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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 84 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -23
Permanent jobs citing SLA 35 72 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.57% 2.47% 3.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.65% 24.24% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 72
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £19,825 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
148 297 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.62% 10.17% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 86 183 229
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £30,000 £29,935
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,800 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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
Glasgow +1 15 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Edinburgh +6 13 £32,500 -31.57% 4
Scottish Borders - 2 £25,000 -
Inverclyde -5 1 £38,000 -
SLA
UK

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.21%) ITIL
2 22 (28.21%) Windows
3 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 17 (21.79%) Active Directory
5 15 (19.23%) Finance
5 15 (19.23%) VMware
5 15 (19.23%) Cisco
6 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
7 13 (16.67%) Line Management
7 13 (16.67%) MS Office
7 13 (16.67%) Firewall
8 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 12 (15.38%) SQL
9 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
10 8 (10.26%) LAN
10 8 (10.26%) CCNP
10 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (10.26%) Degree
11 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
11 7 (8.97%) Business Continuity
11 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (7.69%) Service Management
12 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (7.69%) WAN
12 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
12 6 (7.69%) Linux
12 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
12 6 (7.69%) SCCM

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 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.67%) MS Office
3 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) GitHub
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) Firewall
2 8 (10.26%) LAN
3 6 (7.69%) WAN
4 5 (6.41%) DNS
4 5 (6.41%) Network Security
4 5 (6.41%) VPN
5 4 (5.13%) DHCP
5 4 (5.13%) SAN
5 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.85%) MPLS
6 3 (3.85%) VoIP
6 3 (3.85%) Wireless
7 2 (2.56%) BGP
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (2.56%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.56%) Internet
7 2 (2.56%) IPsec
7 2 (2.56%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.13%) Back Office
3 4 (5.13%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Military
5 1 (1.28%) Local Government
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Analyst
2 13 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 10 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Field Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Service Desk Manager
5 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
6 6 (7.69%) ITIL Service Manager
7 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Field Service Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Junior
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.56%) EPoS
3 2 (2.56%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.28%) Fintech
4 1 (1.28%) IVR
4 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.69%) Linux
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.28%) CentOS
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.28%) SUSE
7 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) ITIL
2 13 (16.67%) Line Management
3 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 7 (8.97%) Business Continuity
5 6 (7.69%) Service Management
6 5 (6.41%) SDLC
6 5 (6.41%) Time Management
7 4 (5.13%) Analytics
7 4 (5.13%) Change Control
7 4 (5.13%) CRM
7 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.13%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.85%) Change Management
8 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.85%) Document Management
8 3 (3.85%) ITSM
8 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) SQL
2 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) VB
3 2 (2.56%) VBScript
4 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.28%) Ruby
4 1 (1.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) CCNP
1 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.41%) MCSE
4 4 (5.13%) CCNA
5 2 (2.56%) MCP
5 2 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.28%) HNC
6 1 (1.28%) HND
6 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (21.79%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.41%) vSphere
4 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.85%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.28%) Docker
6 1 (1.28%) Firmware
6 1 (1.28%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.28%) XenApp
6 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.28%) Nagios
3 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.23%) Cisco
2 15 (19.23%) VMware
3 5 (6.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
3 5 (6.41%) Ciena
3 5 (6.41%) Huawei
3 5 (6.41%) Nokia
3 5 (6.41%) Tellabs
4 4 (5.13%) Citrix
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle
5 3 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.85%) F5
6 2 (2.56%) Aruba
6 2 (2.56%) Avaya
6 2 (2.56%) Juniper
6 2 (2.56%) Remedy
6 2 (2.56%) Xerox
7 1 (1.28%) CommVault
7 1 (1.28%) Intel Security
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