Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 515 603
Rank change year-on-year -24 +88 +59
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 834 957 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.56% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 592 754 677
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,400 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
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 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -33 802 £55,000 +4.76% 56
UK excluding London -33 416 £52,500 +5.00% 37
London -21 394 £60,000 +9.09% 19
South East +52 183 £52,500 +10.53% 14
North of England +14 121 £50,000 +17.65% 15
Midlands -1 58 £55,000 +29.41% 2
West Midlands -17 52 £55,000 +29.41%
North West -29 51 £50,000 - 5
Yorkshire +29 46 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North East +28 24 £67,500 +68.75% 3
East of England -22 22 £45,500 -9.00% 3
South West -28 22 £55,000 -10.20% 2
Scotland -27 12 £68,750 +30.95% 1
East Midlands +38 6 - - 2
Wales -3 1 £65,000 -14.75%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 384 (46.04%) Information Security
2 371 (44.48%) Finance
3 304 (36.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 299 (35.85%) CISSP
5 287 (34.41%) Risk Management
6 196 (23.50%) CISM
7 149 (17.87%) Management Information System
8 137 (16.43%) Penetration Testing
9 134 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
10 130 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (15.11%) Data Protection
12 122 (14.63%) PCI DSS
13 120 (14.39%) Project Management
14 117 (14.03%) Security Management
15 115 (13.79%) Banking
16 113 (13.55%) Firewall
17 106 (12.71%) ITIL
18 105 (12.59%) Network Security
19 101 (12.11%) Information Security Management
20 99 (11.87%) Risk Analysis
21 87 (10.43%) Cybersecurity
22 84 (10.07%) Investment Banking
23 82 (9.83%) Degree
24 80 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
25 79 (9.47%) Wealth Management
26 77 (9.23%) Asset Management
27 76 (9.11%) Service Delivery
28 74 (8.87%) GDPR
29 73 (8.75%) ISMS
30 69 (8.27%) ISO/IEC 27005

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 (1.44%) WebSphere
2 11 (1.32%) SAS
3 10 (1.20%) IIS
4 9 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.60%) WordPress
8 4 (0.48%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.12%) Apache
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.12%) CICS
10 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.12%) TPMS
10 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (3.96%) MS Visio
2 26 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.68%) Teamcenter
2 4 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle AML
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.24%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Maximo
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.60%) SaaS
3 16 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
4 11 (1.32%) PaaS
5 10 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.20%) npm
6 8 (0.96%) IaaS
7 6 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (0.72%) Serverless
8 4 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.36%) GitHub
10 1 (0.12%) Akamai
10 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.12%) Office 365
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 113 (13.55%) Firewall
2 105 (12.59%) Network Security
3 31 (3.72%) Wireless
4 27 (3.24%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.64%) Internet
6 17 (2.04%) DNS
6 17 (2.04%) MPLS
6 17 (2.04%) VoIP
7 16 (1.92%) DHCP
7 16 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (1.80%) BGP
8 15 (1.80%) OSPF
9 12 (1.44%) HTTP
9 12 (1.44%) Multicast
10 11 (1.32%) WAN
11 10 (1.20%) LAN
12 8 (0.96%) Unified Communications
12 8 (0.96%) VPN
13 6 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
13 6 (0.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.84%) Big Data
4 6 (0.72%) Data Mining
5 5 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.48%) GIS
6 4 (0.48%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.48%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.48%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.48%) Redis
7 3 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.36%) MySQL
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.24%) DataStage
8 2 (0.24%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.24%) SAS EBI
8 2 (0.24%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (2.64%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (1.32%) JIRA
3 10 (1.20%) Grunt
3 10 (1.20%) gulp
3 10 (1.20%) PostCSS
3 10 (1.20%) webpack
4 9 (1.08%) Selenium
5 5 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.48%) Burp Suite
6 4 (0.48%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.36%) AppScan
7 3 (0.36%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.36%) Paros
7 3 (0.36%) Subversion
7 3 (0.36%) WebScarab
8 2 (0.24%) Appium
8 2 (0.24%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.24%) JMeter
8 2 (0.24%) LoadRunner
General
1 371 (44.48%) Finance
2 115 (13.79%) Banking
3 84 (10.07%) Investment Banking
4 68 (8.15%) Retail Banking
5 50 (6.00%) Legal
6 49 (5.88%) Telecoms
7 43 (5.16%) Manufacturing
8 34 (4.08%) Law
9 32 (3.84%) Marketing
10 29 (3.48%) Electronics
11 21 (2.52%) Retail
12 12 (1.44%) Back Office
12 12 (1.44%) Military
13 11 (1.32%) Front Office
14 9 (1.08%) Private Banking
15 7 (0.84%) Advertising
15 7 (0.84%) Automotive
15 7 (0.84%) Publishing
16 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.48%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 160 (19.18%) Analyst
2 139 (16.67%) Consultant
3 111 (13.31%) Security Consultant
4 99 (11.87%) Security Analyst
5 78 (9.35%) Architect
6 76 (9.11%) Information Analyst
6 76 (9.11%) Information Security Analyst
7 55 (6.59%) Security Manager
8 52 (6.24%) Information Security Consultant
9 44 (5.28%) Risk Manager
10 41 (4.92%) Information Manager
11 39 (4.68%) Information Security Manager
11 39 (4.68%) Security Specialist
12 35 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
13 34 (4.08%) Risk Management Specialist
14 33 (3.96%) Risk Consultant
15 29 (3.48%) Technology Risk Manager
16 28 (3.36%) Information Specialist
16 28 (3.36%) IT Manager
16 28 (3.36%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.56%) Web Services
2 22 (2.64%) .NET
3 20 (2.40%) HTML
4 15 (1.80%) Node.js
5 13 (1.56%) AngularJS
6 12 (1.44%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (1.44%) XML
7 10 (1.20%) Ajax
7 10 (1.20%) Backbone.js
7 10 (1.20%) CSS
7 10 (1.20%) Redux
7 10 (1.20%) REST
7 10 (1.20%) Sass
7 10 (1.20%) SVG
7 10 (1.20%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 9 (1.08%) CGI
8 9 (1.08%) MSMQ
8 9 (1.08%) RESTful
9 5 (0.60%) LAMP
10 2 (0.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 149 (17.87%) Management Information System
2 134 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.16%) Data Protection Act
4 28 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
6 20 (2.40%) CESG
7 16 (1.92%) Data Centre
8 15 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.32%) PMI
11 10 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.20%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.08%) Cyber Defence
13 8 (0.96%) Taxonomies
13 8 (0.96%) User Experience
13 8 (0.96%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.84%) Driving Licence
15 6 (0.72%) Life Science
16 5 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 60 (7.19%) Windows
2 46 (5.52%) Unix
3 33 (3.96%) Linux
4 18 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.08%) Android
6 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) CentOS
8 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (46.04%) Information Security
2 287 (34.41%) Risk Management
3 137 (16.43%) Penetration Testing
4 130 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (15.11%) Data Protection
6 120 (14.39%) Project Management
7 117 (14.03%) Security Management
8 106 (12.71%) ITIL
9 101 (12.11%) Information Security Management
10 99 (11.87%) Risk Analysis
11 87 (10.43%) Cybersecurity
12 80 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 79 (9.47%) Wealth Management
14 77 (9.23%) Asset Management
15 76 (9.11%) Service Delivery
16 73 (8.75%) ISMS
17 69 (8.27%) Security Architecture
18 67 (8.03%) Programme Management
19 62 (7.43%) Business Continuity
20 56 (6.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 53 (6.35%) Java
2 45 (5.40%) C
3 44 (5.28%) Python
4 40 (4.80%) SQL
5 37 (4.44%) C#
6 31 (3.72%) JavaScript
7 30 (3.60%) C++
8 20 (2.40%) Bash Shell
9 19 (2.28%) PowerShell
10 18 (2.16%) Perl
11 12 (1.44%) Bourne shell
12 6 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.48%) R
14 3 (0.36%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.36%) PHP
14 3 (0.36%) Ruby
15 2 (0.24%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.24%) Scala
16 1 (0.12%) Go
16 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 299 (35.85%) CISSP
2 196 (23.50%) CISM
3 82 (9.83%) Degree
4 65 (7.79%) Security Cleared
5 63 (7.55%) CRISC
6 61 (7.31%) CISA
7 56 (6.71%) SC Cleared
8 49 (5.88%) GIAC
9 43 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (3.96%) CEH
11 28 (3.36%) CCNA
12 25 (3.00%) CESG Certified Professional
13 24 (2.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 21 (2.52%) CCSA
15 19 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
15 19 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (2.16%) SANS
17 17 (2.04%) CCNP
18 16 (1.92%) ISEB
19 15 (1.80%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (36.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 122 (14.63%) PCI DSS
3 74 (8.87%) GDPR
4 69 (8.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 49 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 41 (4.92%) QA
7 27 (3.24%) Data Quality
8 24 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials
9 23 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 21 (2.52%) COBIT
11 20 (2.40%) ISO 9001
12 17 (2.04%) ISO 22301
13 15 (1.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 14 (1.68%) PMO
15 13 (1.56%) RMADS
16 10 (1.20%) WCAG
17 8 (0.96%) ISO 31000
18 6 (0.72%) NIST 800
18 6 (0.72%) SAS 70
18 6 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (6.47%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.72%) Docker
3 6 (0.72%) vSphere
4 3 (0.36%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.24%) Firmware
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.96%) Nessus
3 5 (0.60%) WMI
4 4 (0.48%) Ansible
5 3 (0.36%) SCCM
5 3 (0.36%) WSUS
6 2 (0.24%) Nmap
7 1 (0.12%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.12%) Grafana
7 1 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 68 (8.15%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.24%) SAP
3 25 (3.00%) Cisco
4 24 (2.88%) Oracle
5 21 (2.52%) VMware
6 12 (1.44%) Juniper
7 11 (1.32%) Murex
8 9 (1.08%) Splunk
9 7 (0.84%) CA
9 7 (0.84%) Qualys
10 6 (0.72%) Remedy
10 6 (0.72%) Sybase
11 5 (0.60%) Ariba
11 5 (0.60%) GENBAND
11 5 (0.60%) IBM
11 5 (0.60%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.60%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.60%) Sophos
12 4 (0.48%) McAfee
13 3 (0.36%) Serena