Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 151 142
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 4442 4290 5043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.55% 2.25% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 2.52% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2570 3128 3585
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,175
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 156565 170492 194103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.23% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123230 141844 159582
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +17 4192 £60,000 - 187
London +15 2321 £70,000 - 93
UK excluding London +11 2017 £50,000 -4.76% 102
North of England +33 665 £50,000 -1.96% 28
South East +43 610 £52,500 -4.55% 37
North West +32 425 £50,000 -13.04% 14
Midlands -43 290 £55,000 +22.22% 16
West Midlands -43 201 £53,500 +24.42% 12
Yorkshire +17 198 £45,000 -6.25% 11
East of England -20 173 £50,625 -3.57% 6
South West -21 122 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Scotland -11 115 £48,500 -7.62% 3
East Midlands +4 88 £55,000 +2.33% 4
North East +21 42 £67,500 +42.11% 3
Wales +35 34 £40,000 -38.46% 5
Northern Ireland -36 8 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Isle of Man - 6 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2259 (50.86%) Finance
2 1214 (27.33%) Banking
3 1193 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1058 (23.82%) Information Security
5 955 (21.50%) Investment Banking
6 822 (18.51%) Project Management
7 820 (18.46%) Wealth Management
8 772 (17.38%) Degree
9 729 (16.41%) Asset Management
10 727 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
11 673 (15.15%) Java
11 673 (15.15%) Retail Banking
12 652 (14.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 598 (13.46%) CISSP
14 565 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 523 (11.77%) Management Information System
16 515 (11.59%) Front Office
17 469 (10.56%) SQL
18 468 (10.54%) ITIL
19 461 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
20 433 (9.75%) Analytics
21 420 (9.46%) CISM
22 419 (9.43%) Microsoft
23 372 (8.37%) Derivative
24 371 (8.35%) Linux
24 371 (8.35%) C#
25 366 (8.24%) PRINCE2
26 357 (8.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 353 (7.95%) SDLC
28 335 (7.54%) PCI DSS

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
1 119 (2.68%) Tomcat
2 107 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 88 (1.98%) Apache
4 76 (1.71%) Confluence
5 52 (1.17%) Documentum
6 46 (1.04%) DataSynapse
7 38 (0.86%) WebLogic
8 33 (0.74%) SAS
9 30 (0.68%) Ethereum
9 30 (0.68%) Hyperledger
10 29 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 25 (0.56%) Apache Spark
11 25 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
12 22 (0.50%) eris
12 22 (0.50%) JBoss
13 15 (0.34%) MS Exchange
13 15 (0.34%) NetWeaver
14 12 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (0.27%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 245 (5.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 196 (4.41%) Microsoft Project
3 159 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
4 152 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 82 (1.85%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.068%) GIMP
7 3 (0.068%) Maya
8 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.045%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.045%) SPSS
9 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.023%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.023%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.023%) Stata
Business Applications
1 43 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
2 35 (0.79%) SAP CO
2 35 (0.79%) SAP FI
2 35 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 32 (0.72%) Maximo
4 29 (0.65%) Aligne
5 25 (0.56%) SAP GRC
6 21 (0.47%) SAP FSCM
7 16 (0.36%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 16 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
8 14 (0.32%) Endur
9 12 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.23%) Sentinel
11 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
13 7 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
14 6 (0.14%) SAP CRM
15 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
15 5 (0.11%) SAP BPC
15 5 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 144 (3.24%) SaaS
2 90 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 87 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 75 (1.69%) IaaS
5 48 (1.08%) PaaS
6 44 (0.99%) GitHub
7 26 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.27%) Force.com
8 12 (0.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 12 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 11 (0.25%) Office 365
10 9 (0.20%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.090%) AdWords
13 4 (0.090%) CloudSense
13 4 (0.090%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.090%) Trello
13 4 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 234 (5.27%) Firewall
2 124 (2.79%) WAN
3 113 (2.54%) LAN
4 112 (2.52%) Network Security
5 82 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 58 (1.31%) Internet
7 51 (1.15%) VPN
8 43 (0.97%) SAN
9 35 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (0.77%) Unified Communications
11 33 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
12 31 (0.70%) SMS
12 31 (0.70%) VLAN
12 31 (0.70%) VoIP
13 28 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
14 26 (0.59%) DNS
15 23 (0.52%) Wireless
16 20 (0.45%) HTTP
16 20 (0.45%) SSL
17 17 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 146 (3.29%) Relational Database
3 86 (1.94%) Big Data
4 68 (1.53%) NoSQL
4 68 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 64 (1.44%) Power BI
6 54 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
7 53 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 45 (1.01%) Star Schema
9 42 (0.95%) GIS
10 41 (0.92%) Hadoop
11 38 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 37 (0.83%) Blockchain
13 25 (0.56%) DataStage
14 24 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
16 22 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 21 (0.47%) DB2
18 20 (0.45%) SAP BW
18 20 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 153 (3.44%) JIRA
2 103 (2.32%) Git (software)
3 99 (2.23%) Jenkins
4 74 (1.67%) Selenium
5 68 (1.53%) TeamCity
6 57 (1.28%) Maven
7 46 (1.04%) GCC
8 39 (0.88%) JMeter
9 33 (0.74%) Subversion
10 30 (0.68%) Cucumber
10 30 (0.68%) WebDriver
11 26 (0.59%) Visual Studio
12 22 (0.50%) SoapUI
13 21 (0.47%) JUnit
13 21 (0.47%) LoadRunner
14 20 (0.45%) NUnit
15 17 (0.38%) PowerBuilder
16 15 (0.34%) Toad
17 14 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 11 (0.25%) SonarQube
General
1 2259 (50.86%) Finance
2 1214 (27.33%) Banking
3 955 (21.50%) Investment Banking
4 673 (15.15%) Retail Banking
5 515 (11.59%) Front Office
6 300 (6.75%) Legal
7 186 (4.19%) Law
8 150 (3.38%) Marketing
9 133 (2.99%) Retail
10 111 (2.50%) Telecoms
11 104 (2.34%) Financial Institution
12 97 (2.18%) Digital Economy
13 73 (1.64%) Manufacturing
14 57 (1.28%) Back Office
15 48 (1.08%) German Language
16 46 (1.04%) Electronics
17 41 (0.92%) Publishing
18 38 (0.86%) Advertising
19 37 (0.83%) Billing
20 30 (0.68%) French Language
Job Titles
1 704 (15.85%) Developer
2 615 (13.85%) Analyst
3 422 (9.50%) Project Manager
4 381 (8.58%) Consultant
5 255 (5.74%) Security Manager
6 251 (5.65%) Architect
7 231 (5.20%) IT Manager
8 222 (5.00%) Risk Manager
9 204 (4.59%) Security Analyst
10 196 (4.41%) Security Consultant
11 194 (4.37%) Senior Developer
12 188 (4.23%) Java Developer
13 139 (3.13%) Information Manager
14 138 (3.11%) C# Developer
15 132 (2.97%) Information Security Manager
16 114 (2.57%) IT Analyst
16 114 (2.57%) Senior Manager
17 112 (2.52%) Business Analyst
18 103 (2.32%) Quantitative Developer
19 99 (2.23%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (5.34%) .NET
2 119 (2.68%) Middleware
3 118 (2.66%) Web Services
4 100 (2.25%) REST
5 97 (2.18%) WPF
6 88 (1.98%) XML
7 79 (1.78%) HTML
8 74 (1.67%) SOAP
8 74 (1.67%) Spring
9 73 (1.64%) CSS
10 56 (1.26%) AngularJS
11 53 (1.19%) .NET Framework
12 51 (1.15%) J2EE
13 50 (1.13%) WCF
14 46 (1.04%) CORBA
14 46 (1.04%) Swing
15 41 (0.92%) Hibernate
15 41 (0.92%) WinForms
16 34 (0.77%) JSON
17 33 (0.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 727 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
2 523 (11.77%) Management Information System
3 372 (8.37%) Derivative
4 357 (8.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 300 (6.75%) Computer Science
6 192 (4.32%) Equities
7 178 (4.01%) Data Centre
8 152 (3.42%) Equity Derivative
9 147 (3.31%) Market Risk
10 144 (3.24%) Credit Risk
11 105 (2.36%) Fixed Income
12 89 (2.00%) Fintech
13 88 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
14 82 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
15 74 (1.67%) PMI
16 69 (1.55%) Client/Server
17 67 (1.51%) Algorithms
18 63 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
19 59 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
20 57 (1.28%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 371 (8.35%) Linux
2 329 (7.41%) Windows
3 210 (4.73%) Unix
4 66 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 44 (0.99%) Solaris
6 32 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (0.70%) AIX
8 30 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (0.56%) Windows 2000
10 21 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 19 (0.43%) Android
12 15 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.25%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.23%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.11%) CentOS
16 5 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.090%) openSUSE
17 4 (0.090%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1193 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1058 (23.82%) Information Security
3 822 (18.51%) Project Management
4 820 (18.46%) Wealth Management
5 729 (16.41%) Asset Management
6 565 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 468 (10.54%) ITIL
8 461 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
9 433 (9.75%) Analytics
10 366 (8.24%) PRINCE2
11 353 (7.95%) SDLC
12 295 (6.64%) Change Management
13 287 (6.46%) Risk Assessment
14 271 (6.10%) Data Protection
15 246 (5.54%) Coaching
16 239 (5.38%) Programme Management
17 226 (5.09%) Waterfall
18 221 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
18 221 (4.98%) Scrum
19 211 (4.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 673 (15.15%) Java
2 469 (10.56%) SQL
3 371 (8.35%) C#
4 288 (6.48%) Python
5 222 (5.00%) C++
6 166 (3.74%) Shell Script
7 159 (3.58%) JavaScript
8 127 (2.86%) C
9 75 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 45 (1.01%) Scala
11 39 (0.88%) Perl
12 38 (0.86%) T-SQL
13 37 (0.83%) ABAP
13 37 (0.83%) VBA
14 35 (0.79%) R
15 34 (0.77%) Ruby
16 30 (0.68%) Go
16 30 (0.68%) Solidity
17 23 (0.52%) Bash Shell
18 20 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 772 (17.38%) Degree
2 598 (13.46%) CISSP
3 420 (9.46%) CISM
4 276 (6.21%) CISA
5 198 (4.46%) Security Cleared
6 135 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 122 (2.75%) CRISC
8 110 (2.48%) PMI Certification
9 106 (2.39%) SC Cleared
10 78 (1.76%) CEH
11 77 (1.73%) Master's Degree
12 64 (1.44%) PMP
13 63 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
14 55 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 47 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 46 (1.04%) ISTQB
17 40 (0.90%) MBA
18 39 (0.88%) CLAS
19 36 (0.81%) ISEB
20 35 (0.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 652 (14.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 335 (7.54%) PCI DSS
3 230 (5.18%) QA
4 183 (4.12%) GDPR
5 127 (2.86%) SLA
6 124 (2.79%) PMO
7 116 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 109 (2.45%) COBIT
9 76 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
10 70 (1.58%) ISO 9001
10 70 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 65 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 54 (1.22%) Data Quality
13 46 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
14 34 (0.77%) MiFID
15 28 (0.63%) NIST 800
16 24 (0.54%) ISO 22301
17 22 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 19 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
19 17 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 100 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 40 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.72%) Docker
4 26 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.25%) vSphere
6 8 (0.18%) XenApp
7 7 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.090%) HDFS
8 4 (0.090%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.090%) SAP ITS
8 4 (0.090%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.068%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.068%) RACF
9 3 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.045%) KVM
10 2 (0.045%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.045%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.023%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.023%) etcd
11 1 (0.023%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 73 (1.64%) Puppet
2 31 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (0.61%) Ansible
4 22 (0.50%) ZABBIX
5 21 (0.47%) RSA Archer
6 19 (0.43%) Nessus
7 15 (0.34%) Kubernetes
8 11 (0.25%) FTK
9 9 (0.20%) Control-M
9 9 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.20%) Nmap
10 8 (0.18%) BladeLogic
10 8 (0.18%) CA Wily
11 7 (0.16%) SCCM
12 6 (0.14%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.14%) Graphite
12 6 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (0.14%) SCOM
12 6 (0.14%) WSUS
13 5 (0.11%) Grafana
Vendors
1 419 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 303 (6.82%) Oracle
3 291 (6.55%) SAP
4 189 (4.25%) Cisco
5 96 (2.16%) CheckPoint
6 70 (1.58%) Palo Alto
7 67 (1.51%) VMware
8 65 (1.46%) Tableau
9 61 (1.37%) Juniper
10 54 (1.22%) F5
10 54 (1.22%) Pega
11 53 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
12 52 (1.17%) Murex
13 47 (1.06%) EMC
13 47 (1.06%) HP
14 45 (1.01%) IBM
15 41 (0.92%) Splunk
16 36 (0.81%) Informatica
17 35 (0.79%) Sybase
18 33 (0.74%) Blue Coat