Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 200 126 138
Rank change year-on-year -74 +12 +21
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 2,484 4,449 4,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.77% 2.67% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.91% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,712 2,314 2,629
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £100,000
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 128,908 153,074 163,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.11% 91.77% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 101,192 121,815 129,338
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -77 2,199 £60,000 - 308
UK excluding London -51 1,271 £55,000 - 198
London -72 1,124 £70,379 +0.54% 133
South East -20 347 £59,500 +3.48% 52
North of England -116 287 £52,095 -5.28% 35
Midlands +2 202 £52,500 +10.53% 35
North West -114 174 £50,000 -15.25% 20
Scotland +11 157 £55,000 - 9
West Midlands +6 154 £52,500 +15.38% 23
East of England -12 124 £60,000 +14.29% 19
South West -39 109 £52,500 +10.53% 34
Yorkshire -62 80 £55,000 +10.00% 14
East Midlands +1 48 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Wales +8 36 £50,000 +24.35% 13
North East +47 31 £42,044 +5.84% 1
Northern Ireland -14 10 £55,000 +22.22% 1

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 1,090 (43.88%) Finance
2 766 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
3 672 (27.05%) Information Security
4 549 (22.10%) Project Management
5 502 (20.21%) Degree
6 476 (19.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 430 (17.31%) Cybersecurity
8 425 (17.11%) CISSP
9 381 (15.34%) ITIL
10 360 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 359 (14.45%) Management Information System
12 350 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
13 340 (13.69%) CISM
14 277 (11.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 273 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
16 268 (10.79%) Banking
17 256 (10.31%) Change Management
18 248 (9.98%) PRINCE2
19 241 (9.70%) Project Delivery
20 230 (9.26%) Microsoft
21 216 (8.70%) Java
22 204 (8.21%) SQL
23 201 (8.09%) Decision-Making
24 199 (8.01%) SDLC
24 199 (8.01%) Service Delivery
25 193 (7.77%) Service Management
25 193 (7.77%) GDPR
26 191 (7.69%) Retail
27 184 (7.41%) PCI DSS
28 183 (7.37%) Python

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 46 (1.85%) Confluence
2 43 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 29 (1.17%) IIS
4 23 (0.93%) SAS
5 18 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
6 16 (0.64%) Apache Spark
7 14 (0.56%) MS Exchange
8 13 (0.52%) WebSphere
9 12 (0.48%) Apache
10 10 (0.40%) CMS
11 8 (0.32%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.28%) JBoss
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.28%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.20%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.20%) nginx
15 4 (0.16%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.16%) Mule
Applications
1 105 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 96 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
3 64 (2.58%) Microsoft Project
4 46 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.081%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.081%) SPSS
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.040%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.040%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.040%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.68%) SAP FI
3 17 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
4 16 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.60%) SAP CO
5 15 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 13 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
7 12 (0.48%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.32%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 4 (0.16%) Front Arena
10 4 (0.16%) Orchestrade
10 4 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.12%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.12%) SAP GRC
12 2 (0.081%) Advent Geneva
12 2 (0.081%) Endur
12 2 (0.081%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 143 (5.76%) Azure
2 122 (4.91%) AWS
3 69 (2.78%) Office 365
4 60 (2.42%) SaaS
5 45 (1.81%) GCP
6 41 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (1.33%) PaaS
8 27 (1.09%) IaaS
9 14 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
9 14 (0.56%) Power Platform
10 12 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
11 9 (0.36%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.24%) npm
13 5 (0.20%) Dropbox
13 5 (0.20%) GitHub
