Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 163 189 131
Rank change year-on-year +26 -58 +28
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 1,580 2,755 4,635
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.12% 1.89% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.05% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,128 1,905 2,529
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 68,580 134,443 162,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.21% 92.20% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 54,697 105,892 129,738
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +32 1,419 £60,000 -4.00% 133
UK excluding London +38 838 £55,000 - 88
London +7 664 £72,500 - 61
South East +88 285 £55,000 -8.33% 16
North of England +74 219 £55,000 +2.54% 16
North West +42 138 £55,750 +1.36% 9
Midlands +9 108 £55,000 +5.77% 20
South West +90 96 £50,000 +2.56% 9
Work from Home +38 82 £73,750 +22.92% 4
West Midlands +15 78 £55,000 +4.76% 15
Yorkshire +95 72 £55,000 +1.25% 6
Scotland +4 56 £47,500 -16.85% 8
East of England -10 45 £57,500 -4.17% 9
East Midlands +23 28 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Wales +10 18 £50,000 - 10
Northern Ireland +26 13 £43,000 -4.44%
North East +15 9 £36,500 -18.89% 1

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 597 (37.78%) Finance
2 506 (32.03%) Information Security
3 420 (26.58%) Cybersecurity
4 375 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
5 356 (22.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 291 (18.42%) CISSP
7 258 (16.33%) Degree
8 240 (15.19%) Management Information System
9 234 (14.81%) CISM
10 230 (14.56%) Project Management
11 173 (10.95%) Microsoft
12 160 (10.13%) PCI DSS
13 159 (10.06%) Security Cleared
13 159 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
14 156 (9.87%) ITIL
15 152 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 149 (9.43%) Banking
17 148 (9.37%) Problem-Solving
18 147 (9.30%) Legal
19 146 (9.24%) GDPR
20 144 (9.11%) Azure
21 143 (9.05%) NIST
21 143 (9.05%) Project Delivery
22 136 (8.61%) Python
23 134 (8.48%) AWS
24 130 (8.23%) Analytics
25 129 (8.16%) Security Management
26 123 (7.78%) Java
26 123 (7.78%) CISA
26 123 (7.78%) 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 24 (1.52%) Confluence
2 21 (1.33%) SAS
3 19 (1.20%) Apache Spark
4 15 (0.95%) Apache
5 14 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 12 (0.76%) CMS
8 11 (0.70%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.32%) IIS
10 4 (0.25%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.25%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.25%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.13%) Liferay
11 2 (0.13%) Mule
11 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.063%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.063%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.063%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.063%) WildFly
Applications
1 53 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.19%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.063%) Simulink
9 1 (0.063%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (1.33%) SAP CO
1 21 (1.33%) SAP FI
1 21 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.51%) BASE24
4 7 (0.44%) Actimize
4 7 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.44%) SAP PS
5 5 (0.32%) Endur
6 4 (0.25%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.19%) Primavera
7 3 (0.19%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.063%) SAP CCM
9 1 (0.063%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.063%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 144 (9.11%) Azure
2 134 (8.48%) AWS
3 100 (6.33%) SaaS
4 53 (3.35%) Office 365
5 45 (2.85%) PaaS
6 37 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (2.22%) IaaS
8 25 (1.58%) Power Platform
9 20 (1.27%) GCP
10 11 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.70%) AWS CodeCommit
10 11 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (0.70%) Mimecast
10 11 (0.70%) Serverless
11 9 (0.57%) AWS CodeBuild
11 9 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.25%) Google Drive
13 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
13 3 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 116 (7.34%) Firewall
2 49 (3.10%) WAN
3 46 (2.91%) LAN
4 33 (2.09%) Network Security
5 31 (1.96%) DNS
6 25 (1.58%) Internet
7 24 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (1.39%) VPN
9 19 (1.20%) DHCP
10 17 (1.08%) Unified Communications
10 17 (1.08%) Wireless
11 15 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (0.70%) Multicast
13 11 (0.70%) Wireless Security
14 10 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (0.63%) HTTP
14 10 (0.63%) IPv6
14 10 (0.63%) NX-OS
14 10 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (1.65%) Hadoop
5 25 (1.58%) Power BI
6 23 (1.46%) Big Data
6 23 (1.46%) MongoDB
7 22 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 21 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (1.27%) SAP HANA
10 19 (1.20%) Relational Database
11 16 (1.01%) MySQL
12 13 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.51%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.51%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.44%) OLAP
16 6 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (0.38%) Data Lake
16 6 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (3.35%) JIRA
2 36 (2.28%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.76%) Bitbucket
4 11 (0.70%) Grunt
4 11 (0.70%) gulp
4 11 (0.70%) webpack
5 10 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (0.51%) Selenium
7 8 (0.51%) SoapUI
7 8 (0.51%) VersaTest
8 6 (0.38%) Burp Suite
9 5 (0.32%) Moq
9 5 (0.32%) NUnit
9 5 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
9 5 (0.32%) Subversion
9 5 (0.32%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.32%) Toad
10 4 (0.25%) JUnit
10 4 (0.25%) LSMW
General
1 597 (37.78%) Finance
2 149 (9.43%) Banking
3 147 (9.30%) Legal
4 85 (5.38%) Law
5 78 (4.94%) Public Sector
6 68 (4.30%) Manufacturing
7 57 (3.61%) Front Office
8 53 (3.35%) Marketing
9 47 (2.97%) Telecoms
10 35 (2.22%) Retail
11 28 (1.77%) Financial Institution
12 26 (1.65%) Investment Banking
13 17 (1.08%) Back Office
14 16 (1.01%) Advertising
14 16 (1.01%) Aerospace
14 16 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.95%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.82%) Games
17 9 (0.57%) Billing
17 9 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 213 (13.48%) Analyst
2 184 (11.65%) Consultant
3 163 (10.32%) Developer
4 141 (8.92%) Project Manager
5 117 (7.41%) Security Consultant
6 116 (7.34%) Security Manager
7 115 (7.28%) Architect
8 93 (5.89%) Security Analyst
9 85 (5.38%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 84 (5.32%) IT Manager
11 65 (4.11%) Information Analyst
12 64 (4.05%) Information Security Analyst
13 53 (3.35%) Senior Manager
14 51 (3.23%) Risk Manager
15 49 (3.10%) Information Security Officer
15 49 (3.10%) Security Officer
16 46 (2.91%) Security Architect
17 43 (2.72%) Information Officer
18 42 (2.66%) Risk Analyst
18 42 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (4.37%) .NET
2 50 (3.16%) AngularJS
2 50 (3.16%) React
3 36 (2.28%) Web Services
4 35 (2.22%) HTML
5 27 (1.71%) CSS
5 27 (1.71%) XML
6 24 (1.52%) Node.js
6 24 (1.52%) REST
6 24 (1.52%) Spring
7 23 (1.46%) jQuery
7 23 (1.46%) SOAP
8 20 (1.27%) .NET Framework
9 17 (1.08%) JMS
10 16 (1.01%) Hibernate
10 16 (1.01%) Middleware
11 15 (0.95%) Vue.js
12 14 (0.89%) Sass
13 13 (0.82%) WCF
14 12 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 240 (15.19%) Management Information System
2 159 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
4 52 (3.29%) Data Centre
5 45 (2.85%) Cyberthreat
6 41 (2.59%) Market Risk
7 35 (2.22%) Derivative
7 35 (2.22%) Public Cloud
8 33 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
10 28 (1.77%) Fixed Income
11 24 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
11 24 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
12 22 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
13 21 (1.33%) Credit Risk
14 19 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 18 (1.14%) Algorithms
15 18 (1.14%) Reinsurance
15 18 (1.14%) Robotics
16 17 (1.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 81 (5.13%) Windows
2 52 (3.29%) Linux
3 33 (2.09%) Unix
4 22 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.44%) HPUX
7 6 (0.38%) AIX
7 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.32%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.19%) Kali Linux
10 3 (0.19%) Solaris
11 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.063%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (32.03%) Information Security
2 420 (26.58%) Cybersecurity
3 375 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (14.56%) Project Management
5 156 (9.87%) ITIL
6 152 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 148 (9.37%) Problem-Solving
8 143 (9.05%) Project Delivery
9 130 (8.23%) Analytics
10 129 (8.16%) Security Management
11 123 (7.78%) Change Management
12 119 (7.53%) DevOps
13 112 (7.09%) Waterfall
14 110 (6.96%) Risk Assessment
15 107 (6.77%) PRINCE2
16 105 (6.65%) Mentoring
17 104 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
18 103 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
19 101 (6.39%) ISMS
20 92 (5.82%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 136 (8.61%) Python
2 123 (7.78%) Java
3 113 (7.15%) SQL
4 80 (5.06%) C#
5 56 (3.54%) JavaScript
6 50 (3.16%) C
7 45 (2.85%) C++
8 37 (2.34%) R
9 33 (2.09%) PowerShell
10 25 (1.58%) VBA
11 15 (0.95%) Perl
12 14 (0.89%) Java 8
13 11 (0.70%) MATLAB
14 8 (0.51%) Ruby
15 7 (0.44%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.44%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.32%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.32%) Scala
16 5 (0.32%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 291 (18.42%) CISSP
2 258 (16.33%) Degree
3 234 (14.81%) CISM
4 159 (10.06%) Security Cleared
5 123 (7.78%) CISA
6 115 (7.28%) SC Cleared
7 99 (6.27%) CRISC
8 86 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
9 53 (3.35%) CESG Certified Professional
10 48 (3.04%) CEH
11 44 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 38 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
13 36 (2.28%) DV Cleared
14 32 (2.03%) PMI Certification
15 24 (1.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 24 (1.52%) PMP
16 20 (1.27%) CCSP
17 19 (1.20%) CCNP
17 19 (1.20%) DBS Check
18 17 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (22.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 160 (10.13%) PCI DSS
3 146 (9.24%) GDPR
4 143 (9.05%) NIST
5 72 (4.56%) Cyber Essentials
6 61 (3.86%) QA
7 54 (3.42%) COBIT
8 40 (2.53%) PMO
9 36 (2.28%) NCSC
10 28 (1.77%) SLA
11 26 (1.65%) JSP 440
12 25 (1.58%) NIST 800
12 25 (1.58%) RMADS
13 21 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 18 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 17 (1.08%) ISAE 3402
16 16 (1.01%) ISO 22301
17 15 (0.95%) ISO 31000
17 15 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 13 (0.82%) Def Stans
System Software
1 41 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.89%) Docker
5 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.13%) XenApp
5 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.063%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (0.70%) Kubernetes
1 11 (0.70%) Nessus
2 10 (0.63%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 9 (0.57%) Kibana
3 9 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (0.51%) SCCM
5 7 (0.44%) QRadar
6 6 (0.38%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 5 (0.32%) CASB
8 4 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.25%) RSA Archer
9 3 (0.19%) Nmap
9 3 (0.19%) Terraform
10 2 (0.13%) Control-M
10 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.063%) Ansible
11 1 (0.063%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.063%) FTK
11 1 (0.063%) logstash
Vendors
1 173 (10.95%) Microsoft
2 66 (4.18%) SAP
3 65 (4.11%) Cisco
4 60 (3.80%) Oracle
5 36 (2.28%) VMware
6 32 (2.03%) Splunk
7 25 (1.58%) Tableau
8 20 (1.27%) Citrix
9 18 (1.14%) HP
9 18 (1.14%) Meraki
10 15 (0.95%) CheckPoint
10 15 (0.95%) Google
11 13 (0.82%) Automation Anywhere
11 13 (0.82%) Blue Prism
11 13 (0.82%) UiPath
12 11 (0.70%) CA
13 10 (0.63%) IBM
13 10 (0.63%) Infoblox
14 8 (0.51%) Cognizant
14 8 (0.51%) Sybase