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 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 Assessment
Rank 124 155 138
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -17
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 30 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.29% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 10
Average salary £70,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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
2631 2805 2310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.98% 81.97% 79.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1666 1838 1446
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +14 14 £70,000 - 1
Glasgow +21 11 - - 2
Aberdeen - 10 £70,000 -
Dundee +9 2 £70,000 +57.60%
Risk Assessment
UK

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 17 (48.57%) Information Security
3 15 (42.86%) CISSP
3 15 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (34.29%) Project Management
4 12 (34.29%) Security Management
4 12 (34.29%) Risk Management
5 11 (31.43%) CISA
5 11 (31.43%) CISM
5 11 (31.43%) COBIT
6 10 (28.57%) Investment Management
7 8 (22.86%) Degree
7 8 (22.86%) QA
7 8 (22.86%) CRISC
7 8 (22.86%) Data Mining
7 8 (22.86%) VBA
7 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
8 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (17.14%) ITIL
9 6 (17.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (17.14%) Banking
9 6 (17.14%) Investment Banking
9 6 (17.14%) Validation
9 6 (17.14%) QlikView
9 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (17.14%) Time Management
10 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
10 5 (14.29%) Analytics
10 5 (14.29%) Windows

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) WLAN
2 2 (5.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Data Mining
2 6 (17.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
2 6 (17.14%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Information Security Officer
1 12 (34.29%) Security Officer
2 7 (20.00%) Risk Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Information Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Security Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Security Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Risk Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Chief Information Officer
5 2 (5.71%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 2 (5.71%) Chief Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Cryptography
2 3 (8.57%) SCADA
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Information Security
2 12 (34.29%) Project Management
2 12 (34.29%) Security Management
2 12 (34.29%) Risk Management
3 10 (28.57%) Investment Management
4 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
5 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) Validation
5 6 (17.14%) Time Management
6 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) Cyber Security
7 3 (8.57%) Information Assurance
7 3 (8.57%) Benchmarking
8 2 (5.71%) Information Governance
8 2 (5.71%) Document Management
9 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) VBA
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) CISSP
2 11 (31.43%) CISA
2 11 (31.43%) CISM
3 8 (22.86%) Degree
3 8 (22.86%) CRISC
4 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) MBA
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (31.43%) COBIT
3 8 (22.86%) QA
4 6 (17.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) HP
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