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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 941 932
Rank change year-on-year +92 -9  
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 12 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.020% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 27
Median salary £65,000 £80,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +56.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% +33.33%  

JSP 440 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10337 13551 14145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.97% 13.05% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8099 10752 10984
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing JSP 440 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Top 6 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +82 6 £57,500 -28.12% 3
South West +18 5 £55,000 +32.53% 1
Bristol - 3 £60,000 - 1
Dorset - 2 £55,000 -
London +47 1 £85,000 +6.25%
City of London - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 36 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 31 (73.81%) Information Security
3 28 (66.67%) CESG
4 27 (64.29%) SC Cleared
4 27 (64.29%) Information Assurance
4 27 (64.29%) CESG Certified Professional
5 19 (45.24%) CISSP
6 16 (38.10%) Security Auditing
7 15 (35.71%) Business Continuity
7 15 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (30.95%) DV Cleared
8 13 (30.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 13 (30.95%) C
9 12 (28.57%) Project Management
9 12 (28.57%) Security Management
9 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
9 12 (28.57%) ISMS
10 11 (26.19%) Protective Monitoring
10 11 (26.19%) Digital Forensics
10 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (23.81%) CISM
11 10 (23.81%) RMADS
12 9 (21.43%) Degree
13 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
13 8 (19.05%) Service Management
13 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
13 8 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (19.05%) Information Security Management
13 8 (19.05%) CLAS

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 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Network Security
2 3 (7.14%) BGP
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (7.14%) EIGRP
2 3 (7.14%) H.323
2 3 (7.14%) ICMP
2 3 (7.14%) IGMP
2 3 (7.14%) IPsec
2 3 (7.14%) Junos
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) MPLS
2 3 (7.14%) Multicast
2 3 (7.14%) OSPF
2 3 (7.14%) SNMP
2 3 (7.14%) VoIP
2 3 (7.14%) VPN
2 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
General
1 7 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Consultant
2 10 (23.81%) Security Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Account Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Information Assurance Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Operational Security Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Security Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (66.67%) CESG
2 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (9.52%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Information Security
2 27 (64.29%) Information Assurance
3 16 (38.10%) Security Auditing
4 15 (35.71%) Business Continuity
5 12 (28.57%) ISMS
5 12 (28.57%) Project Management
5 12 (28.57%) Security Management
6 11 (26.19%) Digital Forensics
6 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (26.19%) Protective Monitoring
7 8 (19.05%) Information Security Management
7 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
7 8 (19.05%) Service Management
8 7 (16.67%) QMS
8 7 (16.67%) Quality Management
9 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 27 (64.29%) CESG Certified Professional
2 27 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 19 (45.24%) CISSP
4 13 (30.95%) DV Cleared
5 10 (23.81%) CISM
6 9 (21.43%) Degree
7 8 (19.05%) CLAS
8 6 (14.29%) ISSAP
9 4 (9.52%) IISP
10 3 (7.14%) CCNP
10 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (4.76%) CISA
11 2 (4.76%) SANS
12 1 (2.38%) CISMP
12 1 (2.38%) GCFE
12 1 (2.38%) GCIA
12 1 (2.38%) GCIH
12 1 (2.38%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (30.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 10 (23.81%) RMADS
4 7 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 5 (11.90%) COBIT
5 5 (11.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (9.52%) HMG Infosec
7 2 (4.76%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) EnCase
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Cisco
1 3 (7.14%) Dell
1 3 (7.14%) EMC
1 3 (7.14%) HP
1 3 (7.14%) Juniper
1 3 (7.14%) NetApp
1 3 (7.14%) VMware
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
Bristol
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Perm or contract - competitive salary + benefits OR day rate contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago