Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 278 358
Rank change year-on-year -36 +80 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 39 50 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.49% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.52% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 20
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £56,750 £55,000 £62,000
90th Percentile £100,375 £99,000 £106,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £92,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -24.32% +23.33%

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 10,514 9,691 12,360
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.23% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,351 8,764 11,294
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% 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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 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 22 (56.41%) Risk Management
4 20 (51.28%) CISA
5 18 (46.15%) CRISC
6 17 (43.59%) CISSP
7 15 (38.46%) CISM
7 15 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (25.64%) IT Audit
10 9 (23.08%) Banking
11 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
12 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (15.38%) Legal
14 5 (12.82%) COBIT
14 5 (12.82%) Market Risk
14 5 (12.82%) GDPR
15 4 (10.26%) Dodd-Frank
15 4 (10.26%) FINREP
15 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
15 4 (10.26%) Kanban
15 4 (10.26%) MiFID
15 4 (10.26%) Credit Risk
15 4 (10.26%) Scrum
15 4 (10.26%) PMI
15 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
15 4 (10.26%) ITIL
16 3 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (71.79%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
4 6 (15.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) OLE
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Market Risk
2 4 (10.26%) Credit Risk
2 4 (10.26%) PMI
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Information Security
2 22 (56.41%) Risk Management
3 15 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) IT Audit
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL
6 4 (10.26%) Kanban
6 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 2 (5.13%) B2B
8 2 (5.13%) Behavioural Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.13%) Decision-Making
8 2 (5.13%) Remediation Plan
8 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) CISA
2 18 (46.15%) CRISC
3 17 (43.59%) CISSP
4 15 (38.46%) CISM
5 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.82%) COBIT
2 5 (12.82%) GDPR
3 4 (10.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (10.26%) FINREP
3 4 (10.26%) MiFID
4 3 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (5.13%) ISO 22301
5 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (5.13%) QA
6 1 (2.56%) ISO 31000
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.56%) Tableau