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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 75 62 59
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SLA 20 33 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.77% 2.47% 3.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.53% 17.84% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 26
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £50,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

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 85 185 269
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 7.54% 13.85% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 66 132 143
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SLA in Edinburgh

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 6 (18.75%) Service Management
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
4 5 (15.63%) Unix
4 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 4 (12.50%) JBoss
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.50%) ITSM
5 4 (12.50%) Security Management
5 4 (12.50%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (12.50%) Data Guard
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Degree
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) CRM

SLA
Top Related 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 4 (12.50%) JBoss
1 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Broadband
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) DBA
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
1 4 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Field Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Support Manager
3 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (6.25%) Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Head of Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) Head of Service Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) Head of Technology
3 2 (6.25%) Service Support Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Head of Support
4 1 (3.13%) Junior Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) EPoS
2 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.13%) Fintech
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Unix
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.25%) CentOS
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Debian
6 1 (3.13%) SUSE
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Service Management
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (12.50%) ITSM
2 4 (12.50%) Security Management
3 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
3 3 (9.38%) Line Management
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) BCP
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) ERP
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.25%) Practice Management
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Design
4 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.25%) Ticket Management
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) AWS Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.13%) Docker
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (6.25%) Packer
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) Nagios
3 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) Ciena
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Huawei
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Nokia
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Tellabs
Edinburgh & Lothians
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago