The median annual salary for a Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Consultant
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 37 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 196 185 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.35% 6.47% 5.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.82% 6.70% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 98 82 141
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,800 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2505 2761 2977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 93.96% 96.57% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1586 1887
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.32% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Scotland

Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Consultant in Scotland

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Consultant in Scotland

Consultant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 127 £50,000 - 16
Glasgow +12 42 £45,500 -2.15% 6
Aberdeen +2 10 £45,000 -
Falkirk +6 5 £50,000 -9.09%
North Lanarkshire +5 4 £37,500 -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 134 (38.84%) Finance
2 90 (26.09%) SQL
3 75 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (20.00%) Analytics
5 65 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
6 63 (18.26%) SAS
7 62 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
7 62 (17.97%) Microsoft
8 53 (15.36%) Degree
9 50 (14.49%) Splunk
10 48 (13.91%) Banking
11 46 (13.33%) Oracle
12 45 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
13 42 (12.17%) SAP
13 42 (12.17%) Security Monitoring
14 39 (11.30%) Mentoring
15 38 (11.01%) Linux
16 34 (9.86%) Project Management
17 33 (9.57%) Big Data
18 32 (9.28%) Infrastructure Management
19 29 (8.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
20 28 (8.12%) ETL
20 28 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
21 27 (7.83%) Java
22 26 (7.54%) Information Management
22 26 (7.54%) Base SAS
22 26 (7.54%) People Management
23 25 (7.25%) Cognos
24 24 (6.96%) Teradata

