The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 95 - 95
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 11 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.49% +11.66%
Risk Assessment
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1316 1270 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.68% 85.58% 85.15%
Number of salaries quoted 840 842 647
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Assessment
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Edinburgh region.

Risk Assessment Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Assessment
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Risk Assessment Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Risk Assessment.

1 30 (96.77%) Information Security
2 27 (87.10%) CISSP
3 24 (77.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (67.74%) Finance
5 16 (51.61%) Degree
6 15 (48.39%) Security Management
7 14 (45.16%) CISA
7 14 (45.16%) CISM
7 14 (45.16%) Data Protection
8 12 (38.71%) Cyber Security
9 11 (35.48%) PCI DSS
9 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
9 11 (35.48%) Information Assurance
9 11 (35.48%) Mobile Payment
9 11 (35.48%) Cryptography
9 11 (35.48%) COBIT
9 11 (35.48%) SCADA
9 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
9 11 (35.48%) ITIL
9 11 (35.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
10 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
10 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (22.58%) SWIFT
11 7 (22.58%) CISMP
11 7 (22.58%) Banking
11 7 (22.58%) Symantec
11 7 (22.58%) Sophos
11 7 (22.58%) Project Management

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Risk Assessment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) LAN
1 6 (19.35%) WLAN
2 3 (9.68%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
General
1 21 (67.74%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
3 7 (22.58%) Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Law
4 3 (9.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Security Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Information Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Information Security Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Information Manager
4 6 (19.35%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Manager
4 6 (19.35%) Security Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Security Manager
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Security Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (9.68%) Security Officer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Cryptography
1 11 (35.48%) SCADA
1 11 (35.48%) Mobile Payment
2 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
2 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (22.58%) SWIFT
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) UNIX
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Information Security
2 15 (48.39%) Security Management
3 14 (45.16%) Data Protection
4 12 (38.71%) Cyber Security
5 11 (35.48%) Information Assurance
5 11 (35.48%) ITIL
6 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (22.58%) Project Management
8 6 (19.35%) Benchmarking
9 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
9 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity Management
10 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
11 3 (9.68%) Document Management
11 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
11 3 (9.68%) Line Management
11 3 (9.68%) Information Governance
12 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
12 2 (6.45%) Change Control
13 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
13 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (87.10%) CISSP
2 16 (51.61%) Degree
3 14 (45.16%) CISA
3 14 (45.16%) CISM
4 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) CISMP
6 6 (19.35%) MBA
7 1 (3.23%) GIAC
7 1 (3.23%) CEH
7 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (3.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (77.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (35.48%) COBIT
2 11 (35.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (9.68%) HIPAA
3 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Symantec
1 7 (22.58%) Sophos
1 7 (22.58%) Websense
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) HP