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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 29 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 78 123 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.88% 7.68% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.24% 8.05% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 38 72 43
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 £43,105 £45,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,266 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +4.53%
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
1077 1528 1464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.06% 95.44% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 768 968 985
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 84 (44.68%) Finance
2 71 (37.77%) Data Centre
3 64 (34.04%) Degree
4 55 (29.26%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (19.15%) Cisco
6 35 (18.62%) Firewall
7 34 (18.09%) CheckPoint
7 34 (18.09%) CCNP
7 34 (18.09%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (18.09%) Fortinet
8 33 (17.55%) Splunk
9 29 (15.43%) Performance Management
10 28 (14.89%) Portfolio Management
11 27 (14.36%) Microsoft
12 26 (13.83%) Law
12 26 (13.83%) Network Security
13 24 (12.77%) CISSP
14 23 (12.23%) Wireless
14 23 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (12.23%) DHCP
14 23 (12.23%) TCP/IP
14 23 (12.23%) DNS
14 23 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (12.23%) Oracle
14 23 (12.23%) Business Analysis
15 22 (11.70%) Network Design
15 22 (11.70%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 22 (11.70%) PCI DSS
15 22 (11.70%) SNA

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 21 (11.17%) SAS
2 19 (10.11%) IIS
3 8 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.66%) CMS
5 3 (1.60%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.32%) MS Office
3 9 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.79%) Markit EDM
2 7 (3.72%) assyst
3 5 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.66%) Sonata
4 2 (1.06%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.53%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.62%) Firewall
2 26 (13.83%) Network Security
3 23 (12.23%) DHCP
3 23 (12.23%) DNS
3 23 (12.23%) TCP/IP
3 23 (12.23%) Wireless
4 22 (11.70%) BGP
4 22 (11.70%) Cisco IOS
4 22 (11.70%) DMVPN
4 22 (11.70%) EIGRP
4 22 (11.70%) LAN
4 22 (11.70%) MPLS
4 22 (11.70%) OSPF
4 22 (11.70%) SNA
4 22 (11.70%) WAN
5 2 (1.06%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.53%) IPsec
6 1 (0.53%) SSL
6 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (5.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 9 (4.79%) Base SAS
4 9 (4.79%) Data Mining
5 6 (3.19%) Big Data
5 6 (3.19%) QlikView
5 6 (3.19%) SAS EBI
6 5 (2.66%) OLAP
6 5 (2.66%) Oracle OLAP
6 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.06%) MS Access
8 2 (1.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (1.06%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 1 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 84 (44.68%) Finance
2 26 (13.83%) Law
3 18 (9.57%) Retail
4 14 (7.45%) Marketing
5 12 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (5.32%) Banking
7 6 (3.19%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.66%) Billing
9 2 (1.06%) Advertising
9 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.53%) Electronics
10 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.53%) French Language
10 1 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.66%) HTML
2 4 (2.13%) Web Services
3 3 (1.60%) .NET
3 3 (1.60%) CSS
3 3 (1.60%) jQuery
4 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.06%) JSP
4 2 (1.06%) SAML
4 2 (1.06%) XML
4 2 (1.06%) XSLT
5 1 (0.53%) CSS3
5 1 (0.53%) HTML5
5 1 (0.53%) REST
5 1 (0.53%) SOAP
5 1 (0.53%) WCF
5 1 (0.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (37.77%) Data Centre
2 55 (29.26%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 18 (9.57%) User Experience
5 11 (5.85%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.72%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.66%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.13%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.06%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.06%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.06%) IVR
11 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.91%) Unix
2 8 (4.26%) Linux
2 8 (4.26%) Windows
3 5 (2.66%) Solaris
4 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.43%) Performance Management
2 28 (14.89%) Portfolio Management
3 23 (12.23%) Business Analysis
3 23 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (11.70%) High Availability
4 22 (11.70%) Network Design
4 22 (11.70%) Project Management
4 22 (11.70%) Security Operations
5 21 (11.17%) Security Architecture
5 21 (11.17%) Test Strategy
6 20 (10.64%) Mentoring
7 19 (10.11%) Compliance Management
7 19 (10.11%) ITIL
7 19 (10.11%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 19 (10.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 17 (9.04%) ITSM
8 17 (9.04%) Service Management
9 16 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (8.51%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (2.13%) C
2 4 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.60%) C#
3 3 (1.60%) Java
4 2 (1.06%) VBA
5 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.53%) Python
5 1 (0.53%) R
5 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (34.04%) Degree
2 34 (18.09%) CCNP
2 34 (18.09%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (12.77%) CISSP
4 22 (11.70%) CCIE
4 22 (11.70%) CCNA
5 19 (10.11%) IISP
6 12 (6.38%) CCSA
6 12 (6.38%) CCSE
6 12 (6.38%) CCSP
7 10 (5.32%) CISM
8 7 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.60%) CISA
10 2 (1.06%) CRISC
10 2 (1.06%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.53%) CEH
11 1 (0.53%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 22 (11.70%) PCI DSS
2 19 (10.11%) COBIT
3 4 (2.13%) IAS 39
4 2 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.06%) ISO27002
System Software
1 6 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (6.38%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.60%) QRadar
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (19.15%) Cisco
2 34 (18.09%) CheckPoint
2 34 (18.09%) Fortinet
3 33 (17.55%) Splunk
4 27 (14.36%) Microsoft
5 23 (12.23%) Oracle
6 19 (10.11%) ArcSight
7 9 (4.79%) FrontRange
7 9 (4.79%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.66%) EMC
8 5 (2.66%) Tableau
8 5 (2.66%) Veritas
9 4 (2.13%) Ab Initio
9 4 (2.13%) Avaloq
9 4 (2.13%) FNZ
9 4 (2.13%) Hyperion
9 4 (2.13%) Informatica
9 4 (2.13%) SAP
10 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.06%) Sage
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Salary: £41000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £150000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus+home working+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Sainsbury's Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago