Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 297 321 352
Rank change year-on-year +24 +31 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 27 29 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 49
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £95,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £43,500 £72,500 £53,150
90th Percentile £92,500 £110,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £95,000 £72,000
% change year-on-year -18.42% +31.94% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9701 11267 16153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8787 10272 14032
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Risk Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Manager in the City of London

Risk Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Manager in the City of London.

Salary trend for Risk Manager in the City of London

Risk Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Manager in the City of London

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Risk Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Risk Manager in the job title.

1 15 (55.56%) Risk Management
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) Information Security
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (25.93%) CRISC
5 7 (25.93%) IT Audit
5 7 (25.93%) CISSP
5 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
5 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
5 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (22.22%) COBIT
7 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (18.52%) Supplier Management
7 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
7 5 (18.52%) CISA
7 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (18.52%) BCP
7 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) CISM
8 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.81%) Banking
9 3 (11.11%) SDLC
9 3 (11.11%) Fintech
10 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (7.41%) Internal Audit
10 2 (7.41%) Contingency Planning
10 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team Management

Risk Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (3.70%) SAS
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Fintech
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 12 (44.44%) Information Security
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
5 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (25.93%) IT Audit
5 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) BCP
6 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
6 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (18.52%) Supplier Management
6 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.11%) SDLC
9 2 (7.41%) Contingency Planning
9 2 (7.41%) Internal Audit
9 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CISSP
1 7 (25.93%) CRISC
2 5 (18.52%) CISA
3 4 (14.81%) CISM
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ACCA
5 1 (3.70%) MBA
5 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (22.22%) COBIT
3 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.70%) HIPAA
4 1 (3.70%) IFRS
4 1 (3.70%) IFRS 9
4 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley