Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Risk Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Assessment over the 6 months to 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
England > South East
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 364 399 417
Rank change year-on-year +35 +18 -31
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 94 118 149
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.49% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 73 85 99
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £33,700
90th Percentile £77,500 £84,672 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Risk Assessment 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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 19,222 24,329 28,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.56% 91.72% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15,491 19,863 23,599
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in the South East

Risk Assessment
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Risk Assessment in the South East.

Salary trend for Risk Assessment in the South East

Risk Assessment
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Risk Assessment in the South East over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Risk Assessment in the South East

Risk Assessment
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the South East region over the 6 months to 4 April 2020. 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
Thames Valley +31 47 £40,000 -31.91% 1
Berkshire +46 42 £40,000 -38.46%
Surrey +35 18 £65,000 +36.84%
Hampshire +14 13 £55,000 - 1
West Sussex +31 12 £65,000 +47.73% 2
East Sussex +9 8 £37,500 -4.46%
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £37,500 -54.41% 1
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT jobs citing Risk Assessment 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 South East region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 58 (61.70%) Information Security
2 35 (37.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (37.23%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (34.04%) CISSP
4 27 (28.72%) CISA
5 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (26.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 25 (26.60%) Security Management
6 25 (26.60%) NIST
7 23 (24.47%) Security Architecture
8 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
9 21 (22.34%) Management Information System
10 20 (21.28%) CISM
11 18 (19.15%) Finance
11 18 (19.15%) Security Testing
11 18 (19.15%) Degree
12 17 (18.09%) Project Planning
12 17 (18.09%) SC Cleared
12 17 (18.09%) Risk Management
12 17 (18.09%) Scrum
12 17 (18.09%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (17.02%) Decision-Making
14 15 (15.96%) CRISC
15 14 (14.89%) Public Sector
16 13 (13.83%) Data Security
16 13 (13.83%) ITIL
16 13 (13.83%) OWASP
16 13 (13.83%) Vulnerability Management
17 12 (12.77%) SIEM
17 12 (12.77%) Network Security

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (6.38%) IIS
2 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) AWS
1 1 (1.06%) Azure
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) Network Security
2 8 (8.51%) Ethernet
2 8 (8.51%) Firewall
2 8 (8.51%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.32%) Internet
4 2 (2.13%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) GIS
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 17 (18.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (14.89%) Public Sector
4 5 (5.32%) Retail
5 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.19%) Legal
6 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.13%) Billing
7 2 (2.13%) Electronics
7 2 (2.13%) Marketing
8 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Analyst
2 19 (20.21%) Project Manager
3 17 (18.09%) Digital Project Manager
3 17 (18.09%) Security Analyst
4 14 (14.89%) Consultant
4 14 (14.89%) Security Consultant
5 13 (13.83%) Information Analyst
5 13 (13.83%) Information Security Analyst
6 11 (11.70%) Security Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) QA Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Information Officer
8 8 (8.51%) Information Security Officer
8 8 (8.51%) Security Officer
9 7 (7.45%) Security Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Architect
10 6 (6.38%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (6.38%) Security Architect
11 5 (5.32%) Applications Consultant
11 5 (5.32%) Security Specialist
11 5 (5.32%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.57%) Cyberattack
2 9 (9.57%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.38%) Reinsurance
4 4 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.26%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.06%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.70%) Information Security
2 35 (37.23%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (26.60%) Security Management
4 25 (26.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 23 (24.47%) Security Architecture
6 18 (19.15%) Security Testing
7 17 (18.09%) Project Planning
7 17 (18.09%) Risk Management
7 17 (18.09%) Scrum
8 16 (17.02%) Decision-Making
9 13 (13.83%) Data Security
9 13 (13.83%) ITIL
9 13 (13.83%) OWASP
9 13 (13.83%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (12.77%) SIEM
11 11 (11.70%) Data Protection
11 11 (11.70%) Incident Management
12 10 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (34.04%) CISSP
2 27 (28.72%) CISA
3 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
4 20 (21.28%) CISM
5 18 (19.15%) Degree
6 17 (18.09%) SC Cleared
7 15 (15.96%) CRISC
8 7 (7.45%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (6.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (6.38%) IISP
10 4 (4.26%) CSSLP
10 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
10 4 (4.26%) SANS
11 3 (3.19%) BC Cleared
11 3 (3.19%) IRCA
11 3 (3.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (2.13%) CLAS
13 1 (1.06%) ACCA
13 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (37.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (26.60%) NIST
3 11 (11.70%) GDPR
4 10 (10.64%) COBIT
4 10 (10.64%) NCSC
5 9 (9.57%) QA
6 8 (8.51%) COSO
7 7 (7.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (6.38%) SLA
9 5 (5.32%) JSP 440
9 5 (5.32%) NIST 800
10 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (3.19%) RMADS
11 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
11 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) HP Fortify
1 9 (9.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Black Duck
1 9 (9.57%) Micro Focus
1 9 (9.57%) Qualys
1 9 (9.57%) Sonatype
2 2 (2.13%) SAP