Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 764 998 1161
Rank change year-on-year +234 +163 +20
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 97 93 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.065% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.90% 0.46% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 110 77 51
Median annual salary £76,250 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.31% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £50,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £71,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +17.12% -7.50%

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 10,815 20,034 22,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.27% 13.96% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8,212 14,489 17,168
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,525 £27,725 £28,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +10.43%

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing JSP 440 over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Top 9 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 2 June 2020. 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 +181 69 £67,500 +3.85%
UK excluding London +170 61 £67,500 +3.85%
South East +145 39 £63,500 -2.31%
Work from Home +65 27 £80,000 +6.67%
South West +42 20 £75,000 +15.38%
London +134 8 £75,000 +42.86%
East of England +78 1 £55,000 +4.76%
West Midlands - 1 £57,500 -
Midlands - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 69 (71.13%) Information Security
2 66 (68.04%) Security Cleared
3 62 (63.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (62.89%) Information Assurance
5 60 (61.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 56 (57.73%) CESG Certified Professional
7 54 (55.67%) SC Cleared
8 50 (51.55%) CESG
9 47 (48.45%) Cybersecurity
10 46 (47.42%) CISSP
11 44 (45.36%) Security Architecture
12 38 (39.18%) SABSA
13 37 (38.14%) Azure
14 36 (37.11%) AWS
15 34 (35.05%) CISM
16 32 (32.99%) Risk Management
17 31 (31.96%) TOGAF
17 31 (31.96%) Customer Requirements
18 28 (28.87%) Risk Analysis
19 27 (27.84%) COBIT
19 27 (27.84%) PCI DSS
19 27 (27.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 25 (25.77%) RMADS
21 24 (24.74%) DV Cleared
22 22 (22.68%) Management Information System
22 22 (22.68%) Cyberthreat
22 22 (22.68%) Cyber Essentials
23 20 (20.62%) CRISC
24 13 (13.40%) SIEM
25 12 (12.37%) Matrix Organization

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 8 (8.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 37 (38.14%) Azure
2 36 (37.11%) AWS
3 7 (7.22%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (7.22%) IaaS
3 7 (7.22%) PaaS
3 7 (7.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (7.22%) Network Security
3 4 (4.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.03%) DMZ
4 1 (1.03%) Internet
General
1 12 (12.37%) Public Sector
2 8 (8.25%) Military
3 3 (3.09%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.06%) Finance
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Police
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (55.67%) Architect
1 54 (55.67%) Security Architect
2 27 (27.84%) AWS Architect
2 27 (27.84%) Azure Architect
2 27 (27.84%) Cloud Architect
3 22 (22.68%) Security Manager
4 18 (18.56%) Enterprise Architect
4 18 (18.56%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 15 (15.46%) Consultant
6 14 (14.43%) IT Manager
6 14 (14.43%) IT Security Manager
7 13 (13.40%) Security Consultant
8 9 (9.28%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 9 (9.28%) Principal Architect
8 9 (9.28%) Principal Security Architect
9 7 (7.22%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 7 (7.22%) Network Architect
9 7 (7.22%) Network Security Architect
10 6 (6.19%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 5 (5.15%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 50 (51.55%) CESG
2 22 (22.68%) Cyberthreat
2 22 (22.68%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 6 (6.19%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (5.15%) Cyberattack
6 3 (3.09%) PKI
6 3 (3.09%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.03%) Windows
1 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (71.13%) Information Security
2 61 (62.89%) Information Assurance
3 47 (48.45%) Cybersecurity
4 44 (45.36%) Security Architecture
5 38 (39.18%) SABSA
6 32 (32.99%) Risk Management
7 31 (31.96%) Customer Requirements
7 31 (31.96%) TOGAF
8 28 (28.87%) Risk Analysis
9 13 (13.40%) SIEM
10 12 (12.37%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (11.34%) Information Security Management
11 11 (11.34%) Security Management
12 9 (9.28%) Creative Thinking
12 9 (9.28%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (9.28%) Innovative Thinking
13 8 (8.25%) Decision-Making
14 7 (7.22%) Active Listening
14 7 (7.22%) ISMS
15 6 (6.19%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (68.04%) Security Cleared
2 56 (57.73%) CESG Certified Professional
3 54 (55.67%) SC Cleared
4 46 (47.42%) CISSP
5 34 (35.05%) CISM
6 24 (24.74%) DV Cleared
7 20 (20.62%) CRISC
8 8 (8.25%) IISP
9 7 (7.22%) CISA
10 4 (4.12%) Degree
11 3 (3.09%) CEH
11 3 (3.09%) CISMP
11 3 (3.09%) CREST Certified
12 2 (2.06%) CLAS
12 2 (2.06%) SSCP
13 1 (1.03%) CCDP
13 1 (1.03%) CCIE
13 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (1.03%) MCSE
13 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (63.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (61.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 27 (27.84%) COBIT
3 27 (27.84%) PCI DSS
3 27 (27.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 25 (25.77%) RMADS
5 22 (22.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (8.25%) NCSC
7 6 (6.19%) NIST
8 5 (5.15%) NIST 800
9 3 (3.09%) ISO 22301
9 3 (3.09%) QA
10 2 (2.06%) GDPR
10 2 (2.06%) HMG Infosec
10 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (1.03%) Def Stans
11 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (4.12%) Splunk
2 3 (3.09%) Cisco
2 3 (3.09%) Juniper
3 2 (2.06%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.03%) SAP