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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
UK / Scotland
Rank 38 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 127 246 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.59% 8.28% 6.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 8.66% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 65 167 123
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £57,200
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -

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
2179 2840 3039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.99% 95.62% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 1829 1935
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,375 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -16 76 £47,500 - 13
Glasgow -15 43 £42,500 -10.52% 12
Aberdeen -3 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Dundee - 2 £45,000 -
North Lanarkshire 0 1 - - 1
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 93 (34.19%) Finance
2 49 (18.01%) Degree
3 48 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (16.91%) SQL
5 45 (16.54%) Splunk
6 44 (16.18%) Microsoft
7 42 (15.44%) Data Centre
8 34 (12.50%) SAP
9 31 (11.40%) Security Monitoring
10 30 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (11.03%) Cisco
11 29 (10.66%) Project Management
11 29 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (10.66%) Data Analysis
12 28 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (10.29%) Presales
13 27 (9.93%) Analytics
13 27 (9.93%) CheckPoint
13 27 (9.93%) CCNP
13 27 (9.93%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (9.93%) Windows
13 27 (9.93%) Windows Server
14 26 (9.56%) Firewall
15 25 (9.19%) SAS
16 24 (8.82%) Risk Management
16 24 (8.82%) Network Security
17 23 (8.46%) VMware
18 21 (7.72%) Linux
18 21 (7.72%) Wealth Management
19 20 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008

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 (9.19%) SAS
2 15 (5.51%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.41%) IIS
4 9 (3.31%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.10%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.10%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.74%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.37%) Confluence
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.68%) MS Office
3 6 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.10%) MS Project
4 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) InVision
5 1 (0.37%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 12 (4.41%) Endur
1 12 (4.41%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 11 (4.04%) SAP HCM
3 8 (2.94%) SAP CO
3 8 (2.94%) SAP FI
3 8 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.84%) assyst
4 5 (1.84%) Sage 200
5 4 (1.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (1.47%) SAP BPC
5 4 (1.47%) SAP HR
5 4 (1.47%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (1.10%) Sonata
7 2 (0.74%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.74%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.74%) SAP FI-AP
7 2 (0.74%) SAP FI-AR
7 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.37%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.57%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (2.21%) SaaS
3 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.47%) Office 365
5 3 (1.10%) Force.com
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.56%) Firewall
2 24 (8.82%) Network Security
3 18 (6.62%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.04%) WAN
5 9 (3.31%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (3.31%) LAN
6 8 (2.94%) BGP
6 8 (2.94%) DHCP
6 8 (2.94%) DMVPN
6 8 (2.94%) DNS
6 8 (2.94%) EIGRP
6 8 (2.94%) MPLS
6 8 (2.94%) OSPF
6 8 (2.94%) SNA
6 8 (2.94%) VLAN
6 8 (2.94%) VPN
6 8 (2.94%) Wireless
7 6 (2.21%) Internet
8 3 (1.10%) SAN
9 2 (0.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.15%) Big Data
2 11 (4.04%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.31%) Apache Hive
3 9 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.31%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 7 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.47%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.47%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.10%) Cognos Impromptu
8 3 (1.10%) GIS
8 3 (1.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (0.74%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 2 (0.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (0.74%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (0.74%) DB2
9 2 (0.74%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.47%) LSMW
2 3 (1.10%) JMeter
2 3 (1.10%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) Hudson
3 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.37%) JIRA
3 1 (0.37%) Maven
3 1 (0.37%) NuGet
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 93 (34.19%) Finance
2 20 (7.35%) Law
3 17 (6.25%) Marketing
4 13 (4.78%) Retail
5 11 (4.04%) Legal
5 11 (4.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.68%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.94%) Advertising
8 4 (1.47%) Banking
8 4 (1.47%) Local Government
9 2 (0.74%) Back Office
9 2 (0.74%) Electronics
9 2 (0.74%) Publishing
9 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.31%) HTML
2 8 (2.94%) XML
3 7 (2.57%) .NET
4 5 (1.84%) CSS
4 5 (1.84%) SOAP
4 5 (1.84%) Web Services
5 3 (1.10%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.74%) JSON
6 2 (0.74%) JSP
6 2 (0.74%) SAML
6 2 (0.74%) Visualforce
6 2 (0.74%) XSLT
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.37%) Mason
7 1 (0.37%) REST
7 1 (0.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (15.44%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.04%) Fintech
3 11 (4.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (3.31%) Credit Risk
5 8 (2.94%) Replication
6 5 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.47%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.47%) PMI
7 4 (1.47%) Robotics
8 3 (1.10%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.37%) Social Media
10 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.93%) Windows
1 27 (9.93%) Windows Server
2 21 (7.72%) Linux
3 20 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.31%) Unix
6 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.40%) Security Monitoring
2 30 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (10.66%) Data Analysis
3 29 (10.66%) Project Management
3 29 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (10.29%) Presales
5 27 (9.93%) Analytics
6 24 (8.82%) Risk Management
7 21 (7.72%) Wealth Management
8 20 (7.35%) ITIL
9 19 (6.99%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (5.51%) ERP
10 15 (5.51%) UML
11 14 (5.15%) Information Security
11 14 (5.15%) SDLC
11 14 (5.15%) Security Architecture
11 14 (5.15%) Waterfall
12 13 (4.78%) Business Analysis
13 12 (4.41%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.91%) SQL
2 11 (4.04%) Java
3 10 (3.68%) Python
4 8 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.94%) R
5 7 (2.57%) C#
6 6 (2.21%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.84%) ABAP
8 3 (1.10%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.10%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.37%) JCL
10 1 (0.37%) PeopleCode
10 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.37%) SQR
10 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (18.01%) Degree
2 27 (9.93%) CCNP
2 27 (9.93%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (5.88%) CCNA
4 15 (5.51%) CISSP
5 12 (4.41%) IISP
6 11 (4.04%) CCSA
6 11 (4.04%) CCSE
6 11 (4.04%) CCSP
7 8 (2.94%) CCIE
8 7 (2.57%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.57%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.21%) CISM
10 5 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.47%) CISA
11 4 (1.47%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.74%) ACCA
12 2 (0.74%) CIMA
12 2 (0.74%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.04%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.21%) COBIT
3 6 (2.21%) QA
4 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.10%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.37%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.51%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.78%) XenApp
5 12 (4.41%) vSphere
6 2 (0.74%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.74%) XenServer
7 1 (0.37%) Firmware
7 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (4.04%) FortiGate
2 9 (3.31%) Ambari
3 7 (2.57%) SCCM
4 4 (1.47%) SCOM
5 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (16.54%) Splunk
2 44 (16.18%) Microsoft
3 34 (12.50%) SAP
4 30 (11.03%) Cisco
5 27 (9.93%) CheckPoint
6 23 (8.46%) VMware
7 19 (6.99%) Fortinet
8 18 (6.62%) Citrix
9 14 (5.15%) ArcSight
10 13 (4.78%) Oracle
11 12 (4.41%) OpenLink
11 12 (4.41%) Triple Point
12 9 (3.31%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.94%) F5
13 8 (2.94%) Juniper
14 6 (2.21%) JD Edwards
15 5 (1.84%) Epicor
15 5 (1.84%) Sage
15 5 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (1.84%) Symantec
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SSP Worldwide
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent rate plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Ciber UK
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh, UK
ECS
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £16000 - £17000 per annum + Uncapped commission
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30738.00 - £36672.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum + (Uncapped Commission £30,000 OTE)
Posted: Yesterday