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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 29 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 186 183 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.77% 5.60% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.06% 5.87% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 73 131 129
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2634 3119 3576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.89% 95.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 2002 2294
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 96 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Glasgow -21 37 £51,250 +7.89% 2
Aberdeen - 17 £47,500 - 2
Aberdeenshire - 11 - -
Stirling +18 6 £33,000 - 1
Lanarkshire -1 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Renfrewshire - 1 £60,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 135 (37.40%) Finance
2 90 (24.93%) Degree
3 79 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (20.50%) Data Centre
5 69 (19.11%) Microsoft
6 67 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (15.79%) SQL
7 57 (15.79%) Oracle
8 54 (14.96%) Firewall
8 54 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (12.74%) Cisco
10 45 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (11.36%) MS Excel
12 39 (10.80%) SAP
13 38 (10.53%) SQL Server
14 36 (9.97%) CISSP
14 36 (9.97%) Cisco Certification
15 34 (9.42%) Performance Management
16 33 (9.14%) Fortinet
16 33 (9.14%) Splunk
16 33 (9.14%) Project Management
16 33 (9.14%) Law
17 32 (8.86%) CheckPoint
17 32 (8.86%) CCNP
18 31 (8.59%) SAS
18 31 (8.59%) Portfolio Management
19 30 (8.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 30 (8.31%) Business Analysis
19 30 (8.31%) Wireless
20 29 (8.03%) Banking

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 31 (8.59%) SAS
2 24 (6.65%) IIS
3 18 (4.99%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.77%) CMS
5 7 (1.94%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.11%) IBM Domino
6 4 (1.11%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.11%) JBoss
6 4 (1.11%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.55%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.28%) Captiva
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) Documentum
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 41 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.16%) MS Office
3 10 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.32%) Markit EDM
2 11 (3.05%) SAP BPC
3 10 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.77%) Endur
3 10 (2.77%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 10 (2.77%) SAP HCM
3 10 (2.77%) SAP HR
4 5 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.39%) SAP CO
4 5 (1.39%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.11%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (1.11%) HFM
5 4 (1.11%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (1.11%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.83%) assyst
6 3 (0.83%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.83%) Sonata
7 2 (0.55%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.05%) SaaS
2 2 (0.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (14.96%) Firewall
2 30 (8.31%) Wireless
3 25 (6.93%) DNS
3 25 (6.93%) Network Security
4 24 (6.65%) DHCP
4 24 (6.65%) TCP/IP
5 23 (6.37%) WAN
6 22 (6.09%) BGP
6 22 (6.09%) Cisco IOS
6 22 (6.09%) DMVPN
6 22 (6.09%) EIGRP
6 22 (6.09%) LAN
6 22 (6.09%) MPLS
6 22 (6.09%) OSPF
6 22 (6.09%) SNA
7 13 (3.60%) SAN
8 5 (1.39%) Internet
8 5 (1.39%) VoIP
9 3 (0.83%) SSL
9 3 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (4.43%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (3.88%) Big Data
5 14 (3.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 13 (3.60%) QlikView
7 11 (3.05%) Base SAS
7 11 (3.05%) Data Mining
8 10 (2.77%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.77%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.49%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.94%) DataStage
11 7 (1.94%) OLAP
11 7 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.94%) PowerCenter
11 7 (1.94%) SAP BI
12 6 (1.66%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (2.77%) LSMW
2 5 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.55%) Toad
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) JIRA
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 135 (37.40%) Finance
2 33 (9.14%) Law
3 29 (8.03%) Banking
4 19 (5.26%) Retail
5 11 (3.05%) Marketing
6 10 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.22%) Games
8 7 (1.94%) Legal
9 5 (1.39%) Billing
10 4 (1.11%) Advertising
11 2 (0.55%) Automotive
11 2 (0.55%) Local Government
11 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) Front Office
12 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.88%) HTML
2 12 (3.32%) XML
3 8 (2.22%) .NET
3 8 (2.22%) Web Services
4 6 (1.66%) CSS
4 6 (1.66%) SOAP
5 4 (1.11%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.11%) CSS3
5 4 (1.11%) HTML5
5 4 (1.11%) J2EE
5 4 (1.11%) XSLT
6 3 (0.83%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.83%) jQuery
7 2 (0.55%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.55%) Node.js
7 2 (0.55%) REST
7 2 (0.55%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.55%) WCF
7 2 (0.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (20.50%) Data Centre
3 23 (6.37%) Security Operations Centre
3 23 (6.37%) User Experience
4 18 (4.99%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.77%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.49%) Cyber Attack
6 9 (2.49%) Data Integration
7 8 (2.22%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.66%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.11%) CESG
10 4 (1.11%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (1.11%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.83%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.83%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.93%) Windows
2 19 (5.26%) Unix
3 13 (3.60%) Linux
3 13 (3.60%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.66%) Solaris
5 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.55%) AIX
6 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (9.42%) Performance Management
5 33 (9.14%) Project Management
6 31 (8.59%) Portfolio Management
7 30 (8.31%) Business Analysis
8 29 (8.03%) Mentoring
9 28 (7.76%) Data Analysis
10 26 (7.20%) Security Operations
11 25 (6.93%) Analytics
11 25 (6.93%) ITIL
11 25 (6.93%) Presales
11 25 (6.93%) Security Architecture
12 24 (6.65%) Information Security
13 23 (6.37%) Test Strategy
14 22 (6.09%) High Availability
14 22 (6.09%) Migration
14 22 (6.09%) Network Design
14 22 (6.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.79%) SQL
2 12 (3.32%) Java
3 10 (2.77%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.49%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.66%) ABAP
6 4 (1.11%) C
6 4 (1.11%) C#
7 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.83%) Python
7 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.55%) VBA
8 2 (0.55%) VBScript
9 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.28%) Perl
9 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (24.93%) Degree
2 36 (9.97%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (9.97%) CISSP
3 32 (8.86%) CCNP
4 22 (6.09%) CCIE
4 22 (6.09%) CCNA
4 22 (6.09%) IISP
5 19 (5.26%) CISM
6 10 (2.77%) CCSA
6 10 (2.77%) CCSE
6 10 (2.77%) CCSP
7 7 (1.94%) CISA
8 6 (1.66%) CEH
8 6 (1.66%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.11%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (1.11%) CHFI
9 4 (1.11%) CLAS
9 4 (1.11%) ECSA
10 3 (0.83%) CCA
10 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (8.03%) PCI DSS
3 18 (4.99%) COBIT
4 4 (1.11%) HL7
4 4 (1.11%) IAS 39
4 4 (1.11%) QA
5 3 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.55%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.28%) ISO22301
System Software
1 10 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.28%) RACF
5 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.28%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.77%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.22%) QRadar
3 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.55%) SCCM
4 1 (0.28%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.28%) zSecure
Vendors
1 69 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 57 (15.79%) Oracle
3 46 (12.74%) Cisco
4 39 (10.80%) SAP
5 33 (9.14%) Fortinet
5 33 (9.14%) Splunk
6 32 (8.86%) CheckPoint
7 23 (6.37%) ArcSight
8 12 (3.32%) Informatica
8 12 (3.32%) VMware
9 11 (3.05%) IBM
10 10 (2.77%) OpenLink
10 10 (2.77%) ServiceNow
10 10 (2.77%) Triple Point
11 9 (2.49%) FrontRange
11 9 (2.49%) Netezza
11 9 (2.49%) Tableau
12 8 (2.22%) Hyperion
12 8 (2.22%) Symantec
12 8 (2.22%) Teradata
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