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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 136 127 72
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -55
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 31 35 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 1.11% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.53% 4.42% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 36
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% -7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £51,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
877 791 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.65% 25.19% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 558 496 614
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,750 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +6 20 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Argyll and Bute +1 2 £45,000 +50.00%
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £33,750 -
Highlands +3 1 - -
Renfrewshire -1 1 £13,750 - 3
Edinburgh -28 1 £90,000 +185.71% 3
Lothian - 1 £60,000 -
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 53 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Windows
4 10 (18.87%) Information Security
4 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.98%) HP
6 8 (15.09%) Citrix
6 8 (15.09%) ITIL
6 8 (15.09%) XenApp
7 7 (13.21%) Java
8 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (11.32%) AppSense
8 6 (11.32%) XenDesktop
8 6 (11.32%) Open Source
9 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
9 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
9 5 (9.43%) Degree
9 5 (9.43%) Network Security
9 5 (9.43%) CESG
9 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
9 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
9 5 (9.43%) VMware
9 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.43%) Change Management
9 5 (9.43%) WAN
10 4 (7.55%) OO

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.77%) Drupal
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.89%) SugarCRM
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Network Security
1 5 (9.43%) WAN
2 4 (7.55%) Firewall
3 3 (5.66%) SAN
3 3 (5.66%) MPLS
3 3 (5.66%) LAN
4 2 (3.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.77%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.89%) NAS
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.89%) MGW
5 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (1.89%) HTTP
5 1 (1.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.89%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JUnit
1 4 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (7.55%) LoadRunner
1 4 (7.55%) Maven
1 4 (7.55%) Subversion
1 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.55%) Trac
2 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Developer
2 6 (11.32%) Architect
2 6 (11.32%) Consultant
2 6 (11.32%) Citrix Consultant
3 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Implementation Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Product Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.77%) Administrator
6 2 (3.77%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) Spring
3 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) Java EE
4 1 (1.89%) Middleware
4 1 (1.89%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) CSS
4 1 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Open Source
2 5 (9.43%) CESG
3 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Online Games
5 1 (1.89%) Blog
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.89%) HPUX
7 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) Information Security
3 8 (15.09%) ITIL
4 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
4 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
4 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.43%) Change Management
5 4 (7.55%) OO
5 4 (7.55%) Quality Management
5 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (5.66%) Market Research
6 3 (5.66%) V-Model
6 3 (5.66%) Information Assurance
6 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.66%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) C
2 4 (7.55%) C#
3 3 (5.66%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) Jython
5 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.43%) Degree
3 4 (7.55%) CISSP
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.77%) CCNA
5 2 (3.77%) CISM
6 1 (1.89%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.89%) CCSE
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.89%) CCSA
6 1 (1.89%) CISA
6 1 (1.89%) CCDP
6 1 (1.89%) CCSP
6 1 (1.89%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CCA
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
1 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) XenApp
2 6 (11.32%) XenDesktop
3 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) NFS
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) OpenView
2 1 (1.89%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) HP
2 8 (15.09%) Citrix
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.32%) AppSense
4 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) JBoss
7 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.89%) LogLogic
7 1 (1.89%) Talend
7 1 (1.89%) Avaya
7 1 (1.89%) BMC
7 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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