Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Analysis
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 678 691 659
Rank change year-on-year +13 -32 +89
Permanent jobs citing Risk Analysis 524 528 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.33% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 388 443 612
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -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 155,536 158,519 185,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.84% 89.54% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,908 131,030 153,743
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +7 482 £55,000 +10.00% 51
UK excluding London -15 272 £47,500 - 20
London +15 223 £65,000 +18.18% 33
South East +35 116 £46,250 -18.86% 4
North of England +26 53 £45,000 +8.43% 4
East of England -21 43 £60,000 +33.33% 5
North West +8 37 £45,250 +36.09%
South West +8 24 £45,000 +22.63% 3
Midlands -3 24 £56,000 +24.44% 2
Yorkshire +18 15 £45,000 +6.51% 2
East Midlands +15 14 £75,000 +72.41% 1
West Midlands +6 10 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Wales +21 7 £40,500 -50.91% 1
Scotland -39 3 £32,500 -38.10% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £35,750 -
North East - 1 £37,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Risk Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Risk Analysis.

1 222 (42.37%) Finance
2 179 (34.16%) Information Security
3 149 (28.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 146 (27.86%) Risk Management
5 100 (19.08%) Microsoft
6 98 (18.70%) Degree
7 88 (16.79%) Risk Assessment
8 86 (16.41%) CISSP
9 84 (16.03%) PCI DSS
10 83 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
10 83 (15.84%) Project Management
11 78 (14.89%) CISM
12 76 (14.50%) Banking
12 76 (14.50%) Penetration Testing
13 70 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 69 (13.17%) Security Architecture
15 66 (12.60%) Windows
15 66 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
16 65 (12.40%) Java
16 65 (12.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 65 (12.40%) Firewall
17 59 (11.26%) OO
18 58 (11.07%) Management Information System
19 57 (10.88%) Network Security
19 57 (10.88%) SDLC
20 49 (9.35%) GIAC
20 49 (9.35%) Data Protection
21 48 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
22 44 (8.40%) Active Directory
23 43 (8.21%) CRISC

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 16 (3.05%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (1.91%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.53%) SAS
6 5 (0.95%) CMS
7 4 (0.76%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.38%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.19%) Confluence
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) IIS
9 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.10%) SAP GRC
2 6 (1.15%) Primavera
3 2 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.19%) BASE24
4 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.19%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.67%) Office 365
4 13 (2.48%) SaaS
5 9 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.57%) PaaS
7 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.38%) IaaS
7 2 (0.38%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 65 (12.40%) Firewall
2 57 (10.88%) Network Security
3 27 (5.15%) WAN
4 20 (3.82%) VPN
5 18 (3.44%) IPsec
5 18 (3.44%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.29%) VLAN
6 12 (2.29%) Wireless
7 11 (2.10%) DNS
8 10 (1.91%) MPLS
8 10 (1.91%) VoIP
9 9 (1.72%) DWDM
9 9 (1.72%) HTTP
9 9 (1.72%) HTTPS
9 9 (1.72%) Internet
9 9 (1.72%) VPLS
9 9 (1.72%) Wireless Security
10 8 (1.53%) LAN
11 4 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.11%) Relational Database
3 29 (5.53%) Power BI
3 29 (5.53%) Star Schema
4 15 (2.86%) Big Data
5 11 (2.10%) Hadoop
5 11 (2.10%) SAP BW
6 9 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.53%) Apache Accumulo
8 7 (1.34%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.15%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.95%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.57%) GIS
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (4.01%) Selenium
2 19 (3.63%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.24%) JIRA
4 14 (2.67%) Cucumber
5 12 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (2.29%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.53%) JMeter
6 8 (1.53%) WATIR
7 7 (1.34%) Subversion
8 5 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (0.95%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.76%) JSUnit
9 4 (0.76%) JUnit
9 4 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (0.76%) Mocha
10 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio Code
10 3 (0.57%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.38%) dotTrace
11 2 (0.38%) eggPlant
11 2 (0.38%) WebPagetest
General
1 222 (42.37%) Finance
2 76 (14.50%) Banking
3 35 (6.68%) Front Office
4 34 (6.49%) Investment Banking
5 33 (6.30%) Retail Banking
6 30 (5.73%) Financial Institution
7 26 (4.96%) Legal
8 20 (3.82%) Marketing
9 11 (2.10%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.72%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.34%) Back Office
11 7 (1.34%) Retail
12 6 (1.15%) Law
13 3 (0.57%) Electronics
14 2 (0.38%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.38%) Games
14 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 105 (20.04%) Analyst
2 84 (16.03%) Consultant
3 67 (12.79%) Security Analyst
4 53 (10.11%) Security Consultant
5 49 (9.35%) Information Analyst
6 48 (9.16%) Information Security Analyst
7 47 (8.97%) Project Manager
8 44 (8.40%) Risk Consultant
9 42 (8.02%) Architect
10 39 (7.44%) Security Architect
11 34 (6.49%) Developer
12 29 (5.53%) Auditor
12 29 (5.53%) IT Auditor
13 26 (4.96%) SAP Consultant
14 25 (4.77%) Senior Auditor
14 25 (4.77%) Senior IT Auditor
15 24 (4.58%) Risk Analyst
16 23 (4.39%) Cloud Architect
17 19 (3.63%) Senior Manager
18 17 (3.24%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.15%) .NET
2 23 (4.39%) Web Services
3 18 (3.44%) EDI
3 18 (3.44%) IDoc
4 11 (2.10%) REST
4 11 (2.10%) SOAP
5 10 (1.91%) HTML
6 9 (1.72%) HTML5
7 7 (1.34%) RESTful
8 6 (1.15%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.15%) NumPy
8 6 (1.15%) OAuth
8 6 (1.15%) OpenID
8 6 (1.15%) Pandas
8 6 (1.15%) SAML
8 6 (1.15%) SciPy
9 5 (0.95%) React
9 5 (0.95%) Sass
9 5 (0.95%) ServiceStack
9 5 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (11.07%) Management Information System
3 34 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 34 (6.49%) Data Protection Act
4 31 (5.92%) CESG
5 13 (2.48%) Fintech
6 10 (1.91%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (1.91%) Market Risk
6 10 (1.91%) Private Cloud
7 9 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.72%) Replication
7 9 (1.72%) User Experience
8 8 (1.53%) PKI
9 7 (1.34%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.34%) Derivative
9 7 (1.34%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 66 (12.60%) Windows
2 35 (6.68%) Unix
3 34 (6.49%) Linux
4 20 (3.82%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.95%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (34.16%) Information Security
2 146 (27.86%) Risk Management
3 88 (16.79%) Risk Assessment
4 83 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (15.84%) Project Management
5 76 (14.50%) Penetration Testing
6 70 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (13.17%) Security Architecture
8 59 (11.26%) OO
9 57 (10.88%) SDLC
10 49 (9.35%) Data Protection
11 48 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (8.02%) Cybersecurity
13 40 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 40 (7.63%) Data Analysis
13 40 (7.63%) Security Management
14 39 (7.44%) Information Security Management
15 37 (7.06%) Analytics
15 37 (7.06%) Test Automation
16 36 (6.87%) Compliance Audit
Programming Languages
1 65 (12.40%) Java
2 34 (6.49%) Python
3 33 (6.30%) SQL
4 21 (4.01%) C#
5 20 (3.82%) ABAP
6 19 (3.63%) Bash Shell
7 18 (3.44%) C
8 16 (3.05%) JavaScript
9 15 (2.86%) C++
9 15 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.86%) Ruby
10 11 (2.10%) Scala
11 9 (1.72%) Perl
12 7 (1.34%) R
13 5 (0.95%) ES6
14 4 (0.76%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.76%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.57%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.57%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.19%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 98 (18.70%) Degree
2 86 (16.41%) CISSP
3 78 (14.89%) CISM
4 49 (9.35%) GIAC
5 43 (8.21%) CRISC
6 30 (5.73%) CISA
7 28 (5.34%) CEH
8 23 (4.39%) Security Cleared
9 16 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (2.48%) DV Cleared
10 13 (2.48%) MCSA
10 13 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (2.10%) SSCP
12 10 (1.91%) Master's Degree
13 8 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (1.53%) ISTQB
13 8 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (1.34%) ISSAP
14 7 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (28.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 84 (16.03%) PCI DSS
3 65 (12.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 36 (6.87%) QA
5 31 (5.92%) COBIT
6 26 (4.96%) ISO 9001
7 24 (4.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 24 (4.58%) JSP 440
8 14 (2.67%) GDPR
9 10 (1.91%) PMO
10 4 (0.76%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.38%) SLA
12 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.19%) SAS 70
System Software
1 44 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.76%) vSphere
5 3 (0.57%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.38%) Docker
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (2.10%) Nessus
2 8 (1.53%) Puppet
3 3 (0.57%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.38%) Grafana
4 2 (0.38%) Graphite
4 2 (0.38%) Kibana
4 2 (0.38%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.38%) Nmap
4 2 (0.38%) SCCM
4 2 (0.38%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.19%) Netcool
Vendors
1 100 (19.08%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.06%) SAP
3 29 (5.53%) MicroStrategy
4 27 (5.15%) VMware
5 21 (4.01%) Cisco
6 20 (3.82%) Oracle
7 14 (2.67%) Qualys
8 10 (1.91%) Juniper
9 9 (1.72%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.53%) CA Agile Central
10 8 (1.53%) Sybase
11 7 (1.34%) Capita
11 7 (1.34%) Sun
11 7 (1.34%) Veeam
12 6 (1.15%) HP
13 5 (0.95%) Citrix
14 4 (0.76%) Remedy
15 2 (0.38%) 3PAR
15 2 (0.38%) Google