The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 31 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 68 149 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.28% 11.97% 5.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.54% 12.55% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 94 42
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,650 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £65,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1040 1187 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.03% 95.34% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 664 815 859
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 61 (44.20%) Finance
2 49 (35.51%) Data Centre
3 42 (30.43%) Degree
4 40 (28.99%) Splunk
5 37 (26.81%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (21.74%) Cisco
7 29 (21.01%) SQL
8 28 (20.29%) CCNP
8 28 (20.29%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (20.29%) CheckPoint
8 28 (20.29%) Network Security
9 26 (18.84%) Fortinet
9 26 (18.84%) Firewall
9 26 (18.84%) Security Monitoring
10 25 (18.12%) Analytics
11 20 (14.49%) SAS
12 19 (13.77%) Project Management
12 19 (13.77%) Marketing
13 18 (13.04%) CISSP
13 18 (13.04%) Information Security
14 17 (12.32%) Law
14 17 (12.32%) Data Analysis
15 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (10.87%) IIS
16 15 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 15 (10.87%) PCI DSS
16 15 (10.87%) Security Architecture
16 15 (10.87%) ArcSight
16 15 (10.87%) IISP
16 15 (10.87%) Security Operations

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 20 (14.49%) SAS
2 15 (10.87%) IIS
3 9 (6.52%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.45%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.72%) Confluence
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS Office
3 5 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.80%) assyst
2 3 (2.17%) Sonata
3 2 (1.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.45%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) SaaS
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.45%) Office 365
2 2 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.29%) Network Security
2 26 (18.84%) Firewall
3 12 (8.70%) BGP
3 12 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (8.70%) DHCP
3 12 (8.70%) DMVPN
3 12 (8.70%) DNS
3 12 (8.70%) EIGRP
3 12 (8.70%) LAN
3 12 (8.70%) MPLS
3 12 (8.70%) OSPF
3 12 (8.70%) SNA
3 12 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 12 (8.70%) WAN
3 12 (8.70%) Wireless
4 1 (0.72%) LDAP
4 1 (0.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.97%) Big Data
2 9 (6.52%) Apache Hive
2 9 (6.52%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.80%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.45%) GIS
5 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.72%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.72%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (0.72%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.72%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.72%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.72%) DB2
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.72%) SAS EBI
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.72%) Hudson
1 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.72%) JIRA
1 1 (0.72%) Maven
1 1 (0.72%) NuGet
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (44.20%) Finance
2 19 (13.77%) Marketing
3 17 (12.32%) Law
4 14 (10.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (10.14%) Retail
5 10 (7.25%) Legal
6 4 (2.90%) Local Government
7 2 (1.45%) Electronics
7 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.07%) HTML
1 7 (5.07%) XML
2 4 (2.90%) SOAP
2 4 (2.90%) Web Services
3 3 (2.17%) .NET
3 3 (2.17%) CSS
4 2 (1.45%) JSON
4 2 (1.45%) JSP
4 2 (1.45%) SAML
4 2 (1.45%) XSLT
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.72%) REST
5 1 (0.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (35.51%) Data Centre
2 37 (26.81%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (6.52%) Credit Risk
5 6 (4.35%) User Experience
6 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.17%) Fintech
8 2 (1.45%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.72%) Robotics
9 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.42%) Linux
2 7 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.62%) Windows
4 4 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.17%) Unix
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.84%) Security Monitoring
2 25 (18.12%) Analytics
3 19 (13.77%) Project Management
4 18 (13.04%) Information Security
5 17 (12.32%) Data Analysis
6 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (10.87%) Security Architecture
7 15 (10.87%) Security Operations
8 14 (10.14%) Compliance Management
8 14 (10.14%) Performance Management
8 14 (10.14%) Portfolio Management
8 14 (10.14%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 14 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (9.42%) Presales
9 13 (9.42%) Wealth Management
10 12 (8.70%) High Availability
10 12 (8.70%) ITIL
10 12 (8.70%) Network Design
11 11 (7.97%) Business Analysis
11 11 (7.97%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.01%) SQL
2 11 (7.97%) Python
3 9 (6.52%) R
4 7 (5.07%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.35%) Java
6 2 (1.45%) C#
6 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.72%) C
7 1 (0.72%) JCL
7 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (30.43%) Degree
2 28 (20.29%) CCNP
2 28 (20.29%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (13.04%) CISSP
4 15 (10.87%) IISP
5 14 (10.14%) CCNA
5 14 (10.14%) CCSA
5 14 (10.14%) CCSE
5 14 (10.14%) CCSP
6 12 (8.70%) CCIE
7 8 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (5.07%) CISM
9 3 (2.17%) CISA
9 3 (2.17%) CRISC
9 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.72%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (10.87%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.80%) COBIT
3 3 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.17%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) GDPR
4 1 (0.72%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (10.14%) FortiGate
2 9 (6.52%) Ambari
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (28.99%) Splunk
2 30 (21.74%) Cisco
3 28 (20.29%) CheckPoint
4 26 (18.84%) Fortinet
5 15 (10.87%) ArcSight
6 11 (7.97%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.07%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.62%) Oracle
8 5 (3.62%) SAP
9 2 (1.45%) Cognos
9 2 (1.45%) ESRI
9 2 (1.45%) F5
9 2 (1.45%) Juniper
9 2 (1.45%) Tableau
9 2 (1.45%) VMware
10 1 (0.72%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.72%) FNZ
10 1 (0.72%) IFS
10 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.72%) Sage
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £95,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh
Sainsburys Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £58,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
2M Employment Solutions
Posted: 14 days ago