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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 149 169 156
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 16 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.083% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.099% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 8
Average salary £58,500 £38,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.94% +3.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £38,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +13.33%
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
2794 3022 2671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.64% 83.62% 82.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1770 1989 1736
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 10 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow +11 3 £55,000 +42.85%
Inverclyde - 2 £62,000 -
Risk Assessment
UK

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 39 (72.22%) Information Security
2 32 (59.26%) CISSP
3 30 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (51.85%) Finance
5 21 (38.89%) Risk Management
6 19 (35.19%) Security Management
7 18 (33.33%) CISM
7 18 (33.33%) Degree
8 16 (29.63%) CISA
9 14 (25.93%) Data Protection
10 13 (24.07%) ITIL
11 12 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (22.22%) PCI DSS
11 12 (22.22%) COBIT
12 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
12 11 (20.37%) Project Management
12 11 (20.37%) Cyber Security
13 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (18.52%) Mobile Payment
13 10 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
13 10 (18.52%) SCADA
13 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
13 10 (18.52%) Information Assurance
13 10 (18.52%) Cryptography
14 8 (14.81%) Banking
14 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
15 7 (12.96%) CISMP
15 7 (12.96%) Validation

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) LAN
1 5 (9.26%) WLAN
2 3 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
1 2 (3.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
General
1 28 (51.85%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.81%) Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Legal
5 3 (5.56%) Law
6 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Security Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Information Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Information Security Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Risk Manager
4 8 (14.81%) Information Security Officer
4 8 (14.81%) Security Officer
5 7 (12.96%) Security Manager
5 7 (12.96%) Information Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Security Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Security Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Cyber Security Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
2 10 (18.52%) Cryptography
2 10 (18.52%) SCADA
2 10 (18.52%) Mobile Payment
2 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
4 7 (12.96%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.70%) BYOD
5 2 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) UNIX
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (72.22%) Information Security
2 21 (38.89%) Risk Management
3 19 (35.19%) Security Management
4 14 (25.93%) Data Protection
5 13 (24.07%) ITIL
6 11 (20.37%) Project Management
6 11 (20.37%) Cyber Security
7 10 (18.52%) Information Assurance
8 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (12.96%) Validation
10 5 (9.26%) Benchmarking
10 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
10 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity Management
11 4 (7.41%) Line Management
11 4 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (7.41%) Investment Management
11 4 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
12 3 (5.56%) Document Management
12 3 (5.56%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (59.26%) CISSP
2 18 (33.33%) CISM
2 18 (33.33%) Degree
3 16 (29.63%) CISA
4 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.96%) CISMP
6 5 (9.26%) MBA
7 2 (3.70%) CRISC
8 1 (1.85%) GIAC
8 1 (1.85%) CEH
8 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (22.22%) COBIT
2 12 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 12 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (7.41%) HIPAA
3 4 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Symantec
1 7 (12.96%) Sophos
1 7 (12.96%) Websense
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) HP
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