The table below looks at the statistics for the Risk Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Risk Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Manager
Rank 98 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 3 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.071% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.074% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Average salary - £65,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Risk Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1276 1346 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.38% 95.94% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 790 868 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Risk Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Risk Manager in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Risk Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Risk Manager Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Risk Manager
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Risk Manager in their job title 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 with Risk Manager in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Document Management
5 1 (14.29%) International Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) iSeries
5 1 (14.29%) CRISC
5 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
5 1 (14.29%) CISM
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Intranet
5 1 (14.29%) Law
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment

Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Risk Manager in their job title 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 with Risk Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) International Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CRISC