Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 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
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 718 927 1096
Rank change year-on-year +209 +169 +47
Permanent jobs citing JSP 440 45 97 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.077% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.59% 0.61% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 86 20
Median annual salary £55,000 £69,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.29% +17.45% -16.07%
10th Percentile £43,350 £47,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £82,500 £67,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +6.12%

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 7,615 15,793 20,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.98% 12.60% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,667 12,272 15,411
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for JSP 440 in the UK

JSP 440
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 20 January 2021. 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
UK excluding London +163 38 £62,500 -7.41% 2
England +196 32 £62,500 -7.41% 7
South East +120 18 £65,000 -3.70%
Scotland - 10 - -
South West +64 9 £55,000 -20.29% 2
London +217 4 £58,250 -22.33% 5
Work from Home -75 2 £53,750 -32.81%
Midlands +82 1 - -
West Midlands +69 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 29 (64.44%) NCSC
2 25 (55.56%) Information Security
3 24 (53.33%) Security Cleared
4 23 (51.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 22 (48.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (44.44%) SABSA
7 19 (42.22%) Migration
7 19 (42.22%) TOGAF
7 19 (42.22%) CESG
7 19 (42.22%) Risk Analysis
8 18 (40.00%) Information Assurance
9 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 13 (28.89%) Risk Management
10 13 (28.89%) CISSP
11 12 (26.67%) RMADS
12 11 (24.44%) CESG Certified Professional
13 10 (22.22%) Security Architecture
14 9 (20.00%) CISM
14 9 (20.00%) Infor M3
14 9 (20.00%) Decision-Making
15 8 (17.78%) Cybersecurity
16 7 (15.56%) Unified Communications
16 7 (15.56%) Converged Infrastructure
16 7 (15.56%) DV Cleared
17 6 (13.33%) Aerospace
18 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
18 4 (8.89%) Degree
19 3 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
19 3 (6.67%) Firmware
19 3 (6.67%) HNC

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:

Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) IPv6
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) RS-232
2 1 (2.22%) VoIP
General
1 6 (13.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.44%) Military
3 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Architect
1 21 (46.67%) Security Architect
2 12 (26.67%) Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Security Compliance Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (2.22%) Information Assurance Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Information Assurance Specialist
6 1 (2.22%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Information Specialist
6 1 (2.22%) Managing Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Risk Manager
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) ModSecurity
2 1 (2.22%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) CESG
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.44%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (4.44%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (4.44%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.22%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.22%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Information Security
2 20 (44.44%) SABSA
3 19 (42.22%) Migration
3 19 (42.22%) Risk Analysis
3 19 (42.22%) TOGAF
4 18 (40.00%) Information Assurance
5 13 (28.89%) Risk Management
6 10 (22.22%) Security Architecture
7 9 (20.00%) Decision-Making
8 8 (17.78%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (15.56%) Converged Infrastructure
10 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (4.44%) Security Operations
10 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.44%) Threat Intelligence
11 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (28.89%) CISSP
4 11 (24.44%) CESG Certified Professional
5 9 (20.00%) CISM
6 7 (15.56%) DV Cleared
7 4 (8.89%) Degree
8 3 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) HNC
8 3 (6.67%) HND
9 1 (2.22%) PCI QSA
9 1 (2.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (64.44%) NCSC
2 23 (51.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 22 (48.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (26.67%) RMADS
5 3 (6.67%) Def Stans
6 2 (4.44%) SLA
7 1 (2.22%) GDPR
7 1 (2.22%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (2.22%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (2.22%) NIST
7 1 (2.22%) NIST 800
7 1 (2.22%) PA-DSS
7 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco
1 1 (2.22%) Juniper
1 1 (2.22%) Splunk
1 1 (2.22%) VMware