Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 159 153
Rank change year-on-year +26 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 4,405 3,678 4,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.53% 2.18% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.40% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,512 2,451 3,446
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +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 157,933 153,059 180,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.82% 90.55% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126,923 125,473 150,145
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +33 4,140 £60,000 - 539
London +49 2,357 £70,000 +3.70% 321
UK excluding London +7 1,937 £52,500 +2.94% 262
North of England +44 689 £52,500 +10.53% 68
North West +65 549 £55,000 - 36
South East +15 500 £55,000 - 59
Midlands -38 248 £47,500 -9.52% 40
East of England -63 175 £52,500 -12.50% 27
South West +11 168 £42,875 -25.43% 24
West Midlands -27 158 £45,000 -18.18% 28
Yorkshire -40 121 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Scotland -61 114 £58,750 +17.50% 39
East Midlands -20 89 £47,500 - 12
Wales +6 45 £40,500 +1.25% 4
North East -27 19 £41,500 +15.28% 12
Northern Ireland +2 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Isle of Man +3 5 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 2,365 (53.69%) Finance
2 1,393 (31.62%) Banking
3 1,143 (25.95%) Problem-Solving
4 1,132 (25.70%) Investment Banking
5 1,107 (25.13%) Information Security
6 1,068 (24.25%) Agile Software Development
7 888 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
8 886 (20.11%) Java
9 881 (20.00%) Degree
10 833 (18.91%) Project Management
11 769 (17.46%) Big Data
12 726 (16.48%) Financial Institution
13 703 (15.96%) Cyberthreat
14 696 (15.80%) Investment Management
15 692 (15.71%) Strategic Thinking
16 678 (15.39%) CISSP
17 662 (15.03%) Low Latency
18 658 (14.94%) Innovative Thinking
19 632 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
20 578 (13.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 572 (12.99%) Management Information System
22 569 (12.92%) SQL
23 541 (12.28%) Cybersecurity
24 522 (11.85%) SDLC
25 498 (11.31%) CISM
26 444 (10.08%) ITIL
27 437 (9.92%) Computer Science
28 435 (9.88%) Python
29 426 (9.67%) JavaScript
30 417 (9.47%) Change Management

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
1 111 (2.52%) Apache Spark
2 85 (1.93%) SharePoint
3 73 (1.66%) Confluence
4 50 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (1.14%) WebSphere
5 45 (1.02%) CMS
5 45 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 43 (0.98%) Apache
7 39 (0.89%) IIS
8 32 (0.73%) JBoss
9 27 (0.61%) SAS
10 18 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
10 18 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.36%) MS Exchange
11 16 (0.36%) NetWeaver
11 16 (0.36%) Skype for Business
12 13 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 12 (0.27%) SAP Portal
13 12 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 198 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 161 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 127 (2.88%) Microsoft Project
4 73 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 62 (1.41%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.11%) SPSS
9 4 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.068%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.045%) Gephi
11 2 (0.045%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.045%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.023%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 41 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
2 30 (0.68%) SAP CO
2 30 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 30 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 25 (0.57%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 16 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.36%) SAP CRM
5 15 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
6 12 (0.27%) Magento
6 12 (0.27%) Summit
7 11 (0.25%) Elite 3E
8 9 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
8 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.18%) CA PPM
9 8 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.18%) SAP GRC
10 7 (0.16%) Sentinel
10 7 (0.16%) Shopify
11 6 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 188 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 160 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (2.16%) SaaS
4 69 (1.57%) PaaS
5 68 (1.54%) Office 365
6 41 (0.93%) IaaS
7 32 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (0.70%) OpenShift
9 18 (0.41%) GitHub
10 16 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.36%) npm
11 14 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.20%) Basecamp
12 9 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.16%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (0.14%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.091%) Akamai
15 4 (0.091%) BrowserStack
15 4 (0.091%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 255 (5.79%) Firewall
2 115 (2.61%) Network Security
3 90 (2.04%) LAN
3 90 (2.04%) WAN
4 83 (1.88%) Internet
5 63 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 59 (1.34%) MPLS
7 52 (1.18%) VPN
8 51 (1.16%) TCP/IP
9 47 (1.07%) DNS
10 39 (0.89%) NetScaler
11 36 (0.82%) SAN
12 33 (0.75%) DMZ
12 33 (0.75%) Wireless
13 32 (0.73%) DHCP
14 30 (0.68%) WLAN
15 29 (0.66%) SSL
16 27 (0.61%) VLAN
17 24 (0.54%) HTTP
17 24 (0.54%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 769 (17.46%) Big Data
2 220 (4.99%) SQL Server
3 203 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 152 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 113 (2.57%) DB2
6 109 (2.47%) Hadoop
7 107 (2.43%) MongoDB
8 83 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 50 (1.14%) MySQL
10 40 (0.91%) Power BI
11 37 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 34 (0.77%) Data Lake
13 34 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
14 31 (0.70%) Redis
15 30 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
16 29 (0.66%) MemSQL
17 28 (0.64%) GIS
17 28 (0.64%) QlikView
17 28 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 155 (3.52%) JIRA
2 106 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 96 (2.18%) Jenkins
4 70 (1.59%) Selenium
5 67 (1.52%) JUnit
6 66 (1.50%) Maven
7 47 (1.07%) Subversion
8 44 (1.00%) Visual Studio
9 35 (0.79%) NUnit
10 34 (0.77%) Cucumber
11 31 (0.70%) Gradle
12 29 (0.66%) Bitbucket
13 28 (0.64%) Mockito
13 28 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (0.54%) Jasmine
14 24 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
15 22 (0.50%) TeamCity
16 19 (0.43%) CA Release Automation
16 19 (0.43%) FitNesse
17 18 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 2,365 (53.69%) Finance
2 1,393 (31.62%) Banking
3 1,132 (25.70%) Investment Banking
4 726 (16.48%) Financial Institution
5 400 (9.08%) Law
6 335 (7.60%) Legal
7 275 (6.24%) Front Office
8 134 (3.04%) Retail
9 99 (2.25%) Marketing
10 84 (1.91%) Telecoms
11 65 (1.48%) Manufacturing
12 64 (1.45%) Back Office
13 62 (1.41%) Games
14 42 (0.95%) Billing
15 34 (0.77%) Retail Banking
16 33 (0.75%) Publishing
17 27 (0.61%) Advertising
18 22 (0.50%) French Language
19 21 (0.48%) Electronics
20 20 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 658 (14.94%) Developer
2 654 (14.85%) Analyst
3 420 (9.53%) Project Manager
4 329 (7.47%) Consultant
5 282 (6.40%) Security Manager
6 221 (5.02%) IT Manager
7 212 (4.81%) Architect
8 195 (4.43%) Security Analyst
9 180 (4.09%) Information Security Manager
10 171 (3.88%) Risk Manager
11 170 (3.86%) Information Manager
12 164 (3.72%) Senior Manager
13 159 (3.61%) Java Developer
14 148 (3.36%) Security Consultant
15 114 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
16 103 (2.34%) C# Developer
17 102 (2.32%) Business Analyst
18 101 (2.29%) Security Architect
19 97 (2.20%) Senior Project Manager
19 97 (2.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (6.29%) .NET
2 250 (5.68%) AngularJS
3 247 (5.61%) HTML
4 162 (3.68%) RESTful
5 149 (3.38%) React
6 147 (3.34%) HTML5
7 143 (3.25%) Web Services
8 140 (3.18%) CSS
9 126 (2.86%) Spring
10 109 (2.47%) Middleware
11 100 (2.27%) Kafka
12 96 (2.18%) REST
13 78 (1.77%) Node.js
14 75 (1.70%) jQuery
15 64 (1.45%) WPF
16 59 (1.34%) XML
17 58 (1.32%) WCF
18 53 (1.20%) ASP.NET
19 52 (1.18%) .NET Framework
20 48 (1.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 888 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
2 703 (15.96%) Cyberthreat
3 572 (12.99%) Management Information System
4 437 (9.92%) Computer Science
5 213 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
6 183 (4.15%) Algorithms
7 181 (4.11%) Equities
8 168 (3.81%) Derivative
9 158 (3.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 153 (3.47%) Fixed Income
11 147 (3.34%) Data Structures
12 136 (3.09%) Data Centre
13 123 (2.79%) Fintech
13 123 (2.79%) Virtual Team
14 102 (2.32%) Hedge funds
15 98 (2.22%) User Experience
16 80 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
17 68 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
18 64 (1.45%) Public Cloud
19 61 (1.38%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 383 (8.69%) Windows
2 378 (8.58%) Linux
3 323 (7.33%) Unix
4 69 (1.57%) Windows Server
5 55 (1.25%) Windows 10
6 33 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 32 (0.73%) Android
8 28 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 26 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (0.50%) AIX
11 22 (0.50%) Solaris
11 22 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.068%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.068%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.045%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.045%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,143 (25.95%) Problem-Solving
2 1,107 (25.13%) Information Security
3 1,068 (24.25%) Agile Software Development
4 833 (18.91%) Project Management
5 696 (15.80%) Investment Management
6 692 (15.71%) Strategic Thinking
7 662 (15.03%) Low Latency
8 658 (14.94%) Innovative Thinking
9 632 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 541 (12.28%) Cybersecurity
11 522 (11.85%) SDLC
12 444 (10.08%) ITIL
13 417 (9.47%) Change Management
14 411 (9.33%) Wealth Management
15 389 (8.83%) PRINCE2
16 370 (8.40%) Analytics
17 307 (6.97%) OO
18 275 (6.24%) Data Protection
19 274 (6.22%) DevOps
20 268 (6.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 886 (20.11%) Java
2 569 (12.92%) SQL
3 435 (9.88%) Python
4 426 (9.67%) JavaScript
5 396 (8.99%) C#
6 334 (7.58%) C++
7 171 (3.88%) C
8 133 (3.02%) Perl
9 120 (2.72%) Scala
10 85 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 75 (1.70%) Java 8
12 68 (1.54%) VBA
13 56 (1.27%) PowerShell
14 54 (1.23%) R
15 41 (0.93%) Bash Shell
15 41 (0.93%) PHP
16 39 (0.89%) Ruby
17 34 (0.77%) MATLAB
18 31 (0.70%) PL/SQL
19 21 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 881 (20.00%) Degree
2 678 (15.39%) CISSP
3 498 (11.31%) CISM
4 370 (8.40%) CISA
5 188 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 152 (3.45%) Security Cleared
7 125 (2.84%) CRISC
8 122 (2.77%) Master's Degree
9 121 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
10 105 (2.38%) PMI Certification
11 96 (2.18%) CEH
12 90 (2.04%) PMP
13 88 (2.00%) SC Cleared
14 69 (1.57%) SANS
15 67 (1.52%) CCNP
16 64 (1.45%) ISEB
17 63 (1.43%) GIAC
18 53 (1.20%) CCIE
18 53 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
19 51 (1.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 578 (13.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 303 (6.88%) GDPR
3 293 (6.65%) PCI DSS
4 252 (5.72%) QA
5 185 (4.20%) PMO
6 145 (3.29%) COBIT
7 97 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 68 (1.54%) ISO 9001
8 68 (1.54%) SLA
9 60 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
10 54 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 46 (1.04%) Data Quality
12 40 (0.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 33 (0.75%) MiFID
14 32 (0.73%) ISAE 3402
15 30 (0.68%) ISO 22301
16 23 (0.52%) RMADS
16 23 (0.52%) SSAE 16
17 21 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 19 (0.43%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 86 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 58 (1.32%) Docker
3 45 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.41%) HDFS
6 10 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.18%) Snort
8 8 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.11%) vSphere
12 3 (0.068%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.045%) Firmware
13 2 (0.045%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.045%) Time Sharing Option
13 2 (0.045%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 2 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.045%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 64 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (0.91%) Ansible
3 39 (0.89%) Puppet
4 26 (0.59%) SCCM
5 25 (0.57%) Kubernetes
6 21 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
7 17 (0.39%) BladeLogic
8 16 (0.36%) Kibana
8 16 (0.36%) QRadar
9 14 (0.32%) CASB
9 14 (0.32%) RSA Archer
10 13 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (0.30%) Nessus
11 12 (0.27%) Terraform
12 11 (0.25%) RSA Security Analytics
13 10 (0.23%) CFEngine
14 8 (0.18%) CA Wily
14 8 (0.18%) Salt
14 8 (0.18%) Suricata
14 8 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 370 (8.40%) Microsoft
2 231 (5.24%) Oracle
3 152 (3.45%) Sybase
4 137 (3.11%) Cisco
5 131 (2.97%) SAP
6 79 (1.79%) Citrix
6 79 (1.79%) VMware
7 71 (1.61%) Tableau
8 58 (1.32%) IBM
8 58 (1.32%) ServiceNow
9 55 (1.25%) Splunk
10 49 (1.11%) CheckPoint
10 49 (1.11%) F5
11 47 (1.07%) Red Hat
12 43 (0.98%) Juniper
13 34 (0.77%) Adobe
13 34 (0.77%) Symantec
14 33 (0.75%) Blue Coat
14 33 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
15 31 (0.70%) Forcepoint