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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 22 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 104 89 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.41% 6.59% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.87% 6.89% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57 71 57
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £39,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £61,500 £75,200
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
1172 1292 1518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.75% 95.63% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 722 804 980
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £59,000
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 28 May 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 104 (41.43%) Finance
2 78 (31.08%) Business Intelligence
3 75 (29.88%) Data Centre
4 68 (27.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (26.29%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (24.30%) Oracle
7 60 (23.90%) Degree
8 52 (20.72%) SQL
9 48 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (18.33%) Banking
11 44 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (17.13%) Project Management
13 42 (16.73%) BusinessObjects
14 41 (16.33%) ETL
15 38 (15.14%) SAS
15 38 (15.14%) Cognos
16 37 (14.74%) Data Analysis
17 36 (14.34%) Performance Management
18 35 (13.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 34 (13.55%) CISSP
19 34 (13.55%) Informatica
19 34 (13.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 33 (13.15%) Law
21 32 (12.75%) Microsoft
21 32 (12.75%) Splunk
22 31 (12.35%) Portfolio Management
22 31 (12.35%) ArcSight
22 31 (12.35%) Vulnerability Management
22 31 (12.35%) Security Architecture
22 31 (12.35%) PCI DSS

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 38 (15.14%) SAS
2 30 (11.95%) IIS
3 7 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.99%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.20%) CMS
6 2 (0.80%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.98%) MS Office
3 8 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
4 1 (0.40%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (3.98%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.80%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.80%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.36%) Network Security
2 23 (9.16%) Firewall
3 19 (7.57%) TCP/IP
4 18 (7.17%) Wireless
5 16 (6.37%) BGP
5 16 (6.37%) EIGRP
5 16 (6.37%) LAN
5 16 (6.37%) OSPF
5 16 (6.37%) WAN
6 15 (5.98%) Cisco IOS
6 15 (5.98%) DHCP
6 15 (5.98%) DMVPN
6 15 (5.98%) DNS
6 15 (5.98%) MPLS
7 12 (4.78%) SNA
8 7 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.59%) ATM
9 4 (1.59%) HSRP
9 4 (1.59%) ISDN
9 4 (1.59%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (26.29%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (16.73%) BusinessObjects
3 35 (13.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (10.36%) QlikView
6 24 (9.56%) SQL Server
7 21 (8.37%) Oracle Database
7 21 (8.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (8.37%) PowerCenter
7 21 (8.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 21 (8.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (7.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 18 (7.17%) Oracle ODI
10 16 (6.37%) BODI
10 16 (6.37%) DataStage
11 11 (4.38%) Base SAS
12 10 (3.98%) Data Mining
12 10 (3.98%) Star Schema
13 8 (3.19%) OLAP
13 8 (3.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (7.97%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.20%) JIRA
3 2 (0.80%) Toad
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 104 (41.43%) Finance
2 46 (18.33%) Banking
3 33 (13.15%) Law
4 10 (3.98%) Marketing
5 6 (2.39%) Retail
6 5 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.59%) Games
7 4 (1.59%) Legal
7 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.80%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.40%) French Language
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.59%) .NET
2 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET
2 4 (1.59%) CSS
2 4 (1.59%) HTML
2 4 (1.59%) Middleware
2 4 (1.59%) Web Services
3 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.20%) jQuery
3 3 (1.20%) XML
4 2 (0.80%) CSS3
4 2 (0.80%) HTML5
4 2 (0.80%) REST
4 2 (0.80%) SOAP
4 2 (0.80%) WCF
4 2 (0.80%) WPF
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.40%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.40%) Fluent NHibernate
5 1 (0.40%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 75 (29.88%) Data Centre
2 44 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (11.95%) Security Operations Centre
4 26 (10.36%) Visualisation
5 13 (5.18%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.39%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.99%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.99%) User Experience
9 4 (1.59%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.80%) Clustering
10 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.80%) IVR
10 2 (0.80%) Social Media
11 1 (0.40%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.40%) Informatics
11 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.56%) Unix
2 10 (3.98%) Windows
3 6 (2.39%) Linux
4 5 (1.99%) AIX
4 5 (1.99%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.59%) Solaris
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (31.08%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (27.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (17.13%) Project Management
5 41 (16.33%) ETL
6 37 (14.74%) Data Analysis
7 36 (14.34%) Performance Management
8 31 (12.35%) Portfolio Management
8 31 (12.35%) Security Architecture
8 31 (12.35%) Vulnerability Management
9 30 (11.95%) Security Operations
10 26 (10.36%) Dimensional Modelling
11 23 (9.16%) Data Management
12 21 (8.37%) Asset Management
12 21 (8.37%) Data Modelling
12 21 (8.37%) Mentoring
12 21 (8.37%) PRINCE2
12 21 (8.37%) Test Strategy
13 20 (7.97%) Analytics
13 20 (7.97%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (20.72%) SQL
2 15 (5.98%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.59%) C#
3 4 (1.59%) Java
4 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.80%) R
5 2 (0.80%) VBA
6 1 (0.40%) ABAP
6 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.40%) C
6 1 (0.40%) Python
6 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (23.90%) Degree
2 34 (13.55%) CISSP
3 30 (11.95%) IISP
4 21 (8.37%) CCNP
4 21 (8.37%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (7.97%) CCIE
5 20 (7.97%) CCNA
5 20 (7.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (7.97%) Security Cleared
6 14 (5.58%) CISM
7 11 (4.38%) CEH
8 10 (3.98%) CHFI
8 10 (3.98%) ECSA
9 5 (1.99%) CCSA
10 4 (1.59%) CCSE
11 1 (0.40%) CCSP
11 1 (0.40%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (12.35%) PCI DSS
3 25 (9.96%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.59%) COBIT
4 4 (1.59%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.80%) Veritas File System
2 2 (0.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 18 (7.17%) QRadar
2 5 (1.99%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.20%) SCCM
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (24.30%) Oracle
2 38 (15.14%) Cognos
3 34 (13.55%) Informatica
4 32 (12.75%) Microsoft
4 32 (12.75%) Splunk
5 31 (12.35%) ArcSight
6 25 (9.96%) Teradata
7 24 (9.56%) Cisco
8 21 (8.37%) Tableau
9 20 (7.97%) CheckPoint
9 20 (7.97%) Talend
10 16 (6.37%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.99%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.59%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.59%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.59%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.59%) Netezza
12 4 (1.59%) Veritas
13 3 (1.20%) IBM
13 3 (1.20%) VMware
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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