The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Risk Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Risk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Risk Analyst
Rank 862 899 853
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -46
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Risk Analyst 31 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.007% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.007% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 30 5 20
Average salary £55,000 £42,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,600 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -2.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Risk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Risk Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Risk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Risk Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Risk Analyst within the UK.

IT Risk Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

IT Risk Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Risk Analyst over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

IT Risk Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Risk Analyst
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Risk Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England +28 31 £55,000 +30.95% 1
London +40 29 £55,000 +30.95%
City of London +30 6 £55,000 +30.95%
North West +2 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester 0 1 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England - 1 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,500 -

IT Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Risk Analyst in their job title 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 with IT Risk Analyst in their job title.

1 41 (78.85%) Finance
2 27 (51.92%) CISSP
3 17 (32.69%) Risk Assessment
4 16 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (28.85%) CCNA
5 15 (28.85%) Degree
6 13 (25.00%) CHFI
6 13 (25.00%) CEH
7 12 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (23.08%) Security Architecture
8 11 (21.15%) CISA
9 10 (19.23%) CISM
10 9 (17.31%) Investment Management
10 9 (17.31%) Banking
11 7 (13.46%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (13.46%) Investment Banking
11 7 (13.46%) Private Banking
11 7 (13.46%) PCI DSS
11 7 (13.46%) Financial Institution
11 7 (13.46%) Information Security
12 5 (9.62%) Firewall
12 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (7.69%) Change Control
13 4 (7.69%) COBIT
13 4 (7.69%) Network Security
13 4 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
14 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills

IT Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Risk Analyst in their job title 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 with IT Risk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 41 (78.85%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Investment Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Private Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.77%) Front Office
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Risk Assessment
2 16 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 12 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 9 (17.31%) Investment Management
5 7 (13.46%) Information Security
5 7 (13.46%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.69%) Change Control
7 4 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (5.77%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (5.77%) IT Governance
8 3 (5.77%) Validation
8 3 (5.77%) BCP
9 1 (1.92%) Project Management
9 1 (1.92%) Data Security
9 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.92%) Business Development
9 1 (1.92%) Algorithmic Trading
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) CISSP
2 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (28.85%) CCNA
2 15 (28.85%) Degree
3 13 (25.00%) CEH
3 13 (25.00%) CHFI
4 11 (21.15%) CISA
5 10 (19.23%) CISM
6 2 (3.85%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.69%) COBIT
3 3 (5.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.92%) COSO
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft