The first table below looks at the demand for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 43 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 180 304 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.98% 9.39% 5.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 9.84% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 131 236 139
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3427 3089 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 95.43% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 2030 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,799 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.95% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

Consultant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -18 85 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Glasgow -37 52 £47,000 +4.44% 10
Aberdeen -7 16 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North Lanarkshire -1 4 £45,000 -35.71%
Stirling -10 3 £50,000 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 137 (32.54%) Finance
2 124 (29.45%) Microsoft
3 110 (26.13%) Oracle
4 71 (16.86%) Business Intelligence
5 69 (16.39%) Windows
6 62 (14.73%) MS Excel
7 60 (14.25%) SQL
8 56 (13.30%) SAP
9 55 (13.06%) SQL Server
10 54 (12.83%) Oracle EBS
11 51 (12.11%) ITIL
12 48 (11.40%) Oracle EBS R12
13 46 (10.93%) .NET
14 42 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
15 41 (9.74%) Citrix
16 40 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
17 39 (9.26%) Degree
18 38 (9.03%) ERP
18 38 (9.03%) Project Management
19 36 (8.55%) Service Delivery
19 36 (8.55%) Web Development
20 35 (8.31%) CRM
21 32 (7.60%) Active Directory
22 31 (7.36%) MCSE
22 31 (7.36%) C#
23 30 (7.13%) Retail
24 29 (6.89%) System Testing
25 27 (6.41%) MCITP
25 27 (6.41%) ASP.NET
25 27 (6.41%) SAN

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.75%) Lync
3 17 (4.04%) IIS
4 14 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.85%) NetWeaver
6 11 (2.61%) ArcGIS
7 9 (2.14%) SAS
7 9 (2.14%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.24%) CMS
14 1 (0.24%) Documentum
14 1 (0.24%) Apache
Applications
1 62 (14.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.19%) MS Office
3 4 (0.95%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 54 (12.83%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (11.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (5.70%) Oracle Payroll
4 23 (5.46%) Oracle Applications
5 19 (4.51%) Oracle HRMS
6 15 (3.56%) Oracle 11i
7 13 (3.09%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (2.38%) Sage 200
10 8 (1.90%) Dynamics GP
10 8 (1.90%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 8 (1.90%) SAP BPC
10 8 (1.90%) Pegasus Opera
10 8 (1.90%) SAP HR
10 8 (1.90%) Exchequer
10 8 (1.90%) Sage 50
11 7 (1.66%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (1.66%) Oracle Cash Management
11 7 (1.66%) SAP FI
11 7 (1.66%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.85%) Office 365
2 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.41%) SAN
2 14 (3.33%) iSCSI
2 14 (3.33%) Unified Communications
3 13 (3.09%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (1.90%) HTTP
5 7 (1.66%) Firewall
5 7 (1.66%) DNS
6 5 (1.19%) VLAN
7 4 (0.95%) WAN
7 4 (0.95%) VPN
7 4 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.71%) Wireless
8 3 (0.71%) LAN
9 2 (0.48%) Network Security
9 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.48%) Internet
10 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.24%) BGP
10 1 (0.24%) DHCP
10 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.23%) Oracle Database
3 19 (4.51%) Oracle BI EE
4 18 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
7 12 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.85%) QlikView
7 12 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (2.14%) SAP BW
10 8 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.90%) Spotfire
11 7 (1.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 6 (1.43%) Oracle OWB
12 6 (1.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 5 (1.19%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (1.19%) LSMW
3 4 (0.95%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.71%) NWDI
5 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.24%) Ant
5 1 (0.24%) JUnit
General
1 137 (32.54%) Finance
2 30 (7.13%) Retail
3 20 (4.75%) Marketing
4 19 (4.51%) Banking
5 13 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.85%) Advertising
7 9 (2.14%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.66%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.95%) Local Government
10 4 (0.95%) French Language
11 3 (0.71%) Back Office
11 3 (0.71%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.71%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.71%) Norwegian Language
11 3 (0.71%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.71%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.48%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.93%) .NET
2 27 (6.41%) ASP.NET
3 25 (5.94%) HTML
4 22 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (4.04%) XML
6 13 (3.09%) Web Services
7 11 (2.61%) Middleware
8 10 (2.38%) SOAP
9 9 (2.14%) CSS
10 7 (1.66%) J2EE
10 7 (1.66%) jQuery
11 6 (1.43%) RESTful
11 6 (1.43%) XSL
12 5 (1.19%) CSS3
12 5 (1.19%) SAP Basis
12 5 (1.19%) HTML5
13 4 (0.95%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.95%) Java EE
14 3 (0.71%) WCF
15 2 (0.48%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.38%) GIS
3 8 (1.90%) Visualisation
4 7 (1.66%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.66%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.43%) Blog
5 6 (1.43%) Replication
5 6 (1.43%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.19%) W3C
6 5 (1.19%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.95%) Data Conversion
7 4 (0.95%) Psychology
7 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.95%) CLARiiON
8 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.71%) EPoS
8 3 (0.71%) Human Factors
8 3 (0.71%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.39%) Windows
2 42 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (4.51%) UNIX
5 12 (2.85%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.38%) Linux
7 7 (1.66%) AIX
8 4 (0.95%) Solaris
8 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (16.86%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (12.11%) ITIL
3 38 (9.03%) ERP
3 38 (9.03%) Project Management
4 36 (8.55%) Service Delivery
4 36 (8.55%) Web Development
5 35 (8.31%) CRM
6 29 (6.89%) System Testing
7 26 (6.18%) ETL
8 24 (5.70%) Migration
9 23 (5.46%) Business Development
10 22 (5.23%) MVC
10 22 (5.23%) Change Management
11 20 (4.75%) Business Analysis
11 20 (4.75%) Information Management
11 20 (4.75%) Analytics
12 18 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (3.56%) PRINCE2
14 14 (3.33%) Data Management
15 13 (3.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 60 (14.25%) SQL
2 31 (7.36%) C#
3 22 (5.23%) JavaScript
4 15 (3.56%) Java
5 13 (3.09%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.14%) ABAP
7 6 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.19%) VB
8 5 (1.19%) Python
8 5 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.95%) C
10 3 (0.71%) Perl
10 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.71%) VBScript
11 2 (0.48%) X++
11 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.48%) PHP
12 1 (0.24%) C++
12 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (9.26%) Degree
3 31 (7.36%) MCSE
4 27 (6.41%) MCITP
5 18 (4.28%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (3.56%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.56%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.33%) CCA
8 8 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 6 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.43%) MBA
10 5 (1.19%) CCEE
10 5 (1.19%) CCIA
10 5 (1.19%) OCP
10 5 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.19%) CISSP
11 4 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.95%) VCAP
12 3 (0.71%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.75%) SLA
2 5 (1.19%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.95%) QA
3 4 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.48%) COBIT
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 32 (7.60%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.18%) XenApp
3 21 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (4.51%) XenDesktop
5 10 (2.38%) vSphere
6 9 (2.14%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (0.71%) XenServer
8 2 (0.48%) vCloud
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.19%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.71%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.24%) SCCM
4 1 (0.24%) SCOM
4 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 124 (29.45%) Microsoft
2 110 (26.13%) Oracle
3 56 (13.30%) SAP
4 41 (9.74%) Citrix
5 25 (5.94%) VMware
6 24 (5.70%) Informatica
7 16 (3.80%) Business Objects
7 16 (3.80%) Cisco
8 14 (3.33%) Sage
9 13 (3.09%) AppSense
10 12 (2.85%) HP
11 9 (2.14%) Tableau
12 8 (1.90%) NetApp
12 8 (1.90%) Pegasus
12 8 (1.90%) CODA
13 7 (1.66%) Cognos
14 6 (1.43%) EMC
14 6 (1.43%) IBM
14 6 (1.43%) Teradata
15 5 (1.19%) ESRI
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