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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 66 92 110
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 22 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.98% 0.83% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.87% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 0
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -1.73%
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
1062 1375 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.50% 95.55% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 690 866 955
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 2016.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 39 (86.67%) Splunk
1 39 (86.67%) Data Centre
2 31 (68.89%) Network Security
3 24 (53.33%) CISSP
4 22 (48.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (48.89%) Degree
4 22 (48.89%) PCI DSS
4 22 (48.89%) Security Operations
5 21 (46.67%) Security Architecture
6 20 (44.44%) IISP
6 20 (44.44%) IIS
7 19 (42.22%) Information Security
7 19 (42.22%) Portfolio Management
7 19 (42.22%) ArcSight
7 19 (42.22%) Performance Management
7 19 (42.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 19 (42.22%) Security Operations Centre
7 19 (42.22%) Compliance Management
7 19 (42.22%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 17 (37.78%) Law
9 16 (35.56%) Finance
10 15 (33.33%) CCSA
10 15 (33.33%) Firewall
10 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (33.33%) Cisco
10 15 (33.33%) CCSP
10 15 (33.33%) CCNP
10 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 15 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (33.33%) Retail

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 20 (44.44%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 31 (68.89%) Network Security
2 15 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 17 (37.78%) Law
2 16 (35.56%) Finance
3 15 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (33.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (86.67%) Data Centre
2 19 (42.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
1 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Security Operations
2 21 (46.67%) Security Architecture
3 19 (42.22%) Compliance Management
3 19 (42.22%) Information Security
3 19 (42.22%) Performance Management
3 19 (42.22%) Portfolio Management
3 19 (42.22%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 19 (42.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (26.67%) Project Management
4 12 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 5 (11.11%) SIEM
6 3 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.44%) MODAF
7 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.44%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (2.22%) Business Development
8 1 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.22%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) CISSP
2 22 (48.89%) Degree
3 20 (44.44%) IISP
4 15 (33.33%) CCNP
4 15 (33.33%) CCSA
4 15 (33.33%) CCSE
4 15 (33.33%) CCSP
4 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (22.22%) CISM
6 4 (8.89%) CISA
7 2 (4.44%) CRISC
7 2 (4.44%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.22%) CEH
8 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (48.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 22 (48.89%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.44%) COBIT
2 2 (4.44%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 39 (86.67%) Splunk
2 19 (42.22%) ArcSight
3 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 15 (33.33%) Cisco
3 15 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000K - £150,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000K - £110,000k + comprehensive package
Posted: 11 hours ago