Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 153 152
Rank change year-on-year +26 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 4,624 4,112 4,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.64% 2.32% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 2.56% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,448 2,544 3,426
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £36,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,118
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.24%

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 158,731 160,892 182,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.67% 90.74% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126,853 129,433 151,996
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 4,309 £60,000 -4.00% 416
London +34 2,525 £70,000 - 204
UK excluding London +7 1,980 £52,500 - 264
North of England +31 695 £52,500 +10.53% 57
North West +57 526 £55,000 - 28
South East +6 475 £55,500 +0.91% 43
Midlands -35 265 £47,500 -13.64% 45
East of England -21 187 £52,500 -12.50% 35
West Midlands -25 180 £47,500 -17.39% 38
South West +16 167 £45,000 -20.00% 31
Scotland -6 156 £55,000 +10.00% 35
Yorkshire -32 153 £50,000 +17.65% 27
East Midlands -1 81 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Wales -8 39 £40,210 +0.52% 16
North East -49 16 £41,500 -27.83% 2
Northern Ireland -9 9 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Isle of Man +2 5 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 2,505 (54.17%) Finance
2 1,573 (34.02%) Banking
3 1,389 (30.04%) Problem-Solving
4 1,341 (29.00%) Investment Banking
5 1,190 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
6 1,181 (25.54%) Information Security
7 1,029 (22.25%) Analytical Skills
8 1,004 (21.71%) Java
9 992 (21.45%) Big Data
10 981 (21.22%) Degree
11 931 (20.13%) Financial Institution
12 920 (19.90%) Strategic Thinking
12 920 (19.90%) Cyberthreat
13 906 (19.59%) Investment Management
14 886 (19.16%) Project Management
15 884 (19.12%) Low Latency
16 878 (18.99%) Innovative Thinking
17 791 (17.11%) CISSP
18 682 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
19 622 (13.45%) Management Information System
20 613 (13.26%) SQL
21 611 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
22 602 (13.02%) SDLC
23 580 (12.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 546 (11.81%) CISM
25 477 (10.32%) Computer Science
26 474 (10.25%) Python
27 470 (10.16%) JavaScript
28 457 (9.88%) Analytics
29 452 (9.78%) ITIL

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
1 132 (2.85%) Apache Spark
2 80 (1.73%) Confluence
2 80 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 69 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 47 (1.02%) Apache
5 44 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 42 (0.91%) CMS
7 35 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 34 (0.74%) IIS
9 29 (0.63%) SAS
10 27 (0.58%) JBoss
11 23 (0.50%) Skype for Business
12 19 (0.41%) MS Exchange
13 15 (0.32%) WebLogic
14 14 (0.30%) NetWeaver
15 13 (0.28%) SAP Portal
16 12 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 12 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
17 11 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 189 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 173 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
3 148 (3.20%) Microsoft Project
4 88 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 67 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.17%) SPSS
8 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.13%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.043%) Gephi
9 2 (0.043%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.043%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.022%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.022%) EViews
10 1 (0.022%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.022%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 38 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
2 32 (0.69%) SAP CO
2 32 (0.69%) SAP FI
2 32 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 24 (0.52%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 18 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (0.37%) SAP CRM
6 13 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.26%) Sentinel
7 12 (0.26%) Summit
8 9 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
9 7 (0.15%) assyst
9 7 (0.15%) SAP BPC
9 7 (0.15%) SAP GRC
9 7 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
10 6 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.11%) Elite 3E
11 5 (0.11%) Endur
11 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 228 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 184 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (1.99%) SaaS
4 83 (1.79%) PaaS
5 75 (1.62%) Office 365
6 57 (1.23%) IaaS
7 43 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (0.48%) npm
9 21 (0.45%) OpenShift
10 20 (0.43%) GitHub
11 14 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (0.17%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.15%) BrowserStack
13 7 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.11%) Akamai
16 4 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.087%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 289 (6.25%) Firewall
2 118 (2.55%) Network Security
3 95 (2.05%) LAN
4 93 (2.01%) Internet
5 90 (1.95%) WAN
6 80 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
7 60 (1.30%) TCP/IP
8 56 (1.21%) DNS
9 54 (1.17%) VPN
10 53 (1.15%) MPLS
11 40 (0.87%) NetScaler
12 36 (0.78%) DHCP
13 33 (0.71%) WLAN
14 32 (0.69%) Wireless
15 30 (0.65%) SAN
16 29 (0.63%) DMZ
17 26 (0.56%) VLAN
18 25 (0.54%) SSL
19 24 (0.52%) HTTP
19 24 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 992 (21.45%) Big Data
2 245 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 207 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 170 (3.68%) NoSQL
5 137 (2.96%) DB2
6 135 (2.92%) MongoDB
7 130 (2.81%) Hadoop
8 99 (2.14%) RDBMS
9 58 (1.25%) MySQL
10 44 (0.95%) Data Lake
10 44 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 42 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 41 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
13 36 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
13 36 (0.78%) MemSQL
14 30 (0.65%) Apache Hive
14 30 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
15 28 (0.61%) QlikView
16 26 (0.56%) GIS
17 25 (0.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 160 (3.46%) JIRA
2 100 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 87 (1.88%) Jenkins
4 82 (1.77%) Maven
5 77 (1.67%) JUnit
6 57 (1.23%) Selenium
6 57 (1.23%) Subversion
7 52 (1.12%) Visual Studio
8 43 (0.93%) Cucumber
9 33 (0.71%) Gradle
10 32 (0.69%) Bitbucket
11 29 (0.63%) Mockito
12 28 (0.61%) NUnit
12 28 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (0.54%) FitNesse
13 25 (0.54%) TeamCity
14 21 (0.45%) gulp
15 19 (0.41%) Jasmine
15 19 (0.41%) WebDriver
16 18 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 2,505 (54.17%) Finance
2 1,573 (34.02%) Banking
3 1,341 (29.00%) Investment Banking
4 931 (20.13%) Financial Institution
5 379 (8.20%) Law
6 324 (7.01%) Legal
7 275 (5.95%) Front Office
8 153 (3.31%) Retail
9 127 (2.75%) Marketing
10 100 (2.16%) Telecoms
11 68 (1.47%) Back Office
12 66 (1.43%) Manufacturing
13 55 (1.19%) Games
14 37 (0.80%) Billing
15 36 (0.78%) Publishing
16 32 (0.69%) Retail Banking
17 30 (0.65%) Advertising
18 25 (0.54%) Multimedia
19 24 (0.52%) Electronics
20 22 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 686 (14.84%) Developer
2 606 (13.11%) Analyst
3 449 (9.71%) Project Manager
4 328 (7.09%) Consultant
5 291 (6.29%) Security Manager
6 240 (5.19%) IT Manager
7 214 (4.63%) Architect
8 186 (4.02%) Security Analyst
9 185 (4.00%) Risk Manager
10 177 (3.83%) Security Consultant
11 175 (3.78%) Java Developer
12 169 (3.65%) Senior Manager
13 167 (3.61%) Information Manager
14 166 (3.59%) Information Security Manager
15 108 (2.34%) Platform Engineer
16 106 (2.29%) Security Architect
17 104 (2.25%) Senior Project Manager
18 103 (2.23%) Software Engineer
19 100 (2.16%) Information Analyst
19 100 (2.16%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (6.40%) AngularJS
2 270 (5.84%) .NET
3 264 (5.71%) HTML
4 195 (4.22%) RESTful
5 173 (3.74%) React
6 167 (3.61%) Web Services
7 156 (3.37%) HTML5
8 151 (3.27%) Spring
9 146 (3.16%) CSS
10 144 (3.11%) Kafka
11 114 (2.47%) Middleware
12 111 (2.40%) REST
13 68 (1.47%) jQuery
14 67 (1.45%) Node.js
15 66 (1.43%) XML
16 62 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
17 58 (1.25%) Vert.x
18 54 (1.17%) WPF
19 50 (1.08%) Akka
20 47 (1.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1,029 (22.25%) Analytical Skills
2 920 (19.90%) Cyberthreat
3 622 (13.45%) Management Information System
4 477 (10.32%) Computer Science
5 238 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
6 221 (4.78%) Algorithms
7 186 (4.02%) Derivative
7 186 (4.02%) Fixed Income
8 181 (3.91%) Equities
9 176 (3.81%) Data Centre
10 168 (3.63%) Data Structures
11 155 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 145 (3.14%) Fintech
13 128 (2.77%) Virtual Team
14 125 (2.70%) User Experience
15 85 (1.84%) Hedge funds
16 71 (1.54%) Public Cloud
17 68 (1.47%) Analytical Mindset
18 65 (1.41%) PMI
19 63 (1.36%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 395 (8.54%) Linux
2 379 (8.20%) Windows
3 322 (6.96%) Unix
4 74 (1.60%) Windows Server
5 57 (1.23%) Windows 10
6 34 (0.74%) Android
7 32 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 30 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 30 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (0.45%) Solaris
12 13 (0.28%) AIX
13 6 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.087%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.065%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.065%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.043%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.043%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,389 (30.04%) Problem-Solving
2 1,190 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1,181 (25.54%) Information Security
4 920 (19.90%) Strategic Thinking
5 906 (19.59%) Investment Management
6 886 (19.16%) Project Management
7 884 (19.12%) Low Latency
8 878 (18.99%) Innovative Thinking
9 682 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 611 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
11 602 (13.02%) SDLC
12 457 (9.88%) Analytics
13 452 (9.78%) ITIL
14 399 (8.63%) Change Management
15 391 (8.46%) Wealth Management
16 387 (8.37%) PRINCE2
17 373 (8.07%) OO
18 313 (6.77%) Data Protection
19 282 (6.10%) Software Engineering
20 278 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,004 (21.71%) Java
2 613 (13.26%) SQL
3 474 (10.25%) Python
4 470 (10.16%) JavaScript
5 396 (8.56%) C#
6 371 (8.02%) C++
7 174 (3.76%) C
8 161 (3.48%) Perl
9 137 (2.96%) Scala
10 98 (2.12%) Shell Script
11 89 (1.92%) Java 8
12 84 (1.82%) PowerShell
13 50 (1.08%) R
14 49 (1.06%) Bash Shell
15 47 (1.02%) VBA
16 37 (0.80%) PHP
17 34 (0.74%) PL/SQL
17 34 (0.74%) Ruby
18 28 (0.61%) MATLAB
19 24 (0.52%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 981 (21.22%) Degree
2 791 (17.11%) CISSP
3 546 (11.81%) CISM
4 429 (9.28%) CISA
5 215 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 165 (3.57%) Security Cleared
7 155 (3.35%) Master's Degree
8 141 (3.05%) CRISC
9 127 (2.75%) CEH
10 124 (2.68%) PMI Certification
11 113 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
12 102 (2.21%) PMP
13 99 (2.14%) SC Cleared
14 61 (1.32%) GIAC
14 61 (1.32%) SANS
15 54 (1.17%) ISEB
16 53 (1.15%) CCNA
16 53 (1.15%) CCNP
17 51 (1.10%) CESG Certified Professional
18 50 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 580 (12.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 347 (7.50%) GDPR
3 292 (6.31%) PCI DSS
4 253 (5.47%) QA
5 201 (4.35%) PMO
6 157 (3.40%) COBIT
7 74 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 74 (1.60%) SLA
8 70 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 52 (1.12%) Data Quality
10 45 (0.97%) ISO 9001
11 42 (0.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 40 (0.87%) MiFID
13 39 (0.84%) ISO 22301
14 36 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 29 (0.63%) ISAE 3402
16 27 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 25 (0.54%) SSAE 16
18 20 (0.43%) COSO
18 20 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 107 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 68 (1.47%) Docker
3 43 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.48%) HDFS
5 21 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (0.19%) Snort
8 8 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.043%) ACF2
11 2 (0.043%) Firmware
11 2 (0.043%) RACF
12 1 (0.022%) GridGain
12 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.022%) NFS
12 1 (0.022%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 67 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (0.91%) Ansible
2 42 (0.91%) Puppet
3 26 (0.56%) SCCM
4 25 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 22 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
6 20 (0.43%) Kibana
7 15 (0.32%) BladeLogic
7 15 (0.32%) QRadar
7 15 (0.32%) RSA Archer
8 13 (0.28%) Nessus
8 13 (0.28%) RSA Security Analytics
8 13 (0.28%) WSUS
9 12 (0.26%) CASB
9 12 (0.26%) CFEngine
9 12 (0.26%) Salt
10 10 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
10 10 (0.22%) SCOM
10 10 (0.22%) Terraform
11 8 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 425 (9.19%) Microsoft
2 207 (4.48%) Oracle
3 193 (4.17%) Sybase
4 127 (2.75%) Cisco
5 117 (2.53%) SAP
6 82 (1.77%) Citrix
7 76 (1.64%) VMware
8 75 (1.62%) ServiceNow
8 75 (1.62%) Tableau
9 64 (1.38%) Splunk
10 51 (1.10%) IBM
11 44 (0.95%) CheckPoint
12 41 (0.89%) Cognizant
13 40 (0.87%) F5
14 39 (0.84%) Red Hat
15 36 (0.78%) Symantec
16 35 (0.76%) Google
16 35 (0.76%) Juniper
17 32 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
18 31 (0.67%) Adobe