Period
to 17 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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

Senior Consultant
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 147 162
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 51 82 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.97% 1.49% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.55% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 46 31
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,088 £46,315 £48,750
90th Percentile £75,375 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 4,988 5,286 5,081
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 95.76% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,218 3,556 3,156
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,673 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,375 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in Scotland

Senior Consultant
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Consultant in Scotland

Senior Consultant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Consultant in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Consultant within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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
Edinburgh -28 36 £49,250 -24.23%
Glasgow +25 10 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Senior Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, Senior 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 31 (60.78%) Linux
1 31 (60.78%) Amazon AWS
1 31 (60.78%) Puppet
1 31 (60.78%) Jenkins
1 31 (60.78%) Ansible
1 31 (60.78%) DevOps
2 27 (52.94%) Microservices
3 26 (50.98%) Google Cloud Platform
3 26 (50.98%) Continuous Delivery
3 26 (50.98%) Rundeck
3 26 (50.98%) Elastic Stack
3 26 (50.98%) Terraform
3 26 (50.98%) Consul
3 26 (50.98%) GoCD
3 26 (50.98%) IBM UrbanCode
3 26 (50.98%) Delphix
3 26 (50.98%) Infrastructure as Code
3 26 (50.98%) Octopus Deploy
3 26 (50.98%) ServiceNow
3 26 (50.98%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (50.98%) Splunk
3 26 (50.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (50.98%) RedGate
3 26 (50.98%) Open Source
3 26 (50.98%) Subversion
3 26 (50.98%) JIRA
3 26 (50.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (50.98%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (50.98%) Git (software)
3 26 (50.98%) Team Foundation Server

Senior 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 1 (1.96%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 31 (60.78%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (50.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 26 (50.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco Firepower
2 4 (7.84%) LAN
2 4 (7.84%) WAN
2 4 (7.84%) WLAN
3 3 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (3.92%) BGP
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.92%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 2 (3.92%) Network Security
4 2 (3.92%) OSPF
5 1 (1.96%) ATM
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.96%) Power BI
1 1 (1.96%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (1.96%) QlikView
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (60.78%) Jenkins
2 26 (50.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 26 (50.98%) Git (software)
2 26 (50.98%) GoCD
2 26 (50.98%) IBM UrbanCode
2 26 (50.98%) JIRA
2 26 (50.98%) Octopus Deploy
2 26 (50.98%) Subversion
2 26 (50.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.84%) Marketing
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (11.76%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.96%) Kafka
4 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) PMI
1 2 (3.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (60.78%) Linux
2 26 (50.98%) Unix
2 26 (50.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) DevOps
2 27 (52.94%) Microservices
3 26 (50.98%) Continuous Delivery
3 26 (50.98%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (50.98%) Customer Engagement
3 26 (50.98%) Infrastructure as Code
3 26 (50.98%) Open Source
4 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Analytics
5 6 (11.76%) SDLC
6 5 (9.80%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 5 (9.80%) Strategic Roadmap
7 4 (7.84%) Actionable Insight
7 4 (7.84%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (7.84%) Data Science
7 4 (7.84%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (7.84%) Digital Analytics
7 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.84%) Front End Development
7 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) Python
2 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.80%) R
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) CCIE
1 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.88%) CCNP
3 2 (3.92%) CISSP
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CASP
4 1 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.96%) CISM
4 1 (1.96%) CISMP
4 1 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.96%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.92%) NCSC
1 2 (3.92%) NIST
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (60.78%) Ansible
1 31 (60.78%) Puppet
2 26 (50.98%) Consul
2 26 (50.98%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (50.98%) Rundeck
2 26 (50.98%) Terraform
3 5 (9.80%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Delphix
1 26 (50.98%) RedGate
1 26 (50.98%) ServiceNow
1 26 (50.98%) Splunk
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.88%) Juniper
5 2 (3.92%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Informatica
5 2 (3.92%) McAfee
5 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.96%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.96%) Tableau
6 1 (1.96%) Teradata