Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Analysis
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 726 659 670
Rank change year-on-year -67 +11 +64
Permanent jobs citing Risk Analysis 434 594 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 345 434 531
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

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 148,395 164,307 171,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.51% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 118,077 129,932 142,355
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Risk Analysis in the UK

Risk Analysis
Top 13 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 13 November 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 -63 414 £55,000 - 62
UK excluding London -33 230 £45,000 -10.00% 38
London -19 186 £70,000 +7.69% 25
North of England +116 120 £45,000 -7.69% 4
North West +79 112 £45,000 -5.26% 3
South East -54 53 £55,000 +15.79% 5
East of England +1 31 £40,500 -32.50% 7
Midlands +14 19 £60,000 +26.32% 6
West Midlands +35 14 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Yorkshire +28 8 £45,000 -2.70% 1
East Midlands 0 5 £60,000 -20.00% 2
South West -18 5 £43,750 -2.78% 15
Scotland -11 2 £51,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 219 (50.46%) Finance
2 207 (47.70%) Information Security
3 174 (40.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 137 (31.57%) CISSP
5 126 (29.03%) SQL
6 122 (28.11%) Data Protection
7 118 (27.19%) GDPR
8 117 (26.96%) Management Information System
9 115 (26.50%) Due Diligence
10 111 (25.58%) Business Continuity
10 111 (25.58%) Legal
10 111 (25.58%) Linux
11 107 (24.65%) Vulnerability Management
12 105 (24.19%) PCI DSS
12 105 (24.19%) Disaster Recovery
13 102 (23.50%) Network Security
14 101 (23.27%) Microsoft
15 100 (23.04%) CREST Certified
16 96 (22.12%) Windows
17 94 (21.66%) Penetration Testing
18 91 (20.97%) Mentoring
19 89 (20.51%) SIEM
20 87 (20.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 87 (20.05%) Scenario Testing
21 83 (19.12%) VMware
22 80 (18.43%) Web Development
22 80 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
22 80 (18.43%) SANS
22 80 (18.43%) Threat Analysis
23 79 (18.20%) Risk Management

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 27 (6.22%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.38%) IIS
2 6 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.15%) Confluence
4 2 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 87 (20.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.46%) Postilion
2 2 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.23%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-AR
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.84%) IBM Cloud
3 8 (1.84%) SaaS
4 6 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.38%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (1.38%) Office 365
4 6 (1.38%) Serverless
5 5 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (1.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.15%) AWS CloudTrail
5 5 (1.15%) AWS CodePipeline
5 5 (1.15%) CloudFront
5 5 (1.15%) SoftLayer
6 4 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.92%) PaaS
7 3 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (23.50%) Network Security
2 77 (17.74%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (4.15%) Firewall
4 9 (2.07%) VPN
5 7 (1.61%) Internet
5 7 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.15%) HTTP
7 4 (0.92%) DNS
8 3 (0.69%) ATM
8 3 (0.69%) MPLS
8 3 (0.69%) SSL
8 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.46%) VLAN
10 1 (0.23%) DHCP
10 1 (0.23%) DMZ
10 1 (0.23%) LAN
10 1 (0.23%) SMS
10 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.23%) WAN
10 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.22%) Hadoop
2 26 (5.99%) Big Data
3 14 (3.23%) HBase
4 9 (2.07%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.07%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.84%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.69%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.46%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (0.46%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.23%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.23%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.23%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.23%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (4.15%) JIRA
2 9 (2.07%) Selenium
3 5 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.15%) Zephyr
4 3 (0.69%) gulp
5 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.46%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.46%) JMeter
5 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.46%) WATIR
6 1 (0.23%) Capybara
6 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.23%) NUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.23%) RSpec
6 1 (0.23%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.23%) Subversion
6 1 (0.23%) webpack
General
1 219 (50.46%) Finance
2 111 (25.58%) Legal
3 48 (11.06%) Banking
4 41 (9.45%) Front Office
5 24 (5.53%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.30%) Law
6 10 (2.30%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.07%) Private Banking
8 7 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.38%) Retail
10 4 (0.92%) Marketing
11 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Advertising
13 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.23%) Automotive
13 1 (0.23%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (33.64%) Analyst
2 116 (26.73%) Security Analyst
3 96 (22.12%) IT Analyst
4 95 (21.89%) IT Security Analyst
5 79 (18.20%) Senior Analyst
6 78 (17.97%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 78 (17.97%) Senior Security Analyst
7 60 (13.82%) Developer
8 37 (8.53%) Security Manager
9 30 (6.91%) Information Manager
9 30 (6.91%) Information Security Manager
10 24 (5.53%) Architect
11 18 (4.15%) Cloud Architect
11 18 (4.15%) Project Manager
12 17 (3.92%) Python Engineer
12 17 (3.92%) Security Architect
13 15 (3.46%) Information Analyst
13 15 (3.46%) Information Security Analyst
13 15 (3.46%) Python Developer
13 15 (3.46%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.61%) .NET
2 19 (4.38%) Web Services
3 14 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 14 (3.23%) HTML
4 10 (2.30%) CSS
4 10 (2.30%) Kafka
5 9 (2.07%) Middleware
5 9 (2.07%) Node.js
6 8 (1.84%) NumPy
6 8 (1.84%) Pandas
6 8 (1.84%) SciPy
7 7 (1.61%) HTML5
8 6 (1.38%) ASP.NET Core
8 6 (1.38%) EDI
8 6 (1.38%) IDoc
8 6 (1.38%) REST
9 5 (1.15%) CSS3
9 5 (1.15%) SAML
10 4 (0.92%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.92%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 117 (26.96%) Management Information System
2 77 (17.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 49 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (10.83%) Derivative
5 40 (9.22%) Market Risk
6 35 (8.06%) CESG
7 32 (7.37%) Fixed Income
8 27 (6.22%) Equities
8 27 (6.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 24 (5.53%) Fintech
10 17 (3.92%) Exotic Derivative
10 17 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (3.46%) Hedge funds
12 13 (3.00%) Data Centre
12 13 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
13 12 (2.76%) Cyberthreat
14 8 (1.84%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.84%) Credit Risk
14 8 (1.84%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.84%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 111 (25.58%) Linux
2 96 (22.12%) Windows
3 12 (2.76%) Debian
3 12 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.61%) Android
5 6 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.38%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.92%) Unix
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (47.70%) Information Security
2 122 (28.11%) Data Protection
3 115 (26.50%) Due Diligence
4 111 (25.58%) Business Continuity
5 107 (24.65%) Vulnerability Management
6 105 (24.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 94 (21.66%) Penetration Testing
8 91 (20.97%) Mentoring
9 89 (20.51%) SIEM
10 87 (20.05%) Scenario Testing
11 80 (18.43%) Threat Analysis
11 80 (18.43%) Web Development
12 79 (18.20%) Risk Management
13 67 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
14 61 (14.06%) ITIL
15 60 (13.82%) Cybersecurity
16 54 (12.44%) IT Strategy
17 46 (10.60%) Project Management
18 42 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
19 37 (8.53%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (29.03%) SQL
2 62 (14.29%) Python
3 54 (12.44%) Java
4 30 (6.91%) C++
5 21 (4.84%) C#
6 20 (4.61%) MATLAB
6 20 (4.61%) R
7 17 (3.92%) JavaScript
8 15 (3.46%) Scala
9 9 (2.07%) C
9 9 (2.07%) Perl
10 6 (1.38%) ABAP
11 5 (1.15%) Groovy
11 5 (1.15%) Haskell
11 5 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.69%) Ruby
12 3 (0.69%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.46%) ES6
Qualifications
1 137 (31.57%) CISSP
2 100 (23.04%) CREST Certified
3 80 (18.43%) SANS
4 39 (8.99%) Degree
5 35 (8.06%) CISA
6 32 (7.37%) CISM
7 15 (3.46%) CEH
8 11 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (2.30%) ISTQB
10 9 (2.07%) ISEB
10 9 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.61%) Master's Degree
11 7 (1.61%) PhD
12 6 (1.38%) IISP
13 5 (1.15%) CCNP
13 5 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (1.15%) CRISC
14 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (40.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 118 (27.19%) GDPR
3 105 (24.19%) PCI DSS
4 40 (9.22%) QA
5 15 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (2.07%) MiFID
7 9 (2.07%) NIST 800
8 8 (1.84%) COBIT
8 8 (1.84%) SSAE 16
9 6 (1.38%) PMO
10 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.92%) SLA
12 2 (0.46%) COSO
12 2 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.46%) RMADS
13 1 (0.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 80 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.76%) Docker
3 11 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.23%) HDFS
5 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.07%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.84%) Ansible
3 5 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.15%) Mesos
3 5 (1.15%) Puppet
3 5 (1.15%) rkt
3 5 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (1.15%) Terraform
4 4 (0.92%) RSA Archer
4 4 (0.92%) SCCM
5 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.46%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.23%) EnCase
7 1 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 101 (23.27%) Microsoft
2 83 (19.12%) VMware
3 79 (18.20%) Cisco
4 14 (3.23%) Hortonworks
4 14 (3.23%) SAP
5 13 (3.00%) Oracle
6 10 (2.30%) IBM
7 5 (1.15%) Remedy
8 4 (0.92%) Citrix
8 4 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.69%) Google
9 3 (0.69%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.69%) Snow
9 3 (0.69%) Splunk
10 2 (0.46%) Adobe
10 2 (0.46%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.46%) HP
10 2 (0.46%) McAfee
10 2 (0.46%) TOWER Software