The table below looks at the statistics for RMADS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 238 226 231
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 16 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.70% 2.96% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 1
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +31.57%
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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
593 574 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.34% 9.57% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 477 439 540
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

RMADS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

RMADS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RMADS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

RMADS Salary Trend in the South West

RMADS
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RMADS across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

RMADS Salary Histogram in the South West

RMADS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the South 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
Gloucestershire +3 7 £52,500 -19.23%
Bristol -10 6 £67,500 +8.00%
Somerset - 3 £41,250 - 1
RMADS
England

RMADS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 15 (93.75%) Information Security
2 12 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (68.75%) CESG Certified Professional
4 10 (62.50%) CISSP
4 10 (62.50%) CISM
5 9 (56.25%) CLAS
6 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) Information Assurance
7 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
8 6 (37.50%) ITIL
8 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
9 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
9 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (31.25%) Degree
9 5 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (18.75%) CISA
10 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
10 3 (18.75%) Firewall
10 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
10 3 (18.75%) Security Management
10 3 (18.75%) Internet
10 3 (18.75%) CISMP
10 3 (18.75%) PKI
10 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
10 3 (18.75%) ISO22301
10 3 (18.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (18.75%) ISMS
10 3 (18.75%) QMS

RMADS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Security Officer
2 8 (50.00%) IT Security Officer
3 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Information Officer
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
3 4 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) CLAS Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Information Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
2 3 (18.75%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) ISMS
6 3 (18.75%) QMS
6 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
6 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Security Management
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) Line Management
7 2 (12.50%) Validation
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Network Design
8 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CESG Certified Professional
2 10 (62.50%) CISM
2 10 (62.50%) CISSP
3 9 (56.25%) CLAS
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) CISA
7 3 (18.75%) CISMP
8 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) HMG Infosec
2 3 (18.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (18.75%) ISO22301
3 2 (12.50%) JSP 440