Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Analysis
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 648 699
Rank change year-on-year -109 +51 +99
Permanent jobs citing Risk Analysis 426 613 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 331 480 545
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.19% +13.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,900 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,750 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -4.50% +3.09% -3.00%

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 152,455 161,761 176,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 121,351 127,721 147,508
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -101 391 £60,000 +7.14% 56
UK excluding London -42 214 £47,750 -4.50% 32
London -66 178 £68,750 +5.77% 26
North of England +61 78 £45,000 +12.50% 8
South East -30 73 £62,500 +21.95% 7
North West +65 71 £45,000 -7.69% 6
East of England -19 39 £40,000 -23.81% 5
Midlands -6 13 £60,000 +34.83% 1
West Midlands 0 11 £60,000 +38.73% 1
South West -19 10 £50,000 +21.21% 9
Yorkshire +19 7 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands -15 2 - -
Scotland +2 1 £51,000 +27.50% 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 188 (44.13%) Information Security
2 167 (39.20%) Finance
3 150 (35.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 110 (25.82%) CISSP
5 95 (22.30%) SQL
6 87 (20.42%) PCI DSS
7 86 (20.19%) Data Protection
8 80 (18.78%) Management Information System
8 80 (18.78%) GDPR
9 76 (17.84%) Risk Management
10 75 (17.61%) Legal
11 72 (16.90%) Business Continuity
12 70 (16.43%) ITIL
13 69 (16.20%) Windows
13 69 (16.20%) Linux
14 68 (15.96%) SIEM
15 67 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
15 67 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
16 66 (15.49%) Vulnerability Management
17 64 (15.02%) Due Diligence
17 64 (15.02%) Microsoft
18 62 (14.55%) Python
18 62 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
18 62 (14.55%) Scenario Testing
19 59 (13.85%) Network Security
20 58 (13.62%) Mentoring
21 57 (13.38%) CREST Certified
21 57 (13.38%) Banking
22 56 (13.15%) Cybersecurity
23 53 (12.44%) Penetration Testing

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 24 (5.63%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.58%) IIS
3 9 (2.11%) Confluence
4 6 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.70%) CMS
5 3 (0.70%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.47%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (11.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.47%) Postilion
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-AR
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.29%) IBM Cloud
3 11 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.88%) SaaS
5 7 (1.64%) Office 365
6 6 (1.41%) Serverless
7 5 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.17%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.94%) AWS CloudTrail
8 4 (0.94%) AWS CodePipeline
8 4 (0.94%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.94%) SoftLayer
9 3 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.47%) IaaS
10 2 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (13.85%) Network Security
2 42 (9.86%) Wi-Fi
3 36 (8.45%) Firewall
4 13 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (1.88%) Internet
5 8 (1.88%) WAN
6 7 (1.64%) VPN
7 5 (1.17%) LAN
7 5 (1.17%) Wireless
8 4 (0.94%) DNS
8 4 (0.94%) HTTP
8 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.70%) ATM
9 3 (0.70%) Intranet
9 3 (0.70%) MPLS
9 3 (0.70%) SSL
10 2 (0.47%) Broadband
10 2 (0.47%) ISDN
10 2 (0.47%) SMS
10 2 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.63%) Hadoop
2 20 (4.69%) Big Data
3 11 (2.58%) HBase
4 10 (2.35%) SQL Server
5 9 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.17%) Apache Accumulo
7 5 (1.17%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.70%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.70%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.70%) MySQL
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.23%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 25 (5.87%) JIRA
2 13 (3.05%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.05%) Selenium
3 9 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.17%) JMeter
4 5 (1.17%) WATIR
4 5 (1.17%) Zephyr
5 4 (0.94%) Subversion
6 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.70%) gulp
7 2 (0.47%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.47%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.23%) Capybara
8 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.23%) NUnit
8 1 (0.23%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 167 (39.20%) Finance
2 75 (17.61%) Legal
3 57 (13.38%) Banking
4 29 (6.81%) Front Office
5 28 (6.57%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.29%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.35%) Retail Banking
8 9 (2.11%) Private Banking
9 8 (1.88%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.41%) Law
10 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.17%) Publishing
11 5 (1.17%) Retail
12 4 (0.94%) Back Office
12 4 (0.94%) Marketing
12 4 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.70%) Electronics
13 3 (0.70%) Games
14 1 (0.23%) Automotive
14 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 107 (25.12%) Analyst
2 75 (17.61%) Security Analyst
3 55 (12.91%) IT Analyst
4 52 (12.21%) IT Security Analyst
5 46 (10.80%) Senior Analyst
6 43 (10.09%) Senior Security Analyst
