Period
to 15 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 134 145
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11 -9
Permanent jobs citing BPSS Clearance 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.057% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.44% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Wales median annual salary - £40,000 £50,198
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.32% +74.60%
UK median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.43% -17.65% +25.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 384 458 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.77% 23.89% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 314 289 434
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £41,200 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.13% +3.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £23,075
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,250 £55,424
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Wales

BPSS Clearance
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Wales.

Salary trend for BPSS Clearance in Wales

BPSS Clearance
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the Wales region over the 6 months to 15 July 2019. 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
South Wales -5 1 - -
BPSS Clearance
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Go
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Mesos
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Go
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Mesos
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google