Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > North West
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 288 355 337
Rank change year-on-year +67 -18 -5
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 40 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 0.090% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.66% 0.44% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 18
North West median annual salary £31,010 £19,500 £23,496
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.02% -17.01% -30.59%
10th Percentile £18,009 £18,750 £21,600
90th Percentile £48,000 £32,125 £45,400
England median annual salary £35,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +32.08% -3.64% +3.77%

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 2,406 2,473 2,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.81% 20.29% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,643 1,842 2,075
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,775 £23,375
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

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

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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

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +29 13 £31,500 +61.54% 3
Cumbria - 12 £19,171 -
Merseyside - 8 £31,010 - 2
Lancashire - 5 £18,516 -
Cheshire +37 2 £34,250 +71.25% 2
DBS Check
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (25.00%) Office 365
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
5 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.00%) DNS
5 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (20.00%) LAN
5 8 (20.00%) WAN
5 8 (20.00%) DHCP
6 7 (17.50%) CISSP
6 7 (17.50%) CISM
6 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
6 7 (17.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 6 (15.00%) Firewall
8 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco
9 4 (10.00%) Law
9 4 (10.00%) Data Security
9 4 (10.00%) Facilities Management
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (10.00%) Information Security
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification

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 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DHCP
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
1 8 (20.00%) LAN
1 8 (20.00%) WAN
2 6 (15.00%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
3 3 (7.50%) SCCP
4 2 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.50%) Network Security
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (10.00%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) ICT Technician
3 5 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) IT Architect
5 3 (7.50%) IT Security Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Project Leader
5 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Communications Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior ICT Technician
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Technician
6 2 (5.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Social Media
4 2 (5.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (10.00%) Data Security
3 4 (10.00%) Facilities Management
3 4 (10.00%) Information Security
3 4 (10.00%) ISMS
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.50%) Change Control
4 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (7.50%) Data Management
4 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (7.50%) Programme Governance
4 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
4 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) Statistics
5 2 (5.00%) Dependency Management
5 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) CISM
1 7 (17.50%) CISSP
1 7 (17.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 4 (10.00%) CCNA
2 4 (10.00%) CCNP
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) CLAS
4 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (10.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) XenApp
2 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) VMware