Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 708 605 559
Rank change year-on-year -103 -46 +25
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 533 724 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.45% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 357 533 783
UK median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.18% - -3.08%
10th Percentile £36,050 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,400 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 157,849 161,235 182,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.67% 90.75% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126,086 129,822 152,126
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +3.28% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 July 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 19 July 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 -98 494 £57,500 +4.55% 80
London +5 265 £70,000 +12.00% 30
UK excluding London -109 253 £52,500 - 59
South East -48 102 £55,000 - 14
Midlands -1 46 £43,107 -28.16% 14
North of England -80 42 £44,250 -4.32% 7
West Midlands -2 33 £43,500 -27.50% 9
North West -22 24 £40,500 -19.00% 3
East of England -10 21 £51,250 -14.58% 11
South West -10 17 £55,250 -7.92% 4
Yorkshire +4 16 £43,250 -3.89% 3
Scotland -18 16 £72,500 +7.41% 6
East Midlands +8 12 £42,714 -25.71% 5
Wales +5 10 £40,210 +28.45% 3
North East -34 2 £82,500 +57.14% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 234 (43.90%) Information Security
2 192 (36.02%) CISSP
3 152 (28.52%) Risk Management
4 136 (25.52%) CISM
4 136 (25.52%) Cybersecurity
5 126 (23.64%) Finance
6 116 (21.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 108 (20.26%) Management Information System
8 95 (17.82%) Problem-Solving
9 74 (13.88%) Degree
9 74 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
10 73 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
11 72 (13.51%) Security Architecture
12 71 (13.32%) ITIL
13 69 (12.95%) Firewall
14 68 (12.76%) Data Protection
15 66 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 66 (12.38%) Analytics
16 59 (11.07%) CISA
17 58 (10.88%) Project Management
17 58 (10.88%) Penetration Testing
17 58 (10.88%) GDPR
18 57 (10.69%) PCI DSS
19 56 (10.51%) Legal
20 53 (9.94%) Business Continuity
21 51 (9.57%) Windows
22 50 (9.38%) Security Management
23 49 (9.19%) Internet
24 47 (8.82%) Security Cleared
24 47 (8.82%) Security Testing

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 (3.56%) IIS
2 11 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.50%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.31%) GemFire
6 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.94%) CMS
7 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.75%) SAS
8 4 (0.75%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.38%) TPMS
10 1 (0.19%) Confluence
10 1 (0.19%) IPython
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (1.13%) assyst
2 6 (1.13%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.56%) Primavera
3 3 (0.56%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.38%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.75%) npm
3 18 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (3.19%) SaaS
5 13 (2.44%) PaaS
6 10 (1.88%) IaaS
7 7 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.94%) Office 365
9 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.19%) GitHub
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (12.95%) Firewall
2 49 (9.19%) Internet
3 41 (7.69%) Network Security
4 26 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 23 (4.32%) HTTP
6 15 (2.81%) VPN
7 13 (2.44%) SSL
8 10 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (1.88%) LAN
9 9 (1.69%) DNS
9 9 (1.69%) IPsec
10 7 (1.31%) SMS
11 6 (1.13%) Wireless
12 5 (0.94%) WAN
13 4 (0.75%) Skype
14 3 (0.56%) DHCP
14 3 (0.56%) OpenVPN
14 3 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
14 3 (0.56%) SSH
14 3 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.00%) Big Data
2 8 (1.50%) Blockchain
2 8 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (1.31%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.75%) MySQL
4 4 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.56%) DB2
5 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.38%) IBM PureData
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.38%) Power BI
6 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.38%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.38%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 20 (3.75%) Grunt
1 20 (3.75%) gulp
1 20 (3.75%) PostCSS
1 20 (3.75%) webpack
2 12 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.88%) JIRA
5 9 (1.69%) Maven
6 7 (1.31%) JUnit
6 7 (1.31%) Subversion
7 5 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.56%) GitLab
8 3 (0.56%) Selenium
9 2 (0.38%) Ant
9 2 (0.38%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.38%) Gatling
9 2 (0.38%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.19%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.19%) VersionOne
10 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 126 (23.64%) Finance
2 56 (10.51%) Legal
3 27 (5.07%) Retail
4 25 (4.69%) Banking
5 14 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.69%) Automotive
7 9 (1.69%) Law
8 6 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.13%) Marketing
9 3 (0.56%) Electronics
9 3 (0.56%) Local Government
10 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.38%) Billing
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.38%) Military
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (23.45%) Analyst
2 91 (17.07%) Security Analyst
3 72 (13.51%) Consultant
4 54 (10.13%) Security Manager
5 49 (9.19%) Architect
6 43 (8.07%) Security Consultant
7 42 (7.88%) Information Manager
8 36 (6.75%) Information Security Manager
9 33 (6.19%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 32 (6.00%) Information Analyst
11 28 (5.25%) Information Security Analyst
12 24 (4.50%) Risk Manager
13 23 (4.32%) IT Analyst
13 23 (4.32%) IT Manager
14 20 (3.75%) Technical Architect
15 18 (3.38%) Project Manager
16 17 (3.19%) Information Security Consultant
16 17 (3.19%) IT Security Analyst
17 16 (3.00%) Risk Consultant
18 15 (2.81%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.32%) CSS
1 23 (4.32%) HTML
2 22 (4.13%) Node.js
3 21 (3.94%) Ajax
3 21 (3.94%) REST
4 20 (3.75%) AngularJS
4 20 (3.75%) Backbone.js
4 20 (3.75%) Redux
4 20 (3.75%) Sass
4 20 (3.75%) SVG
4 20 (3.75%) Vue.js
5 9 (1.69%) Spring
6 7 (1.31%) XML
7 6 (1.13%) SailPoint
7 6 (1.13%) Web Services
8 5 (0.94%) J2EE
9 4 (0.75%) EDI
9 4 (0.75%) JMS
10 3 (0.56%) .NET
10 3 (0.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (20.26%) Management Information System
2 74 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 23 (4.32%) User Experience
6 22 (4.13%) CESG
7 20 (3.75%) Data Centre
8 19 (3.56%) Data Protection Act
9 16 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (2.81%) Driving Licence
11 11 (2.06%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
13 8 (1.50%) Analytical Mindset
13 8 (1.50%) PKI
14 6 (1.13%) Infotainment
14 6 (1.13%) Internet of Things
14 6 (1.13%) Public Cloud
14 6 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (0.94%) SCADA
15 5 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (9.57%) Windows
2 26 (4.88%) Linux
3 18 (3.38%) Unix
4 11 (2.06%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.38%) AIX
6 2 (0.38%) Android
6 2 (0.38%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (43.90%) Information Security
2 152 (28.52%) Risk Management
3 136 (25.52%) Cybersecurity
4 95 (17.82%) Problem-Solving
5 73 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (13.51%) Security Architecture
7 71 (13.32%) ITIL
8 68 (12.76%) Data Protection
9 66 (12.38%) Analytics
9 66 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 58 (10.88%) Penetration Testing
10 58 (10.88%) Project Management
11 53 (9.94%) Business Continuity
12 50 (9.38%) Security Management
13 47 (8.82%) Security Testing
13 47 (8.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 43 (8.07%) Incident Management
15 42 (7.88%) SIEM
16 39 (7.32%) Regulatory Compliance
17 37 (6.94%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.88%) C
2 25 (4.69%) Java
2 25 (4.69%) JavaScript
3 23 (4.32%) PowerShell
4 15 (2.81%) Python
4 15 (2.81%) SQL
5 11 (2.06%) C++
6 10 (1.88%) Perl
7 8 (1.50%) Ruby
8 7 (1.31%) C#
8 7 (1.31%) Objective-C
9 6 (1.13%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.13%) PHP
10 3 (0.56%) R
11 2 (0.38%) Java 8
11 2 (0.38%) Java 9
11 2 (0.38%) Scala
12 1 (0.19%) RPG
12 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 192 (36.02%) CISSP
2 136 (25.52%) CISM
3 74 (13.88%) Degree
4 59 (11.07%) CISA
5 47 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 23 (4.32%) CESG Certified Professional
6 23 (4.32%) CRISC
7 21 (3.94%) SANS
7 21 (3.94%) SC Cleared
8 18 (3.38%) IISP
9 15 (2.81%) CEH
9 15 (2.81%) GIAC
10 13 (2.44%) CISMP
11 12 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (2.06%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.88%) ISACA
13 10 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.69%) CREST Certified
14 9 (1.69%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (21.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (10.88%) GDPR
3 57 (10.69%) PCI DSS
4 24 (4.50%) QA
5 23 (4.32%) COBIT
5 23 (4.32%) Data Quality
6 22 (4.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 21 (3.94%) WCAG
8 12 (2.25%) RMADS
9 11 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 8 (1.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 8 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (1.31%) NIST 800
11 7 (1.31%) SLA
12 5 (0.94%) COSO
12 5 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.94%) PMO
13 4 (0.75%) ISO 22301
14 3 (0.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.75%) Docker
3 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.38%) XenServer
5 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (1.13%) Nessus
3 4 (0.75%) Puppet
4 3 (0.56%) Ansible
4 3 (0.56%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.56%) Rancher
4 3 (0.56%) TADDM
5 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.38%) Consul
5 2 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.38%) Grafana
5 2 (0.38%) Kibana
5 2 (0.38%) logstash
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.38%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.19%) Nagios
6 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.75%) Cisco
3 13 (2.44%) Oracle
4 10 (1.88%) SAP
5 9 (1.69%) IBM
6 8 (1.50%) Remedy
7 7 (1.31%) VMware
8 6 (1.13%) Google
8 6 (1.13%) Informatica
8 6 (1.13%) Teradata
9 5 (0.94%) Palo Alto
9 5 (0.94%) WorldPay
10 4 (0.75%) Axway
10 4 (0.75%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.75%) DataFlux
10 4 (0.75%) Perforce
10 4 (0.75%) Snow
10 4 (0.75%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.75%) Vitria
10 4 (0.75%) webMethods