Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1118 1146 1210
Rank change year-on-year +28 +64 -65
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 46 89 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.046% 0.047%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 56 87
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% -8.70%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,875 £40,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £85,000 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -13.04%

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 21512 25265 28143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.34% 13.11% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15970 20059 22280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 2017. 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
UK excluding London +35 46 £60,000 +9.09% 2
England -1 41 £60,000 -2.44% 2
South West +40 35 £60,000 -7.69% 2
South East +19 5 - -
Scotland - 5 £62,500 -
East of England +13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, 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 32 (69.57%) Information Security
2 29 (63.04%) Security Cleared
3 25 (54.35%) SC Cleared
4 23 (50.00%) Finance
5 20 (43.48%) Information Assurance
6 18 (39.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 17 (36.96%) Electronics
8 16 (34.78%) Manufacturing
9 13 (28.26%) CISSP
9 13 (28.26%) Risk Management
9 13 (28.26%) DV Cleared
10 12 (26.09%) CESG
11 11 (23.91%) C
12 10 (21.74%) SAP
12 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
12 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
12 10 (21.74%) Programme Management
12 10 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (21.74%) Marketing
12 10 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (21.74%) Security Auditing
13 9 (19.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 9 (19.57%) Degree
13 9 (19.57%) Risk Assessment
14 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 7 (15.22%) CESG CLAS
15 7 (15.22%) Validation
15 7 (15.22%) CLAS
16 6 (13.04%) Firewall

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 (8.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) Electronics
3 16 (34.78%) Manufacturing
4 10 (21.74%) Marketing
4 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Security Manager
2 14 (30.43%) Consultant
2 14 (30.43%) Information Manager
3 10 (21.74%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (19.57%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Product Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Security Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Security Product Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Information Assurance Leader
6 4 (8.70%) Information Assurance Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Information Officer
6 4 (8.70%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (8.70%) Security Officer
7 3 (6.52%) Information Risk Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security Risk Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Risk Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Information Assurance Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) CESG
2 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 7 (15.22%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (6.52%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Information Security
2 20 (43.48%) Information Assurance
3 13 (28.26%) Risk Management
4 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (21.74%) Programme Management
4 10 (21.74%) Security Auditing
5 9 (19.57%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (15.22%) Validation
7 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
7 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (8.70%) Analytics
8 4 (8.70%) Network Design
8 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.52%) ISMS
9 3 (6.52%) Security Management
10 2 (4.35%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (63.04%) Security Cleared
2 25 (54.35%) SC Cleared
3 18 (39.13%) CESG Certified Professional
4 13 (28.26%) CISSP
4 13 (28.26%) DV Cleared
5 9 (19.57%) Degree
6 7 (15.22%) CLAS
7 4 (8.70%) IISP
7 4 (8.70%) Master's Degree
8 3 (6.52%) CISA
8 3 (6.52%) CISM
9 1 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (10.87%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (6.52%) JSP 440
4 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
5 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle