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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
UK / Scotland
Rank 110 119 142
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 25 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 1.39% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.45% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 5
Median salary £32,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%

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
2180 2821 3050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.99% 95.63% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1815 1937
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +2 25 £32,500 -38.09% 2
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 46 (90.20%) Splunk
2 32 (62.75%) Security Monitoring
3 30 (58.82%) Data Centre
4 24 (47.06%) Network Security
5 21 (41.18%) Law
6 19 (37.25%) Linux
7 18 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (29.41%) CISSP
8 15 (29.41%) Degree
9 14 (27.45%) Finance
9 14 (27.45%) Security Architecture
9 14 (27.45%) ArcSight
10 13 (25.49%) Information Security
11 12 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (23.53%) Firewall
11 12 (23.53%) IIS
11 12 (23.53%) IISP
12 11 (21.57%) Security Operations
12 11 (21.57%) Security Operations Centre
12 11 (21.57%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (21.57%) FortiGate
12 11 (21.57%) Portfolio Management
12 11 (21.57%) Performance Management
12 11 (21.57%) PCI DSS
12 11 (21.57%) Compliance Management
12 11 (21.57%) Risk and Compliance Management
12 11 (21.57%) Cisco
12 11 (21.57%) CCSP
12 11 (21.57%) CCNP
12 11 (21.57%) CheckPoint

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 12 (23.53%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) Network Security
2 12 (23.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (3.92%) Big Data
General
1 21 (41.18%) Law
2 14 (27.45%) Finance
3 11 (21.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (21.57%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 30 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 11 (21.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Security Monitoring
2 18 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (27.45%) Security Architecture
4 13 (25.49%) Information Security
5 11 (21.57%) Compliance Management
5 11 (21.57%) Performance Management
5 11 (21.57%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (21.57%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 11 (21.57%) Security Operations
5 11 (21.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (19.61%) Project Management
7 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.88%) Presales
9 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.92%) IT Audit
9 2 (3.92%) Programme Governance
9 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) C#
1 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) CISSP
1 15 (29.41%) Degree
2 12 (23.53%) IISP
3 11 (21.57%) CCNP
3 11 (21.57%) CCSA
3 11 (21.57%) CCSE
3 11 (21.57%) CCSP
3 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.76%) CISM
5 4 (7.84%) CISA
6 2 (3.92%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (21.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) COBIT
3 1 (1.96%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (90.20%) Splunk
2 14 (27.45%) ArcSight
3 11 (21.57%) CheckPoint
3 11 (21.57%) Cisco
3 11 (21.57%) Fortinet
4 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec
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