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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 512 509 566
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +57
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 518 539 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.56% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 419 394 310
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
- -0.99%

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
90545 95411 102003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.93% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75257 77107 82195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
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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 +17 490 £55,000 - 40
London +22 252 £65,000 +8.33% 18
South East +80 100 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East of England +42 52 £46,500 +16.25% 2
Berkshire +21 29 £55,000 -8.33% 3
North West -21 29 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Reading +38 26 £56,250 -2.17% 1
City of London +13 24 £59,500 -2.45% 4
Hertfordshire - 22 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +26 20 £42,500 +16.43%
West Midlands -31 20 £40,000 +21.04% 5
Yorkshire +8 17 £41,250 -4.06% 4
Manchester +1 17 £60,000 +6.66%
South West -7 17 £52,500 -6.66% 3
Surrey +5 16 £50,000 -2.43%
West Yorkshire +10 14 £40,000 -7.15% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 13 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Leeds +6 13 £40,000 -7.32% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £42,500 -
Essex +16 10 £52,500 +5.00%
West Sussex -7 8 £50,000 +40.84%
Somerset +6 7 - -
Kent -5 7 £55,000 +120.00% 1
Bedfordshire -7 7 £56,000 +12.00%
Street - 7 - -
Cambridge - 7 - - 1
Liverpool +12 6 - -
Merseyside +11 6 - -
Peterborough +3 6 £57,500 +43.75%
East Midlands -17 6 £47,500 +11.76% 3

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 477 (49.53%) Information Security
2 352 (36.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 330 (34.27%) CISSP
4 313 (32.50%) Risk Management
5 310 (32.19%) Finance
6 225 (23.36%) CISM
7 210 (21.81%) Degree
8 198 (20.56%) Management Information System
9 196 (20.35%) Cybersecurity
10 163 (16.93%) Project Management
11 158 (16.41%) CISA
12 148 (15.37%) ITIL
13 145 (15.06%) Security Management
14 138 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
15 135 (14.02%) PCI DSS
16 129 (13.40%) SIEM
17 123 (12.77%) Firewall
18 118 (12.25%) Penetration Testing
19 115 (11.94%) Banking
20 109 (11.32%) Windows
20 109 (11.32%) Data Protection
21 105 (10.90%) Security Architecture
22 104 (10.80%) Information Assurance
22 104 (10.80%) Network Security
23 103 (10.70%) Security Operations
24 100 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
25 94 (9.76%) Microsoft
26 92 (9.55%) Legal
26 92 (9.55%) Security Cleared
27 88 (9.14%) Unix

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 31 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.28%) Apache
2 22 (2.28%) JBoss
2 22 (2.28%) WebLogic
3 21 (2.18%) WebSphere
3 21 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (1.87%) IIS
5 11 (1.14%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.04%) SAS
6 10 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.62%) TPMS
8 4 (0.42%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.31%) Confluence
9 3 (0.31%) Node.js
10 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.10%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.10%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.10%) nginx
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 48 (4.98%) MS Office
2 35 (3.63%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 20 (2.08%) MS Project
5 9 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.31%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.87%) Office 365
2 17 (1.77%) SaaS
3 14 (1.45%) IaaS
4 13 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.52%) PaaS
8 2 (0.21%) GitHub
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 123 (12.77%) Firewall
2 104 (10.80%) Network Security
3 62 (6.44%) TCP/IP
4 49 (5.09%) Wireless
5 39 (4.05%) VPN
6 35 (3.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 32 (3.32%) LAN
8 27 (2.80%) WAN
9 24 (2.49%) Internet
10 18 (1.87%) SSL
11 17 (1.77%) Converged Networks
