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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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 101 191 168
Rank change year-on-year +90 -23 +23
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 5,904 1,917 1,716
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.31% 1.81% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 1.93% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,344 1,206 1,207
10th Percentile £38,758 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £49,688 £48,750 £46,891
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -1.64%
75th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £78,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,014 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.84% - -

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 169,734 99,487 73,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.30% 93.82% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 84,284 68,812 59,613
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £44,750 £41,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +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 29 June 2022.

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 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England +102 5,061 £65,000 - 447
UK excluding London +139 3,046 £56,014 +1.84% 245
London +53 2,262 £75,000 - 221
Work from Home +61 1,952 £65,000 - 162
South East +163 1,093 £53,000 -7.83% 55
North of England +90 530 £55,168 +1.45% 66
East of England +120 491 £48,350 -7.02% 25
North West +53 320 £56,556 +3.48% 36
South West +49 303 £65,000 +4.84% 30
Midlands +28 303 £55,000 -6.78% 48
West Midlands +38 246 £52,500 -15.66% 33
Scotland +55 207 £65,000 - 17
Yorkshire +44 151 £55,000 +15.79% 24
Northern Ireland +55 144 £47,500 -16.30%
North East +22 67 £51,250 -6.82% 6
Wales -1 59 £70,000 +59.34% 6
East Midlands -16 56 £65,000 +18.18% 15

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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 2,774 (46.99%) Agile
2 2,062 (34.93%) Social Skills
3 1,969 (33.35%) Degree
4 1,945 (32.94%) Finance
5 1,224 (20.73%) Cybersecurity
6 1,187 (20.11%) AWS
7 1,179 (19.97%) Computer Science
8 1,169 (19.80%) Information Security
9 1,135 (19.22%) DevOps
10 1,079 (18.28%) Analytics
11 1,065 (18.04%) Python
12 1,040 (17.62%) Azure
13 1,022 (17.31%) Project Management
14 1,011 (17.12%) Software Engineering
15 953 (16.14%) Legal
16 941 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
17 877 (14.85%) Java
18 809 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
19 807 (13.67%) CI/CD
20 770 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
21 746 (12.64%) C#
22 688 (11.65%) Mentoring
23 687 (11.64%) User Experience
24 655 (11.09%) Microsoft
25 644 (10.91%) Management Information System
26 643 (10.89%) SQL
27 634 (10.74%) Serverless
28 628 (10.64%) Data Science
29 621 (10.52%) JavaScript
30 614 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement

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
1 139 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 107 (1.81%) Apache Spark
3 104 (1.76%) Confluence
4 65 (1.10%) CMS
5 58 (0.98%) SAS
6 23 (0.39%) Documentum
7 18 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 18 (0.30%) Jetty
8 15 (0.25%) Appian
9 12 (0.20%) MS Project Server
10 11 (0.19%) ArcGIS
11 10 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.14%) IIS
13 6 (0.10%) Hyperledger
14 5 (0.085%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.085%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.068%) Apache
15 4 (0.068%) Ethereum
15 4 (0.068%) Skype for Business
16 3 (0.051%) nginx
Applications
1 212 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 176 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
3 114 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 113 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
5 64 (1.08%) Sketch
6 58 (0.98%) MS Visio
7 42 (0.71%) Zeplin
8 33 (0.56%) InVision
9 23 (0.39%) Windchill
10 16 (0.27%) AutoCAD
11 11 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (0.19%) Adobe XD
12 8 (0.14%) Simulink
13 5 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.051%) SPSS
15 2 (0.034%) Chatbot
15 2 (0.034%) EViews
16 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
16 1 (0.017%) Stata
Business Applications
1 32 (0.54%) Primavera
2 27 (0.46%) TrackWise
3 17 (0.29%) Shopify
4 15 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 12 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
6 11 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 11 (0.19%) SAP GRC
7 9 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
8 8 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
8 8 (0.14%) Teamcenter
9 7 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
9 7 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.10%) R3 Corda
10 6 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
11 5 (0.085%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.085%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.068%) SAP CO
12 4 (0.068%) SAP FI/CO
12 4 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,187 (20.11%) AWS
2 1,040 (17.62%) Azure
3 634 (10.74%) Serverless
4 453 (7.67%) GCP
5 374 (6.33%) SaaS
6 299 (5.06%) Power Platform
7 258 (4.37%) Azure DevOps
8 207 (3.51%) OpenShift
9 205 (3.47%) GitHub
10 159 (2.69%) Azure Data Factory
11 149 (2.52%) Microsoft 365
12 121 (2.05%) Azure Monitor
13 116 (1.96%) Azure AKS
14 110 (1.86%) Azure Functions
15 100 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
16 96 (1.63%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 91 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
18 90 (1.52%) Azure Machine Learning
19 83 (1.41%) Figma
20 81 (1.37%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 216 (3.66%) Network Security
2 165 (2.79%) Firewall
3 76 (1.29%) Kerberos
4 68 (1.15%) Internet
5 48 (0.81%) WAN
6 47 (0.80%) Wireshark
7 39 (0.66%) Cisco IPT
8 32 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 30 (0.51%) LAN
10 29 (0.49%) TCP/IP
11 26 (0.44%) HTTP
11 26 (0.44%) Wireless
12 25 (0.42%) DNS
13 22 (0.37%) SSL
14 16 (0.27%) SAN
15 15 (0.25%) Skype
15 15 (0.25%) VPN
16 13 (0.22%) DHCP
16 13 (0.22%) Unified Communications
17 11 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (5.84%) Big Data
2 198 (3.35%) Power BI
3 170 (2.88%) SQL Server
4 136 (2.30%) Data Lake
5 113 (1.91%) NoSQL
6 111 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 106 (1.80%) Hadoop
8 102 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
9 89 (1.51%) MongoDB
10 87 (1.47%) Apache Hive
11 65 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
11 65 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 58 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
13 52 (0.88%) MySQL
14 44 (0.75%) Amazon Athena
15 39 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 39 (0.66%) HDInsight
15 39 (0.66%) Redis
16 33 (0.56%) Tableau
17 31 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 431 (7.30%) JIRA
2 353 (5.98%) Jenkins
3 268 (4.54%) Git (software)
4 96 (1.63%) Maven
5 79 (1.34%) Selenium
6 57 (0.97%) Postman
7 39 (0.66%) Cucumber
8 38 (0.64%) Gatling
9 37 (0.63%) Cypress.io
9 37 (0.63%) JMeter
10 35 (0.59%) SpecFlow
11 33 (0.56%) CircleCI
11 33 (0.56%) Protractor
11 33 (0.56%) TestCafe
12 32 (0.54%) Visual Studio
13 27 (0.46%) Burp Suite
14 25 (0.42%) Bitbucket
15 22 (0.37%) JUnit
16 20 (0.34%) Gradle
16 20 (0.34%) Mockito
General
1 2,062 (34.93%) Social Skills
2 1,945 (32.94%) Finance
3 953 (16.14%) Legal
4 770 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 443 (7.50%) Banking
6 396 (6.71%) Retail
7 325 (5.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 279 (4.73%) Marketing
9 277 (4.69%) Public Sector
10 266 (4.51%) Manufacturing
11 261 (4.42%) Influencing Skills
12 221 (3.74%) Presentation Skills
13 176 (2.98%) Law
14 172 (2.91%) Local Government
15 165 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
16 135 (2.29%) Organisational Skills
17 116 (1.96%) Telecoms
18 102 (1.73%) Front Office
19 89 (1.51%) Games
20 62 (1.05%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 702 (11.89%) Analyst
2 462 (7.83%) Project Manager
3 433 (7.33%) Software Engineer
4 430 (7.28%) Developer
5 421 (7.13%) Architect
6 310 (5.25%) Security Manager
7 245 (4.15%) Senior Manager
8 221 (3.74%) IT Manager
9 220 (3.73%) Data Manager
10 203 (3.44%) Principal Engineer
11 190 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
12 180 (3.05%) Consultant
13 177 (3.00%) Security Engineer
14 166 (2.81%) Data Engineer
15 165 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
16 149 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
17 140 (2.37%) Senior Developer
18 133 (2.25%) Security Analyst
19 131 (2.22%) Principal Software Engineer
20 130 (2.20%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 526 (8.91%) React
2 442 (7.49%) HTML
3 430 (7.28%) AngularJS
4 391 (6.62%) CSS
5 380 (6.44%) .NET
6 315 (5.34%) HTML5
7 269 (4.56%) CSS3
8 243 (4.12%) Vue.js
9 223 (3.78%) WPF
10 221 (3.74%) WinForms
11 220 (3.73%) REST
12 218 (3.69%) Node.js
13 183 (3.10%) Spring Boot
14 166 (2.81%) Velocity
15 163 (2.76%) RESTful
16 141 (2.39%) Web Services
17 123 (2.08%) JSON
18 98 (1.66%) Swagger
19 84 (1.42%) .NET Core
20 82 (1.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 687 (11.64%) User Experience
2 644 (10.91%) Management Information System
3 390 (6.61%) Data Structures
4 374 (6.33%) Algorithms
5 282 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
6 204 (3.46%) Renewable Energy
7 196 (3.32%) Cloud Native
8 187 (3.17%) Derivative
9 135 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
10 126 (2.13%) Virtual Team
11 123 (2.08%) Social Media
12 121 (2.05%) Mobile App
13 120 (2.03%) Robotics
14 115 (1.95%) IoT
15 112 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
16 104 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
17 103 (1.74%) Blog
18 91 (1.54%) Data Centre
19 82 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
20 77 (1.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 282 (4.78%) Windows
2 276 (4.67%) Linux
3 143 (2.42%) Unix
4 49 (0.83%) Windows Server
5 18 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.20%) Kali Linux
7 12 (0.20%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.19%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.085%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.068%) Android
11 4 (0.068%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.051%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.034%) AIX
13 2 (0.034%) Solaris
14 1 (0.017%) Debian
14 1 (0.017%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,774 (46.99%) Agile
2 1,224 (20.73%) Cybersecurity
3 1,179 (19.97%) Computer Science
4 1,169 (19.80%) Information Security
5 1,135 (19.22%) DevOps
6 1,079 (18.28%) Analytics
7 1,022 (17.31%) Project Management
8 1,011 (17.12%) Software Engineering
9 941 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
10 809 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 807 (13.67%) CI/CD
12 688 (11.65%) Mentoring
13 628 (10.64%) Data Science
14 614 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 601 (10.18%) Project Delivery
16 535 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
17 526 (8.91%) Artificial Intelligence
18 505 (8.55%) Decision-Making
19 496 (8.40%) Scrum
20 495 (8.38%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,065 (18.04%) Python
2 877 (14.85%) Java
3 746 (12.64%) C#
4 643 (10.89%) SQL
5 621 (10.52%) JavaScript
6 393 (6.66%) C
7 350 (5.93%) C++
8 302 (5.12%) PowerShell
9 221 (3.74%) Objective-C
10 195 (3.30%) Bash
11 184 (3.12%) TypeScript
12 132 (2.24%) R
13 107 (1.81%) Scala
14 78 (1.32%) Ruby
15 72 (1.22%) Shell Script
16 68 (1.15%) VBA
17 45 (0.76%) Perl
18 44 (0.75%) T-SQL
19 23 (0.39%) PL/SQL
20 20 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1,969 (33.35%) Degree
2 578 (9.79%) CISSP
3 508 (8.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 351 (5.95%) CISM
5 321 (5.44%) Security Cleared
6 200 (3.39%) SC Cleared
7 183 (3.10%) CISA
8 180 (3.05%) CRISC
9 179 (3.03%) Master's Degree
9 179 (3.03%) PMI Certification
10 140 (2.37%) TOGAF Certification
11 133 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
12 116 (1.96%) PMP
13 103 (1.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 101 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
15 90 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
16 72 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
17 57 (0.97%) DV Cleared
18 56 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 55 (0.93%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 569 (9.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 396 (6.71%) NIST
3 335 (5.67%) GRC
4 269 (4.56%) Accessibility
5 265 (4.49%) QA
6 229 (3.88%) GDPR
7 164 (2.78%) PCI DSS
8 152 (2.57%) PMO
9 144 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
10 94 (1.59%) Data Quality
11 93 (1.58%) COBIT
12 79 (1.34%) SLA
13 78 (1.32%) NCSC
14 65 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 54 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 51 (0.86%) GxP
17 44 (0.75%) SOC 2
18 43 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 35 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
19 35 (0.59%) RMADS
System Software
1 316 (5.35%) Docker
2 99 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 37 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.17%) vSphere
6 8 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.12%) Firmware
8 6 (0.10%) XenApp
8 6 (0.10%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.085%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (0.068%) OpenSSH
11 3 (0.051%) Snort
12 2 (0.034%) HDFS
12 2 (0.034%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.034%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.017%) ACF2
13 1 (0.017%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.017%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.017%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 345 (5.84%) Kubernetes
2 221 (3.74%) Ansible
3 82 (1.39%) Terraform
4 59 (1.00%) Panaseer
5 42 (0.71%) Nessus
6 41 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
7 33 (0.56%) CASB
7 33 (0.56%) SCCM
8 31 (0.53%) Puppet
9 28 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
10 26 (0.44%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 20 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
12 15 (0.25%) FortiGate
12 15 (0.25%) Trend Micro Deep Security
13 12 (0.20%) CSIRT
13 12 (0.20%) QRadar
13 12 (0.20%) RSA Archer
14 10 (0.17%) WMI
15 9 (0.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 8 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 655 (11.09%) Microsoft
2 226 (3.83%) Google
3 182 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 175 (2.96%) MuleSoft
5 171 (2.90%) Databricks
6 153 (2.59%) Oracle
7 114 (1.93%) Cisco
8 107 (1.81%) Apple
9 95 (1.61%) Facebook
10 82 (1.39%) Splunk
11 80 (1.36%) Adobe
12 66 (1.12%) Palantir
12 66 (1.12%) SAP
12 66 (1.12%) VMware
13 48 (0.81%) Atlassian
14 43 (0.73%) IBM
15 42 (0.71%) Red Hat
16 40 (0.68%) CrowdStrike
17 34 (0.58%) Reuters
17 34 (0.58%) ServiceNow