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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 124 110 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -58
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 40 54 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 1.62% 3.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.84% 6.68% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 59
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £28,400 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
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
826 808 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.56% 24.18% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 566 491 652
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +18 21 £41,250 -2.94% 3
Highlands +9 6 £45,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 3 £29,675 - 1
Aberdeen +11 2 - - 1
Edinburgh -27 2 £41,250 +11.80% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £29,750 -
Moray - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £13,750 - 5
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 51 (62.20%) SC Cleared
2 24 (29.27%) Windows
3 20 (24.39%) ITIL
3 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (19.51%) SLA
6 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
7 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (14.63%) HP
8 12 (14.63%) SQL
9 10 (12.20%) Citrix
9 10 (12.20%) Finance
9 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Management
10 9 (10.98%) XenApp
10 9 (10.98%) Java
11 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
11 8 (9.76%) Firewall
11 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
11 8 (9.76%) Information Security
11 8 (9.76%) Degree
11 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (8.54%) OO
12 7 (8.54%) WAN
12 7 (8.54%) C
13 6 (7.32%) C#
13 6 (7.32%) Oracle
13 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
13 6 (7.32%) Quality Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.44%) CMS
3 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.22%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.22%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.44%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.44%) SAP LE
2 1 (1.22%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.22%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.22%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.22%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Firewall
2 7 (8.54%) WAN
3 6 (7.32%) Network Security
4 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.10%) DNS
4 5 (6.10%) SAN
5 4 (4.88%) DHCP
5 4 (4.88%) TETRA
5 4 (4.88%) 4G
6 3 (3.66%) MPLS
7 2 (2.44%) HTTP
8 1 (1.22%) SMTP
8 1 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.22%) MGW
8 1 (1.22%) NAS
8 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.44%) QlikView
2 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.22%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (6.10%) LoadRunner
2 4 (4.88%) JUnit
2 4 (4.88%) Subversion
2 4 (4.88%) Maven
2 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.88%) Trac
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) NUnit
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) Developer
2 9 (10.98%) Server Technician
3 8 (9.76%) Analyst
3 8 (9.76%) Consultant
4 6 (7.32%) Architect
4 6 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (6.10%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Support Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Implementation Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) Operations Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Tester
7 3 (3.66%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Product Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Security Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (2.44%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) Spring
2 5 (6.10%) Hibernate
2 5 (6.10%) .NET
3 4 (4.88%) XML
4 3 (3.66%) Web Services
4 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.44%) HTML
5 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.44%) AppFabric
6 1 (1.22%) REST
6 1 (1.22%) Spring Integration
6 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.22%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.22%) Ajax
6 1 (1.22%) CSS
6 1 (1.22%) J2EE
6 1 (1.22%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.22%) XSLT
6 1 (1.22%) Middleware
6 1 (1.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.32%) Open Source
3 4 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) Clustering
4 3 (3.66%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.44%) CMDB
6 1 (1.22%) Blog
6 1 (1.22%) Online Games
6 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.22%) CESG
6 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.88%) Linux
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.44%) UNIX
7 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.22%) Android
8 1 (1.22%) HPUX
8 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) ITIL
1 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (9.76%) Information Security
3 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
4 7 (8.54%) OO
5 6 (7.32%) Quality Management
5 6 (7.32%) Risk Management
5 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.10%) Resource Management
6 5 (6.10%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.10%) Waterfall
6 5 (6.10%) Project Management
7 4 (4.88%) SOA
7 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.88%) Change Management
7 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) SQL
2 9 (10.98%) Java
3 7 (8.54%) C
4 6 (7.32%) C#
5 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.22%) Jython
6 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.22%) C++
6 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.22%) VB
6 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 51 (62.20%) SC Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) Degree
3 6 (7.32%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.66%) MCSE
4 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.44%) CCNA
5 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.22%) CISM
6 1 (1.22%) CCSA
6 1 (1.22%) CCSE
6 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.22%) HNC
6 1 (1.22%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.22%) CCDP
6 1 (1.22%) CCA
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) XenApp
3 5 (6.10%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.10%) vSphere
4 4 (4.88%) NFS
5 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.10%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.22%) OpenView
3 1 (1.22%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) HP
2 10 (12.20%) Citrix
3 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle
4 6 (7.32%) VMware
4 6 (7.32%) AppSense
5 4 (4.88%) Motorola
5 4 (4.88%) SAP
5 4 (4.88%) Cisco
6 2 (2.44%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.44%) BMC
6 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.44%) Hyland
7 1 (1.22%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.22%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.22%) Avaya
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Scotland
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 21 days ago