Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 101 65
Rank change year-on-year -15 -36 +91
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 31 28 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.17% 1.28% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.40% 5.89% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 156
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £33,750 £25,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £63,875 £60,000 £51,250
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.00% +5.26% +10.66%

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 705 475 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.53% 21.76% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 476 288 512
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,050 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +1.77%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Edinburgh

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Edinburgh

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) ITIL
4 11 (35.48%) VMware
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
4 11 (35.48%) SCCM
4 11 (35.48%) SCOM
4 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
4 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
5 9 (29.03%) SAN
6 8 (25.81%) Java
7 7 (22.58%) JBoss
7 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 7 (22.58%) Firewall
7 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
8 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (19.35%) Change Control
8 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (19.35%) Unix
8 6 (19.35%) DHCP
8 6 (19.35%) DNS
8 6 (19.35%) Web Services
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco
9 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.90%) Spring
10 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering

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 7 (22.58%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) SAN
2 7 (22.58%) Firewall
3 6 (19.35%) DHCP
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) GPRS
4 3 (9.68%) SMS
4 3 (9.68%) SSH
4 3 (9.68%) SSL
4 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
4 3 (9.68%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) GitLab
1 3 (9.68%) Maven
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.23%) Hudson
3 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) Spring
3 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
3 3 (9.68%) JDBC
3 3 (9.68%) JSON
3 3 (9.68%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) SOAP
3 3 (9.68%) Spring Security
4 1 (3.23%) Drools
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (19.35%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
3 6 (19.35%) Change Control
3 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.68%) Information Security
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
1 3 (9.68%) PMP
1 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.45%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) OCP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) SCCM
1 11 (35.48%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Packer
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) SAP