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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 195 206
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 21 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.69% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.78% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 20
Median salary £55,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £27,800 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.78% -9.52%  

Risk Assessment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4501 5484 5003
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.22% 88.62% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4255 4137
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +8 8 £69,000 +79.22% 2
Solihull - 5 £55,000 -
Worcestershire +2 3 - -
Coventry -6 3 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Birmingham 0 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 24 (61.54%) Risk Management
2 19 (48.72%) CISSP
3 15 (38.46%) Management Information System
4 14 (35.90%) Finance
4 14 (35.90%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (30.77%) SIEM
5 12 (30.77%) Information Assurance
5 12 (30.77%) Information Security
6 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
6 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
6 11 (28.21%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
7 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (17.95%) Firewall
11 6 (15.38%) CISM
11 6 (15.38%) SOA
11 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 6 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
11 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
11 6 (15.38%) Open Source
11 6 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
11 6 (15.38%) Pattern Matching
12 5 (12.82%) Resource Allocation
12 5 (12.82%) IT Audit

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 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Primavera
2 4 (10.26%) assyst
2 4 (10.26%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) BGP
2 5 (12.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (12.82%) MPLS
2 5 (12.82%) OSPF
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Architect
1 6 (15.38%) Security Officer
2 5 (12.82%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Senior Business Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Audit Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Compliance Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Information Officer
3 4 (10.26%) Information Security Officer
3 4 (10.26%) Risk Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.69%) IT Relationships Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Relationships Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Supplier Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Supplier Relationship Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) CESG
3 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (10.26%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Risk Management
2 14 (35.90%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (30.77%) Information Assurance
3 12 (30.77%) Information Security
3 12 (30.77%) SIEM
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
6 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 6 (15.38%) Open Source
6 6 (15.38%) Pattern Matching
6 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (15.38%) SOA
6 6 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
6 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (12.82%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
7 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.82%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) CISSP
2 11 (28.21%) CESG Certified Professional
2 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) CISM
4 5 (12.82%) CISA
4 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (12.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (10.26%) CISMP
5 4 (10.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (10.26%) PCI QSA
6 2 (5.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
2 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 5 (12.82%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (10.26%) COBIT
5 4 (10.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (10.26%) NIST 800
5 4 (10.26%) QA
6 1 (2.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) LogRhythm
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford
RCDTS
Salary: £52,250 - £57,750
Posted: 10 days ago
Telford
RCDTS
Salary: £47,000 - £53,000
Posted: 22 days ago