Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Risk Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Management over the 6 months to 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 200 128
Rank change year-on-year +30 -72 +11
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 1,032 2,515 4,484
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.04% 1.78% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.93% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 756 1,812 2,390
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £99,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

Risk Management 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 46,755 130,546 154,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.53% 92.19% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37,893 102,464 122,773
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,687 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Risk Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Risk Management.

Salary trend for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Risk Management over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Management within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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 +34 934 £65,000 +8.33% 124
UK excluding London +45 518 £55,000 - 90
London +15 449 £75,000 +4.56% 42
South East +83 178 £60,000 +2.56% 26
North of England +74 128 £52,500 +2.66% 15
North West +57 87 £57,500 +15.00% 7
Midlands +37 78 £50,000 -4.76% 8
West Midlands +34 65 £50,000 -4.76% 5
South West +80 57 £55,000 +5.03% 20
Work from Home +12 53 £61,000 +1.67% 12
East of England +60 41 £62,500 +4.17% 10
Yorkshire +96 32 £45,500 -17.27% 5
Scotland -15 18 £47,538 -12.57% 4
East Midlands +54 12 £50,000 - 3
Wales +24 11 £50,000 - 7
North East +6 9 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Northern Ireland +20 8 £43,000 -21.82%

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, IT jobs citing Risk Management 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 Management.

1 424 (41.09%) Finance
2 380 (36.82%) Information Security
3 276 (26.74%) Cybersecurity
4 248 (24.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 238 (23.06%) Degree
6 211 (20.45%) CISSP
7 200 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
8 190 (18.41%) Management Information System
9 162 (15.70%) CISM
10 140 (13.57%) Python
11 130 (12.60%) ITIL
12 125 (12.11%) Project Management
13 123 (11.92%) NIST
14 116 (11.24%) Microsoft
15 113 (10.95%) AWS
16 111 (10.76%) Azure
17 110 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
18 108 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
19 106 (10.27%) Security Management
20 105 (10.17%) PCI DSS
21 96 (9.30%) SQL
22 95 (9.21%) Security Cleared
23 92 (8.91%) SaaS
23 92 (8.91%) Legal
24 91 (8.82%) Java
24 91 (8.82%) CISA
25 89 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
26 87 (8.43%) Computer Science
27 86 (8.33%) Firewall
28 81 (7.85%) Banking

Risk Management
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 26 (2.52%) Confluence
2 16 (1.55%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.45%) Apache
4 11 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.87%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.68%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.58%) CMS
7 6 (0.58%) SAS
8 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.29%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.19%) Mule
11 1 (0.097%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.097%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.097%) IIS
11 1 (0.097%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.097%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.097%) WildFly
Applications
1 35 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.39%) Figma
7 3 (0.29%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.097%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.097%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.097%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (0.87%) Endur
1 9 (0.87%) SAP CO
1 9 (0.87%) SAP FI
1 9 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (0.78%) BASE24
3 7 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.39%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.39%) SAP PS
5 4 (0.39%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.19%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.19%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.097%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.097%) Primavera
7 1 (0.097%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 113 (10.95%) AWS
2 111 (10.76%) Azure
3 92 (8.91%) SaaS
4 33 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (3.00%) Power Platform
6 30 (2.91%) Office 365
7 23 (2.23%) PaaS
8 19 (1.84%) IaaS
9 17 (1.65%) GCP
10 8 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (0.78%) Serverless
11 7 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.68%) AWS CodeBuild
11 7 (0.68%) AWS CodeCommit
11 7 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.48%) GitHub
13 4 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
13 4 (0.39%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.29%) Azure LUIS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (8.33%) Firewall
2 37 (3.59%) WAN
3 32 (3.10%) LAN
4 29 (2.81%) DNS
4 29 (2.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 19 (1.84%) Network Security
5 19 (1.84%) Unified Communications
5 19 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (1.74%) IPv6
7 17 (1.65%) DHCP
8 16 (1.55%) Internet
9 15 (1.45%) Multicast
10 14 (1.36%) BGP
10 14 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (1.36%) EIGRP
10 14 (1.36%) NX-OS
10 14 (1.36%) OSPF
11 13 (1.26%) VPN
11 13 (1.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.91%) Power BI
3 24 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 21 (2.03%) Big Data
5 20 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (1.94%) Hadoop
5 20 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 14 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.68%) MySQL
10 6 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2017
11 5 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.48%) Blockchain
11 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.48%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (3.88%) JIRA
2 36 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (0.78%) Selenium
5 8 (0.78%) SoapUI
5 8 (0.78%) Subversion
5 8 (0.78%) VersaTest
6 7 (0.68%) Maven
7 6 (0.58%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.58%) gulp
8 5 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.48%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.29%) Ant
9 3 (0.29%) Grunt
9 3 (0.29%) jMock
9 3 (0.29%) JUnit
9 3 (0.29%) Moq
9 3 (0.29%) NUnit
9 3 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 424 (41.09%) Finance
2 92 (8.91%) Legal
3 81 (7.85%) Banking
4 59 (5.72%) Manufacturing
5 57 (5.52%) Law
5 57 (5.52%) Public Sector
6 50 (4.84%) Front Office
7 44 (4.26%) Marketing
8 25 (2.42%) Financial Institution
9 23 (2.23%) Back Office
9 23 (2.23%) Retail
9 23 (2.23%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.74%) Advertising
11 16 (1.55%) Investment Banking
12 13 (1.26%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.58%) Electronics
14 6 (0.58%) Games
14 6 (0.58%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (13.95%) Analyst
2 129 (12.50%) Developer
3 123 (11.92%) Consultant
4 77 (7.46%) Security Consultant
5 72 (6.98%) Security Manager
6 66 (6.40%) Security Analyst
7 65 (6.30%) Architect
8 60 (5.81%) Project Manager
9 54 (5.23%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 49 (4.75%) IT Manager
11 42 (4.07%) Information Analyst
12 41 (3.97%) Information Security Analyst
13 35 (3.39%) Risk Manager
14 31 (3.00%) Information Officer
14 31 (3.00%) Information Security Officer
14 31 (3.00%) Java Developer
14 31 (3.00%) Security Officer
15 27 (2.62%) Senior Manager
15 27 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
16 26 (2.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.55%) .NET
2 46 (4.46%) AngularJS
2 46 (4.46%) React
3 29 (2.81%) Web Services
4 24 (2.33%) Spring
5 22 (2.13%) HTML
5 22 (2.13%) Node.js
6 18 (1.74%) REST
7 16 (1.55%) XML
8 14 (1.36%) .NET Framework
8 14 (1.36%) Hibernate
8 14 (1.36%) Middleware
9 13 (1.26%) JMS
10 12 (1.16%) SOAP
11 11 (1.07%) CSS
12 10 (0.97%) ASP.NET
12 10 (0.97%) HTML5
13 9 (0.87%) JAXB
13 9 (0.87%) WCF
14 8 (0.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 190 (18.41%) Management Information System
2 110 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (3.97%) Cyberthreat
4 32 (3.10%) Data Centre
4 32 (3.10%) Market Risk
5 31 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (2.62%) Derivative
6 27 (2.62%) Public Cloud
7 25 (2.42%) Security Operations Centre
8 22 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.94%) Equities
10 17 (1.65%) Blog
10 17 (1.65%) Fixed Income
11 15 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 14 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.26%) Credit Risk
13 13 (1.26%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.16%) SWIFT
15 11 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 53 (5.14%) Windows
2 45 (4.36%) Linux
3 31 (3.00%) Unix
4 11 (1.07%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.29%) AIX
6 3 (0.29%) HPUX
6 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.19%) Solaris
8 1 (0.097%) Android
8 1 (0.097%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.097%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (36.82%) Information Security
2 276 (26.74%) Cybersecurity
3 200 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (12.60%) ITIL
5 125 (12.11%) Project Management
6 108 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 106 (10.27%) Security Management
8 89 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
9 87 (8.43%) Computer Science
10 81 (7.85%) DevOps
10 81 (7.85%) ISMS
11 78 (7.56%) Data Privacy
12 72 (6.98%) Project Delivery
12 72 (6.98%) SDLC
13 68 (6.59%) Analytics
14 66 (6.40%) Mentoring
15 65 (6.30%) Change Management
16 64 (6.20%) Security Testing
17 63 (6.10%) Data Protection
18 62 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 140 (13.57%) Python
2 96 (9.30%) SQL
3 91 (8.82%) Java
4 58 (5.62%) C#
5 42 (4.07%) JavaScript
6 41 (3.97%) PowerShell
7 30 (2.91%) C++
8 24 (2.33%) Perl
8 24 (2.33%) R
9 23 (2.23%) C
10 15 (1.45%) VBA
11 13 (1.26%) Ruby
12 11 (1.07%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.97%) MATLAB
14 9 (0.87%) Java 8
15 8 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.78%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.68%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.58%) Haskell
17 6 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 238 (23.06%) Degree
2 211 (20.45%) CISSP
3 162 (15.70%) CISM
4 95 (9.21%) Security Cleared
5 91 (8.82%) CISA
6 77 (7.46%) SC Cleared
7 52 (5.04%) CRISC
8 49 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 37 (3.59%) CESG Certified Professional
9 37 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (2.91%) DV Cleared
11 26 (2.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 26 (2.52%) CEH
12 22 (2.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 22 (2.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 15 (1.45%) OSCP
14 14 (1.36%) Master's Degree
15 13 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.26%) PMI Certification
15 13 (1.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (24.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 123 (11.92%) NIST
3 105 (10.17%) PCI DSS
4 73 (7.07%) GDPR
5 59 (5.72%) COBIT
6 58 (5.62%) Cyber Essentials
7 32 (3.10%) SLA
8 30 (2.91%) ISO 31000
9 27 (2.62%) PMO
10 26 (2.52%) NCSC
11 24 (2.33%) QA
12 23 (2.23%) RMADS
13 21 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 17 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 15 (1.45%) JSP 440
15 15 (1.45%) NIST 800
16 13 (1.26%) ISO 22301
16 13 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 11 (1.07%) COSO
17 11 (1.07%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.36%) Docker
3 6 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.19%) XenApp
4 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.097%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.097%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (1.07%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.97%) Kibana
3 9 (0.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (0.87%) QRadar
3 9 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (0.78%) SCCM
5 7 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (0.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 4 (0.39%) CASB
7 4 (0.39%) Terraform
8 3 (0.29%) Ansible
9 2 (0.19%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.19%) Nessus
9 2 (0.19%) Nmap
9 2 (0.19%) SCOM
9 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 1 (0.097%) Control-M
10 1 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.097%) logstash
Vendors
1 116 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.26%) Cisco
3 42 (4.07%) Oracle
4 34 (3.29%) SAP
5 18 (1.74%) CheckPoint
6 17 (1.65%) Splunk
7 16 (1.55%) Tableau
8 14 (1.36%) Citrix
8 14 (1.36%) Infoblox
8 14 (1.36%) ServiceNow
8 14 (1.36%) VMware
9 13 (1.26%) IBM
10 10 (0.97%) CA
11 9 (0.87%) Darktrace
11 9 (0.87%) LogRhythm
12 8 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.68%) Automation Anywhere
13 7 (0.68%) Blue Prism
13 7 (0.68%) Meraki
13 7 (0.68%) UiPath