Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 672 1010 1103
Rank change year-on-year +338 +93 +76
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 17 69 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.051% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.38% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 64 23
Median annual salary £55,000 £66,250 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.98% -1.85% -3.57%
10th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £53,100
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £85,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% - +1.96%

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 5,735 17,966 21,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.75% 13.16% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4,482 13,485 16,475
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
Top 6 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 24 October 2020. 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 +328 17 £55,000 -16.98% 9
UK excluding London +270 14 £55,000 -15.38% 9
South West +95 8 £55,000 -21.43% 2
South East +212 6 £55,750 -14.23% 7
London +266 3 £58,250 -22.33%
Work from Home - 2 £53,750 -

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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 16 (94.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) Information Assurance
3 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) CISSP
4 9 (52.94%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 6 (35.29%) CISM
5 6 (35.29%) RMADS
6 5 (29.41%) NCSC
6 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
7 4 (23.53%) Decision-Making
7 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (23.53%) Information Security
8 3 (17.65%) Military
8 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
8 3 (17.65%) Converged Infrastructure
9 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
9 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (11.76%) Splunk
9 2 (11.76%) SIEM
9 2 (11.76%) CRISC
9 2 (11.76%) Threat Intelligence
9 2 (11.76%) ModSecurity
9 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (11.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (11.76%) Security Operations

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 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (17.65%) Military
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Operational Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Security Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.88%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Information Assurance
2 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
3 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (23.53%) Decision-Making
4 4 (23.53%) Information Security
4 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) SIEM
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (11.76%) Threat Intelligence
7 1 (5.88%) Active Listening
7 1 (5.88%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
7 1 (5.88%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (5.88%) Password Management
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (52.94%) CISSP
4 6 (35.29%) CISM
5 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) CRISC
7 1 (5.88%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) RMADS
2 5 (29.41%) NCSC
3 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (11.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (11.76%) SLA
5 1 (5.88%) HMG Infosec
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm