The median annual salary for a IT Risk Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 916 951
Rank change year-on-year +80 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Risk Analyst 38 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.043% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.044% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 22
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £31,993
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.87% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82537 99534 106816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68587 83592 87091
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured IT Risk Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Risk Analyst in the UK

IT Risk Analyst
Top 12 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 3 months to 30 April 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
England +99 38 £50,000 +5.26% 1
London +62 32 £56,250 -6.25%
City of London +33 10 £62,500 -28.57%
Barnet - 7 £45,000 -
Manchester -22 3 £50,000 +59.36%
North West -30 3 £50,000 +59.36% 1
Nottingham - 2 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 54 (75.00%) Finance
2 42 (58.33%) Banking
3 34 (47.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (44.44%) Risk Management
5 29 (40.28%) Information Security
6 28 (38.89%) CRISC
7 27 (37.50%) IT Audit
8 25 (34.72%) ITIL
9 24 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
10 22 (30.56%) COBIT
10 22 (30.56%) CISSP
11 20 (27.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 19 (26.39%) CISM
13 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (20.83%) IT Governance
14 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (18.06%) Problem Management
15 13 (18.06%) Incident Management
15 13 (18.06%) Service Management
15 13 (18.06%) ISO 9001
16 12 (16.67%) SANS
16 12 (16.67%) Internal Audit
17 11 (15.28%) CISA
18 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
18 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
19 8 (11.11%) Online Banking
19 8 (11.11%) CGEIT
19 8 (11.11%) Publishing
19 8 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
20 7 (9.72%) Security Management

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 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Firewall
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) JIRA
General
1 54 (75.00%) Finance
2 42 (58.33%) Banking
3 8 (11.11%) Publishing
4 2 (2.78%) Front Office
4 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.11%) Online Banking
4 6 (8.33%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (4.17%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.78%) Derivative
6 2 (2.78%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.39%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 29 (40.28%) Information Security
3 27 (37.50%) IT Audit
4 25 (34.72%) ITIL
5 24 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
6 15 (20.83%) IT Governance
6 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (18.06%) Incident Management
7 13 (18.06%) Problem Management
7 13 (18.06%) Service Management
8 12 (16.67%) Internal Audit
9 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
10 7 (9.72%) Process Improvement
10 7 (9.72%) Security Management
10 7 (9.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (9.72%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (8.33%) Data Analysis
11 6 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (8.33%) Security Architecture
11 6 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) C
2 4 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (38.89%) CRISC
2 22 (30.56%) CISSP
3 19 (26.39%) CISM
4 12 (16.67%) SANS
5 11 (15.28%) CISA
6 8 (11.11%) CGEIT
6 8 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (9.72%) ISACA
8 6 (8.33%) Degree
9 1 (1.39%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (47.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (30.56%) COBIT
3 20 (27.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (18.06%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.39%) Basel II
5 1 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 1 (1.39%) Bloomberg
1 1 (1.39%) Cognos
1 1 (1.39%) Intel
1 1 (1.39%) Reuters
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