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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 35 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 188 193 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.60% 6.10% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.84% 6.40% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 83 143 148
Median salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,800 £62,500
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
2748 3016 3669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.52% 95.29% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1931 2440
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £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 1 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 1 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 +6 108 £50,000 - 16
Glasgow -39 46 £47,500 +1.49% 5
Renfrewshire - 4 £60,000 -
Aberdeen +7 2 £38,000 -30.90% 2
Aberdeenshire - 2 - -
Stirling +13 1 £33,000 - 1
West Lothian +3 1 £55,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Midlothian - 1 - - 1
Falkirk - 1 £55,000 -
Consultant
UK

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 148 (36.45%) Finance
2 100 (24.63%) Degree
3 91 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
4 83 (20.44%) Data Centre
5 81 (19.95%) SQL
6 79 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (19.21%) Oracle
8 77 (18.97%) Microsoft
8 77 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (13.30%) Project Management
9 54 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
11 46 (11.33%) Banking
12 45 (11.08%) MS Excel
12 45 (11.08%) CISSP
13 43 (10.59%) SQL Server
14 41 (10.10%) Law
15 40 (9.85%) Firewall
15 40 (9.85%) ETL
15 40 (9.85%) SAS
16 39 (9.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 39 (9.61%) Performance Management
17 38 (9.36%) Data Analysis
17 38 (9.36%) Cisco
18 37 (9.11%) Security Operations
19 36 (8.87%) Splunk
19 36 (8.87%) Portfolio Management
19 36 (8.87%) PCI DSS
20 35 (8.62%) Security Operations Centre
21 34 (8.37%) Business Analysis

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 40 (9.85%) SAS
2 32 (7.88%) IIS
3 21 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.46%) CMS
5 6 (1.48%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.99%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.99%) JBoss
6 4 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.74%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.49%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.25%) Confluence
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 45 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.68%) MS Office
3 13 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) SPSS
4 1 (0.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.96%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.97%) SAP HCM
3 8 (1.97%) SAP HR
4 5 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.23%) SAP BPC
4 5 (1.23%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.23%) SAP PM
4 5 (1.23%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.99%) HFM
5 4 (0.99%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.99%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.74%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.49%) Endur
7 2 (0.49%) SAP FI-AP
7 2 (0.49%) SAP FI-AR
7 2 (0.49%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.96%) SaaS
2 3 (0.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.85%) Firewall
2 30 (7.39%) Network Security
3 24 (5.91%) Wireless
4 22 (5.42%) DNS
4 22 (5.42%) TCP/IP
5 21 (5.17%) DHCP
6 20 (4.93%) WAN
7 19 (4.68%) BGP
7 19 (4.68%) Cisco IOS
7 19 (4.68%) DMVPN
7 19 (4.68%) EIGRP
7 19 (4.68%) LAN
7 19 (4.68%) MPLS
7 19 (4.68%) OSPF
8 17 (4.19%) SNA
9 16 (3.94%) SAN
10 5 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.23%) Internet
11 4 (0.99%) SSL
11 4 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (10.59%) SQL Server
3 32 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 25 (6.16%) QlikView
6 21 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (4.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 19 (4.68%) Oracle Database
9 17 (4.19%) Relational Database
10 15 (3.69%) DataStage
11 14 (3.45%) PowerCenter
12 13 (3.20%) Big Data
12 13 (3.20%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (3.20%) RDBMS
13 12 (2.96%) Data Mining
13 12 (2.96%) Oracle ODI
13 12 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (2.71%) Base SAS
14 11 (2.71%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (2.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (1.97%) LSMW
3 5 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.49%) JIRA
4 2 (0.49%) Toad
5 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 148 (36.45%) Finance
2 46 (11.33%) Banking
3 41 (10.10%) Law
4 14 (3.45%) Games
5 11 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.71%) Retail
6 10 (2.46%) Marketing
7 7 (1.72%) Legal
8 5 (1.23%) Billing
8 5 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.99%) Advertising
9 4 (0.99%) Local Government
9 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.49%) Automotive
10 2 (0.49%) Back Office
10 2 (0.49%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.19%) HTML
2 15 (3.69%) XML
3 11 (2.71%) .NET
4 8 (1.97%) Web Services
5 7 (1.72%) J2EE
6 6 (1.48%) CSS
6 6 (1.48%) SOAP
7 5 (1.23%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.99%) CSS3
8 4 (0.99%) HTML5
8 4 (0.99%) XSLT
9 3 (0.74%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.74%) jQuery
9 3 (0.74%) REST
10 2 (0.49%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.49%) Node.js
10 2 (0.49%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.49%) WCF
10 2 (0.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 83 (20.44%) Data Centre
2 79 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (8.62%) Security Operations Centre
4 22 (5.42%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.43%) Visualisation
6 16 (3.94%) User Experience
7 12 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.71%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.46%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.97%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.48%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.48%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.99%) CESG
13 4 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
13 4 (0.99%) Cybercrime
13 4 (0.99%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.99%) NHS
14 3 (0.74%) Informatics
14 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.64%) Windows
2 26 (6.40%) Unix
3 19 (4.68%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.71%) Linux
5 8 (1.97%) Solaris
6 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.49%) AIX
8 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (13.30%) Project Management
4 40 (9.85%) ETL
5 39 (9.61%) Performance Management
6 38 (9.36%) Data Analysis
7 37 (9.11%) Security Operations
8 36 (8.87%) Portfolio Management
9 34 (8.37%) Business Analysis
10 33 (8.13%) Security Architecture
11 32 (7.88%) Analytics
11 32 (7.88%) CRM
11 32 (7.88%) Mentoring
12 30 (7.39%) ITIL
12 30 (7.39%) Vulnerability Management
13 26 (6.40%) Change Management
13 26 (6.40%) ERP
13 26 (6.40%) Test Strategy
14 24 (5.91%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 81 (19.95%) SQL
2 16 (3.94%) Java
3 14 (3.45%) PL/SQL
4 10 (2.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.48%) C#
6 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.99%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.74%) VBScript
8 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.49%) C
8 2 (0.49%) COBOL
8 2 (0.49%) Perl
8 2 (0.49%) Python
8 2 (0.49%) R
8 2 (0.49%) RPG
8 2 (0.49%) RPG IV
8 2 (0.49%) RPG/400
8 2 (0.49%) VBA
9 1 (0.25%) ABAP
9 1 (0.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 100 (24.63%) Degree
2 45 (11.08%) CISSP
3 31 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (7.39%) IISP
5 26 (6.40%) CCNP
6 22 (5.42%) CISM
7 21 (5.17%) CCIE
7 21 (5.17%) CCNA
8 17 (4.19%) Security Cleared
9 16 (3.94%) CEH
10 11 (2.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (2.46%) CHFI
11 10 (2.46%) ECSA
12 7 (1.72%) CCSA
12 7 (1.72%) CCSE
13 6 (1.48%) CISA
14 5 (1.23%) CCSP
14 5 (1.23%) GIAC
15 4 (0.99%) CESG Certified Professional
15 4 (0.99%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (8.87%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.96%) COBIT
4 11 (2.71%) Data Quality
5 9 (2.22%) HL7
6 4 (0.99%) IAS 39
6 4 (0.99%) QA
7 2 (0.49%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.48%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.74%) Veritas File System
5 3 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.49%) XenApp
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (3.94%) QRadar
2 7 (1.72%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.23%) SCCM
4 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.25%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 78 (19.21%) Oracle
2 77 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.36%) Cisco
4 36 (8.87%) Splunk
5 31 (7.64%) ArcSight
5 31 (7.64%) SAP
6 28 (6.90%) Cognos
7 26 (6.40%) CheckPoint
8 24 (5.91%) Fortinet
9 22 (5.42%) Informatica
10 19 (4.68%) Teradata
11 15 (3.69%) Tableau
12 12 (2.96%) IBM
13 11 (2.71%) Talend
13 11 (2.71%) VMware
14 9 (2.22%) Veritas
15 8 (1.97%) Hyperion
15 8 (1.97%) Netezza
15 8 (1.97%) Symantec
16 7 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
Stirlingshire
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 12 hours ago
Scotland
Advantage XPO
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 hours ago
Scotland
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Car Allowance + Other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Lifestyle
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Midlothian
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dumfries & Galloway
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus car and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Neg with experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £47k-£62k plus attractive benefits, 30 days holiday and extensive care
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year + Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 + Full Benefits Package + Personal Development
Posted: 9 days ago
Aberdeen
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £31000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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