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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 34 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 160 183 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.36% 5.48% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.66% 5.75% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 63 120 109
Median salary £50,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,437 £42,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
2404 3184 3459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.51% 95.36% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1534 2050 2202
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -1 80 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Glasgow -20 33 £56,250 +12.50% 16
Aberdeen - 21 £47,500 - 1
Aberdeenshire - 14 - -
Stirling +13 6 £34,500 -40.00%
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 145 (41.31%) Finance
2 81 (23.08%) Degree
3 73 (20.80%) Data Centre
4 72 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (16.52%) Microsoft
6 56 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
7 52 (14.81%) Firewall
7 52 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (13.68%) SAP
9 45 (12.82%) Cisco
10 43 (12.25%) SQL
10 43 (12.25%) Oracle
11 41 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (10.26%) MS Excel
12 36 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
13 35 (9.97%) Fortinet
14 34 (9.69%) Splunk
14 34 (9.69%) CCNP
14 34 (9.69%) CheckPoint
14 34 (9.69%) SQL Server
15 31 (8.83%) CISSP
16 30 (8.55%) Law
16 30 (8.55%) Performance Management
17 29 (8.26%) Wireless
17 29 (8.26%) Information Security
17 29 (8.26%) Presales
18 28 (7.98%) Project Management
18 28 (7.98%) Portfolio Management
19 27 (7.69%) Data Analysis
20 26 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 24 (6.84%) SAS
2 21 (5.98%) IIS
3 17 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.85%) CMS
5 4 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.14%) IBM Domino
5 4 (1.14%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.14%) JBoss
5 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.57%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.28%) Captiva
7 1 (0.28%) Documentum
Applications
1 36 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.99%) MS Office
3 10 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.27%) Endur
1 15 (4.27%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 13 (3.70%) SAP BPC
3 11 (3.13%) SAP HCM
3 11 (3.13%) SAP HR
4 10 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (2.85%) SAP CO
4 10 (2.85%) SAP FI
4 10 (2.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (2.56%) Markit EDM
6 7 (1.99%) assyst
7 5 (1.42%) Sonata
8 4 (1.14%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.85%) SAP FI-AP
9 3 (0.85%) SAP FI-AR
9 3 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.57%) HFM
10 2 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.57%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.13%) SaaS
2 2 (0.57%) Force.com
2 2 (0.57%) 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 52 (14.81%) Firewall
2 29 (8.26%) Wireless
3 26 (7.41%) Network Security
4 24 (6.84%) DNS
5 23 (6.55%) DHCP
5 23 (6.55%) TCP/IP
5 23 (6.55%) WAN
6 22 (6.27%) BGP
6 22 (6.27%) Cisco IOS
6 22 (6.27%) DMVPN
6 22 (6.27%) EIGRP
6 22 (6.27%) LAN
6 22 (6.27%) MPLS
6 22 (6.27%) OSPF
6 22 (6.27%) SNA
7 7 (1.99%) SAN
8 5 (1.42%) Internet
8 5 (1.42%) VoIP
9 2 (0.57%) SSL
9 2 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.42%) Big Data
6 11 (3.13%) QlikView
6 11 (3.13%) SAP BI
7 10 (2.85%) SAP BW
7 10 (2.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 9 (2.56%) Base SAS
8 9 (2.56%) Data Mining
9 8 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.99%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.99%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.71%) PowerCenter
11 6 (1.71%) SAS EBI
12 5 (1.42%) DataStage
12 5 (1.42%) OLAP
12 5 (1.42%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (1.14%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 11 (3.13%) LSMW
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 145 (41.31%) Finance
2 30 (8.55%) Law
3 21 (5.98%) Banking
3 21 (5.98%) Retail
4 16 (4.56%) Marketing
5 12 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.99%) Legal
7 5 (1.42%) Billing
8 4 (1.14%) Advertising
8 4 (1.14%) Games
9 2 (0.57%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Local Government
9 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.70%) HTML
2 8 (2.28%) Web Services
2 8 (2.28%) XML
3 7 (1.99%) .NET
4 6 (1.71%) XSLT
5 5 (1.42%) CSS
5 5 (1.42%) SOAP
6 3 (0.85%) CSS3
6 3 (0.85%) HTML5
6 3 (0.85%) jQuery
7 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.57%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.57%) J2EE
7 2 (0.57%) JSP
7 2 (0.57%) Node.js
7 2 (0.57%) SAML
