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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
UK
Rank 743 866 868
Rank change year-on-year +123 +2  
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 114 82 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.080% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 97 69 70
Median salary £27,500 £26,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -17.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,850 £21,000 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,150 £37,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -11.32% -11.66%  

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 21051 28584 29068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.76% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16599 22917 22807
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 March 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 March 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 +135 112 £27,500 +3.77% 54
South East +70 34 £23,250 -26.19% 8
London +87 33 £31,000 -17.06% 12
Surrey +52 19 £21,500 -14.00% 2
East of England +32 12 £23,050 +9.76% 9
West Midlands +20 11 £35,000 +40.00% 5
Epsom +17 10 £17,500 -25.53% 1
North West -7 10 £23,000 -32.35% 7
Kent - 7 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands +6 6 £21,600 +20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £21,600 -
Cambridge - 6 £21,600 -
Canterbury - 6 £35,000 - 1
South West +13 5 £34,000 - 3
Essex - 5 - - 1
Berkshire +34 4 £23,500 -11.32% 2
Warwickshire +29 4 £55,827 -
Cheshire +9 4 £23,000 -32.35% 1
Oxfordshire -3 4 £37,500 - 3
Warrington - 4 £23,000 -
Wokingham - 4 £23,500 -
Leicestershire - 4 £21,600 -
Manchester - 4 £43,250 - 4
Birmingham +7 3 £28,750 +12.74% 1
Leatherhead +1 3 £25,000 -21.87%
Staines - 3 £15,000 -
Banbury - 3 £37,500 - 1
Warwick - 3 £55,827 -
Croydon - 3 £23,000 -
Yorkshire +20 2 £52,500 +98.11% 7

DBS Check
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 92 (40.89%) Windows
2 81 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 71 (31.56%) Active Directory
4 62 (27.56%) VMware
5 54 (24.00%) Windows Server
6 53 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (22.67%) Driving Licence
8 49 (21.78%) MS Office
9 46 (20.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 43 (19.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (17.78%) Office 365
12 38 (16.89%) MS Excel
13 37 (16.44%) Windows 7
14 30 (13.33%) MS Exchange
15 26 (11.56%) Degree
16 25 (11.11%) ITIL
17 24 (10.67%) SQL
18 23 (10.22%) Citrix
18 23 (10.22%) Hyper-V
19 22 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (9.78%) PHP
20 20 (8.89%) DNS
20 20 (8.89%) Service Delivery
20 20 (8.89%) Windows 8
21 19 (8.44%) Apple
22 18 (8.00%) Cisco
22 18 (8.00%) DHCP
22 18 (8.00%) HTML
22 18 (8.00%) Service Management
22 18 (8.00%) Wireless

DBS Check
Top Related 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 30 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.22%) IIS
6 4 (1.78%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.89%) Moodle
8 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 49 (21.78%) MS Office
2 38 (16.89%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (17.78%) Office 365
2 11 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.33%) G Suite
4 3 (1.33%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.33%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.89%) DNS
2 18 (8.00%) DHCP
2 18 (8.00%) Wireless
3 16 (7.11%) Broadband
3 16 (7.11%) Firewall
4 14 (6.22%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.89%) VLAN
6 10 (4.44%) VPN
7 8 (3.56%) Internet
7 8 (3.56%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (3.56%) SAN
8 6 (2.67%) LAN
9 5 (2.22%) WLAN
10 4 (1.78%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.78%) VoIP
11 3 (1.33%) Converged Networks
11 3 (1.33%) WAN
11 3 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.89%) BGP
12 2 (0.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.22%) Big Data
3 3 (1.33%) Power BI
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.44%) CorVu
5 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.44%) Ingres
5 1 (0.44%) MS Access
5 1 (0.44%) MySQL
5 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.33%) Git (software)
1 12 (5.33%) Subversion
2 11 (4.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.44%) Maven
3 1 (0.44%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (7.56%) Marketing
2 11 (4.89%) Finance
3 6 (2.67%) Games
4 5 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.78%) Billing
6 3 (1.33%) Arabic Language
6 3 (1.33%) French Language
7 2 (0.89%) Legal
7 2 (0.89%) Publishing
7 2 (0.89%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (14.67%) IT Engineer
2 30 (13.33%) Field Engineer
3 29 (12.89%) Developer
4 27 (12.00%) Analyst
5 22 (9.78%) Support Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) Server Engineer
7 19 (8.44%) IT Support
8 17 (7.56%) ICT Technician
9 14 (6.22%) IT Support Engineer
10 13 (5.78%) Field Service Engineer
11 12 (5.33%) Java Developer
12 11 (4.89%) Information Manager
12 11 (4.89%) Service Desk Engineer
13 10 (4.44%) Field Hardware Engineer
13 10 (4.44%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
13 10 (4.44%) Hardware Engineer
13 10 (4.44%) Service Analyst
14 9 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
14 9 (4.00%) Security Manager
14 9 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.00%) HTML
2 15 (6.67%) CSS
3 12 (5.33%) Web Services
4 11 (4.89%) .NET
4 11 (4.89%) Apache Felix
4 11 (4.89%) Apache Sling
4 11 (4.89%) Hibernate
4 11 (4.89%) Java EE
4 11 (4.89%) jQuery
4 11 (4.89%) JSP
4 11 (4.89%) JSTL
4 11 (4.89%) OAuth
4 11 (4.89%) Servlets
4 11 (4.89%) Spring
5 9 (4.00%) HTML5
6 6 (2.67%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.67%) CSS3
6 6 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (2.67%) LESS
6 6 (2.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.67%) Driving Licence
2 16 (7.11%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.78%) iPad
3 13 (5.78%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.00%) NHS
5 6 (2.67%) Online Games
6 5 (2.22%) Life Science
7 4 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.78%) User Experience
8 3 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.33%) Replication
9 2 (0.89%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.89%) EPoS
9 2 (0.89%) New Media
9 2 (0.89%) Social Media
10 1 (0.44%) CCTV
10 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.44%) CMDB
10 1 (0.44%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 92 (40.89%) Windows
2 54 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 53 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (19.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (16.44%) Windows 7
6 20 (8.89%) Windows 8
7 11 (4.89%) Windows 10
8 10 (4.44%) Linux
9 9 (4.00%) Android
10 6 (2.67%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.22%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.44%) CentOS
13 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.11%) ITIL
2 20 (8.89%) Service Delivery
3 18 (8.00%) Service Management
4 17 (7.56%) Front End Development
4 17 (7.56%) TDD
5 16 (7.11%) Scrum
6 15 (6.67%) Analytics
6 15 (6.67%) CRM
7 13 (5.78%) Project Management
8 11 (4.89%) Information Security
8 11 (4.89%) IT Strategy
8 11 (4.89%) Test Automation
9 10 (4.44%) Data Management
9 10 (4.44%) ITSM
9 10 (4.44%) Risk Management
9 10 (4.44%) Software Engineering
10 9 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (4.00%) SDLC
11 8 (3.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.67%) SQL
2 22 (9.78%) PHP
3 13 (5.78%) Java
3 13 (5.78%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.89%) C#
4 11 (4.89%) Ruby
5 10 (4.44%) C
6 5 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.33%) C++
7 3 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (11.56%) Degree
2 22 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (7.56%) MCSA
4 15 (6.67%) CCNA
4 15 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (6.22%) MCSE
5 14 (6.22%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.00%) CISSP
6 9 (4.00%) MCP
7 7 (3.11%) CISA
7 7 (3.11%) CISM
7 7 (3.11%) MCITP
8 6 (2.67%) A+ Certification
9 5 (2.22%) CCNP
9 5 (2.22%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.33%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.89%) CCENT
12 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.33%) SLA
2 9 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.89%) PMO
5 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 71 (31.56%) Active Directory
2 46 (20.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.22%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.44%) vSphere
5 4 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.33%) XenServer
7 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.89%) XenApp
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.78%) SCCM
2 11 (4.89%) Ansible
2 11 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (4.89%) Puppet
3 5 (2.22%) WSUS
4 4 (1.78%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.78%) SmoothWall
5 3 (1.33%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.44%) PaperCut
6 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 62 (27.56%) VMware
3 23 (10.22%) Citrix
4 19 (8.44%) Apple
5 18 (8.00%) Cisco
6 13 (5.78%) HP
7 11 (4.89%) Adobe
8 10 (4.44%) Veeam
9 9 (4.00%) Google
10 8 (3.56%) Xamarin
11 7 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (2.67%) Oracle
12 6 (2.67%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.22%) webMethods
14 4 (1.78%) WatchGuard
15 3 (1.33%) Civica
15 3 (1.33%) Symantec
16 2 (0.89%) 3Com
16 2 (0.89%) Veritas
16 2 (0.89%) ZyXEL
Clacton-On-Sea, Essex
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
TJ Peel
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RM plc
Salary: £15000 - £22000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Send
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Pension + 30 Days Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Thomas's London Day Schools
Salary: Competitive salary and conditions are offered.
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
South West London
Emanuel School
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 8 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nottingham City Council
Salary: From £20,661 to £21,962 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
West London
St Pauls Girls School
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary and excellent ben
Posted: 21 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol Grammar School
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £54,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 25 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 25 days ago