The median annual salary for a Risk Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 855 913
Rank change year-on-year +19 +58  
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Consultant 22 99 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.095% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.099% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 18 80 59
Median salary £60,000 £61,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +6.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.82% +34.44%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Consultant in the UK

Risk Consultant
Top 23 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 28 March 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 +27 19 £60,000 -0.82% 6
London +16 15 £67,500 +8.00% 6
East of England - 3 £60,000 -
South East +42 2 £60,000 -0.82%
Scotland +26 2 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £60,000 -
South West - 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £60,000 -
Southampton - 2 £60,000 -
Oxford - 2 £60,000 -
Bath - 2 £60,000 -
Guildford - 2 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Surrey - 2 £60,000 -
Somerset - 2 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £60,000 -
Coventry - 2 £60,000 -
Stirling +22 1 £65,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Witham - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Risk Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 38 (51.35%) Finance
2 37 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 37 (50.00%) CISSP
3 35 (47.30%) Information Security
4 33 (44.59%) Degree
5 29 (39.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (32.43%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (29.73%) CISA
8 17 (22.97%) CISM
9 15 (20.27%) PCI DSS
10 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (17.57%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (17.57%) Management Information System
11 13 (17.57%) IIS
11 13 (17.57%) IISP
11 13 (17.57%) Security Architecture
12 11 (14.86%) CESG Certified Professional
12 11 (14.86%) People Management
13 10 (13.51%) Project Management
13 10 (13.51%) Banking
13 10 (13.51%) COBIT
14 9 (12.16%) ISO27002
15 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
15 8 (10.81%) CISMP
15 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
15 8 (10.81%) Risk Analysis
15 8 (10.81%) Security Management
16 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
16 7 (9.46%) Business Development
16 7 (9.46%) Programme Management

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 13 (17.57%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) JBoss
2 1 (1.35%) SAS
2 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.05%) SAP GRC
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Firewall
1 3 (4.05%) Network Security
2 1 (1.35%) MPLS
2 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) Big Data
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Burp Suite
General
1 38 (51.35%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.11%) Retail
5 5 (6.76%) Marketing
6 4 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (4.05%) Legal
7 3 (4.05%) Local Government
8 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.70%) Electronics
8 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.35%) Back Office
9 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.35%) French Language
9 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.35%) Law
9 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) HTML
1 1 (1.35%) J2EE
1 1 (1.35%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (1.35%) Web Services
1 1 (1.35%) XML
1 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.76%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) CESG
5 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.05%) FMCG
5 3 (4.05%) Life Science
5 3 (4.05%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.70%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.70%) Cybercrime
6 2 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.35%) Derivative
7 1 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.35%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.35%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Linux
1 2 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Kali Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 35 (47.30%) Information Security
3 24 (32.43%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (17.57%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (17.57%) Security Architecture
6 11 (14.86%) People Management
7 10 (13.51%) Project Management
8 8 (10.81%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (10.81%) Security Management
9 7 (9.46%) Business Development
9 7 (9.46%) Programme Management
10 6 (8.11%) Information Security Management
10 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
11 5 (6.76%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.76%) Regulatory Compliance
12 4 (5.41%) Compliance Audit
12 4 (5.41%) Economics
12 4 (5.41%) Internal Audit
12 4 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) Java
2 5 (6.76%) C
3 3 (4.05%) SQL
4 1 (1.35%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) JCL
4 1 (1.35%) Perl
4 1 (1.35%) Ruby
4 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (50.00%) CISSP
2 33 (44.59%) Degree
3 22 (29.73%) CISA
4 17 (22.97%) CISM
5 13 (17.57%) IISP
6 11 (14.86%) CESG Certified Professional
7 8 (10.81%) CISMP
7 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
8 5 (6.76%) CRISC
8 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
8 5 (6.76%) PCI QSA
8 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.70%) CLAS
10 1 (1.35%) ACCA
10 1 (1.35%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (1.35%) CIMA
10 1 (1.35%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.35%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (39.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (20.27%) PCI DSS
3 10 (13.51%) COBIT
4 9 (12.16%) ISO27002
5 2 (2.70%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (2.70%) PMO
6 1 (1.35%) BS25999
6 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.35%) GDPR
6 1 (1.35%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.35%) Nessus
2 1 (1.35%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle
1 5 (6.76%) SAP
2 1 (1.35%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.35%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.35%) IBM
2 1 (1.35%) Reuters
2 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,00 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits, 29 days holiday
Posted: 23 hours ago