Period
to 11 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > North West
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 188 271 339
Rank change year-on-year +83 +68 +19
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 30 69 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.61% 0.65% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.21% 2.93% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 69 26
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £30,300 £19,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £56,887 £48,500 £57,289
England 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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 935 2,356 2,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.01% 22.30% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 659 1,539 1,894
Median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% +1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,900 £24,000 £23,325
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +8.70%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for DBS Check in the North West

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Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBS Check in the North West over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in the North West

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Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the North West region over the 6 months to 11 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
Cheshire +64 14 £38,965 +45.66% 4
Cumbria -5 8 £40,000 +108.65%
Lancashire - 4 £37,500 -
Merseyside +13 3 £54,478 +92.94% 2
Manchester +53 1 £26,000 -38.82% 6
DBS Check
England

For the 6 months to 11 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 North West region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 18 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
4 10 (33.33%) .NET
4 10 (33.33%) IIS
4 10 (33.33%) Degree
5 9 (30.00%) Legal
5 9 (30.00%) DevOps
5 9 (30.00%) Driving Licence
6 8 (26.67%) .NET Core
6 8 (26.67%) IT Strategy
6 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 8 (26.67%) SDLC
6 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 8 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (26.67%) CSS
6 8 (26.67%) XML
6 8 (26.67%) ITIL
6 8 (26.67%) C#
6 8 (26.67%) HTML
6 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 8 (26.67%) Windows
6 8 (26.67%) RDBMS
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) Ajax
7 7 (23.33%) PKI
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (23.33%) PowerShell

DBS Check
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) nginx
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (3.33%) SAP BPC
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SSL
2 5 (16.67%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) DHCP
5 2 (6.67%) DNS
5 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.33%) BGP
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.33%) LLU
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) OSPF
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.00%) Big Data
4 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (30.00%) Legal
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Database Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Domain Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Head of IT
5 2 (6.67%) Head of Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Platform Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Technician
6 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Core
2 8 (26.67%) Ajax
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
2 8 (26.67%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis
4 1 (3.33%) SAP PI
4 1 (3.33%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (30.00%) Driving Licence
3 8 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (23.33%) PKI
5 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (30.00%) DevOps
3 8 (26.67%) IT Strategy
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 8 (26.67%) SDLC
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Project Delivery
5 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (13.33%) Principle of Least Privilege
7 3 (10.00%) Disruptive Innovation
7 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
7 3 (10.00%) Threat Management
7 3 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 3 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
3 8 (26.67%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (20.00%) Perl
6 3 (10.00%) Java
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) ABAP
7 1 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) CCNP
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) GDPR
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) IBM
3 5 (16.67%) EMC
3 5 (16.67%) Veeam
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
4 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 4 (13.33%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) Juniper
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) Aruba
5 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) OpenText
6 1 (3.33%) SAP