The median annual salary for a Risk Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Risk Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 758 763 810
Rank change year-on-year +5 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 100 191 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 83 157 124
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £31,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £89,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £37,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +14.66% -8.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Risk Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Analyst in the UK

Risk Analyst
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 97 £57,500 +21.05% 27
London +41 79 £57,750 +5.00% 16
City of London +27 15 £57,500 -17.85% 5
South East +45 7 £85,000 +70.00% 3
Barnet - 4 £46,250 -
Surrey +51 3 £85,000 +54.54% 1
Berkshire +41 3 £40,000 -23.80% 1
East of England +21 3 £36,500 +10.60% 1
Essex +16 3 £36,500 +10.60%
Scotland +13 3 £42,500 -17.07% 1
West Midlands +31 2 £43,000 +20.27%
South West +29 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +20 2 £42,500 +18.05% 5
Edinburgh -1 2 - - 1
Solihull - 2 £43,000 -
Kent +23 1 £45,000 -10.00%
West Yorkshire +19 1 £45,000 +24.13% 3
Leeds +14 1 £45,000 +24.13% 3
West End of London +10 1 - -
Wales +7 1 - -
North East +6 1 £33,000 +20.00% 1
Bromley -3 1 - -
North West -26 1 £60,000 +71.42%
Manchester -29 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Cornwall - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £55,000 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Newquay - 1 - -

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Risk Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 170 (63.91%) Finance
2 102 (38.35%) Risk Management
3 100 (37.59%) Banking
4 65 (24.44%) Information Security
5 64 (24.06%) Credit Risk
6 62 (23.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 62 (23.31%) SQL
7 52 (19.55%) Degree
7 52 (19.55%) Business Analysis
8 51 (19.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (18.80%) CISSP
10 45 (16.92%) Risk Analysis
10 45 (16.92%) ITIL
11 44 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (16.17%) Analytics
13 35 (13.16%) COBIT
13 35 (13.16%) CISM
13 35 (13.16%) IT Audit
14 31 (11.65%) SAS
15 29 (10.90%) CRISC
16 25 (9.40%) Basel II
16 25 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (9.40%) Stress Testing
17 24 (9.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 21 (7.89%) CISA
18 21 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
19 20 (7.52%) Management Information System
19 20 (7.52%) Internal Audit
19 20 (7.52%) Cybersecurity
20 19 (7.14%) Asset Management

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 31 (11.65%) SAS
2 3 (1.13%) Confluence
3 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (3.76%) EViews
2 7 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.26%) MS Office
3 6 (2.26%) Stata
4 4 (1.50%) SPSS
5 3 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.75%) SunGard APT
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.01%) IaaS
2 7 (2.63%) PaaS
3 6 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) Firewall
2 5 (1.88%) Network Security
3 4 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.88%) Big Data
1 5 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (1.13%) Base SAS
3 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.75%) QlikView
3 2 (0.75%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (3.01%) JIRA
General
1 170 (63.91%) Finance
2 100 (37.59%) Banking
3 17 (6.39%) Retail
4 9 (3.38%) Advertising
5 8 (3.01%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.01%) Publishing
6 7 (2.63%) French Language
6 7 (2.63%) Legal
6 7 (2.63%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.26%) German Language
7 6 (2.26%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.26%) Marketing
7 6 (2.26%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.88%) Front Office
9 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.38%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.13%) Web Services
2 2 (0.75%) XML
3 1 (0.38%) FpML
3 1 (0.38%) HTML
3 1 (0.38%) JSP
3 1 (0.38%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 64 (24.06%) Credit Risk
2 44 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.52%) Management Information System
4 16 (6.02%) Market Risk
5 12 (4.51%) Equities
5 12 (4.51%) Online Banking
6 11 (4.14%) Fintech
7 10 (3.76%) Derivative
8 8 (3.01%) Hedge funds
9 7 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (2.63%) OTC Derivatives
10 5 (1.88%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.13%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (1.13%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.38%) Cyber Attack
13 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.76%) Linux
1 10 (3.76%) Windows
2 9 (3.38%) Unix
3 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (38.35%) Risk Management
2 65 (24.44%) Information Security
3 52 (19.55%) Business Analysis
4 51 (19.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (16.92%) ITIL
5 45 (16.92%) Risk Analysis
6 43 (16.17%) Analytics
7 35 (13.16%) IT Audit
8 25 (9.40%) Stress Testing
8 25 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
10 20 (7.52%) Cybersecurity
10 20 (7.52%) Internal Audit
11 19 (7.14%) Asset Management
11 19 (7.14%) Data Analysis
12 18 (6.77%) Mathematics
13 17 (6.39%) Project Management
14 16 (6.02%) Incident Management
14 16 (6.02%) Problem Management
14 16 (6.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (23.31%) SQL
2 13 (4.89%) R
3 12 (4.51%) MATLAB
4 11 (4.14%) Java
5 7 (2.63%) Scala
6 5 (1.88%) C
6 5 (1.88%) VBA
7 1 (0.38%) C#
7 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.38%) JCL
7 1 (0.38%) Python
7 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (19.55%) Degree
2 50 (18.80%) CISSP
3 35 (13.16%) CISM
4 29 (10.90%) CRISC
5 21 (7.89%) CISA
6 14 (5.26%) SANS
7 8 (3.01%) CGEIT
7 8 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.63%) ISACA
8 7 (2.63%) PhD
9 6 (2.26%) CEH
10 4 (1.50%) CIMA
10 4 (1.50%) Postgraduate
11 3 (1.13%) ACCA
11 3 (1.13%) ISEB
12 2 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.75%) CCSP
12 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.38%) CIPFA
13 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (23.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (13.16%) COBIT
3 25 (9.40%) Basel II
4 24 (9.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (6.77%) Basel III
5 18 (6.77%) PCI DSS
6 16 (6.02%) ISO 9001
7 12 (4.51%) IFRS
7 12 (4.51%) IFRS 9
8 8 (3.01%) MiFID
9 7 (2.63%) EMIR
10 4 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (1.50%) SLA
11 3 (1.13%) GDPR
12 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.75%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.75%) QA
13 1 (0.38%) COSO
13 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (2.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.63%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 18 (6.77%) Oracle
2 12 (4.51%) Forcepoint
2 12 (4.51%) Sophos
3 10 (3.76%) Reuters
4 8 (3.01%) IBM
5 5 (1.88%) Cognos
6 4 (1.50%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.13%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.75%) BISAM
8 2 (0.75%) SunGard
9 1 (0.38%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.38%) Intel
9 1 (0.38%) Lotus
9 1 (0.38%) Norkom
9 1 (0.38%) SAP
9 1 (0.38%) Teradata
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