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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 85 92 97
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 79 83 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.51% 2.26% 2.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.32% 27.04% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 51 71 36
Average salary £35,000 £37,400 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +15.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £23,125
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,330 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -9.33%
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
354 307 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.26% 8.37% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 234 190 121
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +20 35 £42,500 - 5
Glasgow -12 21 £35,000 -5.40% 7
Aberdeenshire +2 16 £20,500 -21.15% 1
Stirling - 2 £27,000 -
Fife +3 1 £28,000 -11.11%
Moray 0 1 - -
East Ayrshire - 1 £23,500 -
Dundee - 1 £20,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £22,500 -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 70 (40.46%) Windows
2 55 (31.79%) Degree
3 48 (27.75%) Microsoft
4 44 (25.43%) Service Delivery
5 43 (24.86%) MS Excel
6 42 (24.28%) Finance
7 38 (21.97%) ITIL
8 37 (21.39%) Integration Testing
9 35 (20.23%) Project Management
9 35 (20.23%) SAP
10 29 (16.76%) VMware
11 26 (15.03%) Active Directory
12 25 (14.45%) VoIP
13 24 (13.87%) SQL
14 22 (12.72%) SQL Server
15 20 (11.56%) Business Objects
15 20 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (11.56%) BusinessObjects
15 20 (11.56%) Firewall
15 20 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (10.98%) Windows 8
16 19 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (10.98%) SAP BW
16 19 (10.98%) NetWeaver
16 19 (10.98%) SAP BI
16 19 (10.98%) DNS
16 19 (10.98%) Data Modelling
16 19 (10.98%) ETL
16 19 (10.98%) ABAP
17 17 (9.83%) Mentoring

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 19 (10.98%) NetWeaver
2 15 (8.67%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.20%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.47%) IIS
5 5 (2.89%) Lync
6 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.73%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.58%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (24.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.62%) MS Office
3 6 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (6.94%) SAP FI
2 11 (6.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (6.36%) SAP CO
3 4 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.73%) SAP SCM
4 3 (1.73%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.58%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.45%) VoIP
2 20 (11.56%) Firewall
3 19 (10.98%) DNS
4 15 (8.67%) Wireless
5 7 (4.05%) 2G
5 7 (4.05%) WiMAX
5 7 (4.05%) RNC
5 7 (4.05%) LTE
5 7 (4.05%) 4G
5 7 (4.05%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (4.05%) SAN
5 7 (4.05%) 3G
5 7 (4.05%) MPLS
5 7 (4.05%) UMTS
5 7 (4.05%) GSM
6 6 (3.47%) WAN
7 5 (2.89%) LAN
7 5 (2.89%) VPN
8 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.56%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (10.98%) SAP BW
3 19 (10.98%) SAP BI
4 7 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.47%) MySQL
6 5 (2.89%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.89%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.73%) MS Access
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.58%) QlikView
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.58%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
General
1 42 (24.28%) Finance
2 9 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.89%) Banking
3 5 (2.89%) Marketing
4 4 (2.31%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.31%) Back Office
4 4 (2.31%) Automotive
5 1 (0.58%) Law
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Local Government
5 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (21.39%) Consultant
2 31 (17.92%) SAP Consultant
3 26 (15.03%) Analyst
4 24 (13.87%) IT Support
5 19 (10.98%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 19 (10.98%) Support Engineer
5 19 (10.98%) Business Consultant
6 18 (10.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (10.40%) SAP Business Consultant
6 18 (10.40%) SAP BI Consultant
7 17 (9.83%) Support Analyst
8 16 (9.25%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (6.36%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 9 (5.20%) SAP FI Consultant
10 9 (5.20%) SAP CO Consultant
10 9 (5.20%) Service Manager
11 8 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (4.05%) Service Analyst
12 7 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (4.05%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.51%) .NET
2 5 (2.89%) Web Services
3 4 (2.31%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.31%) CSS
3 4 (2.31%) HTML
4 3 (1.73%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.58%) CSS3
5 1 (0.58%) jQuery
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.20%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.89%) AS400
5 4 (2.31%) Life Science
6 3 (1.73%) Statistics
6 3 (1.73%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.73%) FMCG
7 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.58%) RMADS
8 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) Replication
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 70 (40.46%) Windows
2 19 (10.98%) Windows 8
3 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.78%) Windows XP
6 9 (5.20%) Linux
7 8 (4.62%) UNIX
8 7 (4.05%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.31%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.31%) Android
11 3 (1.73%) Debian
12 1 (0.58%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.43%) Service Delivery
2 38 (21.97%) ITIL
3 37 (21.39%) Integration Testing
4 35 (20.23%) Project Management
5 20 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (10.98%) Data Modelling
6 19 (10.98%) ETL
7 17 (9.83%) Mentoring
8 15 (8.67%) Service Management
9 11 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.36%) Change Control
10 10 (5.78%) Load Balancing
11 9 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (4.62%) Time Management
12 8 (4.62%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.05%) Information Security
13 7 (4.05%) Network Design
13 7 (4.05%) Incident Management
13 7 (4.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.87%) SQL
2 19 (10.98%) ABAP
3 14 (8.09%) PowerShell
4 9 (5.20%) Java
5 6 (3.47%) C#
6 4 (2.31%) VBA
6 4 (2.31%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.73%) Perl
7 3 (1.73%) C++
8 2 (1.16%) C
8 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.58%) VB
9 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.58%) PHP
9 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (31.79%) Degree
2 14 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.94%) CCNA
4 9 (5.20%) CCNP
5 5 (2.89%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.73%) MCSE
8 2 (1.16%) MCSA
8 2 (1.16%) MCP
8 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.58%) HND
9 1 (0.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.51%) QA
2 9 (5.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (15.03%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.47%) XenApp
4 6 (3.47%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.73%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.16%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.16%) vSphere
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (6.94%) SCCM
2 7 (4.05%) Nagios
3 5 (2.89%) Puppet
3 5 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.31%) SCOM
5 3 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.16%) WSUS
6 2 (1.16%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 48 (27.75%) Microsoft
2 35 (20.23%) SAP
3 29 (16.76%) VMware
4 20 (11.56%) Business Objects
5 16 (9.25%) Citrix
6 12 (6.94%) Cisco
7 8 (4.62%) Oracle
7 8 (4.62%) HP
8 7 (4.05%) Dell
8 7 (4.05%) Nortel
8 7 (4.05%) Ericsson
8 7 (4.05%) Nokia
8 7 (4.05%) Juniper
8 7 (4.05%) Splunk
8 7 (4.05%) SonicWALL
9 4 (2.31%) IBM
10 3 (1.73%) Lotus
10 3 (1.73%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.73%) F5
10 3 (1.73%) Symantec
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