Period
to 22 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 813 912 1067
Rank change year-on-year +99 +155 +98
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 43 47 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.044% 0.038%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.41% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25 44 26
10th Percentile £42,600 " £41,500
25th Percentile £42,750 £50,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% - -0.90%
75th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £63,438
90th Percentile £71,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% - -0.90%

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 10,444 13,360 20,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.33% 12.38% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7,232 10,351 15,334
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,625
25th Percentile £40,920 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 April 2021.

Salary histogram for RMADS in the UK

RMADS
Top 6 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 April 2021. 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 +117 42 £65,000 +18.18% 4
UK excluding London +58 34 £65,000 +18.18% 4
South East +73 23 £65,000 - 1
South West +6 11 £44,400 -19.27% 2
London +107 8 £43,500 -20.91%
Work from Home - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 37 (86.05%) Risk Management
2 27 (62.79%) Security Architecture
3 26 (60.47%) Information Assurance
3 26 (60.47%) CISSP
4 25 (58.14%) Information Security
5 24 (55.81%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (53.49%) Security Cleared
7 22 (51.16%) JSP 440
8 21 (48.84%) Management Information System
8 21 (48.84%) CISM
8 21 (48.84%) CESG Certified Professional
9 16 (37.21%) NCSC
9 16 (37.21%) DV Cleared
9 16 (37.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (32.56%) NIST
10 14 (32.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 10 (23.26%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
12 8 (18.60%) Decision-Making
12 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
13 7 (16.28%) Aerospace
14 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
14 6 (13.95%) PCI QSA
14 6 (13.95%) SOA
14 6 (13.95%) PA-DSS
14 6 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 6 (13.95%) SABSA
14 6 (13.95%) NIST 800
14 6 (13.95%) SANS
14 6 (13.95%) Government Security Classifications

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 (9.30%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Unified Communications
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) Internet
3 2 (4.65%) Network Security
General
1 7 (16.28%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 2 (4.65%) Military
2 2 (4.65%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Information Specialist
2 8 (18.60%) Security Specialist
3 7 (16.28%) Information Security Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Managing Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Security Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Security Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Information Assurance Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Principal Security Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.98%) CESG
3 3 (6.98%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.98%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (6.98%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.33%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) Risk Management
2 27 (62.79%) Security Architecture
3 26 (60.47%) Information Assurance
4 25 (58.14%) Information Security
5 24 (55.81%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (23.26%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (18.60%) Decision-Making
7 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.95%) SABSA
8 6 (13.95%) SOA
8 6 (13.95%) Systems Engineering
9 5 (11.63%) Converged Infrastructure
9 5 (11.63%) Data Security
9 5 (11.63%) Project Delivery
10 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.98%) Change Management
11 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
11 3 (6.98%) ITIL
11 3 (6.98%) Project Management
11 3 (6.98%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) CISSP
2 23 (53.49%) Security Cleared
3 21 (48.84%) CESG Certified Professional
3 21 (48.84%) CISM
4 16 (37.21%) DV Cleared
5 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
6 6 (13.95%) PCI QSA
6 6 (13.95%) SANS
7 4 (9.30%) IISP
8 3 (6.98%) CCNP
8 3 (6.98%) CEH
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
8 3 (6.98%) PMP
9 1 (2.33%) CLAS
9 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (51.16%) JSP 440
2 16 (37.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (37.21%) NCSC
3 14 (32.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 14 (32.56%) NIST
4 6 (13.95%) GDPR
4 6 (13.95%) Government Security Classifications
4 6 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 6 (13.95%) NIST 800
4 6 (13.95%) PA-DSS
4 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) VMware