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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1119 916 776
Rank change year-on-year -203 -140 +250
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 141 73 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.068% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.45% 0.49% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 61 34 75
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,400 £50,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £42,888 £59,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £63,750 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.80% -15.00% +15.38%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +3.85%

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 31,618 14,894 10,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.58% 13.83% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13,886 9,369 7,875
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,322 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,625 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.47% - +5.56%

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JSP 440 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JSP 440.

Salary trend for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing JSP 440 over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Top 12 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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -183 103 £72,500 +11.54% 4
UK excluding London -104 92 £67,500 +3.85% 3
West Midlands -8 49 £57,500 -14.81% 1
Midlands -16 49 £57,500 -14.81% 1
Work from Home -214 37 £68,750 +5.77% 3
South East -66 19 £75,000 +7.14% 1
South West -36 15 £32,500 -38.10%
London -256 10 £80,000 +30.61% 2
Wales - 10 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £70,000 -
North of England - 3 £70,000 -
East of England - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 117 (82.98%) Security Cleared
2 96 (68.09%) DV Cleared
3 57 (40.43%) Firewall
3 57 (40.43%) NCSC
4 54 (38.30%) Palo Alto
4 54 (38.30%) TCP/IP
4 54 (38.30%) Cisco
4 54 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (38.30%) SolarWinds
4 54 (38.30%) Cisco ASA
4 54 (38.30%) Analytics
5 51 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
6 49 (34.75%) Systems Engineering
7 47 (33.33%) Information Assurance
8 45 (31.91%) Problem-Solving
9 44 (31.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 43 (30.50%) RMADS
10 43 (30.50%) Information Security
11 40 (28.37%) CISSP
12 37 (26.24%) CISM
12 37 (26.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 35 (24.82%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (24.82%) SC Cleared
14 33 (23.40%) Risk Management
15 32 (22.70%) Management Information System
16 31 (21.99%) CCNA
17 29 (20.57%) CESG Certified Professional
18 28 (19.86%) Project Delivery
18 28 (19.86%) Security Management
19 26 (18.44%) Security Architecture

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) AWS
1 3 (2.13%) Azure
1 3 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.13%) IaaS
1 3 (2.13%) PaaS
1 3 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (40.43%) Firewall
2 54 (38.30%) Cisco ASA
2 54 (38.30%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.55%) DHCP
3 5 (3.55%) DNS
4 4 (2.84%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.13%) HTTP
5 3 (2.13%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.13%) IPsec
5 3 (2.13%) LAN
5 3 (2.13%) SNMP
5 3 (2.13%) SSL
5 3 (2.13%) Telnet
5 3 (2.13%) WAN
6 2 (1.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.55%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (24.82%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (18.44%) Social Skills
3 10 (7.09%) Aerospace
3 10 (7.09%) Military
4 8 (5.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 6 (4.26%) Legal
6 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.84%) Public Sector
8 3 (2.13%) Aviation
9 1 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 47 (33.33%) Architect
2 27 (19.15%) Network Architect
3 20 (14.18%) Security Architect
4 15 (10.64%) Network Engineer
4 15 (10.64%) Security Manager
5 14 (9.93%) Security Technical Architect
5 14 (9.93%) Technical Architect
6 12 (8.51%) Administrator
6 12 (8.51%) Network Administrator
7 11 (7.80%) Information Manager
7 11 (7.80%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (6.38%) Security Specialist
9 8 (5.67%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Consultant
10 7 (4.96%) Information Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Information Security Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Security Analyst
11 6 (4.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
12 5 (3.55%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.96%) ModSecurity
2 5 (3.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.70%) Management Information System
2 17 (12.06%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (7.09%) CESG
4 7 (4.96%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.38%) Windows
2 6 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.13%) Linux
3 3 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.30%) Analytics
2 51 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (34.75%) Systems Engineering
4 47 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 45 (31.91%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (30.50%) Information Security
7 33 (23.40%) Risk Management
8 28 (19.86%) Project Delivery
8 28 (19.86%) Security Management
9 26 (18.44%) Risk Assessment
9 26 (18.44%) Security Architecture
10 21 (14.89%) Information Security Management
11 17 (12.06%) Business Continuity
11 17 (12.06%) Business Continuity Management
11 17 (12.06%) Data Protection
11 17 (12.06%) Facilities Management
11 17 (12.06%) Security Testing
12 16 (11.35%) Data Security
13 12 (8.51%) Key Management
14 11 (7.80%) Decision-Making
Qualifications
1 117 (82.98%) Security Cleared
2 96 (68.09%) DV Cleared
3 54 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (28.37%) CISSP
5 37 (26.24%) CISM
6 35 (24.82%) SC Cleared
7 31 (21.99%) CCNA
8 29 (20.57%) CESG Certified Professional
9 23 (16.31%) CCNP
10 22 (15.60%) CISMP
11 17 (12.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 14 (9.93%) Degree
13 7 (4.96%) CLAS
14 5 (3.55%) Master's Degree
15 4 (2.84%) CISA
15 4 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
15 4 (2.84%) CREST Certified
16 3 (2.13%) CRISC
16 3 (2.13%) ISACA
16 3 (2.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (40.43%) NCSC
2 44 (31.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (30.50%) RMADS
4 37 (26.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 23 (16.31%) GDPR
6 20 (14.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (12.06%) BS25999
7 17 (12.06%) ISO 22301
8 16 (11.35%) Government Security Classifications
9 13 (9.22%) NIST
10 5 (3.55%) Def Stans
11 4 (2.84%) SLA
12 2 (1.42%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.71%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.55%) Hyper-V
1 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 54 (38.30%) Cisco
1 54 (38.30%) Palo Alto
1 54 (38.30%) SolarWinds
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.55%) Veeam
3 5 (3.55%) VMware