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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 915 927
Rank change year-on-year +63 +12  
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 11 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.024% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 31
Median salary £65,000 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +30.00% +14.28%  

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 10035 12820 13699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.78% 13.02% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7737 10201 10745
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88%  

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Top 6 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 3 months to 23 May 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
England +47 6 £57,500 -14.81% 2
South West +16 5 £55,000 +32.53% 1
Bristol - 3 £60,000 -
Dorset - 2 £55,000 -
London +36 1 £85,000 +15.25%
City of London - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 30 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 24 (72.73%) Information Security
3 22 (66.67%) CESG
3 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 22 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 20 (60.61%) Information Assurance
5 16 (48.48%) CISSP
6 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (36.36%) C
7 12 (36.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 11 (33.33%) Security Auditing
8 11 (33.33%) DV Cleared
9 10 (30.30%) Business Continuity
10 8 (24.24%) Security Management
10 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
10 8 (24.24%) Risk Analysis
10 8 (24.24%) ISMS
11 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
11 7 (21.21%) Digital Forensics
11 7 (21.21%) Protective Monitoring
11 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
11 7 (21.21%) CISM
11 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (21.21%) Project Management
12 6 (18.18%) ISSAP
12 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
12 6 (18.18%) RMADS
12 6 (18.18%) CLAS
13 5 (15.15%) Customer Requirements

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 3 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (6.06%) BGP
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
2 2 (6.06%) H.323
2 2 (6.06%) ICMP
2 2 (6.06%) IGMP
2 2 (6.06%) IPsec
2 2 (6.06%) Junos
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) MPLS
2 2 (6.06%) Multicast
2 2 (6.06%) OSPF
2 2 (6.06%) SNMP
2 2 (6.06%) VoIP
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
General
1 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Consultant
2 9 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 8 (24.24%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Security Architect
5 5 (15.15%) Security Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Account Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Operational Security Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Security Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Security Operations Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (66.67%) CESG
2 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Information Security
2 20 (60.61%) Information Assurance
3 11 (33.33%) Security Auditing
4 10 (30.30%) Business Continuity
5 8 (24.24%) ISMS
5 8 (24.24%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
5 8 (24.24%) Security Management
6 7 (21.21%) Digital Forensics
6 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 7 (21.21%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.15%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (15.15%) SABSA
8 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
9 4 (12.12%) Internal Audit
9 4 (12.12%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 22 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 16 (48.48%) CISSP
4 11 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) CISM
6 6 (18.18%) CLAS
6 6 (18.18%) ISSAP
7 5 (15.15%) Degree
8 4 (12.12%) IISP
9 2 (6.06%) CCNP
9 2 (6.06%) CISA
9 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (6.06%) SANS
10 1 (3.03%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (36.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
4 6 (18.18%) RMADS
5 5 (15.15%) COBIT
5 5 (15.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (6.06%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco
1 2 (6.06%) Dell
1 2 (6.06%) EMC
1 2 (6.06%) HP
1 2 (6.06%) Juniper
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) NetApp
1 2 (6.06%) VMware