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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 467 518 568
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +50
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 509 444 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.47% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 364 330 273
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
(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 +30 447 £55,000 - 58
London +22 227 £62,500 +4.16% 25
South East +1 75 £48,000 -12.72% 10
City of London +26 39 £70,000 +16.66% 5
North West +20 35 £55,000 +37.50% 7
West Midlands -14 28 £35,000 -2.09% 3
Scotland +11 25 £47,500 +23.37% 5
East Midlands +10 21 £53,500 +33.75% 2
East of England +9 20 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 20 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Middlesex +20 19 - -
Manchester +15 18 £60,000 +47.23% 3
South West -4 17 £46,000 -14.81% 3
Milton Keynes -5 17 £42,500 -8.10% 2
Edinburgh +10 16 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Birmingham +3 15 £35,000 -36.93% 1
Berkshire -27 12 £55,000 -9.09% 2
Nottingham +6 11 £75,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire -2 11 £75,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +1 10 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Surrey +7 9 £45,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire -2 9 £49,000 +22.50% 2
Cheshire -10 9 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Hampshire +21 8 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Northamptonshire +11 8 £42,500 +6.25%
West Yorkshire +3 7 £49,000 +5.94%
Leeds +11 5 £49,000 +40.00%
Staffordshire +4 5 £28,750 -11.53% 1
Bristol - 5 £35,000 - 1
Somerset +7 4 £46,000 -

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 422 (43.15%) Finance
2 416 (42.54%) Information Security
3 291 (29.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 249 (25.46%) Risk Management
5 247 (25.26%) CISSP
6 231 (23.62%) Project Management
7 222 (22.70%) ITIL
8 173 (17.69%) Degree
9 171 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
10 166 (16.97%) Banking
11 163 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 160 (16.36%) Firewall
13 146 (14.93%) CISM
14 135 (13.80%) PRINCE2
15 123 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 121 (12.37%) Windows
16 121 (12.37%) Cyber Security
17 116 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
18 111 (11.35%) Security Management
19 104 (10.63%) PCI DSS
20 103 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
20 103 (10.53%) CISA
21 86 (8.79%) Telecoms
22 85 (8.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 84 (8.59%) Network Security
24 83 (8.49%) Data Protection
24 83 (8.49%) UNIX
25 82 (8.38%) SIEM
26 77 (7.87%) Business Continuity
27 74 (7.57%) Microsoft

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (1.84%) IIS
2 14 (1.43%) WebLogic
3 13 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 13 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (1.33%) JBoss
4 8 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.72%) OpenStack
5 7 (0.72%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.61%) Apache
6 6 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (0.51%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.41%) Node.js
9 2 (0.20%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.20%) SAS
9 2 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.10%) TPMS
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 35 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.35%) MS Office
3 13 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.82%) MS Project
4 8 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.72%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) BASE24
4 2 (0.20%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Summit
5 1 (0.10%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.23%) SaaS
1 12 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.72%) PaaS
2 7 (0.72%) IaaS
3 4 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 160 (16.36%) Firewall
2 84 (8.59%) Network Security
3 40 (4.09%) Wireless
4 34 (3.48%) Internet
5 33 (3.37%) VPN
6 27 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 23 (2.35%) TCP/IP
8 17 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (1.74%) LAN
9 14 (1.43%) BIG-IP
10 13 (1.33%) HTTP
11 10 (1.02%) DNS
12 9 (0.92%) BGP
12 9 (0.92%) OSPF
13 7 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.72%) SSL
13 7 (0.72%) WLAN
14 6 (0.61%) DHCP
14 6 (0.61%) IPsec
15 5 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.43%) Big Data
3 10 (1.02%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (0.92%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.51%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.31%) QlikView
8 3 (0.31%) Couchbase
8 3 (0.31%) MS Access
9 2 (0.20%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.20%) Impala
9 2 (0.20%) HBase
9 2 (0.20%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.23%) JIRA
1 12 (1.23%) Subversion
2 8 (0.82%) ReSharper
2 8 (0.82%) NUnit
2 8 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (0.72%) Selenium
4 6 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.41%) Grunt
5 4 (0.41%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.41%) MSBuild
5 4 (0.41%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.41%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.31%) Trac
7 2 (0.20%) Toad
7 2 (0.20%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.20%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.20%) TestPartner
7 2 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.20%) QADirector
General
1 422 (43.15%) Finance
2 166 (16.97%) Banking
3 86 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 72 (7.36%) Retail
5 53 (5.42%) Legal
6 30 (3.07%) Marketing
7 27 (2.76%) Financial Institution
8 22 (2.25%) Back Office
9 18 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.84%) International Banking
10 16 (1.64%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.33%) Law
