Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Analysis
UK
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 739 714 661
Rank change year-on-year -25 -53 +160
Permanent jobs citing Risk Analysis 470 496 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.32% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 356 428 602
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%

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 161,030 153,690 182,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.46% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 130,479 126,505 152,021
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,058 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -57 431 £57,500 +15.00% 49
UK excluding London -60 223 £47,500 +5.56% 30
London -26 217 £70,000 +16.67% 21
South East +26 91 £50,000 -4.76% 14
North of England -14 45 £45,000 +8.43% 5
East of England -41 43 £47,500 +10.47% 9
Yorkshire +20 25 £45,000 +8.43% 2
North West -33 18 £52,500 +26.51% 3
Midlands -43 18 £49,250 +9.44%
South West -24 17 £38,750 +3.33%
West Midlands -18 11 £38,750 -22.50%
East Midlands -30 7 £82,500 +83.33%
Wales +12 5 £40,500 -10.00% 2
Scotland -45 3 £32,500 -40.64%
North East -26 2 £43,750 +43.44%
Northern Ireland - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 166 (35.32%) Information Security
2 150 (31.91%) Finance
3 127 (27.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 96 (20.43%) PCI DSS
4 96 (20.43%) Risk Management
5 84 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
6 81 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (15.11%) CISSP
7 71 (15.11%) Problem-Solving
8 70 (14.89%) Degree
9 64 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 64 (13.62%) Cybersecurity
10 63 (13.40%) CISM
11 62 (13.19%) Analytics
12 61 (12.98%) Firewall
13 58 (12.34%) Microsoft
13 58 (12.34%) Windows
14 56 (11.91%) Project Management
14 56 (11.91%) Banking
14 56 (11.91%) Security Architecture
15 55 (11.70%) SQL
16 53 (11.28%) Python
17 51 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
18 48 (10.21%) CISA
19 46 (9.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 45 (9.57%) Test Automation
21 43 (9.15%) ITIL
22 39 (8.30%) Risk Assessment
23 38 (8.09%) Management Information System
23 38 (8.09%) COBIT

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 18 (3.83%) Apache Spark
2 9 (1.91%) SAS
3 6 (1.28%) MS Project Server
3 6 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.85%) IIS
5 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.21%) Confluence
6 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.43%) Mathematica
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.85%) C-CURE
3 3 (0.64%) Primavera
3 3 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.43%) BASE24
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.43%) Postilion
4 2 (0.43%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.21%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 51 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.83%) Office 365
3 18 (3.83%) SaaS
4 14 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.06%) Bluemix
5 5 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.85%) IaaS
6 4 (0.85%) PaaS
7 2 (0.43%) Veeva
8 1 (0.21%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 61 (12.98%) Firewall
2 35 (7.45%) WAN
3 34 (7.23%) Network Security
4 22 (4.68%) TCP/IP
5 21 (4.47%) VPN
6 20 (4.26%) Wireless
7 17 (3.62%) DNS
8 16 (3.40%) HTTP
9 15 (3.19%) IPsec
10 14 (2.98%) DWDM
10 14 (2.98%) HTTPS
10 14 (2.98%) VLAN
10 14 (2.98%) VoIP
10 14 (2.98%) VPLS
10 14 (2.98%) Wireless Security
11 11 (2.34%) Internet
12 9 (1.91%) LAN
13 6 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (1.06%) Intranet
14 5 (1.06%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.53%) Big Data
2 24 (5.11%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.83%) Hadoop
4 16 (3.40%) Apache Accumulo
5 11 (2.34%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.34%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.34%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.91%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.28%) MySQL
8 5 (1.06%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.06%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.06%) MonetDB
9 4 (0.85%) Couchbase
9 4 (0.85%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (0.64%) Base SAS
10 3 (0.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (5.32%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.11%) JIRA
3 22 (4.68%) Selenium
4 20 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 20 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 16 (3.40%) JMeter
5 16 (3.40%) WATIR
6 9 (1.91%) Subversion
7 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.43%) dotTrace
8 2 (0.43%) eggPlant
8 2 (0.43%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.43%) WebPagetest
9 1 (0.21%) CA Release Automation
9 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.21%) SonarQube
General
1 150 (31.91%) Finance
2 56 (11.91%) Banking
3 26 (5.53%) Legal
4 19 (4.04%) Retail
5 14 (2.98%) Financial Institution
5 14 (2.98%) Marketing
6 12 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.34%) Law
7 11 (2.34%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.06%) Back Office
9 5 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.85%) Publishing
11 3 (0.64%) Electronics
12 2 (0.43%) Games
12 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 94 (20.00%) Analyst
2 58 (12.34%) Consultant
3 53 (11.28%) Security Analyst
4 52 (11.06%) Architect
5 45 (9.57%) Security Architect
6 36 (7.66%) Developer
7 34 (7.23%) Project Manager
7 34 (7.23%) Security Consultant
8 31 (6.60%) Information Analyst
9 30 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
9 30 (6.38%) Risk Analyst
10 29 (6.17%) Information Security Analyst
10 29 (6.17%) Risk Consultant
11 23 (4.89%) Head of Security
12 22 (4.68%) Senior Architect
12 22 (4.68%) Senior Security Architect
13 20 (4.26%) Auditor
14 19 (4.04%) Head of Cybersecurity
14 19 (4.04%) IT Auditor
15 18 (3.83%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.04%) HTML
2 15 (3.19%) .NET
2 15 (3.19%) EDI
2 15 (3.19%) IDoc
2 15 (3.19%) Web Services
3 11 (2.34%) Middleware
4 8 (1.70%) REST
4 8 (1.70%) RESTful
5 6 (1.28%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.28%) NumPy
5 6 (1.28%) Pandas
5 6 (1.28%) SciPy
6 5 (1.06%) CSS
6 5 (1.06%) J2EE
6 5 (1.06%) Node.js
6 5 (1.06%) TensorFlow
6 5 (1.06%) XML
7 4 (0.85%) Kendo UI
7 4 (0.85%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (0.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 84 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.09%) Management Information System
3 34 (7.23%) CESG
4 33 (7.02%) Computer Science
5 26 (5.53%) Fintech
6 24 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (4.47%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (3.19%) Credit Risk
8 15 (3.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (2.34%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.91%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.70%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.49%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.49%) PKI
12 7 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (1.28%) User Experience
13 6 (1.28%) Virtual Team
14 5 (1.06%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (12.34%) Windows
2 37 (7.87%) Linux
3 24 (5.11%) Unix
4 23 (4.89%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) Android
8 1 (0.21%) IRIX
8 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (35.32%) Information Security
2 96 (20.43%) Risk Management
3 81 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (15.11%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (13.62%) Cybersecurity
5 64 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (13.19%) Analytics
7 56 (11.91%) Project Management
7 56 (11.91%) Security Architecture
8 45 (9.57%) Test Automation
9 43 (9.15%) ITIL
10 39 (8.30%) Risk Assessment
11 37 (7.87%) Penetration Testing
12 36 (7.66%) Data Analysis
13 34 (7.23%) Data Protection
14 33 (7.02%) SDLC
15 30 (6.38%) Customer Requirements
15 30 (6.38%) DevOps
15 30 (6.38%) Migration
15 30 (6.38%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 55 (11.70%) SQL
2 53 (11.28%) Python
3 36 (7.66%) C
4 33 (7.02%) Bash Shell
5 31 (6.60%) Ruby
6 29 (6.17%) Java
7 24 (5.11%) C++
8 21 (4.47%) PowerShell
9 20 (4.26%) C#
9 20 (4.26%) Perl
10 17 (3.62%) R
11 15 (3.19%) ABAP
11 15 (3.19%) JavaScript
12 8 (1.70%) MATLAB
13 6 (1.28%) PHP
14 5 (1.06%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.64%) Scala
16 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.21%) F#
17 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (15.11%) CISSP
2 70 (14.89%) Degree
3 63 (13.40%) CISM
4 48 (10.21%) CISA
5 31 (6.60%) Security Cleared
6 23 (4.89%) CEH
6 23 (4.89%) DV Cleared
7 21 (4.47%) ISTQB
8 20 (4.26%) GIAC
8 20 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (3.62%) MCSA
9 17 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (2.77%) SSCP
11 10 (2.13%) CRISC
11 10 (2.13%) Master's Degree
12 9 (1.91%) SANS
13 8 (1.70%) CESG Certified Professional
13 8 (1.70%) CompTIA Security+
13 8 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (1.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (27.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 96 (20.43%) PCI DSS
3 46 (9.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 38 (8.09%) COBIT
5 24 (5.11%) GDPR
6 22 (4.68%) ISO 9001
6 22 (4.68%) QA
7 20 (4.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 19 (4.04%) JSP 440
9 9 (1.91%) PMO
10 7 (1.49%) Data Quality
11 6 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.43%) COSO
13 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.43%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.43%) RMADS
13 2 (0.43%) SLA
14 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 27 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.91%) Docker
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (5.32%) Puppet
2 18 (3.83%) Nessus
3 5 (1.06%) Ansible
3 5 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.85%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.85%) Nmap
5 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.43%) Grafana
5 2 (0.43%) Graphite
5 2 (0.43%) Kibana
6 1 (0.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.21%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.21%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.21%) SCCM
6 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.32%) Oracle
3 21 (4.47%) Qualys
3 21 (4.47%) VMware
4 17 (3.62%) Cisco
4 17 (3.62%) SAP
5 16 (3.40%) CA Agile Central
6 15 (3.19%) CheckPoint
6 15 (3.19%) Juniper
7 14 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.85%) Google
8 4 (0.85%) Remedy
8 4 (0.85%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.64%) Capita
9 3 (0.64%) Citrix
9 3 (0.64%) Forcepoint
9 3 (0.64%) Symantec
10 2 (0.43%) HP
10 2 (0.43%) Perforce
10 2 (0.43%) Sun