13 5 (0.20%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.20%) OpenDNS
13 5 (0.20%) Serverless
14 4 (0.16%) Apigee
15 3 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 176 (7.09%) Firewall
2 70 (2.82%) HTTP
3 57 (2.29%) Network Security
4 40 (1.61%) LAN
5 39 (1.57%) TCP/IP
6 32 (1.29%) DNS
7 30 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 29 (1.17%) WAN
9 27 (1.09%) Internet
10 21 (0.85%) DHCP
11 18 (0.72%) VLAN
12 17 (0.68%) SAN
12 17 (0.68%) Wireless
13 14 (0.56%) MPLS
14 13 (0.52%) Intranet
15 12 (0.48%) VPN
16 11 (0.44%) Unified Communications
17 10 (0.40%) Broadband
17 10 (0.40%) Skype
18 9 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 74 (2.98%) Big Data
3 42 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 29 (1.17%) SAP HANA
5 24 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 20 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 19 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 16 (0.64%) MySQL
9 14 (0.56%) Power BI
9 14 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.44%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (0.40%) Data Lake
11 10 (0.40%) DB2
11 10 (0.40%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.36%) Blockchain
12 9 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 59 (2.38%) JIRA
2 32 (1.29%) Git (software)
3 23 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 16 (0.64%) Maven
4 16 (0.64%) Selenium
5 15 (0.60%) Visual Studio
6 12 (0.48%) PyCharm
6 12 (0.48%) Visual Studio Code
7 9 (0.36%) IBM UrbanCode
7 9 (0.36%) Jasmine
7 9 (0.36%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.32%) Subversion
8 8 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.28%) Ant
10 6 (0.24%) Bower
10 6 (0.24%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.24%) gulp
10 6 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (0.24%) Mockito
11 5 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1,090 (43.88%) Finance
2 268 (10.79%) Banking
3 191 (7.69%) Retail
4 145 (5.84%) Legal
5 133 (5.35%) Public Sector
6 74 (2.98%) Marketing
6 74 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 73 (2.94%) Front Office
8 59 (2.38%) Investment Banking
8 59 (2.38%) Manufacturing
9 41 (1.65%) Law
10 38 (1.53%) Local Government
10 38 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 32 (1.29%) Back Office
12 29 (1.17%) Electronics
13 24 (0.97%) Advertising
13 24 (0.97%) Games
13 24 (0.97%) Police
14 22 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 18 (0.72%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 365 (14.69%) Analyst
2 297 (11.96%) Project Manager
3 205 (8.25%) Developer
4 188 (7.57%) Consultant
5 170 (6.84%) IT Manager
6 157 (6.32%) Security Analyst
7 156 (6.28%) Security Manager
8 135 (5.43%) Architect
9 117 (4.71%) Information Analyst
9 117 (4.71%) Information Security Analyst
10 115 (4.63%) Security Consultant
11 102 (4.11%) Risk Manager
11 102 (4.11%) Senior Manager
12 82 (3.30%) Software Engineer
13 77 (3.10%) Security Architect
14 72 (2.90%) Information Manager
15 66 (2.66%) Information Security Manager
15 66 (2.66%) Risk Analyst
15 66 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
16 64 (2.58%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (2.98%) .NET
2 64 (2.58%) HTML
3 54 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 42 (1.69%) CSS
4 42 (1.69%) React
5 37 (1.49%) jQuery
5 37 (1.49%) Spring
6 34 (1.37%) Web Services
7 32 (1.29%) REST
8 31 (1.25%) HTML5
9 23 (0.93%) RESTful
10 21 (0.85%) .NET Framework
11 20 (0.81%) XML
12 18 (0.72%) ASP.NET
12 18 (0.72%) Node.js
13 17 (0.68%) Django
13 17 (0.68%) SailPoint
14 15 (0.60%) Hibernate
14 15 (0.60%) Middleware
15 13 (0.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 359 (14.45%) Management Information System
2 273 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
4 75 (3.02%) Derivative
5 57 (2.29%) Data Centre
5 57 (2.29%) Equities
6 52 (2.09%) Market Risk
7 50 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 49 (1.97%) Virtual Team
9 48 (1.93%) Credit Risk
9 48 (1.93%) Hedge funds
10 44 (1.77%) PMI
11 43 (1.73%) User Experience
12 42 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
13 38 (1.53%) PKI
13 38 (1.53%) Reinsurance
14 35 (1.41%) Fixed Income
15 32 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
16 31 (1.25%) Algorithms
16 31 (1.25%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 170 (6.84%) Windows
2 147 (5.92%) Linux
3 89 (3.58%) Unix
4 64 (2.58%) Windows Server
5 36 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 15 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.36%) AIX
10 6 (0.24%) Solaris
11 5 (0.20%) Android
12 4 (0.16%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.081%) CentOS
14 2 (0.081%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.040%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.040%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.040%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.040%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 766 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
2 672 (27.05%) Information Security
3 549 (22.10%) Project Management
4 430 (17.31%) Cybersecurity
5 381 (15.34%) ITIL
6 360 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 350 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
8 277 (11.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 256 (10.31%) Change Management
10 248 (9.98%) PRINCE2
11 241 (9.70%) Project Delivery
12 201 (8.09%) Decision-Making
13 199 (8.01%) SDLC
13 199 (8.01%) Service Delivery
14 193 (7.77%) Service Management
15 182 (7.33%) Mentoring
16 165 (6.64%) Coaching
17 158 (6.36%) Computer Science
18 157 (6.32%) Security Architecture
19 151 (6.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 216 (8.70%) Java
2 204 (8.21%) SQL
3 183 (7.37%) Python
4 134 (5.39%) C#
5 122 (4.91%) C++
6 103 (4.15%) JavaScript
7 86 (3.46%) C
8 60 (2.42%) VBA
9 49 (1.97%) MATLAB
10 45 (1.81%) PowerShell
11 41 (1.65%) Ruby
12 25 (1.01%) VB
13 24 (0.97%) Java 8
14 20 (0.81%) Perl
14 20 (0.81%) PL/SQL
14 20 (0.81%) R
15 19 (0.76%) Bash Shell
16 18 (0.72%) Scala
17 16 (0.64%) TypeScript
18 15 (0.60%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 502 (20.21%) Degree
2 425 (17.11%) CISSP
3 340 (13.69%) CISM
4 159 (6.40%) CISA
5 154 (6.20%) Security Cleared
6 105 (4.23%) PMI Certification
7 94 (3.78%) PMP
8 87 (3.50%) SC Cleared
9 82 (3.30%) CRISC
10 79 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
11 66 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
12 57 (2.29%) CESG Certified Professional
13 46 (1.85%) CEH
14 42 (1.69%) Master's Degree
15 39 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
16 38 (1.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 33 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
18 32 (1.29%) PhD
18 32 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 31 (1.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 476 (19.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 193 (7.77%) GDPR
3 184 (7.41%) PCI DSS
4 143 (5.76%) QA
5 137 (5.52%) NIST
6 125 (5.03%) PMO
7 94 (3.78%) COBIT
8 72 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials
9 57 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 57 (2.29%) SLA
10 49 (1.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 37 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 32 (1.29%) RMADS
13 30 (1.21%) SSAE 16
14 29 (1.17%) ISO 22301
15 28 (1.13%) ISAE 3402
16 27 (1.09%) NCSC
17 23 (0.93%) ISO 9001
17 23 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27005
18 17 (0.68%) IFRS
System Software
1 79 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 36 (1.45%) Docker
3 31 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.56%) Firmware
5 12 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.40%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 7 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.28%) XenApp
9 6 (0.24%) IAG
9 6 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.24%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.20%) vSphere
11 4 (0.16%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.12%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.12%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.12%) Xen
13 1 (0.040%) ACF2
13 1 (0.040%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 16 (0.64%) SCCM
3 14 (0.56%) Ansible
4 9 (0.36%) Nessus
5 7 (0.28%) Terraform
6 6 (0.24%) Puppet
6 6 (0.24%) QRadar
6 6 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.20%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.20%) SCOM
8 4 (0.16%) Icinga
8 4 (0.16%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.12%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.12%) PowerCLI
9 3 (0.12%) RSA Archer
9 3 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 230 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 124 (4.99%) SAP
3 97 (3.90%) Oracle
4 80 (3.22%) Cisco
5 60 (2.42%) VMware
6 40 (1.61%) IBM
7 36 (1.45%) ServiceNow
8 32 (1.29%) Splunk
9 31 (1.25%) Google
10 25 (1.01%) CheckPoint
11 24 (0.97%) Cognizant
12 23 (0.93%) Citrix
13 20 (0.81%) HP
14 19 (0.76%) Palo Alto
15 17 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
15 17 (0.68%) Forcepoint
16 16 (0.64%) Blue Prism
16 16 (0.64%) IFS
16 16 (0.64%) Tableau
17 15 (0.60%) Salesforce.com