Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 340 323
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17 +12
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 40 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 0.85% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 27
North West median annual salary £30,366 £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.57% +6.56% +5.17%
10th Percentile £19,000 £26,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £55,827 £41,500 £43,750
England median annual salary £30,366 £27,500 £28,130
% change year-on-year +10.42% -2.24% -1.30%

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 2,507 2,822 2,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.31% 22.06% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,910 2,146 2,263
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,432 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in the North West over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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
Manchester +15 21 £21,000 -44.00% 3
Cheshire +10 8 £46,250 +68.18% 4
Lancashire - 8 £30,366 - 6
Merseyside +12 2 £53,236 - 4
Cumbria - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 North West region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 14 (35.00%) Windows
1 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (27.50%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (27.50%) Tech Ops
4 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (20.00%) Driving Licence
6 7 (17.50%) User Experience
6 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (17.50%) Degree
6 7 (17.50%) DHCP
6 7 (17.50%) DNS
7 6 (15.00%) Citrix
7 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.00%) Scrum
7 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (15.00%) Mac OS
7 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (12.50%) XenApp
8 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
8 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (12.50%) Marketing
8 5 (12.50%) Management Information System

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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 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) Alfresco
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.00%) Confluence
7 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) DHCP
1 7 (17.50%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Skype
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Developer
1 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Support
5 3 (7.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) User Experience
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (5.00%) CMDB
6 1 (2.50%) NHS
6 1 (2.50%) Replication
6 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
1 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (15.00%) Mac OS
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (27.50%) Tech Ops
2 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (15.00%) Scrum
3 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 4 (10.00%) Global Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) OO
5 2 (5.00%) Release Management
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 2 (5.00%) SOA
5 2 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.50%) C#
2 3 (7.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) BC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (27.50%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (12.50%) XenApp
4 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) DameWare
2 1 (2.50%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) VMware
2 6 (15.00%) Citrix
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Apple
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.50%) Dell
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Sophos