The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 199 236 250
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +14
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 52 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 39 1 7
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £52,500 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Risk Assessment
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5776 5395 6019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 82.77% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 4461 5018
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Risk Assessment
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Risk Assessment Salary Trend in the North West

Risk Assessment
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Risk Assessment Salary Histogram in the North West

Risk Assessment
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the North West 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
Cheshire +19 26 £52,500 -
Manchester +16 23 £47,500 -9.52%
Lancashire - 3 £49,000 -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 59 (62.77%) Finance
2 25 (26.60%) Information Security
2 25 (26.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (24.47%) Risk Management
4 23 (24.47%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (19.15%) Service Management
6 16 (17.02%) Supplier Management
7 14 (14.89%) Economics
7 14 (14.89%) Data Analysis
7 14 (14.89%) Financial Institution
7 14 (14.89%) Security Management
7 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 14 (14.89%) Analytics
8 13 (13.83%) UNIX
8 13 (13.83%) Windows
8 13 (13.83%) LAN
8 13 (13.83%) Management Information System
9 12 (12.77%) Data Protection
10 11 (11.70%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (11.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (10.64%) PCI DSS
12 9 (9.57%) Security Architecture
12 9 (9.57%) Business Continuity
12 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
12 9 (9.57%) Cisco
12 9 (9.57%) WAN
13 8 (8.51%) CISSP
13 8 (8.51%) Service Delivery
13 8 (8.51%) Information Assurance

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) LAN
2 9 (9.57%) WAN
2 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.26%) Firewall
3 4 (4.26%) Wireless
3 4 (4.26%) Network Security
3 4 (4.26%) WLAN
General
1 59 (62.77%) Finance
2 14 (14.89%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.38%) Retail
3 6 (6.38%) Aerospace
4 5 (5.32%) Legal
4 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Analyst
2 14 (14.89%) Delivery Manager
3 13 (13.83%) Security Engineer
3 13 (13.83%) Security Manager
4 12 (12.77%) Security Analyst
5 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (10.64%) Consultant
6 8 (8.51%) Information Manager
7 7 (7.45%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (7.45%) Data Manager
7 7 (7.45%) Security Consultant
7 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Risk Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Information Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) IT Risk Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Administrator
10 4 (4.26%) Governance Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 4 (4.26%) IT Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) Web Services
2 4 (4.26%) JSP
3 3 (3.19%) .NET
4 1 (1.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.47%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.89%) Economics
3 13 (13.83%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) CESG
4 4 (4.26%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.26%) PKI
4 4 (4.26%) SCADA
4 4 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.26%) FMCG
5 3 (3.19%) Life Science
6 2 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.13%) GIS
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.83%) UNIX
1 13 (13.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Information Security
2 24 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (24.47%) Risk Management
4 18 (19.15%) Service Management
5 16 (17.02%) Supplier Management
6 14 (14.89%) Security Management
6 14 (14.89%) Analytics
6 14 (14.89%) Data Analysis
7 12 (12.77%) Data Protection
8 11 (11.70%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (9.57%) Security Architecture
9 9 (9.57%) Business Continuity
10 8 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (8.51%) Service Delivery
10 8 (8.51%) Information Assurance
11 7 (7.45%) Network Design
12 6 (6.38%) Network Management
12 6 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.38%) Change Management
12 6 (6.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.19%) Java
2 1 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) CISSP
2 5 (5.32%) CISM
3 4 (4.26%) CISA
4 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.19%) Degree
4 3 (3.19%) PCI QSA
5 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) VCP4
6 1 (1.06%) CRISC
6 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) QiCA
6 1 (1.06%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (10.64%) PCI DSS
4 7 (7.45%) COBIT
5 6 (6.38%) JSP 440
6 3 (3.19%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.06%) COSO
7 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.06%) WAI
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) Cisco
3 1 (1.06%) Remedy