Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 368 314 359
Rank change year-on-year -54 +45 +120
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 75 18 120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.18% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% 0.76% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 88
10th Percentile £21,025 £23,450 £20,500
25th Percentile £23,001 £26,063 £29,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £29,000 £40,000 £41,094
Median % change year-on-year -27.50% -2.66% +17.41%
75th Percentile £57,500 £50,591 £48,750
90th Percentile £60,125 - £68,805
England median annual salary £32,150 £38,760 £37,500
% change year-on-year -17.05% +3.36% -

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 5,078 2,379 6,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.99% 23.34% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,696 1,710 4,720
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,795 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,106 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.26% +4.97%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,813
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -54 27 £24,000 -40.00% 56
West Sussex +29 19 - - 11
Surrey -44 18 £50,000 +25.00% 17
Oxfordshire -20 11 £27,500 -44.78% 9
Buckinghamshire -39 9 - - 14
Berkshire -33 7 £20,000 -26.61% 33
Hampshire -71 7 £27,500 +17.02% 6
East Sussex -32 2 £24,500 - 2
Kent - 1 - - 10
DBS Check
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 32 (42.67%) Social Skills
2 20 (26.67%) VMware
2 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
4 16 (21.33%) Linux
4 16 (21.33%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (20.00%) Java
5 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (20.00%) SLA
5 15 (20.00%) Finance
5 15 (20.00%) Degree
6 14 (18.67%) Spring MVC
6 14 (18.67%) Jetty
6 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
6 14 (18.67%) nginx
6 14 (18.67%) HTML5
6 14 (18.67%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (18.67%) Spring
6 14 (18.67%) Maven
6 14 (18.67%) MVC
6 14 (18.67%) JBoss
6 14 (18.67%) Apache
6 14 (18.67%) Tomcat
6 14 (18.67%) MySQL
6 14 (18.67%) HTML
6 14 (18.67%) Windows
6 14 (18.67%) CSS
6 14 (18.67%) CI/CD
6 14 (18.67%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (18.67%) CSS3

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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 14 (18.67%) Apache
1 14 (18.67%) JBoss
1 14 (18.67%) Jetty
1 14 (18.67%) nginx
1 14 (18.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (6.67%) Azure
3 4 (5.33%) AWS
3 4 (5.33%) Azure Sentinel
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Wireless
1 4 (5.33%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.67%) DHCP
3 2 (2.67%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.33%) MPLS
4 1 (1.33%) VPLS
4 1 (1.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
1 14 (18.67%) GitLab
1 14 (18.67%) Jenkins
1 14 (18.67%) Maven
1 14 (18.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 32 (42.67%) Social Skills
2 15 (20.00%) Finance
3 12 (16.00%) Legal
4 11 (14.67%) Public Sector
4 11 (14.67%) Retail
5 9 (12.00%) Influencing Skills
6 6 (8.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 4 (5.33%) Law
7 4 (5.33%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Analyst
2 15 (20.00%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.33%) IT Technician
4 11 (14.67%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (13.33%) Incident Analyst
5 10 (13.33%) Major Incident Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) IT Support
7 7 (9.33%) Business Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) IT Support Technician
8 6 (8.00%) Support Technician
9 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.67%) Security Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Field Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Hardware Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Storage Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) ActiveMQ
1 14 (18.67%) CSS
1 14 (18.67%) CSS3
1 14 (18.67%) HTML
1 14 (18.67%) HTML5
1 14 (18.67%) RabbitMQ
1 14 (18.67%) Spring
1 14 (18.67%) Spring Boot
1 14 (18.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.33%) Ajax
2 1 (1.33%) GWT
2 1 (1.33%) jQuery
2 1 (1.33%) JSON
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.67%) Robotics
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 14 (18.67%) Windows
3 4 (5.33%) Android
3 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (18.67%) CI/CD
2 14 (18.67%) MVC
3 13 (17.33%) Mentoring
3 13 (17.33%) Service Management
4 12 (16.00%) ITIL
5 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.67%) Analytics
5 11 (14.67%) Coaching
5 11 (14.67%) Incident Management
5 11 (14.67%) Major Incident Management
5 11 (14.67%) Problem Management
5 11 (14.67%) Service Design
6 8 (10.67%) Change Management
7 7 (9.33%) Business Analysis
7 7 (9.33%) Change Control
7 7 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (9.33%) Waterfall
7 7 (9.33%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) Java
1 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (18.67%) Java 8
3 2 (2.67%) C++
3 2 (2.67%) SQL
4 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Degree
2 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) GIAC
4 2 (2.67%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (2.67%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.67%) PhD
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) GDPR
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (18.67%) Docker
2 14 (18.67%) KVM
3 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.33%) Snort
4 4 (5.33%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (5.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) Consul
1 14 (18.67%) Kubernetes
1 14 (18.67%) Packer
1 14 (18.67%) Terraform
2 3 (4.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) VMware
2 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.67%) NEC
3 11 (14.67%) Northgate
4 4 (5.33%) Apple
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle
5 2 (2.67%) Sun
6 1 (1.33%) Adobe
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) Intel
6 1 (1.33%) SonicWALL