Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Risk Officer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Officer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1171 1200 1285
Rank change year-on-year +29 +85 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Officer 18 37 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.019% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.020% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 10
UK median annual salary £72,500 £56,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.46% +8.74% -6.36%
10th Percentile £46,625 £37,500 £18,425
90th Percentile £102,625 £87,500 £108,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £40,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +75.00% -16.67% -12.73%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Risk Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Risk Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Officer in the UK

Risk Officer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Officer.

Salary trend for Risk Officer in the UK

Risk Officer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Officer over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Officer in the UK

Risk Officer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Officer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +18 18 £72,500 +29.46% 1
London +6 15 £72,500 -14.71%
UK excluding London +27 3 £70,000 +75.00% 1
North of England +10 3 £70,000 +75.00%
North West - 2 £85,000 -
Yorkshire +28 1 £45,000 +12.50%

Risk Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Risk Officer 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 Officer in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Finance
1 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) CISM
2 11 (61.11%) CISSP
3 9 (50.00%) CRISC
4 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (44.44%) Banking
5 7 (38.89%) GDPR
6 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 6 (33.33%) CISA
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) COBIT
6 6 (33.33%) Wealth Management
6 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 5 (27.78%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (27.78%) Private Banking
7 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (27.78%) SANS
7 5 (27.78%) Change Management
7 5 (27.78%) Client Onboarding
8 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (11.11%) SaaS
9 2 (11.11%) Network Security
9 2 (11.11%) ISMS
9 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (11.11%) IaaS
9 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
9 2 (11.11%) Social Engineering

Risk Officer 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Private Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (5.56%) Law
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Wealth Management
4 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 5 (27.78%) Client Onboarding
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) ISMS
6 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
6 2 (11.11%) Social Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CISM
1 11 (61.11%) CISSP
2 9 (50.00%) CRISC
3 6 (33.33%) CISA
4 5 (27.78%) SANS
5 2 (11.11%) CEH
5 2 (11.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (11.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (5.56%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) GDPR
2 6 (33.33%) COBIT
3 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (5.56%) COSO
4 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.56%) PMO
4 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley