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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 56 58
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 33 37 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.64% 3.09% 3.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.26% 21.14% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 39
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -19.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £18,600 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +6.61% -  

SLA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 91 175 254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.29% 14.62% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 48 102 181
Median salary £40,000 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.58% +19.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SLA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing SLA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 26 (48.15%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Degree
2 15 (27.78%) Linux
3 14 (25.93%) ITIL
3 14 (25.93%) Banking
4 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
4 13 (24.07%) High Availability
4 13 (24.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 12 (22.22%) Unix
5 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 12 (22.22%) Service Management
6 11 (20.37%) SQL
7 10 (18.52%) Oracle
7 10 (18.52%) JBoss
7 10 (18.52%) Service Delivery
7 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
8 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
8 8 (14.81%) Security Management
8 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
8 8 (14.81%) Oracle9i Database
8 8 (14.81%) RDBMS
8 8 (14.81%) WebLogic
8 8 (14.81%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (14.81%) Data Guard
8 8 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (11.11%) Windows
11 5 (9.26%) Active Directory

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 10 (18.52%) JBoss
2 8 (14.81%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.70%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) CMS
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) LAN
1 3 (5.56%) SAN
1 3 (5.56%) WAN
1 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) Broadband
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle9i Database
2 8 (14.81%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 26 (48.15%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) DBA
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle DBA
1 8 (14.81%) Service Manager
2 5 (9.26%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (9.26%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (7.41%) Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Supervisor
5 2 (3.70%) Head of Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Head of Service Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Head of Technology
5 2 (3.70%) Junior Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Service Support Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.85%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 12 (22.22%) Unix
3 6 (11.11%) Windows
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.70%) CentOS
5 2 (3.70%) Debian
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) High Availability
3 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 12 (22.22%) Service Management
4 10 (18.52%) Service Delivery
5 8 (14.81%) Security Management
6 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.41%) Business Development
6 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.56%) BCP
7 3 (5.56%) CRM
7 3 (5.56%) DevOps
7 3 (5.56%) Information Security
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.70%) ERP
8 2 (3.70%) ITSM
8 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.70%) Practice Management
8 2 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) Perl
4 2 (3.70%) PHP
4 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Degree
2 13 (24.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) AWS Certification
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (3.70%) CCNP
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) MCP
5 2 (3.70%) MCSE
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) MBA
6 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.70%) Firmware
6 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Data Guard
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (5.56%) Nagios
2 3 (5.56%) Packer
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) TeamSite
3 2 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) F5
4 3 (5.56%) Remedy
4 3 (5.56%) Splunk
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Apple
6 1 (1.85%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.85%) FactSet
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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