Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 302 194 298
Rank change year-on-year -108 +104 +21
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 38 11 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.35% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 1.20% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 39
10th Percentile " £21,250 £20,350
25th Percentile £21,500 £21,625 £26,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £23,967 £30,000 £28,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.11% +7.14% -20.00%
75th Percentile £33,313 £44,375 £44,250
90th Percentile £35,404 £50,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £32,538 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year -13.23% +17.19% +5.38%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,356 917 2,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.99% 22.41% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,414 710 1,997
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,898 £25,650
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £74,997 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in the Midlands

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Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for DBS Check in the Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBS Check in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in the Midlands

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Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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
West Midlands -68 33 £23,000 -47.43% 48
East Midlands -66 5 £34,497 +53.32% 18
DBS Check
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Public Sector
3 11 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (26.32%) Social Skills
4 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.05%) NHS
7 7 (18.42%) Local Government
7 7 (18.42%) Data Protection
7 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
8 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.79%) Coaching
8 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
8 6 (15.79%) Driving Licence
8 6 (15.79%) Finance
8 6 (15.79%) Client/Server
8 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (13.16%) Legal
9 5 (13.16%) VMware
9 5 (13.16%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
9 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.16%) Data Entry
9 5 (13.16%) Degree
9 5 (13.16%) Line Management
10 4 (10.53%) Dynatrace
10 4 (10.53%) Service Design
10 4 (10.53%) Virtual Servers

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (10.53%) Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) VoIP
1 4 (10.53%) Wireless
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) VPLS
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (10.53%) Redis
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) JMeter
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
1 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (31.58%) Public Sector
2 10 (26.32%) Social Skills
3 7 (18.42%) Local Government
4 6 (15.79%) Finance
5 5 (13.16%) Legal
6 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.26%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (5.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) IT Technician
2 5 (13.16%) Head of Operations
3 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Development Officer
4 2 (5.26%) ICT Technician
4 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.63%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Field Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) HR Assistant
5 1 (2.63%) ICT Support
5 1 (2.63%) IT Assistant
5 1 (2.63%) IT Support
5 1 (2.63%) IT Support Assistant
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Support Assistant
5 1 (2.63%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
1 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
1 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
1 3 (7.89%) Classic ASP
1 3 (7.89%) Django
1 3 (7.89%) Laravel
1 3 (7.89%) Node.js
1 3 (7.89%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (7.89%) REST
1 3 (7.89%) SOAP
1 3 (7.89%) Spring
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
2 2 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) NHS
2 6 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (18.42%) Data Protection
3 6 (15.79%) Coaching
3 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.16%) Data Entry
4 5 (13.16%) Line Management
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Improvement
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.53%) Service Design
5 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.53%) Validation
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.89%) User Research
6 3 (7.89%) User Stories
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
7 2 (5.26%) Change Control
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.53%) C
2 4 (10.53%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) Python
3 3 (7.89%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (7.89%) Docker
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Dynatrace
3 4 (10.53%) NEC
3 4 (10.53%) Northgate
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Apple
5 1 (2.63%) Aruba
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Meraki