Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 153 144
Rank change year-on-year +58 -9 -13
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 11 8 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.30% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 1.33% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median annual salary £31,000 £90,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -65.56% +5.88% +70.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £87,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £31,500 £92,500 £92,500
Scotland median annual salary £38,000 £55,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -30.91% +83.33% -40.00%

SC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 236 603 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.82% 22.95% 25.67%
Number of salaries quoted 129 442 489
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,426 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.07% +3.48% -3.53%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Edinburgh

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) WSUS
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) vCloud
3 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
3 5 (45.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (45.45%) VBScript
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) VMS
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) MATLAB
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Private Cloud
3 5 (45.45%) Skype
3 5 (45.45%) Server Patching
3 5 (45.45%) Palo Alto
3 5 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (45.45%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (45.45%) Resource Allocation
3 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
3 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Server Management
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Aerospace
4 4 (36.36%) Simulink
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) C++

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (27.27%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) GitLab
General
1 4 (36.36%) Aerospace
2 3 (27.27%) Automotive
3 2 (18.18%) Avionics
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Support
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Verilog
2 1 (9.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) VMS
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) VxWorks
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (45.45%) Resource Allocation
1 5 (45.45%) Server Management
1 5 (45.45%) Server Patching
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) People Management
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 5 (45.45%) MATLAB
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) VBScript
3 3 (27.27%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Go
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) DO-254
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) vCloud
1 5 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (45.45%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
1 5 (45.45%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) Palo Alto
2 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks
2 1 (9.09%) Keysight