Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1111 1128 1181
Rank change year-on-year +17 +53 -9
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 65 63 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.036% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 38 73
UK median annual salary £57,500 £66,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.21% +20.45% -8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,213 £41,900
90th Percentile £84,000 £82,500 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,750 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.69% +23.81% -12.50%

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 22,121 22,358 27,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.64% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17,069 17,726 21,501
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,650
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for RMADS in the UK

RMADS
Top 5 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 19 January 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
England +17 63 £58,500 -13.33% 8
UK excluding London +21 59 £56,750 -12.69% 8
South West +31 49 £58,000 -10.77% 4
South East +20 10 £45,000 +63.64% 1
London +5 4 £85,000 +6.25%

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing RMADS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RMADS.

1 44 (67.69%) Information Security
2 38 (58.46%) CESG Certified Professional
3 37 (56.92%) Information Assurance
4 36 (55.38%) Security Cleared
4 36 (55.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (53.85%) CISSP
6 28 (43.08%) CESG
6 28 (43.08%) DV Cleared
7 26 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 24 (36.92%) SC Cleared
8 24 (36.92%) Risk Management
9 22 (33.85%) Finance
10 21 (32.31%) Management Information System
11 18 (27.69%) Firewall
12 17 (26.15%) Risk Assessment
13 16 (24.62%) IIS
13 16 (24.62%) Security Architecture
14 15 (23.08%) C
14 15 (23.08%) CLAS
15 14 (21.54%) Internet
15 14 (21.54%) IISP
15 14 (21.54%) Degree
16 13 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
17 11 (16.92%) CISM
17 11 (16.92%) JSP 440
17 11 (16.92%) Cybersecurity
18 10 (15.38%) PCI DSS
18 10 (15.38%) Electronics
18 10 (15.38%) Manufacturing
19 9 (13.85%) Telecoms

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 16 (24.62%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) Firewall
2 14 (21.54%) Internet
3 2 (3.08%) DHCP
3 2 (3.08%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) Network Security
3 2 (3.08%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.08%) VSAN
3 2 (3.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (6.15%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Electronics
2 10 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 9 (13.85%) Marketing
3 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.23%) Legal
5 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Consultant
2 11 (16.92%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 10 (15.38%) Information Assurance Leader
3 10 (15.38%) Information Manager
3 10 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 10 (15.38%) Security Manager
4 7 (10.77%) Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Information Officer
4 7 (10.77%) Information Security Officer
4 7 (10.77%) Security Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Security Officer
5 6 (9.23%) Information Assurance Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Head of Information Security
7 3 (4.62%) Head of Security
7 3 (4.62%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Operational Security Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Security Assurance Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.08%) CESG
2 21 (32.31%) Management Information System
3 13 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (10.77%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (6.15%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.54%) SCADA
7 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Fedora
3 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (67.69%) Information Security
2 37 (56.92%) Information Assurance
3 24 (36.92%) Risk Management
4 17 (26.15%) Risk Assessment
5 16 (24.62%) Security Architecture
6 11 (16.92%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (13.85%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (13.85%) Programme Management
7 9 (13.85%) Security Management
8 7 (10.77%) Data Protection
8 7 (10.77%) ISMS
8 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.23%) Analytics
9 6 (9.23%) Security Auditing
10 5 (7.69%) Business Development
10 5 (7.69%) Information Security Management
10 5 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (6.15%) Network Design
11 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) C
2 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (58.46%) CESG Certified Professional
2 36 (55.38%) Security Cleared
3 35 (53.85%) CISSP
4 28 (43.08%) DV Cleared
5 24 (36.92%) SC Cleared
6 15 (23.08%) CLAS
7 14 (21.54%) Degree
7 14 (21.54%) IISP
8 11 (16.92%) CISM
9 8 (12.31%) CISA
10 6 (9.23%) Master's Degree
11 5 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (6.15%) SANS
13 2 (3.08%) CCNA
13 2 (3.08%) CCNP
13 2 (3.08%) CEH
13 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (3.08%) MCP
13 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (55.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 11 (16.92%) JSP 440
4 10 (15.38%) PCI DSS
5 3 (4.62%) GDPR
5 3 (4.62%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (3.08%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) SAP
2 5 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Capita
4 2 (3.08%) Kaspersky
4 2 (3.08%) McAfee
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) Sophos
4 2 (3.08%) Symantec
4 2 (3.08%) VMware