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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 140 143 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 29 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 0.78% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.21% 3.17% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 16
Average salary £36,500 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.04% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
903 916 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.31% 24.52% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 626 576 518
Average salary £42,233 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 16 £35,000 -12.50%
Edinburgh -2 4 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Moray - 4 - -
Fife - 3 £42,926 -
Renfrewshire -3 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire -10 1 £24,000 -28.88%
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (29.58%) HP
3 18 (25.35%) Test Scripting
4 16 (22.54%) Finance
5 15 (21.13%) Manufacturing
6 14 (19.72%) ERP
6 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
7 13 (18.31%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (18.31%) Cisco
8 12 (16.90%) UNIX
8 12 (16.90%) SQL
8 12 (16.90%) Degree
9 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (15.49%) Information Security
9 11 (15.49%) ITIL
10 10 (14.08%) Oracle
11 9 (12.68%) V-Model
11 9 (12.68%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (12.68%) Linux
11 9 (12.68%) CCNA
11 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
11 9 (12.68%) LAN
11 9 (12.68%) WAN
11 9 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
12 8 (11.27%) Service Management
12 8 (11.27%) Firewall
12 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
13 6 (8.45%) VMware
13 6 (8.45%) Management Information System

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (2.82%) Lync
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) LAN
1 9 (12.68%) WAN
2 8 (11.27%) Firewall
3 6 (8.45%) VoIP
4 5 (7.04%) SAN
4 5 (7.04%) Internet
5 4 (5.63%) Network Security
5 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.23%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.82%) MPLS
7 2 (2.82%) Intranet
7 2 (2.82%) DNS
7 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.82%) PPP
7 2 (2.82%) Wireless
8 1 (1.41%) DHCP
8 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) HP UFT
1 6 (8.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 15 (21.13%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.63%) Banking
5 3 (4.23%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.23%) Legal
6 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 2 (2.82%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Test Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Test Leader
4 9 (12.68%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Security Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Lead Test Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Security Officer
9 3 (4.23%) IT Security Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Information Security Officer
9 3 (4.23%) Information Governance Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Governance Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Information Governance Officer
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) JSP
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
1 6 (8.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.63%) Private Cloud
2 4 (5.63%) Replication
3 3 (4.23%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.82%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.41%) RMADS
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) UNIX
2 9 (12.68%) Linux
3 6 (8.45%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Solaris
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Test Scripting
2 14 (19.72%) ERP
3 11 (15.49%) ITIL
3 11 (15.49%) Information Security
3 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.68%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
4 9 (12.68%) V-Model
5 8 (11.27%) Service Management
6 6 (8.45%) Information Security Governance
7 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.04%) ITSM
7 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.63%) Project Management
8 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.63%) High Availability
9 3 (4.23%) SIEM
9 3 (4.23%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.82%) Perl
2 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.41%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) VBScript
3 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
3 12 (16.90%) Degree
4 9 (12.68%) CCNA
4 9 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.63%) HNC
5 4 (5.63%) HND
5 4 (5.63%) MCSE
5 4 (5.63%) MOS
5 4 (5.63%) VTSP
6 2 (2.82%) CRISC
6 2 (2.82%) CISA
6 2 (2.82%) CCDA
6 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) PMP
7 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.41%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) COBIT
2 2 (2.82%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.82%) WSUS
3 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) HP
2 13 (18.31%) Cisco
3 10 (14.08%) Oracle
4 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.45%) Sun
5 6 (8.45%) Juniper
5 6 (8.45%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.45%) VMware
6 4 (5.63%) IBM
6 4 (5.63%) EMC
6 4 (5.63%) Intel
7 3 (4.23%) Splunk
7 3 (4.23%) ArcSight
7 3 (4.23%) LogLogic
8 2 (2.82%) McAfee
8 2 (2.82%) 3Com
8 2 (2.82%) Nokia
8 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.82%) Nortel
8 2 (2.82%) Citrix
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago