The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Consultant
Rank 167 145 145
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 4 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.45% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 7
Average salary £24,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.52% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.49%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3456 3093 2991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.97% 95.91% 93.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2031 2108
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the Scotland region.

IT Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

IT 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 IT Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 July 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 -15 4 £24,000 -
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL

IT Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT 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 IT Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) CISA
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco