Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 130 97
Rank change year-on-year -14 -33 +77
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 174 238 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.92% 2.38% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.61% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 119 183 237
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +27.78% -28.00%
10th Percentile £34,500 £34,589 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,300 £71,500 £66,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -

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 8,195 9,135 10,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.30% 91.32% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6,293 7,551 8,527
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 15 August 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 15 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 +8 69 £44,500 -25.83% 15
Warwickshire +22 35 £42,500 - 6
Coventry +20 35 £49,000 -18.33% 4
Herefordshire - 9 £40,000 - 2
Staffordshire -21 7 £47,500 -18.45% 3
Worcestershire +21 6 £48,500 -11.82%
Solihull -1 4 £34,000 -38.18% 2
Halesowen - 2 £40,000 - 1
Shropshire -23 1 £55,000 -23.08%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £40,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £45,000 - 1
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 78 (44.83%) Information Security
2 67 (38.51%) CISSP
3 65 (37.36%) Finance
3 65 (37.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (31.03%) CISM
5 49 (28.16%) Data Protection
6 44 (25.29%) GDPR
7 41 (23.56%) ITIL
8 40 (22.99%) Management Information System
9 35 (20.11%) PCI DSS
10 34 (19.54%) Microsoft
11 32 (18.39%) Cybersecurity
12 31 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (17.82%) CISA
13 27 (15.52%) Business Continuity
13 27 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (14.37%) Data Centre
15 23 (13.22%) Change Management
15 23 (13.22%) Project Management
16 21 (12.07%) Degree
16 21 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (12.07%) Security Testing
17 20 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (11.49%) IT Governance
17 20 (11.49%) Penetration Testing
18 19 (10.92%) Waterfall
18 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
19 18 (10.34%) ISMS
19 18 (10.34%) PRINCE2

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 10 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.72%) Confluence
3 2 (1.15%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.60%) assyst
2 7 (4.02%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.15%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.57%) iTrent
4 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.57%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.57%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.90%) Office 365
3 8 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.02%) SaaS
5 5 (2.87%) IaaS
5 5 (2.87%) PaaS
6 3 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.72%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.72%) GitHub
6 3 (1.72%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.60%) Cisco IPT
1 8 (4.60%) Network Security
2 7 (4.02%) DNS
3 6 (3.45%) Firewall
4 3 (1.72%) HTTP
4 3 (1.72%) LAN
4 3 (1.72%) WAN
5 2 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.15%) SAN
5 2 (1.15%) SMS
5 2 (1.15%) VLAN
6 1 (0.57%) MPLS
6 1 (0.57%) SNMP
6 1 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.15%) Big Data
4 2 (1.15%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.57%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.57%) DB2
5 1 (0.57%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.57%) Power BI
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.30%) AppScan
1 4 (2.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.72%) Ant
2 3 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.72%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.72%) JIRA
2 3 (1.72%) Maven
2 3 (1.72%) SonarQube
2 3 (1.72%) Subversion
3 2 (1.15%) JDeveloper
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.57%) Selenium
4 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.57%) WATIR
General
1 65 (37.36%) Finance
2 10 (5.75%) Retail
3 7 (4.02%) Banking
3 7 (4.02%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.02%) Legal
3 7 (4.02%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.45%) Back Office
4 6 (3.45%) Games
5 5 (2.87%) Marketing
6 3 (1.72%) Publishing
7 2 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.15%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (18.39%) Analyst
2 29 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 23 (13.22%) IT Manager
4 21 (12.07%) Risk Manager
5 19 (10.92%) Security Analyst
6 18 (10.34%) IT Analyst
6 18 (10.34%) Project Manager
7 15 (8.62%) Information Manager
7 15 (8.62%) Information Security Manager
8 14 (8.05%) Security Officer
9 12 (6.90%) Information Analyst
9 12 (6.90%) Information Officer
9 12 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
9 12 (6.90%) Information Security Officer
9 12 (6.90%) IT Security Manager
10 10 (5.75%) Information Risk Manager
10 10 (5.75%) Information Security Risk Manager
11 9 (5.17%) Architect
12 7 (4.02%) Consultant
12 7 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.30%) .NET
1 4 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (2.30%) Spring
1 4 (2.30%) Web Services
2 3 (1.72%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.72%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.72%) CSS
2 3 (1.72%) CSS3
2 3 (1.72%) HTML
2 3 (1.72%) HTML5
2 3 (1.72%) jBPM
2 3 (1.72%) Node.js
2 3 (1.72%) Spring Boot
2 3 (1.72%) XML
3 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.57%) Django
3 1 (0.57%) J2EE
3 1 (0.57%) JMS
3 1 (0.57%) REST
3 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.99%) Management Information System
2 25 (14.37%) Data Centre
3 21 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.47%) CESG
5 12 (6.90%) Freedom of Information
6 10 (5.75%) BYOD
7 9 (5.17%) Driving Licence
8 8 (4.60%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (4.60%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (2.30%) Fintech
11 4 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.72%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (1.15%) Computer Science
13 2 (1.15%) NHS
13 2 (1.15%) Taxonomies
13 2 (1.15%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.57%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.75%) Windows
2 8 (4.60%) Linux
3 5 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.30%) Unix
5 2 (1.15%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (44.83%) Information Security
2 49 (28.16%) Data Protection
3 41 (23.56%) ITIL
4 32 (18.39%) Cybersecurity
5 31 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (15.52%) Business Continuity
7 25 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (13.22%) Change Management
8 23 (13.22%) Project Management
9 21 (12.07%) Security Testing
10 20 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (11.49%) IT Governance
10 20 (11.49%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (10.92%) Waterfall
12 18 (10.34%) ISMS
12 18 (10.34%) PRINCE2
13 17 (9.77%) Mobile Device Management
14 16 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (8.62%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.90%) SQL
2 8 (4.60%) Java
3 4 (2.30%) C
3 4 (2.30%) Python
4 3 (1.72%) C#
4 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.72%) Perl
4 3 (1.72%) Ruby
4 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.72%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 67 (38.51%) CISSP
2 54 (31.03%) CISM
3 31 (17.82%) CISA
4 21 (12.07%) Degree
5 17 (9.77%) CRISC
6 15 (8.62%) CEH
7 13 (7.47%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (6.90%) ISEB
8 12 (6.90%) Security Cleared
9 9 (5.17%) CESG Certified Professional
9 9 (5.17%) SC Cleared
10 8 (4.60%) OSCP
10 8 (4.60%) SANS
11 6 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (2.87%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 4 (2.30%) CCSP
13 4 (2.30%) CISMP
13 4 (2.30%) GIAC
13 4 (2.30%) GWAPT
14 3 (1.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (37.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (25.29%) GDPR
3 35 (20.11%) PCI DSS
4 16 (9.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (8.05%) QA
6 11 (6.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 10 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (4.02%) COBIT
8 7 (4.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (3.45%) PMO
10 4 (2.30%) ISO 9001
10 4 (2.30%) SLA
10 4 (2.30%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 3 (1.72%) Data Quality
12 2 (1.15%) IASME
12 2 (1.15%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.57%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.57%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.57%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (1.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.30%) HP Fortify
1 4 (2.30%) OpenVAS
1 4 (2.30%) WebInspect
2 3 (1.72%) Ansible
2 3 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.72%) Puppet
3 2 (1.15%) SCCM
4 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.32%) ServiceNow
3 7 (4.02%) IBM
3 7 (4.02%) Oracle
4 5 (2.87%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.87%) SAP
5 4 (2.30%) Cisco
5 4 (2.30%) HP
5 4 (2.30%) Qualys
5 4 (2.30%) Veracode
6 3 (1.72%) AlienVault
6 3 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.15%) Adobe
7 2 (1.15%) Citrix
7 2 (1.15%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.15%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.15%) Lotus
7 2 (1.15%) Symantec
8 1 (0.57%) Northgate