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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Assessment
Rank 491 548 572
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +24
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 467 424 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 329 297 263
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 £37,650 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.49% +11.66%

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
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 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 31 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
(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 +36 420 £57,500 +4.54% 54
London +20 203 £62,500 +4.16% 21
South East -26 65 £47,500 -14.41% 12
City of London +24 39 £62,500 -1.96% 6
North West +9 32 £60,000 +37.14% 7
East of England +17 31 £52,500 +3.96% 4
West Midlands +3 28 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Yorkshire +14 20 £41,250 +24.06% 2
East Midlands +13 18 £66,250 +65.62% 3
Scotland +28 17 £58,500 +51.94%
Manchester +13 16 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 16 £42,500 +11.11% 1
Berkshire -32 16 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Milton Keynes +4 15 £42,500 +60.37%
South West -9 15 £57,000 +5.55% 1
Birmingham +1 14 £35,000 -28.57%
West Yorkshire +16 13 £45,000 +11.45% 1
Middlesex +16 11 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +6 11 £75,000 +114.28% 1
Nottingham +5 11 £75,000 +114.28% 1
Edinburgh - 11 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -9 10 £47,500 -5.94% 2
Leeds +21 9 £49,000 +47.36% 1
Cheshire +3 9 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Surrey +16 8 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Reading -17 8 £47,500 -14.41% 1
Ipswich - 8 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 8 £40,000 -
Hampshire -2 7 £55,000 +7.31% 2
Bristol -6 6 £35,000 -36.36%

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 433 (43.00%) Information Security
2 412 (40.91%) Finance
3 328 (32.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 283 (28.10%) Risk Management
5 242 (24.03%) ITIL
6 228 (22.64%) CISSP
7 227 (22.54%) Project Management
8 194 (19.27%) Management Information System
9 189 (18.77%) Degree
10 176 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
11 157 (15.59%) Firewall
12 142 (14.10%) Banking
13 140 (13.90%) CISM
14 132 (13.11%) PRINCE2
15 128 (12.71%) Cyber Security
16 126 (12.51%) Windows
17 120 (11.92%) Security Management
18 113 (11.22%) PCI DSS
19 106 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
20 105 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
21 103 (10.23%) CISA
22 91 (9.04%) Penetration Testing
23 89 (8.84%) UNIX
24 85 (8.44%) Data Protection
25 83 (8.24%) Information Assurance
25 83 (8.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 83 (8.24%) Telecoms
26 81 (8.04%) Linux
27 80 (7.94%) Business Continuity
28 79 (7.85%) Network Security

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 17 (1.69%) IIS
2 14 (1.39%) WebLogic
2 14 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (1.29%) JBoss
3 13 (1.29%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (0.70%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (0.60%) Apache
6 6 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.40%) Node.js
8 3 (0.30%) TPMS
8 3 (0.30%) SAS
9 2 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.20%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.20%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.099%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.099%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 45 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.09%) MS Office
3 10 (0.99%) MS Project
4 9 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.79%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.40%) Primavera
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.20%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.20%) BASE24
5 1 (0.099%) Summit
5 1 (0.099%) Sophis RISQUE
5 1 (0.099%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.099%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.49%) SaaS
2 11 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.70%) PaaS
3 7 (0.70%) IaaS
4 4 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 157 (15.59%) Firewall
2 79 (7.85%) Network Security
3 40 (3.97%) VPN
4 37 (3.67%) Internet
5 32 (3.18%) Wireless
6 26 (2.58%) LAN
7 23 (2.28%) Intrusion Detection
8 17 (1.69%) TCP/IP
9 16 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (1.49%) SAN
10 15 (1.49%) DNS
10 15 (1.49%) HTTP
11 10 (0.99%) WLAN
12 9 (0.89%) BIG-IP
13 8 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.79%) Intranet
14 7 (0.70%) WAN
14 7 (0.70%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.70%) IPsec
15 6 (0.60%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 13 (1.29%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (0.99%) Big Data
6 9 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.50%) QlikView
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.30%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.30%) Impala
10 3 (0.30%) HBase
10 3 (0.30%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.30%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.30%) MS Access
11 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (1.49%) JIRA
2 11 (1.09%) Subversion
3 8 (0.79%) ReSharper
3 8 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.79%) NUnit
3 8 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (0.60%) Selenium
5 4 (0.40%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.40%) Xcode
5 4 (0.40%) MSBuild
5 4 (0.40%) Grunt
6 3 (0.30%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.30%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.30%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.20%) Toad
7 2 (0.20%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.20%) JSUnit
General
1 412 (40.91%) Finance
2 142 (14.10%) Banking
3 83 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 62 (6.16%) Retail
4 62 (6.16%) Legal
5 30 (2.98%) Marketing
6 23 (2.28%) Financial Institution
7 22 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.79%) International Banking
9 16 (1.59%) Law
9 16 (1.59%) Back Office
9 16 (1.59%) Aerospace
10 15 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.49%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.89%) Automotive
12 8 (0.79%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.79%) Online Betting
13 7 (0.70%) Electronics
13 7 (0.70%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 210 (20.85%) Analyst
2 161 (15.99%) Consultant
3 113 (11.22%) Security Consultant
4 109 (10.82%) Security Analyst
5 80 (7.94%) Security Manager
6 76 (7.55%) Project Manager
7 62 (6.16%) Information Manager
8 59 (5.86%) Information Security Manager
8 59 (5.86%) Information Analyst
9 57 (5.66%) Information Security Analyst
10 49 (4.87%) Security Officer
11 44 (4.37%) Risk Analyst
11 44 (4.37%) Risk Manager
12 38 (3.77%) Information Security Consultant
13 37 (3.67%) Information Security Officer
14 33 (3.28%) Security Engineer
15 29 (2.88%) Senior Manager
16 28 (2.78%) IT Security Analyst
17 27 (2.68%) Team Leader
17 27 (2.68%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.67%) .NET
2 42 (4.17%) HTML
3 33 (3.28%) Web Services
4 26 (2.58%) CSS
5 21 (2.09%) LINQ
6 19 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 18 (1.79%) REST
8 17 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 14 (1.39%) J2EE
9 14 (1.39%) jQuery
10 13 (1.29%) Java EE
11 11 (1.09%) SOAP
12 10 (0.99%) XML
13 6 (0.60%) XHTML
13 6 (0.60%) HTML5
13 6 (0.60%) CSS3
13 6 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (0.60%) Sass
13 6 (0.60%) LESS
14 4 (0.40%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 194 (19.27%) Management Information System
2 176 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (6.26%) Computer Science
4 46 (4.57%) PMI
5 39 (3.87%) CESG
6 38 (3.77%) Data Centre
7 29 (2.88%) RMADS
8 26 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
9 24 (2.38%) Credit Risk
10 22 (2.18%) PKI
11 17 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.49%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.49%) Cryptography
13 12 (1.19%) SCADA
13 12 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
13 12 (1.19%) BYOD
14 11 (1.09%) GIS
15 10 (0.99%) Life Science
15 10 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
15 10 (0.99%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 126 (12.51%) Windows
2 89 (8.84%) UNIX
3 81 (8.04%) Linux
4 15 (1.49%) Solaris
5 9 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.50%) CentOS
8 4 (0.40%) Android
8 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.30%) zOS
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.099%) Debian
11 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.099%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (43.00%) Information Security
2 283 (28.10%) Risk Management
3 242 (24.03%) ITIL
4 227 (22.54%) Project Management
5 132 (13.11%) PRINCE2
6 128 (12.71%) Cyber Security
7 120 (11.92%) Security Management
8 106 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 105 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
10 91 (9.04%) Penetration Testing
11 85 (8.44%) Data Protection
12 83 (8.24%) Information Assurance
12 83 (8.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 80 (7.94%) Business Continuity
14 70 (6.95%) SDLC
15 69 (6.85%) Change Management
16 62 (6.16%) SIEM
17 59 (5.86%) Security Architecture
18 57 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
19 56 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (7.25%) SQL
2 56 (5.56%) Java
3 34 (3.38%) C
4 31 (3.08%) C#
5 23 (2.28%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.79%) VBA
7 6 (0.60%) C++
7 6 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.50%) Perl
8 5 (0.50%) Python
9 4 (0.40%) Objective-C
9 4 (0.40%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.30%) Scala
10 3 (0.30%) VB
11 2 (0.20%) R
12 1 (0.099%) Tcl
12 1 (0.099%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.099%) RPG
12 1 (0.099%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 228 (22.64%) CISSP
2 189 (18.77%) Degree
3 140 (13.90%) CISM
4 103 (10.23%) CISA
5 75 (7.45%) Security Cleared
6 48 (4.77%) PMI Certification
7 41 (4.07%) SC Cleared
8 31 (3.08%) CEH
8 31 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (2.58%) CRISC
10 23 (2.28%) CCNA
11 21 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.69%) CISMP
13 16 (1.59%) ISEB
14 14 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (1.39%) DV Cleared
15 13 (1.29%) MCSE
16 12 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (0.99%) SSCP
18 9 (0.89%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (32.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 113 (11.22%) PCI DSS
3 63 (6.26%) COBIT
4 62 (6.16%) QA
5 30 (2.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (2.58%) ISO 9001
7 16 (1.59%) JSP 440
8 13 (1.29%) SLA
8 13 (1.29%) ISO 14001
9 8 (0.79%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.60%) COSO
11 5 (0.50%) HIPAA
11 5 (0.50%) BS7799
11 5 (0.50%) P3O
12 3 (0.30%) BS25999
12 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.099%) FATCA
13 1 (0.099%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.099%) MiFID
13 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 9 (0.89%) VMware Server
4 5 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.30%) vSphere
6 1 (0.099%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.099%) XenServer
6 1 (0.099%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 11 (1.09%) Tivoli
2 10 (0.99%) Nagios
3 8 (0.79%) Nessus
4 7 (0.70%) SELinux
5 5 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.50%) OpenView
5 5 (0.50%) Control-M
6 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.099%) Nmap
7 1 (0.099%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.099%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 75 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 52 (5.16%) Oracle
3 45 (4.47%) Cisco
4 33 (3.28%) VMware
5 29 (2.88%) HP
6 19 (1.89%) SAP
7 17 (1.69%) Juniper
7 17 (1.69%) F5
8 13 (1.29%) Sybase
9 10 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 10 (0.99%) CheckPoint
10 9 (0.89%) Symantec
11 8 (0.79%) McAfee
11 8 (0.79%) Sophos
12 7 (0.70%) Websense
12 7 (0.70%) Citrix
13 6 (0.60%) Adobe
13 6 (0.60%) Splunk
13 6 (0.60%) ProCurve
14 5 (0.50%) Bloomberg
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