Period
to 18 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 149 145
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 4,019 3,946 4,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.31% 2.26% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.52% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,599 2,660 3,528
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £99,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% -1.96%

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 156,623 156,367 187,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 126,956 128,832 155,017
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 +1 3,794 £60,000 -4.00% 486
UK excluding London +7 1,979 £50,000 -1.96% 303
London 0 1,922 £67,500 -3.57% 218
North of England +61 711 £50,000 - 86
South East +9 620 £55,000 +4.76% 80
North West +59 557 £50,000 -9.09% 53
Midlands -33 253 £50,000 +5.26% 38
South West +3 151 £45,000 -18.18% 30
West Midlands -26 148 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Yorkshire +11 131 £52,500 +5.00% 24
East of England -108 129 £55,000 +4.76% 35
East Midlands -9 104 £55,000 +15.79% 15
Scotland -67 85 £51,500 +3.00% 25
Wales +7 33 £41,200 -3.06% 9
North East -30 23 £45,000 +13.92% 9
Northern Ireland -19 9 - - 1
Isle of Man - 3 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 1,938 (48.22%) Finance
2 1,050 (26.13%) Information Security
3 964 (23.99%) Banking
4 950 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
5 789 (19.63%) Project Management
6 660 (16.42%) Investment Banking
7 654 (16.27%) Degree
8 614 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 597 (14.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 589 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
11 573 (14.26%) Java
12 538 (13.39%) CISSP
13 525 (13.06%) Wealth Management
14 499 (12.42%) Management Information System
15 478 (11.89%) SQL
16 474 (11.79%) ITIL
16 474 (11.79%) Cybersecurity
17 420 (10.45%) Law
18 400 (9.95%) CISM
19 379 (9.43%) PRINCE2
20 376 (9.36%) Microsoft
21 361 (8.98%) Change Management
22 359 (8.93%) Windows
23 351 (8.73%) C#
24 348 (8.66%) SDLC
25 321 (7.99%) Linux
26 311 (7.74%) Legal
27 290 (7.22%) Computer Science
28 285 (7.09%) PCI DSS
29 281 (6.99%) Oracle

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 94 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 56 (1.39%) Confluence
3 48 (1.19%) Apache Spark
4 47 (1.17%) Tomcat
5 44 (1.09%) SAS
6 42 (1.05%) Apache
7 41 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 32 (0.80%) JBoss
9 31 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
10 23 (0.57%) NetWeaver
11 22 (0.55%) CMS
11 22 (0.55%) IIS
12 21 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 20 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (0.42%) Drupal
15 16 (0.40%) CICS
16 15 (0.37%) WordPress
17 14 (0.35%) MS Exchange
18 13 (0.32%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 244 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 160 (3.98%) Microsoft Project
3 144 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
4 96 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 88 (2.19%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.100%) SPSS
8 3 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.075%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.075%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.050%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.025%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.025%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.025%) Stata
Business Applications
1 47 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 26 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (0.62%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 25 (0.62%) SAP CO
3 25 (0.62%) SAP FI
3 25 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 22 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.40%) SAP GRC
5 16 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
6 15 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
7 12 (0.30%) Magento
8 10 (0.25%) Endur
8 10 (0.25%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.20%) Elite 3E
9 8 (0.20%) Maximo
9 8 (0.20%) Primavera
9 8 (0.20%) SAP BPC
10 7 (0.17%) Shopify
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 111 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (2.59%) SaaS
4 55 (1.37%) Office 365
5 48 (1.19%) PaaS
6 35 (0.87%) IaaS
7 26 (0.65%) OpenShift
8 17 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.35%) Basecamp
10 12 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.27%) GitHub
12 7 (0.17%) Trello
12 7 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.15%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.15%) npm
13 6 (0.15%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.100%) AdWords
15 4 (0.100%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.100%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 226 (5.62%) Firewall
2 130 (3.23%) Network Security
3 89 (2.21%) WAN
4 80 (1.99%) LAN
5 51 (1.27%) Internet
6 49 (1.22%) TCP/IP
7 47 (1.17%) VPN
8 45 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
9 43 (1.07%) MPLS
10 36 (0.90%) SAN
11 34 (0.85%) SMS
12 24 (0.60%) DNS
12 24 (0.60%) HTTP
13 23 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (0.57%) Wireless
14 22 (0.55%) SSL
14 22 (0.55%) Unified Communications
15 18 (0.45%) DHCP
15 18 (0.45%) VoIP
16 16 (0.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 167 (4.16%) Big Data
3 95 (2.36%) Relational Database
4 74 (1.84%) NoSQL
5 59 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 59 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
6 58 (1.44%) Power BI
7 51 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 41 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
9 40 (1.00%) DB2
10 38 (0.95%) RDBMS
11 33 (0.82%) MongoDB
11 33 (0.82%) QlikView
11 33 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 29 (0.72%) GIS
13 26 (0.65%) MySQL
14 24 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
15 21 (0.52%) Blockchain
15 21 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 20 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 144 (3.58%) JIRA
2 106 (2.64%) Git (software)
3 78 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 66 (1.64%) Selenium
5 35 (0.87%) NUnit
6 34 (0.85%) Maven
7 33 (0.82%) JUnit
8 29 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (0.70%) Subversion
10 27 (0.67%) Visual Studio
11 25 (0.62%) Cucumber
11 25 (0.62%) JMeter
12 24 (0.60%) SoapUI
12 24 (0.60%) TeamCity
12 24 (0.60%) WebDriver
13 19 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
14 17 (0.42%) LSMW
14 17 (0.42%) Mockito
15 16 (0.40%) Gradle
15 16 (0.40%) Jasmine
General
1 1,938 (48.22%) Finance
2 964 (23.99%) Banking
3 660 (16.42%) Investment Banking
4 420 (10.45%) Law
5 311 (7.74%) Legal
6 260 (6.47%) Front Office
7 181 (4.50%) Retail Banking
8 131 (3.26%) Retail
9 128 (3.18%) Financial Institution
10 92 (2.29%) Telecoms
11 83 (2.07%) Marketing
12 62 (1.54%) Manufacturing
13 51 (1.27%) Back Office
13 51 (1.27%) Digital Economy
14 46 (1.14%) Games
15 34 (0.85%) Billing
16 24 (0.60%) Advertising
17 21 (0.52%) French Language
17 21 (0.52%) Publishing
18 19 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 700 (17.42%) Analyst
2 525 (13.06%) Developer
3 434 (10.80%) Project Manager
4 370 (9.21%) Consultant
5 268 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 225 (5.60%) IT Manager
7 190 (4.73%) Security Analyst
8 189 (4.70%) Architect
9 175 (4.35%) Risk Manager
10 168 (4.18%) Security Consultant
11 166 (4.13%) Information Security Manager
12 160 (3.98%) Information Manager
13 135 (3.36%) C# Developer
13 135 (3.36%) Senior Manager
14 128 (3.18%) Business Analyst
15 123 (3.06%) Java Developer
16 104 (2.59%) Information Analyst
17 100 (2.49%) Information Security Analyst
18 99 (2.46%) Risk Analyst
19 97 (2.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (6.05%) .NET
2 128 (3.18%) HTML
3 111 (2.76%) Middleware
4 104 (2.59%) WPF
5 88 (2.19%) CSS
6 79 (1.97%) AngularJS
6 79 (1.97%) HTML5
7 74 (1.84%) Spring
8 70 (1.74%) WCF
9 68 (1.69%) Web Services
10 64 (1.59%) XML
11 54 (1.34%) ASP.NET
12 53 (1.32%) .NET Framework
12 53 (1.32%) REST
13 51 (1.27%) J2EE
14 50 (1.24%) Node.js
14 50 (1.24%) WinForms
15 45 (1.12%) React
16 43 (1.07%) jQuery
17 38 (0.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 589 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 499 (12.42%) Management Information System
3 290 (7.22%) Computer Science
4 177 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 134 (3.33%) Equities
6 123 (3.06%) Derivative
7 118 (2.94%) Data Centre
8 111 (2.76%) Cyberthreat
9 103 (2.56%) Algorithms
10 101 (2.51%) Fintech
11 94 (2.34%) Hedge funds
12 92 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
13 77 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
14 70 (1.74%) Credit Risk
15 66 (1.64%) Fixed Income
16 65 (1.62%) User Experience
17 63 (1.57%) Market Risk
17 63 (1.57%) Virtual Team
18 59 (1.47%) PMI
19 51 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 359 (8.93%) Windows
2 321 (7.99%) Linux
3 249 (6.20%) Unix
4 51 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 37 (0.92%) Windows 10
6 31 (0.77%) AIX
7 22 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 22 (0.55%) Solaris
8 20 (0.50%) Android
9 17 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.100%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.100%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.100%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.075%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,050 (26.13%) Information Security
2 950 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 789 (19.63%) Project Management
4 614 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 525 (13.06%) Wealth Management
6 474 (11.79%) Cybersecurity
6 474 (11.79%) ITIL
7 379 (9.43%) PRINCE2
8 361 (8.98%) Change Management
9 348 (8.66%) SDLC
10 279 (6.94%) Coaching
11 259 (6.44%) Analytics
11 259 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 259 (6.44%) Waterfall
12 257 (6.39%) Asset Management
13 252 (6.27%) Scrum
14 243 (6.05%) Incident Management
15 240 (5.97%) Service Management
16 217 (5.40%) Data Protection
17 216 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 573 (14.26%) Java
2 478 (11.89%) SQL
3 351 (8.73%) C#
4 267 (6.64%) Python
5 216 (5.37%) JavaScript
6 191 (4.75%) C++
7 131 (3.26%) C
8 81 (2.02%) Shell Script
9 71 (1.77%) PL/SQL
10 70 (1.74%) Scala
11 59 (1.47%) VBA
12 56 (1.39%) Perl
13 55 (1.37%) R
14 47 (1.17%) Ruby
15 38 (0.95%) MATLAB
16 34 (0.85%) Bash Shell
17 33 (0.82%) ABAP
18 31 (0.77%) PHP
18 31 (0.77%) PowerShell
19 26 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 654 (16.27%) Degree
2 538 (13.39%) CISSP
3 400 (9.95%) CISM
4 265 (6.59%) CISA
5 161 (4.01%) Security Cleared
6 103 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 99 (2.46%) PMI Certification
8 98 (2.44%) CRISC
9 95 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
10 81 (2.02%) SC Cleared
11 80 (1.99%) PMP
12 71 (1.77%) CEH
13 63 (1.57%) GIAC
14 62 (1.54%) ISEB
15 59 (1.47%) ISTQB
15 59 (1.47%) SANS
16 50 (1.24%) Master's Degree
17 49 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 43 (1.07%) CCNP
18 43 (1.07%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 597 (14.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 285 (7.09%) PCI DSS
3 234 (5.82%) QA
4 227 (5.65%) GDPR
5 164 (4.08%) PMO
6 125 (3.11%) COBIT
7 114 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 81 (2.02%) SLA
9 71 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 70 (1.74%) ISO 9001
11 52 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
12 36 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 35 (0.87%) MiFID
14 34 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 29 (0.72%) ISO 22301
16 26 (0.65%) Data Quality
17 24 (0.60%) RMADS
18 20 (0.50%) NIST 800
19 19 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
20 17 (0.42%) SEPA
System Software
1 80 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 44 (1.09%) Docker
2 44 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.27%) vSphere
5 8 (0.20%) Snort
5 8 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.17%) XenApp
7 6 (0.15%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.12%) HDFS
9 4 (0.100%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.100%) SAP ITS
10 2 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.050%) Cygwin
10 2 (0.050%) GridGain
10 2 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.050%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.050%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.050%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 34 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (0.70%) Ansible
2 28 (0.70%) Puppet
3 25 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
4 20 (0.50%) SCCM
5 17 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (0.40%) Nessus
7 14 (0.35%) Kubernetes
8 13 (0.32%) BladeLogic
8 13 (0.32%) RSA Archer
9 10 (0.25%) SCOM
10 9 (0.22%) QRadar
11 7 (0.17%) CSIRT
11 7 (0.17%) Terraform
12 6 (0.15%) CA Wily
12 6 (0.15%) FTK
12 6 (0.15%) Nagios
12 6 (0.15%) Netcool
12 6 (0.15%) Suricata
13 5 (0.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 376 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 281 (6.99%) Oracle
3 198 (4.93%) SAP
4 136 (3.38%) Cisco
5 87 (2.16%) Tableau
6 75 (1.87%) VMware
7 56 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 56 (1.39%) IBM
8 46 (1.14%) Citrix
9 44 (1.09%) Juniper
10 42 (1.05%) F5
10 42 (1.05%) Palo Alto
11 38 (0.95%) HP
11 38 (0.95%) Sybase
12 36 (0.90%) Informatica
13 34 (0.85%) Red Hat
14 33 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
15 31 (0.77%) Alteryx
16 30 (0.75%) Splunk
17 29 (0.72%) ServiceNow