Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
England > South East
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 360 398 379
Rank change year-on-year +38 -19 +23
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 107 124 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.51% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 94 74 128
South East median annual salary £63,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.63% -9.52% +14.38%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £38,725
90th Percentile £77,500 £84,672 £65,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £54,806 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.48% -0.35% +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 20,612 24,477 28,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.31% 91.73% 90.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16,621 19,990 23,362
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Risk Assessment as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in the South East over the 6 months to 18 February 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 18 February 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 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Berkshire +30 42 £65,000 +36.84% 5
Surrey +33 30 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Hampshire +4 16 £50,000 +17.65% 10
West Sussex +21 14 £64,250 +47.70%
East Sussex - 9 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £37,500 -54.41%
Kent +1 1 £36,500 -43.85% 1
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 69 (64.49%) Information Security
2 47 (43.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (40.19%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (35.51%) CISSP
5 33 (30.84%) Management Information System
6 31 (28.97%) Degree
7 30 (28.04%) NIST
8 29 (27.10%) CISA
9 26 (24.30%) CISM
9 26 (24.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 25 (23.36%) Decision-Making
10 25 (23.36%) Security Cleared
11 24 (22.43%) Security Architecture
12 23 (21.50%) Finance
13 21 (19.63%) Data Security
14 20 (18.69%) Security Management
14 20 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (18.69%) Security Testing
14 20 (18.69%) SC Cleared
15 19 (17.76%) Network Security
16 18 (16.82%) GDPR
17 17 (15.89%) Public Sector
17 17 (15.89%) Data Protection
17 17 (15.89%) Risk Management
18 16 (14.95%) CRISC
19 15 (14.02%) Vulnerability Management
19 15 (14.02%) Ethernet
19 15 (14.02%) TCP/IP
19 15 (14.02%) Intrusion Detection
20 14 (13.08%) Firewall

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 (5.61%) IIS
2 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) AWS
2 4 (3.74%) Azure
3 2 (1.87%) Akamai
3 2 (1.87%) IaaS
3 2 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.76%) Network Security
2 15 (14.02%) Ethernet
2 15 (14.02%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (14.02%) TCP/IP
3 14 (13.08%) Firewall
4 5 (4.67%) Internet
5 2 (1.87%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.93%) BGP
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.93%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.93%) IOS XR
6 1 (0.93%) MPLS
6 1 (0.93%) Multicast
6 1 (0.93%) OSPF
6 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.93%) GIS
General
1 23 (21.50%) Finance
2 17 (15.89%) Public Sector
3 13 (12.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (5.61%) Retail
5 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.80%) Legal
6 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.87%) Billing
7 2 (1.87%) Electronics
7 2 (1.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.93%) French Language
8 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Analyst
2 20 (18.69%) Security Analyst
3 19 (17.76%) Consultant
4 18 (16.82%) Security Consultant
5 16 (14.95%) Information Analyst
5 16 (14.95%) Information Security Analyst
5 16 (14.95%) Project Manager
6 15 (14.02%) Information Officer
6 15 (14.02%) Information Security Officer
6 15 (14.02%) Security Officer
7 13 (12.15%) Digital Project Manager
8 11 (10.28%) Security Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) QA Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) Risk Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) Information Risk Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) Security Risk Analyst
11 7 (6.54%) Security Manager
12 6 (5.61%) Financial Analyst
13 5 (4.67%) Applications Consultant
13 5 (4.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.84%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.41%) Cyberattack
2 9 (8.41%) Reinsurance
3 6 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Linux
2 4 (3.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (64.49%) Information Security
2 43 (40.19%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (24.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 25 (23.36%) Decision-Making
5 24 (22.43%) Security Architecture
6 21 (19.63%) Data Security
7 20 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (18.69%) Security Management
7 20 (18.69%) Security Testing
8 17 (15.89%) Data Protection
8 17 (15.89%) Risk Management
9 15 (14.02%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (13.08%) Time Management
11 13 (12.15%) Computer Security
11 13 (12.15%) Incident Management
11 13 (12.15%) ITIL
11 13 (12.15%) OWASP
11 13 (12.15%) Project Planning
11 13 (12.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.21%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.93%) C
2 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (35.51%) CISSP
2 31 (28.97%) Degree
3 29 (27.10%) CISA
4 26 (24.30%) CISM
5 25 (23.36%) Security Cleared
6 20 (18.69%) SC Cleared
7 16 (14.95%) CRISC
8 10 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (8.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (5.61%) IISP
11 4 (3.74%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (3.74%) CSSLP
11 4 (3.74%) DV Cleared
11 4 (3.74%) SANS
12 3 (2.80%) BC Cleared
12 3 (2.80%) IRCA
12 3 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (2.80%) SSCP
13 2 (1.87%) CLAS
14 1 (0.93%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (43.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (28.04%) NIST
3 18 (16.82%) GDPR
4 9 (8.41%) NCSC
4 9 (8.41%) QA
4 9 (8.41%) SLA
5 8 (7.48%) COBIT
5 8 (7.48%) COSO
6 7 (6.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (4.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (4.67%) JSP 440
7 5 (4.67%) NIST 800
8 3 (2.80%) RMADS
9 1 (0.93%) IASME
9 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) HP Fortify
1 9 (8.41%) WebInspect
2 2 (1.87%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Black Duck
1 9 (8.41%) Micro Focus
1 9 (8.41%) Qualys
1 9 (8.41%) Sonatype
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.87%) SAP
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco