The median annual salary for a Risk Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Consultant
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 857 913
Rank change year-on-year +18 +56  
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Consultant 35 76 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.078% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.081% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 29 68 69
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £81,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.62% +7.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Risk Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Risk Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Consultant in the UK

Risk Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Consultant.

Salary trend for Risk Consultant in the UK

Risk Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Consultant over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Consultant in the UK

Risk Consultant
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 -2 33 £60,000 +9.09% 13
London -10 26 £55,000 - 8
City of London +31 8 £55,000 +4.76% 3
South West -6 3 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £60,000 -
South East +61 2 £60,000 - 3
Surrey +33 2 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Somerset - 2 £60,000 -
Coventry - 2 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £60,000 -
Southampton - 2 £60,000 -
Oxford - 2 £60,000 -
Bath - 2 £60,000 -
Guildford - 2 £60,000 -
East of England - 2 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £60,000 -
North West -39 1 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Bristol - 1 £43,500 -
Leeds - 1 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 - 1
Hull - 1 - -

Risk Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Risk Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Risk Consultant in the job title.

1 42 (75.00%) Information Security
2 39 (69.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (66.07%) Risk Management
4 27 (48.21%) CISSP
5 25 (44.64%) Finance
6 23 (41.07%) CISA
7 22 (39.29%) PCI DSS
8 20 (35.71%) Management Information System
9 16 (28.57%) CISM
10 14 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (23.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 11 (19.64%) COBIT
12 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
14 9 (16.07%) Degree
14 9 (16.07%) Security Management
15 8 (14.29%) Compliance Audit
15 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (14.29%) Information Security Management
15 8 (14.29%) Project Management
15 8 (14.29%) Data Protection
15 8 (14.29%) Security Architecture
16 7 (12.50%) PCI QSA
16 7 (12.50%) Network Security
16 7 (12.50%) Supplier Management
16 7 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
17 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 6 (10.71%) Oracle
17 6 (10.71%) SAP
18 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution

Risk Consultant Skill Set
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 1 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) JBoss
1 1 (1.79%) SAS
1 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.57%) SAP GRC
2 2 (3.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) IaaS
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.79%) QlikView
1 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) J2EE
1 1 (1.79%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
1 1 (1.79%) XML
1 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.36%) Cybercrime
4 3 (5.36%) FMCG
5 2 (3.57%) Life Science
5 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.79%) CESG
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.79%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (75.00%) Information Security
2 37 (66.07%) Risk Management
3 14 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
6 9 (16.07%) Security Management
7 8 (14.29%) Compliance Audit
7 8 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 8 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 8 (14.29%) Project Management
7 8 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 7 (12.50%) Supplier Management
9 5 (8.93%) Internal Audit
9 5 (8.93%) ISMS
9 5 (8.93%) Social Engineering
10 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (7.14%) ERP
10 4 (7.14%) ITIL
10 4 (7.14%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
10 4 (7.14%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) C
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) JCL
2 1 (1.79%) VBA
2 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (48.21%) CISSP
2 23 (41.07%) CISA
3 16 (28.57%) CISM
4 13 (23.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 9 (16.07%) Degree
6 7 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (12.50%) PCI QSA
7 5 (8.93%) CISMP
7 5 (8.93%) CRISC
7 5 (8.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 4 (7.14%) CEH
9 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.79%) ACCA
10 1 (1.79%) CCNA
10 1 (1.79%) GIAC
10 1 (1.79%) IISP
10 1 (1.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (69.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (39.29%) PCI DSS
3 11 (19.64%) COBIT
4 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (8.93%) NIST 800
6 2 (3.57%) BS25999
6 2 (3.57%) GDPR
7 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.79%) ISO 22301
7 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle
1 6 (10.71%) SAP
2 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.79%) IBM
2 1 (1.79%) Reuters
2 1 (1.79%) Tableau
2 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits, pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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