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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 110 135 163
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 24 32 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 1.02% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.08% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 2
Median salary £50,000 £56,500 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% -17.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £65,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -1.73%
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
2262 2973 3185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.56% 95.04% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1939 2085
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,500
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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +24 22 £50,000 -4.76%
Glasgow +14 1 - -
Stirling +6 1 £57,500 -17.85%
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 39 (61.90%) Splunk
1 39 (61.90%) Data Centre
2 31 (49.21%) Degree
2 31 (49.21%) Network Security
3 27 (42.86%) CISSP
4 25 (39.68%) Information Security
5 24 (38.10%) Firewall
6 23 (36.51%) PCI DSS
6 23 (36.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 22 (34.92%) Security Operations
8 21 (33.33%) Security Architecture
9 20 (31.75%) IISP
9 20 (31.75%) IIS
10 19 (30.16%) Finance
10 19 (30.16%) Security Operations Centre
10 19 (30.16%) Portfolio Management
10 19 (30.16%) ArcSight
10 19 (30.16%) Vulnerability Management
10 19 (30.16%) Performance Management
10 19 (30.16%) Compliance Management
10 19 (30.16%) Risk and Compliance Management
11 18 (28.57%) Law
12 15 (23.81%) CCSA
12 15 (23.81%) CCSE
12 15 (23.81%) Retail
12 15 (23.81%) Cisco
12 15 (23.81%) CCSP
12 15 (23.81%) CCNP
12 15 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (23.81%) 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 20 (31.75%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 31 (49.21%) Network Security
2 24 (38.10%) Firewall
General
1 19 (30.16%) Finance
2 18 (28.57%) Law
3 15 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (23.81%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (61.90%) Data Centre
2 19 (30.16%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (12.70%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.59%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
1 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Information Security
2 22 (34.92%) Security Operations
3 21 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 19 (30.16%) Compliance Management
4 19 (30.16%) Performance Management
4 19 (30.16%) Portfolio Management
4 19 (30.16%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 19 (30.16%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (19.05%) Project Management
5 12 (19.05%) Test Strategy
6 8 (12.70%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (12.70%) Network Architecture
6 8 (12.70%) Remediation Plan
7 5 (7.94%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (7.94%) SIEM
8 3 (4.76%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.17%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.17%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (49.21%) Degree
2 27 (42.86%) CISSP
3 20 (31.75%) IISP
4 15 (23.81%) CCNP
4 15 (23.81%) CCSA
4 15 (23.81%) CCSE
4 15 (23.81%) CCSP
4 15 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (20.63%) CISM
6 7 (11.11%) CISA
7 2 (3.17%) CRISC
7 2 (3.17%) PCI QSA
7 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) CEH
8 1 (1.59%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.59%) CLAS
8 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (36.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (36.51%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.35%) COBIT
3 2 (3.17%) ISO22301
3 2 (3.17%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.17%) QRadar
4 1 (1.59%) SCCM
4 1 (1.59%) zSecure
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Splunk
2 19 (30.16%) ArcSight
3 15 (23.81%) CheckPoint
3 15 (23.81%) Cisco
3 15 (23.81%) Fortinet
4 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.76%) Symantec
6 2 (3.17%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.17%) Lumension
7 1 (1.59%) SAP