Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 357 469 495
Rank change year-on-year +112 +26 +29
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 113 47 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 0.63% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 79 33 46
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +29.31% +11.54%
10th Percentile £20,500 £23,000 £19,625
90th Percentile £68,805 £65,000 £41,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +41.82% -14.06%

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 6,238 7,489 8,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.06% 28.40% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4,628 5,688 6,476
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,075 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBS Check in the South East.

Salary trend for DBS Check in the South East

DBS Check
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in the South East over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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 +85 76 £42,189 +8.87% 15
Oxfordshire +58 60 £42,189 -21.87% 12
Surrey +44 19 £21,000 -12.50% 9
Berkshire +44 15 £25,000 -10.71% 2
Kent - 7 £82,500 - 4
Hampshire +14 6 £26,000 -1.89% 8
East Sussex -1 3 £40,000 -
West Sussex +12 2 £30,000 +20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - - 1
DBS Check
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 52 (46.02%) Degree
2 46 (40.71%) Component Testing
2 46 (40.71%) Validation
3 44 (38.94%) Mentoring
4 39 (34.51%) Windows
5 33 (29.20%) Physics
6 25 (22.12%) Project Management
7 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
8 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
8 23 (20.35%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (18.58%) Line Management
10 19 (16.81%) Linux
11 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
11 16 (14.16%) Marketing
12 15 (13.27%) Computer Science Degree
12 15 (13.27%) Manufacturing
13 14 (12.39%) Decision-Making
13 14 (12.39%) Office 365
14 13 (11.50%) Computer Science
14 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Office
15 12 (10.62%) Python
15 12 (10.62%) Internet
15 12 (10.62%) VMware
15 12 (10.62%) Risk Management
15 12 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (10.62%) Algorithms
15 12 (10.62%) Prototyping
15 12 (10.62%) Data Centre
16 11 (9.73%) DNS
16 11 (9.73%) 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 9 (7.96%) IIS
2 6 (5.31%) Apache
3 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.77%) CMS
4 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.77%) WordPress
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) Office 365
2 8 (7.08%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (6.19%) AWS
4 5 (4.42%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.65%) SaaS
6 2 (1.77%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.77%) Trello
7 1 (0.88%) Azure
7 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) Internet
2 11 (9.73%) DHCP
2 11 (9.73%) DNS
3 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.19%) Wireless
4 6 (5.31%) Ethernet
4 6 (5.31%) Skype
5 4 (3.54%) Firewall
6 2 (1.77%) SAN
7 1 (0.88%) Broadband
7 1 (0.88%) HTTP
7 1 (0.88%) LAN
7 1 (0.88%) NAS
7 1 (0.88%) SMTP
7 1 (0.88%) SNMP
7 1 (0.88%) VoIP
7 1 (0.88%) VPN
7 1 (0.88%) WAN
7 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) MySQL
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.88%) MS Access
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (14.16%) Marketing
2 15 (13.27%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.73%) Public Sector
4 9 (7.96%) Finance
5 8 (7.08%) Retail
6 7 (6.19%) Electronics
6 7 (6.19%) Local Government
7 5 (4.42%) Aerospace
8 3 (2.65%) Billing
9 1 (0.88%) Advertising
9 1 (0.88%) Games
9 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (9.73%) IT Support
2 9 (7.96%) IT Technician
3 8 (7.08%) Account Manager
3 8 (7.08%) IT Manager
3 8 (7.08%) Senior Account Manager
3 8 (7.08%) Senior Manager
3 8 (7.08%) Support Engineer
4 7 (6.19%) Analyst
4 7 (6.19%) Technical Support
5 6 (5.31%) Architect
5 6 (5.31%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (5.31%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 6 (5.31%) IT Support Technician
5 6 (5.31%) Lead Software Engineer
5 6 (5.31%) Software Engineer
5 6 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (5.31%) Support Technician
5 6 (5.31%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (5.31%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.85%) REST
2 6 (5.31%) CSS
2 6 (5.31%) HTML
2 6 (5.31%) Web Services
3 3 (2.65%) .NET
3 3 (2.65%) SOAP
3 3 (2.65%) XML
4 1 (0.88%) Semantic UI
4 1 (0.88%) Symfony
4 1 (0.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Algorithms
1 12 (10.62%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.85%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (7.96%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.08%) NHS
5 7 (6.19%) Driving Licence
6 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (5.31%) VHDL
7 5 (4.42%) Robotics
7 5 (4.42%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.77%) User Experience
9 1 (0.88%) Handset
9 1 (0.88%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (34.51%) Windows
2 19 (16.81%) Linux
3 10 (8.85%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.88%) Android
8 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.71%) Component Testing
1 46 (40.71%) Validation
2 44 (38.94%) Mentoring
3 33 (29.20%) Physics
4 25 (22.12%) Project Management
5 23 (20.35%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
6 21 (18.58%) Line Management
7 14 (12.39%) Decision-Making
8 13 (11.50%) Computer Science
9 12 (10.62%) Prototyping
9 12 (10.62%) Risk Management
10 9 (7.96%) Asset Management
10 9 (7.96%) Data Security
10 9 (7.96%) Migration
11 8 (7.08%) Commercial Awareness
11 8 (7.08%) CRM
11 8 (7.08%) People Management
11 8 (7.08%) Service Delivery
11 8 (7.08%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.62%) Python
2 7 (6.19%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.19%) SQL
3 6 (5.31%) C#
3 6 (5.31%) C++
3 6 (5.31%) Fortran
3 6 (5.31%) Ruby
4 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) PHP
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (46.02%) Degree
2 15 (13.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (9.73%) PhD
4 8 (7.08%) MCSE
4 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.31%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (5.31%) HNC
5 6 (5.31%) RHCE
5 6 (5.31%) RHCT
5 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.65%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.65%) PMP
6 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) CISM
7 1 (0.88%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) PMO
3 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.31%) Firmware
3 6 (5.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) cPanel
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.62%) VMware
3 8 (7.08%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.31%) NEC
4 6 (5.31%) Northgate
4 6 (5.31%) Xilinx
5 5 (4.42%) Sun
6 4 (3.54%) Cisco
7 3 (2.65%) HP
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle
8 2 (1.77%) Adobe
8 2 (1.77%) Google
9 1 (0.88%) Apple
9 1 (0.88%) Aruba
9 1 (0.88%) Dell
9 1 (0.88%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.88%) IBM
9 1 (0.88%) WatchGuard