Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 197 183 140
Rank change year-on-year -14 -43 +9
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 944 2,489 3,963
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.72% 1.85% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.00% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 754 1,883 2,464
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £40,341 £37,000 £37,249
90th Percentile £103,375 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.84%

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 50,553 124,365 147,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.19% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41,987 98,336 117,064
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,165
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.65% +0.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +4.65%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -2 876 £65,000 +4.00% 180
London +12 466 £72,750 +0.34% 77
UK excluding London -25 415 £57,500 +4.55% 118
South East +22 132 £60,000 - 25
North of England -20 87 £55,000 +14.58% 14
Work from Home -40 77 £62,500 -16.67% 19
Midlands +13 76 £47,500 -9.52% 28
South West +49 67 £65,000 +20.93% 16
West Midlands +28 67 £45,000 -14.29% 14
North West +16 47 £57,000 +26.67% 8
Yorkshire +14 32 £50,000 -4.76% 5
East of England +69 30 £62,500 +19.05% 20
Wales +23 11 £49,750 -0.50% 4
East Midlands +40 9 £75,000 +36.36% 14
Scotland -30 9 £49,000 -4.39% 11
North East -5 8 £50,000 +27.92% 1
Northern Ireland +20 5 £46,000 -29.23%

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 386 (40.89%) Finance
2 331 (35.06%) Information Security
3 228 (24.15%) Cybersecurity
4 215 (22.78%) Degree
5 208 (22.03%) CISSP
6 207 (21.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 160 (16.95%) Management Information System
8 155 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
9 151 (16.00%) CISM
10 148 (15.68%) Python
11 126 (13.35%) Microsoft
12 118 (12.50%) Azure
13 115 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 112 (11.86%) SQL
15 110 (11.65%) NIST
16 107 (11.33%) AWS
17 106 (11.23%) Project Management
18 103 (10.91%) ITIL
19 101 (10.70%) Banking
20 90 (9.53%) Java
20 90 (9.53%) Computer Science
21 87 (9.22%) Security Management
22 86 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
23 85 (9.00%) Security Cleared
23 85 (9.00%) CISA
24 82 (8.69%) Analytics
24 82 (8.69%) Problem-Solving
25 78 (8.26%) C#
26 76 (8.05%) GDPR
27 73 (7.73%) Firewall

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 24 (2.54%) Confluence
2 16 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 12 (1.27%) SAS
4 10 (1.06%) Apache
5 9 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.64%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.64%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.42%) CMS
9 3 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.11%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.11%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.11%) Mule
11 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.42%) Figma
8 2 (0.21%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.64%) SAP FSCM
3 5 (0.53%) Endur
4 4 (0.42%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.42%) FINCAD Analytics
4 4 (0.42%) Primavera
4 4 (0.42%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.21%) Eikon
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.21%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.21%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 118 (12.50%) Azure
2 107 (11.33%) AWS
3 54 (5.72%) SaaS
4 30 (3.18%) Office 365
5 28 (2.97%) Power Platform
6 27 (2.86%) GCP
7 19 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.59%) IaaS
9 13 (1.38%) PaaS
10 5 (0.53%) GitHub
10 5 (0.53%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.32%) Serverless
11 3 (0.32%) Trello
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.21%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 73 (7.73%) Firewall
2 32 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (2.44%) LAN
4 21 (2.22%) DNS
4 21 (2.22%) WAN
5 18 (1.91%) Unified Communications
6 17 (1.80%) Internet
6 17 (1.80%) Network Security
7 14 (1.48%) IPv6
8 11 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (1.06%) BGP
9 10 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (1.06%) DHCP
9 10 (1.06%) EIGRP
9 10 (1.06%) Multicast
9 10 (1.06%) NX-OS
9 10 (1.06%) OSPF
9 10 (1.06%) VPN
9 10 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.13%) Big Data
3 28 (2.97%) NoSQL
4 27 (2.86%) Power BI
5 23 (2.44%) Tableau
6 18 (1.91%) MongoDB
7 15 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.17%) QlikView
9 10 (1.06%) Spotfire
10 8 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.64%) DB2
13 5 (0.53%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.53%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.42%) MySQL
14 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.32%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 35 (3.71%) JIRA
3 19 (2.01%) Subversion
4 12 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (1.06%) Maven
7 6 (0.64%) Ant
7 6 (0.64%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.53%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.42%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.42%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.32%) gulp
10 3 (0.32%) jMock
10 3 (0.32%) JUnit
10 3 (0.32%) Moq
10 3 (0.32%) NUnit
10 3 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.21%) Snyk
General
1 386 (40.89%) Finance
2 101 (10.70%) Banking
3 70 (7.42%) Legal
4 62 (6.57%) Front Office
5 51 (5.40%) Manufacturing
6 49 (5.19%) Public Sector
7 48 (5.08%) Law
8 32 (3.39%) Marketing
9 28 (2.97%) Telecoms
10 21 (2.22%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.91%) Advertising
11 18 (1.91%) Aerospace
12 17 (1.80%) Retail
13 16 (1.69%) Investment Banking
14 15 (1.59%) Back Office
14 15 (1.59%) Electronics
15 8 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.74%) Games
17 6 (0.64%) French Language
17 6 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 137 (14.51%) Analyst
2 117 (12.39%) Developer
3 116 (12.29%) Consultant
4 65 (6.89%) Security Consultant
5 57 (6.04%) Security Analyst
6 53 (5.61%) Project Manager
7 52 (5.51%) Architect
8 47 (4.98%) Security Manager
9 46 (4.87%) Security Officer
10 39 (4.13%) Information Analyst
11 38 (4.03%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 38 (4.03%) Information Security Analyst
12 36 (3.81%) Information Security Officer
12 36 (3.81%) Senior Developer
13 35 (3.71%) Information Officer
14 32 (3.39%) Risk Manager
15 26 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
16 24 (2.54%) IT Analyst
16 24 (2.54%) IT Manager
17 23 (2.44%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.19%) .NET
2 46 (4.87%) React
3 44 (4.66%) AngularJS
4 27 (2.86%) HTML
5 22 (2.33%) Web Services
6 19 (2.01%) CSS
6 19 (2.01%) REST
7 17 (1.80%) .NET Core
7 17 (1.80%) .NET Framework
7 17 (1.80%) Spring
8 15 (1.59%) HTML5
8 15 (1.59%) Node.js
9 12 (1.27%) RESTful
10 11 (1.17%) Hibernate
10 11 (1.17%) JMS
11 10 (1.06%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.06%) Java EE
11 10 (1.06%) JAXB
11 10 (1.06%) JSON
12 9 (0.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 160 (16.95%) Management Information System
2 86 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (3.18%) Derivative
4 30 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 30 (3.18%) Market Risk
4 30 (3.18%) Public Cloud
5 27 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
6 25 (2.65%) Data Centre
7 23 (2.44%) Equities
8 19 (2.01%) Security Operations Centre
9 17 (1.80%) Fixed Income
10 15 (1.59%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.27%) Blog
11 12 (1.27%) SWIFT
12 11 (1.17%) Credit Risk
12 11 (1.17%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.06%) PMI
14 9 (0.95%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.95%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 50 (5.30%) Windows
2 39 (4.13%) Linux
3 24 (2.54%) Unix
4 10 (1.06%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.64%) Mac OS
6 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.42%) Android
8 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.21%) HPUX
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) MVS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (35.06%) Information Security
2 228 (24.15%) Cybersecurity
3 155 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 106 (11.23%) Project Management
6 103 (10.91%) ITIL
7 90 (9.53%) Computer Science
8 87 (9.22%) Security Management
9 82 (8.69%) Analytics
9 82 (8.69%) Problem-Solving
10 72 (7.63%) SDLC
11 65 (6.89%) Data Privacy
12 61 (6.46%) Project Delivery
13 59 (6.25%) Change Management
14 57 (6.04%) Penetration Testing
15 53 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
16 51 (5.40%) DevOps
16 51 (5.40%) Security Testing
17 49 (5.19%) Decision-Making
17 49 (5.19%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 148 (15.68%) Python
2 112 (11.86%) SQL
3 90 (9.53%) Java
4 78 (8.26%) C#
5 49 (5.19%) JavaScript
6 43 (4.56%) C++
7 39 (4.13%) C
8 36 (3.81%) PowerShell
9 26 (2.75%) Perl
10 24 (2.54%) R
11 16 (1.69%) Ruby
12 13 (1.38%) TypeScript
13 12 (1.27%) Scala
14 8 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.74%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.64%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.64%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.64%) VBA
17 5 (0.53%) Assembly Language
17 5 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 215 (22.78%) Degree
2 208 (22.03%) CISSP
3 151 (16.00%) CISM
4 85 (9.00%) CISA
4 85 (9.00%) Security Cleared
5 65 (6.89%) SC Cleared
6 57 (6.04%) CRISC
7 49 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
8 36 (3.81%) CESG Certified Professional
9 31 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (2.97%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 25 (2.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 23 (2.44%) CEH
13 19 (2.01%) DV Cleared
14 18 (1.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 15 (1.59%) PMI Certification
16 14 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (1.48%) OSCP
17 12 (1.27%) Master's Degree
17 12 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (21.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 110 (11.65%) NIST
3 76 (8.05%) GDPR
4 65 (6.89%) PCI DSS
5 62 (6.57%) COBIT
6 41 (4.34%) NCSC
7 36 (3.81%) Cyber Essentials
8 32 (3.39%) ISO 31000
9 31 (3.28%) QA
10 25 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 23 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 22 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 22 (2.33%) RMADS
13 20 (2.12%) PMO
13 20 (2.12%) SLA
14 15 (1.59%) Def Stans
14 15 (1.59%) HAZOP
15 13 (1.38%) ISO 22301
16 12 (1.27%) MiFID
16 12 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (1.38%) Docker
2 11 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.53%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.11%) HDFS
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (1.17%) Kubernetes
1 11 (1.17%) Terraform
2 10 (1.06%) Ansible
2 10 (1.06%) QRadar
3 9 (0.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (0.64%) Kibana
4 6 (0.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (0.53%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 5 (0.53%) SCCM
5 5 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.42%) Nessus
7 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.21%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 2 (0.21%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.21%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.21%) OpenVAS
8 2 (0.21%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.21%) SCOM
9 1 (0.11%) Grafana
Vendors
1 126 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.24%) SAP
3 30 (3.18%) Cisco
4 27 (2.86%) Oracle
5 20 (2.12%) CheckPoint
6 14 (1.48%) IBM
7 13 (1.38%) ServiceNow
8 12 (1.27%) VMware
9 10 (1.06%) Darktrace
9 10 (1.06%) Infoblox
10 9 (0.95%) JDA
11 8 (0.85%) Google
12 7 (0.74%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.74%) Splunk
13 6 (0.64%) Citrix
13 6 (0.64%) Remedy
13 6 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.64%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.53%) LogRhythm
14 5 (0.53%) Perforce