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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 83 106
Rank change year-on-year -7 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 59 85 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.19% 2.97% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.01% 11.04% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 39
Median salary £40,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +2.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 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 655 770 831
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 24.33% 26.94% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 409 402 557
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +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 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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 +18 48 £40,000 -13.51% 6
Edinburgh -14 22 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Aberdeen -7 1 £65,000 +176.59% 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £55,000 -
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 42 (41.18%) Java
2 36 (35.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 34 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (32.35%) Software Engineering
5 32 (31.37%) SQL
6 30 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 26 (25.49%) Oracle
8 24 (23.53%) Web Services
9 22 (21.57%) Data Modelling
10 21 (20.59%) Unix
11 20 (19.61%) PL/SQL
11 20 (19.61%) Hadoop
11 20 (19.61%) Open Source
11 20 (19.61%) MongoDB
11 20 (19.61%) Neo4j
11 20 (19.61%) SDLC
11 20 (19.61%) Open Source Development
12 17 (16.67%) Windows
12 17 (16.67%) JBoss
13 16 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (14.71%) Oracle Database
14 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
14 15 (14.71%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 15 (14.71%) Oracle9i Database
14 15 (14.71%) ETL
14 15 (14.71%) RDBMS
14 15 (14.71%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (14.71%) PVCS
14 15 (14.71%) MicroStrategy

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 17 (16.67%) JBoss
2 4 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.96%) FileNet
4 2 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) Jetty
5 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.98%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.96%) iTrent
1 2 (1.96%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.98%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Office 365
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) IaaS
5 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) SSH
1 6 (5.88%) SSL
2 4 (3.92%) SAN
3 3 (2.94%) Skype
3 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.96%) DHCP
4 2 (1.96%) DNS
4 2 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.96%) Wireless
5 1 (0.98%) BGP
5 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.98%) Internet
5 1 (0.98%) IPv6
5 1 (0.98%) MPLS
5 1 (0.98%) OSPF
5 1 (0.98%) PSTN
5 1 (0.98%) RSVP
5 1 (0.98%) SDH
5 1 (0.98%) SONET
5 1 (0.98%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.61%) Hadoop
1 20 (19.61%) MongoDB
1 20 (19.61%) Neo4j
2 16 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 15 (14.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 15 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (14.71%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 15 (14.71%) Oracle9i Database
3 15 (14.71%) RDBMS
3 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.98%) Big Data
8 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (14.71%) JIRA
1 15 (14.71%) PVCS
1 15 (14.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (6.86%) Maven
3 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.88%) GitLab
3 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.90%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.90%) HP UFT
4 5 (4.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.90%) LoadRunner
4 5 (4.90%) Selenium
5 2 (1.96%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.98%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (4.90%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.98%) Retail
2 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (44.12%) Developer
2 25 (24.51%) Software Developer
3 24 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 21 (20.59%) Software Engineer
5 20 (19.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 20 (19.61%) Java Engineer
5 20 (19.61%) Java Software Developer
5 20 (19.61%) Java Software Engineer
6 17 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 15 (14.71%) Oracle Developer
7 15 (14.71%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 13 (12.75%) Analyst
9 10 (9.80%) Scrum Master
10 9 (8.82%) Architect
11 7 (6.86%) Business Analyst
12 6 (5.88%) Java Team Leader
12 6 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (5.88%) Team Leader
13 5 (4.90%) Senior Test Analyst
13 5 (4.90%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.53%) Web Services
2 15 (14.71%) Gherkin
3 10 (9.80%) AngularJS
4 9 (8.82%) SOAP
4 9 (8.82%) Spring
5 8 (7.84%) RESTful
6 6 (5.88%) CSS
6 6 (5.88%) HTML
6 6 (5.88%) JDBC
6 6 (5.88%) JSON
6 6 (5.88%) Spring Security
7 5 (4.90%) Middleware
8 4 (3.92%) J2EE
8 4 (3.92%) REST
8 4 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.94%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.98%) .NET
10 1 (0.98%) Node.js
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.98%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) User Experience
2 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.96%) IVR
3 2 (1.96%) Replication
3 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.98%) EPoS
4 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.59%) Unix
2 17 (16.67%) Windows
3 7 (6.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.98%) Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 34 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (32.35%) Software Engineering
4 22 (21.57%) Data Modelling
5 20 (19.61%) Open Source
5 20 (19.61%) Open Source Development
5 20 (19.61%) SDLC
6 16 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (14.71%) ETL
8 13 (12.75%) Scrum
8 13 (12.75%) TDD
9 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.84%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.86%) Business Process Modelling
11 7 (6.86%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (6.86%) Requirements Engineering
11 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.88%) ERP
12 6 (5.88%) Front End Development
12 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.18%) Java
2 32 (31.37%) SQL
3 20 (19.61%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.88%) C#
4 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.90%) C
6 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.94%) VB
6 3 (2.94%) VB6
7 2 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (0.98%) Perl
8 1 (0.98%) PHP
8 1 (0.98%) Python
8 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.90%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.90%) MCP
3 5 (4.90%) OCP
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (4.90%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.96%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) MCSE
4 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.98%) CCNA
5 1 (0.98%) CCNP
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.98%) CISSP
5 1 (0.98%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.98%) GIAC
5 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.98%) MCSA
5 1 (0.98%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.96%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.96%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.94%) SCCM
2 3 (2.94%) SCOM
3 2 (1.96%) WSUS
4 1 (0.98%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.98%) SCSM
4 1 (0.98%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (25.49%) Oracle
2 15 (14.71%) MicroStrategy
2 15 (14.71%) Talend
3 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.86%) HP
5 5 (4.90%) SAP
6 3 (2.94%) VMware
7 2 (1.96%) Adobe
7 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco
7 2 (1.96%) Citrix
7 2 (1.96%) Dell
7 2 (1.96%) IBM
7 2 (1.96%) Northgate
7 2 (1.96%) Sun
8 1 (0.98%) AVEVA
8 1 (0.98%) EMC
8 1 (0.98%) Juniper
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds
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