Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 73 124
Rank change year-on-year +48 +51 +9
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 107 3 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.25% 0.44% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.64% 3.53% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 57 3 7
10th Percentile £37,531 £39,968 £29,750
25th Percentile £48,000 £43,730 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +15.79% -2.56%
75th Percentile £80,000 £59,375 £64,063
90th Percentile £86,250 £59,750 £79,125
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £47,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +2.13% -11.32% +11.58%

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 292 85 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.78% 12.35% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 168 58 178
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,800 £24,564
25th Percentile £39,722 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -2.22%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,438 £54,435
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £61,100
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -2.94%

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 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 93 (86.92%) SC Cleared
2 71 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (35.51%) Java
4 35 (32.71%) BDD
5 34 (31.78%) Mentoring
6 28 (26.17%) Test Automation
7 26 (24.30%) Git (software)
7 26 (24.30%) REST Assured
8 25 (23.36%) Postman
8 25 (23.36%) Newman
8 25 (23.36%) RESTful
8 25 (23.36%) Performance Testing
8 25 (23.36%) Integration Testing
8 25 (23.36%) QA
8 25 (23.36%) JMeter
9 23 (21.50%) Greenfield Project
10 20 (18.69%) API Testing
11 19 (17.76%) DV Cleared
12 17 (15.89%) REST
12 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
13 16 (14.95%) Public Sector
13 16 (14.95%) Azure
13 16 (14.95%) C#
14 15 (14.02%) iPaaS
15 14 (13.08%) MongoDB
15 14 (13.08%) SQL
15 14 (13.08%) .NET
15 14 (13.08%) Data Analysis
16 13 (12.15%) Scrum
16 13 (12.15%) AWS

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 2 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) JBoss
2 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) Azure
2 15 (14.02%) iPaaS
3 13 (12.15%) AWS
4 7 (6.54%) SaaS
5 6 (5.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (5.61%) IaaS
5 6 (5.61%) PaaS
6 5 (4.67%) AtomSphere
6 5 (4.67%) Boomi
7 4 (3.74%) Firebase
8 3 (2.80%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.87%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.21%) Firewall
1 12 (11.21%) Network Security
1 12 (11.21%) SMS
1 12 (11.21%) Wireshark
2 4 (3.74%) ICMP
2 4 (3.74%) IPv4
3 2 (1.87%) DNS
3 2 (1.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.08%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.67%) MySQL
4 3 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.80%) Power BI
4 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.87%) Tableau
6 1 (0.93%) GIS
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (24.30%) Git (software)
1 26 (24.30%) REST Assured
2 25 (23.36%) JMeter
2 25 (23.36%) Newman
2 25 (23.36%) Postman
3 6 (5.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (5.61%) CircleCI
3 6 (5.61%) GitLab
3 6 (5.61%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.87%) Gradle
5 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) JUnit
5 1 (0.93%) Maven
5 1 (0.93%) Mockito
5 1 (0.93%) Selenium
5 1 (0.93%) Serenity BDD
5 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (14.95%) Public Sector
2 9 (8.41%) Social Skills
3 3 (2.80%) Police
4 2 (1.87%) Legal
4 2 (1.87%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Finance
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 32 (29.91%) Developer
2 29 (27.10%) Analyst
3 25 (23.36%) Automation Test Analyst
3 25 (23.36%) Test Analyst
4 13 (12.15%) Architect
5 12 (11.21%) Security Engineer
5 12 (11.21%) SOC Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Consultant
8 7 (6.54%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.61%) AWS DevOps
9 6 (5.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.67%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.36%) RESTful
2 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
2 17 (15.89%) REST
3 14 (13.08%) .NET
4 9 (8.41%) Node.js
5 8 (7.48%) React
5 8 (7.48%) Vue.js
6 6 (5.61%) ARM Templates
6 6 (5.61%) Spring
6 6 (5.61%) Web Services
7 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.74%) CSS
7 4 (3.74%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.74%) HTML
7 4 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.80%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (1.87%) .NET Core
9 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.87%) Express
9 2 (1.87%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.50%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.61%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.80%) User Experience
5 2 (1.87%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Linux
2 7 (6.54%) Unix
3 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.71%) BDD
3 34 (31.78%) Mentoring
4 28 (26.17%) Test Automation
5 25 (23.36%) Integration Testing
5 25 (23.36%) Performance Testing
6 20 (18.69%) API Testing
7 14 (13.08%) Data Analysis
8 13 (12.15%) Scrum
9 12 (11.21%) Change Control
9 12 (11.21%) DevOps
9 12 (11.21%) High Availability
9 12 (11.21%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (11.21%) Threat Detection
10 10 (9.35%) TDD
11 9 (8.41%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.54%) Change Management
12 7 (6.54%) Coaching
12 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
12 7 (6.54%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.51%) Java
2 16 (14.95%) C#
3 14 (13.08%) SQL
4 13 (12.15%) Python
5 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.61%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.61%) Perl
6 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.74%) Java 8
8 2 (1.87%) C
9 1 (0.93%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 93 (86.92%) SC Cleared
2 19 (17.76%) DV Cleared
3 13 (12.15%) Degree
4 6 (5.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.87%) HNC
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.36%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (1.87%) GDPR
2 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.87%) NIST
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Ansible
1 8 (7.48%) Terraform
2 6 (5.61%) CFEngine
2 6 (5.61%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.61%) Puppet
3 4 (3.74%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 12 (11.21%) ServiceNow
1 12 (11.21%) TippingPoint
2 10 (9.35%) MuleSoft
3 7 (6.54%) Google
4 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.67%) Blue Prism
5 5 (4.67%) Dell
6 4 (3.74%) Oracle
6 4 (3.74%) Qualys
7 3 (2.80%) Informatica
8 2 (1.87%) Adobe
8 2 (1.87%) Cognos
9 1 (0.93%) Red Hat