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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 96 117 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.82% 7.52% 5.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.22% 7.89% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 35 79 46
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Scotland

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
1168 1482 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.19% 95.24% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 772 968 946
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £55,600 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 81 (40.50%) Finance
2 73 (36.50%) Data Centre
3 64 (32.00%) Degree
4 55 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (17.50%) Cisco
6 34 (17.00%) Firewall
7 33 (16.50%) Microsoft
7 33 (16.50%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (16.00%) CCNP
8 32 (16.00%) Oracle
8 32 (16.00%) CheckPoint
8 32 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (16.00%) Fortinet
8 32 (16.00%) Performance Management
8 32 (16.00%) Splunk
9 31 (15.50%) Portfolio Management
10 29 (14.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (14.50%) Law
10 29 (14.50%) SAS
11 28 (14.00%) CISSP
12 27 (13.50%) SQL
13 26 (13.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 25 (12.50%) Business Analysis
14 25 (12.50%) PCI DSS
14 25 (12.50%) Security Operations
15 24 (12.00%) Security Architecture
15 24 (12.00%) Network Security
15 24 (12.00%) DHCP
15 24 (12.00%) TCP/IP
15 24 (12.00%) DNS

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 29 (14.50%) SAS
2 22 (11.00%) IIS
3 9 (4.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.50%) CMS
5 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.50%) MS Office
2 9 (4.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (6.00%) Markit EDM
2 5 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.50%) assyst
4 3 (1.50%) Sonata
5 2 (1.00%) Sage CRM
5 2 (1.00%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.00%) Firewall
2 24 (12.00%) DHCP
2 24 (12.00%) DNS
2 24 (12.00%) Network Security
2 24 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 24 (12.00%) Wireless
3 22 (11.00%) BGP
3 22 (11.00%) Cisco IOS
3 22 (11.00%) DMVPN
3 22 (11.00%) EIGRP
3 22 (11.00%) LAN
3 22 (11.00%) MPLS
3 22 (11.00%) OSPF
3 22 (11.00%) SNA
3 22 (11.00%) WAN
4 2 (1.00%) IPsec
4 2 (1.00%) SAN
4 2 (1.00%) SSL
4 2 (1.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (7.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 11 (5.50%) Base SAS
5 11 (5.50%) Data Mining
6 7 (3.50%) Big Data
6 7 (3.50%) OLAP
7 6 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.00%) QlikView
7 6 (3.00%) SAS EBI
7 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (2.00%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (2.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Toad
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 81 (40.50%) Finance
2 29 (14.50%) Law
3 18 (9.00%) Banking
4 16 (8.00%) Retail
5 10 (5.00%) Marketing
5 10 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.50%) Billing
6 5 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Advertising
7 2 (1.00%) Games
7 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Front Office
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.00%) .NET
2 4 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.00%) CSS
2 4 (2.00%) HTML
2 4 (2.00%) Web Services
3 3 (1.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.50%) jQuery
3 3 (1.50%) XML
4 2 (1.00%) CSS3
4 2 (1.00%) HTML5
4 2 (1.00%) REST
4 2 (1.00%) SOAP
4 2 (1.00%) WCF
4 2 (1.00%) WPF
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.50%) Fluent NHibernate
5 1 (0.50%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 73 (36.50%) Data Centre
2 55 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (11.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 18 (9.00%) User Experience
5 14 (7.00%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.50%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.50%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.50%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.00%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.00%) IVR
11 1 (0.50%) Clustering
11 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.00%) Unix
2 10 (5.00%) Windows
3 6 (3.00%) Linux
3 6 (3.00%) Solaris
4 5 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.50%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (16.00%) Performance Management
3 31 (15.50%) Portfolio Management
4 29 (14.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 25 (12.50%) Security Operations
6 24 (12.00%) Project Management
6 24 (12.00%) Security Architecture
7 23 (11.50%) Mentoring
7 23 (11.50%) Test Strategy
8 22 (11.00%) Compliance Management
8 22 (11.00%) High Availability
8 22 (11.00%) Network Design
8 22 (11.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 22 (11.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 20 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (9.00%) Analytics
11 16 (8.00%) ITIL
11 16 (8.00%) Scrum
12 15 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.50%) SQL
2 6 (3.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.00%) C
3 4 (2.00%) C#
3 4 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.00%) VBA
6 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.50%) Java
6 1 (0.50%) Python
6 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (32.00%) Degree
2 32 (16.00%) CCNP
2 32 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (14.00%) CISSP
4 22 (11.00%) CCIE
4 22 (11.00%) CCNA
4 22 (11.00%) IISP
5 13 (6.50%) CISM
6 10 (5.00%) CCSA
6 10 (5.00%) CCSE
6 10 (5.00%) CCSP
7 6 (3.00%) CEH
8 4 (2.00%) CHFI
8 4 (2.00%) ECSA
9 3 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.00%) CISA
10 2 (1.00%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.50%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 17 (8.50%) COBIT
4 4 (2.00%) IAS 39
5 2 (1.00%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.50%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.50%) QRadar
3 2 (1.00%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (17.50%) Cisco
2 33 (16.50%) Microsoft
3 32 (16.00%) CheckPoint
3 32 (16.00%) Fortinet
3 32 (16.00%) Oracle
3 32 (16.00%) Splunk
4 22 (11.00%) ArcSight
5 9 (4.50%) FrontRange
5 9 (4.50%) ServiceNow
6 7 (3.50%) Informatica
6 7 (3.50%) Tableau
7 6 (3.00%) Teradata
7 6 (3.00%) Veritas
8 5 (2.50%) EMC
9 4 (2.00%) Ab Initio
9 4 (2.00%) Hyperion
9 4 (2.00%) Netezza
10 3 (1.50%) Avaloq
10 3 (1.50%) Sage
10 3 (1.50%) VMware
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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