Period
to 20 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Risk Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Assessment over the 6 months to 20 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 581 538 648
Rank change year-on-year -43 +110 +50
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 343 309 478
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.41% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.45% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 224 229 330
10th Percentile £35,900 £40,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,500 £45,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £58,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £57,467 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.22% +4.35% -

Risk Assessment is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85,400 69,089 122,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 93.35% 92.46% 92.29%
Number of salaries quoted 60,090 56,109 98,211
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in England

Risk Assessment
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Risk Assessment in England.

Salary trend for Risk Assessment in England

Risk Assessment
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Risk Assessment in England over the 6 months to 20 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Risk Assessment in England

Risk Assessment
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the England region over the 6 months to 20 June 2021. 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
London -79 147 £65,000 -7.14% 30
South East -20 56 £50,500 +4.12% 15
North of England -36 45 £38,000 -15.56% 23
Midlands -42 36 £62,500 +38.89% 12
West Midlands -30 32 £62,500 +38.89% 10
South West -42 30 £52,000 -0.95% 12
North West -22 26 £38,000 +1.33% 10
Yorkshire -36 17 £40,000 -27.27% 9
East of England -23 12 £37,500 -31.82% 3
North East - 7 £62,500 - 4
East Midlands -38 4 £51,250 +42.97% 2
Risk Assessment
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2021, IT jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 137 (39.94%) Information Security
2 117 (34.11%) Cybersecurity
3 112 (32.65%) Social Skills
4 93 (27.11%) Finance
5 92 (26.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 83 (24.20%) Risk Management
7 72 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (20.99%) Microsoft
8 65 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
9 62 (18.08%) Problem-Solving
9 62 (18.08%) CISSP
9 62 (18.08%) Degree
10 61 (17.78%) Project Management
11 56 (16.33%) Management Information System
12 50 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 47 (13.70%) Firewall
13 47 (13.70%) CISM
14 45 (13.12%) GDPR
15 44 (12.83%) AWS
16 41 (11.95%) Data Protection
17 38 (11.08%) NIST
18 37 (10.79%) Azure
19 36 (10.50%) Mathematics
20 35 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
20 35 (10.20%) DevOps
21 34 (9.91%) Microsoft Office
21 34 (9.91%) PCI DSS
21 34 (9.91%) Penetration Testing
21 34 (9.91%) Security Cleared
21 34 (9.91%) Vulnerability Management

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 21 (6.12%) IIS
2 15 (4.37%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.79%) Apache
4 13 (3.79%) ejabberd
4 13 (3.79%) nginx
5 7 (2.04%) Confluence
6 5 (1.46%) MTS
7 3 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (9.91%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (7.58%) MS Visio
4 22 (6.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.58%) CaseMap
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.58%) FastStats
2 2 (0.58%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.58%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.58%) Unica
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.83%) AWS
2 37 (10.79%) Azure
3 34 (9.91%) Microsoft 365
4 19 (5.54%) SaaS
5 6 (1.75%) Power Platform
6 5 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.17%) GCP
7 4 (1.17%) PaaS
8 3 (0.87%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 3 (0.87%) Azure Functions
8 3 (0.87%) Azure Logic Apps
8 3 (0.87%) Power Automate
8 3 (0.87%) PowerApps
8 3 (0.87%) Serverless
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.29%) IaaS
9 1 (0.29%) iTunes
9 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (13.70%) Firewall
2 29 (8.45%) VPN
3 28 (8.16%) Internet
4 25 (7.29%) LAN
5 22 (6.41%) Network Security
6 13 (3.79%) Asterisk PBX
6 13 (3.79%) BGP
6 13 (3.79%) Diameter Protocol
6 13 (3.79%) PBX
6 13 (3.79%) SNMP
7 8 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (2.04%) DNS
9 6 (1.75%) HTTP
10 5 (1.46%) GSM
10 5 (1.46%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.17%) DHCP
11 4 (1.17%) IPsec
11 4 (1.17%) WAN
11 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.87%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.62%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.75%) Couchbase
3 6 (1.75%) Power BI
4 5 (1.46%) Blockchain
4 5 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.87%) DB2
5 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.29%) Big Data
7 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.29%) QlikView
7 1 (0.29%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (2.33%) JIRA
2 7 (2.04%) Snyk
2 7 (2.04%) TeamCity
3 6 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
General
1 112 (32.65%) Social Skills
2 93 (27.11%) Finance
3 65 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.83%) Legal
5 18 (5.25%) Manufacturing
6 17 (4.96%) Banking
6 17 (4.96%) Public Sector
7 16 (4.66%) Organisational Skills
7 16 (4.66%) Telecoms
8 15 (4.37%) Presentation Skills
9 14 (4.08%) Games
10 12 (3.50%) Influencing Skills
10 12 (3.50%) Marketing
11 11 (3.21%) Retail
12 8 (2.33%) Aerospace
12 8 (2.33%) Law
13 7 (2.04%) Documentation Skills
14 6 (1.75%) Electronics
14 6 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (1.75%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 66 (19.24%) Analyst
2 46 (13.41%) Consultant
3 29 (8.45%) Security Consultant
4 28 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
5 25 (7.29%) Project Manager
5 25 (7.29%) Security Analyst
6 22 (6.41%) Security Engineer
7 19 (5.54%) Risk Consultant
8 17 (4.96%) Information Manager
8 17 (4.96%) Information Security Consultant
8 17 (4.96%) IT Manager
9 16 (4.66%) Architect
9 16 (4.66%) Network Engineer
9 16 (4.66%) Risk Analyst
10 14 (4.08%) Automation Analyst
10 14 (4.08%) Process Analyst
10 14 (4.08%) Security Manager
11 13 (3.79%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 13 (3.79%) Network Systems Engineer
12 11 (3.21%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.79%) XMPP
2 10 (2.92%) .NET
3 9 (2.62%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.04%) RESTful
5 6 (1.75%) .NET Core
5 6 (1.75%) ASP.NET Core
6 3 (0.87%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Graph
6 3 (0.87%) Node.js
6 3 (0.87%) Pandas
6 3 (0.87%) React
6 3 (0.87%) scikit-learn
7 2 (0.58%) EDI
7 2 (0.58%) Web Services
8 1 (0.29%) CSS
8 1 (0.29%) HTML
8 1 (0.29%) Middleware
8 1 (0.29%) REST
8 1 (0.29%) Spring
8 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 23 (6.71%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.08%) Public Cloud
5 13 (3.79%) e-Learning
6 12 (3.50%) BYOD
7 11 (3.21%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.92%) NHS
9 9 (2.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 8 (2.33%) Derivative
10 8 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.75%) PKI
11 6 (1.75%) User Experience
12 5 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (1.46%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 5 (1.46%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.46%) SCADA
13 4 (1.17%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.04%) Linux
2 28 (8.16%) Windows
3 13 (3.79%) Debian
4 12 (3.50%) Unix
5 4 (1.17%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.58%) VMS
6 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (39.94%) Information Security
2 117 (34.11%) Cybersecurity
3 83 (24.20%) Risk Management
4 72 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (18.08%) Problem-Solving
6 61 (17.78%) Project Management
7 50 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (11.95%) Data Protection
9 36 (10.50%) Mathematics
10 35 (10.20%) DevOps
11 34 (9.91%) Penetration Testing
11 34 (9.91%) Vulnerability Management
12 31 (9.04%) ITIL
12 31 (9.04%) SDLC
13 30 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (8.75%) ISMS
13 30 (8.75%) Security Operations
14 27 (7.87%) Computer Science
14 27 (7.87%) Project Delivery
15 26 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.54%) SQL
2 18 (5.25%) C
3 16 (4.66%) Bash Shell
4 15 (4.37%) Python
5 13 (3.79%) Perl
5 13 (3.79%) PHP
6 7 (2.04%) C#
7 6 (1.75%) C++
8 5 (1.46%) Java
8 5 (1.46%) VB
9 4 (1.17%) VBA
10 3 (0.87%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.58%) R
11 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (18.08%) CISSP
1 62 (18.08%) Degree
2 47 (13.70%) CISM
3 34 (9.91%) Security Cleared
4 26 (7.58%) CESG Certified Professional
5 25 (7.29%) SC Cleared
6 18 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (4.96%) CISA
8 13 (3.79%) CompTIA Security+
9 12 (3.50%) CRISC
10 10 (2.92%) CEH
10 10 (2.92%) SANS
11 9 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (2.62%) SSCP
12 8 (2.33%) MCSE
12 8 (2.33%) RHCSA
13 7 (2.04%) PCI QSA
14 6 (1.75%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.75%) IISP
15 5 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (26.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (13.12%) GDPR
3 38 (11.08%) NIST
4 34 (9.91%) PCI DSS
5 19 (5.54%) GRC
6 18 (5.25%) NCSC
7 14 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 14 (4.08%) NIST 800
8 13 (3.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 12 (3.50%) QA
10 10 (2.92%) RMADS
11 9 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 8 (2.33%) ISO 22301
13 7 (2.04%) PMO
14 6 (1.75%) Government Security Classifications
14 6 (1.75%) JSP 440
14 6 (1.75%) PA-DSS
15 5 (1.46%) HAZOP
15 5 (1.46%) IEC 61508
15 5 (1.46%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 15 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.79%) iptables
2 13 (3.79%) Kamailio
2 13 (3.79%) KVM
2 13 (3.79%) Postfix
2 13 (3.79%) QEMU
3 12 (3.50%) Docker
4 4 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.87%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.87%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (5.25%) Puppet
2 13 (3.79%) Ansible
2 13 (3.79%) Galera Cluster
2 13 (3.79%) HAProxy
2 13 (3.79%) ZABBIX
3 11 (3.21%) SCCM
4 10 (2.92%) Terraform
5 8 (2.33%) RSA Archer
6 5 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.17%) CASB
8 3 (0.87%) SCOM
9 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.58%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 72 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.96%) Cisco
3 14 (4.08%) Blue Prism
4 13 (3.79%) GENBAND
4 13 (3.79%) HP
4 13 (3.79%) Juniper
4 13 (3.79%) Mitel
4 13 (3.79%) Nortel
4 13 (3.79%) Percona
4 13 (3.79%) SonicWALL
5 9 (2.62%) SAP
6 8 (2.33%) Palo Alto
7 7 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.75%) Samsung
8 6 (1.75%) Splunk
9 5 (1.46%) CyberArk
9 5 (1.46%) EMC
9 5 (1.46%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.46%) Varonis
10 4 (1.17%) Oracle