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

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 733 853 890
Rank change year-on-year +120 +37  
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 132 97 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.093% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 98 78 71
Median salary £30,000 £29,923 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.25% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,718 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +13.20% -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 21222 28300 30510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.67% 27.27% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16708 22791 23836
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 £69,000 £70,000
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +133 130 £30,000 +0.25% 47
London +89 36 £27,000 -21.42% 15
South East +64 33 £22,500 -23.72% 7
Surrey +65 19 £17,500 -27.08% 3
East of England +30 15 £45,000 +114.28% 9
West Midlands +27 14 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +29 13 £36,500 +37.73% 10
Kent +23 12 £35,000 -
Epsom +18 10 £17,500 -27.08% 1
Hull - 10 £20,500 -
East Yorkshire - 10 £20,500 -
South West +20 8 £30,875 -11.78% 2
Canterbury - 8 £35,000 -
North West -15 7 £30,000 -15.49% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £21,600 -66.76% 1
Cambridge - 6 £21,600 -
East Midlands +15 5 £30,800 -
Essex - 5 - -
Bedfordshire +28 4 £46,250 +92.70% 7
Staines - 4 £15,500 -
Solihull - 4 £37,500 -
Leeds +26 3 £52,500 +98.11% 1
Warwickshire +25 3 £55,827 -
West Yorkshire +17 3 £52,500 +98.11% 2
Leatherhead +4 3 £27,500 -6.77% 1
Cheshire -4 3 £23,000 -32.35%
Cornwall - 3 £45,000 -
Croydon - 3 £23,500 -
Warrington - 3 £23,000 -
Dunstable - 3 £45,000 - 7

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (38.02%) Windows
2 85 (35.12%) Microsoft
3 80 (33.06%) Active Directory
4 55 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (22.73%) Windows Server
5 54 (22.31%) Office 365
6 49 (20.25%) Driving Licence
6 49 (20.25%) VMware
7 48 (19.83%) Microsoft Office
8 47 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 39 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (12.40%) PHP
11 30 (12.40%) MS Exchange
12 26 (10.74%) SQL
13 24 (9.92%) HTML
13 24 (9.92%) CSS
13 24 (9.92%) ITIL
13 24 (9.92%) Git (software)
14 23 (9.50%) Windows 8
14 23 (9.50%) JavaScript
15 22 (9.09%) Scrum
16 21 (8.68%) SQL Server
16 21 (8.68%) Web Services
16 21 (8.68%) Citrix
16 21 (8.68%) Degree
17 20 (8.26%) Front End Development
17 20 (8.26%) Hyper-V
17 20 (8.26%) .NET
18 19 (7.85%) CRM

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 30 (12.40%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.31%) IIS
5 7 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.65%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.65%) Drupal
6 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.24%) Moodle
8 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.83%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (19.83%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.07%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.41%) Lectora
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (22.31%) Office 365
2 12 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.65%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.65%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (1.24%) G Suite
4 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.44%) DNS
2 17 (7.02%) Broadband
2 17 (7.02%) DHCP
2 17 (7.02%) Wireless
3 15 (6.20%) Firewall
4 11 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.13%) Internet
5 10 (4.13%) VLAN
6 8 (3.31%) VPN
7 6 (2.48%) SAN
8 5 (2.07%) LAN
8 5 (2.07%) VoIP
8 5 (2.07%) WLAN
9 3 (1.24%) Converged Networks
9 3 (1.24%) WAN
10 2 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.83%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.83%) NAS
10 2 (0.83%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.48%) Big Data
3 3 (1.24%) MS Access
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.41%) CorVu
5 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.41%) Ingres
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.41%) QlikView
5 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (9.92%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.37%) Subversion
3 12 (4.96%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.83%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.41%) Maven
6 1 (0.41%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (6.61%) Finance
1 16 (6.61%) Marketing
2 9 (3.72%) Local Government
3 8 (3.31%) Games
3 8 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.65%) Billing
5 3 (1.24%) Arabic Language
5 3 (1.24%) French Language
5 3 (1.24%) Legal
6 2 (0.83%) Publishing
6 2 (0.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (18.60%) Developer
2 32 (13.22%) Field Engineer
3 31 (12.81%) IT Engineer
4 30 (12.40%) Analyst
5 18 (7.44%) Server Engineer
5 18 (7.44%) Support Engineer
6 16 (6.61%) IT Support
7 14 (5.79%) Java Developer
8 13 (5.37%) ICT Technician
8 13 (5.37%) Service Analyst
9 12 (4.96%) Field Service Engineer
9 12 (4.96%) IT Technician
10 11 (4.55%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (4.55%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (4.55%) Information Manager
10 11 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (4.13%) Digital Developer
11 10 (4.13%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.92%) CSS
1 24 (9.92%) HTML
2 21 (8.68%) Web Services
3 20 (8.26%) .NET
4 18 (7.44%) jQuery
5 12 (4.96%) Apache Felix
5 12 (4.96%) Apache Sling
5 12 (4.96%) Hibernate
5 12 (4.96%) Java EE
5 12 (4.96%) JSP
5 12 (4.96%) JSTL
5 12 (4.96%) LESS
5 12 (4.96%) OAuth
5 12 (4.96%) Servlets
5 12 (4.96%) Spring
6 11 (4.55%) HTML5
6 11 (4.55%) XML
7 10 (4.13%) SOAP
8 9 (3.72%) CSS3
9 8 (3.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.25%) Driving Licence
2 15 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.79%) iPad
4 10 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.72%) NHS
6 8 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.31%) Online Games
7 7 (2.89%) User Experience
8 5 (2.07%) Life Science
9 4 (1.65%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.83%) BBC
11 2 (0.83%) Chip and PIN
11 2 (0.83%) EPoS
11 2 (0.83%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.83%) New Media
11 2 (0.83%) Social Media
12 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.41%) Replication
12 1 (0.41%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 92 (38.02%) Windows
2 55 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 55 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 23 (9.50%) Windows 8
6 12 (4.96%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.89%) Linux
8 6 (2.48%) Android
9 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.65%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.83%) Unix
13 1 (0.41%) CentOS
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (9.92%) ITIL
2 22 (9.09%) Scrum
3 20 (8.26%) Front End Development
4 19 (7.85%) Analytics
4 19 (7.85%) CRM
4 19 (7.85%) Service Management
5 18 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (7.44%) TDD
6 15 (6.20%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.79%) Project Management
7 14 (5.79%) SDLC
8 13 (5.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 13 (5.37%) IT Strategy
8 13 (5.37%) ITSM
9 12 (4.96%) Test Automation
10 11 (4.55%) Information Security
10 11 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 10 (4.13%) Data Management
11 10 (4.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.40%) PHP
2 26 (10.74%) SQL
3 23 (9.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (7.02%) Java
5 16 (6.61%) C#
6 12 (4.96%) Ruby
7 8 (3.31%) C
8 6 (2.48%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.24%) C++
9 3 (1.24%) VB
10 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.68%) Degree
2 19 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (6.20%) MCSA
4 14 (5.79%) Security Cleared
5 12 (4.96%) CCNA
5 12 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.13%) MCSE
7 9 (3.72%) CISSP
8 7 (2.89%) CISA
8 7 (2.89%) CISM
9 6 (2.48%) MCP
10 5 (2.07%) A+ Certification
10 5 (2.07%) CCNP
10 5 (2.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.65%) BC Cleared
12 3 (1.24%) MCITP
12 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.83%) CCA
13 2 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.79%) SLA
2 7 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.07%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.07%) WCAG
4 2 (0.83%) PMO
5 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 80 (33.06%) Active Directory
2 39 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.26%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.31%) vSphere
5 4 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.65%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.24%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.24%) XenServer
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.41%) XenApp
7 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (5.79%) SCCM
2 12 (4.96%) Ansible
2 12 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (4.96%) Puppet
3 5 (2.07%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.65%) SmoothWall
4 4 (1.65%) WSUS
5 3 (1.24%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.41%) PaperCut
6 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 85 (35.12%) Microsoft
2 49 (20.25%) VMware
3 21 (8.68%) Citrix
4 16 (6.61%) Cisco
5 14 (5.79%) Adobe
5 14 (5.79%) Apple
6 11 (4.55%) Google
7 9 (3.72%) Oracle
8 5 (2.07%) HP
8 5 (2.07%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.07%) webMethods
8 5 (2.07%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.65%) Veeam
9 4 (1.65%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.24%) Civica
11 2 (0.83%) Draytek
11 2 (0.83%) NETGEAR
11 2 (0.83%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.83%) ZyXEL
Hayes, Middlesex
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25500 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £27500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Thomas's London Day Schools
Posted: Yesterday
London
RM plc
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £69000 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
SoCode Limited
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum + £7000 Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum + £7000 Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
RM plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM plc
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Salary: £50,000 per annum Salary is from £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum incl. benefits - depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 23 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Servelec Group Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
The Collinson Group
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 14 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 13 days ago