The median annual salary for a IT Risk Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Risk Manager
UK
Rank 829 903 907
Rank change year-on-year +74 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Risk Manager 38 61 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.059% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.061% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 44
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £53,600
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Risk Manager in the UK

IT Risk Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Risk Manager in the UK

IT Risk Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Risk Manager over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Risk Manager in the UK

IT Risk Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +68 37 £55,000 -8.33% 3
London +64 23 £65,000 -7.14% 2
South East +91 14 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +28 12 £55,000 -
High Wycombe - 10 £55,000 -
City of London +53 6 £97,500 +50.00% 1
Bromley - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £50,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £62,000 -
Scotland - 1 £62,000 -

IT Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT Risk Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 69 (69.00%) Finance
2 58 (58.00%) Risk Management
3 39 (39.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (32.00%) COBIT
4 32 (32.00%) CISA
5 26 (26.00%) Project Management
5 26 (26.00%) IT Audit
6 25 (25.00%) Internal Audit
6 25 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 19 (19.00%) Banking
8 18 (18.00%) CRISC
9 17 (17.00%) Supplier Management
9 17 (17.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (16.00%) Information Security
10 16 (16.00%) Wealth Management
10 16 (16.00%) SSAE 16
11 15 (15.00%) Degree
11 15 (15.00%) Front Office
12 14 (14.00%) CISSP
12 14 (14.00%) SDLC
13 13 (13.00%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (13.00%) CISM
13 13 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (12.00%) MiFID
14 12 (12.00%) Matrix Management
14 12 (12.00%) Investment Management
14 12 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 12 (12.00%) PMP
14 12 (12.00%) PMI Certification
14 12 (12.00%) PRINCE2

IT Risk Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (4.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) Firewall
2 7 (7.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
General
1 69 (69.00%) Finance
2 19 (19.00%) Banking
3 15 (15.00%) Front Office
4 5 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) Taxonomies
4 3 (3.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.00%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.00%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.00%) Linux
1 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.00%) Windows
1 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (58.00%) Risk Management
2 26 (26.00%) IT Audit
2 26 (26.00%) Project Management
3 25 (25.00%) Internal Audit
4 17 (17.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (17.00%) Supplier Management
5 16 (16.00%) Information Security
5 16 (16.00%) Wealth Management
6 14 (14.00%) SDLC
7 13 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (13.00%) System Integration Testing
8 12 (12.00%) Dependency Management
8 12 (12.00%) Investment Management
8 12 (12.00%) Matrix Management
8 12 (12.00%) Matrix Organization
8 12 (12.00%) PRINCE2
9 10 (10.00%) ITIL
10 9 (9.00%) Change Management
11 7 (7.00%) Business Continuity
11 7 (7.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.00%) C
1 2 (2.00%) Java
1 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (32.00%) CISA
2 18 (18.00%) CRISC
3 15 (15.00%) Degree
4 14 (14.00%) CISSP
5 13 (13.00%) CISM
6 12 (12.00%) PMI Certification
6 12 (12.00%) PMP
6 12 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (8.00%) CGEIT
8 5 (5.00%) CIMA
9 2 (2.00%) ISACA
10 1 (1.00%) CCNP
10 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.00%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (39.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (32.00%) COBIT
3 16 (16.00%) SSAE 16
4 12 (12.00%) MiFID
5 4 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.00%) Basel III
6 1 (1.00%) CRD IV
6 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (6.00%) SAP
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.00%) Lotus
4 1 (1.00%) Citrix
4 1 (1.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.00%) Remedy
4 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.00%) VMware
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