Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 68 52 58
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 21 2 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.68% 0.61% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 0.63% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 21 0 6
10th Percentile £27,500 - £43,125
25th Percentile £35,000 - £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 - £56,250
Median % change year-on-year - - +25.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 - £64,063
90th Percentile £87,000 - £68,750
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 721 317 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 92.08% 97.24% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 406 184 394
10th Percentile £27,063 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Risk Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in Northern Ireland

Risk Management
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Risk Management in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Risk Management in Northern Ireland

Risk Management
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Risk Management in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Risk Management in Northern Ireland

Risk Management
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Management within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim -14 14 £55,000 - 2
Newry - 7 £40,000 -
County Down - 7 £40,000 -
Risk Management
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 10 (47.62%) Manufacturing
1 10 (47.62%) Process Improvement
2 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (38.10%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (33.33%) Good Clinical Practice
3 7 (33.33%) GMP
3 7 (33.33%) GLP
3 7 (33.33%) GxP
3 7 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 7 (33.33%) Time Management
3 7 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 7 (33.33%) Requirements Gathering
3 7 (33.33%) Organisational Skills
4 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (28.57%) CISSP
5 5 (23.81%) CISA
6 4 (19.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (19.05%) NIST
6 4 (19.05%) Security Operations
6 4 (19.05%) Contract Negotiation
6 4 (19.05%) Banking
6 4 (19.05%) Security Management

Risk Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (4.76%) AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Azure Key Vault
3 1 (4.76%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) DMZ
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Postman
General
1 10 (47.62%) Manufacturing
2 7 (33.33%) Organisational Skills
2 7 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (19.05%) Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Law
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Social Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Business IT Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) IT Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) IT Business Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Security Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Compliance Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Security Compliance Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Technology Risk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Information Risk Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Compliance Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Process Improvement
2 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 8 (38.10%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 7 (33.33%) Requirements Gathering
3 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (33.33%) Time Management
4 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (19.05%) Contract Negotiation
5 4 (19.05%) Security Management
5 4 (19.05%) Security Operations
6 3 (14.29%) Data Privacy
6 3 (14.29%) Dependency Management
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) OWASP
6 3 (14.29%) Project Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CISSP
2 5 (23.81%) CISA
3 4 (19.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (14.29%) CISM
4 3 (14.29%) CRISC
4 3 (14.29%) SANS
5 2 (9.52%) CASP
5 2 (9.52%) CCSP
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (4.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) GLP
1 7 (33.33%) GMP
1 7 (33.33%) Good Clinical Practice
1 7 (33.33%) GxP
2 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (19.05%) NIST
4 3 (14.29%) GRC
4 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (14.29%) PMO
5 2 (9.52%) SOC 2
6 1 (4.76%) Accessibility
6 1 (4.76%) COBIT
6 1 (4.76%) GDPR
6 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
6 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CASB
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Meraki