The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 42 14 31
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 184 320 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.94% 10.40% 6.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 10.99% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 125 254 148
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 £31,350 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,750
UK excluding London average 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
3532 2912 2969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.84% 94.61% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 1916 2058
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -20 90 £50,000 - 9
Glasgow -37 47 £47,500 - 7
Aberdeen -4 22 £55,000 - 5
Stirling -12 8 £46,000 -
North Lanarkshire +4 4 £45,000 -35.71%
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 123 (30.98%) Finance
2 107 (26.95%) Microsoft
3 90 (22.67%) Oracle
4 67 (16.88%) Windows
5 60 (15.11%) SAP
6 55 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
7 53 (13.35%) SQL
8 48 (12.09%) MS Excel
9 46 (11.59%) ITIL
10 43 (10.83%) SQL Server
11 42 (10.58%) Oracle EBS
12 41 (10.33%) Degree
13 39 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 38 (9.57%) CRM
15 37 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 36 (9.07%) Oracle EBS R12
17 35 (8.82%) .NET
18 33 (8.31%) Active Directory
19 32 (8.06%) Citrix
19 32 (8.06%) MCSE
19 32 (8.06%) Service Delivery
19 32 (8.06%) Web Development
20 29 (7.30%) Project Management
20 29 (7.30%) ERP
20 29 (7.30%) Retail
21 25 (6.30%) Business Analysis
21 25 (6.30%) MCITP
21 25 (6.30%) C#
22 24 (6.05%) Change Management
23 23 (5.79%) VMware

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (5.04%) Lync
2 18 (4.53%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.03%) IIS
4 13 (3.27%) NetWeaver
5 11 (2.77%) ArcGIS
5 11 (2.77%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.76%) SAS
8 6 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.25%) SAP Portal
13 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.25%) CMS
13 1 (0.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 48 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.01%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.76%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (10.58%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (9.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (4.53%) Oracle Payroll
4 17 (4.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (3.78%) Oracle HRMS
5 15 (3.78%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (3.02%) Oracle 11i
7 11 (2.77%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (2.52%) SAP BPC
9 9 (2.27%) SAP CO
10 8 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (2.02%) SAP SCM
10 8 (2.02%) SAP MM
10 8 (2.02%) Sage 200
11 7 (1.76%) Oracle iProcurement
11 7 (1.76%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (1.76%) Oracle Cash Management
11 7 (1.76%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (1.76%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.27%) Office 365
2 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.79%) SAN
2 13 (3.27%) iSCSI
2 13 (3.27%) Unified Communications
2 13 (3.27%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (2.02%) WAN
4 7 (1.76%) LAN
4 7 (1.76%) DNS
4 7 (1.76%) Firewall
5 5 (1.26%) VLAN
5 5 (1.26%) HTTP
6 4 (1.01%) VPN
7 3 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.76%) Wireless
8 2 (0.50%) Internet
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.25%) SSL
9 1 (0.25%) Network Security
9 1 (0.25%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.53%) Oracle BI EE
2 18 (4.53%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.78%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (3.78%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.53%) Oracle ODI
5 11 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.52%) SAP BW
6 10 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (1.51%) QlikView
9 6 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.51%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.26%) Spotfire
10 5 (1.26%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.01%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (1.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.51%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.01%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.76%) NWDI
5 1 (0.25%) Ant
5 1 (0.25%) JUnit
5 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.25%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.25%) LSMW
General
1 123 (30.98%) Finance
2 29 (7.30%) Retail
3 20 (5.04%) Banking
4 19 (4.79%) Marketing
5 13 (3.27%) Advertising
6 11 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.77%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.76%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.26%) Back Office
9 4 (1.01%) French Language
10 3 (0.76%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.76%) Norwegian Language
10 3 (0.76%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.76%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.50%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Front Office
12 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.82%) .NET
2 23 (5.79%) ASP.NET
2 23 (5.79%) HTML
3 18 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (3.78%) XML
5 13 (3.27%) Web Services
6 12 (3.02%) Middleware
7 11 (2.77%) SOAP
8 10 (2.52%) CSS
9 7 (1.76%) jQuery
10 6 (1.51%) RESTful
10 6 (1.51%) XSL
11 5 (1.26%) SAP Basis
11 5 (1.26%) HTML5
11 5 (1.26%) CSS3
12 4 (1.01%) Java EE
12 4 (1.01%) J2EE
13 3 (0.76%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.76%) WCF
14 2 (0.50%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.27%) Computer Science
2 11 (2.77%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.52%) GIS
4 8 (2.02%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.51%) Replication
5 6 (1.51%) Blog
5 6 (1.51%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.26%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.26%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.01%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.76%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.76%) Social Media
8 3 (0.76%) EPoS
9 2 (0.50%) W3C
9 2 (0.50%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.50%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (16.88%) Windows
2 39 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (4.53%) UNIX
5 10 (2.52%) Linux
6 7 (1.76%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.51%) AIX
8 5 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (11.59%) ITIL
3 38 (9.57%) CRM
4 32 (8.06%) Service Delivery
4 32 (8.06%) Web Development
5 29 (7.30%) Project Management
5 29 (7.30%) ERP
6 25 (6.30%) Business Analysis
7 24 (6.05%) Change Management
8 23 (5.79%) System Testing
9 22 (5.54%) Migration
10 19 (4.79%) ETL
10 19 (4.79%) Business Development
10 19 (4.79%) Information Management
11 18 (4.53%) MVC
11 18 (4.53%) Analytics
12 17 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (3.78%) Performance Management
14 14 (3.53%) PRINCE2
15 13 (3.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.35%) SQL
2 25 (6.30%) C#
3 21 (5.29%) JavaScript
4 15 (3.78%) Java
5 14 (3.53%) PL/SQL
6 12 (3.02%) ABAP
7 6 (1.51%) Python
7 6 (1.51%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.01%) C
9 3 (0.76%) Perl
9 3 (0.76%) X++
9 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.50%) VB
10 2 (0.50%) PHP
11 1 (0.25%) VBScript
11 1 (0.25%) C++
11 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (10.33%) Degree
2 37 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (8.06%) MCSE
4 25 (6.30%) MCITP
5 16 (4.03%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (3.27%) CCA
7 9 (2.27%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.02%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 7 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.51%) MBA
11 5 (1.26%) OCP
11 5 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (1.26%) CISSP
11 5 (1.26%) VCAP
12 4 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.01%) ISEB
13 3 (0.76%) CCNP
13 3 (0.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.27%) SLA
2 6 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.26%) COBIT
3 5 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.01%) QA
5 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (8.31%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.79%) XenApp
4 14 (3.53%) XenDesktop
5 10 (2.52%) vSphere
6 7 (1.76%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.25%) XenServer
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) SCOM
4 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 107 (26.95%) Microsoft
2 90 (22.67%) Oracle
3 60 (15.11%) SAP
4 32 (8.06%) Citrix
5 23 (5.79%) VMware
6 20 (5.04%) Informatica
7 14 (3.53%) HP
8 13 (3.27%) Cisco
9 12 (3.02%) Sage
10 9 (2.27%) AppSense
11 8 (2.02%) Business Objects
12 7 (1.76%) IBM
12 7 (1.76%) EMC
12 7 (1.76%) NetApp
13 6 (1.51%) Pegasus
13 6 (1.51%) CODA
13 6 (1.51%) Tableau
14 5 (1.26%) ESRI
14 5 (1.26%) Siebel
15 4 (1.01%) Cognos
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Scotland
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Scotland
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Edinburgh
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Aberdeenshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Home working + 12% Pension
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Edinburgh
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Glasgow
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