Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Consultant was £20,625 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

IT Consultant
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 193 189
Rank change year-on-year -24 -4 +53
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Consultant 11 17 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.33% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.35% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 48
Scotland median annual salary £20,625 £25,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% -52.38% +19.32%
10th Percentile £18,563 £22,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £41,750 £39,300 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5425 4916 6134
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 95.98% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3474 3055 3946
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in Scotland

IT Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for IT Consultant in Scotland

IT Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Consultant in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Consultant in Scotland

IT 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 IT Consultant within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -6 6 £50,000 +100.00% 2
Edinburgh -11 5 £20,250 -26.36% 2
IT Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Scotland region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Advertising
3 3 (27.27%) B2B
3 3 (27.27%) B2B Sales
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Virgin Media
4 2 (18.18%) Skype
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) CISSP
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management

IT 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 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
1 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) B2B
2 3 (27.27%) B2B Sales
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CASP
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Virgin Media