Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 921 954 1038
Rank change year-on-year +33 +84 +18
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 217 203 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.48% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 186 163 161
England median annual salary £27,500 £32,000 £27,823
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.06% +15.01% -26.20%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,025 £19,500
90th Percentile £40,000 £52,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £27,500 £32,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -14.06% +16.36% -27.06%

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 38,213 42,250 54,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.53% 25.64% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29,912 33,745 43,577
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -6 56 £26,918 -36.66% 30
South East +16 55 £29,000 +11.54% 38
East of England +34 36 £30,975 +1.62% 20
North of England -9 33 £27,500 - 35
Midlands +8 22 £29,000 -6.45% 22
South West -11 16 £26,500 -19.08% 8
North West -22 15 £27,500 -3.51% 11
West Midlands +8 11 £29,250 -5.65% 15
East Midlands +11 10 £27,500 -14.14% 7
North East - 10 £40,000 - 6
Yorkshire +32 9 £20,500 -25.45% 18
DBS Check
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing DBS Check also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 104 (47.93%) Windows
2 92 (42.40%) Active Directory
3 84 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 69 (31.80%) ITIL
5 60 (27.65%) Driving Licence
6 51 (23.50%) Microsoft Office
7 41 (18.89%) HTML
8 37 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (16.59%) Finance
10 35 (16.13%) VMware
10 35 (16.13%) Hyper-V
10 35 (16.13%) Hardware Maintenance
11 32 (14.75%) CSS
12 31 (14.29%) DNS
12 31 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (13.36%) Windows Server
13 29 (13.36%) DHCP
14 28 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 28 (12.90%) Google
14 28 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (12.90%) Office 365
15 27 (12.44%) Firewall
16 26 (11.98%) Apple
17 25 (11.52%) Degree
18 24 (11.06%) Windows 8
19 23 (10.60%) SCCM
19 23 (10.60%) .NET
20 22 (10.14%) MCP
20 22 (10.14%) Cisco
20 22 (10.14%) Time Management

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 20 (9.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (3.69%) JBoss
3 8 (3.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.92%) DNN
6 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (0.92%) Moodle
Applications
1 51 (23.50%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.90%) Office 365
2 20 (9.22%) G Suite
3 13 (5.99%) SaaS
4 11 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.38%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.29%) DNS
2 29 (13.36%) DHCP
3 27 (12.44%) Firewall
4 21 (9.68%) WLAN
5 19 (8.76%) TCP/IP
5 19 (8.76%) Wireless
6 13 (5.99%) LAN
6 13 (5.99%) VLAN
7 10 (4.61%) VoIP
8 9 (4.15%) SAN
8 9 (4.15%) WAN
9 5 (2.30%) NAS
10 4 (1.84%) Internet
10 4 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.92%) HTTP
11 2 (0.92%) Intranet
12 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.46%) FTP
12 1 (0.46%) SMS
12 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.30%) MySQL
3 5 (2.30%) Redis
4 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.46%) Big Data
5 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.46%) Grunt
4 1 (0.46%) gulp
4 1 (0.46%) NUnit
4 1 (0.46%) Selenium
4 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (16.59%) Finance
2 20 (9.22%) Banking
3 12 (5.53%) Retail Banking
4 6 (2.76%) Games
4 6 (2.76%) Law
4 6 (2.76%) Legal
5 5 (2.30%) Retail
6 3 (1.38%) Local Government
6 3 (1.38%) Marketing
7 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 49 (22.58%) IT Technician
2 37 (17.05%) Developer
2 37 (17.05%) Support Technician
3 36 (16.59%) IT Support
4 34 (15.67%) Active Directory Technician
5 27 (12.44%) IT Support Technician
6 24 (11.06%) Support Engineer
7 23 (10.60%) Active Directory Support
7 23 (10.60%) PC Technician
8 21 (9.68%) Consultant
9 18 (8.29%) ICT Technician
10 16 (7.37%) Applications Developer
11 15 (6.91%) IT Engineer
11 15 (6.91%) Web Developer
12 14 (6.45%) PC Support
12 14 (6.45%) Web Applications Developer
13 13 (5.99%) Service Desk Technician
14 12 (5.53%) IT Support Engineer
14 12 (5.53%) PC Support Technician
15 11 (5.07%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.89%) HTML
2 32 (14.75%) CSS
3 23 (10.60%) .NET
4 21 (9.68%) CSS3
4 21 (9.68%) HTML5
5 18 (8.29%) AngularJS
6 17 (7.83%) JSON
6 17 (7.83%) REST
7 14 (6.45%) jQuery
8 12 (5.53%) Angular 2
8 12 (5.53%) ASP.NET
8 12 (5.53%) SOAP
8 12 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (5.53%) Web Services
8 12 (5.53%) XML
9 8 (3.69%) Apache CXF
9 8 (3.69%) Hibernate
9 8 (3.69%) Spring
10 6 (2.76%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 60 (27.65%) Driving Licence
2 12 (5.53%) Virtual Team
3 11 (5.07%) iPad
4 10 (4.61%) NHS
5 9 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.23%) Social Media
6 7 (3.23%) User Experience
7 6 (2.76%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.38%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.92%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.92%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) 3D Printing
10 1 (0.46%) CCTV
10 1 (0.46%) Clustering
10 1 (0.46%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 104 (47.93%) Windows
2 37 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (13.36%) Windows Server
4 28 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (11.06%) Windows 8
6 21 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 15 (6.91%) Windows 7
8 14 (6.45%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.30%) Android
9 5 (2.30%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.38%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.46%) CentOS
12 1 (0.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (31.80%) ITIL
2 35 (16.13%) Hardware Maintenance
3 22 (10.14%) Time Management
4 20 (9.22%) ITIL V2
5 18 (8.29%) Data Protection
6 15 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (5.99%) Project Management
8 12 (5.53%) Migration
9 11 (5.07%) MVC
10 10 (4.61%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.15%) Change Control
11 9 (4.15%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (4.15%) Test Automation
11 9 (4.15%) Unit Testing
12 8 (3.69%) API Design
12 8 (3.69%) Information Security
12 8 (3.69%) Line Management
12 8 (3.69%) SOA
13 7 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
13 7 (3.23%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.68%) Java
2 20 (9.22%) JavaScript
3 19 (8.76%) C#
4 14 (6.45%) TypeScript
5 13 (5.99%) SQL
6 11 (5.07%) C
7 9 (4.15%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.69%) C++
8 8 (3.69%) Korn
9 7 (3.23%) VB
9 7 (3.23%) VBScript
10 5 (2.30%) PHP
11 1 (0.46%) ES6
11 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (11.52%) Degree
3 22 (10.14%) MCP
4 21 (9.68%) CCNA
4 21 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (9.22%) A+ Certification
6 19 (8.76%) MCSE
7 17 (7.83%) CCNP
8 8 (3.69%) Master's Degree
9 6 (2.76%) CISA
9 6 (2.76%) CISSP
9 6 (2.76%) CRISC
9 6 (2.76%) MCSA
10 5 (2.30%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.92%) MCITP
11 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.46%) MCDST
12 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.69%) SLA
2 7 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.76%) GDPR
4 3 (1.38%) PMO
5 2 (0.92%) QA
6 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 92 (42.40%) Active Directory
2 35 (16.13%) Hyper-V
3 31 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (10.60%) SCCM
2 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (1.38%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.92%) WSUS
4 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.46%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 35 (16.13%) VMware
3 28 (12.90%) Google
4 26 (11.98%) Apple
5 22 (10.14%) Cisco
6 8 (3.69%) Oracle
7 7 (3.23%) AVG
7 7 (3.23%) Sophos
8 5 (2.30%) Dell
8 5 (2.30%) Zend
9 4 (1.84%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (1.84%) AirMagnet
9 4 (1.84%) Brocade
9 4 (1.84%) Capita
9 4 (1.84%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.38%) Siebel
10 3 (1.38%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.92%) Citrix
12 1 (0.46%) HP