Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1116 1144 1157
Rank change year-on-year +28 +13 +76
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 40 47 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.027% 0.046%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.22% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 57
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £45,000 £44,500 £44,550
90th Percentile £95,000 £71,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21,784 21,671 25,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.08% 12.26% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16,553 16,075 20,169
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,261 £27,181
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

RMADS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RMADS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RMADS in the UK

RMADS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RMADS in the UK

RMADS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RMADS over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for RMADS in the UK

RMADS
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RMADS within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
England +37 34 £55,000 -4.35% 12
UK excluding London +5 33 £55,000 -8.33% 12
South West +3 24 £55,000 -4.35% 2
South East +17 6 £95,000 - 6
East of England +14 3 £55,000 - 2
London - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing RMADS 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 with a requirement for RMADS.

1 31 (77.50%) CISSP
2 27 (67.50%) CESG Certified Professional
3 21 (52.50%) Security Architecture
4 20 (50.00%) Information Security
5 16 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 14 (35.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 13 (32.50%) Information Assurance
8 13 (32.50%) Risk Management
9 12 (30.00%) Security Management
9 12 (30.00%) CISM
10 11 (27.50%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (27.50%) DV Cleared
11 10 (25.00%) JSP 440
12 9 (22.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
14 7 (17.50%) CESG
14 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
14 7 (17.50%) Finance
15 6 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
15 6 (15.00%) Project Management
15 6 (15.00%) IIS
15 6 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
15 6 (15.00%) IISP
16 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
16 5 (12.50%) ISMS
16 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
16 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 5 (12.50%) Degree
16 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2

RMADS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (15.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Architect
1 17 (42.50%) Security Architect
2 9 (22.50%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Security Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Head of Information
5 4 (10.00%) Head of Information Security
5 4 (10.00%) Head of Security
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Information Officer
7 2 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.00%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Security Officer
8 1 (2.50%) Capability Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Security Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) CESG
1 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Security Architecture
2 20 (50.00%) Information Security
3 13 (32.50%) Information Assurance
3 13 (32.50%) Risk Management
4 12 (30.00%) Security Management
5 11 (27.50%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (12.50%) ISMS
7 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (10.00%) B2B
8 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.00%) Data Security
8 4 (10.00%) Information Security Management
8 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
9 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) CISSP
2 27 (67.50%) CESG Certified Professional
3 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 14 (35.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 12 (30.00%) CISM
6 11 (27.50%) DV Cleared
7 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.00%) IISP
9 5 (12.50%) CISA
9 5 (12.50%) Degree
10 3 (7.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (25.00%) JSP 440
3 9 (22.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (7.50%) GDPR
6 1 (2.50%) Government Security Classifications
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) SAP