Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 982 1107 1177
Rank change year-on-year +125 +70 +7
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 72 35 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.021% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.40% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 62 13 30
UK median annual salary £66,250 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £45,000 £63,000 £47,150
90th Percentile £73,500 £80,500 £82,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year - +6.12% -2.00%

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 17,789 21,840 22,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.97% 13.35% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13,472 16,479 16,887
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 14 November 2019.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Top 11 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 14 November 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 +147 69 £66,250 +1.92% 21
UK excluding London +119 65 £65,000 - 21
South West +40 38 £70,000 +7.69% 9
South East +51 15 £65,000 -35.00% 13
Midlands +56 4 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands +37 4 £57,500 - 1
North of England - 3 £50,000 -
North West - 3 £50,000 -
Wales - 3 £58,750 -
East of England - 2 £58,750 - 2
London +73 1 £75,000 +36.36%

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 70 (97.22%) Security Cleared
2 54 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 54 (75.00%) Information Security
3 45 (62.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 43 (59.72%) Information Assurance
5 40 (55.56%) Management Information System
5 40 (55.56%) Security Architecture
6 35 (48.61%) C
7 34 (47.22%) Technical Architecture
8 32 (44.44%) SC Cleared
9 29 (40.28%) HMG Infosec
10 28 (38.89%) IT Strategy
11 27 (37.50%) Project Delivery
12 26 (36.11%) Critical Thinking
12 26 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (30.56%) Public Sector
14 20 (27.78%) TOGAF
14 20 (27.78%) Military
15 19 (26.39%) Finance
16 18 (25.00%) Project Management
16 18 (25.00%) Architectural Design
17 17 (23.61%) SDLC
18 16 (22.22%) DV Cleared
18 16 (22.22%) Remote Sensing
18 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
18 16 (22.22%) Systems Engineering
19 15 (20.83%) Linux
19 15 (20.83%) DSDM
19 15 (20.83%) Python
19 15 (20.83%) C++

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 (4.17%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.39%) GIS
General
1 22 (30.56%) Public Sector
2 20 (27.78%) Military
3 19 (26.39%) Finance
4 15 (20.83%) Banking
5 4 (5.56%) Electronics
5 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.56%) Marketing
5 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.39%) Games
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (59.72%) Architect
2 26 (36.11%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (31.94%) Security Architect
4 11 (15.28%) Security Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Security Solutions Architect
5 10 (13.89%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 7 (9.72%) IT Architect
7 7 (9.72%) IT Security Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Security Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 2 (2.78%) Information Security Architect
12 1 (1.39%) Information Assurance Consultant
12 1 (1.39%) Information Security Consultant
12 1 (1.39%) IT Operations Manager
12 1 (1.39%) Operational Security Manager
12 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Manager
12 1 (1.39%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) JSON
1 15 (20.83%) JSP
1 15 (20.83%) SOAP
1 15 (20.83%) Web Services
1 15 (20.83%) XML
2 4 (5.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 40 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 26 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.33%) CESG
4 2 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.39%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.39%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.39%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.39%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 54 (75.00%) Information Security
2 43 (59.72%) Information Assurance
3 40 (55.56%) Security Architecture
4 34 (47.22%) Technical Architecture
5 28 (38.89%) IT Strategy
6 27 (37.50%) Project Delivery
7 26 (36.11%) Critical Thinking
8 20 (27.78%) TOGAF
9 18 (25.00%) Architectural Design
9 18 (25.00%) Project Management
10 17 (23.61%) SDLC
11 16 (22.22%) Remote Sensing
11 16 (22.22%) Systems Engineering
12 15 (20.83%) DSDM
12 15 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
12 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
13 13 (18.06%) SIEM
14 12 (16.67%) Risk Management
15 11 (15.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (48.61%) C
2 15 (20.83%) C++
2 15 (20.83%) Java
2 15 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 15 (20.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 70 (97.22%) Security Cleared
2 32 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 16 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 12 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (13.89%) CISSP
6 4 (5.56%) CISA
6 4 (5.56%) CISM
6 4 (5.56%) Degree
7 3 (4.17%) IISP
8 1 (1.39%) CEH
8 1 (1.39%) CLAS
8 1 (1.39%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (1.39%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.39%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (62.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 29 (40.28%) HMG Infosec
3 8 (11.11%) RMADS
4 7 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (5.56%) GPG13
6 2 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.39%) COBIT
7 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.39%) NCSC
7 1 (1.39%) NIST
7 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Splunk
3 5 (6.94%) LogRhythm
4 4 (5.56%) SAP