The median annual salary for a Risk Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Manager
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 232 227
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Manager 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.097% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.10% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Median salary £67,500 £61,250 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.20% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £53,100
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £65,900
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +15.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4945 5959 5550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4681 4627
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Risk Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Manager in the West Midlands

Risk Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Risk Manager in the West Midlands

Risk Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Manager in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Manager in the West Midlands

Risk Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 3 £80,000 -
Birmingham +3 1 £55,000 -10.20%
Risk Manager
England

Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Risk Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Risk Manager in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Risk Management
2 10 (66.67%) Information Security
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) CISSP
4 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (40.00%) CISM
6 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
7 4 (26.67%) CRISC
7 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (20.00%) Legal
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (13.33%) Change Control
9 2 (13.33%) Business Development
9 2 (13.33%) CISA
10 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
10 1 (6.67%) Information Security Governance
10 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
10 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 1 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
10 1 (6.67%) Threat Intelligence
10 1 (6.67%) NHS
10 1 (6.67%) ACCA
10 1 (6.67%) CIMA
10 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
10 1 (6.67%) Security Management
10 1 (6.67%) Programme Management

Risk Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Risk Management
2 10 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Business Development
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) ISMS
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
2 6 (40.00%) CISM
3 4 (26.67%) CRISC
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) CISA
6 1 (6.67%) ACCA
6 1 (6.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS