Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 307 329
Rank change year-on-year -5 +22 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 36 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 27
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £78,750 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.59% -17.11% +26.67%
10th Percentile £65,875 £43,275 £72,500
90th Percentile £98,875 £89,125 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £95,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -18.42% +31.03%

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 10,662 9,702 11,338
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 94.94% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9,529 8,787 10,329
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 £34,150 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £58,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.84% +1.74% +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 24 (66.67%) Information Security
2 23 (63.89%) Finance
3 21 (58.33%) Risk Management
4 17 (47.22%) CRISC
5 16 (44.44%) CISA
6 15 (41.67%) CISSP
6 15 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (38.89%) CISM
7 14 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (22.22%) Banking
10 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
10 7 (19.44%) IT Audit
11 6 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
12 5 (13.89%) Market Risk
13 4 (11.11%) COBIT
13 4 (11.11%) Data Management
13 4 (11.11%) Supplier Management
13 4 (11.11%) Information Security Management
13 4 (11.11%) Security Management
13 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
14 3 (8.33%) Legal
14 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
14 3 (8.33%) Scrum
14 3 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (8.33%) FINREP
14 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 3 (8.33%) MiFID

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 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Moq
1 1 (2.78%) MSTest
1 1 (2.78%) NUnit
1 1 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) French Language
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) OLE
1 2 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (2.78%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.78%) NumPy
2 1 (2.78%) Pandas
2 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Market Risk
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 3 (8.33%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.56%) Fintech
4 2 (5.56%) PMI
5 1 (2.78%) Derivative
5 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Information Security
2 21 (58.33%) Risk Management
3 15 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (19.44%) IT Audit
7 6 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (11.11%) Data Management
8 4 (11.11%) Information Security Management
8 4 (11.11%) Security Management
8 4 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 3 (8.33%) Kanban
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 2 (5.56%) BDD
10 2 (5.56%) Greeks
10 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Stress Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
1 2 (5.56%) C#
1 2 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) CRISC
2 16 (44.44%) CISA
3 15 (41.67%) CISSP
4 14 (38.89%) CISM
5 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.11%) COBIT
3 3 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (8.33%) FINREP
3 3 (8.33%) MiFID
3 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (5.56%) GDPR
5 1 (2.78%) ISO 31000
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Tableau
2 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft