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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 96 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 53 57 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.77% 1.49% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.98% 6.44% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 35
Average salary £42,926 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £47,500 £64,500
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
759 885 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.33% 23.14% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 483 578 508
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +16 20 £33,000 -16.45% 3
Edinburgh +2 11 £53,750 +34.37% 3
Fife 0 8 £42,926 -8.66%
West Lothian - 8 £70,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
Renfrewshire -3 2 £14,500 -47.27%
Highlands +2 1 - -
Argyll and Bute -4 1 £47,500 +72.72%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Security Cleared
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 78 (78.79%) SC Cleared
2 39 (39.39%) Finance
3 27 (27.27%) SQL
4 25 (25.25%) ITIL
5 23 (23.23%) Oracle
5 23 (23.23%) Manufacturing
6 21 (21.21%) Test Scripting
7 20 (20.20%) ERP
8 18 (18.18%) Information Security
9 17 (17.17%) LAN
10 16 (16.16%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (16.16%) Degree
11 15 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (15.15%) Risk Management
11 15 (15.15%) UNIX
11 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (14.14%) Windows
12 14 (14.14%) Linux
12 14 (14.14%) Project Management
13 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
13 13 (13.13%) Data Protection
14 12 (12.12%) COBIT
14 12 (12.12%) CISA
14 12 (12.12%) Management Information System
14 12 (12.12%) HP
15 11 (11.11%) WAN
15 11 (11.11%) CISM
16 10 (10.10%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (10.10%) CISSP
16 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.03%) NetWeaver
1 3 (3.03%) SAP Portal
2 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.02%) Lync
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.01%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.01%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
3 1 (1.01%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) SAP FI
1 6 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (6.06%) SAP CO
1 6 (6.06%) SAP LE
2 3 (3.03%) SAP GRC
2 3 (3.03%) SAP CRM
2 3 (3.03%) SAP SCM
2 3 (3.03%) SAP ERP
2 3 (3.03%) SAP HR
2 3 (3.03%) SAP R/3
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.17%) LAN
2 11 (11.11%) WAN
3 9 (9.09%) VoIP
4 6 (6.06%) WLAN
4 6 (6.06%) SAN
4 6 (6.06%) Firewall
5 5 (5.05%) Wireless
6 2 (2.02%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.02%) Intranet
6 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.02%) DNS
7 1 (1.01%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.04%) DB2
2 3 (3.03%) SAP BI
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.01%) MySQL
4 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (5.05%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 39 (39.39%) Finance
2 23 (23.23%) Manufacturing
3 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
4 10 (10.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.04%) Military
6 3 (3.03%) Legal
6 3 (3.03%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.02%) Banking
7 2 (2.02%) Retail
8 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Analyst
2 16 (16.16%) Systems Analyst
3 15 (15.15%) Consultant
4 12 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.08%) Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Security Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Support Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Information Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Security Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) Web Services
1 5 (5.05%) Middleware
2 3 (3.03%) SAP PI
2 3 (3.03%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.01%) Spring
3 1 (1.01%) Java SE
3 1 (1.01%) MDX
3 1 (1.01%) .NET
3 1 (1.01%) J2EE
3 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.01%) JSP
3 1 (1.01%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.10%) SCADA
3 10 (10.10%) Mobile Payment
3 10 (10.10%) Cryptography
4 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.04%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.04%) Replication
7 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (2.02%) PKI
8 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.01%) RMADS
9 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) UNIX
2 14 (14.14%) Windows
2 14 (14.14%) Linux
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.25%) ITIL
2 21 (21.21%) Test Scripting
3 20 (20.20%) ERP
4 18 (18.18%) Information Security
5 16 (16.16%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (15.15%) Risk Management
7 14 (14.14%) Project Management
8 13 (13.13%) Data Protection
9 10 (10.10%) Information Assurance
9 10 (10.10%) Cyber Security
9 10 (10.10%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (8.08%) Service Delivery
10 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.06%) PRINCE
11 6 (6.06%) Benchmarking
11 6 (6.06%) Information Security Governance
11 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.05%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.27%) SQL
2 9 (9.09%) Java
3 4 (4.04%) ABAP
4 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.02%) Perl
5 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.01%) VBScript
5 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (78.79%) SC Cleared
2 16 (16.16%) Degree
3 12 (12.12%) CISA
4 11 (11.11%) CISM
5 10 (10.10%) CCNA
5 10 (10.10%) CISSP
5 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (8.08%) ISTQB
7 6 (6.06%) MBA
8 5 (5.05%) DV Cleared
9 4 (4.04%) VTSP
9 4 (4.04%) HNC
9 4 (4.04%) HND
9 4 (4.04%) MCSE
9 4 (4.04%) MOS
9 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.04%) PMP
9 4 (4.04%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (2.02%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (12.12%) COBIT
3 10 (10.10%) PCI DSS
4 5 (5.05%) SLA
5 1 (1.01%) QA
5 1 (1.01%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.02%) vSphere
2 2 (2.02%) Xen
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.03%) SCCM
3 2 (2.02%) SCOM
3 2 (2.02%) WSUS
4 1 (1.01%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) Oracle
2 12 (12.12%) HP
3 10 (10.10%) SAP
4 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.08%) VMware
5 6 (6.06%) Sun
5 6 (6.06%) Cisco
6 4 (4.04%) IBM
6 4 (4.04%) EMC
6 4 (4.04%) Intel
6 4 (4.04%) Juniper
7 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.02%) Citrix
8 1 (1.01%) Altiris
8 1 (1.01%) Novell
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
HP
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow Area
SCC
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Scotland
HP
Posted: 27 days ago