Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 145 149
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 4,052 4,320 4,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.54% 2.41% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.62% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,413 2,573 2,992
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.44% +6.96%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -4.76% +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 146,062 164,850 169,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.57% 91.90% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 115,602 130,935 141,046
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,250 £27,613
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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 +8 3,731 £60,000 - 405
UK excluding London +39 2,067 £54,000 +8.00% 256
London -14 1,837 £70,000 - 188
North of England +30 706 £55,000 +5.26% 55
North West +37 562 £60,000 +20.00% 30
South East -8 513 £55,000 +7.84% 63
Midlands +55 287 £47,500 -13.64% 39
East of England +88 238 £52,500 +5.00% 26
West Midlands +38 175 £47,500 -11.21% 18
Scotland +46 155 £50,000 +3.09% 25
South West +24 139 £55,000 +22.22% 34
Yorkshire +17 133 £47,500 -9.52% 21
East Midlands +38 106 £50,000 -9.09% 21
Wales +10 27 £40,210 +0.52% 13
Northern Ireland +1 17 £45,000 - 1
North East -34 11 £49,138 -27.20% 4

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 1,730 (42.69%) Finance
2 1,187 (29.29%) Information Security
3 1,061 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
4 923 (22.78%) Banking
5 839 (20.71%) Project Management
6 810 (19.99%) CISSP
7 763 (18.83%) Degree
8 748 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
9 696 (17.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 681 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
11 666 (16.44%) Microsoft
12 662 (16.34%) Investment Banking
13 657 (16.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 646 (15.94%) Cybersecurity
15 540 (13.33%) Management Information System
16 493 (12.17%) SQL
17 480 (11.85%) Java
18 463 (11.43%) CISM
19 438 (10.81%) ITIL
20 405 (10.00%) PRINCE2
21 404 (9.97%) Windows
22 387 (9.55%) Analytics
23 386 (9.53%) Wealth Management
24 384 (9.48%) Law
25 382 (9.43%) Change Management
26 358 (8.84%) Linux
27 354 (8.74%) CISA
28 353 (8.71%) Big Data
29 335 (8.27%) Security Management
30 330 (8.14%) 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
1 127 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 59 (1.46%) Apache Spark
3 55 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (1.23%) Confluence
5 33 (0.81%) SAS
6 27 (0.67%) MS Exchange
7 25 (0.62%) IIS
8 22 (0.54%) CMS
9 21 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 18 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (0.39%) Apache
11 16 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
12 14 (0.35%) Skype for Business
13 9 (0.22%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.22%) JBoss
13 9 (0.22%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 6 (0.15%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 181 (4.47%) Microsoft Project
2 174 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 162 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
4 130 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 57 (1.41%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.27%) SPSS
7 5 (0.12%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.099%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.025%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.025%) EViews
9 1 (0.025%) InVision
9 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 47 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.89%) SAP CO
2 36 (0.89%) SAP FI
2 36 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
3 33 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
4 23 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.47%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 15 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.32%) SAP BPC
8 9 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.22%) SAP GRC
9 8 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (0.20%) Relativity
10 7 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
10 7 (0.17%) LatentZero
10 7 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.17%) thinkFolio
10 7 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
11 6 (0.15%) Misys Midas
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 330 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 218 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (2.00%) SaaS
4 72 (1.78%) Office 365
5 64 (1.58%) IaaS
6 60 (1.48%) PaaS
7 32 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 25 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.37%) npm
10 14 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.17%) OpenDNS
13 6 (0.15%) GitHub
13 6 (0.15%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.12%) Basecamp
14 5 (0.12%) BrowserStack
14 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.099%) Dropbox
15 4 (0.099%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.099%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 281 (6.93%) Firewall
2 154 (3.80%) Network Security
3 79 (1.95%) Internet
4 72 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 64 (1.58%) WAN
6 62 (1.53%) DNS
7 59 (1.46%) LAN
8 58 (1.43%) TCP/IP
9 47 (1.16%) Wireshark
10 35 (0.86%) VPN
11 28 (0.69%) HTTP
12 24 (0.59%) Intranet
13 23 (0.57%) DHCP
14 19 (0.47%) VoIP
15 17 (0.42%) SAN
15 17 (0.42%) Wireless
16 15 (0.37%) Skype
17 14 (0.35%) Broadband
17 14 (0.35%) MPLS
18 13 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (8.71%) Big Data
2 246 (6.07%) SQL Server
3 115 (2.84%) Relational Database
4 90 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 72 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 63 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
7 59 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 55 (1.36%) MongoDB
9 47 (1.16%) MySQL
10 40 (0.99%) RDBMS
11 39 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 36 (0.89%) DB2
13 34 (0.84%) QlikView
14 26 (0.64%) Apache Hive
14 26 (0.64%) Oracle Database
15 21 (0.52%) Power BI
16 17 (0.42%) Blockchain
16 17 (0.42%) Data Lake
17 16 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
17 16 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 145 (3.58%) JIRA
2 126 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 77 (1.90%) Visual Studio
4 38 (0.94%) Jenkins
5 34 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (0.81%) Selenium
7 32 (0.79%) MSTest
8 31 (0.77%) Ranorex
9 28 (0.69%) Subversion
10 27 (0.67%) JUnit
10 27 (0.67%) Moq
11 26 (0.64%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 23 (0.57%) Maven
12 23 (0.57%) TeamCity
13 22 (0.54%) NUnit
14 18 (0.44%) Cucumber
15 16 (0.39%) gulp
16 15 (0.37%) Gradle
17 13 (0.32%) Grunt
17 13 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 1,730 (42.69%) Finance
2 923 (22.78%) Banking
3 662 (16.34%) Investment Banking
4 384 (9.48%) Law
5 258 (6.37%) Legal
6 254 (6.27%) Financial Institution
7 226 (5.58%) Retail
8 164 (4.05%) Front Office
9 99 (2.44%) Marketing
10 66 (1.63%) Back Office
11 60 (1.48%) Telecoms
12 47 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 31 (0.77%) Retail Banking
14 29 (0.72%) Advertising
14 29 (0.72%) Manufacturing
15 23 (0.57%) French Language
16 22 (0.54%) Publishing
17 21 (0.52%) German Language
18 18 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
19 15 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 646 (15.94%) Analyst
2 488 (12.04%) Project Manager
3 448 (11.06%) Developer
4 343 (8.46%) Security Manager
5 274 (6.76%) Consultant
6 229 (5.65%) Architect
7 228 (5.63%) IT Manager
8 216 (5.33%) Information Manager
9 205 (5.06%) Information Security Manager
10 193 (4.76%) Security Analyst
11 183 (4.52%) Risk Manager
12 162 (4.00%) Security Consultant
13 138 (3.41%) IT Analyst
13 138 (3.41%) Senior Manager
14 119 (2.94%) Security Architect
15 103 (2.54%) Information Analyst
16 100 (2.47%) Security Officer
17 96 (2.37%) Information Security Analyst
18 95 (2.34%) Risk Analyst
19 94 (2.32%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (6.79%) .NET
2 159 (3.92%) HTML
3 152 (3.75%) AngularJS
4 115 (2.84%) CSS
5 99 (2.44%) Web Services
6 92 (2.27%) Middleware
7 85 (2.10%) ASP.NET
7 85 (2.10%) HTML5
8 74 (1.83%) React
9 65 (1.60%) Kafka
10 60 (1.48%) WPF
11 59 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 58 (1.43%) Spring
13 56 (1.38%) RESTful
14 53 (1.31%) REST
14 53 (1.31%) Velocity
14 53 (1.31%) XML
15 52 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
16 46 (1.14%) jQuery
17 42 (1.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 681 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
2 540 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 306 (7.55%) Cyberthreat
4 194 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
5 163 (4.02%) Data Centre
6 130 (3.21%) Algorithms
7 99 (2.44%) Reinsurance
8 96 (2.37%) Derivative
9 94 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 92 (2.27%) Fintech
10 92 (2.27%) User Experience
11 87 (2.15%) Fixed Income
12 83 (2.05%) Virtual Team
13 82 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
14 76 (1.88%) Equities
15 69 (1.70%) NHS
16 65 (1.60%) PMI
17 58 (1.43%) Data Structures
17 58 (1.43%) Market Risk
17 58 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 404 (9.97%) Windows
2 358 (8.84%) Linux
3 195 (4.81%) Unix
4 80 (1.97%) Windows Server
5 34 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 30 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 25 (0.62%) Android
10 18 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.44%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.17%) Kali Linux
12 6 (0.15%) AIX
12 6 (0.15%) Solaris
12 6 (0.15%) SUSE
12 6 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.099%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.074%) CentOS
15 3 (0.074%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,187 (29.29%) Information Security
2 1,061 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
3 839 (20.71%) Project Management
4 748 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
5 696 (17.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 646 (15.94%) Cybersecurity
7 438 (10.81%) ITIL
8 405 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 387 (9.55%) Analytics
10 386 (9.53%) Wealth Management
11 382 (9.43%) Change Management
12 335 (8.27%) Security Management
13 329 (8.12%) SDLC
14 322 (7.95%) Incident Management
15 315 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
16 312 (7.70%) SIEM
17 287 (7.08%) Scrum
18 284 (7.01%) Strategic Thinking
19 277 (6.84%) Data Protection
20 270 (6.66%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 493 (12.17%) SQL
2 480 (11.85%) Java
3 318 (7.85%) C#
4 309 (7.63%) Python
5 291 (7.18%) JavaScript
6 148 (3.65%) C++
7 116 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 97 (2.39%) C
9 76 (1.88%) Perl
10 60 (1.48%) T-SQL
11 53 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 51 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 48 (1.18%) R
14 41 (1.01%) TypeScript
15 39 (0.96%) VBA
16 36 (0.89%) Scala
17 32 (0.79%) Bash Shell
17 32 (0.79%) BeanShell
18 27 (0.67%) Ruby
19 25 (0.62%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 810 (19.99%) CISSP
2 763 (18.83%) Degree
3 463 (11.43%) CISM
4 354 (8.74%) CISA
5 202 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
6 166 (4.10%) CRISC
6 166 (4.10%) Security Cleared
7 149 (3.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 138 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 136 (3.36%) CEH
10 127 (3.13%) PMI Certification
11 100 (2.47%) PMP
12 99 (2.44%) SC Cleared
13 83 (2.05%) Master's Degree
14 78 (1.92%) SANS
15 72 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
16 71 (1.75%) SSCP
17 66 (1.63%) MCSE
18 57 (1.41%) CREST Certified
19 52 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 657 (16.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 314 (7.75%) GDPR
3 270 (6.66%) PCI DSS
4 265 (6.54%) QA
5 254 (6.27%) PMO
6 106 (2.62%) SLA
7 96 (2.37%) COBIT
8 87 (2.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 40 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 38 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 37 (0.91%) Data Quality
12 36 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 29 (0.72%) MiFID
14 22 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 21 (0.52%) ISO 22301
16 20 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 19 (0.47%) P3O
18 17 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
19 15 (0.37%) COSO
19 15 (0.37%) EMIR
System Software
1 183 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 89 (2.20%) Docker
3 81 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (0.52%) Snort
6 15 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.37%) vSphere
6 15 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (0.25%) BitLocker
8 10 (0.25%) HDFS
9 9 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.099%) NFS
12 3 (0.074%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.074%) LXC
12 3 (0.074%) Time Sharing Option
12 3 (0.074%) XenApp
13 2 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.025%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 50 (1.23%) RSA Security Analytics
2 44 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (0.99%) Kubernetes
4 31 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 31 (0.77%) Puppet
5 25 (0.62%) Ansible
6 24 (0.59%) Stealthwatch
7 22 (0.54%) Terraform
8 21 (0.52%) SCCM
9 18 (0.44%) Nessus
9 18 (0.44%) SCOM
10 15 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
11 13 (0.32%) QRadar
12 11 (0.27%) BladeLogic
13 10 (0.25%) PowerCLI
14 9 (0.22%) WSUS
15 8 (0.20%) CASB
15 8 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
16 7 (0.17%) RSA Archer
17 6 (0.15%) yum
Vendors
1 666 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 163 (4.02%) Oracle
3 131 (3.23%) SAP
4 123 (3.04%) VMware
5 113 (2.79%) Cisco
6 91 (2.25%) Tableau
7 69 (1.70%) Symantec
8 68 (1.68%) Qualys
8 68 (1.68%) ServiceNow
8 68 (1.68%) Splunk
9 64 (1.58%) Sybase
10 54 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 51 (1.26%) Google
12 48 (1.18%) CheckPoint
13 45 (1.11%) Citrix
14 38 (0.94%) Cognizant
15 36 (0.89%) WorldPay
16 32 (0.79%) IBM
17 29 (0.72%) McAfee
17 29 (0.72%) Salesforce.com