The table below looks at the statistics for the Risk Officer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Risk Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Officer
Rank 903 901 876
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Officer 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.007% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.007% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Average salary £19,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-65.45% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £19,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-65.45% +29.41%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Risk Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Risk Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Risk Officer
Salary Trend

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

Risk Officer Salary Trend in the UK

Risk Officer
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +2 1 £19,000 -65.45%
Skipton - 1 £19,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -

Risk Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Risk Officer 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 Officer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (87.50%) Finance
3 19 (79.17%) Risk Management
4 15 (62.50%) CISA
5 14 (58.33%) CISM
5 14 (58.33%) CISSP
6 12 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (45.83%) Taxonomies
8 10 (41.67%) SDLC
9 7 (29.17%) COBIT
9 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
10 6 (25.00%) Degree
11 5 (20.83%) COSO
11 5 (20.83%) CSSLP
11 5 (20.83%) Change Management
11 5 (20.83%) Banking
12 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (16.67%) CRISC
13 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
14 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (8.33%) ITIL
14 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
14 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (8.33%) ISACA
15 1 (4.17%) Line Management
15 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking

Risk Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Risk Officer 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 Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Taxonomies
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Information Security
2 19 (79.17%) Risk Management
3 10 (41.67%) SDLC
4 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) CISA
2 14 (58.33%) CISM
2 14 (58.33%) CISSP
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) CSSLP
5 4 (16.67%) CRISC
6 2 (8.33%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (29.17%) COBIT
3 5 (20.83%) COSO
4 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS