Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Analysis
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 769 720 696
Rank change year-on-year -49 -24 +123
Permanent jobs citing Risk Analysis 444 524 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 340 436 563
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £99,875 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 159,606 162,064 183,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.69% 90.68% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 127,552 130,843 152,313
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Risk Analysis in the UK

Risk Analysis
Top 16 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 15 July 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 -61 403 £60,000 +9.09% 54
UK excluding London -53 211 £50,000 - 28
London -35 198 £75,000 +17.65% 28
South East -3 87 £57,500 +9.52% 10
North of England -3 43 £51,500 +24.10% 8
East of England -27 43 £40,000 -15.79% 3
North West +8 22 £60,000 +42.01% 5
Yorkshire +26 19 £46,500 +12.05% 3
South West -15 17 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Midlands -27 15 £38,750 -15.76% 2
West Midlands +3 11 £35,000 -20.45% 2
East Midlands 0 4 £85,000 +78.95%
Wales +11 3 £40,500 +15.71% 1
North East -14 2 £43,750 -10.71%
Scotland -20 2 £32,500 -40.64% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 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.

1 161 (36.26%) Information Security
2 135 (30.41%) Finance
3 112 (25.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 97 (21.85%) Risk Management
5 95 (21.40%) Analytical Skills
6 77 (17.34%) Problem-Solving
7 74 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 70 (15.77%) Banking
8 70 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (15.09%) CISSP
10 65 (14.64%) Analytics
11 63 (14.19%) Degree
12 59 (13.29%) Cybersecurity
13 58 (13.06%) Project Management
14 57 (12.84%) SQL
15 55 (12.39%) ITIL
16 54 (12.16%) CISM
17 53 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
18 50 (11.26%) Firewall
19 49 (11.04%) Python
20 44 (9.91%) Microsoft
21 41 (9.23%) Java
21 41 (9.23%) CISA
21 41 (9.23%) Security Architecture
22 40 (9.01%) Windows
23 39 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
24 35 (7.88%) Linux
24 35 (7.88%) Test Automation
24 35 (7.88%) CESG
25 33 (7.43%) SIEM

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 25 (5.63%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.03%) Confluence
3 8 (1.80%) IIS
4 6 (1.35%) MS Project Server
4 6 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.13%) SAS
6 3 (0.68%) CMS
7 2 (0.45%) Apache
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.45%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.68%) Primavera
2 3 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.45%) BASE24
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.45%) Postilion
4 1 (0.23%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.48%) IBM Cloud
3 11 (2.48%) Office 365
3 11 (2.48%) SaaS
4 5 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.68%) IaaS
5 3 (0.68%) PaaS
6 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.45%) Serverless
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 50 (11.26%) Firewall
2 22 (4.95%) Network Security
3 21 (4.73%) WAN
4 15 (3.38%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.38%) VPN
5 13 (2.93%) Wireless
6 12 (2.70%) DNS
7 10 (2.25%) HTTP
8 9 (2.03%) Internet
8 9 (2.03%) LAN
9 7 (1.58%) MPLS
10 6 (1.35%) VLAN
11 5 (1.13%) DWDM
11 5 (1.13%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (1.13%) IPsec
11 5 (1.13%) SSL
11 5 (1.13%) VoIP
11 5 (1.13%) VPLS
11 5 (1.13%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.08%) Big Data
2 25 (5.63%) Hadoop
3 20 (4.50%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.48%) Apache Accumulo
5 10 (2.25%) HBase
6 7 (1.58%) MySQL
6 7 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.35%) MariaDB
7 6 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.90%) Couchbase
9 4 (0.90%) Geospatial Data
9 4 (0.90%) MonetDB
9 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.68%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.68%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (5.86%) JIRA
2 17 (3.83%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.60%) Selenium
4 15 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (3.38%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.48%) JMeter
5 11 (2.48%) WATIR
6 7 (1.58%) Subversion
7 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.45%) gulp
9 2 (0.45%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.23%) CA Release Automation
10 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 135 (30.41%) Finance
2 70 (15.77%) Banking
3 32 (7.21%) Investment Banking
4 29 (6.53%) Legal
5 28 (6.31%) Financial Institution
6 18 (4.05%) Front Office
7 16 (3.60%) Retail
8 14 (3.15%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.70%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.80%) Marketing
11 7 (1.58%) Law
12 6 (1.35%) Telecoms
13 5 (1.13%) Publishing
14 4 (0.90%) Back Office
14 4 (0.90%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.68%) Electronics
16 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.23%) Billing
17 1 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 85 (19.14%) Analyst
2 47 (10.59%) Security Analyst
3 46 (10.36%) Architect
4 40 (9.01%) Security Architect
5 39 (8.78%) Developer
6 37 (8.33%) Consultant
7 36 (8.11%) Project Manager
8 30 (6.76%) Risk Analyst
9 29 (6.53%) Cloud Architect
10 26 (5.86%) Information Analyst
11 24 (5.41%) Information Security Analyst
11 24 (5.41%) Security Consultant
12 23 (5.18%) Head of Security
13 19 (4.28%) Security Risk Analyst
14 17 (3.83%) Head of Cybersecurity
14 17 (3.83%) Security Manager
15 16 (3.60%) Risk Consultant
16 15 (3.38%) Information Risk Analyst
16 15 (3.38%) Senior Architect
16 15 (3.38%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.73%) Web Services
2 20 (4.50%) HTML
3 19 (4.28%) Middleware
4 14 (3.15%) REST
5 11 (2.48%) EDI
5 11 (2.48%) IDoc
5 11 (2.48%) Kafka
5 11 (2.48%) Node.js
6 10 (2.25%) .NET
7 8 (1.80%) CSS
8 6 (1.35%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.35%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (1.35%) RESTful
9 5 (1.13%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (0.90%) Kendo UI
10 4 (0.90%) React
10 4 (0.90%) WCF
10 4 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 95 (21.40%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.88%) CESG
3 29 (6.53%) Management Information System
4 27 (6.08%) Fintech
5 24 (5.41%) Market Risk
6 22 (4.95%) Derivative
6 22 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (4.73%) Cyberthreat
8 20 (4.50%) Computer Science
9 15 (3.38%) Credit Risk
10 11 (2.48%) Data Centre
10 11 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.80%) Equities
12 8 (1.80%) Exotic Derivative
12 8 (1.80%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.80%) User Experience
13 7 (1.58%) PKI
13 7 (1.58%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.01%) Windows
2 35 (7.88%) Linux
3 18 (4.05%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.48%) Unix
5 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.90%) Android
6 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) IRIX
7 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Solaris
7 1 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (36.26%) Information Security
2 97 (21.85%) Risk Management
3 77 (17.34%) Problem-Solving
4 70 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (14.64%) Analytics
6 59 (13.29%) Cybersecurity
7 58 (13.06%) Project Management
8 55 (12.39%) ITIL
9 53 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (9.23%) Security Architecture
11 35 (7.88%) Test Automation
12 33 (7.43%) SIEM
13 31 (6.98%) Data Protection
13 31 (6.98%) DevOps
14 30 (6.76%) Decision-Making
14 30 (6.76%) SDLC
15 29 (6.53%) Configuration Management
16 28 (6.31%) Mathematics
17 27 (6.08%) Scenario Testing
18 26 (5.86%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.84%) SQL
2 49 (11.04%) Python
3 41 (9.23%) Java
4 32 (7.21%) C++
5 29 (6.53%) C
6 23 (5.18%) R
7 22 (4.95%) MATLAB
8 21 (4.73%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.50%) C#
9 20 (4.50%) JavaScript
10 19 (4.28%) Perl
10 19 (4.28%) Ruby
11 18 (4.05%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.48%) ABAP
12 11 (2.48%) Scala
13 7 (1.58%) PHP
14 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.23%) F#
15 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (15.09%) CISSP
2 63 (14.19%) Degree
3 54 (12.16%) CISM
4 41 (9.23%) CISA
5 25 (5.63%) Security Cleared
6 21 (4.73%) ISTQB
7 20 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (4.28%) DV Cleared
9 16 (3.60%) CEH
10 15 (3.38%) Master's Degree
11 14 (3.15%) CESG Certified Professional
12 11 (2.48%) SC Cleared
12 11 (2.48%) SSCP
13 9 (2.03%) PhD
13 9 (2.03%) SANS
14 8 (1.80%) CCNA
14 8 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (1.58%) GIAC
15 7 (1.58%) MCSA
15 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (25.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 31 (6.98%) QA
4 26 (5.86%) COBIT
4 26 (5.86%) GDPR
5 18 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (3.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 13 (2.93%) JSP 440
8 10 (2.25%) MiFID
9 9 (2.03%) ISO 9001
10 8 (1.80%) PMO
11 7 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (1.58%) RMADS
12 6 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (1.13%) Data Quality
14 3 (0.68%) COSO
14 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.68%) SLA
15 2 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 2 (0.45%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 17 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.93%) Docker
4 7 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.23%) HDFS
6 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (5.86%) Puppet
2 11 (2.48%) Ansible
2 11 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.58%) Nessus
4 3 (0.68%) SCCM
5 2 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.45%) Nmap
6 1 (0.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.23%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.23%) Oozie
6 1 (0.23%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 44 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.18%) Oracle
3 17 (3.83%) VMware
4 14 (3.15%) SAP
5 12 (2.70%) Cisco
6 11 (2.48%) CA Agile Central
7 10 (2.25%) Hortonworks
7 10 (2.25%) Qualys
8 6 (1.35%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.35%) Citrix
8 6 (1.35%) Juniper
8 6 (1.35%) TOWER Software
9 5 (1.13%) IBM
9 5 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.68%) Forcepoint
10 3 (0.68%) Snow
10 3 (0.68%) Symantec
11 2 (0.45%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.45%) FIS
11 2 (0.45%) Siemens