Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 175 154 160
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 2,321 3,343 3,979
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.98% 2.26% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.45% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,769 2,151 2,658
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,500 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £51,270
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.28% +0.53%

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 107,655 136,498 163,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.20% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85,344 107,439 132,858
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 -17 2,128 £60,000 -4.00% 234
UK excluding London -7 1,251 £52,500 -4.55% 169
London -26 993 £72,500 - 81
South East +51 410 £55,000 -4.35% 43
North of England -36 283 £51,500 -6.36% 51
Midlands -2 207 £55,000 +4.76% 21
South West +48 151 £50,000 -4.76% 18
West Midlands +32 149 £55,000 +4.76% 11
North West -83 144 £52,500 -12.50% 38
Yorkshire +77 122 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Work from Home -9 121 £70,000 +15.70% 8
East of England -30 87 £55,000 -8.33% 20
Scotland +8 71 £50,000 -13.04% 9
East Midlands -41 57 £61,250 +22.50% 10
Wales +13 45 £50,000 +5.26% 6
North East +7 17 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Northern Ireland +10 8 £46,250 +15.63%

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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.

1 828 (35.67%) Finance
2 708 (30.50%) Information Security
3 592 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
4 556 (23.96%) Cybersecurity
5 447 (19.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 426 (18.35%) CISSP
7 379 (16.33%) Project Management
8 350 (15.08%) Degree
9 341 (14.69%) CISM
10 333 (14.35%) Management Information System
11 269 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 255 (10.99%) Project Delivery
13 254 (10.94%) Microsoft
14 252 (10.86%) ITIL
15 248 (10.69%) GDPR
16 235 (10.12%) Security Cleared
17 220 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
18 217 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
19 215 (9.26%) Analytics
20 214 (9.22%) Banking
21 211 (9.09%) PRINCE2
22 210 (9.05%) NIST
23 205 (8.83%) Change Management
24 194 (8.36%) Legal
25 192 (8.27%) Firewall
26 186 (8.01%) Azure
27 183 (7.88%) Security Management
28 178 (7.67%) PCI DSS
29 177 (7.63%) CISA
30 171 (7.37%) 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 44 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 37 (1.59%) SAS
3 34 (1.46%) IIS
4 28 (1.21%) Confluence
5 21 (0.90%) CMS
6 16 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 15 (0.65%) NetWeaver
7 15 (0.65%) SAP Portal
8 7 (0.30%) Apache
8 7 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.22%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.13%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.086%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.086%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.086%) Liferay
12 2 (0.086%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.086%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.043%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
2 73 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
4 46 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 38 (1.64%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.17%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.043%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.043%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.043%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 24 (1.03%) SAP FI
2 23 (0.99%) SAP CO
2 23 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (0.65%) SAP CRM
4 12 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (0.34%) Actimize
5 8 (0.34%) SAP PS
6 6 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.26%) Primavera
7 5 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
9 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.13%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.086%) Endur
10 2 (0.086%) Front Arena
10 2 (0.086%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.086%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.086%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.086%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 186 (8.01%) Azure
2 138 (5.95%) AWS
3 90 (3.88%) Office 365
4 82 (3.53%) SaaS
5 51 (2.20%) PaaS
6 50 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
7 40 (1.72%) IaaS
8 34 (1.46%) Power Platform
9 21 (0.90%) GCP
10 10 (0.43%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.22%) AWS CodeCommit
12 5 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.22%) PowerApps
12 5 (0.22%) Serverless
12 5 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.22%) Trello
13 4 (0.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 192 (8.27%) Firewall
2 63 (2.71%) Network Security
3 61 (2.63%) LAN
4 60 (2.59%) WAN
5 48 (2.07%) Internet
6 38 (1.64%) VPN
7 31 (1.34%) DNS
8 26 (1.12%) DHCP
8 26 (1.12%) TCP/IP
9 25 (1.08%) MPLS
10 24 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
11 19 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (0.82%) SSL
12 16 (0.69%) VoIP
12 16 (0.69%) Wireless
12 16 (0.69%) Wireshark
13 15 (0.65%) IPsec
14 14 (0.60%) Unified Communications
14 14 (0.60%) VLAN
15 13 (0.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 47 (2.02%) Big Data
3 43 (1.85%) SAP HANA
4 38 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (1.46%) Power BI
6 32 (1.38%) Hadoop
7 30 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (1.21%) Relational Database
9 27 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (1.08%) MySQL
11 19 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (0.69%) SAP BW
13 14 (0.60%) MongoDB
14 13 (0.56%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.56%) QlikView
15 11 (0.47%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.43%) Spotfire
17 8 (0.34%) Apache Hive
18 7 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 67 (2.89%) JIRA
2 57 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 24 (1.03%) Grunt
3 24 (1.03%) gulp
3 24 (1.03%) webpack
4 21 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 15 (0.65%) LSMW
6 14 (0.60%) Bitbucket
7 10 (0.43%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.39%) Zephyr
9 8 (0.34%) Burp Suite
9 8 (0.34%) GitLab
10 7 (0.30%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.30%) Selenium
11 5 (0.22%) Maven
11 5 (0.22%) Metasploit
11 5 (0.22%) PowerBuilder
11 5 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.22%) Toad
11 5 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 828 (35.67%) Finance
2 214 (9.22%) Banking
3 194 (8.36%) Legal
4 126 (5.43%) Public Sector
5 83 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 82 (3.53%) Law
7 75 (3.23%) Marketing
8 69 (2.97%) Retail
9 65 (2.80%) Front Office
10 51 (2.20%) Manufacturing
11 43 (1.85%) Investment Banking
12 30 (1.29%) Aerospace
13 29 (1.25%) Electronics
14 26 (1.12%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.95%) Games
15 22 (0.95%) Retail Banking
16 20 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.78%) Billing
18 17 (0.73%) Advertising
19 16 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 358 (15.42%) Analyst
2 252 (10.86%) Project Manager
3 208 (8.96%) Consultant
4 195 (8.40%) Developer
5 151 (6.51%) Security Manager
6 148 (6.38%) Architect
7 145 (6.25%) Security Analyst
8 133 (5.73%) IT Manager
9 123 (5.30%) Security Consultant
10 108 (4.65%) Information Analyst
11 105 (4.52%) Information Security Analyst
12 93 (4.01%) Risk Analyst
13 86 (3.71%) Senior Manager
14 85 (3.66%) Information Manager
14 85 (3.66%) Security Officer
15 84 (3.62%) Information Security Manager
16 83 (3.58%) Information Security Officer
17 76 (3.27%) Information Officer
18 74 (3.19%) Cybersecurity Consultant
19 64 (2.76%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (3.19%) .NET
2 61 (2.63%) React
3 55 (2.37%) HTML
4 51 (2.20%) CSS
5 48 (2.07%) AngularJS
6 43 (1.85%) jQuery
7 36 (1.55%) XML
8 32 (1.38%) Web Services
9 28 (1.21%) Vue.js
10 23 (0.99%) REST
10 23 (0.99%) Sass
11 19 (0.82%) SOAP
12 18 (0.78%) Laravel
13 15 (0.65%) SAP Basis
13 15 (0.65%) SAP XI
14 14 (0.60%) .NET Core
14 14 (0.60%) .NET Framework
15 13 (0.56%) Middleware
15 13 (0.56%) Node.js
16 12 (0.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 333 (14.35%) Management Information System
2 217 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
4 76 (3.27%) Data Centre
5 68 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 58 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
7 51 (2.20%) Market Risk
8 46 (1.98%) Derivative
9 44 (1.90%) Reinsurance
10 41 (1.77%) Credit Risk
10 41 (1.77%) Cyber Defence
11 37 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
12 33 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
12 33 (1.42%) Mobile App
13 32 (1.38%) Algorithms
14 31 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
14 31 (1.34%) Fixed Income
14 31 (1.34%) Virtual Team
15 30 (1.29%) Mobile Computing
16 28 (1.21%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 129 (5.56%) Windows
2 124 (5.34%) Linux
3 60 (2.59%) Unix
4 33 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 18 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.43%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.39%) CentOS
8 9 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (0.39%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (0.34%) AIX
10 7 (0.30%) HPUX
11 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.17%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.13%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.13%) Solaris
14 2 (0.086%) Android
14 2 (0.086%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.086%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (30.50%) Information Security
2 592 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
3 556 (23.96%) Cybersecurity
4 379 (16.33%) Project Management
5 269 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 255 (10.99%) Project Delivery
7 252 (10.86%) ITIL
8 220 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
9 215 (9.26%) Analytics
10 211 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 205 (8.83%) Change Management
12 183 (7.88%) Security Management
13 171 (7.37%) Data Protection
14 169 (7.28%) Continuous Improvement
15 167 (7.20%) DevOps
16 156 (6.72%) Coaching
17 155 (6.68%) Penetration Testing
18 152 (6.55%) Waterfall
19 151 (6.51%) Mentoring
20 149 (6.42%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 147 (6.33%) Java
1 147 (6.33%) Python
2 139 (5.99%) SQL
3 112 (4.83%) C
4 99 (4.27%) C#
5 86 (3.71%) JavaScript
6 82 (3.53%) C++
7 40 (1.72%) R
8 35 (1.51%) PowerShell
9 26 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 23 (0.99%) VBA
11 22 (0.95%) MATLAB
12 17 (0.73%) Java 8
13 15 (0.65%) ABAP
14 12 (0.52%) Ruby
15 11 (0.47%) Embedded C
15 11 (0.47%) Haskell
15 11 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.43%) Kotlin
16 10 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 426 (18.35%) CISSP
2 350 (15.08%) Degree
3 341 (14.69%) CISM
4 235 (10.12%) Security Cleared
5 177 (7.63%) CISA
6 157 (6.76%) CRISC
6 157 (6.76%) SC Cleared
7 153 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
8 110 (4.74%) CESG Certified Professional
9 71 (3.06%) CEH
10 60 (2.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 59 (2.54%) CISMP
11 59 (2.54%) PMI Certification
12 42 (1.81%) DV Cleared
13 38 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 37 (1.59%) PMP
15 35 (1.51%) CompTIA Security+
16 34 (1.46%) CCNP
17 28 (1.21%) GIAC
18 27 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 447 (19.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 248 (10.69%) GDPR
3 210 (9.05%) NIST
4 178 (7.67%) PCI DSS
5 107 (4.61%) QA
6 85 (3.66%) COBIT
7 71 (3.06%) PMO
8 70 (3.02%) Cyber Essentials
9 62 (2.67%) NCSC
10 44 (1.90%) SLA
11 39 (1.68%) NIST 800
12 35 (1.51%) JSP 440
13 30 (1.29%) RMADS
14 29 (1.25%) Data Quality
14 29 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 27 (1.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 24 (1.03%) Def Stans
17 23 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 21 (0.90%) COSO
19 19 (0.82%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 74 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.34%) vSphere
5 7 (0.30%) Docker
6 5 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.086%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.086%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.043%) ACF2
9 1 (0.043%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (0.82%) SCCM
2 13 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.52%) Nessus
4 10 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (0.43%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 8 (0.34%) SCOM
6 7 (0.30%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.30%) Nagios
6 7 (0.30%) Terraform
7 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.22%) Ansible
8 5 (0.22%) CASB
8 5 (0.22%) Nmap
9 4 (0.17%) Puppet
9 4 (0.17%) RSA Archer
10 3 (0.13%) QRadar
10 3 (0.13%) WSUS
11 2 (0.086%) Control-M
11 2 (0.086%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 254 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 104 (4.48%) SAP
3 96 (4.14%) Oracle
4 77 (3.32%) Cisco
5 59 (2.54%) VMware
6 36 (1.55%) Tableau
7 34 (1.46%) HP
8 33 (1.42%) Splunk
9 23 (0.99%) Meraki
10 21 (0.90%) Citrix
11 20 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (0.78%) Google
13 16 (0.69%) Juniper
14 14 (0.60%) SolarWinds
15 13 (0.56%) CheckPoint
15 13 (0.56%) IBM
16 12 (0.52%) NetApp
17 11 (0.47%) Informatica
17 11 (0.47%) Murex
17 11 (0.47%) Sun