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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Officer
Rank 927 921 928
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Officer 16 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.013% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 4
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £46,339 £51,200
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £68,250 £54,700
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,377 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.42% -7.24%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
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 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Risk Officer over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Risk Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Risk Officer
Top 8 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 14 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
(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 +9 16 £62,500 -3.84%
London +10 8 £85,000 +25.92%
West Yorkshire +15 7 £43,750 -
Yorkshire +15 7 £43,750 -
Leeds +10 7 £43,750 -
City of London - 6 £85,000 -
South East +4 1 £87,500 +45.83%
Oxfordshire - 1 £87,500 -

Risk Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (90.91%) Information Security
2 16 (72.73%) Risk Management
3 15 (68.18%) Finance
4 11 (50.00%) Security Management
5 10 (45.45%) ISMS
6 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
6 9 (40.91%) Information Security Management
7 8 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL
8 7 (31.82%) COBIT
9 6 (27.27%) Information Security Governance
9 6 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (27.27%) SANS
9 6 (27.27%) Security Operations
10 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
11 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
12 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (13.64%) Presales
12 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (13.64%) Internal Audit
12 3 (13.64%) Legal
12 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (13.64%) Process Management
12 3 (13.64%) Capita
12 3 (13.64%) Banking
12 3 (13.64%) Back Office
13 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
13 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution

Risk Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
2 6 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Information Security
2 16 (72.73%) Risk Management
3 11 (50.00%) Security Management
4 10 (45.45%) ISMS
5 9 (40.91%) Information Security Management
6 8 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (31.82%) ITIL
8 6 (27.27%) Information Security Governance
8 6 (27.27%) Security Operations
9 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
11 3 (13.64%) Internal Audit
11 3 (13.64%) Presales
11 3 (13.64%) Process Management
11 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
12 2 (9.09%) Data Privacy
13 1 (4.55%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 1 (4.55%) Data Management
13 1 (4.55%) KYC
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SANS
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) CISA
3 1 (4.55%) CISM
3 1 (4.55%) CRISC
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) COBIT
1 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.55%) COSO
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Capita