The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 257 239
Rank change year-on-year +38 -18  
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 6 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.017% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.06% 0.15% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Median salary £55,000 £41,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.53% +38.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £50,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +66.66%  

JSP 440 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 566 661 669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.13% 11.23% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 460 544 521
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing JSP 440 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for JSP 440 in the South West

JSP 440
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JSP 440 in the South West.

Salary trend for JSP 440 in the South West

JSP 440
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avon - 3 - -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
Dorset - 1 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
JSP 440
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 20 (95.24%) Information Assurance
2 19 (90.48%) Information Security
3 17 (80.95%) CESG Certified Professional
3 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
4 16 (76.19%) CESG
5 12 (57.14%) Project Management
5 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
6 11 (52.38%) Digital Forensics
6 11 (52.38%) Protective Monitoring
6 11 (52.38%) Security Auditing
6 11 (52.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (52.38%) Security Management
6 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
6 11 (52.38%) Business Continuity
6 11 (52.38%) ISMS
7 10 (47.62%) Aerospace
8 9 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (38.10%) Degree
10 7 (33.33%) Service Management
10 7 (33.33%) Information Security Management
10 7 (33.33%) Quality Management
10 7 (33.33%) QMS
10 7 (33.33%) RMADS
10 7 (33.33%) HMG Infosec
11 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
11 6 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (28.57%) CISSP
12 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
12 5 (23.81%) C
13 4 (19.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework

JSP 440
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 10 (47.62%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) Information Security Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) Security Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Assurance Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) CESG
2 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Information Assurance
2 19 (90.48%) Information Security
3 12 (57.14%) Project Management
4 11 (52.38%) Business Continuity
4 11 (52.38%) Digital Forensics
4 11 (52.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (52.38%) ISMS
4 11 (52.38%) Protective Monitoring
4 11 (52.38%) Security Auditing
4 11 (52.38%) Security Management
5 9 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (33.33%) Information Security Management
6 7 (33.33%) QMS
6 7 (33.33%) Quality Management
6 7 (33.33%) Service Management
7 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
8 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
9 4 (19.05%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) CESG Certified Professional
1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) CISSP
5 3 (14.29%) IISP
6 2 (9.52%) CISM
6 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) HMG Infosec
1 7 (33.33%) RMADS
2 4 (19.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS