The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Manager
UK / England
Rank 666 729 770
Rank change year-on-year +63 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 171 203 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 133 176 143
Median salary £67,500 £66,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.50% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,250 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £98,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -8.69%  

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 76786 93381 96100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64228 78950 79244
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Risk Manager in the job title.

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +55 115 £70,000 -6.66% 6
South East +82 20 £55,000 - 1
East of England +33 17 £65,000 +18.18% 1
West Midlands +35 11 £48,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire +3 6 £72,500 +45.00% 1
North West -13 6 £58,750 -4.47%
South West +14 2 £61,250 +36.11% 2
Risk Manager
UK

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 181 (50.99%) Finance
2 176 (49.58%) Risk Management
3 113 (31.83%) CISSP
4 109 (30.70%) Information Security
5 107 (30.14%) CISA
6 99 (27.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 77 (21.69%) CISM
8 69 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 69 (19.44%) Degree
9 68 (19.15%) Banking
10 63 (17.75%) Cybersecurity
11 57 (16.06%) Management Information System
12 48 (13.52%) COBIT
13 46 (12.96%) Project Management
14 45 (12.68%) IT Audit
15 42 (11.83%) Internal Audit
16 41 (11.55%) CRISC
17 37 (10.42%) Legal
18 36 (10.14%) Oracle
19 35 (9.86%) SQL
20 30 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
21 28 (7.89%) Wealth Management
21 28 (7.89%) ERP
22 27 (7.61%) C
22 27 (7.61%) Investment Banking
23 26 (7.32%) Security Testing
24 25 (7.04%) Data Protection
25 23 (6.48%) Oracle Database
25 23 (6.48%) Front Office
25 23 (6.48%) Oracle EBS

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 18 (5.07%) IIS
2 4 (1.13%) Confluence
2 4 (1.13%) IBM Notes
2 4 (1.13%) SAS
3 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.54%) MS Excel
1 9 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (1.97%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.56%) EViews
4 2 (0.56%) Stata
Business Applications
1 23 (6.48%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (5.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (5.92%) Oracle ERP
2 21 (5.92%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.94%) Firewall
2 8 (2.25%) Wireless
3 7 (1.97%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (1.13%) Internet
4 4 (1.13%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.85%) ATM
5 3 (0.85%) Network Security
5 3 (0.85%) Wireless Security
6 2 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.48%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.56%) GIS
4 2 (0.56%) Hazelcast
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.56%) SSDT
5 1 (0.28%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (1.41%) JIRA
2 4 (1.13%) Burp Suite
3 3 (0.85%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.56%) Log4j
4 2 (0.56%) Maven
4 2 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 181 (50.99%) Finance
2 68 (19.15%) Banking
3 37 (10.42%) Legal
4 27 (7.61%) Investment Banking
5 23 (6.48%) Front Office
6 10 (2.82%) Games
7 9 (2.54%) Marketing
8 8 (2.25%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.97%) Retail
10 6 (1.69%) Local Government
11 4 (1.13%) Advertising
11 4 (1.13%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.56%) .NET
1 2 (0.56%) Apache Axis
1 2 (0.56%) Gson
1 2 (0.56%) JDBC
1 2 (0.56%) JMS
1 2 (0.56%) MDX
1 2 (0.56%) MyBatis
1 2 (0.56%) ODBC
1 2 (0.56%) Web Services
1 2 (0.56%) XML
1 2 (0.56%) XSLT
2 1 (0.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.06%) Management Information System
2 14 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.82%) Credit Risk
4 7 (1.97%) Market Risk
5 6 (1.69%) Fintech
6 5 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.13%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.13%) Equities
7 4 (1.13%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.13%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.13%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.13%) OTC Derivatives
7 4 (1.13%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.56%) Derivative
9 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.82%) Unix
2 8 (2.25%) Linux
2 8 (2.25%) Windows
3 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (49.58%) Risk Management
2 109 (30.70%) Information Security
3 69 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (17.75%) Cybersecurity
5 46 (12.96%) Project Management
6 45 (12.68%) IT Audit
7 42 (11.83%) Internal Audit
8 30 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (7.89%) ERP
9 28 (7.89%) Wealth Management
10 26 (7.32%) Security Testing
11 25 (7.04%) Data Protection
12 21 (5.92%) Analytics
12 21 (5.92%) ITIL
12 21 (5.92%) SIEM
13 19 (5.35%) Data Privacy
13 19 (5.35%) Vulnerability Management
14 18 (5.07%) Data Management
15 17 (4.79%) SABSA
15 17 (4.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (9.86%) SQL
2 27 (7.61%) C
3 6 (1.69%) Java
4 4 (1.13%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.85%) Perl
5 3 (0.85%) VBA
6 2 (0.56%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (0.56%) C++
6 2 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (0.56%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.56%) R
6 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.28%) C#
7 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 113 (31.83%) CISSP
2 107 (30.14%) CISA
3 77 (21.69%) CISM
4 69 (19.44%) Degree
5 41 (11.55%) CRISC
6 18 (5.07%) IISP
7 14 (3.94%) PMI Certification
7 14 (3.94%) PMP
8 13 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (2.25%) CGEIT
10 7 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.97%) GIAC
10 7 (1.97%) SANS
10 7 (1.97%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.69%) CIMA
11 6 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (1.69%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
12 5 (1.41%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (27.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (13.52%) COBIT
3 16 (4.51%) SSAE 16
4 15 (4.23%) MiFID
5 13 (3.66%) PCI DSS
6 8 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.69%) GDPR
7 6 (1.69%) QA
8 4 (1.13%) Data Quality
8 4 (1.13%) IFRS
9 3 (0.85%) Basel II
9 3 (0.85%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.85%) PMO
10 2 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.56%) FATCA
11 1 (0.28%) Basel III
11 1 (0.28%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.28%) EMIR
11 1 (0.28%) ISO13485
11 1 (0.28%) ISO27005
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.13%) Nessus
2 2 (0.56%) Control-M
3 1 (0.28%) Nmap
Vendors
1 36 (10.14%) Oracle
2 9 (2.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.25%) SAP
4 6 (1.69%) Forcepoint
4 6 (1.69%) Sophos
5 4 (1.13%) Lotus
6 3 (0.85%) Informatica
6 3 (0.85%) ServiceNow
6 3 (0.85%) Sybase
7 2 (0.56%) IBM
7 2 (0.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.28%) Citrix
8 1 (0.28%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.28%) NCR
8 1 (0.28%) Remedy
8 1 (0.28%) Tableau
8 1 (0.28%) VMware
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