The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 84 99 116
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 11 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.85% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £58,500 £47,500 £54,500
% change year-on-year
+23.15% -12.84%
Data 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
1212 1312 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.77% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 783 799 1008
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Consultant in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Data Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Data Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Data Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Data Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Consultant in their job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) CCIE
2 13 (81.25%) CCNP
2 13 (81.25%) CCNA
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (81.25%) OSPF
2 13 (81.25%) BGP
2 13 (81.25%) EIGRP
2 13 (81.25%) Data Centre
3 12 (75.00%) DMVPN
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (75.00%) Fortinet
3 12 (75.00%) High Availability
3 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (75.00%) MPLS
3 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 12 (75.00%) Wireless
3 12 (75.00%) Network Design
4 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (56.25%) SNA
5 9 (56.25%) DNS
5 9 (56.25%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) PPP
6 4 (25.00%) ATM
6 4 (25.00%) ISDN
6 4 (25.00%) X.25

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Data Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Stata
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) BGP
1 13 (81.25%) EIGRP
1 13 (81.25%) LAN
1 13 (81.25%) OSPF
1 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 12 (75.00%) DMVPN
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 12 (75.00%) MPLS
2 12 (75.00%) Wireless
3 9 (56.25%) DHCP
3 9 (56.25%) DNS
3 9 (56.25%) SNA
4 4 (25.00%) ATM
4 4 (25.00%) HSRP
4 4 (25.00%) ISDN
4 4 (25.00%) PPP
4 4 (25.00%) VLAN
4 4 (25.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Data Centre
2 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Informatics
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) High Availability
1 12 (75.00%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) B2B
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Information Management
4 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) R
1 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) CCIE
1 13 (81.25%) CCNA
1 13 (81.25%) CCNP
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) IAS 39
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (75.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (12.50%) Informatica
3 2 (12.50%) Tableau
4 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
4 1 (6.25%) Greenplum
4 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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