The table below looks at the statistics for RMADS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RMADS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
Rank 226 255 246
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.090% 0.043% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.85% 0.44% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £68,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -37.95%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £62,500 £52,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.48%
RMADS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
591 687 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.61% 9.78% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 462 577 450
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RMADS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

RMADS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RMADS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RMADS across the North West region.

RMADS Salary Trend in the North West

RMADS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 2 £55,000 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £57,500 -
RMADS
England

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing RMADS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RMADS.

1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) CISM
2 6 (60.00%) Security Management
2 6 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (60.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (50.00%) IIS
3 5 (50.00%) IISP
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) JSP 440
3 5 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) ISMS
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) CLAS
5 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Information Security
7 1 (10.00%) GCIA
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (10.00%) GIAC
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (10.00%) PA-DSS

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing RMADS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RMADS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) IIS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Security Management
2 5 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) ISMS
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Security Auditing
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 6 (60.00%) CISM
1 6 (60.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) IISP
3 4 (40.00%) CLAS
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) GCIA
5 1 (10.00%) GIAC
5 1 (10.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (50.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (10.00%) PA-DSS
4 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (10.00%) QA