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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 110 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 23 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.01% 0.65% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.81% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 1
Average salary £55,500 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.84% +23.37%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%
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
1819 1735 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.78% 80.77% 69.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1563 1018
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Risk Assessment Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 16 (64.00%) UNIX
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) Solaris
2 15 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) CCNP
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (60.00%) OSPF
2 15 (60.00%) BGP
2 15 (60.00%) Firewall
2 15 (60.00%) Clustering
2 15 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 15 (60.00%) Network Security
3 14 (56.00%) Blue Coat
3 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (56.00%) Juniper
3 14 (56.00%) Tcl
3 14 (56.00%) Perl
4 13 (52.00%) Check Point Certification
4 13 (52.00%) CCSA
4 13 (52.00%) Junos
5 9 (36.00%) Low Latency
5 9 (36.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 9 (36.00%) VPN
5 9 (36.00%) Internet
5 9 (36.00%) Extranet
5 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) COSO

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 15 (60.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) OSPF
1 15 (60.00%) BGP
1 15 (60.00%) Firewall
1 15 (60.00%) Network Security
2 13 (52.00%) Junos
3 9 (36.00%) VPN
3 9 (36.00%) Internet
3 9 (36.00%) Extranet
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Audit Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (4.00%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Risk Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Operational Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Clustering
2 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) UNIX
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (36.00%) Low Latency
2 9 (36.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (24.00%) Process Management
4 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) SIEM
5 1 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Tcl
1 14 (56.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) CCNP
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (52.00%) Check Point Certification
2 13 (52.00%) CCSA
3 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) GIAC
5 1 (4.00%) CISM
5 1 (4.00%) GCIH
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) COSO
1 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (24.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Nmap
1 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nessus
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) Blue Coat
2 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (56.00%) Juniper
3 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) ArcSight