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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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1142 981 744
Rank change year-on-year -161 -237 +327
Permanent jobs citing RMADS 74 28 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.024% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 21
10th Percentile £45,000 £44,980 -
25th Percentile £49,625 £54,500 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +30.00% -16.67%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £74,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,000 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.23% +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 29,539 16,806 7,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.62% 14.53% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13,893 10,377 6,137
10th Percentile £31,231 £31,250 £30,737
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for RMADS in the UK

RMADS
Top 11 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 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London -64 43 £59,000 -9.23% 8
England -151 42 £67,500 +3.85% 6
Work from Home -185 36 £62,500 - 3
South East -38 17 £68,750 -1.79% 1
South West -20 15 £57,500 +5.12% 4
London -179 8 £80,000 +28.00%
Wales - 7 £70,000 - 1
Scotland - 5 - - 1
North of England - 3 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £70,000 -
North West - 1 £59,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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 59 (79.73%) Security Cleared
1 59 (79.73%) Cybersecurity
2 53 (71.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (67.57%) NCSC
4 48 (64.86%) SC Cleared
4 48 (64.86%) Information Assurance
5 46 (62.16%) Security Management
6 45 (60.81%) Information Security
7 44 (59.46%) CISSP
8 43 (58.11%) Risk Assessment
9 38 (51.35%) JSP 440
10 37 (50.00%) CISM
11 35 (47.30%) Risk Management
12 34 (45.95%) DV Cleared
13 33 (44.59%) Management Information System
14 30 (40.54%) Degree
14 30 (40.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 29 (39.19%) CESG Certified Professional
16 26 (35.14%) CISMP
17 23 (31.08%) Azure
17 23 (31.08%) AWS
17 23 (31.08%) Social Skills
18 22 (29.73%) ISMS
19 21 (28.38%) Firewall
19 21 (28.38%) Information Security Management
20 20 (27.03%) Linux
20 20 (27.03%) Computer Science
20 20 (27.03%) Computer Science Degree
21 19 (25.68%) Palo Alto
21 19 (25.68%) Project Delivery

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:

Cloud Services
1 23 (31.08%) AWS
1 23 (31.08%) Azure
2 17 (22.97%) GCP
3 6 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.35%) PaaS
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.38%) Firewall
2 6 (8.11%) WAN
3 3 (4.05%) HTTP
3 3 (4.05%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.05%) IPsec
3 3 (4.05%) LAN
3 3 (4.05%) SNMP
3 3 (4.05%) SSL
3 3 (4.05%) Telnet
3 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.70%) BGP
4 2 (2.70%) DWDM
4 2 (2.70%) MPLS
4 2 (2.70%) Network Security
4 2 (2.70%) OSPF
4 2 (2.70%) SDH
4 2 (2.70%) VPLS
5 1 (1.35%) DHCP
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (31.08%) Social Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Aerospace
2 8 (10.81%) Military
3 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.05%) Aviation
5 2 (2.70%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Local Government
6 1 (1.35%) Police
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) IT Engineer
1 17 (22.97%) IT Security Engineer
1 17 (22.97%) Security Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Consultant
3 12 (16.22%) Information Manager
3 12 (16.22%) Information Security Manager
3 12 (16.22%) Security Manager
4 9 (12.16%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 7 (9.46%) Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Information Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Security Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Security Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Security Advisor
7 4 (5.41%) Information Assurance Specialist
7 4 (5.41%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Information Specialist
8 3 (4.05%) Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) LDAP
1 18 (24.32%) SAML
2 3 (4.05%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 33 (44.59%) Management Information System
2 18 (24.32%) PKI
3 17 (22.97%) Data Protection Act
3 17 (22.97%) Public Cloud
4 8 (10.81%) CESG
5 5 (6.76%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.70%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) Unix
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (79.73%) Cybersecurity
2 48 (64.86%) Information Assurance
3 46 (62.16%) Security Management
4 45 (60.81%) Information Security
5 43 (58.11%) Risk Assessment
6 35 (47.30%) Risk Management
7 22 (29.73%) ISMS
8 21 (28.38%) Information Security Management
9 20 (27.03%) Computer Science
10 19 (25.68%) Project Delivery
11 18 (24.32%) Boundary Protection
11 18 (24.32%) SIEM
12 17 (22.97%) Business Continuity
12 17 (22.97%) Business Continuity Management
12 17 (22.97%) Data Protection
12 17 (22.97%) Facilities Management
12 17 (22.97%) Infrastructure as Code
12 17 (22.97%) ITIL
12 17 (22.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 14 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 59 (79.73%) Security Cleared
2 48 (64.86%) SC Cleared
3 44 (59.46%) CISSP
4 37 (50.00%) CISM
5 34 (45.95%) DV Cleared
6 30 (40.54%) Degree
7 29 (39.19%) CESG Certified Professional
8 26 (35.14%) CISMP
9 20 (27.03%) Computer Science Degree
10 17 (22.97%) CEH
10 17 (22.97%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 9 (12.16%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (8.11%) CRISC
13 5 (6.76%) CLAS
13 5 (6.76%) Master's Degree
14 4 (5.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (5.41%) CREST Certified
14 4 (5.41%) GIAC
14 4 (5.41%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (71.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (67.57%) NCSC
3 38 (51.35%) JSP 440
4 30 (40.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 17 (22.97%) BS25999
5 17 (22.97%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (22.97%) GDPR
5 17 (22.97%) ISO 22301
5 17 (22.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (9.46%) Def Stans
6 7 (9.46%) NIST
7 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.35%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Palo Alto
2 17 (22.97%) Centrify
2 17 (22.97%) Google
2 17 (22.97%) Splunk
3 3 (4.05%) Cisco
3 3 (4.05%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.70%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.70%) IBM
4 2 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (1.35%) VMware