The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Risk Manager 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 Manager in their job title 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
IT Risk Manager
Rank 856 848 888
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Risk Manager 31 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.024% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.025% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 11
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £46,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £97,500 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,750 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -32.75%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

IT Risk Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Risk Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Risk Manager
Salary Trend

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

IT Risk Manager Salary Trend in the UK

IT Risk Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Risk Manager over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 within the UK.

IT Risk Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Risk Manager
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Risk Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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 -17 26 £72,500 +26.08%
London -9 18 £117,500 +28.76%
Scotland -11 5 £41,500 -12.63%
Edinburgh -10 3 £50,400 +6.10%
City of London -3 2 £85,000 -5.55%
North West -21 2 £56,250 +18.42%
South East -22 2 £72,500 +16.00%
Surrey - 2 £72,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire -15 1 £57,500 +25.00%
Manchester -17 1 £55,000 -
Swindon - 1 £65,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £90,000 -
Bradford - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £65,000 -
East of England - 1 £90,000 -
South West - 1 £65,000 -

IT Risk Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Risk Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 47 (61.84%) Finance
2 36 (47.37%) Risk Management
3 28 (36.84%) CISA
4 24 (31.58%) CISSP
5 17 (22.37%) CISM
5 17 (22.37%) Banking
5 17 (22.37%) Degree
6 16 (21.05%) Information Security
7 15 (19.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (18.42%) COBIT
9 12 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (15.79%) Business Development
9 12 (15.79%) PCI DSS
10 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
10 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (13.16%) Business Continuity
11 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
12 8 (10.53%) Service Management
12 8 (10.53%) BCP
13 7 (9.21%) PMI
13 7 (9.21%) PMI Certification
13 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
13 7 (9.21%) ITSM
13 7 (9.21%) Programme Management
13 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity Planning
13 7 (9.21%) Data Protection
14 6 (7.89%) Security Architecture
14 6 (7.89%) Cyber Security
14 6 (7.89%) Coaching
14 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills

IT Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Risk Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.26%) IIS
1 4 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
1 3 (3.95%) Internet
1 3 (3.95%) LAN
1 3 (3.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) QlikView
1 1 (1.32%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.32%) Big Data
1 1 (1.32%) SAP BI
1 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
General
1 47 (61.84%) Finance
2 17 (22.37%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Billing
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) International Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) PMI
1 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) UNIX
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) Risk Management
2 16 (21.05%) Information Security
3 12 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (15.79%) Business Development
4 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
4 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (13.16%) Business Continuity
5 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
6 8 (10.53%) Service Management
6 8 (10.53%) BCP
7 7 (9.21%) ITSM
7 7 (9.21%) Programme Management
7 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity Planning
7 7 (9.21%) Data Protection
8 6 (7.89%) Security Architecture
8 6 (7.89%) Cyber Security
8 6 (7.89%) Coaching
9 5 (6.58%) Information Security Management
9 5 (6.58%) Security Management
9 5 (6.58%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) CISA
2 24 (31.58%) CISSP
3 17 (22.37%) CISM
3 17 (22.37%) Degree
4 7 (9.21%) PMI Certification
5 5 (6.58%) CRISC
6 2 (2.63%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (18.42%) COBIT
3 12 (15.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.32%) COSO
4 1 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) CA
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) SAP
3 1 (1.32%) Business Objects