Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 264 280
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 52 73 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.65% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.72% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 50
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,750 £23,350
90th Percentile £70,100 £53,750 £49,500
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 8975 10081 9567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.89% 89.13% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7261 7878 7887
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Shropshire +4 13 £55,000 +42.86%
Worcestershire 0 11 £52,500 +23.53%
Birmingham -11 9 £62,500 +47.06%
Solihull - 8 £55,000 -
Staffordshire +2 7 £25,000 -18.03%
Coventry - 2 £62,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £38,500 -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (28.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (28.85%) CISSP
4 14 (26.92%) Risk Management
4 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
4 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
5 13 (25.00%) Finance
6 12 (23.08%) CISM
7 11 (21.15%) PRINCE2
8 10 (19.23%) Information Security
8 10 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (19.23%) SDLC
8 10 (19.23%) CESG Certified Professional
9 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (17.31%) QA
9 9 (17.31%) Information Assurance
9 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (15.38%) MS Visio
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (15.38%) Six Sigma
10 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
10 8 (15.38%) ISEB
10 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (15.38%) PCI DSS
10 8 (15.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 8 (15.38%) Degree
10 8 (15.38%) Data Analysis
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 8 (15.38%) Wireframes

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:

Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
1 6 (11.54%) Internet
1 6 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (11.54%) MPLS
2 5 (9.62%) BGP
2 5 (9.62%) OSPF
3 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) SNMP
4 1 (1.92%) SSH
4 1 (1.92%) SSL
4 1 (1.92%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Appium
1 2 (3.85%) Robotium
1 2 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.92%) GDB
2 1 (1.92%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.92%) sqlmap
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) Analyst
1 8 (15.38%) Business Analyst
1 8 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
1 8 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Consultant
2 7 (13.46%) Tester
3 6 (11.54%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Network Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Network Security Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Security Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Security Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) IT Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) IT Security Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Security Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Security Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) OAuth
1 1 (1.92%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (28.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (26.92%) Risk Management
5 11 (21.15%) PRINCE2
6 10 (19.23%) Information Security
6 10 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (19.23%) SDLC
7 9 (17.31%) Information Assurance
8 8 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 8 (15.38%) Resource Allocation
8 8 (15.38%) Six Sigma
8 8 (15.38%) Wireframes
9 7 (13.46%) Black-Box Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Regression Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Test Planning
9 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
9 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
10 6 (11.54%) Open Source
10 6 (11.54%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) C
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) Bourne shell
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) CISSP
2 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
2 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
3 12 (23.08%) CISM
4 10 (19.23%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (15.38%) Degree
5 8 (15.38%) ISEB
5 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (15.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.92%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 8 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (11.54%) GDPR
4 5 (9.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (3.85%) NIST 800
7 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.92%) Nmap
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) VMware