The median annual salary for a Risk Officer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 900 948
Rank change year-on-year +38 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Officer 21 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.023% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.024% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 26
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £39,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £88,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +41.17% +54.54%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Risk Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Officer in the UK

Risk Officer
Top 10 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 3 months to 24 June 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 +50 21 £70,000 +27.27% 2
London +33 17 £72,500 -14.70% 1
City of London +27 8 £75,000 -16.66%
North West - 3 £65,000 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £65,000 - 1
Knutsford - 2 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +11 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Yorkshire +1 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Westminster - 1 £57,500 -
Wakefield - 1 £45,000 -

Risk Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 27 (77.14%) Information Security
2 22 (62.86%) Finance
3 18 (51.43%) CISSP
4 15 (42.86%) CISA
5 13 (37.14%) CISM
5 13 (37.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (34.29%) Risk Management
7 11 (31.43%) Banking
8 10 (28.57%) ISMS
9 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
9 9 (25.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (22.86%) IaaS
10 8 (22.86%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (20.00%) Information Security Management
11 7 (20.00%) Security Management
11 7 (20.00%) Degree
11 7 (20.00%) COBIT
11 7 (20.00%) Internal Audit
12 6 (17.14%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
12 6 (17.14%) Security Operations
12 6 (17.14%) Social Engineering
12 6 (17.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 6 (17.14%) SaaS
12 6 (17.14%) Network Security
12 6 (17.14%) Financial Institution
12 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (17.14%) Project Management
13 5 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (14.29%) GAP Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) SAP EP
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) IaaS
2 6 (17.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Composer
General
1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Information Security
2 12 (34.29%) Risk Management
3 10 (28.57%) ISMS
4 8 (22.86%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 7 (20.00%) Internal Audit
5 7 (20.00%) Security Management
6 6 (17.14%) Project Management
6 6 (17.14%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
6 6 (17.14%) Security Operations
6 6 (17.14%) Social Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) IT Audit
7 5 (14.29%) Patch Management
8 3 (8.57%) Change Management
8 3 (8.57%) Information Assurance
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) CISSP
2 15 (42.86%) CISA
3 13 (37.14%) CISM
4 9 (25.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 7 (20.00%) Degree
6 6 (17.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 4 (11.43%) CEH
7 4 (11.43%) CRISC
8 3 (8.57%) CISMP
9 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (2.86%) ISACA
10 1 (2.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (20.00%) COBIT
3 5 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
5 2 (5.71%) COSO
5 2 (5.71%) GDPR
5 2 (5.71%) QA
5 2 (5.71%) SSAE 16
6 1 (2.86%) BS25999
6 1 (2.86%) ISAE 3402
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago