The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 76 85 103
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 18 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.68% 1.04% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.10% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 0
Median salary £33,750 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -

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
1026 1187 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 95.34% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 652 815 842
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Security 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 Security Consultant in the job title.

1 40 (88.89%) Splunk
2 36 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 28 (62.22%) Network Security
4 26 (57.78%) Security Monitoring
5 18 (40.00%) CISSP
6 17 (37.78%) Law
6 17 (37.78%) Information Security
7 16 (35.56%) Degree
7 16 (35.56%) Finance
8 15 (33.33%) IIS
8 15 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (33.33%) PCI DSS
8 15 (33.33%) ArcSight
8 15 (33.33%) Security Architecture
8 15 (33.33%) IISP
8 15 (33.33%) Security Operations
9 14 (31.11%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (31.11%) Compliance Management
9 14 (31.11%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 14 (31.11%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (31.11%) FortiGate
9 14 (31.11%) Performance Management
9 14 (31.11%) Portfolio Management
9 14 (31.11%) Fortinet
9 14 (31.11%) Retail
9 14 (31.11%) CCSE
9 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (31.11%) Cisco
9 14 (31.11%) CCSP
9 14 (31.11%) CCNP

Security 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 15 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) Network Security
2 14 (31.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 17 (37.78%) Law
2 16 (35.56%) Finance
3 14 (31.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (31.11%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (31.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Security Monitoring
2 17 (37.78%) Information Security
3 15 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 15 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 14 (31.11%) Compliance Management
4 14 (31.11%) Performance Management
4 14 (31.11%) Portfolio Management
4 14 (31.11%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 14 (31.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (20.00%) Project Management
6 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
7 6 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.44%) IT Audit
8 2 (4.44%) Programme Governance
8 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.22%) Business Development
9 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.22%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) CISSP
2 16 (35.56%) Degree
3 15 (33.33%) IISP
4 14 (31.11%) CCNP
4 14 (31.11%) CCSA
4 14 (31.11%) CCSE
4 14 (31.11%) CCSP
4 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (15.56%) CISM
6 3 (6.67%) CISA
6 3 (6.67%) CRISC
7 1 (2.22%) CEH
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 40 (88.89%) Splunk
2 15 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 14 (31.11%) CheckPoint
3 14 (31.11%) Cisco
3 14 (31.11%) Fortinet
4 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) SAP
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