Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 532 607
Rank change year-on-year -30 +75 +36
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 813 916 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.54% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 578 740 692
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,450 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,875 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.82% -0.53%

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 156707 170358 194395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.22% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123341 141716 159769
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,354 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.01% - +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -17 775 £55,000 +4.76% 30
UK excluding London -13 407 £52,500 +5.00% 19
London +14 381 £60,000 +9.09% 13
South East +51 166 £52,500 +5.00% 9
North of England +37 126 £50,000 +17.65% 3
North West -5 56 £50,000 -2.44% 2
Midlands +11 55 £55,000 +29.41% 3
West Midlands +10 49 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Yorkshire +40 47 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -9 26 £52,500 -4.55%
North East +37 23 £67,500 +77.63% 1
East of England -48 21 £48,500 -3.00% 2
Scotland -13 17 £75,000 +42.86% 2
East Midlands +32 6 - - 1
Wales +9 1 £65,000 -21.21%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 354 (43.54%) Finance
2 347 (42.68%) Information Security
3 296 (36.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 287 (35.30%) Risk Management
5 282 (34.69%) CISSP
6 197 (24.23%) CISM
7 140 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
8 139 (17.10%) Management Information System
9 133 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
10 124 (15.25%) Project Management
10 124 (15.25%) PCI DSS
11 120 (14.76%) Penetration Testing
12 115 (14.15%) Banking
13 109 (13.41%) Data Protection
14 105 (12.92%) ITIL
15 102 (12.55%) Firewall
16 98 (12.05%) Network Security
17 97 (11.93%) Security Management
18 92 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
19 90 (11.07%) Degree
20 85 (10.46%) Information Security Management
21 84 (10.33%) Investment Banking
22 82 (10.09%) Service Delivery
23 81 (9.96%) Risk Analysis
23 81 (9.96%) Cybersecurity
24 79 (9.72%) Wealth Management
25 74 (9.10%) Asset Management
26 69 (8.49%) Retail Banking
26 69 (8.49%) PRINCE2
26 69 (8.49%) Windows

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 (1.48%) WebSphere
2 10 (1.23%) IIS
3 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.74%) SAS
4 4 (0.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.49%) WordPress
5 1 (0.12%) Apache
5 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.12%) CICS
5 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.12%) TPMS
Applications
1 32 (3.94%) MS Visio
2 29 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (2.46%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.85%) Teamcenter
2 5 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.49%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.25%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.44%) SaaS
3 20 (2.46%) SuccessFactors
4 17 (2.09%) npm
5 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.86%) IaaS
6 7 (0.86%) PaaS
7 5 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.62%) Serverless
8 4 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.37%) GitHub
10 2 (0.25%) Office 365
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 102 (12.55%) Firewall
2 98 (12.05%) Network Security
3 28 (3.44%) Wireless
4 27 (3.32%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.46%) MPLS
6 19 (2.34%) BGP
6 19 (2.34%) HTTP
6 19 (2.34%) OSPF
7 17 (2.09%) Internet
8 15 (1.85%) DNS
9 14 (1.72%) DHCP
10 12 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (1.48%) Multicast
11 10 (1.23%) VoIP
12 9 (1.11%) LAN
12 9 (1.11%) WAN
13 6 (0.74%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.74%) VPN
14 5 (0.62%) SNMP
15 4 (0.49%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.74%) Big Data
4 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.49%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.49%) GIS
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.37%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.37%) MySQL
6 3 (0.37%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.37%) Redis
6 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.25%) QlikView
7 2 (0.25%) SAS EBI
7 2 (0.25%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (2.83%) Rational DOORS
2 17 (2.09%) Grunt
2 17 (2.09%) gulp
2 17 (2.09%) PostCSS
2 17 (2.09%) webpack
3 12 (1.48%) JIRA
4 9 (1.11%) Selenium
5 4 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.49%) JMeter
5 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.49%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.37%) AppScan
6 3 (0.37%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.37%) Burp Suite
6 3 (0.37%) Paros
6 3 (0.37%) Subversion
6 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.37%) WebScarab
7 2 (0.25%) Gatling
7 2 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 354 (43.54%) Finance
2 115 (14.15%) Banking
3 84 (10.33%) Investment Banking
4 69 (8.49%) Retail Banking
5 44 (5.41%) Legal
6 38 (4.67%) Manufacturing
7 36 (4.43%) Telecoms
8 27 (3.32%) Electronics
8 27 (3.32%) Law
9 23 (2.83%) Marketing
10 21 (2.58%) Retail
11 15 (1.85%) Military
12 14 (1.72%) Back Office
13 13 (1.60%) Front Office
14 10 (1.23%) Publishing
15 9 (1.11%) Private Banking
16 7 (0.86%) Automotive
17 6 (0.74%) Advertising
17 6 (0.74%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.62%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 144 (17.71%) Consultant
2 129 (15.87%) Analyst
3 110 (13.53%) Security Consultant
4 84 (10.33%) Architect
5 78 (9.59%) Security Analyst
6 60 (7.38%) Information Analyst
6 60 (7.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 50 (6.15%) Security Manager
8 49 (6.03%) Information Security Consultant
9 44 (5.41%) Risk Manager
9 44 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
10 34 (4.18%) Risk Consultant
10 34 (4.18%) Risk Management Specialist
11 33 (4.06%) Information Manager
12 31 (3.81%) Information Security Manager
13 30 (3.69%) IT Manager
14 28 (3.44%) Project Manager
14 28 (3.44%) Security Specialist
15 27 (3.32%) Technology Risk Manager
16 26 (3.20%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.67%) Web Services
2 27 (3.32%) HTML
3 25 (3.08%) .NET
4 22 (2.71%) Node.js
5 20 (2.46%) AngularJS
6 17 (2.09%) Ajax
6 17 (2.09%) Backbone.js
6 17 (2.09%) CSS
6 17 (2.09%) Redux
6 17 (2.09%) REST
6 17 (2.09%) Sass
6 17 (2.09%) SVG
6 17 (2.09%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 12 (1.48%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (1.48%) XML
8 9 (1.11%) CGI
8 9 (1.11%) MSMQ
8 9 (1.11%) RESTful
9 4 (0.49%) LAMP
10 3 (0.37%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 139 (17.10%) Management Information System
2 133 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
4 24 (2.95%) Cyberthreat
5 23 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.34%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.21%) CESG
8 14 (1.72%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.60%) Cyber Defence
9 13 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.48%) Fixed Income
10 12 (1.48%) PMI
10 12 (1.48%) User Experience
11 10 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.74%) CESG CLAS
12 6 (0.74%) CMDB
12 6 (0.74%) Life Science
12 6 (0.74%) Taxonomies
12 6 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.49%) Windows
2 52 (6.40%) Unix
3 41 (5.04%) Linux
4 20 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.62%) Android
7 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (42.68%) Information Security
2 287 (35.30%) Risk Management
3 140 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (15.25%) Project Management
5 120 (14.76%) Penetration Testing
6 109 (13.41%) Data Protection
7 105 (12.92%) ITIL
8 97 (11.93%) Security Management
9 92 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 85 (10.46%) Information Security Management
11 82 (10.09%) Service Delivery
12 81 (9.96%) Cybersecurity
12 81 (9.96%) Risk Analysis
13 79 (9.72%) Wealth Management
14 74 (9.10%) Asset Management
15 69 (8.49%) PRINCE2
16 64 (7.87%) ISMS
17 63 (7.75%) Mentoring
17 63 (7.75%) Programme Management
18 59 (7.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (6.15%) Java
2 44 (5.41%) Python
3 43 (5.29%) C#
4 42 (5.17%) C
5 39 (4.80%) SQL
6 38 (4.67%) JavaScript
7 25 (3.08%) C++
8 24 (2.95%) PowerShell
9 22 (2.71%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.97%) Perl
11 13 (1.60%) Bourne shell
12 6 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.37%) PHP
13 3 (0.37%) R
13 3 (0.37%) Ruby
14 2 (0.25%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.25%) Scala
14 2 (0.25%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 282 (34.69%) CISSP
2 197 (24.23%) CISM
3 90 (11.07%) Degree
4 68 (8.36%) CISA
5 58 (7.13%) CRISC
6 57 (7.01%) Security Cleared
7 52 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (5.90%) SC Cleared
9 36 (4.43%) GIAC
10 31 (3.81%) CCNA
11 28 (3.44%) CESG Certified Professional
12 27 (3.32%) CEH
13 26 (3.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 23 (2.83%) CCNP
15 22 (2.71%) CCSA
16 17 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
16 17 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
17 16 (1.97%) SANS
18 15 (1.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
19 14 (1.72%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (36.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 124 (15.25%) PCI DSS
3 68 (8.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 63 (7.75%) GDPR
5 52 (6.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 37 (4.55%) QA
7 25 (3.08%) COBIT
8 23 (2.83%) Data Quality
9 22 (2.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (2.46%) Cyber Essentials
10 20 (2.46%) ISO 9001
11 17 (2.09%) PMO
11 17 (2.09%) WCAG
12 16 (1.97%) ISO 22301
13 15 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 13 (1.60%) RMADS
15 12 (1.48%) PA-DSS
16 9 (1.11%) NIST 800
17 8 (0.98%) ISO 31000
17 8 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.86%) vSphere
4 4 (0.49%) Docker
4 4 (0.49%) Firmware
4 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.37%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (0.98%) Nessus
2 5 (0.62%) WMI
3 4 (0.49%) Ansible
4 3 (0.37%) SCCM
4 3 (0.37%) WSUS
5 1 (0.12%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.12%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.12%) Nmap
Vendors
1 64 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 56 (6.89%) SAP
3 32 (3.94%) Oracle
4 31 (3.81%) Cisco
5 30 (3.69%) VMware
6 19 (2.34%) Juniper
7 11 (1.35%) Murex
8 8 (0.98%) CA
9 6 (0.74%) Ariba
9 6 (0.74%) Citrix
9 6 (0.74%) Qualys
9 6 (0.74%) Remedy
9 6 (0.74%) Sybase
10 5 (0.62%) BMC
10 5 (0.62%) GENBAND
10 5 (0.62%) HP
10 5 (0.62%) IBM
10 5 (0.62%) Splunk
11 4 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.49%) Sitecore