The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £78,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Risk Manager
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 258 278
Rank change year-on-year +49 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 26 9 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.14% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.15% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 32
City of London median annual salary £78,750 £92,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.86% +23.33%  
10th Percentile £53,250 £69,500 £59,500
90th Percentile £89,625 £107,000 £90,875
London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  

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

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4883 6102 9813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.24% 96.09% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17480 22846 34708
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £85,000
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% -  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 38 (69.09%) Risk Management
2 30 (54.55%) Finance
3 22 (40.00%) Information Security
4 20 (36.36%) CISSP
5 16 (29.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (27.27%) COBIT
7 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
8 13 (23.64%) Banking
9 12 (21.82%) Database Security
9 12 (21.82%) Data Management
9 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (21.82%) Advertising
10 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
11 10 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (18.18%) CISA
12 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
12 9 (16.36%) SQL
12 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
13 8 (14.55%) CRISC
13 8 (14.55%) CISM
13 8 (14.55%) Project Management
13 8 (14.55%) Front Office
14 6 (10.91%) Basel II
14 6 (10.91%) Benchmarking
14 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Project
14 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
14 6 (10.91%) MS Visio
14 6 (10.91%) SAS
14 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 6 (10.91%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (10.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
1 3 (5.45%) Network Security
1 3 (5.45%) Wireless
1 3 (5.45%) Wireless Security
1 3 (5.45%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) Burp Suite
2 3 (5.45%) Metasploit
General
1 30 (54.55%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Banking
3 12 (21.82%) Advertising
4 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 8 (14.55%) Front Office
6 2 (3.64%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
1 3 (5.45%) Unix
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Risk Management
2 22 (40.00%) Information Security
3 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) Data Management
3 12 (21.82%) Database Security
3 12 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
5 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
6 8 (14.55%) Project Management
7 6 (10.91%) Benchmarking
7 6 (10.91%) Quantitative Analysis
7 6 (10.91%) Strategic Management
7 6 (10.91%) Stress Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Internal Audit
8 5 (9.09%) Presales
8 5 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 5 (9.09%) SIEM
9 4 (7.27%) SDLC
9 4 (7.27%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) CISSP
2 10 (18.18%) CISA
3 8 (14.55%) CISM
3 8 (14.55%) CRISC
4 6 (10.91%) Degree
4 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (5.45%) CCNA
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.45%) GIAC
5 3 (5.45%) SANS
6 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) GPEN
7 1 (1.82%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (27.27%) COBIT
3 6 (10.91%) Basel II
3 6 (10.91%) IFRS
3 6 (10.91%) IFRS 9
4 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.82%) Basel III
5 1 (1.82%) CRD IV
5 1 (1.82%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy
2 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
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