Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1130 1163 1169
Rank change year-on-year +33 +6 +33
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 37 41 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.023% 0.056%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.19% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 73
UK median annual salary £55,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.20% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +13.64% +8.91%

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 23,268 21,787 26,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.42% 12.19% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17,683 16,473 21,109
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for RMADS in the UK

RMADS
Top 9 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 July 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
UK excluding London -4 31 £55,000 -12.00%
England +33 28 £55,000 -8.33%
South West +7 21 £55,250 -7.92%
East of England +11 3 £55,000 -8.33%
South East +3 3 £90,000 -
Scotland -18 2 - -
Wales +12 1 £41,200 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 28 (75.68%) CESG Certified Professional
2 24 (64.86%) CISSP
3 22 (59.46%) Information Security
3 22 (59.46%) Information Assurance
4 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
5 18 (48.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (43.24%) DV Cleared
6 16 (43.24%) Risk Management
6 16 (43.24%) Security Architecture
7 15 (40.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 14 (37.84%) Management Information System
9 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
10 12 (32.43%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (29.73%) CISM
11 11 (29.73%) JSP 440
11 11 (29.73%) CESG
12 10 (27.03%) IIS
12 10 (27.03%) IISP
13 9 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (24.32%) Security Management
14 8 (21.62%) C
15 7 (18.92%) Risk Analysis
16 6 (16.22%) ISMS
16 6 (16.22%) Degree
16 6 (16.22%) Firewall
16 6 (16.22%) GAP Analysis
16 6 (16.22%) Finance
16 6 (16.22%) CompTIA Security+
17 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
18 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity

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 10 (27.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) Internet
2 4 (10.81%) Network Security
3 2 (5.41%) DMZ
3 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (8.11%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Military
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Consultant
2 10 (27.03%) Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Security Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Security Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Information Assurance Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Capability Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Head of Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.41%) Head of Information
7 2 (5.41%) Head of Information Security
7 2 (5.41%) Head of Security
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Security Assurance Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Information Assurance Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Information Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Management Information System
2 11 (29.73%) CESG
3 4 (10.81%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Information Assurance
1 22 (59.46%) Information Security
2 16 (43.24%) Risk Management
2 16 (43.24%) Security Architecture
3 12 (32.43%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (24.32%) Security Management
5 7 (18.92%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) ISMS
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
8 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (8.11%) Business Development
9 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.11%) Project Management
9 3 (8.11%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.41%) Information Architecture
10 2 (5.41%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (75.68%) CESG Certified Professional
2 24 (64.86%) CISSP
3 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
4 16 (43.24%) DV Cleared
5 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
6 11 (29.73%) CISM
7 10 (27.03%) IISP
8 6 (16.22%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (16.22%) Degree
9 4 (10.81%) CLAS
10 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (5.41%) CEH
10 2 (5.41%) CISA
11 1 (2.70%) CCNA
11 1 (2.70%) CCNP
11 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (40.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 11 (29.73%) JSP 440
4 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (2.70%) Def Stans
5 1 (2.70%) GDPR