Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 162 197
Rank change year-on-year -22 +35 -67
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 2,121 1,521 2,686
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.87% 2.15% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.33% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,328 1,060 1,831
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £49,300 £46,250 £47,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
75th Percentile £83,055 £77,625 £80,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 105,747 65,402 133,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.46% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 72,274 52,916 106,592
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Top 18 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 24 July 2021. 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 -30 1,800 £65,000 +8.33% 433
London -19 939 £75,000 +3.45% 172
UK excluding London -53 929 £55,000 - 270
Work from Home -44 364 £67,750 -9.67% 57
South East -82 241 £60,000 +3.23% 61
North of England -70 185 £52,250 -5.00% 71
Midlands -19 181 £59,000 +7.27% 46
South West -13 162 £61,500 +23.00% 28
West Midlands -14 136 £60,000 +9.09% 29
North West -48 111 £52,000 -6.73% 40
Scotland -49 64 £65,000 +36.84% 18
East of England -19 62 £50,000 -13.04% 33
Yorkshire -61 61 £54,000 -1.82% 29
East Midlands -32 41 £57,500 +4.55% 17
Wales -9 24 £40,361 -19.28% 10
North East -12 17 £55,000 +50.68% 2
Northern Ireland -32 12 £52,500 +14.13% 3
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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.

1 785 (37.01%) Finance
2 657 (30.98%) Social Skills
3 529 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
4 480 (22.63%) Information Security
5 459 (21.64%) Cybersecurity
6 416 (19.61%) Project Management
7 400 (18.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 336 (15.84%) Degree
9 292 (13.77%) Management Information System
10 283 (13.34%) Azure
11 266 (12.54%) SQL
12 265 (12.49%) CISSP
13 255 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 254 (11.98%) Banking
15 250 (11.79%) Analytics
15 250 (11.79%) Project Delivery
16 247 (11.65%) Python
17 232 (10.94%) AWS
18 229 (10.80%) Microsoft
19 223 (10.51%) Change Management
20 222 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
21 214 (10.09%) CISM
22 210 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
23 209 (9.85%) Coaching
24 203 (9.57%) Java
25 201 (9.48%) Legal
25 201 (9.48%) GDPR
26 200 (9.43%) DevOps
26 200 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
27 199 (9.38%) Security Cleared

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 88 (4.15%) Confluence
2 44 (2.07%) CMS
3 38 (1.79%) SAS
3 38 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 27 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (1.27%) IIS
5 12 (0.57%) NetWeaver
6 9 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.38%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.28%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.24%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.19%) Documentum
11 4 (0.19%) nginx
12 3 (0.14%) Apache
13 2 (0.094%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.094%) TPMS
13 2 (0.094%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.047%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 87 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 83 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 51 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
5 33 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.71%) Oracle Smart View
7 12 (0.57%) Simulink
8 8 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.19%) Windchill
10 3 (0.14%) Figma
10 3 (0.14%) InVision
10 3 (0.14%) Sketch
11 2 (0.094%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.047%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.047%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.047%) EViews
12 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 48 (2.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 47 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
3 30 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
4 28 (1.32%) Shopify
5 25 (1.18%) SAP BPC
6 19 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
6 19 (0.90%) SAP FSCM
7 18 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
7 18 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
8 17 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
9 15 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
9 15 (0.71%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 13 (0.61%) SAP ERP
11 10 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (0.38%) Primavera
13 7 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (0.33%) Sentinel
14 6 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 4 (0.19%) FINCAD Analytics
15 4 (0.19%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 283 (13.34%) Azure
2 232 (10.94%) AWS
3 138 (6.51%) SaaS
4 101 (4.76%) GCP
5 80 (3.77%) Microsoft 365
6 47 (2.22%) Power Platform
7 37 (1.74%) OpenShift
8 36 (1.70%) GitHub
9 33 (1.56%) IaaS
10 31 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (1.46%) PaaS
11 27 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 23 (1.08%) Serverless
13 16 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
14 12 (0.57%) Amazon EKS
15 10 (0.47%) PowerApps
16 8 (0.38%) Amazon Cognito
16 8 (0.38%) Asana
16 8 (0.38%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 8 (0.38%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 120 (5.66%) Firewall
2 70 (3.30%) Network Security
3 43 (2.03%) VPN
4 34 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.85%) Internet
5 18 (0.85%) WAN
6 17 (0.80%) DNS
7 16 (0.75%) LAN
7 16 (0.75%) Wireless
8 15 (0.71%) HTTP
9 14 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 14 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (0.52%) GSM
11 10 (0.47%) FTP
12 9 (0.42%) DHCP
12 9 (0.42%) MPLS
13 8 (0.38%) OSPF
14 6 (0.28%) BGP
14 6 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 45 (2.12%) NoSQL
3 42 (1.98%) Power BI
4 40 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 36 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (1.60%) MySQL
7 29 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 23 (1.08%) Big Data
9 19 (0.90%) Data Mart
10 18 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (0.80%) Tableau
12 16 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (0.66%) DataStage
13 14 (0.66%) SAP HANA
14 13 (0.61%) SAP BW
14 13 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
15 12 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 131 (6.18%) JIRA
2 89 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 39 (1.84%) Maven
4 35 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 33 (1.56%) TeamCity
6 28 (1.32%) SonarQube
7 27 (1.27%) Artifactory
8 21 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (0.80%) JMeter
10 15 (0.71%) Cucumber
10 15 (0.71%) Selenium
11 12 (0.57%) Rational Team Concert
11 12 (0.57%) Subversion
11 12 (0.57%) Visual Studio
12 9 (0.42%) GitLab
13 6 (0.28%) webpack
14 5 (0.24%) Burp Suite
14 5 (0.24%) CMake
14 5 (0.24%) Robot Framework
14 5 (0.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 785 (37.01%) Finance
2 657 (30.98%) Social Skills
3 254 (11.98%) Banking
4 222 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
5 201 (9.48%) Legal
6 111 (5.23%) Front Office
7 109 (5.14%) Influencing Skills
7 109 (5.14%) Public Sector
8 105 (4.95%) Retail
9 93 (4.38%) Presentation Skills
10 81 (3.82%) Investment Banking
11 74 (3.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 66 (3.11%) Manufacturing
13 58 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
14 55 (2.59%) Law
15 54 (2.55%) Back Office
15 54 (2.55%) Organisational Skills
16 49 (2.31%) Marketing
17 39 (1.84%) Telecoms
18 36 (1.70%) Police
Job Titles
1 283 (13.34%) Consultant
2 239 (11.27%) Analyst
3 198 (9.34%) Developer
4 189 (8.91%) Project Manager
5 158 (7.45%) Architect
6 141 (6.65%) Security Consultant
7 95 (4.48%) IT Manager
8 80 (3.77%) Security Manager
8 80 (3.77%) Senior Manager
9 76 (3.58%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 76 (3.58%) Security Architect
10 75 (3.54%) Risk Manager
11 66 (3.11%) Security Analyst
12 64 (3.02%) Software Engineer
13 61 (2.88%) SAP Consultant
14 57 (2.69%) Risk Analyst
14 57 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
15 56 (2.64%) Senior Consultant
16 54 (2.55%) Information Analyst
17 53 (2.50%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (4.43%) .NET
2 77 (3.63%) React
3 49 (2.31%) Kafka
3 49 (2.31%) REST
4 45 (2.12%) Web Services
5 44 (2.07%) .NET Framework
5 44 (2.07%) AngularJS
6 43 (2.03%) Spring
7 35 (1.65%) Middleware
8 34 (1.60%) JSON
9 32 (1.51%) HTML
10 31 (1.46%) ASP.NET
11 28 (1.32%) XML
12 27 (1.27%) CSS
12 27 (1.27%) Node.js
13 26 (1.23%) RESTful
14 25 (1.18%) .NET Core
14 25 (1.18%) jQuery
15 21 (0.99%) Murex MxML
16 19 (0.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 292 (13.77%) Management Information System
2 121 (5.70%) Derivative
3 97 (4.57%) Cyberthreat
4 88 (4.15%) Market Risk
5 72 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 68 (3.21%) Equities
7 60 (2.83%) User Experience
8 56 (2.64%) Public Cloud
9 50 (2.36%) Fixed Income
10 49 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
11 43 (2.03%) Life Science
12 42 (1.98%) PMI
13 39 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
14 35 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
14 35 (1.65%) Virtual Team
15 33 (1.56%) Data Centre
15 33 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
15 33 (1.56%) Smart Meter
16 32 (1.51%) Cloud Native
16 32 (1.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 111 (5.23%) Linux
2 95 (4.48%) Windows
3 43 (2.03%) Unix
4 25 (1.18%) Windows Server
5 20 (0.94%) Android
6 16 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.33%) CentOS
8 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.19%) SUSE
11 4 (0.19%) VMS
11 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.14%) AIX
12 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.047%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.047%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
2 480 (22.63%) Information Security
3 459 (21.64%) Cybersecurity
4 416 (19.61%) Project Management
5 255 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 250 (11.79%) Analytics
6 250 (11.79%) Project Delivery
7 223 (10.51%) Change Management
8 210 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
9 209 (9.85%) Coaching
10 200 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 200 (9.43%) DevOps
11 178 (8.39%) Business Development
12 165 (7.78%) PRINCE2
13 159 (7.50%) SDLC
14 154 (7.26%) ITIL
15 151 (7.12%) Mentoring
15 151 (7.12%) Migration
16 144 (6.79%) Security Management
17 141 (6.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 266 (12.54%) SQL
2 247 (11.65%) Python
3 203 (9.57%) Java
4 108 (5.09%) C#
5 89 (4.20%) JavaScript
6 87 (4.10%) C++
7 67 (3.16%) C
8 50 (2.36%) VBA
9 49 (2.31%) R
10 46 (2.17%) PHP
11 41 (1.93%) ABAP
12 38 (1.79%) PowerShell
13 32 (1.51%) Bash Shell
14 31 (1.46%) MATLAB
15 24 (1.13%) TypeScript
16 20 (0.94%) T-SQL
17 12 (0.57%) Fortran
17 12 (0.57%) Ruby
18 11 (0.52%) Shell Script
18 11 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 336 (15.84%) Degree
2 265 (12.49%) CISSP
3 214 (10.09%) CISM
4 199 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 130 (6.13%) CISA
6 59 (2.78%) CRISC
7 58 (2.73%) PMI Certification
8 52 (2.45%) SC Cleared
9 46 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
10 42 (1.98%) CEH
10 42 (1.98%) CESG Certified Professional
10 42 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (1.74%) Oracle Certification
12 35 (1.65%) DV Cleared
13 29 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
14 25 (1.18%) PMP
15 22 (1.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 22 (1.04%) Master's Degree
15 22 (1.04%) OSCP
16 18 (0.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 400 (18.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 201 (9.48%) GDPR
3 192 (9.05%) NIST
4 130 (6.13%) PCI DSS
5 123 (5.80%) GRC
6 103 (4.86%) Cyber Essentials
7 97 (4.57%) QA
8 75 (3.54%) COBIT
9 73 (3.44%) PMO
10 63 (2.97%) NCSC
11 50 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 45 (2.12%) SLA
13 38 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 35 (1.65%) NIST 800
15 31 (1.46%) HAZOP
16 29 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 28 (1.32%) JSP 440
18 27 (1.27%) Def Stans
18 27 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
18 27 (1.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 101 (4.76%) Docker
2 51 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 37 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.047%) Firmware
9 1 (0.047%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.047%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 98 (4.62%) Kubernetes
2 52 (2.45%) Terraform
3 28 (1.32%) Ansible
4 20 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
5 15 (0.71%) Puppet
6 10 (0.47%) CASB
7 9 (0.42%) Kibana
7 9 (0.42%) logstash
7 9 (0.42%) RSA Archer
8 6 (0.28%) Grafana
9 5 (0.24%) Bacula
9 5 (0.24%) Bareos
9 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.24%) Nessus
9 5 (0.24%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.24%) yum
10 4 (0.19%) Argo
10 4 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 229 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 133 (6.27%) SAP
3 97 (4.57%) Oracle
4 64 (3.02%) Google
5 32 (1.51%) VMware
6 31 (1.46%) ServiceNow
7 28 (1.32%) Cisco
7 28 (1.32%) Elastic Path
8 27 (1.27%) Bloomberg
8 27 (1.27%) Murex
9 22 (1.04%) CheckPoint
10 21 (0.99%) Informatica
11 20 (0.94%) Apple
12 18 (0.85%) F5
12 18 (0.85%) Fidessa
13 15 (0.71%) LexisNexis
14 14 (0.66%) Atlassian
14 14 (0.66%) Instagram
14 14 (0.66%) Samsung
14 14 (0.66%) Zscaler