Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
UK > England
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 612 683 737
Rank change year-on-year +71 +54 +203
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 143 411 441
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 1.28% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 123 385 434
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +25.00% +1.82%
10th Percentile £20,250 £20,200 £19,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,550 £50,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +25.00% +1.82%

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 13,332 32,046 38,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.25% 24.28% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9,687 23,298 28,462
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - +9.89%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £86,100 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in England

DBS Check
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DBS Check in England.

Salary trend for DBS Check in England

DBS Check
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBS Check in England over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +100 39 £40,000 +3.23% 19
South East +118 35 £43,620 +4.77% 12
London +132 33 £46,059 +80.62% 3
North West +87 30 £40,000 +14.29% 12
South West +113 18 £41,606 +108.03% 3
Midlands +92 15 £22,250 -22.61% 22
East Midlands +86 10 £29,638 -37.60% 12
Yorkshire +103 8 £30,500 -18.67% 7
West Midlands +73 5 £20,000 -25.93% 10
East of England +69 3 £27,500 -31.25% 14
North East +18 1 £20,000 -60.00%
DBS Check
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 46 (32.17%) Degree
2 37 (25.87%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 31 (21.68%) Windows
5 29 (20.28%) Finance
6 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
7 26 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (16.08%) Office 365
10 21 (14.69%) Legal
10 21 (14.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 21 (14.69%) JavaScript
11 20 (13.99%) SQL Server
12 19 (13.29%) SQL
13 18 (12.59%) HTML
13 18 (12.59%) Information Security
13 18 (12.59%) Security Cleared
13 18 (12.59%) Windows Server
14 17 (11.89%) PCI DSS
14 17 (11.89%) ITIL
14 17 (11.89%) Cisco
15 16 (11.19%) Business Continuity
15 16 (11.19%) Risk Management
15 16 (11.19%) Firewall
16 15 (10.49%) Management Information System
16 15 (10.49%) Active Directory
16 15 (10.49%) CSS
16 15 (10.49%) Cybersecurity
17 14 (9.79%) GDPR
17 14 (9.79%) Component Testing

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 10 (6.99%) IIS
2 9 (6.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.10%) Confluence
4 2 (1.40%) Apache
4 2 (1.40%) JBoss
4 2 (1.40%) nginx
4 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.70%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.40%) Sketch
4 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.70%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.70%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.70%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.70%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.08%) Office 365
2 10 (6.99%) Azure
3 6 (4.20%) AWS
4 3 (2.10%) G Suite
5 2 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.70%) GitHub
6 1 (0.70%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.70%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.19%) Firewall
2 13 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 10 (6.99%) DNS
3 10 (6.99%) VPN
4 8 (5.59%) ATM
4 8 (5.59%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (5.59%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.90%) SSL
6 6 (4.20%) DHCP
6 6 (4.20%) LAN
6 6 (4.20%) Network Security
6 6 (4.20%) SAN
6 6 (4.20%) VoIP
6 6 (4.20%) WAN
6 6 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.50%) BGP
7 5 (3.50%) Broadband
7 5 (3.50%) IPsec
8 4 (2.80%) MPLS
8 4 (2.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.59%) RDBMS
2 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.10%) Big Data
4 3 (2.10%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.10%) MySQL
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.40%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) JIRA
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.40%) Selenium
2 2 (1.40%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.70%) Subversion
3 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (20.28%) Finance
2 21 (14.69%) Legal
3 12 (8.39%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.99%) Public Sector
5 8 (5.59%) Local Government
6 4 (2.80%) Advertising
6 4 (2.80%) Law
7 2 (1.40%) Electronics
7 2 (1.40%) Social Science
8 1 (0.70%) Automotive
8 1 (0.70%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (0.70%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.48%) Developer
2 13 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 13 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 11 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 9 (6.29%) Software Engineer
5 8 (5.59%) Real Time Engineer
5 8 (5.59%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 7 (4.90%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) Architect
7 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) IT Support
7 6 (4.20%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) IT Technician
7 6 (4.20%) Systems Developer
8 5 (3.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) Head of ICT
8 5 (3.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.59%) HTML
2 15 (10.49%) CSS
3 12 (8.39%) .NET
4 9 (6.29%) Ajax
4 9 (6.29%) XML
5 8 (5.59%) .NET Core
6 5 (3.50%) HTML5
6 5 (3.50%) Web Services
7 4 (2.80%) jQuery
7 4 (2.80%) RESTful
7 4 (2.80%) Spring
7 4 (2.80%) Spring MVC
8 3 (2.10%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.10%) Sass
9 2 (1.40%) Django
9 2 (1.40%) LAMP
9 2 (1.40%) Middleware
10 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.70%) Web Dynpro
10 1 (0.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.49%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 11 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.90%) PKI
6 6 (4.20%) User Experience
7 5 (3.50%) Handset
7 5 (3.50%) NHS
8 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.70%) CCTV
9 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.68%) Windows
2 18 (12.59%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.69%) Linux
3 11 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.80%) Solaris
7 3 (2.10%) Unix
8 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.70%) CentOS
9 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.87%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (12.59%) Information Security
5 17 (11.89%) ITIL
6 16 (11.19%) Business Continuity
6 16 (11.19%) Risk Management
7 15 (10.49%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (9.79%) Component Testing
8 14 (9.79%) Validation
9 13 (9.09%) IT Strategy
9 13 (9.09%) SDLC
10 12 (8.39%) Data Privacy
10 12 (8.39%) Project Management
11 11 (7.69%) BCP
11 11 (7.69%) Business Continuity Management
11 11 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
11 11 (7.69%) DevOps
11 11 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.69%) JavaScript
2 19 (13.29%) SQL
3 12 (8.39%) C#
3 12 (8.39%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.39%) Python
4 11 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.99%) Java
6 8 (5.59%) C++
6 8 (5.59%) MATLAB
7 6 (4.20%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.20%) Perl
8 4 (2.80%) C
8 4 (2.80%) PHP
9 3 (2.10%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.40%) VBScript
11 1 (0.70%) ABAP
11 1 (0.70%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.70%) VB
11 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 46 (32.17%) Degree
2 18 (12.59%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.09%) CISM
3 13 (9.09%) CISSP
4 11 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.90%) CCNP
6 7 (4.90%) MCSA
6 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.20%) CEH
7 6 (4.20%) MCSE
7 6 (4.20%) OSCP
8 4 (2.80%) CCNA
8 4 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.10%) CCDP
9 3 (2.10%) CCIE
9 3 (2.10%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.40%) CCDA
11 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (11.89%) PCI DSS
3 14 (9.79%) GDPR
4 11 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (7.69%) ISO 22301
4 11 (7.69%) ISO 31000
4 11 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 11 (7.69%) NIST
4 11 (7.69%) SLA
5 6 (4.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (4.20%) NCSC
6 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.10%) Docker
6 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.70%) vSphere
7 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 4 (2.80%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.10%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.10%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.10%) SCCM
4 1 (0.70%) SCOM
4 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.89%) Cisco
3 13 (9.09%) Citrix
4 11 (7.69%) VMware
5 9 (6.29%) Dell
5 9 (6.29%) HP
5 9 (6.29%) Veeam
6 7 (4.90%) Fortinet
7 6 (4.20%) Aruba
7 6 (4.20%) IBM
8 5 (3.50%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.50%) EMC
8 5 (3.50%) Oracle
9 4 (2.80%) Adobe
9 4 (2.80%) BT
9 4 (2.80%) EqualLogic
9 4 (2.80%) Google
9 4 (2.80%) Juniper
9 4 (2.80%) Zerto
10 3 (2.10%) Palo Alto