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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 565 510 578
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +68
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 371 454 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.51% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 288 384 255
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
91483 89221 91345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 81.86% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75482 71477 77760
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 December 2014 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 22 December 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
(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 -64 344 £52,500 -4.54% 36
London -51 154 £60,000 -3.22% 14
South East -22 57 £52,500 - 7
North West +21 47 £47,500 +25.00% 3
Cheshire +20 25 £40,000 -15.78%
City of London -2 25 £67,500 +26.16% 3
Yorkshire -33 24 £49,000 +8.88% 4
South West -25 22 £52,500 -30.00% 4
Leeds +6 21 £46,000 -44.24% 2
West Yorkshire -4 21 £46,000 -44.24% 3
Berkshire +18 19 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Reading 0 17 £48,750 +8.33% 2
West Midlands -22 17 £42,000 +34.40% 1
Manchester -23 13 £50,000 +42.85% 1
East of England -29 12 £47,500 -17.39%
Birmingham +4 11 £48,500 +76.36% 1
Surrey -24 10 £62,500 +19.04%
East Midlands +19 9 £47,500 - 3
Gloucestershire -13 9 £65,000 -16.12% 1
Hampshire -22 9 £36,500 -43.84% 2
Milton Keynes +9 8 £34,000 -33.65% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 8 £34,000 -33.65% 1
Scotland +1 7 £25,500 -40.00% 2
Kent -3 7 £55,000 +39.24%
Bristol -1 6 £53,750 +19.44% 2
Wiltshire -24 6 £40,000 -46.66%
Nottinghamshire - 6 £47,500 - 1
Woking - 6 £62,500 -
Nottingham - 6 £47,500 - 1
Glasgow +14 5 - - 2

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 339 (40.45%) Finance
2 259 (30.91%) Information Security
3 204 (24.34%) Project Management
4 198 (23.63%) Risk Management
5 181 (21.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 166 (19.81%) Management Information System
7 157 (18.74%) Degree
8 148 (17.66%) ITIL
9 120 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
10 113 (13.48%) PRINCE2
11 102 (12.17%) Windows
12 99 (11.81%) Security Cleared
13 95 (11.34%) CISSP
14 90 (10.74%) Firewall
15 87 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
16 86 (10.26%) Microsoft
16 86 (10.26%) PCI DSS
17 84 (10.02%) Banking
18 79 (9.43%) Change Management
19 76 (9.07%) QA
20 74 (8.83%) SC Cleared
21 73 (8.71%) Continuous Improvement
22 72 (8.59%) Security Management
23 71 (8.47%) Cisco
23 71 (8.47%) Retail
24 69 (8.23%) UNIX
24 69 (8.23%) SQL
25 67 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
26 63 (7.52%) MS Excel
27 62 (7.40%) CISM

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 18 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.84%) MS Exchange
2 7 (0.84%) Umbraco
3 5 (0.60%) IIS
4 4 (0.48%) Apache
4 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.36%) SAS
5 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.24%) TPMS
6 2 (0.24%) Confluence
6 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.24%) Lync
7 1 (0.12%) Mule
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.12%) CMS
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 63 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.42%) MS Office
3 33 (3.94%) MS Visio
4 26 (3.10%) MS Project
5 22 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.72%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.60%) SmartSuite
10 1 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 19 (2.27%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (0.36%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.36%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.36%) SAP PM
2 3 (0.36%) SAP EHS
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 90 (10.74%) Firewall
2 52 (6.21%) VPN
3 51 (6.09%) LAN
3 51 (6.09%) Network Security
4 37 (4.42%) WAN
5 30 (3.58%) Wireless
6 27 (3.22%) TCP/IP
7 25 (2.98%) BGP
8 23 (2.74%) OSPF
9 14 (1.67%) Junos
9 14 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (1.55%) Internet
11 11 (1.31%) DMZ
12 10 (1.19%) Extranet
13 9 (1.07%) MPLS
14 8 (0.95%) IPsec
14 8 (0.95%) Structured Cabling
15 7 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (0.84%) SSL
15 7 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 8 (0.95%) Data Mining
6 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.60%) Big Data
7 5 (0.60%) QlikView
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.36%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.36%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.36%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.24%) MySQL
10 1 (0.12%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 28 (3.34%) Selenium
2 25 (2.98%) WebDriver
2 25 (2.98%) JIRA
2 25 (2.98%) SpecFlow
3 11 (1.31%) Subversion
4 10 (1.19%) FitNesse
5 8 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.84%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (0.72%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.60%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.60%) JMeter
8 5 (0.60%) TestDirector
8 5 (0.60%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.36%) Maven
11 2 (0.24%) Metasploit
12 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.12%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 339 (40.45%) Finance
2 84 (10.02%) Banking
3 71 (8.47%) Retail
4 47 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.34%) Legal
6 27 (3.22%) Investment Banking
7 24 (2.86%) Marketing
8 19 (2.27%) Retail Banking
9 16 (1.91%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.79%) Aerospace
11 14 (1.67%) Advertising
12 12 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.60%) Front Office
13 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.60%) Local Government
14 4 (0.48%) Law
14 4 (0.48%) Games
15 3 (0.36%) Billing
15 3 (0.36%) Back Office
