Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £86,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 293 338
Rank change year-on-year -1 +45 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 39 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 35
City of London median annual salary £86,250 £93,750 £71,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +32.04% -11.25%
10th Percentile £54,250 £59,125 £52,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £112,375 £94,500
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £87,500 £71,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% +23.24% -6.89%

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 10,150 10,144 13,426
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 96.63% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9,046 9,264 11,894
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Risk Manager in the City of London

Risk Manager
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Manager within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £85,000 -
Risk Manager
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, Risk Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Risk Manager in the job title.

1 28 (71.79%) Finance
2 24 (61.54%) Information Security
3 20 (51.28%) CISA
4 19 (48.72%) CISSP
5 16 (41.03%) Risk Management
6 13 (33.33%) CISM
7 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (25.64%) Law
8 10 (25.64%) Legal
9 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
10 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
10 8 (20.51%) CRISC
10 8 (20.51%) IT Audit
11 7 (17.95%) Business Continuity
11 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (12.82%) Banking
14 4 (10.26%) Market Risk
14 4 (10.26%) COBIT
14 4 (10.26%) Fintech
14 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
14 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
15 3 (7.69%) Analytics
15 3 (7.69%) GDPR
15 3 (7.69%) Credit Risk
15 3 (7.69%) QiCA
16 2 (5.13%) BCP
16 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) QlikView
1 1 (2.56%) Spotfire
General
1 28 (71.79%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Law
2 10 (25.64%) Legal
3 5 (12.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Fintech
1 4 (10.26%) Market Risk
2 3 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) PMI
3 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.56%) Derivative
4 1 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Information Security
2 16 (41.03%) Risk Management
3 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 8 (20.51%) IT Audit
5 7 (17.95%) Business Continuity
5 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.69%) Analytics
10 2 (5.13%) Information Security Governance
10 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (5.13%) Internal Audit
10 2 (5.13%) IT Strategy
10 2 (5.13%) Line Management
10 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
10 2 (5.13%) SDLC
10 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) C++
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) CISA
2 19 (48.72%) CISSP
3 13 (33.33%) CISM
4 8 (20.51%) CRISC
5 3 (7.69%) QiCA
6 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.56%) ACCA
7 1 (2.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.26%) COBIT
4 3 (7.69%) GDPR
5 2 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (5.13%) ISO 22301
5 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (5.13%) QA
5 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Tableau