Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 247 291 313
Rank change year-on-year +44 +22 -12
Permanent jobs citing BPSS Clearance 10 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.025% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.084% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 5
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +109.68% -22.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £56,050 £28,100 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £33,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £57,000 £52,095 £40,500
% change year-on-year +9.42% +28.63% -4.14%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,509 2,388 2,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.47% 29.98% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,157 1,579 1,607
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.83% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,830 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.66% +5.26% +5.56%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in the West Midlands

BPSS Clearance
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for BPSS Clearance in the West Midlands

BPSS Clearance
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for BPSS Clearance in the West Midlands

BPSS Clearance
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 February 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
Birmingham +47 7 £60,000 +103.39% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £65,000 -
BPSS Clearance
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Public Sector
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) CISSP
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) BC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Communications Security
5 3 (30.00%) Network Design
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Logistics
6 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) CCNP
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) CISA
6 2 (20.00%) CISM
6 2 (20.00%) Information Security
6 2 (20.00%) Teamcenter
6 2 (20.00%) Cyberattack

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Teamcenter
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (60.00%) Public Sector
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Managing Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Cyberattack
2 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Coaching
2 3 (30.00%) Communications Security
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) BC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) CISA
4 2 (20.00%) CISM
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Aruba
2 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto