Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 274 296
Rank change year-on-year +13 +22 -14
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 31 50 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.55% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 57 52
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +52.87% +12.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £50,900 £27,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,500 £57,250
England median annual salary £59,750 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.85% -1.82%

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 8,237 9,094 10,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.25% 91.40% 90.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,311 7,518 8,501
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 August 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 17 August 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
Birmingham 0 19 £40,500 -32.50% 3
Coventry +6 6 £53,500 -10.83%
Warwickshire +29 2 £45,500 -
Shropshire +3 2 £82,500 +50.00% 1
Staffordshire +7 1 £23,000 -2.13% 3
Walsall - 1 - -
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 (51.61%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 15 (48.39%) Information Security
3 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (38.71%) PCI DSS
4 12 (38.71%) CISSP
4 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (38.71%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (35.48%) CISM
5 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
5 11 (35.48%) Risk Management
6 10 (32.26%) Data Security
6 10 (32.26%) CISA
6 10 (32.26%) Change Management
6 10 (32.26%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
6 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 10 (32.26%) IT Governance
6 10 (32.26%) Cryptography
6 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
6 10 (32.26%) IT Audit
6 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 10 (32.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (32.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 9 (29.03%) Data Protection
7 9 (29.03%) QA
8 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
8 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
8 8 (25.81%) CESG

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 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.90%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) assyst
1 7 (22.58%) Sentinel
2 3 (9.68%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) NAS
1 2 (6.45%) Network Security
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
1 2 (6.45%) VSAN
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.45%) MariaDB
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Ant
1 2 (6.45%) Artifactory
1 2 (6.45%) Gatling
1 2 (6.45%) GitLab
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) Maven
1 2 (6.45%) NeoLoad
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Information Officer
1 8 (25.81%) Information Security Officer
1 8 (25.81%) Security Officer
2 7 (22.58%) Compliance Officer
2 7 (22.58%) Information Security Compliance Officer
2 7 (22.58%) Security Compliance Officer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Compliance Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Information Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) PMO Lead
3 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Solution Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Head of IT Security
5 1 (3.23%) Senior PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
3 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
4 8 (25.81%) CESG
5 7 (22.58%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (22.58%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (6.45%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (6.45%) PKI
7 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (48.39%) Information Security
2 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 12 (38.71%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (35.48%) Risk Management
5 10 (32.26%) Change Management
5 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 10 (32.26%) Cryptography
5 10 (32.26%) Data Security
5 10 (32.26%) IT Audit
5 10 (32.26%) IT Governance
6 9 (29.03%) Data Protection
7 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
8 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL V3
8 7 (22.58%) Problem Management
8 7 (22.58%) Project Management
8 7 (22.58%) Service Management
8 7 (22.58%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) CISSP
2 11 (35.48%) CISM
3 10 (32.26%) CISA
3 10 (32.26%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
4 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (38.71%) PCI DSS
3 10 (32.26%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (32.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 10 (32.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 9 (29.03%) QA
5 4 (12.90%) GDPR
5 4 (12.90%) PMO
6 1 (3.23%) ISO 14001
6 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (3.23%) SLA
6 1 (3.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Consul
1 2 (6.45%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (6.45%) Grafana
1 2 (6.45%) Kibana
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.45%) logstash
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
1 2 (6.45%) Rancher
1 2 (6.45%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Progress
2 2 (6.45%) AppDynamics
2 2 (6.45%) Dynatrace
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com