Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 733 935 1036
Rank change year-on-year +202 +101 +43
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 443 238 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.13% 0.58% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 413 191 191
England median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +3.77% -7.02%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,000 £46,629
UK median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +3.77% -8.62%

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39,163 41,316 51,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.82% 24.73% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29,327 32,267 42,261
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in England

DBS Check
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBS Check in England.

Salary trend for DBS Check in England

DBS Check
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in England over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in England

DBS Check
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. 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
London +102 160 £25,000 -7.41% 26
South East +17 96 £22,000 -6.38% 30
Midlands +37 63 £31,250 -0.79% 26
North of England +43 58 £33,750 +22.73% 39
East Midlands +35 46 £32,500 -7.14% 10
South West +23 42 £33,000 -2.94% 3
North West +15 26 £30,000 -20.00% 12
Yorkshire +21 21 £28,652 +19.38% 21
East of England +5 20 £25,000 -45.95% 14
West Midlands +13 17 £29,500 -4.07% 16
North East -5 11 £62,500 +127.27% 6
DBS Check
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 218 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 212 (47.86%) Active Directory
3 161 (36.34%) Apple
4 158 (35.67%) Windows
5 150 (33.86%) DHCP
6 148 (33.41%) DNS
7 110 (24.83%) VMware
8 104 (23.48%) Hyper-V
9 103 (23.25%) Driving Licence
10 96 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 83 (18.74%) Finance
12 80 (18.06%) MCSA
13 74 (16.70%) MCP
14 67 (15.12%) MCSE
15 61 (13.77%) SQL Server
15 61 (13.77%) MCTS
16 60 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
17 59 (13.32%) SQL
17 59 (13.32%) Mac OS X
17 59 (13.32%) Windows Server
18 58 (13.09%) Security Cleared
18 58 (13.09%) iPad
19 54 (12.19%) ITIL
20 51 (11.51%) Project Management
21 50 (11.29%) Firewall
22 45 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
23 43 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
24 42 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
25 38 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
26 37 (8.35%) BC Cleared

DBS Check
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 33 (7.45%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.84%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (3.16%) Moodle
6 7 (1.58%) NServiceBus
7 4 (0.90%) Alfresco
7 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.90%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.90%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.68%) CMS
8 3 (0.68%) Confluence
8 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.68%) JBoss
8 3 (0.68%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.23%) Apache
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (8.13%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.23%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.22%) Office 365
2 9 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.81%) GitHub
4 4 (0.90%) NuGet
4 4 (0.90%) PaaS
5 3 (0.68%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (33.86%) DHCP
2 148 (33.41%) DNS
3 50 (11.29%) Firewall
4 22 (4.97%) SAN
4 22 (4.97%) TCP/IP
5 19 (4.29%) Wireless
6 14 (3.16%) LAN
6 14 (3.16%) VLAN
7 12 (2.71%) WAN
8 9 (2.03%) VPN
9 6 (1.35%) VoIP
10 5 (1.13%) HTTP
10 5 (1.13%) NAS
11 4 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.90%) FTP
11 4 (0.90%) IPsec
11 4 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.90%) Skype
11 4 (0.90%) WLAN
12 3 (0.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.74%) MySQL
3 11 (2.48%) SSDT
4 10 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) Big Data
8 2 (0.45%) Power BI
8 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.23%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.03%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.13%) Mercurial
4 5 (1.13%) Subversion
5 4 (0.90%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.68%) JIRA
7 2 (0.45%) JUnit
8 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 83 (18.74%) Finance
2 18 (4.06%) Retail
3 17 (3.84%) Marketing
4 12 (2.71%) Banking
5 5 (1.13%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.90%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.68%) Advertising
7 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (19.64%) Support Engineer
2 69 (15.58%) IT Engineer
3 54 (12.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 47 (10.61%) Developer
5 45 (10.16%) IT Support
6 43 (9.71%) Analyst
7 40 (9.03%) IT Support Engineer
8 34 (7.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 28 (6.32%) Consultant
10 27 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 25 (5.64%) 3rd Line Support
12 24 (5.42%) Support Technician
13 23 (5.19%) Software Developer
14 22 (4.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 22 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 20 (4.51%) 1st Line Support
16 19 (4.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
17 18 (4.06%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
17 18 (4.06%) Field Engineer
18 17 (3.84%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.19%) HTML
2 22 (4.97%) .NET
3 21 (4.74%) CSS
4 8 (1.81%) RESTful
4 8 (1.81%) WinForms
5 7 (1.58%) AngularJS
5 7 (1.58%) Django
5 7 (1.58%) Web Services
6 6 (1.35%) HTML5
7 5 (1.13%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.90%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.90%) jQuery
8 4 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.90%) REST
8 4 (0.90%) Spring
9 3 (0.68%) Java EE
9 3 (0.68%) XML
10 2 (0.45%) J2EE
11 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 103 (23.25%) Driving Licence
2 58 (13.09%) iPad
3 38 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (8.35%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (4.29%) Blackberry
5 19 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.84%) Fintech
7 15 (3.39%) User Experience
8 13 (2.93%) VLE
9 12 (2.71%) NHS
10 11 (2.48%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.35%) CCTV
11 6 (1.35%) Clustering
11 6 (1.35%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.35%) Replication
12 5 (1.13%) CMDB
12 5 (1.13%) e-Learning
12 5 (1.13%) Graphic Design
12 5 (1.13%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 158 (35.67%) Windows
2 59 (13.32%) Mac OS X
2 59 (13.32%) Windows Server
3 43 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (4.29%) Windows 7
6 15 (3.39%) Linux
7 13 (2.93%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.81%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.58%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.13%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.90%) Android
11 4 (0.90%) Unix
11 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.68%) CentOS
13 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (12.19%) ITIL
3 51 (11.51%) Project Management
4 42 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (7.90%) Service Management
6 31 (7.00%) Service Delivery
7 30 (6.77%) Web Development
8 27 (6.09%) Mathematics
9 23 (5.19%) Business Analysis
10 21 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (4.06%) Data Modelling
11 18 (4.06%) Incident Management
12 17 (3.84%) Mentoring
13 16 (3.61%) Time Management
14 14 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (2.93%) Business Process Modelling
15 13 (2.93%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (2.93%) Data Protection
15 13 (2.93%) Information Security
15 13 (2.93%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (13.32%) SQL
2 29 (6.55%) JavaScript
3 17 (3.84%) PHP
4 16 (3.61%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.03%) C#
5 9 (2.03%) Java
6 8 (1.81%) Python
6 8 (1.81%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.13%) C
8 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.68%) Java 8
9 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.45%) C++
11 1 (0.23%) Korn
11 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 96 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (18.06%) MCSA
3 74 (16.70%) MCP
4 67 (15.12%) MCSE
5 61 (13.77%) MCTS
6 58 (13.09%) Security Cleared
7 37 (8.35%) BC Cleared
8 36 (8.13%) Degree
9 14 (3.16%) SC Cleared
10 11 (2.48%) MCPD
11 6 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.13%) A+ Certification
12 5 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.90%) CITP
13 4 (0.90%) ISEB
13 4 (0.90%) MBA
13 4 (0.90%) PMP
13 4 (0.90%) Postgraduate
14 3 (0.68%) APMP
14 3 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.22%) ISO 9001
1 32 (7.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (5.87%) GDPR
3 22 (4.97%) QA
4 20 (4.51%) SLA
5 8 (1.81%) PMO
6 7 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (1.35%) ISO 22301
8 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 212 (47.86%) Active Directory
2 104 (23.48%) Hyper-V
3 45 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.84%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.35%) XenApp
6 5 (1.13%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.45%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (2.71%) SCCM
2 4 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (0.68%) Puppet
3 3 (0.68%) Terraform
4 2 (0.45%) EnCase
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 218 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 161 (36.34%) Apple
3 110 (24.83%) VMware
4 12 (2.71%) Cisco
5 10 (2.26%) Dell
5 10 (2.26%) Veeam
6 9 (2.03%) Citrix
7 8 (1.81%) HP
8 7 (1.58%) Oracle
9 6 (1.35%) Juniper
9 6 (1.35%) WatchGuard
10 5 (1.13%) Capita
10 5 (1.13%) Tableau
11 4 (0.90%) Acronis
11 4 (0.90%) Aerohive Networks
11 4 (0.90%) AirMagnet
11 4 (0.90%) Apigee
11 4 (0.90%) Brocade
11 4 (0.90%) Ruckus Wireless
12 3 (0.68%) Meraki