The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 3 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 18.18% 6.67% 20.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
SLA
Scotland

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 Highlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 18.18% 13.33% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

SLA
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

SLA Salary Trend in the Highlands

SLA
Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Inverness - 2 - -
SLA
Scotland

SLA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Highlands region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Highlands region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Server Technician
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle