Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for RMADS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RMADS over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 321 340
Rank change year-on-year +33 +19 -8
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 48 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.21% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.12% 1.90% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40 22 2
South West median annual salary £56,500 £65,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.08% +57.58% -34.52%
10th Percentile £42,500 £59,325 £39,525
90th Percentile £72,500 £82,125 £43,175
England median annual salary £55,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.62% +18.18% -8.33%

RMADS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1166 1209 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.37% 11.28% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 895 984 1220
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £23,475
90th Percentile £67,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

RMADS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing RMADS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for RMADS 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 in the South West.

Salary trend for RMADS in the South West

RMADS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RMADS in the South West over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for RMADS in the South West

RMADS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the South West region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +41 23 £67,500 +3.85%
Wiltshire - 20 £52,750 - 1
Bristol -25 5 £60,000 -14.29%
RMADS
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing RMADS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for RMADS.

1 31 (64.58%) Information Security
2 29 (60.42%) CESG Certified Professional
3 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 26 (54.17%) Information Assurance
5 23 (47.92%) DV Cleared
6 21 (43.75%) CESG
7 20 (41.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 19 (39.58%) CISSP
9 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 18 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (35.42%) Finance
11 16 (33.33%) Security Architecture
12 13 (27.08%) Management Information System
12 13 (27.08%) Electronics
13 12 (25.00%) Manufacturing
14 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
14 11 (22.92%) Risk Management
14 11 (22.92%) SAP
14 11 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (22.92%) Programme Management
14 11 (22.92%) Marketing
14 11 (22.92%) Digital Marketing
15 10 (20.83%) Security Auditing
16 9 (18.75%) IISP
16 9 (18.75%) CLAS
16 9 (18.75%) Degree
16 9 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
16 9 (18.75%) IIS
16 9 (18.75%) Internet
16 9 (18.75%) Firewall

RMADS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (18.75%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Firewall
1 9 (18.75%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Electronics
3 12 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 11 (22.92%) Marketing
4 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
5 4 (8.33%) Legal
6 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Consultant
2 13 (27.08%) Information Manager
3 10 (20.83%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 10 (20.83%) Information Assurance Leader
4 8 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 7 (14.58%) Architect
5 7 (14.58%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (14.58%) Security Architect
5 7 (14.58%) Security Consultant
6 6 (12.50%) Information Assurance Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Information Officer
7 4 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
7 4 (8.33%) Security Officer
8 2 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) Principal Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) Principal Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) CESG
2 13 (27.08%) Management Information System
3 9 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Information Security
2 26 (54.17%) Information Assurance
3 16 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 11 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (22.92%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (22.92%) Programme Management
4 11 (22.92%) Risk Management
5 10 (20.83%) Security Auditing
6 7 (14.58%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (12.50%) Analytics
7 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (10.42%) Network Design
8 5 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (8.33%) Business Development
9 4 (8.33%) ISMS
9 4 (8.33%) OWASP
10 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
10 2 (4.17%) Security Management
10 2 (4.17%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (60.42%) CESG Certified Professional
2 27 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 23 (47.92%) DV Cleared
4 19 (39.58%) CISSP
5 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 9 (18.75%) CLAS
6 9 (18.75%) Degree
6 9 (18.75%) IISP
7 6 (12.50%) Master's Degree
8 5 (10.42%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (10.42%) Security+ Certification
9 4 (8.33%) SANS
10 1 (2.08%) CISA
10 1 (2.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (41.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 18 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (12.50%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) SAP
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (4.17%) Capita