Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1159 1213 1230
Rank change year-on-year +54 +17 +34
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 28 46 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.023% 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 54
UK median annual salary £65,000 £66,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.89% +26.19% -5.41%
10th Percentile £52,000 £44,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,250 £53,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.95% +19.44% -30.77%

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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21464 26007 28192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.19% 13.20% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16021 20648 22163
UK median annual salary £48,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.78% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £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% -

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JSP 440 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JSP 440 over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 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
England +52 16 £62,500 -3.85% 4
UK excluding London +67 15 £61,250 +13.95% 4
South West +10 11 £60,000 -2.04% 1
South East +73 4 £65,000 +30.00% 1
London +36 1 £85,000 +15.25%

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 25 (89.29%) Security Cleared
2 24 (85.71%) Information Security
3 22 (78.57%) CESG
4 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
5 17 (60.71%) DV Cleared
6 16 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
7 15 (53.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (50.00%) Information Assurance
8 14 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 13 (46.43%) PCI DSS
10 12 (42.86%) CISSP
10 12 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
10 12 (42.86%) Security Architecture
10 12 (42.86%) SABSA
10 12 (42.86%) COBIT
10 12 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
10 12 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (32.14%) Service Management
11 9 (32.14%) Project Management
11 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
11 9 (32.14%) ISSAP
12 8 (28.57%) Degree
12 8 (28.57%) ISMS
13 7 (25.00%) QMS
13 7 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
13 7 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
13 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
13 7 (25.00%) Quality Management
13 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

JSP 440
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 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) Tactical Data Link
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Military
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Architect
2 12 (42.86%) Security Architect
3 11 (39.29%) Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Security Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Information Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Security Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) CESG
2 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Information Security
2 14 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 12 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
3 12 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
3 12 (42.86%) SABSA
3 12 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 9 (32.14%) Project Management
4 9 (32.14%) Service Management
5 8 (28.57%) ISMS
6 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 7 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
6 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (25.00%) Information Security Management
6 7 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 7 (25.00%) QMS
6 7 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 7 (25.00%) Security Auditing
6 7 (25.00%) Security Management
7 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (89.29%) Security Cleared
2 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (60.71%) DV Cleared
4 16 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
5 12 (42.86%) CISSP
6 9 (32.14%) ISSAP
7 8 (28.57%) Degree
8 1 (3.57%) CISM
8 1 (3.57%) IISP
8 1 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 13 (46.43%) PCI DSS
4 12 (42.86%) COBIT
4 12 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (7.14%) RMADS
6 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (3.57%) ISO 22301
6 1 (3.57%) ISO 31000
6 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Citrix
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft