Period
to 19 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1139 1132 1222
Rank change year-on-year -7 +90 +8
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 45 47 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.027% 0.039%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33 32 42
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% +14.87%
10th Percentile £50,000 £36,263 £45,000
90th Percentile £94,000 £75,000 £76,250
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 22,590 21,533 27,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.87% 12.42% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 17,561 17,066 21,578
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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 February 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 February 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 -25 21 £55,500 -7.50% 8
UK excluding London -14 17 £55,500 -7.50% 7
South West -10 15 £55,500 +5.71%
London -12 4 £85,000 +41.67% 1
South East +11 2 £55,000 -15.38% 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 35 (77.78%) Information Security
1 35 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (68.89%) CESG
3 27 (60.00%) PCI DSS
4 25 (55.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 24 (53.33%) Security Architecture
6 23 (51.11%) Security Cleared
7 22 (48.89%) TOGAF
7 22 (48.89%) COBIT
7 22 (48.89%) Risk Analysis
7 22 (48.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 22 (48.89%) SABSA
7 22 (48.89%) Customer Requirements
8 18 (40.00%) Information Assurance
8 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
9 13 (28.89%) CESG Certified Professional
10 11 (24.44%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
11 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
11 10 (22.22%) DV Cleared
11 10 (22.22%) RMADS
12 9 (20.00%) ISMS
12 9 (20.00%) Security Management
12 9 (20.00%) Business Continuity
13 7 (15.56%) Finance
14 6 (13.33%) Security Auditing
14 6 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (13.33%) Quality Management
14 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (13.33%) Information Security Management

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 (6.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Architect
1 22 (48.89%) Security Architect
2 21 (46.67%) Cloud Architect
3 12 (26.67%) Consultant
3 12 (26.67%) Senior Architect
3 12 (26.67%) Senior Security Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Principal Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Principal Security Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Security Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) IT Support
7 3 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (6.67%) Junior
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 31 (68.89%) CESG
2 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Information Security
2 24 (53.33%) Security Architecture
3 22 (48.89%) Customer Requirements
3 22 (48.89%) Risk Analysis
3 22 (48.89%) SABSA
3 22 (48.89%) TOGAF
4 18 (40.00%) Information Assurance
5 11 (24.44%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 9 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 9 (20.00%) ISMS
7 9 (20.00%) Security Management
8 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (13.33%) Information Security Management
8 6 (13.33%) QMS
8 6 (13.33%) Quality Management
8 6 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (13.33%) Security Auditing
9 4 (8.89%) ITIL
9 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (28.89%) CESG Certified Professional
4 10 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 5 (11.11%) Degree
6 3 (6.67%) CISA
6 3 (6.67%) CISSP
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 25 (55.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 22 (48.89%) COBIT
4 22 (48.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (22.22%) RMADS
6 3 (6.67%) ISAE 3402
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft