Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1152 1139 1226
Rank change year-on-year -13 +87 +23
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 43 42 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.024% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 28
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +32.35%
10th Percentile £50,750 £38,375 £45,000
90th Percentile £91,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.50% +9.09% +29.41%

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 23,047 20,923 26,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.00% 12.16% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17,901 16,536 21,339
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Top 5 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 19 April 2018. 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 +5 24 £55,500 -9.39% 4
UK excluding London -43 13 £55,500 -7.50% 4
London +20 11 £85,000 -
South West -18 11 £55,500 +0.91% 2
South East -30 2 £55,000 -15.38% 1

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 36 (83.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (74.42%) Information Security
3 28 (65.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 25 (58.14%) PCI DSS
5 24 (55.81%) CESG
6 22 (51.16%) Security Architecture
7 20 (46.51%) TOGAF
7 20 (46.51%) COBIT
7 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
7 20 (46.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (46.51%) SABSA
8 19 (44.19%) Risk Analysis
9 18 (41.86%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (32.56%) Information Assurance
10 14 (32.56%) DV Cleared
11 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
11 12 (27.91%) RMADS
11 12 (27.91%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (25.58%) Risk Management
13 9 (20.93%) CESG Certified Professional
14 7 (16.28%) C
14 7 (16.28%) CISSP
14 7 (16.28%) Finance
14 7 (16.28%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
15 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (13.95%) CISA
16 4 (9.30%) CISM
16 4 (9.30%) Change Management
16 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity

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 1 (2.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Architect
1 22 (51.16%) Security Architect
2 18 (41.86%) Cloud Architect
3 11 (25.58%) Senior Architect
3 11 (25.58%) Senior Security Architect
4 8 (18.60%) Consultant
4 8 (18.60%) Principal Architect
4 8 (18.60%) Principal Security Architect
5 7 (16.28%) Security Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Capability Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Security Assurance Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Operational Security Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Security Operations Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Junior Security Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) System Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 24 (55.81%) CESG
2 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Information Security
2 22 (51.16%) Security Architecture
3 20 (46.51%) SABSA
3 20 (46.51%) TOGAF
4 19 (44.19%) Risk Analysis
5 18 (41.86%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (32.56%) Information Assurance
7 12 (27.91%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (25.58%) Risk Management
9 7 (16.28%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
11 4 (9.30%) Change Management
11 4 (9.30%) ISMS
11 4 (9.30%) Project Management
11 4 (9.30%) Security Management
12 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
12 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
12 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
12 3 (6.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) DV Cleared
3 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
4 9 (20.93%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (16.28%) CISSP
6 6 (13.95%) CISA
7 4 (9.30%) CISM
8 3 (6.98%) Degree
8 3 (6.98%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (2.33%) IISP
9 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (83.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (65.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 25 (58.14%) PCI DSS
4 20 (46.51%) COBIT
4 20 (46.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (27.91%) RMADS
6 3 (6.98%) GDPR
6 3 (6.98%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (2.33%) NIST 800
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft