Period
to 9 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 9 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 126 106
Rank change year-on-year +50 -20 -3
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 9 33 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.98% 1.28% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.08% 6.21% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 33 36
Median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% +30.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £38,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £95,000 £68,125
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £67,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -33.33% +42.11% +10.47%

Security 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 148 531 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.16% 20.61% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 81 378 398
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.34% +4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £69,825
Scotland median annual salary £47,250 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.86% -2.35% +2.41%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Edinburgh

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Edinburgh

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) MATLAB
2 5 (55.56%) Aerospace
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Simulink
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) OOD
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (44.44%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 3 (33.33%) VxWorks
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Automotive
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Avionics
5 2 (22.22%) People Management
5 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (11.11%) Go
6 1 (11.11%) Ansible
6 1 (11.11%) Docker
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps

Security 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 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (44.44%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) GitLab
General
1 5 (55.56%) Aerospace
2 3 (33.33%) Automotive
3 2 (22.22%) Avionics
3 2 (22.22%) Electronics
4 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Team Leader
1 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SIEM Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Verilog
1 1 (11.11%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) OOD
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) People Management
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Server Management
4 1 (11.11%) Server Patching
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) MATLAB
2 4 (44.44%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Go
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) DO-254
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Hortonworks
1 1 (11.11%) Keysight
1 1 (11.11%) VMware