Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 147 103
Rank change year-on-year +5 -44 +68
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 167 201 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.95% 2.04% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.23% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 112 137 203
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £53,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.89% +24.42% -18.10%
10th Percentile £34,618 £35,419 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,375 £71,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 7,759 9,030 10,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.43% 91.47% 90.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,940 7,381 8,351
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +20 76 £42,500 -19.05% 10
Warwickshire +37 27 £45,000 +5.88%
Coventry +13 24 £50,000 -4.76%
Staffordshire +4 11 £47,500 -7.77%
Herefordshire +14 7 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Solihull -7 4 £38,250 -30.45% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £40,000 - 1
Halesowen +35 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire +3 3 £82,500 +6.45% 1
Shropshire -19 3 £55,000 -23.08% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £45,000 - 2
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 71 (42.51%) Information Security
2 65 (38.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (34.13%) CISSP
4 50 (29.94%) GDPR
5 49 (29.34%) Microsoft
6 48 (28.74%) Finance
7 46 (27.54%) CISM
8 45 (26.95%) Data Protection
9 43 (25.75%) PCI DSS
10 40 (23.95%) ITIL
11 36 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (20.36%) Management Information System
13 32 (19.16%) Project Management
13 32 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 29 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
14 29 (17.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (16.77%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (16.17%) CISA
17 26 (15.57%) Business Continuity
18 25 (14.97%) Penetration Testing
18 25 (14.97%) Cyber Essentials
18 25 (14.97%) Data Centre
19 24 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (13.17%) IT Governance
20 22 (13.17%) ISMS
21 20 (11.98%) Degree
22 19 (11.38%) Change Management
22 19 (11.38%) PRINCE2
23 18 (10.78%) Data Security
23 18 (10.78%) Cybersecurity

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 14 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.99%) CMS
3 2 (1.20%) DNN
4 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (7.19%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (4.79%) assyst
2 7 (4.19%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.38%) Office 365
3 13 (7.78%) IaaS
3 13 (7.78%) PaaS
4 10 (5.99%) SaaS
5 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.19%) Firewall
2 9 (5.39%) DNS
3 7 (4.19%) Network Security
4 6 (3.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.99%) HTTP
5 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.80%) VPN
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (1.20%) FTP
7 2 (1.20%) LAN
7 2 (1.20%) WAN
8 1 (0.60%) Internet
8 1 (0.60%) SMS
8 1 (0.60%) VLAN
8 1 (0.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.19%) Big Data
2 7 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.59%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.60%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.60%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.60%) DB2
6 1 (0.60%) MySQL
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) SonarQube
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.60%) AppScan
3 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (28.74%) Finance
2 16 (9.58%) Retail
3 6 (3.59%) Banking
4 5 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.40%) Legal
6 3 (1.80%) Law
7 2 (1.20%) Automotive
7 2 (1.20%) Marketing
8 1 (0.60%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.60%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (17.37%) Security Manager
2 28 (16.77%) Analyst
3 25 (14.97%) Project Manager
4 23 (13.77%) IT Manager
5 16 (9.58%) Security Analyst
6 14 (8.38%) IT Security Manager
7 13 (7.78%) IT Analyst
8 12 (7.19%) Information Manager
8 12 (7.19%) Information Security Manager
8 12 (7.19%) Security Officer
9 10 (5.99%) Architect
9 10 (5.99%) Information Officer
9 10 (5.99%) Information Security Officer
10 9 (5.39%) Developer
10 9 (5.39%) Information Analyst
10 9 (5.39%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (4.79%) Security Specialist
12 7 (4.19%) Compliance Officer
12 7 (4.19%) Consultant
12 7 (4.19%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) .NET
2 8 (4.79%) CSS
2 8 (4.79%) HTML
3 6 (3.59%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.59%) AngularJS
3 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.59%) CSS3
3 6 (3.59%) HTML5
3 6 (3.59%) Middleware
3 6 (3.59%) SOAP
3 6 (3.59%) Web Services
4 4 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (2.40%) Spring
5 2 (1.20%) Node.js
6 1 (0.60%) Django
6 1 (0.60%) J2EE
6 1 (0.60%) JMS
6 1 (0.60%) REST
6 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.36%) Management Information System
2 25 (14.97%) Data Centre
3 24 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.19%) CESG
5 9 (5.39%) Driving Licence
6 8 (4.79%) Freedom of Information
6 8 (4.79%) Taxonomies
6 8 (4.79%) Virtual Team
7 7 (4.19%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (4.19%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (3.59%) BYOD
9 5 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (2.40%) NHS
11 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.20%) Cyberattack
12 2 (1.20%) Fintech
13 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.60%) Life Science
13 1 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.78%) Windows
2 5 (2.99%) Linux
3 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.60%) Solaris
4 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (42.51%) Information Security
2 45 (26.95%) Data Protection
3 40 (23.95%) ITIL
4 36 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (19.16%) Project Management
6 29 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (17.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (16.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (15.57%) Business Continuity
9 25 (14.97%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (13.17%) ISMS
10 22 (13.17%) IT Governance
11 19 (11.38%) Change Management
11 19 (11.38%) PRINCE2
12 18 (10.78%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (10.78%) Data Security
13 17 (10.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (10.18%) Waterfall
14 16 (9.58%) SIEM
15 15 (8.98%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.38%) SQL
2 11 (6.59%) C#
3 8 (4.79%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.79%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.19%) C
5 6 (3.59%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.40%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.20%) Java
7 2 (1.20%) VB
8 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (34.13%) CISSP
2 46 (27.54%) CISM
3 27 (16.17%) CISA
4 20 (11.98%) Degree
5 12 (7.19%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (6.59%) CEH
7 10 (5.99%) Security Cleared
8 8 (4.79%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.59%) CRISC
10 5 (2.99%) ISEB
10 5 (2.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 4 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.80%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.80%) CISMP
12 3 (1.80%) SANS
13 2 (1.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (1.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.60%) CompTIA Security+
14 1 (0.60%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (38.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (29.94%) GDPR
3 43 (25.75%) PCI DSS
4 25 (14.97%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (8.98%) QA
6 10 (5.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 10 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 9 (5.39%) PMO
8 5 (2.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (2.99%) ISO 31000
9 4 (2.40%) COBIT
9 4 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (1.80%) Data Quality
10 3 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (1.80%) SLA
11 2 (1.20%) IASME
12 1 (0.60%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.60%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.60%) P3O
12 1 (0.60%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.40%) OpenVAS
2 2 (1.20%) SCCM
3 1 (0.60%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.60%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 49 (29.34%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.99%) ServiceNow
3 6 (3.59%) Cisco
4 5 (2.99%) Google
4 5 (2.99%) Oracle
5 4 (2.40%) IBM
5 4 (2.40%) SAP
6 3 (1.80%) AlienVault
6 3 (1.80%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.20%) Adobe
7 2 (1.20%) Citrix
7 2 (1.20%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.20%) Symantec
7 2 (1.20%) Tableau
8 1 (0.60%) BMC
8 1 (0.60%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.60%) HP
8 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com