Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 411 453 484
Rank change year-on-year +42 +31 +72
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 109 90 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 1.16% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 85 89 59
South East median annual salary £40,000 £22,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.78% -4.26% -27.69%
10th Percentile £20,500 £18,000 £16,750
90th Percentile £60,550 £45,000 £40,000
England median annual salary £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +16.07% +1.82% -8.10%

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 7,274 7,734 8,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.93% 26.15% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5,287 6,072 6,645
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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

DBS Check
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 19 August 2019.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in the South East

DBS Check
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 19 August 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
Thames Valley +78 62 £41,633 +61.68% 21
Oxfordshire +81 47 £42,189 +45.48% 9
Kent -6 17 £37,500 +87.50% 3
Surrey +2 13 £30,000 +30.43% 13
Hampshire +1 11 £35,824 +49.27% 5
Berkshire +15 8 £24,000 +9.09% 8
Buckinghamshire +21 7 £20,000 -49.69% 4
West Sussex -10 5 £23,250 - 6
East Sussex +13 1 £31,354 -21.62% 1
DBS Check
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 South East region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 42 (38.53%) Degree
2 38 (34.86%) Validation
2 38 (34.86%) Component Testing
3 37 (33.94%) Windows
4 29 (26.61%) Software Engineering
5 28 (25.69%) Mentoring
6 26 (23.85%) Robotics
7 24 (22.02%) Active Directory
7 24 (22.02%) VMware
8 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
9 21 (19.27%) Linux
10 20 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (16.51%) Physics
12 18 (16.51%) Office 365
12 18 (16.51%) Project Management
13 16 (14.68%) Python
13 16 (14.68%) Ruby
14 14 (12.84%) Strategic Thinking
14 14 (12.84%) Windows Server
15 13 (11.93%) Computer Vision
15 13 (11.93%) OO
15 13 (11.93%) SQL
15 13 (11.93%) DNS
15 13 (11.93%) DHCP
15 13 (11.93%) Hyper-V
15 13 (11.93%) Machine Learning
16 12 (11.01%) DevOps
16 12 (11.01%) Mathematics
16 12 (11.01%) Amazon AWS

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 5 (4.59%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.51%) Office 365
2 12 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.83%) SaaS
5 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) DHCP
1 13 (11.93%) DNS
2 8 (7.34%) VPN
3 7 (6.42%) VoIP
4 6 (5.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.50%) VLAN
5 5 (4.59%) Skype
5 5 (4.59%) Wireless
6 4 (3.67%) Internet
6 4 (3.67%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.75%) Firewall
8 2 (1.83%) LAN
8 2 (1.83%) SAN
8 2 (1.83%) WAN
8 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.92%) HTTP
9 1 (0.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.59%) MySQL
4 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.92%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.92%) MS Access
5 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Git (software)
1 8 (7.34%) Subversion
General
1 12 (11.01%) Marketing
2 7 (6.42%) Local Government
3 6 (5.50%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) Finance
4 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.75%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.83%) Games
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (12.84%) Analyst
2 13 (11.93%) Support Technician
3 12 (11.01%) IT Support
3 12 (11.01%) Software Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Architect
4 11 (10.09%) Cloud Architect
4 11 (10.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 11 (10.09%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (9.17%) IT Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) ICT Support
6 7 (6.42%) ICT Support Technician
6 7 (6.42%) ICT Technician
7 6 (5.50%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.50%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) IT Support Technician
7 6 (5.50%) IT Technician
7 6 (5.50%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.59%) Administrator
8 5 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) .NET
2 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.83%) CSS
3 2 (1.83%) CSS3
3 2 (1.83%) HTML
3 2 (1.83%) HTML5
3 2 (1.83%) jQuery
4 1 (0.92%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.92%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.92%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.92%) OAuth
4 1 (0.92%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.85%) Robotics
2 11 (10.09%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.34%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.50%) NHS
5 5 (4.59%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.83%) User Experience
8 1 (0.92%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.94%) Windows
2 21 (19.27%) Linux
3 14 (12.84%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.09%) Windows 10
5 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
5 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.59%) Android
6 5 (4.59%) Debian
6 5 (4.59%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.59%) VxWorks
7 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.67%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.67%) Mac OS X Server
8 3 (2.75%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) Component Testing
1 38 (34.86%) Validation
2 29 (26.61%) Software Engineering
3 28 (25.69%) Mentoring
4 19 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (16.51%) Physics
5 18 (16.51%) Project Management
6 14 (12.84%) Strategic Thinking
7 13 (11.93%) Computer Vision
7 13 (11.93%) Machine Learning
7 13 (11.93%) OO
8 12 (11.01%) Data Security
8 12 (11.01%) DevOps
8 12 (11.01%) Mathematics
9 11 (10.09%) Data Centre Operations
9 11 (10.09%) Infrastructure Automation
9 11 (10.09%) Migration
9 11 (10.09%) Presales
9 11 (10.09%) Product Management
9 11 (10.09%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.68%) Python
1 16 (14.68%) Ruby
2 13 (11.93%) SQL
3 12 (11.01%) C++
3 12 (11.01%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.59%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.67%) C#
6 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (38.53%) Degree
2 9 (8.26%) PhD
3 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.59%) A+ Certification
4 5 (4.59%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.67%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (3.67%) MCP
6 3 (2.75%) MCSA
6 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.83%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.92%) CCA
8 1 (0.92%) CCNA
8 1 (0.92%) CCNP
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.92%) ISEB
8 1 (0.92%) MCITP
8 1 (0.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (22.02%) Active Directory
2 20 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.93%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.59%) iptables
4 5 (4.59%) KVM
4 5 (4.59%) Xen
5 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Ansible
1 5 (4.59%) HAProxy
1 5 (4.59%) Nagios
1 5 (4.59%) Puppet
1 5 (4.59%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (22.02%) VMware
2 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.26%) Cisco
4 6 (5.50%) SAP
5 5 (4.59%) Apple
5 5 (4.59%) HP
6 3 (2.75%) Dell
6 3 (2.75%) Samsung
6 3 (2.75%) Toshiba
6 3 (2.75%) Xerox
7 2 (1.83%) Aruba
7 2 (1.83%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.92%) F5
8 1 (0.92%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.92%) Veritas