The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 94 96 103
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 5 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.37% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.38% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 11
Median salary £47,500 £33,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
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
1213 1304 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.60% 95.67% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 779 796 1026
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

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 3 May 2016.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Network Security
2 11 (68.75%) Performance Management
2 11 (68.75%) PCI DSS
2 11 (68.75%) Security Architecture
2 11 (68.75%) Splunk
2 11 (68.75%) Portfolio Management
2 11 (68.75%) ArcSight
2 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 11 (68.75%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 11 (68.75%) IISP
2 11 (68.75%) Security Operations
2 11 (68.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 11 (68.75%) CISSP
2 11 (68.75%) IIS
2 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (56.25%) Law
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 9 (56.25%) QRadar
3 9 (56.25%) Test Strategy
3 9 (56.25%) SIEM
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Line Management
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 3 (18.75%) SCCM
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V

IT 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 11 (68.75%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) IPsec
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) SSL
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
General
1 9 (56.25%) Law
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
1 11 (68.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Performance Management
1 11 (68.75%) Portfolio Management
1 11 (68.75%) Security Architecture
1 11 (68.75%) Security Operations
1 11 (68.75%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 9 (56.25%) SIEM
2 9 (56.25%) Test Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Line Management
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (6.25%) B2B
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CISSP
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
1 11 (68.75%) IISP
2 2 (12.50%) CEH
2 2 (12.50%) CHFI
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (68.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) QRadar
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) ArcSight
1 11 (68.75%) Splunk
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + uncapped commission and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago