Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1054 1169 1139
Rank change year-on-year +115 -30 +77
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 57 47 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 32
UK median annual salary £52,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +16.67% +5.73%
10th Percentile £44,250 £37,850 £36,263
90th Percentile £73,500 £93,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +17.12% -7.50% +9.09%

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 20,798 22,407 21,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.82% 12.72% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15,240 17,476 17,153
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 23 February 2019.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Top 8 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 23 February 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 +128 56 £52,500 -5.41% 14
UK excluding London +88 40 £65,000 +17.12% 14
South West +16 22 £65,000 +17.12% 5
London +85 16 £52,500 -38.24%
South East +53 13 £90,000 +63.64% 3
East of England - 4 £52,500 - 5
Midlands - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 54 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 41 (71.93%) Information Security
3 34 (59.65%) Information Assurance
4 29 (50.88%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (45.61%) SC Cleared
6 25 (43.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 23 (40.35%) DV Cleared
8 22 (38.60%) Windows
9 21 (36.84%) Military
10 20 (35.09%) GIS
10 20 (35.09%) Regression Testing
10 20 (35.09%) C
10 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
11 18 (31.58%) Security Architecture
11 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
12 17 (29.82%) IT Strategy
12 17 (29.82%) Critical Thinking
12 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (29.82%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
13 16 (28.07%) System Testing
13 16 (28.07%) SDLC
14 14 (24.56%) Risk Management
15 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
15 13 (22.81%) HMG Infosec
16 12 (21.05%) RMADS
16 12 (21.05%) Line Management
17 10 (17.54%) CESG
18 9 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (7.02%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Selenium
General
1 21 (36.84%) Military
2 9 (15.79%) Electronics
3 5 (8.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Architect
2 19 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 16 (28.07%) Integration Engineer
3 16 (28.07%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (28.07%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 14 (24.56%) IT Architect
4 14 (24.56%) IT Security Architect
5 12 (21.05%) Security Solutions Architect
5 12 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (15.79%) Security Officer
7 8 (14.04%) IT Security Officer
8 7 (12.28%) Compliance Manager
8 7 (12.28%) Compliance Officer
8 7 (12.28%) IT Manager
8 7 (12.28%) IT Security Manager
8 7 (12.28%) Security Compliance Manager
8 7 (12.28%) Security Compliance Officer
8 7 (12.28%) Security Manager
9 5 (8.77%) Consultant
9 5 (8.77%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) CSS
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
3 10 (17.54%) CESG
4 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) Information Security
2 34 (59.65%) Information Assurance
3 29 (50.88%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (35.09%) Regression Testing
5 18 (31.58%) Security Architecture
6 17 (29.82%) Critical Thinking
6 17 (29.82%) IT Strategy
6 17 (29.82%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (28.07%) SDLC
7 16 (28.07%) System Testing
8 14 (24.56%) Risk Management
9 12 (21.05%) Line Management
10 9 (15.79%) Decision-Making
11 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity
12 5 (8.77%) Internal Audit
12 5 (8.77%) TOGAF
13 4 (7.02%) Knowledge Management
13 4 (7.02%) MODAF
13 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 26 (45.61%) SC Cleared
3 23 (40.35%) DV Cleared
4 7 (12.28%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (10.53%) CISSP
6 4 (7.02%) IISP
6 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
6 4 (7.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CISM
7 1 (1.75%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 13 (22.81%) HMG Infosec
3 12 (21.05%) RMADS
4 9 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (12.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (12.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (12.28%) ISO 22301
5 7 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 5 (8.77%) ISO 9001
7 4 (7.02%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (1.75%) COBIT
8 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
8 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) vCloud
2 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) VMware
3 1 (1.75%) SAP