The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £65,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 702 755 775
Rank change year-on-year +53 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 165 203 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 140 169 176
Median salary £65,500 £65,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.76% -10.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,950
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -  

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 84085 99656 107160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69887 83740 87378
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Risk Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Manager in the UK

Risk Manager
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 161 £67,500 +3.84% 21
London +47 108 £70,000 -6.66% 12
City of London +44 37 £62,500 -20.63% 2
East of England +19 20 £65,000 +16.07% 1
South East +54 17 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Hertfordshire +17 13 £65,000 +16.07% 1
Welwyn Garden City +10 12 £65,000 +15.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 9 £55,000 -
West Midlands +22 8 £61,250 +2.08%
West Yorkshire +21 7 £71,250 +18.75% 1
Leeds +18 7 £71,250 +18.75% 1
Yorkshire +13 7 £71,250 +29.54% 2
High Wycombe - 7 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £65,000 +23.80%
Warwickshire +30 5 £75,000 +25.00%
North West -33 5 £60,000 -4.00%
Surrey +55 4 £61,250 +2.08% 1
Hampshire - 4 £51,250 -
Cheshire - 4 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £60,000 -
South Wales +9 3 £40,000 -
Birmingham +9 3 £52,500 -14.28%
Wales +8 3 £40,000 -
Cardiff +5 3 £40,000 -
Peterborough +17 2 £76,250 +79.41%
South West +14 2 £61,250 +36.11% 3
Bromley +8 2 - -
Staines -3 2 - - 1
Guildford - 2 £61,250 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £63,000 -

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 176 (48.75%) Risk Management
2 175 (48.48%) Finance
3 122 (33.80%) CISSP
4 121 (33.52%) Information Security
5 112 (31.02%) CISA
6 104 (28.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 83 (22.99%) CISM
8 66 (18.28%) Banking
9 64 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 62 (17.17%) Degree
11 61 (16.90%) Management Information System
12 57 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
13 55 (15.24%) COBIT
14 47 (13.02%) IT Audit
15 42 (11.63%) Internal Audit
16 41 (11.36%) CRISC
16 41 (11.36%) Project Management
17 36 (9.97%) Legal
18 32 (8.86%) Oracle
18 32 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (8.86%) Data Protection
19 31 (8.59%) SQL
20 29 (8.03%) Security Testing
21 28 (7.76%) Investment Banking
22 27 (7.48%) ERP
23 25 (6.93%) C
24 24 (6.65%) Wealth Management
24 24 (6.65%) SIEM
25 23 (6.37%) Analytics
26 22 (6.09%) Front Office

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 14 (3.88%) IIS
2 7 (1.94%) SAS
3 4 (1.11%) Confluence
3 4 (1.11%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.28%) IPython
4 1 (0.28%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (5.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.83%) Stata
6 2 (0.55%) EViews
Business Applications
1 20 (5.54%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
3 18 (4.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (4.99%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.49%) Firewall
2 8 (2.22%) Wireless
3 4 (1.11%) Internet
3 4 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
3 4 (1.11%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.83%) ATM
4 3 (0.83%) Network Security
4 3 (0.83%) Wireless Security
5 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.99%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.55%) GIS
2 2 (0.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.28%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 10 (2.77%) JIRA
2 4 (1.11%) Burp Suite
3 3 (0.83%) Metasploit
General
1 175 (48.48%) Finance
2 66 (18.28%) Banking
3 36 (9.97%) Legal
4 28 (7.76%) Investment Banking
5 22 (6.09%) Front Office
6 10 (2.77%) Advertising
7 9 (2.49%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.49%) Retail
8 8 (2.22%) Local Government
9 6 (1.66%) Games
10 4 (1.11%) Marketing
10 4 (1.11%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Back Office
12 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.28%) .NET
1 1 (0.28%) HTML
1 1 (0.28%) NumPy
1 1 (0.28%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 61 (16.90%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.22%) Credit Risk
4 6 (1.66%) Fintech
4 6 (1.66%) Market Risk
5 5 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (1.39%) Equities
6 4 (1.11%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (1.11%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.11%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (1.11%) NHS
6 4 (1.11%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.11%) Taxonomies
7 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.83%) Derivative
7 3 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.22%) Unix
2 5 (1.39%) Linux
2 5 (1.39%) Windows
3 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (48.75%) Risk Management
2 121 (33.52%) Information Security
3 64 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 47 (13.02%) IT Audit
6 42 (11.63%) Internal Audit
7 41 (11.36%) Project Management
8 32 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (8.86%) Data Protection
9 29 (8.03%) Security Testing
10 27 (7.48%) ERP
11 24 (6.65%) SIEM
11 24 (6.65%) Wealth Management
12 23 (6.37%) Analytics
13 21 (5.82%) Data Management
13 21 (5.82%) ITIL
14 20 (5.54%) SABSA
15 19 (5.26%) Supplier Management
16 16 (4.43%) Change Management
16 16 (4.43%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.59%) SQL
2 25 (6.93%) C
3 3 (0.83%) C++
3 3 (0.83%) Java
3 3 (0.83%) MATLAB
3 3 (0.83%) R
4 2 (0.55%) C#
4 2 (0.55%) Python
5 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.28%) Perl
5 1 (0.28%) Ruby
5 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 122 (33.80%) CISSP
2 112 (31.02%) CISA
3 83 (22.99%) CISM
4 62 (17.17%) Degree
5 41 (11.36%) CRISC
6 14 (3.88%) IISP
7 10 (2.77%) PMI Certification
7 10 (2.77%) PMP
8 9 (2.49%) CIMA
8 9 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.94%) GIAC
9 7 (1.94%) SANS
9 7 (1.94%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.66%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (1.66%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.66%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (1.39%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (28.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (15.24%) COBIT
3 19 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 17 (4.71%) SSAE 16
5 11 (3.05%) MiFID
6 8 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (1.94%) IFRS
8 6 (1.66%) Basel II
8 6 (1.66%) GDPR
8 6 (1.66%) IFRS 9
8 6 (1.66%) QA
9 4 (1.11%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.83%) ISO27005
10 3 (0.83%) PMO
11 2 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.55%) FATCA
12 1 (0.28%) Basel III
12 1 (0.28%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.28%) EMIR
12 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.11%) Nessus
2 1 (0.28%) Nmap
Vendors
1 32 (8.86%) Oracle
2 10 (2.77%) SAP
3 9 (2.49%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.39%) Forcepoint
4 5 (1.39%) Sophos
5 4 (1.11%) Lotus
6 3 (0.83%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.28%) Informatica
7 1 (0.28%) NCR
7 1 (0.28%) Remedy
7 1 (0.28%) Tableau
London
The North Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits plus bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + 50% Bonus + 15% Pension + LTI
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HFG
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago