The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 3 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 5 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 33.33% 22.22% 3.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.50% 90.91% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
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 Highlands region.

Qualifications Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 53.33% 24.44% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Average salary £28,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 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 5 £45,000 -
Security Cleared
Scotland

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Server Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss