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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 79 89 116
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 21 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 0.44% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.46% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 0
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
1218 1308 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.91% 95.82% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 775 800 1012
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,700
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 5 May 2016.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 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 38 (90.48%) Data Centre
2 31 (73.81%) CISSP
2 31 (73.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (69.05%) Security Architecture
3 29 (69.05%) Splunk
3 29 (69.05%) Portfolio Management
3 29 (69.05%) ArcSight
3 29 (69.05%) Vulnerability Management
3 29 (69.05%) Performance Management
3 29 (69.05%) PCI DSS
4 28 (66.67%) IISP
4 28 (66.67%) Security Operations
4 28 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 28 (66.67%) Degree
4 28 (66.67%) IIS
4 28 (66.67%) Law
5 19 (45.24%) Project Management
5 19 (45.24%) Test Strategy
6 18 (42.86%) QRadar
6 18 (42.86%) Network Security
6 18 (42.86%) SIEM
7 13 (30.95%) CISM
8 11 (26.19%) CEH
9 10 (23.81%) CHFI
9 10 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
9 10 (23.81%) ECSA
10 3 (7.14%) ITIL
10 3 (7.14%) COBIT
11 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity

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 28 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) Network Security
General
1 28 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 38 (90.48%) Data Centre
2 28 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Performance Management
1 29 (69.05%) Portfolio Management
1 29 (69.05%) Security Architecture
1 29 (69.05%) Vulnerability Management
2 28 (66.67%) Security Operations
3 19 (45.24%) Project Management
3 19 (45.24%) Test Strategy
4 18 (42.86%) SIEM
5 10 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.38%) Business Development
8 1 (2.38%) Coaching
8 1 (2.38%) Information Security
8 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (2.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) CISSP
2 28 (66.67%) Degree
2 28 (66.67%) IISP
3 13 (30.95%) CISM
4 11 (26.19%) CEH
5 10 (23.81%) CHFI
5 10 (23.81%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (73.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (69.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.14%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) ArcSight
1 29 (69.05%) Splunk
2 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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