Period
to 19 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Risk Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Assessment over the 6 months to 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 545 571
Rank change year-on-year -30 +26 +45
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 758 949 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 545 758 718
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% -3.64% -
10th Percentile £37,981 £33,750 £36,025
90th Percentile £82,300 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Risk Assessment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159042 175633 191561
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.06% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 126409 146488 156350
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Risk Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in the UK

Risk Assessment
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Risk Assessment in the UK

Risk Assessment
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Assessment in the UK

Risk Assessment
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2017. 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 -18 714 £55,000 +1.85% 45
UK excluding London -4 404 £52,500 +5.00% 29
London -27 332 £64,750 +7.92% 16
South East +27 141 £55,000 +10.00% 14
North of England +27 122 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Midlands +11 62 £60,000 +41.18% 4
North West -11 60 £50,000 +17.65% 3
West Midlands +17 51 £60,000 +52.87% 3
Yorkshire +28 39 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England -63 37 £60,000 +14.29% 3
South West +5 31 £60,000 +9.09% 1
North East +39 23 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Scotland +7 21 £75,000 +42.86% 1
Wales +18 12 £31,304 -55.28%
East Midlands +14 11 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 313 (41.29%) Information Security
2 304 (40.11%) Finance
3 272 (35.88%) Risk Management
4 261 (34.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 246 (32.45%) CISSP
6 176 (23.22%) CISM
7 137 (18.07%) Management Information System
8 123 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (16.23%) PCI DSS
9 120 (15.83%) ITIL
10 119 (15.70%) Project Management
11 113 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
12 100 (13.19%) Windows
13 97 (12.80%) Cybersecurity
14 96 (12.66%) Degree
15 94 (12.40%) Banking
16 91 (12.01%) Penetration Testing
17 89 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 89 (11.74%) Data Protection
18 85 (11.21%) CISA
19 78 (10.29%) Firewall
19 78 (10.29%) Retail
20 75 (9.89%) Network Security
21 73 (9.63%) Mentoring
22 68 (8.97%) Service Delivery
23 66 (8.71%) Security Management
24 63 (8.31%) PRINCE2
24 63 (8.31%) Oracle
24 63 (8.31%) Security Architecture
25 62 (8.18%) Cisco Certification

