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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 103 134 97
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -37
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 66 39 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.07% 1.05% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.71% 4.57% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 50 26 36
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,750 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
856 853 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.85% 22.94% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 587 564 532
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 +32 34 £43,750 +54.86% 2
Edinburgh +17 25 £47,500 -3.55% 1
Fife +9 7 £42,926 -8.66%
West Lothian - 4 £70,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - - 1
Renfrewshire -2 3 £29,500 -
Moray 0 2 - - 1
Argyll and Bute -2 2 £38,500 +40.00% 1
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 75 (67.57%) SC Cleared
2 33 (29.73%) Finance
3 27 (24.32%) ITIL
4 26 (23.42%) SQL
5 22 (19.82%) Test Scripting
5 22 (19.82%) Degree
6 21 (18.92%) Information Security
6 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (17.12%) Manufacturing
7 19 (17.12%) UNIX
7 19 (17.12%) LAN
8 18 (16.22%) ERP
8 18 (16.22%) Windows
8 18 (16.22%) Oracle
9 17 (15.32%) Linux
9 17 (15.32%) HP
10 16 (14.41%) Requirements Analysis
11 15 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (13.51%) Telecoms
11 15 (13.51%) Project Management
11 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (12.61%) Data Protection
13 13 (11.71%) ISTQB
13 13 (11.71%) COBIT
13 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (11.71%) CISA
13 13 (11.71%) WAN
14 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
14 12 (10.81%) Management Information System
14 12 (10.81%) Risk Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (3.60%) JBoss
2 3 (2.70%) Alfresco
2 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.80%) Lync
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.90%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.12%) LAN
2 13 (11.71%) WAN
3 9 (8.11%) VoIP
3 9 (8.11%) Firewall
4 7 (6.31%) SAN
5 6 (5.41%) WLAN
6 5 (4.50%) Wireless
7 4 (3.60%) Internet
8 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.80%) DNS
9 2 (1.80%) Intranet
9 2 (1.80%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.90%) Network Security
10 1 (0.90%) MPLS
10 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.80%) QlikView
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.80%) MySQL
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) HP UFT
1 7 (6.31%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.70%) Maven
2 3 (2.70%) Selenium
2 3 (2.70%) Artifactory
2 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.80%) VectorCAST
3 2 (1.80%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (29.73%) Finance
2 19 (17.12%) Manufacturing
3 15 (13.51%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (5.41%) Military
6 4 (3.60%) Banking
6 4 (3.60%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.70%) Legal
8 2 (1.80%) Retail
8 2 (1.80%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.80%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Analyst
2 15 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (12.61%) Systems Analyst
4 13 (11.71%) Test Analyst
5 12 (10.81%) Project Manager
6 11 (9.91%) Consultant
7 9 (8.11%) Senior Manager
7 9 (8.11%) Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Test Leader
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Information Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Information Security Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Senior Security Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) Security Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) Security Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Security Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) HTML
1 4 (3.60%) CSS
1 4 (3.60%) Hibernate
1 4 (3.60%) Spring
2 3 (2.70%) Web Services
2 3 (2.70%) XHTML
2 3 (2.70%) .NET
2 3 (2.70%) Spring Security
2 3 (2.70%) jQuery
2 3 (2.70%) RESTful
2 3 (2.70%) Gherkin
2 3 (2.70%) JSON
3 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.90%) J2EE
4 1 (0.90%) JSP
4 1 (0.90%) MDX
4 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.91%) Cryptography
3 11 (9.91%) SCADA
3 11 (9.91%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.91%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (6.31%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.60%) Replication
5 4 (3.60%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.80%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.80%) Physics
8 1 (0.90%) PKI
8 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.90%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.12%) UNIX
2 18 (16.22%) Windows
3 17 (15.32%) Linux
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.80%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.32%) ITIL
2 22 (19.82%) Test Scripting
3 21 (18.92%) Information Security
3 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.22%) ERP
5 16 (14.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (13.51%) Project Management
7 14 (12.61%) Data Protection
8 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (10.81%) Risk Management
10 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
10 11 (9.91%) Information Assurance
10 11 (9.91%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (9.91%) Cyber Security
11 8 (7.21%) V-Model
11 8 (7.21%) Service Management
12 6 (5.41%) PRINCE
12 6 (5.41%) Benchmarking
12 6 (5.41%) Security Management
12 6 (5.41%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.42%) SQL
2 4 (3.60%) Java
2 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.80%) Perl
3 2 (1.80%) C++
3 2 (1.80%) MATLAB
3 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.90%) C#
4 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.90%) VBScript
4 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.90%) ABAP
4 1 (0.90%) Ada
Qualifications
1 75 (67.57%) SC Cleared
2 22 (19.82%) Degree
3 13 (11.71%) ISTQB
3 13 (11.71%) CISA
4 11 (9.91%) CISM
4 11 (9.91%) CISSP
5 10 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (9.01%) CCNA
6 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (5.41%) MBA
8 5 (4.50%) PMP
8 5 (4.50%) PMI Certification
9 4 (3.60%) MOS
9 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.60%) HNC
9 4 (3.60%) HND
9 4 (3.60%) MCSE
9 4 (3.60%) VTSP
10 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.80%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (11.71%) COBIT
3 11 (9.91%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.50%) SLA
5 2 (1.80%) QA
6 1 (0.90%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.80%) vSphere
2 2 (1.80%) Xen
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.80%) WSUS
2 2 (1.80%) SCCM
2 2 (1.80%) SCOM
2 2 (1.80%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (16.22%) Oracle
2 17 (15.32%) HP
3 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.21%) VMware
4 8 (7.21%) Cisco
5 6 (5.41%) Sun
6 4 (3.60%) Juniper
6 4 (3.60%) IBM
6 4 (3.60%) EMC
6 4 (3.60%) Intel
7 3 (2.70%) Splunk
7 3 (2.70%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.70%) LogLogic
8 2 (1.80%) Talend
8 2 (1.80%) Cognos
8 2 (1.80%) Wind River
8 2 (1.80%) Citrix
8 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
Morayshire
Atos
Posted: 3 days ago
Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Clydebank, Dunbartonshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
SCC
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Nairn, Nairnshire
Capgemini
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago