The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 93 110 88
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.20% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +83.33%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -4.54%
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
1249 1475 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.34% 94.67% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 784 949 628
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 29 May 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title.

1 12 (92.31%) PCI DSS
2 11 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (69.23%) Degree
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) Project Management
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) Information Security
4 8 (61.54%) CISSP
4 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
5 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
6 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (46.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (46.15%) MBA
6 6 (46.15%) Benchmarking
6 6 (46.15%) CISA
6 6 (46.15%) CISM
6 6 (46.15%) UNIX
6 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 6 (46.15%) Linux
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle
6 6 (46.15%) LAN
6 6 (46.15%) WLAN
6 6 (46.15%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (46.15%) SCADA
6 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
6 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
6 6 (46.15%) COBIT
6 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) WLAN
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 6 (46.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (15.38%) Law
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 6 (46.15%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) SCADA
2 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 6 (46.15%) Cryptography
3 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
3 6 (46.15%) Benchmarking
3 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
4 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
4 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) DRM
6 1 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) CISSP
3 6 (46.15%) MBA
3 6 (46.15%) CISA
3 6 (46.15%) CISM
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) PCI DSS
2 11 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (46.15%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Splunk
3 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago