Risk Register
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Risk Register skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Register over the 6 months to 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 653 802 839
Rank change year-on-year +149 +37 -74
Permanent jobs citing Risk Register 186 232 313
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 145 108 204
10th Percentile £40,500 £36,250 £31,625
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £45,904
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,296 £55,554 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.26% -3.38% +16.16%
75th Percentile £65,250 £77,500 £79,063
90th Percentile £89,500 £81,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,120 £53,112
% change year-on-year +6.11% -11.28% +18.03%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Risk Register is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 72,159 106,312 135,286
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.20% 95.60% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 53,246 63,311 81,825
10th Percentile £29,440 £34,500 £33,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,639 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +5.77% +9.47%

Risk Register
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Risk Register as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Register in the UK

Risk Register
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Risk Register.

Salary trend for Risk Register in the UK

Risk Register
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Risk Register over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Risk Register in the UK

Risk Register
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 Register within the UK over the 6 months to 4 March 2024. 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
Jobs
England +170 178 £54,043 -2.72% 96
UK excluding London +66 124 £50,000 +6.11% 71
Work from Home +166 86 £54,296 -22.43% 37
London +169 59 £65,000 - 30
North of England +110 44 £50,000 +33.33% 16
South East +65 30 £43,500 -33.08% 19
South West +43 28 £48,750 -17.37% 9
North West +46 17 £48,421 +29.12% 6
Yorkshire +102 14 £50,000 -6.98% 7
Midlands +63 14 £52,500 -13.93% 19
North East +12 13 £42,000 +24.20% 3
West Midlands +57 10 £60,000 -4.00% 15
Scotland -24 6 £63,500 +24.66% 4
East of England +18 4 £42,500 - 3
East Midlands -1 4 £51,716 -10.06% 4

Risk Register
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Exchange
2 3 (1.61%) Confluence
2 3 (1.61%) SAS
3 2 (1.08%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.08%) Captiva
3 2 (1.08%) Documentum
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (13.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (6.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.61%) SPSS
6 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) NEC Housing
2 2 (1.08%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.08%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.54%) Primavera
3 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.05%) Azure
2 26 (13.98%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (7.53%) AWS
4 10 (5.38%) Power Platform
5 8 (4.30%) Entra ID
6 5 (2.69%) Serverless
7 3 (1.61%) Azure Sentinel
7 3 (1.61%) Dropbox
7 3 (1.61%) Firebase
7 3 (1.61%) GCP
7 3 (1.61%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.61%) Power Automate
7 3 (1.61%) PowerApps
8 2 (1.08%) SaaS
8 2 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.54%) GitHub
9 1 (0.54%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.60%) Firewall
2 8 (4.30%) Network Security
3 6 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (3.23%) LAN
4 4 (2.15%) WAN
5 2 (1.08%) DMZ
5 2 (1.08%) Wireless
5 2 (1.08%) WLAN
6 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.54%) VLAN
6 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.38%) Power BI
3 8 (4.30%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.23%) MySQL
6 5 (2.69%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.61%) Big Data
7 3 (1.61%) BigQuery
7 3 (1.61%) EDRMS
7 3 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.61%) Tableau
8 2 (1.08%) EDMS
8 2 (1.08%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.54%) MS Access
9 1 (0.54%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 9 (4.84%) JIRA
General
1 51 (27.42%) Finance
2 38 (20.43%) Social Skills
3 17 (9.14%) Public Sector
4 16 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.45%) Legal
6 8 (4.30%) Law
7 7 (3.76%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (3.23%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (2.69%) Fire and Rescue
9 5 (2.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 5 (2.69%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.69%) Retail
10 4 (2.15%) Local Government
10 4 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.15%) Police
11 3 (1.61%) Marketing
11 3 (1.61%) Military
12 2 (1.08%) Advertising
12 2 (1.08%) Back Office
13 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (17.20%) IT Manager
2 24 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 23 (12.37%) Lead
4 20 (10.75%) Analyst
5 17 (9.14%) Risk Manager
6 14 (7.53%) Senior
7 13 (6.99%) Service Manager
8 12 (6.45%) Consultant
9 10 (5.38%) Security Consultant
9 10 (5.38%) Security Manager
10 9 (4.84%) Information Security Consultant
10 9 (4.84%) Technical Manager
10 9 (4.84%) Technical Support
11 8 (4.30%) Coordinator
11 8 (4.30%) IT Security Manager
11 8 (4.30%) Security Analyst
11 8 (4.30%) Senior Manager
12 7 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery Manager
12 7 (3.76%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (3.76%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.76%) Flash
2 5 (2.69%) Node.js
3 2 (1.08%) EDI
4 1 (0.54%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.27%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.75%) Cyber Threat
3 17 (9.14%) Data Protection Act
3 17 (9.14%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (6.45%) NHS
5 9 (4.84%) Housing Association
6 6 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (3.23%) Onboarding
7 5 (2.69%) CESG
7 5 (2.69%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (2.69%) CMDB
7 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.15%) Security Posture
9 3 (1.61%) Blog
9 3 (1.61%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.61%) Operational Technology
10 2 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.54%) PropTech
11 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.52%) Windows
2 6 (3.23%) Linux
3 5 (2.69%) Unix
3 5 (2.69%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.54%) Solaris
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (34.95%) Risk Management
2 62 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 57 (30.65%) Information Security
4 45 (24.19%) Project Management
5 34 (18.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 31 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 29 (15.59%) Service Delivery
8 28 (15.05%) Business Continuity
9 24 (12.90%) Data Protection
10 23 (12.37%) Data Security
10 23 (12.37%) Incident Response
10 23 (12.37%) ITIL
11 22 (11.83%) Agile
11 22 (11.83%) Change Management
11 22 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (11.29%) Roadmaps
12 21 (11.29%) Security Operations
13 20 (10.75%) Incident Management
13 20 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.53%) PowerShell
2 10 (5.38%) SQL
3 9 (4.84%) Python
4 7 (3.76%) PL/SQL
4 7 (3.76%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.69%) Java
5 5 (2.69%) Perl
5 5 (2.69%) Ruby
6 2 (1.08%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.54%) Bash
Qualifications
1 55 (29.57%) Degree
2 22 (11.83%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.38%) AWS Certification
4 9 (4.84%) CISSP
5 7 (3.76%) CISM
5 7 (3.76%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.23%) ISEB
6 6 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.69%) Azure Certification
7 5 (2.69%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (2.69%) CISA
7 5 (2.69%) CLAS
7 5 (2.69%) SANS
8 4 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.08%) CRISC
9 2 (1.08%) HNC
9 2 (1.08%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.54%) HND
10 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (15.59%) GDPR
3 28 (15.05%) NIST
4 22 (11.83%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (10.22%) GRC
6 14 (7.53%) COBIT
6 14 (7.53%) PMO
7 12 (6.45%) SLA
8 8 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (4.30%) NCSC
8 8 (4.30%) PCI DSS
9 7 (3.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (3.23%) ISO 9001
10 6 (3.23%) QA
11 5 (2.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (2.69%) ISO 31000
11 5 (2.69%) JSP 440
11 5 (2.69%) RMADS
11 5 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (2.69%) TickIT
System Software
1 26 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.69%) Docker
3 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.54%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 45 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.38%) Qualys
3 8 (4.30%) CrowdStrike
4 5 (2.69%) Cisco
4 5 (2.69%) Facebook
4 5 (2.69%) Rapid7
5 4 (2.15%) Fortinet
6 3 (1.61%) Google
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle
6 3 (1.61%) SAP
7 2 (1.08%) Ariba
7 2 (1.08%) Concur
7 2 (1.08%) NEC
8 1 (0.54%) Cadence
8 1 (0.54%) Citrix
8 1 (0.54%) F5
8 1 (0.54%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.54%) QinetiQ
8 1 (0.54%) Splunk
8 1 (0.54%) VMware