Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 132 155
Rank change year-on-year -45 +23 0
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 2,839 4,282 3,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.98% 2.49% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.71% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,790 2,436 2,488
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% -2.86%

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 131,979 158,139 157,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.02% 92.00% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 103,511 127,273 128,647
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -54 2,524 £62,500 +4.17% 133
UK excluding London -17 1,461 £55,000 +4.76% 71
London -65 1,231 £73,000 +4.29% 74
South East -20 358 £58,500 +6.36% 18
North of England -75 353 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Midlands +41 266 £52,500 +10.53% 22
North West -61 250 £56,250 +2.27% 4
East of England +90 192 £60,000 +9.09% 3
West Midlands +32 169 £52,500 +16.67% 13
Scotland +20 133 £57,124 -2.77% 9
South West -35 111 £50,000 +15.61% 4
East Midlands +33 94 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Yorkshire -45 81 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Wales +14 39 £50,000 +24.35% 2
North East +25 22 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Northern Ireland -21 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 1,181 (41.60%) Finance
2 847 (29.83%) Information Security
3 778 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
4 619 (21.80%) Project Management
5 547 (19.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 521 (18.35%) Degree
7 515 (18.14%) Cybersecurity
8 507 (17.86%) CISSP
9 469 (16.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 441 (15.53%) Management Information System
11 414 (14.58%) ITIL
12 381 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
13 373 (13.14%) CISM
14 363 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
15 314 (11.06%) Banking
16 296 (10.43%) Microsoft
17 290 (10.21%) Change Management
18 289 (10.18%) PRINCE2
19 281 (9.90%) SQL
20 274 (9.65%) PCI DSS
21 259 (9.12%) Analytics
22 249 (8.77%) CISA
22 249 (8.77%) GDPR
23 241 (8.49%) Java
24 237 (8.35%) Continuous Improvement
25 226 (7.96%) Legal
26 225 (7.93%) SDLC
27 219 (7.71%) Service Delivery
28 215 (7.57%) Security Cleared
29 202 (7.12%) Data Protection

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 54 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 43 (1.51%) SAS
3 38 (1.34%) Confluence
4 28 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 23 (0.81%) IIS
5 23 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 16 (0.56%) Apache
7 13 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.35%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.35%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.32%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
12 8 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.21%) JBoss
14 5 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.14%) CMS
15 4 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 141 (4.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 82 (2.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 71 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
5 34 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.070%) EngageOne
7 2 (0.070%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.070%) SPSS
8 1 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.035%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.035%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 60 (2.11%) SAP S/4HANA
2 38 (1.34%) SAP FI
3 37 (1.30%) SAP CO
3 37 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 20 (0.70%) SAP ERP
4 20 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 19 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (0.63%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 18 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
7 16 (0.56%) SAP BPC
8 13 (0.46%) SAP GRC
9 8 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
12 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.14%) Front Arena
13 4 (0.14%) Orchestrade
14 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
14 3 (0.11%) Teamcenter
15 2 (0.070%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 167 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 129 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (3.24%) SaaS
4 88 (3.10%) Office 365
5 59 (2.08%) PaaS
6 51 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 46 (1.62%) IaaS
8 35 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (0.81%) Power Platform
10 16 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
11 12 (0.42%) Dropbox
11 12 (0.42%) OneDrive
11 12 (0.42%) OpenDNS
12 11 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (0.32%) OpenShift
14 8 (0.28%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.21%) npm
15 6 (0.21%) Serverless
16 4 (0.14%) BlazeMeter
17 3 (0.11%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 178 (6.27%) Firewall
2 77 (2.71%) Network Security
3 56 (1.97%) HTTP
4 43 (1.51%) DNS
5 41 (1.44%) Internet
5 41 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 39 (1.37%) TCP/IP
7 27 (0.95%) VLAN
8 25 (0.88%) LAN
9 23 (0.81%) VPN
10 21 (0.74%) WAN
11 20 (0.70%) SAN
12 17 (0.60%) Intranet
13 15 (0.53%) DHCP
14 14 (0.49%) WLAN
15 13 (0.46%) VoIP
15 13 (0.46%) Wireless
16 12 (0.42%) Skype
17 11 (0.39%) SSL
18 10 (0.35%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (3.28%) Big Data
1 93 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 50 (1.76%) Hadoop
3 40 (1.41%) SAP HANA
4 33 (1.16%) Blockchain
4 33 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 32 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (0.99%) QlikView
7 23 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 23 (0.81%) Power BI
8 19 (0.67%) MySQL
9 18 (0.63%) MongoDB
10 17 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (0.56%) SAP BW
12 14 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
13 11 (0.39%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.35%) DB2
14 10 (0.35%) HBase
14 10 (0.35%) Oracle ODI
15 9 (0.32%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 66 (2.32%) JIRA
2 59 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 26 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 25 (0.88%) Selenium
4 25 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 19 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (0.63%) Maven
7 12 (0.42%) NUnit
7 12 (0.42%) PyCharm
7 12 (0.42%) Visual Studio Code
8 11 (0.39%) Subversion
9 10 (0.35%) Cucumber
9 10 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (0.32%) Ant
10 9 (0.32%) AppScan
10 9 (0.32%) SpecFlow
11 8 (0.28%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.25%) Jasmine
12 7 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (0.25%) MSTest
General
1 1,181 (41.60%) Finance
2 314 (11.06%) Banking
3 226 (7.96%) Legal
4 167 (5.88%) Retail
5 108 (3.80%) Marketing
6 88 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 76 (2.68%) Investment Banking
8 64 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 61 (2.15%) Manufacturing
10 59 (2.08%) Front Office
11 58 (2.04%) Law
12 51 (1.80%) Back Office
13 44 (1.55%) Advertising
14 27 (0.95%) Financial Institution
14 27 (0.95%) Games
15 22 (0.77%) Military
16 18 (0.63%) Electronics
17 17 (0.60%) Local Government
17 17 (0.60%) Retail Banking
18 14 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 445 (15.67%) Analyst
2 306 (10.78%) Consultant
3 295 (10.39%) Project Manager
4 257 (9.05%) Security Manager
5 211 (7.43%) IT Manager
6 199 (7.01%) Developer
7 173 (6.09%) Architect
8 172 (6.06%) Security Consultant
9 158 (5.57%) Security Analyst
10 150 (5.28%) Information Manager
11 146 (5.14%) Information Security Manager
12 137 (4.83%) Risk Manager
13 117 (4.12%) Security Architect
14 105 (3.70%) Risk Analyst
15 92 (3.24%) Information Analyst
16 89 (3.13%) Information Security Analyst
17 78 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
18 74 (2.61%) Business Analyst
19 71 (2.50%) Senior Manager
20 70 (2.47%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (4.40%) .NET
2 73 (2.57%) HTML
3 59 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 45 (1.59%) jQuery
5 42 (1.48%) CSS
6 40 (1.41%) .NET Framework
7 36 (1.27%) Spring
8 35 (1.23%) React
9 33 (1.16%) REST
10 32 (1.13%) Web Services
11 31 (1.09%) ASP.NET
12 27 (0.95%) RESTful
13 26 (0.92%) HTML5
14 24 (0.85%) Middleware
14 24 (0.85%) SOAP
14 24 (0.85%) XML
15 21 (0.74%) Node.js
15 21 (0.74%) WCF
15 21 (0.74%) WPF
16 19 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 441 (15.53%) Management Information System
2 363 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 70 (2.47%) Derivative
5 66 (2.32%) Virtual Team
6 61 (2.15%) PMI
7 60 (2.11%) Credit Risk
8 57 (2.01%) Data Centre
9 55 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 52 (1.83%) Market Risk
11 51 (1.80%) Algorithms
12 46 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
13 43 (1.51%) CESG
14 42 (1.48%) Equities
14 42 (1.48%) Reinsurance
15 39 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
15 39 (1.37%) PKI
16 35 (1.23%) Hedge funds
17 33 (1.16%) User Experience
18 29 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 184 (6.48%) Windows
2 120 (4.23%) Linux
3 75 (2.64%) Unix
4 43 (1.51%) Windows Server
5 35 (1.23%) Windows 10
6 30 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (1.02%) Windows 7
7 29 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.28%) Android
9 8 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.25%) AIX
11 4 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.11%) CentOS
13 1 (0.035%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.035%) SafeRTOS
13 1 (0.035%) Solaris
13 1 (0.035%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.035%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.035%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 847 (29.83%) Information Security
2 778 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 619 (21.80%) Project Management
4 515 (18.14%) Cybersecurity
5 469 (16.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 414 (14.58%) ITIL
7 381 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
8 290 (10.21%) Change Management
9 289 (10.18%) PRINCE2
10 259 (9.12%) Analytics
11 237 (8.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 225 (7.93%) SDLC
13 219 (7.71%) Service Delivery
14 202 (7.12%) Coaching
14 202 (7.12%) Data Protection
15 198 (6.97%) Decision-Making
16 194 (6.83%) Penetration Testing
17 188 (6.62%) Scrum
18 182 (6.41%) Mentoring
19 179 (6.31%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 281 (9.90%) SQL
2 241 (8.49%) Java
3 170 (5.99%) Python
4 161 (5.67%) C#
5 121 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 106 (3.73%) C++
7 84 (2.96%) VBA
8 80 (2.82%) C
9 58 (2.04%) MATLAB
10 52 (1.83%) PowerShell
11 46 (1.62%) R
12 30 (1.06%) Bash Shell
12 30 (1.06%) Java 8
12 30 (1.06%) Scala
13 27 (0.95%) VB
14 23 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 21 (0.74%) Ruby
16 17 (0.60%) Perl
16 17 (0.60%) T-SQL
17 16 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 521 (18.35%) Degree
2 507 (17.86%) CISSP
3 373 (13.14%) CISM
4 249 (8.77%) CISA
5 215 (7.57%) Security Cleared
6 129 (4.54%) PMI Certification
7 123 (4.33%) CRISC
8 112 (3.95%) SC Cleared
9 99 (3.49%) PMP
10 91 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
11 70 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
12 61 (2.15%) CESG Certified Professional
13 60 (2.11%) Master's Degree
14 55 (1.94%) PhD
15 53 (1.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 53 (1.87%) CEH
16 47 (1.66%) CREST Certified
17 43 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
17 43 (1.51%) SANS
18 38 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 547 (19.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 274 (9.65%) PCI DSS
3 249 (8.77%) GDPR
4 184 (6.48%) NIST
5 131 (4.61%) PMO
5 131 (4.61%) QA
6 105 (3.70%) COBIT
7 81 (2.85%) Cyber Essentials
8 63 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 62 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 51 (1.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 47 (1.66%) SLA
12 43 (1.51%) ISO 9001
13 41 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 38 (1.34%) RMADS
15 37 (1.30%) NCSC
16 34 (1.20%) ISO 22301
17 25 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 21 (0.74%) ISAE 3402
19 20 (0.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 97 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 48 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (1.62%) Docker
4 12 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (0.42%) XenDesktop
5 11 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.35%) XenApp
7 9 (0.32%) Firmware
8 8 (0.28%) vSphere
9 6 (0.21%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.14%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 4 (0.14%) IAG
10 4 (0.14%) vCloud
10 4 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.11%) Xen
12 2 (0.070%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.070%) PowerDNS
12 2 (0.070%) RHEV
12 2 (0.070%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (0.81%) Kubernetes
2 20 (0.70%) SCCM
3 17 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
4 11 (0.39%) Nagios
5 10 (0.35%) Control-M
5 10 (0.35%) Nessus
5 10 (0.35%) RSA Archer
5 10 (0.35%) SCOM
6 9 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.32%) Terraform
7 8 (0.28%) HP Fortify
7 8 (0.28%) Puppet
8 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.21%) Ansible
9 6 (0.21%) PowerCLI
10 5 (0.18%) CASB
10 5 (0.18%) RSA Security Analytics
11 4 (0.14%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 296 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 194 (6.83%) SAP
3 134 (4.72%) Oracle
4 68 (2.40%) VMware
5 58 (2.04%) Cisco
5 58 (2.04%) Cognizant
6 53 (1.87%) Google
7 40 (1.41%) IBM
8 36 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (1.23%) ServiceNow
10 34 (1.20%) Tableau
11 33 (1.16%) Splunk
12 28 (0.99%) Blue Prism
13 27 (0.95%) Citrix
14 25 (0.88%) UiPath
15 23 (0.81%) HP
16 22 (0.77%) Qualys
17 21 (0.74%) Automation Anywhere
18 18 (0.63%) Adobe
19 17 (0.60%) Red Hat