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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 157 148 145
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 4 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.35% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 6
Average salary £68,750 £42,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £42,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
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
3132 3179 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.81% 95.41% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2057 2023 2183
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 November 2014. 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
West Lothian - 2 - -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Splunk
3 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) PCI QSA

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (40.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) PCI QSA
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk