Period
to 30 November 2021

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 30 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 198 194
Rank change year-on-year +95 -4 -52
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 4,124 929 2,480
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.19% 1.70% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.83% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,796 691 1,837
10th Percentile £40,250 £40,000 £36,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.17% +5.45% -

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 121,817 50,819 124,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.34% 92.91% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 81,176 42,635 99,847
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.40%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Risk Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Risk Management.

Salary trend for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Risk Management over the 6 months to 30 November 2021.

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 30 November 2021. 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 +102 3,678 £67,500 +3.85% 417
UK excluding London +134 2,117 £55,000 -5.17% 249
London +44 1,492 £75,000 +3.45% 197
South East +123 878 £57,500 -4.17% 59
Work from Home +62 620 £72,500 +16.00% 64
North of England +54 358 £50,000 -9.09% 64
Midlands +33 288 £54,000 +18.68% 41
East of England +53 265 £50,000 -20.00% 22
West Midlands +4 211 £52,213 +16.03% 32
South West +35 199 £65,000 - 33
North West +23 196 £49,950 -16.75% 32
Yorkshire +13 144 £54,000 -1.82% 21
Scotland +23 107 £55,000 +12.24% 23
East Midlands -3 71 £66,250 -11.67% 9
Wales -19 39 £52,500 +17.98% 5
North East -17 22 £57,500 +15.00% 11
Northern Ireland -29 19 £52,500 +14.13% 2

For the 6 months to 30 November 2021, 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 1,980 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1,481 (35.91%) Social Skills
3 1,288 (31.23%) Degree
4 1,263 (30.63%) Finance
5 1,049 (25.44%) Cybersecurity
5 1,049 (25.44%) DevOps
6 993 (24.08%) Azure
7 845 (20.49%) Information Security
8 833 (20.20%) AWS
9 778 (18.87%) Java
10 752 (18.23%) Analytics
11 733 (17.77%) Project Management
12 716 (17.36%) Python
13 620 (15.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 584 (14.16%) Computer Science
15 567 (13.75%) Software Engineering
16 565 (13.70%) Microsoft
17 545 (13.22%) C#
18 535 (12.97%) Management Information System
19 533 (12.92%) CISSP
20 528 (12.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 528 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
21 519 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
22 507 (12.29%) Serverless
23 470 (11.40%) Project Delivery
24 461 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
25 457 (11.08%) Change Management
26 451 (10.94%) Mathematics
27 433 (10.50%) SDLC
28 432 (10.48%) Mentoring

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 91 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 86 (2.09%) Confluence
3 61 (1.48%) Apache Spark
4 41 (0.99%) Apache
5 34 (0.82%) CMS
6 33 (0.80%) Appian
7 32 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
8 26 (0.63%) IIS
9 22 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (0.44%) JBoss
10 18 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 17 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 15 (0.36%) NetWeaver
12 15 (0.36%) SAS
13 14 (0.34%) Documentum
14 13 (0.32%) Skype for Business
15 9 (0.22%) Apache Pulsar
16 8 (0.19%) MS Exchange
16 8 (0.19%) OpenStack
17 7 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 144 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 94 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
3 69 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
4 59 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.34%) Windchill
7 13 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.22%) Oracle Smart View
9 8 (0.19%) Simulink
10 6 (0.15%) Figma
11 5 (0.12%) InVision
11 5 (0.12%) Sketch
11 5 (0.12%) Zeplin
12 2 (0.048%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 63 (1.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 58 (1.41%) Sentinel
3 44 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
4 32 (0.78%) NetSuite
5 28 (0.68%) SAP BPC
6 27 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
7 25 (0.61%) Shopify
8 21 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
9 19 (0.46%) SAP FSCM
10 14 (0.34%) TrackWise
11 13 (0.32%) SAP ERP
12 12 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
13 11 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
13 11 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
13 11 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
14 9 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
14 9 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 6 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 6 (0.15%) SAP EHS
15 6 (0.15%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 993 (24.08%) Azure
2 833 (20.20%) AWS
3 507 (12.29%) Serverless
4 344 (8.34%) OpenShift
5 291 (7.06%) SaaS
6 284 (6.89%) GitHub
7 272 (6.60%) Power Platform
8 177 (4.29%) GCP
9 167 (4.05%) Microsoft 365
10 166 (4.03%) Amazon EKS
11 154 (3.73%) Azure Data Factory
12 138 (3.35%) IaaS
13 126 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
14 117 (2.84%) PaaS
15 111 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
16 101 (2.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 101 (2.45%) Amazon S3
17 100 (2.42%) AWS CloudTrail
18 68 (1.65%) GitHub Actions
19 66 (1.60%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 202 (4.90%) Firewall
2 174 (4.22%) Network Security
3 101 (2.45%) Kerberos
4 93 (2.26%) Cisco IPT
5 73 (1.77%) VPN
6 59 (1.43%) DNS
7 47 (1.14%) Internet
8 45 (1.09%) TCP/IP
9 40 (0.97%) HTTP
10 27 (0.65%) WAN
11 24 (0.58%) DHCP
12 21 (0.51%) 5G
13 20 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (0.46%) Broadband
14 19 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 19 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 19 (0.46%) LAN
15 18 (0.44%) SSL
15 18 (0.44%) Wireless
16 17 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (5.38%) Big Data
2 185 (4.49%) Power BI
3 171 (4.15%) Data Lake
4 121 (2.93%) NoSQL
5 118 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 104 (2.52%) SQL Server
7 92 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
8 82 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 82 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 80 (1.94%) Tableau
10 79 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
11 63 (1.53%) HDInsight
12 61 (1.48%) Relational Database
13 53 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
14 52 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 52 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
15 50 (1.21%) MySQL
16 47 (1.14%) Amazon Athena
16 47 (1.14%) Electronic Patient Records
17 41 (0.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 328 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 253 (6.13%) Jenkins
3 237 (5.75%) JIRA
4 145 (3.52%) Maven
5 44 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 29 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 29 (0.70%) TeamCity
7 22 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (0.51%) SonarQube
9 20 (0.48%) IntelliJ
10 19 (0.46%) Artifactory
11 15 (0.36%) Burp Suite
11 15 (0.36%) kappa
12 14 (0.34%) GitLab
13 13 (0.32%) JMeter
13 13 (0.32%) Selenium
14 8 (0.19%) Rational Team Concert
15 7 (0.17%) JUnit
15 7 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
15 7 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 1,481 (35.91%) Social Skills
2 1,263 (30.63%) Finance
3 528 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
4 375 (9.09%) Legal
5 241 (5.84%) Banking
6 201 (4.87%) Retail
7 184 (4.46%) Influencing Skills
8 157 (3.81%) Law
8 157 (3.81%) Public Sector
9 135 (3.27%) Presentation Skills
10 114 (2.76%) Manufacturing
11 107 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 105 (2.55%) Marketing
13 103 (2.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 91 (2.21%) Front Office
15 88 (2.13%) Police
16 84 (2.04%) Investment Banking
16 84 (2.04%) Organisational Skills
17 68 (1.65%) Telecoms
18 67 (1.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 418 (10.14%) Software Engineer
2 388 (9.41%) Architect
3 381 (9.24%) Analyst
4 378 (9.17%) Developer
5 372 (9.02%) Consultant
6 331 (8.03%) Project Manager
7 253 (6.13%) Security Engineer
8 208 (5.04%) Security Consultant
9 185 (4.49%) Data Engineer
10 175 (4.24%) Senior Software Engineer
11 152 (3.69%) IT Manager
12 149 (3.61%) Senior Manager
13 134 (3.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 128 (3.10%) Cybersecurity Engineer
15 122 (2.96%) Security Manager
16 107 (2.59%) Security Specialist
17 106 (2.57%) Principal Engineer
18 103 (2.50%) Data Manager
19 100 (2.42%) Cloud Engineer
19 100 (2.42%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (6.04%) RESTful
2 237 (5.75%) React
3 196 (4.75%) Node.js
4 181 (4.39%) Spring Boot
5 168 (4.07%) Web Services
6 165 (4.00%) .NET
7 130 (3.15%) REST
8 119 (2.89%) Spring
9 107 (2.59%) AngularJS
9 107 (2.59%) Velocity
10 101 (2.45%) JavaFX
10 101 (2.45%) Swing
11 92 (2.23%) Kafka
12 85 (2.06%) XML
13 77 (1.87%) JSON
14 70 (1.70%) Java EE
15 68 (1.65%) HTML
16 57 (1.38%) CSS
17 48 (1.16%) SAML
18 47 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 535 (12.97%) Management Information System
2 256 (6.21%) Algorithms
3 241 (5.84%) Self-Motivation
4 227 (5.50%) Cloud Native
5 219 (5.31%) User Experience
6 194 (4.70%) Cyberthreat
7 151 (3.66%) Data Structures
8 123 (2.98%) Virtual Team
9 101 (2.45%) Mobile App
10 84 (2.04%) Robotics
11 80 (1.94%) Smart Meter
12 76 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 75 (1.82%) Data Centre
14 74 (1.79%) Renewable Energy
15 72 (1.75%) Derivative
16 63 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
17 56 (1.36%) Market Risk
17 56 (1.36%) Public Cloud
18 55 (1.33%) Life Science
18 55 (1.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 293 (7.10%) Linux
2 176 (4.27%) Windows
3 168 (4.07%) Unix
4 56 (1.36%) Mac OS
5 30 (0.73%) Android
6 29 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 26 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 23 (0.56%) Windows Server
9 17 (0.41%) VMS
10 11 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.15%) CentOS
12 4 (0.097%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.073%) SUSE
13 3 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.048%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.024%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.024%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,980 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1,049 (25.44%) Cybersecurity
2 1,049 (25.44%) DevOps
3 845 (20.49%) Information Security
4 752 (18.23%) Analytics
5 733 (17.77%) Project Management
6 620 (15.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 584 (14.16%) Computer Science
8 567 (13.75%) Software Engineering
9 519 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 470 (11.40%) Project Delivery
11 461 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
12 457 (11.08%) Change Management
13 451 (10.94%) Mathematics
14 433 (10.50%) SDLC
15 432 (10.48%) Mentoring
16 399 (9.68%) Scrum
17 324 (7.86%) Data Analytics
18 307 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
19 305 (7.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 778 (18.87%) Java
2 716 (17.36%) Python
3 545 (13.22%) C#
4 426 (10.33%) JavaScript
5 399 (9.68%) SQL
6 307 (7.44%) C
7 274 (6.64%) PowerShell
8 231 (5.60%) C++
9 160 (3.88%) Bash Shell
10 128 (3.10%) Perl
11 114 (2.76%) Shell Script
12 103 (2.50%) Java 8
13 102 (2.47%) Scala
14 69 (1.67%) R
15 63 (1.53%) Go
16 56 (1.36%) VB
17 55 (1.33%) Ruby
18 49 (1.19%) TypeScript
19 44 (1.07%) ABAP
20 30 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1,288 (31.23%) Degree
2 533 (12.92%) CISSP
3 336 (8.15%) CISM
4 261 (6.33%) Security Cleared
5 164 (3.98%) CISA
6 162 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
7 148 (3.59%) CRISC
8 132 (3.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 130 (3.15%) Master's Degree
10 113 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 107 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
12 106 (2.57%) PMI Certification
13 93 (2.26%) SC Cleared
14 86 (2.09%) SANS
15 85 (2.06%) CESG Certified Professional
16 72 (1.75%) AWS Certification
17 69 (1.67%) HND
18 63 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
19 61 (1.48%) PMP
20 58 (1.41%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 528 (12.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 344 (8.34%) NIST
3 318 (7.71%) GDPR
4 193 (4.68%) PCI DSS
5 173 (4.19%) GRC
6 168 (4.07%) Cyber Essentials
7 146 (3.54%) QA
8 118 (2.86%) PMO
9 116 (2.81%) COBIT
10 103 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 84 (2.04%) NCSC
12 80 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 73 (1.77%) SLA
14 63 (1.53%) Data Quality
15 46 (1.12%) NIST 800
16 43 (1.04%) Accessibility
17 41 (0.99%) GxP
18 39 (0.95%) ITGC
19 31 (0.75%) Good Clinical Practice
20 29 (0.70%) SOC 2
System Software
1 368 (8.92%) Docker
2 119 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 54 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (0.34%) Firmware
8 9 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.19%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 8 (0.19%) vSphere
10 7 (0.17%) vCloud
10 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.097%) Snort
11 4 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.073%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.048%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.024%) HDFS
14 1 (0.024%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 304 (7.37%) Kubernetes
2 221 (5.36%) Ansible
3 104 (2.52%) Terraform
4 52 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
5 42 (1.02%) Puppet
6 33 (0.80%) CASB
7 27 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
9 23 (0.56%) SCCM
10 19 (0.46%) Nessus
11 15 (0.36%) CSIRT
12 11 (0.27%) Grafana
13 9 (0.22%) Kibana
13 9 (0.22%) logstash
13 9 (0.22%) Prometheus
14 7 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (0.15%) Nmap
15 6 (0.15%) RSA Archer
16 5 (0.12%) NetBackup
17 4 (0.097%) WSUS
Vendors
1 565 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 235 (5.70%) Oracle
3 226 (5.48%) SAP
4 193 (4.68%) Databricks
5 121 (2.93%) Google
6 94 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
7 86 (2.09%) Red Hat
8 84 (2.04%) MuleSoft
9 79 (1.92%) VMware
10 72 (1.75%) Cisco
11 65 (1.58%) Palantir
12 61 (1.48%) ServiceNow
13 50 (1.21%) Splunk
14 49 (1.19%) Apple
15 41 (0.99%) CheckPoint
16 39 (0.95%) Bloomberg
16 39 (0.95%) LexisNexis
17 38 (0.92%) Zscaler
18 36 (0.87%) Adobe
19 34 (0.82%) Murex