38%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.42%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.48%) Apache
8 1 (0.48%) IIS
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
Applications
1 40 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (8.21%) Oracle 11i
2 15 (7.25%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (7.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.86%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.90%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (2.90%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (2.90%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.93%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (1.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (1.93%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (1.93%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.48%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.48%) assyst
7 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.48%) Movex
7 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.39%) WAN
2 35 (16.91%) LAN
3 30 (14.49%) Wi-Fi
4 27 (13.04%) VoIP
5 22 (10.63%) DNS
6 18 (8.70%) Firewall
7 14 (6.76%) Wireless
8 12 (5.80%) MPLS
9 8 (3.86%) TCP/IP
10 6 (2.90%) DHCP
11 3 (1.45%) SMTP
11 3 (1.45%) LDAP
12 2 (0.97%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.97%) SAN
12 2 (0.97%) Network Security
13 1 (0.48%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.48%) VLAN
13 1 (0.48%) SHDSL
13 1 (0.48%) Intranet
13 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.18%) Oracle Database
3 18 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (4.83%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.38%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.42%) SAP BW
8 5 (2.42%) SAP BI
9 3 (1.45%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (5.31%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.90%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.48%) Moq
4 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.48%) NUnit
4 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 63 (30.43%) Finance
2 33 (15.94%) Back Office
3 7 (3.38%) Retail
3 7 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.42%) Banking
5 4 (1.93%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.93%) Marketing
6 2 (0.97%) French Language
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.48%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.48%) Thai Language
7 1 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
7 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (18.36%) Analyst
2 31 (14.98%) Administrator
3 28 (13.53%) Support Engineer
4 26 (12.56%) Support Analyst
5 24 (11.59%) Applications Support
5 24 (11.59%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (8.70%) DBA
6 18 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
7 17 (8.21%) IT Support
8 15 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (6.28%) Customer Engineer
9 13 (6.28%) Customer Support Engineer
10 12 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 12 (5.80%) Service Manager
10 12 (5.80%) IT Support Analyst
11 11 (5.31%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (5.31%) Consultant
12 10 (4.83%) Network Specialist
13 9 (4.35%) Server Technician
14 8 (3.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.80%) .NET
2 7 (3.38%) Middleware
2 7 (3.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (2.42%) HTML
3 5 (2.42%) CSS
4 4 (1.93%) jQuery
4 4 (1.93%) XML
4 4 (1.93%) XSL
4 4 (1.93%) HTML5
4 4 (1.93%) CSS3
5 3 (1.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.97%) Web Services
6 2 (0.97%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.48%) WCF
7 1 (0.48%) WPF
7 1 (0.48%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.48%) LINQ
7 1 (0.48%) COM
7 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.93%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.93%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.93%) Blog
5 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.97%) Clustering
6 2 (0.97%) EPoS
7 1 (0.48%) AS400
7 1 (0.48%) iPhone
7 1 (0.48%) iPad
7 1 (0.48%) CMDB
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 73 (35.27%) Windows
2 39 (18.84%) UNIX
3 36 (17.39%) Linux
4 34 (16.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (14.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (12.08%) Windows XP
7 11 (5.31%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.38%) AIX
9 7 (3.38%) Solaris
10 6 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.90%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.93%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.45%) Android
12 3 (1.45%) OS/2
12 3 (1.45%) Windows CE
12 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.60%) Service Delivery
2 52 (25.12%) ITIL
3 33 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (11.59%) Service Management
5 21 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (8.70%) Project Management
7 15 (7.25%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.28%) CRM
9 12 (5.80%) Change Management
10 11 (5.31%) Network Design
10 11 (5.31%) Incident Management
10 11 (5.31%) Network Management
11 10 (4.83%) Workflow
11 10 (4.83%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.35%) ETL
12 9 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (4.35%) Data Protection
13 8 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (3.38%) ITIL V3
14 7 (3.38%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.87%) SQL
2 15 (7.25%) C#
3 11 (5.31%) PL/SQL
4 10 (4.83%) Shell Script
4 10 (4.83%) Ruby
5 8 (3.86%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.86%) Perl
6 6 (2.90%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.90%) VBA
7 5 (2.42%) ABAP
8 4 (1.93%) Python
8 4 (1.93%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.93%) C
9 3 (1.45%) Java
10 2 (0.97%) C++
10 2 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (11.11%) Degree
2 13 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (5.80%) CCNP
3 12 (5.80%) CCNA
3 12 (5.80%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.93%) OCP
6 4 (1.93%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.93%) MBA
6 4 (1.93%) CCDP
7 3 (1.45%) ISEB
8 2 (0.97%) CISSP
8 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.97%) CISM
8 2 (0.97%) MCSE
9 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) MOS
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.38%) QA
3 4 (1.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (15.46%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (6.28%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.93%) XenApp
5 3 (1.45%) vSphere
5 3 (1.45%) Firmware
6 2 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.97%) NFS
7 1 (0.48%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (6.28%) Data Guard
2 10 (4.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.42%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.42%) Netcool
3 5 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.42%) SCCM
4 4 (1.93%) Salt
4 4 (1.93%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.93%) Puppet
4 4 (1.93%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 4 (1.93%) Nagios
5 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.48%) Control-M
5 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 55 (26.57%) VMware
3 40 (19.32%) Oracle
4 19 (9.18%) Citrix
5 15 (7.25%) Cisco
6 13 (6.28%) HP
7 11 (5.31%) Dell
7 11 (5.31%) SonicWALL
7 11 (5.31%) Juniper
8 8 (3.86%) IBM
8 8 (3.86%) Business Objects
9 6 (2.90%) SAP
10 4 (1.93%) New Relic
10 4 (1.93%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.45%) Apple
12 2 (0.97%) Cognos
12 2 (0.97%) Sybase
12 2 (0.97%) Adobe
12 2 (0.97%) Lotus
13 1 (0.48%) Epicor
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Salary: Excellent salary and package on offer
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: From £18,000 to £19,500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £18500 per annum + Good On Call + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago