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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 28 10 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 77 154 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.01% 12.27% 7.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.36% 12.97% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 49 104 70
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,650 £39,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £55,000
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
1046 1187 1313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.26% 94.58% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 700 805 816
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 2017.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 55 (38.46%) Finance
2 46 (32.17%) Degree
2 46 (32.17%) Splunk
3 41 (28.67%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (27.97%) Data Centre
5 33 (23.08%) SQL
6 32 (22.38%) Security Monitoring
7 25 (17.48%) Project Management
8 24 (16.78%) Network Security
8 24 (16.78%) Analytics
9 22 (15.38%) Cisco
10 21 (14.69%) CCNP
10 21 (14.69%) CheckPoint
10 21 (14.69%) SAS
10 21 (14.69%) Linux
10 21 (14.69%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (14.69%) Law
11 19 (13.29%) Firewall
11 19 (13.29%) Fortinet
12 18 (12.59%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (11.89%) Data Analysis
13 17 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (11.19%) Marketing
15 14 (9.79%) ArcSight
15 14 (9.79%) Security Architecture
15 14 (9.79%) CISSP
16 13 (9.09%) Information Security
16 13 (9.09%) Wealth Management
16 13 (9.09%) Presales
17 12 (8.39%) IISP

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 (14.69%) SAS
2 12 (8.39%) IIS
3 9 (6.29%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.10%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.40%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.70%) Confluence
6 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.59%) MS Office
3 5 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) InVision
5 1 (0.70%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (4.90%) SAP HCM
2 5 (3.50%) assyst
3 3 (2.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.10%) Sonata
4 2 (1.40%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.70%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.70%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.70%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.70%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.70%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.90%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (2.80%) SaaS
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.10%) Office 365
4 2 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.78%) Network Security
2 19 (13.29%) Firewall
3 8 (5.59%) BGP
3 8 (5.59%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (5.59%) DHCP
3 8 (5.59%) DMVPN
3 8 (5.59%) DNS
3 8 (5.59%) EIGRP
3 8 (5.59%) LAN
3 8 (5.59%) MPLS
3 8 (5.59%) OSPF
3 8 (5.59%) SNA
3 8 (5.59%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.59%) WAN
3 8 (5.59%) Wireless
4 2 (1.40%) Skype
5 1 (0.70%) Internet
5 1 (0.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.39%) Big Data
2 9 (6.29%) Apache Hive
2 9 (6.29%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.59%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.10%) Cognos Impromptu
5 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.10%) GIS
6 2 (1.40%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (1.40%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.40%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (1.40%) DB2
6 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (1.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.70%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.70%) Hudson
1 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.70%) JIRA
1 1 (0.70%) Maven
1 1 (0.70%) NuGet
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (38.46%) Finance
2 21 (14.69%) Law
3 16 (11.19%) Marketing
4 11 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (7.69%) Retail
5 10 (6.99%) Legal
6 4 (2.80%) Local Government
7 2 (1.40%) Electronics
7 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) HTML
2 8 (5.59%) XML
3 5 (3.50%) CSS
3 5 (3.50%) SOAP
4 4 (2.80%) Web Services
5 3 (2.10%) .NET
6 2 (1.40%) JSON
6 2 (1.40%) JSP
6 2 (1.40%) SAML
6 2 (1.40%) XSLT
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.70%) REST
7 1 (0.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.67%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (27.97%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (6.29%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.80%) Fintech
7 3 (2.10%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.10%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.70%) Robotics
9 1 (0.70%) Social Media
9 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.69%) Linux
2 10 (6.99%) Unix
3 8 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.50%) Windows
5 4 (2.80%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.38%) Security Monitoring
2 25 (17.48%) Project Management
3 24 (16.78%) Analytics
4 18 (12.59%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (11.89%) Data Analysis
6 14 (9.79%) Security Architecture
7 13 (9.09%) Information Security
7 13 (9.09%) Presales
7 13 (9.09%) Wealth Management
8 12 (8.39%) Performance Management
8 12 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 11 (7.69%) Compliance Management
9 11 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
9 11 (7.69%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 11 (7.69%) Security Operations
9 11 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (6.99%) ITIL
10 10 (6.99%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.08%) SQL
2 10 (6.99%) Python
3 8 (5.59%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.59%) R
4 7 (4.90%) Java
5 2 (1.40%) C#
5 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.70%) C
6 1 (0.70%) JCL
6 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (32.17%) Degree
2 21 (14.69%) CCNP
2 21 (14.69%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (9.79%) CISSP
4 12 (8.39%) IISP
5 11 (7.69%) CCSA
5 11 (7.69%) CCSE
5 11 (7.69%) CCSP
6 10 (6.99%) CCNA
7 8 (5.59%) CCIE
8 5 (3.50%) CISM
8 5 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.10%) CISA
9 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.40%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.50%) COBIT
4 3 (2.10%) QA
5 2 (1.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.70%) GDPR
6 1 (0.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.40%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 9 (6.29%) Ambari
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.40%) SCCM
3 2 (1.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (32.17%) Splunk
2 22 (15.38%) Cisco
3 21 (14.69%) CheckPoint
4 19 (13.29%) Fortinet
5 14 (9.79%) ArcSight
6 11 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 11 (7.69%) SAP
7 8 (5.59%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.20%) Oracle
9 3 (2.10%) Cognos
9 3 (2.10%) ESRI
10 2 (1.40%) F5
10 2 (1.40%) Juniper
11 1 (0.70%) Ariba
11 1 (0.70%) Avaloq
11 1 (0.70%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.70%) IBM
11 1 (0.70%) Tableau
11 1 (0.70%) Teradata
11 1 (0.70%) VMware
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SSP Worldwide
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£75,000 depending on experience.
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh, UK
ECS
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £16000 - £17000 per annum + Uncapped commission
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30738.00 - £36672.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago