The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank - - 23
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
SC Cleared
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Qualifications Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 28.99% 20.75% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 3
Average salary £22,500 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the West Lothian region.

SC Cleared Salary Trend in West Lothian

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Sun
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) Intel
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) HNC
3 4 (50.00%) HND
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) High Availability
3 4 (50.00%) VTSP
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Replication

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
1 4 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) VTSP
2 4 (50.00%) HNC
2 4 (50.00%) HND
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MOS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Sun
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) EMC
2 4 (50.00%) Intel
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat