Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
UK > England
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 920 1097
Rank change year-on-year +89 +177 -16
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 325 234 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.58% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 303 185 137
England median annual salary £26,810 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.64% +13.21% -18.46%
10th Percentile £20,000 £17,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £52,000 £43,133
UK median annual salary £26,500 £30,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -11.67% +13.21% -18.46%

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 38,908 40,338 53,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.49% 25.16% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 29,944 32,005 43,276
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +37 126 £26,000 -17.67% 82
South East +24 92 £24,250 +3.19% 64
East of England +1 32 £25,000 -32.05% 27
Midlands -1 30 £27,500 -21.43% 47
South West +4 25 £37,500 +13.64% 22
North of England -34 20 £40,000 +70.25% 66
East Midlands +4 16 £26,155 +21.09% 27
West Midlands -3 14 £29,250 -22.00% 20
North East - 11 £62,500 - 7
North West -40 7 £19,500 -17.01% 22
Yorkshire -2 2 £28,326 -29.63% 37
DBS Check
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 160 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 156 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 125 (38.46%) Windows
4 103 (31.69%) Driving Licence
5 101 (31.08%) Apple
6 89 (27.38%) DHCP
7 88 (27.08%) DNS
8 74 (22.77%) VMware
9 72 (22.15%) Hyper-V
10 64 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 63 (19.38%) ITIL
12 53 (16.31%) MCSA
13 50 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
14 48 (14.77%) Windows Server
15 47 (14.46%) Degree
16 44 (13.54%) Project Management
17 43 (13.23%) iPad
18 40 (12.31%) MCSE
19 39 (12.00%) Firewall
19 39 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
20 37 (11.38%) Finance
20 37 (11.38%) MCP
20 37 (11.38%) Mac OS X
21 36 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
22 35 (10.77%) MCTS
23 31 (9.54%) Problem-Solving
23 31 (9.54%) HTML
23 31 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
24 30 (9.23%) SQL
24 30 (9.23%) SQL Server

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 23 (7.08%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.23%) JBoss
5 4 (1.23%) Moodle
5 4 (1.23%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.62%) DNN
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.31%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.31%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.00%) Office 365
2 14 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.77%) SaaS
5 6 (1.85%) PaaS
6 4 (1.23%) NuGet
7 1 (0.31%) GitHub
7 1 (0.31%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (27.38%) DHCP
2 88 (27.08%) DNS
3 39 (12.00%) Firewall
4 30 (9.23%) TCP/IP
5 27 (8.31%) Wireless
6 21 (6.46%) SAN
6 21 (6.46%) VLAN
7 17 (5.23%) LAN
8 14 (4.31%) WAN
9 10 (3.08%) VoIP
10 8 (2.46%) VPN
11 6 (1.85%) HTTP
11 6 (1.85%) NAS
12 5 (1.54%) WLAN
13 4 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.23%) FTP
13 4 (1.23%) Internet
13 4 (1.23%) IPsec
13 4 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.69%) MySQL
3 11 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.54%) Redis
6 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.31%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.31%) Power BI
8 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.31%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (4.31%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.15%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.54%) Mercurial
3 5 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (1.54%) Subversion
4 4 (1.23%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.31%) Grunt
6 1 (0.31%) gulp
6 1 (0.31%) NUnit
6 1 (0.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (11.38%) Finance
2 17 (5.23%) Retail
3 12 (3.69%) Marketing
4 8 (2.46%) Banking
5 6 (1.85%) Legal
6 4 (1.23%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.92%) Local Government
8 2 (0.62%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (22.46%) Support Engineer
2 71 (21.85%) IT Engineer
3 55 (16.92%) IT Support
4 44 (13.54%) IT Support Engineer
5 34 (10.46%) Consultant
5 34 (10.46%) Developer
6 32 (9.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 27 (8.31%) 3rd Line Support
8 26 (8.00%) Support Technician
9 24 (7.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 22 (6.77%) IT Technician
11 21 (6.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 21 (6.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 20 (6.15%) Analyst
13 18 (5.54%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
14 16 (4.92%) Active Directory Technician
15 15 (4.62%) IT Support Technician
16 14 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
17 13 (4.00%) IT Manager
17 13 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.54%) HTML
2 23 (7.08%) .NET
3 18 (5.54%) CSS
4 14 (4.31%) HTML5
5 13 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.00%) REST
6 11 (3.38%) AngularJS
7 10 (3.08%) CSS3
7 10 (3.08%) jQuery
7 10 (3.08%) JSON
8 9 (2.77%) Web Services
9 8 (2.46%) RESTful
10 6 (1.85%) Ajax
10 6 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.54%) Django
11 5 (1.54%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.54%) Spring
11 5 (1.54%) XML
11 5 (1.54%) Zend Framework
12 4 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (31.69%) Driving Licence
2 43 (13.23%) iPad
3 24 (7.38%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.54%) NHS
6 17 (5.23%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.69%) Blackberry
7 12 (3.69%) User Experience
8 11 (3.38%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.46%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.46%) Fintech
10 6 (1.85%) CCTV
10 6 (1.85%) Clustering
10 6 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.23%) Replication
11 4 (1.23%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.92%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.62%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.62%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 125 (38.46%) Windows
2 48 (14.77%) Windows Server
3 39 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (11.38%) Mac OS X
5 22 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (4.92%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.38%) Linux
7 11 (3.38%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.46%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.15%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.54%) Android
10 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.92%) CentOS
12 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.31%) Unix
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.38%) ITIL
2 44 (13.54%) Project Management
3 31 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (9.54%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (6.77%) Service Delivery
4 22 (6.77%) Service Management
5 18 (5.54%) Hardware Maintenance
6 17 (5.23%) Time Management
7 16 (4.92%) Information Security
8 15 (4.62%) Data Protection
8 15 (4.62%) Web Development
9 13 (4.00%) Change Control
9 13 (4.00%) IT Strategy
9 13 (4.00%) Mathematics
9 13 (4.00%) Migration
10 12 (3.69%) Change Management
10 12 (3.69%) Line Management
10 12 (3.69%) MVC
11 11 (3.38%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.23%) SQL
2 24 (7.38%) JavaScript
3 14 (4.31%) C#
4 10 (3.08%) Java
4 10 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.46%) C
5 8 (2.46%) PHP
6 7 (2.15%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.15%) VB
6 7 (2.15%) VBScript
7 6 (1.85%) Python
7 6 (1.85%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.54%) C++
9 4 (1.23%) Korn
10 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.31%) ES6
11 1 (0.31%) Java 8
11 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (16.31%) MCSA
3 47 (14.46%) Degree
4 40 (12.31%) MCSE
5 37 (11.38%) MCP
6 35 (10.77%) MCTS
7 16 (4.92%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.46%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.85%) CISA
9 6 (1.85%) CISSP
9 6 (1.85%) CRISC
10 4 (1.23%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.23%) CITP
10 4 (1.23%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.23%) MBA
10 4 (1.23%) PMP
10 4 (1.23%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.92%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.62%) SCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (6.77%) GDPR
3 20 (6.15%) SLA
4 18 (5.54%) ISO 9001
5 15 (4.62%) QA
6 11 (3.38%) PMO
7 6 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 156 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 72 (22.15%) Hyper-V
3 36 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.92%) XenApp
6 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (4.92%) SCCM
2 4 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (0.92%) Puppet
3 3 (0.92%) Terraform
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 160 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 101 (31.08%) Apple
3 74 (22.77%) VMware
4 10 (3.08%) Cisco
5 8 (2.46%) Google
6 7 (2.15%) HP
6 7 (2.15%) Sophos
7 6 (1.85%) AVG
7 6 (1.85%) Capita
7 6 (1.85%) Dell
8 5 (1.54%) Aerohive Networks
8 5 (1.54%) AirMagnet
8 5 (1.54%) Brocade
8 5 (1.54%) Citrix
8 5 (1.54%) Oracle
8 5 (1.54%) Ruckus Wireless
8 5 (1.54%) Tableau
8 5 (1.54%) Veeam
8 5 (1.54%) Zend
9 4 (1.23%) Apigee