Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Risk Manager was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

IT Risk Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1103 1114 1158
Rank change year-on-year +11 +44 +43
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Risk Manager 86 105 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.056% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.058% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 63 90 130
UK median annual salary £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% +4.09%
10th Percentile £55,250 £50,775 £45,000
90th Percentile £85,800 £106,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £58,000 £51,300
% change year-on-year +16.38% +13.06% -23.43%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

IT Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Risk Manager in the UK

IT Risk Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +30 83 £72,500 -9.38% 18
London -8 52 £78,750 -3.08% 4
UK excluding London +20 34 £67,500 +16.38% 15
South East +58 20 £66,250 -14.52% 3
North of England +1 9 £63,750 -1.92% 6
North West -12 8 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Scotland -19 2 £62,000 -29.14% 1
South West +10 1 £72,500 -3.33% 2
Yorkshire +3 1 £72,500 -0.34% 2
East of England -14 1 £80,000 +45.45%
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 47 (54.65%) Finance
2 42 (48.84%) Risk Management
3 38 (44.19%) CISSP
4 32 (37.21%) CISA
5 26 (30.23%) Information Security
5 26 (30.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (27.91%) IT Audit
7 21 (24.42%) Banking
8 20 (23.26%) CISM
9 18 (20.93%) Business Continuity
10 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (19.77%) ITIL
11 16 (18.60%) COBIT
12 15 (17.44%) Unix
12 15 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (17.44%) PCI DSS
13 13 (15.12%) SDLC
13 13 (15.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 13 (15.12%) Investment Banking
14 12 (13.95%) Wealth Management
14 12 (13.95%) Data Protection
14 12 (13.95%) CRISC
14 12 (13.95%) GDPR
15 11 (12.79%) Kdb+
15 11 (12.79%) NoSQL
15 11 (12.79%) R
15 11 (12.79%) KDB
15 11 (12.79%) Data Structures
15 11 (12.79%) Algorithms
15 11 (12.79%) Refactoring

IT Risk Manager 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 4 (4.65%) IIS
1 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.16%) SAP EP
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) HTTP
1 11 (12.79%) SSL
1 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.30%) Network Security
3 7 (8.14%) Firewall
4 5 (5.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) KDB
1 11 (12.79%) Kdb+
1 11 (12.79%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Visual Composer
General
1 47 (54.65%) Finance
2 21 (24.42%) Banking
3 13 (15.12%) Investment Banking
4 11 (12.79%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.65%) Private Banking
6 3 (3.49%) French Language
6 3 (3.49%) German Language
6 3 (3.49%) Law
7 2 (2.33%) Front Office
7 2 (2.33%) Local Government
7 2 (2.33%) Retail
7 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) Web Services
1 11 (12.79%) XML
2 4 (4.65%) MSMQ
2 4 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Algorithms
1 11 (12.79%) Data Structures
2 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Fintech
4 2 (2.33%) FMCG
5 1 (1.16%) Derivative
5 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.16%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Unix
2 7 (8.14%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.65%) Linux
4 3 (3.49%) Android
4 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) Risk Management
2 26 (30.23%) Information Security
3 24 (27.91%) IT Audit
4 18 (20.93%) Business Continuity
5 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (19.77%) ITIL
6 15 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (15.12%) SDLC
8 12 (13.95%) Data Protection
8 12 (13.95%) Wealth Management
9 11 (12.79%) Asset Management
9 11 (12.79%) OO
9 11 (12.79%) OOD
9 11 (12.79%) Pair Programming
9 11 (12.79%) Programme Management
9 11 (12.79%) RAD
9 11 (12.79%) Refactoring
9 11 (12.79%) UML
10 10 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (11.63%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) C++
1 11 (12.79%) MATLAB
1 11 (12.79%) Perl
1 11 (12.79%) Python
1 11 (12.79%) R
1 11 (12.79%) Shell Script
1 11 (12.79%) Tcl
2 4 (4.65%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) C#
3 2 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (44.19%) CISSP
2 32 (37.21%) CISA
3 20 (23.26%) CISM
4 12 (13.95%) CRISC
5 7 (8.14%) QiCA
6 5 (5.81%) Degree
7 4 (4.65%) SANS
8 2 (2.33%) CIMA
8 2 (2.33%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.16%) PMP
9 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (30.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (18.60%) COBIT
3 15 (17.44%) PCI DSS
4 13 (15.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 12 (13.95%) GDPR
6 9 (10.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (3.49%) ISO 22301
8 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
9 1 (1.16%) EMIR
9 1 (1.16%) ISO 31000
9 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (1.16%) MiFID
9 1 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) SAP
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle