The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 141 119 75
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -44
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 30 36 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 1.14% 2.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.35% 4.31% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 19
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
SC Cleared
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
895 835 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.22% 26.47% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 566 516 644
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Scotland

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in Scotland

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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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
Glasgow -3 16 £39,500 -24.76%
Edinburgh -15 6 £55,000 +41.02%
Highlands +3 1 - -
Argyll and Bute +3 1 £53,000 +76.66%
Renfrewshire 0 1 - - 2
Lothian - 1 £60,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £35,000 -
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 62 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.42%) Windows
3 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (17.74%) Information Security
5 10 (16.13%) ITIL
5 10 (16.13%) Java
5 10 (16.13%) Citrix
5 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (16.13%) XenApp
6 9 (14.52%) XenDesktop
6 9 (14.52%) AppSense
7 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.90%) HP
7 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
8 7 (11.29%) Degree
8 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
9 6 (9.68%) CISSP
9 6 (9.68%) SQL
9 6 (9.68%) Open Source
9 6 (9.68%) SIEM
10 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
10 5 (8.06%) ERP
10 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
10 5 (8.06%) CESG
10 5 (8.06%) Firewall
10 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.06%) Change Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) Drupal
2 2 (3.23%) SugarCRM
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Firewall
2 4 (6.45%) Network Security
2 4 (6.45%) WAN
3 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.84%) LAN
3 3 (4.84%) Internet
4 2 (3.23%) MPLS
4 2 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
5 1 (1.61%) SMTP
5 1 (1.61%) DHCP
5 1 (1.61%) HTTP
5 1 (1.61%) Wireless
5 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.61%) NAS
5 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.61%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Pentaho
1 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.61%) QlikView
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (6.45%) LoadRunner
1 4 (6.45%) Subversion
1 4 (6.45%) Maven
1 4 (6.45%) JUnit
1 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.45%) Trac
2 2 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Military
4 2 (3.23%) Finance
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Consultant
2 9 (14.52%) Developer
2 9 (14.52%) Citrix Consultant
3 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Architect
4 4 (6.45%) Implementation Consultant
4 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Test Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Product Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Information Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Governance Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Security Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.23%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (3.23%) Security Officer
6 2 (3.23%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
2 4 (6.45%) Spring
2 4 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.61%) Java EE
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) XSLT
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Open Source
2 5 (8.06%) CESG
3 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) PKI
4 2 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.84%) Linux
6 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.23%) Solaris
7 1 (1.61%) AIX
7 1 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Information Security
2 10 (16.13%) ITIL
3 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.68%) SIEM
5 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
5 5 (8.06%) ERP
5 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.06%) Change Management
6 4 (6.45%) Quality Management
6 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.84%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (4.84%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.84%) SOA
7 3 (4.84%) Project Management
7 3 (4.84%) Service Management
7 3 (4.84%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) Java
2 6 (9.68%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.23%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) C++
4 2 (3.23%) VB
4 2 (3.23%) Python
4 2 (3.23%) Jython
5 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
5 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) CISSP
4 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.45%) CISM
5 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.84%) CISA
7 2 (3.23%) GIAC
7 2 (3.23%) CCNP
7 2 (3.23%) CCNA
8 1 (1.61%) CCDP
8 1 (1.61%) CCA
8 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.61%) MCSE
8 1 (1.61%) MCSA
8 1 (1.61%) CCIE
8 1 (1.61%) CCSP
8 1 (1.61%) CCSA
8 1 (1.61%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.84%) QA
3 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.61%) BS25999
4 1 (1.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) XenApp
2 9 (14.52%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
4 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) OpenView
2 1 (1.61%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Citrix
2 9 (14.52%) AppSense
3 8 (12.90%) HP
4 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco
5 4 (6.45%) VMware
6 3 (4.84%) JBoss
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle
6 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.23%) Talend
8 1 (1.61%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.61%) Qualys
8 1 (1.61%) F5
8 1 (1.61%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.61%) LogLogic
8 1 (1.61%) Symantec
8 1 (1.61%) Remedy
8 1 (1.61%) SAP
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Argyll
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Moray
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: 12,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago