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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 119 133 150
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 27 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 0.91% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 3.30% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 25
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £22,750 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £53,750 £54,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
580 908 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.28% 27.43% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 352 616 570
Median salary £45,000 £42,233 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +5.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +15 16 £43,250 +23.57% 4
Edinburgh +20 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Aberdeen - 2 £36,750 -
Renfrewshire - 2 - - 2
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 69 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (39.13%) Windows
3 18 (26.09%) Linux
4 17 (24.64%) Oracle
5 16 (23.19%) HP
6 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 14 (20.29%) ITIL
7 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
8 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
9 12 (17.39%) CheckPoint
9 12 (17.39%) Juniper
9 12 (17.39%) SAN
9 12 (17.39%) F5
10 11 (15.94%) Unix
10 11 (15.94%) Electronics
10 11 (15.94%) Manufacturing
10 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
11 10 (14.49%) Presales
11 10 (14.49%) WebEx
11 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
11 10 (14.49%) C
11 10 (14.49%) Kaspersky
11 10 (14.49%) Hyper-V
11 10 (14.49%) Trend Micro
11 10 (14.49%) Blue Coat
11 10 (14.49%) Degree
11 10 (14.49%) French Language
11 10 (14.49%) German Language
11 10 (14.49%) Spanish Language

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) OrCAD
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (5.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Office 365
2 8 (11.59%) Azure Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.39%) SAN
3 10 (14.49%) WebEx
4 9 (13.04%) Skype
5 3 (4.35%) Firewall
6 2 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.90%) Internet
6 2 (2.90%) Network Security
6 2 (2.90%) VoIP
7 1 (1.45%) LAN
7 1 (1.45%) WAN
7 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.80%) MS Access
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.45%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) LabVIEW
2 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.90%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.45%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (15.94%) Electronics
1 11 (15.94%) Manufacturing
2 10 (14.49%) French Language
2 10 (14.49%) German Language
2 10 (14.49%) Spanish Language
3 5 (7.25%) Military
4 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Finance
6 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.45%) Avionics
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) Field Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Field Support Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Administrator
4 9 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Applications Support
7 5 (7.25%) Development Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Solaris Administrator
7 5 (7.25%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.25%) Test Development Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) CGI
2 5 (7.25%) .NET
3 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.80%) HTML
3 4 (5.80%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.45%) Apache CXF
4 1 (1.45%) D3.js
4 1 (1.45%) Drools
4 1 (1.45%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.45%) jBPM
4 1 (1.45%) jQuery
4 1 (1.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) CESG
5 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 18 (26.09%) Linux
3 11 (15.94%) Unix
3 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.04%) Solaris
5 8 (11.59%) HPUX
5 8 (11.59%) Windows 10
6 6 (8.70%) AIX
6 6 (8.70%) OpenVMS
6 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.45%) CentOS
9 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.45%) VMS
9 1 (1.45%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Presales
2 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
3 9 (13.04%) ITIL V3
3 9 (13.04%) Lean Manufacturing
3 9 (13.04%) Six Sigma
4 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
4 7 (10.14%) Project Management
5 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 5 (7.25%) ERP
6 5 (7.25%) Functional Testing
6 5 (7.25%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (7.25%) Process Improvement
6 5 (7.25%) Validation
7 4 (5.80%) CAD
7 4 (5.80%) ITSM
7 4 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.80%) Schematic Capture
7 4 (5.80%) Service Management
8 3 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) C
2 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 8 (11.59%) Perl
4 6 (8.70%) SQL
4 6 (8.70%) VB
5 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.35%) C++
7 3 (4.35%) Java
8 2 (2.90%) C#
8 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.45%) Jython
9 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.45%) Python
9 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.45%) VB6
9 1 (1.45%) VBA
9 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) Degree
3 7 (10.14%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.80%) HND
5 4 (5.80%) ISEB
5 4 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.35%) CCNA
7 2 (2.90%) CCNP
8 1 (1.45%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.45%) CISSP
8 1 (1.45%) CRISC
8 1 (1.45%) Cyber Scheme
8 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.45%) MCITP
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.45%) OSCP
8 1 (1.45%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) ISO13485
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.49%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.59%) BitLocker
4 6 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (8.70%) Veritas File System
4 6 (8.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) NetBackup
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (11.59%) SCCM
2 8 (11.59%) SCOM
3 6 (8.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Oracle
2 16 (23.19%) HP
3 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 12 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 12 (17.39%) F5
4 12 (17.39%) Juniper
5 10 (14.49%) Blue Coat
5 10 (14.49%) Kaspersky
5 10 (14.49%) Trend Micro
6 9 (13.04%) Veritas
7 8 (11.59%) VMware
8 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 6 (8.70%) Sun
9 4 (5.80%) EMC
9 4 (5.80%) Northgate
9 4 (5.80%) Remedy
10 3 (4.35%) Cisco
10 3 (4.35%) Citrix
11 2 (2.90%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.90%) TippingPoint
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