BPSS Clearance Jobs in the South West

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
England > South West

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 53 252 250
Rank change year-on-year +199 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing BPSS Clearance 318 33 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.54% 0.45% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.73% 1.16% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 286 19 49
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,000 £35,900
25th Percentile £31,500 £41,125 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +12.82%
75th Percentile £61,250 £63,054 £90,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 -
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,250 £49,200
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.20% -6.29%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West

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 the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,712 2,857 2,675
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 38.70% 38.78% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,774 1,304 1,327
10th Percentile £29,440 £28,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £39,683 £36,500 £38,037
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% - +2.04%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,225
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,520
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in the South West

BPSS Clearance
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BPSS Clearance in the South West.

Salary trend for BPSS Clearance in the South West

BPSS Clearance
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing BPSS Clearance in the South West over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for BPSS Clearance in the South West

BPSS Clearance
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the South West region over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. 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
Bristol +112 168 £55,000 - 31
Gloucestershire +76 96 £36,000 -29.76% 8
Wiltshire - 39 £45,000 - 2
Devon +12 8 £68,924 +6.04% 2
Dorset +13 1 £78,273 +85.26% 1
Somerset - 1 £32,500 - 8
BPSS Clearance
England

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 89 (27.99%) Confluence
2 13 (4.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (7.55%) Simulink
2 4 (1.26%) Stateflow
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (7.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 13 (4.09%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.84%) Azure
2 42 (13.21%) Microsoft 365
3 36 (11.32%) Azure DevOps
4 17 (5.35%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.89%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.94%) Software-Defined Radio
1 3 (0.94%) Tactical Data Link
2 2 (0.63%) DHCP
2 2 (0.63%) DNS
2 2 (0.63%) Firewall
2 2 (0.63%) VLAN
2 2 (0.63%) VPN
2 2 (0.63%) Wireless
3 1 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (4.09%) GIS
1 13 (4.09%) NoSQL
1 13 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.26%) Power BI
2 4 (1.26%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 96 (30.19%) Git
2 88 (27.67%) Bitbucket
2 88 (27.67%) JIRA
2 88 (27.67%) Visual Studio
3 59 (18.55%) Sourcetree
4 33 (10.38%) Rational DOORS
5 28 (8.81%) Rational Rhapsody
6 13 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.89%) Rational Team Concert
8 5 (1.57%) Subversion
9 1 (0.31%) GitLab
9 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 96 (30.19%) Games
2 88 (27.67%) Presentation Skills
3 49 (15.41%) Social Skills
4 20 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.29%) Finance
5 19 (5.97%) Aerospace
6 18 (5.66%) Military
7 15 (4.72%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.52%) French Language
9 5 (1.57%) Electronics
10 4 (1.26%) German Language
10 4 (1.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 4 (1.26%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (1.26%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.26%) Retail
11 3 (0.94%) Aeronautics
11 3 (0.94%) Polish Language
11 3 (0.94%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.63%) Marketing
12 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (33.02%) Developer
2 88 (27.67%) 3D Developer
2 88 (27.67%) Games Developer
2 88 (27.67%) Unity 3D Developer
3 56 (17.61%) Systems Engineer
4 42 (13.21%) Senior
5 39 (12.26%) Architect
6 38 (11.95%) Software Engineer
7 34 (10.69%) Lead
8 30 (9.43%) Senior Developer
8 30 (9.43%) Senior Games Developer
9 23 (7.23%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (5.66%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.09%) Applications Developer
12 11 (3.46%) Systems Architect
13 10 (3.14%) Analyst
13 10 (3.14%) IT Manager
13 10 (3.14%) IT Project Manager
13 10 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 9 (2.83%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (27.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 40 (12.58%) .NET
3 13 (4.09%) AngularJS
3 13 (4.09%) REST
4 11 (3.46%) Middleware
5 8 (2.52%) PyTorch
6 4 (1.26%) .NET Core
6 4 (1.26%) ONNX
6 4 (1.26%) TensorFlow
7 3 (0.94%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.94%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (0.31%) CSS
8 1 (0.31%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (27.67%) Virtual Reality
2 20 (6.29%) Algorithms
3 19 (5.97%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.52%) Product Ownership
5 5 (1.57%) FPGA
5 5 (1.57%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.57%) VHDL
6 4 (1.26%) Robotics
7 2 (0.63%) Blog
7 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.63%) Onboarding
7 2 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.31%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.09%) Linux
2 6 (1.89%) Windows
3 3 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (0.94%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (41.51%) UML
2 129 (40.57%) Software Engineering
3 96 (30.19%) DevOps
4 95 (29.87%) Use Case
5 92 (28.93%) Scrum
6 88 (27.67%) Design Patterns
7 54 (16.98%) Systems Engineering
8 48 (15.09%) Project Management
9 37 (11.64%) Full Stack Development
10 36 (11.32%) Agile
11 33 (10.38%) Validation
12 29 (9.12%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
13 27 (8.49%) Business Case
13 27 (8.49%) Business Strategy
14 26 (8.18%) ITIL
15 25 (7.86%) Analytics
16 24 (7.55%) Verification and Validation
17 23 (7.23%) ArchiMate
17 23 (7.23%) Architectural Patterns
17 23 (7.23%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 93 (29.25%) C#
2 27 (8.49%) Ada
3 23 (7.23%) C
4 19 (5.97%) MATLAB
5 16 (5.03%) JavaScript
6 13 (4.09%) Python
6 13 (4.09%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.26%) C++
7 4 (1.26%) R
7 4 (1.26%) VBA
8 3 (0.94%) Rust
8 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.63%) SQL
10 1 (0.31%) Ladder Logic
10 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 277 (87.11%) Security Cleared
2 163 (51.26%) Degree
3 146 (45.91%) SC Cleared
4 23 (7.23%) TOGAF Certification
5 16 (5.03%) DBS Check
6 9 (2.83%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.26%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.26%) PhD
8 3 (0.94%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.94%) CCNA
8 3 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.94%) MCDST
8 3 (0.94%) MCSA
8 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.94%) VTSP
9 1 (0.31%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.12%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 10 (3.14%) Def Stans
3 7 (2.20%) MISRA
4 4 (1.26%) IEC 61508
4 4 (1.26%) MISRA C
5 3 (0.94%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.31%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 9 (2.83%) Firmware
2 6 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) Docker
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 135 (42.45%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.75%) IBM
3 23 (7.23%) Sparx
4 4 (1.26%) NVIDIA
4 4 (1.26%) OpenAI
4 4 (1.26%) SIMUL8
5 3 (0.94%) EMC
5 3 (0.94%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.94%) Riverbed
5 3 (0.94%) VMware
6 2 (0.63%) Intel
6 2 (0.63%) McAfee
6 2 (0.63%) SAP
6 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds
6 2 (0.63%) Splunk
6 2 (0.63%) Tripwire