Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 656 608 564
Rank change year-on-year -48 -44 +42
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 574 639 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.38% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 404 491 770
UK median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.48% -1.82% -4.35%
10th Percentile £36,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156,628 153,326 180,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.84% 90.55% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 125,948 125,702 150,219
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 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 -34 540 £55,500 +4.23% 92
London +54 301 £62,500 +4.17% 36
UK excluding London -96 265 £52,500 +5.00% 65
South East -46 116 £55,000 +4.76% 27
North of England -37 41 £42,250 +3.05% 9
Midlands -11 33 £43,500 -27.50% 10
South West -14 29 £55,500 -7.50% 5
West Midlands 0 26 £43,500 -27.50% 6
North West -36 26 £39,250 -7.65% 4
Scotland -20 22 £72,500 +7.41% 7
East of England -21 17 £50,000 -16.67% 5
Yorkshire +12 15 £42,750 +14.00% 4
East Midlands -11 6 £42,714 -17.06% 4
Wales +3 5 £40,210 +28.45% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 262 (45.64%) Information Security
2 202 (35.19%) CISSP
3 150 (26.13%) Risk Management
4 140 (24.39%) Finance
4 140 (24.39%) Cybersecurity
5 137 (23.87%) CISM
6 134 (23.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 115 (20.03%) Management Information System
8 95 (16.55%) Degree
9 93 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
10 83 (14.46%) Firewall
11 82 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 73 (12.72%) Data Protection
13 72 (12.54%) Security Architecture
14 71 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 68 (11.85%) Security Management
16 67 (11.67%) ITIL
17 66 (11.50%) GDPR
18 65 (11.32%) PCI DSS
19 64 (11.15%) Network Security
20 63 (10.98%) Penetration Testing
20 63 (10.98%) CISA
21 62 (10.80%) Business Continuity
22 57 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
23 56 (9.76%) Incident Management
24 55 (9.58%) Project Management
25 54 (9.41%) Analytics
26 51 (8.89%) Security Cleared
27 49 (8.54%) Computer Science
28 48 (8.36%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 22 (3.83%) IIS
2 15 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.09%) GemFire
4 11 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.87%) TPMS
8 4 (0.70%) SAS
8 4 (0.70%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.17%) CMS
10 1 (0.17%) IPython
10 1 (0.17%) JBoss
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (2.61%) MS Visio
2 10 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.22%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.70%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.52%) assyst
3 3 (0.52%) Primavera
3 3 (0.52%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.17%) Maximo
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.17%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.18%) npm
2 23 (4.01%) SaaS
3 13 (2.26%) PaaS
4 12 (2.09%) IaaS
5 10 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.70%) Office 365
8 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.35%) Akamai
10 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 83 (14.46%) Firewall
2 64 (11.15%) Network Security
3 33 (5.75%) Internet
4 27 (4.70%) HTTP
5 19 (3.31%) TCP/IP
5 19 (3.31%) VPN
6 15 (2.61%) DNS
6 15 (2.61%) LAN
7 14 (2.44%) Wireless
8 12 (2.09%) WAN
9 11 (1.92%) DHCP
10 9 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (1.39%) SSL
11 8 (1.39%) VoIP
12 7 (1.22%) Skype
13 6 (1.05%) SMS
14 5 (0.87%) MPLS
14 5 (0.87%) Unified Communications
15 4 (0.70%) BGP
15 4 (0.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (2.26%) Big Data
3 8 (1.39%) Blockchain
3 8 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.39%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.70%) DB2
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.35%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.35%) GIS
7 2 (0.35%) IBM PureData
7 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.35%) Power BI
7 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.35%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.35%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (0.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 24 (4.18%) Grunt
1 24 (4.18%) gulp
1 24 (4.18%) PostCSS
1 24 (4.18%) webpack
2 16 (2.79%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.09%) JUnit
4 12 (2.09%) Maven
5 10 (1.74%) JIRA
6 8 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.70%) Subversion
8 2 (0.35%) Selenium
9 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.17%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.17%) GitLab
9 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.17%) TestRail
9 1 (0.17%) VersionOne
9 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 140 (24.39%) Finance
2 46 (8.01%) Legal
3 27 (4.70%) Retail
4 24 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.48%) Banking
5 20 (3.48%) Law
6 19 (3.31%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.92%) Automotive
7 11 (1.92%) Marketing
8 8 (1.39%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.87%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.70%) Military
11 4 (0.70%) Publishing
12 3 (0.52%) Electronics
12 3 (0.52%) French Language
13 2 (0.35%) Advertising
13 2 (0.35%) Billing
13 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 129 (22.47%) Analyst
2 91 (15.85%) Security Analyst
3 89 (15.51%) Consultant
4 66 (11.50%) Architect
5 54 (9.41%) Security Manager
6 51 (8.89%) Security Consultant
7 40 (6.97%) Information Analyst
8 39 (6.79%) Information Manager
9 37 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
9 37 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
10 25 (4.36%) Information Security Consultant
10 25 (4.36%) Technical Architect
11 23 (4.01%) IT Analyst
11 23 (4.01%) Risk Consultant
12 21 (3.66%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 20 (3.48%) IT Manager
13 20 (3.48%) Risk Manager
14 19 (3.31%) Project Manager
14 19 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (2.96%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.88%) HTML
2 27 (4.70%) CSS
3 26 (4.53%) Node.js
4 25 (4.36%) Ajax
4 25 (4.36%) REST
5 24 (4.18%) AngularJS
5 24 (4.18%) Backbone.js
5 24 (4.18%) Redux
5 24 (4.18%) Sass
5 24 (4.18%) SVG
5 24 (4.18%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 14 (2.44%) Spring
7 10 (1.74%) Web Services
8 8 (1.39%) XML
9 6 (1.05%) J2EE
9 6 (1.05%) SailPoint
10 4 (0.70%) .NET
10 4 (0.70%) EDI
10 4 (0.70%) JMS
10 4 (0.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 115 (20.03%) Management Information System
2 57 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (8.54%) Computer Science
4 29 (5.05%) Data Protection Act
4 29 (5.05%) Mobile App
5 27 (4.70%) User Experience
6 23 (4.01%) CESG
7 18 (3.14%) Data Centre
8 16 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (1.92%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.74%) Fintech
12 9 (1.57%) Taxonomies
13 8 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
13 8 (1.39%) Infotainment
14 7 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 6 (1.05%) PKI
16 5 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
17 4 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
17 4 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.97%) Windows
2 31 (5.40%) Linux
3 20 (3.48%) Unix
4 15 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.35%) AIX
7 2 (0.35%) Android
7 2 (0.35%) CentOS
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) OS/400
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (45.64%) Information Security
2 150 (26.13%) Risk Management
3 140 (24.39%) Cybersecurity
4 93 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
5 82 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (12.72%) Data Protection
7 72 (12.54%) Security Architecture
8 71 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 68 (11.85%) Security Management
10 67 (11.67%) ITIL
11 63 (10.98%) Penetration Testing
12 62 (10.80%) Business Continuity
13 56 (9.76%) Incident Management
14 55 (9.58%) Project Management
15 54 (9.41%) Analytics
16 48 (8.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 47 (8.19%) SIEM
18 45 (7.84%) Information Security Management
18 45 (7.84%) Presales
19 42 (7.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (5.40%) Java
1 31 (5.40%) JavaScript
2 29 (5.05%) C
3 18 (3.14%) PowerShell
4 17 (2.96%) Python
5 14 (2.44%) SQL
6 10 (1.74%) Perl
7 9 (1.57%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.57%) C#
7 9 (1.57%) C++
8 8 (1.39%) Ruby
9 7 (1.22%) Objective-C
10 5 (0.87%) PHP
11 3 (0.52%) R
12 2 (0.35%) Java 8
12 2 (0.35%) Java 9
12 2 (0.35%) Scala
13 1 (0.17%) REXX
13 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 202 (35.19%) CISSP
2 137 (23.87%) CISM
3 95 (16.55%) Degree
4 63 (10.98%) CISA
5 51 (8.89%) Security Cleared
6 33 (5.75%) CESG Certified Professional
7 31 (5.40%) SANS
8 27 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (4.53%) SC Cleared
10 21 (3.66%) IISP
11 20 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
12 19 (3.31%) CRISC
13 18 (3.14%) CEH
14 17 (2.96%) GIAC
15 16 (2.79%) DV Cleared
16 13 (2.26%) CCNA
16 13 (2.26%) CREST Certified
17 12 (2.09%) ISACA
17 12 (2.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
18 11 (1.92%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (23.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (11.50%) GDPR
3 65 (11.32%) PCI DSS
4 27 (4.70%) COBIT
5 25 (4.36%) WCAG
6 21 (3.66%) RMADS
7 19 (3.31%) Cyber Essentials
7 19 (3.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 17 (2.96%) Data Quality
9 15 (2.61%) QA
10 10 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 9 (1.57%) JSP 440
12 8 (1.39%) ISO 22301
12 8 (1.39%) SLA
13 7 (1.22%) MiFID
14 6 (1.05%) COSO
14 6 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 6 (1.05%) PMO
15 5 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.70%) vSphere
3 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.35%) XenApp
3 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.35%) XenServer
4 1 (0.17%) Docker
4 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (1.22%) Nessus
3 3 (0.52%) TADDM
4 2 (0.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (0.35%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.35%) Grafana
4 2 (0.35%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.35%) SCCM
4 2 (0.35%) WSUS
5 1 (0.17%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.53%) Cisco
3 16 (2.79%) Oracle
4 10 (1.74%) SAP
5 9 (1.57%) IBM
6 8 (1.39%) VMware
7 7 (1.22%) Informatica
7 7 (1.22%) Remedy
8 6 (1.05%) Teradata
9 5 (0.87%) Citrix
9 5 (0.87%) WorldPay
10 4 (0.70%) Axway
10 4 (0.70%) BMC
10 4 (0.70%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.70%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.70%) F5
10 4 (0.70%) Serena
10 4 (0.70%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.70%) Vitria
10 4 (0.70%) webMethods