The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Assessment
Rank 193 203 200
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 37 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.53% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 14
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £49,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -
Risk Assessment
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5133 4947 4506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.31% 87.03% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4036 4021 3732
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the West Midlands region.

Risk Assessment Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

Risk Assessment Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +7 12 £30,500 -6.15% 2
Birmingham -23 12 £51,250 +46.42% 2
Shropshire - 6 £38,500 -
Warwickshire +8 5 £47,500 +18.75%
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, IT jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 23 (38.98%) Information Security
2 19 (32.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
3 18 (30.51%) Project Management
4 17 (28.81%) SQL
5 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
6 14 (23.73%) Degree
6 14 (23.73%) PCI DSS
7 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
7 12 (20.34%) Management Information System
8 11 (18.64%) Data Management
8 11 (18.64%) ISMS
9 10 (16.95%) CISM
9 10 (16.95%) CISSP
9 10 (16.95%) C#
10 9 (15.25%) Regression Testing
10 9 (15.25%) QA
10 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
11 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
11 8 (13.56%) Coaching
11 8 (13.56%) Network Optimisation
11 8 (13.56%) Firewall
11 8 (13.56%) Information Security Management
11 8 (13.56%) Security Management
11 8 (13.56%) Firmware
11 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
11 8 (13.56%) VoIP
12 7 (11.86%) Windows
12 7 (11.86%) MS Access
12 7 (11.86%) ISEB

Risk Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Project
2 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Firewall
1 8 (13.56%) VoIP
2 3 (5.08%) HTTP
2 3 (5.08%) IPsec
2 3 (5.08%) LAN
2 3 (5.08%) RTP
2 3 (5.08%) SSL
2 3 (5.08%) VPN
2 3 (5.08%) WAN
2 3 (5.08%) Wireless
3 2 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.39%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.86%) MS Access
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) QADirector
1 7 (11.86%) TestPartner
2 5 (8.47%) JIRA
3 3 (5.08%) ERwin
3 3 (5.08%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.86%) Retail
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Automotive
3 4 (6.78%) Electronics
3 4 (6.78%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Software Tester
1 9 (15.25%) Tester
2 8 (13.56%) Security Officer
3 7 (11.86%) Database Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Information Officer
4 6 (10.17%) Information Security Officer
4 6 (10.17%) Security Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Database Developer
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Automation Tester
5 5 (8.47%) Information Security Specialist
5 5 (8.47%) Information Specialist
5 5 (8.47%) Security Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) Information Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Security Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Voice Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) VoIP Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.69%) COM
3 1 (1.69%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.69%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (6.78%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (5.08%) Replication
5 3 (5.08%) Statistics
6 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.69%) CESG
7 1 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
1 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.69%) Debian
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Information Security
2 18 (30.51%) Project Management
3 11 (18.64%) Data Management
3 11 (18.64%) ISMS
4 9 (15.25%) Regression Testing
4 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
5 8 (13.56%) Coaching
5 8 (13.56%) Information Security Management
5 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.56%) Network Optimisation
5 8 (13.56%) Security Management
6 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.86%) Black-Box Testing
6 7 (11.86%) ITIL
6 7 (11.86%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (11.86%) Performance Testing
6 7 (11.86%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.86%) SDLC
6 7 (11.86%) Test Planning
6 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) SQL
2 10 (16.95%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) VB
3 7 (11.86%) VBA
4 3 (5.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.69%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.69%) C
5 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 10 (16.95%) CISM
2 10 (16.95%) CISSP
3 7 (11.86%) ISEB
3 7 (11.86%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (11.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.47%) CISA
5 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.08%) CEH
7 2 (3.39%) CISMP
7 2 (3.39%) CRISC
7 2 (3.39%) GIAC
7 2 (3.39%) OSCP
8 1 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.69%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) CLAS
8 1 (1.69%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (23.73%) PCI DSS
3 9 (15.25%) QA
4 6 (10.17%) COBIT
4 6 (10.17%) ISO27002
5 4 (6.78%) IEC 61508
5 4 (6.78%) ISO26262
6 1 (1.69%) Def Stans
6 1 (1.69%) DO-254
6 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (1.69%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.69%) RMADS
6 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Firmware
2 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.08%) OpenSIPS
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) CA
3 2 (3.39%) Qualys
4 1 (1.69%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.69%) Mercator
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
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