Period
to 24 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 578 559 743
Rank change year-on-year -19 +184 +78
Permanent jobs citing BPSS Clearance 109 14 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.048% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 6
10th Percentile £47,125 £59,000 £31,000
25th Percentile £50,313 £72,500 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £97,500 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year -43.59% +91.18% +27.50%
75th Percentile £64,063 £120,000 £78,125
90th Percentile £72,625 £132,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +28.21% +6.54%

BPSS Clearance is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,060 5,929 12,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.89% 20.15% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,145 4,490 9,146
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,938 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in London

BPSS Clearance
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BPSS Clearance in London.

Salary trend for BPSS Clearance in London

BPSS Clearance
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing BPSS Clearance in London over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for BPSS Clearance in London

BPSS Clearance
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the London region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Central London - 3 £46,250 -
South London - 1 £60,000 -
BPSS Clearance
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 across the London region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 95 (87.16%) Security Cleared
2 86 (78.90%) Oracle
3 80 (73.39%) ERP
3 80 (73.39%) Oracle Certification
3 80 (73.39%) Oracle ERP
3 80 (73.39%) SaaS
4 52 (47.71%) Project Delivery
5 50 (45.87%) Social Skills
6 45 (41.28%) Project Management
7 38 (34.86%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (33.94%) Migration
9 34 (31.19%) Change Management
9 34 (31.19%) Data Migration
10 32 (29.36%) Influencing Skills
11 31 (28.44%) GDPR
11 31 (28.44%) Microsoft
12 30 (27.52%) Presales
13 29 (26.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (26.61%) Project Planning
13 29 (26.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 28 (25.69%) Documentation Skills
14 28 (25.69%) Microsoft Project
14 28 (25.69%) PRINCE2
14 28 (25.69%) Oracle Applications
14 28 (25.69%) Contingency Planning
15 27 (24.77%) Workshop Facilitation
15 27 (24.77%) Finance
16 25 (22.94%) Oracle Reports
17 21 (19.27%) SQL
17 21 (19.27%) GAP Analysis

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (8.26%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (8.26%) WebSphere
1 9 (8.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (5.50%) SAS
3 2 (1.83%) Confluence
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (25.69%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (13.76%) Oracle Smart View
3 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (8.26%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 80 (73.39%) Oracle ERP
2 28 (25.69%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (19.27%) Oracle Payables
3 21 (19.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 15 (13.76%) Oracle Cash Management
4 15 (13.76%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (13.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 15 (13.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 9 (8.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.92%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 80 (73.39%) SaaS
2 9 (8.26%) Azure
2 9 (8.26%) Boomi
2 9 (8.26%) PaaS
3 7 (6.42%) AWS
4 3 (2.75%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (1.83%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.92%) Azure Storage
6 1 (0.92%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (0.92%) GCP
6 1 (0.92%) Serverless
6 1 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.92%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) Skype
1 2 (1.83%) VPN
2 1 (0.92%) Wireless
2 1 (0.92%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.94%) Oracle Reports
2 19 (17.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 10 (9.17%) GIS
4 9 (8.26%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (4.59%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.67%) DB2
6 4 (3.67%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.75%) SAS EBI
8 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.92%) Looker
9 1 (0.92%) Metadata
9 1 (0.92%) Power BI
9 1 (0.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.92%) Gatling
4 1 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 50 (45.87%) Social Skills
2 32 (29.36%) Influencing Skills
3 29 (26.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 28 (25.69%) Documentation Skills
5 27 (24.77%) Finance
6 15 (13.76%) General Ledger
7 11 (10.09%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (5.50%) Billing
9 5 (4.59%) Public Sector
10 4 (3.67%) Back Office
11 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.83%) Retail
12 1 (0.92%) Legal
12 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (51.38%) Consultant
2 46 (42.20%) Cloud Consultant
2 46 (42.20%) Oracle Consultant
3 30 (27.52%) Functional Consultant
3 30 (27.52%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 29 (26.61%) Senior Consultant
4 29 (26.61%) Senior Functional Consultant
4 29 (26.61%) Senior Oracle Consultant
4 29 (26.61%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
5 28 (25.69%) ERP Manager
5 28 (25.69%) ERP Project Manager
5 28 (25.69%) Oracle Project Manager
5 28 (25.69%) Project Manager
5 28 (25.69%) Senior Manager
5 28 (25.69%) Senior Project Manager
6 15 (13.76%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 15 (13.76%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
6 15 (13.76%) Senior Oracle Financials Consultant
7 12 (11.01%) Principal Consultant
8 10 (9.17%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.43%) Middleware
1 19 (17.43%) Web Services
2 10 (9.17%) XML
3 9 (8.26%) XSLT
4 6 (5.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.92%) Ajax
5 1 (0.92%) D3.js
5 1 (0.92%) J2EE
5 1 (0.92%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.92%) Blog
4 1 (0.92%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Unix
2 1 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (73.39%) ERP
2 52 (47.71%) Project Delivery
3 45 (41.28%) Project Management
4 38 (34.86%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (33.94%) Migration
6 34 (31.19%) Change Management
6 34 (31.19%) Data Migration
7 30 (27.52%) Presales
8 29 (26.61%) Project Planning
8 29 (26.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (25.69%) Contingency Planning
9 28 (25.69%) PRINCE2
10 27 (24.77%) Workshop Facilitation
11 21 (19.27%) Data Analysis
11 21 (19.27%) GAP Analysis
12 19 (17.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 19 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (15.60%) Analytics
13 17 (15.60%) Business Development
14 16 (14.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.27%) SQL
2 19 (17.43%) PL/SQL
3 10 (9.17%) Java
4 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.92%) Python
4 1 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 95 (87.16%) Security Cleared
2 80 (73.39%) Oracle Certification
3 16 (14.68%) SC Cleared
4 12 (11.01%) Degree
5 9 (8.26%) CIPD
6 3 (2.75%) SAS Certification
7 2 (1.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.92%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.92%) CCNA
8 1 (0.92%) CCSP
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.92%) CISM
8 1 (0.92%) CRISC
8 1 (0.92%) CWNA
8 1 (0.92%) CWSP
8 1 (0.92%) ISEB
8 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (28.44%) GDPR
2 2 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.92%) ISO 31000
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.92%) NCSC
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Control-M
1 1 (0.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 86 (78.90%) Oracle
2 31 (28.44%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.26%) JD Edwards
3 9 (8.26%) MuleSoft
3 9 (8.26%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (4.59%) Google
5 4 (3.67%) Teradata
6 1 (0.92%) Databricks
6 1 (0.92%) DataFlux
6 1 (0.92%) Pega
6 1 (0.92%) SAP
6 1 (0.92%) Talend