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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 526 540 574
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +34
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 395 379 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.45% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 298 316 271
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £37,972 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £72,500
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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
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 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 30 January 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 30 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 -16 347 £55,000 - 56
London -41 166 £63,250 +1.20% 26
South East -13 58 £50,000 -4.76% 8
North West +35 49 £50,000 - 7
City of London -15 27 £70,000 +16.66% 10
Manchester +10 23 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Cheshire +14 21 £67,500 +42.10% 3
West Midlands -2 21 £43,500 +33.84% 3
Berkshire -5 18 £50,000 +11.11%
Reading +6 16 £47,500 +5.55%
Scotland +8 15 £70,000 +55.55% 3
South West -15 15 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East Midlands +19 13 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Surrey -8 13 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Yorkshire -20 13 £43,000 +11.68% 2
Hampshire -11 11 £67,500 +3.84% 4
East of England -19 11 £47,500 +2.15% 2
Knutsford - 11 £67,500 -
West Yorkshire -5 10 £43,000 -14.00%
Warwickshire - 10 £42,000 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 10 £40,000 - 4
Nottingham - 10 £40,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +9 9 £34,000 -56.12%
Milton Keynes +5 9 £34,000 -
Glasgow +18 8 - - 1
Leeds 0 8 £43,000 -14.00%
Bristol -2 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Birmingham -4 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Woking - 7 £62,500 -
Edinburgh +9 6 £70,000 +64.70% 2

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 335 (40.12%) Finance
2 242 (28.98%) Information Security
3 204 (24.43%) Project Management
4 200 (23.95%) Risk Management
5 180 (21.56%) Management Information System
6 177 (21.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 156 (18.68%) ITIL
8 149 (17.84%) Degree
9 140 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
10 107 (12.81%) CISSP
11 105 (12.57%) PRINCE2
12 98 (11.74%) Windows
13 89 (10.66%) Microsoft
13 89 (10.66%) Firewall
13 89 (10.66%) Security Cleared
14 84 (10.06%) Change Management
15 81 (9.70%) Cisco
16 80 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
17 78 (9.34%) Security Management
18 77 (9.22%) PCI DSS
19 76 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
20 72 (8.62%) Banking
21 71 (8.50%) Retail
21 71 (8.50%) SQL
21 71 (8.50%) QA
22 70 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
23 68 (8.14%) MS Excel
24 66 (7.90%) UNIX
25 65 (7.78%) Security Architecture
26 63 (7.54%) SC Cleared

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.84%) Umbraco
2 7 (0.84%) TPMS
2 7 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (0.84%) IIS
3 6 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.60%) SAS
5 4 (0.48%) Apache
5 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.24%) Lync
7 2 (0.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.12%) Mule
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.12%) CMS
Applications
1 68 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.19%) MS Office
3 29 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 23 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (2.51%) MS Project
6 13 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.72%) SmartSuite
8 6 (0.72%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 18 (2.16%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (0.36%) SAP EHS
2 3 (0.36%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.24%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.12%) Agresso
4 1 (0.12%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.72%) SaaS
2 3 (0.36%) Yammer
3 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 89 (10.66%) Firewall
2 60 (7.19%) LAN
3 55 (6.59%) VPN
4 52 (6.23%) Network Security
5 45 (5.39%) WAN
6 35 (4.19%) Wireless
7 34 (4.07%) TCP/IP
8 22 (2.63%) BGP
9 20 (2.40%) OSPF
10 16 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (1.44%) IPsec
11 12 (1.44%) MPLS
11 12 (1.44%) Junos
12 11 (1.32%) Internet
12 11 (1.32%) SSL
13 10 (1.20%) SAN
13 10 (1.20%) EIGRP
14 9 (1.08%) ATM
15 8 (0.96%) Extranet
15 8 (0.96%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (1.68%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 8 (0.96%) Data Mining
6 6 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.72%) QlikView
7 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.60%) Big Data
7 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.48%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.36%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.36%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.36%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.24%) MySQL
10 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (2.99%) Selenium
1 25 (2.99%) JIRA
2 20 (2.40%) SpecFlow
2 20 (2.40%) WebDriver
3 14 (1.68%) Subversion
4 10 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.08%) FitNesse
6 7 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (0.72%) TestDirector
8 5 (0.60%) JMeter
8 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.60%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.48%) Xcode
10 3 (0.36%) Maven
11 2 (0.24%) Toad
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.12%) Trac
12 1 (0.12%) JSUnit
General
1 335 (40.12%) Finance
2 72 (8.62%) Banking
3 71 (8.50%) Retail
4 44 (5.27%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.71%) Marketing
6 23 (2.75%) Legal
7 22 (2.63%) Financial Institution
8 20 (2.40%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.68%) Aerospace
10 12 (1.44%) Advertising
10 12 (1.44%) Retail Banking
10 12 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.48%) Games
11 4 (0.48%) Law
12 3 (0.36%) Electronics
12 3 (0.36%) Front Office
12 3 (0.36%) International Banking
12 3 (0.36%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 156 (18.68%) Analyst
2 112 (13.41%) Consultant
3 70 (8.38%) Project Manager
4 61 (7.31%) Security Consultant
5 50 (5.99%) Security Manager
6 41 (4.91%) IT Consultant
7 40 (4.79%) Service Analyst
8 39 (4.67%) Security Analyst
9 35 (4.19%) Security Officer
9 35 (4.19%) Information Security Officer
10 34 (4.07%) Risk Manager
10 34 (4.07%) Information Manager
11 33 (3.95%) IT Security Consultant
12 32 (3.83%) Developer
12 32 (3.83%) Service Transition Analyst
13 30 (3.59%) Architect
14 29 (3.47%) Information Security Manager
15 28 (3.35%) CLAS Consultant
16 26 (3.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
17 24 (2.87%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.47%) REST
2 28 (3.35%) .NET
3 16 (1.92%) HTML
4 15 (1.80%) Web Services
5 13 (1.56%) jQuery
6 9 (1.08%) Apache Flex
7 7 (0.84%) XML
7 7 (0.84%) Ajax
8 6 (0.72%) CSS
8 6 (0.72%) JSP
8 6 (0.72%) SOAP
9 5 (0.60%) WCF
9 5 (0.60%) HTML5
9 5 (0.60%) EDI
9 5 (0.60%) Spring
9 5 (0.60%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.48%) J2EE
10 4 (0.48%) iOS SDK
10 4 (0.48%) RESTful
10 4 (0.48%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 180 (21.56%) Management Information System
2 140 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 38 (4.55%) RMADS
5 35 (4.19%) CESG
6 24 (2.87%) NHS
6 24 (2.87%) User Experience
7 23 (2.75%) CESG CLAS
8 19 (2.28%) PMI
9 17 (2.04%) Clustering
10 15 (1.80%) Mathematics
11 14 (1.68%) Economics
11 14 (1.68%) Informatics
12 11 (1.32%) Derivative
13 10 (1.20%) Cryptography
13 10 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.08%) Credit Risk
14 9 (1.08%) iPad
14 9 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 98 (11.74%) Windows
2 66 (7.90%) UNIX
3 54 (6.47%) Linux
4 20 (2.40%) Solaris
5 9 (1.08%) Android
6 8 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.36%) zOS
12 1 (0.12%) HPUX
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (28.98%) Information Security
2 204 (24.43%) Project Management
3 200 (23.95%) Risk Management
4 156 (18.68%) ITIL
5 105 (12.57%) PRINCE2
6 84 (10.06%) Change Management
7 80 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (9.34%) Security Management
9 76 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 70 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 65 (7.78%) Security Architecture
12 49 (5.87%) Business Continuity
13 48 (5.75%) Information Assurance
14 46 (5.51%) Data Protection
15 42 (5.03%) Service Delivery
16 41 (4.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 41 (4.91%) Penetration Testing
17 40 (4.79%) Service Management
18 39 (4.67%) ISMS
19 36 (4.31%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (8.50%) SQL
2 37 (4.43%) C#
3 24 (2.87%) Perl
4 23 (2.75%) JavaScript
5 22 (2.63%) Java
6 16 (1.92%) C
7 13 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 12 (1.44%) Tcl
9 11 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.96%) C++
10 8 (0.96%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.72%) VBA
12 5 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.60%) VB
13 4 (0.48%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.24%) VBScript
14 2 (0.24%) PHP
14 2 (0.24%) Python
15 1 (0.12%) PHP5
15 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 149 (17.84%) Degree
2 107 (12.81%) CISSP
3 89 (10.66%) Security Cleared
4 63 (7.54%) SC Cleared
5 62 (7.43%) CISM
6 57 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (5.39%) CISA
8 39 (4.67%) CCNP
9 28 (3.35%) CCNA
10 27 (3.23%) DV Cleared
11 23 (2.75%) CRISC
12 21 (2.51%) PMI Certification
13 19 (2.28%) CCSA
14 18 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 17 (2.04%) GIAC
16 12 (1.44%) Check Point Certification
17 10 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.20%) SSCP
18 9 (1.08%) ISACA
18 9 (1.08%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (21.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (9.22%) PCI DSS
3 71 (8.50%) QA
4 45 (5.39%) COBIT
5 37 (4.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 27 (3.23%) ISO 9001
7 14 (1.68%) ISO 14001
8 13 (1.56%) ISO 9000
9 12 (1.44%) COSO
10 10 (1.20%) JSP 440
11 6 (0.72%) SLA
12 3 (0.36%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.24%) GAAP
14 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.12%) AIFMD
14 1 (0.12%) FATCA
14 1 (0.12%) BS15000
14 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (0.84%) VMware Server
1 7 (0.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 6 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.48%) XenApp
3 4 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.12%) SRDF
5 1 (0.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.12%) Nmap
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.56%) Control-M
2 13 (1.56%) OpenView
3 11 (1.32%) Puppet
3 11 (1.32%) Nessus
4 7 (0.84%) Nagios
4 7 (0.84%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.24%) WSUS
5 2 (0.24%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 89 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 81 (9.70%) Cisco
3 48 (5.75%) Oracle
4 35 (4.19%) HP
5 33 (3.95%) Juniper
6 29 (3.47%) CheckPoint
7 21 (2.51%) SAP
8 19 (2.28%) VMware
9 12 (1.44%) Blue Coat
9 12 (1.44%) Adobe
10 11 (1.32%) F5
10 11 (1.32%) Fujitsu
11 9 (1.08%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.96%) CA
12 8 (0.96%) Remedy
13 7 (0.84%) Nokia
13 7 (0.84%) Citrix
14 6 (0.72%) Tufin
14 6 (0.72%) AlgoSec
15 5 (0.60%) JD Edwards
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + good benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Banking Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £42k - 45k per year + Bonus + Pension + 26 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 60000 + Home Based + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago