Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £72,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 869 817
Rank change year-on-year +42 -52 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 354 334 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 230 246 406
England median annual salary £72,250 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £100,250 £105,000 £102,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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 +34 238 £80,000 - 14
South East +80 51 £70,000 +5.66% 8
North of England +2 41 £56,250 -2.17% 13
North West -8 26 £55,000 -4.35% 7
Yorkshire +19 14 £57,500 -0.86% 5
East of England -10 13 £70,000 +21.74% 4
Midlands +35 8 £48,750 +8.33% 6
East Midlands +45 5 £52,500 -
South West +14 3 £72,250 -3.67% 2
West Midlands +9 3 £45,000 - 3
North East - 1 £45,000 - 1
Risk Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 216 (61.02%) Risk Management
2 204 (57.63%) Finance
3 121 (34.18%) Banking
4 116 (32.77%) Information Security
5 98 (27.68%) CISSP
6 88 (24.86%) Investment Banking
7 77 (21.75%) Asset Management
8 76 (21.47%) Wealth Management
9 74 (20.90%) Retail Banking
10 73 (20.62%) CISA
11 70 (19.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 58 (16.38%) CISM
13 51 (14.41%) Business Continuity
14 50 (14.12%) Analytics
15 49 (13.84%) Cybersecurity
15 49 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 43 (12.15%) CRISC
17 42 (11.86%) Credit Risk
18 41 (11.58%) Risk Assessment
18 41 (11.58%) PCI DSS
19 38 (10.73%) Project Management
20 37 (10.45%) Degree
21 36 (10.17%) IT Audit
21 36 (10.17%) Equities
21 36 (10.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 34 (9.60%) Management Information System
22 34 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
22 34 (9.60%) Credit Risk Analytics
22 34 (9.60%) People Management
22 34 (9.60%) Risk 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 4 (1.13%) IIS
1 4 (1.13%) SAS
1 4 (1.13%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.28%) SAP EP
Applications
1 9 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.13%) Stata
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) SAP GRC
2 4 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.56%) Primavera
3 2 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.13%) IaaS
1 4 (1.13%) SaaS
2 2 (0.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.11%) HTTP
2 11 (3.11%) SSL
3 9 (2.54%) Firewall
4 8 (2.26%) Network Security
5 6 (1.69%) SMS
6 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.56%) Internet
7 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.11%) KDB
1 11 (3.11%) Kdb+
1 11 (3.11%) NoSQL
2 7 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.69%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.85%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.28%) Big Data
5 1 (0.28%) GIS
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (2.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Visual Composer
General
1 204 (57.63%) Finance
2 121 (34.18%) Banking
3 88 (24.86%) Investment Banking
4 74 (20.90%) Retail Banking
5 16 (4.52%) Legal
6 14 (3.95%) Retail
7 10 (2.82%) Marketing
8 7 (1.98%) French Language
8 7 (1.98%) Front Office
8 7 (1.98%) German Language
9 5 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.13%) Law
10 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.13%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.85%) Games
12 2 (0.56%) Advertising
12 2 (0.56%) Electronics
12 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.56%) Local Government
13 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.11%) Web Services
1 11 (3.11%) XML
2 4 (1.13%) MSMQ
2 4 (1.13%) NumPy
2 4 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (1.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.28%) .NET
3 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.28%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.86%) Credit Risk
2 36 (10.17%) Equities
2 36 (10.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 34 (9.60%) Management Information System
4 33 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.95%) Derivative
5 14 (3.95%) Market Risk
6 11 (3.11%) Algorithms
6 11 (3.11%) Data Structures
6 11 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.26%) Fintech
8 7 (1.98%) Grid Computing
8 7 (1.98%) OTC Derivatives
9 6 (1.69%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.13%) CESG
11 4 (1.13%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (1.13%) Equity Risk
11 4 (1.13%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.52%) Unix
2 12 (3.39%) Windows
3 9 (2.54%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.69%) Linux
5 3 (0.85%) Android
5 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (61.02%) Risk Management
2 116 (32.77%) Information Security
3 77 (21.75%) Asset Management
4 76 (21.47%) Wealth Management
5 51 (14.41%) Business Continuity
6 50 (14.12%) Analytics
7 49 (13.84%) Cybersecurity
7 49 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (11.58%) Risk Assessment
9 38 (10.73%) Project Management
10 36 (10.17%) IT Audit
11 34 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (9.60%) Credit Risk Analytics
11 34 (9.60%) People Management
11 34 (9.60%) Risk Analytics
12 30 (8.47%) ISMS
13 29 (8.19%) Security Management
14 26 (7.34%) Programme Management
15 25 (7.06%) Strategic Thinking
16 24 (6.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.21%) C++
2 19 (5.37%) SQL
3 15 (4.24%) C
3 15 (4.24%) MATLAB
3 15 (4.24%) Python
3 15 (4.24%) R
4 11 (3.11%) Perl
4 11 (3.11%) Shell Script
4 11 (3.11%) Tcl
5 9 (2.54%) C#
6 8 (2.26%) VBA
7 3 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 98 (27.68%) CISSP
2 73 (20.62%) CISA
3 58 (16.38%) CISM
4 43 (12.15%) CRISC
5 37 (10.45%) Degree
6 8 (2.26%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.98%) QiCA
7 7 (1.98%) SANS
8 6 (1.69%) ACCA
8 6 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.69%) ISSMP
8 6 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.69%) PMP
9 5 (1.41%) CIMA
9 5 (1.41%) MBA
10 4 (1.13%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (1.13%) CLAS
10 4 (1.13%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (19.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (11.58%) PCI DSS
3 31 (8.76%) COBIT
4 30 (8.47%) GDPR
5 23 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 13 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (1.98%) Basel III
8 6 (1.69%) ISO 22301
8 6 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (1.41%) Data Quality
9 5 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (1.41%) QA
10 4 (1.13%) IFRS
10 4 (1.13%) IFRS 9
10 4 (1.13%) PMO
10 4 (1.13%) RMADS
10 4 (1.13%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.85%) ISO 31000
11 3 (0.85%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) XenApp
3 1 (0.28%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.28%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (4.80%) Oracle
2 13 (3.67%) SAP
3 8 (2.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (0.85%) Progress
5 2 (0.56%) BT
5 2 (0.56%) Citrix
5 2 (0.56%) LogRhythm
5 2 (0.56%) VMware
6 1 (0.28%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.28%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.28%) CyberSource
6 1 (0.28%) IBM
6 1 (0.28%) Tableau
6 1 (0.28%) Unisys