The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

IT Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 88 92
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 3 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.67% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.70% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 8
Median salary £57,500 £27,500 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +109.09% -39.89%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.22%  

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 1181 1146 1327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.94% 95.98% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 726 659 834
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in Edinburgh

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for IT Consultant in Edinburgh

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Consultant in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Consultant in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (73.68%) Splunk
3 9 (47.37%) ArcSight
3 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 9 (47.37%) Degree
3 9 (47.37%) Security Monitoring
3 9 (47.37%) Security Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Big Data
4 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (26.32%) Presales
4 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 5 (26.32%) Cognos Impromptu
5 3 (15.79%) B2B
5 3 (15.79%) B2B Sales
6 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
6 2 (10.53%) Advertising
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.26%) CISA
7 1 (5.26%) Electronics
7 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (5.26%) Finance
7 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) CISSP
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (5.26%) CRISC
7 1 (5.26%) Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) IT Audit

IT 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Big Data
1 5 (26.32%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Security Architecture
2 9 (47.37%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (26.32%) Presales
4 3 (15.79%) B2B
4 3 (15.79%) B2B Sales
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) IT Audit
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) CRISC
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Splunk
2 9 (47.37%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.26%) SAP