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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 513 526
Rank change year-on-year -72 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 282 523 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.50% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.57% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 193 419 385
Median salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £83,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

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 77188 92199 96461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.35% 88.76% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63463 76569 77919
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -92 249 £55,000 - 38
London -97 86 £64,500 -0.76% 17
South East +34 66 £52,500 -4.54% 10
North West -25 25 £41,000 -15.89% 1
East of England -19 24 £50,000 +7.52% 2
Surrey +50 22 £58,250 +16.50% 3
Hampshire +17 20 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South West +13 17 £55,000 +4.76% 4
West Midlands +13 15 £60,000 +41.17%
Wales +11 15 £31,304 +39.12%
Canary Wharf +3 13 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +16 11 £36,378 -11.81% 1
Hertfordshire +7 11 £35,000 -22.22%
East Midlands +17 10 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Lancashire - 10 £41,000 -
Kent +27 9 £42,500 -22.72%
City of London +25 9 £56,500 -5.04% 4
West Yorkshire +7 9 £37,500 -6.25%
West Wales - 9 £31,304 -
Swansea - 9 £31,304 -
Bedfordshire +22 8 - - 1
Luton +19 8 - -
Oxfordshire +11 8 £48,000 -37.04%
Cheshire +2 8 £57,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 8 - -
Oxford - 8 £48,000 -
Berkshire +3 7 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +10 6 £66,500 +20.90% 4
Bristol +3 6 £53,750 -20.37%
Cornwall - 6 - -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 303 (44.23%) Information Security
2 241 (35.18%) Finance
3 228 (33.28%) CISSP
4 214 (31.24%) Management Information System
5 212 (30.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 208 (30.36%) Risk Management
7 181 (26.42%) CISM
8 169 (24.67%) ITIL
9 132 (19.27%) CISA
10 131 (19.12%) Firewall
11 120 (17.52%) Windows
11 120 (17.52%) PCI DSS
12 118 (17.23%) Degree
13 116 (16.93%) Security Architecture
14 112 (16.35%) Cybersecurity
15 108 (15.77%) Security Management
16 103 (15.04%) Project Management
17 98 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
18 95 (13.87%) Security Cleared
19 94 (13.72%) Stakeholder Management
20 82 (11.97%) SIEM
21 79 (11.53%) Microsoft
22 78 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
23 77 (11.24%) Information Security Management
24 73 (10.66%) SC Cleared
24 73 (10.66%) Data Protection
25 68 (9.93%) Network Security
26 66 (9.64%) COBIT
27 61 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
27 61 (8.91%) Linux

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 15 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.90%) WebLogic
3 11 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.46%) JBoss
5 7 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.88%) SAS
6 6 (0.88%) TPMS
7 4 (0.58%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.44%) IIS
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.29%) CMS
10 1 (0.15%) Apache
10 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.15%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.29%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.15%) Maple
7 1 (0.15%) Simulink
7 1 (0.15%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.21%) Sentinel
2 21 (3.07%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (1.75%) assyst
4 10 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.02%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.73%) Primavera
8 4 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.21%) Office 365
2 15 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.17%) IaaS
6 6 (0.88%) SaaS
7 2 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (19.12%) Firewall
2 68 (9.93%) Network Security
3 29 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 28 (4.09%) MPLS
5 26 (3.80%) BGP
5 26 (3.80%) OSPF
6 20 (2.92%) TCP/IP
7 15 (2.19%) Internet
8 14 (2.04%) HTTP
9 13 (1.90%) LAN
10 12 (1.75%) SAN
10 12 (1.75%) WAN
11 10 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (1.46%) VPN
12 9 (1.31%) SSL
13 8 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (0.44%) DNS
15 2 (0.29%) VSAN
15 2 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.02%) MongoDB
3 6 (0.88%) Big Data
4 5 (0.73%) GIS
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.44%) QlikView
7 2 (0.29%) Redis
7 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.15%) Maltego
8 1 (0.15%) MySQL
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.15%) Power BI
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.46%) JMeter
3 8 (1.17%) AppScan
3 8 (1.17%) Burp Suite
3 8 (1.17%) Paros
4 6 (0.88%) Gatling
4 6 (0.88%) JIRA
4 6 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.58%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.58%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.58%) TestComplete
6 3 (0.44%) Appium
6 3 (0.44%) Jasmine
6 3 (0.44%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.44%) jMock
6 3 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (0.44%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.44%) Mockito
6 3 (0.44%) QUnit
6 3 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 241 (35.18%) Finance
2 50 (7.30%) Banking
3 31 (4.53%) Retail
4 30 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 29 (4.23%) Marketing
6 26 (3.80%) Legal
7 14 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.90%) Back Office
8 13 (1.90%) Military
9 11 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.31%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
11 8 (1.17%) Local Government
12 7 (1.02%) Electronics
13 6 (0.88%) French Language
13 6 (0.88%) German Language
13 6 (0.88%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.58%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 146 (21.31%) Analyst
2 101 (14.74%) Security Analyst
3 91 (13.28%) Consultant
4 74 (10.80%) Security Consultant
5 52 (7.59%) Information Analyst
6 51 (7.45%) Architect
6 51 (7.45%) Information Security Analyst
7 40 (5.84%) Security Officer
8 36 (5.26%) Security Manager
9 34 (4.96%) Information Security Officer
9 34 (4.96%) IT Analyst
9 34 (4.96%) Security Specialist
10 32 (4.67%) Security Architect
11 31 (4.53%) Information Security Consultant
12 28 (4.09%) Information Officer
12 28 (4.09%) IT Security Analyst
13 26 (3.80%) Information Manager
13 26 (3.80%) Tester
14 24 (3.50%) Senior Consultant
15 23 (3.36%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.21%) Web Services
2 17 (2.48%) Gherkin
3 15 (2.19%) Middleware
4 13 (1.90%) J2EE
5 11 (1.61%) XML
6 8 (1.17%) EJB
6 8 (1.17%) Hibernate
6 8 (1.17%) JDBC
6 8 (1.17%) JMS
6 8 (1.17%) JPA
6 8 (1.17%) Node.js
6 8 (1.17%) Servlets
6 8 (1.17%) Spring
7 7 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (0.88%) .NET
8 6 (0.88%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.73%) HTML
9 5 (0.73%) SOAP
10 4 (0.58%) CSS
11 3 (0.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 214 (31.24%) Management Information System
2 78 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (7.88%) CESG
4 36 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 31 (4.53%) Data Protection Act
6 22 (3.21%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.34%) Mainframe
8 14 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
9 12 (1.75%) User Experience
9 12 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.46%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.02%) Cyber Attack
11 7 (1.02%) Derivative
11 7 (1.02%) PMI
12 6 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.88%) Replication
12 6 (0.88%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 120 (17.52%) Windows
2 61 (8.91%) Linux
3 46 (6.72%) Unix
4 27 (3.94%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.17%) Data ONTAP
7 7 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.73%) Android
10 4 (0.58%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.29%) AIX
13 1 (0.15%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.15%) HPUX
13 1 (0.15%) SUSE
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (44.23%) Information Security
2 208 (30.36%) Risk Management
3 169 (24.67%) ITIL
4 116 (16.93%) Security Architecture
5 112 (16.35%) Cybersecurity
6 108 (15.77%) Security Management
7 103 (15.04%) Project Management
8 98 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
9 94 (13.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 82 (11.97%) SIEM
11 77 (11.24%) Information Security Management
12 73 (10.66%) Data Protection
13 57 (8.32%) Penetration Testing
14 55 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
15 52 (7.59%) Mentoring
16 47 (6.86%) Incident Management
16 47 (6.86%) Security Operations
17 44 (6.42%) Information Assurance
17 44 (6.42%) PRINCE2
17 44 (6.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.42%) C
2 31 (4.53%) Java
2 31 (4.53%) SQL
3 26 (3.80%) Bash Shell
4 23 (3.36%) PowerShell
5 19 (2.77%) Bourne shell
6 18 (2.63%) C#
7 15 (2.19%) JavaScript
8 14 (2.04%) Python
9 12 (1.75%) C++
10 4 (0.58%) Scala
10 4 (0.58%) VBScript
11 3 (0.44%) PHP
11 3 (0.44%) R
11 3 (0.44%) VB
11 3 (0.44%) VBA
12 2 (0.29%) Perl
13 1 (0.15%) Delphi
13 1 (0.15%) Pascal
13 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 228 (33.28%) CISSP
2 181 (26.42%) CISM
3 132 (19.27%) CISA
4 118 (17.23%) Degree
5 95 (13.87%) Security Cleared
6 73 (10.66%) SC Cleared
7 61 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (7.01%) CESG Certified Professional
9 40 (5.84%) SANS
10 32 (4.67%) CRISC
11 29 (4.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 27 (3.94%) CCNP
13 26 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
14 25 (3.65%) ISEB
15 24 (3.50%) CEH
16 20 (2.92%) CCNA
16 20 (2.92%) CCSP
16 20 (2.92%) JNCIP
17 19 (2.77%) GIAC
18 17 (2.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (30.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 120 (17.52%) PCI DSS
3 66 (9.64%) COBIT
4 48 (7.01%) QA
5 34 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 29 (4.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 26 (3.80%) GDPR
8 22 (3.21%) RMADS
9 21 (3.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 17 (2.48%) PMO
11 13 (1.90%) ISO27002
12 12 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 10 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 8 (1.17%) GPG13
14 8 (1.17%) ISO22301
14 8 (1.17%) JSP 440
15 7 (1.02%) ISAE 3402
15 7 (1.02%) SLA
16 4 (0.58%) ISO 9001
16 4 (0.58%) ISO19770
System Software
1 46 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.29%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Firmware
4 1 (0.15%) NDS
4 1 (0.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.17%) AirWatch
1 8 (1.17%) Backup Exec
1 8 (1.17%) Nessus
2 7 (1.02%) HP Fortify
2 7 (1.02%) WebInspect
3 4 (0.58%) WSUS
4 3 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.29%) Nagios
5 2 (0.29%) SCCM
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.15%) Control-M
6 1 (0.15%) EnCase
6 1 (0.15%) FTK
6 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.15%) Kibana
6 1 (0.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.15%) OpenView
6 1 (0.15%) QRadar
6 1 (0.15%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 79 (11.53%) Microsoft
2 53 (7.74%) Oracle
3 51 (7.45%) VMware
4 36 (5.26%) Cisco
5 24 (3.50%) HP
6 21 (3.07%) Juniper
7 13 (1.90%) LogRhythm
8 11 (1.61%) IBM
8 11 (1.61%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.46%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.17%) hybris
10 8 (1.17%) NetApp
10 8 (1.17%) Sophos
10 8 (1.17%) Sybase
11 7 (1.02%) Remedy
12 6 (0.88%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.73%) Snow
13 5 (0.73%) Splunk
14 4 (0.58%) BMC
14 4 (0.58%) SAP
Crawley
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £73000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + final salary pension, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000+ Private Medical, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Flexi start/finish
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 7 days ago
London
keytree
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Health Insurance, Flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
J & C Associates Ltd
Salary: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,411 to £33,230 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Ascent People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Flexi start/finish
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Flexi start/finish
Posted: 3 days ago