Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 967 1064 1168
Rank change year-on-year +97 +104 -42
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 53 53 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.035% 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.35% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 40
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% -11.54%
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,975 £41,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% -11.54%

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 15,254 20,944 22,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.52% 13.92% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11,776 15,308 17,546
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +111 52 £65,000 +18.18% 13
UK excluding London +96 49 £65,000 +18.18% 13
South East +71 37 £70,000 +27.27% 5
South West +22 7 £55,651 +1.18% 6
Midlands +31 3 £55,000 - 1
London +66 2 £55,000 -
North West - 2 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
North of England - 2 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands +26 1 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 46 (86.79%) Security Cleared
2 37 (69.81%) SC Cleared
2 37 (69.81%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (56.60%) Information Assurance
4 28 (52.83%) Risk Management
5 27 (50.94%) CISSP
6 26 (49.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (45.28%) CESG Certified Professional
8 21 (39.62%) Information Security
9 20 (37.74%) CISM
10 19 (35.85%) JSP 440
11 17 (32.08%) Security Architecture
12 15 (28.30%) Cyber Essentials
13 12 (22.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 12 (22.64%) IIS
14 11 (20.75%) Firewall
14 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
14 11 (20.75%) NCSC
15 10 (18.87%) NIST
15 10 (18.87%) Decision-Making
15 10 (18.87%) Finance
15 10 (18.87%) Internet
16 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
16 9 (16.98%) Public Sector
16 9 (16.98%) CRISC
17 8 (15.09%) IISP
17 8 (15.09%) CLAS
17 8 (15.09%) Self-Motivation
17 8 (15.09%) NIST 800
17 8 (15.09%) Programme Management

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 12 (22.64%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) DNN
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.89%) AWS
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Firewall
2 10 (18.87%) Internet
3 2 (3.77%) DHCP
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) HTTP
3 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.77%) VSAN
3 2 (3.77%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Public Sector
3 8 (15.09%) Electronics
3 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
3 8 (15.09%) Marketing
3 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Architect
2 18 (33.96%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 18 (33.96%) Security Architect
3 17 (32.08%) Consultant
4 12 (22.64%) Security Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (13.21%) Risk Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Security Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Information Security Risk Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
8 4 (7.55%) IT Security Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Head of Security
10 2 (3.77%) Information Architect
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Applications Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) ModSecurity
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) Ajax
2 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.77%) CSS
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) jQuery
2 2 (3.77%) REST
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) XML
2 2 (3.77%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.89%) LDAP
3 1 (1.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (13.21%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.77%) CESG
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
1 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.77%) Fedora
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (56.60%) Information Assurance
3 28 (52.83%) Risk Management
4 21 (39.62%) Information Security
5 17 (32.08%) Security Architecture
6 10 (18.87%) Decision-Making
7 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (15.09%) Programme Management
8 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.21%) DoDAF
9 7 (13.21%) MODAF
9 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
10 6 (11.32%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (11.32%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (9.43%) Remediation Plan
11 5 (9.43%) SOA
12 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (5.66%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) C#
1 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (86.79%) Security Cleared
2 37 (69.81%) SC Cleared
3 27 (50.94%) CISSP
4 24 (45.28%) CESG Certified Professional
5 20 (37.74%) CISM
6 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
7 9 (16.98%) CRISC
8 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (15.09%) CLAS
8 8 (15.09%) IISP
8 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (11.32%) CCDP
9 6 (11.32%) CCIE
9 6 (11.32%) CEH
9 6 (11.32%) CREST Certified
9 6 (11.32%) LPIC
9 6 (11.32%) MCSE
9 6 (11.32%) OSCP
10 5 (9.43%) Degree
11 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (49.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (35.85%) JSP 440
3 15 (28.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (22.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 11 (20.75%) NCSC
6 10 (18.87%) NIST
7 8 (15.09%) NIST 800
8 2 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (1.89%) GDPR
9 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Avamar
1 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
1 2 (3.77%) vCenter Server
1 2 (3.77%) vRealize
2 1 (1.89%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) SAP
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) McAfee
4 2 (3.77%) Sophos
4 2 (3.77%) Symantec
4 2 (3.77%) Veritas
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Centrify
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle