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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 460 520 585
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +65
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 525 467 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.47% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 387 306 283
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £39,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +12.22%

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
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +19 463 £55,000 - 66
London +14 225 £61,000 +1.66% 20
North West +63 64 £52,500 +90.90% 6
City of London +42 55 £61,000 +1.66% 7
South East -29 53 £50,000 -4.76% 14
Scotland +48 40 £56,000 +31.76% 2
Cheshire - 40 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands -12 34 £33,045 -1.35% 2
Manchester +17 24 £56,250 +104.54% 2
Yorkshire -6 22 £43,000 -46.25% 10
South West -11 22 £56,250 +7.14% 6
East Midlands +34 19 £42,500 +17.24% 2
Edinburgh +32 19 £55,000 - 1
East of England +13 19 £45,000 -10.89% 5
Glasgow +29 18 £41,000 -28.69% 2
Berkshire -34 17 £58,750 +6.81% 3
Stoke-on-Trent +11 14 £32,500 - 1
Staffordshire +7 14 £32,500 - 1
Warwickshire 0 13 £41,000 +9.33%
West Yorkshire -1 13 £43,164 -46.04% 8
Hampshire +4 12 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Leeds -6 12 £44,082 -44.89% 6
Reading -21 12 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Nottingham +7 11 £32,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +5 11 £32,500 - 1
Bristol +4 11 £56,250 +2.27% 2
Bedfordshire +33 10 £50,000 -5.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 9 £52,500 -0.94% 5
Warrington - 9 £57,500 - 1
Surrey -7 8 £51,250 -2.38% 1

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 360 (39.47%) Finance
2 329 (36.07%) Information Security
3 274 (30.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 251 (27.52%) Risk Management
5 195 (21.38%) Project Management
6 189 (20.72%) Management Information System
7 187 (20.50%) ITIL
8 164 (17.98%) Degree
9 163 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
10 155 (17.00%) CISSP
11 110 (12.06%) Windows
12 96 (10.53%) PRINCE2
13 95 (10.42%) Firewall
14 94 (10.31%) CISM
15 91 (9.98%) Security Management
16 87 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
17 84 (9.21%) Banking
18 83 (9.10%) SQL
19 77 (8.44%) QA
20 75 (8.22%) PCI DSS
21 73 (8.00%) Linux
22 72 (7.89%) Microsoft
22 72 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
23 71 (7.79%) Security Cleared
24 70 (7.68%) Continuous Improvement
24 70 (7.68%) Cyber Security
24 70 (7.68%) Telecoms
25 67 (7.35%) CISA
25 67 (7.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
26 65 (7.13%) Information Assurance

