Period
to 12 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for JSP 440 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JSP 440 over the 6 months to 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 838 794 984
Rank change year-on-year -44 +190 +149
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 49 65 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.084% 0.070%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.43% 0.64% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32 54 76
10th Percentile £28,400 " "
25th Percentile £42,600 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +17.12%
75th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £72,500 " "
UK median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -7.14%

JSP 440 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 advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11,529 10,156 19,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.96% 13.06% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7,779 7,919 14,332
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,200 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,150 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing JSP 440 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for JSP 440 in England

JSP 440
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JSP 440 in England.

Salary trend for JSP 440 in England

JSP 440
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing JSP 440 in England over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in England

JSP 440
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the England region over the 6 months to 12 June 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
South East -16 18 £70,000 +30.23%
South West -56 18 £57,500 -23.33%
London -23 12 £60,000 -20.00% 2
West Midlands -32 1 £67,500 +17.39%
Midlands -43 1 £67,500 +17.39%
JSP 440
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, IT jobs citing JSP 440 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 across the England region with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 36 (73.47%) Security Cleared
2 34 (69.39%) Information Assurance
3 32 (65.31%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (57.14%) Security Architecture
5 26 (53.06%) DV Cleared
5 26 (53.06%) Risk Management
6 23 (46.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 21 (42.86%) NCSC
8 20 (40.82%) Information Security
8 20 (40.82%) SC Cleared
8 20 (40.82%) RMADS
8 20 (40.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (36.73%) CESG Certified Professional
10 16 (32.65%) CISSP
11 15 (30.61%) CISM
12 13 (26.53%) Social Skills
13 12 (24.49%) Data Security
14 11 (22.45%) NIST 800
14 11 (22.45%) SABSA
15 10 (20.41%) Decision-Making
15 10 (20.41%) NIST
15 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
15 10 (20.41%) CESG
16 9 (18.37%) SIEM
17 7 (14.29%) Network Security
18 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
18 6 (12.24%) PCI QSA
18 6 (12.24%) SOA
18 6 (12.24%) Risk Assessment
18 6 (12.24%) Splunk

JSP 440
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Network Security
2 4 (8.16%) Unified Communications
General
1 13 (26.53%) Social Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Public Speaking
3 5 (10.20%) Legal
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Military
5 2 (4.08%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Architect
2 21 (42.86%) Security Architect
3 13 (26.53%) Consultant
4 10 (20.41%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 7 (14.29%) Security Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Managing Consultant
7 5 (10.20%) Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Information Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Information Assurance Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Information Assurance Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Information Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Information Security Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Security Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Security Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.04%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) CESG
1 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) Cyberattack
3 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.04%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Information Assurance
2 32 (65.31%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (57.14%) Security Architecture
4 26 (53.06%) Risk Management
5 20 (40.82%) Information Security
6 12 (24.49%) Data Security
7 11 (22.45%) SABSA
8 10 (20.41%) Decision-Making
9 9 (18.37%) SIEM
10 6 (12.24%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (12.24%) SOA
11 5 (10.20%) Information Security Governance
11 5 (10.20%) IT Strategy
11 5 (10.20%) Migration
11 5 (10.20%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (10.20%) Security Operations
11 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (10.20%) TOGAF
12 4 (8.16%) Active Listening
12 4 (8.16%) Cyber Resilience
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (73.47%) Security Cleared
2 26 (53.06%) DV Cleared
3 20 (40.82%) SC Cleared
4 18 (36.73%) CESG Certified Professional
5 16 (32.65%) CISSP
6 15 (30.61%) CISM
7 6 (12.24%) PCI QSA
7 6 (12.24%) SANS
8 5 (10.20%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (10.20%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.04%) CISMP
9 1 (2.04%) CLAS
9 1 (2.04%) CRISC
9 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (46.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 21 (42.86%) NCSC
3 20 (40.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (40.82%) RMADS
4 11 (22.45%) NIST 800
5 10 (20.41%) NIST
6 6 (12.24%) GDPR
6 6 (12.24%) Government Security Classifications
6 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 6 (12.24%) PA-DSS
6 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
7 5 (10.20%) HMG Infosec
8 3 (6.12%) GPG13
9 1 (2.04%) GRC
9 1 (2.04%) ISO 22301
9 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Splunk
2 4 (8.16%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.04%) VMware