The table below looks at the statistics for the Risk Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Risk Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Manager
Rank 798 729 755
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 81 143 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 62 109 107
Average salary £61,750 £62,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £103,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Risk Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Risk Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Risk Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Risk Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Manager within the UK.

Risk Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Risk Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Risk Manager over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 within the UK.

Risk Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Risk Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 -67 72 £62,500 -0.39% 24
London -26 41 £65,000 +3.58% 10
Scotland +21 9 £48,750 -16.30%
South West -11 9 £62,500 +22.54% 1
South East -43 8 £50,000 -25.92%
West Midlands - 7 £50,000 - 2
Birmingham - 6 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 6 £48,750 -
Bristol -8 5 £33,750 -33.82%
Manchester -8 5 £67,500 +51.24% 3
North West -13 5 £67,500 +51.24% 4
City of London -17 5 £58,500 -6.77% 6
Surrey - 5 £50,000 -
Staines - 4 £50,000 -
Swindon - 3 £64,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £64,500 -
Edinburgh +3 2 - -
East of England -12 2 £67,500 +43.61%
Bedfordshire +5 1 £90,000 +130.76%
Essex - 1 £45,000 -
Fife - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £47,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £64,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -
Motherwell - 1 - -
Paisley - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £45,000 -

Risk Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Risk Manager in their job title 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 with Risk Manager in their job title.

1 152 (62.55%) Risk Management
2 130 (53.50%) Finance
3 54 (22.22%) Information Security
4 51 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (18.52%) Banking
6 42 (17.28%) Management Information System
6 42 (17.28%) Degree
7 37 (15.23%) CISSP
8 36 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
9 35 (14.40%) CISA
10 34 (13.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 31 (12.76%) Project Management
12 30 (12.35%) Retail
12 30 (12.35%) COBIT
13 28 (11.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 25 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (10.29%) Business Continuity
14 25 (10.29%) CISM
15 24 (9.88%) PRINCE2
16 20 (8.23%) Security Management
17 19 (7.82%) ITIL
18 18 (7.41%) PCI DSS
19 16 (6.58%) Credit Risk
19 16 (6.58%) SAS
20 15 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
21 13 (5.35%) Change Management
21 13 (5.35%) CRISC
22 12 (4.94%) People Management
22 12 (4.94%) Service Delivery
22 12 (4.94%) MS Excel

Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Risk Manager in their job title 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 with Risk Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.58%) SAS
2 3 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (1.65%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.41%) Cognos Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.82%) PPP
2 1 (0.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.06%) SAP BW
2 4 (1.65%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.41%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.82%) ClearCase
1 2 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 130 (53.50%) Finance
2 45 (18.52%) Banking
3 30 (12.35%) Retail
4 10 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.29%) Marketing
6 8 (3.29%) Front Office
7 7 (2.88%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.88%) Legal
8 3 (1.23%) Automotive
8 3 (1.23%) Back Office
8 3 (1.23%) Electronics
8 3 (1.23%) International Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Billing
9 2 (0.82%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.23%) DCOM
2 2 (0.82%) STL
2 2 (0.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (0.41%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.28%) Management Information System
2 25 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.58%) Credit Risk
4 11 (4.53%) Market Risk
5 9 (3.70%) AS400
5 9 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.47%) PMI
7 6 (2.47%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.47%) Economics
7 6 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.47%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.06%) Derivative
8 5 (2.06%) FMCG
9 3 (1.23%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.41%) GIS
11 1 (0.41%) Equities
11 1 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.53%) UNIX
2 10 (4.12%) Windows
3 6 (2.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (62.55%) Risk Management
2 54 (22.22%) Information Security
3 51 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
5 31 (12.76%) Project Management
6 25 (10.29%) Business Continuity
7 24 (9.88%) PRINCE2
8 20 (8.23%) Security Management
9 19 (7.82%) ITIL
10 15 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (5.35%) Change Management
12 12 (4.94%) Service Delivery
12 12 (4.94%) People Management
13 11 (4.53%) Information Security Management
13 11 (4.53%) Business Development
13 11 (4.53%) Data Analysis
13 11 (4.53%) Data Protection
14 10 (4.12%) Security Architecture
14 10 (4.12%) BCP
15 9 (3.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.70%) SQL
2 6 (2.47%) C
3 5 (2.06%) Python
4 4 (1.65%) C#
4 4 (1.65%) C++
4 4 (1.65%) Java
5 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (17.28%) Degree
2 37 (15.23%) CISSP
3 35 (14.40%) CISA
4 25 (10.29%) CISM
5 13 (5.35%) CRISC
6 11 (4.53%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.88%) ISACA
8 6 (2.47%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.47%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.47%) PMP
9 4 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.23%) ACCA
10 3 (1.23%) CIMA
11 1 (0.41%) CISMP
11 1 (0.41%) QiCA
11 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (12.35%) COBIT
3 28 (11.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (7.41%) PCI DSS
5 10 (4.12%) COSO
6 4 (1.65%) QA
6 4 (1.65%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.41%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.41%) FATCA
8 1 (0.41%) EMIR
8 1 (0.41%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.41%) GAMP
System Software
1 8 (3.29%) RACF
Vendors
1 10 (4.12%) IBM
2 9 (3.70%) Unisys
3 8 (3.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.47%) SAP
5 4 (1.65%) Remedy
6 3 (1.23%) Perforce
6 3 (1.23%) Wall Street Systems
6 3 (1.23%) SunGard
6 3 (1.23%) BMC
7 1 (0.41%) CA
7 1 (0.41%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.41%) Cognos
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle
7 1 (0.41%) Teradata
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Northamptonshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive flexible benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £48000 - £64200 per annum + Inclusive of London Allowance
Posted: 25 days ago