The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 537 571 597
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +26
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 458 399 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.45% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 334 304 304
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88106 89047 87460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.16% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73200 73150 69679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Risk Assessment
Salary Trend

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

Risk Assessment Salary Trend in the UK

Risk Assessment
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Risk Assessment Salary Histogram in the UK

Risk Assessment
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 Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +62 424 £55,000 -4.34% 71
London +29 201 £60,000 -6.25% 38
South East +12 71 £52,500 +10.52% 8
North West +13 52 £51,459 +0.40% 3
City of London +66 41 £61,000 -2.40% 8
Manchester +37 38 £56,200 +18.31% 2
South West +7 31 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Berkshire +11 24 £50,000 - 3
East of England +14 23 £36,000 -24.21% 3
Yorkshire +22 21 £43,750 -0.56% 5
West Midlands -21 18 £42,500 +1.19% 3
Surrey +9 15 £45,000 -28.00% 2
Scotland -2 15 £55,000 -21.42% 1
West Yorkshire +7 12 £42,500 -3.40% 4
Essex +5 12 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Leeds 0 12 £42,500 -1.16% 3
Glasgow -8 11 £55,000 - 1
Kent +18 10 £54,500 +55.71%
Bristol +1 10 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Hampshire +8 9 £72,000 +6.66% 1
Reading +4 9 £55,000 +15.78%
Colchester -18 7 £35,000 -26.31%
Merseyside - 7 - -
Liverpool - 7 - -
Uxbridge +9 6 £55,000 +22.22%
Nottinghamshire +4 6 £66,250 +65.62%
Gloucestershire +4 6 £52,500 -19.23% 4
Nottingham -1 6 £66,250 +65.62%
East Midlands -5 6 £66,250 +65.62%
Somerset - 6 £42,500 - 1

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Risk Assessment also 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 that cited Risk Assessment.

1 407 (45.94%) Information Security
2 310 (34.99%) Finance
3 271 (30.59%) CISSP
4 254 (28.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 222 (25.06%) Risk Management
6 192 (21.67%) CISM
7 155 (17.49%) Management Information System
8 153 (17.27%) Cybersecurity
9 150 (16.93%) Degree
9 150 (16.93%) Banking
10 136 (15.35%) Project Management
11 130 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
12 120 (13.54%) ITIL
13 119 (13.43%) Penetration Testing
14 117 (13.21%) Firewall
15 114 (12.87%) Security Management
16 109 (12.30%) Security Operations
17 107 (12.08%) CISA
18 102 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
19 101 (11.40%) SIEM
20 98 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
20 98 (11.06%) Windows
21 91 (10.27%) Security Architecture
22 86 (9.71%) PRINCE2
23 85 (9.59%) PCI DSS
24 84 (9.48%) Information Assurance
25 83 (9.37%) Disaster Recovery
26 81 (9.14%) Microsoft
27 77 (8.69%) Unix
28 76 (8.58%) Network Security

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Risk Assessment also 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 that cited Risk Assessment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (1.69%) JBoss
1 15 (1.69%) WebLogic
1 15 (1.69%) WebSphere
1 15 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.24%) SAS
4 10 (1.13%) TPMS
5 9 (1.02%) IIS
6 7 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.68%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.56%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.45%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.11%) Apache
10 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 40 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.27%) MS Office
3 20 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.24%) MS Project
6 9 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.23%) BASE24
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.11%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (1.24%) SaaS
4 8 (0.90%) IaaS
5 4 (0.45%) Office 365
6 3 (0.34%) PaaS
7 2 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 117 (13.21%) Firewall
2 76 (8.58%) Network Security
3 52 (5.87%) Wireless
4 40 (4.51%) TCP/IP
5 33 (3.72%) Intrusion Detection
6 29 (3.27%) VPN
7 28 (3.16%) Internet
8 15 (1.69%) IPv6
9 12 (1.35%) IPv4
10 10 (1.13%) BIG-IP
10 10 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.13%) SSL
11 9 (1.02%) Intranet
12 7 (0.79%) Converged Networks
13 6 (0.68%) Cisco ICM
13 6 (0.68%) DNS
13 6 (0.68%) HTTP
13 6 (0.68%) LAN
13 6 (0.68%) MPLS
13 6 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.82%) Big Data
3 12 (1.35%) GIS
3 12 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (0.56%) DB2
5 4 (0.45%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.34%) QlikView
7 2 (0.23%) MySQL
7 2 (0.23%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (1.58%) JIRA
2 8 (0.90%) Selenium
3 7 (0.79%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.68%) JMeter
5 4 (0.45%) Metasploit
5 4 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.34%) Toad
7 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.23%) Hudson
7 2 (0.23%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.23%) Subversion
8 1 (0.11%) GDB
8 1 (0.11%) QADirector
8 1 (0.11%) Redmine
8 1 (0.11%) sqlmap
General
1 310 (34.99%) Finance
2 150 (16.93%) Banking
3 62 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 61 (6.88%) Legal
5 39 (4.40%) Marketing
6 38 (4.29%) Retail
7 26 (2.93%) Law
8 20 (2.26%) Investment Banking
9 19 (2.14%) Billing
10 18 (2.03%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.69%) International Banking
11 15 (1.69%) Publishing
12 10 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.13%) Military
13 8 (0.90%) Back Office
14 7 (0.79%) Local Government
15 6 (0.68%) German Language
16 5 (0.56%) Electronics
17 3 (0.34%) Advertising
17 3 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 239 (26.98%) Analyst
2 135 (15.24%) Security Analyst
3 105 (11.85%) Consultant
4 77 (8.69%) Architect
5 72 (8.13%) Information Analyst
6 69 (7.79%) Security Consultant
7 65 (7.34%) Project Manager
8 62 (7.00%) Information Security Analyst
9 61 (6.88%) Security Manager
10 47 (5.30%) Information Manager
11 43 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
12 40 (4.51%) Risk Analyst
13 37 (4.18%) Business Analyst
13 37 (4.18%) Security Architect
13 37 (4.18%) Tester
14 36 (4.06%) Information Security Manager
14 36 (4.06%) IT Manager
15 33 (3.72%) IT Analyst
16 31 (3.50%) Operations Analyst
17 29 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.29%) .NET
2 37 (4.18%) Web Services
3 19 (2.14%) J2EE
4 15 (1.69%) Java EE
5 10 (1.13%) HTML
6 8 (0.90%) EDI
6 8 (0.90%) XML
7 7 (0.79%) Middleware
7 7 (0.79%) SOAP
7 7 (0.79%) WCF
8 6 (0.68%) JSON
8 6 (0.68%) OAuth
8 6 (0.68%) OpenID
8 6 (0.68%) REST
8 6 (0.68%) SAML
9 5 (0.56%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.56%) Akka
9 5 (0.56%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.56%) CSS
9 5 (0.56%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 155 (17.49%) Management Information System
2 130 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (6.21%) Data Centre
4 54 (6.09%) Computer Science
5 47 (5.30%) Security Operations Centre
6 27 (3.05%) Credit Risk
7 24 (2.71%) CESG
8 20 (2.26%) Blackberry
9 17 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
10 15 (1.69%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.58%) Mathematics
12 13 (1.47%) PMI
13 12 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (1.13%) CMDB
14 10 (1.13%) Cryptography
14 10 (1.13%) Derivative
15 9 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
15 9 (1.02%) Mainframe
15 9 (1.02%) PKI
16 7 (0.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 98 (11.06%) Windows
2 77 (8.69%) Unix
3 43 (4.85%) Linux
4 22 (2.48%) Android
5 20 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.58%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.45%) CentOS
10 3 (0.34%) Debian
10 3 (0.34%) Solaris
10 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.34%) zOS
11 2 (0.23%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (45.94%) Information Security
2 222 (25.06%) Risk Management
3 153 (17.27%) Cybersecurity
4 136 (15.35%) Project Management
5 120 (13.54%) ITIL
6 119 (13.43%) Penetration Testing
7 114 (12.87%) Security Management
8 109 (12.30%) Security Operations
9 102 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
10 101 (11.40%) SIEM
11 98 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 91 (10.27%) Security Architecture
13 86 (9.71%) PRINCE2
14 84 (9.48%) Information Assurance
15 83 (9.37%) Disaster Recovery
16 74 (8.35%) ISMS
17 68 (7.67%) Data Protection
18 63 (7.11%) Information Security Management
19 62 (7.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 61 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 68 (7.67%) SQL
2 42 (4.74%) Java
3 39 (4.40%) C#
4 38 (4.29%) C
5 12 (1.35%) Python
6 8 (0.90%) C++
7 6 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.56%) Ruby
8 5 (0.56%) Scala
9 4 (0.45%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.34%) Perl
10 3 (0.34%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.23%) PHP
11 2 (0.23%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.11%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 271 (30.59%) CISSP
2 192 (21.67%) CISM
3 150 (16.93%) Degree
4 107 (12.08%) CISA
5 57 (6.43%) Security Cleared
6 50 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (5.30%) CESG Certified Professional
8 45 (5.08%) CEH
8 45 (5.08%) CRISC
9 37 (4.18%) SANS
10 35 (3.95%) SC Cleared
11 34 (3.84%) CCNA
12 33 (3.72%) GIAC
13 31 (3.50%) CLAS
14 26 (2.93%) ISEB
15 20 (2.26%) PMI Certification
16 19 (2.14%) CISMP
16 19 (2.14%) SSCP
17 18 (2.03%) CCNP
18 16 (1.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (28.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (9.59%) PCI DSS
3 35 (3.95%) COBIT
3 35 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 32 (3.61%) QA
5 31 (3.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 21 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 19 (2.14%) RMADS
8 12 (1.35%) SLA
9 11 (1.24%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.90%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.68%) COSO
11 6 (0.68%) ISO22301
12 5 (0.56%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.45%) P3O
14 3 (0.34%) HMG Infosec
14 3 (0.34%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.34%) ISO13485
14 3 (0.34%) ISO27002
15 2 (0.23%) BS7799
System Software
1 28 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.45%) vSphere
3 4 (0.45%) XenServer
4 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) NFS
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
5 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (1.58%) Nessus
2 6 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (0.68%) SELinux
3 4 (0.45%) QRadar
3 4 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.34%) SCCM
4 3 (0.34%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.23%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.11%) EnCase
6 1 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 81 (9.14%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.63%) Cisco
3 36 (4.06%) VMware
4 34 (3.84%) Oracle
5 18 (2.03%) SAP
6 16 (1.81%) Avaya
7 15 (1.69%) HP
7 15 (1.69%) Sybase
8 14 (1.58%) BMC
9 12 (1.35%) F5
9 12 (1.35%) Symantec
10 10 (1.13%) Qualys
11 9 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.90%) CA
12 8 (0.90%) Tableau
12 8 (0.90%) Websense
13 7 (0.79%) CheckPoint
13 7 (0.79%) Juniper
13 7 (0.79%) McAfee
14 6 (0.68%) Sophos
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £74,000 - £95,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £95000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - FCA
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago