Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 152 148
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 3,566 4,048 3,916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.35% 2.31% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.51% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,222 2,623 2,635
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £99,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +2.00%

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 139,013 161,247 158,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.84% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109,707 130,895 130,572
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -5 3,279 £60,000 - 415
UK excluding London +23 1,875 £55,000 +10.00% 270
London -18 1,533 £70,000 +3.70% 174
North of England +8 585 £60,000 +20.00% 62
North West +8 468 £60,000 +20.00% 31
South East -24 454 £55,000 - 56
Midlands +61 319 £50,000 - 48
East of England +116 231 £53,250 -3.18% 34
West Midlands +32 167 £52,295 +4.59% 36
East Midlands +52 147 £50,000 -9.09% 12
South West +14 139 £52,500 +16.67% 41
Scotland +38 119 £59,500 +15.53% 19
Yorkshire +21 104 £50,000 -4.76% 29
Northern Ireland -5 19 £45,000 - 1
Wales -3 17 £50,000 +21.36% 9
North East +4 13 £58,927 +30.95% 2

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 1,370 (38.42%) Finance
2 1,071 (30.03%) Information Security
3 877 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
4 750 (21.03%) Project Management
5 680 (19.07%) CISSP
6 628 (17.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 627 (17.58%) Degree
8 613 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 599 (16.80%) Cybersecurity
10 573 (16.07%) Banking
11 535 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 518 (14.53%) Management Information System
13 493 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
14 465 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
15 417 (11.69%) CISM
16 396 (11.10%) SQL
17 391 (10.96%) ITIL
18 378 (10.60%) PRINCE2
19 360 (10.10%) Analytics
20 333 (9.34%) Change Management
21 325 (9.11%) CISA
22 318 (8.92%) Windows
23 308 (8.64%) Security Management
24 292 (8.19%) Legal
24 292 (8.19%) Investment Banking
25 284 (7.96%) Java
26 283 (7.94%) Incident Management
27 280 (7.85%) Continuous Improvement
28 272 (7.63%) PCI DSS
29 265 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure

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 92 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 48 (1.35%) SAS
3 41 (1.15%) Confluence
4 38 (1.07%) Apache Spark
5 30 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 24 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (0.56%) CMS
8 18 (0.50%) IIS
9 17 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (0.42%) Apache
11 14 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.17%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.14%) Liferay
16 5 (0.14%) nginx
16 5 (0.14%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 173 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 141 (3.95%) Microsoft Project
3 131 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.25%) SPSS
6 5 (0.14%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.056%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 49 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
2 43 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.21%) SAP CO
2 43 (1.21%) SAP FI
2 43 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 30 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (0.56%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 17 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
6 13 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
6 13 (0.36%) SAP BPC
6 13 (0.36%) SAP GRC
7 8 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.17%) LatentZero
9 6 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
9 6 (0.17%) thinkFolio
10 5 (0.14%) Misys Midas
10 5 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 265 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 180 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
3 83 (2.33%) SaaS
4 66 (1.85%) PaaS
5 60 (1.68%) IaaS
5 60 (1.68%) Office 365
6 34 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.42%) OpenDNS
9 13 (0.36%) Dropbox
9 13 (0.36%) OneDrive
10 10 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.22%) BlazeMeter
11 8 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.22%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.20%) npm
13 6 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.14%) Basecamp
15 4 (0.11%) GitHub
15 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 210 (5.89%) Firewall
2 136 (3.81%) Network Security
3 69 (1.93%) Internet
4 59 (1.65%) DNS
5 52 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 47 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 43 (1.21%) WAN
8 35 (0.98%) HTTP
8 35 (0.98%) LAN
9 31 (0.87%) VPN
10 30 (0.84%) Wireshark
11 21 (0.59%) VoIP
12 20 (0.56%) SAN
12 20 (0.56%) VLAN
13 18 (0.50%) Intranet
14 15 (0.42%) FTP
15 14 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (0.39%) WLAN
16 12 (0.34%) DMZ
17 11 (0.31%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 123 (3.45%) Big Data
3 59 (1.65%) Hadoop
4 56 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 53 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (1.49%) QlikView
6 46 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (0.93%) Blockchain
8 28 (0.79%) Power BI
9 27 (0.76%) NoSQL
10 25 (0.70%) MySQL
11 21 (0.59%) MongoDB
12 19 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 18 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
14 17 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (0.45%) Apache Hive
15 16 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
16 15 (0.42%) OLTP
17 13 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
18 12 (0.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 122 (3.42%) Git (software)
2 105 (2.94%) JIRA
3 47 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 37 (1.04%) Jenkins
5 30 (0.84%) Selenium
6 29 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (0.73%) Subversion
8 24 (0.67%) MSTest
9 21 (0.59%) Ranorex
10 20 (0.56%) Moq
10 20 (0.56%) NUnit
10 20 (0.56%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 14 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 14 (0.39%) SpecFlow
12 12 (0.34%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.28%) JMeter
14 9 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
15 8 (0.22%) Grunt
15 8 (0.22%) JUnit
15 8 (0.22%) SoapUI
General
1 1,370 (38.42%) Finance
2 573 (16.07%) Banking
3 292 (8.19%) Investment Banking
3 292 (8.19%) Legal
4 248 (6.95%) Law
5 164 (4.60%) Retail
6 108 (3.03%) Front Office
7 99 (2.78%) Marketing
8 60 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 57 (1.60%) Telecoms
10 54 (1.51%) Back Office
11 48 (1.35%) Financial Institution
12 44 (1.23%) Advertising
13 32 (0.90%) Manufacturing
14 29 (0.81%) Retail Banking
15 24 (0.67%) German Language
16 23 (0.64%) Publishing
17 20 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
17 20 (0.56%) Games
18 14 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 614 (17.22%) Analyst
2 421 (11.81%) Project Manager
3 375 (10.52%) Security Manager
4 304 (8.52%) Developer
5 285 (7.99%) Consultant
6 260 (7.29%) Information Manager
7 255 (7.15%) Information Security Manager
8 232 (6.51%) Architect
9 190 (5.33%) Security Analyst
10 181 (5.08%) IT Manager
11 167 (4.68%) Risk Manager
12 158 (4.43%) Security Consultant
13 145 (4.07%) Security Architect
14 138 (3.87%) IT Analyst
15 123 (3.45%) Senior Manager
16 120 (3.37%) Risk Analyst
17 111 (3.11%) Business Analyst
18 91 (2.55%) Information Analyst
19 89 (2.50%) Information Security Analyst
20 74 (2.08%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (6.76%) .NET
2 110 (3.08%) HTML
3 91 (2.55%) AngularJS
4 89 (2.50%) CSS
5 72 (2.02%) ASP.NET
6 69 (1.93%) Middleware
7 65 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 64 (1.79%) Web Services
9 58 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 51 (1.43%) jQuery
11 47 (1.32%) WPF
12 43 (1.21%) .NET Framework
13 41 (1.15%) WCF
14 40 (1.12%) XML
15 39 (1.09%) HTML5
15 39 (1.09%) Spring
16 35 (0.98%) React
16 35 (0.98%) Velocity
17 31 (0.87%) Node.js
18 28 (0.79%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 518 (14.53%) Management Information System
2 493 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
3 143 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
4 99 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 90 (2.52%) Algorithms
6 77 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 74 (2.08%) Reinsurance
8 69 (1.93%) PMI
9 68 (1.91%) Cyberthreat
10 67 (1.88%) Derivative
11 63 (1.77%) Market Risk
12 61 (1.71%) Mobile App
13 60 (1.68%) Security Operations Centre
13 60 (1.68%) User Experience
14 59 (1.65%) Virtual Team
15 54 (1.51%) Fintech
16 53 (1.49%) CESG
16 53 (1.49%) PKI
17 50 (1.40%) Credit Risk
18 49 (1.37%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 318 (8.92%) Windows
2 248 (6.95%) Linux
3 120 (3.37%) Unix
4 58 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 29 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 25 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 24 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (0.62%) Windows 10
10 17 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.42%) Android
12 6 (0.17%) SUSE
12 6 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.11%) AIX
14 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.084%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.056%) zOS
17 1 (0.028%) CentOS
17 1 (0.028%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,071 (30.03%) Information Security
2 877 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
3 750 (21.03%) Project Management
4 613 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 599 (16.80%) Cybersecurity
6 465 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
7 391 (10.96%) ITIL
8 378 (10.60%) PRINCE2
9 360 (10.10%) Analytics
10 333 (9.34%) Change Management
11 308 (8.64%) Security Management
12 283 (7.94%) Incident Management
13 280 (7.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 260 (7.29%) Scrum
15 256 (7.18%) Wealth Management
16 255 (7.15%) SIEM
17 254 (7.12%) Penetration Testing
18 239 (6.70%) Data Protection
19 224 (6.28%) Decision-Making
20 217 (6.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 396 (11.10%) SQL
2 284 (7.96%) Java
3 249 (6.98%) C#
4 227 (6.37%) Python
5 196 (5.50%) JavaScript
6 107 (3.00%) C++
7 99 (2.78%) C
8 84 (2.36%) PowerShell
9 74 (2.08%) R
10 63 (1.77%) VBA
11 53 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 44 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 41 (1.15%) MATLAB
13 41 (1.15%) TypeScript
14 35 (0.98%) Perl
15 33 (0.93%) Scala
16 28 (0.79%) Shell Script
17 23 (0.64%) Bash Shell
18 22 (0.62%) Go
19 19 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 680 (19.07%) CISSP
2 627 (17.58%) Degree
3 417 (11.69%) CISM
4 325 (9.11%) CISA
5 218 (6.11%) Security Cleared
6 170 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
7 168 (4.71%) CRISC
8 126 (3.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 126 (3.53%) SC Cleared
9 121 (3.39%) PMI Certification
10 112 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
11 88 (2.47%) PMP
12 76 (2.13%) CEH
13 72 (2.02%) CREST Certified
13 72 (2.02%) Master's Degree
14 70 (1.96%) SANS
15 58 (1.63%) DV Cleared
16 50 (1.40%) CESG Certified Professional
16 50 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
17 46 (1.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 628 (17.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 272 (7.63%) PCI DSS
3 251 (7.04%) GDPR
4 219 (6.14%) QA
5 207 (5.80%) PMO
6 86 (2.41%) SLA
7 70 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
8 68 (1.91%) COBIT
9 49 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 44 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 41 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 32 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 26 (0.73%) Data Quality
14 25 (0.70%) ISO 9001
15 24 (0.67%) HIPAA
15 24 (0.67%) ISO 22301
15 24 (0.67%) P3O
15 24 (0.67%) RMADS
16 21 (0.59%) MiFID
17 20 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 172 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 76 (2.13%) Docker
3 65 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (0.53%) Snort
6 17 (0.48%) vSphere
6 17 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 16 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (0.39%) BitLocker
9 9 (0.25%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.14%) HDFS
12 4 (0.11%) IAG
13 3 (0.084%) NFS
13 3 (0.084%) vCloud
13 3 (0.084%) XenApp
14 2 (0.056%) Firmware
14 2 (0.056%) Time Sharing Option
15 1 (0.028%) Platform Symphony
15 1 (0.028%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (1.01%) Kubernetes
3 31 (0.87%) RSA Security Analytics
3 31 (0.87%) Terraform
4 25 (0.70%) Puppet
5 22 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (0.59%) Ansible
7 20 (0.56%) SCCM
8 18 (0.50%) SCOM
9 16 (0.45%) Nessus
9 16 (0.45%) Stealthwatch
10 14 (0.39%) PowerCLI
11 13 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
12 11 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
12 11 (0.31%) Nagios
13 10 (0.28%) BladeLogic
13 10 (0.28%) CASB
14 9 (0.25%) QRadar
14 9 (0.25%) RSA Archer
15 8 (0.22%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 535 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 174 (4.88%) SAP
3 154 (4.32%) Oracle
4 89 (2.50%) VMware
5 77 (2.16%) Tableau
6 70 (1.96%) Qualys
7 69 (1.93%) Cisco
8 52 (1.46%) Splunk
9 50 (1.40%) Cognizant
9 50 (1.40%) ServiceNow
10 49 (1.37%) Google
11 47 (1.32%) Symantec
12 38 (1.07%) CheckPoint
13 34 (0.95%) Citrix
14 33 (0.93%) HP
15 32 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
16 31 (0.87%) Red Hat
17 27 (0.76%) IBM
18 26 (0.73%) WorldPay
19 23 (0.64%) Adobe