Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 155 141
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 4368 4387 4974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.48% 2.23% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.50% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2585 3316 3473
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%

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 158285 175244 190972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.07% 88.17%
Number of salaries quoted 125396 146177 155973
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 +15 4096 £62,500 +4.17% 235
London +10 2263 £70,000 +3.70% 109
UK excluding London +13 1991 £52,500 - 131
North of England +22 661 £47,500 -6.86% 35
South East +40 518 £55,000 - 35
North West +18 383 £55,000 -4.35% 20
Midlands -25 314 £55,000 +22.22% 20
West Midlands -31 236 £57,500 +27.78% 16
Yorkshire +9 235 £42,500 -10.53% 12
East of England -7 207 £60,000 +14.29% 15
South West -21 136 £55,000 +15.79% 17
Scotland +10 121 £46,397 -11.63% 7
East Midlands -7 76 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Wales +30 47 £40,000 -21.95% 2
North East +26 43 £67,500 +42.11% 3
Northern Ireland -22 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Isle of Man - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing Risk Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 2219 (50.80%) Finance
2 1119 (25.62%) Banking
3 1102 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1056 (24.18%) Information Security
5 847 (19.39%) Project Management
6 822 (18.82%) Investment Banking
7 729 (16.69%) Degree
8 711 (16.28%) Retail
9 683 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
10 671 (15.36%) Wealth Management
11 654 (14.97%) CISSP
12 641 (14.67%) Asset Management
13 625 (14.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 613 (14.03%) Java
15 575 (13.16%) Management Information System
16 561 (12.84%) Retail Banking
17 554 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
18 479 (10.97%) Front Office
19 460 (10.53%) ITIL
20 453 (10.37%) CISM
21 434 (9.94%) PRINCE2
22 428 (9.80%) SQL
23 427 (9.78%) Cybersecurity
24 410 (9.39%) Analytics
25 399 (9.13%) Microsoft
26 355 (8.13%) CISA
27 350 (8.01%) Derivative
28 348 (7.97%) Linux
29 341 (7.81%) Windows
30 335 (7.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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
1 120 (2.75%) Tomcat
2 94 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 74 (1.69%) Apache
4 72 (1.65%) Confluence
5 53 (1.21%) Documentum
6 47 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 36 (0.82%) DataSynapse
8 33 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 28 (0.64%) SAS
10 26 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 26 (0.60%) MS Exchange
11 25 (0.57%) JBoss
12 24 (0.55%) Ethereum
12 24 (0.55%) Hyperledger
13 16 (0.37%) eris
13 16 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
13 16 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (0.27%) IIS
15 10 (0.23%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 239 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 169 (3.87%) Microsoft Project
3 155 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 151 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
5 76 (1.74%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.069%) GIMP
7 3 (0.069%) Maya
8 2 (0.046%) SPSS
9 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 48 (1.10%) Aligne
2 46 (1.05%) Maximo
3 38 (0.87%) SAP CO
3 38 (0.87%) SAP FI
3 38 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
4 31 (0.71%) SAP FSCM
5 23 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
6 18 (0.41%) SAP GRC
7 17 (0.39%) Sentinel
8 16 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
9 15 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
9 15 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
10 14 (0.32%) Endur
11 10 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (0.21%) OpenText VIM for SAP
13 8 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
14 7 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
14 7 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
14 7 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
14 7 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 137 (3.14%) SaaS
2 103 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 83 (1.90%) IaaS
4 71 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 55 (1.26%) PaaS
6 45 (1.03%) GitHub
7 31 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.32%) Office 365
9 13 (0.30%) Force.com
10 12 (0.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 12 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 10 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.23%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.092%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.092%) CloudSense
15 3 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.069%) IBM Blueworks
15 3 (0.069%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 241 (5.52%) Firewall
2 121 (2.77%) WAN
3 110 (2.52%) Network Security
4 102 (2.34%) LAN
5 85 (1.95%) TCP/IP
6 61 (1.40%) Internet
7 49 (1.12%) SAN
8 46 (1.05%) VPN
9 41 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 36 (0.82%) DNS
11 33 (0.76%) VoIP
12 32 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
12 32 (0.73%) Wireless
13 29 (0.66%) HTTP
14 28 (0.64%) VLAN
15 23 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (0.53%) SSL
16 20 (0.46%) Unified Communications
17 18 (0.41%) DHCP
17 18 (0.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (4.78%) SQL Server
2 130 (2.98%) Relational Database
3 76 (1.74%) Big Data
4 58 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 57 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 54 (1.24%) RDBMS
7 51 (1.17%) Power BI
8 47 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 44 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
10 40 (0.92%) GIS
11 35 (0.80%) Star Schema
12 34 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 32 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (0.66%) Blockchain
15 27 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
15 27 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 22 (0.50%) DataStage
18 20 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
19 19 (0.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 126 (2.88%) JIRA
2 93 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 92 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 72 (1.65%) Selenium
5 58 (1.33%) TeamCity
6 49 (1.12%) Maven
7 36 (0.82%) GCC
8 31 (0.71%) JMeter
9 23 (0.53%) JUnit
10 22 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 22 (0.50%) Subversion
10 22 (0.50%) WebDriver
11 20 (0.46%) Visual Studio
12 16 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (0.37%) LoadRunner
13 12 (0.27%) SoapUI
14 11 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
15 10 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
16 9 (0.21%) JDeveloper
16 9 (0.21%) SonarQube
General
1 2219 (50.80%) Finance
2 1119 (25.62%) Banking
3 822 (18.82%) Investment Banking
4 711 (16.28%) Retail
5 561 (12.84%) Retail Banking
6 479 (10.97%) Front Office
7 283 (6.48%) Legal
8 146 (3.34%) Marketing
9 121 (2.77%) Financial Institution
10 104 (2.38%) Telecoms
11 91 (2.08%) Digital Economy
12 88 (2.01%) Law
13 81 (1.85%) Manufacturing
14 67 (1.53%) Back Office
15 49 (1.12%) German Language
16 44 (1.01%) Electronics
17 39 (0.89%) Advertising
18 32 (0.73%) French Language
19 31 (0.71%) Billing
19 31 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 672 (15.38%) Developer
2 602 (13.78%) Analyst
3 432 (9.89%) Project Manager
4 377 (8.63%) Consultant
5 275 (6.30%) Architect
6 262 (6.00%) Security Manager
7 245 (5.61%) IT Manager
8 221 (5.06%) Risk Manager
9 208 (4.76%) Security Analyst
10 193 (4.42%) Java Developer
11 174 (3.98%) Security Consultant
12 167 (3.82%) Senior Developer
13 141 (3.23%) Senior Manager
14 138 (3.16%) Information Manager
15 123 (2.82%) Information Security Manager
16 115 (2.63%) Information Analyst
17 110 (2.52%) Business Analyst
18 109 (2.50%) C# Developer
19 108 (2.47%) Information Security Analyst
20 107 (2.45%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (5.52%) .NET
2 140 (3.21%) Web Services
3 123 (2.82%) Middleware
4 106 (2.43%) REST
5 99 (2.27%) XML
6 91 (2.08%) SOAP
7 75 (1.72%) HTML
8 71 (1.63%) CSS
9 64 (1.47%) Spring
9 64 (1.47%) WPF
10 58 (1.33%) .NET Framework
11 48 (1.10%) AngularJS
12 43 (0.98%) Hibernate
13 36 (0.82%) CORBA
13 36 (0.82%) HTML5
13 36 (0.82%) Swing
14 35 (0.80%) JSON
14 35 (0.80%) WCF
15 34 (0.78%) J2EE
15 34 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 683 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
2 575 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 350 (8.01%) Derivative
4 335 (7.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 256 (5.86%) Computer Science
6 184 (4.21%) Data Centre
7 180 (4.12%) Equities
8 149 (3.41%) Equity Derivative
9 147 (3.37%) Market Risk
10 141 (3.23%) Credit Risk
11 109 (2.50%) Fixed Income
12 94 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
13 78 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
14 71 (1.63%) Fintech
15 68 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
16 65 (1.49%) Client/Server
16 65 (1.49%) PMI
17 52 (1.19%) Virtual Team
18 51 (1.17%) NHS
19 49 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 348 (7.97%) Linux
2 341 (7.81%) Windows
3 221 (5.06%) Unix
4 69 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 68 (1.56%) Solaris
6 42 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (0.80%) Windows 2000
8 23 (0.53%) AIX
9 17 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 17 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.34%) Android
10 15 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.30%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.23%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.092%) openSUSE
15 4 (0.092%) SUSE
16 2 (0.046%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1102 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1056 (24.18%) Information Security
3 847 (19.39%) Project Management
4 671 (15.36%) Wealth Management
5 641 (14.67%) Asset Management
6 554 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 460 (10.53%) ITIL
8 434 (9.94%) PRINCE2
9 427 (9.78%) Cybersecurity
10 410 (9.39%) Analytics
11 313 (7.17%) Change Management
12 312 (7.14%) SDLC
13 274 (6.27%) Coaching
14 273 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
15 269 (6.16%) Data Protection
16 229 (5.24%) Scrum
17 224 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
18 221 (5.06%) Internal Audit
19 219 (5.01%) Programme Management
20 213 (4.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 613 (14.03%) Java
2 428 (9.80%) SQL
3 325 (7.44%) C#
4 289 (6.62%) Python
5 196 (4.49%) C++
6 138 (3.16%) JavaScript
7 134 (3.07%) Shell Script
8 111 (2.54%) C
9 50 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 47 (1.08%) Perl
11 43 (0.98%) Ruby
12 42 (0.96%) Scala
13 41 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 40 (0.92%) VBA
15 30 (0.69%) PHP
16 26 (0.60%) ABAP
17 25 (0.57%) R
18 24 (0.55%) Go
18 24 (0.55%) Solidity
19 19 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 729 (16.69%) Degree
2 654 (14.97%) CISSP
3 453 (10.37%) CISM
4 355 (8.13%) CISA
5 187 (4.28%) Security Cleared
6 120 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 113 (2.59%) CRISC
7 113 (2.59%) PMI Certification
8 103 (2.36%) SC Cleared
9 100 (2.29%) Master's Degree
10 96 (2.20%) CEH
11 85 (1.95%) PMP
12 75 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
13 65 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 60 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 42 (0.96%) CLAS
16 41 (0.94%) CESG Certified Professional
16 41 (0.94%) CIMA
17 39 (0.89%) SANS
18 38 (0.87%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 625 (14.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 331 (7.58%) PCI DSS
3 244 (5.59%) QA
4 152 (3.48%) GDPR
5 126 (2.88%) COBIT
6 123 (2.82%) PMO
7 119 (2.72%) SLA
8 102 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 77 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 76 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
11 71 (1.63%) ISO 9001
12 58 (1.33%) Data Quality
13 49 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 47 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
15 30 (0.69%) MiFID
16 23 (0.53%) ISO 22301
16 23 (0.53%) NIST 800
17 18 (0.41%) P3O
18 16 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
19 14 (0.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 102 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 53 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.57%) Docker
5 18 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.27%) ProxySG
7 9 (0.21%) vSphere
8 5 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.069%) HDFS
9 3 (0.069%) RACF
9 3 (0.069%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.069%) XenApp
10 2 (0.046%) Cygwin
10 2 (0.046%) KVM
10 2 (0.046%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.046%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.046%) vCloud
11 1 (0.023%) ACF2
11 1 (0.023%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 73 (1.67%) Puppet
2 30 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (0.53%) RSA Archer
3 23 (0.53%) ZABBIX
4 22 (0.50%) Control-M
5 18 (0.41%) Ansible
5 18 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 17 (0.39%) Kubernetes
6 17 (0.39%) Nessus
7 10 (0.23%) BladeLogic
8 7 (0.16%) Nagios
8 7 (0.16%) SCCM
9 6 (0.14%) CA Wily
9 6 (0.14%) FTK
9 6 (0.14%) Graphite
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.11%) Grafana
10 5 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.11%) Nmap
10 5 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 399 (9.13%) Microsoft
2 311 (7.12%) Oracle
3 271 (6.20%) SAP
4 186 (4.26%) Cisco
5 104 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 80 (1.83%) Palo Alto
7 76 (1.74%) VMware
8 70 (1.60%) Cognizant
9 66 (1.51%) F5
10 63 (1.44%) Juniper
11 57 (1.30%) Blue Coat
12 53 (1.21%) Pega
13 50 (1.14%) IBM
14 49 (1.12%) Murex
15 47 (1.08%) EMC
15 47 (1.08%) HP
15 47 (1.08%) Infor
16 45 (1.03%) Sourcefire
17 42 (0.96%) Tableau
18 37 (0.85%) Splunk