Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1139 1141 1212
Rank change year-on-year +2 +71 -63
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 64 83 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.044% 0.036%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 45 55 73
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00% -16.67%

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 22781 24655 28169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.64% 12.96% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17061 19498 22269
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +7.61% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +38 61 £60,000 -7.69% 3
England +38 57 £60,000 -7.69% 3
South West +29 44 £60,000 -7.69% 2
South East +34 12 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Scotland - 5 £62,500 -
London +3 1 £65,000 -18.75%

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 42 (65.63%) Information Security
2 36 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 29 (45.31%) CESG Certified Professional
3 29 (45.31%) CISSP
4 27 (42.19%) Information Assurance
5 26 (40.63%) SC Cleared
6 25 (39.06%) DV Cleared
6 25 (39.06%) CESG
7 24 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (34.38%) Finance
9 19 (29.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 17 (26.56%) Management Information System
10 17 (26.56%) Risk Management
11 16 (25.00%) C
12 15 (23.44%) Electronics
13 14 (21.88%) Manufacturing
14 13 (20.31%) Firewall
14 13 (20.31%) CESG CLAS
14 13 (20.31%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (20.31%) Degree
14 13 (20.31%) CLAS
15 11 (17.19%) Marketing
15 11 (17.19%) Digital Marketing
15 11 (17.19%) Programme Management
15 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
15 11 (17.19%) IIS
15 11 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (17.19%) SAP
16 10 (15.63%) Security Architecture
16 10 (15.63%) Security Auditing

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 11 (17.19%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
2 9 (14.06%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) DHCP
3 2 (3.13%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) Network Security
3 2 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.13%) VSAN
3 2 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Electronics
3 14 (21.88%) Manufacturing
4 11 (17.19%) Marketing
4 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
5 6 (9.38%) Legal
6 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Consultant
2 16 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 16 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 10 (15.63%) Information Assurance Leader
3 10 (15.63%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (14.06%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 8 (12.50%) Security Consultant
6 7 (10.94%) Information Officer
6 7 (10.94%) Information Security Officer
6 7 (10.94%) Security Officer
7 6 (9.38%) Information Assurance Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Product Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Security Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Security Product Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Information Risk Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Information Security Risk Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Risk Manager
10 3 (4.69%) Head of Information Security
10 3 (4.69%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) CESG
2 17 (26.56%) Management Information System
3 13 (20.31%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (9.38%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.56%) SCADA
7 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Fedora
3 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) Information Security
2 27 (42.19%) Information Assurance
3 17 (26.56%) Risk Management
4 13 (20.31%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (17.19%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (17.19%) Programme Management
6 10 (15.63%) Security Architecture
6 10 (15.63%) Security Auditing
7 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (9.38%) Analytics
8 6 (9.38%) Data Protection
8 6 (9.38%) Security Management
9 5 (7.81%) Information Security Management
9 5 (7.81%) Test Strategy
9 5 (7.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (6.25%) Business Development
10 4 (6.25%) Network Design
10 4 (6.25%) OWASP
10 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) C
2 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 29 (45.31%) CESG Certified Professional
2 29 (45.31%) CISSP
3 26 (40.63%) SC Cleared
4 25 (39.06%) DV Cleared
5 13 (20.31%) CLAS
5 13 (20.31%) Degree
6 9 (14.06%) IISP
7 8 (12.50%) CISM
8 6 (9.38%) Master's Degree
9 4 (6.25%) CISA
9 4 (6.25%) SANS
10 3 (4.69%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (4.69%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (3.13%) CCNA
11 2 (3.13%) CCNP
11 2 (3.13%) CEH
11 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (3.13%) MCP
11 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (29.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (9.38%) PCI DSS
4 5 (7.81%) Government Security Classifications
5 4 (6.25%) JSP 440
6 3 (4.69%) GDPR
7 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) SAP
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco
3 2 (3.13%) Capita
3 2 (3.13%) Kaspersky
3 2 (3.13%) McAfee
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) Sophos
3 2 (3.13%) Symantec
3 2 (3.13%) VMware