The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Risk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analyst
Rank 774 716 724
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 117 173 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88 118 144
Average salary £44,250 £45,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -26.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £75,000 £86,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Risk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Risk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Risk Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Risk Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Risk Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Risk Analyst over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Risk Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -81 110 £45,000 - 40
London -76 49 £56,250 -13.46% 28
West Midlands -5 15 £38,500 -9.41%
Birmingham +2 13 £38,500 -9.41%
South East -2 13 £37,500 -5.06% 1
North West -3 12 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Yorkshire -36 9 £36,000 +6.66% 6
East of England -6 8 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Scotland -3 7 £32,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -12 7 £55,000 +26.43% 1
Surrey -6 6 £37,750 -1.94%
Edinburgh -17 6 £32,500 - 1
City of London -25 6 £60,000 +16.50% 6
Manchester -10 5 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Cheshire -11 5 £47,500 +39.70% 1
Potters Bar - 5 £55,000 -
Berkshire +7 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Knutsford -8 3 £47,500 -5.00%
West Yorkshire -28 3 £35,000 +3.70% 5
Windsor - 3 £37,500 -
York - 3 £36,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £36,000 -
Kent +1 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Hampshire -4 2 £30,000 +15.38%
South West -13 2 £40,500 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £40,500 -
Southampton - 2 £30,000 -
Reigate - 2 £42,250 -
Swindon - 2 £40,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £40,000 -

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Risk Analyst in their job title.

1 174 (72.80%) Finance
2 80 (33.47%) Credit Risk
2 80 (33.47%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (32.22%) Risk Management
4 75 (31.38%) Degree
5 59 (24.69%) Banking
6 57 (23.85%) Information Security
7 55 (23.01%) SQL
8 52 (21.76%) SAS
9 39 (16.32%) Analytics
10 38 (15.90%) CISSP
11 32 (13.39%) Financial Institution
11 32 (13.39%) Retail
12 31 (12.97%) Risk Analysis
13 26 (10.88%) Base SAS
13 26 (10.88%) Statistical Modelling
14 24 (10.04%) CISA
15 23 (9.62%) Mathematics
16 22 (9.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 22 (9.21%) CRISC
16 22 (9.21%) Risk Assessment
17 21 (8.79%) Statistics
18 20 (8.37%) Microsoft
19 19 (7.95%) PCI DSS
20 18 (7.53%) Market Risk
20 18 (7.53%) Business Analysis
20 18 (7.53%) Data Analysis
21 17 (7.11%) MS Excel
22 16 (6.69%) VBA
22 16 (6.69%) ITIL

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Risk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 52 (21.76%) SAS
2 6 (2.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.67%) SPSS
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.44%) Network Security
2 4 (1.67%) Internet
3 2 (0.84%) PPP
4 1 (0.42%) VoIP
4 1 (0.42%) VPN
4 1 (0.42%) SAN
4 1 (0.42%) Wireless
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.88%) Base SAS
2 10 (4.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.67%) MS Access
4 2 (0.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.93%) ERwin
1 7 (2.93%) Toad
2 1 (0.42%) Subversion
2 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 174 (72.80%) Finance
2 59 (24.69%) Banking
3 32 (13.39%) Financial Institution
3 32 (13.39%) Retail
4 10 (4.18%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.51%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.67%) French Language
6 4 (1.67%) Legal
6 4 (1.67%) Front Office
7 3 (1.26%) Automotive
7 3 (1.26%) Back Office
7 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.84%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Military
8 2 (0.84%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.67%) XML
2 3 (1.26%) .NET
3 2 (0.84%) JSON
3 2 (0.84%) HTML
3 2 (0.84%) CSS
4 1 (0.42%) Web Services
4 1 (0.42%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.42%) Middleware
4 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.42%) Java EE
4 1 (0.42%) Spring
4 1 (0.42%) WCF
4 1 (0.42%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (33.47%) Credit Risk
1 80 (33.47%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.62%) Mathematics
3 21 (8.79%) Statistics
4 18 (7.53%) Market Risk
5 16 (6.69%) Derivative
6 10 (4.18%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.93%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.93%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.93%) Economics
8 4 (1.67%) Equities
9 3 (1.26%) Chemistry
10 2 (0.84%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.84%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.35%) Solaris
2 5 (2.09%) UNIX
3 4 (1.67%) Windows
4 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.22%) Risk Management
2 57 (23.85%) Information Security
3 39 (16.32%) Analytics
4 31 (12.97%) Risk Analysis
5 26 (10.88%) Statistical Modelling
6 22 (9.21%) Risk Assessment
7 18 (7.53%) Business Analysis
7 18 (7.53%) Data Analysis
8 16 (6.69%) ITIL
9 15 (6.28%) Security Management
10 12 (5.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (4.60%) Quality Management
11 11 (4.60%) Service Management
11 11 (4.60%) Statistical Analysis
11 11 (4.60%) Risk Analytics
12 10 (4.18%) Stress Testing
12 10 (4.18%) Information Security Management
13 9 (3.77%) Business Continuity
14 8 (3.35%) Project Management
15 7 (2.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 55 (23.01%) SQL
2 16 (6.69%) VBA
3 9 (3.77%) C#
4 7 (2.93%) Java
5 5 (2.09%) SAS Macro
6 4 (1.67%) C
7 3 (1.26%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.26%) Python
8 2 (0.84%) R
8 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.84%) Perl
8 2 (0.84%) C++
9 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (31.38%) Degree
2 38 (15.90%) CISSP
3 24 (10.04%) CISA
4 22 (9.21%) CRISC
5 15 (6.28%) CISM
6 13 (5.44%) CCNA
6 13 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (5.44%) CHFI
6 13 (5.44%) CEH
7 11 (4.60%) CGEIT
8 7 (2.93%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.51%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.26%) ISEB
10 3 (1.26%) ISACA
11 2 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.42%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (7.95%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.02%) QA
4 9 (3.77%) Basel II
5 7 (2.93%) COBIT
6 4 (1.67%) Solvency II
6 4 (1.67%) SLA
7 3 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.84%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (8.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.09%) Oracle
3 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.26%) TSYS
4 1 (0.42%) SunGard
4 1 (0.42%) Citrix
4 1 (0.42%) NCR
4 1 (0.42%) Reuters
4 1 (0.42%) Bloomberg
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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London
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
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Salary: market salary
Posted: 13 days ago
London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 15 days ago
Uxbridge
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Churchill Frank
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago