Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Risk Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Risk Analyst
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1117 1107 1217
Rank change year-on-year -10 +110 +54
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Risk Analyst 50 72 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.041% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.043% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 47 67 50
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% -0.99%
10th Percentile £27,000 £44,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £71,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,671 168,389 201,510
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 135,609 140,138 168,475
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

IT Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured IT Risk Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IT Risk Analyst in the UK

IT Risk Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Risk Analyst in the UK

IT Risk Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Risk Analyst over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Risk Analyst in the UK

IT Risk Analyst
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Risk Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
England -6 46 £50,000 -13.04% 5
London -32 32 £58,750 -2.08% 3
UK excluding London +5 18 £35,000 -22.22% 2
South East +10 5 £50,000 +13.22%
North of England -2 4 £40,500 -26.36%
Wales - 4 £25,750 -
North West -2 3 £43,000 -21.82%
South West - 3 £30,000 - 1
Midlands +6 2 £40,000 +6.67%
West Midlands +4 2 £40,000 +6.67%
Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -

IT Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT Risk Analyst 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 featuring IT Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 20 (40.00%) CISSP
3 18 (36.00%) CISA
4 16 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (30.00%) PCI DSS
6 12 (24.00%) Business Analysis
6 12 (24.00%) Information Security
6 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (16.00%) Degree
7 8 (16.00%) Credit Risk
8 6 (12.00%) Investment Banking
8 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.00%) Banking
8 6 (12.00%) Front Office
9 5 (10.00%) Fixed Income
9 5 (10.00%) CISM
9 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (8.00%) Internal Audit
10 4 (8.00%) COBIT
10 4 (8.00%) Market Risk
10 4 (8.00%) Equities
11 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
11 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
11 3 (6.00%) Project Management
11 3 (6.00%) SQL
11 3 (6.00%) ITIL
11 3 (6.00%) Windows
11 3 (6.00%) Risk Analysis

IT Risk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
2 6 (12.00%) Front Office
2 6 (12.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Credit Risk
2 5 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 4 (8.00%) Equities
3 4 (8.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
2 12 (24.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (24.00%) Information Security
2 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
2 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (8.00%) Internal Audit
6 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
6 3 (6.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) SDLC
7 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.00%) Data Security
7 2 (4.00%) Information Assurance
7 2 (4.00%) Information Management
7 2 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Lingo
2 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.00%) R
2 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) CISSP
2 18 (36.00%) CISA
3 8 (16.00%) Degree
4 5 (10.00%) CISM
5 3 (6.00%) CRISC
6 2 (4.00%) CFA
7 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
7 1 (2.00%) MBA
7 1 (2.00%) PhD
7 1 (2.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.00%) COBIT
4 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.00%) GDPR
4 1 (2.00%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) RSA Archer