Period
to 16 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > South East
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 346 287 409
Rank change year-on-year -59 +122 +72
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 89 13 110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.15% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 0.56% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 59 12 84
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £20,500
25th Percentile £24,250 £23,125 £23,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,500 £36,120 £41,633
Median % change year-on-year +1.05% -13.24% +73.47%
75th Percentile £48,319 £70,088 £46,562
90th Percentile £55,000 " £60,550
England median annual salary £32,538 £38,000 £31,257
% change year-on-year -14.37% +21.57% +9.09%

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 South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4,845 2,324 7,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.93% 26.96% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,697 1,728 5,372
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,850 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,336
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for DBS Check in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBS Check in the South East over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 September 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
Thames Valley -40 48 £31,250 +20.19% 24
Oxfordshire +8 37 £31,500 -25.43% 8
Surrey -51 16 £39,000 -42.02% 4
Hampshire -99 12 £27,500 +17.02% 1
Berkshire - 10 £22,250 - 14
Kent - 7 £39,500 - 7
West Sussex - 5 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -58 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
DBS Check
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 South East region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 34 (38.20%) Windows
2 33 (37.08%) Degree
3 31 (34.83%) Social Skills
4 22 (24.72%) Active Directory
5 17 (19.10%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (19.10%) Mentoring
5 17 (19.10%) Coaching
5 17 (19.10%) Data Centre
6 16 (17.98%) Microsoft 365
6 16 (17.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 15 (16.85%) Firewall
8 14 (15.73%) VMware
8 14 (15.73%) EDI
9 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
9 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (12.36%) Information Security
10 11 (12.36%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (12.36%) ITIL
10 11 (12.36%) MPLS
11 10 (11.24%) Sun
11 10 (11.24%) Python
11 10 (11.24%) Data Management
12 9 (10.11%) Security Architecture
12 9 (10.11%) ITIL V3
12 9 (10.11%) Local Government
12 9 (10.11%) Change Management
12 9 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
13 8 (8.99%) DNS
13 8 (8.99%) DHCP

DBS Check
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.49%) IIS
1 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.25%) Apache
2 2 (2.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.49%) Simulink
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (5.62%) Azure
3 4 (4.49%) GitHub
4 2 (2.25%) AWS
5 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.85%) Firewall
2 11 (12.36%) MPLS
2 11 (12.36%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (8.99%) DHCP
3 8 (8.99%) DNS
4 7 (7.87%) VPLS
5 6 (6.74%) Internet
5 6 (6.74%) LAN
6 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.62%) WAN
6 5 (5.62%) Wireless
7 4 (4.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (4.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (3.37%) VoIP
8 3 (3.37%) VPN
9 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.25%) FTP
9 2 (2.25%) Network Security
9 2 (2.25%) SAN
9 2 (2.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) CocoaPods
1 4 (4.49%) Xcode
General
1 31 (34.83%) Social Skills
2 16 (17.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 9 (10.11%) Local Government
4 8 (8.99%) Finance
5 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.74%) Public Sector
6 5 (5.62%) Legal
6 5 (5.62%) Retail
7 2 (2.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (11.24%) IT Technician
2 9 (10.11%) IT Engineer
3 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (7.87%) IT Support
4 6 (6.74%) Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Applications Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Computer Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Digital Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Field Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) iOS Developer
6 4 (4.49%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (4.49%) Network Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Research Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.73%) EDI
2 4 (4.49%) Cocoa
2 4 (4.49%) Core Data
3 2 (2.25%) Middleware
3 2 (2.25%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.99%) Driving Licence
3 7 (7.87%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.25%) ASTM
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.20%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.87%) Mac OS X
3 7 (7.87%) Windows 10
4 6 (6.74%) Android
4 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.74%) Linux
5 4 (4.49%) Unix
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.25%) CentOS
6 2 (2.25%) Debian
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.25%) Solaris
6 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) Coaching
1 17 (19.10%) Mentoring
1 17 (19.10%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
3 11 (12.36%) Information Security
3 11 (12.36%) ITIL
4 10 (11.24%) Data Management
5 9 (10.11%) Change Management
5 9 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (10.11%) ITIL V3
5 9 (10.11%) Security Architecture
6 8 (8.99%) Physics
7 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (7.87%) Line Management
8 6 (6.74%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (6.74%) Workflow
9 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.62%) Decision-Making
10 4 (4.49%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) Python
2 8 (8.99%) C++
3 5 (5.62%) SQL
4 4 (4.49%) Apple Swift
4 4 (4.49%) C
4 4 (4.49%) C#
4 4 (4.49%) Fortran
4 4 (4.49%) Java
4 4 (4.49%) MATLAB
5 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (37.08%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) PhD
2 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) CCDP
4 4 (4.49%) CCNP
4 4 (4.49%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.37%) QA
4 2 (2.25%) HL7
4 2 (2.25%) ISO 14001
4 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (24.72%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.62%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (4.49%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.25%) Docker
6 2 (2.25%) iptables
6 2 (2.25%) Postfix
6 2 (2.25%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Ansible
1 2 (2.25%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) VMware
2 10 (11.24%) Sun
3 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.87%) Adobe
5 6 (6.74%) Cisco
5 6 (6.74%) HP
5 6 (6.74%) NEC
5 6 (6.74%) Northgate
5 6 (6.74%) Palo Alto
6 4 (4.49%) Aruba
6 4 (4.49%) F5
7 3 (3.37%) Apple
7 3 (3.37%) Veeam
8 2 (2.25%) Gemalto
8 2 (2.25%) NetApp
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle
8 2 (2.25%) Thales
9 1 (1.12%) Citrix