Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 133 148
Rank change year-on-year -54 +15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 2,520 4,138 4,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.85% 2.54% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.76% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,818 2,437 2,567
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,442 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,099
% change year-on-year +1.85% +7.79% -4.57%

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 125,291 149,786 166,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.07% 91.83% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 99,093 119,110 132,132
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Top 16 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 21 November 2019. 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 -53 2,282 £60,000 - 303
UK excluding London -52 1,315 £55,000 +1.85% 208
London -57 1,127 £72,500 +5.29% 120
South East -8 394 £60,000 +4.35% 50
North of England -79 314 £50,000 -9.09% 47
Midlands -5 192 £52,500 +10.53% 52
North West -129 151 £50,000 -16.67% 24
West Midlands +2 141 £52,500 +10.53% 33
South West +4 139 £55,000 +9.64% 25
Scotland -3 129 £51,250 +2.50% 15
Yorkshire +2 125 £52,500 +10.53% 21
East of England -40 106 £51,251 -2.38% 11
East Midlands -15 51 £55,000 +11.68% 19
North East +53 36 £39,087 -1.61% 2
Wales +7 35 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Northern Ireland +1 8 £65,000 +44.44%

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 1,025 (40.67%) Finance
2 714 (28.33%) Information Security
2 714 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 548 (21.75%) Project Management
4 519 (20.60%) Degree
5 492 (19.52%) Cybersecurity
6 444 (17.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 430 (17.06%) CISSP
8 386 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 384 (15.24%) Management Information System
10 354 (14.05%) CISM
11 351 (13.93%) ITIL
12 316 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
13 265 (10.52%) Change Management
14 263 (10.44%) PRINCE2
15 254 (10.08%) Banking
16 250 (9.92%) Project Delivery
17 246 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
18 243 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
19 227 (9.01%) Microsoft
20 220 (8.73%) GDPR
21 213 (8.45%) Security Cleared
22 204 (8.10%) Decision-Making
23 199 (7.90%) Service Management
24 196 (7.78%) Firewall
25 195 (7.74%) Mentoring
26 191 (7.58%) SQL
27 188 (7.46%) Python
28 183 (7.26%) Linux
29 182 (7.22%) Windows

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 64 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 47 (1.87%) Confluence
3 41 (1.63%) IIS
4 23 (0.91%) SAS
5 19 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
6 17 (0.67%) MS Exchange
7 15 (0.60%) CMS
8 10 (0.40%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.32%) Apache
9 8 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.28%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.20%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.20%) nginx
12 4 (0.16%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.16%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.12%) GemFire
13 3 (0.12%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.12%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 99 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
2 91 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
4 41 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 40 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.040%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.040%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
2 20 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.24%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.12%) Endur
7 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.12%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.079%) Advent Geneva
8 2 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.079%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.079%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.079%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.079%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 168 (6.67%) Azure
2 138 (5.48%) AWS
3 84 (3.33%) Office 365
4 51 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
5 44 (1.75%) SaaS
6 28 (1.11%) PaaS
7 21 (0.83%) IaaS
8 19 (0.75%) GCP
9 18 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
9 18 (0.71%) Power Platform
10 6 (0.24%) GitHub
11 5 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.20%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.16%) Apigee
13 3 (0.12%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.12%) Serverless
13 3 (0.12%) Slack
14 2 (0.079%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.079%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 196 (7.78%) Firewall
2 65 (2.58%) Network Security
3 48 (1.90%) HTTP
4 47 (1.87%) LAN
5 46 (1.83%) Internet
5 46 (1.83%) WAN
6 42 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 32 (1.27%) DHCP
8 31 (1.23%) MPLS
9 29 (1.15%) DNS
9 29 (1.15%) Wireless
10 28 (1.11%) VPN
11 25 (0.99%) SSL
12 23 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
13 22 (0.87%) SAN
14 20 (0.79%) Skype
15 18 (0.71%) VLAN
15 18 (0.71%) VoIP
16 16 (0.63%) IPsec
17 13 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 71 (2.82%) Big Data
3 34 (1.35%) Hadoop
4 27 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 19 (0.75%) SAP HANA
8 18 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 18 (0.71%) Power BI
9 14 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 12 (0.48%) NoSQL
10 12 (0.48%) QlikView
11 11 (0.44%) MySQL
12 10 (0.40%) Blockchain
12 10 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.36%) Spotfire
14 8 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.28%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 60 (2.38%) JIRA
2 40 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 29 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 14 (0.56%) gulp
5 13 (0.52%) webpack
6 12 (0.48%) Selenium
7 11 (0.44%) Grunt
8 9 (0.36%) IBM UrbanCode
9 8 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (0.28%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.24%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.24%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.20%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.16%) Maven
13 4 (0.16%) Rational Rose
13 4 (0.16%) Redmine
13 4 (0.16%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.12%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.12%) LabVIEW
General
1 1,025 (40.67%) Finance
2 254 (10.08%) Banking
3 159 (6.31%) Retail
4 140 (5.56%) Legal
5 116 (4.60%) Public Sector
6 79 (3.13%) Front Office
7 74 (2.94%) Marketing
8 62 (2.46%) Law
9 58 (2.30%) Manufacturing
9 58 (2.30%) Telecoms
10 53 (2.10%) Investment Banking
11 38 (1.51%) Games
12 36 (1.43%) Electronics
13 33 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 30 (1.19%) Local Government
15 26 (1.03%) Back Office
16 24 (0.95%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.87%) Advertising
17 22 (0.87%) Aerospace
18 16 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 378 (15.00%) Analyst
2 323 (12.82%) Project Manager
3 197 (7.82%) Developer
4 177 (7.02%) IT Manager
5 168 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 166 (6.59%) Consultant
7 146 (5.79%) Security Analyst
8 126 (5.00%) Architect
9 122 (4.84%) Senior Manager
10 121 (4.80%) Information Analyst
11 120 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
12 105 (4.17%) Risk Manager
13 103 (4.09%) Security Consultant
14 88 (3.49%) Information Manager
15 83 (3.29%) Information Security Manager
16 77 (3.06%) Software Engineer
17 75 (2.98%) Business Analyst
18 69 (2.74%) Security Architect
19 65 (2.58%) Security Officer
20 63 (2.50%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (2.38%) .NET
2 44 (1.75%) HTML
3 43 (1.71%) CSS
4 39 (1.55%) AngularJS
5 33 (1.31%) React
6 26 (1.03%) jQuery
7 24 (0.95%) Web Services
8 19 (0.75%) Spring
8 19 (0.75%) Vue.js
9 17 (0.67%) SailPoint
9 17 (0.67%) XML
10 15 (0.60%) ASP.NET
10 15 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
10 15 (0.60%) RESTful
10 15 (0.60%) Sass
11 12 (0.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 12 (0.48%) HTML5
11 12 (0.48%) JSON
11 12 (0.48%) Middleware
12 11 (0.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 384 (15.24%) Management Information System
2 246 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
4 79 (3.13%) Derivative
5 75 (2.98%) Data Centre
6 71 (2.82%) Market Risk
7 68 (2.70%) Equities
8 63 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 57 (2.26%) Credit Risk
10 51 (2.02%) Hedge funds
11 45 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
12 44 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
13 43 (1.71%) User Experience
14 39 (1.55%) Cyber Defence
15 37 (1.47%) PMI
15 37 (1.47%) Virtual Team
16 35 (1.39%) Data Structures
16 35 (1.39%) Fixed Income
16 35 (1.39%) Reinsurance
17 34 (1.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 183 (7.26%) Linux
2 182 (7.22%) Windows
3 84 (3.33%) Unix
4 67 (2.66%) Windows Server
5 45 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (0.87%) Windows 10
8 19 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.40%) CentOS
10 7 (0.28%) Solaris
11 6 (0.24%) AIX
12 4 (0.16%) Android
12 4 (0.16%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.040%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.040%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.040%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 714 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
1 714 (28.33%) Information Security
2 548 (21.75%) Project Management
3 492 (19.52%) Cybersecurity
4 386 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 351 (13.93%) ITIL
6 316 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
7 265 (10.52%) Change Management
8 263 (10.44%) PRINCE2
9 250 (9.92%) Project Delivery
10 243 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 204 (8.10%) Decision-Making
12 199 (7.90%) Service Management
13 195 (7.74%) Mentoring
14 170 (6.75%) Data Protection
15 165 (6.55%) Security Architecture
16 163 (6.47%) Software Engineering
17 161 (6.39%) Computer Science
17 161 (6.39%) Service Delivery
18 160 (6.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 191 (7.58%) SQL
2 188 (7.46%) Python
3 157 (6.23%) Java
4 139 (5.52%) C++
5 110 (4.37%) C
6 104 (4.13%) C#
7 75 (2.98%) JavaScript
8 48 (1.90%) MATLAB
9 40 (1.59%) Ruby
10 34 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 33 (1.31%) VBA
12 29 (1.15%) R
13 22 (0.87%) Haskell
13 22 (0.87%) Java 8
14 21 (0.83%) Bash Shell
14 21 (0.83%) Embedded C
14 21 (0.83%) Perl
15 17 (0.67%) Kotlin
15 17 (0.67%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 519 (20.60%) Degree
2 430 (17.06%) CISSP
3 354 (14.05%) CISM
4 213 (8.45%) Security Cleared
5 174 (6.90%) CISA
6 136 (5.40%) SC Cleared
7 117 (4.64%) CRISC
8 114 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
9 95 (3.77%) CESG Certified Professional
10 87 (3.45%) PMI Certification
11 75 (2.98%) PMP
12 59 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
13 55 (2.18%) CEH
14 50 (1.98%) CISMP
15 47 (1.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 43 (1.71%) Master's Degree
17 40 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
18 38 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
19 36 (1.43%) DV Cleared
19 36 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 444 (17.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 220 (8.73%) GDPR
3 170 (6.75%) PCI DSS
4 156 (6.19%) NIST
5 141 (5.60%) QA
6 127 (5.04%) PMO
7 93 (3.69%) COBIT
8 82 (3.25%) SLA
9 67 (2.66%) Cyber Essentials
10 55 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 54 (2.14%) NCSC
12 43 (1.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 37 (1.47%) RMADS
14 33 (1.31%) ISO 22301
15 29 (1.15%) Data Quality
16 24 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 22 (0.87%) SSAE 16
18 21 (0.83%) ISO 9001
19 20 (0.79%) IFRS
20 18 (0.71%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 98 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 36 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.83%) Docker
4 12 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.40%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 10 (0.40%) vSphere
7 9 (0.36%) Firmware
8 7 (0.28%) XenApp
9 6 (0.24%) IAG
10 5 (0.20%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.16%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.12%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.12%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.12%) Xen
13 2 (0.079%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 29 (1.15%) SCCM
2 17 (0.67%) Ansible
3 14 (0.56%) Kubernetes
3 14 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (0.48%) SCOM
5 9 (0.36%) Terraform
6 7 (0.28%) Data Guard
6 7 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.24%) Nessus
7 6 (0.24%) Puppet
7 6 (0.24%) QRadar
7 6 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.20%) Nagios
9 4 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.16%) Icinga
9 4 (0.16%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.16%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 4 (0.16%) WSUS
10 3 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.079%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 227 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 94 (3.73%) Cisco
3 86 (3.41%) SAP
4 84 (3.33%) Oracle
5 67 (2.66%) VMware
6 34 (1.35%) ServiceNow
7 32 (1.27%) IBM
8 27 (1.07%) Splunk
9 26 (1.03%) Citrix
9 26 (1.03%) Forcepoint
10 23 (0.91%) Palo Alto
11 21 (0.83%) CheckPoint
12 20 (0.79%) Tableau
13 18 (0.71%) HP
14 17 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
14 17 (0.67%) Meraki
15 16 (0.63%) IFS
15 16 (0.63%) Juniper
16 15 (0.60%) Capita
17 13 (0.52%) Qualys