Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 102 106
Rank change year-on-year -82 +4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 40 124 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.76% 2.23% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.47% 9.55% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31 82 80
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,705 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.77% +3.16%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,175 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,625 £58,425
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% -

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 1,154 1,299 1,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.91% 23.39% 24.04%
Number of salaries quoted 728 830 726
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,175 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £58,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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 -43 21 £52,500 - 8
Edinburgh -25 7 £65,000 +48.57% 18
Highlands - 5 £24,000 -
Scottish Borders - 3 £50,000 -
Fife - 2 £42,500 - 2
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 2
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 27 (67.50%) SC Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) CGI
3 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 4 (10.00%) HP ALM
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (10.00%) PMI
5 4 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security
6 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (7.50%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (7.50%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Cybercrime
6 3 (7.50%) SDLC
6 3 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (7.50%) Threat Intelligence

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 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) ADSL
1 1 (2.50%) BGP
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) Junos
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) MPLS
1 1 (2.50%) OSPF
1 1 (2.50%) SHDSL
1 1 (2.50%) SNMP
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
1 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.50%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Hudson
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Test Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) CGI
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) CSS3
3 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) Kafka
3 1 (2.50%) LESS
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.50%) React
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) Sass
3 1 (2.50%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) PMI
2 3 (7.50%) Cybercrime
2 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (15.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 3 (7.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 3 (7.50%) Decision-Making
5 3 (7.50%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security
5 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (7.50%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) SDLC
5 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Security Operations
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Threat Intelligence
5 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) ES6
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.50%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) PMP
5 1 (2.50%) CCIE
5 1 (2.50%) CCNP
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) F5
4 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Juniper
4 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto