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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 123 126
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 14 42 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.53% 1.46% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 5.41% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 33
Median salary £46,500 £34,000 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.76% -20.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,200 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,250 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 646 776 834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 24.39% 27.07% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 406 408 563
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.88% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +13 12 £46,500 +37.77% 3
Edinburgh -16 2 £53,750 +41.44% 1
Aberdeen -8 1 £65,000 +176.59% 1
Highlands - 1 £55,000 -
SC Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Web Services
5 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 5 (16.67%) Office 365
6 5 (16.67%) Middleware
6 5 (16.67%) HTML
6 5 (16.67%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.67%) C
6 5 (16.67%) CSS
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) ERP
6 5 (16.67%) MODAF
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) JIRA
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) SAN
7 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune

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 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) FileNet
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) iTrent
1 1 (3.33%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) Skype
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) BGP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) HSRP
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) IPv6
4 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.33%) MPLS
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) OSPF
4 1 (3.33%) PSTN
4 1 (3.33%) RSVP
4 1 (3.33%) SDH
4 1 (3.33%) SONET
4 1 (3.33%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (3.33%) VLAN
4 1 (3.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) CSS
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) Middleware
3 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (13.33%) REST
3 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (10.00%) J2EE
4 3 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.67%) RESTful
5 2 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (3.33%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.33%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) EPoS
2 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) IVR
2 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) ERP
2 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 5 (16.67%) MODAF
2 5 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Kanban
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) C
2 5 (16.67%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) VB
3 3 (10.00%) VB6
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) CEH
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) GIAC
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SANS
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.33%) SCSM
3 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Dell
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) Northgate
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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