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (1.97%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (0.99%) TPMS
4 7 (0.77%) SAS
4 7 (0.77%) IIS
4 7 (0.77%) Umbraco
5 6 (0.66%) JBoss
5 6 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (0.66%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.33%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.33%) Apache
6 3 (0.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.11%) Confluence
8 1 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 61 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.19%) MS Office
3 16 (1.75%) MS Project
3 16 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.44%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.33%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 8 (0.88%) Sophis RISQUE
2 6 (0.66%) Primavera
3 3 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.11%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Agresso
5 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.77%) SaaS
2 4 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 95 (10.42%) Firewall
2 60 (6.58%) Network Security
3 36 (3.95%) Wireless
4 35 (3.84%) VPN
5 32 (3.51%) LAN
6 21 (2.30%) SAN
6 21 (2.30%) Internet
7 15 (1.64%) WAN
8 14 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (1.54%) TCP/IP
9 12 (1.32%) MPLS
9 12 (1.32%) IPsec
9 12 (1.32%) DNS
9 12 (1.32%) WLAN
10 10 (1.10%) ATM
10 10 (1.10%) EIGRP
11 9 (0.99%) OSPF
11 9 (0.99%) BGP
11 9 (0.99%) SSL
12 8 (0.88%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 14 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 9 (0.99%) QlikView
5 7 (0.77%) Data Mining
5 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (0.77%) Big Data
6 6 (0.66%) Couchbase
6 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.55%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.44%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.44%) HBase
8 4 (0.44%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.44%) Impala
9 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (3.07%) JIRA
2 17 (1.86%) Selenium
3 15 (1.64%) Subversion
4 12 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.99%) WebDriver
5 9 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.99%) SpecFlow
6 8 (0.88%) Xcode
6 8 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.77%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.77%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.66%) TestDirector
9 4 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.33%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.33%) JSUnit
11 2 (0.22%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.22%) NUnit
11 2 (0.22%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.22%) Toad
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 360 (39.47%) Finance
2 84 (9.21%) Banking
3 70 (7.68%) Telecoms
4 52 (5.70%) Retail
5 36 (3.95%) Legal
6 31 (3.40%) Marketing
7 20 (2.19%) Aerospace
8 18 (1.97%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.43%) Law
10 13 (1.43%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.10%) International Banking
11 10 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.10%) Advertising
12 9 (0.99%) Back Office
13 6 (0.66%) Military
13 6 (0.66%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.55%) Electronics
15 3 (0.33%) Billing
15 3 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (19.19%) Analyst
2 133 (14.58%) Consultant
3 88 (9.65%) Security Consultant
4 78 (8.55%) Security Analyst
5 63 (6.91%) Security Manager
6 58 (6.36%) Project Manager
7 50 (5.48%) Security Officer
8 48 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
9 41 (4.50%) Risk Manager
9 41 (4.50%) Information Manager
10 40 (4.39%) Risk Analyst
11 39 (4.28%) IT Consultant
12 38 (4.17%) Information Analyst
13 37 (4.06%) Information Security Analyst
13 37 (4.06%) Information Security Manager
14 35 (3.84%) Security Engineer
15 34 (3.73%) IT Security Consultant
16 32 (3.51%) Developer
17 29 (3.18%) Security Specialist
18 27 (2.96%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.71%) .NET
2 32 (3.51%) Web Services
3 25 (2.74%) HTML
3 25 (2.74%) REST
4 17 (1.86%) CSS
5 14 (1.54%) jQuery
6 13 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 11 (1.21%) ASP.NET
8 8 (0.88%) SOAP
8 8 (0.88%) Ajax
8 8 (0.88%) iOS SDK
9 7 (0.77%) WCF
9 7 (0.77%) LINQ
9 7 (0.77%) XML
10 6 (0.66%) Java EE
10 6 (0.66%) JSP
10 6 (0.66%) J2EE
11 5 (0.55%) HTML5
12 4 (0.44%) XHTML
13 3 (0.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 189 (20.72%) Management Information System
2 163 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 32 (3.51%) CESG
5 29 (3.18%) RMADS
6 25 (2.74%) PMI
7 21 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
8 17 (1.86%) Credit Risk
9 16 (1.75%) Derivative
9 16 (1.75%) Mathematics
10 15 (1.64%) Cryptography
11 14 (1.54%) Economics
12 13 (1.43%) SCADA
13 11 (1.21%) NHS
13 11 (1.21%) iPad
14 10 (1.10%) User Experience
14 10 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
15 9 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
15 9 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 110 (12.06%) Windows
2 73 (8.00%) Linux
3 60 (6.58%) UNIX
4 17 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (1.64%) Solaris
6 8 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.88%) Android
7 5 (0.55%) CentOS
7 5 (0.55%) zOS
8 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (36.07%) Information Security
2 251 (27.52%) Risk Management
3 195 (21.38%) Project Management
4 187 (20.50%) ITIL
5 96 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 91 (9.98%) Security Management
7 87 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 70 (7.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 70 (7.68%) Cyber Security
10 67 (7.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 65 (7.13%) Information Assurance
12 64 (7.02%) Change Management
13 63 (6.91%) Security Architecture
14 58 (6.36%) Penetration Testing
15 54 (5.92%) Validation
16 47 (5.15%) Business Continuity
16 47 (5.15%) Data Protection
17 45 (4.93%) ISMS
18 41 (4.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (9.10%) SQL
2 35 (3.84%) Java
3 30 (3.29%) C#
4 24 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 20 (2.19%) C
6 11 (1.21%) Perl
7 10 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 9 (0.99%) VBA
9 8 (0.88%) Objective-C
10 6 (0.66%) C++
11 5 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.55%) Python
12 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.22%) R
12 2 (0.22%) Scala
13 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.11%) VB
13 1 (0.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 164 (17.98%) Degree
2 155 (17.00%) CISSP
3 94 (10.31%) CISM
4 71 (7.79%) Security Cleared
5 67 (7.35%) CISA
6 40 (4.39%) SC Cleared
7 29 (3.18%) CRISC
7 29 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (2.52%) PMI Certification
9 22 (2.41%) DV Cleared
10 20 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (1.75%) CCNP
12 14 (1.54%) CCNA
13 12 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (1.32%) SSCP
13 12 (1.32%) GIAC
14 8 (0.88%) CCSA
14 8 (0.88%) CEH
14 8 (0.88%) MBA
14 8 (0.88%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (30.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (8.44%) QA
3 75 (8.22%) PCI DSS
4 47 (5.15%) COBIT
5 39 (4.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 32 (3.51%) ISO 9001
7 22 (2.41%) ISO 14001
8 21 (2.30%) ISO 9000
9 12 (1.32%) JSP 440
10 11 (1.21%) SLA
11 4 (0.44%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.44%) FISMA
12 2 (0.22%) COSO
12 2 (0.22%) AICPA
12 2 (0.22%) GAAP
13 1 (0.11%) BS15000
13 1 (0.11%) WAI
13 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.11%) FATCA
13 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (1.75%) VMware Server
1 16 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 12 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
5 1 (0.11%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.11%) SRDF
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (1.86%) Control-M
1 17 (1.86%) Nagios
1 17 (1.86%) OpenView
2 16 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 10 (1.10%) Puppet
4 9 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.33%) Nessus
6 2 (0.22%) Nmap
7 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
7 1 (0.11%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.58%) Oracle
3 54 (5.92%) HP
4 51 (5.59%) Cisco
5 30 (3.29%) VMware
6 19 (2.08%) Juniper
7 18 (1.97%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.75%) SAP
9 14 (1.54%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.10%) Adobe
10 10 (1.10%) Citrix
11 7 (0.77%) Nokia
11 7 (0.77%) Remedy
11 7 (0.77%) F5
12 6 (0.66%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (0.66%) Sybase
13 5 (0.55%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.55%) ProCurve
14 4 (0.44%) Qualys
14 4 (0.44%) Telelogic
North West
Advantage XPO
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West
CPS Group UK
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
Montash
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Ifftner Solutions
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £20000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Pro-rata - 40,000 + 20% commission + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago