The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 792 857
Rank change year-on-year +47 +65  
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 138 131 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.50% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 102 116 92
Median salary £28,363 £24,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.76% -10.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,000 £19,512
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £24,000 £26,007
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.71%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21636 26299 30474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.60% 26.71% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16864 21248 24174
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DBS Check as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in the UK

DBS Check
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DBS Check in the UK

DBS Check
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in the UK

DBS Check
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 127 £27,500 +5.76% 48
South East +43 35 £23,500 -21.00% 6
London +37 33 £27,000 -32.50% 14
Surrey +42 21 £23,500 -2.08% 1
Yorkshire +19 16 £20,500 -22.27% 7
Epsom +19 14 £21,000 -12.50%
West Midlands +22 12 £30,000 +25.40% 3
East of England -15 12 £47,500 +106.52% 8
Hull - 10 £20,500 -
East Yorkshire - 10 £20,500 -
North West -48 8 £40,000 +61.61% 6
Bedfordshire +25 7 £47,500 +97.91% 6
Croydon - 7 £23,500 -
West Yorkshire +20 6 £20,500 -36.92% 1
South Wales +19 5 - -
East Midlands +11 5 £40,000 +33.21%
Kent +10 5 £35,000 +55.55%
Wales +10 5 - -
Monmouth 0 5 - -
Monmouthshire -1 5 - -
Dunstable - 5 £45,000 - 6
Scotland +19 4 £41,250 +0.60% 1
Leeds +12 4 £20,500 -36.92% 1
South West +11 4 £30,750 +36.66% 2
Leatherhead +10 4 £40,000 +35.59%
Northamptonshire +6 4 £40,000 +122.22%
Salford -6 4 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Hertfordshire -14 4 £55,000 +139.13% 1
Manchester -33 4 £42,500 +34.92% 5
Brackley - 4 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing DBS Check also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 118 (46.83%) Windows
2 113 (44.84%) Microsoft
3 105 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 68 (26.98%) Office 365
4 68 (26.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (26.19%) VMware
6 63 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (24.60%) Driving Licence
7 62 (24.60%) Windows Server
8 54 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 52 (20.63%) Microsoft Office
10 50 (19.84%) MS Exchange
11 43 (17.06%) ITIL
12 42 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 35 (13.89%) Citrix
15 32 (12.70%) CSS
15 32 (12.70%) HTML
16 31 (12.30%) JavaScript
16 31 (12.30%) .NET
16 31 (12.30%) Web Services
17 30 (11.90%) SQL Server
18 29 (11.51%) Firewall
18 29 (11.51%) Hyper-V
19 27 (10.71%) PHP
19 27 (10.71%) SLA
19 27 (10.71%) Cisco
20 26 (10.32%) C#
20 26 (10.32%) MCP
21 25 (9.92%) Security Cleared

DBS Check
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 50 (19.84%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (5.95%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.17%) FileNet
5 7 (2.78%) IIS
6 6 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (2.38%) Moodle
7 5 (1.98%) Drupal
8 4 (1.59%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.79%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.40%) Apache
10 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.40%) CMS
10 1 (0.40%) DNN
10 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (20.63%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.98%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.19%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (1.19%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.19%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) Lectora
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.17%) iTrent
2 8 (3.17%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 68 (26.98%) Office 365
2 16 (6.35%) G Suite
3 8 (3.17%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 6 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.19%) SaaS
7 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.79%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.51%) Firewall
2 21 (8.33%) DHCP
2 21 (8.33%) DNS
3 16 (6.35%) Broadband
3 16 (6.35%) WLAN
4 14 (5.56%) Wireless
5 13 (5.16%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (3.17%) Internet
7 8 (3.17%) VLAN
8 7 (2.78%) Network Security
9 5 (1.98%) SAN
9 5 (1.98%) VoIP
9 5 (1.98%) VPN
10 3 (1.19%) Converged Networks
10 3 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.79%) LAN
11 2 (0.79%) NAS
11 2 (0.79%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.57%) Big Data
3 4 (1.59%) MySQL
4 2 (0.79%) MS Access
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.40%) QlikView
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.97%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.17%) JIRA
4 6 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.38%) Subversion
5 4 (1.59%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.19%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.19%) Grunt
6 3 (1.19%) Metasploit
6 3 (1.19%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (9.13%) Finance
2 10 (3.97%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.57%) Local Government
4 8 (3.17%) Games
4 8 (3.17%) Marketing
5 3 (1.19%) Legal
5 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Electronics
6 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.40%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (17.86%) IT Engineer
2 43 (17.06%) Developer
3 38 (15.08%) Field Engineer
4 27 (10.71%) Analyst
5 22 (8.73%) IT Technician
5 22 (8.73%) Server Engineer
6 16 (6.35%) Support Engineer
7 15 (5.95%) IT Support
7 15 (5.95%) Network Engineer
8 13 (5.16%) Field Service Engineer
9 12 (4.76%) Server Technician
9 12 (4.76%) Service Analyst
10 11 (4.37%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (4.37%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (4.37%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (4.37%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.37%) Network Technician
10 11 (4.37%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (3.97%) Architect
11 10 (3.97%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.70%) CSS
1 32 (12.70%) HTML
2 31 (12.30%) .NET
2 31 (12.30%) Web Services
3 20 (7.94%) jQuery
4 19 (7.54%) HTML5
5 17 (6.75%) XML
6 14 (5.56%) CSS3
7 12 (4.76%) LESS
8 11 (4.37%) AngularJS
8 11 (4.37%) REST
8 11 (4.37%) Sass
9 10 (3.97%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.97%) ASP.NET
9 10 (3.97%) SOAP
9 10 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (3.17%) JSON
10 8 (3.17%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (3.17%) WCF
11 6 (2.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 62 (24.60%) Driving Licence
2 23 (9.13%) iPad
3 12 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.57%) NHS
5 9 (3.57%) Replication
6 8 (3.17%) e-Learning
6 8 (3.17%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.17%) IVR
6 8 (3.17%) Life Science
6 8 (3.17%) Online Games
6 8 (3.17%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.38%) User Experience
8 5 (1.98%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.59%) SCORM
9 4 (1.59%) VLE
10 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 118 (46.83%) Windows
2 68 (26.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 63 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (24.60%) Windows Server
5 54 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 25 (9.92%) Windows 8
7 12 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 8 (3.17%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.38%) Linux
10 4 (1.59%) Unix
10 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.06%) ITIL
2 23 (9.13%) Kalman Filter
3 22 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (8.73%) CRM
4 19 (7.54%) Scrum
5 15 (5.95%) Hardware Maintenance
5 15 (5.95%) Service Management
6 14 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 14 (5.56%) Front End Development
7 13 (5.16%) Break/Fix
7 13 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (4.76%) Information Security
8 12 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 12 (4.76%) TDD
9 11 (4.37%) MVC
9 11 (4.37%) Project Management
9 11 (4.37%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.97%) Analytics
10 10 (3.97%) Software Engineering
10 10 (3.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.30%) JavaScript
2 27 (10.71%) PHP
3 26 (10.32%) C#
4 22 (8.73%) SQL
5 19 (7.54%) Java
6 7 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.38%) Ruby
8 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.79%) C++
9 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (10.32%) MCP
3 25 (9.92%) Security Cleared
4 24 (9.52%) CCNA
4 24 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (8.33%) MCSE
6 20 (7.94%) Degree
7 18 (7.14%) CCNP
7 18 (7.14%) MCSA
8 10 (3.97%) SC Cleared
9 8 (3.17%) A+ Certification
10 6 (2.38%) CISSP
11 5 (1.98%) CISA
11 5 (1.98%) CISM
12 4 (1.59%) MCITP
13 3 (1.19%) CEH
13 3 (1.19%) CHECK Team Member
13 3 (1.19%) CREST Certified
13 3 (1.19%) Cyber Scheme
13 3 (1.19%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.71%) SLA
2 7 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.98%) WCAG
4 3 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 105 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 42 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (11.51%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.17%) DFS Replication
6 7 (2.78%) vSphere
7 4 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.19%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.79%) XenServer
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.40%) XenApp
10 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.95%) WSUS
2 12 (4.76%) SCCM
3 6 (2.38%) Ansible
3 6 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.38%) Puppet
4 4 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.59%) SmoothWall
5 3 (1.19%) Nessus
6 2 (0.79%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.40%) SCOM
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 113 (44.84%) Microsoft
2 66 (26.19%) VMware
3 35 (13.89%) Citrix
4 27 (10.71%) Cisco
5 23 (9.13%) Google
6 19 (7.54%) Oracle
7 12 (4.76%) Adobe
7 12 (4.76%) Apple
8 8 (3.17%) Atlassian
8 8 (3.17%) Northgate
9 7 (2.78%) HP
10 5 (1.98%) webMethods
11 4 (1.59%) Veeam
12 3 (1.19%) Cellebrite
12 3 (1.19%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.19%) WatchGuard
13 2 (0.79%) Draytek
13 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.79%) Twitter
13 2 (0.79%) ZyXEL
South West London
SFX
Salary: From £30,699 to £30,699 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Eltham College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Slough and Eton School
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum , fringe
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bexleyheath, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
RM plc
Salary: £16000 - £21800 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Yateley, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
North West London
The St Marylebone CE School
Salary: From £25,437 to £31,952 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25500 per annum + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
soVision Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton Sixth Form College
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Stephen Longfellow Academy
Salary: From £25,951 to £27,668 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
RM plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 7 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 22 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 24 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 22 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 22 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 22 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £54,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
RM plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
RM plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago