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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Assessment
Rank 191 186 186
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 17 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.40% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.52% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 9
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
4533 3872 3598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.76% 77.75% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3968 3227 3139
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Risk Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Risk Assessment across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Birmingham +3 12 £43,000 +56.36% 1
Staffordshire -10 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Risk Assessment also 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 that cited Risk Assessment.

1 16 (33.33%) UNIX
1 16 (33.33%) Solaris
1 16 (33.33%) Linux
1 16 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 16 (33.33%) Cisco
1 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (33.33%) OSPF
1 16 (33.33%) BGP
1 16 (33.33%) Firewall
1 16 (33.33%) Clustering
1 16 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 16 (33.33%) Network Security
2 15 (31.25%) CCNP
3 14 (29.17%) Juniper
3 14 (29.17%) Tcl
3 14 (29.17%) CheckPoint
3 14 (29.17%) Perl
3 14 (29.17%) Blue Coat
4 13 (27.08%) Junos
4 13 (27.08%) Check Point Certification
4 13 (27.08%) CCSA
4 13 (27.08%) Finance
5 11 (22.92%) SQL
6 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 10 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
7 9 (18.75%) Low Latency
7 9 (18.75%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 9 (18.75%) Internet
7 9 (18.75%) Extranet

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Risk Assessment also 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 that cited Risk Assessment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 16 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) OSPF
1 16 (33.33%) BGP
1 16 (33.33%) Firewall
1 16 (33.33%) Network Security
2 13 (27.08%) Junos
3 9 (18.75%) VPN
3 9 (18.75%) Internet
3 9 (18.75%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Publishing
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.08%) International Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Database Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Database Developer
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Audit Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Risk Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Business Change Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Operational Risk Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Tester
5 3 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.17%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Clustering
2 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.08%) CESG
3 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) UNIX
1 16 (33.33%) Solaris
1 16 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 9 (18.75%) Low Latency
2 9 (18.75%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 8 (16.67%) Change Management
4 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.58%) Project Management
4 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
4 7 (14.58%) Data Management
5 6 (12.50%) Process Management
5 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (4.17%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.17%) ISMS
7 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.17%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) Perl
1 14 (29.17%) Tcl
2 11 (22.92%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (31.25%) CCNP
3 13 (27.08%) Check Point Certification
3 13 (27.08%) CCSA
4 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
4 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) CISSP
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 6 (12.50%) COSO
3 4 (8.33%) QA
4 1 (2.08%) FATCA
4 1 (2.08%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (2.08%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Cisco
2 14 (29.17%) Juniper
2 14 (29.17%) CheckPoint
2 14 (29.17%) Blue Coat
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Sun