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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 497 546 264
Rank change year-on-year +49 -282 +44
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 417 76 51
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.53% 0.20% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% 1.12% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 234 47 34
10th Percentile £27,875 £22,000 £20,000
25th Percentile £37,125 £27,571 £30,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £42,240
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.30% +1.46%
75th Percentile £61,588 £55,000 £49,688
90th Percentile £87,338 £57,500 £71,007
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,638 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.41% +14.29%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16,508 6,801 1,435
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.98% 18.11% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8,179 4,610 1,118
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.36% - -4.35%
75th Percentile £76,375 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

DBS Check
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing DBS Check as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

DBS Check trend for jobs with a WFH option

DBS Check
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing DBS Check.

DBS Check salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

DBS Check
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing DBS Check over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

DBS Check salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, DBS Check job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for DBS Check.

1 189 (45.32%) Microsoft
2 162 (38.85%) Social Skills
3 153 (36.69%) Public Sector
4 147 (35.25%) Agile
5 140 (33.57%) Service Design
6 139 (33.33%) Northgate
6 139 (33.33%) NEC
7 114 (27.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 109 (26.14%) Finance
9 87 (20.86%) Degree
10 85 (20.38%) Service Delivery
10 85 (20.38%) NHS
10 85 (20.38%) SQL
11 83 (19.90%) Problem-Solving
12 78 (18.71%) JavaScript
12 78 (18.71%) DevOps
13 77 (18.47%) Google Workspace
14 76 (18.23%) Azure
14 76 (18.23%) Local Government
15 73 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
16 71 (17.03%) Scrum
17 69 (16.55%) Windows
18 68 (16.31%) SQL Server
19 66 (15.83%) ITIL
20 63 (15.11%) C#
20 63 (15.11%) .NET
21 62 (14.87%) IIS
22 61 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
23 59 (14.15%) Document Management
24 58 (13.91%) Self-Motivation

DBS Check
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 62 (14.87%) IIS
2 22 (5.28%) Apache
2 22 (5.28%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.48%) WordPress
5 1 (0.24%) CICS
5 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 61 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) Sketch
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) InDesign
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) SystmOne
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Magento
2 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.48%) Shopify
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Kondor
3 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (18.47%) Google Workspace
2 76 (18.23%) Azure
3 52 (12.47%) Microsoft 365
4 42 (10.07%) PaaS
5 32 (7.67%) AWS
6 12 (2.88%) Amazon ECS
7 8 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.92%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (1.68%) Amazon SageMaker
8 7 (1.68%) Bitrise
8 7 (1.68%) dbt
8 7 (1.68%) GCP
8 7 (1.68%) GitHub
8 7 (1.68%) Snowflake
9 5 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.20%) AWS Fargate
10 4 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.96%) SaaS
11 3 (0.72%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.00%) WAN
2 24 (5.76%) LAN
3 22 (5.28%) DMZ
4 17 (4.08%) Firewall
5 14 (3.36%) WLAN
6 13 (3.12%) DHCP
7 11 (2.64%) VPN
8 9 (2.16%) DNS
9 7 (1.68%) VLAN
10 6 (1.44%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.96%) HSRP
12 4 (0.96%) HTTP
12 4 (0.96%) IPsec
12 4 (0.96%) OSPF
12 4 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (0.96%) SD-WAN
12 4 (0.96%) VXLAN
12 4 (0.96%) Wireless
12 4 (0.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.28%) JasperReports
2 22 (5.28%) Oracle Database
2 22 (5.28%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (3.12%) Amazon Aurora
4 10 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.16%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (1.68%) DynamoDB
7 7 (1.68%) Looker
7 7 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.44%) DocumentDB
9 5 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.96%) Electronic Patient Records
10 4 (0.96%) Riak
11 3 (0.72%) Power BI
12 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 40 (9.59%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.16%) JIRA
4 4 (0.96%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.48%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.48%) GitLab
5 2 (0.48%) Subversion
6 1 (0.24%) Ant
6 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.24%) Grunt
6 1 (0.24%) gulp
6 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.24%) Maven
6 1 (0.24%) MSI
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
6 1 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 162 (38.85%) Social Skills
2 153 (36.69%) Public Sector
3 114 (27.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 109 (26.14%) Finance
5 76 (18.23%) Local Government
6 73 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (11.03%) Influencing Skills
8 44 (10.55%) Documentation Skills
8 44 (10.55%) Retail
9 26 (6.24%) Banking
10 25 (6.00%) Organisational Skills
11 24 (5.76%) Billing
12 19 (4.56%) Police
13 17 (4.08%) Presentation Skills
14 16 (3.84%) Social Housing
15 15 (3.60%) Fire and Rescue
16 13 (3.12%) Law
17 10 (2.40%) Legal
17 10 (2.40%) Publishing
18 7 (1.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (16.31%) Developer
2 51 (12.23%) Analyst
3 48 (11.51%) Consultant
4 45 (10.79%) .NET Developer
5 34 (8.15%) Microsoft 365 Specialist
5 34 (8.15%) Microsoft Specialist
5 34 (8.15%) Technology Specialist
6 24 (5.76%) Technical Consultant
7 23 (5.52%) Project Manager
8 22 (5.28%) Applications Consultant
8 22 (5.28%) Database Consultant
9 17 (4.08%) Implementation Consultant
9 17 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
10 15 (3.60%) Business Analyst
11 14 (3.36%) Junior
11 14 (3.36%) Software Developer
12 12 (2.88%) Head of Delivery
13 11 (2.64%) Technical Analyst
14 10 (2.40%) Applications Support
14 10 (2.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (15.11%) .NET
2 54 (12.95%) HTML
3 52 (12.47%) XML
4 50 (11.99%) JSON
5 48 (11.51%) HTML5
6 45 (10.79%) jQuery
7 44 (10.55%) Ajax
8 41 (9.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 40 (9.59%) ASP.NET
9 40 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (9.59%) KnockoutJS
9 40 (9.59%) XSLT
10 22 (5.28%) CSS
11 14 (3.36%) Node.js
11 14 (3.36%) Web Services
12 13 (3.12%) RESTful
13 11 (2.64%) .NET Framework
14 10 (2.40%) Entity Framework
15 9 (2.16%) AngularJS
16 8 (1.92%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 85 (20.38%) NHS
2 58 (13.91%) Self-Motivation
3 48 (11.51%) User Experience
4 22 (5.28%) Private Cloud
4 22 (5.28%) Public Cloud
4 22 (5.28%) Video Conferencing
5 19 (4.56%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.84%) Housing Association
7 15 (3.60%) Driving Licence
8 14 (3.36%) Blog
9 10 (2.40%) Life Science
10 8 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.68%) Online Banking
12 5 (1.20%) Sports Betting
13 4 (0.96%) PMI
13 4 (0.96%) Smartcard
13 4 (0.96%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.72%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.48%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.55%) Windows
2 43 (10.31%) Unix
3 40 (9.59%) Linux
4 26 (6.24%) Windows Server
5 22 (5.28%) Solaris
6 9 (2.16%) Android
7 6 (1.44%) AIX
8 5 (1.20%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (35.25%) Agile
2 140 (33.57%) Service Design
3 85 (20.38%) Service Delivery
4 83 (19.90%) Problem-Solving
5 78 (18.71%) DevOps
6 71 (17.03%) Scrum
7 66 (15.83%) ITIL
8 59 (14.15%) Document Management
9 51 (12.23%) MVC
10 50 (11.99%) Service Management
11 48 (11.51%) Migration
12 45 (10.79%) Technology Roadmap
13 43 (10.31%) Computer Science
14 37 (8.87%) Mentoring
15 36 (8.63%) Housing Management
16 34 (8.15%) Coaching
17 32 (7.67%) Project Management
17 32 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
18 31 (7.43%) PRINCE2
19 30 (7.19%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 85 (20.38%) SQL
2 78 (18.71%) JavaScript
3 63 (15.11%) C#
4 45 (10.79%) PowerShell
5 28 (6.71%) Java
6 22 (5.28%) Shell Script
7 19 (4.56%) Python
8 8 (1.92%) F#
8 8 (1.92%) Kotlin
8 8 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.44%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.20%) Go
10 5 (1.20%) PHP
11 2 (0.48%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.48%) C
11 2 (0.48%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.24%) CLIST
12 1 (0.24%) R
12 1 (0.24%) REXX
Qualifications
1 87 (20.86%) Degree
2 52 (12.47%) Security Cleared
3 43 (10.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (9.59%) SC Cleared
5 20 (4.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.92%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.20%) ISEB
9 5 (1.20%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.20%) MCP
10 4 (0.96%) CCNA
10 4 (0.96%) CCNP
10 4 (0.96%) CIPD
10 4 (0.96%) MCSE
10 4 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (0.96%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.72%) MCSA
12 2 (0.48%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 34 (8.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (8.15%) NCSC
3 9 (2.16%) QA
4 8 (1.92%) SLA
5 7 (1.68%) Accessibility
5 7 (1.68%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.20%) PMO
7 4 (0.96%) HL7
7 4 (0.96%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.72%) GRC
9 2 (0.48%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (5.28%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.12%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.20%) vSphere
6 4 (0.96%) Firmware
6 4 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.72%) Docker
7 3 (0.72%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.24%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (3.12%) Ansible
2 9 (2.16%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (1.92%) Nagios
4 5 (1.20%) Terraform
5 3 (0.72%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.48%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.48%) SCCM
7 1 (0.24%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.24%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.24%) zSecure
Vendors
1 189 (45.32%) Microsoft
2 139 (33.33%) NEC
2 139 (33.33%) Northgate
3 42 (10.07%) Google
3 42 (10.07%) Oracle
4 18 (4.32%) VMware
5 11 (2.64%) Cisco
6 6 (1.44%) Aruba
6 6 (1.44%) HP
7 5 (1.20%) Blue Prism
8 4 (0.96%) Fortinet
8 4 (0.96%) Palo Alto
9 3 (0.72%) IBM
10 2 (0.48%) Adobe
10 2 (0.48%) Apple
10 2 (0.48%) Avaya
10 2 (0.48%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.48%) Mitel
10 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.48%) Veeam