Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1012 1104 1155
Rank change year-on-year +92 +51 +15
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 60 40 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.025% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 39 34 42
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £52,500 £44,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £88,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% -7.69%

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 17,638 21,445 22,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.99% 13.34% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13,330 16,184 16,760
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,121 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 11 November 2019.

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 11 November 2019. 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 +105 51 £65,000 +18.18% 9
UK excluding London +82 49 £65,000 +18.18% 9
South East +63 31 £70,000 -6.67% 4
South West +3 9 £60,000 +9.09% 3
North of England - 6 £55,000 -
North West - 4 £55,000 -
Midlands +27 3 £42,500 - 2
London +63 2 £55,000 -15.38%
West Midlands +19 2 £42,500 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 36 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (56.67%) Risk Management
2 34 (56.67%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (51.67%) SC Cleared
4 28 (46.67%) CISSP
5 26 (43.33%) Information Assurance
6 24 (40.00%) Security Architecture
7 23 (38.33%) Information Security
7 23 (38.33%) CISM
8 22 (36.67%) CESG Certified Professional
9 21 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (21.67%) Decision-Making
10 13 (21.67%) Management Information System
11 12 (20.00%) CESG
11 12 (20.00%) NCSC
12 10 (16.67%) PCI DSS
13 9 (15.00%) SSCP
13 9 (15.00%) CEH
13 9 (15.00%) Security Testing
13 9 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
13 9 (15.00%) ISMS
13 9 (15.00%) Mobile Computing
13 9 (15.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 9 (15.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 8 (13.33%) JSP 440
14 8 (13.33%) Aerospace
15 7 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
15 7 (11.67%) Degree
15 7 (11.67%) Firewall

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 7 (11.67%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) DHCP
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) VSAN
3 2 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) HTTP
4 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.67%) Network Security
4 1 (1.67%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (13.33%) Aerospace
2 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.67%) Public Sector
3 5 (8.33%) Finance
4 4 (6.67%) Electronics
4 4 (6.67%) Marketing
4 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Architect
2 18 (30.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 18 (30.00%) Security Architect
3 10 (16.67%) Consultant
4 7 (11.67%) Information Security Officer
4 7 (11.67%) Security Officer
5 5 (8.33%) Information Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Information Assurance Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Chief Information Officer
6 4 (6.67%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 4 (6.67%) Chief Security Officer
6 4 (6.67%) CIO
6 4 (6.67%) Product Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Information Officer
7 3 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Product Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Security Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) Ajax
1 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.67%) CSS
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
1 1 (1.67%) jQuery
1 1 (1.67%) REST
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) XML
1 1 (1.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Management Information System
2 12 (20.00%) CESG
3 9 (15.00%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (6.67%) Cyberattack
5 4 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
1 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.33%) Fedora
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Cybersecurity
1 34 (56.67%) Risk Management
2 26 (43.33%) Information Assurance
3 24 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 23 (38.33%) Information Security
5 13 (21.67%) Decision-Making
6 9 (15.00%) ISMS
6 9 (15.00%) Security Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.33%) DoDAF
8 5 (8.33%) MODAF
8 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.67%) Business Development
9 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.67%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.67%) Security Management
9 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.67%) C#
2 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (51.67%) SC Cleared
3 28 (46.67%) CISSP
4 23 (38.33%) CISM
5 22 (36.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (15.00%) CEH
6 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
6 9 (15.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 9 (15.00%) SSCP
7 7 (11.67%) Degree
8 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (6.67%) CCDP
9 4 (6.67%) CCIE
9 4 (6.67%) CLAS
9 4 (6.67%) CREST Certified
9 4 (6.67%) IISP
9 4 (6.67%) LPIC
9 4 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (20.00%) NCSC
3 10 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 9 (15.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (13.33%) JSP 440
6 2 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (3.33%) NIST
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (3.33%) Avamar
2 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.33%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) vCenter Server
2 2 (3.33%) vRealize
3 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.67%) Nessus
3 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) SAP
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) McAfee
3 2 (3.33%) Sophos
3 2 (3.33%) Symantec
3 2 (3.33%) Veritas
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) CA
4 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint