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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 506 558 565
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +7
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 451 422 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 323 273 285
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%

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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 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 +27 403 £57,500 +4.54% 42
London +21 205 £62,500 +4.16% 19
South East -33 55 £49,250 -8.79% 10
City of London +29 37 £62,500 +4.16% 10
East of England +22 32 £53,750 +6.43%
North West +10 32 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Scotland +25 25 £55,500 +44.15% 3
Yorkshire +12 25 £37,500 +12.78% 2
West Midlands -2 22 £40,000 +19.40% 7
South West 0 16 £62,500 +15.74% 2
Edinburgh - 16 £56,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +6 15 £36,018 +8.32% 2
Manchester +3 15 £62,500 +35.13% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 14 £42,500 -17.47% 1
Milton Keynes -2 14 £42,500 -19.81% 1
Berkshire -49 14 £55,000 -2.65% 2
Glasgow +15 11 £47,000 +22.07%
Bedfordshire +14 11 £60,000 +14.28%
East Midlands +12 11 £47,500 -5.00%
Leeds +6 11 £45,000 +35.33% 2
Cheshire +5 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Ipswich - 10 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 10 £40,000 -
Birmingham -1 9 £35,000 -41.90% 1
Hampshire -7 9 £55,000 -13.72% 3
Surrey +7 8 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Warrington - 8 £57,500 -
Bristol -16 7 £51,500 -6.36% 1
North Yorkshire - 7 £37,500 -
West Sussex +10 6 £40,000 -

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 393 (41.11%) Information Security
2 386 (40.38%) Finance
3 314 (32.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 268 (28.03%) Risk Management
5 226 (23.64%) ITIL
6 213 (22.28%) CISSP
7 205 (21.44%) Management Information System
8 196 (20.50%) Project Management
9 180 (18.83%) Degree
10 172 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
11 141 (14.75%) Firewall
12 128 (13.39%) CISM
13 127 (13.28%) Windows
14 125 (13.08%) Banking
15 114 (11.92%) Security Management
16 106 (11.09%) Cyber Security
17 104 (10.88%) PRINCE2
18 98 (10.25%) CISA
19 96 (10.04%) PCI DSS
20 90 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
21 87 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
22 86 (9.00%) UNIX
23 84 (8.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 82 (8.58%) Information Assurance
25 79 (8.26%) Security Cleared
26 77 (8.05%) Telecoms
26 77 (8.05%) Linux
27 75 (7.85%) Microsoft
28 73 (7.64%) SQL
29 72 (7.53%) Business Continuity

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 19 (1.99%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.88%) IIS
3 14 (1.46%) WebLogic
3 14 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (1.36%) JBoss
5 6 (0.63%) Apache
5 6 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (0.63%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.52%) TPMS
6 5 (0.52%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.31%) SAS
9 2 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.21%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 45 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.78%) MS Office
3 8 (0.84%) MS Project
3 8 (0.84%) AutoCAD
4 7 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.52%) Primavera
2 5 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.21%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.10%) Summit
4 1 (0.10%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.46%) SaaS
2 10 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.63%) PaaS
3 6 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (14.75%) Firewall
2 70 (7.32%) Network Security
3 40 (4.18%) VPN
4 36 (3.77%) Internet
5 25 (2.62%) Wireless
5 25 (2.62%) LAN
6 23 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 20 (2.09%) SAN
8 19 (1.99%) TCP/IP
9 14 (1.46%) DNS
10 12 (1.26%) HTTP
11 11 (1.15%) WAN
11 11 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (1.05%) WLAN
12 10 (1.05%) IPsec
13 8 (0.84%) ATM
13 8 (0.84%) Intranet
14 7 (0.73%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.73%) MPLS
15 6 (0.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.26%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.63%) QlikView
6 6 (0.63%) Big Data
7 5 (0.52%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.52%) Couchbase
8 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.31%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.31%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.31%) HBase
9 3 (0.31%) Impala
10 2 (0.21%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (1.67%) JIRA
2 12 (1.26%) Subversion
3 10 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.94%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.84%) Xcode
5 8 (0.84%) NUnit
5 8 (0.84%) ReSharper
5 8 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (0.84%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.63%) Selenium
7 4 (0.42%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.42%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.42%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.31%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.31%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.31%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.31%) JSUnit
9 2 (0.21%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.21%) Rational Rose
General
1 386 (40.38%) Finance
2 125 (13.08%) Banking
3 77 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 53 (5.54%) Retail
5 52 (5.44%) Legal
6 26 (2.72%) Marketing
7 21 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.88%) International Banking
9 16 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.57%) Aerospace
11 14 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (1.46%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.36%) Back Office
12 13 (1.36%) Law
13 9 (0.94%) Automotive
14 8 (0.84%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.73%) Online Betting
15 7 (0.73%) Electronics
15 7 (0.73%) Advertising
16 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 197 (20.61%) Analyst
2 156 (16.32%) Consultant
3 107 (11.19%) Security Consultant
4 105 (10.98%) Security Analyst
5 69 (7.22%) Security Manager
6 60 (6.28%) Information Analyst
7 57 (5.96%) Information Security Analyst
8 53 (5.54%) Security Officer
9 52 (5.44%) Project Manager
10 48 (5.02%) Information Manager
11 44 (4.60%) Information Security Manager
12 43 (4.50%) Information Security Officer
13 42 (4.39%) Risk Analyst
14 37 (3.87%) Risk Manager
15 35 (3.66%) Information Security Consultant
16 34 (3.56%) Security Engineer
17 31 (3.24%) IT Consultant
18 29 (3.03%) IT Security Consultant
19 28 (2.93%) IT Security Analyst
20 26 (2.72%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.50%) .NET
2 37 (3.87%) HTML
3 35 (3.66%) Web Services
4 23 (2.41%) REST
5 22 (2.30%) CSS
6 18 (1.88%) LINQ
7 17 (1.78%) .NET Framework
7 17 (1.78%) ASP.NET
8 13 (1.36%) J2EE
8 13 (1.36%) SOAP
8 13 (1.36%) Java EE
9 12 (1.26%) XML
10 11 (1.15%) jQuery
11 8 (0.84%) iOS SDK
12 6 (0.63%) WCF
13 4 (0.42%) XSLT
13 4 (0.42%) JSP
14 3 (0.31%) ADO.NET
14 3 (0.31%) XHTML
14 3 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 205 (21.44%) Management Information System
2 172 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (5.86%) Computer Science
4 36 (3.77%) CESG
5 31 (3.24%) RMADS
6 28 (2.93%) PMI
7 26 (2.72%) Data Protection Act
8 24 (2.51%) Credit Risk
8 24 (2.51%) Data Centre
9 17 (1.78%) Cryptography
9 17 (1.78%) PKI
10 14 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
11 12 (1.26%) BYOD
11 12 (1.26%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.26%) SCADA
12 11 (1.15%) CESG CLAS
12 11 (1.15%) iPad
13 9 (0.94%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.94%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 127 (13.28%) Windows
2 86 (9.00%) UNIX
3 77 (8.05%) Linux
4 16 (1.67%) Solaris
5 15 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.52%) CentOS
7 5 (0.52%) zOS
8 4 (0.42%) Android
8 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (41.11%) Information Security
2 268 (28.03%) Risk Management
3 226 (23.64%) ITIL
4 196 (20.50%) Project Management
5 114 (11.92%) Security Management
6 106 (11.09%) Cyber Security
7 104 (10.88%) PRINCE2
8 90 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 84 (8.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 82 (8.58%) Information Assurance
12 72 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
12 72 (7.53%) Business Continuity
12 72 (7.53%) SDLC
13 69 (7.22%) Change Management
13 69 (7.22%) Data Protection
14 64 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 58 (6.07%) Security Architecture
16 51 (5.33%) SIEM
17 49 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 73 (7.64%) SQL
2 53 (5.54%) Java
3 33 (3.45%) C
4 27 (2.82%) C#
5 22 (2.30%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.84%) VBA
6 8 (0.84%) Objective-C
7 7 (0.73%) C++
8 6 (0.63%) Perl
8 6 (0.63%) Python
8 6 (0.63%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.52%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.31%) VB
11 2 (0.21%) Scala
11 2 (0.21%) R
11 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.10%) Tcl
12 1 (0.10%) PHP
12 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 213 (22.28%) CISSP
2 180 (18.83%) Degree
3 128 (13.39%) CISM
4 98 (10.25%) CISA
5 79 (8.26%) Security Cleared
6 44 (4.60%) SC Cleared
7 32 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (3.03%) PMI Certification
9 27 (2.82%) CRISC
10 21 (2.20%) CCNA
11 19 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (1.99%) CEH
12 15 (1.57%) DV Cleared
13 14 (1.46%) CISMP
14 12 (1.26%) CCNP
14 12 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 10 (1.05%) ISEB
15 10 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (1.05%) MCSE
16 9 (0.94%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (32.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 96 (10.04%) PCI DSS
3 61 (6.38%) COBIT
3 61 (6.38%) QA
4 34 (3.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (2.62%) ISO 9001
6 14 (1.46%) JSP 440
7 13 (1.36%) SLA
7 13 (1.36%) ISO 14001
8 10 (1.05%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.52%) BS7799
9 5 (0.52%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.31%) BS25999
10 3 (0.31%) P3O
11 2 (0.21%) COSO
11 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.10%) FATCA
12 1 (0.10%) MiFID
12 1 (0.10%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 14 (1.46%) VMware Server
3 13 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.10%) XenApp
6 1 (0.10%) OpenSSH
6 1 (0.10%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 15 (1.57%) Tivoli
1 15 (1.57%) Nagios
2 5 (0.52%) OpenView
2 5 (0.52%) Control-M
2 5 (0.52%) Nessus
3 4 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.31%) SELinux
5 2 (0.21%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.10%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.10%) Nmap
6 1 (0.10%) WSUS
6 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (7.85%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.96%) Oracle
3 50 (5.23%) Cisco
4 34 (3.56%) HP
4 34 (3.56%) VMware
5 18 (1.88%) Juniper
6 16 (1.67%) SAP
6 16 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 16 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 14 (1.46%) F5
8 13 (1.36%) Sybase
9 10 (1.05%) Citrix
10 9 (0.94%) Symantec
11 8 (0.84%) Sophos
12 7 (0.73%) Websense
13 5 (0.52%) ProCurve
13 5 (0.52%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (0.52%) Remedy
13 5 (0.52%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.52%) Nokia
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Package
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitve salary + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £20-30,000 + Bonus + Good Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34020.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Structured Project Resources
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus.
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Enviresearch
Salary: Depending on skill and experience
Posted: 15 days ago
North
Thales
Posted: 16 days ago