Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 156 180
Rank change year-on-year +1 +24 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 81 49 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.42% 1.04% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.10% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 49 21 32
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £46,104 £50,000 £34,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £72,500
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 5,501 4,474 5,544
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 95.41% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,778 2,862 3,447
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,964
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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 +13 51 £65,000 - 2
Glasgow -8 30 £50,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Senior Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 34 (41.98%) Splunk
2 28 (34.57%) Unix
3 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 26 (32.10%) ITIL
4 26 (32.10%) Active Directory
4 26 (32.10%) Windows
4 26 (32.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (30.86%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (30.86%) Open Source
5 25 (30.86%) Git (software)
5 25 (30.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (30.86%) Customer Engagement
5 25 (30.86%) RedGate
5 25 (30.86%) Skype for Business
5 25 (30.86%) Puppet
5 25 (30.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 25 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (30.86%) JIRA
5 25 (30.86%) Subversion
5 25 (30.86%) Linux
5 25 (30.86%) GCP
5 25 (30.86%) Elastic Stack
5 25 (30.86%) Terraform
5 25 (30.86%) GoCD
5 25 (30.86%) Consul
5 25 (30.86%) IBM UrbanCode
5 25 (30.86%) Delphix
5 25 (30.86%) ITIL V3
5 25 (30.86%) Ansible
5 25 (30.86%) Octopus Deploy

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 25 (30.86%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.23%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 26 (32.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (30.86%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (30.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.86%) Skype
2 11 (13.58%) Firewall
3 10 (12.35%) Network Security
4 3 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.23%) Intranet
6 1 (1.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) MySQL
2 3 (3.70%) Power BI
2 3 (3.70%) PowerCenter
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.23%) QlikView
4 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.23%) SAS EBI
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (30.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 25 (30.86%) Git (software)
1 25 (30.86%) GoCD
1 25 (30.86%) IBM UrbanCode
1 25 (30.86%) Jenkins
1 25 (30.86%) JIRA
1 25 (30.86%) Octopus Deploy
1 25 (30.86%) Subversion
1 25 (30.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.86%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (3.70%) Middleware
2 3 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.23%) CSS
3 1 (1.23%) HTML
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.86%) Driving Licence
2 14 (17.28%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (9.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (9.88%) PKI
4 7 (8.64%) Cyberattack
5 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.57%) Unix
2 26 (32.10%) Windows
3 25 (30.86%) Linux
4 3 (3.70%) AIX
4 3 (3.70%) HPUX
4 3 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) ITIL
2 25 (30.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 25 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (30.86%) Customer Engagement
2 25 (30.86%) DevOps
2 25 (30.86%) ITIL V3
2 25 (30.86%) Microservices
2 25 (30.86%) Open Source
3 15 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (18.52%) SIEM
4 14 (17.28%) Security Operations
5 13 (16.05%) Data Loss Prevention
5 13 (16.05%) Threat Management
6 10 (12.35%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (6.17%) Presales
8 4 (4.94%) Analytics
8 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.70%) CRM
9 3 (3.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) C#
2 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) CCIE
1 2 (2.47%) CCIE Security
1 2 (2.47%) CCNP
1 2 (2.47%) CCSA
1 2 (2.47%) CCSE
1 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) CISM
2 1 (1.23%) CISSP
2 1 (1.23%) IISP
2 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (30.86%) GCP
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (32.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (30.86%) Ansible
1 25 (30.86%) Consul
1 25 (30.86%) Opscode Chef
1 25 (30.86%) Puppet
1 25 (30.86%) Rundeck
1 25 (30.86%) Terraform
2 8 (9.88%) QRadar
3 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) Splunk
2 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 25 (30.86%) Delphix
3 25 (30.86%) RedGate
3 25 (30.86%) ServiceNow
4 8 (9.88%) Qualys
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle
6 3 (3.70%) EMC
6 3 (3.70%) HP
6 3 (3.70%) IBM
6 3 (3.70%) NetApp
6 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.70%) SAP
6 3 (3.70%) Sybase
7 2 (2.47%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco
7 2 (2.47%) Juniper
7 2 (2.47%) Zscaler
8 1 (1.23%) Pegasus