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 63 (18.26%) SAS
2 13 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.32%) Apache Pig
4 6 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.58%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.58%) Confluence
7 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.29%) FileNet
Applications
1 11 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.29%) InVision
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 13 (3.77%) SAP MM
2 10 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (2.61%) SAP CO
3 9 (2.61%) SAP FI
3 9 (2.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (2.61%) SAP GRC
4 8 (2.32%) Endur
4 8 (2.32%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 8 (2.32%) SAP FI-AP
4 8 (2.32%) SAP FI-AR
5 7 (2.03%) SAP HCM
6 4 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.87%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (0.87%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.87%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.58%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.58%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.48%) Office 365
2 8 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.32%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (1.16%) SaaS
4 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.58%) Yammer
6 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.29%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.48%) Network Security
2 9 (2.61%) SAN
3 7 (2.03%) Firewall
4 6 (1.74%) WAN
5 5 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.87%) LAN
6 3 (0.87%) Skype
6 3 (0.87%) VPN
7 2 (0.58%) DHCP
7 2 (0.58%) DNS
7 2 (0.58%) Internet
7 2 (0.58%) VLAN
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.29%) GoToMeeting
8 1 (0.29%) HTTP
8 1 (0.29%) LDAP
8 1 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.29%) WebEx
8 1 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.57%) Big Data
2 29 (8.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 28 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (7.54%) Base SAS
5 23 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 21 (6.09%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 18 (5.22%) SQL Server
8 11 (3.19%) DataStage
9 10 (2.90%) DB2
9 10 (2.90%) PowerCenter
9 10 (2.90%) SAP BW
10 9 (2.61%) Data Mining
10 9 (2.61%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.32%) Apache Hive
11 8 (2.32%) Cognos Impromptu
12 6 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.45%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 5 (1.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 5 (1.45%) Cognos Report Studio
13 5 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (5.80%) ProC
2 3 (0.87%) JIRA
3 2 (0.58%) Ant
3 2 (0.58%) Concordion
3 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.58%) Gradle
3 2 (0.58%) Hudson
3 2 (0.58%) JBehave
3 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.58%) JUnit
3 2 (0.58%) Maven
4 1 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.29%) JMeter
4 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.29%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.29%) Selenium
4 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.29%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 134 (38.84%) Finance
2 48 (13.91%) Banking
3 20 (5.80%) Law
4 13 (3.77%) Advertising
5 12 (3.48%) Marketing
6 11 (3.19%) Legal
6 11 (3.19%) Retail
7 10 (2.90%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.45%) Automotive
8 5 (1.45%) Local Government
9 4 (1.16%) Back Office
9 4 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.87%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Billing
11 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.29%) Publishing
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.19%) CSS
2 9 (2.61%) HTML
2 9 (2.61%) XML
3 6 (1.74%) SOAP
4 5 (1.45%) .NET
5 3 (0.87%) JSON
5 3 (0.87%) Web Services
6 2 (0.58%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.58%) jQuery
6 2 (0.58%) Middleware
6 2 (0.58%) React
6 2 (0.58%) Spring
6 2 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.29%) REST
7 1 (0.29%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 65 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.93%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.19%) Driving Licence
4 10 (2.90%) Replication
5 8 (2.32%) User Experience
6 7 (2.03%) Clustering
7 6 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.45%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (1.45%) Fintech
8 5 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.16%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.16%) Robotics
10 2 (0.58%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.58%) Derivative
10 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.58%) OTC Derivatives
11 1 (0.29%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.01%) Linux
2 23 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 22 (6.38%) Unix
3 22 (6.38%) Windows
4 9 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.03%) AIX
6 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 69 (20.00%) Analytics
3 62 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (12.17%) Security Monitoring
6 39 (11.30%) Mentoring
7 34 (9.86%) Project Management
8 32 (9.28%) Infrastructure Management
9 28 (8.12%) ETL
10 26 (7.54%) Information Management
10 26 (7.54%) People Management
11 23 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
12 22 (6.38%) Risk Management
12 22 (6.38%) Visual Analytics
13 21 (6.09%) ITIL
14 20 (5.80%) CRM
15 18 (5.22%) Data Analysis
15 18 (5.22%) Migration
15 18 (5.22%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 90 (26.09%) SQL
2 27 (7.83%) Java
3 20 (5.80%) PROC SQL
3 20 (5.80%) SAS Macro
4 17 (4.93%) Python
5 13 (3.77%) PHP
6 10 (2.90%) C
7 9 (2.61%) R
8 8 (2.32%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.03%) C#
9 7 (2.03%) Perl
10 6 (1.74%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.29%) Groovy
13 1 (0.29%) JCL
13 1 (0.29%) Scala
13 1 (0.29%) VB
13 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (15.36%) Degree
2 8 (2.32%) ACCA
2 8 (2.32%) CIMA
2 8 (2.32%) Master's Degree
3 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.87%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.87%) MCSE
6 2 (0.58%) CCNA
6 2 (0.58%) CCNP
6 2 (0.58%) CCSA
6 2 (0.58%) CCSE
6 2 (0.58%) CCSP
6 2 (0.58%) MCITP
7 1 (0.29%) CISA
7 1 (0.29%) CRISC
7 1 (0.29%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.38%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.58%) MiFID
4 1 (0.29%) QA
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.48%) Hyper-V
2 12 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.03%) RHEV
4 4 (1.16%) vSphere
5 2 (0.58%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.58%) Docker
5 2 (0.58%) XenApp
6 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.29%) Firmware
6 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.32%) Ambari
2 7 (2.03%) Control-M
2 7 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.03%) Puppet
2 7 (2.03%) Rundeck
2 7 (2.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.58%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.58%) SCCM
3 2 (0.58%) SCOM
4 1 (0.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 50 (14.49%) Splunk
3 46 (13.33%) Oracle
4 42 (12.17%) SAP
5 25 (7.25%) Cognos
6 24 (6.96%) Teradata
7 17 (4.93%) MicroStrategy
8 15 (4.35%) IBM
9 14 (4.06%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.77%) Informatica
10 13 (3.77%) VMware
11 12 (3.48%) Netezza
12 9 (2.61%) ArcSight
12 9 (2.61%) Tableau
13 8 (2.32%) EMC
13 8 (2.32%) OpenLink
13 8 (2.32%) Triple Point
14 6 (1.74%) JD Edwards
15 4 (1.16%) Cisco
15 4 (1.16%) DataFlux
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