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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 89 100 94
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 16 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.04% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 4
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £55,550
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
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
1352 1264 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.19% 84.66% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 862 831 643
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 2015.

Risk Assessment Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (82.14%) Information Security
2 21 (75.00%) CISSP
3 18 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (60.71%) Finance
5 12 (42.86%) Degree
5 12 (42.86%) Security Management
6 11 (39.29%) CISA
6 11 (39.29%) CISM
6 11 (39.29%) Banking
7 10 (35.71%) Cyber Security
8 9 (32.14%) Data Protection
8 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
9 8 (28.57%) ITIL
9 8 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
9 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 8 (28.57%) SCADA
9 8 (28.57%) COBIT
9 8 (28.57%) Cryptography
9 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (28.57%) Information Assurance
9 8 (28.57%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (25.00%) CISMP
10 7 (25.00%) SWIFT
10 7 (25.00%) Websense
10 7 (25.00%) Symantec
10 7 (25.00%) Sophos
11 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
11 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
11 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) WLAN
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Banking
3 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
4 8 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (10.71%) Legal
6 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Information Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Cyber Security Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Information Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Cryptography
1 8 (28.57%) SCADA
1 8 (28.57%) Mobile Payment
2 7 (25.00%) SWIFT
3 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Information Security
2 12 (42.86%) Security Management
3 10 (35.71%) Cyber Security
4 9 (32.14%) Data Protection
5 8 (28.57%) Information Assurance
5 8 (28.57%) ITIL
5 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity Management
6 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
7 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.71%) Benchmarking
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) Line Management
9 2 (7.14%) Change Control
9 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Information Governance
10 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.57%) Security Patching
10 1 (3.57%) SIEM
10 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) CISSP
2 12 (42.86%) Degree
3 11 (39.29%) CISA
3 11 (39.29%) CISM
4 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 7 (25.00%) CISMP
6 3 (10.71%) MBA
7 1 (3.57%) GIAC
7 1 (3.57%) CEH
7 1 (3.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (28.57%) COBIT
2 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (10.71%) HIPAA
3 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Symantec
1 7 (25.00%) Sophos
1 7 (25.00%) Websense
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Arrows Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago