Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 136 161
Rank change year-on-year +11 +25 -17
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 4,475 4,529 4,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.67% 2.55% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.78% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,351 2,637 3,170
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £37,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £52,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -0.95% +5.00%

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 152,403 162,668 175,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 121,268 128,305 146,204
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +6 4,164 £60,000 - 371
London +8 2,333 £70,000 - 164
UK excluding London +10 2,015 £54,000 +3.85% 241
North of England +15 677 £55,000 +15.79% 53
North West +33 522 £59,500 +13.33% 35
South East -21 489 £57,500 +8.49% 49
East of England +69 254 £52,500 -4.55% 28
Midlands -1 253 £47,500 -13.64% 36
West Midlands -9 175 £45,500 -17.27% 27
South West +32 154 £47,375 -13.86% 41
Scotland +22 152 £55,000 +13.99% 24
Yorkshire -31 150 £50,000 +11.11% 15
East Midlands -4 71 £48,000 -12.73% 9
Wales +5 38 £40,210 +0.52% 7
Northern Ireland +8 13 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Isle of Man +6 5 £55,000 +120.00%
North East -51 5 £39,725 -41.15% 3

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 2,320 (51.84%) Finance
2 1,445 (32.29%) Banking
3 1,316 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
4 1,234 (27.58%) Investment Banking
5 1,194 (26.68%) Information Security
6 1,191 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
7 1,020 (22.79%) Analytical Skills
8 987 (22.06%) Degree
9 930 (20.78%) Big Data
10 897 (20.04%) Java
11 894 (19.98%) Project Management
12 866 (19.35%) Cyberthreat
13 857 (19.15%) CISSP
14 853 (19.06%) Strategic Thinking
15 823 (18.39%) Financial Institution
16 818 (18.28%) Low Latency
17 813 (18.17%) Investment Management
18 802 (17.92%) Innovative Thinking
19 663 (14.82%) Stakeholder Management
20 627 (14.01%) Cybersecurity
21 618 (13.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 616 (13.77%) SQL
23 610 (13.63%) Management Information System
24 604 (13.50%) Microsoft
25 557 (12.45%) SDLC
26 500 (11.17%) CISM
27 477 (10.66%) Analytics
28 467 (10.44%) JavaScript
29 449 (10.03%) Python
30 441 (9.85%) ITIL

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
1 112 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 111 (2.48%) Apache Spark
3 84 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
4 60 (1.34%) Confluence
5 34 (0.76%) Apache
6 32 (0.72%) IIS
7 29 (0.65%) CMS
8 28 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 25 (0.56%) SAS
10 18 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (0.38%) MS Exchange
11 17 (0.38%) Skype for Business
12 13 (0.29%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.27%) JBoss
14 11 (0.25%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (0.22%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 8 (0.18%) Jetty
18 7 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 193 (4.31%) Microsoft Project
2 175 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
3 174 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 115 (2.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 62 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.16%) SPSS
8 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.11%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.045%) Gephi
11 2 (0.045%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.022%) Autodesk Inventor
12 1 (0.022%) EViews
12 1 (0.022%) InVision
12 1 (0.022%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 46 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 38 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 35 (0.78%) SAP CO
3 35 (0.78%) SAP FI
3 35 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
4 24 (0.54%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 20 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.31%) SAP BPC
8 13 (0.29%) SAP GRC
8 13 (0.29%) Sentinel
9 11 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
10 9 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
11 8 (0.18%) assyst
11 8 (0.18%) Relativity
12 6 (0.13%) Misys Midas
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
12 6 (0.13%) SAP CRM
13 5 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 5 (0.11%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 275 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 193 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (1.88%) SaaS
4 73 (1.63%) Office 365
5 70 (1.56%) PaaS
6 63 (1.41%) IaaS
7 33 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (0.45%) npm
9 18 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (0.29%) GitHub
12 10 (0.22%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (0.16%) BrowserStack
14 7 (0.16%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.11%) Akamai
16 3 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.067%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.067%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 321 (7.17%) Firewall
2 126 (2.82%) Network Security
3 96 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 92 (2.06%) Internet
5 80 (1.79%) LAN
6 78 (1.74%) WAN
7 68 (1.52%) DNS
8 64 (1.43%) TCP/IP
9 45 (1.01%) Wireshark
10 39 (0.87%) VPN
11 37 (0.83%) DHCP
12 33 (0.74%) Intranet
13 27 (0.60%) Wireless
14 23 (0.51%) MPLS
15 21 (0.47%) SSL
16 19 (0.42%) SAN
16 19 (0.42%) VoIP
17 18 (0.40%) HTTP
17 18 (0.40%) NetScaler
18 17 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 930 (20.78%) Big Data
2 231 (5.16%) Relational Database
3 226 (5.05%) SQL Server
4 151 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 127 (2.84%) Hadoop
6 125 (2.79%) MongoDB
7 119 (2.66%) DB2
8 90 (2.01%) RDBMS
9 72 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 66 (1.47%) MySQL
11 56 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 42 (0.94%) Data Lake
13 33 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
14 32 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
14 32 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 29 (0.65%) MemSQL
15 29 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
16 28 (0.63%) Oracle Database
17 27 (0.60%) Apache Hive
18 25 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 155 (3.46%) JIRA
2 120 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 82 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 69 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 66 (1.47%) Maven
6 64 (1.43%) JUnit
7 43 (0.96%) Selenium
7 43 (0.96%) Subversion
8 34 (0.76%) Cucumber
8 34 (0.76%) Gradle
9 33 (0.74%) TeamCity
10 31 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (0.63%) Ranorex
12 25 (0.56%) MSTest
13 23 (0.51%) NUnit
14 22 (0.49%) Moq
15 21 (0.47%) gulp
15 21 (0.47%) Mockito
16 20 (0.45%) Bitbucket
16 20 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 2,320 (51.84%) Finance
2 1,445 (32.29%) Banking
3 1,234 (27.58%) Investment Banking
4 823 (18.39%) Financial Institution
5 388 (8.67%) Law
6 287 (6.41%) Legal
7 237 (5.30%) Front Office
8 220 (4.92%) Retail
9 126 (2.82%) Marketing
10 91 (2.03%) Telecoms
11 66 (1.47%) Back Office
12 43 (0.96%) Publishing
13 39 (0.87%) Manufacturing
14 35 (0.78%) Games
15 26 (0.58%) Advertising
16 25 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 25 (0.56%) Retail Banking
17 24 (0.54%) French Language
18 23 (0.51%) Electronics
19 21 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 621 (13.88%) Developer
2 587 (13.12%) Analyst
3 478 (10.68%) Project Manager
4 298 (6.66%) Consultant
4 298 (6.66%) Security Manager
5 265 (5.92%) IT Manager
6 205 (4.58%) Architect
7 173 (3.87%) Information Manager
7 173 (3.87%) Risk Manager
8 165 (3.69%) Security Analyst
8 165 (3.69%) Security Consultant
9 161 (3.60%) Information Security Manager
10 152 (3.40%) Java Developer
11 149 (3.33%) Senior Manager
12 112 (2.50%) Security Officer
13 107 (2.39%) Business Analyst
14 105 (2.35%) Security Architect
15 102 (2.28%) Senior Project Manager
16 101 (2.26%) Platform Engineer
17 98 (2.19%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (6.53%) .NET
2 272 (6.08%) AngularJS
3 241 (5.39%) HTML
4 157 (3.51%) RESTful
5 150 (3.35%) React
6 146 (3.26%) HTML5
6 146 (3.26%) Web Services
7 139 (3.11%) Kafka
8 133 (2.97%) Spring
9 132 (2.95%) CSS
10 100 (2.23%) REST
11 95 (2.12%) Middleware
12 63 (1.41%) ASP.NET
12 63 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
13 56 (1.25%) WPF
14 53 (1.18%) Velocity
15 49 (1.09%) Akka
15 49 (1.09%) jQuery
15 49 (1.09%) SailPoint
16 47 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1,020 (22.79%) Analytical Skills
2 866 (19.35%) Cyberthreat
3 610 (13.63%) Management Information System
4 439 (9.81%) Computer Science
5 281 (6.28%) Self-Motivation
6 203 (4.54%) Algorithms
7 191 (4.27%) Data Centre
8 166 (3.71%) Fixed Income
9 150 (3.35%) Derivative
9 150 (3.35%) Equities
10 148 (3.31%) Fintech
11 147 (3.28%) Data Structures
12 142 (3.17%) User Experience
13 128 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 115 (2.57%) Virtual Team
15 93 (2.08%) Reinsurance
16 92 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
17 65 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
17 65 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
18 63 (1.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 420 (9.39%) Linux
2 398 (8.89%) Windows
3 290 (6.48%) Unix
4 81 (1.81%) Windows Server
5 36 (0.80%) Android
