The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 104 92 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -38
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 75 74 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.85% 2.37% 3.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.09% 8.42% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 42 37 56
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £36,300 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £150,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.40%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
927 879 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.89% 28.21% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 601 487 753
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 28 £37,500 -30.87% 6
Glasgow -16 18 £40,000 -17.94% 2
Fife -1 13 £46,000 +21.05%
Highlands +11 4 £45,000 -
Moray -3 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Renfrewshire -4 2 £27,500 -31.25% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 73 (52.14%) SC Cleared
2 51 (36.43%) Java
3 40 (28.57%) Windows
4 32 (22.86%) Telecoms
4 32 (22.86%) Finance
5 30 (21.43%) ITIL
6 27 (19.29%) Open Source
7 25 (17.86%) Management Information System
7 25 (17.86%) Retail
7 25 (17.86%) Fujitsu
8 23 (16.43%) Degree
9 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (15.00%) Citrix
10 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 19 (13.57%) DV Cleared
12 18 (12.86%) XenApp
12 18 (12.86%) Hibernate
12 18 (12.86%) JUnit
13 17 (12.14%) XML
13 17 (12.14%) ERP
13 17 (12.14%) Manufacturing
13 17 (12.14%) TOGAF
13 17 (12.14%) XenDesktop
13 17 (12.14%) Windows 7
14 16 (11.43%) Spring
14 16 (11.43%) SQL
14 16 (11.43%) Service Management
15 15 (10.71%) Linux
15 15 (10.71%) JBoss

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (7.86%) Drupal
2 8 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.00%) SugarCRM
4 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.71%) SAP SCM
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) WAN
1 5 (3.57%) Network Security
2 4 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.86%) LAN
2 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.14%) LDAP
3 3 (2.14%) Internet
4 2 (1.43%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.43%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.43%) Wireless
4 2 (1.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.71%) VPN
5 1 (0.71%) DNS
5 1 (0.71%) VoIP
5 1 (0.71%) WLAN
5 1 (0.71%) DHCP
5 1 (0.71%) SAN
5 1 (0.71%) MPLS
5 1 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 14 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.43%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.00%) Pentaho
5 7 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (12.86%) JUnit
2 13 (9.29%) Maven
3 10 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.14%) Trac
3 10 (7.14%) Subversion
4 7 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (3.57%) TestNG
6 3 (2.14%) Ant
6 3 (2.14%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.43%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (22.86%) Telecoms
1 32 (22.86%) Finance
2 25 (17.86%) Retail
3 17 (12.14%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.00%) Games
5 5 (3.57%) Local Government
6 4 (2.86%) Legal
7 3 (2.14%) Military
8 2 (1.43%) Banking
8 2 (1.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 35 (25.00%) Developer
2 20 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.29%) Consultant
5 10 (7.14%) Analyst
6 9 (6.43%) Architect
6 9 (6.43%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Coordinator
8 7 (5.00%) Auditor
8 7 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
9 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.14%) Junior
11 3 (2.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.86%) Hibernate
2 17 (12.14%) XML
3 16 (11.43%) Spring
4 14 (10.00%) .NET
5 13 (9.29%) Middleware
6 7 (5.00%) XSLT
6 7 (5.00%) HTML
7 6 (4.29%) Java EE
8 5 (3.57%) J2EE
8 5 (3.57%) JSF
9 4 (2.86%) CSS
10 3 (2.14%) JAAS
10 3 (2.14%) jBPM
10 3 (2.14%) JNDI
10 3 (2.14%) Ajax
10 3 (2.14%) RichFaces
10 3 (2.14%) Drools
11 2 (1.43%) Application Packaging
11 2 (1.43%) JSP
12 1 (0.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.29%) Open Source
2 25 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.43%) CLARiiON
5 8 (5.71%) Mathematics
6 7 (5.00%) Online Games
6 7 (5.00%) Blog
7 4 (2.86%) Clustering
8 3 (2.14%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.14%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.43%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.43%) CMDB
10 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.71%) PKI
10 1 (0.71%) RMADS
10 1 (0.71%) CESG
10 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.57%) Windows
2 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (12.14%) Windows 7
4 15 (10.71%) Linux
5 14 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.57%) UNIX
8 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.43%) Debian
9 2 (1.43%) AIX
9 2 (1.43%) Solaris
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.43%) ITIL
2 17 (12.14%) ERP
2 17 (12.14%) TOGAF
3 16 (11.43%) Service Management
4 14 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 10 (7.14%) Information Assurance
5 10 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 10 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 10 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 10 (7.14%) Project Management
6 9 (6.43%) Business Continuity
7 8 (5.71%) Change Control
7 8 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.71%) Time Management
7 8 (5.71%) Requirements Management
7 8 (5.71%) Quality Management
8 7 (5.00%) OO
8 7 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 51 (36.43%) Java
2 16 (11.43%) SQL
3 14 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 13 (9.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.86%) PL/SQL
5 11 (7.86%) VB
5 11 (7.86%) Jython
6 10 (7.14%) Perl
7 7 (5.00%) Python
8 6 (4.29%) C
9 5 (3.57%) VBScript
10 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.14%) C#
11 3 (2.14%) C++
11 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.71%) PHP
12 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (52.14%) SC Cleared
2 23 (16.43%) Degree
3 19 (13.57%) DV Cleared
4 11 (7.86%) CISSP
4 11 (7.86%) CISM
5 10 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (6.43%) CISA
7 8 (5.71%) BC Cleared
8 3 (2.14%) CCNP
8 3 (2.14%) MCSE
8 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.14%) GIAC
8 3 (2.14%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.43%) CCIE
10 1 (0.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.86%) SLA
1 11 (7.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.71%) BS25999
2 8 (5.71%) QA
2 8 (5.71%) COBIT
2 8 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (12.86%) XenApp
2 17 (12.14%) XenDesktop
3 11 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.86%) vSphere
4 9 (6.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (5.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) SCOM
2 2 (1.43%) WSUS
2 2 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.43%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (17.86%) Fujitsu
2 21 (15.00%) Citrix
2 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.71%) JBoss
4 14 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 14 (10.00%) VMware
5 13 (9.29%) Oracle
6 12 (8.57%) SAP
6 12 (8.57%) Symantec
7 9 (6.43%) NetApp
7 9 (6.43%) CheckPoint
7 9 (6.43%) Cisco
7 9 (6.43%) EMC
7 9 (6.43%) AppSense
8 7 (5.00%) Juniper
8 7 (5.00%) Talend
9 4 (2.86%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.86%) IBM
10 3 (2.14%) HP
11 2 (1.43%) F5
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible benefits
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