Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 267 279
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 28 54 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 47
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £37,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £55,375 £76,000 £50,100
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -

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 8,606 9,250 9,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.24% 90.03% 87.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6,716 7,261 8,064
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +11 8 £44,250 +10.63%
Worcestershire +11 8 £45,000 -35.71%
Staffordshire - 5 £25,000 - 3
Birmingham -30 4 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Coventry - 3 £52,500 -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 16 (57.14%) SDLC
2 14 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 8 (28.57%) Automotive
4 8 (28.57%) Threat Analysis
4 8 (28.57%) Infotainment
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) Degree
5 7 (25.00%) QA
6 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (21.43%) Firewall
6 6 (21.43%) ISEB
6 6 (21.43%) MPLS
6 6 (21.43%) SIEM
7 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
7 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) Information Assurance
7 5 (17.86%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (17.86%) Pattern Matching
7 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (17.86%) Presales
7 5 (17.86%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (17.86%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
7 5 (17.86%) OSPF
7 5 (17.86%) BGP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
1 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (21.43%) MPLS
2 5 (17.86%) BGP
2 5 (17.86%) OSPF
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.57%) SNMP
3 1 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Appium
1 2 (7.14%) Robotium
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Burp Suite
2 1 (3.57%) GDB
2 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.57%) sqlmap
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (28.57%) Automotive
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Security Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Security Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Security Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Software Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Manager
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Release Manager
6 2 (7.14%) QA Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Release Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Audit Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Compliance Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Governance Manager
7 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (3.57%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) OAuth
1 1 (3.57%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Infotainment
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) SDLC
2 14 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 8 (28.57%) Threat Analysis
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) SIEM
7 5 (17.86%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (17.86%) Information Assurance
7 5 (17.86%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (17.86%) Pattern Matching
7 5 (17.86%) Presales
7 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.86%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
7 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) ISEB
3 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CISA
5 1 (3.57%) CISM
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.14%) NIST 800
3 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.57%) Nmap
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft