Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1147 1200 1224
Rank change year-on-year +53 +24 -5
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 37 47 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.025% 0.036%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 60
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% -0.90%
10th Percentile £41,450 £44,625 £41,225
90th Percentile £80,750 £75,625 £75,100
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.52% +4.55% -15.38%

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 21860 24826 27908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.54% 13.09% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 16227 19621 22039
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £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 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Top 4 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 22 October 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
UK excluding London +36 19 £61,250 +6.52%
England +26 19 £61,250 +2.08%
South West +9 15 £60,000 +4.35%
South East +53 4 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 28 (75.68%) Information Security
1 28 (75.68%) CESG
2 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
3 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
4 22 (59.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (48.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 17 (45.95%) PCI DSS
7 16 (43.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (43.24%) Risk Analysis
7 16 (43.24%) Information Assurance
7 16 (43.24%) COBIT
7 16 (43.24%) TOGAF
7 16 (43.24%) Customer Requirements
7 16 (43.24%) SABSA
8 15 (40.54%) Security Architecture
9 14 (37.84%) CESG Certified Professional
9 14 (37.84%) DV Cleared
10 12 (32.43%) Management Information System
11 11 (29.73%) ISMS
12 10 (27.03%) QMS
12 10 (27.03%) Degree
12 10 (27.03%) Business Continuity
12 10 (27.03%) Quality Management
12 10 (27.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (27.03%) Information Security Management
12 10 (27.03%) Security Management
12 10 (27.03%) Security Auditing
13 8 (21.62%) Service Management
14 7 (18.92%) CISSP
15 6 (16.22%) Project Management

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 (8.11%) Moodle
2 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Tactical Data Link
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Architect
2 16 (43.24%) Security Architect
3 13 (35.14%) Cloud Architect
3 13 (35.14%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Security Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (8.11%) IT Technician
6 3 (8.11%) Junior
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Junior IT Support
6 3 (8.11%) Junior IT Technician
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (75.68%) CESG
2 12 (32.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Information Security
2 16 (43.24%) Customer Requirements
2 16 (43.24%) Information Assurance
2 16 (43.24%) Risk Analysis
2 16 (43.24%) SABSA
2 16 (43.24%) TOGAF
3 15 (40.54%) Security Architecture
4 11 (29.73%) ISMS
5 10 (27.03%) Business Continuity
5 10 (27.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (27.03%) Information Security Management
5 10 (27.03%) QMS
5 10 (27.03%) Quality Management
5 10 (27.03%) Security Auditing
5 10 (27.03%) Security Management
6 8 (21.62%) Service Management
7 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (16.22%) Digital Forensics
7 6 (16.22%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
3 14 (37.84%) CESG Certified Professional
3 14 (37.84%) DV Cleared
4 10 (27.03%) Degree
5 7 (18.92%) CISSP
6 5 (13.51%) ISSAP
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.70%) CISM
8 1 (2.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (59.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (48.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 17 (45.95%) PCI DSS
4 16 (43.24%) COBIT
4 16 (43.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (10.81%) RMADS
6 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.70%) ISO 22301
6 1 (2.70%) ISO 31000
6 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix