The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Manager
London / City of London
Rank 196 255 300
Rank change year-on-year +59 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 27 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 18
Median salary £66,250 £77,500 £80,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.51% -3.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,400 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £95,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -8.69%  

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 4870 6777 9756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.65% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 6059 8310
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Risk Manager in the job title.

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Manager in the City of London

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 28 (65.12%) Risk Management
2 21 (48.84%) Information Security
2 21 (48.84%) CISSP
3 20 (46.51%) Finance
3 20 (46.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (44.19%) CISA
5 15 (34.88%) CRISC
6 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
6 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (30.23%) CISM
8 11 (25.58%) Banking
9 10 (23.26%) Internal Audit
10 9 (20.93%) SIEM
10 9 (20.93%) Security Testing
10 9 (20.93%) Investment Banking
10 9 (20.93%) Data Management
10 9 (20.93%) Legal
11 8 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Degree
11 8 (18.60%) COBIT
11 8 (18.60%) Database Security
11 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (16.28%) Project Management
13 6 (13.95%) SQL
13 6 (13.95%) Threat Management
13 6 (13.95%) SABSA
13 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (9.30%) Burp Suite
14 4 (9.30%) Nessus

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (6.98%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Wireshark
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) Network Security
2 3 (6.98%) Wireless
2 3 (6.98%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Burp Suite
2 3 (6.98%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Banking
3 9 (20.93%) Investment Banking
3 9 (20.93%) Legal
4 3 (6.98%) Advertising
5 2 (4.65%) Front Office
6 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) CESG
4 1 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Risk Management
2 21 (48.84%) Information Security
3 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.26%) Internal Audit
5 9 (20.93%) Data Management
5 9 (20.93%) Security Testing
5 9 (20.93%) SIEM
6 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (18.60%) Database Security
6 8 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (16.28%) Project Management
8 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (13.95%) SABSA
8 6 (13.95%) Threat Management
9 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.98%) IT Audit
9 3 (6.98%) Security Operations
9 3 (6.98%) Stress Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) C
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) C++
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) CISSP
2 19 (44.19%) CISA
3 15 (34.88%) CRISC
4 13 (30.23%) CISM
5 8 (18.60%) Degree
6 3 (6.98%) CCNA
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.98%) GIAC
6 3 (6.98%) SANS
6 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.65%) CGEIT
8 1 (2.33%) APMP
8 1 (2.33%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.33%) GPEN
8 1 (2.33%) OSCP
8 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.33%) PMP
8 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (46.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (18.60%) COBIT
3 3 (6.98%) Basel II
3 3 (6.98%) IFRS
3 3 (6.98%) IFRS 9
4 1 (2.33%) Basel III
4 1 (2.33%) CRD IV
4 1 (2.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Nessus
2 1 (2.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Remedy
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
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