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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 141 169 149
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 26 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 6
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -23.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
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
2926 3074 2492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.83% 83.31% 82.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1831 1970 1622
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 September 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
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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 +11 17 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Glasgow +5 4 - - 3
Dundee - 2 £35,000 -
Aberdeen +11 1 £35,000 -50.00%
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Risk Assessment
UK

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 33 (66.00%) Information Security
2 27 (54.00%) Finance
3 24 (48.00%) CISSP
4 22 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (34.00%) Risk Management
5 17 (34.00%) Degree
6 15 (30.00%) Banking
7 14 (28.00%) CISM
7 14 (28.00%) Cyber Security
8 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
8 13 (26.00%) Security Management
9 12 (24.00%) CISA
10 10 (20.00%) ITIL
10 10 (20.00%) PCI DSS
11 9 (18.00%) Data Protection
11 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
11 9 (18.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (16.00%) Cryptography
12 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 8 (16.00%) Information Assurance
12 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
12 8 (16.00%) COBIT
12 8 (16.00%) SCADA
12 8 (16.00%) Mobile Payment
13 7 (14.00%) SWIFT
13 7 (14.00%) CISMP
13 7 (14.00%) Symantec
13 7 (14.00%) Sophos
13 7 (14.00%) Websense

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.00%) LAN
2 3 (6.00%) WLAN
General
1 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 15 (30.00%) Banking
3 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 19 (38.00%) Security Analyst
3 14 (28.00%) Information Analyst
3 14 (28.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Risk Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) IT Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Information Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.00%) Cryptography
2 8 (16.00%) SCADA
2 8 (16.00%) Mobile Payment
3 7 (14.00%) SWIFT
4 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) CESG
5 2 (4.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) Information Security
2 17 (34.00%) Risk Management
3 14 (28.00%) Cyber Security
4 13 (26.00%) Security Management
5 10 (20.00%) ITIL
6 9 (18.00%) Data Protection
7 8 (16.00%) Information Assurance
7 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (12.00%) Project Management
9 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity
9 5 (10.00%) SIEM
9 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
9 5 (10.00%) Computer Security
9 5 (10.00%) Security Patching
10 4 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (8.00%) Line Management
10 4 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (8.00%) Validation
11 3 (6.00%) Benchmarking
11 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (48.00%) CISSP
2 17 (34.00%) Degree
3 14 (28.00%) CISM
4 12 (24.00%) CISA
5 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (14.00%) CISMP
7 3 (6.00%) MBA
8 1 (2.00%) GIAC
8 1 (2.00%) CEH
8 1 (2.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 9 (18.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (16.00%) COBIT
5 5 (10.00%) QA
6 4 (8.00%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Symantec
1 7 (14.00%) Sophos
1 7 (14.00%) Websense
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
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Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
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Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago