BPSS Clearance Jobs in the UK excluding London

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 29 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 258 600 667
Rank change year-on-year +342 +67 -127
Permanent jobs citing BPSS Clearance 629 206 162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.13% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.86% 0.94% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 521 92 145
10th Percentile £24,807 £23,750 £21,250
25th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.34% +5.63% -18.99%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £68,283
90th Percentile £70,000 £82,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16,289 21,812 20,966
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.19% 34.23% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10,574 8,619 9,783
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,000 £37,463 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in the UK excluding London

BPSS Clearance
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for BPSS Clearance in the UK excluding London

BPSS Clearance
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing BPSS Clearance in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 29 February 2024.

Salary histogram for BPSS Clearance in the UK excluding London

BPSS Clearance
Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 29 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
South West +189 317 £50,000 +5.26% 52
East of England +150 170 £57,500 +4.55% 16
South East +81 52 £57,278 -23.63% 47
Midlands +48 32 £32,500 -39.53% 19
North of England +68 28 £53,847 +34.62% 34
East Midlands +14 19 £24,811 -8.11% 12
North West +31 18 £28,422 -28.95% 27
Wales +24 18 £46,131 +88.29% 1
West Midlands +56 13 £46,250 -26.00% 7
Scotland -26 12 £24,240 -39.02% 6
North East - 6 £78,273 - 1
Yorkshire +78 4 £78,273 +45.62% 6
Northern Ireland - 4 £29,993 -
BPSS Clearance
UK

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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 (14.15%) Confluence
2 18 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 41 (6.52%) Simulink
2 14 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.64%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.32%) CATIA
7 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) InDesign
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (3.66%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 13 (2.07%) Maximo
3 2 (0.32%) Primavera
3 2 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 65 (10.33%) Azure
2 41 (6.52%) Azure DevOps
3 40 (6.36%) AWS
3 40 (6.36%) Microsoft 365
4 18 (2.86%) Power Platform
5 8 (1.27%) GitHub
5 8 (1.27%) GitHub Actions
6 6 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.79%) OCI
7 5 (0.79%) Serverless
7 5 (0.79%) Slack
8 4 (0.64%) SaaS
8 4 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.48%) IaaS
9 3 (0.48%) PaaS
10 2 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.16%) Boomi
11 1 (0.16%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.36%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (2.23%) 5G
3 12 (1.91%) Firewall
4 11 (1.75%) Ethernet
5 10 (1.59%) Wireless
6 9 (1.43%) 4G
6 9 (1.43%) MPLS
6 9 (1.43%) WAN
7 8 (1.27%) Software-Defined Radio
8 6 (0.95%) SAN
9 5 (0.79%) 5G NR
9 5 (0.79%) 802.11
9 5 (0.79%) DNS
9 5 (0.79%) LTE
10 4 (0.64%) Internet
11 3 (0.48%) Modbus
11 3 (0.48%) RS-232
11 3 (0.48%) RS-422
11 3 (0.48%) RS-485
11 3 (0.48%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.54%) NoSQL
2 15 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.07%) GIS
4 5 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.79%) Power BI
5 4 (0.64%) Tableau
6 3 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.16%) MySQL
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 101 (16.06%) Git
2 91 (14.47%) Visual Studio
3 89 (14.15%) JIRA
4 88 (13.99%) Bitbucket
5 59 (9.38%) Sourcetree
6 45 (7.15%) Rational Rhapsody
7 42 (6.68%) Rational DOORS
8 13 (2.07%) Rational Team Concert
8 13 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.59%) GitLab
10 9 (1.43%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.95%) SonarQube
12 5 (0.79%) Subversion
13 4 (0.64%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.48%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.48%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.48%) Maven
14 3 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
15 2 (0.32%) Cypress.io
15 2 (0.32%) Mockito
General
1 127 (20.19%) Social Skills
2 102 (16.22%) Games
3 93 (14.79%) Presentation Skills
4 40 (6.36%) Finance
5 39 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (6.04%) Manufacturing
6 38 (6.04%) Military
7 37 (5.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 33 (5.25%) Aerospace
9 27 (4.29%) Electronics
10 19 (3.02%) Public Sector
11 12 (1.91%) French Language
12 11 (1.75%) Influencing Skills
12 11 (1.75%) Telecoms
13 7 (1.11%) Italian Language
14 6 (0.95%) Retail
15 4 (0.64%) German Language
15 4 (0.64%) Law
15 4 (0.64%) Local Government
15 4 (0.64%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 119 (18.92%) Developer
2 89 (14.15%) Systems Engineer
3 88 (13.99%) 3D Developer
3 88 (13.99%) Games Developer
3 88 (13.99%) Unity 3D Developer
4 78 (12.40%) Lead
5 72 (11.45%) Senior
6 66 (10.49%) Architect
7 61 (9.70%) Software Engineer
8 35 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 30 (4.77%) Analyst
9 30 (4.77%) Mobile Engineer
9 30 (4.77%) Senior Games Developer
10 26 (4.13%) Project Manager
11 24 (3.82%) Support Engineer
12 23 (3.66%) Junior
12 23 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (3.18%) Security Architect
14 19 (3.02%) Desktop Engineer
14 19 (3.02%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (13.99%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 40 (6.36%) .NET
3 19 (3.02%) EDI
4 15 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 14 (2.23%) REST
6 11 (1.75%) Middleware
7 8 (1.27%) PyTorch
7 8 (1.27%) Spring
7 8 (1.27%) Spring Boot
8 7 (1.11%) Node.js
8 7 (1.11%) React
9 5 (0.79%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.79%) CSS
9 5 (0.79%) HTML
10 4 (0.64%) .NET Core
10 4 (0.64%) Express.js
10 4 (0.64%) ONNX
10 4 (0.64%) TensorFlow
11 3 (0.48%) ARM Templates
11 3 (0.48%) Azure Blueprints
Miscellaneous
1 92 (14.63%) Virtual Reality
2 69 (10.97%) Driving Licence
3 48 (7.63%) Algorithms
4 22 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 14 (2.23%) Product Ownership
8 9 (1.43%) ARM Cortex
8 9 (1.43%) IoT
9 8 (1.27%) FPGA
9 8 (1.27%) PCIe
9 8 (1.27%) VHDL
10 5 (0.79%) CMDB
10 5 (0.79%) Grid Computing
10 5 (0.79%) Onboarding
10 5 (0.79%) Robotics
11 4 (0.64%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (0.64%) Cyber Threat
11 4 (0.64%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.27%) Windows
2 26 (4.13%) Linux
3 6 (0.95%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.64%) Ubuntu
4 4 (0.64%) Unix
4 4 (0.64%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (0.48%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (31.16%) Software Engineering
2 148 (23.53%) UML
3 119 (18.92%) DevOps
3 119 (18.92%) Systems Engineering
4 112 (17.81%) Scrum
5 104 (16.53%) Agile
6 95 (15.10%) Use Case
7 94 (14.94%) Design Patterns
8 89 (14.15%) Validation
9 84 (13.35%) Project Management
10 68 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
11 60 (9.54%) Mathematics
12 54 (8.59%) Verification and Validation
13 47 (7.47%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
14 45 (7.15%) Mentoring
15 44 (7.00%) ITIL
16 43 (6.84%) Asset Management
17 42 (6.68%) Physics
18 41 (6.52%) Full Stack Development
19 40 (6.36%) Proactive Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 119 (18.92%) C#
2 57 (9.06%) C
3 42 (6.68%) Ada
4 36 (5.72%) MATLAB
5 27 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 20 (3.18%) Python
7 18 (2.86%) TypeScript
8 17 (2.70%) Java
9 10 (1.59%) C++
10 7 (1.11%) R
10 7 (1.11%) SQL
11 6 (0.95%) Rust
12 4 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.64%) VBA
13 3 (0.48%) Fortran
13 3 (0.48%) Julia
13 3 (0.48%) SystemVerilog
14 1 (0.16%) Ladder Logic
14 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 511 (81.24%) Security Cleared
2 246 (39.11%) Degree
3 180 (28.62%) SC Cleared
4 45 (7.15%) DBS Check
5 23 (3.66%) TOGAF Certification
6 15 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
8 8 (1.27%) Master's Degree
9 7 (1.11%) PhD
10 5 (0.79%) HNC
11 4 (0.64%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.64%) APMP
11 4 (0.64%) CCNA
11 4 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.48%) MCDST
12 3 (0.48%) MCSA
12 3 (0.48%) VTSP
13 2 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.72%) PCI DSS
1 36 (5.72%) SLA
2 29 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 15 (2.38%) QA
4 13 (2.07%) Def Stans
5 10 (1.59%) GDPR
5 10 (1.59%) MISRA
6 9 (1.43%) Accessibility
6 9 (1.43%) COSHH
6 9 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.64%) IEC 61508
7 4 (0.64%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.48%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.48%) NCSC
9 1 (0.16%) GRC
9 1 (0.16%) IEC 61131
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (5.72%) Firmware
1 36 (5.72%) KVM
2 11 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.27%) Embedded Firmware
4 6 (0.95%) Docker
5 4 (0.64%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.75%) Terraform
2 10 (1.59%) Ansible
3 9 (1.43%) FortiGate
4 7 (1.11%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 203 (32.27%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.84%) IBM
3 39 (6.20%) Dell
4 23 (3.66%) Sparx
5 18 (2.86%) Sun
6 17 (2.70%) Cisco
7 10 (1.59%) HP
8 9 (1.43%) Darktrace
8 9 (1.43%) Mitel
8 9 (1.43%) NEC
8 9 (1.43%) Ribbon
9 8 (1.27%) Meraki
9 8 (1.27%) Oracle
9 8 (1.27%) SAP
9 8 (1.27%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.79%) Intel
11 4 (0.64%) NVIDIA
11 4 (0.64%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.64%) SIMUL8
11 4 (0.64%) VMware