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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 60 80 88
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Permanent jobs citing SLA 110 90 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.57% 2.72% 2.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.88% 29.70% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 70 56 40
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £28,375 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
345 303 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.19% 9.17% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 214 197 167
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,870 £30,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +11 55 £35,000 - 3
Aberdeen +19 25 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Glasgow +12 16 £37,500 -3.84% 3
Dundee +16 3 £40,000 -8.04%
Fife +6 2 £23,125 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £42,250 - 2
Falkirk +1 1 - -
Stirling -12 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Lothian - 1 £44,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £22,000 -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 71 (34.63%) Finance
2 66 (32.20%) Windows
3 62 (30.24%) Microsoft
4 59 (28.78%) VMware
5 52 (25.37%) Service Delivery
6 50 (24.39%) ITIL
7 44 (21.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 40 (19.51%) WAN
9 39 (19.02%) LAN
10 38 (18.54%) MS Excel
11 37 (18.05%) UNIX
12 36 (17.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 36 (17.56%) Back Office
12 36 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 34 (16.59%) Wi-Fi
14 32 (15.61%) Active Directory
14 32 (15.61%) Degree
14 32 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 29 (14.15%) Oracle
15 29 (14.15%) VoIP
16 26 (12.68%) Linux
16 26 (12.68%) SQL
17 25 (12.20%) Windows XP
18 24 (11.71%) Service Management
19 23 (11.22%) Project Management
19 23 (11.22%) Citrix
19 23 (11.22%) SAP
19 23 (11.22%) Integration Testing
20 21 (10.24%) DNS
20 21 (10.24%) Business Intelligence

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (5.85%) NetWeaver
2 10 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.49%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.49%) Apache
7 1 (0.49%) JBoss
7 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.49%) IIS
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 38 (18.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.37%) SAP FI
2 9 (4.39%) SAP CO
2 9 (4.39%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (4.39%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (3.41%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.49%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.49%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (19.51%) WAN
2 39 (19.02%) LAN
3 34 (16.59%) Wi-Fi
4 29 (14.15%) VoIP
5 21 (10.24%) DNS
6 20 (9.76%) Firewall
7 19 (9.27%) Wireless
8 16 (7.80%) MPLS
9 8 (3.90%) TCP/IP
10 6 (2.93%) DHCP
11 4 (1.95%) LDAP
12 3 (1.46%) SMTP
13 2 (0.98%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.98%) SAN
13 2 (0.98%) Network Security
14 1 (0.49%) 4G
14 1 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
14 1 (0.49%) SHDSL
14 1 (0.49%) LTE
14 1 (0.49%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.83%) Oracle Database
3 12 (5.85%) SAP BW
3 12 (5.85%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (5.85%) SAP BI
4 10 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.95%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.98%) QlikView
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.49%) JIRA
4 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
General
1 71 (34.63%) Finance
2 36 (17.56%) Back Office
3 8 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.90%) Retail
4 7 (3.41%) Banking
5 3 (1.46%) Marketing
5 3 (1.46%) Automotive
6 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.49%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.49%) Thai Language
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (20.49%) Analyst
2 33 (16.10%) Administrator
2 33 (16.10%) Support Analyst
3 25 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (10.73%) Consultant
4 22 (10.73%) Support Engineer
5 20 (9.76%) IT Support
6 19 (9.27%) SAP Consultant
7 17 (8.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (7.80%) IT Support Analyst
9 14 (6.83%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 14 (6.83%) Applications Support
9 14 (6.83%) Service Manager
10 13 (6.34%) Oracle DBA
10 13 (6.34%) DBA
10 13 (6.34%) Customer Engineer
10 13 (6.34%) Customer Support Engineer
11 12 (5.85%) Network Specialist
11 12 (5.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 11 (5.37%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.39%) .NET
2 4 (1.95%) Middleware
2 4 (1.95%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.98%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.49%) WAP
4 1 (0.49%) HTML
4 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.49%) CSS
4 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (1.46%) Life Science
3 3 (1.46%) Blackberry
4 2 (0.98%) Clustering
4 2 (0.98%) EPoS
5 1 (0.49%) iPad
5 1 (0.49%) CMDB
5 1 (0.49%) iPhone
5 1 (0.49%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 66 (32.20%) Windows
2 37 (18.05%) UNIX
3 36 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (12.68%) Linux
6 25 (12.20%) Windows XP
7 12 (5.85%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.93%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.44%) Solaris
10 4 (1.95%) AIX
11 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.98%) OS/2
13 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.49%) Android
13 1 (0.49%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.37%) Service Delivery
2 50 (24.39%) ITIL
3 36 (17.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (11.71%) Service Management
5 23 (11.22%) Project Management
5 23 (11.22%) Integration Testing
6 21 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (10.24%) Mentoring
7 17 (8.29%) Data Modelling
8 15 (7.32%) ETL
8 15 (7.32%) Network Design
8 15 (7.32%) Network Management
9 13 (6.34%) Change Management
10 11 (5.37%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (3.90%) Coaching
13 7 (3.41%) CRM
14 6 (2.93%) Load Balancing
14 6 (2.93%) ITIL V3
14 6 (2.93%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.68%) SQL
2 12 (5.85%) ABAP
3 9 (4.39%) C#
4 8 (3.90%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.41%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.93%) Perl
7 5 (2.44%) VBA
8 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.46%) Python
8 3 (1.46%) C
8 3 (1.46%) Ruby
9 2 (0.98%) C++
9 2 (0.98%) Java
9 2 (0.98%) VB
10 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (15.61%) Degree
2 18 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (7.80%) CCNP
3 16 (7.80%) CCNA
4 9 (4.39%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.95%) CCDP
9 3 (1.46%) ISEB
10 2 (0.98%) CISM
10 2 (0.98%) MCSE
10 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.98%) CISSP
11 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.49%) MCSA
11 1 (0.49%) MCP
11 1 (0.49%) HNC
11 1 (0.49%) HND
11 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.41%) QA
1 7 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (21.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (15.61%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.44%) XenApp
5 3 (1.46%) vSphere
5 3 (1.46%) Firmware
6 2 (0.98%) NFS
6 2 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.90%) Data Guard
2 7 (3.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.44%) Netcool
3 5 (2.44%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.95%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 4 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.46%) Salt
5 3 (1.46%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.46%) Puppet
5 3 (1.46%) SCCM
5 3 (1.46%) Nagios
6 2 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.49%) Control-M
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 62 (30.24%) Microsoft
2 59 (28.78%) VMware
3 29 (14.15%) Oracle
4 23 (11.22%) Citrix
4 23 (11.22%) SAP
5 20 (9.76%) Cisco
6 17 (8.29%) HP
7 15 (7.32%) Dell
7 15 (7.32%) Juniper
7 15 (7.32%) Business Objects
7 15 (7.32%) SonicWALL
8 7 (3.41%) IBM
9 3 (1.46%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.46%) New Relic
9 3 (1.46%) Apple
10 2 (0.98%) Sybase
10 2 (0.98%) Cognos
10 2 (0.98%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.49%) F5
11 1 (0.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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