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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 615 582 539
Rank change year-on-year -33 -43 +120
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 662 372 292
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 400 239 222
10th Percentile £38,947 £35,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,168 £57,434 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.95% -4.28% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £55,168 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.06% -4.17% +3.45%

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 143,352 89,851 67,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 95.33% 94.04% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 75,025 63,069 55,277
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -151 264 £70,000 +7.69% 32
North of England +19 153 £53,112 +39.77% 15
North West +32 133 £53,112 +39.77% 4
South East -33 102 £55,500 +5.71% 20
Midlands -42 60 £49,500 -20.80% 14
West Midlands -42 48 £47,000 -24.80% 6
South West -13 47 £65,689 +21.65% 5
East of England -64 41 £55,000 +46.67% 6
Yorkshire -61 15 £75,000 +92.31% 8
East Midlands -28 12 £52,500 +2.44% 8
North East -18 5 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Risk Assessment
UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 200 (30.21%) Information Security
2 188 (28.40%) Security Cleared
3 178 (26.89%) Cybersecurity
4 176 (26.59%) Finance
5 163 (24.62%) Social Skills
6 152 (22.96%) Risk Management
7 129 (19.49%) Degree
8 126 (19.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 119 (17.98%) Agile
10 106 (16.01%) Project Management
11 101 (15.26%) Management Information System
12 97 (14.65%) CISSP
13 93 (14.05%) Data Protection
14 90 (13.60%) Greenfield Project
15 83 (12.54%) Legal
16 82 (12.39%) SC Cleared
17 81 (12.24%) AWS
18 78 (11.78%) GDPR
18 78 (11.78%) Analytics
19 77 (11.63%) Python
20 76 (11.48%) Azure
20 76 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
21 75 (11.33%) NIST
22 71 (10.73%) CISM
22 71 (10.73%) Microsoft
23 68 (10.27%) Firewall
24 62 (9.37%) Problem-Solving
25 56 (8.46%) Decision-Making
26 53 (8.01%) DV Cleared
27 52 (7.85%) Security Architecture

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 6 (0.91%) Apache Spark
2 5 (0.76%) Confluence
3 3 (0.45%) MTS
3 3 (0.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.15%) Apache
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.15%) GemFire
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.21%) Sketch
5 5 (0.76%) CANalyzer
6 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 81 (12.24%) AWS
2 76 (11.48%) Azure
3 40 (6.04%) Microsoft 365
4 30 (4.53%) GCP
4 30 (4.53%) SaaS
5 15 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (2.27%) Mimecast
6 13 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 13 (1.96%) Amazon MSK
6 13 (1.96%) AWS CloudTrail
6 13 (1.96%) Serverless
7 9 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.21%) Figma
8 8 (1.21%) IaaS
8 8 (1.21%) PaaS
9 5 (0.76%) Bitrise
9 5 (0.76%) BrowserStack
9 5 (0.76%) Power Platform
9 5 (0.76%) Sauce Labs
9 5 (0.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 68 (10.27%) Firewall
2 39 (5.89%) Network Security
3 30 (4.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (3.47%) WAN
5 17 (2.57%) SSL
6 8 (1.21%) Internet
6 8 (1.21%) LAN
7 4 (0.60%) SMS
7 4 (0.60%) VPN
7 4 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.60%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.45%) HTTP
8 3 (0.45%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.45%) IPsec
8 3 (0.45%) MPLS
8 3 (0.45%) SD-WAN
8 3 (0.45%) SNMP
8 3 (0.45%) Telnet
8 3 (0.45%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.72%) Metadata
2 17 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
4 13 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.36%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.21%) SQL Server
7 7 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.91%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.60%) MySQL
9 4 (0.60%) Power BI
10 3 (0.45%) Big Data
10 3 (0.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.45%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.45%) Tableau
11 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.96%) Artifactory
2 13 (1.96%) JIRA
3 8 (1.21%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.76%) Android Studio
4 5 (0.76%) Appium
4 5 (0.76%) Charles Proxy
4 5 (0.76%) GitLab
4 5 (0.76%) Postman
4 5 (0.76%) REST Assured
4 5 (0.76%) Xcode
5 3 (0.45%) Selenium
6 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.30%) JUnit
6 2 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.15%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.15%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.15%) SonarQube
General
1 176 (26.59%) Finance
2 163 (24.62%) Social Skills
3 83 (12.54%) Legal
4 76 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (5.89%) Law
6 35 (5.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 26 (3.93%) Automotive
8 23 (3.47%) Presentation Skills
9 21 (3.17%) Banking
9 21 (3.17%) Marketing
10 20 (3.02%) Manufacturing
11 19 (2.87%) Organisational Skills
12 18 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (2.57%) Public Sector
14 15 (2.27%) Telecoms
15 10 (1.51%) Influencing Skills
16 8 (1.21%) Advertising
17 7 (1.06%) Retail
18 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.91%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (15.11%) Analyst
2 74 (11.18%) Security Analyst
3 60 (9.06%) Project Manager
4 49 (7.40%) Architect
5 47 (7.10%) Information Analyst
5 47 (7.10%) Information Security Analyst
6 36 (5.44%) Consultant
7 35 (5.29%) Security Engineer
8 34 (5.14%) Security Consultant
9 32 (4.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 30 (4.53%) Security Manager
11 23 (3.47%) Information Manager
11 23 (3.47%) Information Security Manager
12 22 (3.32%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 22 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.17%) Senior Manager
14 20 (3.02%) Designer
14 20 (3.02%) Security Specialist
15 18 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
16 17 (2.57%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.29%) React
2 22 (3.32%) Kafka
3 14 (2.11%) RESTful
3 14 (2.11%) Web Services
4 13 (1.96%) Drools
5 10 (1.51%) Node.js
5 10 (1.51%) PyTorch
6 9 (1.36%) GraphQL
6 9 (1.36%) LDAP
7 8 (1.21%) SAML
8 6 (0.91%) .NET
8 6 (0.91%) Vue.js
9 4 (0.60%) Middleware
9 4 (0.60%) ModSecurity
9 4 (0.60%) Spring
10 3 (0.45%) .NET Core
10 3 (0.45%) Spring Boot
11 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.15%) Spring MVC
11 1 (0.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 101 (15.26%) Management Information System
2 90 (13.60%) Greenfield Project
3 46 (6.95%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (3.78%) User Experience
5 22 (3.32%) Data Centre
6 21 (3.17%) Life Science
7 20 (3.02%) Public Cloud
8 19 (2.87%) Cyberattack
9 17 (2.57%) Data Protection Act
10 15 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
10 15 (2.27%) PKI
11 14 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
12 13 (1.96%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.66%) Pharmacovigilance
14 9 (1.36%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
15 7 (1.06%) Hedge funds
16 6 (0.91%) CESG
16 6 (0.91%) Virtual Team
17 5 (0.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 42 (6.34%) Linux
2 37 (5.59%) Windows
3 13 (1.96%) Unix
4 8 (1.21%) Android
4 8 (1.21%) CentOS
5 5 (0.76%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (30.21%) Information Security
2 178 (26.89%) Cybersecurity
3 152 (22.96%) Risk Management
4 119 (17.98%) Agile
5 106 (16.01%) Project Management
6 93 (14.05%) Data Protection
7 78 (11.78%) Analytics
8 62 (9.37%) Problem-Solving
9 56 (8.46%) Decision-Making
10 52 (7.85%) DevOps
10 52 (7.85%) Security Architecture
10 52 (7.85%) Vulnerability Management
11 51 (7.70%) Security Operations
12 49 (7.40%) Penetration Testing
13 48 (7.25%) Data Loss Prevention
13 48 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 46 (6.95%) Internal Audit
15 45 (6.80%) Risk Register
16 44 (6.65%) Business Continuity
16 44 (6.65%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (11.63%) Python
2 45 (6.80%) Java
3 18 (2.72%) SQL
4 16 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.81%) ES6
5 12 (1.81%) Rust
6 10 (1.51%) C
7 6 (0.91%) C#
7 6 (0.91%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.76%) MATLAB
9 4 (0.60%) sed
9 4 (0.60%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.45%) Ruby
11 2 (0.30%) Bash
12 1 (0.15%) C++
12 1 (0.15%) Korn
12 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 188 (28.40%) Security Cleared
2 129 (19.49%) Degree
3 97 (14.65%) CISSP
4 82 (12.39%) SC Cleared
5 71 (10.73%) CISM
6 53 (8.01%) DV Cleared
7 31 (4.68%) CISA
8 30 (4.53%) CompTIA Security+
9 27 (4.08%) CRISC
10 23 (3.47%) CEH
11 18 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
12 15 (2.27%) GCIA
12 15 (2.27%) GCIH
12 15 (2.27%) PMI Certification
13 13 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
13 13 (1.96%) PMP
14 10 (1.51%) CESG Certified Professional
15 9 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (1.36%) Postgraduate
15 9 (1.36%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (19.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (11.78%) GDPR
3 75 (11.33%) NIST
4 41 (6.19%) GRC
5 37 (5.59%) QA
6 32 (4.83%) PCI DSS
7 27 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
8 26 (3.93%) NCSC
9 21 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 20 (3.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 18 (2.72%) Data Quality
12 13 (1.96%) NIST 800
12 13 (1.96%) RMADS
13 11 (1.66%) Good Clinical Practice
13 11 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (1.51%) COBIT
14 10 (1.51%) PMO
15 7 (1.06%) ISO 31000
15 7 (1.06%) SOC 2
16 6 (0.91%) GMP
System Software
1 20 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.27%) Docker
3 14 (2.11%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.45%) Firmware
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 30 (4.53%) Kubernetes
2 25 (3.78%) Terraform
3 16 (2.42%) Kibana
4 15 (2.27%) QRadar
5 14 (2.11%) Ansible
5 14 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
6 13 (1.96%) Grafana
6 13 (1.96%) Sysdig
7 8 (1.21%) Nexpose
7 8 (1.21%) Puppet
8 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.45%) Nessus
10 3 (0.45%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.45%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.30%) Autotask
11 2 (0.30%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.15%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.15%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 71 (10.73%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.34%) Google
3 22 (3.32%) VMware
4 15 (2.27%) IBM
5 14 (2.11%) Cisco
6 13 (1.96%) Palo Alto
7 12 (1.81%) Splunk
8 9 (1.36%) Qualys
9 8 (1.21%) Centrify
9 8 (1.21%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.21%) Facebook
9 8 (1.21%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.21%) SAP
10 5 (0.76%) Rapid7
10 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.60%) Blue Coat
11 4 (0.60%) Progress
11 4 (0.60%) Symantec
12 3 (0.45%) Citrix
12 3 (0.45%) HP