The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Inverness region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Inverness region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 3 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 3 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Inverness 25.00% 24.00% 22.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +5.71%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Inverness
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Inverness 33.33% 24.00% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SLA
Highlands

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Inverness

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Inverness

SLA
Salary Trend in Inverness

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

SLA Salary Trend in Inverness

SLA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Inverness

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Inverness 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 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) COM

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Inverness by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Inverness 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe