The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Risk Manager
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 692 742 742
Rank change year-on-year +50 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 181 186 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 143 149 176
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -6.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,750 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £95,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +15.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80155 88904 100680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.94% 96.51% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 269837 336665 384213
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Risk Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Manager in England

Risk Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Risk Manager in England

Risk Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Manager in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Manager in England

Risk Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 114 £75,000 - 13
North of England -17 24 £57,500 -4.16% 5
East of England -11 20 £70,000 +25.00%
South East +59 19 £62,500 - 5
North West -47 17 £55,000 -12.00% 4
Yorkshire -1 7 £57,500 -4.16% 1
West Midlands +17 4 £67,500 +10.20% 1
Midlands +7 4 £67,500 +22.72% 2
Risk Manager
UK

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region featuring Risk Manager in the job title.

1 210 (59.49%) Risk Management
2 185 (52.41%) Finance
3 117 (33.14%) CISSP
4 115 (32.58%) Information Security
5 99 (28.05%) CISA
6 83 (23.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 76 (21.53%) CISM
8 75 (21.25%) Banking
9 68 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 55 (15.58%) Cybersecurity
11 53 (15.01%) IT Audit
12 51 (14.45%) Management Information System
12 51 (14.45%) Degree
13 44 (12.46%) Investment Banking
14 42 (11.90%) COBIT
15 39 (11.05%) Project Management
15 39 (11.05%) Asset Management
16 36 (10.20%) Internal Audit
17 35 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
18 34 (9.63%) PCI DSS
18 34 (9.63%) Security Testing
18 34 (9.63%) SQL
18 34 (9.63%) Risk Assessment
19 32 (9.07%) CRISC
20 30 (8.50%) Business Continuity
21 27 (7.65%) Oracle
21 27 (7.65%) C
21 27 (7.65%) ERP
21 27 (7.65%) Wealth Management
22 24 (6.80%) Analytics

Risk Manager Skill Set
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 7 (1.98%) SAS
2 5 (1.42%) IIS
3 3 (0.85%) Confluence
4 2 (0.57%) SAP EP
4 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.28%) IPython
5 1 (0.28%) Jupyter
Applications
1 22 (6.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (5.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (3.12%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (3.12%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.83%) Stata
5 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.57%) EViews
Business Applications
1 12 (3.40%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (3.12%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (3.12%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.85%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.42%) IaaS
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.27%) Network Security
2 7 (1.98%) Wireless
3 6 (1.70%) Firewall
4 5 (1.42%) Internet
5 3 (0.85%) Wireless Security
5 3 (0.85%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.12%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.28%) GIS
2 1 (0.28%) Ingres
2 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.97%) JIRA
2 3 (0.85%) Burp Suite
2 3 (0.85%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.57%) Visual Composer
General
1 185 (52.41%) Finance
2 75 (21.25%) Banking
3 44 (12.46%) Investment Banking
4 23 (6.52%) Retail
5 21 (5.95%) Front Office
6 19 (5.38%) Legal
7 18 (5.10%) Retail Banking
8 13 (3.68%) Advertising
9 6 (1.70%) Local Government
10 5 (1.42%) Marketing
11 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.85%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.57%) Back Office
14 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.28%) Games
14 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.27%) NumPy
2 1 (0.28%) .NET
2 1 (0.28%) Pandas
2 1 (0.28%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.45%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.68%) Equities
3 12 (3.40%) Market Risk
4 11 (3.12%) Derivative
4 11 (3.12%) Hedge funds
5 10 (2.83%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (2.83%) Equity Derivative
6 9 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.27%) Equity Risk
8 5 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.42%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.42%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (1.42%) Fintech
9 4 (1.13%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (1.13%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.13%) Smart City
10 3 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.85%) NHS
10 3 (0.85%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.27%) Unix
2 5 (1.42%) Windows
3 4 (1.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (59.49%) Risk Management
2 115 (32.58%) Information Security
3 68 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (15.58%) Cybersecurity
5 53 (15.01%) IT Audit
6 39 (11.05%) Asset Management
6 39 (11.05%) Project Management
7 36 (10.20%) Internal Audit
8 35 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (9.63%) Risk Assessment
9 34 (9.63%) Security Testing
10 30 (8.50%) Business Continuity
11 27 (7.65%) ERP
11 27 (7.65%) Wealth Management
12 24 (6.80%) Analytics
13 23 (6.52%) Data Protection
13 23 (6.52%) SIEM
14 22 (6.23%) ISMS
14 22 (6.23%) People Management
14 22 (6.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 34 (9.63%) SQL
2 27 (7.65%) C
3 10 (2.83%) MATLAB
3 10 (2.83%) R
4 9 (2.55%) C++
4 9 (2.55%) Python
5 3 (0.85%) Java
6 2 (0.57%) VBA
7 1 (0.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 117 (33.14%) CISSP
2 99 (28.05%) CISA
3 76 (21.53%) CISM
4 51 (14.45%) Degree
5 32 (9.07%) CRISC
6 13 (3.68%) CIMA
7 11 (3.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (2.83%) SANS
9 9 (2.55%) Master's Degree
10 7 (1.98%) GIAC
10 7 (1.98%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.42%) ACCA
12 5 (1.42%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.42%) IISP
12 5 (1.42%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.42%) PMP
12 5 (1.42%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.13%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (1.13%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (23.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (11.90%) COBIT
3 34 (9.63%) PCI DSS
4 18 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 16 (4.53%) GDPR
6 10 (2.83%) SSAE 16
7 7 (1.98%) IFRS
7 7 (1.98%) MiFID
8 6 (1.70%) Basel II
8 6 (1.70%) IFRS 9
8 6 (1.70%) QA
9 5 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.85%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.85%) FATCA
12 2 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.57%) RMADS
13 1 (0.28%) EMIR
13 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (7.65%) Oracle
2 19 (5.38%) SAP
3 11 (3.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.57%) IBM
4 2 (0.57%) Tableau
4 2 (0.57%) Unisys
5 1 (0.28%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.28%) NCR
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy
5 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow
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