12 11 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (1.02%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.92%) Online Betting
15 8 (0.82%) Automotive
16 7 (0.72%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.61%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.51%) Private Banking
18 5 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 209 (21.37%) Analyst
2 145 (14.83%) Consultant
3 110 (11.25%) Security Analyst
4 102 (10.43%) Security Consultant
5 94 (9.61%) Project Manager
6 79 (8.08%) Security Manager
7 68 (6.95%) Information Manager
8 65 (6.65%) Information Security Manager
9 53 (5.42%) Information Analyst
10 51 (5.21%) Information Security Analyst
11 40 (4.09%) Risk Analyst
12 38 (3.89%) Risk Manager
13 37 (3.78%) Security Officer
13 37 (3.78%) Architect
14 31 (3.17%) Team Leader
15 29 (2.97%) Programme Manager
16 28 (2.86%) IT Consultant
17 26 (2.66%) Information Security Consultant
17 26 (2.66%) Senior Manager
18 25 (2.56%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.60%) .NET
2 42 (4.29%) HTML
3 28 (2.86%) Web Services
4 27 (2.76%) CSS
5 25 (2.56%) LINQ
6 21 (2.15%) .NET Framework
6 21 (2.15%) ASP.NET
7 15 (1.53%) J2EE
8 14 (1.43%) REST
9 13 (1.33%) Java EE
10 12 (1.23%) jQuery
11 11 (1.12%) SOAP
12 10 (1.02%) XML
13 4 (0.41%) JSP
13 4 (0.41%) XHTML
13 4 (0.41%) Middleware
13 4 (0.41%) Play Framework
13 4 (0.41%) Akka
13 4 (0.41%) Sass
13 4 (0.41%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 171 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 64 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 50 (5.11%) Data Centre
5 45 (4.60%) PMI
6 37 (3.78%) CESG
7 24 (2.45%) Credit Risk
8 23 (2.35%) PKI
9 22 (2.25%) RMADS
10 21 (2.15%) Visualisation
10 21 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
11 13 (1.33%) BYOD
11 13 (1.33%) GIS
12 12 (1.23%) Cryptography
13 11 (1.12%) Derivative
14 9 (0.92%) SCADA
15 8 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
15 8 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
15 8 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 121 (12.37%) Windows
2 83 (8.49%) UNIX
3 68 (6.95%) Linux
4 13 (1.33%) Solaris
5 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.51%) zOS
6 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.20%) Debian
7 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.20%) CentOS
7 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.10%) Android
8 1 (0.10%) AIX
8 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (42.54%) Information Security
2 249 (25.46%) Risk Management
3 231 (23.62%) Project Management
4 222 (22.70%) ITIL
5 135 (13.80%) PRINCE2
6 123 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 121 (12.37%) Cyber Security
8 116 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
9 111 (11.35%) Security Management
10 103 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
11 85 (8.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 83 (8.49%) Data Protection
13 82 (8.38%) SIEM
14 77 (7.87%) Business Continuity
15 72 (7.36%) Information Assurance
16 67 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
17 65 (6.65%) Security Architecture
18 62 (6.34%) SDLC
18 62 (6.34%) Service Management
19 59 (6.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (7.26%) SQL
2 57 (5.83%) Java
3 36 (3.68%) C#
4 33 (3.37%) C
5 20 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 6 (0.61%) PL/SQL
6 6 (0.61%) Scala
7 5 (0.51%) Perl
7 5 (0.51%) C++
7 5 (0.51%) VBA
8 4 (0.41%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.31%) Python
9 3 (0.31%) VB
10 2 (0.20%) R
11 1 (0.10%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.10%) RPG
11 1 (0.10%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 247 (25.26%) CISSP
2 173 (17.69%) Degree
3 146 (14.93%) CISM
4 103 (10.53%) CISA
5 57 (5.83%) Security Cleared
6 48 (4.91%) PMI Certification
7 40 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (4.09%) CEH
8 33 (3.37%) SC Cleared
9 32 (3.27%) CCNA
10 25 (2.56%) CRISC
11 22 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (1.84%) ISEB
13 16 (1.64%) CISMP
14 15 (1.53%) SSCP
15 14 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (1.43%) CHFI
16 13 (1.33%) MCSE
17 12 (1.23%) GIAC
18 11 (1.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (29.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 104 (10.63%) PCI DSS
3 57 (5.83%) COBIT
4 53 (5.42%) QA
5 23 (2.35%) ISO 9001
6 22 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (1.53%) JSP 440
8 11 (1.12%) ISO 14001
9 9 (0.92%) SLA
10 6 (0.61%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.61%) COSO
11 5 (0.51%) P3O
11 5 (0.51%) BS7799
12 4 (0.41%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.31%) BS25999
13 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.10%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.10%) FATCA
14 1 (0.10%) EMIR
14 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.61%) vSphere
4 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.20%) XenServer
4 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.10%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (0.92%) SELinux
1 9 (0.92%) Nessus
2 5 (0.51%) Control-M
2 5 (0.51%) OpenView
3 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.20%) Nagios
4 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.10%) Nmap
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 74 (7.57%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.19%) Oracle
2 41 (4.19%) Cisco
3 27 (2.76%) VMware
4 25 (2.56%) F5
5 20 (2.04%) SAP
6 18 (1.84%) HP
7 14 (1.43%) Juniper
8 13 (1.33%) Sybase
9 12 (1.23%) Symantec
10 11 (1.12%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.02%) BMC
11 10 (1.02%) McAfee
12 7 (0.72%) Tableau
12 7 (0.72%) Splunk
12 7 (0.72%) Sophos
12 7 (0.72%) Websense
12 7 (0.72%) Citrix
13 5 (0.51%) Qualys
13 5 (0.51%) Veritas
United Kingdom
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £49,111 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package &
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Skye Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
IT Recruitment Company
Salary: £20,000 - £28,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago