Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 700 466 715
Rank change year-on-year -234 +249 +71
Permanent jobs citing BPSS Clearance 34 54 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.066% 0.22% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 1.21% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 12
10th Percentile £37,275 £52,250 £24,500
25th Percentile £51,875 £53,750 £26,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £44,750
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% +45.25% -14.10%
75th Percentile £83,750 £73,750 £95,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £74,250 £146,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +54.41% -34.73%

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 9,310 4,457 9,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.18% 18.50% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,640 3,601 7,630
10th Percentile £38,750 £39,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £49,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -37 5 £82,500 +20.00% 4
East London - 1 £25,000 - 3
BPSS Clearance
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 23 (67.65%) Security Cleared
2 21 (61.76%) Oracle
3 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 18 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (41.18%) Azure
4 14 (41.18%) AWS
5 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
5 13 (38.24%) Google
5 13 (38.24%) Mentoring
6 12 (35.29%) Social Skills
7 11 (32.35%) GCP
8 10 (29.41%) Data Management
8 10 (29.41%) SaaS
8 10 (29.41%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (29.41%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (29.41%) ERP
9 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
9 9 (26.47%) Informatica
9 9 (26.47%) Project Management
9 9 (26.47%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (26.47%) Project Planning
9 9 (26.47%) Business Development
9 9 (26.47%) Big Data
9 9 (26.47%) Presales
9 9 (26.47%) Contingency Planning
9 9 (26.47%) Project Delivery
9 9 (26.47%) Documentation Skills
10 8 (23.53%) Decision-Making
10 8 (23.53%) Data Governance

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 3 (8.82%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle ERP
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) AWS
1 14 (41.18%) Azure
2 11 (32.35%) GCP
3 10 (29.41%) SaaS
4 4 (11.76%) Serverless
5 1 (2.94%) Azure App Service
5 1 (2.94%) Azure Event Grid
5 1 (2.94%) Azure Functions
5 1 (2.94%) Azure Monitor
5 1 (2.94%) Azure Service Bus
5 1 (2.94%) Azure Storage
5 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) SNMP
2 1 (2.94%) VLAN
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Big Data
2 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.88%) DB2
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) SAS EBI
4 2 (5.88%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) GitLab
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Protractor
2 1 (2.94%) REST Assured
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (35.29%) Social Skills
2 9 (26.47%) Documentation Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Military
4 2 (5.88%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Finance
5 1 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) ERP Manager
1 9 (26.47%) ERP Project Manager
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle Project Manager
1 9 (26.47%) Project Manager
1 9 (26.47%) Senior Manager
1 9 (26.47%) Senior Project Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Data Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Data Migration Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Migration Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) AWS Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Azure Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) RESTful
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) DOM
3 1 (2.94%) PySpark
3 1 (2.94%) PyTorch
3 1 (2.94%) Shiny
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.94%) TensorFlow
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.94%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
1 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (38.24%) Mentoring
3 10 (29.41%) Data Management
3 10 (29.41%) ERP
4 9 (26.47%) Business Development
4 9 (26.47%) Contingency Planning
4 9 (26.47%) Presales
4 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
4 9 (26.47%) Project Delivery
4 9 (26.47%) Project Management
4 9 (26.47%) Project Planning
5 8 (23.53%) Data Architecture
5 8 (23.53%) Data Governance
5 8 (23.53%) Data Integration
5 8 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 8 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 8 (23.53%) Decision-Making
5 8 (23.53%) ETL
5 8 (23.53%) Migration
5 8 (23.53%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Python
2 4 (11.76%) C
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) AWK
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) Security Cleared
2 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
3 10 (29.41%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (5.88%) CEH
4 2 (5.88%) CISSP
4 2 (5.88%) SAS Certification
5 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.88%) JSP 440
2 2 (5.88%) NCSC
2 2 (5.88%) RMADS
3 1 (2.94%) Accessibility
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.88%) Nessus
3 1 (2.94%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) Google
4 9 (26.47%) Informatica
5 8 (23.53%) IBM
5 8 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (23.53%) SAP
5 8 (23.53%) Talend
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) Teradata
7 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.94%) VMware