The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Security Consultant
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 140 124
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 28 30 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.03% 1.04% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.08% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 31
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,400 £66,300 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +30.00%  

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 2547 2773 2964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 93.99% 96.55% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1641 1602 1881
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Scotland

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Scotland

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Scotland

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 Security Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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 -1 22 £30,000 -40.00%
Glasgow +1 5 £58,750 +23.68% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £50,500 -
Security Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Security Consultant in the job title.

1 51 (79.69%) Splunk
2 46 (71.88%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (67.19%) Security Monitoring
4 32 (50.00%) Linux
5 22 (34.38%) Law
6 21 (32.81%) Big Data
7 16 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
7 16 (25.00%) Data Analytics
7 16 (25.00%) Analytics
8 15 (23.44%) Threat Management
9 14 (21.88%) Degree
10 13 (20.31%) Security Architecture
11 12 (18.75%) Security Operations
12 11 (17.19%) Network Security
13 9 (14.06%) ArcSight
13 9 (14.06%) Project Management
14 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
14 8 (12.50%) Cognos Impromptu
14 8 (12.50%) Unix
14 8 (12.50%) Finance
14 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
14 8 (12.50%) Presales
14 8 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
15 6 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
15 6 (9.38%) Security Operations Centre
15 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (7.81%) Information Security
17 4 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
18 3 (4.69%) Scenario Testing
18 3 (4.69%) Risk Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) Network Security
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) Big Data
2 8 (12.50%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
General
1 22 (34.38%) Law
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Legal
3 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (71.88%) Cybersecurity
2 43 (67.19%) Security Monitoring
3 16 (25.00%) Analytics
3 16 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 16 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 15 (23.44%) Threat Management
5 13 (20.31%) Security Architecture
6 12 (18.75%) Security Operations
7 9 (14.06%) Project Management
8 8 (12.50%) Presales
8 8 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
9 6 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (7.81%) Information Security
11 3 (4.69%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.69%) Scenario Testing
12 2 (3.13%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 2 (3.13%) Threat Intelligence
13 1 (1.56%) IT Audit
13 1 (1.56%) Programme Governance
13 1 (1.56%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) CISSP
3 2 (3.13%) CASP
3 2 (3.13%) CCNP
3 2 (3.13%) CCSA
3 2 (3.13%) CCSE
3 2 (3.13%) CCSP
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.13%) CISM
3 2 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CISA
4 1 (1.56%) CRISC
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 51 (79.69%) Splunk
2 9 (14.06%) ArcSight
3 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco
4 2 (3.13%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.13%) SAP
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