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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 77 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs citing SLA 88 70 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.07% 2.20% 2.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.00% 19.07% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 69
Median salary £34,000 £38,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.25% +7.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £20,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £44,650 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -
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
275 367 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.59% 11.51% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 147 240 222
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 July 2016.

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 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 39 £40,000 -5.32% 1
Glasgow +9 31 £34,000 -2.85% 2
West Lothian - 5 £22,500 - 1
Aberdeen - 3 £52,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £30,000 -
Dundee +12 1 £35,000 +70.73%
Falkirk - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £14,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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.

1 107 (48.20%) Windows
2 71 (31.98%) Active Directory
3 70 (31.53%) Windows Server
4 64 (28.83%) Microsoft
5 63 (28.38%) SQL Server
6 60 (27.03%) ITIL
6 60 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
7 53 (23.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (23.42%) Office 365
9 45 (20.27%) SharePoint
10 44 (19.82%) Finance
10 44 (19.82%) VMware
11 43 (19.37%) Mentoring
12 42 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (18.92%) Firewall
12 42 (18.92%) SQL
13 41 (18.47%) MS Exchange
13 41 (18.47%) Matrix Management
13 41 (18.47%) Matrix Organization
14 40 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 40 (18.02%) DNS
15 36 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (16.22%) XML
16 35 (15.77%) JavaScript
17 34 (15.32%) .NET
17 34 (15.32%) C#
17 34 (15.32%) HTML
17 34 (15.32%) CSS
17 34 (15.32%) Service Management
17 34 (15.32%) Service Delivery

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 45 (20.27%) SharePoint
2 41 (18.47%) MS Exchange
3 32 (14.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.80%) CMS
5 4 (1.80%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.45%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.76%) MS Office
3 4 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.35%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Maximo
1 4 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.80%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 52 (23.42%) Office 365
2 28 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (18.92%) Firewall
2 40 (18.02%) DNS
3 30 (13.51%) DHCP
4 25 (11.26%) WAN
5 24 (10.81%) LAN
6 21 (9.46%) VoIP
7 16 (7.21%) SAN
8 11 (4.95%) CTI
9 10 (4.50%) TCP/IP
10 9 (4.05%) Ethernet
11 8 (3.60%) BGP
12 7 (3.15%) Network Security
12 7 (3.15%) VPN
13 5 (2.25%) ATM
14 4 (1.80%) EIGRP
14 4 (1.80%) OSPF
15 3 (1.35%) ADSL
15 3 (1.35%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.35%) Wireless
15 3 (1.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (28.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.21%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.80%) MS Access
3 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.45%) DB2
6 1 (0.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.90%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.90%) JIRA
2 2 (0.90%) MSI
2 2 (0.90%) NUnit
2 2 (0.90%) Subversion
2 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.45%) PowerBuilder
General
1 44 (19.82%) Finance
2 8 (3.60%) Back Office
3 7 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.70%) Retail
5 5 (2.25%) Banking
6 3 (1.35%) Billing
6 3 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (13.96%) Developer
3 29 (13.06%) SharePoint Developer
4 28 (12.61%) Analyst
5 23 (10.36%) Support Engineer
6 18 (8.11%) IT Engineer
7 15 (6.76%) Service Manager
8 14 (6.31%) Administrator
9 13 (5.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.41%) Support Analyst
11 11 (4.95%) Delivery Manager
11 11 (4.95%) Genesys Specialist
11 11 (4.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.95%) Senior IT Engineer
11 11 (4.95%) Support Specialist
12 10 (4.50%) Applications Support
12 10 (4.50%) Services Delivery Manager
13 9 (4.05%) 1st Line Support
13 9 (4.05%) IT Manager
13 9 (4.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.22%) XML
2 34 (15.32%) .NET
2 34 (15.32%) CSS
2 34 (15.32%) HTML
3 31 (13.96%) AngularJS
3 31 (13.96%) ASP.NET
4 29 (13.06%) HTML5
4 29 (13.06%) jQuery
4 29 (13.06%) XSLT
5 11 (4.95%) VXML
6 4 (1.80%) CGI
7 2 (0.90%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.90%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.90%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.90%) Flash
7 2 (0.90%) NHibernate
7 2 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 60 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.31%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.95%) IVR
4 8 (3.60%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.70%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.25%) AS400
7 5 (2.25%) Contactless
7 5 (2.25%) EMV
7 5 (2.25%) Smartcard
8 4 (1.80%) Clustering
8 4 (1.80%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.35%) iPhone
9 3 (1.35%) Statistics
9 3 (1.35%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.35%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.90%) CCTV
10 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 107 (48.20%) Windows
2 70 (31.53%) Windows Server
3 53 (23.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (12.61%) Unix
6 20 (9.01%) Windows 7
7 16 (7.21%) Linux
8 14 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (5.86%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.60%) Mac OS X
10 8 (3.60%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.70%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.90%) Solaris
14 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.45%) CentOS
15 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.03%) ITIL
2 43 (19.37%) Mentoring
3 41 (18.47%) Matrix Management
3 41 (18.47%) Matrix Organization
4 36 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (15.32%) Service Delivery
5 34 (15.32%) Service Management
6 31 (13.96%) Presales
7 27 (12.16%) Web Development
8 24 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (9.01%) Business Continuity
10 19 (8.56%) Change Management
10 19 (8.56%) Project Management
11 16 (7.21%) Coaching
11 16 (7.21%) CRM
12 15 (6.76%) ITIL V3
13 14 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (6.31%) Load Balancing
13 14 (6.31%) Trend Analysis
14 11 (4.95%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.92%) SQL
2 35 (15.77%) JavaScript
3 34 (15.32%) C#
4 10 (4.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.80%) VB
6 4 (1.80%) VBScript
7 3 (1.35%) Java
8 2 (0.90%) C++
8 2 (0.90%) Embedded C++
8 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.90%) VBA
9 1 (0.45%) Perl
9 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (8.56%) Degree
2 10 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (4.50%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (3.60%) CCNP
4 7 (3.15%) CCNA
5 6 (2.70%) HND
5 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.80%) ISEB
6 4 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.35%) MCP
7 3 (1.35%) MCSE
8 2 (0.90%) CCDA
8 2 (0.90%) CCDP
8 2 (0.90%) CISM
8 2 (0.90%) CISSP
8 2 (0.90%) GNVQ
8 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.90%) MCSA
8 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.60%) QA
3 5 (2.25%) ISO 8583
3 5 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 71 (31.98%) Active Directory
2 40 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (13.06%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.70%) Firmware
5 3 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.90%) XenApp
7 1 (0.45%) KVM
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (8.56%) SCCM
2 15 (6.76%) SCOM
3 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (28.83%) Microsoft
2 44 (19.82%) VMware
3 27 (12.16%) Oracle
4 17 (7.66%) Dell
4 17 (7.66%) HP
5 15 (6.76%) Kaspersky
5 15 (6.76%) Siemens
5 15 (6.76%) WatchGuard
6 14 (6.31%) Cisco
6 14 (6.31%) IBM
7 12 (5.41%) Apple
8 11 (4.95%) Genesys
9 7 (3.15%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.25%) Remedy
11 4 (1.80%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.80%) Northgate
11 4 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.80%) Syclo
11 4 (1.80%) webMethods
12 3 (1.35%) Citrix
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