Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 103 102
Rank change year-on-year -32 -1 +30
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 110 103 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.91% 2.19% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.59% 9.30% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 93 100 163
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.47% +3.16% +10.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,250 £64,500
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -5.26% -1.04%

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 1,281 1,107 1,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.27% 23.54% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 881 691 975
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,750 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -1.10% +1.11%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -53 53 £36,000 -25.39% 4
Edinburgh +3 41 £50,000 +25.00% 17
Stirling - 7 £22,500 - 1
Argyll and Bute - 2 £26,000 -
Aberdeen -9 1 £33,000 -34.00%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £30,000 -
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 59 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.00%) SQL
3 32 (29.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (29.09%) SDLC
4 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
5 28 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (23.64%) Docker
7 25 (22.73%) Mentoring
7 25 (22.73%) Oracle
8 23 (20.91%) .NET
8 23 (20.91%) C#
8 23 (20.91%) MongoDB
8 23 (20.91%) Google
9 22 (20.00%) Puppet
9 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (20.00%) Node.js
9 22 (20.00%) REST
9 22 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 22 (20.00%) React
9 22 (20.00%) TypeScript
9 22 (20.00%) Sass
9 22 (20.00%) LESS
9 22 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 22 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 22 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 22 (20.00%) MVC
9 22 (20.00%) ES6
9 22 (20.00%) Vue (Vue.js)

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 9 (8.18%) JBoss
2 2 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 22 (20.00%) npm
4 1 (0.91%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.55%) Firewall
2 7 (6.36%) SAN
3 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.64%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (3.64%) DHCP
4 4 (3.64%) DNS
4 4 (3.64%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.64%) H.323
4 4 (3.64%) Kerberos
4 4 (3.64%) Network Security
4 4 (3.64%) PBX
4 4 (3.64%) VLAN
4 4 (3.64%) VoIP
4 4 (3.64%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.91%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.91%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.91%) Big Data
4 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.91%) HBase
4 1 (0.91%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.91%) Power BI
4 1 (0.91%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Maven
2 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.64%) Phabricator
2 4 (3.64%) Subversion
2 4 (3.64%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.91%) JIRA
3 1 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.91%) Selenium
3 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Banking
3 7 (6.36%) Retail
4 6 (5.45%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.45%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.82%) Advertising
6 2 (1.82%) Electronics
6 2 (1.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.91%) Law
7 1 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.91%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (30.00%) Developer
2 25 (22.73%) Architect
3 22 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 22 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 22 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 19 (17.27%) Technical Architect
5 14 (12.73%) Analyst
6 11 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.36%) Break Fix Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Computer Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Field Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Field Hardware Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Hardware Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Lead Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Lead Java Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) IT Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.91%) .NET
2 22 (20.00%) .NET Core
2 22 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (20.00%) LESS
2 22 (20.00%) Node.js
2 22 (20.00%) React
2 22 (20.00%) REST
2 22 (20.00%) Sass
2 22 (20.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 10 (9.09%) Drools
3 10 (9.09%) Spring
4 9 (8.18%) Hibernate
5 5 (4.55%) Web Services
6 4 (3.64%) 802.1X
6 4 (3.64%) FreeSWITCH
6 4 (3.64%) LAMP
7 1 (0.91%) D3.js
7 1 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) EPoS
2 4 (3.64%) Robotics
2 4 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.73%) PMI
4 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.00%) Windows
2 9 (8.18%) Linux
3 8 (7.27%) Ubuntu
4 7 (6.36%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.64%) CentOS
6 4 (3.64%) Debian
7 3 (2.73%) Unix
8 1 (0.91%) HPUX
8 1 (0.91%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.09%) SDLC
3 25 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 22 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 22 (20.00%) MVC
5 18 (16.36%) Domain Models
6 12 (10.91%) Waterfall
7 11 (10.00%) SOA
8 8 (7.27%) Open Source
8 8 (7.27%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.36%) Break/Fix
9 7 (6.36%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (6.36%) ITIL
9 7 (6.36%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.36%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.36%) Wealth Management
10 6 (5.45%) Information Security
10 6 (5.45%) Programme Delivery
10 6 (5.45%) V-Model
11 5 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.00%) SQL
2 23 (20.91%) C#
3 22 (20.00%) ES6
3 22 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 22 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 22 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 12 (10.91%) Java
5 5 (4.55%) Python
6 4 (3.64%) Ruby
7 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.91%) C
8 1 (0.91%) C++
8 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (19.09%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.73%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.82%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.82%) SANS
5 1 (0.91%) CCNA
5 1 (0.91%) CCNP
5 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.91%) HNC
5 1 (0.91%) HND
5 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCSE
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) GDPR
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.91%) EMIR
2 1 (0.91%) FATCA
2 1 (0.91%) MiFID
2 1 (0.91%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (23.64%) Docker
2 7 (6.36%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.64%) Dovecot
4 4 (3.64%) iptables
4 4 (3.64%) Postfix
4 4 (3.64%) QEMU
4 4 (3.64%) VirtualBox
4 4 (3.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (20.00%) Puppet
2 7 (6.36%) SCCM
2 7 (6.36%) SCOM
3 6 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.64%) Packer
4 4 (3.64%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 25 (22.73%) Oracle
2 23 (20.91%) Google
3 19 (17.27%) Red Hat
4 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.36%) VMware
6 6 (5.45%) Cognizant
6 6 (5.45%) HP
7 4 (3.64%) Cisco
8 2 (1.82%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.91%) Apple
9 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.91%) F5
9 1 (0.91%) IBM
9 1 (0.91%) SAP
9 1 (0.91%) Tableau