Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 113 112
Rank change year-on-year -25 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 92 113 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.67% 2.12% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.84% 8.93% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 78 101 111
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% -2.70%
10th Percentile £30,000 £35,000 £26,664
90th Percentile £67,875 £58,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 1,173 1,265 1,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.25% 23.75% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 785 769 868
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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
Edinburgh -2 44 £50,000 +25.00% 18
Glasgow -58 41 £42,500 -8.60% 7
Aberdeen -2 1 £33,000 -49.23%
Fife - 1 £47,500 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £30,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £62,500 - 2
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.61%) SC Cleared
3 28 (30.43%) SDLC
4 26 (28.26%) SQL
5 21 (22.83%) Oracle
6 19 (20.65%) C#
7 17 (18.48%) Docker
8 16 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (17.39%) React
8 16 (17.39%) ES6
8 16 (17.39%) Vue.js
8 16 (17.39%) npm
8 16 (17.39%) Collaborative Working
8 16 (17.39%) .NET Core
8 16 (17.39%) T-SQL
8 16 (17.39%) .NET
8 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 16 (17.39%) PL/SQL
8 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET
8 16 (17.39%) MVC
8 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (17.39%) Puppet
8 16 (17.39%) MongoDB
8 16 (17.39%) Node.js
8 16 (17.39%) REST
8 16 (17.39%) Sass
8 16 (17.39%) LESS
8 16 (17.39%) AngularJS

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 8 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Simulink
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.09%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) LabWindows
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (17.39%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Firewall
2 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.43%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (5.43%) Ethernet
3 5 (5.43%) H.323
3 5 (5.43%) Kerberos
3 5 (5.43%) Network Security
3 5 (5.43%) PBX
3 5 (5.43%) VLAN
3 5 (5.43%) VoIP
3 5 (5.43%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.09%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) MongoDB
1 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.09%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
3 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.52%) Maven
2 5 (5.43%) Phabricator
2 5 (5.43%) Subversion
3 3 (3.26%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.17%) JIRA
4 2 (2.17%) JUnit
4 2 (2.17%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.17%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) Selenium
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.35%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Electronics
4 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Military
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Developer
2 18 (19.57%) Architect
3 16 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 16 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 13 (14.13%) Analyst
4 13 (14.13%) Technical Architect
5 11 (11.96%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Architect
7 6 (6.52%) IT Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.43%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.39%) .NET
1 16 (17.39%) .NET Core
1 16 (17.39%) AngularJS
1 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET
1 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
1 16 (17.39%) LESS
1 16 (17.39%) Node.js
1 16 (17.39%) React
1 16 (17.39%) REST
1 16 (17.39%) Sass
1 16 (17.39%) Vue.js
2 9 (9.78%) Drools
2 9 (9.78%) Hibernate
2 9 (9.78%) Spring
3 5 (5.43%) 802.1X
3 5 (5.43%) CGI
3 5 (5.43%) FreeSWITCH
3 5 (5.43%) LAMP
4 2 (2.17%) J2EE
4 2 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Robotics
2 4 (4.35%) PMI
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) CESG
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) Debian
3 5 (5.43%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.26%) Unix
5 1 (1.09%) HPUX
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.09%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) SDLC
3 16 (17.39%) Collaborative Working
3 16 (17.39%) MVC
4 15 (16.30%) Mentoring
5 13 (14.13%) Domain Models
6 11 (11.96%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.78%) SOA
8 8 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.61%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.52%) Programme Delivery
10 6 (6.52%) Project Management
10 6 (6.52%) V-Model
11 5 (5.43%) Information Security
11 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (5.43%) Open Source
11 5 (5.43%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (5.43%) Software Delivery
12 4 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.26%) SQL
2 19 (20.65%) C#
3 16 (17.39%) ES6
3 16 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 16 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 16 (17.39%) TypeScript
4 15 (16.30%) Java
5 5 (5.43%) C++
6 4 (4.35%) C
7 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.17%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (32.61%) SC Cleared
2 11 (11.96%) Degree
3 7 (7.61%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.52%) PMI Certification
5 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.26%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (2.17%) PMP
7 2 (2.17%) SANS
8 1 (1.09%) CCNA
8 1 (1.09%) CCNP
8 1 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.09%) CISA
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.09%) CISM
8 1 (1.09%) CISSP
8 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.09%) HNC
8 1 (1.09%) HND
8 1 (1.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Docker
2 5 (5.43%) Dovecot
2 5 (5.43%) iptables
2 5 (5.43%) Postfix
2 5 (5.43%) QEMU
2 5 (5.43%) VirtualBox
2 5 (5.43%) Xen
3 3 (3.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (17.39%) Puppet
2 6 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (5.43%) Proxmox
4 2 (2.17%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) Oracle
2 16 (17.39%) Google
3 14 (15.22%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.70%) HP
5 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.17%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.17%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco
7 1 (1.09%) F5
7 1 (1.09%) IFS
7 1 (1.09%) SAP