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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
UK / Scotland
Rank 96 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 39 108 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 3.64% 3.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.42% 30.59% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28 58 67
Median salary £29,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,825 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
191 353 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.52% 11.91% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 124 213 260
Median salary £35,250 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.78% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh 0 18 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Glasgow -11 13 £33,000 -23.25% 4
West Lothian -12 3 £26,000 +31.14%
Fife +2 2 £26,500 -3.63%
Scottish Borders 0 2 £25,000 +4.16%
Inverclyde -2 1 £38,000 -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.25%) ITIL
2 21 (26.25%) Windows
3 17 (21.25%) Finance
4 16 (20.00%) SQL
5 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 15 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 14 (17.50%) Service Management
7 13 (16.25%) Cisco
7 13 (16.25%) Line Management
8 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
9 10 (12.50%) MS Office
9 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 9 (11.25%) VMware
10 9 (11.25%) Banking
10 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (8.75%) Oracle
12 7 (8.75%) CRM
12 7 (8.75%) Business Continuity
12 7 (8.75%) ITSM
12 7 (8.75%) Degree
12 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (7.50%) Firewall
13 6 (7.50%) LAN
13 6 (7.50%) Process Improvement
14 5 (6.25%) Mentoring

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 8 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) IIS
3 4 (5.00%) CMS
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.25%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.50%) MS Office
3 5 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (1.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.25%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Firewall
1 6 (7.50%) LAN
2 4 (5.00%) WAN
3 3 (3.75%) DHCP
3 3 (3.75%) DNS
3 3 (3.75%) Network Security
3 3 (3.75%) SAN
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (2.50%) IPsec
4 2 (2.50%) MPLS
4 2 (2.50%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.50%) VoIP
4 2 (2.50%) VPN
4 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.50%) Wireless
5 1 (1.25%) Internet
5 1 (1.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.75%) SQLBase
4 2 (2.50%) GIS
5 1 (1.25%) DB2
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) JIRA
1 2 (2.50%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.25%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.25%) Selenium
2 1 (1.25%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.00%) Back Office
5 3 (3.75%) Retail
6 2 (2.50%) Military
7 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Analyst
2 13 (16.25%) Service Manager
3 12 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 9 (11.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Field Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Service Desk Manager
7 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) IT Manager
8 5 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
8 5 (6.25%) ITIL Service Manager
8 5 (6.25%) Junior
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Field Service Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Service Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (3.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.50%) Graphic Design
2 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.25%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.25%) EPoS
3 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.25%) Fintech
3 1 (1.25%) iPhone
3 1 (1.25%) IVR
3 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Windows
2 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.25%) Linux
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.50%) CentOS
7 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.25%) Debian
8 1 (1.25%) SUSE
8 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) ITIL
2 15 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 14 (17.50%) Service Management
4 13 (16.25%) Line Management
5 7 (8.75%) Business Continuity
5 7 (8.75%) CRM
5 7 (8.75%) ITSM
6 6 (7.50%) Process Improvement
7 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.00%) Analytics
8 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.00%) SDLC
8 4 (5.00%) Time Management
9 3 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.75%) ERP
9 3 (3.75%) Service Design
9 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (3.75%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.50%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.00%) VB
4 3 (3.75%) C#
5 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.50%) VBA
5 2 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.25%) Java
6 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.25%) Perl
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby
6 1 (1.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.00%) CCNP
3 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.00%) MCSE
4 2 (2.50%) CCNA
4 2 (2.50%) ISEB
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.25%) HNC
5 1 (1.25%) HND
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.25%) MCP
5 1 (1.25%) MCSA
5 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.25%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.25%) vSphere
4 3 (3.75%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.25%) Docker
6 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.25%) XenApp
6 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.25%) Packer
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
3 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.25%) Cisco
3 9 (11.25%) VMware
4 7 (8.75%) Oracle
5 5 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 5 (6.25%) Ciena
5 5 (6.25%) Huawei
5 5 (6.25%) Nokia
5 5 (6.25%) Tellabs
6 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.00%) Citrix
7 3 (3.75%) Remedy
8 2 (2.50%) Aruba
8 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.50%) Avaya
8 2 (2.50%) F5
8 2 (2.50%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.50%) Juniper
8 2 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (2.50%) Xerox
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