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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 125 169 155
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 33 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 0.076% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.081% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 4
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £55,000 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
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
2831 3721 3030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.22% 94.88% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 2441 1831
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 17 £57,000 - 5
Aberdeen - 7 - - 1
Edinburgh +22 6 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Lothian - 3 - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 28 (54.90%) CISSP
1 28 (54.90%) Degree
2 22 (43.14%) PCI DSS
3 21 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (39.22%) Law
4 20 (39.22%) Information Security
5 19 (37.25%) Project Management
6 18 (35.29%) Finance
6 18 (35.29%) Network Security
7 17 (33.33%) Cyber Security
7 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (31.37%) CISM
9 15 (29.41%) Cryptography
9 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
9 15 (29.41%) Performance Management
9 15 (29.41%) Splunk
9 15 (29.41%) Portfolio Management
9 15 (29.41%) Security Architecture
9 15 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (27.45%) ArcSight
10 14 (27.45%) Firewall
11 12 (23.53%) IIS
11 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
11 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
11 12 (23.53%) Coaching
12 10 (19.61%) SIEM
12 10 (19.61%) Service Management
13 9 (17.65%) Data Security
13 9 (17.65%) ITIL
13 9 (17.65%) Incident Management

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (23.53%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) Network Security
2 14 (27.45%) Firewall
3 6 (11.76%) LAN
3 6 (11.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
General
1 20 (39.22%) Law
2 18 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (29.41%) Cryptography
2 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
4 6 (11.76%) SCADA
4 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) UNIX
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Information Security
2 19 (37.25%) Project Management
3 17 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 15 (29.41%) Performance Management
4 15 (29.41%) Portfolio Management
4 15 (29.41%) Security Architecture
4 15 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
5 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 12 (23.53%) Coaching
6 10 (19.61%) SIEM
6 10 (19.61%) Service Management
7 9 (17.65%) Data Security
7 9 (17.65%) ITIL
7 9 (17.65%) Incident Management
7 9 (17.65%) Analytics
8 6 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (11.76%) Benchmarking
8 6 (11.76%) Data Protection
8 6 (11.76%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (54.90%) CISSP
1 28 (54.90%) Degree
2 16 (31.37%) CISM
3 6 (11.76%) MBA
3 6 (11.76%) CISA
3 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (43.14%) PCI DSS
2 21 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (11.76%) COBIT
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Splunk
2 14 (27.45%) ArcSight
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) McAfee
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £64000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Lockheed Martin
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago