The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 151 - 150
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 15 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 6
Average salary £55,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.66%
IT Security 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
3131 3541 2882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.91% 94.81% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2011 2281 1889
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

IT Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

IT Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

IT Security 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 Security Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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 £55,000 - 1
IT Security Consultant
UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT Security 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 Security Consultant in their job title.

1 16 (94.12%) CISSP
2 12 (70.59%) Project Management
2 12 (70.59%) Law
2 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 12 (70.59%) Performance Management
2 12 (70.59%) PCI DSS
2 12 (70.59%) Security Architecture
2 12 (70.59%) Splunk
2 12 (70.59%) ArcSight
2 12 (70.59%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (70.59%) Data Centre
3 11 (64.71%) IIS
3 11 (64.71%) Test Strategy
3 11 (64.71%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (5.88%) SIEM

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT Security 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 Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (64.71%) IIS
General
1 12 (70.59%) Law
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Project Management
1 12 (70.59%) Performance Management
1 12 (70.59%) Security Architecture
1 12 (70.59%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (64.71%) Test Strategy
2 11 (64.71%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
4 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) CISSP
2 12 (70.59%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (70.59%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Splunk
1 12 (70.59%) ArcSight
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