Period
to 28 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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

Consultant
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 92 80
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 32 39 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.84% 2.06% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 2.11% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 86
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% -9.00% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £34,125 £37,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,225 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,081 1,851 2,365
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.83% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 761 1,308 1,719
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Consultant in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Consultant in Glasgow

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Consultant in Glasgow over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 Glasgow region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Public Sector
3 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 10 (31.25%) DHCP
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (31.25%) DNS
5 10 (31.25%) Migration
5 10 (31.25%) Capita
5 10 (31.25%) SCCM
5 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 10 (31.25%) Patch Management
5 10 (31.25%) Windows 10
5 10 (31.25%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (25.00%) Retail
6 8 (25.00%) Local Government
7 6 (18.75%) Azure
7 6 (18.75%) IT Strategy
8 5 (15.63%) Office 365
8 5 (15.63%) DevOps
8 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 4 (12.50%) Service Management
9 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.13%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Azure
2 5 (15.63%) Office 365
3 3 (9.38%) AWS
4 2 (6.25%) SaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (3.13%) GCP
5 1 (3.13%) Logic Apps
5 1 (3.13%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DHCP
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Power BI
2 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) GitLab
General
1 15 (46.88%) Public Sector
2 8 (25.00%) Local Government
2 8 (25.00%) Retail
3 5 (15.63%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) RESTful
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Blog
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) SCADA
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows 10
3 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Customer Requirements
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
1 10 (31.25%) Patch Management
2 6 (18.75%) IT Strategy
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.50%) Project Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) BDD
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Line Management
5 3 (9.38%) Open Source
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (6.25%) SCDPM
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
2 2 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 2 (6.25%) SCSM
2 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Capita
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.25%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Veeam
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.13%) OpenText
5 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.13%) Radware
5 1 (3.13%) SAP