The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 113 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 7 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.066% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.085% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Risk Assessment
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1447 1182 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.99% 78.02% 71.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1017 1012
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Risk Assessment
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Risk Assessment Salary Trend in Birmingham

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 14 (46.67%) UNIX
1 14 (46.67%) Solaris
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
1 14 (46.67%) MS Visio
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (46.67%) OSPF
1 14 (46.67%) BGP
1 14 (46.67%) Firewall
1 14 (46.67%) Clustering
1 14 (46.67%) Network Security
1 14 (46.67%) Load Balancing
2 13 (43.33%) CCNP
3 12 (40.00%) Juniper
3 12 (40.00%) Tcl
3 12 (40.00%) Perl
3 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 12 (40.00%) Finance
4 11 (36.67%) CCSA
4 11 (36.67%) Junos
4 11 (36.67%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (26.67%) VPN
5 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 8 (26.67%) Internet
5 8 (26.67%) Extranet
5 8 (26.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (26.67%) Low Latency
5 8 (26.67%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 7 (23.33%) Change Management

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 14 (46.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) OSPF
1 14 (46.67%) BGP
1 14 (46.67%) Firewall
1 14 (46.67%) Network Security
2 11 (36.67%) Junos
3 8 (26.67%) VPN
3 8 (26.67%) Internet
3 8 (26.67%) Extranet
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.33%) International Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Risk Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Change Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Business Change Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Operational Risk Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Change Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Business Change Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Audit Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Deployment Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) UNIX
1 14 (46.67%) Solaris
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Load Balancing
2 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (26.67%) Low Latency
2 8 (26.67%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 7 (23.33%) Change Management
4 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Process Management
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Tcl
1 12 (40.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (43.33%) CCNP
3 11 (36.67%) CCSA
3 11 (36.67%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.00%) COSO
2 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.33%) FATCA
3 1 (3.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (3.33%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) Juniper
2 12 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.33%) Sun