The median annual salary for a Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 24 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 87 139 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.72% 10.40% 8.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% 11.15% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 61 103 76
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -  

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 1076 1247 1287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 93.34% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 694 835 782
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 50 (36.23%) Splunk
2 41 (29.71%) Finance
3 39 (28.26%) Degree
4 36 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (25.36%) Security Monitoring
6 32 (23.19%) Cybersecurity
7 30 (21.74%) SQL
8 27 (19.57%) Project Management
9 26 (18.84%) Analytics
10 25 (18.12%) Data Centre
10 25 (18.12%) Linux
11 21 (15.22%) SAS
12 19 (13.77%) Network Security
13 18 (13.04%) Law
14 17 (12.32%) Data Analysis
15 16 (11.59%) Big Data
15 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (11.59%) Cisco
16 15 (10.87%) CCNP
16 15 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (10.87%) CheckPoint
17 14 (10.14%) Presales
18 13 (9.42%) Fortinet
18 13 (9.42%) Firewall
19 12 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
19 12 (8.70%) Marketing
19 12 (8.70%) Security Architecture
20 11 (7.97%) Microsoft
20 11 (7.97%) Unix
20 11 (7.97%) ArcSight

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 21 (15.22%) SAS
2 9 (6.52%) Apache Pig
3 5 (3.62%) IIS
4 4 (2.90%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
6 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.07%) MS Office
3 5 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.72%) InVision
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.45%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.72%) assyst
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.72%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.72%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.72%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.72%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.72%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (2.90%) SaaS
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.17%) Office 365
4 2 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.77%) Network Security
2 13 (9.42%) Firewall
3 4 (2.90%) BGP
3 4 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (2.90%) DHCP
3 4 (2.90%) DMVPN
3 4 (2.90%) DNS
3 4 (2.90%) EIGRP
3 4 (2.90%) LAN
3 4 (2.90%) MPLS
3 4 (2.90%) OSPF
3 4 (2.90%) SNA
3 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.90%) WAN
3 4 (2.90%) Wireless
4 2 (1.45%) Skype
5 1 (0.72%) Internet
5 1 (0.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.59%) Big Data
2 9 (6.52%) Apache Hive
2 9 (6.52%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.80%) Data Mining
4 7 (5.07%) Cognos Impromptu
5 4 (2.90%) GIS
5 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.17%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (1.45%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (1.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (1.45%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (1.45%) DB2
7 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.72%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.72%) QlikView
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.72%) Hudson
1 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.72%) JIRA
1 1 (0.72%) Maven
1 1 (0.72%) NuGet
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (29.71%) Finance
2 18 (13.04%) Law
3 12 (8.70%) Marketing
4 10 (7.25%) Legal
5 9 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (6.52%) Retail
6 4 (2.90%) Local Government
7 3 (2.17%) Advertising
8 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.72%) Back Office
9 1 (0.72%) Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Electronics
9 1 (0.72%) Publishing
9 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.07%) HTML
2 6 (4.35%) XML
3 5 (3.62%) CSS
3 5 (3.62%) SOAP
4 3 (2.17%) .NET
5 2 (1.45%) JSON
5 2 (1.45%) Web Services
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.72%) Middleware
6 1 (0.72%) REST
6 1 (0.72%) RESTful
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (18.12%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.52%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.90%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.90%) Fintech
6 4 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.45%) User Experience
9 1 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.72%) Robotics
9 1 (0.72%) Social Media
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.12%) Linux
2 11 (7.97%) Unix
3 6 (4.35%) Windows
4 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.36%) Security Monitoring
2 32 (23.19%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (19.57%) Project Management
4 26 (18.84%) Analytics
5 17 (12.32%) Data Analysis
6 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (10.14%) Presales
8 12 (8.70%) Security Architecture
8 12 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.25%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.25%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.25%) Workflow
10 9 (6.52%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 9 (6.52%) KYC
10 9 (6.52%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.52%) Wealth Management
11 8 (5.80%) Case Management
11 8 (5.80%) Decision Tree
11 8 (5.80%) Factor Analysis
11 8 (5.80%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.74%) SQL
2 10 (7.25%) Python
3 8 (5.80%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.80%) R
4 5 (3.62%) Java
5 2 (1.45%) C#
5 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.72%) C
6 1 (0.72%) JCL
6 1 (0.72%) PHP
6 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (28.26%) Degree
2 15 (10.87%) CCNP
2 15 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.52%) CCSA
3 9 (6.52%) CCSE
3 9 (6.52%) CCSP
4 6 (4.35%) CCNA
4 6 (4.35%) CISSP
5 5 (3.62%) IISP
6 4 (2.90%) CCIE
7 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.45%) CISA
9 1 (0.72%) CISM
9 1 (0.72%) CRISC
9 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.17%) QA
4 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.72%) COBIT
5 1 (0.72%) GDPR
5 1 (0.72%) MiFID
5 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.45%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) Ambari
1 9 (6.52%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.45%) SCCM
2 2 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (36.23%) Splunk
2 16 (11.59%) Cisco
3 15 (10.87%) CheckPoint
4 13 (9.42%) Fortinet
5 11 (7.97%) ArcSight
5 11 (7.97%) Microsoft
6 10 (7.25%) SAP
7 5 (3.62%) Oracle
7 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.90%) ESRI
9 3 (2.17%) Cognos
9 3 (2.17%) IBM
10 2 (1.45%) F5
10 2 (1.45%) Juniper
10 2 (1.45%) VMware
11 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.72%) Tableau
11 1 (0.72%) Teradata
11 1 (0.72%) Twitter
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Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £39000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £78,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 per annum
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Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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