Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 109 103
Rank change year-on-year -56 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 62 121 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.15% 2.19% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.32% 8.93% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 47 96 84
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £28,525
90th Percentile £68,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 1,166 1,355 1,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.67% 24.50% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 760 852 756
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.01% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -8 28 £50,000 +25.00% 14
Glasgow -59 24 £47,500 +2.15% 12
Highlands +1 3 £20,000 -63.64%
Scottish Borders - 3 £50,000 -
Fife - 2 £43,750 - 2
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 1
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 32 (51.61%) SC Cleared
2 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.81%) SDLC
4 14 (22.58%) SQL
5 11 (17.74%) C#
5 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
6 10 (16.13%) Degree
6 10 (16.13%) Oracle
7 9 (14.52%) Java
8 8 (12.90%) Docker
9 7 (11.29%) TypeScript
9 7 (11.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (11.29%) React
9 7 (11.29%) ES6
9 7 (11.29%) Vue.js
9 7 (11.29%) Puppet
9 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
9 7 (11.29%) Node.js
9 7 (11.29%) REST
9 7 (11.29%) Sass
9 7 (11.29%) LESS
9 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
9 7 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (11.29%) Google
9 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
9 7 (11.29%) .NET

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 2 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Simulink
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.61%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) LabWindows
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (11.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (11.29%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Ethernet
1 6 (9.68%) Firewall
1 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.06%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (8.06%) H.323
2 5 (8.06%) Kerberos
2 5 (8.06%) Network Security
2 5 (8.06%) PBX
2 5 (8.06%) VLAN
2 5 (8.06%) VoIP
2 5 (8.06%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.61%) ADSL
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) Junos
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) SHDSL
3 1 (1.61%) SNMP
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
3 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) Phabricator
2 5 (8.06%) Subversion
3 3 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.23%) JIRA
4 2 (3.23%) JUnit
4 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.23%) Maven
4 2 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.61%) Hudson
5 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 4 (6.45%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Military
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Developer
2 7 (11.29%) .NET Developer
2 7 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (11.29%) C# Developer
2 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Architect
3 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) IT Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Security Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
1 7 (11.29%) .NET Core
1 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
1 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
1 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (11.29%) LESS
1 7 (11.29%) Node.js
1 7 (11.29%) React
1 7 (11.29%) REST
1 7 (11.29%) Sass
1 7 (11.29%) Vue.js
2 6 (9.68%) CGI
3 5 (8.06%) 802.1X
3 5 (8.06%) Drools
3 5 (8.06%) FreeSWITCH
3 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
3 5 (8.06%) LAMP
3 5 (8.06%) Spring
4 2 (3.23%) XML
4 2 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Robotics
2 4 (6.45%) PMI
3 3 (4.84%) Cybercrime
3 3 (4.84%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) CESG
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Debian
3 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.61%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) SDLC
3 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.29%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (11.29%) MVC
5 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.68%) Project Management
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (8.06%) Open Source
6 5 (8.06%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) SOA
6 5 (8.06%) Software Delivery
7 4 (6.45%) Decision-Making
7 4 (6.45%) Information Security
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 4 (6.45%) TDD
8 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.84%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.84%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) C#
3 9 (14.52%) Java
4 7 (11.29%) ES6
4 7 (11.29%) PL/SQL
4 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
4 7 (11.29%) TypeScript
5 6 (9.68%) C++
6 5 (8.06%) C
7 2 (3.23%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (51.61%) SC Cleared
2 10 (16.13%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.84%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (3.23%) PMP
6 1 (1.61%) CCIE
6 1 (1.61%) CCNP
6 1 (1.61%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.61%) CISA
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CISM
6 1 (1.61%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.61%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (3.23%) SLA
4 1 (1.61%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Docker
2 5 (8.06%) Dovecot
2 5 (8.06%) iptables
2 5 (8.06%) Postfix
2 5 (8.06%) QEMU
2 5 (8.06%) VirtualBox
2 5 (8.06%) Xen
3 3 (4.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (11.29%) Puppet
2 5 (8.06%) Proxmox
3 3 (4.84%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) Google
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) HP
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) F5
5 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.61%) IFS
5 1 (1.61%) Juniper
5 1 (1.61%) Palo Alto