Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 149 153
Rank change year-on-year -31 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 2,374 3,528 4,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.92% 2.36% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.56% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,719 2,193 2,616
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -1.96%

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 113,410 137,850 161,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.94% 92.19% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 89,911 108,751 131,169
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,979 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 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 -28 2,184 £60,000 - 335
UK excluding London -31 1,247 £52,500 -4.55% 238
London -33 1,056 £70,000 - 124
South East +35 412 £57,500 +4.55% 69
North of England -74 272 £50,000 -16.67% 56
Midlands -20 215 £55,000 +10.00% 37
West Midlands +16 158 £55,000 +5.17% 19
South West +23 133 £51,593 -1.73% 26
North West -112 131 £51,500 -14.17% 33
Yorkshire +40 121 £52,500 +5.00% 17
East of England -41 96 £60,000 +11.11% 23
Scotland -6 74 £47,750 -16.23% 15
East Midlands -51 56 £65,000 +30.00% 18
Wales +26 46 £50,000 - 11
North East +16 20 £37,600 -36.19% 6
Northern Ireland 0 10 £57,500 +27.78% 1

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 880 (37.07%) Finance
2 723 (30.45%) Information Security
3 606 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 532 (22.41%) Cybersecurity
5 437 (18.41%) CISSP
6 428 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 419 (17.65%) Project Management
8 375 (15.80%) Degree
9 355 (14.95%) CISM
10 344 (14.49%) Management Information System
11 331 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 275 (11.58%) Project Delivery
13 268 (11.29%) ITIL
14 247 (10.40%) Microsoft
15 243 (10.24%) GDPR
16 229 (9.65%) Security Cleared
17 222 (9.35%) PRINCE2
18 218 (9.18%) Change Management
18 218 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
19 215 (9.06%) NIST
20 206 (8.68%) Analytics
21 203 (8.55%) Banking
22 201 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
23 197 (8.30%) Firewall
24 190 (8.00%) CISA
25 189 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
26 179 (7.54%) Legal
26 179 (7.54%) Azure
27 178 (7.50%) Decision-Making
28 177 (7.46%) 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 58 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 40 (1.68%) IIS
3 34 (1.43%) Confluence
4 28 (1.18%) SAS
5 26 (1.10%) CMS
6 15 (0.63%) NetWeaver
6 15 (0.63%) SAP Portal
7 11 (0.46%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.13%) Apache
10 3 (0.13%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.13%) nginx
11 2 (0.084%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.084%) GemFire
11 2 (0.084%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.084%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.084%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.084%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.084%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 86 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
2 81 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
4 46 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 41 (1.73%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.13%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.042%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 21 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
2 15 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.63%) SAP CRM
3 11 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.38%) SAP CO
5 9 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (0.29%) Actimize
7 6 (0.25%) Primavera
8 5 (0.21%) SAP PS
8 5 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
10 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.084%) Endur
11 2 (0.084%) Front Arena
11 2 (0.084%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.084%) SAP GRC
11 2 (0.084%) Softmar
Cloud Services
1 179 (7.54%) Azure
2 138 (5.81%) AWS
3 83 (3.50%) Office 365
4 75 (3.16%) SaaS
5 47 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
6 46 (1.94%) PaaS
7 37 (1.56%) IaaS
8 33 (1.39%) Power Platform
9 15 (0.63%) GCP
10 12 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.21%) PowerApps
13 5 (0.21%) Trello
14 4 (0.17%) G Suite
14 4 (0.17%) GitHub
15 3 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.13%) Google Drive
15 3 (0.13%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 197 (8.30%) Firewall
2 63 (2.65%) WAN
3 58 (2.44%) LAN
3 58 (2.44%) Network Security
4 45 (1.90%) Internet
5 43 (1.81%) VPN
6 30 (1.26%) TCP/IP
7 29 (1.22%) DHCP
7 29 (1.22%) MPLS
8 23 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (0.97%) SSL
8 23 (0.97%) Wireless
9 21 (0.88%) DNS
10 19 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
11 18 (0.76%) IPsec
12 15 (0.63%) Skype
12 15 (0.63%) VoIP
13 13 (0.55%) HTTP
13 13 (0.55%) SMTP
13 13 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (4.34%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.27%) Big Data
3 38 (1.60%) SAP HANA
4 36 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (1.39%) Power BI
6 31 (1.31%) Hadoop
7 26 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 25 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (0.93%) MySQL
10 21 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (0.84%) Oracle Database
12 16 (0.67%) SAP BW
13 15 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.55%) QlikView
15 10 (0.42%) Apache Hive
15 10 (0.42%) Spotfire
16 9 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 63 (2.65%) JIRA
2 53 (2.23%) Git (software)
3 24 (1.01%) Grunt
3 24 (1.01%) gulp
3 24 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 24 (1.01%) webpack
4 15 (0.63%) LSMW
5 10 (0.42%) Bitbucket
5 10 (0.42%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.38%) Cucumber
6 9 (0.38%) Zephyr
7 8 (0.34%) Selenium
7 8 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (0.29%) Maven
9 6 (0.25%) GitLab
10 5 (0.21%) Burp Suite
10 5 (0.21%) IBM UrbanCode
10 5 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.21%) YouTrack
11 4 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 880 (37.07%) Finance
2 203 (8.55%) Banking
3 179 (7.54%) Legal
4 117 (4.93%) Public Sector
5 104 (4.38%) Retail
6 85 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 76 (3.20%) Law
8 69 (2.91%) Front Office
9 67 (2.82%) Marketing
10 37 (1.56%) Investment Banking
11 35 (1.47%) Manufacturing
12 32 (1.35%) Games
13 30 (1.26%) Electronics
14 25 (1.05%) Financial Institution
15 24 (1.01%) Aerospace
16 22 (0.93%) Advertising
17 20 (0.84%) Retail Banking
18 18 (0.76%) Military
19 17 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
20 16 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 371 (15.63%) Analyst
2 281 (11.84%) Project Manager
3 189 (7.96%) Developer
4 168 (7.08%) Consultant
5 156 (6.57%) Architect
6 154 (6.49%) Security Manager
7 136 (5.73%) Security Analyst
8 126 (5.31%) IT Manager
9 111 (4.68%) Information Analyst
10 108 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
11 106 (4.47%) Senior Manager
12 101 (4.25%) Security Consultant
13 98 (4.13%) Information Manager
13 98 (4.13%) Information Security Manager
14 97 (4.09%) Risk Analyst
15 78 (3.29%) Security Officer
16 76 (3.20%) Information Security Officer
16 76 (3.20%) Risk Manager
17 72 (3.03%) Information Officer
18 68 (2.86%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (2.57%) React
2 56 (2.36%) CSS
3 54 (2.27%) .NET
3 54 (2.27%) HTML
4 49 (2.06%) AngularJS
5 44 (1.85%) jQuery
6 29 (1.22%) Vue.js
7 24 (1.01%) XML
8 23 (0.97%) Sass
9 20 (0.84%) Web Services
10 16 (0.67%) REST
11 15 (0.63%) Laravel
11 15 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
11 15 (0.63%) SAP Basis
11 15 (0.63%) SAP XI
12 13 (0.55%) WPF
13 11 (0.46%) .NET Core
13 11 (0.46%) Middleware
13 11 (0.46%) RESTful
14 10 (0.42%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 344 (14.49%) Management Information System
2 201 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 117 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
4 83 (3.50%) Data Centre
4 83 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 63 (2.65%) Market Risk
6 59 (2.49%) Data Protection Act
7 57 (2.40%) Derivative
8 49 (2.06%) Credit Risk
9 46 (1.94%) Reinsurance
10 43 (1.81%) Equities
11 42 (1.77%) Cyber Defence
12 39 (1.64%) Fixed Income
12 39 (1.64%) Mobile App
13 35 (1.47%) Algorithms
14 33 (1.39%) Data Structures
14 33 (1.39%) e-Learning
15 31 (1.31%) Virtual Team
16 30 (1.26%) Hedge funds
16 30 (1.26%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 169 (7.12%) Linux
2 142 (5.98%) Windows
3 84 (3.54%) Unix
4 36 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 24 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 14 (0.59%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.42%) CentOS
9 7 (0.29%) Solaris
10 6 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.17%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.13%) AIX
12 3 (0.13%) HPUX
12 3 (0.13%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.084%) Android
14 1 (0.042%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (30.45%) Information Security
2 606 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 532 (22.41%) Cybersecurity
4 419 (17.65%) Project Management
5 331 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 275 (11.58%) Project Delivery
7 268 (11.29%) ITIL
8 222 (9.35%) PRINCE2
9 218 (9.18%) Change Management
9 218 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
10 206 (8.68%) Analytics
11 189 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 178 (7.50%) Decision-Making
13 177 (7.46%) Data Protection
14 160 (6.74%) Security Management
15 159 (6.70%) Mentoring
16 157 (6.61%) DevOps
17 148 (6.23%) Coaching
18 144 (6.07%) Penetration Testing
19 142 (5.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 159 (6.70%) Python
2 148 (6.23%) SQL
3 131 (5.52%) Java
4 100 (4.21%) C#
5 98 (4.13%) C
6 96 (4.04%) C++
7 84 (3.54%) JavaScript
8 34 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 34 (1.43%) R
9 30 (1.26%) MATLAB
10 29 (1.22%) PowerShell
11 22 (0.93%) Ruby
12 21 (0.88%) Java 8
12 21 (0.88%) VBA
13 16 (0.67%) Haskell
14 15 (0.63%) ABAP
14 15 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.59%) Embedded C
16 13 (0.55%) T-SQL
17 12 (0.51%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 437 (18.41%) CISSP
2 375 (15.80%) Degree
3 355 (14.95%) CISM
4 229 (9.65%) Security Cleared
5 190 (8.00%) CISA
6 156 (6.57%) CRISC
7 155 (6.53%) Cisco Certification
7 155 (6.53%) SC Cleared
8 98 (4.13%) CESG Certified Professional
9 74 (3.12%) CEH
10 60 (2.53%) PMI Certification
11 59 (2.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 58 (2.44%) CISMP
13 41 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 40 (1.68%) CompTIA Security+
15 37 (1.56%) PMP
16 35 (1.47%) CCNP
17 33 (1.39%) DV Cleared
17 33 (1.39%) GIAC
18 29 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 428 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 243 (10.24%) GDPR
3 215 (9.06%) NIST
4 161 (6.78%) PCI DSS
5 133 (5.60%) QA
6 93 (3.92%) PMO
7 85 (3.58%) COBIT
8 63 (2.65%) SLA
9 60 (2.53%) NCSC
10 59 (2.49%) Cyber Essentials
11 36 (1.52%) NIST 800
12 35 (1.47%) Data Quality
12 35 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 27 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 27 (1.14%) JSP 440
13 27 (1.14%) RMADS
14 25 (1.05%) ISO 22301
15 22 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 19 (0.80%) EMIR
17 18 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 71 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.38%) vSphere
6 7 (0.29%) Docker
7 6 (0.25%) IAG
8 3 (0.13%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.13%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.084%) Firmware
9 2 (0.084%) XenApp
10 1 (0.042%) ACF2
10 1 (0.042%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.042%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (0.97%) SCCM
2 13 (0.55%) Nessus
2 13 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.42%) Terraform
5 9 (0.38%) SCOM
5 9 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (0.34%) Ansible
7 7 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.29%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.25%) Nagios
9 4 (0.17%) Puppet
9 4 (0.17%) QRadar
9 4 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 3 (0.13%) Icinga
10 3 (0.13%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.13%) RSA Archer
10 3 (0.13%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 3 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 247 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 102 (4.30%) Oracle
3 93 (3.92%) SAP
4 86 (3.62%) Cisco
5 60 (2.53%) VMware
6 33 (1.39%) Splunk
7 32 (1.35%) HP
8 29 (1.22%) Tableau
9 21 (0.88%) ServiceNow
10 20 (0.84%) Informatica
10 20 (0.84%) Juniper
11 19 (0.80%) CheckPoint
12 17 (0.72%) NetApp
12 17 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.63%) Citrix
14 14 (0.59%) IBM
14 14 (0.59%) SolarWinds
14 14 (0.59%) Sybase
15 13 (0.55%) Google
15 13 (0.55%) Qualys