Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1101 1128 1144
Rank change year-on-year +27 +16 +96
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 40 62 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.035% 0.044%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 34 43 54
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £44,000 £41,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £88,250 £81,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +30.00%

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 21,626 22,395 24,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.28% 12.47% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16,340 16,713 19,220
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 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 +31 37 £55,000 -8.33% 19
UK excluding London +11 36 £55,000 -8.33% 17
South West -19 21 £55,000 -8.33% 11
South East +19 11 £75,000 +66.67% 4
East of England - 3 £55,000 - 1
London +60 1 £65,000 - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 30 (75.00%) CISSP
2 24 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 22 (55.00%) Information Security
4 18 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (42.50%) Security Architecture
6 15 (37.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 14 (35.00%) Risk Management
8 13 (32.50%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (27.50%) Security Management
11 9 (22.50%) CISM
11 9 (22.50%) Information Assurance
12 8 (20.00%) Finance
12 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
13 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
13 7 (17.50%) Data Protection
13 7 (17.50%) PCI DSS
14 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
14 6 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (15.00%) CISA
14 6 (15.00%) ITIL
14 6 (15.00%) Project Management
15 5 (12.50%) Information Security Management
15 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
15 5 (12.50%) JSP 440
15 5 (12.50%) CESG
15 5 (12.50%) Security Operations
15 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
16 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
16 4 (10.00%) IISP

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 4 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Electronics
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Marketing
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Architect
1 17 (42.50%) Security Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Security Officer
4 5 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
4 5 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Chief Information Officer
5 3 (7.50%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 3 (7.50%) Chief Security Officer
5 3 (7.50%) CIO
5 3 (7.50%) Head of Information
5 3 (7.50%) Head of Information Security
5 3 (7.50%) Head of Security
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Information Officer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (12.50%) CESG
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.50%) Cyberattack
6 1 (2.50%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Information Security
2 17 (42.50%) Security Architecture
3 14 (35.00%) Risk Management
4 13 (32.50%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (27.50%) Security Management
6 9 (22.50%) Information Assurance
7 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (17.50%) Data Protection
9 6 (15.00%) ITIL
9 6 (15.00%) Project Management
10 5 (12.50%) Information Security Management
10 5 (12.50%) Security Operations
11 4 (10.00%) B2B
11 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (10.00%) Data Security
11 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
11 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (75.00%) CISSP
2 24 (60.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 15 (37.50%) CompTIA Security+
4 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (22.50%) CISM
6 6 (15.00%) CISA
6 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 4 (10.00%) IISP
9 3 (7.50%) CEH
9 3 (7.50%) CLAS
9 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.50%) JSP 440
4 4 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (7.50%) GDPR
5 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (5.00%) Government Security Classifications
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle