Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 904 839 893
Rank change year-on-year -65 +54 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 237 361 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 183 235 245
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £101,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £66,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year -13.21% +15.22% +9.52%

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 156,168 172,304 181,848
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.96% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125,823 138,196 152,196
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 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 -76 218 £70,000 - 25
London -53 116 £82,500 +3.13% 8
UK excluding London +19 109 £57,500 -13.21% 18
Midlands +56 33 £48,750 +8.33% 6
North of England +32 29 £56,250 +2.27% 6
South East +1 28 £60,000 -11.76%
East Midlands +20 17 £47,500 +2.70% 4
West Midlands +57 16 £50,800 +12.89% 2
Yorkshire +29 15 £52,000 -9.57% 3
North West -7 13 £67,500 +22.73% 3
Scotland -14 7 £51,875 -21.70% 1
East of England +16 6 £63,750 -8.93% 3
South West +6 6 £56,250 -21.88% 2
North East +2 1 £75,000 +66.67%

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 155 (65.40%) Risk Management
2 118 (49.79%) Finance
3 113 (47.68%) Information Security
4 65 (27.43%) CISA
5 63 (26.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (25.32%) CISM
7 57 (24.05%) CISSP
8 51 (21.52%) Cybersecurity
9 41 (17.30%) CRISC
10 39 (16.46%) Banking
11 33 (13.92%) Risk Assessment
12 32 (13.50%) Management Information System
13 31 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (12.66%) IT Audit
15 29 (12.24%) COBIT
16 25 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (10.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 21 (8.86%) Security Management
18 20 (8.44%) Degree
19 19 (8.02%) Data Protection
20 18 (7.59%) Project Management
20 18 (7.59%) Internal Audit
21 17 (7.17%) ITIL
21 17 (7.17%) Business Continuity
22 16 (6.75%) Retail
22 16 (6.75%) Investment Banking
23 15 (6.33%) Information Security Management
23 15 (6.33%) Credit Risk
24 13 (5.49%) GDPR
24 13 (5.49%) PCI DSS

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 9 (3.80%) SAS
2 3 (1.27%) Confluence
3 2 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.11%) Firewall
2 4 (1.69%) Network Security
3 2 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.84%) LAN
3 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.84%) WAN
4 1 (0.42%) ATM
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.42%) Big Data
3 1 (0.42%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.42%) STATISTICA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.42%) Moq
2 1 (0.42%) MSTest
2 1 (0.42%) NUnit
2 1 (0.42%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 118 (49.79%) Finance
2 39 (16.46%) Banking
3 16 (6.75%) Investment Banking
3 16 (6.75%) Retail
4 12 (5.06%) Legal
5 4 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.27%) Front Office
6 3 (1.27%) Law
7 2 (0.84%) Billing
7 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) French Language
8 1 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.84%) .NET
1 2 (0.84%) OLE
1 2 (0.84%) WCF
2 1 (0.42%) .NET Core
2 1 (0.42%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.42%) NumPy
2 1 (0.42%) Pandas
2 1 (0.42%) REST
2 1 (0.42%) Spring
2 1 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.50%) Management Information System
2 31 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.33%) Credit Risk
4 12 (5.06%) Market Risk
5 8 (3.38%) Smart Energy
6 5 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.11%) Fintech
7 4 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.69%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.27%) Equities
8 3 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.84%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.84%) Derivative
9 2 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.84%) PMI
9 2 (0.84%) Social Media
10 1 (0.42%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.42%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.84%) Unix
2 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (65.40%) Risk Management
2 113 (47.68%) Information Security
3 63 (26.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (21.52%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (13.92%) Risk Assessment
6 30 (12.66%) IT Audit
7 25 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (8.86%) Security Management
9 19 (8.02%) Data Protection
10 18 (7.59%) Internal Audit
10 18 (7.59%) Project Management
11 17 (7.17%) Business Continuity
11 17 (7.17%) ITIL
12 15 (6.33%) Information Security Management
13 12 (5.06%) ISMS
14 11 (4.64%) Analytics
14 11 (4.64%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (4.64%) Regulatory Compliance
15 10 (4.22%) Compliance Audit
15 10 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.22%) SQL
2 9 (3.80%) Python
3 6 (2.53%) C
3 6 (2.53%) VBA
4 3 (1.27%) C#
4 3 (1.27%) R
5 2 (0.84%) C++
5 2 (0.84%) Java
6 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (27.43%) CISA
2 60 (25.32%) CISM
3 57 (24.05%) CISSP
4 41 (17.30%) CRISC
5 20 (8.44%) Degree
6 8 (3.38%) ISACA
7 3 (1.27%) PMP
8 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.84%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.84%) IISP
8 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.84%) QiCA
9 1 (0.42%) ACCA
9 1 (0.42%) CCNP
9 1 (0.42%) CIMA
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.42%) ISEB
9 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.24%) COBIT
2 25 (10.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (5.49%) GDPR
3 13 (5.49%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 7 (2.95%) QA
6 6 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (2.11%) COSO
7 5 (2.11%) PMO
8 4 (1.69%) ISO 31000
9 3 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (1.27%) FINREP
9 3 (1.27%) IFRS
9 3 (1.27%) IFRS 9
9 3 (1.27%) MiFID
10 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.84%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.42%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.42%) ISAE 3402
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (2.53%) WorldPay
2 5 (2.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.69%) Oracle
3 4 (1.69%) SAP
3 4 (1.69%) Tableau
4 2 (0.84%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.42%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.42%) Google