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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
UK / Scotland
Rank 39 22 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 125 250 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.55% 8.43% 5.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.78% 8.83% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 49 167 106
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%

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
2163 2832 2871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.01% 95.48% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1862 1910
Median salary £42,500 £42,926 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -22 64 £47,500 - 16
Glasgow -16 49 £40,250 -15.26% 8
Aberdeen +3 2 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £42,500 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 104 (37.41%) Finance
2 54 (19.42%) Data Centre
3 50 (17.99%) Degree
4 45 (16.19%) Microsoft
5 44 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (14.75%) Cisco
6 41 (14.75%) SQL
7 40 (14.39%) Splunk
8 39 (14.03%) Firewall
9 38 (13.67%) SAP
10 37 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (12.23%) CCNP
11 34 (12.23%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (12.23%) CheckPoint
12 33 (11.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (11.15%) Presales
14 30 (10.79%) Analytics
14 30 (10.79%) Data Analysis
15 29 (10.43%) Windows
15 29 (10.43%) Network Security
16 28 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (9.71%) Risk Management
17 27 (9.71%) VMware
17 27 (9.71%) Fortinet
18 26 (9.35%) Windows Server
18 26 (9.35%) Security Monitoring
19 25 (8.99%) SAS
20 23 (8.27%) Project Management
21 22 (7.91%) CISSP
21 22 (7.91%) TCP/IP

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 25 (8.99%) SAS
2 17 (6.12%) IIS
3 15 (5.40%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.24%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.72%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.72%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.36%) Captiva
7 1 (0.36%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) Documentum
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.24%) MS Office
3 6 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.08%) MS Project
4 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.68%) Endur
1 13 (4.68%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 11 (3.96%) SAP CO
2 11 (3.96%) SAP FI
2 11 (3.96%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (3.24%) SAP HCM
4 8 (2.88%) assyst
4 8 (2.88%) SAP BPC
4 8 (2.88%) SAP HR
5 4 (1.44%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.08%) Sonata
7 2 (0.72%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.72%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.72%) SAP FI-AP
7 2 (0.72%) SAP FI-AR
7 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.36%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.44%) SaaS
2 3 (1.08%) Force.com
2 3 (1.08%) Office 365
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.72%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.03%) Firewall
2 29 (10.43%) Network Security
3 22 (7.91%) TCP/IP
4 15 (5.40%) WAN
4 15 (5.40%) Wireless
5 13 (4.68%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (4.68%) LAN
6 12 (4.32%) BGP
6 12 (4.32%) DHCP
6 12 (4.32%) DMVPN
6 12 (4.32%) DNS
6 12 (4.32%) EIGRP
6 12 (4.32%) MPLS
6 12 (4.32%) OSPF
6 12 (4.32%) SNA
7 8 (2.88%) VLAN
7 8 (2.88%) VPN
8 6 (2.16%) SAN
9 5 (1.80%) Internet
10 3 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.04%) Big Data
2 13 (4.68%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.60%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.24%) Apache Hive
5 9 (3.24%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 8 (2.88%) Data Mining
6 8 (2.88%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.08%) QlikView
9 2 (0.72%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.72%) GIS
9 2 (0.72%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.72%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.72%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.72%) SAS EBI
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.88%) LSMW
2 3 (1.08%) JMeter
2 3 (1.08%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.36%) Hudson
3 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) Maven
3 1 (0.36%) NuGet
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 104 (37.41%) Finance
2 19 (6.83%) Law
2 19 (6.83%) Marketing
3 14 (5.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (5.04%) Retail
4 10 (3.60%) Legal
5 8 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.44%) Local Government
7 3 (1.08%) Advertising
8 2 (0.72%) Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
8 2 (0.72%) Publishing
8 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.52%) HTML
1 7 (2.52%) XML
2 5 (1.80%) .NET
3 4 (1.44%) SOAP
3 4 (1.44%) Web Services
4 3 (1.08%) CSS
4 3 (1.08%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.72%) JSON
5 2 (0.72%) JSP
5 2 (0.72%) SAML
5 2 (0.72%) Visualforce
5 2 (0.72%) XSLT
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.36%) Mason
6 1 (0.36%) REST
6 1 (0.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.42%) Data Centre
2 44 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.76%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (3.60%) Fintech
5 9 (3.24%) Credit Risk
6 8 (2.88%) Replication
7 7 (2.52%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.52%) User Experience
8 5 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.08%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.08%) PMI
9 3 (1.08%) Statistics
10 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.72%) Robotics
10 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.43%) Windows
2 26 (9.35%) Windows Server
3 20 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (5.76%) Linux
6 7 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.08%) Unix
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (11.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (11.15%) Presales
4 30 (10.79%) Analytics
4 30 (10.79%) Data Analysis
5 28 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (9.71%) Risk Management
7 26 (9.35%) Security Monitoring
8 23 (8.27%) Project Management
9 22 (7.91%) ITIL
10 20 (7.19%) Information Security
10 20 (7.19%) Wealth Management
11 17 (6.12%) Performance Management
11 17 (6.12%) Portfolio Management
11 17 (6.12%) Security Operations
12 16 (5.76%) Compliance Management
12 16 (5.76%) Network Design
12 16 (5.76%) Risk and Compliance Management
12 16 (5.76%) Security Architecture
12 16 (5.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.75%) SQL
2 12 (4.32%) Python
3 10 (3.60%) Java
4 9 (3.24%) ABAP
4 9 (3.24%) R
5 7 (2.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.80%) C#
6 5 (1.80%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.08%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.36%) C
8 1 (0.36%) JCL
8 1 (0.36%) PeopleCode
8 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.36%) SQR
8 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (17.99%) Degree
2 34 (12.23%) CCNP
2 34 (12.23%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (7.91%) CISSP
4 20 (7.19%) CCNA
5 17 (6.12%) IISP
6 14 (5.04%) CCSA
6 14 (5.04%) CCSE
6 14 (5.04%) CCSP
7 12 (4.32%) CCIE
8 10 (3.60%) CISM
9 8 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.52%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.52%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.80%) CISA
11 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.08%) CRISC
12 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.72%) ACCA
13 2 (0.72%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (6.12%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.96%) COBIT
3 6 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.16%) QA
4 2 (0.72%) ISO22301
4 2 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) GDPR
5 1 (0.36%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 16 (5.76%) Active Directory
4 13 (4.68%) XenApp
5 12 (4.32%) vSphere
6 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.72%) XenServer
7 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) RACF
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (5.04%) FortiGate
2 9 (3.24%) Ambari
3 6 (2.16%) SCCM
4 3 (1.08%) SCOM
5 2 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.36%) QRadar
6 1 (0.36%) zSecure
Vendors
1 45 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.75%) Cisco
3 40 (14.39%) Splunk
4 38 (13.67%) SAP
5 34 (12.23%) CheckPoint
6 27 (9.71%) Fortinet
6 27 (9.71%) VMware
7 18 (6.47%) Citrix
8 16 (5.76%) ArcSight
9 15 (5.40%) Oracle
10 13 (4.68%) OpenLink
10 13 (4.68%) Triple Point
11 9 (3.24%) F5
12 8 (2.88%) Juniper
13 7 (2.52%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.52%) Tableau
14 5 (1.80%) HP
14 5 (1.80%) JD Edwards
14 5 (1.80%) MicroStrategy
14 5 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
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