SC Cleared Jobs in Scotland

Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK > Scotland

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 6 months to 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 103 53 62
Rank change year-on-year -50 +9 +31
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 236 232 291
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 3.46% 5.19% 4.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.52% 16.55% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 61
10th Percentile £43,175 £32,750 £19,313
25th Percentile £52,000 £45,625 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +14.58% +16.06%
75th Percentile £75,625 £71,599 -
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £56,325
% change year-on-year -8.00% +10.96% +2.41%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,209 1,402 1,662
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 17.74% 31.37% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 551 416 522
10th Percentile £26,700 £28,875 £26,250
25th Percentile £34,000 £38,888 £32,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £51,720 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.22% +12.43% +2.22%
75th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £62,188
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,715 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% +9.09% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Scotland

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Scotland.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Scotland

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Scotland over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

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 6 months to 29 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Glasgow -79 124 £60,000 +3.96% 19
Edinburgh +44 95 £58,800 +2.26% 35
Scottish Borders 0 4 - -
Argyll and Bute -7 4 £44,000 -32.31% 3
South Lanarkshire - 3 - - 2
Fife -9 1 - - 9
Lanarkshire -12 1 - - 12
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (25.42%) ArcGIS
1 60 (25.42%) GeoServer
2 8 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.54%) Confluence
4 4 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.39%) Sketch
2 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 6 (2.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 86 (36.44%) Azure
2 75 (31.78%) AWS
3 12 (5.08%) Miro
4 8 (3.39%) Amazon EKS
4 8 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (3.39%) Figma
4 8 (3.39%) Heroku
5 5 (2.12%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.69%) dbt
6 4 (1.69%) OCI
7 3 (1.27%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.27%) Serverless
8 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.85%) AWS CodeStar
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.85%) Entra ID
8 2 (0.85%) GCP
8 2 (0.85%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.42%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.42%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.66%) BGP
2 9 (3.81%) DNS
3 8 (3.39%) SSL
3 8 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.54%) Firewall
5 5 (2.12%) WAN
6 3 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.27%) OSPF
6 3 (1.27%) Software-Defined Radio
7 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.85%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (0.85%) HSRP
7 2 (0.85%) MPLS
7 2 (0.85%) Network Security
7 2 (0.85%) VLAN
7 2 (0.85%) VRRP
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.42%) IPsec
8 1 (0.42%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.85%) PostgreSQL
2 60 (25.42%) GIS
2 60 (25.42%) QGIS
3 10 (4.24%) RDBMS
3 10 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.69%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.85%) MySQL
7 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.42%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (7.63%) JIRA
2 4 (1.69%) Git
3 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.85%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.85%) Terragrunt
4 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.42%) Cypress.io
4 1 (0.42%) JUnit
4 1 (0.42%) Mockito
4 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 65 (27.54%) Social Skills
2 17 (7.20%) Finance
2 17 (7.20%) Public Sector
3 14 (5.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 7 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.69%) Police
6 2 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (0.85%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.42%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.42%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (39.83%) Senior
2 66 (27.97%) Software Engineer
3 42 (17.80%) Senior Software Engineer
4 40 (16.95%) Architect
5 25 (10.59%) Lead
6 21 (8.90%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (7.20%) Analyst
8 15 (6.36%) Designer
8 15 (6.36%) Developer
9 13 (5.51%) Business Analyst
9 13 (5.51%) Presales Solution Architect
10 12 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.66%) Product Manager
12 10 (4.24%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.24%) UI Designer
12 10 (4.24%) UI/UX Designer
12 10 (4.24%) UX Designer
13 9 (3.81%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.81%) Senior Manager
14 8 (3.39%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (27.54%) React
2 60 (25.42%) Leaflet
2 60 (25.42%) OpenLayers
2 60 (25.42%) PostGIS
3 56 (23.73%) .NET
4 52 (22.03%) .NET Core
4 52 (22.03%) CSS
5 16 (6.78%) Node.js
6 14 (5.93%) AngularJS
7 10 (4.24%) Django
7 10 (4.24%) HTML
8 9 (3.81%) Spring Boot
9 8 (3.39%) Express.js
9 8 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (2.97%) Spring
11 6 (2.54%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.69%) REST
12 4 (1.69%) WebRTC
13 3 (1.27%) RESTful
14 2 (0.85%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.24%) Virtual Team
2 8 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.39%) Product Ownership
2 8 (3.39%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.12%) Operational Technology
4 4 (1.69%) Clustering
4 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.27%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.27%) Cyber Threat
5 3 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.85%) Onboarding
7 1 (0.42%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.63%) Linux
2 8 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (3.39%) Ubuntu
3 6 (2.54%) Windows
4 4 (1.69%) Unix
5 2 (0.85%) VMS
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (75.00%) Actionable Insight
2 136 (57.63%) Agile
3 88 (37.29%) DevOps
4 71 (30.08%) Software Engineering
5 60 (25.42%) Web Development
6 48 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (13.14%) Workshop Facilitation
8 28 (11.86%) User Research
9 26 (11.02%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 25 (10.59%) Project Management
11 22 (9.32%) Business Case
12 21 (8.90%) Presales
12 21 (8.90%) Prototyping
13 20 (8.47%) Customer Experience
13 20 (8.47%) Scrum
14 18 (7.63%) Digital Customer Experience
14 18 (7.63%) Risk Management
15 17 (7.20%) Requirements Analysis
16 16 (6.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 71 (30.08%) Python
2 63 (26.69%) JavaScript
3 39 (16.53%) C#
4 11 (4.66%) SQL
5 7 (2.97%) Java
6 2 (0.85%) Ruby
7 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 236 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.44%) Degree
3 10 (4.24%) AWS Certification
3 10 (4.24%) Azure Certification
4 8 (3.39%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
4 8 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.27%) CCIE
6 3 (1.27%) HNC
7 2 (0.85%) CCNA
7 2 (0.85%) CCNP
7 2 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) MCSE
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.42%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.42%) CISSP
8 1 (0.42%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.42%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.32%) Accessibility
2 10 (4.24%) WCAG
3 6 (2.54%) COBIT
4 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 3 (1.27%) QA
5 2 (0.85%) NIST
5 2 (0.85%) PMO
6 1 (0.42%) GDPR
6 1 (0.42%) NCSC
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.69%) VMware NSX
2 3 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.54%) OpenView
2 2 (0.85%) Ansible
2 2 (0.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.85%) SCCM
2 2 (0.85%) Terraform
2 2 (0.85%) WSUS
3 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 60 (25.42%) ESRI
2 14 (5.93%) Oracle
3 12 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.81%) ServiceNow
5 8 (3.39%) Sparx
5 8 (3.39%) VMware
6 6 (2.54%) BMC
6 6 (2.54%) HP
6 6 (2.54%) Remedy
7 5 (2.12%) Cisco
8 2 (0.85%) Apple
8 2 (0.85%) Black Duck
8 2 (0.85%) Cadence
8 2 (0.85%) Juniper
8 2 (0.85%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.42%) Concur
9 1 (0.42%) IFS
9 1 (0.42%) NEC