7 42 (9.86%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 40 (9.39%) Developer
9 39 (9.15%) Architect
10 33 (7.75%) Security Architect
11 29 (6.81%) Cloud Architect
12 26 (6.10%) Security Manager
13 23 (5.40%) Project Manager
14 22 (5.16%) Information Manager
14 22 (5.16%) Information Security Manager
15 16 (3.76%) Head of Security
16 15 (3.52%) Consultant
16 15 (3.52%) Information Analyst
16 15 (3.52%) Information Security Analyst
16 15 (3.52%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.93%) Web Services
2 18 (4.23%) Middleware
3 16 (3.76%) HTML
4 15 (3.52%) Node.js
5 14 (3.29%) REST
6 12 (2.82%) .NET
6 12 (2.82%) Kafka
7 10 (2.35%) CSS
8 8 (1.88%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.17%) CSS3
9 5 (1.17%) HTML5
9 5 (1.17%) NumPy
9 5 (1.17%) Pandas
9 5 (1.17%) SciPy
10 4 (0.94%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.94%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.94%) EDI
10 4 (0.94%) Ember.js
10 4 (0.94%) IDoc
10 4 (0.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (18.78%) Management Information System
2 67 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (10.09%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 42 (9.86%) CESG
5 34 (7.98%) Market Risk
6 30 (7.04%) Derivative
7 24 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (4.93%) Fintech
9 19 (4.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (4.23%) Equities
10 18 (4.23%) Fixed Income
11 17 (3.99%) Exotic Derivative
12 16 (3.76%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (3.76%) Data Centre
13 12 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (2.11%) Computer Science
16 7 (1.64%) User Experience
17 5 (1.17%) Data Structures
17 5 (1.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.20%) Linux
1 69 (16.20%) Windows
2 12 (2.82%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.41%) Android
3 6 (1.41%) Debian
3 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (1.41%) Unix
4 5 (1.17%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (44.13%) Information Security
2 86 (20.19%) Data Protection
3 76 (17.84%) Risk Management
4 72 (16.90%) Business Continuity
5 70 (16.43%) ITIL
6 68 (15.96%) SIEM
7 67 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (15.49%) Vulnerability Management
9 64 (15.02%) Due Diligence
10 62 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 62 (14.55%) Scenario Testing
11 58 (13.62%) Mentoring
12 56 (13.15%) Cybersecurity
13 53 (12.44%) Penetration Testing
14 49 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (10.56%) Web Development
16 44 (10.33%) Project Management
16 44 (10.33%) Threat Analysis
17 42 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
18 38 (8.92%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 95 (22.30%) SQL
2 62 (14.55%) Python
3 52 (12.21%) Java
4 31 (7.28%) C++
5 26 (6.10%) MATLAB
6 21 (4.93%) C#
6 21 (4.93%) JavaScript
7 20 (4.69%) R
8 15 (3.52%) Perl
9 13 (3.05%) Bash Shell
9 13 (3.05%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.82%) C
10 12 (2.82%) Ruby
10 12 (2.82%) Scala
11 5 (1.17%) Groovy
11 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.94%) ABAP
13 3 (0.70%) PHP
13 3 (0.70%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.47%) ES6
Qualifications
1 110 (25.82%) CISSP
2 57 (13.38%) CREST Certified
3 45 (10.56%) SANS
4 43 (10.09%) CISM
5 41 (9.62%) Degree
6 36 (8.45%) CISA
7 21 (4.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (4.69%) ISTQB
9 13 (3.05%) CEH
10 11 (2.58%) CESG Certified Professional
10 11 (2.58%) DV Cleared
10 11 (2.58%) Master's Degree
10 11 (2.58%) PhD
10 11 (2.58%) Security Cleared
11 10 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (2.35%) IISP
11 10 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.88%) CCNP
12 8 (1.88%) ISEB
13 6 (1.41%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (35.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 87 (20.42%) PCI DSS
3 80 (18.78%) GDPR
4 44 (10.33%) QA
5 16 (3.76%) COBIT
6 14 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 11 (2.58%) MiFID
7 11 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (2.11%) NIST 800
9 8 (1.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 8 (1.88%) JSP 440
9 8 (1.88%) SSAE 16
10 6 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (1.41%) RMADS
11 5 (1.17%) ISO 9001
11 5 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (0.94%) SLA
13 3 (0.70%) COSO
13 3 (0.70%) GCP
13 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 48 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.52%) Docker
3 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (4.46%) Puppet
2 14 (3.29%) Ansible
3 10 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.17%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.94%) Mesos
5 4 (0.94%) rkt
5 4 (0.94%) RSA Archer
5 4 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.94%) Terraform
6 3 (0.70%) SCCM
7 2 (0.47%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 64 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.74%) VMware
3 44 (10.33%) Cisco
4 22 (5.16%) Oracle
5 12 (2.82%) SAP
6 11 (2.58%) Hortonworks
7 9 (2.11%) IBM
8 5 (1.17%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (0.94%) Citrix
9 4 (0.94%) Remedy
9 4 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.70%) Google
10 3 (0.70%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.70%) Snow
10 3 (0.70%) Splunk
11 2 (0.47%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.47%) Forcepoint
11 2 (0.47%) McAfee
11 2 (0.47%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.47%) Wonderware