Period
to 23 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Risk Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Analysis over the 6 months to 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Analysis
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 729 691 699
Rank change year-on-year -38 +8 -39
Permanent jobs citing Risk Analysis 396 568 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 318 403 452
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,850 £33,750
90th Percentile £86,625 £85,000 £77,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -5.00%

Risk Analysis 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 138,042 161,756 160,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.80% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 108,853 131,609 132,070
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Risk Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Risk Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analysis in the UK

Risk Analysis
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Risk Analysis in the UK

Risk Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analysis over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Risk Analysis in the UK

Risk Analysis
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 23 February 2019. 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 -17 386 £52,500 -4.55% 59
UK excluding London +1 229 £45,000 -5.26% 49
London -10 158 £70,000 - 15
North of England +117 145 £45,000 - 14
North West +123 129 £45,000 -0.55% 9
Midlands +43 31 £60,000 +13.21% 5
South East -56 24 £50,000 +5.26% 13
West Midlands +44 22 £60,000 +18.81% 4
East of England +29 15 £40,000 -33.33% 5
Yorkshire +13 11 £55,000 +22.22% 4
South West -7 11 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands +25 9 £57,500 -8.00% 1
North East +18 5 £72,500 +65.71% 1
Scotland +13 3 £75,000 +130.77% 5

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, IT jobs citing Risk Analysis 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 with a requirement for Risk Analysis.

1 204 (51.52%) Finance
2 200 (50.51%) Information Security
3 165 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 158 (39.90%) CISSP
5 147 (37.12%) Microsoft
6 144 (36.36%) GDPR
7 143 (36.11%) Management Information System
8 140 (35.35%) SQL
9 138 (34.85%) Linux
10 130 (32.83%) Due Diligence
11 129 (32.58%) Legal
11 129 (32.58%) Data Protection
12 126 (31.82%) Business Continuity
12 126 (31.82%) Windows
13 125 (31.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 120 (30.30%) Network Security
14 120 (30.30%) Vulnerability Management
15 118 (29.80%) Penetration Testing
16 117 (29.55%) PCI DSS
16 117 (29.55%) CREST Certified
17 114 (28.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 109 (27.53%) Mentoring
19 107 (27.02%) SIEM
19 107 (27.02%) VMware
20 106 (26.77%) Scenario Testing
21 105 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
22 103 (26.01%) SANS
23 101 (25.51%) Cisco
24 99 (25.00%) Web Development
24 99 (25.00%) Threat Analysis

Risk Analysis
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 21 (5.30%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.51%) Confluence
3 2 (0.51%) IIS
3 2 (0.51%) SAS
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 114 (28.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 24 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.25%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.80%) Office 365
3 16 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.54%) PaaS
5 12 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (2.78%) SaaS
7 10 (2.53%) Serverless
8 8 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 7 (1.77%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.77%) AWS CloudTrail
9 7 (1.77%) AWS CodePipeline
9 7 (1.77%) CloudFront
9 7 (1.77%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (1.77%) SoftLayer
10 4 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (30.30%) Network Security
2 98 (24.75%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (4.80%) Firewall
4 13 (3.28%) WAN
5 11 (2.78%) VPN
6 10 (2.53%) Internet
7 8 (2.02%) LAN
8 7 (1.77%) Wireless
9 4 (1.01%) DNS
9 4 (1.01%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.76%) DHCP
11 2 (0.51%) BGP
11 2 (0.51%) HTTP
11 2 (0.51%) MPLS
11 2 (0.51%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.51%) OSPF
11 2 (0.51%) SNMP
11 2 (0.51%) VLAN
11 2 (0.51%) VoIP
12 1 (0.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.06%) Big Data
2 22 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 14 (3.54%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.52%) Apache Accumulo
7 6 (1.52%) HBase
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.51%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.25%) GIS
10 1 (0.25%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (3.79%) JIRA
2 8 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (1.77%) Selenium
4 4 (1.01%) Zephyr
5 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.51%) JMeter
6 2 (0.51%) WATIR
7 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.25%) NUnit
7 1 (0.25%) Subversion
7 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 204 (51.52%) Finance
2 129 (32.58%) Legal
3 24 (6.06%) Front Office
4 15 (3.79%) Banking
4 15 (3.79%) Law
5 10 (2.53%) Retail
6 7 (1.77%) Advertising
6 7 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.01%) Back Office
7 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.01%) Marketing
7 4 (1.01%) Military
8 3 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 158 (39.90%) Analyst
2 133 (33.59%) Security Analyst
3 120 (30.30%) IT Analyst
4 117 (29.55%) IT Security Analyst
5 104 (26.26%) Senior Analyst
6 102 (25.76%) Senior Security Analyst
7 99 (25.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 46 (11.62%) Developer
9 35 (8.84%) Security Manager
10 28 (7.07%) Architect
11 24 (6.06%) Information Manager
11 24 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
12 18 (4.55%) Python Engineer
13 16 (4.04%) Python Developer
14 15 (3.79%) Information Analyst
15 14 (3.54%) Information Security Analyst
15 14 (3.54%) Test Engineer
16 13 (3.28%) Consultant
16 13 (3.28%) Data Engineer
16 13 (3.28%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.32%) .NET
2 15 (3.79%) Web Services
3 13 (3.28%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.28%) Middleware
4 11 (2.78%) NumPy
5 10 (2.53%) Pandas
5 10 (2.53%) SciPy
6 9 (2.27%) Node.js
7 7 (1.77%) SAML
8 6 (1.52%) ASP.NET Core
9 5 (1.26%) COM
10 4 (1.01%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 3 (0.76%) EDI
11 3 (0.76%) HTML
11 3 (0.76%) IDoc
11 3 (0.76%) XML
12 2 (0.51%) CSS
12 2 (0.51%) HTML5
12 2 (0.51%) SAP Fiori
12 2 (0.51%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 143 (36.11%) Management Information System
2 98 (24.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 29 (7.32%) Derivative
4 27 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (6.06%) Fixed Income
6 21 (5.30%) CESG
7 18 (4.55%) Market Risk
8 16 (4.04%) Hedge funds
9 14 (3.54%) Fintech
9 14 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (3.28%) Equities
11 12 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (2.53%) Algorithms
12 10 (2.53%) Data Structures
12 10 (2.53%) Spread Betting
13 9 (2.27%) Credit Risk
13 9 (2.27%) Cyberattack
14 8 (2.02%) Cloud Native
14 8 (2.02%) Cybercrime
14 8 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 138 (34.85%) Linux
2 126 (31.82%) Windows
3 11 (2.78%) Debian
3 11 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (2.53%) Unix
5 9 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.77%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.52%) Android
8 4 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (50.51%) Information Security
2 130 (32.83%) Due Diligence
3 129 (32.58%) Data Protection
4 126 (31.82%) Business Continuity
5 125 (31.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 120 (30.30%) Vulnerability Management
7 118 (29.80%) Penetration Testing
8 109 (27.53%) Mentoring
9 107 (27.02%) SIEM
10 106 (26.77%) Scenario Testing
11 99 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
11 99 (25.00%) Web Development
12 74 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
13 68 (17.17%) IT Strategy
14 64 (16.16%) Cybersecurity
15 63 (15.91%) Risk Management
16 45 (11.36%) ITIL
17 36 (9.09%) Security Management
18 34 (8.59%) DevOps
19 32 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (35.35%) SQL
2 57 (14.39%) Python
3 25 (6.31%) Java
4 18 (4.55%) C#
5 14 (3.54%) R
6 12 (3.03%) C
6 12 (3.03%) C++
7 11 (2.78%) MATLAB
8 10 (2.53%) Perl
9 9 (2.27%) VBA
10 7 (1.77%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.77%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.52%) Ruby
12 5 (1.26%) Haskell
12 5 (1.26%) Scala
13 4 (1.01%) Groovy
13 4 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.76%) ABAP
15 2 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 158 (39.90%) CISSP
2 117 (29.55%) CREST Certified
3 103 (26.01%) SANS
4 36 (9.09%) CISA
5 35 (8.84%) CISM
6 32 (8.08%) Degree
7 17 (4.29%) Security Cleared
8 14 (3.54%) CEH
9 8 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (2.02%) ISEB
10 7 (1.77%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.52%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.52%) PhD
12 5 (1.26%) GIAC
12 5 (1.26%) ISTQB
12 5 (1.26%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.01%) CRISC
13 4 (1.01%) GCFA
13 4 (1.01%) PMP
13 4 (1.01%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 144 (36.36%) GDPR
3 117 (29.55%) PCI DSS
4 27 (6.82%) QA
5 12 (3.03%) PMO
6 10 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (2.02%) SLA
8 7 (1.77%) COBIT
9 5 (1.26%) HIPAA
10 4 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (1.01%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.51%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.25%) GPG13
12 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 105 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (5.05%) Docker
3 16 (4.04%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.52%) VMware NSX
5 4 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (4.80%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.77%) Ansible
2 7 (1.77%) Mesos
2 7 (1.77%) rkt
2 7 (1.77%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (1.77%) Terraform
3 6 (1.52%) Puppet
4 5 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.01%) Data Guard
5 4 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.01%) Nessus
5 4 (1.01%) Nmap
6 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.25%) EnCase
7 1 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.25%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.25%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 147 (37.12%) Microsoft
2 107 (27.02%) VMware
3 101 (25.51%) Cisco
4 12 (3.03%) Oracle
5 11 (2.78%) IBM
6 7 (1.77%) Remedy
7 6 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (1.26%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.26%) SAP
9 4 (1.01%) Apple
9 4 (1.01%) Google
9 4 (1.01%) Meraki
9 4 (1.01%) Qualys
10 3 (0.76%) Juniper
11 2 (0.51%) Adobe
11 2 (0.51%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (0.51%) F5
11 2 (0.51%) McAfee
11 2 (0.51%) Palo Alto