Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Risk Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 913 911 916
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 263 276 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 208 219 330
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.58% +14.00% -3.23%

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 168,530 169,445 203,756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138,013 140,794 170,377
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Risk Analyst in the UK

Risk Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 17 February 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 -22 247 £50,000 -9.09% 27
London -30 163 £55,000 -4.35% 21
UK excluding London +7 95 £42,500 -0.58% 13
North of England +21 44 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West +2 22 £42,500 -10.53%
Yorkshire +26 21 £36,250 -2.03% 2
South East -2 18 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Midlands +1 13 £35,500 -5.33% 1
West Midlands 0 10 £36,500 -2.67% 1
South West +6 6 £30,000 -45.45%
Scotland -27 6 £45,000 - 4
Wales +13 4 £25,750 -26.43% 3
East of England -9 3 £45,000 -21.74%
East Midlands - 3 £35,500 -
North East -26 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 132 (50.19%) Finance
2 102 (38.78%) Risk Management
3 85 (32.32%) Credit Risk
4 80 (30.42%) Information Security
5 66 (25.10%) Banking
6 50 (19.01%) CISSP
7 48 (18.25%) SAS
8 46 (17.49%) SQL
9 44 (16.73%) Analytics
10 43 (16.35%) Degree
11 42 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (14.83%) Cybersecurity
13 34 (12.93%) CISA
14 33 (12.55%) PCI DSS
15 32 (12.17%) Microsoft Excel
16 28 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (10.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 27 (10.27%) COBIT
17 27 (10.27%) Risk Assessment
18 26 (9.89%) Business Analysis
19 25 (9.51%) Incident Management
19 25 (9.51%) CISM
20 24 (9.13%) Risk Analysis
21 23 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
22 22 (8.37%) Microsoft
23 19 (7.22%) Mathematics
23 19 (7.22%) Project Management
23 19 (7.22%) Microsoft Office
23 19 (7.22%) Data Privacy
24 18 (6.84%) Fintech

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 48 (18.25%) SAS
2 2 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (12.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (7.22%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.66%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.28%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.76%) Primavera
3 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.90%) SaaS
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.52%) Firewall
2 3 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.70%) Base SAS
2 7 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.66%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.52%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.14%) Power BI
4 3 (1.14%) QlikView
4 3 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.76%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.38%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 7 (2.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) Selenium
2 1 (0.38%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 132 (50.19%) Finance
2 66 (25.10%) Banking
3 15 (5.70%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.56%) Legal
5 11 (4.18%) Front Office
6 8 (3.04%) Games
6 8 (3.04%) International Banking
6 8 (3.04%) Retail
7 7 (2.66%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.66%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.28%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.52%) Marketing
9 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.14%) Electronics
11 2 (0.76%) Law
12 1 (0.38%) Back Office
12 1 (0.38%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.76%) XML
2 1 (0.38%) HTML
2 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 85 (32.32%) Credit Risk
2 42 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.84%) Fintech
4 10 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.80%) Market Risk
5 6 (2.28%) Equities
6 5 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.90%) Derivative
6 5 (1.90%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.52%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.14%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.76%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.38%) Pricing Data
10 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (38.78%) Risk Management
2 80 (30.42%) Information Security
3 44 (16.73%) Analytics
4 39 (14.83%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (10.27%) Risk Assessment
7 26 (9.89%) Business Analysis
8 25 (9.51%) Incident Management
9 24 (9.13%) Risk Analysis
10 23 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (7.22%) Data Privacy
11 19 (7.22%) Mathematics
11 19 (7.22%) Project Management
12 18 (6.84%) IT Audit
13 17 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (6.46%) Data Analysis
14 14 (5.32%) Statistics
14 14 (5.32%) Validation
15 13 (4.94%) Internal Audit
15 13 (4.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.49%) SQL
2 8 (3.04%) VBA
3 7 (2.66%) Java
3 7 (2.66%) R
4 6 (2.28%) Python
5 5 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.90%) MATLAB
6 4 (1.52%) VB
7 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.76%) C#
8 2 (0.76%) Scala
9 1 (0.38%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 50 (19.01%) CISSP
2 43 (16.35%) Degree
3 34 (12.93%) CISA
4 25 (9.51%) CISM
5 11 (4.18%) CRISC
6 8 (3.04%) SAS Certification
7 6 (2.28%) Postgraduate
8 5 (1.90%) PhD
9 4 (1.52%) CFA
10 3 (1.14%) SANS
11 2 (0.76%) GIAC
11 2 (0.76%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 1 (0.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.55%) PCI DSS
2 28 (10.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (10.27%) COBIT
4 13 (4.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (4.56%) GDPR
5 12 (4.56%) ISO 9001
6 9 (3.42%) PMO
7 6 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (1.90%) IFRS
8 5 (1.90%) IFRS 9
8 5 (1.90%) ISO 22301
9 3 (1.14%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.76%) Basel III
10 2 (0.76%) BS7799
10 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.38%) MiFID
11 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (0.76%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 22 (8.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.52%) Tableau
3 3 (1.14%) SAP
4 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.38%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.38%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle