Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 524 620
Rank change year-on-year -20 +96 +22
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 793 880 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 560 706 630
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £33,868
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,125 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -

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 151516 157743 182536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.35% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 120527 132311 151934
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in England

Risk Assessment
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in England.

Salary trend for Risk Assessment in England

Risk Assessment
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -11 391 £60,000 +9.09% 17
South East +41 178 £52,500 +10.53% 9
North of England +34 121 £50,000 +14.94% 16
Midlands -19 58 £55,000 +29.41% 1
North West -13 53 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Midlands -13 52 £55,000 +29.41%
Yorkshire +16 44 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North East +19 24 £67,500 +68.75% 3
South West -27 22 £55,000 -12.00% 2
East of England -35 21 £48,500 -3.00% 2
East Midlands +26 6 - - 1
Risk Assessment
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 373 (47.04%) Information Security
2 367 (46.28%) Finance
3 298 (37.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 289 (36.44%) CISSP
5 282 (35.56%) Risk Management
6 194 (24.46%) CISM
7 146 (18.41%) Management Information System
8 132 (16.65%) Penetration Testing
9 131 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
10 121 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
11 119 (15.01%) Data Protection
11 119 (15.01%) Project Management
11 119 (15.01%) PCI DSS
12 116 (14.63%) Security Management
13 115 (14.50%) Banking
14 110 (13.87%) Firewall
15 105 (13.24%) ITIL
16 104 (13.11%) Network Security
17 100 (12.61%) Information Security Management
18 96 (12.11%) Risk Analysis
19 84 (10.59%) Investment Banking
20 83 (10.47%) Cybersecurity
21 79 (9.96%) Wealth Management
22 78 (9.84%) Degree
23 77 (9.71%) Asset Management
23 77 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
24 72 (9.08%) GDPR
25 71 (8.95%) ISMS
26 68 (8.58%) Retail Banking
26 68 (8.58%) ISO/IEC 27005

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 12 (1.51%) WebSphere
2 10 (1.26%) IIS
2 10 (1.26%) SAS
3 9 (1.13%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.63%) WordPress
7 4 (0.50%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.13%) Apache
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.13%) CICS
9 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.13%) TPMS
9 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (4.16%) MS Visio
2 26 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.77%) Teamcenter
2 4 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle AML
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.25%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Maximo
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.40%) SaaS
3 11 (1.39%) npm
4 10 (1.26%) PaaS
5 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (0.76%) IaaS
6 6 (0.76%) Serverless
7 4 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.38%) GitHub
9 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.13%) Office 365
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 110 (13.87%) Firewall
2 104 (13.11%) Network Security
3 31 (3.91%) Wireless
4 27 (3.40%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.77%) Internet
6 18 (2.27%) MPLS
7 17 (2.14%) DNS
8 16 (2.02%) BGP
8 16 (2.02%) DHCP
8 16 (2.02%) OSPF
8 16 (2.02%) VoIP
9 15 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (1.64%) HTTP
11 12 (1.51%) Multicast
12 11 (1.39%) WAN
13 10 (1.26%) LAN
14 8 (1.01%) VPN
15 7 (0.88%) Unified Communications
16 6 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
16 6 (0.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.76%) Big Data
3 6 (0.76%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.50%) GIS
5 4 (0.50%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.38%) MySQL
6 3 (0.38%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.38%) Redis
6 3 (0.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.25%) DataStage
7 2 (0.25%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.25%) QlikView
7 2 (0.25%) SAS EBI
7 2 (0.25%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 22 (2.77%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (1.39%) Grunt
2 11 (1.39%) gulp
2 11 (1.39%) JIRA
2 11 (1.39%) PostCSS
2 11 (1.39%) webpack
3 9 (1.13%) Selenium
4 5 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.50%) Burp Suite
5 4 (0.50%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.38%) AppScan
6 3 (0.38%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.38%) Paros
6 3 (0.38%) Subversion
6 3 (0.38%) WebScarab
7 2 (0.25%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.25%) JMeter
7 2 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 367 (46.28%) Finance
2 115 (14.50%) Banking
3 84 (10.59%) Investment Banking
4 68 (8.58%) Retail Banking
5 48 (6.05%) Legal
5 48 (6.05%) Telecoms
6 43 (5.42%) Manufacturing
7 33 (4.16%) Law
8 32 (4.04%) Marketing
9 29 (3.66%) Electronics
10 21 (2.65%) Retail
11 13 (1.64%) Military
12 12 (1.51%) Back Office
13 11 (1.39%) Front Office
14 9 (1.13%) Private Banking
15 8 (1.01%) Publishing
16 7 (0.88%) Automotive
17 6 (0.76%) Advertising
18 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
19 4 (0.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 157 (19.80%) Analyst
2 131 (16.52%) Consultant
3 109 (13.75%) Security Consultant
4 97 (12.23%) Security Analyst
5 75 (9.46%) Information Analyst
5 75 (9.46%) Information Security Analyst
6 64 (8.07%) Architect
7 51 (6.43%) Information Security Consultant
8 50 (6.31%) Security Manager
9 41 (5.17%) Risk Manager
10 40 (5.04%) Information Manager
11 39 (4.92%) Information Security Manager
12 38 (4.79%) Security Specialist
13 34 (4.29%) Risk Management Specialist
14 32 (4.04%) Risk Consultant
15 29 (3.66%) Technology Risk Manager
16 28 (3.53%) Information Specialist
17 27 (3.40%) Governance Manager
17 27 (3.40%) Security Architect
18 26 (3.28%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.79%) Web Services
2 22 (2.77%) .NET
3 21 (2.65%) HTML
4 16 (2.02%) Node.js
5 14 (1.77%) AngularJS
6 12 (1.51%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (1.51%) XML
7 11 (1.39%) Ajax
7 11 (1.39%) Backbone.js
7 11 (1.39%) CSS
7 11 (1.39%) Redux
7 11 (1.39%) REST
7 11 (1.39%) Sass
7 11 (1.39%) SVG
7 11 (1.39%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 9 (1.13%) CGI
8 9 (1.13%) MSMQ
8 9 (1.13%) RESTful
9 5 (0.63%) LAMP
10 2 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 146 (18.41%) Management Information System
2 131 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (5.30%) Data Protection Act
4 26 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.65%) Cyberthreat
6 19 (2.40%) CESG
7 16 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.77%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.39%) PMI
11 10 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.26%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.13%) Cyber Defence
13 8 (1.01%) Taxonomies
13 8 (1.01%) User Experience
14 7 (0.88%) Driving Licence
15 6 (0.76%) Life Science
16 5 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
16 5 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 59 (7.44%) Windows
2 46 (5.80%) Unix
3 33 (4.16%) Linux
4 19 (2.40%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.01%) Android
6 6 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (47.04%) Information Security
2 282 (35.56%) Risk Management
3 132 (16.65%) Penetration Testing
4 121 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (15.01%) Data Protection
5 119 (15.01%) Project Management
6 116 (14.63%) Security Management
7 105 (13.24%) ITIL
8 100 (12.61%) Information Security Management
9 96 (12.11%) Risk Analysis
10 83 (10.47%) Cybersecurity
11 79 (9.96%) Wealth Management
12 77 (9.71%) Asset Management
12 77 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 71 (8.95%) ISMS
14 67 (8.45%) Programme Management
14 67 (8.45%) Security Architecture
15 61 (7.69%) Business Continuity
16 57 (7.19%) Service Delivery
17 55 (6.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 52 (6.56%) Java
2 44 (5.55%) Python
3 40 (5.04%) SQL
4 39 (4.92%) C
5 37 (4.67%) C#
6 32 (4.04%) JavaScript
7 30 (3.78%) C++
8 21 (2.65%) Bash Shell
9 20 (2.52%) PowerShell
10 18 (2.27%) Perl
11 12 (1.51%) Bourne shell
12 6 (0.76%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.50%) R
14 3 (0.38%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.38%) PHP
14 3 (0.38%) Ruby
15 2 (0.25%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.25%) Scala
16 1 (0.13%) Go
16 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 289 (36.44%) CISSP
2 194 (24.46%) CISM
3 78 (9.84%) Degree
4 62 (7.82%) CRISC
5 61 (7.69%) CISA
6 60 (7.57%) Security Cleared
7 51 (6.43%) SC Cleared
8 47 (5.93%) GIAC
9 44 (5.55%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (3.91%) CEH
11 29 (3.66%) CCNA
12 25 (3.15%) CESG Certified Professional
13 24 (3.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 21 (2.65%) CCSA
15 19 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (2.27%) CCNP
17 17 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
17 17 (2.14%) SANS
18 14 (1.77%) ISEB
18 14 (1.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (37.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 119 (15.01%) PCI DSS
3 72 (9.08%) GDPR
4 68 (8.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 50 (6.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 39 (4.92%) QA
7 27 (3.40%) Data Quality
8 24 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 23 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials
10 21 (2.65%) COBIT
11 20 (2.52%) ISO 9001
12 17 (2.14%) ISO 22301
13 16 (2.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 14 (1.77%) PMO
15 11 (1.39%) WCAG
16 8 (1.01%) ISO 31000
16 8 (1.01%) RMADS
17 7 (0.88%) SLA
18 6 (0.76%) ISO 14001
18 6 (0.76%) NIST 800
System Software
1 53 (6.68%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.88%) vSphere
4 6 (0.76%) Docker
5 3 (0.38%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.01%) Nessus
3 5 (0.63%) WMI
4 4 (0.50%) Ansible
5 3 (0.38%) SCCM
5 3 (0.38%) WSUS
6 2 (0.25%) Nmap
7 1 (0.13%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 66 (8.32%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.16%) SAP
3 26 (3.28%) Cisco
4 24 (3.03%) Oracle
5 22 (2.77%) VMware
6 13 (1.64%) Juniper
7 11 (1.39%) Murex
8 8 (1.01%) Splunk
9 7 (0.88%) CA
9 7 (0.88%) Qualys
10 6 (0.76%) Remedy
10 6 (0.76%) Sybase
11 5 (0.63%) GENBAND
11 5 (0.63%) IBM
11 5 (0.63%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.63%) Sophos
12 4 (0.50%) McAfee
12 4 (0.50%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.38%) Citrix
13 3 (0.38%) HP