The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 38 23 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 131 237 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.51% 7.71% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.75% 8.08% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 58 152 97
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%
Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2278 2932 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.75% 95.44% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1897 2030
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Scotland region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

Consultant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -19 57 £47,500 - 13
Glasgow -7 53 £41,500 -12.63% 8
Aberdeen +5 3 £47,500 -11.62%
Aberdeenshire - 3 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £42,500 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Scotland region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 113 (36.93%) Finance
2 66 (21.57%) Data Centre
3 55 (17.97%) Degree
4 52 (16.99%) Firewall
5 50 (16.34%) Cisco
6 48 (15.69%) SAP
7 47 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (14.38%) Microsoft
9 41 (13.40%) CCNP
9 41 (13.40%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (13.40%) CheckPoint
9 41 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (12.75%) SQL
11 38 (12.42%) Splunk
12 37 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (11.11%) Fortinet
14 31 (10.13%) Network Security
14 31 (10.13%) Presales
15 26 (8.50%) VMware
15 26 (8.50%) Windows
15 26 (8.50%) CCNA
15 26 (8.50%) CISSP
16 25 (8.17%) Performance Management
16 25 (8.17%) Portfolio Management
16 25 (8.17%) TCP/IP
16 25 (8.17%) Information Security
17 24 (7.84%) Law
17 24 (7.84%) Wireless
17 24 (7.84%) Data Analysis

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 21 (6.86%) IIS
2 16 (5.23%) SAS
3 13 (4.25%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.31%) IBM Domino
5 4 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.98%) JBoss
6 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.65%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.33%) Captiva
8 1 (0.33%) Documentum
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.94%) MS Office
3 5 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.98%) MS Project
5 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (5.56%) Endur
1 17 (5.56%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 12 (3.92%) SAP HCM
2 12 (3.92%) SAP HR
3 10 (3.27%) SAP BPC
3 10 (3.27%) SAP CO
3 10 (3.27%) SAP FI
3 10 (3.27%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (2.61%) assyst
5 5 (1.63%) SAP SD
5 5 (1.63%) Sonata
6 3 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.98%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.98%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.65%) SAP FI-AP
7 2 (0.65%) SAP FI-AR
8 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.33%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.31%) SaaS
2 3 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.98%) Force.com
2 3 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (0.98%) Google Compute Engine
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.99%) Firewall
2 31 (10.13%) Network Security
3 25 (8.17%) TCP/IP
4 24 (7.84%) Wireless
5 21 (6.86%) WAN
6 19 (6.21%) LAN
7 18 (5.88%) BGP
7 18 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 18 (5.88%) DHCP
7 18 (5.88%) DMVPN
7 18 (5.88%) DNS
7 18 (5.88%) EIGRP
7 18 (5.88%) MPLS
7 18 (5.88%) OSPF
7 18 (5.88%) SNA
8 8 (2.61%) SAN
9 7 (2.29%) Internet
10 6 (1.96%) VLAN
10 6 (1.96%) VPN
11 5 (1.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.23%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (4.58%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.25%) Big Data
3 13 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 10 (3.27%) SAP BW
5 6 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.98%) Base SAS
7 3 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.98%) GIS
7 3 (0.98%) QlikView
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.65%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.65%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.65%) SAS EBI
9 1 (0.33%) DataStage
9 1 (0.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 12 (3.92%) LSMW
2 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.33%) Hudson
2 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.33%) JMeter
2 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.33%) Maven
2 1 (0.33%) NuGet
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 113 (36.93%) Finance
2 24 (7.84%) Law
3 19 (6.21%) Retail
4 17 (5.56%) Marketing
5 15 (4.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.94%) Banking
7 8 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.63%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.94%) HTML
2 8 (2.61%) XML
3 6 (1.96%) Web Services
4 5 (1.63%) SOAP
4 5 (1.63%) XSLT
5 4 (1.31%) .NET
6 3 (0.98%) CSS
6 3 (0.98%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.65%) JSP
7 2 (0.65%) SAML
7 2 (0.65%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.33%) CSS3
8 1 (0.33%) HTML5
8 1 (0.33%) JSON
8 1 (0.33%) Mason
8 1 (0.33%) Node.js
8 1 (0.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (21.57%) Data Centre
2 47 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (3.59%) User Experience
5 8 (2.61%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.29%) Credit Risk
6 7 (2.29%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.96%) Replication
8 4 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.31%) Fintech
8 4 (1.31%) Statistics
9 3 (0.98%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.98%) PMI
9 3 (0.98%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.50%) Windows
2 17 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 17 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (4.58%) Linux
5 7 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.98%) Unix
7 1 (0.33%) Solaris
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (10.13%) Presales
5 25 (8.17%) Information Security
5 25 (8.17%) Performance Management
5 25 (8.17%) Portfolio Management
6 24 (7.84%) Data Analysis
7 23 (7.52%) ITIL
7 23 (7.52%) Risk Management
8 22 (7.19%) Network Design
9 21 (6.86%) Security Operations
9 21 (6.86%) Waterfall
9 21 (6.86%) Wealth Management
10 20 (6.54%) Analytics
10 20 (6.54%) Security Architecture
11 19 (6.21%) High Availability
11 19 (6.21%) SDLC
11 19 (6.21%) UML
12 18 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.75%) SQL
2 12 (3.92%) Java
3 11 (3.59%) ABAP
4 8 (2.61%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.63%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.31%) C
6 4 (1.31%) C#
7 3 (0.98%) Apex Code
7 3 (0.98%) Python
7 3 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.98%) VBScript
8 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.33%) PeopleCode
9 1 (0.33%) R
9 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.33%) SQR
Qualifications
1 55 (17.97%) Degree
2 41 (13.40%) CCNP
2 41 (13.40%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (8.50%) CCNA
3 26 (8.50%) CISSP
4 19 (6.21%) IISP
5 18 (5.88%) CCIE
6 15 (4.90%) CCSA
6 15 (4.90%) CCSE
6 15 (4.90%) CCSP
7 13 (4.25%) CISM
8 8 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.29%) CISA
10 5 (1.63%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.98%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.65%) ACCA
13 2 (0.65%) CIMA
13 2 (0.65%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 22 (7.19%) PCI DSS
2 19 (6.21%) COBIT
3 7 (2.29%) QA
4 5 (1.63%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.65%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.65%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.65%) SLA
6 1 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.90%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.59%) XenApp
4 9 (2.94%) vSphere
5 8 (2.61%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.33%) RACF
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (4.90%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.31%) SCCM
3 3 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.65%) QRadar
4 2 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.33%) Ambari
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) zSecure
Vendors
1 50 (16.34%) Cisco
2 48 (15.69%) SAP
3 44 (14.38%) Microsoft
4 41 (13.40%) CheckPoint
5 38 (12.42%) Splunk
6 34 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 26 (8.50%) VMware
8 21 (6.86%) Oracle
9 18 (5.88%) ArcSight
10 17 (5.56%) OpenLink
10 17 (5.56%) Triple Point
11 15 (4.90%) Citrix
12 9 (2.94%) F5
13 8 (2.61%) Juniper
13 8 (2.61%) Symantec
14 7 (2.29%) HEAT Software
14 7 (2.29%) HP
14 7 (2.29%) Red Hat
14 7 (2.29%) ServiceNow
14 7 (2.29%) Tableau
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