5 36 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 35 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 33 (0.74%) Windows 10
8 32 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.27%) AIX
11 11 (0.25%) Solaris
12 5 (0.11%) Kali Linux
12 5 (0.11%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.089%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.067%) CentOS
14 3 (0.067%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.067%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.022%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,316 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
2 1,194 (26.68%) Information Security
3 1,191 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
4 894 (19.98%) Project Management
5 853 (19.06%) Strategic Thinking
6 818 (18.28%) Low Latency
7 813 (18.17%) Investment Management
8 802 (17.92%) Innovative Thinking
9 663 (14.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 627 (14.01%) Cybersecurity
11 557 (12.45%) SDLC
12 477 (10.66%) Analytics
13 441 (9.85%) ITIL
14 389 (8.69%) Change Management
15 383 (8.56%) Wealth Management
16 374 (8.36%) PRINCE2
17 341 (7.62%) OO
18 332 (7.42%) Data Protection
19 306 (6.84%) Security Management
20 297 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 897 (20.04%) Java
2 616 (13.77%) SQL
3 467 (10.44%) JavaScript
4 449 (10.03%) Python
5 373 (8.34%) C#
6 311 (6.95%) C++
7 150 (3.35%) Perl
8 139 (3.11%) C
9 110 (2.46%) PowerShell
10 101 (2.26%) Scala
11 100 (2.23%) Shell Script
12 70 (1.56%) Java 8
13 50 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 49 (1.09%) Bash Shell
15 45 (1.01%) R
16 39 (0.87%) BeanShell
17 34 (0.76%) Ruby
17 34 (0.76%) T-SQL
17 34 (0.76%) VBA
18 26 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 987 (22.06%) Degree
2 857 (19.15%) CISSP
3 500 (11.17%) CISM
4 373 (8.34%) CISA
5 213 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 162 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
7 150 (3.35%) CEH
7 150 (3.35%) Security Cleared
8 144 (3.22%) Master's Degree
9 143 (3.20%) CRISC
10 114 (2.55%) PMI Certification
11 109 (2.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 99 (2.21%) PMP
13 94 (2.10%) SC Cleared
14 85 (1.90%) SANS
15 80 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
16 79 (1.77%) SSCP
17 76 (1.70%) MCSE
18 60 (1.34%) CCNP
19 57 (1.27%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 618 (13.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 358 (8.00%) GDPR
3 292 (6.53%) QA
4 274 (6.12%) PCI DSS
5 217 (4.85%) PMO
6 146 (3.26%) COBIT
7 107 (2.39%) Cyber Essentials
8 94 (2.10%) SLA
9 50 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 45 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 36 (0.80%) MiFID
12 35 (0.78%) Data Quality
13 32 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 29 (0.65%) ISO 9001
15 28 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 22 (0.49%) COSO
16 22 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 22 (0.49%) ISO 22301
17 18 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
18 16 (0.36%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 138 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 73 (1.63%) Docker
2 73 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.51%) HDFS
4 22 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.34%) Snort
6 15 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
7 14 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.25%) vSphere
9 8 (0.18%) BitLocker
10 6 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.089%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.067%) LXC
13 2 (0.045%) ACF2
13 2 (0.045%) RACF
13 2 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.022%) Firmware
14 1 (0.022%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 59 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 47 (1.05%) RSA Security Analytics
3 41 (0.92%) Puppet
4 31 (0.69%) Ansible
4 31 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 28 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
6 27 (0.60%) SCCM
7 21 (0.47%) QRadar
8 18 (0.40%) WSUS
9 17 (0.38%) Nessus
9 17 (0.38%) SCOM
10 15 (0.34%) Kibana
10 15 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
11 14 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
12 13 (0.29%) Stealthwatch
13 12 (0.27%) CFEngine
13 12 (0.27%) Salt
14 11 (0.25%) Suricata
15 10 (0.22%) RSA Archer
16 9 (0.20%) CASB
Vendors
1 604 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 201 (4.49%) Oracle
3 166 (3.71%) Sybase
4 132 (2.95%) Cisco
5 120 (2.68%) VMware
6 114 (2.55%) SAP
7 100 (2.23%) Splunk
8 97 (2.17%) Tableau
9 92 (2.06%) ServiceNow
10 69 (1.54%) Symantec
11 61 (1.36%) Citrix
11 61 (1.36%) Red Hat
12 45 (1.01%) Google
13 39 (0.87%) CheckPoint
14 36 (0.80%) IBM
15 35 (0.78%) Cognizant
15 35 (0.78%) Qualys
16 32 (0.72%) TIBCO
17 27 (0.60%) HP
17 27 (0.60%) Salesforce.com