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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 31 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 195 197 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.72% 6.25% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.99% 6.56% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 72 141 145
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £69,200 £62,500 £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
2791 3005 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.21% 95.34% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1621 1933 2384
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.53% +6.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 July 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 July 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 0 107 £50,000 - 15
Glasgow -32 43 £50,000 +8.10% 7
Aberdeen +10 11 £38,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 5 - -
Renfrewshire - 4 £60,000 -
Stirling +20 3 £33,000 - 2
Falkirk - 1 £55,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
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 July 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.

1 141 (36.91%) Finance
2 96 (25.13%) Degree
3 84 (21.99%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (20.42%) Data Centre
5 77 (20.16%) Microsoft
6 76 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
7 70 (18.32%) SQL
8 66 (17.28%) Oracle
9 58 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (13.09%) Firewall
11 47 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (11.78%) MS Excel
13 43 (11.26%) Project Management
14 42 (10.99%) Cisco
14 42 (10.99%) SQL Server
15 38 (9.95%) Law
16 37 (9.69%) Banking
16 37 (9.69%) SAP
16 37 (9.69%) SAS
16 37 (9.69%) CISSP
17 36 (9.42%) Performance Management
18 33 (8.64%) Splunk
18 33 (8.64%) Portfolio Management
18 33 (8.64%) Business Analysis
18 33 (8.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 33 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
18 33 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
19 32 (8.38%) Data Analysis
19 32 (8.38%) Mentoring
20 30 (7.85%) PCI DSS

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 37 (9.69%) SAS
2 26 (6.81%) IIS
3 19 (4.97%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.62%) CMS
5 8 (2.09%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.05%) IBM Domino
6 4 (1.05%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.05%) JBoss
6 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.52%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.26%) Captiva
9 1 (0.26%) Confluence
9 1 (0.26%) Documentum
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 45 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.97%) MS Office
3 12 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) SPSS
4 1 (0.26%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (3.14%) Markit EDM
2 11 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (2.36%) SAP HCM
3 9 (2.36%) SAP HR
4 8 (2.09%) SAP BPC
5 6 (1.57%) Endur
5 6 (1.57%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 6 (1.57%) SAP SD
6 5 (1.31%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (1.05%) HFM
7 4 (1.05%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (1.05%) SAP CO
7 4 (1.05%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.79%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.79%) SAP PM
8 3 (0.79%) Sonata
9 2 (0.52%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.88%) SaaS
2 3 (0.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.09%) Firewall
2 27 (7.07%) Wireless
3 25 (6.54%) DNS
4 24 (6.28%) DHCP
4 24 (6.28%) Network Security
5 23 (6.02%) TCP/IP
6 21 (5.50%) WAN
7 20 (5.24%) BGP
7 20 (5.24%) Cisco IOS
7 20 (5.24%) DMVPN
7 20 (5.24%) EIGRP
7 20 (5.24%) LAN
7 20 (5.24%) MPLS
7 20 (5.24%) OSPF
7 20 (5.24%) SNA
8 16 (4.19%) SAN
9 5 (1.31%) Internet
10 4 (1.05%) SSL
10 4 (1.05%) VPN
11 3 (0.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (5.50%) BusinessObjects
5 18 (4.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 17 (4.45%) QlikView
7 15 (3.93%) Big Data
8 14 (3.66%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.40%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (3.14%) Data Mining
11 11 (2.88%) Base SAS
11 11 (2.88%) DataStage
11 11 (2.88%) Hadoop
12 10 (2.62%) PowerCenter
13 9 (2.36%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (2.36%) RDBMS
14 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (2.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (2.09%) LSMW
2 5 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.52%) Toad
5 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.26%) JIRA
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 141 (36.91%) Finance
2 38 (9.95%) Law
3 37 (9.69%) Banking
4 17 (4.45%) Retail
5 13 (3.40%) Games
6 11 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.09%) Marketing
7 8 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.83%) Legal
9 5 (1.31%) Billing
10 4 (1.05%) Advertising
11 3 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.52%) Automotive
12 2 (0.52%) Back Office
12 2 (0.52%) Local Government
13 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.26%) French Language
13 1 (0.26%) Front Office
13 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.19%) HTML
2 14 (3.66%) XML
3 8 (2.09%) .NET
3 8 (2.09%) Web Services
4 6 (1.57%) CSS
4 6 (1.57%) J2EE
4 6 (1.57%) SOAP
5 4 (1.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.05%) CSS3
5 4 (1.05%) HTML5
5 4 (1.05%) XSLT
6 3 (0.79%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.79%) jQuery
7 2 (0.52%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.52%) Node.js
7 2 (0.52%) REST
7 2 (0.52%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.52%) WCF
7 2 (0.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 84 (21.99%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (20.42%) Data Centre
3 26 (6.81%) Security Operations Centre
4 21 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 20 (5.24%) User Experience
6 12 (3.14%) Visualisation
7 10 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.62%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.09%) Cyber Attack
8 8 (2.09%) Data Integration
8 8 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.83%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.31%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.05%) CESG
11 4 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (1.05%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.79%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.59%) Windows
2 22 (5.76%) Unix
3 18 (4.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.88%) Linux
5 7 (1.83%) Solaris
6 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.52%) AIX
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (19.90%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (11.26%) Project Management
5 36 (9.42%) Performance Management
6 33 (8.64%) Business Analysis
6 33 (8.64%) Portfolio Management
7 32 (8.38%) Data Analysis
7 32 (8.38%) Mentoring
8 30 (7.85%) ITIL
9 29 (7.59%) ETL
10 28 (7.33%) Security Operations
11 27 (7.07%) Analytics
11 27 (7.07%) CRM
11 27 (7.07%) Security Architecture
12 25 (6.54%) Test Strategy
13 24 (6.28%) Vulnerability Management
14 23 (6.02%) Change Management
14 23 (6.02%) ERP
14 23 (6.02%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (18.32%) SQL
2 14 (3.66%) Java
3 11 (2.88%) PL/SQL
4 9 (2.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.05%) ABAP
5 4 (1.05%) C
5 4 (1.05%) C#
5 4 (1.05%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.05%) Python
6 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.79%) VBScript
7 2 (0.52%) VBA
8 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.26%) COBOL
8 1 (0.26%) Perl
8 1 (0.26%) R
8 1 (0.26%) RPG
8 1 (0.26%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.26%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 96 (25.13%) Degree
2 37 (9.69%) CISSP
3 33 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (7.33%) CCNP
5 24 (6.28%) IISP
6 20 (5.24%) CCIE
6 20 (5.24%) CCNA
7 19 (4.97%) CISM
8 9 (2.36%) CEH
9 8 (2.09%) CCSA
9 8 (2.09%) CCSE
9 8 (2.09%) CCSP
9 8 (2.09%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.83%) CHFI
10 7 (1.83%) ECSA
11 6 (1.57%) CISA
12 4 (1.05%) CESG Certified Professional
12 4 (1.05%) CLAS
13 3 (0.79%) CCA
13 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (7.85%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.93%) COBIT
4 6 (1.57%) HL7
5 5 (1.31%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.05%) IAS 39
6 4 (1.05%) QA
7 2 (0.52%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.36%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.31%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.52%) Veritas File System
5 2 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.52%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.14%) QRadar
2 8 (2.09%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.05%) SCCM
4 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.26%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.26%) SCOM
5 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 77 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 66 (17.28%) Oracle
3 42 (10.99%) Cisco
4 37 (9.69%) SAP
5 33 (8.64%) Splunk
6 28 (7.33%) CheckPoint
6 28 (7.33%) Fortinet
7 25 (6.54%) ArcSight
8 16 (4.19%) Cognos
8 16 (4.19%) Informatica
9 13 (3.40%) IBM
9 13 (3.40%) Tableau
9 13 (3.40%) Teradata
10 12 (3.14%) VMware
11 10 (2.62%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.36%) FrontRange
13 8 (2.09%) Hyperion
13 8 (2.09%) Netezza
13 8 (2.09%) Symantec
13 8 (2.09%) Veritas
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