The first table below looks at the demand for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Highlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 3 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 25.00% 25.00% 4.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 58.33% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -
Qualifications Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 75.00% 42.86% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £46,000 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Security Cleared
Scotland

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in the Highlands

Security Cleared
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 Security Cleared within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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 +7 3 - -
Security Cleared
Scotland

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) SMTP
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) COM
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Server Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware