The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 21 25
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 126 109 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.32% 9.03% 6.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.88% 9.41% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 51 40 71
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1158 1158 1332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.94% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 714 667 838
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Edinburgh

Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Consultant in Edinburgh

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 91 (42.72%) Finance
2 57 (26.76%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (24.88%) SQL
4 52 (24.41%) Analytics
5 50 (23.47%) Splunk
6 48 (22.54%) Degree
7 47 (22.07%) SAS
8 44 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (19.72%) Oracle
9 42 (19.72%) Cybersecurity
9 42 (19.72%) Security Monitoring
10 38 (17.84%) Linux
11 35 (16.43%) Business Intelligence
12 34 (15.96%) Banking
12 34 (15.96%) Mentoring
13 32 (15.02%) Infrastructure Management
13 32 (15.02%) Microsoft
14 25 (11.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 25 (11.74%) People Management
15 24 (11.27%) Teradata
16 23 (10.80%) SAP
16 23 (10.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 22 (10.33%) Project Management
17 22 (10.33%) Base SAS
18 21 (9.86%) Visual Analytics
19 20 (9.39%) SAS Visual Analytics
19 20 (9.39%) PROC SQL
19 20 (9.39%) Big Data
19 20 (9.39%) SAS Macro
19 20 (9.39%) ProC

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 47 (22.07%) SAS
2 6 (2.82%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.94%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.94%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.47%) Confluence
5 1 (0.47%) FileNet
5 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.47%) InVision
5 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.47%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 8 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.29%) SAP HCM
3 5 (2.35%) SAP MM
4 3 (1.41%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.94%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.94%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.47%) iTrent
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.47%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.47%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.47%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.76%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (3.29%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (2.35%) Office 365
4 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.41%) SaaS
6 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.94%) Yammer
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.63%) Network Security
2 7 (3.29%) SAN
3 2 (0.94%) Firewall
3 2 (0.94%) Skype
4 1 (0.47%) DHCP
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) LDAP
4 1 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 23 (10.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 22 (10.33%) Base SAS
4 20 (9.39%) Big Data
4 20 (9.39%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 17 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.69%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.76%) Cognos Impromptu
7 8 (3.76%) PowerCenter
8 7 (3.29%) Data Mining
8 7 (3.29%) DB2
9 6 (2.82%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (2.82%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.35%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 5 (2.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 5 (2.35%) Cognos Report Studio
11 4 (1.88%) Cognos Query Studio
11 4 (1.88%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (1.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (9.39%) ProC
2 2 (0.94%) JIRA
3 1 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.47%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (42.72%) Finance
2 34 (15.96%) Banking
3 20 (9.39%) Law
4 11 (5.16%) Marketing
5 10 (4.69%) Retail
6 8 (3.76%) Automotive
6 8 (3.76%) Legal
7 7 (3.29%) Advertising
8 4 (1.88%) Local Government
9 3 (1.41%) Billing
10 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.47%) Publishing
11 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.69%) CSS
2 8 (3.76%) HTML
3 4 (1.88%) SOAP
3 4 (1.88%) XML
4 3 (1.41%) .NET
5 2 (0.94%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.94%) jQuery
5 2 (0.94%) React
5 2 (0.94%) Web Services
6 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.47%) JSON
6 1 (0.47%) Middleware
6 1 (0.47%) REST
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Core Interface
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (26.76%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.98%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.76%) Driving Licence
3 8 (3.76%) Replication
3 8 (3.76%) User Experience
4 7 (3.29%) Clustering
4 7 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.88%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (1.88%) Fintech
7 4 (1.88%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.47%) Vector Graphics
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.84%) Linux
2 20 (9.39%) Unix
3 9 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.29%) AIX
5 6 (2.82%) Windows
6 5 (2.35%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.41%) Analytics
2 44 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (19.72%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (19.72%) Security Monitoring
4 35 (16.43%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (15.96%) Mentoring
6 32 (15.02%) Infrastructure Management
7 25 (11.74%) People Management
8 22 (10.33%) Project Management
9 21 (9.86%) Visual Analytics
10 15 (7.04%) Data Analytics
10 15 (7.04%) ETL
10 15 (7.04%) Migration
10 15 (7.04%) Programme Delivery
11 14 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (6.57%) Big Data Analytics
12 13 (6.10%) CRM
12 13 (6.10%) Functional Testing
12 13 (6.10%) Information Management
12 13 (6.10%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (24.88%) SQL
2 20 (9.39%) PROC SQL
2 20 (9.39%) SAS Macro
3 14 (6.57%) Python
4 13 (6.10%) PHP
5 10 (4.69%) Java
6 8 (3.76%) C
6 8 (3.76%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.29%) Perl
8 6 (2.82%) R
9 4 (1.88%) C#
10 3 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.47%) JCL
12 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (22.54%) Degree
2 6 (2.82%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.94%) CCNP
4 2 (0.94%) CCSA
4 2 (0.94%) CCSE
4 2 (0.94%) CCSP
4 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.47%) CISA
5 1 (0.47%) CISSP
5 1 (0.47%) CRISC
5 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (5.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.29%) RHEV
3 4 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.94%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.47%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (3.29%) Control-M
1 7 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (3.29%) Puppet
1 7 (3.29%) Rundeck
1 7 (3.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (2.82%) Ambari
3 2 (0.94%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.94%) SCCM
3 2 (0.94%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (23.47%) Splunk
2 42 (19.72%) Oracle
3 32 (15.02%) Microsoft
4 24 (11.27%) Teradata
5 23 (10.80%) SAP
6 18 (8.45%) Cognos
7 17 (7.98%) MicroStrategy
8 14 (6.57%) Red Hat
9 11 (5.16%) Informatica
10 9 (4.23%) ArcSight
10 9 (4.23%) Tableau
11 7 (3.29%) EMC
11 7 (3.29%) IBM
12 6 (2.82%) Netezza
13 3 (1.41%) Adobe
14 2 (0.94%) Ariba
14 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.94%) Cisco
14 2 (0.94%) ESRI
14 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
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ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
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Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Orgtel
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
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Invind Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Business Doctors
Posted: 12 days ago