15 3 (0.36%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (21.48%) Analyst
2 117 (13.96%) Consultant
3 72 (8.59%) Project Manager
4 68 (8.11%) Security Consultant
5 52 (6.21%) Security Analyst
6 46 (5.49%) Service Analyst
7 45 (5.37%) Security Manager
8 37 (4.42%) Developer
9 35 (4.18%) IT Consultant
9 35 (4.18%) Service Transition Analyst
10 33 (3.94%) Information Analyst
10 33 (3.94%) Information Security Analyst
11 31 (3.70%) Risk Manager
11 31 (3.70%) Business Analyst
11 31 (3.70%) Service Manager
12 30 (3.58%) Information Manager
12 30 (3.58%) CLAS Consultant
13 29 (3.46%) Tester
14 27 (3.22%) IT Security Consultant
15 26 (3.10%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.70%) .NET
2 27 (3.22%) REST
3 12 (1.43%) jQuery
4 11 (1.31%) Web Services
4 11 (1.31%) HTML
5 9 (1.07%) Apache Flex
6 7 (0.84%) Middleware
6 7 (0.84%) Ajax
6 7 (0.84%) JSP
7 6 (0.72%) XML
7 6 (0.72%) EDI
7 6 (0.72%) RESTful
8 5 (0.60%) Gherkin
8 5 (0.60%) Spring
8 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.48%) J2EE
9 4 (0.48%) HTML5
9 4 (0.48%) GWT
10 3 (0.36%) Silverlight
10 3 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 166 (19.81%) Management Information System
2 120 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (7.40%) Computer Science
4 47 (5.61%) RMADS
5 46 (5.49%) CESG
6 32 (3.82%) CESG CLAS
7 30 (3.58%) NHS
8 29 (3.46%) User Experience
9 20 (2.39%) PMI
9 20 (2.39%) Clustering
10 16 (1.91%) Informatics
11 14 (1.67%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.19%) Credit Risk
12 10 (1.19%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.19%) Derivative
13 9 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (1.07%) SCADA
14 8 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.95%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 102 (12.17%) Windows
2 69 (8.23%) UNIX
3 58 (6.92%) Linux
4 20 (2.39%) Solaris
5 9 (1.07%) Android
6 7 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (30.91%) Information Security
2 204 (24.34%) Project Management
3 198 (23.63%) Risk Management
4 148 (17.66%) ITIL
5 113 (13.48%) PRINCE2
6 87 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (9.43%) Change Management
8 73 (8.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 72 (8.59%) Security Management
10 67 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 62 (7.40%) Security Architecture
12 56 (6.68%) Information Assurance
13 52 (6.21%) Business Continuity
14 48 (5.73%) Data Protection
15 45 (5.37%) Penetration Testing
16 44 (5.25%) ISMS
17 40 (4.77%) Service Management
17 40 (4.77%) Mentoring
18 39 (4.65%) Release Management
19 38 (4.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 69 (8.23%) SQL
2 45 (5.37%) C#
3 26 (3.10%) Perl
4 19 (2.27%) Java
5 18 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 15 (1.79%) C
6 15 (1.79%) Tcl
7 13 (1.55%) PL/SQL
8 11 (1.31%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.19%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.07%) C++
11 6 (0.72%) VB
12 5 (0.60%) VBA
13 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.36%) XAML
14 3 (0.36%) VB6
14 3 (0.36%) Ruby
15 2 (0.24%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.24%) VBScript
15 2 (0.24%) Python
Qualifications
1 157 (18.74%) Degree
2 99 (11.81%) Security Cleared
3 95 (11.34%) CISSP
4 74 (8.83%) SC Cleared
5 62 (7.40%) CISM
6 48 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (5.25%) CISA
8 34 (4.06%) CCNP
9 30 (3.58%) DV Cleared
10 23 (2.74%) CCNA
10 23 (2.74%) PMI Certification
11 20 (2.39%) CRISC
12 18 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (2.03%) GIAC
14 15 (1.79%) CCSA
15 14 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
16 10 (1.19%) ISEB
16 10 (1.19%) MBA
16 10 (1.19%) ISACA
17 8 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (21.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 76 (9.07%) QA
4 49 (5.85%) COBIT
5 32 (3.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (3.34%) ISO 9001
7 15 (1.79%) JSP 440
7 15 (1.79%) COSO
8 12 (1.43%) ISO 14001
9 11 (1.31%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.72%) SLA
11 3 (0.36%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 2 (0.24%) GAAP
12 2 (0.24%) FATCA
12 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.12%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.12%) BS15000
13 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (0.60%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.48%) XenApp
3 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.24%) Nmap
3 2 (0.24%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (1.91%) Nessus
1 16 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.43%) OpenView
2 12 (1.43%) Control-M
3 11 (1.31%) Puppet
4 2 (0.24%) Sysprep
4 2 (0.24%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.24%) Nagios
4 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.12%) WSUS
5 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.12%) SCCM
5 1 (0.12%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 86 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 71 (8.47%) Cisco
3 45 (5.37%) Oracle
4 34 (4.06%) Juniper
5 26 (3.10%) HP
6 25 (2.98%) CheckPoint
7 19 (2.27%) SAP
8 15 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 15 (1.79%) VMware
9 11 (1.31%) Fujitsu
9 11 (1.31%) Adobe
10 9 (1.07%) F5
11 8 (0.95%) CA
12 6 (0.72%) Brocade
13 5 (0.60%) Norkom
13 5 (0.60%) Tufin
13 5 (0.60%) AlgoSec
13 5 (0.60%) JD Edwards
13 5 (0.60%) Remedy
13 5 (0.60%) Citrix
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £62000 - £73000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 65000
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Capita
Salary: Car
Posted: Yesterday
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 80,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £110000 - £125000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier Engineering
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + car + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 11 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago