Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1166 1199 1225
Rank change year-on-year +33 +26 +18
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 40 44 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.023% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 53
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% +0.90%
10th Percentile £47,150 £45,275 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,875 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,250 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% +13.64% -12.00%

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 22837 24465 27929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.62% 12.95% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17116 19362 22073
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Top 4 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 21 November 2017. 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 +10 20 £61,250 -2.00% 1
England +2 20 £61,250 +2.08% 1
South West +7 16 £60,000 -5.88% 1
South East +44 4 £65,000 -7.14%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (75.00%) Information Security
1 30 (75.00%) CESG
2 26 (65.00%) Security Cleared
3 25 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (57.50%) SC Cleared
5 20 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 20 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 18 (45.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (45.00%) Risk Analysis
6 18 (45.00%) COBIT
6 18 (45.00%) TOGAF
6 18 (45.00%) Customer Requirements
6 18 (45.00%) SABSA
7 17 (42.50%) Security Architecture
7 17 (42.50%) Information Assurance
8 13 (32.50%) DV Cleared
8 13 (32.50%) CESG Certified Professional
9 12 (30.00%) Management Information System
10 11 (27.50%) ISMS
11 10 (25.00%) QMS
11 10 (25.00%) Degree
11 10 (25.00%) Business Continuity
11 10 (25.00%) Quality Management
11 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (25.00%) Information Security Management
11 10 (25.00%) Security Management
11 10 (25.00%) Security Auditing
12 8 (20.00%) Service Management
13 7 (17.50%) Project Management
14 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity

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 (7.50%) Moodle
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Tactical Data Link
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Architect
2 18 (45.00%) Security Architect
3 16 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
4 14 (35.00%) Consultant
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Security Architect
6 5 (12.50%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) IT Support
7 3 (7.50%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (7.50%) IT Technician
7 3 (7.50%) Junior
7 3 (7.50%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Junior IT Support
7 3 (7.50%) Junior IT Technician
7 3 (7.50%) Junior Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (75.00%) CESG
2 12 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Information Security
2 18 (45.00%) Customer Requirements
2 18 (45.00%) Risk Analysis
2 18 (45.00%) SABSA
2 18 (45.00%) TOGAF
3 17 (42.50%) Information Assurance
3 17 (42.50%) Security Architecture
4 11 (27.50%) ISMS
5 10 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 10 (25.00%) QMS
5 10 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 10 (25.00%) Security Auditing
5 10 (25.00%) Security Management
6 8 (20.00%) Service Management
7 7 (17.50%) Project Management
8 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (15.00%) Digital Forensics
8 6 (15.00%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 26 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (57.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (32.50%) CESG Certified Professional
3 13 (32.50%) DV Cleared
4 10 (25.00%) Degree
5 6 (15.00%) CISSP
6 4 (10.00%) ISSAP
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.50%) CISM
8 1 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 20 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 18 (45.00%) COBIT
3 18 (45.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (10.00%) RMADS
5 1 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (2.50%) ISO 22301
5 1 (2.50%) ISO 31000
5 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Citrix