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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 79 91 108
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 19 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.56% 0.82% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 0.86% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 1
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
1162 1388 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.64% 95.40% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 687 904 961
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 29 July 2016.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 37 (86.05%) Data Centre
2 31 (72.09%) Splunk
3 29 (67.44%) CISSP
4 28 (65.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (58.14%) Degree
5 25 (58.14%) PCI DSS
5 25 (58.14%) Security Architecture
5 25 (58.14%) Security Operations
6 23 (53.49%) IISP
6 23 (53.49%) Security Operations Centre
6 23 (53.49%) Portfolio Management
6 23 (53.49%) ArcSight
6 23 (53.49%) Vulnerability Management
6 23 (53.49%) Performance Management
6 23 (53.49%) IIS
7 21 (48.84%) Law
8 18 (41.86%) Network Security
9 15 (34.88%) Test Strategy
9 15 (34.88%) Project Management
10 14 (32.56%) CISM
11 13 (30.23%) SIEM
12 11 (25.58%) Finance
13 10 (23.26%) QRadar
14 8 (18.60%) Fortinet
14 8 (18.60%) FortiGate
14 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (18.60%) Firewall
14 8 (18.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint

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 23 (53.49%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) Network Security
2 8 (18.60%) Firewall
General
1 21 (48.84%) Law
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 8 (18.60%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (18.60%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 37 (86.05%) Data Centre
2 23 (53.49%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Security Architecture
1 25 (58.14%) Security Operations
2 23 (53.49%) Performance Management
2 23 (53.49%) Portfolio Management
2 23 (53.49%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (34.88%) Project Management
3 15 (34.88%) Test Strategy
4 13 (30.23%) SIEM
5 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (16.28%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (13.95%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (6.98%) Information Security
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL
8 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.65%) Business Development
9 2 (4.65%) MODAF
9 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.65%) Zachman Framework
10 1 (2.33%) Disruptive Innovation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (67.44%) CISSP
2 25 (58.14%) Degree
3 23 (53.49%) IISP
4 14 (32.56%) CISM
5 8 (18.60%) CCNP
5 8 (18.60%) CCSA
5 8 (18.60%) CCSE
5 8 (18.60%) CCSP
5 8 (18.60%) CEH
5 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (16.28%) CHFI
6 7 (16.28%) ECSA
7 2 (4.65%) CISA
7 2 (4.65%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (65.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (58.14%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.95%) COBIT
4 2 (4.65%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) QRadar
2 8 (18.60%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Splunk
2 23 (53.49%) ArcSight
3 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint
3 8 (18.60%) Cisco
3 8 (18.60%) Fortinet
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