12 15 (1.56%) SAN
13 14 (1.45%) NAS
14 13 (1.35%) HTTP
14 13 (1.35%) MPLS
15 12 (1.25%) Wireshark
16 11 (1.14%) Cisco ICM
16 11 (1.14%) Intranet
17 10 (1.04%) BGP
17 10 (1.04%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.87%) Big Data
3 17 (1.77%) MySQL
4 9 (0.93%) GIS
5 8 (0.83%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.42%) DB2
8 3 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.21%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 8 (0.83%) JIRA
3 7 (0.73%) Selenium
4 5 (0.52%) Jasmine
5 4 (0.42%) Metasploit
6 3 (0.31%) Grunt
6 3 (0.31%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.21%) ERwin
7 2 (0.21%) Hudson
7 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.21%) JMeter
7 2 (0.21%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.21%) NUnit
7 2 (0.21%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.21%) Subversion
7 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.21%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.10%) JUnit
8 1 (0.10%) Toad
General
1 310 (32.19%) Finance
2 115 (11.94%) Banking
3 92 (9.55%) Legal
4 53 (5.50%) Telecoms
5 34 (3.53%) Marketing
6 29 (3.01%) Law
7 25 (2.60%) Financial Institution
8 23 (2.39%) Retail
9 21 (2.18%) International Banking
10 16 (1.66%) Billing
10 16 (1.66%) Publishing
11 13 (1.35%) Investment Banking
12 10 (1.04%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.93%) Military
14 7 (0.73%) Local Government
15 5 (0.52%) Back Office
16 4 (0.42%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.42%) Electronics
17 3 (0.31%) French Language
17 3 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 202 (20.98%) Analyst
2 157 (16.30%) Consultant
3 128 (13.29%) Security Analyst
4 105 (10.90%) Security Consultant
5 66 (6.85%) Security Manager
6 65 (6.75%) Information Analyst
7 61 (6.33%) Architect
8 59 (6.13%) Senior Analyst
9 55 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
10 53 (5.50%) Project Manager
11 47 (4.88%) IT Manager
11 47 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
12 46 (4.78%) Security Officer
13 45 (4.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 45 (4.67%) Information Manager
14 43 (4.47%) Security Architect
15 42 (4.36%) Information Officer
16 41 (4.26%) Information Security Consultant
17 40 (4.15%) Information Security Officer
18 39 (4.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.40%) .NET
2 42 (4.36%) Web Services
3 25 (2.60%) J2EE
4 21 (2.18%) Java EE
5 18 (1.87%) EDI
6 11 (1.14%) WCF
7 10 (1.04%) HTML
7 10 (1.04%) SOAP
8 7 (0.73%) OAuth
8 7 (0.73%) OpenID
8 7 (0.73%) SAML
9 6 (0.62%) LAPP Stack
9 6 (0.62%) Middleware
9 6 (0.62%) XML
10 5 (0.52%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.52%) JSON
10 5 (0.52%) REST
10 5 (0.52%) XHTML
11 4 (0.42%) CSS
12 3 (0.31%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 198 (20.56%) Management Information System
2 138 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (8.41%) Computer Science
4 43 (4.47%) Data Centre
5 38 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
6 36 (3.74%) CESG
7 33 (3.43%) Mathematics
8 32 (3.32%) Credit Risk
9 26 (2.70%) Blackberry
10 22 (2.28%) CESG CLAS
11 21 (2.18%) Security Operations Centre
12 18 (1.87%) Cyber Attack
13 15 (1.56%) Cryptography
13 15 (1.56%) Private Cloud
14 13 (1.35%) PKI
15 11 (1.14%) e-Health
16 10 (1.04%) Client/Server
16 10 (1.04%) Driving Licence
17 9 (0.93%) Mainframe
18 8 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 109 (11.32%) Windows
2 88 (9.14%) Unix
3 63 (6.54%) Linux
4 26 (2.70%) Android
4 26 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.21%) Solaris
9 2 (0.21%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.10%) Debian
10 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (49.53%) Information Security
2 313 (32.50%) Risk Management
3 196 (20.35%) Cybersecurity
4 163 (16.93%) Project Management
5 148 (15.37%) ITIL
6 145 (15.06%) Security Management
7 129 (13.40%) SIEM
8 118 (12.25%) Penetration Testing
9 109 (11.32%) Data Protection
10 105 (10.90%) Security Architecture
11 104 (10.80%) Information Assurance
12 103 (10.70%) Security Operations
13 100 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
14 85 (8.83%) Information Security Management
15 82 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
16 76 (7.89%) Internal Audit
