Period
to 22 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £66,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 886 839 855
Rank change year-on-year -47 +16 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 231 372 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 172 294 246
UK median annual salary £66,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% - -
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £107,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -19.23% +13.04% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 145,103 169,608 169,548
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.33% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116,074 139,106 140,842
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £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 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 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Risk Manager in the UK

Risk Manager
Top 13 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 22 February 2019. 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 -2 224 £67,500 -3.57% 29
London -33 116 £90,000 +12.50% 13
UK excluding London +9 110 £52,500 -19.23% 19
Midlands +81 53 £50,000 +5.26% 3
East Midlands +64 43 £50,000 +5.26%
North of England +11 24 £52,000 -5.45% 7
South East +4 22 £66,000 -5.71% 6
Yorkshire +33 16 £52,000 -1.89% 4
West Midlands +37 10 £48,750 +2.63% 2
North West +12 8 £62,500 +11.11% 3
East of England +73 5 £44,684 -44.15%
South West +6 3 £63,750 +6.25%
Scotland -8 3 £60,500 +0.83% 3

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, Risk Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Risk Manager in the job title.

1 168 (72.73%) Risk Management
2 123 (53.25%) Information Security
3 68 (29.44%) Finance
4 59 (25.54%) Management Information System
5 43 (18.61%) CISA
6 42 (18.18%) IT Audit
7 40 (17.32%) Cybersecurity
8 35 (15.15%) Legal
9 34 (14.72%) PCI DSS
10 33 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (12.55%) Security Management
11 29 (12.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 26 (11.26%) CISM
12 26 (11.26%) SQL
13 25 (10.82%) Analytics
14 24 (10.39%) Information Security Management
15 23 (9.96%) Project Management
16 22 (9.52%) CISSP
16 22 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
16 22 (9.52%) Banking
16 22 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (9.09%) VBA
17 21 (9.09%) Security Testing
18 20 (8.66%) Tableau
18 20 (8.66%) Data Security
18 20 (8.66%) PRINCE2
18 20 (8.66%) Internal Audit
19 19 (8.23%) Data Protection
20 18 (7.79%) R
20 18 (7.79%) ISMS

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 2 (0.87%) Confluence
1 2 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (5.19%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) Firewall
2 1 (0.43%) ATM
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.43%) LAN
2 1 (0.43%) Network Security
2 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.79%) QlikView
2 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.43%) Big Data
3 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.43%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.43%) Power BI
3 1 (0.43%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (1.30%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.43%) Hudson
2 1 (0.43%) Moq
2 1 (0.43%) MSTest
2 1 (0.43%) NUnit
2 1 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (29.44%) Finance
2 35 (15.15%) Legal
3 22 (9.52%) Banking
4 10 (4.33%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.16%) Retail
6 4 (1.73%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.73%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.30%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.30%) Front Office
7 3 (1.30%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.87%) .NET
1 2 (0.87%) CSS
1 2 (0.87%) HTML
1 2 (0.87%) HTML5
2 1 (0.43%) .NET Core
2 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.43%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.43%) NumPy
2 1 (0.43%) Pandas
2 1 (0.43%) REST
2 1 (0.43%) Spring
2 1 (0.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.43%) WCF
2 1 (0.43%) Web Services
2 1 (0.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.54%) Management Information System
2 22 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.06%) Smart Energy
4 11 (4.76%) Credit Risk
5 9 (3.90%) Market Risk
6 5 (2.16%) Equities
7 4 (1.73%) Derivative
7 4 (1.73%) Fintech
7 4 (1.73%) PMI
8 3 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.43%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.43%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.43%) EPoS
10 1 (0.43%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.87%) Unix
2 1 (0.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (72.73%) Risk Management
2 123 (53.25%) Information Security
3 42 (18.18%) IT Audit
4 40 (17.32%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (12.55%) Security Management
7 25 (10.82%) Analytics
8 24 (10.39%) Information Security Management
9 23 (9.96%) Project Management
10 22 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
11 21 (9.09%) Security Testing
12 20 (8.66%) Data Security
12 20 (8.66%) Internal Audit
12 20 (8.66%) PRINCE2
13 19 (8.23%) Data Protection
14 18 (7.79%) Creative Thinking
14 18 (7.79%) ISMS
15 17 (7.36%) Regulatory Compliance
16 16 (6.93%) Compliance Audit
17 14 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.26%) SQL
2 21 (9.09%) VBA
3 18 (7.79%) R
4 6 (2.60%) Java
4 6 (2.60%) Python
5 5 (2.16%) C
6 2 (0.87%) C#
7 1 (0.43%) C++
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (18.61%) CISA
2 26 (11.26%) CISM
3 22 (9.52%) CISSP
4 14 (6.06%) CRISC
4 14 (6.06%) ISACA
5 13 (5.63%) CIMA
5 13 (5.63%) Degree
6 11 (4.76%) ACCA
7 9 (3.90%) IIBA
8 5 (2.16%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.87%) PMP
11 1 (0.43%) CGEIT
11 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 1 (0.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.72%) PCI DSS
2 29 (12.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 14 (6.06%) PMO
4 13 (5.63%) COBIT
5 10 (4.33%) GDPR
6 6 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.73%) COSO
8 3 (1.30%) MiFID
8 3 (1.30%) QA
9 2 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.87%) FINREP
9 2 (0.87%) IFRS
9 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.43%) Basel III
10 1 (0.43%) EMIR
10 1 (0.43%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.43%) ISO 31000
Vendors
1 20 (8.66%) Tableau
2 18 (7.79%) Oracle
3 12 (5.19%) SAP
4 3 (1.30%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.43%) WorldPay