The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 88 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 11 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.80% 1.83% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.02% 7.69% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 6
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -19.78%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
Security Cleared
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
364 390 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.36% 23.79% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 210 248 190
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,350 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared.

1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) CISA
2 8 (61.54%) CISM
2 8 (61.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (61.54%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Cryptography
2 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (61.54%) COBIT
2 8 (61.54%) SCADA
2 8 (61.54%) Data Protection
2 8 (61.54%) PCI DSS
2 8 (61.54%) Information Assurance
2 8 (61.54%) Mobile Payment
2 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
3 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) WLAN
4 6 (46.15%) Benchmarking
4 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) MBA
4 6 (46.15%) UNIX
4 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
4 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) WLAN
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Security Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Information Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Security Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Security Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Information Security Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
2 1 (7.69%) WF
2 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Spring Integration
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Cryptography
1 8 (61.54%) SCADA
1 8 (61.54%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Data Protection
2 8 (61.54%) Information Assurance
2 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
3 6 (46.15%) Benchmarking
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
1 8 (61.54%) CISA
1 8 (61.54%) CISM
2 6 (46.15%) MBA
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (61.54%) COBIT
1 8 (61.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
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