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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 122 150 125
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -25
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 41 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 0.60% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.81% 2.60% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 23
Average salary £42,926 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £26,900 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
852 847 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.11% 23.08% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 582 561 532
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 +10 18 £33,000 +16.81% 1
Edinburgh +7 7 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Fife - 6 £42,926 -
West Lothian - 4 £70,000 -
Renfrewshire -3 3 £29,500 -
Argyll and Bute -2 2 £38,500 +40.00%
Moray 0 1 - -
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 75 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (29.33%) Finance
2 22 (29.33%) Test Scripting
3 19 (25.33%) Manufacturing
4 18 (24.00%) ERP
5 17 (22.67%) HP
6 16 (21.33%) SQL
7 14 (18.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 14 (18.67%) Degree
8 13 (17.33%) ISTQB
8 13 (17.33%) LAN
8 13 (17.33%) WAN
9 12 (16.00%) ITIL
9 12 (16.00%) UNIX
9 12 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (13.33%) Information Security
10 10 (13.33%) Linux
10 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 10 (13.33%) Oracle
10 10 (13.33%) CCNA
10 10 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (12.00%) VoIP
11 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (12.00%) Firewall
12 8 (10.67%) V-Model
12 8 (10.67%) Service Management
12 8 (10.67%) Risk Management
12 8 (10.67%) Cisco
13 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.33%) HP UFT

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (2.67%) Lync
2 1 (1.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.33%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) LAN
1 13 (17.33%) WAN
2 9 (12.00%) VoIP
2 9 (12.00%) Firewall
3 5 (6.67%) Wireless
3 5 (6.67%) SAN
4 4 (5.33%) Internet
5 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.67%) DNS
6 2 (2.67%) Intranet
6 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.33%) Network Security
7 1 (1.33%) MPLS
7 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) HP UFT
1 7 (9.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (29.33%) Finance
2 19 (25.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.67%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (44.00%) Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Systems Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Test Analyst
4 12 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Test Leader
6 7 (9.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Network Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Security Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Security Officer
9 4 (5.33%) Administrator
9 4 (5.33%) Lead Test Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Information Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Junior
10 3 (4.00%) Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) CSS
3 1 (1.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.33%) Replication
3 4 (5.33%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) RMADS
6 1 (1.33%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) UNIX
2 10 (13.33%) Linux
3 7 (9.33%) Windows
4 2 (2.67%) Solaris
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Test Scripting
2 18 (24.00%) ERP
3 14 (18.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 12 (16.00%) ITIL
5 10 (13.33%) Information Security
6 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.67%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.67%) Service Management
7 8 (10.67%) V-Model
8 6 (8.00%) Information Security Governance
8 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.67%) Project Management
9 5 (6.67%) ITSM
9 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.33%) High Availability
10 4 (5.33%) SIEM
10 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.00%) Data Protection
11 3 (4.00%) Matrix Management
11 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) Perl
2 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.33%) C#
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.33%) VBScript
3 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.67%) Degree
3 13 (17.33%) ISTQB
4 10 (13.33%) CCNA
4 10 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.33%) HNC
5 4 (5.33%) HND
5 4 (5.33%) MCSE
5 4 (5.33%) MOS
5 4 (5.33%) VTSP
6 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.67%) CRISC
7 2 (2.67%) CISA
7 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.33%) CEH
8 1 (1.33%) PMP
8 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) COBIT
2 2 (2.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.67%) WSUS
3 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) HP
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 8 (10.67%) Cisco
4 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.00%) Sun
5 6 (8.00%) VMware
6 4 (5.33%) Juniper
6 4 (5.33%) IBM
6 4 (5.33%) EMC
6 4 (5.33%) Intel
7 3 (4.00%) Splunk
7 3 (4.00%) ArcSight
7 3 (4.00%) LogLogic
8 2 (2.67%) Citrix
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.33%) Altiris
9 1 (1.33%) Draytek
9 1 (1.33%) Novell
9 1 (1.33%) SAP
Morayshire
Atos
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
SCC
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago