Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Manager
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 134 133
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 8 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.046% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.048% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 15
Edinburgh median annual salary £66,250 £50,000 £48,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.50% +2.88% +2.42%
10th Percentile £50,750 £47,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,500 £52,500 £59,800
Scotland median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £48,600
% change year-on-year +25.00% +2.88% -3.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,487 2,093 2,679
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.36% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,573 1,409 1,731
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%

Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Risk Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Manager 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 in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Risk Manager in Edinburgh

Risk Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Manager in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Risk Manager in Edinburgh

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Risk Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Risk Manager in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Proactive Management
3 3 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Solvency II
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (12.50%) CISM
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) OWASP
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) CRISC
5 1 (12.50%) GDPR

Risk Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
3 3 (37.50%) Proactive Management
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) OWASP
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (25.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley