Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 103 128
Rank change year-on-year +25 +25 +20
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 19 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.81% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.42% 1.83% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 3
Kent median annual salary £20,000 £35,000 £23,160
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.86% +51.12% -26.48%
10th Percentile £18,000 £35,000 £21,600
90th Percentile £43,025 £35,000 £24,750
South East median annual salary £24,000 £23,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.13% -27.69% +19.27%

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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 296 327 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.22% 24.72% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 255 288 509
Kent median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,225 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in Kent

DBS Check
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBS Check in Kent.

Salary trend for DBS Check in Kent

DBS Check
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in Kent over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in Kent

DBS Check
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Tonbridge - 8 £18,000 -
Maidstone - 4 £38,415 -
Folkestone - 2 £22,500 -
Canterbury +12 1 £20,000 -42.86%
DBS Check
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
1 15 (78.95%) Apple
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 12 (63.16%) DHCP
3 12 (63.16%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) Driving Licence
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
6 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (21.05%) Unix
7 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving

DBS Check
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DHCP
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2016
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) 1st Line Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Senior DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Junior IT Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
1 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) MCTS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Apple
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) VMware