Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 28 14
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 228 142 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.48% 6.47% 10.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.83% 6.74% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 135 98 244
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 2,581 2,106 2,623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.95% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,672 1,390 1,700
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £66,275
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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 71 (31.14%) Finance
2 53 (23.25%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (21.49%) DevOps
4 46 (20.18%) SQL
5 43 (18.86%) SAP
6 42 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 39 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (16.67%) Degree
9 37 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (15.35%) Analytics
11 33 (14.47%) Splunk
12 32 (14.04%) Linux
13 31 (13.60%) Ansible
14 30 (13.16%) Puppet
15 29 (12.72%) Oracle
16 28 (12.28%) Unix
16 28 (12.28%) Windows
16 28 (12.28%) SAS
17 27 (11.84%) GCP
17 27 (11.84%) Google Cloud Platform
18 26 (11.40%) Jenkins
18 26 (11.40%) Opscode Chef
18 26 (11.40%) Banking
19 25 (10.96%) Microsoft
20 23 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (10.09%) Cybersecurity
21 22 (9.65%) Git (software)
22 21 (9.21%) JIRA
22 21 (9.21%) Microservices

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 28 (12.28%) SAS
2 5 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.88%) FileNet
4 2 (0.88%) IIS
4 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.44%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) JBoss
5 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.26%) SAP BPC
2 10 (4.39%) SAP CO
2 10 (4.39%) SAP FI
2 10 (4.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (3.51%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (3.07%) SAP ERP
5 4 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.75%) SAP MM
5 4 (1.75%) SAP SCM
5 4 (1.75%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.44%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 53 (23.25%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (11.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (9.21%) Office 365
5 10 (4.39%) IaaS
6 8 (3.51%) PaaS
6 8 (3.51%) SaaS
7 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.32%) npm
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.44%) Route 53
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.19%) Firewall
2 4 (1.75%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.75%) VoIP
3 3 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (0.44%) BGP
4 1 (0.44%) DHCP
4 1 (0.44%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.44%) DNS
4 1 (0.44%) FTP
4 1 (0.44%) HTTP
4 1 (0.44%) IPsec
4 1 (0.44%) MPLS
4 1 (0.44%) SMTP
4 1 (0.44%) SSH
4 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 17 (7.46%) Base SAS
3 14 (6.14%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 13 (5.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 9 (3.95%) Big Data
5 9 (3.95%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 7 (3.07%) BODI
7 7 (3.07%) Oracle OWB
7 7 (3.07%) QlikView
8 6 (2.63%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.63%) DB2
8 6 (2.63%) SAS EBI
9 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.75%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.32%) Cognos Report Studio
10 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (11.40%) Jenkins
2 22 (9.65%) Git (software)
3 21 (9.21%) JIRA
4 20 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (7.89%) GoCD
5 18 (7.89%) IBM UrbanCode
5 18 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (7.89%) Subversion
6 8 (3.51%) ProC
7 4 (1.75%) Log4j
7 4 (1.75%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.32%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.32%) JUnit
8 3 (1.32%) Maven
8 3 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 71 (31.14%) Finance
2 26 (11.40%) Banking
3 13 (5.70%) Retail
4 12 (5.26%) Automotive
5 6 (2.63%) Advertising
6 5 (2.19%) Marketing
6 5 (2.19%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.75%) Billing
8 3 (1.32%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (3.51%) HTML
2 8 (3.51%) Web Services
3 4 (1.75%) .NET
3 4 (1.75%) CSS
3 4 (1.75%) RESTful
3 4 (1.75%) SAP CO-PA
3 4 (1.75%) SAP Core Interface
4 3 (1.32%) Apache Flex
4 3 (1.32%) Hibernate
4 3 (1.32%) JDBC
4 3 (1.32%) JPA
4 3 (1.32%) REST
4 3 (1.32%) Spring
4 3 (1.32%) XML
5 2 (0.88%) JMS
5 2 (0.88%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.44%) Ajax
6 1 (0.44%) LDAP
6 1 (0.44%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.95%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.51%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.07%) Cyberattack
5 7 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.63%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.75%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.75%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.44%) EPoS
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.04%) Linux
2 28 (12.28%) Unix
2 28 (12.28%) Windows
3 5 (2.19%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.49%) DevOps
2 39 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (15.35%) Analytics
5 23 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (10.09%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (9.21%) Microservices
6 21 (9.21%) Open Source
7 18 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
7 18 (7.89%) ETL
7 18 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
7 18 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 17 (7.46%) Project Management
9 16 (7.02%) SIEM
10 14 (6.14%) Coaching
10 14 (6.14%) ITIL
10 14 (6.14%) Security Monitoring
10 14 (6.14%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.18%) SQL
2 16 (7.02%) JavaScript
3 12 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 10 (4.39%) Python
5 8 (3.51%) PROC SQL
5 8 (3.51%) SAS Macro
6 7 (3.07%) Java
6 7 (3.07%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.19%) C#
8 4 (1.75%) PHP
9 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.88%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.88%) C
10 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.88%) VB
10 2 (0.88%) VBA
11 1 (0.44%) C++
11 1 (0.44%) Perl
11 1 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 38 (16.67%) Degree
2 21 (9.21%) AWS Certification
3 11 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.39%) MCSA
4 10 (4.39%) MCSE
5 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.32%) CISSP
7 2 (0.88%) CISM
7 2 (0.88%) IISP
8 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.44%) CCFE
8 1 (0.44%) CEH
8 1 (0.44%) CEPT
8 1 (0.44%) GCFA
8 1 (0.44%) GCFE
8 1 (0.44%) GCIH
8 1 (0.44%) GIAC
8 1 (0.44%) GPEN
8 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.44%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.84%) GCP
2 19 (8.33%) SLA
3 8 (3.51%) IFRS
4 4 (1.75%) QA
5 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.88%) PMO
7 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (6.14%) Docker
2 9 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (13.60%) Ansible
2 30 (13.16%) Puppet
3 26 (11.40%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (7.89%) Consul
4 18 (7.89%) Rundeck
4 18 (7.89%) Terraform
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.44%) SCCM
6 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (18.86%) SAP
2 33 (14.47%) Splunk
3 29 (12.72%) Oracle
4 25 (10.96%) Microsoft
5 19 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 18 (7.89%) RedGate
7 15 (6.58%) Cognos
8 14 (6.14%) Teradata
9 11 (4.82%) Informatica
10 10 (4.39%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (2.63%) ArcSight
11 6 (2.63%) IBM
11 6 (2.63%) Snow
12 4 (1.75%) Hyperion
13 3 (1.32%) Citrix
13 3 (1.32%) Twitter
13 3 (1.32%) VMware
14 2 (0.88%) HP
14 2 (0.88%) Misys
14 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com