Risk Assessment
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 12 (1.58%) IIS
2 11 (1.45%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.19%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.66%) SAS
6 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.40%) TPMS
7 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.26%) Apache
9 1 (0.13%) CICS
9 1 (0.13%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) Drupal
9 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 24 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (2.77%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (2.51%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (1.85%) Teamcenter
3 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.53%) Primavera
4 4 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.09%) SaaS
2 23 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (1.06%) PaaS
5 7 (0.92%) IaaS
6 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.66%) Office 365
8 4 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.40%) GitHub
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 78 (10.29%) Firewall
2 75 (9.89%) Network Security
3 27 (3.56%) TCP/IP
4 26 (3.43%) MPLS
5 24 (3.17%) BGP
5 24 (3.17%) OSPF
6 20 (2.64%) HTTP
7 19 (2.51%) Wireless
8 16 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (1.98%) Internet
10 13 (1.72%) DHCP
10 13 (1.72%) DNS
11 11 (1.45%) Multicast
12 10 (1.32%) LAN
12 10 (1.32%) WAN
13 7 (0.92%) SSL
14 6 (0.79%) SAN
15 4 (0.53%) IPv4
15 4 (0.53%) SNMP
15 4 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.06%) Big Data
3 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (0.53%) GIS
5 4 (0.53%) MySQL
5 4 (0.53%) QlikView
5 4 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.40%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.40%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.40%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.40%) Redis
6 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.26%) DataStage
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (2.77%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (1.98%) Grunt
2 15 (1.98%) gulp
2 15 (1.98%) PostCSS
2 15 (1.98%) webpack
3 8 (1.06%) JMeter
3 8 (1.06%) Selenium
4 7 (0.92%) JIRA
5 5 (0.66%) Gatling
5 5 (0.66%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.53%) AppScan
6 4 (0.53%) Burp Suite
6 4 (0.53%) Paros
6 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.53%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.53%) WebScarab
7 3 (0.40%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.40%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.40%) TestComplete
General
1 304 (40.11%) Finance
2 94 (12.40%) Banking
3 78 (10.29%) Retail
4 61 (8.05%) Investment Banking
5 60 (7.92%) Retail Banking
6 37 (4.88%) Legal
7 35 (4.62%) Marketing
8 34 (4.49%) Telecoms
9 29 (3.83%) Manufacturing
10 23 (3.03%) Electronics
11 22 (2.90%) Back Office
12 16 (2.11%) Military
13 13 (1.72%) Front Office
13 13 (1.72%) Law
14 10 (1.32%) Publishing
15 9 (1.19%) Financial Institution
15 9 (1.19%) Private Banking
16 8 (1.06%) Local Government
17 6 (0.79%) Spanish Language
18 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 127 (16.75%) Consultant
2 106 (13.98%) Analyst
3 97 (12.80%) Security Consultant
4 74 (9.76%) Architect
5 53 (6.99%) Security Manager
6 48 (6.33%) Security Analyst
7 42 (5.54%) Solutions Architect
8 41 (5.41%) Information Security Consultant
9 40 (5.28%) Risk Manager
10 34 (4.49%) Information Analyst
10 34 (4.49%) Information Security Analyst
10 34 (4.49%) Information Security Manager
11 33 (4.35%) Information Manager
12 31 (4.09%) Risk Consultant
13 29 (3.83%) Security Specialist
14 26 (3.43%) Compliance Manager
14 26 (3.43%) Governance Manager
14 26 (3.43%) IT Manager
14 26 (3.43%) Security Architect
14 26 (3.43%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.94%) Web Services
2 26 (3.43%) HTML
3 22 (2.90%) Node.js
4 19 (2.51%) .NET
5 18 (2.37%) AngularJS
5 18 (2.37%) XML
6 15 (1.98%) Ajax
6 15 (1.98%) Backbone.js
6 15 (1.98%) CSS
6 15 (1.98%) Redux
6 15 (1.98%) REST
6 15 (1.98%) Sass
6 15 (1.98%) SVG
7 11 (1.45%) RESTful
7 11 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (1.32%) CGI
9 9 (1.19%) J2EE
10 8 (1.06%) MSMQ
11 7 (0.92%) JDBC
11 7 (0.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 137 (18.07%) Management Information System
2 113 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.15%) Data Protection Act
4 21 (2.77%) User Experience
5 20 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.24%) CESG
8 16 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
9 15 (1.98%) Data Centre
10 13 (1.72%) Fixed Income
10 13 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.58%) Cyber Defence
12 10 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.06%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.06%) Mainframe
13 8 (1.06%) Replication
14 6 (0.79%) CMDB
14 6 (0.79%) Derivative
14 6 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 100 (13.19%) Windows
2 61 (8.05%) Unix
3 53 (6.99%) Linux
4 22 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) Android
7 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.13%) HPUX
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (41.29%) Information Security
2 272 (35.88%) Risk Management
3 123 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (15.83%) ITIL
5 119 (15.70%) Project Management
6 97 (12.80%) Cybersecurity
7 91 (12.01%) Penetration Testing
8 89 (11.74%) Data Protection
8 89 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 73 (9.63%) Mentoring
10 68 (8.97%) Service Delivery
11 66 (8.71%) Security Management
12 63 (8.31%) PRINCE2
12 63 (8.31%) Security Architecture
13 60 (7.92%) Wealth Management
14 56 (7.39%) Asset Management
15 55 (7.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 52 (6.86%) Test Automation
17 51 (6.73%) ISMS
18 50 (6.60%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 52 (6.86%) Java
2 47 (6.20%) SQL
3 46 (6.07%) C
4 43 (5.67%) Python
5 42 (5.54%) C#
6 39 (5.15%) JavaScript
7 27 (3.56%) PowerShell
8 25 (3.30%) Bash Shell
9 19 (2.51%) C++
10 18 (2.37%) Bourne shell
11 15 (1.98%) Perl
12 5 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.53%) VBA
14 3 (0.40%) PHP
14 3 (0.40%) VB
14 3 (0.40%) VBScript
15 2 (0.26%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.26%) Ruby
15 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 246 (32.45%) CISSP
2 176 (23.22%) CISM
3 96 (12.66%) Degree
4 85 (11.21%) CISA
5 62 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (8.05%) Security Cleared
7 51 (6.73%) SC Cleared
8 38 (5.01%) CESG Certified Professional
9 31 (4.09%) CCNA
10 30 (3.96%) SANS
11 29 (3.83%) CEH
11 29 (3.83%) CRISC
11 29 (3.83%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 27 (3.56%) CCNP
13 23 (3.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 21 (2.77%) CCSA
15 19 (2.51%) JNCIP
16 17 (2.24%) CCSP
17 15 (1.98%) ISEB
17 15 (1.98%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (34.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 123 (16.23%) PCI DSS
3 54 (7.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 52 (6.86%) GDPR
5 46 (6.07%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 40 (5.28%) QA
7 35 (4.62%) COBIT
8 23 (3.03%) Data Quality
8 23 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (2.37%) Cyber Essentials
10 15 (1.98%) ISO 9001
10 15 (1.98%) PMO
10 15 (1.98%) WCAG
11 13 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 12 (1.58%) ISO 22301
13 11 (1.45%) NIST 800
13 11 (1.45%) PA-DSS
13 11 (1.45%) RMADS
14 8 (1.06%) SLA
15 7 (0.92%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 39 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.66%) Firmware
3 5 (0.66%) vSphere
4 4 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.06%) Nessus
2 4 (0.53%) Ansible
2 4 (0.53%) WMI
3 3 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.26%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.13%) Kibana
5 1 (0.13%) logstash
5 1 (0.13%) Nmap
5 1 (0.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 63 (8.31%) Oracle
2 51 (6.73%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.07%) SAP
4 42 (5.54%) VMware
5 33 (4.35%) Cisco
6 24 (3.17%) Juniper
7 13 (1.72%) HP
7 13 (1.72%) Sybase
8 10 (1.32%) Murex
9 9 (1.19%) BMC
10 8 (1.06%) IBM
11 7 (0.92%) Citrix
11 7 (0.92%) hybris
12 6 (0.79%) CA
12 6 (0.79%) Qualys
13 5 (0.66%) Remedy
13 5 (0.66%) Splunk
14 4 (0.53%) GENBAND
14 4 (0.53%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.53%) Snow