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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 98 119
Rank change year-on-year +3 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 46 67 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.00% 2.28% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.58% 8.30% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 31
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  

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 536 807 846
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.31% 27.48% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 330 526 532
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +15 38 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Edinburgh -22 12 £40,000 -15.78%
Aberdeen +7 3 £50,000 +85.18%
Renfrewshire -1 2 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Moray -1 2 - -
Western Isles - 1 - -
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 48 (44.44%) Java
2 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (37.96%) Infrastructure Management
4 40 (37.04%) SC Cleared
5 36 (33.33%) Scrum
5 36 (33.33%) Web Services
6 30 (27.78%) JBoss
7 28 (25.93%) Gherkin
8 26 (24.07%) Open Source
9 24 (22.22%) SQL
10 23 (21.30%) TDD
11 22 (20.37%) Oracle
12 21 (19.44%) JIRA
13 20 (18.52%) User Experience
13 20 (18.52%) PL/SQL
13 20 (18.52%) Open Source Development
14 18 (16.67%) Oracle Database
14 18 (16.67%) SOA
15 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
15 16 (14.81%) Talend
15 16 (14.81%) Talend Open Studio
15 16 (14.81%) Spring
16 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
16 15 (13.89%) Hibernate
16 15 (13.89%) ITIL
17 14 (12.96%) HTML
17 14 (12.96%) Data Modelling
17 14 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (12.96%) Relational Database

Security Cleared
Top Related 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 30 (27.78%) JBoss
2 9 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 8 (7.41%) Alfresco
3 8 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.19%) Office 365
3 9 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) Skype
2 3 (2.78%) PSTN
3 2 (1.85%) LAN
3 2 (1.85%) WAN
3 2 (1.85%) Wireless
4 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.93%) NAS
4 1 (0.93%) SAN
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 14 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (12.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 13 (12.04%) Oracle9i Database
3 13 (12.04%) RDBMS
3 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
4 12 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 12 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 12 (11.11%) Neo4j
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.78%) Pentaho
6 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (19.44%) JIRA
2 16 (14.81%) Talend Open Studio
3 13 (12.04%) PVCS
4 9 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.33%) Selenium
5 8 (7.41%) Artifactory
5 8 (7.41%) Maven
6 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.93%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (2.78%) Electronics
1 3 (2.78%) Finance
1 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.93%) Local Government
2 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (39.81%) Developer
2 26 (24.07%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.59%) Scrum Master
4 15 (13.89%) Senior Developer
5 13 (12.04%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (12.04%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 12 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 12 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Java Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Consultant
8 8 (7.41%) Open Source Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) Architect
11 4 (3.70%) IT Manager
11 4 (3.70%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.33%) Web Services
2 28 (25.93%) Gherkin
3 16 (14.81%) Spring
4 15 (13.89%) Hibernate
5 14 (12.96%) HTML
6 11 (10.19%) CSS
7 9 (8.33%) Middleware
7 9 (8.33%) RESTful
8 8 (7.41%) Java EE
8 8 (7.41%) jQuery
8 8 (7.41%) JSON
8 8 (7.41%) Spring Security
8 8 (7.41%) XHTML
9 7 (6.48%) Apache Camel
9 7 (6.48%) SOAP
10 6 (5.56%) J2EE
10 6 (5.56%) XML
11 5 (4.63%) JPA
11 5 (4.63%) XSD
12 4 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) User Experience
2 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Unix
2 11 (10.19%) Windows
3 9 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 6 (5.56%) Linux
6 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.96%) Infrastructure Management
3 36 (33.33%) Scrum
4 26 (24.07%) Open Source
5 23 (21.30%) TDD
6 20 (18.52%) Open Source Development
7 18 (16.67%) SOA
8 15 (13.89%) ITIL
8 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 14 (12.96%) Data Modelling
9 14 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (12.04%) ETL
10 13 (12.04%) SDLC
11 12 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (9.26%) BDD
13 9 (8.33%) ITIL V3
14 8 (7.41%) Document Management
15 7 (6.48%) Microservices
15 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
16 6 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.44%) Java
2 24 (22.22%) SQL
3 20 (18.52%) PL/SQL
4 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.63%) C
6 4 (3.70%) Python
7 3 (2.78%) C#
8 2 (1.85%) Ada
8 2 (1.85%) C++
8 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.85%) Scala
8 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.85%) VB
8 2 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (37.04%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) HND
5 2 (1.85%) CISSP
5 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) CEH
6 1 (0.93%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.93%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) GIAC
6 1 (0.93%) MCP
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) OCP
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.93%) SANS
6 1 (0.93%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.41%) BitLocker
2 8 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 9 (8.33%) SCCM
2 8 (7.41%) SCOM
3 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.93%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (20.37%) Oracle
2 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.81%) Talend
3 13 (12.04%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.78%) VMware
5 2 (1.85%) Citrix
5 2 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) AVEVA
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) EMC
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
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