Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 821 888
Rank change year-on-year -5 +67 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 392 363 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 301 276 356
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £44,750 £46,875 £47,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £99,375 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 171,222 166,598 197,717
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.55% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 140,041 138,371 165,893
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Risk Manager in the UK

Risk Manager
Top 16 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 20 April 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 +9 376 £70,000 +3.70% 29
London -42 203 £75,000 +3.45% 8
UK excluding London +41 188 £60,000 +4.35% 23
North of England +44 72 £57,500 - 2
South East +22 50 £70,000 +27.27% 9
Yorkshire +46 31 £54,000 -20.00%
North West +2 31 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Midlands 0 29 £55,000 +4.76% 5
West Midlands -12 22 £61,000 +16.19% 5
South West +2 20 £57,500 -11.54% 4
Scotland -29 12 £60,000 +7.14% 1
North East - 10 £46,500 - 1
East Midlands +7 7 £35,000 -
Wales +3 3 £70,000 +47.37% 1
East of England -39 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £67,500 -

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 236 (60.20%) Finance
2 175 (44.64%) Risk Management
3 145 (36.99%) Information Security
4 135 (34.44%) CISSP
5 126 (32.14%) CISA
6 87 (22.19%) IT Audit
7 77 (19.64%) GDPR
7 77 (19.64%) Cybersecurity
8 76 (19.39%) CISM
9 73 (18.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 62 (15.82%) COBIT
11 52 (13.27%) QiCA
12 48 (12.24%) CRISC
13 47 (11.99%) Banking
14 46 (11.73%) Management Information System
15 45 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 43 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 43 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
17 42 (10.71%) Project Management
17 42 (10.71%) Analytics
17 42 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (9.95%) ITIL
19 37 (9.44%) Security Management
20 35 (8.93%) Line Management
21 33 (8.42%) ISMS
21 33 (8.42%) PCI DSS
21 33 (8.42%) Coaching
21 33 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
22 32 (8.16%) Information Security Management
22 32 (8.16%) ERP

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 15 (3.83%) SAS
2 12 (3.06%) IIS
2 12 (3.06%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.02%) SPSS
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.81%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.77%) Primavera
2 3 (0.77%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.77%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.26%) Actimize
3 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.51%) IaaS
1 2 (0.51%) PaaS
1 2 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.28%) Firewall
2 4 (1.02%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (1.02%) SMS
3 2 (0.51%) Internet
3 2 (0.51%) LAN
3 2 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.28%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.28%) QlikView
3 4 (1.02%) Blockchain
3 4 (1.02%) Spotfire
4 3 (0.77%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.51%) Big Data
6 1 (0.26%) Power BI
6 1 (0.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 236 (60.20%) Finance
2 47 (11.99%) Banking
3 24 (6.12%) Legal
4 22 (5.61%) Retail
5 13 (3.32%) Law
6 12 (3.06%) Private Banking
7 11 (2.81%) Front Office
7 11 (2.81%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.55%) Billing
9 7 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.79%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.02%) French Language
11 3 (0.77%) Games
12 2 (0.51%) Advertising
12 2 (0.51%) German Language
12 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.06%) MSMQ
1 12 (3.06%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.51%) .NET
3 2 (0.51%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.26%) Akka
4 1 (0.26%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.73%) Management Information System
2 42 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.38%) Credit Risk
4 17 (4.34%) Mobile Computing
5 13 (3.32%) Market Risk
6 11 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.30%) Tandem
8 8 (2.04%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.53%) PMI
10 5 (1.28%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.28%) Derivative
10 5 (1.28%) Fintech
10 5 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.02%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.02%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.77%) Cyberattack
12 3 (0.77%) Equities
12 3 (0.77%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.32%) Unix
1 13 (3.32%) Windows
2 12 (3.06%) Linux
2 12 (3.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (44.64%) Risk Management
2 145 (36.99%) Information Security
3 87 (22.19%) IT Audit
4 77 (19.64%) Cybersecurity
5 45 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 43 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (10.71%) Analytics
7 42 (10.71%) Project Management
8 39 (9.95%) ITIL
9 37 (9.44%) Security Management
10 35 (8.93%) Line Management
11 33 (8.42%) Coaching
11 33 (8.42%) ISMS
11 33 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
12 32 (8.16%) ERP
12 32 (8.16%) Information Security Management
13 29 (7.40%) Data Protection
14 28 (7.14%) Internal Audit
14 28 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.91%) SQL
2 14 (3.57%) VBA
3 11 (2.81%) C++
4 5 (1.28%) C
4 5 (1.28%) Python
4 5 (1.28%) R
5 4 (1.02%) C#
6 3 (0.77%) Java
7 1 (0.26%) Perl
7 1 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 135 (34.44%) CISSP
2 126 (32.14%) CISA
3 76 (19.39%) CISM
4 52 (13.27%) QiCA
5 48 (12.24%) CRISC
6 29 (7.40%) Degree
7 12 (3.06%) SANS
8 10 (2.55%) PMI Certification
9 9 (2.30%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.79%) ISEB
10 7 (1.79%) PMP
11 6 (1.53%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.28%) CCNP
12 5 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.28%) MAPM
13 4 (1.02%) CFA
13 4 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (0.51%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (19.64%) GDPR
2 73 (18.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 62 (15.82%) COBIT
4 33 (8.42%) PCI DSS
5 24 (6.12%) ISAE 3402
6 22 (5.61%) SSAE 16
7 13 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 12 (3.06%) PMO
9 10 (2.55%) QA
10 9 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (1.79%) ISO 9001
12 6 (1.53%) IFRS
12 6 (1.53%) IFRS 9
12 6 (1.53%) ISO 31000
13 4 (1.02%) COSO
13 4 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (1.02%) ISO 22301
13 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 4 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (1.02%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.02%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 27 (6.89%) Oracle
2 25 (6.38%) SAP
3 16 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.04%) Workday
5 6 (1.53%) Tableau
6 4 (1.02%) FactSet
7 3 (0.77%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.51%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.51%) Progress
8 2 (0.51%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.26%) BT
9 1 (0.26%) Google
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com