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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 41 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 181 297 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.02% 9.66% 5.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 10.22% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 111 240 147
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £31,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,750 £61,000
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
3438 2905 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.42% 94.53% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2185 1905 2083
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 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 23 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 -23 95 £48,750 -2.50% 10
Glasgow -32 46 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Aberdeen -1 21 £55,000 - 2
Stirling -18 7 £45,750 - 1
North Lanarkshire +5 3 £45,000 - 2
West Lothian -1 1 - -
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 119 (31.23%) Finance
2 108 (28.35%) Microsoft
3 78 (20.47%) Oracle
4 68 (17.85%) Windows
5 57 (14.96%) SAP
5 57 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
6 54 (14.17%) SQL
7 52 (13.65%) MS Excel
8 50 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
9 42 (11.02%) CRM
9 42 (11.02%) Degree
9 42 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (9.45%) Citrix
11 36 (9.45%) ITIL
11 36 (9.45%) SQL Server
12 35 (9.19%) Active Directory
13 33 (8.66%) Oracle EBS
13 33 (8.66%) MCSE
14 32 (8.40%) .NET
15 30 (7.87%) Service Delivery
15 30 (7.87%) Web Development
16 28 (7.35%) Oracle EBS R12
16 28 (7.35%) Project Management
17 27 (7.09%) VMware
17 27 (7.09%) ERP
18 26 (6.82%) Retail
19 24 (6.30%) Business Analysis
19 24 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (6.04%) C#

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 21 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.20%) Lync
3 14 (3.67%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.67%) IIS
4 13 (3.41%) NetWeaver
5 11 (2.89%) ArcGIS
6 10 (2.62%) SAS
7 9 (2.36%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.79%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.26%) Documentum
12 1 (0.26%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 52 (13.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.05%) MS Office
2 4 (1.05%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (8.66%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (7.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (5.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (3.41%) Oracle Payroll
5 12 (3.15%) Oracle HRMS
5 12 (3.15%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (3.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (2.62%) SAP SCM
6 10 (2.62%) SAP MM
6 10 (2.62%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (2.62%) SAP BPC
7 9 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (2.10%) SAP CO
9 6 (1.57%) SAP SD
9 6 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (1.57%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 6 (1.57%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (1.57%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (1.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.67%) Office 365
2 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.77%) SAN
2 10 (2.62%) DNS
2 10 (2.62%) WAN
2 10 (2.62%) Firewall
2 10 (2.62%) iSCSI
2 10 (2.62%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (2.36%) Unified Communications
3 9 (2.36%) LAN
4 7 (1.84%) VLAN
5 6 (1.57%) VPN
6 3 (0.79%) HTTP
6 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.79%) Wireless
7 1 (0.26%) Network Security
7 1 (0.26%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.26%) SSL
7 1 (0.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.99%) Oracle BI EE
3 16 (4.20%) Oracle ODI
3 16 (4.20%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.94%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.94%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.62%) SAP BW
7 9 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.10%) Oracle OWB
9 6 (1.57%) QlikView
9 6 (1.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (1.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (1.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 5 (1.31%) Base SAS
10 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.05%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.79%) NWDI
5 1 (0.26%) Selenium
5 1 (0.26%) Ant
5 1 (0.26%) JUnit
5 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.26%) PowerBuilder
General
1 119 (31.23%) Finance
2 26 (6.82%) Retail
3 19 (4.99%) Banking
3 19 (4.99%) Marketing
4 16 (4.20%) Advertising
5 11 (2.89%) Retail Banking
6 10 (2.62%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.84%) Back Office
8 7 (1.84%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.05%) French Language
10 3 (0.79%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.79%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.79%) Norwegian Language
10 3 (0.79%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.52%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) Local Government
12 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.40%) .NET
2 22 (5.77%) ASP.NET
3 21 (5.51%) HTML
4 15 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (3.67%) Web Services
6 13 (3.41%) XML
7 12 (3.15%) Middleware
8 11 (2.89%) SOAP
9 10 (2.62%) CSS
10 7 (1.84%) jQuery
11 6 (1.57%) XSL
11 6 (1.57%) RESTful
12 5 (1.31%) CSS3
12 5 (1.31%) HTML5
12 5 (1.31%) SAP Basis
13 4 (1.05%) Java EE
13 4 (1.05%) J2EE
14 3 (0.79%) WCF
14 3 (0.79%) .NET Framework
15 2 (0.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.62%) GIS
5 8 (2.10%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.57%) Replication
6 6 (1.57%) Blog
6 6 (1.57%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.31%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.79%) User Experience
9 3 (0.79%) EPoS
9 3 (0.79%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.52%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.52%) Social Media
10 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (17.85%) Windows
2 42 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (5.25%) UNIX
5 10 (2.62%) Linux
6 6 (1.57%) Windows 2000
6 6 (1.57%) AIX
7 5 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (11.02%) CRM
3 36 (9.45%) ITIL
4 30 (7.87%) Service Delivery
4 30 (7.87%) Web Development
5 28 (7.35%) Project Management
6 27 (7.09%) ERP
7 24 (6.30%) Business Analysis
8 23 (6.04%) Migration
9 21 (5.51%) Change Management
10 20 (5.25%) ETL
11 19 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (4.99%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (4.99%) System Testing
12 17 (4.46%) Information Management
13 16 (4.20%) Business Development
13 16 (4.20%) Performance Management
14 15 (3.94%) Analytics
14 15 (3.94%) MVC
15 14 (3.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 54 (14.17%) SQL
2 23 (6.04%) C#
3 21 (5.51%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.20%) Java
4 16 (4.20%) PL/SQL
5 12 (3.15%) ABAP
6 6 (1.57%) Python
6 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.05%) C
8 3 (0.79%) Perl
8 3 (0.79%) X++
9 2 (0.52%) VB
9 2 (0.52%) PHP
10 1 (0.26%) VBScript
10 1 (0.26%) C++
10 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (11.02%) Degree
2 39 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (8.66%) MCSE
4 21 (5.51%) MCITP
5 19 (4.99%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (4.20%) CCA
7 9 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.84%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 6 (1.57%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.57%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.57%) CISSP
9 6 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.57%) MBA
10 5 (1.31%) OCP
10 5 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.31%) ISEB
10 5 (1.31%) VCAP
11 4 (1.05%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.05%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.89%) SLA
2 9 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.31%) QA
3 5 (1.31%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (9.19%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.72%) XenApp
4 11 (2.89%) XenDesktop
4 11 (2.89%) vSphere
5 10 (2.62%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (1.05%) SCCM
2 4 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.05%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.79%) SCOM
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 108 (28.35%) Microsoft
2 78 (20.47%) Oracle
3 57 (14.96%) SAP
4 36 (9.45%) Citrix
5 27 (7.09%) VMware
6 22 (5.77%) Informatica
7 20 (5.25%) HP
8 12 (3.15%) Cisco
9 8 (2.10%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.84%) IBM
10 7 (1.84%) EMC
10 7 (1.84%) NetApp
10 7 (1.84%) Sage
11 6 (1.57%) AppSense
11 6 (1.57%) Siebel
12 5 (1.31%) Tableau
12 5 (1.31%) ESRI
13 4 (1.05%) Green Hat
13 4 (1.05%) Cognos
13 4 (1.05%) Symantec
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