Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 134 250
Rank change year-on-year -35 +116 +68
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 67 9 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.21% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.09% 1.62% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 19
10th Percentile " £42,000 £15,839
25th Percentile £25,000 £45,000 £18,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,150 £50,000 £31,059
Median % change year-on-year -35.70% +60.98% +8.98%
75th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £43,750
90th Percentile " £68,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £32,538 £32,564 £34,650
% change year-on-year -0.08% -6.02% -5.07%

DBS Check 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 East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,637 554 1,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.49% 26.95% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 604 429 1,317
10th Percentile £26,400 £29,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £34,802
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £64,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,250 £73,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing DBS Check as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in the East of England

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Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DBS Check in the East of England.

Salary trend for DBS Check in the East of England

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Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBS Check in the East of England over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in the East of England

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Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the East of England region over the 6 months to 9 December 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -47 33 £25,000 -58.33% 12
Cambridgeshire - 17 £32,150 - 2
Bedfordshire - 8 £50,000 -
Essex -12 7 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Suffolk - 2 £40,000 - 6
DBS Check
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, IT jobs citing DBS Check 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 East of England region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 55 (82.09%) Social Skills
2 32 (47.76%) Public Sector
2 32 (47.76%) NEC
2 32 (47.76%) Northgate
2 32 (47.76%) Service Design
3 23 (34.33%) Windows
4 22 (32.84%) SQL
5 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
6 18 (26.87%) Azure
7 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
7 17 (25.37%) ITIL
8 16 (23.88%) C#
8 16 (23.88%) .NET
9 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Excel
9 14 (20.90%) Service Management
10 12 (17.91%) SLA
10 12 (17.91%) Problem Management
10 12 (17.91%) Incident Management
10 12 (17.91%) Microsoft 365
10 12 (17.91%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (17.91%) Analytics
10 12 (17.91%) Housing Association
10 12 (17.91%) Major Incident Management
10 12 (17.91%) Housing Management
11 11 (16.42%) DevOps
11 11 (16.42%) Internet
11 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (14.93%) Firewall
12 10 (14.93%) ISEB
12 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.87%) Azure
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (7.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.48%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) Internet
2 10 (14.93%) Firewall
2 10 (14.93%) LAN
3 7 (10.45%) VoIP
4 5 (7.46%) DNS
4 5 (7.46%) SAN
4 5 (7.46%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (7.46%) VLAN
4 5 (7.46%) WAN
5 2 (2.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (82.09%) Social Skills
2 32 (47.76%) Public Sector
3 8 (11.94%) Local Government
3 8 (11.94%) Social Housing
4 7 (10.45%) Law
5 5 (7.46%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (5.97%) Finance
7 2 (2.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Analyst
2 11 (16.42%) Team Leader
3 10 (14.93%) Incident Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Major Incident Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) Implementation Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) QA Automation Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) QA Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) IT Support
6 6 (8.96%) Development Team Leader
6 6 (8.96%) Head of Development
6 6 (8.96%) Head of Software Development
6 6 (8.96%) Software Development Team Leader
6 6 (8.96%) Software Team Leader
7 5 (7.46%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Support Officer
8 4 (5.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) .NET
2 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Housing Association
1 12 (17.91%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (14.93%) Legacy Code
3 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.46%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) Unix
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.46%) Ubuntu
4 5 (7.46%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Service Design
2 17 (25.37%) ITIL
3 14 (20.90%) Service Management
4 12 (17.91%) Analytics
4 12 (17.91%) Housing Management
4 12 (17.91%) Incident Management
4 12 (17.91%) Major Incident Management
4 12 (17.91%) Problem Management
5 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.42%) DevOps
6 10 (14.93%) Functional Testing
6 10 (14.93%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (14.93%) SDLC
6 10 (14.93%) Test Automation
7 8 (11.94%) Asset Management
8 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (8.96%) CRM
9 6 (8.96%) Full Stack Development
9 6 (8.96%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (7.46%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) SQL
2 16 (23.88%) C#
3 5 (7.46%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.93%) ISEB
2 10 (14.93%) ISTQB
2 10 (14.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (10.45%) Degree
4 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) SLA
2 10 (14.93%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
1 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (47.76%) NEC
1 32 (47.76%) Northgate
2 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.93%) HP
4 7 (10.45%) VMware
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco
5 5 (7.46%) Dell
5 5 (7.46%) Sophos
5 5 (7.46%) WatchGuard