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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 129 161 147
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 27 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.31% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 9
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £44,500 £43,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £52,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -2.85%
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
2923 3532 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.05% 95.51% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 2315 1709
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 27 March 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
Aberdeen +20 9 - -
West Lothian - 8 - -
Edinburgh +13 7 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Glasgow +13 3 £57,000 +30.28% 1
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (60.61%) Degree
1 20 (60.61%) PCI DSS
2 19 (57.58%) CISSP
3 18 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (48.48%) Project Management
5 12 (36.36%) Law
5 12 (36.36%) Performance Management
5 12 (36.36%) Security Architecture
5 12 (36.36%) Splunk
5 12 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
5 12 (36.36%) ArcSight
5 12 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 11 (33.33%) Coaching
6 11 (33.33%) Information Security
7 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 10 (30.30%) Cyber Security
8 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (27.27%) Cryptography
8 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
8 9 (27.27%) Service Management
8 9 (27.27%) CISM
8 9 (27.27%) Firewall
8 9 (27.27%) IIS
8 9 (27.27%) ITIL
9 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
9 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) Network Security
10 6 (18.18%) Information Assurance
10 6 (18.18%) Data Protection

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) Network Security
3 6 (18.18%) LAN
3 6 (18.18%) WLAN
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
General
1 12 (36.36%) Law
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 6 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Cryptography
1 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.18%) SCADA
3 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.18%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Project Management
2 12 (36.36%) Performance Management
2 12 (36.36%) Security Architecture
2 12 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
2 12 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 11 (33.33%) Coaching
3 11 (33.33%) Information Security
4 10 (30.30%) Cyber Security
5 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 9 (27.27%) Service Management
5 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) Benchmarking
6 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 6 (18.18%) Information Assurance
6 6 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (12.12%) SIEM
8 3 (9.09%) Analytics
8 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.09%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Degree
2 19 (57.58%) CISSP
3 9 (27.27%) CISM
4 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) MBA
5 6 (18.18%) CISA
6 1 (3.03%) PCI QSA
6 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) PCI DSS
2 18 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (18.18%) COBIT
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Splunk
1 12 (36.36%) ArcSight
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee
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Salary: £50000 - £64000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
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Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago