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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 129 85 31
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -54
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 42 75 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 2.42% 5.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.67% 9.63% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 37
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £31,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
Security Cleared
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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
899 779 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.78% 25.19% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 570 501 600
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 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -1 22 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Highlands +8 5 £45,000 -
Edinburgh -25 3 £55,000 +56.02% 3
Argyll and Bute +2 2 £45,000 +50.00% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £33,750 -
Renfrewshire 0 1 £13,750 - 4
Fife -6 1 - -
Lothian - 1 £60,000 -
Moray - 1 - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (64.71%) SC Cleared
2 22 (25.88%) Windows
2 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.71%) Java
4 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (18.82%) ITIL
6 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (12.94%) Information Security
7 11 (12.94%) .NET
7 11 (12.94%) SLA
8 10 (11.76%) HP
8 10 (11.76%) Citrix
8 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
8 10 (11.76%) Hibernate
8 10 (11.76%) XenApp
8 10 (11.76%) Degree
9 9 (10.59%) Spring
9 9 (10.59%) Firewall
9 9 (10.59%) WAN
9 9 (10.59%) JUnit
10 8 (9.41%) Oracle
10 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
10 8 (9.41%) Open Source
10 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (8.24%) XenDesktop
11 7 (8.24%) ERP
11 7 (8.24%) SAP
11 7 (8.24%) OO
11 7 (8.24%) JBoss
11 7 (8.24%) Quality Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.53%) Drupal
2 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.35%) SugarCRM
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.18%) CMS
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) WAN
1 9 (10.59%) Firewall
2 5 (5.88%) Network Security
2 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.71%) SAN
3 4 (4.71%) TETRA
3 4 (4.71%) 4G
4 3 (3.53%) LAN
4 3 (3.53%) MPLS
4 3 (3.53%) DNS
4 3 (3.53%) DHCP
5 1 (1.18%) HTTP
5 1 (1.18%) SMTP
5 1 (1.18%) Internet
5 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.18%) MGW
5 1 (1.18%) NAS
5 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.35%) Pentaho
1 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) JUnit
2 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.88%) Trac
2 5 (5.88%) Subversion
2 5 (5.88%) Maven
3 4 (4.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (4.71%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.35%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.18%) TestNG
General
1 7 (8.24%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.06%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
3 3 (3.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Developer
2 10 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (8.24%) Citrix Consultant
3 7 (8.24%) Consultant
4 6 (7.06%) Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Architect
5 5 (5.88%) Server Technician
6 4 (4.71%) Support Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Implementation Consultant
6 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Operations Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Product Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Security Manager
8 2 (2.35%) Information Governance Manager
8 2 (2.35%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) .NET
2 10 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 9 (10.59%) Spring
4 4 (4.71%) J2EE
5 3 (3.53%) JSP
5 3 (3.53%) XML
5 3 (3.53%) XSLT
5 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.35%) Java EE
6 2 (2.35%) HTML
7 1 (1.18%) JSF
7 1 (1.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Open Source
1 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.88%) CESG
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.53%) Clustering
4 2 (2.35%) PKI
4 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Windows
2 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.53%) Linux
7 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.18%) Android
8 1 (1.18%) HPUX
8 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.82%) ITIL
3 11 (12.94%) Information Security
4 7 (8.24%) OO
4 7 (8.24%) ERP
4 7 (8.24%) Quality Management
5 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.06%) Waterfall
5 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 5 (5.88%) Change Management
6 5 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.71%) SOA
7 4 (4.71%) Project Management
7 4 (4.71%) Resource Management
8 3 (3.53%) V-Model
8 3 (3.53%) Information Assurance
8 3 (3.53%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.71%) Java
2 6 (7.06%) SQL
3 5 (5.88%) C
3 5 (5.88%) C#
4 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.35%) VB
5 2 (2.35%) Python
5 2 (2.35%) Jython
6 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 55 (64.71%) SC Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) Degree
3 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.88%) CISSP
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.53%) CISM
4 3 (3.53%) MCSE
5 2 (2.35%) CCNA
5 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.35%) CISA
6 1 (1.18%) CCSA
6 1 (1.18%) CCSE
6 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.18%) CCDP
6 1 (1.18%) CCA
6 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCSA
6 1 (1.18%) CCSP
6 1 (1.18%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.53%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 10 (11.76%) XenApp
2 7 (8.24%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.53%) vSphere
3 3 (3.53%) NFS
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) OpenView
2 1 (1.18%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) HP
1 10 (11.76%) Citrix
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.24%) AppSense
3 7 (8.24%) SAP
3 7 (8.24%) JBoss
4 6 (7.06%) VMware
5 4 (4.71%) Motorola
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco
6 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.35%) Talend
8 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.18%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.18%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.18%) LogLogic
8 1 (1.18%) Avaya
8 1 (1.18%) BMC
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