The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 142 130 78
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -52
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 28 34 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 1.05% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.29% 3.78% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 17
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -0.55%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
850 899 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.14% 27.81% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 560 533 670
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 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SC Cleared
UK

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 30 July 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 30 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
Glasgow -14 11 £33,500 -36.19% 2
Edinburgh -13 9 £55,000 +4.76%
Argyll and Bute +3 3 £40,250 +34.16%
Renfrewshire 0 2 - - 2
Highlands +2 1 - -
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 69 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.99%) Windows
3 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (20.29%) Degree
5 13 (18.84%) XenApp
5 13 (18.84%) Citrix
5 13 (18.84%) CISSP
5 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (17.39%) AppSense
6 12 (17.39%) DV Cleared
6 12 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (15.94%) XenDesktop
7 11 (15.94%) CISM
7 11 (15.94%) ITIL
7 11 (15.94%) Java
8 10 (14.49%) CISA
8 10 (14.49%) Information Assurance
8 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
9 9 (13.04%) QA
9 9 (13.04%) Time Management
9 9 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
9 9 (13.04%) Information Security
10 8 (11.59%) Business Continuity
10 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
10 8 (11.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (11.59%) BS25999
10 8 (11.59%) Mathematics
10 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
10 8 (11.59%) BC Cleared

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.35%) Drupal
2 2 (2.90%) SugarCRM
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.80%) Internet
2 3 (4.35%) Network Security
2 3 (4.35%) WAN
2 3 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.45%) MPLS
4 1 (1.45%) SAN
4 1 (1.45%) DNS
4 1 (1.45%) SMTP
4 1 (1.45%) DHCP
4 1 (1.45%) HTTP
4 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.90%) Pentaho
1 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) QlikView
2 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) JUnit
2 4 (5.80%) Subversion
2 4 (5.80%) Maven
2 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.80%) Trac
3 2 (2.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.90%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.90%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Military
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Local Government
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Consultant
2 12 (17.39%) Citrix Consultant
3 9 (13.04%) Coordinator
3 9 (13.04%) Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Auditor
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Architect
6 2 (2.90%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (2.90%) Desktop Support
6 2 (2.90%) Security Specialist
6 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (2.90%) Product Manager
6 2 (2.90%) Security Analyst
6 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (2.90%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (2.90%) Security Officer
6 2 (2.90%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 5 (7.25%) Spring
3 4 (5.80%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.45%) Java EE
4 1 (1.45%) J2EE
4 1 (1.45%) COM
4 1 (1.45%) CSS
4 1 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) XSLT
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
1 8 (11.59%) Mathematics
1 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.70%) Open Source
3 5 (7.25%) CESG
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) PKI
4 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Windows
2 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.90%) Linux
5 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) UNIX
6 1 (1.45%) AIX
6 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Information Assurance
3 9 (13.04%) Time Management
3 9 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.04%) Information Security
4 8 (11.59%) Business Continuity
4 8 (11.59%) TOGAF
4 8 (11.59%) SIEM
5 6 (8.70%) Service Management
5 6 (8.70%) ERP
5 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.25%) Change Management
6 5 (7.25%) Project Management
7 4 (5.80%) Quality Management
7 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.80%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) Java
2 6 (8.70%) SQL
3 4 (5.80%) VB
3 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.35%) VBScript
5 2 (2.90%) Jython
5 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.90%) C#
5 2 (2.90%) C++
5 2 (2.90%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.29%) Degree
3 13 (18.84%) CISSP
4 12 (17.39%) DV Cleared
5 11 (15.94%) CISM
6 10 (14.49%) CISA
7 8 (11.59%) BC Cleared
8 3 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (4.35%) GIAC
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.45%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.45%) CCA
10 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.45%) CCIE
10 1 (1.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (13.04%) QA
3 8 (11.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (11.59%) BS25999
3 8 (11.59%) COBIT
4 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) XenApp
2 11 (15.94%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Citrix
2 12 (17.39%) AppSense
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) JBoss
5 3 (4.35%) Fujitsu
5 3 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) Remedy
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.90%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.90%) Talend
7 1 (1.45%) F5
7 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.45%) LogLogic
7 1 (1.45%) Qualys
7 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.45%) Symantec
7 1 (1.45%) SAP