17 70 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
17 70 (7.27%) SDLC
18 69 (7.17%) ISMS
19 66 (6.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 80 (8.31%) SQL
2 57 (5.92%) Java
3 52 (5.40%) C
4 42 (4.36%) C#
5 35 (3.63%) Python
6 25 (2.60%) PowerShell
7 15 (1.56%) Perl
8 14 (1.45%) Ruby
9 12 (1.25%) C++
10 10 (1.04%) JavaScript
11 8 (0.83%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.73%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.42%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.31%) PHP
14 3 (0.31%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.21%) R
15 2 (0.21%) VC++
16 1 (0.10%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.10%) Scala
16 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 330 (34.27%) CISSP
2 225 (23.36%) CISM
3 210 (21.81%) Degree
4 158 (16.41%) CISA
5 92 (9.55%) Security Cleared
6 70 (7.27%) CESG Certified Professional
7 56 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (5.61%) SANS
9 52 (5.40%) SC Cleared
10 51 (5.30%) CEH
11 44 (4.57%) CCNA
12 42 (4.36%) CLAS
13 41 (4.26%) CRISC
14 35 (3.63%) GIAC
15 33 (3.43%) CISMP
16 31 (3.22%) CCNP
17 23 (2.39%) SSCP
18 21 (2.18%) ISEB
19 17 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (1.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 352 (36.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 135 (14.02%) PCI DSS
3 68 (7.06%) COBIT
4 44 (4.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 32 (3.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 29 (3.01%) RMADS
7 26 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 20 (2.08%) QA
9 17 (1.77%) ISO 9001
9 17 (1.77%) SLA
10 16 (1.66%) ISO27002
11 13 (1.35%) COSO
12 8 (0.83%) ISO22301
13 6 (0.62%) ISO 8583
14 5 (0.52%) ISO 14001
15 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
15 4 (0.42%) ISO27005
16 3 (0.31%) HMG Infosec
16 3 (0.31%) PA-DSS
16 3 (0.31%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 37 (3.84%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.45%) BitLocker
3 14 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 14 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (1.45%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.42%) Firmware
5 3 (0.31%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.10%) Docker
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
6 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (2.60%) Nessus
2 14 (1.45%) Backup Exec
2 14 (1.45%) Icinga
3 11 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (1.04%) QRadar
4 10 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (0.83%) Puppet
6 6 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (0.62%) Salt
7 4 (0.42%) SCCM
8 3 (0.31%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.21%) Ansible
9 2 (0.21%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.10%) Graphite
10 1 (0.10%) Graylog
10 1 (0.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.10%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 94 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.09%) Cisco
3 42 (4.36%) Oracle
4 36 (3.74%) VMware
5 22 (2.28%) Sybase
6 20 (2.08%) Avaya
7 18 (1.87%) CA
7 18 (1.87%) HP
8 16 (1.66%) EMC
8 16 (1.66%) Symantec
9 15 (1.56%) Splunk
10 14 (1.45%) ArcSight
10 14 (1.45%) Fortinet
10 14 (1.45%) Remedy
10 14 (1.45%) Veeam
11 13 (1.35%) IBM
11 13 (1.35%) SAP
12 11 (1.14%) F5
12 11 (1.14%) Qualys
12 11 (1.14%) SolarWinds
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + health, bonus, 6% match
Posted: 18 hours ago
Derby
Computacenter
Salary: Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Computacenter
Salary: Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Michael Page Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Capita plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + health, bonus, 6% match
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £65k plus extremely attractive benefits and extensive career pr
Posted: 3 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Maximise Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Telford
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits and £5000 relocation package
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Capita plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Midcounties Cooperative
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago