Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Risk Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Management over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 146 142
Rank change year-on-year -25 -4 +28
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 147 193 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.50% 1.89% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.10% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 102 92 169
West Midlands median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £30,575 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £64,875 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,191
% change year-on-year -4.00% +9.28% -0.54%

Risk Management 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 8,626 9,212 9,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.28% 90.14% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,728 7,249 8,117
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +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 Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the West Midlands

Risk Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Risk Management in the West Midlands

Risk Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Risk Management in the West Midlands

Risk Management
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 Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 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
Birmingham -29 59 £50,000 +15.25% 9
Warwickshire +25 35 £41,500 -30.83% 2
Coventry -10 20 £51,500 -14.17% 8
Worcestershire +11 11 £51,270 +10.85% 2
Staffordshire +7 7 £44,000 -32.31% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £50,000 - 2
Shropshire +1 1 - - 2
Solihull -11 1 - -
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 - 1
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Risk Management 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 Management.

1 39 (26.53%) Project Management
1 39 (26.53%) Information Security
2 33 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 32 (21.77%) Finance
4 30 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.41%) Degree
5 27 (18.37%) CISSP
6 26 (17.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (14.29%) Windows
7 21 (14.29%) Change Management
7 21 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (12.93%) CISM
9 18 (12.24%) PRINCE2
10 17 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (11.56%) Data Centre
11 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Project
11 16 (10.88%) ISEB
12 15 (10.20%) C#
12 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
12 15 (10.20%) CEH
12 15 (10.20%) SDLC
13 14 (9.52%) QA
13 14 (9.52%) ITIL
13 14 (9.52%) Management Information System
14 13 (8.84%) Automotive
14 13 (8.84%) Linux
14 13 (8.84%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (8.84%) Security Cleared
14 13 (8.84%) Waterfall
14 13 (8.84%) SIEM

Risk Management
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 7 (4.76%) CMS
1 7 (4.76%) Drupal
1 7 (4.76%) WordPress
2 6 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.04%) Apache
4 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.68%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.04%) Doxygen
5 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.68%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (5.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (5.44%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (4.76%) Magento
3 7 (4.76%) Shopify
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.68%) iTrent
5 1 (0.68%) Primavera
5 1 (0.68%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.68%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.68%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.76%) Basecamp
2 6 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.48%) Network Security
2 10 (6.80%) Firewall
3 6 (4.08%) HTTP
4 5 (3.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.72%) SAN
6 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.36%) WAN
8 1 (0.68%) DHCP
8 1 (0.68%) DNS
8 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.68%) LAN
8 1 (0.68%) MPLS
8 1 (0.68%) SNMP
8 1 (0.68%) SSH
8 1 (0.68%) SSL
8 1 (0.68%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) Big Data
3 3 (2.04%) Power BI
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) JIRA
2 7 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.40%) CruiseControl
4 4 (2.72%) AppScan
5 3 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.36%) Selenium
7 1 (0.68%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.68%) GDB
7 1 (0.68%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.68%) sqlmap
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.68%) WATIR
7 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (21.77%) Finance
2 13 (8.84%) Automotive
3 10 (6.80%) Legal
4 7 (4.76%) Back Office
4 7 (4.76%) Games
5 4 (2.72%) Billing
5 4 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.04%) Marketing
6 3 (2.04%) Retail
7 2 (1.36%) Local Government
7 2 (1.36%) Publishing
7 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (21.77%) Analyst
2 19 (12.93%) Architect
3 17 (11.56%) Project Manager
4 12 (8.16%) Consultant
5 11 (7.48%) Security Analyst
6 10 (6.80%) Information Analyst
6 10 (6.80%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (6.80%) Security Architect
7 9 (6.12%) Developer
7 9 (6.12%) IT Manager
7 9 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (6.12%) Senior Information Analyst
7 9 (6.12%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 9 (6.12%) Senior Security Analyst
7 9 (6.12%) Software Project Manager
8 7 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.76%) Implementation Consultant
8 7 (4.76%) Software Analyst
8 7 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
8 7 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) Middleware
2 6 (4.08%) .NET
2 6 (4.08%) SOAP
2 6 (4.08%) WCF
2 6 (4.08%) XML
3 5 (3.40%) Django
4 3 (2.04%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.04%) CSS
4 3 (2.04%) D3.js
4 3 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.04%) HTML
4 3 (2.04%) Node.js
4 3 (2.04%) React
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.68%) COM
6 1 (0.68%) LDAP
6 1 (0.68%) OAuth
6 1 (0.68%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.56%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.84%) Infotainment
4 7 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.40%) BYOD
5 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.40%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.72%) Clustering
6 4 (2.72%) Cyberattack
7 3 (2.04%) Handset
8 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.36%) Fintech
8 2 (1.36%) Life Science
8 2 (1.36%) PMI
8 2 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.68%) NHS
9 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.29%) Windows
2 13 (8.84%) Linux
3 7 (4.76%) Unix
4 3 (2.04%) CentOS
4 3 (2.04%) FreeRTOS
4 3 (2.04%) Kali Linux
4 3 (2.04%) SafeRTOS
4 3 (2.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 3 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.53%) Information Security
1 39 (26.53%) Project Management
2 30 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (14.29%) Change Management
3 21 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (12.24%) PRINCE2
5 17 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (10.20%) SDLC
7 14 (9.52%) ITIL
8 13 (8.84%) Mentoring
8 13 (8.84%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (8.84%) Presales
8 13 (8.84%) SIEM
8 13 (8.84%) Waterfall
9 12 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.48%) Business Continuity
10 11 (7.48%) Coaching
10 11 (7.48%) Scrum
10 11 (7.48%) Security Testing
11 10 (6.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.20%) C#
2 12 (8.16%) SQL
3 6 (4.08%) C
3 6 (4.08%) PHP
4 5 (3.40%) Python
5 4 (2.72%) Java
6 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.04%) C++
6 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.68%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 30 (20.41%) Degree
2 27 (18.37%) CISSP
3 19 (12.93%) CISM
4 16 (10.88%) ISEB
5 15 (10.20%) CEH
6 13 (8.84%) Security Cleared
7 11 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (6.80%) CRISC
9 9 (6.12%) ISTQB
10 8 (5.44%) CISA
10 8 (5.44%) SC Cleared
11 7 (4.76%) GIAC
12 6 (4.08%) CCNA
13 5 (3.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 5 (3.40%) DV Cleared
14 4 (2.72%) OSCP
14 4 (2.72%) PMP
14 4 (2.72%) SANS
15 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (9.52%) QA
3 9 (6.12%) PCI DSS
4 7 (4.76%) NIST 800
5 5 (3.40%) COBIT
6 4 (2.72%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (2.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (2.72%) ISO 13485
6 4 (2.72%) ISO 22301
6 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (2.72%) SLA
7 3 (2.04%) GDPR
7 3 (2.04%) GPG13
7 3 (2.04%) MISRA
7 3 (2.04%) MISRA C
8 2 (1.36%) IEC 62304
8 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
8 2 (1.36%) PMO
9 1 (0.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.04%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) Docker
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) HP Fortify
1 4 (2.72%) WebInspect
2 3 (2.04%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.36%) Nessus
4 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.68%) Nmap
4 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.80%) Oracle
3 7 (4.76%) Adobe
3 7 (4.76%) VMware
4 6 (4.08%) Cisco
5 4 (2.72%) HP
5 4 (2.72%) IBM
5 4 (2.72%) Qualys
5 4 (2.72%) Veracode
6 3 (2.04%) Juniper
6 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.04%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Northgate