The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 136 132
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 17 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.73% 0.85% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 3.13% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 24
Median salary £50,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £26,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £59,500 £46,478
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

SC 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 539 800 844
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.20% 27.28% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 330 525 531
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Scotland

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Scotland

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Scotland

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +25 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Aberdeen +6 3 £50,000 +85.18%
Edinburgh +5 3 £50,000 - 2
Renfrewshire -1 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Moray -2 1 - -
Western Isles - 1 - -
SC Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (29.27%) Windows
4 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
5 10 (24.39%) ITIL
5 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (24.39%) Office 365
6 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (21.95%) Skype
6 9 (21.95%) Skype for Business
6 9 (21.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
6 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
6 9 (21.95%) SCCM
7 8 (19.51%) SCOM
7 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
7 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (19.51%) BitLocker
7 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
7 8 (19.51%) ITIL V3
8 6 (14.63%) Web Services
8 6 (14.63%) Java
9 5 (12.20%) C
9 5 (12.20%) C#
9 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
9 5 (12.20%) SOA
9 5 (12.20%) ERP
9 5 (12.20%) Middleware
9 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (21.95%) Skype for Business
2 4 (9.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (24.39%) Office 365
2 9 (21.95%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Skype
2 3 (7.32%) PSTN
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.44%) NAS
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.88%) Neo4j
4 2 (4.88%) Pentaho
4 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
3 2 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (7.32%) Electronics
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) Middleware
3 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.76%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 4 (9.76%) REST
3 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (7.32%) J2EE
4 3 (7.32%) SOAP
5 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Camel
5 2 (4.88%) Drools
5 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.88%) Java EE
5 2 (4.88%) jBPM
5 2 (4.88%) RESTful
5 2 (4.88%) Spring
6 1 (2.44%) CGI
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) ITIL V3
3 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (12.20%) ERP
3 5 (12.20%) Front End Development
3 5 (12.20%) SOA
4 3 (7.32%) Functional Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Scrum
4 3 (7.32%) SDLC
4 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.32%) UML
5 2 (4.88%) BDD
5 2 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.88%) Kanban
5 2 (4.88%) Open Source
5 2 (4.88%) Open Source Development
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) C
2 5 (12.20%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) VB
4 3 (7.32%) VB6
5 2 (4.88%) Ada
5 2 (4.88%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Scala
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) HND
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CEH
4 1 (2.44%) CISSP
4 1 (2.44%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) GIAC
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) BitLocker
2 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Intune
1 9 (21.95%) SCCM
2 8 (19.51%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.44%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Citrix
3 2 (4.88%) Talend
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) EMC
4 1 (2.44%) HP
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