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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 73 93 114
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 20 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 0.40% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 0
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -
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
1168 1245 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.57% 95.70% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 710 765 969
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 2016.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 41 (89.13%) Data Centre
2 34 (73.91%) CISSP
2 34 (73.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (69.57%) Splunk
4 31 (67.39%) Portfolio Management
4 31 (67.39%) ArcSight
4 31 (67.39%) Performance Management
4 31 (67.39%) PCI DSS
4 31 (67.39%) Security Architecture
4 31 (67.39%) Vulnerability Management
5 30 (65.22%) Degree
5 30 (65.22%) IISP
5 30 (65.22%) Security Operations
5 30 (65.22%) Security Operations Centre
5 30 (65.22%) Law
5 30 (65.22%) IIS
6 21 (45.65%) Project Management
6 21 (45.65%) Test Strategy
7 19 (41.30%) Network Security
8 18 (39.13%) SIEM
8 18 (39.13%) QRadar
9 14 (30.43%) CISM
10 11 (23.91%) CEH
11 10 (21.74%) Ethical Hacking
11 10 (21.74%) CHFI
11 10 (21.74%) ECSA
11 10 (21.74%) Identity Access Management
12 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
13 4 (8.70%) COBIT
13 4 (8.70%) ITIL

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 30 (65.22%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
General
1 30 (65.22%) Law
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 41 (89.13%) Data Centre
2 30 (65.22%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Performance Management
1 31 (67.39%) Portfolio Management
1 31 (67.39%) Security Architecture
1 31 (67.39%) Vulnerability Management
2 30 (65.22%) Security Operations
3 21 (45.65%) Project Management
3 21 (45.65%) Test Strategy
4 18 (39.13%) SIEM
5 10 (21.74%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (21.74%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.35%) Business Development
10 1 (2.17%) Coaching
10 1 (2.17%) Information Security
10 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.17%) Performance Improvement
10 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (73.91%) CISSP
2 30 (65.22%) Degree
2 30 (65.22%) IISP
3 14 (30.43%) CISM
4 11 (23.91%) CEH
5 10 (21.74%) CHFI
5 10 (21.74%) ECSA
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
6 1 (2.17%) CCSA
6 1 (2.17%) CCSE
6 1 (2.17%) CCSP
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (73.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (67.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.70%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 18 (39.13%) QRadar
2 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Splunk
2 31 (67.39%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.17%) Intel Security
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