Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 353 336
Rank change year-on-year +45 -17 +11
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 41 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 0.79% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 22
North West median annual salary £29,242 £27,500 £29,242
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.33% -5.96% -2.53%
10th Percentile £20,400 £18,750 £22,771
90th Percentile £55,827 £38,750 £43,750
England median annual salary £36,500 £27,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year +32.73% -14.06% +15.01%

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 2,541 2,794 2,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.42% 21.21% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,993 2,120 2,205
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

DBS Check
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

DBS Check
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

DBS Check
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in the North West over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in the North West

DBS Check
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 12 December 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 +6 13 £21,000 -44.00% 4
Cheshire +23 11 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Lancashire - 11 £29,847 - 1
Cumbria - 4 £28,623 - 1
Merseyside +10 2 £53,236 - 1
DBS Check
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
4 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
5 9 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (21.95%) VMware
5 9 (21.95%) Tech Ops
6 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.07%) DHCP
7 7 (17.07%) DNS
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.07%) Driving Licence
8 6 (14.63%) NHS
9 5 (12.20%) Citrix
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (12.20%) Degree
9 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (12.20%) XenApp
9 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
10 4 (9.76%) Office 365
10 4 (9.76%) User Experience
10 4 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (9.76%) Mac OS
10 4 (9.76%) Change Control

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 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.88%) Confluence
6 1 (2.44%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) DHCP
1 7 (17.07%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.88%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.44%) Skype
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Lecturer
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support
3 5 (12.20%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) VMware Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) MIS Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Driving Licence
2 6 (14.63%) NHS
3 4 (9.76%) User Experience
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.76%) Mac OS
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) Linux
6 2 (4.88%) CentOS
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Android
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Tech Ops
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) Change Control
3 4 (9.76%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) Analytics
4 3 (7.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (7.32%) Information Management
4 3 (7.32%) Scrum
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.88%) Line Management
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.88%) Project Governance
5 2 (4.88%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) SOA
5 2 (4.88%) Software Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Task Automation
5 2 (4.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
1 4 (9.76%) PHP
2 3 (7.32%) C#
2 3 (7.32%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.32%) BC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) GDPR
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
3 9 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.20%) XenApp
4 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) MaaS360
2 1 (2.44%) DameWare
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) VMware
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.20%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Apple
4 2 (4.88%) Sophos
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) HP