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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 123 97 42
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -55
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 40 67 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 2.08% 4.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.71% 7.50% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 36
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £33,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
849 893 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.32% 27.71% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 552 527 669
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 £57,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Security Cleared
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -22 15 £36,250 -30.95% 5
Edinburgh -16 10 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Highlands +4 3 - -
Argyll and Bute +3 3 £40,250 +34.16%
Renfrewshire 0 2 - - 4
Moray 0 2 - -
Fife -6 2 £47,000 +10.58% 1
Midlothian - 1 £36,500 -
Security Cleared
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 67 (59.82%) SC Cleared
2 30 (26.79%) Java
2 30 (26.79%) Windows
3 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (16.96%) Degree
4 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (15.18%) ITIL
6 14 (12.50%) Citrix
6 14 (12.50%) XenApp
6 14 (12.50%) Open Source
7 13 (11.61%) AppSense
7 13 (11.61%) JBoss
7 13 (11.61%) ERP
8 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
8 12 (10.71%) JUnit
8 12 (10.71%) CISSP
8 12 (10.71%) Hibernate
8 12 (10.71%) XenDesktop
8 12 (10.71%) DV Cleared
9 11 (9.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (9.82%) Management Information System
9 11 (9.82%) .NET
9 11 (9.82%) SLA
10 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
10 10 (8.93%) Telecoms
10 10 (8.93%) CISM
10 10 (8.93%) Manufacturing
10 10 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.93%) Spring
10 10 (8.93%) Windows 7

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (8.04%) Drupal
2 5 (4.46%) SugarCRM
3 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Office
2 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.89%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.25%) Firewall
2 7 (6.25%) WAN
3 4 (3.57%) Internet
3 4 (3.57%) TETRA
3 4 (3.57%) Network Security
3 4 (3.57%) 4G
4 3 (2.68%) LDAP
5 2 (1.79%) LAN
5 2 (1.79%) DNS
5 2 (1.79%) DHCP
5 2 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.89%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.89%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.89%) Wireless
6 1 (0.89%) SAN
6 1 (0.89%) MPLS
6 1 (0.89%) HTTP
6 1 (0.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) Pentaho
1 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
1 5 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.89%) QlikView
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) JUnit
2 7 (6.25%) Maven
3 5 (4.46%) TestNG
3 5 (4.46%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (3.57%) Subversion
4 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.57%) Trac
5 3 (2.68%) Ant
5 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.79%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.89%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (8.93%) Telecoms
1 10 (8.93%) Manufacturing
2 9 (8.04%) Finance
3 4 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.57%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Retail
4 3 (2.68%) Military
4 3 (2.68%) Legal
5 2 (1.79%) Local Government
5 2 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.89%) Developer
2 15 (13.39%) Consultant
3 14 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Citrix Consultant
5 10 (8.93%) Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Coordinator
7 7 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Auditor
8 6 (5.36%) Server Technician
9 5 (4.46%) Implementation Consultant
9 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Junior
10 4 (3.57%) Operations Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Support Manager
11 3 (2.68%) Junior Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Software Developer
12 2 (1.79%) Architect
12 2 (1.79%) Desktop Support
12 2 (1.79%) Systems Analyst
12 2 (1.79%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) Hibernate
2 11 (9.82%) .NET
3 10 (8.93%) Spring
4 7 (6.25%) XML
4 7 (6.25%) XSLT
5 6 (5.36%) HTML
5 6 (5.36%) Java EE
6 5 (4.46%) JSF
7 4 (3.57%) CSS
7 4 (3.57%) J2EE
8 3 (2.68%) RichFaces
8 3 (2.68%) jBPM
8 3 (2.68%) Drools
8 3 (2.68%) JNDI
8 3 (2.68%) Ajax
8 3 (2.68%) JAAS
8 3 (2.68%) Middleware
8 3 (2.68%) JSP
9 1 (0.89%) WCF
9 1 (0.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Open Source
2 11 (9.82%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.46%) CESG
6 4 (3.57%) Clustering
7 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.79%) PKI
8 2 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.89%) CMDB
9 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.79%) Windows
2 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (8.93%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.46%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.46%) Linux
7 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.79%) UNIX
7 2 (1.79%) AIX
7 2 (1.79%) Solaris
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.18%) ITIL
2 13 (11.61%) ERP
3 10 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
4 9 (8.04%) Information Security
4 9 (8.04%) Information Assurance
4 9 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.14%) Time Management
5 8 (7.14%) SIEM
6 7 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 7 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 7 (6.25%) Service Management
6 7 (6.25%) SOA
6 7 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.36%) Quality Management
7 6 (5.36%) Scrum
8 5 (4.46%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.46%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.46%) Change Management
8 5 (4.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.79%) Java
2 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.04%) SQL
4 6 (5.36%) VB
5 5 (4.46%) Jython
5 5 (4.46%) Python
6 4 (3.57%) C#
6 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.57%) VBScript
6 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.68%) C++
8 2 (1.79%) C
8 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (59.82%) SC Cleared
2 19 (16.96%) Degree
3 12 (10.71%) CISSP
3 12 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.93%) CISM
5 9 (8.04%) CISA
6 8 (7.14%) BC Cleared
7 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.46%) MCSE
8 3 (2.68%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (2.68%) GIAC
9 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.89%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.89%) CCA
10 1 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.89%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (9.82%) SLA
2 8 (7.14%) QA
3 7 (6.25%) COBIT
3 7 (6.25%) BS25999
3 7 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (12.50%) XenApp
2 12 (10.71%) XenDesktop
3 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) WSUS
2 1 (0.89%) SCOM
2 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (12.50%) Citrix
2 13 (11.61%) AppSense
2 13 (11.61%) JBoss
3 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.04%) Oracle
4 8 (7.14%) SAP
5 7 (6.25%) VMware
6 5 (4.46%) Talend
6 5 (4.46%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.57%) Motorola
7 4 (3.57%) Fujitsu
8 3 (2.68%) HP
8 3 (2.68%) Cisco
9 2 (1.79%) Symantec
9 2 (1.79%) Remedy
9 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.79%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.89%) F5
10 1 (0.89%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.89%) LogLogic
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