Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 141 126
Rank change year-on-year +51 -15 -23
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 37 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.98% 0.40% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.63% 1.71% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 1 14
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £90,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.22% +110.53% -14.50%
10th Percentile £30,500 £87,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £92,500 £88,375
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,705
% change year-on-year -11.11% +0.66% -10.59%

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 348 584 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.67% 23.39% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 191 402 526
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -0.58%

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 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 20 (54.05%) C++
1 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Degree
3 13 (35.14%) Mathematics
4 12 (32.43%) Military
4 12 (32.43%) C#
4 12 (32.43%) PhD
4 12 (32.43%) Machine Learning
5 11 (29.73%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (29.73%) Innovative Thinking
5 11 (29.73%) Robotics
5 11 (29.73%) QA
6 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
6 10 (27.03%) UML
6 10 (27.03%) MATLAB
6 10 (27.03%) Simulink
7 9 (24.32%) OOD
7 9 (24.32%) OO
7 9 (24.32%) Rational Rhapsody
8 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
8 8 (21.62%) Rational DOORS
8 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
8 8 (21.62%) VxWorks
8 8 (21.62%) Scrum
9 7 (18.92%) Firewall
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco
9 7 (18.92%) Windows
9 7 (18.92%) Deep Learning
9 7 (18.92%) People Management

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 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Azure
2 2 (5.41%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) Skype
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Rational Rhapsody
2 8 (21.62%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (16.22%) Bitbucket
3 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) JIRA
General
1 12 (32.43%) Military
2 4 (10.81%) Aerospace
3 3 (8.11%) Automotive
4 2 (5.41%) Avionics
4 2 (5.41%) Law
5 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Software Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Technical Leader
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Service Owner
3 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) SIEM Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) IT Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Junior
5 1 (2.70%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Robotics
2 5 (13.51%) Private Cloud
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) VxWorks
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) VMS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) Mathematics
4 12 (32.43%) Machine Learning
5 11 (29.73%) Innovative Thinking
6 10 (27.03%) UML
7 9 (24.32%) OO
7 9 (24.32%) OOD
8 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
8 8 (21.62%) Scrum
9 7 (18.92%) Deep Learning
9 7 (18.92%) People Management
10 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (16.22%) OOP
10 6 (16.22%) Reinforcement Learning
10 6 (16.22%) Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
10 6 (16.22%) Technology Roadmap
11 5 (13.51%) Case Management
11 5 (13.51%) Resource Allocation
11 5 (13.51%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) C++
2 12 (32.43%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) MATLAB
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
5 5 (13.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
2 12 (32.43%) PhD
3 11 (29.73%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) vCloud
2 5 (13.51%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (13.51%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (13.51%) vCenter Server
1 5 (13.51%) WSUS
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco
2 5 (13.51%) Palo Alto
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) IBM