The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 108 144 174
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 38 26 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.50% 0.79% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.83% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 1
Median salary £52,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
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
2415 3126 3496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.49% 95.33% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 2009 2226
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,150 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +21 26 £51,000 -2.85% 1
Aberdeen - 8 - -
Stirling +10 2 £57,500 -
Glasgow +8 1 £75,000 +32.74%
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Security 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 Security Consultant in the job title.

1 35 (51.47%) Data Centre
2 34 (50.00%) Splunk
3 33 (48.53%) Degree
4 31 (45.59%) CISSP
5 28 (41.18%) Information Security
6 26 (38.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (38.24%) PCI DSS
7 25 (36.76%) Network Security
8 22 (32.35%) Security Operations
9 21 (30.88%) Security Architecture
9 21 (30.88%) Firewall
10 20 (29.41%) Law
10 20 (29.41%) ArcSight
11 19 (27.94%) Portfolio Management
11 19 (27.94%) Vulnerability Management
11 19 (27.94%) Performance Management
11 19 (27.94%) Finance
11 19 (27.94%) IIS
11 19 (27.94%) Security Operations Centre
11 19 (27.94%) IISP
11 19 (27.94%) Compliance Management
11 19 (27.94%) Risk and Compliance Management
12 17 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (23.53%) CISM
14 12 (17.65%) Project Management
14 12 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (17.65%) CheckPoint
14 12 (17.65%) Cisco
14 12 (17.65%) CCSP

Security 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 19 (27.94%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.76%) Network Security
2 21 (30.88%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.47%) Big Data
1 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 20 (29.41%) Law
2 19 (27.94%) Finance
3 12 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (17.65%) Retail
4 4 (5.88%) Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (51.47%) Data Centre
2 19 (27.94%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (13.24%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.35%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.88%) CESG
6 4 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (4.41%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Linux
1 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Information Security
2 22 (32.35%) Security Operations
3 21 (30.88%) Security Architecture
4 19 (27.94%) Compliance Management
4 19 (27.94%) Performance Management
4 19 (27.94%) Portfolio Management
4 19 (27.94%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 19 (27.94%) Vulnerability Management
5 17 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (17.65%) Project Management
6 12 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 8 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (11.76%) Network Architecture
7 8 (11.76%) Remediation Plan
8 7 (10.29%) Risk Management
8 7 (10.29%) SIEM
9 5 (7.35%) Information Security Management
9 5 (7.35%) Security Management
10 4 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (5.88%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.94%) VBScript
2 1 (1.47%) Java
2 1 (1.47%) Perl
2 1 (1.47%) Python
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (48.53%) Degree
2 31 (45.59%) CISSP
3 19 (27.94%) IISP
4 16 (23.53%) CISM
5 12 (17.65%) CCNP
5 12 (17.65%) CCSA
5 12 (17.65%) CCSE
5 12 (17.65%) CCSP
5 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (13.24%) CISA
7 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (5.88%) CLAS
9 2 (2.94%) CRISC
9 2 (2.94%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.47%) CEH
10 1 (1.47%) SANS
10 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (38.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 26 (38.24%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.35%) COBIT
3 2 (2.94%) ISO22301
3 2 (2.94%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.88%) QRadar
3 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.47%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.47%) zSecure
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) Splunk
2 20 (29.41%) ArcSight
3 12 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 12 (17.65%) Cisco
3 12 (17.65%) Fortinet
4 3 (4.41%) Symantec
5 2 (2.94%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.94%) Lumension
5 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) MapR
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
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