The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 128 84 33
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -51
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 43 72 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 2.28% 5.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.80% 8.62% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 40
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,150
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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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
895 835 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.22% 26.47% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 566 516 644
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Scotland region.

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Scotland

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in Scotland

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
(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 -11 21 £39,500 -24.76%
Edinburgh -21 7 £55,000 +51.72% 2
Highlands +5 3 - -
Moray +1 2 - - 1
Argyll and Bute +3 1 £53,000 +76.66%
Renfrewshire 0 1 - - 2
Fife -3 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £36,500 -
Lothian - 1 £60,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £35,000 -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 62 (61.39%) SC Cleared
2 26 (25.74%) Java
3 24 (23.76%) Windows
4 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (16.83%) ITIL
6 16 (15.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.88%) Degree
8 12 (11.88%) ERP
9 11 (10.89%) Citrix
9 11 (10.89%) .NET
9 11 (10.89%) XenApp
9 11 (10.89%) Open Source
9 11 (10.89%) Information Security
10 10 (9.90%) Spring
10 10 (9.90%) Firewall
10 10 (9.90%) Oracle
10 10 (9.90%) JBoss
10 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
10 10 (9.90%) SLA
11 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
11 9 (8.91%) HP
11 9 (8.91%) JUnit
11 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
11 9 (8.91%) SQL
11 9 (8.91%) Hibernate
11 9 (8.91%) Manufacturing
11 9 (8.91%) AppSense
11 9 (8.91%) XenDesktop
12 8 (7.92%) Windows 7

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.94%) Drupal
2 5 (4.95%) SugarCRM
3 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Office
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) Firewall
2 8 (7.92%) WAN
3 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.96%) TETRA
4 4 (3.96%) Network Security
4 4 (3.96%) 4G
5 3 (2.97%) LAN
5 3 (2.97%) SAN
5 3 (2.97%) Internet
6 2 (1.98%) MPLS
6 2 (1.98%) DNS
6 2 (1.98%) DHCP
7 1 (0.99%) HTTP
7 1 (0.99%) SMTP
7 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.99%) NAS
7 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (4.95%) Pentaho
1 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
1 5 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) QlikView
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) JUnit
2 5 (4.95%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (3.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (3.96%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.96%) Subversion
3 4 (3.96%) Maven
3 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.96%) Trac
4 2 (1.98%) TestNG
5 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (8.91%) Manufacturing
2 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.93%) Finance
4 4 (3.96%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.96%) Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Legal
5 3 (2.97%) Marketing
6 2 (1.98%) Military
6 2 (1.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.99%) Billing
7 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (25.74%) Developer
2 11 (10.89%) Consultant
2 11 (10.89%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.90%) Analyst
4 9 (8.91%) Citrix Consultant
5 7 (6.93%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Server Technician
7 4 (3.96%) Support Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Operations Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Junior
8 3 (2.97%) Test Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Junior Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Security Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Product Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) .NET
2 10 (9.90%) Spring
3 9 (8.91%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.96%) J2EE
5 3 (2.97%) JSP
5 3 (2.97%) XML
5 3 (2.97%) XSLT
5 3 (2.97%) HTML
5 3 (2.97%) Java EE
6 2 (1.98%) JSF
6 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.99%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Open Source
2 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.95%) CESG
4 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.97%) Clustering
6 2 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.98%) PKI
7 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.76%) Windows
2 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (15.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.92%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.94%) Linux
6 5 (4.95%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.98%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) AIX
8 1 (0.99%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) ITIL
2 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.88%) ERP
4 11 (10.89%) Information Security
5 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (6.93%) Quality Management
7 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.94%) Scrum
7 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.94%) SIEM
8 5 (4.95%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.95%) SOA
8 5 (4.95%) Change Management
9 4 (3.96%) Project Management
9 4 (3.96%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.96%) Resource Management
9 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.96%) Test Scripting
10 3 (2.97%) V-Model
10 3 (2.97%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.74%) Java
2 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (8.91%) SQL
3 5 (4.95%) Python
3 5 (4.95%) Jython
4 4 (3.96%) VB
4 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.98%) C#
5 2 (1.98%) C++
6 1 (0.99%) PHP
6 1 (0.99%) C
6 1 (0.99%) VBScript
6 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (61.39%) SC Cleared
2 12 (11.88%) Degree
3 6 (5.94%) CISSP
4 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.95%) MCSE
4 5 (4.95%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.96%) CISM
6 3 (2.97%) CISA
7 2 (1.98%) GIAC
7 2 (1.98%) CCNP
7 2 (1.98%) CCNA
7 2 (1.98%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) HNC
8 1 (0.99%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.99%) CCDP
8 1 (0.99%) CCA
8 1 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) SLA
2 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.97%) QA
4 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.99%) BS25999
5 1 (0.99%) COBIT
5 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (10.89%) XenApp
2 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.91%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.97%) vSphere
5 2 (1.98%) NFS
6 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.99%) OpenView
2 1 (0.99%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Citrix
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle
2 10 (9.90%) JBoss
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.91%) HP
3 9 (8.91%) AppSense
4 8 (7.92%) SAP
5 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.94%) VMware
6 5 (4.95%) Talend
6 5 (4.95%) Cisco
7 4 (3.96%) Motorola
8 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.98%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.98%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.99%) Qualys
9 1 (0.99%) F5
9 1 (0.99%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.99%) LogLogic
9 1 (0.99%) Symantec
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Argyll
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lanarkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Upon Application - Fixed Term Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Moray
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: 12,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago