Period
to 8 May 2021

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 8 May 2021 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
8 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 794 829 1026
Rank change year-on-year +35 +197 +129
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 82 121 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.12% 0.058%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.75% 0.98% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 101 67
10th Percentile £28,400 £50,000 "
25th Percentile £42,600 £62,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,750 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.93% +7.69% -7.14%
75th Percentile £70,938 £82,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £72,500 " £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +17.12%

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 10,962 12,394 20,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.37% 12.37% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7,558 9,592 15,057
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 8 May 2021.

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 8 May 2021. 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 +38 69 £65,000 -3.70% 10
England +40 53 £65,000 -3.70% 10
Scotland - 26 - - 1
South East +18 22 £65,000 - 3
South West -24 19 £44,450 -40.73% 4
London +82 10 £60,000 -20.00% 1
Work from Home -180 3 £65,000 -18.75% 1
West Midlands -1 2 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Midlands -4 2 £67,500 +17.39% 1

For the 6 months to 8 May 2021, 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 55 (67.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 53 (64.63%) Information Security
3 52 (63.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (60.98%) NCSC
5 43 (52.44%) Social Skills
6 41 (50.00%) SABSA
7 40 (48.78%) CESG
8 39 (47.56%) Security Cleared
9 36 (43.90%) Information Assurance
10 35 (42.68%) TOGAF
10 35 (42.68%) Risk Analysis
10 35 (42.68%) Migration
11 33 (40.24%) Cybersecurity
12 29 (35.37%) Security Architecture
13 28 (34.15%) Risk Management
14 27 (32.93%) DV Cleared
15 23 (28.05%) SC Cleared
16 21 (25.61%) RMADS
17 18 (21.95%) CESG Certified Professional
18 17 (20.73%) CISSP
19 15 (18.29%) CISM
20 12 (14.63%) Management Information System
21 11 (13.41%) Data Security
21 11 (13.41%) NIST 800
22 10 (12.20%) NIST
23 9 (10.98%) Decision-Making
23 9 (10.98%) Infor M3
24 8 (9.76%) Network Security
25 7 (8.54%) Risk Assessment
26 6 (7.32%) SOA

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Network Security
2 5 (6.10%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) IPv6
3 1 (1.22%) RS-232
3 1 (1.22%) VoIP
General
1 43 (52.44%) Social Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Public Speaking
3 5 (6.10%) Aerospace
3 5 (6.10%) Legal
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Military
5 2 (2.44%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (60.98%) Architect
2 49 (59.76%) Security Architect
3 14 (17.07%) Consultant
4 9 (10.98%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 7 (8.54%) Security Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) Managing Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Information Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Information Assurance Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Information Specialist
8 3 (3.66%) Security Specialist
9 2 (2.44%) Information Assurance Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Information Security Specialist
9 2 (2.44%) Security Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.44%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.44%) Senior Security Architect
9 2 (2.44%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) Leaflet
1 1 (1.22%) ModSecurity
1 1 (1.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 40 (48.78%) CESG
2 12 (14.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) Cyberattack
3 4 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.66%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (3.66%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.22%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.22%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.22%) Linux
1 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (64.63%) Information Security
2 41 (50.00%) SABSA
3 36 (43.90%) Information Assurance
4 35 (42.68%) Migration
4 35 (42.68%) Risk Analysis
4 35 (42.68%) TOGAF
5 33 (40.24%) Cybersecurity
6 29 (35.37%) Security Architecture
7 28 (34.15%) Risk Management
8 11 (13.41%) Data Security
9 9 (10.98%) Decision-Making
10 7 (8.54%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (7.32%) SIEM
11 6 (7.32%) SOA
12 5 (6.10%) Converged Infrastructure
12 5 (6.10%) Cyber Resilience
12 5 (6.10%) Information Security Governance
12 5 (6.10%) IT Strategy
12 5 (6.10%) Security Operations
12 5 (6.10%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (47.56%) Security Cleared
2 27 (32.93%) DV Cleared
3 23 (28.05%) SC Cleared
4 18 (21.95%) CESG Certified Professional
5 17 (20.73%) CISSP
6 15 (18.29%) CISM
7 6 (7.32%) PCI QSA
7 6 (7.32%) SANS
8 5 (6.10%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (6.10%) Degree
8 5 (6.10%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (3.66%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) HNC
9 3 (3.66%) HND
10 1 (1.22%) CISMP
10 1 (1.22%) CLAS
10 1 (1.22%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (67.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 52 (63.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (60.98%) NCSC
4 21 (25.61%) RMADS
5 11 (13.41%) NIST 800
6 10 (12.20%) NIST
7 6 (7.32%) GDPR
7 6 (7.32%) Government Security Classifications
7 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 6 (7.32%) PA-DSS
7 6 (7.32%) PCI DSS
8 5 (6.10%) HMG Infosec
9 3 (3.66%) Def Stans
10 1 (1.22%) GPG13
10 1 (1.22%) GRC
10 1 (1.22%) ISO 22301
10 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Firmware
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
1 1 (1.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (6.10%) Splunk
2 2 (2.44%) VMware
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco
3 1 (1.22%) Juniper
3 1 (1.22%) LogRhythm