Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Risk Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Assessment over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 272 294
Rank change year-on-year 0 +22 -35
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 26 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.39% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 40
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.50% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £31,100 £37,750 £27,725
90th Percentile £52,500 £70,250 £60,375
England median annual salary £55,500 £53,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.23% -3.18% -

Risk Assessment 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,397 8,721 10,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.66% 90.49% 89.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,429 7,120 8,617
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Risk Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Risk Assessment in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Risk Assessment in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Warwickshire +16 9 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Birmingham -18 9 £40,500 -32.50% 2
Coventry -5 4 £47,500 -20.83%
Worcestershire +27 3 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £23,000 - 1
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 12 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (42.31%) Risk Management
2 11 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (34.62%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) Automotive
4 8 (30.77%) Threat Analysis
4 8 (30.77%) SDLC
4 8 (30.77%) Infotainment
5 6 (23.08%) SIEM
5 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Information Security
5 6 (23.08%) Change Management
5 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (15.38%) Release Management
7 4 (15.38%) QA
7 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) CISM
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) CISSP
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (11.54%) MPLS
8 3 (11.54%) OSPF
8 3 (11.54%) BGP
8 3 (11.54%) CRM

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) assyst
1 3 (11.54%) Primavera
1 3 (11.54%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) BGP
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (11.54%) MPLS
1 3 (11.54%) OSPF
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (30.77%) Automotive
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Architect
1 5 (19.23%) Security Specialist
2 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 4 (15.38%) Release Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Compliance Officer
3 3 (11.54%) Information Officer
3 3 (11.54%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 3 (11.54%) Information Security Officer
3 3 (11.54%) Security Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Security Compliance Officer
3 3 (11.54%) Security Officer
3 3 (11.54%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Manager
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Release Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Head of IT
5 1 (3.85%) Head of IT Security
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) CSS3
2 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Infotainment
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) CESG
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (42.31%) Risk Management
3 9 (34.62%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) SDLC
4 8 (30.77%) Threat Analysis
5 6 (23.08%) Change Management
5 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 6 (23.08%) Information Security
5 6 (23.08%) SIEM
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) Release Management
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Earned Value Management
7 3 (11.54%) Information Assurance
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
7 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) CISM
2 4 (15.38%) CISSP
3 3 (11.54%) CISA
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (15.38%) QA
3 3 (11.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (11.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.85%) GDPR
4 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
4 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.85%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft