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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Assessment
UK
Rank 560 509 531
Rank change year-on-year -51 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 317 515 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.56% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 235 408 352
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £88,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 75633 91466 92413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.55% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62140 75689 74754
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Assessment in the UK

Risk Assessment
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 Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -51 286 £52,500 -4.54% 39
London -59 92 £55,000 -9.83% 11
South East +46 81 £50,000 -9.09% 13
North West -16 33 £41,000 -31.66% 3
Surrey +48 26 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East of England +19 23 £57,500 +23.65% 3
Hampshire +18 20 £42,500 -1.16% 3
West Midlands +28 18 £60,000 +45.45% 2
Berkshire +14 15 £55,000 - 3
South West -1 14 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Cheshire +20 12 £66,250 - 1
Hertfordshire +19 12 £47,500 +5.55%
East Midlands +11 12 £51,500 -6.36% 1
Yorkshire +12 11 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Wales +11 11 £31,304 +39.12% 1
Lancashire - 10 £41,000 - 1
Staines - 10 £45,000 - 1
City of London +32 9 £64,500 +9.32% 6
Oxfordshire +9 9 £36,000 -58.85% 1
Bristol +2 9 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West Wales - 9 £31,304 -
Oxford - 9 £36,000 -
Swansea - 9 £31,304 -
Bedfordshire +28 8 £55,000 -18.51% 2
Kent +22 8 £46,250 -15.90% 1
Birmingham +14 8 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Manchester -33 8 £62,500 +1.21% 1
Luton +7 7 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead +2 7 £60,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire +20 6 £37,500 -6.25% 2

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 382 (47.45%) Information Security
2 284 (35.28%) Finance
3 281 (34.91%) CISSP
4 268 (33.29%) Management Information System
5 258 (32.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 233 (28.94%) Risk Management
7 220 (27.33%) CISM
8 190 (23.60%) ITIL
9 157 (19.50%) Firewall
9 157 (19.50%) Security Architecture
10 151 (18.76%) CISA
11 147 (18.26%) Security Management
12 137 (17.02%) PCI DSS
13 132 (16.40%) Cybersecurity
14 125 (15.53%) Degree
15 124 (15.40%) Windows
16 122 (15.16%) Project Management
17 113 (14.04%) Information Security Management
18 107 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
18 107 (13.29%) Security Cleared
19 102 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
20 95 (11.80%) Microsoft
21 90 (11.18%) Data Protection
21 90 (11.18%) SIEM
22 84 (10.43%) SC Cleared
23 82 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
24 81 (10.06%) COBIT
25 76 (9.44%) Continuous Improvement
26 74 (9.19%) Network Security
27 69 (8.57%) Penetration Testing

Risk Assessment
Top Related 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 23 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 21 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.36%) JBoss
4 16 (1.99%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.50%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.50%) SAS
8 4 (0.50%) TPMS
9 3 (0.37%) IIS
10 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.25%) GroupWise
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.25%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.12%) Apache
11 1 (0.12%) CMS
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.98%) MS Office
3 17 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.74%) MS Project
5 10 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Maple
7 1 (0.12%) Simulink
7 1 (0.12%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 30 (3.73%) Sentinel
2 14 (1.74%) assyst
2 14 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (1.12%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.62%) Primavera
6 4 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.73%) Office 365
2 24 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (1.86%) IaaS
6 7 (0.87%) SaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Force.com
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (19.50%) Firewall
2 74 (9.19%) Network Security
3 37 (4.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (2.86%) MPLS
5 22 (2.73%) BGP
5 22 (2.73%) OSPF
6 20 (2.48%) TCP/IP
7 17 (2.11%) LAN
8 16 (1.99%) Internet
8 16 (1.99%) WAN
9 15 (1.86%) HTTP
10 13 (1.61%) VPN
11 12 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (1.49%) SAN
12 10 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (0.87%) SSL
14 4 (0.50%) Wireless
15 3 (0.37%) DNS
16 2 (0.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.37%) MongoDB
3 9 (1.12%) Big Data
4 6 (0.75%) GIS
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.25%) Redis
7 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.12%) MySQL
7 1 (0.12%) Power BI
7 1 (0.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.37%) AppScan
2 11 (1.37%) Burp Suite
2 11 (1.37%) Paros
3 9 (1.12%) JMeter
4 6 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (0.62%) Gatling
5 5 (0.62%) JIRA
6 4 (0.50%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.50%) SpecFlow
6 4 (0.50%) TestComplete
7 3 (0.37%) Appium
7 3 (0.37%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.37%) jMock
7 3 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (0.37%) Mockito
7 3 (0.37%) QUnit
7 3 (0.37%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 284 (35.28%) Finance
2 66 (8.20%) Banking
3 40 (4.97%) Legal
3 40 (4.97%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.22%) Retail
5 28 (3.48%) Marketing
6 16 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.37%) Aerospace
8 11 (1.37%) Back Office
8 11 (1.37%) Military
9 10 (1.24%) German Language
9 10 (1.24%) Spanish Language
10 9 (1.12%) French Language
11 8 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (0.87%) Electronics
12 7 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.87%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.75%) Games
13 6 (0.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 184 (22.86%) Analyst
2 128 (15.90%) Security Analyst
3 110 (13.66%) Consultant
4 88 (10.93%) Security Consultant
5 65 (8.07%) Information Analyst
6 64 (7.95%) Information Security Analyst
7 55 (6.83%) Architect
8 48 (5.96%) Security Officer
8 48 (5.96%) Security Specialist
9 47 (5.84%) IT Analyst
10 41 (5.09%) Security Manager
11 40 (4.97%) Information Security Consultant
11 40 (4.97%) Information Security Officer
12 36 (4.47%) Security Architect
13 35 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
14 32 (3.98%) Information Manager
14 32 (3.98%) Information Officer
15 28 (3.48%) Project Manager
16 27 (3.35%) Information Security Manager
17 25 (3.11%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.73%) Web Services
2 21 (2.61%) Middleware
3 18 (2.24%) Gherkin
3 18 (2.24%) J2EE
4 11 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (1.12%) .NET
5 9 (1.12%) AngularJS
5 9 (1.12%) Node.js
6 8 (0.99%) XML
7 7 (0.87%) EJB
7 7 (0.87%) Hibernate
7 7 (0.87%) JDBC
7 7 (0.87%) JMS
7 7 (0.87%) JPA
7 7 (0.87%) Servlets
7 7 (0.87%) Spring
8 5 (0.62%) EDI
8 5 (0.62%) Java EE
9 4 (0.50%) HTML
9 4 (0.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 268 (33.29%) Management Information System
2 82 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (7.70%) CESG
4 49 (6.09%) Data Centre
5 42 (5.22%) Data Protection Act
6 27 (3.35%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.11%) Mainframe
8 15 (1.86%) Freedom of Information
8 15 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (1.74%) User Experience
9 14 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.37%) Cyber Attack
11 8 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
12 7 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.87%) PMI
13 6 (0.75%) Derivative
13 6 (0.75%) Replication
13 6 (0.75%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 124 (15.40%) Windows
2 66 (8.20%) Linux
3 58 (7.20%) Unix
4 34 (4.22%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.24%) Data ONTAP
5 10 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.87%) Windows 8
6 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.62%) Android
8 5 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.50%) AIX
9 4 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.37%) zOS
11 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.12%) HPUX
11 1 (0.12%) SUSE
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (47.45%) Information Security
2 233 (28.94%) Risk Management
3 190 (23.60%) ITIL
4 157 (19.50%) Security Architecture
5 147 (18.26%) Security Management
6 132 (16.40%) Cybersecurity
7 122 (15.16%) Project Management
8 113 (14.04%) Information Security Management
9 107 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
10 102 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 90 (11.18%) Data Protection
11 90 (11.18%) SIEM
12 76 (9.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 69 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
14 63 (7.83%) Information Assurance
15 56 (6.96%) Service Delivery
16 55 (6.83%) ISMS
17 52 (6.46%) Security Operations
18 51 (6.34%) Service Management
18 51 (6.34%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.34%) Java
2 42 (5.22%) C
3 34 (4.22%) SQL
4 24 (2.98%) Bash Shell
5 22 (2.73%) PowerShell
6 21 (2.61%) C#
7 18 (2.24%) Bourne shell
8 16 (1.99%) JavaScript
9 13 (1.61%) C++
10 12 (1.49%) Python
11 5 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.50%) Scala
12 4 (0.50%) VB
12 4 (0.50%) VBScript
13 3 (0.37%) Perl
13 3 (0.37%) PHP
13 3 (0.37%) R
14 1 (0.12%) Fortran
14 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 281 (34.91%) CISSP
2 220 (27.33%) CISM
3 151 (18.76%) CISA
4 125 (15.53%) Degree
5 107 (13.29%) Security Cleared
6 84 (10.43%) SC Cleared
7 61 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
8 52 (6.46%) CESG Certified Professional
9 47 (5.84%) CRISC
10 35 (4.35%) CEH
10 35 (4.35%) SANS
11 28 (3.48%) CCNP
11 28 (3.48%) ISEB
12 27 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (3.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 21 (2.61%) GIAC
15 20 (2.48%) ISTQB
16 19 (2.36%) CISMP
17 18 (2.24%) CLAS
18 17 (2.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (32.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 137 (17.02%) PCI DSS
3 81 (10.06%) COBIT
4 50 (6.21%) QA
5 48 (5.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 39 (4.84%) Cyber Essentials
7 35 (4.35%) RMADS
8 29 (3.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 22 (2.73%) PMO
10 21 (2.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 19 (2.36%) GDPR
12 16 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 15 (1.86%) ISO27002
14 14 (1.74%) GPG13
15 11 (1.37%) JSP 440
16 9 (1.12%) ISO22301
16 9 (1.12%) SLA
17 7 (0.87%) HMG Infosec
17 7 (0.87%) ISAE 3402
18 6 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.25%) NDS
3 2 (0.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (0.25%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.24%) HP Fortify
1 10 (1.24%) WebInspect
2 9 (1.12%) Nessus
3 8 (0.99%) AirWatch
3 8 (0.99%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.75%) WSUS
5 4 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.50%) SCCM
6 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.25%) Nagios
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.12%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.12%) EnCase
8 1 (0.12%) FTK
8 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.12%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 95 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.71%) VMware
3 43 (5.34%) Oracle
4 38 (4.72%) Cisco
5 29 (3.60%) HP
6 17 (2.11%) Juniper
6 17 (2.11%) ServiceNow
7 13 (1.61%) IBM
8 12 (1.49%) LogRhythm
8 12 (1.49%) Sybase
9 10 (1.24%) CheckPoint
9 10 (1.24%) NetApp
10 8 (0.99%) Remedy
10 8 (0.99%) Sophos
11 7 (0.87%) ArcSight
11 7 (0.87%) hybris
11 7 (0.87%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.50%) Citrix
12 4 (0.50%) Informatica
12 4 (0.50%) Splunk
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits flexi package, pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Network Rail
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 9 days ago
Fleet
Mint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday