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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 122 135 116
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 36 42 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 1.07% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.41% 4.55% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 31
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,300 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £56,000 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
817 923 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.05% 23.41% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 499 590 494
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 16 £33,000 -20.00% 2
Fife +5 11 £42,926 -1.32% 1
West Lothian - 6 £70,000 - 4
Edinburgh +4 1 £52,500 +32.25% 2
Renfrewshire -3 1 £14,500 -47.27%
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 80 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (36.25%) Finance
3 19 (23.75%) Manufacturing
4 18 (22.50%) SQL
5 17 (21.25%) Oracle
5 17 (21.25%) ERP
5 17 (21.25%) Test Scripting
6 16 (20.00%) ITIL
7 14 (17.50%) SAP
8 13 (16.25%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (15.00%) Risk Management
9 12 (15.00%) HP
10 11 (13.75%) Java
11 10 (12.50%) Information Security
11 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
12 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (11.25%) ISTQB
12 9 (11.25%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (10.00%) Degree
13 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (10.00%) SAP LE
13 8 (10.00%) SAP FI
13 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (10.00%) LAN
13 8 (10.00%) WAN
13 8 (10.00%) SAP CO
13 8 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
14 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
14 7 (8.75%) VoIP
14 7 (8.75%) Web Services

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (5.00%) NetWeaver
1 4 (5.00%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.25%) Lync
2 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.25%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 8 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 8 (10.00%) SAP LE
2 4 (5.00%) SAP GRC
2 4 (5.00%) SAP CRM
2 4 (5.00%) SAP SCM
2 4 (5.00%) SAP ERP
2 4 (5.00%) SAP HR
2 4 (5.00%) SAP R/3
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) LAN
1 8 (10.00%) WAN
2 7 (8.75%) VoIP
3 6 (7.50%) Firewall
4 5 (6.25%) Wireless
5 3 (3.75%) DNS
5 3 (3.75%) SAN
6 2 (2.50%) Intranet
6 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.25%) Network Security
7 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) DB2
2 4 (5.00%) SAP BI
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (7.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 29 (36.25%) Finance
2 19 (23.75%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.00%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.75%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.50%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Analyst
2 13 (16.25%) Systems Analyst
2 13 (16.25%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Consultant
3 11 (13.75%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 8 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) SAP Support
4 8 (10.00%) SAP Support Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) Support Specialist
5 7 (8.75%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) Web Services
1 7 (8.75%) Middleware
2 4 (5.00%) SAP Basis
2 4 (5.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Replication
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) PKI
6 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) UNIX
1 5 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Solaris
3 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) ERP
1 17 (21.25%) Test Scripting
2 16 (20.00%) ITIL
3 13 (16.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 12 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 10 (12.50%) Information Security
5 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (7.50%) Information Security Governance
9 6 (7.50%) Change Management
9 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.25%) Project Management
11 4 (5.00%) Service Management
11 4 (5.00%) CRM
11 4 (5.00%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.00%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.00%) V-Model
11 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) SQL
2 11 (13.75%) Java
3 5 (6.25%) ABAP
4 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.50%) C
4 2 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.25%) VBScript
5 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.00%) Degree
4 7 (8.75%) CCNA
4 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) MOS
6 2 (2.50%) VTSP
6 2 (2.50%) CRISC
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.50%) CISA
6 2 (2.50%) HNC
6 2 (2.50%) HND
6 2 (2.50%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
1 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Xen
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) XenApp
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
3 1 (1.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Oracle
2 14 (17.50%) SAP
3 12 (15.00%) HP
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.00%) Sun
4 4 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) Hyland
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.50%) EMC
5 2 (2.50%) Intel
5 2 (2.50%) Citrix
5 2 (2.50%) Juniper
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco
5 2 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) BMC
6 1 (1.25%) Novell
6 1 (1.25%) Altiris
Livingston, West Lothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fife
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39401.00 - £46450.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago