Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 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
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 998 1154 1177
Rank change year-on-year +156 +23 +58
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 98 46 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.49% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 81 28 18
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,750 £44,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £90,000 £72,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +17.12% -7.50% +20.00%

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 20,019 22,130 20,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.93% 12.90% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14,546 16,999 15,993
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -3.53%

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 15 June 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 15 June 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
England +148 96 £65,000 +17.12% 5
UK excluding London +135 91 £65,000 +17.12% 5
South West +73 64 £65,000 +17.12% 2
South East +49 21 £65,000 +18.18% 3
London +86 6 £52,500 -38.24%
East of England - 5 £52,500 -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 97 (98.98%) Security Cleared
2 77 (78.57%) Information Security
3 67 (68.37%) Information Assurance
4 61 (62.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 58 (59.18%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (46.94%) IT Strategy
6 46 (46.94%) Security Architecture
7 45 (45.92%) HMG Infosec
7 45 (45.92%) Technical Architecture
8 44 (44.90%) C
9 43 (43.88%) Microsoft
9 43 (43.88%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (43.88%) Critical Thinking
10 39 (39.80%) SC Cleared
11 34 (34.69%) Military
12 27 (27.55%) Windows
12 27 (27.55%) Windows Server
13 26 (26.53%) DV Cleared
13 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (25.51%) Active Directory
15 24 (24.49%) SDLC
15 24 (24.49%) System Testing
15 24 (24.49%) GIS
15 24 (24.49%) Regression Testing
15 24 (24.49%) Management Information System
16 19 (19.39%) Finance
17 18 (18.37%) TOGAF
17 18 (18.37%) Software Engineering
17 18 (18.37%) PowerShell
18 17 (17.35%) JSON

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 4 (4.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.49%) GIS
2 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
General
1 34 (34.69%) Military
2 19 (19.39%) Finance
3 17 (17.35%) Banking
4 4 (4.08%) Electronics
4 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.08%) Marketing
4 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (58.16%) Architect
2 42 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 37 (37.76%) Security Architect
4 25 (25.51%) Security Solutions Architect
5 24 (24.49%) Integration Engineer
5 24 (24.49%) Systems Engineer
5 24 (24.49%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 22 (22.45%) IT Architect
6 22 (22.45%) IT Security Architect
7 10 (10.20%) Security Manager
8 9 (9.18%) Compliance Manager
8 9 (9.18%) Compliance Officer
8 9 (9.18%) IT Manager
8 9 (9.18%) IT Security Manager
8 9 (9.18%) IT Security Officer
8 9 (9.18%) Security Compliance Manager
8 9 (9.18%) Security Compliance Officer
8 9 (9.18%) Security Officer
9 4 (4.08%) Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Cybersecurity Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.35%) JSON
1 17 (17.35%) JSP
1 17 (17.35%) SOAP
1 17 (17.35%) Web Services
1 17 (17.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (43.88%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (24.49%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.16%) CESG
4 2 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Acoustics
5 1 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.55%) Windows
1 27 (27.55%) Windows Server
2 17 (17.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (78.57%) Information Security
2 67 (68.37%) Information Assurance
3 58 (59.18%) Cybersecurity
4 46 (46.94%) IT Strategy
4 46 (46.94%) Security Architecture
5 45 (45.92%) Technical Architecture
6 43 (43.88%) Critical Thinking
7 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (24.49%) Regression Testing
8 24 (24.49%) SDLC
8 24 (24.49%) System Testing
9 18 (18.37%) Software Engineering
9 18 (18.37%) TOGAF
10 17 (17.35%) DSDM
10 17 (17.35%) Enterprise Architecture
10 17 (17.35%) Risk Management
11 9 (9.18%) Business Continuity
12 8 (8.16%) Internal Audit
13 7 (7.14%) Decision-Making
14 5 (5.10%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.90%) C
2 18 (18.37%) PowerShell
3 17 (17.35%) C++
3 17 (17.35%) Java
3 17 (17.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 97 (98.98%) Security Cleared
2 39 (39.80%) SC Cleared
3 26 (26.53%) DV Cleared
4 11 (11.22%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (8.16%) CISSP
6 5 (5.10%) IISP
7 3 (3.06%) CISM
8 2 (2.04%) CISA
8 2 (2.04%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.02%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (1.02%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (62.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 45 (45.92%) HMG Infosec
3 13 (13.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (13.27%) RMADS
4 9 (9.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (9.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 9 (9.18%) ISO 22301
4 9 (9.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 9 (9.18%) NCSC
4 9 (9.18%) NIST
5 8 (8.16%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.04%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (1.02%) COBIT
7 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (25.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) vCloud
2 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.02%) SCCM
2 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (43.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.08%) SAP
3 3 (3.06%) VMware
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco
4 1 (1.02%) Citrix
4 1 (1.02%) Juniper
4 1 (1.02%) Splunk