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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
UK / Scotland
Rank 115 118 155
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 19 33 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 1.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 1
Median salary £33,750 £56,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.26% -22.06%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -

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
2132 2824 2908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.95% 95.57% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1863 1923
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +12 18 £33,750 -35.71% 2
Glasgow +8 1 - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 42 (79.25%) Splunk
2 38 (71.70%) Data Centre
3 29 (54.72%) Network Security
4 28 (52.83%) Security Monitoring
5 22 (41.51%) CISSP
6 20 (37.74%) Degree
7 19 (35.85%) Information Security
8 18 (33.96%) Law
9 17 (32.08%) Finance
9 17 (32.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (32.08%) Firewall
9 17 (32.08%) IIS
9 17 (32.08%) IISP
9 17 (32.08%) Security Operations
9 17 (32.08%) PCI DSS
9 17 (32.08%) ArcSight
9 17 (32.08%) Security Architecture
10 16 (30.19%) Portfolio Management
10 16 (30.19%) Performance Management
10 16 (30.19%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (30.19%) Security Operations Centre
10 16 (30.19%) Compliance Management
10 16 (30.19%) Risk and Compliance Management
11 14 (26.42%) FortiGate
11 14 (26.42%) Cisco
11 14 (26.42%) CCSP
11 14 (26.42%) CCNP
11 14 (26.42%) CheckPoint
11 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (26.42%) Pharmaceutical

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 17 (32.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (54.72%) Network Security
2 17 (32.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 18 (33.96%) Law
2 17 (32.08%) Finance
3 14 (26.42%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (26.42%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 38 (71.70%) Data Centre
2 16 (30.19%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (3.77%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Security Monitoring
2 19 (35.85%) Information Security
3 17 (32.08%) Security Architecture
3 17 (32.08%) Security Operations
4 16 (30.19%) Compliance Management
4 16 (30.19%) Performance Management
4 16 (30.19%) Portfolio Management
4 16 (30.19%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 16 (30.19%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (18.87%) Project Management
6 9 (16.98%) Test Strategy
7 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity Management
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.77%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) Information Security Governance
9 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.77%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C#
1 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) CISSP
2 20 (37.74%) Degree
3 17 (32.08%) IISP
4 14 (26.42%) CCNP
4 14 (26.42%) CCSA
4 14 (26.42%) CCSE
4 14 (26.42%) CCSP
4 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (18.87%) CISM
6 5 (9.43%) CISA
7 3 (5.66%) CRISC
8 1 (1.89%) CEH
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (32.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.77%) COBIT
2 2 (3.77%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.89%) QRadar
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) zSecure
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) Splunk
2 17 (32.08%) ArcSight
3 14 (26.42%) CheckPoint
3 14 (26.42%) Cisco
3 14 (26.42%) Fortinet
4 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec
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