The median annual salary for a Data Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

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

Data Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 90 95
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Consultant 6 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.52% 0.82% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.88% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £58,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.25% +23.15%  

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 1095 1256 1316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.81% 93.31% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 723 822 790
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in Edinburgh

Data Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Data Consultant in Edinburgh

Data Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Consultant in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2017, Data 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 Data Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Big Data
2 5 (50.00%) Presales
2 5 (50.00%) Splunk
2 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 5 (50.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) SNA
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management

Data 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DMVPN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) SNA
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Big Data
2 5 (50.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) DataStage
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (50.00%) Presales
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCIE
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£75,000 depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago