Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 131 109
Rank change year-on-year -28 -22 +69
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 161 232 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.71% 2.37% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.62% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 114 169 233
West Midlands median annual salary £45,250 £55,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.73% +18.28% -22.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,850 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £71,500 £73,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -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 8,466 8,847 11,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.74% 90.37% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,497 7,262 8,769
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,333
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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
Warwickshire +14 51 £41,500 -2.35% 5
Birmingham -39 43 £46,250 -22.92% 12
Coventry +8 34 £48,000 -20.00%
Worcestershire +28 13 £51,270 -2.34% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £71,000 -
Solihull 0 3 - - 1
Staffordshire -25 3 £37,000 -38.33% 3
Shropshire -3 1 £55,000 -21.71% 2
Wolverhampton -16 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 - 1
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 62 (38.51%) Information Security
2 57 (35.40%) Finance
3 49 (30.43%) CISSP
4 42 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (24.22%) CISM
6 34 (21.12%) Cybersecurity
7 31 (19.25%) Management Information System
8 29 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (17.39%) Data Protection
10 27 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (16.15%) PCI DSS
12 25 (15.53%) CISA
13 24 (14.91%) Project Management
14 22 (13.66%) Change Management
15 21 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (13.04%) Security Testing
16 20 (12.42%) Microsoft
17 19 (11.80%) Waterfall
18 18 (11.18%) CRISC
18 18 (11.18%) ITIL
19 17 (10.56%) GDPR
20 16 (9.94%) CEH
20 16 (9.94%) Degree
21 15 (9.32%) SDLC
21 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
22 14 (8.70%) DevOps
22 14 (8.70%) Mentoring
22 14 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
22 14 (8.70%) QA
22 14 (8.70%) Business Intelligence

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 4 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (2.48%) CMS
1 4 (2.48%) Drupal
1 4 (2.48%) WordPress
2 3 (1.86%) Confluence
2 3 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.24%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) assyst
1 6 (3.73%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.11%) Sentinel
3 4 (2.48%) Magento
3 4 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.48%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (2.48%) Shopify
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.62%) iTrent
4 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.62%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.62%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.62%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.48%) Basecamp
3 3 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.86%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.86%) GitHub
3 3 (1.86%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) Cisco IPT
2 6 (3.73%) Network Security
3 4 (2.48%) HTTP
4 3 (1.86%) Firewall
4 3 (1.86%) LAN
4 3 (1.86%) WAN
5 2 (1.24%) SAN
5 2 (1.24%) SMS
5 2 (1.24%) VLAN
6 1 (0.62%) MPLS
6 1 (0.62%) SNMP
6 1 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.24%) Blockchain
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) Big Data
2 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.62%) MySQL
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.35%) JIRA
2 5 (3.11%) AppScan
2 5 (3.11%) CruiseControl
3 4 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.86%) Ant
4 3 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.86%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.86%) Maven
4 3 (1.86%) Subversion
5 2 (1.24%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.24%) Selenium
5 2 (1.24%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.24%) WATIR
General
1 57 (35.40%) Finance
2 13 (8.07%) Automotive
3 10 (6.21%) Games
3 10 (6.21%) Legal
4 9 (5.59%) Back Office
5 8 (4.97%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.11%) Banking
7 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.48%) Marketing
8 3 (1.86%) Retail
9 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.24%) Local Government
9 2 (1.24%) Publishing
9 2 (1.24%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.62%) Electronics
10 1 (0.62%) Law
10 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (21.74%) Analyst
2 21 (13.04%) Risk Manager
3 20 (12.42%) Security Analyst
4 16 (9.94%) Architect
5 15 (9.32%) Information Analyst
5 15 (9.32%) Information Security Analyst
5 15 (9.32%) IT Analyst
6 14 (8.70%) Security Manager
7 12 (7.45%) IT Manager
8 11 (6.83%) Information Manager
8 11 (6.83%) Information Security Manager
8 11 (6.83%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (6.83%) Senior Security Analyst
9 9 (5.59%) Information Risk Manager
9 9 (5.59%) Information Security Risk Manager
9 9 (5.59%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.59%) Security Officer
9 9 (5.59%) Senior Information Analyst
9 9 (5.59%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 8 (4.97%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.73%) XML
2 5 (3.11%) Node.js
3 4 (2.48%) Middleware
3 4 (2.48%) SOAP
3 4 (2.48%) WCF
4 3 (1.86%) CSS
4 3 (1.86%) Django
4 3 (1.86%) HTML
4 3 (1.86%) jBPM
4 3 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.86%) Spring
4 3 (1.86%) Spring Boot
4 3 (1.86%) Web Services
5 2 (1.24%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.24%) D3.js
5 2 (1.24%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.24%) React
6 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.62%) CSS3
6 1 (0.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.25%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.07%) Infotainment
4 12 (7.45%) BYOD
5 11 (6.83%) Data Centre
6 10 (6.21%) CESG
6 10 (6.21%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (4.97%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (2.48%) Driving Licence
10 4 (2.48%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.86%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (1.86%) Fintech
11 3 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.62%) BBC
13 1 (0.62%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.21%) Linux
2 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (3.11%) Unix
2 5 (3.11%) Windows
3 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.51%) Information Security
2 34 (21.12%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (17.39%) Data Protection
5 27 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (14.91%) Project Management
7 22 (13.66%) Change Management
8 21 (13.04%) Security Testing
8 21 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (11.80%) Waterfall
10 18 (11.18%) ITIL
11 15 (9.32%) SDLC
12 14 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (8.70%) DevOps
12 14 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 14 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
13 13 (8.07%) OWASP
13 13 (8.07%) Service Management
14 12 (7.45%) Mobile Device Management
14 12 (7.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.97%) Java
2 7 (4.35%) SQL
3 6 (3.73%) Python
4 5 (3.11%) C#
5 3 (1.86%) C
5 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.86%) Perl
5 3 (1.86%) Ruby
6 2 (1.24%) PHP
6 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (30.43%) CISSP
2 39 (24.22%) CISM
3 25 (15.53%) CISA
4 18 (11.18%) CRISC
5 16 (9.94%) CEH
5 16 (9.94%) Degree
6 14 (8.70%) ISEB
7 10 (6.21%) Security Cleared
8 9 (5.59%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (5.59%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (5.59%) OSCP
9 8 (4.97%) SANS
10 7 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
11 6 (3.73%) ISTQB
12 5 (3.11%) CCSP
12 5 (3.11%) GIAC
13 4 (2.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (2.48%) GWAPT
14 3 (1.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (16.15%) PCI DSS
3 17 (10.56%) GDPR
4 14 (8.70%) QA
5 9 (5.59%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (3.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (3.11%) COBIT
8 5 (3.11%) SLA
9 4 (2.48%) ISO 9001
9 4 (2.48%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 3 (1.86%) PMO
11 2 (1.24%) Data Quality
11 2 (1.24%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.62%) BS25999
12 1 (0.62%) IASME
12 1 (0.62%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.62%) P3O
12 1 (0.62%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) HP Fortify
1 5 (3.11%) WebInspect
2 3 (1.86%) Ansible
2 3 (1.86%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (12.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.97%) Oracle
3 7 (4.35%) IBM
4 6 (3.73%) Adobe
5 5 (3.11%) HP
5 5 (3.11%) Qualys
5 5 (3.11%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.11%) ServiceNow
5 5 (3.11%) Veracode
6 4 (2.48%) Cisco
7 3 (1.86%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.86%) SAP
8 2 (1.24%) Citrix
8 2 (1.24%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.24%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.24%) Lotus
8 2 (1.24%) Symantec
9 1 (0.62%) BMC
9 1 (0.62%) Remedy