The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 132 166 150
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 33 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 0.027% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.029% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 30 1 7
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +52.94%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
3110 3487 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.04% 94.78% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2237 1879
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%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Scotland

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Scotland

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 Security Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
Glasgow +24 19 £42,000 -35.38%
Edinburgh - 14 £55,000 - 4
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title.

1 37 (56.92%) CISSP
2 30 (46.15%) Degree
3 25 (38.46%) Information Security
4 24 (36.92%) Law
5 23 (35.38%) Finance
6 22 (33.85%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (32.31%) Cyber Security
7 21 (32.31%) Network Security
8 19 (29.23%) CISM
9 17 (26.15%) Project Management
9 17 (26.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (26.15%) PCI DSS
10 14 (21.54%) Cryptography
10 14 (21.54%) Performance Management
10 14 (21.54%) Security Architecture
10 14 (21.54%) Splunk
10 14 (21.54%) ArcSight
10 14 (21.54%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
11 13 (20.00%) Analytics
11 13 (20.00%) SIEM
11 13 (20.00%) Test Strategy
11 13 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
11 13 (20.00%) IIS
11 13 (20.00%) Firewall
12 11 (16.92%) Data Security
12 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
13 8 (12.31%) Information Assurance
13 8 (12.31%) SAP Security
13 8 (12.31%) SAP Basis

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.31%) Network Security
2 13 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (4.62%) LAN
3 3 (4.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SAP BW
General
1 24 (36.92%) Law
2 23 (35.38%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Legal
4 3 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
2 14 (21.54%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.62%) SCADA
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) UNIX
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
1 3 (4.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Information Security
2 21 (32.31%) Cyber Security
3 17 (26.15%) Project Management
4 14 (21.54%) Performance Management
4 14 (21.54%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (21.54%) Security Architecture
5 13 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 13 (20.00%) SIEM
5 13 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 13 (20.00%) Analytics
6 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
6 11 (16.92%) Data Security
7 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (12.31%) Change Management
7 8 (12.31%) Information Assurance
7 8 (12.31%) SAP Security
8 6 (9.23%) Security Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (56.92%) CISSP
2 30 (46.15%) Degree
3 19 (29.23%) CISM
4 3 (4.62%) MBA
4 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) CISA
5 1 (1.54%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (1.54%) GIAC
5 1 (1.54%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (26.15%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.62%) COBIT
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Splunk
1 14 (21.54%) ArcSight
2 8 (12.31%) SAP
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
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