Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 625 801 954
Rank change year-on-year +176 +153 +50
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 432 334 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 0.94% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 341 274 193
England median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +32.73% -14.06%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £57,000 £61,250 £40,000
UK median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -2.78% +30.91% -14.06%

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 27,772 35,498 40,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.52% 23.92% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20,725 26,289 31,317
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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
North of England +69 118 £40,000 +9.59% 37
South East +98 112 £40,000 +37.93% 36
London +78 103 £31,250 -21.88% 28
North West +88 83 £42,500 +45.34% 20
Midlands +37 51 £31,000 -14.48% 24
West Midlands +51 28 £25,000 -44.44% 11
South West +9 25 £31,500 -42.73% 14
East of England +73 23 £36,780 +32.60% 11
East Midlands +2 23 £34,650 -3.75% 13
North East +23 21 £47,000 +7.43% 3
Yorkshire +2 15 £25,000 -37.50% 14
DBS Check
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 166 (38.43%) Windows
2 129 (29.86%) Active Directory
3 124 (28.70%) Microsoft
4 106 (24.54%) Problem-Solving
5 98 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (21.99%) Finance
6 95 (21.99%) Office 365
7 89 (20.60%) Degree
8 74 (17.13%) Windows Server
9 71 (16.44%) Firewall
10 69 (15.97%) DHCP
10 69 (15.97%) DNS
11 60 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 60 (13.89%) Driving Licence
12 59 (13.66%) Mentoring
13 55 (12.73%) VMware
14 54 (12.50%) Validation
14 54 (12.50%) Cisco
14 54 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
15 53 (12.27%) ITIL
16 52 (12.04%) SQL
16 52 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
17 51 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
18 49 (11.34%) Component Testing
18 49 (11.34%) Azure
19 48 (11.11%) WAN
20 47 (10.88%) C
20 47 (10.88%) Software Engineering
21 44 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
22 43 (9.95%) VPN

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 40 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.62%) CMS
6 7 (1.62%) IIS
7 6 (1.39%) Apache
7 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (1.16%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.16%) SAS
9 4 (0.93%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.69%) Confluence
11 2 (0.46%) WordPress
12 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.23%) nginx
12 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 41 (9.49%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.62%) SPSS
4 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Finacle
2 1 (0.23%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 95 (21.99%) Office 365
2 49 (11.34%) Azure
3 27 (6.25%) AWS
4 13 (3.01%) SaaS
5 12 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (2.78%) Power Platform
6 8 (1.85%) OneDrive
7 5 (1.16%) GitHub
8 4 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.69%) npm
10 2 (0.46%) G Suite
10 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.46%) Trello
11 1 (0.23%) IaaS
11 1 (0.23%) PaaS
11 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 71 (16.44%) Firewall
2 69 (15.97%) DHCP
2 69 (15.97%) DNS
3 48 (11.11%) WAN
4 43 (9.95%) VPN
4 43 (9.95%) Wireless
5 40 (9.26%) Internet
6 35 (8.10%) LAN
7 32 (7.41%) TCP/IP
8 31 (7.18%) MPLS
9 24 (5.56%) SAN
10 19 (4.40%) VoIP
11 17 (3.94%) VLAN
12 15 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (3.01%) IPv4
14 11 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (2.31%) Ethernet
15 10 (2.31%) Skype
16 9 (2.08%) BGP
17 8 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.78%) Power BI
3 6 (1.39%) Data Mining
3 6 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.39%) MySQL
4 5 (1.16%) Base SAS
4 5 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (0.69%) Big Data
6 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.46%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) DataStage
7 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.23%) MS Access
7 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.24%) JIRA
2 11 (2.55%) Ant
3 10 (2.31%) Maven
4 7 (1.62%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.62%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.62%) Subversion
5 6 (1.39%) Gradle
6 5 (1.16%) Artifactory
6 5 (1.16%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.93%) AdminStudio
7 4 (0.93%) AutoIt
7 4 (0.93%) JUnit
8 2 (0.46%) Protractor
8 2 (0.46%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.23%) Selenium
9 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (21.99%) Finance
2 39 (9.03%) Retail
3 35 (8.10%) Marketing
4 25 (5.79%) Local Government
5 18 (4.17%) Legal
5 18 (4.17%) Public Sector
6 15 (3.47%) Banking
7 11 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (2.08%) Publishing
10 6 (1.39%) Electronics
10 6 (1.39%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.93%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.93%) Military
12 3 (0.69%) Back Office
13 2 (0.46%) Advertising
13 2 (0.46%) Games
13 2 (0.46%) Housing Association
14 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (14.12%) IT Support
2 54 (12.50%) Analyst
3 40 (9.26%) IT Technician
4 37 (8.56%) Support Engineer
5 34 (7.87%) Developer
6 32 (7.41%) IT Engineer
6 32 (7.41%) Network Engineer
7 25 (5.79%) Architect
8 21 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (4.86%) Support Analyst
9 20 (4.63%) IT Support Engineer
10 19 (4.40%) Technical Support
11 18 (4.17%) Applications Support
12 17 (3.94%) IT Support Technician
12 17 (3.94%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.94%) Support Technician
12 17 (3.94%) Technical Engineer
12 17 (3.94%) Technical Support Engineer
13 16 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
14 15 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.25%) .NET
2 19 (4.40%) CSS
2 19 (4.40%) HTML
3 12 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 12 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 11 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.85%) REST
5 8 (1.85%) Web Services
6 7 (1.62%) Spring
7 5 (1.16%) React
8 4 (0.93%) Entity Framework
8 4 (0.93%) Java EE
8 4 (0.93%) MSMQ
8 4 (0.93%) NHibernate
8 4 (0.93%) React Native
8 4 (0.93%) Spring Boot
9 3 (0.69%) jQuery
9 3 (0.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.89%) Driving Licence
2 54 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 51 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (7.64%) Data Centre
5 23 (5.32%) NHS
6 18 (4.17%) Robotics
7 16 (3.70%) User Experience
8 13 (3.01%) Algorithms
9 12 (2.78%) Mobile App
10 9 (2.08%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.62%) e-Learning
12 6 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (1.39%) VHDL
12 6 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.16%) Social Media
14 4 (0.93%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 166 (38.43%) Windows
2 74 (17.13%) Windows Server
3 60 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (9.26%) Linux
6 32 (7.41%) Windows 10
7 21 (4.86%) Windows 7
7 21 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.55%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.85%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.16%) AIX
11 5 (1.16%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.16%) Unix
12 4 (0.93%) Android
12 4 (0.93%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (24.54%) Problem-Solving
2 98 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (13.66%) Mentoring
4 54 (12.50%) Validation
5 53 (12.27%) ITIL
6 49 (11.34%) Component Testing
7 47 (10.88%) Software Engineering
8 42 (9.72%) Project Management
9 36 (8.33%) Physics
10 30 (6.94%) DevOps
11 25 (5.79%) Analytics
11 25 (5.79%) Change Management
11 25 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (5.32%) CRM
14 20 (4.63%) Decision-Making
14 20 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (4.40%) Service Delivery
16 18 (4.17%) Data Protection
17 17 (3.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 52 (12.04%) SQL
2 47 (10.88%) C
3 27 (6.25%) C#
4 21 (4.86%) PowerShell
5 19 (4.40%) Python
6 18 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 15 (3.47%) Java
8 12 (2.78%) Ruby
9 9 (2.08%) C++
10 6 (1.39%) VBScript
11 5 (1.16%) Fortran
12 4 (0.93%) Kotlin
12 4 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.93%) VB
13 3 (0.69%) PHP
14 1 (0.23%) AWK
14 1 (0.23%) Korn
14 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.23%) Perl
14 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (20.60%) Degree
2 34 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.86%) CCNA
6 17 (3.94%) MCSE
7 15 (3.47%) PhD
8 14 (3.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (2.31%) MCSA
10 9 (2.08%) CCIE
10 9 (2.08%) CCNP
10 9 (2.08%) JNCIA
11 6 (1.39%) Chartered Engineer
11 6 (1.39%) HNC
11 6 (1.39%) RHCE
11 6 (1.39%) RHCT
12 5 (1.16%) BC Cleared
12 5 (1.16%) CISSP
12 5 (1.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.09%) QA
2 21 (4.86%) SLA
3 11 (2.55%) GDPR
4 8 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.16%) PMO
6 4 (0.93%) COBIT
6 4 (0.93%) COSO
6 4 (0.93%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.46%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 129 (29.86%) Active Directory
2 52 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.08%) XenApp
5 8 (1.85%) Firmware
6 7 (1.62%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.39%) Docker
8 5 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.69%) vSphere
10 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.46%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (4.17%) SCCM
2 7 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (1.39%) cPanel
3 6 (1.39%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.16%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (0.93%) AppDNA
5 4 (0.93%) WSUS
6 2 (0.46%) Cisco CME
6 2 (0.46%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.23%) Ansible
7 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 124 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 55 (12.73%) VMware
3 54 (12.50%) Cisco
4 23 (5.32%) HP
5 22 (5.09%) Citrix
6 16 (3.70%) EMC
7 15 (3.47%) Apple
7 15 (3.47%) Dell
8 11 (2.55%) Veeam
9 10 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.08%) Juniper
10 9 (2.08%) Zerto
11 7 (1.62%) Adobe
11 7 (1.62%) Veritas
12 6 (1.39%) CommVault
12 6 (1.39%) Xilinx
13 5 (1.16%) Lotus
13 5 (1.16%) Palo Alto
13 5 (1.16%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.93%) Oracle