The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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
England / North West
Rank 243 230 243
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 6 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.098% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 18
Median salary £58,750 £61,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.47% +6.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £48,750 £48,350
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £66,500 £68,250
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5942 5517 6390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.04% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4951 4631 5150
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Manager in the North West

Risk Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Risk Manager in the North West

Risk Manager
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 Manager within the North West 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
Cheshire - 5 £60,000 -
Manchester -21 1 £57,500 -4.16%
Risk Manager
England

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region featuring Risk Manager in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Risk Management
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (35.29%) Banking
4 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (29.41%) COBIT
5 5 (29.41%) CISSP
5 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 5 (29.41%) Service Management
5 5 (29.41%) CISA
5 5 (29.41%) Change Management
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (23.53%) Wealth Management
6 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
6 4 (23.53%) CRISC
7 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (17.65%) CISM
7 3 (17.65%) Line Management
7 3 (17.65%) Internal Audit
8 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
8 2 (11.76%) Unix
8 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Retail
8 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) IaaS

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
1 1 (5.88%) Ingres
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.88%) Local Government
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Risk Management
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Information Security
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (23.53%) Wealth Management
5 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (17.65%) Internal Audit
5 3 (17.65%) Line Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.88%) Business Development
7 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
7 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
7 1 (5.88%) Records Management
7 1 (5.88%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CISA
1 5 (29.41%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) CRISC
3 3 (17.65%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) IISP
5 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (29.41%) COBIT
4 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (5.88%) GDPR
5 1 (5.88%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) NCR
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) SAP