The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 129 142 164
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +22
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 22 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 0.75% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.84% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 5
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £70,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Risk Assessment
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2454 2994 3173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.86% 90.40% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1886 2066
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Risk Assessment
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Risk Assessment Salary Trend in Scotland

Risk Assessment
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Risk Assessment Salary Histogram in Scotland

Risk Assessment
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 11 £52,500 +5.00%
Glasgow +8 7 £65,000 +18.18%
Fife - 3 £27,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £60,000 -
Risk Assessment
UK

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 21 (72.41%) Information Security
2 16 (55.17%) CISA
2 16 (55.17%) CISM
3 15 (51.72%) Risk Management
3 15 (51.72%) Data Protection
4 14 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (48.28%) CISSP
5 13 (44.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (37.93%) Project Management
7 10 (34.48%) Finance
7 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
8 9 (31.03%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (31.03%) Security Management
8 9 (31.03%) Information Security Management
9 7 (24.14%) Firewall
10 6 (20.69%) DHCP
10 6 (20.69%) DNS
10 6 (20.69%) CEH
10 6 (20.69%) CRISC
10 6 (20.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 6 (20.69%) SDLC
11 5 (17.24%) Fintech
11 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (17.24%) IT Audit
11 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (17.24%) Retail
11 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
11 5 (17.24%) Degree
11 5 (17.24%) Risk Analysis

Risk Assessment
Top Related 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 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) DHCP
2 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Legal
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Information Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Project Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Project Support Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Security Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Security Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Security Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Audit Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Compliance Officer
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) IT Risk Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.24%) Fintech
2 4 (13.79%) CESG
2 4 (13.79%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Derivative
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Blog
4 1 (3.45%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Information Security
2 15 (51.72%) Data Protection
2 15 (51.72%) Risk Management
3 13 (44.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (37.93%) Project Management
5 9 (31.03%) Information Security Management
5 9 (31.03%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Security Management
6 6 (20.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 6 (20.69%) SDLC
7 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (17.24%) IT Audit
7 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
7 5 (17.24%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Information Assurance
8 4 (13.79%) Internal Audit
8 4 (13.79%) Time Management
9 3 (10.34%) Information Security Governance
9 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) CISA
1 16 (55.17%) CISM
2 14 (48.28%) CISSP
3 6 (20.69%) CEH
3 6 (20.69%) CRISC
4 5 (17.24%) Degree
4 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (13.79%) CLAS
6 3 (10.34%) CGEIT
7 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
3 4 (13.79%) COBIT
4 3 (10.34%) QA
4 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
1 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow