The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 134 138 162
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 4 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.91% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.96% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 2
Median salary £32,500 £52,500 £62,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% -16.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £45,000 £50,550
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £56,500 £74,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,400 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.01% -7.20%
IT 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
2320 2922 3107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.67% 95.30% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 1892 2038
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured IT Consultant in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

IT Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

IT 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 IT Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Glasgow +7 2 - -
Edinburgh +4 2 £32,500 -38.09%
IT Consultant
UK

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Presales
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) B2B
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat

IT 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) B2B
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) BCP
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Content Management
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) IT Audit
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CRISC
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec