Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 864 841 909
Rank change year-on-year -23 +68 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 327 359 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 228 285 312
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £101,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +11.61% +6.67%

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 169,313 170,798 196,495
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.21% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 137,019 139,608 164,995
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Risk Manager in the UK

Risk Manager
Top 15 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 16 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 -29 305 £70,000 - 20
London -44 182 £80,000 +14.29% 9
UK excluding London +28 135 £57,500 -8.00% 12
North of England +28 36 £60,750 +1.25% 4
Midlands +30 33 £52,500 - 5
West Midlands +38 28 £61,750 +14.88% 4
South East -28 26 £60,000 +4.35% 2
South West +8 19 £50,000 -18.37%
North West +1 17 £64,500 +7.50% 2
Yorkshire +26 16 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Scotland -18 10 £58,000 -6.45% 1
East of England -18 9 £80,000 +14.29%
East Midlands +3 5 £35,000 -33.33% 1
North East - 3 £46,500 -
Wales -2 2 £55,250 +38.13%

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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.

1 197 (60.24%) Finance
2 183 (55.96%) Risk Management
3 122 (37.31%) Information Security
4 88 (26.91%) CISA
5 86 (26.30%) Cybersecurity
6 82 (25.08%) CISSP
7 72 (22.02%) CISM
8 55 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (16.82%) IT Audit
9 50 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (14.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 45 (13.76%) Project Management
12 44 (13.46%) CRISC
13 43 (13.15%) COBIT
14 41 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
15 40 (12.23%) Line Management
16 39 (11.93%) Banking
17 38 (11.62%) Continuous Improvement
18 35 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
19 34 (10.40%) Coaching
19 34 (10.40%) PRINCE2
20 32 (9.79%) ITIL
20 32 (9.79%) Analytics
21 31 (9.48%) Internal Audit
22 30 (9.17%) ERP
23 26 (7.95%) SAP
23 26 (7.95%) Validation
23 26 (7.95%) Management Information System
24 25 (7.65%) Oracle
25 24 (7.34%) Risk Assessment

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 12 (3.67%) SAS
2 6 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.61%) IIS
3 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.92%) SPSS
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.45%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.92%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.92%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.31%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.83%) Firewall
2 5 (1.53%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (0.92%) LAN
3 3 (0.92%) Network Security
4 2 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) SMS
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.83%) Hadoop
2 3 (0.92%) Apache Hive
2 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.92%) NoSQL
2 3 (0.92%) QlikView
2 3 (0.92%) Spotfire
2 3 (0.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.61%) Big Data
3 2 (0.61%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.31%) Power BI
4 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 197 (60.24%) Finance
2 39 (11.93%) Banking
3 22 (6.73%) Retail
4 18 (5.50%) Legal
5 15 (4.59%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.75%) Billing
6 9 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.83%) Front Office
8 5 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.53%) Law
9 3 (0.92%) French Language
10 2 (0.61%) Games
10 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.61%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) Marketing
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.61%) MSMQ
1 2 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.31%) .NET
2 1 (0.31%) Akka
2 1 (0.31%) Kafka
2 1 (0.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.95%) Management Information System
3 23 (7.03%) Credit Risk
4 12 (3.67%) Market Risk
5 11 (3.36%) Tandem
6 10 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.14%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.53%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.22%) Cyberattack
9 4 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.22%) PMI
10 3 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.61%) Fintech
11 2 (0.61%) Social Media
12 1 (0.31%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.92%) Unix
1 3 (0.92%) Windows
2 2 (0.61%) Linux
2 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
2 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (55.96%) Risk Management
2 122 (37.31%) Information Security
3 86 (26.30%) Cybersecurity
4 55 (16.82%) IT Audit
4 55 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (13.76%) Project Management
7 40 (12.23%) Line Management
8 38 (11.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 35 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (10.40%) Coaching
10 34 (10.40%) PRINCE2
11 32 (9.79%) Analytics
11 32 (9.79%) ITIL
12 31 (9.48%) Internal Audit
13 30 (9.17%) ERP
14 26 (7.95%) Validation
15 24 (7.34%) Risk Assessment
16 19 (5.81%) People Management
17 18 (5.50%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.67%) SQL
2 10 (3.06%) VBA
3 9 (2.75%) Python
4 7 (2.14%) R
5 6 (1.83%) C++
6 2 (0.61%) C
6 2 (0.61%) C#
7 1 (0.31%) Java
7 1 (0.31%) Perl
7 1 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 88 (26.91%) CISA
2 82 (25.08%) CISSP
3 72 (22.02%) CISM
4 44 (13.46%) CRISC
5 22 (6.73%) Degree
6 12 (3.67%) PMP
7 9 (2.75%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.45%) PMI Certification
8 8 (2.45%) QiCA
9 7 (2.14%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.83%) ISEB
10 6 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.53%) MAPM
12 4 (1.22%) CCNP
12 4 (1.22%) CFA
12 4 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.22%) CISMP
13 3 (0.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 2 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (14.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (13.15%) COBIT
3 24 (7.34%) PCI DSS
4 23 (7.03%) GDPR
4 23 (7.03%) ISAE 3402
5 22 (6.73%) SSAE 16
6 13 (3.98%) QA
7 11 (3.36%) PMO
8 9 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (2.14%) ISO 9001
10 6 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (1.22%) ISO 22301
11 4 (1.22%) MiFID
12 3 (0.92%) COSO
12 3 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.92%) FINREP
12 3 (0.92%) IFRS
12 3 (0.92%) IFRS 9
12 3 (0.92%) ISO 31000
Systems Management
1 6 (1.83%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (7.95%) SAP
2 25 (7.65%) Oracle
3 16 (4.89%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.45%) Workday
5 5 (1.53%) Tableau
5 5 (1.53%) WorldPay
6 4 (1.22%) FactSet
7 3 (0.92%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.61%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.61%) Google
8 2 (0.61%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com