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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 122 124 180
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 39 39 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 1.23% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.29% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 18 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 £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -
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
2775 3024 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.22% 95.24% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1607 1945 2348
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 July 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 July 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 +17 19 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Glasgow -34 9 £56,750 +35.11%
Aberdeen +7 7 - -
Renfrewshire - 4 £60,000 -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 41 (56.94%) Degree
2 40 (55.56%) Data Centre
3 39 (54.17%) CISSP
4 35 (48.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (48.61%) Splunk
5 32 (44.44%) PCI DSS
6 30 (41.67%) Security Operations
7 29 (40.28%) Security Architecture
8 28 (38.89%) Security Operations Centre
9 27 (37.50%) Performance Management
9 27 (37.50%) ArcSight
9 27 (37.50%) Law
10 26 (36.11%) IIS
10 26 (36.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 26 (36.11%) Portfolio Management
10 26 (36.11%) IISP
11 22 (30.56%) Network Security
12 21 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (27.78%) CISM
14 18 (25.00%) Project Management
14 18 (25.00%) Finance
14 18 (25.00%) SIEM
15 17 (23.61%) Test Strategy
15 17 (23.61%) Information Security
15 17 (23.61%) Firewall
16 13 (18.06%) QRadar
17 10 (13.89%) CEH
18 9 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
19 8 (11.11%) FortiGate
19 8 (11.11%) Cyber Attack

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 26 (36.11%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.56%) Network Security
2 17 (23.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.39%) Big Data
1 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 27 (37.50%) Law
2 18 (25.00%) Finance
3 8 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (11.11%) Retail
4 6 (8.33%) Banking
5 4 (5.56%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 40 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 28 (38.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.94%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (5.56%) CESG
6 4 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (5.56%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.39%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Security Operations
2 29 (40.28%) Security Architecture
3 27 (37.50%) Performance Management
4 26 (36.11%) Portfolio Management
4 26 (36.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 21 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (25.00%) Project Management
6 18 (25.00%) SIEM
7 17 (23.61%) Information Security
7 17 (23.61%) Test Strategy
8 9 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 7 (9.72%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (9.72%) Network Architecture
11 5 (6.94%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (5.56%) Information Assurance
12 4 (5.56%) Information Security Management
12 4 (5.56%) ITIL
12 4 (5.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.78%) VBScript
2 1 (1.39%) C
2 1 (1.39%) Java
2 1 (1.39%) Perl
2 1 (1.39%) Python
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (56.94%) Degree
2 39 (54.17%) CISSP
3 26 (36.11%) IISP
4 20 (27.78%) CISM
5 10 (13.89%) CEH
6 8 (11.11%) CCNP
6 8 (11.11%) CCSA
6 8 (11.11%) CCSE
6 8 (11.11%) CCSP
6 8 (11.11%) CHFI
6 8 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (11.11%) ECSA
7 6 (8.33%) CISA
8 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (5.56%) CLAS
10 2 (2.78%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (1.39%) GIAC
11 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (48.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (44.44%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.33%) COBIT
4 2 (2.78%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) QRadar
2 8 (11.11%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.39%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 35 (48.61%) Splunk
2 27 (37.50%) ArcSight
3 8 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 8 (11.11%) Cisco
3 8 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 3 (4.17%) Symantec
5 2 (2.78%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.78%) Lumension
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) MapR
6 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
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