Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 66 125
Rank change year-on-year +18 +59 -10
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 64 19 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.51% 2.04% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.61% 10.73% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 8
10th Percentile " £20,550 £43,750
25th Percentile £35,750 £33,875 £48,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% -21.74% +44.65%
75th Percentile £53,906 £68,125 £85,625
90th Percentile £71,875 £70,250 £95,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18% +15.79%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 283 177 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.94% 19.01% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 146 114 192
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,825 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,813 £32,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,805 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.66% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £57,188 £53,750 £56,375
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,575 £68,625
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £46,250 £41,850
% change year-on-year -0.54% +10.51% +4.63%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 55 (85.94%) SC Cleared
2 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (43.75%) Java
4 26 (40.63%) Test Automation
5 25 (39.06%) BDD
6 24 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 22 (34.38%) REST Assured
8 21 (32.81%) API Testing
9 20 (31.25%) Postman
9 20 (31.25%) Newman
9 20 (31.25%) JMeter
9 20 (31.25%) RESTful
9 20 (31.25%) Degree
9 20 (31.25%) QA
9 20 (31.25%) Performance Testing
9 20 (31.25%) Integration Testing
10 13 (20.31%) Change Management
10 13 (20.31%) Blue Prism
10 13 (20.31%) Robotic Automation
10 13 (20.31%) Robotic Process Automation
11 9 (14.06%) DevOps
11 9 (14.06%) Public Sector
11 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
12 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 8 (12.50%) SQL
13 7 (10.94%) Linux
13 7 (10.94%) Azure
14 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
14 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
14 6 (9.38%) Terraform

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (1.56%) JBoss
1 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Azure
2 5 (7.81%) AWS
3 4 (6.25%) PaaS
4 3 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.69%) IaaS
4 3 (4.69%) SaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.56%) Azure Logic Apps
5 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) ICMP
1 4 (6.25%) IPv4
2 1 (1.56%) BGP
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
2 1 (1.56%) MPLS
2 1 (1.56%) Multicast
2 1 (1.56%) OSPF
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
2 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.56%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 22 (34.38%) REST Assured
3 20 (31.25%) JMeter
3 20 (31.25%) Newman
3 20 (31.25%) Postman
4 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.81%) Selenium
5 3 (4.69%) Appium
5 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.69%) CircleCI
5 3 (4.69%) Cypress.io
5 3 (4.69%) GitLab
6 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.13%) Gradle
6 2 (3.13%) JUnit
6 2 (3.13%) Maven
6 2 (3.13%) Serenity BDD
6 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.56%) JIRA
7 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.06%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.13%) Social Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Police
3 1 (1.56%) Publishing
3 1 (1.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Analyst
2 20 (31.25%) Automation Test Analyst
2 20 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 18 (28.13%) Developer
4 13 (20.31%) Automation Developer
4 13 (20.31%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
5 6 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) RESTful
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) .NET
3 4 (6.25%) Node.js
3 4 (6.25%) REST
4 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.69%) JSON
4 3 (4.69%) SOAP
4 3 (4.69%) XML
4 3 (4.69%) XSLT
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.56%) React
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Unix
3 3 (4.69%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Windows
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.56%) Alpine Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) Test Automation
3 25 (39.06%) BDD
4 21 (32.81%) API Testing
5 20 (31.25%) Integration Testing
5 20 (31.25%) Performance Testing
6 13 (20.31%) Change Management
6 13 (20.31%) Robotic Automation
6 13 (20.31%) Robotic Process Automation
7 9 (14.06%) DevOps
8 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
10 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure as Code
11 4 (6.25%) OO
11 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
12 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
12 3 (4.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) Java
2 8 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) Python
4 4 (6.25%) C#
4 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.69%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) C
6 1 (1.56%) Go
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby
6 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (85.94%) SC Cleared
2 20 (31.25%) Degree
3 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.56%) CCDP
7 1 (1.56%) CCNP
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.25%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Docker
2 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Ansible
1 6 (9.38%) Terraform
2 5 (7.81%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.25%) Nexpose
4 3 (4.69%) CFEngine
4 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.69%) Puppet
5 2 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Blue Prism
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) Qualys
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) Cognos
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat