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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 35 17 43
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 57 152 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.14% 10.73% 5.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 11.23% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33 86 34
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%
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
1059 1353 1428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.58% 95.55% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 689 853 945
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 60 (44.78%) Data Centre
2 58 (43.28%) Finance
3 42 (31.34%) Degree
4 37 (27.61%) Splunk
5 35 (26.12%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (26.12%) Cisco
6 33 (24.63%) CCNP
6 33 (24.63%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (24.63%) CheckPoint
7 31 (23.13%) Firewall
7 31 (23.13%) Fortinet
8 30 (22.39%) Network Security
9 24 (17.91%) Performance Management
9 24 (17.91%) Portfolio Management
10 23 (17.16%) CISSP
11 22 (16.42%) Law
12 21 (15.67%) SQL
12 21 (15.67%) PCI DSS
12 21 (15.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 21 (15.67%) Security Operations
13 20 (14.93%) Security Architecture
13 20 (14.93%) Information Security
14 19 (14.18%) IIS
14 19 (14.18%) CCNA
14 19 (14.18%) IISP
15 18 (13.43%) Security Operations Centre
15 18 (13.43%) Compliance Management
15 18 (13.43%) Risk and Compliance Management
15 18 (13.43%) ArcSight
15 18 (13.43%) Vulnerability Management

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 19 (14.18%) IIS
2 10 (7.46%) SAS
3 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.73%) MS Office
3 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.97%) assyst
2 5 (3.73%) Sonata
3 2 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.75%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.75%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.13%) Firewall
2 30 (22.39%) Network Security
3 17 (12.69%) BGP
3 17 (12.69%) Cisco IOS
3 17 (12.69%) DHCP
3 17 (12.69%) DMVPN
3 17 (12.69%) DNS
3 17 (12.69%) EIGRP
3 17 (12.69%) LAN
3 17 (12.69%) MPLS
3 17 (12.69%) OSPF
3 17 (12.69%) SNA
3 17 (12.69%) TCP/IP
3 17 (12.69%) WAN
3 17 (12.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.46%) Big Data
2 4 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.49%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.75%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (0.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.75%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.75%) DB2
4 1 (0.75%) GIS
4 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.75%) SAS EBI
4 1 (0.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.75%) Hudson
1 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.75%) Maven
1 1 (0.75%) NuGet
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (43.28%) Finance
2 22 (16.42%) Law
3 17 (12.69%) Marketing
4 15 (11.19%) Retail
5 14 (10.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.99%) Banking
7 2 (1.49%) Local Government
8 1 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) Front Office
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.73%) HTML
1 5 (3.73%) XML
2 3 (2.24%) Web Services
3 2 (1.49%) CSS
3 2 (1.49%) JSP
3 2 (1.49%) SAML
3 2 (1.49%) SOAP
3 2 (1.49%) XSLT
4 1 (0.75%) .NET
4 1 (0.75%) JSON
4 1 (0.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 60 (44.78%) Data Centre
2 35 (26.12%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (13.43%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (8.21%) User Experience
5 7 (5.22%) Credit Risk
6 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.99%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.49%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.97%) Linux
2 6 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.24%) Windows
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.91%) Performance Management
1 24 (17.91%) Portfolio Management
2 21 (15.67%) Security Operations
3 20 (14.93%) Information Security
3 20 (14.93%) Security Architecture
4 18 (13.43%) Compliance Management
4 18 (13.43%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 18 (13.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 17 (12.69%) High Availability
5 17 (12.69%) ITIL
5 17 (12.69%) Network Design
5 17 (12.69%) Test Strategy
6 16 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (11.19%) Analytics
8 14 (10.45%) ITSM
8 14 (10.45%) Service Management
9 13 (9.70%) Project Management
10 12 (8.96%) Wealth Management
11 10 (7.46%) Presales
12 9 (6.72%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.67%) SQL
2 5 (3.73%) Java
3 4 (2.99%) C
3 4 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.49%) Python
5 1 (0.75%) C#
5 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.75%) R
5 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (31.34%) Degree
2 33 (24.63%) CCNP
2 33 (24.63%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (17.16%) CISSP
4 19 (14.18%) CCNA
4 19 (14.18%) IISP
5 17 (12.69%) CCIE
6 14 (10.45%) CCSA
6 14 (10.45%) CCSE
6 14 (10.45%) CCSP
7 10 (7.46%) CISM
8 8 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.99%) CISA
10 2 (1.49%) CRISC
10 2 (1.49%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.75%) CEH
11 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 21 (15.67%) PCI DSS
2 16 (11.94%) COBIT
3 3 (2.24%) QA
4 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.49%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.75%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (10.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.49%) QRadar
3 1 (0.75%) Ambari
Vendors
1 37 (27.61%) Splunk
2 35 (26.12%) Cisco
3 33 (24.63%) CheckPoint
4 31 (23.13%) Fortinet
5 18 (13.43%) ArcSight
6 6 (4.48%) HEAT Software
6 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.48%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.99%) Avaloq
7 4 (2.99%) FNZ
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle
8 3 (2.24%) SAP
9 2 (1.49%) Cognos
9 2 (1.49%) F5
9 2 (1.49%) Juniper
9 2 (1.49%) Tableau
9 2 (1.49%) VMware
10 1 (0.75%) Infor
10 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
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