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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 97 91 142
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +51
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 65 76 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.27% 2.38% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.56% 8.88% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32 61 25
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,650 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Security Cleared
UK

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
759 856 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.49% 26.83% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 394 592 567
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -11 30 £45,000 - 3
Edinburgh -6 25 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Fife -1 10 £36,250 -15.55%
Renfrewshire -1 5 £60,000 +103.38% 6
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 63 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 62 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (25.93%) Java
4 29 (21.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (19.26%) Scrum
5 26 (19.26%) JavaScript
5 26 (19.26%) HTML
5 26 (19.26%) Open Source
5 26 (19.26%) Gherkin
5 26 (19.26%) Jenkins
6 24 (17.78%) ITIL
7 22 (16.30%) JBoss
7 22 (16.30%) XHTML
7 22 (16.30%) CSS
7 22 (16.30%) Web Services
7 22 (16.30%) SOA
7 22 (16.30%) RESTful
7 22 (16.30%) BDD
7 22 (16.30%) Alfresco
7 22 (16.30%) jQuery
7 22 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (16.30%) Unit Testing
7 22 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (16.30%) Spring Security
7 22 (16.30%) Document Management
7 22 (16.30%) Spring
7 22 (16.30%) Maven
7 22 (16.30%) JSON
7 22 (16.30%) Hibernate
7 22 (16.30%) Artifactory

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (16.30%) Alfresco
1 22 (16.30%) JBoss
2 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.22%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.74%) Confluence
5 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.67%) SAN
2 9 (6.67%) WebEx
3 4 (2.96%) Firewall
4 3 (2.22%) Network Security
4 3 (2.22%) Skype
5 2 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.48%) Internet
5 2 (1.48%) VoIP
6 1 (0.74%) LAN
6 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (5.19%) QlikView
3 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.96%) MS Access
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (19.26%) Jenkins
2 22 (16.30%) Artifactory
2 22 (16.30%) Maven
3 18 (13.33%) Selenium
4 9 (6.67%) LabVIEW
5 5 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (2.96%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.96%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.48%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.48%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (8.15%) Manufacturing
2 10 (7.41%) Electronics
2 10 (7.41%) Finance
3 9 (6.67%) French Language
3 9 (6.67%) German Language
3 9 (6.67%) Spanish Language
4 8 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.70%) Marketing
5 5 (3.70%) Military
6 4 (2.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.74%) Avionics
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (15.56%) Developer
2 18 (13.33%) Analyst
3 16 (11.85%) Architect
3 16 (11.85%) Project Manager
4 14 (10.37%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.37%) Open Source Developer
4 14 (10.37%) Senior Manager
4 14 (10.37%) Senior Project Manager
4 14 (10.37%) Software Engineer
5 13 (9.63%) Field Engineer
6 12 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.89%) Technical Architect
6 12 (8.89%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 11 (8.15%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Consultant
8 9 (6.67%) Field Support Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.19%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.26%) Gherkin
1 26 (19.26%) HTML
2 22 (16.30%) CSS
2 22 (16.30%) Hibernate
2 22 (16.30%) jQuery
2 22 (16.30%) JSON
2 22 (16.30%) RESTful
2 22 (16.30%) Spring
2 22 (16.30%) Spring Security
2 22 (16.30%) Web Services
2 22 (16.30%) XHTML
3 6 (4.44%) CGI
4 4 (2.96%) .NET
4 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (3.70%) CESG
3 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.96%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (2.96%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.96%) EPoS
4 4 (2.96%) Health Informatics
4 4 (2.96%) Informatics
4 4 (2.96%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Blog
7 1 (0.74%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.74%) Physics
7 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.81%) Windows
2 14 (10.37%) Linux
3 9 (6.67%) Unix
4 6 (4.44%) HPUX
4 6 (4.44%) Solaris
5 5 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.96%) AIX
6 4 (2.96%) OpenVMS
6 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.96%) VxWorks
7 3 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (19.26%) Open Source
3 26 (19.26%) Scrum
4 24 (17.78%) ITIL
5 22 (16.30%) BDD
5 22 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (16.30%) Document Management
5 22 (16.30%) SOA
5 22 (16.30%) Unit Testing
5 22 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (15.56%) Presales
6 21 (15.56%) UML
7 20 (14.81%) PRINCE2
8 17 (12.59%) ITIL V3
9 16 (11.85%) Business Analysis
9 16 (11.85%) Infrastructure Management
10 14 (10.37%) Open Source Development
10 14 (10.37%) Software Engineering
10 14 (10.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.93%) Java
2 26 (19.26%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.41%) C
4 9 (6.67%) SQL
5 6 (4.44%) Perl
5 6 (4.44%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.70%) C++
6 5 (3.70%) VB
7 4 (2.96%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.74%) C#
8 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 20 (14.81%) Degree
3 18 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (3.70%) CISSP
5 5 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.96%) CISA
6 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.96%) CISM
6 4 (2.96%) CLAS
6 4 (2.96%) HND
6 4 (2.96%) ISEB
6 4 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.22%) CCNA
8 2 (1.48%) CCNP
8 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.74%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.96%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.96%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.74%) ISO13485
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (2.96%) Veritas File System
3 4 (2.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.22%) SCCM
3 3 (2.22%) SCOM
4 2 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (12.59%) HP
2 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.37%) Oracle
4 11 (8.15%) CheckPoint
4 11 (8.15%) F5
4 11 (8.15%) Juniper
5 9 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 9 (6.67%) Kaspersky
5 9 (6.67%) Trend Micro
6 6 (4.44%) Veritas
6 6 (4.44%) VMware
7 4 (2.96%) Cognos
7 4 (2.96%) Dell
7 4 (2.96%) EMC
7 4 (2.96%) Fujitsu
7 4 (2.96%) Northgate
7 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.96%) Remedy
7 4 (2.96%) Sun
7 4 (2.96%) Talend
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