Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 436 706 795
Rank change year-on-year +270 +89 +47
Permanent jobs citing BPSS Clearance 36 14 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.026% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.91% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 8
Median annual salary £68,750 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% +4.55% +9.45%
10th Percentile £50,000 £24,500 £50,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £95,000 £67,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,265
% change year-on-year +10.29% -15.56% +0.66%

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 3,973 10,973 15,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.12% 20.10% 22.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,094 8,240 11,324
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 22 October 2020.

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 22 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
Central London - 2 £68,750 -
West London +75 1 £72,500 - 2
BPSS Clearance
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 34 (94.44%) Azure
2 33 (91.67%) SQL
2 33 (91.67%) Python
2 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (88.89%) AWS
4 31 (86.11%) Mentoring
4 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
5 30 (83.33%) Analytics
6 29 (80.56%) Process Improvement
6 29 (80.56%) Oracle Database
6 29 (80.56%) HDFS
6 29 (80.56%) Coaching
6 29 (80.56%) Impala
6 29 (80.56%) Pentaho
6 29 (80.56%) Hadoop
6 29 (80.56%) Apache Hive
6 29 (80.56%) Big Data
6 29 (80.56%) Talend
6 29 (80.56%) Cloudera
6 29 (80.56%) Data Analytics
6 29 (80.56%) PL/SQL
6 29 (80.56%) Java
6 29 (80.56%) Oracle
6 29 (80.56%) Unix
6 29 (80.56%) ETL
6 29 (80.56%) SAS
6 29 (80.56%) Scrum
6 29 (80.56%) Software Engineering
6 29 (80.56%) BusinessObjects
6 29 (80.56%) Informatica

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 29 (80.56%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (94.44%) Azure
2 32 (88.89%) AWS
3 29 (80.56%) Power Platform
4 4 (11.11%) PaaS
5 3 (8.33%) Office 365
6 2 (5.56%) IaaS
6 2 (5.56%) Serverless
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.78%) Azure Functions
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) Apache Hive
1 29 (80.56%) Big Data
1 29 (80.56%) BusinessObjects
1 29 (80.56%) Hadoop
1 29 (80.56%) Impala
1 29 (80.56%) Oracle Database
1 29 (80.56%) Pentaho
1 29 (80.56%) Power BI
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Data Engineer
2 3 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (5.56%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (5.56%) Consultant
3 2 (5.56%) Developer
3 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
3 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) AWS Architect
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Django
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) HTML5
1 2 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (86.11%) Mentoring
3 30 (83.33%) Analytics
4 29 (80.56%) Coaching
4 29 (80.56%) Data Analytics
4 29 (80.56%) ETL
4 29 (80.56%) Process Improvement
4 29 (80.56%) Requirements Gathering
4 29 (80.56%) Scrum
4 29 (80.56%) Software Delivery
4 29 (80.56%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.56%) BCP
5 2 (5.56%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) Python
1 33 (91.67%) SQL
2 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
3 29 (80.56%) HiveQL
3 29 (80.56%) Java
3 29 (80.56%) PL/SQL
3 29 (80.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) CCNA
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) HDFS
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Cloudera
1 29 (80.56%) Informatica
1 29 (80.56%) Oracle
1 29 (80.56%) Talend
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.56%) VMware