The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security 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 Information Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 94 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.071% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.073% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
Information Security 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
1245 1367 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.53% 96.54% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 770 878 688
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Information Security Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Information Security 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 Information Security Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (75.00%) COBIT
2 3 (75.00%) SCADA
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) MBA
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) CISA
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) LAN

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Information Security 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 Information Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (75.00%) SCADA
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) DRM
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) MBA
2 3 (75.00%) CISA
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) COBIT
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle