The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
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 4 December 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.
|6 months to
4 Dec 2023
|Same period 2022||Same period 2021|
|Rank change year-on-year||+325||+11||-314|
|Permanent jobs citing JSP 440||35||45||56|
|As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK||0.066%||0.036%||0.044%|
|As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category||0.45%||0.20%||0.28%|
|Number of salaries quoted||28||33||37|
|Median annual salary (50th Percentile)||£69,500||£70,000||£67,500|
|Median % change year-on-year||-0.71%||+3.70%||+23.85%|
|UK excluding London median annual salary||£69,000||£70,000||£67,500|
|% change year-on-year||-1.43%||+3.70%||+23.85%|
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.
|Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills||7,856||22,053||20,013|
|As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK||14.76%||17.79%||15.61%|
|Number of salaries quoted||5,764||11,814||12,559|
|Median annual salary (50th Percentile)||£60,000||£57,500||£55,000|
|Median % change year-on-year||+4.35%||+4.55%||+2.42%|
|UK excluding London median annual salary||£52,500||£50,000||£47,500|
|% change year-on-year||+5.00%||+5.26%||-3.06%|
Job Vacancy Trend
Job postings citing JSP 440 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.
3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JSP 440.
Salary distribution for jobs citing JSP 440 over the 6 months to 4 December 2023.
Top 9 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 4 December 2023. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
on Same Period
IT Job Ads
Past 6 Months
on Same Period
|UK excluding London||+234||22||£69,000||-1.43%||28|
|Work from Home||+249||18||£70,000||-||13|
|East of England||-||3||£75,000||-||2|
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category
The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories: