Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1136 1107 1190
Rank change year-on-year -29 +83 +32
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 49 55 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.032% 0.056%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 79
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +23.81% -12.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,900 £44,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,750 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.69% +30.00% -16.67%

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 22,951 20,583 26,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.98% 12.11% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17,788 16,288 21,323
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for RMADS in the UK

RMADS
Top 10 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 26 April 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 -15 43 £57,500 -11.54% 6
UK excluding London -42 43 £56,750 -12.69% 6
South West +8 34 £57,500 -11.54% 2
London -24 3 £85,000 +209.09%
South East - 3 - - 2
East of England -20 2 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Wales 0 1 £41,200 +10.23%
West Midlands -13 1 - - 1
Midlands -20 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 40 (81.63%) CESG Certified Professional
2 34 (69.39%) Information Assurance
3 32 (65.31%) Information Security
4 30 (61.22%) CISSP
5 28 (57.14%) Security Cleared
6 27 (55.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (46.94%) CESG
7 23 (46.94%) Risk Management
7 23 (46.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 22 (44.90%) DV Cleared
9 19 (38.78%) Security Architecture
9 19 (38.78%) Management Information System
10 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
11 17 (34.69%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (28.57%) Firewall
12 14 (28.57%) C
13 13 (26.53%) IIS
13 13 (26.53%) IISP
13 13 (26.53%) CLAS
13 13 (26.53%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (24.49%) JSP 440
14 12 (24.49%) Internet
15 11 (22.45%) Finance
15 11 (22.45%) CESG CLAS
15 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (20.41%) CISM
17 7 (14.29%) Security Management
17 7 (14.29%) Degree
18 6 (12.24%) ISMS
19 5 (10.20%) Business Development

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 13 (26.53%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) Firewall
2 12 (24.49%) Internet
3 4 (8.16%) Network Security
4 2 (4.08%) DMZ
4 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (10.20%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Electronics
3 4 (8.16%) Legal
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Consultant
2 9 (18.37%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 9 (18.37%) Security Manager
3 8 (16.33%) Architect
3 8 (16.33%) Security Architect
3 8 (16.33%) Security Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Information Assurance Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Capability Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Security Assurance Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Information Assurance Leader
7 3 (6.12%) Information Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Information Security Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Operational Security Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Security Operations Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Information Security Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.94%) CESG
2 19 (38.78%) Management Information System
3 11 (22.45%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.08%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Information Assurance
2 32 (65.31%) Information Security
3 23 (46.94%) Risk Management
4 19 (38.78%) Security Architecture
5 17 (34.69%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (26.53%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (14.29%) Security Management
9 6 (12.24%) ISMS
10 5 (10.20%) Business Continuity
10 5 (10.20%) Business Development
10 5 (10.20%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Network Design
11 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
12 3 (6.12%) Protective Monitoring
12 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
13 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
13 2 (4.08%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (81.63%) CESG Certified Professional
2 30 (61.22%) CISSP
3 28 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 22 (44.90%) DV Cleared
5 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
6 13 (26.53%) CLAS
6 13 (26.53%) IISP
7 10 (20.41%) CISM
8 7 (14.29%) Degree
9 5 (10.20%) CISA
10 4 (8.16%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (6.12%) SANS
12 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (2.04%) CCNA
13 1 (2.04%) CCNP
13 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (55.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (46.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 12 (24.49%) JSP 440
4 5 (10.20%) PCI DSS
5 3 (6.12%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (2.04%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Cisco
1 2 (4.08%) SAP
2 1 (2.04%) Capita
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle