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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 96 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 13 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% - -
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.66%
IT 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
1463 1445 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.66% 96.33% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 956 962 720
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 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

IT Security Consultant
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 16 (94.12%) CISSP
2 12 (70.59%) Project Management
2 12 (70.59%) Law
2 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 12 (70.59%) Performance Management
2 12 (70.59%) PCI DSS
2 12 (70.59%) Security Architecture
2 12 (70.59%) Splunk
2 12 (70.59%) ArcSight
2 12 (70.59%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (70.59%) Data Centre
3 11 (64.71%) IIS
3 11 (64.71%) Test Strategy
3 11 (64.71%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.88%) SIEM
6 1 (5.88%) Security+ Certification

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (64.71%) IIS
General
1 12 (70.59%) Law
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Project Management
1 12 (70.59%) Performance Management
1 12 (70.59%) Security Architecture
1 12 (70.59%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (64.71%) Test Strategy
2 11 (64.71%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
4 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) CISSP
2 12 (70.59%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (70.59%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Splunk
1 12 (70.59%) ArcSight
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