7 2 (0.57%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.57%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 73 (20.80%) Data Centre
2 72 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.98%) User Experience
4 19 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 15 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.85%) Virtual Team
7 9 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
7 9 (2.56%) Data Integration
8 8 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.28%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.14%) CESG
11 4 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.85%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.85%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.57%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.57%) Life Science
13 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.70%) Windows
2 16 (4.56%) Unix
3 15 (4.27%) Linux
4 8 (2.28%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.42%) Solaris
5 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.57%) AIX
7 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (8.55%) Performance Management
5 29 (8.26%) Information Security
5 29 (8.26%) Presales
6 28 (7.98%) Portfolio Management
6 28 (7.98%) Project Management
7 27 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 25 (7.12%) Business Analysis
8 25 (7.12%) Risk Management
8 25 (7.12%) Wealth Management
9 24 (6.84%) Mentoring
10 22 (6.27%) Analytics
10 22 (6.27%) High Availability
10 22 (6.27%) Network Design
10 22 (6.27%) Security Operations
11 21 (5.98%) ITIL
11 21 (5.98%) Migration
11 21 (5.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (12.25%) SQL
2 14 (3.99%) Java
3 10 (2.85%) ABAP
3 10 (2.85%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.42%) C#
5 4 (1.14%) C
6 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.85%) Python
7 2 (0.57%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.57%) VBA
7 2 (0.57%) VBScript
8 1 (0.28%) Perl
8 1 (0.28%) R
8 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (23.08%) Degree
2 36 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (9.69%) CCNP
4 31 (8.83%) CISSP
5 22 (6.27%) CCIE
5 22 (6.27%) CCNA
6 19 (5.41%) IISP
7 16 (4.56%) CISM
8 12 (3.42%) CCSA
8 12 (3.42%) CCSE
8 12 (3.42%) CCSP
9 9 (2.56%) CISA
10 7 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.42%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.14%) CESG Certified Professional
12 4 (1.14%) CLAS
13 3 (0.85%) ACCA
13 3 (0.85%) CCA
14 2 (0.57%) CRISC
14 2 (0.57%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 26 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 21 (5.98%) COBIT
3 5 (1.42%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.14%) IAS 39
5 2 (0.57%) HL7
5 2 (0.57%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.57%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.99%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.14%) XenApp
5 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.28%) RACF
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.42%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.14%) QRadar
3 2 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.28%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.28%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.28%) SCCM
4 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.28%) zSecure
Vendors
1 58 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.68%) SAP
3 45 (12.82%) Cisco
4 43 (12.25%) Oracle
5 35 (9.97%) Fortinet
6 34 (9.69%) CheckPoint
6 34 (9.69%) Splunk
7 20 (5.70%) ArcSight
8 15 (4.27%) OpenLink
8 15 (4.27%) Triple Point
9 14 (3.99%) VMware
10 10 (2.85%) IBM
10 10 (2.85%) Informatica
11 9 (2.56%) FrontRange
11 9 (2.56%) ServiceNow
12 8 (2.28%) MicroStrategy
12 8 (2.28%) Netezza
12 8 (2.28%) Symantec
12 8 (2.28%) Tableau
13 6 (1.71%) Veritas
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Salary: £41000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Net Talent
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Scotland
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Training, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus+home working+benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: Negotiable DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
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Leidos
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Benefits, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Wipro
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Wipro
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Woodrow Mercer
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Wipro
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Wipro
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: Competitive
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
EY
Salary: Competitive
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Glasgow
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago