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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 126 115 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -49
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 42 51 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 1.65% 2.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.56% 5.78% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 40
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £36,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £150,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
922 883 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.35% 28.51% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 590 494 763
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Fife -5 10 £43,500 +14.47%
Glasgow -12 10 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Edinburgh -24 10 £39,697 -15.08% 5
Highlands +12 4 £45,000 -
Renfrewshire -2 2 £27,500 -31.25%
Moray -5 1 £60,000 +50.00%
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 74 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (40.54%) Java
3 19 (25.68%) Open Source
4 17 (22.97%) TOGAF
5 14 (18.92%) Degree
6 13 (17.57%) DV Cleared
7 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
7 12 (16.22%) Windows
8 11 (14.86%) Linux
8 11 (14.86%) ITIL
8 11 (14.86%) CISSP
8 11 (14.86%) Red Hat
8 11 (14.86%) Management Information System
8 11 (14.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (14.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (14.86%) MongoDB
8 11 (14.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (13.51%) Waterfall
9 10 (13.51%) Information Assurance
9 10 (13.51%) Manufacturing
9 10 (13.51%) CISM
9 10 (13.51%) Hibernate
9 10 (13.51%) Middleware
9 10 (13.51%) ERP
9 10 (13.51%) SQL
10 9 (12.16%) JUnit
10 9 (12.16%) CISA
10 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (12.16%) Spring
11 8 (10.81%) Maven

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (6.76%) Drupal
2 4 (5.41%) SugarCRM
2 4 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.05%) WAN
2 3 (4.05%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.70%) Firewall
3 2 (2.70%) Wireless
3 2 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) VoIP
4 1 (1.35%) WLAN
4 1 (1.35%) VPN
4 1 (1.35%) MPLS
4 1 (1.35%) SAN
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.35%) Network Security
4 1 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) MongoDB
1 11 (14.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (9.46%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.41%) Pentaho
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) JUnit
2 8 (10.81%) Maven
2 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.81%) Trac
2 8 (10.81%) Subversion
3 4 (5.41%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.81%) Finance
4 7 (9.46%) Games
5 5 (6.76%) Retail
6 3 (4.05%) Banking
7 2 (2.70%) Local Government
7 2 (2.70%) Military
7 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) Consultant
3 9 (12.16%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.16%) Architect
4 8 (10.81%) Coordinator
5 7 (9.46%) Citrix Consultant
5 7 (9.46%) Auditor
6 4 (5.41%) Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Security Officer
8 2 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.70%) IT Security Officer
8 2 (2.70%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) Hibernate
1 10 (13.51%) Middleware
2 9 (12.16%) Spring
3 7 (9.46%) .NET
4 2 (2.70%) J2EE
5 1 (1.35%) COM
5 1 (1.35%) CSS
5 1 (1.35%) XML
5 1 (1.35%) XSLT
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) Java EE
5 1 (1.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Open Source
2 11 (14.86%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.81%) Mathematics
3 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.46%) Online Games
4 7 (9.46%) Blog
5 3 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.70%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.70%) CESG
7 1 (1.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Linux
2 11 (14.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.81%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.41%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.05%) UNIX
6 2 (2.70%) Debian
7 1 (1.35%) AIX
7 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) TOGAF
2 11 (14.86%) ITIL
3 10 (13.51%) Waterfall
3 10 (13.51%) Information Assurance
3 10 (13.51%) ERP
4 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
5 8 (10.81%) Time Management
5 8 (10.81%) Business Continuity
6 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (8.11%) SIEM
7 6 (8.11%) Service Management
7 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.41%) Requirements Management
8 4 (5.41%) Change Control
8 4 (5.41%) Information Security
8 4 (5.41%) Quality Management
9 3 (4.05%) OO
9 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) Java
2 10 (13.51%) SQL
3 8 (10.81%) Jython
4 7 (9.46%) VB
5 6 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.76%) C
7 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.41%) Python
8 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.05%) VBScript
8 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.70%) C++
10 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) Degree
3 13 (17.57%) DV Cleared
4 11 (14.86%) CISSP
5 10 (13.51%) CISM
6 9 (12.16%) CISA
7 8 (10.81%) BC Cleared
8 3 (4.05%) CCNP
8 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.05%) GIAC
8 3 (4.05%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.70%) CCIE
10 1 (1.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.81%) COBIT
2 8 (10.81%) QA
2 8 (10.81%) BS25999
2 8 (10.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) XenApp
2 6 (8.11%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Red Hat
2 7 (9.46%) AppSense
2 7 (9.46%) Citrix
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle
3 6 (8.11%) JBoss
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.76%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco
4 5 (6.76%) Fujitsu
5 4 (5.41%) Fortinet
5 4 (5.41%) Talend
5 4 (5.41%) SAP
6 3 (4.05%) HP
6 3 (4.05%) Juniper
7 2 (2.70%) F5
7 2 (2.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.70%) Remedy
8 1 (1.35%) Symantec
8 1 (1.35%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.35%) Qualys
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