Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1058 1158 1120
Rank change year-on-year +100 -38 +82
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 53 58 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.033% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 40 38
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -11.54% +18.18%
10th Percentile £41,975 £41,250 £46,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% -11.54% +23.81%

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 20,798 22,407 21,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.82% 12.72% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15,240 17,476 17,153
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% 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 2019.

Salary histogram for RMADS in the UK

RMADS
Top 8 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 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 +93 52 £55,000 -5.98% 11
UK excluding London +63 49 £55,000 -4.35% 13
South West -2 25 £55,000 -5.17% 4
South East +51 20 £55,000 +22.22% 3
East of England - 3 - - 3
London +70 1 - -
Midlands +40 1 - - 1
West Midlands +37 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 (67.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (64.15%) Information Assurance
3 32 (60.38%) Information Security
4 30 (56.60%) Security Cleared
5 29 (54.72%) CISSP
6 27 (50.94%) CESG Certified Professional
7 26 (49.06%) SC Cleared
8 24 (45.28%) Risk Management
9 23 (43.40%) CESG
10 22 (41.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 20 (37.74%) Risk Assessment
12 19 (35.85%) CLAS
13 15 (28.30%) Security Architecture
13 15 (28.30%) CESG CLAS
14 14 (26.42%) Firewall
15 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
16 12 (22.64%) Internet
16 12 (22.64%) IIS
16 12 (22.64%) JSP 440
16 12 (22.64%) IISP
17 11 (20.75%) C
17 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (18.87%) Finance
19 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
20 8 (15.09%) Data Protection Act
20 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
20 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
20 8 (15.09%) PCI DSS
21 7 (13.21%) Business Continuity
21 7 (13.21%) CISM

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
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 12 (22.64%) Internet
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Electronics
2 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.32%) Marketing
2 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.43%) Military
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Architect
2 19 (35.85%) Security Architect
3 12 (22.64%) Security Officer
4 11 (20.75%) Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) IT Security Officer
5 8 (15.09%) Security Manager
6 7 (13.21%) Compliance Manager
6 7 (13.21%) Compliance Officer
6 7 (13.21%) Information Assurance Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (13.21%) IT Manager
6 7 (13.21%) IT Security Manager
6 7 (13.21%) Security Compliance Manager
6 7 (13.21%) Security Compliance Officer
6 7 (13.21%) Security Consultant
7 6 (11.32%) Systems Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Information Security Officer
9 3 (5.66%) Chief Security Officer
9 3 (5.66%) CIO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) LDAP
1 2 (3.77%) SAML
2 1 (1.89%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) CESG
2 15 (28.30%) CESG CLAS
3 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
4 8 (15.09%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.66%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.77%) NHS
6 2 (3.77%) PKI
6 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.89%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.89%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Information Assurance
2 32 (60.38%) Information Security
3 24 (45.28%) Risk Management
4 20 (37.74%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (28.30%) Security Architecture
6 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (15.09%) Data Protection
9 7 (13.21%) Business Continuity
9 7 (13.21%) ITIL
9 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
9 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (11.32%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (11.32%) Line Management
10 6 (11.32%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Programme Management
10 6 (11.32%) Security Management
11 5 (9.43%) Business Development
11 5 (9.43%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) Security Cleared
2 29 (54.72%) CISSP
3 27 (50.94%) CESG Certified Professional
4 26 (49.06%) SC Cleared
5 19 (35.85%) CLAS
6 12 (22.64%) IISP
7 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
8 7 (13.21%) CISM
9 5 (9.43%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (1.89%) CEH
10 1 (1.89%) CISA
10 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (67.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (41.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 12 (22.64%) JSP 440
4 8 (15.09%) PCI DSS
5 7 (13.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (13.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (13.21%) ISO 22301
5 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 5 (9.43%) ISO 9001
7 4 (7.55%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) vCloud
1 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) Google
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle