Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 710 994 1160
Rank change year-on-year +284 +166 +48
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 64 96 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.067% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.78% 0.50% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 67 80 33
Median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £50,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £89,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year - +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 8,247 19,340 22,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.26% 13.42% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6,233 14,276 17,226
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,250
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% - +6.64%

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 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 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 +257 53 £67,500 +3.85% 6
UK excluding London +219 45 £65,000 - 4
South East +179 24 £50,000 -23.08% 2
South West +71 20 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Work from Home - 11 £80,000 - 1
London +220 8 £75,000 +42.86% 2
East of England +102 1 £55,000 +4.76%

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 54 (84.38%) Security Cleared
2 50 (78.13%) Information Assurance
3 48 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 43 (67.19%) Information Security
5 42 (65.63%) SC Cleared
6 40 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
7 39 (60.94%) CISSP
8 36 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 34 (53.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 33 (51.56%) CESG
11 26 (40.63%) CISM
12 23 (35.94%) Risk Management
12 23 (35.94%) Security Architecture
13 21 (32.81%) DV Cleared
14 20 (31.25%) Cyberthreat
15 19 (29.69%) SABSA
15 19 (29.69%) RMADS
15 19 (29.69%) Management Information System
16 17 (26.56%) CRISC
16 17 (26.56%) Cyber Essentials
17 15 (23.44%) Azure
18 14 (21.88%) AWS
19 13 (20.31%) Matrix Organization
20 12 (18.75%) Public Sector
21 11 (17.19%) Customer Requirements
21 11 (17.19%) TOGAF
22 10 (15.63%) COBIT
22 10 (15.63%) PCI DSS
22 10 (15.63%) Risk Analysis
22 10 (15.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 9 (14.06%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Azure
2 14 (21.88%) AWS
3 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.25%) IaaS
3 4 (6.25%) PaaS
3 4 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (1.56%) DMZ
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
General
1 12 (18.75%) Public Sector
2 6 (9.38%) Military
3 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Architect
1 30 (46.88%) Security Architect
2 16 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 13 (20.31%) Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) IT Manager
3 13 (20.31%) IT Security Manager
4 11 (17.19%) Security Consultant
5 10 (15.63%) AWS Architect
5 10 (15.63%) Azure Architect
5 10 (15.63%) Cloud Architect
6 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Network Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.69%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 33 (51.56%) CESG
2 20 (31.25%) Cyberthreat
3 19 (29.69%) Management Information System
4 8 (12.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 5 (7.81%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (78.13%) Information Assurance
2 43 (67.19%) Information Security
3 40 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (35.94%) Risk Management
4 23 (35.94%) Security Architecture
5 19 (29.69%) SABSA
6 13 (20.31%) Matrix Organization
7 11 (17.19%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (17.19%) TOGAF
8 10 (15.63%) Creative Thinking
8 10 (15.63%) Innovative Thinking
8 10 (15.63%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (12.50%) Active Listening
10 8 (12.50%) Information Security Management
10 8 (12.50%) Security Management
11 7 (10.94%) ISMS
12 6 (9.38%) Project Management
12 6 (9.38%) SIEM
13 5 (7.81%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (84.38%) Security Cleared
2 48 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 42 (65.63%) SC Cleared
4 39 (60.94%) CISSP
5 26 (40.63%) CISM
6 21 (32.81%) DV Cleared
7 17 (26.56%) CRISC
8 9 (14.06%) IISP
9 5 (7.81%) CISA
10 2 (3.13%) CLAS
11 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (53.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 19 (29.69%) RMADS
4 17 (26.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (15.63%) COBIT
5 10 (15.63%) PCI DSS
5 10 (15.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (4.69%) NCSC
7 3 (4.69%) NIST
8 2 (3.13%) NIST 800
9 1 (1.56%) Def Stans
9 1 (1.56%) GDPR
9 1 (1.56%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) Splunk
2 2 (3.13%) LogRhythm
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco
3 1 (1.56%) Juniper
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) SAP