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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 131 125 178
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 30 41 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 1.32% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.38% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 1
Median salary £50,000 £42,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -23.63%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.76%
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
2771 2966 3685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.69% 95.16% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1882 2431
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,964 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +13 15 £50,000 +11.11%
Glasgow -27 11 £47,500 +13.09%
Renfrewshire - 4 £60,000 -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 48 (63.16%) CISSP
2 44 (57.89%) Data Centre
3 42 (55.26%) Degree
4 41 (53.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (50.00%) Security Operations
6 37 (48.68%) PCI DSS
7 36 (47.37%) Splunk
7 36 (47.37%) Security Operations Centre
8 34 (44.74%) Security Architecture
8 34 (44.74%) Law
9 32 (42.11%) ArcSight
9 32 (42.11%) Performance Management
10 31 (40.79%) Vulnerability Management
10 31 (40.79%) Portfolio Management
10 31 (40.79%) IIS
10 31 (40.79%) IISP
11 25 (32.89%) Cybersecurity
11 25 (32.89%) Network Security
12 24 (31.58%) SIEM
12 24 (31.58%) Information Security
13 23 (30.26%) Project Management
14 22 (28.95%) CISM
15 21 (27.63%) Test Strategy
16 19 (25.00%) Finance
17 17 (22.37%) QRadar
18 16 (21.05%) CEH
19 12 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
20 11 (14.47%) Identity Access Management
21 10 (13.16%) ECSA
21 10 (13.16%) CHFI

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 31 (40.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) Network Security
2 7 (9.21%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) DNS
3 1 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.32%) Big Data
1 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 34 (44.74%) Law
2 19 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (9.21%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 4 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
5 3 (3.95%) Publishing
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 44 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 36 (47.37%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.58%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (5.26%) CESG
6 4 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (5.26%) Cybercrime
7 2 (2.63%) SCADA
8 1 (1.32%) Blog
8 1 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 34 (44.74%) Security Architecture
3 32 (42.11%) Performance Management
4 31 (40.79%) Portfolio Management
4 31 (40.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 25 (32.89%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (31.58%) Information Security
6 24 (31.58%) SIEM
7 23 (30.26%) Project Management
8 21 (27.63%) Test Strategy
9 12 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
10 11 (14.47%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (10.53%) Risk Management
12 6 (7.89%) ITIL
12 6 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (6.58%) Analytics
13 5 (6.58%) Security Management
13 5 (6.58%) Use Case
14 4 (5.26%) Data Analytics
14 4 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.63%) VBScript
2 1 (1.32%) C
2 1 (1.32%) C#
2 1 (1.32%) Java
2 1 (1.32%) Perl
2 1 (1.32%) Python
2 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (63.16%) CISSP
2 42 (55.26%) Degree
3 31 (40.79%) IISP
4 22 (28.95%) CISM
5 16 (21.05%) CEH
6 10 (13.16%) CHFI
6 10 (13.16%) ECSA
7 6 (7.89%) CISA
8 5 (6.58%) GIAC
8 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.26%) CCNP
9 4 (5.26%) CCSA
9 4 (5.26%) CCSE
9 4 (5.26%) CCSP
9 4 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (5.26%) CLAS
10 2 (2.63%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (53.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (48.68%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.89%) COBIT
4 2 (2.63%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.32%) QA
5 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) QRadar
2 4 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.32%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Splunk
2 32 (42.11%) ArcSight
3 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco
3 4 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 3 (3.95%) Symantec
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.32%) Lumension
5 1 (1.32%) MapR
5 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow