Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 111 102
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 +78
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 125 105 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.21% 2.03% 2.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.23% 8.41% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 82 73 204
Scotland median annual salary £44,705 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.66% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £25,000 £34,825
90th Percentile £58,625 £58,250 £51,250
UK median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year -2.63% +3.83% -3.68%

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1354 1248 1730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 23.91% 24.11% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 858 741 1183
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,250 £61,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Scotland

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Scotland

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Scotland

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +6 81 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Edinburgh -9 35 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South Lanarkshire +5 20 £43,000 +39.84%
Argyll and Bute - 2 £29,000 -
Stirling - 2 £23,000 - 1
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 53 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.40%) SC Cleared
3 38 (30.40%) Microsoft
4 36 (28.80%) SQL
5 32 (25.60%) Web Services
6 30 (24.00%) Open Source
7 28 (22.40%) Java
8 26 (20.80%) ITIL
9 23 (18.40%) Windows
9 23 (18.40%) Mentoring
10 22 (17.60%) Linux
10 22 (17.60%) Active Directory
11 21 (16.80%) VMware
12 20 (16.00%) Firewall
13 19 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (15.20%) DevOps
13 19 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (15.20%) Software Engineering
14 18 (14.40%) Docker
14 18 (14.40%) Hyper-V
14 18 (14.40%) Python
15 16 (12.80%) JBoss
15 16 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (12.80%) Maven
15 16 (12.80%) Infrastructure Transformation
16 15 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (12.00%) Requirements Engineering
16 15 (12.00%) Configuration Management
16 15 (12.00%) GAP Analysis

Security 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 16 (12.80%) JBoss
2 13 (10.40%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.00%) IIS
4 7 (5.60%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.00%) Apache
6 4 (3.20%) Confluence
7 3 (2.40%) CMS
8 2 (1.60%) Moodle
8 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.00%) Office 365
3 4 (3.20%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.00%) Firewall
2 14 (11.20%) Unified Communications
3 12 (9.60%) SSH
3 12 (9.60%) SSL
4 5 (4.00%) S/MIME
4 5 (4.00%) SAN
5 4 (3.20%) DHCP
5 4 (3.20%) DNS
5 4 (3.20%) VoIP
6 3 (2.40%) GPRS
6 3 (2.40%) SMS
7 2 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.60%) SNMP
7 2 (1.60%) VPN
8 1 (0.80%) Internet
8 1 (0.80%) Junos
8 1 (0.80%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.00%) Neo4j
4 4 (3.20%) MySQL
4 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (12.80%) Maven
2 12 (9.60%) Vagrant
3 10 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.00%) GitLab
4 7 (5.60%) JIRA
5 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.20%) Subversion
6 4 (3.20%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.60%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.60%) Gradle
7 2 (1.60%) Hudson
8 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.80%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.80%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.80%) Selenium
8 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (5.60%) Finance
2 2 (1.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (23.20%) Analyst
2 16 (12.80%) Business Analyst
3 14 (11.20%) Administrator
4 13 (10.40%) Developer
4 13 (10.40%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.60%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) Senior DevOps
6 9 (7.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.60%) Consultant
7 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.60%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.80%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Java Team Leader
8 6 (4.80%) Senior Desktop Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Senior Desktop Support
8 6 (4.80%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.60%) Web Services
2 14 (11.20%) AngularJS
2 14 (11.20%) Spring
3 10 (8.00%) JDBC
3 10 (8.00%) JSON
3 10 (8.00%) RESTful
3 10 (8.00%) SOAP
3 10 (8.00%) Spring Security
4 4 (3.20%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.20%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.20%) HTML
5 2 (1.60%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) PKI
2 10 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.60%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) EPoS
5 2 (1.60%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.40%) Windows
2 22 (17.60%) Linux
3 15 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (10.40%) Unix
5 12 (9.60%) CentOS
5 12 (9.60%) Ubuntu
5 12 (9.60%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.00%) Open Source
3 26 (20.80%) ITIL
4 23 (18.40%) Mentoring
5 19 (15.20%) DevOps
5 19 (15.20%) Software Engineering
5 19 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (12.80%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 15 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 15 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 15 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
7 15 (12.00%) Requirements Engineering
8 14 (11.20%) Business Process Modelling
9 13 (10.40%) SDLC
10 11 (8.80%) Change Management
10 11 (8.80%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (8.00%) Business Analysis
11 10 (8.00%) ITIL V3
12 9 (7.20%) Load Balancing
12 9 (7.20%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.80%) SQL
2 28 (22.40%) Java
3 18 (14.40%) Python
4 14 (11.20%) Ruby
5 11 (8.80%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.40%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.00%) C
8 4 (3.20%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.20%) PHP
8 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.80%) C#
9 1 (0.80%) Perl
9 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (34.40%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.60%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) HND
4 4 (3.20%) CISSP
4 4 (3.20%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.20%) PMP
4 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.40%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) Degree
7 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.80%) MCP
7 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.80%) OCP
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.80%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) Government Security Classifications
1 4 (3.20%) RMADS
2 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.80%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (17.60%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (14.40%) Docker
3 18 (14.40%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (11.20%) Packer
2 11 (8.80%) Ansible
3 8 (6.40%) Puppet
4 6 (4.80%) SCCM
4 6 (4.80%) SCOM
5 4 (3.20%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.60%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.60%) Terraform
6 2 (1.60%) WMI
6 2 (1.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (30.40%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.80%) VMware
3 9 (7.20%) Oracle
4 4 (3.20%) Adobe
4 4 (3.20%) IFS
5 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.40%) Remedy
6 2 (1.60%) Blackboard
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco
6 2 (1.60%) Google
7 1 (0.80%) HP
7 1 (0.80%) Juniper
7 1 (0.80%) SAP