Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 187 142
Rank change year-on-year +62 -45 +11
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 171 132 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.20% 1.35% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.49% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 110 88 117
West Midlands median annual salary £49,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,125 £29,999
90th Percentile £86,250 £71,500 £58,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +8.70%

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 7,073 8,848 9,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.16% 90.80% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,303 7,018 7,606
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% +1.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +15 68 £42,500 -17.07% 8
Coventry +30 23 £52,500 - 1
Warwickshire +27 22 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Herefordshire +3 14 £71,000 +42.00%
Solihull +21 11 £55,000 - 1
Staffordshire +24 9 £50,000 +13.64% 1
Worcestershire -6 6 £82,500 +6.45% 3
Shropshire +3 4 £55,000 -23.08% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £40,000 -
Halesowen +45 2 £40,000 -
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 61 (35.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (32.75%) Finance
3 52 (30.41%) Information Security
4 49 (28.65%) Microsoft
5 48 (28.07%) CISSP
6 46 (26.90%) GDPR
7 40 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (22.81%) Project Management
9 35 (20.47%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (19.88%) PCI DSS
11 33 (19.30%) CISM
11 33 (19.30%) ITIL
12 31 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (17.54%) Degree
13 30 (17.54%) Data Protection
14 29 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
16 25 (14.62%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (14.62%) Management Information System
17 23 (13.45%) Business Continuity
17 23 (13.45%) Penetration Testing
17 23 (13.45%) Retail
18 22 (12.87%) Cybersecurity
19 21 (12.28%) Cyber Essentials
20 19 (11.11%) Security Operations
20 19 (11.11%) Waterfall
20 19 (11.11%) PRINCE2
21 18 (10.53%) ERP
21 18 (10.53%) SDLC
22 17 (9.94%) Windows

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 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.68%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (4.68%) CMS
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.17%) DNN
4 2 (1.17%) SAS
5 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.75%) Open Workbench
5 2 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) assyst
3 1 (0.58%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.36%) PaaS
3 15 (8.77%) IaaS
4 10 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (4.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (4.09%) SaaS
7 6 (3.51%) Office 365
8 2 (1.17%) GitHub
9 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) Firewall
2 8 (4.68%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (2.92%) HTTP
4 5 (2.92%) Network Security
5 4 (2.34%) DNS
6 3 (1.75%) Internet
6 3 (1.75%) VPN
7 2 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.17%) FTP
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.26%) Big Data
3 7 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.34%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.17%) QlikView
6 2 (1.17%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.58%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.58%) DB2
7 1 (0.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.75%) JDeveloper
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (1.75%) SonarQube
2 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.58%) AppScan
General
1 56 (32.75%) Finance
2 23 (13.45%) Retail
3 11 (6.43%) Banking
4 5 (2.92%) Back Office
4 5 (2.92%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.34%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (1.75%) Legal
7 2 (1.17%) Automotive
7 2 (1.17%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 26 (15.20%) Analyst
3 22 (12.87%) Security Manager
4 16 (9.36%) Security Analyst
5 13 (7.60%) Architect
5 13 (7.60%) Information Analyst
5 13 (7.60%) Information Security Analyst
6 12 (7.02%) Information Manager
6 12 (7.02%) Information Security Manager
7 11 (6.43%) IT Manager
8 9 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
8 9 (5.26%) Consultant
9 8 (4.68%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.68%) Developer
9 8 (4.68%) Security Specialist
10 7 (4.09%) IT Security Manager
11 6 (3.51%) Risk Manager
11 6 (3.51%) Service Manager
11 6 (3.51%) Systems Architect
11 6 (3.51%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.60%) .NET
2 10 (5.85%) Middleware
3 9 (5.26%) SOAP
3 9 (5.26%) Web Services
4 6 (3.51%) AngularJS
4 6 (3.51%) CSS
4 6 (3.51%) HTML
5 4 (2.34%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.34%) CSS3
5 4 (2.34%) HTML5
5 4 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (2.34%) Spring
5 4 (2.34%) XML
6 2 (1.17%) COM
6 2 (1.17%) Node.js
7 1 (0.58%) J2EE
7 1 (0.58%) JMS
7 1 (0.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (14.62%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.85%) Driving Licence
4 9 (5.26%) Taxonomies
5 8 (4.68%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.09%) CESG
6 7 (4.09%) Virtual Team
7 6 (3.51%) Cyberattack
7 6 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.34%) NHS
9 3 (1.75%) BYOD
9 3 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.17%) PMI
10 2 (1.17%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.58%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.94%) Windows
2 7 (4.09%) Unix
3 6 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.41%) Information Security
2 40 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (22.81%) Project Management
4 35 (20.47%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (19.30%) ITIL
6 31 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (17.54%) Data Protection
8 25 (14.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (13.45%) Business Continuity
9 23 (13.45%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (12.87%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 19 (11.11%) Security Operations
11 19 (11.11%) Waterfall
12 18 (10.53%) ERP
12 18 (10.53%) SDLC
13 16 (9.36%) Security Testing
13 16 (9.36%) SIEM
14 15 (8.77%) Change Management
15 14 (8.19%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.02%) C#
1 12 (7.02%) SQL
2 6 (3.51%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.51%) T-SQL
3 5 (2.92%) C
4 4 (2.34%) Java
4 4 (2.34%) TypeScript
4 4 (2.34%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (28.07%) CISSP
2 33 (19.30%) CISM
3 30 (17.54%) Degree
4 16 (9.36%) CEH
5 13 (7.60%) CISA
6 9 (5.26%) CRISC
7 7 (4.09%) SANS
7 7 (4.09%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.51%) OSCP
9 5 (2.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (2.92%) GWAPT
9 5 (2.92%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 2 (1.17%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (1.17%) CGEIT
11 2 (1.17%) CISMP
11 2 (1.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (35.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (26.90%) GDPR
3 34 (19.88%) PCI DSS
4 21 (12.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (7.02%) PMO
6 11 (6.43%) QA
7 6 (3.51%) COBIT
7 6 (3.51%) SLA
8 5 (2.92%) Data Quality
8 5 (2.92%) ISO 31000
8 5 (2.92%) ISO 9001
8 5 (2.92%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 4 (2.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (1.75%) PMBOK
11 2 (1.17%) COSO
11 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (1.17%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) OpenVAS
2 1 (0.58%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.58%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 49 (28.65%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.85%) ServiceNow
3 8 (4.68%) Google
4 7 (4.09%) SAP
5 6 (3.51%) ArcSight
5 6 (3.51%) Oracle
6 4 (2.34%) Tableau
7 3 (1.75%) AlienVault
7 3 (1.75%) Cisco
8 2 (1.17%) IBM
9 1 (0.58%) HP
9 1 (0.58%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.58%) McAfee
9 1 (0.58%) Qualys
9 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.58%) Veracode