Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Manager
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 886 884
Rank change year-on-year +49 -2 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 353 379 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 273 310 356
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £51,500 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +16.07% +6.67% +2.94%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170504 195110 215041
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138625 163935 176370
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Risk Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Manager in the UK

Risk Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Manager.

Salary trend for Risk Manager in the UK

Risk Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Manager over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Manager in the UK

Risk Manager
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 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 +60 348 £70,000 +3.70% 20
London +41 232 £72,500 -3.33% 12
UK excluding London +32 121 £65,000 +16.07% 12
South East +90 39 £62,500 +2.04%
East of England +23 37 £70,000 +27.27% 1
North of England -42 34 £60,000 - 4
North West -53 22 £58,750 -6.75% 2
Yorkshire +12 12 £65,000 +20.93% 1
Midlands +41 10 £53,750 +2.38% 3
West Midlands +27 9 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Wales +5 3 £40,000 -
South West +15 2 £61,250 +28.95%
Scotland +8 2 £71,500 -18.29% 4
East Midlands +14 1 £52,500 -4.55%

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Risk Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Risk Manager in the job title.

1 223 (63.17%) Risk Management
2 184 (52.12%) Finance
3 104 (29.46%) Information Security
4 101 (28.61%) CISSP
5 86 (24.36%) CISA
5 86 (24.36%) Banking
6 67 (18.98%) CISM
7 65 (18.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 62 (17.56%) Investment Banking
9 61 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 55 (15.58%) IT Audit
10 55 (15.58%) Asset Management
11 53 (15.01%) Degree
12 52 (14.73%) Cybersecurity
13 44 (12.46%) Management Information System
14 39 (11.05%) Risk Assessment
14 39 (11.05%) COBIT
14 39 (11.05%) Wealth Management
15 38 (10.76%) Retail
15 38 (10.76%) Project Management
16 36 (10.20%) Business Continuity
16 36 (10.20%) PCI DSS
17 35 (9.92%) Internal Audit
18 34 (9.63%) Retail Banking
19 33 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (9.35%) Analytics
20 30 (8.50%) SQL
21 29 (8.22%) People Management
22 28 (7.93%) Security Testing
23 26 (7.37%) C

Risk Manager Skill Set
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 7 (1.98%) SAS
2 4 (1.13%) IIS
3 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.57%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.28%) IPython
5 1 (0.28%) Jupyter
Applications
1 18 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (3.40%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (3.12%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.83%) Stata
5 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.57%) EViews
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.98%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.85%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.13%) IaaS
2 2 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.27%) Network Security
2 5 (1.42%) Firewall
2 5 (1.42%) Wireless
3 3 (0.85%) Wireless Security
3 3 (0.85%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.57%) Internet
5 1 (0.28%) Intranet
5 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.98%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.28%) Ingres
2 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.12%) JIRA
2 3 (0.85%) Burp Suite
2 3 (0.85%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.57%) Visual Composer
General
1 184 (52.12%) Finance
2 86 (24.36%) Banking
3 62 (17.56%) Investment Banking
4 38 (10.76%) Retail
5 34 (9.63%) Retail Banking
6 17 (4.82%) Front Office
7 13 (3.68%) Advertising
8 12 (3.40%) Legal
9 8 (2.27%) Marketing
10 7 (1.98%) Local Government
11 2 (0.57%) Back Office
11 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.27%) NumPy
2 1 (0.28%) .NET
2 1 (0.28%) CGI
2 1 (0.28%) Pandas
2 1 (0.28%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.46%) Management Information System
2 23 (6.52%) Equities
3 19 (5.38%) Credit Risk
4 16 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.25%) Market Risk
6 12 (3.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (3.12%) Derivative
7 11 (3.12%) Hedge funds
8 10 (2.83%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (2.83%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (2.27%) Equity Risk
10 6 (1.70%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.42%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (1.13%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.85%) CESG
13 3 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
13 3 (0.85%) Fintech
13 3 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.98%) Unix
2 5 (1.42%) Windows
3 4 (1.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (63.17%) Risk Management
2 104 (29.46%) Information Security
3 61 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (15.58%) Asset Management
4 55 (15.58%) IT Audit
5 52 (14.73%) Cybersecurity
6 39 (11.05%) Risk Assessment
6 39 (11.05%) Wealth Management
7 38 (10.76%) Project Management
8 36 (10.20%) Business Continuity
9 35 (9.92%) Internal Audit
10 33 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (9.35%) Analytics
11 29 (8.22%) People Management
12 28 (7.93%) Security Testing
13 25 (7.08%) ISMS
14 24 (6.80%) ERP
15 21 (5.95%) Data Management
15 21 (5.95%) Waterfall
16 20 (5.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.50%) SQL
2 26 (7.37%) C
3 10 (2.83%) MATLAB
3 10 (2.83%) R
4 9 (2.55%) C++
4 9 (2.55%) Python
5 3 (0.85%) Java
6 1 (0.28%) C#
6 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 101 (28.61%) CISSP
2 86 (24.36%) CISA
3 67 (18.98%) CISM
4 53 (15.01%) Degree
5 26 (7.37%) CRISC
6 14 (3.97%) CIMA
7 11 (3.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (2.83%) Master's Degree
8 10 (2.83%) SANS
9 8 (2.27%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.98%) GIAC
11 6 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.70%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.42%) ACCA
12 5 (1.42%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.13%) CEH
13 4 (1.13%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (1.13%) CSSLP
13 4 (1.13%) Security+ Certification
13 4 (1.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (18.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (11.05%) COBIT
3 36 (10.20%) PCI DSS
4 20 (5.67%) GDPR
5 15 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (2.27%) IFRS
7 7 (1.98%) IFRS 9
8 6 (1.70%) Basel II
8 6 (1.70%) SSAE 16
9 5 (1.42%) MiFID
9 5 (1.42%) QA
9 5 (1.42%) Solvency II
10 4 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (1.13%) Data Quality
10 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.85%) FATCA
11 3 (0.85%) RMADS
12 2 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.57%) EMIR
12 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (6.80%) Oracle
2 20 (5.67%) SAP
3 11 (3.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.57%) IBM
4 2 (0.57%) Unisys
5 1 (0.28%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.28%) BT
5 1 (0.28%) CyberSource
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy
5 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.28%) Tableau
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Haysfm
Salary: £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, pension, bonus, PMI
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + £7000 car, 10-55% Bonus, +more!
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £105000 - £115000 per annum + plus large bonus and 30% package value
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £63000.00 - £72000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £51,500 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago