Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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

Consultant
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 19 33
Rank change year-on-year -24 +14 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 133 262 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.31% 10.00% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.64% 10.37% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 85 116 65
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +4.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,360 2,526 2,189
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.14% 96.45% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,460 1,570 1,464
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £69,625
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 43 (32.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (30.83%) Splunk
3 39 (29.32%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (26.32%) Windows
5 34 (25.56%) Unix
6 33 (24.81%) SQL
6 33 (24.81%) Finance
7 32 (24.06%) DevOps
8 29 (21.80%) Jenkins
8 29 (21.80%) Git (software)
9 28 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (21.05%) Terraform
9 28 (21.05%) IBM UrbanCode
10 27 (20.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 27 (20.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 27 (20.30%) Microservices
10 27 (20.30%) Customer Engagement
10 27 (20.30%) Open Source
10 27 (20.30%) JIRA
10 27 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (20.30%) Linux
11 26 (19.55%) Subversion
11 26 (19.55%) Puppet
11 26 (19.55%) RedGate
11 26 (19.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 26 (19.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 26 (19.55%) Ansible
11 26 (19.55%) ServiceNow
11 26 (19.55%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (19.55%) Rundeck

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 17 (12.78%) SAS
2 4 (3.01%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.26%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.26%) CMS
3 3 (2.26%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.50%) Sonic ESB
4 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (32.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (29.32%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (20.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (5.26%) Office 365
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.26%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.26%) Serverless
6 2 (1.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) CloudSense
7 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.75%) PaaS
7 1 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.29%) Firewall
2 17 (12.78%) Network Security
3 3 (2.26%) DHCP
3 3 (2.26%) DNS
3 3 (2.26%) Internet
4 2 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.50%) FTP
4 2 (1.50%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.50%) LAN
4 2 (1.50%) SSL
4 2 (1.50%) WAN
4 2 (1.50%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.75%) Skype
5 1 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (6.77%) SAS EBI
4 8 (6.02%) Hadoop
4 8 (6.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.26%) QlikView
5 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.51%) Qlik Sense
6 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.51%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 5 (3.76%) Power BI
7 5 (3.76%) Star Schema
8 4 (3.01%) Big Data
8 4 (3.01%) DB2
9 3 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.26%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.26%) Sqoop
9 3 (2.26%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 29 (21.80%) Git (software)
1 29 (21.80%) Jenkins
2 28 (21.05%) IBM UrbanCode
2 28 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (20.30%) JIRA
4 26 (19.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 26 (19.55%) GoCD
4 26 (19.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 26 (19.55%) Subversion
5 3 (2.26%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.50%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.50%) Hudson
6 2 (1.50%) Selenium
6 2 (1.50%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.75%) Maven
7 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (24.81%) Finance
2 15 (11.28%) Banking
3 5 (3.76%) Marketing
4 4 (3.01%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Local Government
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.55%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (6.02%) .NET
3 5 (3.76%) HTML
4 4 (3.01%) CSS
4 4 (3.01%) JSON
4 4 (3.01%) SOAP
4 4 (3.01%) XML
5 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.26%) Kafka
6 2 (1.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.50%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.50%) Middleware
6 2 (1.50%) Node.js
6 2 (1.50%) REST
6 2 (1.50%) RESTful
6 2 (1.50%) Web Services
6 2 (1.50%) WSDL
6 2 (1.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 15 (11.28%) PKI
1 15 (11.28%) Security Operations Centre
2 11 (8.27%) Public Cloud
3 9 (6.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.76%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.01%) DataPower
6 3 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.26%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.50%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.50%) Fintech
7 2 (1.50%) PMI
7 2 (1.50%) Social Media
7 2 (1.50%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.50%) User Experience
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.32%) Windows
2 34 (25.56%) Unix
3 27 (20.30%) Linux
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.06%) DevOps
2 27 (20.30%) Continuous Delivery
2 27 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (20.30%) Customer Engagement
2 27 (20.30%) Microservices
2 27 (20.30%) Open Source
3 25 (18.80%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (15.04%) Analytics
5 19 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (11.28%) Data Loss Prevention
7 15 (11.28%) Security Operations
7 15 (11.28%) SIEM
7 15 (11.28%) Threat Management
7 15 (11.28%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (10.53%) ETL
9 12 (9.02%) Identity Access Management
10 11 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (6.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.81%) SQL
2 11 (8.27%) Java
3 8 (6.02%) Python
4 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.01%) C#
6 3 (2.26%) PHP
6 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.26%) R
6 3 (2.26%) SAS Macro
6 3 (2.26%) Scala
6 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.26%) VBA
7 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.50%) Ruby
8 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (6.02%) CISM
1 8 (6.02%) CISSP
2 5 (3.76%) CISA
2 5 (3.76%) CRISC
3 4 (3.01%) Degree
3 4 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.26%) CISMP
4 3 (2.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 3 (2.26%) SANS
5 2 (1.50%) CCIE
5 2 (1.50%) CCIE Security
5 2 (1.50%) CCNP
5 2 (1.50%) CCSA
5 2 (1.50%) CCSE
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MCSA
6 1 (0.75%) MCSE
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) GDPR
2 5 (3.76%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.76%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.01%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.50%) QA
4 2 (1.50%) SEPA
5 1 (0.75%) COBIT
5 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.26%) HDFS
2 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.75%) Docker
3 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (21.05%) Terraform
2 26 (19.55%) Ansible
2 26 (19.55%) Consul
2 26 (19.55%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (19.55%) Puppet
2 26 (19.55%) Rundeck
3 15 (11.28%) QRadar
4 4 (3.01%) SCCM
5 3 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.26%) Oozie
6 2 (1.50%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.75%) Graphite
7 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.75%) Icinga
7 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 41 (30.83%) Splunk
2 26 (19.55%) Delphix
2 26 (19.55%) RedGate
2 26 (19.55%) ServiceNow
3 17 (12.78%) Microsoft
4 15 (11.28%) Qualys
5 9 (6.77%) Oracle
5 9 (6.77%) Teradata
6 4 (3.01%) Google
7 3 (2.26%) Cognos
7 3 (2.26%) IBM
7 3 (2.26%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.50%) CA
8 2 (1.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.50%) Cisco
8 2 (1.50%) HP
8 2 (1.50%) Informatica
8 2 (1.50%) Juniper
8 2 (1.50%) Remedy
8 2 (1.50%) VMware