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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analyst
Rank 810 713 710
Rank change year-on-year
-97 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 89 160 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 64 111 149
Average salary £42,000 £43,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% -28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -102 85 £42,000 -2.32% 54
London -76 31 £51,500 -14.16% 31
East of England 0 15 £55,000 +22.22%
Hertfordshire - 14 £55,000 -
West Midlands -4 13 £38,500 +4.76% 2
Birmingham +10 12 £38,500 -7.78%
Yorkshire -44 10 £37,250 +14.61% 6
Potters Bar - 10 £55,000 -
South East -29 9 £37,750 -5.62% 2
West Yorkshire -37 8 £36,250 +11.53% 4
City of London -31 6 £42,000 -30.86% 17
Leeds -26 5 £37,500 +41.50% 2
North West -15 4 £45,000 +51.51% 9
Surrey -6 3 £39,500 -3.65% 1
Manchester -9 3 £42,500 +55.10% 3
Edinburgh -12 3 £42,000 +29.23% 1
South West -17 3 £37,500 - 3
Scotland -22 3 £42,000 +34.40% 3
Berkshire -4 2 £23,500 -57.27%
Hampshire -17 2 £30,000 +13.20%
Kent - 2 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £40,500 -
Swindon - 2 £40,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £37,500 -
Southampton - 2 £30,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £23,500 -
Solihull -3 1 £35,000 +7.69%
St Albans - 1 £55,000 -

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 182 (75.21%) Finance
2 85 (35.12%) Credit Risk
3 75 (30.99%) Degree
4 72 (29.75%) Risk Management
5 71 (29.34%) SAS
6 60 (24.79%) Banking
7 58 (23.97%) SQL
8 44 (18.18%) Information Security
9 43 (17.77%) Analytics
10 37 (15.29%) Retail
11 35 (14.46%) CISSP
11 35 (14.46%) Base SAS
12 34 (14.05%) Statistical Modelling
13 32 (13.22%) Mathematics
14 29 (11.98%) Risk Analysis
14 29 (11.98%) CISA
15 27 (11.16%) Financial Institution
16 25 (10.33%) Statistics
17 23 (9.50%) Data Analysis
17 23 (9.50%) Microsoft
18 22 (9.09%) Derivative
19 21 (8.68%) Business Analysis
20 20 (8.26%) Market Risk
20 20 (8.26%) VBA
20 20 (8.26%) Risk Assessment
21 17 (7.02%) MS Excel
22 16 (6.61%) CISM
22 16 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
22 16 (6.61%) CRISC
23 15 (6.20%) ISO/IEC 27001

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 71 (29.34%) SAS
2 3 (1.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.37%) MS Office
3 4 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.24%) SPSS
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.31%) Network Security
2 4 (1.65%) Internet
3 2 (0.83%) PPP
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.46%) Base SAS
2 7 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.89%) MS Access
3 4 (1.65%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.89%) Toad
1 7 (2.89%) ERwin
2 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 182 (75.21%) Finance
2 60 (24.79%) Banking
3 37 (15.29%) Retail
4 27 (11.16%) Financial Institution
5 11 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.89%) French Language
7 6 (2.48%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.48%) Back Office
8 4 (1.65%) Legal
8 4 (1.65%) Marketing
9 2 (0.83%) Military
9 2 (0.83%) Automotive
9 2 (0.83%) Law
9 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.83%) Front Office
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.24%) .NET
2 2 (0.83%) XML
3 1 (0.41%) XML Schema
3 1 (0.41%) WCF
3 1 (0.41%) WF
3 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 85 (35.12%) Credit Risk
2 32 (13.22%) Mathematics
3 25 (10.33%) Statistics
4 22 (9.09%) Derivative
5 20 (8.26%) Market Risk
6 7 (2.89%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.89%) Equities
6 7 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.48%) Economics
8 5 (2.07%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.24%) Chemistry
11 2 (0.83%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.65%) Solaris
2 2 (0.83%) UNIX
3 1 (0.41%) Windows
3 1 (0.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.75%) Risk Management
2 44 (18.18%) Information Security
3 43 (17.77%) Analytics
4 34 (14.05%) Statistical Modelling
5 29 (11.98%) Risk Analysis
6 23 (9.50%) Data Analysis
7 21 (8.68%) Business Analysis
8 20 (8.26%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (5.79%) Security Management
10 14 (5.79%) Stress Testing
11 12 (4.96%) Statistical Analysis
11 12 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.96%) Quality Management
12 10 (4.13%) Project Management
12 10 (4.13%) Data Modelling
13 8 (3.31%) Business Continuity
13 8 (3.31%) Project Planning
14 7 (2.89%) Data Management
14 7 (2.89%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.97%) SQL
2 20 (8.26%) VBA
3 11 (4.55%) C#
4 9 (3.72%) SAS Macro
5 7 (2.89%) Python
5 7 (2.89%) C
6 5 (2.07%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.24%) C++
7 3 (1.24%) Java
8 2 (0.83%) Perl
8 2 (0.83%) R
9 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (30.99%) Degree
2 35 (14.46%) CISSP
3 29 (11.98%) CISA
4 16 (6.61%) CISM
4 16 (6.61%) CRISC
5 13 (5.37%) CCNA
5 13 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.37%) CEH
5 13 (5.37%) CHFI
6 11 (4.55%) CGEIT
7 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.24%) ISEB
8 2 (0.83%) GIAC
8 2 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.41%) PhD
9 1 (0.41%) ICAEW
9 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.79%) QA
3 12 (4.96%) PCI DSS
4 9 (3.72%) COBIT
5 6 (2.48%) Basel II
6 4 (1.65%) CRD IV
7 3 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.24%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.83%) Basel III
9 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (9.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.48%) Oracle
3 3 (1.24%) TSYS
4 1 (0.41%) Reuters
4 1 (0.41%) Bloomberg
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
HFG
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ideal Training
Salary: Excellent Daily Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Churchill Frank
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago