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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 23 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 106 113 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.72% 7.77% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.12% 8.14% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 30 77 54
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £39,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £55,000
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
1162 1388 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.64% 95.40% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 687 904 961
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 29 July 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 91 (42.13%) Finance
2 76 (35.19%) Data Centre
3 66 (30.56%) Degree
4 57 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (18.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (18.98%) Oracle
7 36 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 35 (16.20%) SAS
9 34 (15.74%) SQL
10 33 (15.28%) Law
10 33 (15.28%) Performance Management
11 32 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
12 31 (14.35%) Splunk
12 31 (14.35%) Firewall
12 31 (14.35%) Cisco
13 30 (13.89%) Project Management
14 29 (13.43%) CISSP
15 28 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
15 28 (12.96%) CheckPoint
15 28 (12.96%) CCNP
15 28 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 28 (12.96%) Fortinet
16 27 (12.50%) Business Analysis
16 27 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
17 26 (12.04%) SQL Server
17 26 (12.04%) Banking
18 25 (11.57%) MS Excel
18 25 (11.57%) PCI DSS
18 25 (11.57%) Security Architecture

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 35 (16.20%) SAS
2 23 (10.65%) IIS
3 9 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.78%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.31%) CMS
6 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.46%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.02%) MS Office
3 11 (5.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) SPSS
4 1 (0.46%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (5.56%) Markit EDM
2 5 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.85%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.39%) Sonata
5 2 (0.93%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.35%) Firewall
2 23 (10.65%) DHCP
2 23 (10.65%) DNS
2 23 (10.65%) TCP/IP
2 23 (10.65%) Wireless
3 21 (9.72%) Network Security
4 20 (9.26%) BGP
4 20 (9.26%) Cisco IOS
4 20 (9.26%) DMVPN
4 20 (9.26%) EIGRP
4 20 (9.26%) LAN
4 20 (9.26%) MPLS
4 20 (9.26%) OSPF
4 20 (9.26%) SNA
4 20 (9.26%) WAN
5 3 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.39%) IPsec
5 3 (1.39%) SAN
5 3 (1.39%) SSL
5 3 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (12.04%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (7.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 15 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (5.56%) Data Mining
7 11 (5.09%) Base SAS
8 10 (4.63%) QlikView
8 10 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.70%) Big Data
9 8 (3.70%) OLAP
9 8 (3.70%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (2.78%) BODI
11 6 (2.78%) DataStage
11 6 (2.78%) PowerCenter
12 5 (2.31%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (2.31%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.93%) Toad
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
General
1 91 (42.13%) Finance
2 33 (15.28%) Law
3 26 (12.04%) Banking
4 14 (6.48%) Retail
5 8 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.24%) Marketing
7 5 (2.31%) Billing
7 5 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.39%) Games
8 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.46%) French Language
9 1 (0.46%) Front Office
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
9 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.78%) .NET
2 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 4 (1.85%) CSS
2 4 (1.85%) HTML
2 4 (1.85%) Web Services
3 3 (1.39%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.39%) jQuery
3 3 (1.39%) XML
4 2 (0.93%) CSS3
4 2 (0.93%) HTML5
4 2 (0.93%) REST
4 2 (0.93%) SOAP
4 2 (0.93%) WCF
4 2 (0.93%) WPF
5 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.46%) D3.js
5 1 (0.46%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.46%) Fluent NHibernate
5 1 (0.46%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 76 (35.19%) Data Centre
2 57 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (10.65%) Security Operations Centre
4 17 (7.87%) Computer Science
5 13 (6.02%) User Experience
6 11 (5.09%) Visualisation
7 10 (4.63%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.31%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.85%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.93%) Clustering
11 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.93%) IVR
11 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.93%) Social Media
12 1 (0.46%) Applied Mathematics
12 1 (0.46%) Informatics
12 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.80%) Unix
2 10 (4.63%) Windows
3 7 (3.24%) Solaris
4 6 (2.78%) Linux
5 5 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (18.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (15.28%) Performance Management
4 32 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
5 30 (13.89%) Project Management
6 27 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 25 (11.57%) Mentoring
7 25 (11.57%) Security Architecture
7 25 (11.57%) Security Operations
8 24 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 23 (10.65%) Vulnerability Management
10 20 (9.26%) Data Analysis
10 20 (9.26%) High Availability
10 20 (9.26%) Network Design
11 18 (8.33%) Analytics
11 18 (8.33%) Asset Management
12 16 (7.41%) Scrum
13 15 (6.94%) ITIL
14 14 (6.48%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.74%) SQL
2 8 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.85%) C
3 4 (1.85%) C#
4 3 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.93%) Python
5 2 (0.93%) VBA
6 1 (0.46%) ABAP
6 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.46%) Java
6 1 (0.46%) R
6 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (30.56%) Degree
2 29 (13.43%) CISSP
3 28 (12.96%) CCNP
3 28 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (10.65%) IISP
5 20 (9.26%) CCIE
5 20 (9.26%) CCNA
6 14 (6.48%) CISM
7 8 (3.70%) CCSA
7 8 (3.70%) CCSE
7 8 (3.70%) CCSP
7 8 (3.70%) CEH
8 7 (3.24%) CHFI
8 7 (3.24%) ECSA
9 3 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.39%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.93%) CISA
10 2 (0.93%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.46%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (11.57%) PCI DSS
3 15 (6.94%) COBIT
4 4 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.85%) IAS 39
5 2 (0.93%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.93%) Veritas File System
3 2 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (4.63%) QRadar
2 8 (3.70%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.39%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (18.98%) Oracle
2 36 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 31 (14.35%) Cisco
3 31 (14.35%) Splunk
4 28 (12.96%) CheckPoint
4 28 (12.96%) Fortinet
5 23 (10.65%) ArcSight
6 12 (5.56%) Informatica
6 12 (5.56%) Tableau
6 12 (5.56%) Teradata
7 11 (5.09%) Cognos
8 9 (4.17%) FrontRange
8 9 (4.17%) ServiceNow
9 7 (3.24%) Veritas
10 5 (2.31%) EMC
10 5 (2.31%) SAP
11 4 (1.85%) Ab Initio
11 4 (1.85%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.85%) Netezza
12 3 (1.39%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Highams
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Holiday, company pension, medical in
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nakama
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Manager - £60,000 - 80,000k base + excellent package, bonus and fast-t
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, excellent holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus+home working+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
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Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
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NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago