Period
to 31 May 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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 843 1071 1162
Rank change year-on-year +228 +91 -10
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 33 51 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.035% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 35
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -18.52% +3.85%
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -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 11,005 20,185 22,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.28% 13.95% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8,365 14,617 17,060
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,700 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

RMADS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RMADS in the UK

RMADS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RMADS.

Salary trend for RMADS in the UK

RMADS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing RMADS over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 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 +201 31 £50,000 -9.09% 1
UK excluding London +165 31 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South East +118 25 £50,000 -11.11%
South West +75 2 £58,750 +30.56%
West Midlands - 2 £78,750 - 1
Midlands - 2 £78,750 - 1
East of England +72 1 £55,000 -
North of England - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 30 (90.91%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (87.88%) Security Cleared
2 29 (87.88%) Information Assurance
3 28 (84.85%) CISSP
3 28 (84.85%) Risk Management
4 27 (81.82%) SC Cleared
5 26 (78.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (75.76%) JSP 440
7 23 (69.70%) CISM
7 23 (69.70%) CESG Certified Professional
7 23 (69.70%) Cyber Essentials
8 21 (63.64%) Information Security
9 19 (57.58%) Cyberthreat
9 19 (57.58%) CRISC
10 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) NIST
11 5 (15.15%) NIST 800
11 5 (15.15%) Security Management
12 4 (12.12%) Firewall
12 4 (12.12%) LDAP
12 4 (12.12%) SAML
12 4 (12.12%) ISMS
12 4 (12.12%) PKI
12 4 (12.12%) Protective Monitoring
12 4 (12.12%) Boundary Protection
13 3 (9.09%) DevOps
13 3 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
13 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineering
13 3 (9.09%) NCSC
13 3 (9.09%) Agile Software 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
General
1 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.06%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Security Manager
2 14 (42.42%) IT Manager
2 14 (42.42%) IT Security Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security Risk Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Information Assurance Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Product Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Security Assurance Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) LDAP
1 4 (12.12%) SAML
2 2 (6.06%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (12.12%) PKI
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) CESG
4 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (87.88%) Information Assurance
3 28 (84.85%) Risk Management
4 21 (63.64%) Information Security
5 5 (15.15%) Security Management
6 4 (12.12%) Boundary Protection
6 4 (12.12%) ISMS
6 4 (12.12%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
7 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Requirements Management
7 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.06%) DoDAF
8 2 (6.06%) MODAF
Qualifications
1 29 (87.88%) Security Cleared
2 28 (84.85%) CISSP
3 27 (81.82%) SC Cleared
4 23 (69.70%) CESG Certified Professional
4 23 (69.70%) CISM
5 19 (57.58%) CRISC
6 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) CISA
8 2 (6.06%) CLAS
9 1 (3.03%) CCDP
9 1 (3.03%) CCIE
9 1 (3.03%) CEH
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (3.03%) CREST Certified
9 1 (3.03%) LPIC
9 1 (3.03%) MCSE
9 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (3.03%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (78.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (75.76%) JSP 440
3 23 (69.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (18.18%) NIST
5 5 (15.15%) NIST 800
6 3 (9.09%) NCSC
7 2 (6.06%) GDPR
7 2 (6.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (3.03%) Def Stans
8 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001