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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 106 93 133
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +40
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 40 80 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.58% 2.44% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.81% 8.94% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 29 73 29
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,600 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £51,500 £53,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.25%
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
587 895 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.21% 27.29% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 353 608 567
Median salary £45,000 £42,233 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +5.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,600
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 September 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 September 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 -14 25 £41,250 -13.15% 9
Edinburgh -18 14 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Aberdeen - 2 £36,750 -
Renfrewshire - 2 - - 3
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 68 (55.74%) SC Cleared
2 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.31%) Windows
4 25 (20.49%) Java
5 23 (18.85%) Degree
6 21 (17.21%) Infrastructure Management
7 20 (16.39%) Scrum
7 20 (16.39%) Oracle
7 20 (16.39%) Linux
8 19 (15.57%) ITIL
8 19 (15.57%) HTML
9 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
9 18 (14.75%) Software Engineering
10 17 (13.93%) Jenkins
10 17 (13.93%) Gherkin
10 17 (13.93%) Open Source
10 17 (13.93%) Presales
11 16 (13.11%) Spring
11 16 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (13.11%) Hibernate
11 16 (13.11%) HP
11 16 (13.11%) JBoss
11 16 (13.11%) SOA
12 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
12 15 (12.30%) Web Services
12 15 (12.30%) ITIL V3
13 14 (11.48%) BDD
13 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (11.48%) jQuery
14 13 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing

Security Cleared
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 16 (13.11%) JBoss
2 13 (10.66%) Alfresco
3 9 (7.38%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) OrCAD
2 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.38%) Office 365
2 8 (6.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.66%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.84%) SAN
3 10 (8.20%) WebEx
4 9 (7.38%) Skype
5 3 (2.46%) Firewall
6 2 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.64%) Internet
6 2 (1.64%) Network Security
6 2 (1.64%) VoIP
7 1 (0.82%) LAN
7 1 (0.82%) WAN
7 1 (0.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.28%) MS Access
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.64%) QlikView
4 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.82%) Big Data
5 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.82%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.82%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (13.93%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.66%) Artifactory
2 13 (10.66%) Maven
3 10 (8.20%) Selenium
4 9 (7.38%) LabVIEW
5 5 (4.10%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (4.10%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (3.28%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.64%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.64%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.82%) PVCS
General
1 11 (9.02%) Electronics
2 10 (8.20%) French Language
2 10 (8.20%) German Language
2 10 (8.20%) Manufacturing
2 10 (8.20%) Spanish Language
3 7 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.92%) Finance
5 5 (4.10%) Military
5 5 (4.10%) Multimedia
6 4 (3.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.82%) Avionics
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (14.75%) Analyst
2 14 (11.48%) Software Engineer
3 13 (10.66%) Developer
3 13 (10.66%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.20%) Field Engineer
4 10 (8.20%) Field Support Engineer
4 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.38%) Administrator
5 9 (7.38%) Architect
5 9 (7.38%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (6.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (6.56%) Test Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.92%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.92%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.57%) HTML
2 17 (13.93%) Gherkin
3 16 (13.11%) Hibernate
3 16 (13.11%) Spring
4 15 (12.30%) Web Services
5 14 (11.48%) jQuery
6 13 (10.66%) CSS
6 13 (10.66%) JSON
6 13 (10.66%) RESTful
6 13 (10.66%) Spring Security
6 13 (10.66%) XHTML
7 7 (5.74%) CGI
8 6 (4.92%) XML
9 5 (4.10%) .NET
10 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.46%) Apache Camel
11 3 (2.46%) Middleware
12 2 (1.64%) JPA
12 2 (1.64%) RichFaces
12 2 (1.64%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.10%) CESG
5 5 (4.10%) User Experience
6 4 (3.28%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (3.28%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.31%) Windows
2 20 (16.39%) Linux
3 12 (9.84%) Unix
4 11 (9.02%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.38%) Solaris
6 8 (6.56%) HPUX
6 8 (6.56%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.92%) AIX
7 6 (4.92%) OpenVMS
7 6 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.10%) VxWorks
9 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.82%) CentOS
10 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.82%) VMS
10 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.21%) Infrastructure Management
3 20 (16.39%) Scrum
4 19 (15.57%) ITIL
5 18 (14.75%) Software Engineering
6 17 (13.93%) Open Source
6 17 (13.93%) Presales
7 16 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (13.11%) SOA
8 15 (12.30%) ITIL V3
9 14 (11.48%) BDD
10 13 (10.66%) Document Management
10 13 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (10.66%) UML
10 13 (10.66%) Unit Testing
10 13 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (8.20%) Service Delivery
12 9 (7.38%) Lean Manufacturing
12 9 (7.38%) Six Sigma
13 8 (6.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.49%) Java
2 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.66%) SQL
4 10 (8.20%) C
5 9 (7.38%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.56%) Perl
7 7 (5.74%) C++
7 7 (5.74%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.92%) VB
9 5 (4.10%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.64%) C#
10 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.82%) Jython
11 1 (0.82%) Python
11 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.82%) VB6
11 1 (0.82%) VBA
11 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (55.74%) SC Cleared
2 23 (18.85%) Degree
3 7 (5.74%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (4.10%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (4.10%) CISSP
5 5 (4.10%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.28%) CISA
6 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.28%) CISM
6 4 (3.28%) CLAS
6 4 (3.28%) HND
6 4 (3.28%) ISEB
6 4 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.46%) CCNA
8 2 (1.64%) CCNP
9 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.82%) MCITP
9 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.82%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.20%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.56%) BitLocker
4 6 (4.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (4.92%) Veritas File System
4 6 (4.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) NetBackup
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (6.56%) SCCM
2 8 (6.56%) SCOM
3 6 (4.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (16.39%) Oracle
2 16 (13.11%) HP
3 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
4 12 (9.84%) CheckPoint
4 12 (9.84%) F5
4 12 (9.84%) Juniper
5 10 (8.20%) Blue Coat
5 10 (8.20%) Kaspersky
5 10 (8.20%) Trend Micro
6 9 (7.38%) Veritas
7 8 (6.56%) VMware
8 6 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.92%) Sun
9 4 (3.28%) EMC
9 4 (3.28%) Northgate
9 4 (3.28%) Remedy
10 3 (2.46%) Cisco
10 3 (2.46%) Citrix
11 2 (1.64%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.64%) TippingPoint
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