Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 946 977
Rank change year-on-year +191 +31 +72
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 391 215 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 0.54% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 331 189 194
England median annual salary £30,366 £27,500 £28,742
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.42% -4.32% +0.85%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,750 £19,575
90th Percentile £56,250 £43,202 £44,082
UK median annual salary £30,366 £27,500 £28,130
% change year-on-year +10.42% -2.24% -1.30%

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 36,530 39,802 47,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.82% 24.39% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27,216 30,777 38,579
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +108 116 £28,000 +3.70% 36
North of England +71 94 £35,000 +27.27% 32
Midlands +49 63 £35,000 +23.89% 9
South East +20 63 £23,750 +1.06% 31
East Midlands +30 47 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Yorkshire +55 42 £32,500 +58.54% 14
North West +19 38 £30,366 -6.57% 16
South West +28 36 £38,000 +61.70% 5
West Midlands +24 16 £30,000 - 6
East of England +5 15 £24,500 -34.67% 12
North East +1 14 £45,000 +33.33% 2
DBS Check
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 147 (37.60%) Microsoft
2 128 (32.74%) Active Directory
3 124 (31.71%) Windows
4 93 (23.79%) Apple
5 86 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (21.23%) DHCP
7 81 (20.72%) DNS
8 76 (19.44%) Finance
9 66 (16.88%) SQL Server
10 63 (16.11%) VMware
10 63 (16.11%) Security Cleared
11 58 (14.83%) SQL
12 56 (14.32%) Hyper-V
13 54 (13.81%) MCP
13 54 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 53 (13.55%) Windows Server
15 48 (12.28%) JavaScript
16 43 (11.00%) BC Cleared
17 40 (10.23%) Driving Licence
18 38 (9.72%) HTML
18 38 (9.72%) CSS
19 37 (9.46%) Degree
19 37 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
20 36 (9.21%) MCSE
20 36 (9.21%) Project Management
21 35 (8.95%) MS Exchange
21 35 (8.95%) .NET
21 35 (8.95%) Firewall
21 35 (8.95%) Web Development
22 34 (8.70%) MCSA

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 35 (8.95%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.16%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (3.58%) Moodle
6 11 (2.81%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.30%) CMS
8 8 (2.05%) NServiceBus
9 5 (1.28%) Apache
9 5 (1.28%) Confluence
9 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.28%) Sitefinity
10 4 (1.02%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.02%) JBoss
10 4 (1.02%) nginx
10 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) SPSS
4 3 (0.77%) Stata
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.16%) Office 365
2 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.07%) GitHub
4 7 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.53%) PaaS
6 5 (1.28%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.02%) Serverless
8 3 (0.77%) Force.com
8 3 (0.77%) G Suite
8 3 (0.77%) IaaS
8 3 (0.77%) SaaS
9 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (21.23%) DHCP
2 81 (20.72%) DNS
3 35 (8.95%) Firewall
4 15 (3.84%) LAN
5 13 (3.32%) SAN
6 12 (3.07%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.81%) WAN
8 7 (1.79%) Skype
8 7 (1.79%) Wireless
9 6 (1.53%) VPN
10 5 (1.28%) DWDM
10 5 (1.28%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.02%) VoIP
12 3 (0.77%) VLAN
13 2 (0.51%) 4G
13 2 (0.51%) WLAN
14 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.39%) MySQL
3 17 (4.35%) SSDT
4 11 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.02%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.77%) GIS
10 2 (0.51%) Big Data
10 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (4.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.53%) JUnit
5 5 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.28%) JIRA
6 4 (1.02%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.02%) IDA Disassembler
6 4 (1.02%) OllyDbg
6 4 (1.02%) Selenium
7 3 (0.77%) Subversion
8 2 (0.51%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.51%) Gatling
8 2 (0.51%) GitLab
8 2 (0.51%) Gradle
8 2 (0.51%) JMeter
8 2 (0.51%) Maven
8 2 (0.51%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (19.44%) Finance
2 16 (4.09%) Retail
3 12 (3.07%) Banking
4 9 (2.30%) Marketing
5 7 (1.79%) Advertising
6 5 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.02%) Billing
7 4 (1.02%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.77%) Publishing
9 2 (0.51%) Back Office
9 2 (0.51%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (17.39%) Developer
2 48 (12.28%) Support Engineer
3 36 (9.21%) Analyst
4 25 (6.39%) 1st Line Support
4 25 (6.39%) Software Developer
5 24 (6.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 23 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (5.63%) Support Technician
8 21 (5.37%) 1st Line Engineer
9 20 (5.12%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.60%) Applications Developer
10 18 (4.60%) Web Developer
11 16 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (3.58%) Administrator
12 14 (3.58%) IT Engineer
12 14 (3.58%) IT Support
13 12 (3.07%) Field Engineer
13 12 (3.07%) SQL Developer
14 11 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
14 11 (2.81%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.72%) CSS
1 38 (9.72%) HTML
2 35 (8.95%) .NET
3 18 (4.60%) jQuery
4 14 (3.58%) AngularJS
5 12 (3.07%) Web Services
5 12 (3.07%) WinForms
6 11 (2.81%) HTML5
7 10 (2.56%) Spring
7 10 (2.56%) XML
8 9 (2.30%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.05%) Hibernate
9 8 (2.05%) JSON
10 6 (1.53%) Node.js
11 5 (1.28%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.28%) Apache Cordova
11 5 (1.28%) Ionic Framework
11 5 (1.28%) J2EE
11 5 (1.28%) Java EE
12 4 (1.02%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.23%) Driving Licence
2 30 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.91%) iPad
4 23 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (5.63%) User Experience
6 18 (4.60%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.32%) VLE
8 12 (3.07%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.81%) Fintech
9 11 (2.81%) NHS
10 10 (2.56%) Mobile App
11 9 (2.30%) Blackberry
12 8 (2.05%) Cyberattack
13 7 (1.79%) Social Media
14 5 (1.28%) e-Learning
14 5 (1.28%) Graphic Design
14 5 (1.28%) Replication
15 4 (1.02%) Algorithms
15 4 (1.02%) CMDB
16 3 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (31.71%) Windows
2 53 (13.55%) Windows Server
3 31 (7.93%) Mac OS X
4 22 (5.63%) Windows 7
5 20 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (3.84%) Windows 10
8 13 (3.32%) Linux
9 9 (2.30%) Android
10 8 (2.05%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.79%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.53%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.28%) Unix
14 4 (1.02%) Amazon Linux
14 4 (1.02%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (9.21%) Project Management
4 35 (8.95%) Web Development
5 28 (7.16%) ITIL
6 26 (6.65%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 22 (5.63%) Service Delivery
9 20 (5.12%) Test Automation
10 19 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (4.60%) Mathematics
12 17 (4.35%) Business Analysis
12 17 (4.35%) Coaching
12 17 (4.35%) Service Management
13 16 (4.09%) User Stories
14 14 (3.58%) Data Modelling
15 13 (3.32%) Business Process Modelling
15 13 (3.32%) Customer Requirements
15 13 (3.32%) SDLC
15 13 (3.32%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 58 (14.83%) SQL
2 48 (12.28%) JavaScript
3 31 (7.93%) PHP
4 23 (5.88%) Java
5 13 (3.32%) C#
6 12 (3.07%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.07%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.05%) Java 8
8 5 (1.28%) Python
9 4 (1.02%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.77%) R
11 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.51%) C++
11 2 (0.51%) Scala
11 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.51%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.26%) C
12 1 (0.26%) Korn
12 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (16.11%) Security Cleared
2 54 (13.81%) MCP
2 54 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (11.00%) BC Cleared
4 37 (9.46%) Degree
5 36 (9.21%) MCSE
6 34 (8.70%) MCSA
7 32 (8.18%) MCTS
8 17 (4.35%) MCPD
9 13 (3.32%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (1.53%) ISEB
12 5 (1.28%) APMP
12 5 (1.28%) CCNA
13 4 (1.02%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (1.02%) CISSP
13 4 (1.02%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.39%) QA
2 21 (5.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (4.09%) ISO 9001
4 12 (3.07%) GDPR
5 6 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.53%) ISO 22301
5 6 (1.53%) PMO
6 5 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.77%) SLA
9 2 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 128 (32.74%) Active Directory
2 56 (14.32%) Hyper-V
3 24 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.53%) XenApp
6 5 (1.28%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.02%) Docker
8 2 (0.51%) vSphere
9 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (2.30%) SCCM
2 4 (1.02%) Nessus
3 2 (0.51%) EnCase
3 2 (0.51%) Puppet
3 2 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.26%) Cacti
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.26%) DameWare
4 1 (0.26%) Munin
4 1 (0.26%) Nagios
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
4 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 147 (37.60%) Microsoft
2 93 (23.79%) Apple
3 63 (16.11%) VMware
4 14 (3.58%) Cisco
5 12 (3.07%) Dell
5 12 (3.07%) Google
6 9 (2.30%) Citrix
6 9 (2.30%) Oracle
6 9 (2.30%) Veeam
7 6 (1.53%) HP
7 6 (1.53%) WatchGuard
8 5 (1.28%) Juniper
8 5 (1.28%) Samsung
8 5 (1.28%) Toshiba
8 5 (1.28%) Xerox
9 4 (1.02%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.77%) Acronis
10 3 (0.77%) Tableau
10 3 (0.77%) Twitter