The median annual salary for a Risk Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 754 782 809
Rank change year-on-year +28 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 136 150 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 109 133 153
Median salary £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £35,000 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £98,500 £72,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% +7.38%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +37 134 £55,000 +7.84% 16
London +34 82 £62,500 -5.66% 8
City of London +39 24 £62,500 -9.09% 1
North West -41 18 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Yorkshire +11 13 £45,000 +29.49%
West Yorkshire +21 11 £45,000 +29.49%
Leeds +16 10 £45,000 +29.49%
East Midlands +20 9 £55,000 -
Cheshire -22 9 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Northamptonshire - 7 £55,000 -
Manchester -41 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Northampton - 6 £55,000 -
East of England -9 4 £44,000 -1.67%
South East +21 3 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Knutsford - 3 £35,000 -
Barnet - 3 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £44,000 -
Hampshire +15 2 £36,250 +3.57% 2
West Midlands +3 2 £26,750 -50.23% 1
Scotland -1 2 £45,000 - 3
Edinburgh -4 2 £45,000 - 3
Bradford - 2 - -
Hull - 2 £31,750 -
Nottingham - 2 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £47,500 -
South West - 2 £65,000 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £31,750 -
Surrey +20 1 £47,500 -5.94% 1
North East - 1 £30,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,500 -

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 155 (65.96%) Finance
2 92 (39.15%) Risk Management
3 80 (34.04%) Banking
4 79 (33.62%) Information Security
5 61 (25.96%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (25.53%) SQL
7 55 (23.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 55 (23.40%) Degree
8 48 (20.43%) CISSP
9 47 (20.00%) Asset Management
10 46 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 45 (19.15%) Credit Risk
12 42 (17.87%) CISM
13 39 (16.60%) Risk Analysis
14 37 (15.74%) SAS
15 34 (14.47%) CISA
16 32 (13.62%) Derivative
16 32 (13.62%) IT Audit
16 32 (13.62%) Analytics
17 30 (12.77%) Management Information System
18 29 (12.34%) CRISC
19 27 (11.49%) R
20 26 (11.06%) ITIL
21 25 (10.64%) Mathematics
22 24 (10.21%) Retail
22 24 (10.21%) Investment Banking
22 24 (10.21%) Equities
23 22 (9.36%) IT Governance
24 21 (8.94%) Data Analysis
24 21 (8.94%) Data Protection

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 37 (15.74%) SAS
2 6 (2.55%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (6.38%) Stata
2 11 (4.68%) EViews
3 9 (3.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.70%) SPSS
5 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (0.85%) SunGard APT
2 1 (0.43%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.43%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) IaaS
2 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.53%) Network Security
2 3 (1.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.83%) Big Data
1 9 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.98%) Base SAS
2 7 (2.98%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.70%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.70%) QlikView
4 4 (1.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (1.70%) Spotfire
5 3 (1.28%) SAS EBI
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.85%) DataStage
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.85%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (5.11%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) TestDirector
General
1 155 (65.96%) Finance
2 80 (34.04%) Banking
3 24 (10.21%) Investment Banking
3 24 (10.21%) Retail
4 18 (7.66%) Front Office
5 14 (5.96%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.40%) Advertising
7 6 (2.55%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.13%) Legal
8 5 (2.13%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) Games
10 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.43%) International Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Marketing
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.96%) NumPy
2 6 (2.55%) Kafka
2 6 (2.55%) Pandas
2 6 (2.55%) SciPy
2 6 (2.55%) Web Services
3 2 (0.85%) XML
4 1 (0.43%) FpML
4 1 (0.43%) HTML
4 1 (0.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.96%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (19.15%) Credit Risk
3 32 (13.62%) Derivative
4 30 (12.77%) Management Information System
5 24 (10.21%) Equities
6 19 (8.09%) Market Risk
7 17 (7.23%) Hedge funds
8 16 (6.81%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (5.11%) OTC Derivatives
10 10 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (3.40%) Equity Risk
12 7 (2.98%) Fixed Income
13 6 (2.55%) Cyber Defence
14 4 (1.70%) Virtual Team
15 3 (1.28%) Algorithms
16 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
16 2 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
17 1 (0.43%) Freedom of Information
17 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
17 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.70%) Linux
2 3 (1.28%) Windows
3 2 (0.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (39.15%) Risk Management
2 79 (33.62%) Information Security
3 47 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 46 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (16.60%) Risk Analysis
6 32 (13.62%) Analytics
6 32 (13.62%) IT Audit
7 26 (11.06%) ITIL
8 25 (10.64%) Mathematics
9 22 (9.36%) IT Governance
10 21 (8.94%) Data Analysis
10 21 (8.94%) Data Protection
11 19 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (7.66%) Business Analysis
13 16 (6.81%) Data Analytics
13 16 (6.81%) Data Management
13 16 (6.81%) Security Architecture
13 16 (6.81%) Security Management
14 15 (6.38%) SDLC
15 14 (5.96%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 60 (25.53%) SQL
2 27 (11.49%) R
3 21 (8.94%) MATLAB
4 16 (6.81%) Python
5 14 (5.96%) C++
6 9 (3.83%) Java
7 8 (3.40%) C#
8 6 (2.55%) VBA
9 4 (1.70%) C
10 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.43%) JCL
10 1 (0.43%) Scala
10 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (23.40%) Degree
2 48 (20.43%) CISSP
3 42 (17.87%) CISM
4 34 (14.47%) CISA
5 29 (12.34%) CRISC
6 12 (5.11%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (4.68%) SANS
8 10 (4.26%) Master's Degree
9 8 (3.40%) PhD
10 7 (2.98%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 5 (2.13%) CISMP
11 5 (2.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 4 (1.70%) Postgraduate
13 3 (1.28%) CIMA
14 2 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 2 (0.85%) ACCA
14 2 (0.85%) CCSP
14 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
15 1 (0.43%) ISACA
15 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (23.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (8.09%) COBIT
3 15 (6.38%) IFRS
3 15 (6.38%) IFRS 9
4 11 (4.68%) PCI DSS
4 11 (4.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (3.83%) Data Quality
6 8 (3.40%) GDPR
6 8 (3.40%) ISO 9001
7 6 (2.55%) Basel II
8 5 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.85%) Basel III
9 2 (0.85%) EMIR
9 2 (0.85%) MiFID
9 2 (0.85%) PMO
10 1 (0.43%) ISO 31000
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.43%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 9 (3.83%) Oracle
2 4 (1.70%) IBM
2 4 (1.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.28%) Cognos
3 3 (1.28%) SAP
3 3 (1.28%) Tableau
4 2 (0.85%) BISAM
4 2 (0.85%) CA
4 2 (0.85%) Informatica
4 2 (0.85%) JD Edwards
4 2 (0.85%) Murex
4 2 (0.85%) SunGard
5 1 (0.43%) Charles River
5 1 (0.43%) Norkom
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