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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 21 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 108 98 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.09% 6.98% 5.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.47% 7.30% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 39 72 52
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £39,000 £24,275
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £62,500
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
1141 1343 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.04% 95.66% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 655 843 991
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £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 25 June 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 99 (40.08%) Finance
2 82 (33.20%) Data Centre
3 72 (29.15%) Degree
4 65 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (23.48%) Oracle
6 52 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (19.43%) SQL
8 41 (16.60%) SAS
9 40 (16.19%) Project Management
10 38 (15.38%) Law
11 37 (14.98%) CISSP
11 37 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (14.98%) Performance Management
12 36 (14.57%) Portfolio Management
12 36 (14.57%) Banking
12 36 (14.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 36 (14.57%) Microsoft
13 35 (14.17%) Splunk
14 33 (13.36%) Security Architecture
14 33 (13.36%) PCI DSS
14 33 (13.36%) Security Operations
15 32 (12.96%) Data Analysis
16 31 (12.55%) IIS
16 31 (12.55%) Security Operations Centre
16 31 (12.55%) ArcSight
16 31 (12.55%) Vulnerability Management
16 31 (12.55%) IISP
17 29 (11.74%) BusinessObjects

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 41 (16.60%) SAS
2 31 (12.55%) IIS
3 9 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.02%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.02%) CMS
5 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.86%) MS Office
3 10 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
4 1 (0.40%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (4.86%) Markit EDM
2 5 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.21%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.81%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.40%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.93%) Firewall
2 25 (10.12%) Network Security
3 21 (8.50%) TCP/IP
3 21 (8.50%) Wireless
4 19 (7.69%) DHCP
4 19 (7.69%) DNS
5 18 (7.29%) BGP
5 18 (7.29%) Cisco IOS
5 18 (7.29%) DMVPN
5 18 (7.29%) EIGRP
5 18 (7.29%) LAN
5 18 (7.29%) MPLS
5 18 (7.29%) OSPF
5 18 (7.29%) WAN
6 16 (6.48%) SNA
7 5 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.21%) IPsec
8 3 (1.21%) SAN
8 3 (1.21%) SSL
8 3 (1.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (11.74%) BusinessObjects
2 29 (11.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 22 (8.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 19 (7.69%) QlikView
5 19 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (6.07%) Oracle Database
6 15 (6.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (5.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
8 13 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (4.86%) Base SAS
9 12 (4.86%) Data Mining
10 11 (4.45%) BODI
10 11 (4.45%) DataStage
10 11 (4.45%) PowerCenter
11 8 (3.24%) OLAP
11 8 (3.24%) Star Schema
12 7 (2.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (4.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.81%) JIRA
2 2 (0.81%) Toad
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 99 (40.08%) Finance
2 38 (15.38%) Law
3 36 (14.57%) Banking
4 10 (4.05%) Retail
5 8 (3.24%) Marketing
6 5 (2.02%) Billing
6 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.62%) Games
7 4 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.24%) .NET
2 4 (1.62%) ASP.NET
2 4 (1.62%) CSS
2 4 (1.62%) HTML
2 4 (1.62%) Web Services
3 3 (1.21%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.21%) jQuery
3 3 (1.21%) XML
4 2 (0.81%) CSS3
4 2 (0.81%) HTML5
4 2 (0.81%) REST
4 2 (0.81%) SOAP
4 2 (0.81%) WCF
4 2 (0.81%) WPF
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.40%) D3.js
5 1 (0.40%) Fluent NHibernate
5 1 (0.40%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 82 (33.20%) Data Centre
2 52 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (12.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 19 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 16 (6.48%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.24%) User Experience
8 6 (2.43%) Credit Risk
9 5 (2.02%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.02%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.81%) Clustering
10 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.81%) IVR
10 2 (0.81%) Social Media
11 1 (0.40%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.40%) Informatics
11 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.91%) Unix
2 10 (4.05%) Windows
3 7 (2.83%) Solaris
4 6 (2.43%) Linux
5 5 (2.02%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
1 65 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 40 (16.19%) Project Management
3 37 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (14.98%) Performance Management
4 36 (14.57%) Portfolio Management
5 33 (13.36%) Security Architecture
5 33 (13.36%) Security Operations
6 32 (12.96%) Data Analysis
7 31 (12.55%) Vulnerability Management
8 28 (11.34%) ETL
9 26 (10.53%) Test Strategy
10 25 (10.12%) Business Analysis
11 24 (9.72%) Mentoring
12 21 (8.50%) Analytics
12 21 (8.50%) Asset Management
13 19 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
14 18 (7.29%) High Availability
14 18 (7.29%) Scrum
14 18 (7.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.43%) SQL
2 12 (4.86%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.62%) C#
4 3 (1.21%) Java
4 3 (1.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.81%) C
5 2 (0.81%) R
5 2 (0.81%) VBA
6 1 (0.40%) ABAP
6 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.40%) Python
6 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (29.15%) Degree
2 37 (14.98%) CISSP
3 31 (12.55%) IISP
4 24 (9.72%) CCNP
4 24 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (8.10%) CCIE
5 20 (8.10%) CCNA
6 16 (6.48%) CISM
7 12 (4.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (4.86%) Security Cleared
8 11 (4.45%) CEH
9 10 (4.05%) CHFI
9 10 (4.05%) ECSA
10 6 (2.43%) CCSA
10 6 (2.43%) CCSE
11 4 (1.62%) CCSP
12 2 (0.81%) CISA
12 2 (0.81%) PCI QSA
13 1 (0.40%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (13.36%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.86%) Data Quality
4 11 (4.45%) COBIT
5 4 (1.62%) IAS 39
6 2 (0.81%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.21%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.81%) Veritas File System
3 2 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (6.48%) QRadar
2 6 (2.43%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.21%) SCCM
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (23.48%) Oracle
2 36 (14.57%) Microsoft
3 35 (14.17%) Splunk
4 31 (12.55%) ArcSight
5 27 (10.93%) Cisco
6 25 (10.12%) Cognos
7 24 (9.72%) CheckPoint
8 22 (8.91%) Fortinet
9 20 (8.10%) Informatica
9 20 (8.10%) Teradata
10 16 (6.48%) Tableau
11 12 (4.86%) Talend
12 7 (2.83%) Veritas
13 5 (2.02%) EMC
13 5 (2.02%) FrontRange
13 5 (2.02%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.62%) Ab Initio
14 4 (1.62%) Hyperion
14 4 (1.62%) Netezza
14 4 (1.62%) SAP
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