Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SLA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SLA over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 87 117
Rank change year-on-year 0 +30 -34
Permanent jobs citing SLA 62 51 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.29% 2.23% 1.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.38% 20.40% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 36
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £19,000 £25,250 £25,522
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £52,000
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +10.29% - -

SLA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 235 250 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.68% 10.94% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 139 169 310
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,750 £31,100 £29,975
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £63,875
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,183 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.46% -

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SLA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SLA in Edinburgh

SLA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for SLA in Edinburgh

SLA
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SLA in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SLA.

1 33 (53.23%) Finance
2 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
3 19 (30.65%) ITIL
4 18 (29.03%) Service Delivery
4 18 (29.03%) Degree
5 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
5 14 (22.58%) Infrastructure Management
6 12 (19.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (19.35%) SQL
6 12 (19.35%) Unix
6 12 (19.35%) Windows
6 12 (19.35%) VMware
7 11 (17.74%) Computer Science
8 10 (16.13%) Banking
8 10 (16.13%) Linux
8 10 (16.13%) Oracle
8 10 (16.13%) Acceptance Criteria
8 10 (16.13%) High Availability
9 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
9 9 (14.52%) Service Management
10 8 (12.90%) SCCM
11 7 (11.29%) Business Development
11 7 (11.29%) JBoss
11 7 (11.29%) Java
11 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (11.29%) SAN
11 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
12 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (9.68%) Splunk

SLA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) JBoss
3 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.45%) IIS
4 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.84%) Apache
5 3 (4.84%) CMS
6 2 (3.23%) FileNet
7 1 (1.61%) SAS
7 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) SAN
2 4 (6.45%) Firewall
3 3 (4.84%) VoIP
4 2 (3.23%) BGP
4 2 (3.23%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.23%) LAN
4 2 (3.23%) Network Security
4 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.23%) WAN
4 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.61%) DHCP
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 33 (53.23%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Back Office
4 3 (4.84%) Marketing
5 2 (3.23%) Law
5 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (3.23%) Military
6 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Service Manager
2 11 (17.74%) Delivery Manager
2 11 (17.74%) Services Delivery Manager
3 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Junior
5 4 (6.45%) DBA
5 4 (6.45%) Graduate
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.84%) Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Junior Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Facilities Assistant
7 2 (3.23%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Service Desk Supervisor
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Web Services
2 4 (6.45%) .NET
3 3 (4.84%) HTML
4 2 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Fintech
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Unix
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.84%) CentOS
5 3 (4.84%) Debian
6 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) ITIL
2 18 (29.03%) Service Delivery
3 14 (22.58%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (16.13%) Acceptance Criteria
4 10 (16.13%) High Availability
5 9 (14.52%) Service Management
6 7 (11.29%) Business Development
7 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.06%) BCP
8 5 (8.06%) Business Continuity
8 5 (8.06%) People Management
9 4 (6.45%) Performance Management
9 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.45%) Security Management
9 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (6.45%) Time Management
10 3 (4.84%) Analytics
10 3 (4.84%) Information Security
10 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
11 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) Java
3 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.06%) PHP
4 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.84%) C#
5 3 (4.84%) Perl
6 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Degree
2 12 (19.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.84%) CCNA
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.84%) MCSE
6 2 (3.23%) CCNP
6 2 (3.23%) MBA
6 2 (3.23%) MCP
6 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.61%) HND
7 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.45%) Firmware
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 6 (9.68%) Nagios
3 4 (6.45%) Data Guard
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (4.84%) TeamSite
5 2 (3.23%) SCOM
6 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) VMware
3 10 (16.13%) Oracle
4 6 (9.68%) F5
4 6 (9.68%) Splunk
5 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.23%) Xerox
7 1 (1.61%) Capita