The median annual salary for a Information Security Consultant was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Information Security Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 98 93
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.074% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.080% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Median salary - £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.08% +3.18%  

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 1067 1255 1286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.44% 93.38% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 687 846 778
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in Edinburgh

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Information Security Consultant in Edinburgh

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Information Security 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 Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) IISP
2 4 (80.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (80.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Compliance Management
2 4 (80.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Splunk
2 4 (80.00%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (80.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Law
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Records Management

Information Security 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (80.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (80.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Compliance Management
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (80.00%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Records Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) IISP
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (80.00%) Splunk