The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Consultant
Rank 90 100 93
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 20 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.36% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £24,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.33% -46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
IT 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
1479 1408 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.90% 95.91% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 960 927 704
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 15 (65.22%) CISSP
2 13 (56.52%) Project Management
3 12 (52.17%) Degree
4 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (47.83%) Law
4 11 (47.83%) Performance Management
4 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
4 11 (47.83%) Security Architecture
4 11 (47.83%) Splunk
4 11 (47.83%) ArcSight
4 11 (47.83%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
5 10 (43.48%) Test Strategy
5 10 (43.48%) Portfolio Management
5 10 (43.48%) IIS
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Information Assurance
8 4 (17.39%) Cyber Security
8 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
8 4 (17.39%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (17.39%) IBM
8 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
9 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 1 (4.35%) Windows
10 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
10 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
10 1 (4.35%) MS Project
10 1 (4.35%) ITIL

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (43.48%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
General
1 11 (47.83%) Law
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 4 (17.39%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Project Management
2 11 (47.83%) Performance Management
2 11 (47.83%) Security Architecture
2 11 (47.83%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (43.48%) Portfolio Management
3 10 (43.48%) Test Strategy
4 5 (21.74%) Information Assurance
5 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
5 4 (17.39%) Cyber Security
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) CISSP
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Splunk
1 11 (47.83%) ArcSight
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Capita - ITIN
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago