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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 118 149 138
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 39 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 0.32% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.34% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33 3 18
Average salary £56,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £69,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
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
2834 2963 3173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.61% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 1914 2068
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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
Edinburgh +21 21 £52,500 - 2
Glasgow - 14 £57,500 - 2
Stirling - 4 £70,000 -
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 50 (69.44%) Degree
1 50 (69.44%) Security Operations
2 49 (68.06%) Security Operations Centre
3 42 (58.33%) CISSP
4 40 (55.56%) SIEM
5 36 (50.00%) Security Architecture
6 34 (47.22%) Data Centre
7 32 (44.44%) Project Management
8 31 (43.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 30 (41.67%) Performance Management
9 30 (41.67%) PCI DSS
9 30 (41.67%) Splunk
9 30 (41.67%) Portfolio Management
9 30 (41.67%) ArcSight
9 30 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 30 (41.67%) Finance
10 29 (40.28%) Law
10 29 (40.28%) Information Security
10 29 (40.28%) IIS
10 29 (40.28%) Network Security
10 29 (40.28%) IISP
11 25 (34.72%) Test Strategy
11 25 (34.72%) CEH
12 24 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
13 22 (30.56%) GIAC
14 21 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (29.17%) Data Analytics
14 21 (29.17%) Analytics
15 20 (27.78%) Use Case
16 15 (20.83%) QRadar

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 29 (40.28%) IIS
2 6 (8.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.28%) Network Security
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 30 (41.67%) Finance
2 29 (40.28%) Law
3 6 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 49 (68.06%) Security Operations Centre
2 34 (47.22%) Data Centre
3 21 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) SCADA
5 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (69.44%) Security Operations
2 40 (55.56%) SIEM
3 36 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 32 (44.44%) Project Management
5 30 (41.67%) Performance Management
5 30 (41.67%) Portfolio Management
5 30 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 29 (40.28%) Information Security
7 25 (34.72%) Test Strategy
8 24 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (29.17%) Analytics
9 21 (29.17%) Data Analytics
10 20 (27.78%) Use Case
11 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.33%) SDLC
11 6 (8.33%) SOA
11 6 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (8.33%) Workflow
12 5 (6.94%) Ethical Hacking
12 5 (6.94%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) C#
2 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (69.44%) Degree
2 42 (58.33%) CISSP
3 29 (40.28%) IISP
4 25 (34.72%) CEH
5 22 (30.56%) GIAC
6 6 (8.33%) CISM
7 4 (5.56%) CHFI
7 4 (5.56%) ECSA
8 1 (1.39%) CCNA
8 1 (1.39%) CCNP
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.39%) GCIH
8 1 (1.39%) OSCP
8 1 (1.39%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (43.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) COBIT
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) QRadar
2 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) ArcSight
1 30 (41.67%) Splunk
2 6 (8.33%) Informatica
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco
3 1 (1.39%) F5
3 1 (1.39%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.39%) Juniper
3 1 (1.39%) Symantec
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