Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1021 1149 1190
Rank change year-on-year +128 +41 +43
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 68 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.022% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 64 12 26
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £52,500 £51,925 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £85,875 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +17.12% -11.20% +8.70%

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 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 18,804 22,132 21,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.28% 13.19% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13,877 16,808 16,072
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,500 £27,251
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Top 7 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 18 September 2019. 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
UK excluding London +113 68 £65,000 +17.12% 9
England +146 67 £65,000 +17.12% 9
South West +64 52 £70,000 +26.13% 4
South East +37 14 £65,000 - 2
Midlands - 1 £65,000 - 3
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 67 (98.53%) Security Cleared
2 54 (79.41%) Information Assurance
3 53 (77.94%) Information Security
4 48 (70.59%) Cybersecurity
5 47 (69.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 44 (64.71%) Security Architecture
6 44 (64.71%) Technical Architecture
6 44 (64.71%) HMG Infosec
7 43 (63.24%) IT Strategy
8 42 (61.76%) Project Delivery
9 41 (60.29%) Critical Thinking
9 41 (60.29%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (51.47%) Public Sector
11 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
12 29 (42.65%) Management Information System
13 28 (41.18%) C
14 27 (39.71%) Architectural Design
15 24 (35.29%) PowerShell
15 24 (35.29%) Software Engineering
15 24 (35.29%) Finance
16 23 (33.82%) Banking
16 23 (33.82%) TOGAF
16 23 (33.82%) Enterprise Architecture
16 23 (33.82%) C++
16 23 (33.82%) Java
16 23 (33.82%) JSP
16 23 (33.82%) SOAP
16 23 (33.82%) Web Services
16 23 (33.82%) XML
16 23 (33.82%) Linux

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 (1.47%) IIS
1 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) GIS
2 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
General
1 35 (51.47%) Public Sector
2 24 (35.29%) Finance
3 23 (33.82%) Banking
4 8 (11.76%) Military
5 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (83.82%) Architect
2 41 (60.29%) Solutions Architect
3 27 (39.71%) Security Architect
4 18 (26.47%) Security Solutions Architect
5 11 (16.18%) IT Architect
5 11 (16.18%) IT Security Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Consultant
8 1 (1.47%) Chief Information Officer
8 1 (1.47%) Coordinator
8 1 (1.47%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 1 (1.47%) Information Architect
8 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Security Assurance Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Security Consultant
8 1 (1.47%) Security Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) JSON
1 23 (33.82%) JSP
1 23 (33.82%) SOAP
1 23 (33.82%) Web Services
1 23 (33.82%) XML
2 4 (5.88%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 41 (60.29%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (42.65%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) CESG
4 1 (1.47%) Acoustics
4 1 (1.47%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.47%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (79.41%) Information Assurance
2 53 (77.94%) Information Security
3 48 (70.59%) Cybersecurity
4 44 (64.71%) Security Architecture
4 44 (64.71%) Technical Architecture
5 43 (63.24%) IT Strategy
6 42 (61.76%) Project Delivery
7 41 (60.29%) Critical Thinking
8 27 (39.71%) Architectural Design
9 24 (35.29%) Software Engineering
10 23 (33.82%) DSDM
10 23 (33.82%) Enterprise Architecture
10 23 (33.82%) TOGAF
11 8 (11.76%) SIEM
12 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (10.29%) Risk Management
13 5 (7.35%) Decision-Making
13 5 (7.35%) Regression Testing
13 5 (7.35%) SDLC
13 5 (7.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) C
2 24 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 23 (33.82%) C++
3 23 (33.82%) Java
3 23 (33.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 67 (98.53%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
3 12 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.76%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (7.35%) CISSP
6 4 (5.88%) CISM
7 3 (4.41%) CISA
8 2 (2.94%) IISP
9 1 (1.47%) CLAS
9 1 (1.47%) Degree
9 1 (1.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (1.47%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.47%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (69.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 44 (64.71%) HMG Infosec
3 6 (8.82%) RMADS
4 4 (5.88%) GPG13
4 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
1 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) LogRhythm
3 2 (2.94%) Splunk
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix
4 1 (1.47%) Juniper
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) VMware