The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Risk Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 136 121
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 2 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.10% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.44% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 6
Median salary £60,000 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.72% +23.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.82% -7.14%  

Risk Assessment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1760 2060 1740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.34% 87.59% 86.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1506 1416
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in Birmingham

Risk Assessment
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Risk Assessment in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
2 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) SIEM
4 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (44.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 4 (44.44%) NIST 800
4 4 (44.44%) CISMP
4 4 (44.44%) PCI QSA
4 4 (44.44%) COBIT
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) assyst
5 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) IT Governance
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) CISA
5 3 (33.33%) CISM

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) assyst
1 3 (33.33%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Security Officer
2 4 (44.44%) Audit Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Compliance Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Information Officer
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (22.22%) IT Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) CESG
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
1 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) Data Security
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) IT Audit
4 3 (33.33%) IT Governance
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (44.44%) CISMP
2 4 (44.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 4 (44.44%) PCI QSA
3 3 (33.33%) CISA
3 3 (33.33%) CISM
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 4 (44.44%) COBIT
2 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (44.44%) NIST 800
3 3 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft