Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Risk Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Analyst
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 972 973 953
Rank change year-on-year +1 -20 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 214 229 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 162 186 286
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32,550 £40,625 £30,875
90th Percentile £80,000 £100,625 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88% -6.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,325 166,575 194,587
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.24% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,823 137,165 163,448
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Risk Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analyst in the UK

Risk Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Analyst.

Salary trend for Risk Analyst in the UK

Risk Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analyst over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Risk Analyst in the UK

Risk Analyst
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 24 June 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 -28 203 £50,000 -11.11% 19
London -26 137 £60,000 - 10
UK excluding London +6 76 £40,000 -11.11% 12
North of England +10 27 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South East +18 23 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Yorkshire +36 19 £50,000 +11.11%
South West 0 9 £32,500 -45.83%
Midlands 0 7 £35,000 -26.32% 4
North West -13 7 £65,000 +30.00%
Scotland -23 7 £45,000 +2.86% 3
East Midlands +4 5 £32,500 -40.91%
Wales +16 3 £25,750 -
West Midlands +8 2 £35,000 -0.71% 4
North East -17 1 - - 1

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, Risk Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 110 (51.40%) Finance
2 71 (33.18%) Risk Management
2 71 (33.18%) Credit Risk
3 70 (32.71%) Information Security
4 54 (25.23%) SQL
5 46 (21.50%) Banking
6 42 (19.63%) SAS
7 40 (18.69%) CISSP
7 40 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (17.76%) Analytics
9 37 (17.29%) CISM
10 36 (16.82%) Degree
11 34 (15.89%) CISA
12 32 (14.95%) Cybersecurity
13 31 (14.49%) Risk Analysis
14 30 (14.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 26 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (11.21%) COBIT
17 22 (10.28%) Microsoft Excel
18 21 (9.81%) Management Information System
18 21 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (9.35%) Investment Banking
20 19 (8.88%) Business Analysis
20 19 (8.88%) CRISC
21 18 (8.41%) R
21 18 (8.41%) PCI DSS
21 18 (8.41%) Front Office
21 18 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
22 16 (7.48%) Data Privacy

Risk Analyst Skill Set
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 42 (19.63%) SAS
2 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 22 (10.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.80%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.47%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.80%) WebEx
2 2 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) Network Security
3 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.80%) Big Data
3 5 (2.34%) Blockchain
3 5 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.40%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.87%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) JUnit
General
1 110 (51.40%) Finance
2 46 (21.50%) Banking
3 20 (9.35%) Investment Banking
4 18 (8.41%) Front Office
5 14 (6.54%) Legal
6 10 (4.67%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.27%) Retail
8 3 (1.40%) Games
8 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.93%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.27%) HTML
2 4 (1.87%) XML
3 1 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.47%) Kafka
3 1 (0.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 71 (33.18%) Credit Risk
2 40 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (9.81%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.54%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.61%) Fintech
6 10 (4.67%) Market Risk
7 6 (2.80%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (2.80%) Derivative
7 6 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.87%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.93%) Exotic Derivative
10 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.93%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.93%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.47%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.34%) Windows
2 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (33.18%) Risk Management
2 70 (32.71%) Information Security
3 40 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (17.76%) Analytics
5 32 (14.95%) Cybersecurity
6 31 (14.49%) Risk Analysis
7 26 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (8.88%) Business Analysis
10 18 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (7.48%) Data Privacy
12 14 (6.54%) Change Management
12 14 (6.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (5.61%) Data Analysis
13 12 (5.61%) Data Extraction
13 12 (5.61%) Data Management
13 12 (5.61%) Decision-Making
13 12 (5.61%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (5.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.23%) SQL
2 18 (8.41%) R
3 9 (4.21%) Python
3 9 (4.21%) VBA
4 6 (2.80%) Java
4 6 (2.80%) MATLAB
5 5 (2.34%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.87%) C++
7 3 (1.40%) VB
8 2 (0.93%) C#
9 1 (0.47%) Julia
9 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (18.69%) CISSP
2 37 (17.29%) CISM
3 36 (16.82%) Degree
4 34 (15.89%) CISA
5 19 (8.88%) CRISC
6 8 (3.74%) CFA
7 6 (2.80%) CGEIT
8 3 (1.40%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 3 (1.40%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 3 (1.40%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.93%) SANS
10 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.47%) MBA
10 1 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.47%) PhD
10 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (11.21%) COBIT
3 18 (8.41%) PCI DSS
4 11 (5.14%) GDPR
4 11 (5.14%) PMO
5 8 (3.74%) Data Quality
6 7 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (2.80%) ISO 22301
8 4 (1.87%) SLA
9 3 (1.40%) IFRS
9 3 (1.40%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.93%) BS7799
10 2 (0.93%) COSO
10 2 (0.93%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.93%) ISO 31000
10 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.93%) QA
11 1 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (0.93%) CSIRT
2 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (7.01%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.87%) FactSet
3 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.47%) Murex
3 1 (0.47%) SunGard
3 1 (0.47%) Tableau
3 1 (0.47%) TSYS