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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analyst
Rank 774 756 737
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 105 116 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 82 91 118
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,050 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £69,750 £79,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +8.10%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015 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 27 January 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 -16 96 £50,000 - 27
London +17 64 £62,500 -3.84% 9
City of London +3 18 £50,500 -21.70% 2
North West -5 8 £42,000 +20.00% 2
East Midlands +21 7 £42,500 +41.66% 3
East of England -6 7 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Northamptonshire -8 6 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Northampton -9 6 £42,500 +41.66%
Cardiff - 5 £22,500 - 3
Cheshire - 5 £40,750 -
South Wales - 5 £22,500 - 3
Wales - 5 £22,500 - 3
Scotland +15 4 £42,000 +31.25% 2
South West -8 4 £42,750 -36.66%
Luton +7 3 - - 2
Bedfordshire +7 3 - - 2
Manchester -5 3 £42,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands -10 3 £34,750 -22.77% 4
Bury St Edmunds - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 - -
South East -50 2 £37,170 -9.89% 2
Warwickshire - 2 £36,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £42,500 -
Bristol - 2 £44,250 -
Uxbridge - 2 £42,500 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Redhill -2 1 £40,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire -7 1 - - 4
Leeds -9 1 - - 3
Surrey -10 1 £40,000 -11.11%

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 116 (54.21%) Finance
2 83 (38.79%) Risk Management
3 65 (30.37%) Banking
4 63 (29.44%) Credit Risk
5 54 (25.23%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (21.96%) SQL
7 42 (19.63%) Information Security
7 42 (19.63%) Degree
8 34 (15.89%) Market Risk
9 28 (13.08%) Analytics
10 26 (12.15%) SAS
10 26 (12.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 23 (10.75%) Financial Institution
12 22 (10.28%) PCI DSS
13 21 (9.81%) CRISC
14 18 (8.41%) Business Analysis
14 18 (8.41%) MS Office
14 18 (8.41%) ITIL
14 18 (8.41%) CISSP
15 17 (7.94%) MS Excel
15 17 (7.94%) Legal
16 16 (7.48%) Management Information System
16 16 (7.48%) Retail
16 16 (7.48%) IT Governance
17 15 (7.01%) COBIT
17 15 (7.01%) Risk Analysis
17 15 (7.01%) QA
17 15 (7.01%) Risk Analytics
17 15 (7.01%) Risk Assessment
18 14 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 26 (12.15%) SAS
2 7 (3.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (8.41%) MS Office
2 17 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 14 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.93%) SPSS
5 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) EViews
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Summit
1 1 (0.47%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.14%) Network Security
2 2 (0.93%) PPP
2 2 (0.93%) ICMP
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) Wireless
3 1 (0.47%) VPN
3 1 (0.47%) SAN
3 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.34%) Base SAS
3 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.40%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Toad
1 4 (1.87%) ERwin
2 1 (0.47%) Subversion
2 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 116 (54.21%) Finance
2 65 (30.37%) Banking
3 23 (10.75%) Financial Institution
4 17 (7.94%) Legal
5 16 (7.48%) Retail
6 13 (6.07%) Investment Banking
7 11 (5.14%) Front Office
8 7 (3.27%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.87%) Automotive
10 3 (1.40%) Marketing
11 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.34%) Middleware
2 2 (0.93%) HTML
2 2 (0.93%) .NET
2 2 (0.93%) CSS
2 2 (0.93%) XML
2 2 (0.93%) JSON
3 1 (0.47%) WCF
3 1 (0.47%) WPF
3 1 (0.47%) WF
3 1 (0.47%) Scilab
3 1 (0.47%) Spring
3 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 63 (29.44%) Credit Risk
2 54 (25.23%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (15.89%) Market Risk
4 16 (7.48%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.67%) Mathematics
5 10 (4.67%) Statistics
5 10 (4.67%) Hedge funds
6 9 (4.21%) Economics
7 8 (3.74%) Derivative
8 5 (2.34%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.93%) Tandem
9 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.93%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.74%) Windows
1 8 (3.74%) Solaris
2 6 (2.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (38.79%) Risk Management
2 42 (19.63%) Information Security
3 28 (13.08%) Analytics
4 18 (8.41%) ITIL
4 18 (8.41%) Business Analysis
5 16 (7.48%) IT Governance
6 15 (7.01%) Risk Analysis
6 15 (7.01%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (7.01%) Risk Analytics
7 13 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (6.07%) Data Analysis
8 12 (5.61%) Security Management
9 11 (5.14%) Asset Management
10 10 (4.67%) Problem Management
10 10 (4.67%) Stress Testing
11 9 (4.21%) Business Continuity
11 9 (4.21%) Project Management
11 9 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.74%) Service Management
12 8 (3.74%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.96%) SQL
2 10 (4.67%) Java
3 8 (3.74%) VBA
4 5 (2.34%) C#
5 4 (1.87%) C++
5 4 (1.87%) R
5 4 (1.87%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.40%) C
7 2 (0.93%) SAS Macro
7 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.47%) Perl
8 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (19.63%) Degree
2 21 (9.81%) CRISC
3 18 (8.41%) CISSP
4 12 (5.61%) CISM
4 12 (5.61%) ISACA
5 10 (4.67%) CISA
6 7 (3.27%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.87%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.93%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.47%) CFA
9 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (10.28%) PCI DSS
3 15 (7.01%) COBIT
3 15 (7.01%) QA
4 12 (5.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.34%) Basel II
5 5 (2.34%) COSO
6 4 (1.87%) SLA
7 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.40%) FINREP
8 2 (0.93%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.47%) EMIR
9 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.47%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (5.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.74%) Algorithmics
3 3 (1.40%) Oracle
3 3 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.47%) Sybase
4 1 (0.47%) Murex
4 1 (0.47%) Calypso
4 1 (0.47%) SunGard
4 1 (0.47%) Citrix
4 1 (0.47%) NCR
4 1 (0.47%) Primavera
4 1 (0.47%) Teradata
4 1 (0.47%) Netezza
4 1 (0.47%) TSYS
4 1 (0.47%) Cyber-Ark
Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + 6,000 car
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, incentives
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, incnetives
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £59000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
National Grid
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Northamptonshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Northamptonshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
easyJet
Posted: 18 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 19 days ago