Period
to 23 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Risk Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Management over the 6 months to 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 77 123
Rank change year-on-year -41 +46 0
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 63 18 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.90% 1.91% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.01% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 42 12 26
10th Percentile £46,250 £32,125 £38,500
25th Percentile £58,563 £43,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,066 £48,500 £51,250
Median % change year-on-year +42.40% -5.37% +20.59%
75th Percentile £79,125 £55,000 £71,750
90th Percentile £85,000 " £83,750
West Midlands median annual salary £54,000 £48,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.34% -11.82% +20.88%

Risk Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,172 897 2,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 95.80% 95.02% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,615 771 2,156
10th Percentile £31,350 £33,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £72,500 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Risk Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in Birmingham

Risk Management
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Risk Management in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Risk Management in Birmingham

Risk Management
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Risk Management in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Risk Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, IT jobs citing Risk Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 27 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 27 (42.86%) Social Skills
2 23 (36.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (30.16%) Information Security
4 19 (30.16%) Finance
5 18 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (26.98%) Management Information System
7 15 (23.81%) Change Management
7 15 (23.81%) Degree
8 14 (22.22%) Project Management
8 14 (22.22%) CISSP
9 13 (20.63%) Security Management
9 13 (20.63%) ISMS
9 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
10 12 (19.05%) GDPR
10 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (17.46%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (17.46%) Data Protection
12 10 (15.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (14.29%) Security Architecture
13 9 (14.29%) Incident Management
13 9 (14.29%) Information Security Management
13 9 (14.29%) ITIL
14 8 (12.70%) Python
14 8 (12.70%) Identity Management
14 8 (12.70%) Vulnerability Management
14 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 8 (12.70%) Public Sector
15 7 (11.11%) NIST

Risk Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Primavera
2 2 (3.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Azure
2 3 (4.76%) AWS
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (3.17%) GCP
3 2 (3.17%) Power Automate
3 2 (3.17%) Power Platform
3 2 (3.17%) PowerApps
4 1 (1.59%) Snowflake
4 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Firewall
1 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) DB2
2 2 (3.17%) Power BI
3 1 (1.59%) MS Access
3 1 (1.59%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (1.59%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Burp Suite
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 27 (42.86%) Social Skills
2 19 (30.16%) Finance
3 8 (12.70%) Public Sector
4 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.11%) Retail
5 6 (9.52%) Influencing Skills
5 6 (9.52%) Police
6 3 (4.76%) Local Government
6 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.17%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.59%) Banking
8 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.59%) Law
8 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Consultant
2 9 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 8 (12.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 6 (9.52%) Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Lead Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Lead Security Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Security Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 5 (7.94%) IT Assistant
5 5 (7.94%) IT Director
6 4 (6.35%) Database Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Risk Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Risk Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.76%) Head of Information
7 3 (4.76%) Head of Information Security
7 3 (4.76%) Head of IT
7 3 (4.76%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Velocity
2 2 (3.17%) SAML
3 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (9.52%) Smart Meter
4 3 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (3.17%) Cyberattack
5 2 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) SCADA
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.16%) Information Security
4 18 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (23.81%) Change Management
6 14 (22.22%) Project Management
7 13 (20.63%) ISMS
7 13 (20.63%) Security Management
8 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (17.46%) Data Protection
10 10 (15.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (14.29%) Incident Management
11 9 (14.29%) Information Security Management
11 9 (14.29%) ITIL
11 9 (14.29%) Security Architecture
12 8 (12.70%) Identity Management
12 8 (12.70%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (11.11%) Analytics
13 7 (11.11%) High Availability
13 7 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) Python
2 7 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) C++
4 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.17%) C
5 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Degree
2 14 (22.22%) CISSP
3 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
4 7 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (11.11%) CISM
5 4 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.17%) CISA
7 2 (3.17%) CRISC
7 2 (3.17%) GIAC
7 2 (3.17%) GSNA
7 2 (3.17%) IRCA
7 2 (3.17%) MCSE
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.17%) PCI QSA
7 2 (3.17%) SANS
8 1 (1.59%) CIMA
8 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (36.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (19.05%) GDPR
3 11 (17.46%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (11.11%) NIST
6 6 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 6 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 6 (9.52%) NCSC
7 5 (7.94%) GRC
8 4 (6.35%) COBIT
8 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
8 4 (6.35%) PMO
8 4 (6.35%) SLA
9 2 (3.17%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (3.17%) COSO
10 1 (1.59%) ISO 14001
10 1 (1.59%) ISO 22301
10 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
10 1 (1.59%) ITGC
10 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Kubernetes
1 6 (9.52%) Nessus
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.35%) Sybase
2 2 (3.17%) ArcSight
2 2 (3.17%) Citrix
2 2 (3.17%) NEC
2 2 (3.17%) Okta
2 2 (3.17%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) Ariba
3 1 (1.59%) BT
3 1 (1.59%) Dynatrace
3 1 (1.59%) Intel
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) SAP