Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 591 533 613
Rank change year-on-year -58 +80 +8
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 706 845 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.54% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 545 662 680
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £38,995 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,750 £82,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -2.06%

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 157,440 157,260 187,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.54% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 127,646 129,586 155,123
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Risk Assessment in the UK

Risk Assessment
Top 16 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 17 February 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 -71 678 £55,000 +4.76% 132
London -35 358 £62,500 +13.64% 49
UK excluding London -73 332 £52,500 +5.00% 98
South East +18 177 £52,500 +14.38% 30
North of England -45 65 £42,500 +3.03% 16
Midlands -30 33 £45,000 +5.88% 9
North West -54 31 £40,036 -5.80% 8
Yorkshire +10 29 £43,500 +8.75% 6
West Midlands -16 29 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South West -24 28 £55,000 - 16
East of England -11 14 £48,500 -3.00% 12
Scotland -28 13 £72,500 +62.92% 12
North East -21 5 £27,500 -40.54% 2
East Midlands +15 4 £55,000 - 4
Northern Ireland - 2 £52,500 - 2
Wales 0 1 £65,000 -7.14% 1

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 339 (48.02%) Information Security
2 251 (35.55%) CISSP
3 250 (35.41%) Finance
4 218 (30.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 174 (24.65%) Risk Management
6 154 (21.81%) CISM
7 151 (21.39%) Management Information System
8 136 (19.26%) Security Management
9 128 (18.13%) Firewall
10 114 (16.15%) Network Security
11 110 (15.58%) ITIL
12 107 (15.16%) Cybersecurity
13 104 (14.73%) Information Security Management
14 102 (14.45%) Degree
14 102 (14.45%) Penetration Testing
15 98 (13.88%) Data Protection
16 92 (13.03%) PCI DSS
17 91 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
18 79 (11.19%) GDPR
19 78 (11.05%) Project Management
20 77 (10.91%) Risk Analysis
21 74 (10.48%) Microsoft
22 68 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
23 67 (9.49%) CISA
24 65 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
24 65 (9.21%) Security Architecture
25 64 (9.07%) ISMS
26 61 (8.64%) Security Cleared
26 61 (8.64%) Incident Management
27 55 (7.79%) Active Directory

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 19 (2.69%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.12%) Skype for Business
3 13 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (1.84%) SAS
4 12 (1.70%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.13%) GemFire
6 8 (1.13%) IIS
7 6 (0.85%) TPMS
7 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.71%) WordPress
9 4 (0.57%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.14%) Confluence
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (4.67%) MS Visio
2 24 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.28%) Maximo
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle AML
2 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.40%) SaaS
2 16 (2.27%) IaaS
3 15 (2.12%) PaaS
4 14 (1.98%) npm
5 12 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.71%) Serverless
9 3 (0.42%) Akamai
9 3 (0.42%) Office 365
10 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 128 (18.13%) Firewall
2 114 (16.15%) Network Security
3 26 (3.68%) Wireless
4 22 (3.12%) Internet
5 21 (2.97%) VoIP
5 21 (2.97%) VPN
6 18 (2.55%) LAN
6 18 (2.55%) WAN
7 16 (2.27%) DNS
7 16 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (2.12%) DHCP
9 14 (1.98%) HTTP
10 10 (1.42%) TCP/IP
11 9 (1.27%) MPLS
11 9 (1.27%) Unified Communications
12 7 (0.99%) BGP
12 7 (0.99%) OSPF
13 6 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
13 6 (0.85%) SAN
13 6 (0.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (1.27%) Big Data
3 9 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 7 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.71%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.42%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.42%) Redis
8 2 (0.28%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.28%) DB2
9 1 (0.14%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.14%) GIS
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (1.98%) Grunt
1 14 (1.98%) gulp
1 14 (1.98%) PostCSS
1 14 (1.98%) webpack
2 13 (1.84%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.70%) JIRA
4 9 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.13%) JUnit
5 8 (1.13%) Maven
6 7 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.42%) Selenium
8 2 (0.28%) Appium
8 2 (0.28%) GCC
8 2 (0.28%) Robotium
8 2 (0.28%) Subversion
9 1 (0.14%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.14%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.14%) GDB
9 1 (0.14%) sqlmap
9 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 250 (35.41%) Finance
2 51 (7.22%) Banking
3 42 (5.95%) Law
4 38 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 36 (5.10%) Legal
6 33 (4.67%) Manufacturing
7 27 (3.82%) Investment Banking
8 21 (2.97%) Retail
9 18 (2.55%) Marketing
10 17 (2.41%) Automotive
11 14 (1.98%) Retail Banking
12 8 (1.13%) Electronics
13 6 (0.85%) Advertising
14 5 (0.71%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.71%) Military
15 3 (0.42%) French Language
15 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.42%) Publishing
16 2 (0.28%) Billing
16 2 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 174 (24.65%) Analyst
2 124 (17.56%) Security Analyst
3 112 (15.86%) Consultant
4 85 (12.04%) Information Analyst
5 83 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
6 82 (11.61%) Architect
7 75 (10.62%) Security Consultant
8 45 (6.37%) Security Manager
9 41 (5.81%) Information Security Consultant
10 32 (4.53%) Information Manager
10 32 (4.53%) Information Security Manager
11 27 (3.82%) Risk Analyst
11 27 (3.82%) Security Engineer
12 26 (3.68%) Enterprise Architect
12 26 (3.68%) IT Manager
13 25 (3.54%) Security Architect
14 24 (3.40%) Risk Consultant
14 24 (3.40%) Risk Manager
15 23 (3.26%) Security Specialist
16 22 (3.12%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.41%) Web Services
2 15 (2.12%) HTML
3 14 (1.98%) Ajax
3 14 (1.98%) AngularJS
3 14 (1.98%) Backbone.js
3 14 (1.98%) CSS
3 14 (1.98%) Node.js
3 14 (1.98%) Redux
3 14 (1.98%) REST
3 14 (1.98%) Sass
3 14 (1.98%) SVG
3 14 (1.98%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 10 (1.42%) .NET
4 10 (1.42%) Spring
5 5 (0.71%) J2EE
5 5 (0.71%) LAMP
5 5 (0.71%) XML
6 4 (0.57%) EDI
6 4 (0.57%) JMS
7 3 (0.42%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 151 (21.39%) Management Information System
2 65 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.80%) Computer Science
4 37 (5.24%) Data Protection Act
5 30 (4.25%) CESG
6 19 (2.69%) Cyberthreat
6 19 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.41%) Taxonomies
8 15 (2.12%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.98%) User Experience
10 12 (1.70%) PMI
11 10 (1.42%) Fintech
11 10 (1.42%) PKI
12 9 (1.27%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.13%) Infotainment
14 7 (0.99%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 6 (0.85%) Life Science
16 5 (0.71%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.96%) Windows
2 29 (4.11%) Linux
3 22 (3.12%) Windows Server
4 17 (2.41%) Unix
5 9 (1.27%) Android
6 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.42%) CentOS
7 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.14%) AIX
8 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.14%) OS/400
8 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (48.02%) Information Security
2 174 (24.65%) Risk Management
3 136 (19.26%) Security Management
4 110 (15.58%) ITIL
5 107 (15.16%) Cybersecurity
6 104 (14.73%) Information Security Management
7 102 (14.45%) Penetration Testing
8 98 (13.88%) Data Protection
9 91 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
10 78 (11.05%) Project Management
11 77 (10.91%) Risk Analysis
12 68 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 65 (9.21%) Security Architecture
14 64 (9.07%) ISMS
15 61 (8.64%) Incident Management
16 49 (6.94%) SIEM
17 48 (6.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 47 (6.66%) Presales
19 46 (6.52%) IT Governance
19 46 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (4.39%) C
2 30 (4.25%) Java
3 20 (2.83%) SQL
4 16 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.98%) C++
5 14 (1.98%) Python
6 9 (1.27%) C#
7 7 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 7 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.85%) Perl
9 4 (0.57%) Objective-C
9 4 (0.57%) R
10 3 (0.42%) Ruby
10 3 (0.42%) Scala
11 2 (0.28%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.28%) RPG
11 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.14%) PHP
12 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.14%) REXX
Qualifications
1 251 (35.55%) CISSP
2 154 (21.81%) CISM
3 102 (14.45%) Degree
4 67 (9.49%) CISA
5 61 (8.64%) Security Cleared
6 54 (7.65%) CRISC
7 51 (7.22%) GIAC
8 41 (5.81%) SC Cleared
9 40 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (4.11%) CESG Certified Professional
11 28 (3.97%) CEH
11 28 (3.97%) SANS
12 24 (3.40%) CCNA
13 22 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
14 14 (1.98%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 14 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.84%) PMI Certification
16 11 (1.56%) CREST Certified
16 11 (1.56%) SSCP
17 10 (1.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (30.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 92 (13.03%) PCI DSS
3 79 (11.19%) GDPR
4 38 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 27 (3.82%) QA
6 23 (3.26%) COBIT
7 22 (3.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 18 (2.55%) Data Quality
8 18 (2.55%) RMADS
9 16 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 14 (1.98%) WCAG
11 13 (1.84%) ISO 22301
12 12 (1.70%) PMO
13 11 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 10 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (1.42%) SLA
15 8 (1.13%) ISO 9001
16 6 (0.85%) JSP 440
16 6 (0.85%) MiFID
16 6 (0.85%) SAS 70
System Software
1 55 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.99%) vSphere
4 6 (0.85%) Docker
5 3 (0.42%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.42%) XenApp
5 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (1.56%) Nessus
1 11 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.85%) SCCM
3 6 (0.85%) WSUS
4 3 (0.42%) CSIRT
4 3 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.42%) Grafana
4 3 (0.42%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.14%) Nmap
6 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 74 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 31 (4.39%) Cisco
3 18 (2.55%) SAP
4 11 (1.56%) Oracle
5 10 (1.42%) Remedy
6 9 (1.27%) VMware
7 5 (0.71%) Ariba
7 5 (0.71%) CA
7 5 (0.71%) F5
7 5 (0.71%) Informatica
7 5 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.71%) Splunk
8 4 (0.57%) Citrix
8 4 (0.57%) McAfee
8 4 (0.57%) MuleSoft
8 4 (0.57%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.57%) Sophos
8 4 (0.57%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.57%) Vitria
8 4 (0.57%) webMethods