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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Manager
Rank 745 769 713
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 190 168 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 173 128 169
Average salary £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £99,250 £97,500 £85,400
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.00%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 2016. 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 +55 188 £70,000 +3.70% 26
London +36 130 £75,000 -6.25% 8
Yorkshire +31 24 £50,000 +21.95% 4
West Yorkshire - 17 £50,000 - 3
City of London +52 15 £70,000 -20.00% 1
Halifax - 14 £50,000 -
South East +10 9 £65,000 +13.04% 1
West Midlands -12 8 £60,000 +20.00% 5
North West +26 6 £62,500 -7.40% 3
North Yorkshire +21 6 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Manchester +19 6 £62,500 -7.40% 1
South West -18 5 £48,750 +16.41% 3
Skipton - 5 £45,000 -
Birmingham -4 4 £78,000 +56.00% 1
East of England -6 4 £75,000 +42.85% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire +6 3 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £87,500 -
Leeds - 3 £60,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £75,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £75,000 -
Kent - 3 £65,000 -
East Midlands +5 2 £46,500 -15.45% 1
Berkshire - 2 £46,250 -
Bracknell - 2 £46,250 -
Hampshire +22 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Dorset +8 1 - -
Edinburgh -3 1 £55,000 - 1
Scotland -12 1 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £43,000 -

Risk Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 232 (49.15%) Finance
2 218 (46.19%) Risk Management
3 132 (27.97%) CISSP
4 123 (26.06%) Information Security
5 116 (24.58%) Banking
6 107 (22.67%) Degree
7 98 (20.76%) CISA
7 98 (20.76%) CISM
8 80 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 74 (15.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 73 (15.47%) Credit Risk
11 72 (15.25%) Project Management
12 71 (15.04%) COBIT
13 62 (13.14%) Retail
14 56 (11.86%) ITIL
15 46 (9.75%) Legal
16 44 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
17 42 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
18 40 (8.47%) CRISC
18 40 (8.47%) Cybersecurity
19 34 (7.20%) ISMS
20 33 (6.99%) Market Risk
20 33 (6.99%) PRINCE2
21 32 (6.78%) Investment Banking
21 32 (6.78%) IT Audit
22 31 (6.57%) Coaching
22 31 (6.57%) SDLC
22 31 (6.57%) Service Delivery
23 30 (6.36%) SAP
23 30 (6.36%) Analytics

Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (4.45%) SAS
2 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.06%) MS Project
3 4 (0.85%) MS Office
3 4 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (2.12%) SAP GRC
3 9 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.85%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.42%) SAP Bank Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (1.69%) Firewall
3 7 (1.48%) Internet
3 7 (1.48%) Network Security
4 2 (0.42%) VPN
5 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.27%) SAP BW
4 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.64%) Base SAS
5 3 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.42%) Big Data
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.21%) DB2
7 1 (0.21%) GIS
7 1 (0.21%) MySQL
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
General
1 232 (49.15%) Finance
2 116 (24.58%) Banking
3 62 (13.14%) Retail
4 46 (9.75%) Legal
5 32 (6.78%) Investment Banking
6 18 (3.81%) Retail Banking
7 17 (3.60%) Front Office
8 16 (3.39%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.69%) Back Office
9 8 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.69%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.27%) Marketing
11 5 (1.06%) Law
12 2 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (0.85%) CGI
3 3 (0.64%) Middleware
4 2 (0.42%) Spring
4 2 (0.42%) WPF
5 1 (0.21%) .NET
5 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.21%) HTML
5 1 (0.21%) HTML5
5 1 (0.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.47%) Credit Risk
2 44 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.99%) Market Risk
4 27 (5.72%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.33%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.27%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.06%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.06%) Derivative
10 5 (1.06%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.06%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.85%) Equities
11 4 (0.85%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.64%) Cyber Attack
12 3 (0.64%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.64%) PMI
12 3 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.27%) Windows
2 1 (0.21%) Linux
2 1 (0.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (46.19%) Risk Management
2 123 (26.06%) Information Security
3 80 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (15.25%) Project Management
5 56 (11.86%) ITIL
6 42 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (8.47%) Cybersecurity
8 34 (7.20%) ISMS
9 33 (6.99%) PRINCE2
10 32 (6.78%) IT Audit
11 31 (6.57%) Coaching
11 31 (6.57%) SDLC
11 31 (6.57%) Service Delivery
12 30 (6.36%) Analytics
13 29 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (5.93%) Security Management
15 27 (5.72%) Data Privacy
15 27 (5.72%) Performance Management
16 26 (5.51%) Programme Management
16 26 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.08%) SQL
2 14 (2.97%) C
3 10 (2.12%) Java
4 6 (1.27%) C++
4 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.06%) C#
6 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.42%) R
7 2 (0.42%) VBA
8 1 (0.21%) Ruby
8 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 132 (27.97%) CISSP
2 107 (22.67%) Degree
3 98 (20.76%) CISA
3 98 (20.76%) CISM
4 40 (8.47%) CRISC
5 23 (4.87%) PMI Certification
6 20 (4.24%) PMP
7 16 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (3.18%) CIMA
9 14 (2.97%) ACCA
10 10 (2.12%) SSCP
11 8 (1.69%) CCNA
11 8 (1.69%) CCNP
11 8 (1.69%) GIAC
11 8 (1.69%) ISEB
11 8 (1.69%) QiCA
12 7 (1.48%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.27%) CEH
13 6 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (1.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (15.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (15.04%) COBIT
3 23 (4.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (4.03%) PCI DSS
5 16 (3.39%) QA
6 11 (2.33%) Data Quality
7 9 (1.91%) Solvency II
8 8 (1.69%) COSO
9 6 (1.27%) SSAE 16
10 3 (0.64%) Basel II
11 2 (0.42%) BS25999
11 2 (0.42%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.42%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.42%) TickIT
12 1 (0.21%) Basel III
12 1 (0.21%) MiFID
12 1 (0.21%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (6.36%) SAP
2 29 (6.14%) Oracle
3 16 (3.39%) IBM
4 11 (2.33%) Teradata
5 10 (2.12%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.69%) Progress
7 7 (1.48%) SunGard
7 7 (1.48%) Wall Street Systems
8 4 (0.85%) Actimize
8 4 (0.85%) Cisco
9 1 (0.21%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.21%) Fiserv
9 1 (0.21%) HP
9 1 (0.21%) Informatica
9 1 (0.21%) Netezza
9 1 (0.21%) Tableau
9 1 (0.21%) Trillium
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