Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Risk Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Management over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 78 125
Rank change year-on-year +24 +47 -19
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 512 506 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.83% 3.99% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 4.34% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 247 177 198
North West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £59,960
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.61% +19.92%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £80,000 £79,065
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +8.70%

Risk Management 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,663 11,647 11,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.08% 91.86% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7,779 9,271 9,427
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Risk Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the North West

Risk Management
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Management in the North West.

Salary trend for Risk Management in the North West

Risk Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the North West over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Risk Management in the North West

Risk Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Cheshire +1 247 £52,500 -4.55% 6
Manchester +75 221 £60,000 +18.81% 10
Merseyside +16 27 £41,388 -22.36% 3
Lancashire -4 11 £43,500 +5.45% 4
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing Risk Management 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 North West region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 237 (46.29%) Banking
2 225 (43.95%) Wealth Management
3 220 (42.97%) Investment Banking
3 220 (42.97%) Law
4 196 (38.28%) Finance
5 165 (32.23%) Information Security
6 147 (28.71%) Degree
7 146 (28.52%) CISSP
8 141 (27.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 138 (26.95%) Incident Management
10 137 (26.76%) Microsoft
11 135 (26.37%) Windows
12 127 (24.80%) Security Management
13 123 (24.02%) Linux
14 114 (22.27%) Amazon AWS
15 112 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
16 111 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 104 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
17 104 (20.31%) Project Management
18 101 (19.73%) SIEM
19 99 (19.34%) Penetration Testing
20 98 (19.14%) Cisco Certification
20 98 (19.14%) Active Directory
20 98 (19.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
21 97 (18.95%) OWASP
22 94 (18.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 94 (18.36%) Data Loss Prevention
23 78 (15.23%) ITIL
24 71 (13.87%) Management Information System
25 62 (12.11%) Business Intelligence

Risk Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.32%) Confluence
3 5 (0.98%) CMS
3 5 (0.98%) IIS
3 5 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.39%) Apache
6 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.39%) JBoss
6 2 (0.39%) SAS
6 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (8.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (8.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (4.30%) Microsoft Project
4 21 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (4.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.20%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 114 (22.27%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.76%) npm
4 6 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.98%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.59%) SaaS
7 3 (0.59%) Trello
8 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.20%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.01%) Network Security
2 9 (1.76%) Firewall
2 9 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (1.56%) Internet
3 8 (1.56%) WAN
4 5 (0.98%) DNS
4 5 (0.98%) Sourcefire
4 5 (0.98%) VPN
5 4 (0.78%) FTP
5 4 (0.78%) HTTP
5 4 (0.78%) LAN
5 4 (0.78%) SMTP
5 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.59%) ATM
6 3 (0.59%) Intranet
6 3 (0.59%) SSH
7 2 (0.39%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.93%) Big Data
3 10 (1.95%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.56%) QlikView
5 7 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.78%) GIS
8 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.59%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.39%) Power BI
10 2 (0.39%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.20%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.20%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 22 (4.30%) JIRA
2 11 (2.15%) Selenium
3 9 (1.76%) Babel
3 9 (1.76%) Grunt
3 9 (1.76%) gulp
3 9 (1.76%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.76%) webpack
4 8 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.98%) Gradle
6 4 (0.78%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.78%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.59%) CA Release Automation
7 3 (0.59%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.59%) Protractor
7 3 (0.59%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.39%) Ant
8 2 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.39%) Subversion
8 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 237 (46.29%) Banking
2 220 (42.97%) Investment Banking
2 220 (42.97%) Law
3 196 (38.28%) Finance
4 28 (5.47%) Legal
5 18 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (1.56%) Retail
7 5 (0.98%) Front Office
7 5 (0.98%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.78%) Brand Awareness
8 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 128 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 122 (23.83%) Information Manager
2 122 (23.83%) Information Security Manager
3 77 (15.04%) Project Manager
4 72 (14.06%) Analyst
5 32 (6.25%) Developer
6 30 (5.86%) Architect
7 24 (4.69%) Business Analyst
8 20 (3.91%) Service Manager
9 18 (3.52%) Software Project Manager
10 13 (2.54%) Delivery Manager
10 13 (2.54%) Security Engineer
10 13 (2.54%) Software Manager
10 13 (2.54%) Support Manager
11 12 (2.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (2.15%) Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (2.15%) PMO Analyst
12 11 (2.15%) Team Leader
13 10 (1.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 10 (1.95%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.30%) HTML
2 19 (3.71%) CSS
3 15 (2.93%) AngularJS
3 15 (2.93%) HTML5
3 15 (2.93%) React
4 9 (1.76%) CSS3
4 9 (1.76%) Ionic Framework
4 9 (1.76%) LESS
4 9 (1.76%) Node.js
4 9 (1.76%) React Native
4 9 (1.76%) Redux
4 9 (1.76%) REST
4 9 (1.76%) Sass
5 8 (1.56%) Middleware
5 8 (1.56%) SAML
6 7 (1.37%) .NET
6 7 (1.37%) Natural Language Processing
6 7 (1.37%) Spring
6 7 (1.37%) Web Services
7 6 (1.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.87%) Management Information System
2 61 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.27%) CESG
4 25 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 19 (3.71%) User Experience
6 17 (3.32%) Mainframe
7 14 (2.73%) PMI
8 10 (1.95%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.95%) PKI
9 9 (1.76%) Online Banking
10 8 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.56%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.56%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.37%) Wiki
12 6 (1.17%) Arduino
12 6 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.98%) Smart Meter
14 4 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 3 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 135 (26.37%) Windows
2 123 (24.02%) Linux
3 30 (5.86%) Unix
4 10 (1.95%) Android
5 9 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (43.95%) Wealth Management
2 165 (32.23%) Information Security
3 138 (26.95%) Incident Management
4 127 (24.80%) Security Management
5 111 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 104 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (20.31%) Project Management
7 101 (19.73%) SIEM
8 99 (19.34%) Penetration Testing
9 97 (18.95%) OWASP
10 94 (18.36%) Data Loss Prevention
10 94 (18.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 78 (15.23%) ITIL
12 62 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
13 52 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
13 52 (10.16%) Service Management
14 39 (7.62%) PRINCE2
15 36 (7.03%) Analytics
15 36 (7.03%) Business Continuity
15 36 (7.03%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 44 (8.59%) Java
2 41 (8.01%) JavaScript
3 31 (6.05%) SQL
4 13 (2.54%) C#
5 12 (2.34%) ES6
6 11 (2.15%) Python
7 8 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.37%) Go
8 7 (1.37%) Ruby
9 6 (1.17%) C
9 6 (1.17%) PHP
9 6 (1.17%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.17%) VB
9 6 (1.17%) VBA
10 5 (0.98%) Java 8
11 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.78%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.59%) C++
12 3 (0.59%) R
12 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 147 (28.71%) Degree
2 146 (28.52%) CISSP
3 98 (19.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 98 (19.14%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (6.25%) CISA
5 23 (4.49%) CREST Certified
6 20 (3.91%) CISM
7 18 (3.52%) PMI Certification
8 17 (3.32%) PMP
9 10 (1.95%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.56%) ISEB
11 7 (1.37%) CIMA
11 7 (1.37%) SANS
11 7 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (1.17%) ACCA
12 6 (1.17%) CEH
12 6 (1.17%) GIAC
12 6 (1.17%) OCPJP
12 6 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (1.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (27.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (8.98%) PMO
3 41 (8.01%) GDPR
4 24 (4.69%) QA
5 23 (4.49%) SLA
6 10 (1.95%) P3O
7 8 (1.56%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 4 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.39%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.20%) COBIT
11 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.20%) PSD2
11 1 (0.20%) SEPA
11 1 (0.20%) TARGET2
System Software
1 98 (19.14%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.32%) Docker
3 5 (0.98%) Snort
4 2 (0.39%) HDFS
4 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.20%) NDS
5 1 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.20%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.56%) Ansible
2 8 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.78%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.39%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.39%) Netcool
5 2 (0.39%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) Grafana
6 1 (0.20%) Kibana
6 1 (0.20%) Nessus
6 1 (0.20%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) QRadar
6 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 137 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.91%) Oracle
3 14 (2.73%) SAP
4 11 (2.15%) Google
5 10 (1.95%) Tableau
6 6 (1.17%) HP
7 4 (0.78%) EMC
7 4 (0.78%) IBM
7 4 (0.78%) Splunk
8 3 (0.59%) Ab Initio
8 3 (0.59%) Cadence
8 3 (0.59%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.59%) GoldenSource
8 3 (0.59%) NetApp
8 3 (0.59%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.59%) Sybase
8 3 (0.59%) Teradata
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe
9 2 (0.39%) Ping Identity
9 2 (0.39%) VMware