The median annual salary for a IT Security Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland 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.

IT Security Consultant
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 151 157
Rank change year-on-year +23 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 13 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 0.44% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.46% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 0
Median salary £57,500 £54,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.16% +9.09%  

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 2241 2806 2955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.93% 94.80% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1825 1825
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

IT Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Consultant in Scotland

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for IT Security Consultant in Scotland

IT Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Consultant in Scotland

IT Security 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 Security Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 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 +8 13 £57,500 +9.52%
IT Security Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT 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 Scotland region featuring IT Security Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (85.71%) Splunk
3 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 7 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (35.71%) Big Data
4 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (35.71%) Presales
4 5 (35.71%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.14%) Publishing
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) VBScript
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) CISSP
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec

IT Security 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Big Data
1 5 (35.71%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 7 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (35.71%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) IT Audit
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CRISC
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Splunk
2 7 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec