DBS Check Jobs with Work from Home Options

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
UK > Work from Home

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 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 160 349 481
Rank change year-on-year +189 +132 +36
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 678 358 446
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.99% 0.90% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.09% 3.46% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 320 87 225
10th Percentile £26,750 £31,277 £28,473
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,001 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,750 £46,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.76% +3.33% +10.26%
75th Percentile £60,918 £60,000 £61,588
90th Percentile £66,523 £70,657 £87,338
UK median annual salary £36,736 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -13.56% - +6.25%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home

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.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9,564 10,353 16,666
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 28.10% 25.93% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5,898 6,233 8,808
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £77,715 £77,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% -

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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

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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

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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 24 May 2024.

DBS Check salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (1.62%) Confluence
2 5 (0.74%) WordPress
3 4 (0.59%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.59%) CMS
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Exchange
5 1 (0.15%) Moodle
5 1 (0.15%) SAS
5 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 97 (14.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 74 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.29%) LaTeX
6 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.18%) NEC Housing
2 4 (0.59%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.44%) iTrent
3 3 (0.44%) Salesforce CRM
3 3 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.29%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.29%) Shopify
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.15%) Raiser’s Edge
Cloud Services
1 186 (27.43%) AWS
2 158 (23.30%) Azure
3 112 (16.52%) Power Platform
4 45 (6.64%) Serverless
5 43 (6.34%) AWS Lambda
6 30 (4.42%) Azure Data Factory
7 26 (3.83%) Microsoft 365
8 23 (3.39%) Azure DevOps
9 19 (2.80%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 12 (1.77%) GCP
10 12 (1.77%) Google Analytics
11 10 (1.47%) Google Tag Manager
12 9 (1.33%) Asana
13 6 (0.88%) Entra ID
13 6 (0.88%) Snowflake
14 5 (0.74%) BigCommerce
14 5 (0.74%) IaaS
15 4 (0.59%) AWS Step Functions
15 4 (0.59%) npm
15 4 (0.59%) Storyblok
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.62%) Internet
1 11 (1.62%) Wireless
2 10 (1.47%) Firewall
2 10 (1.47%) WAN
3 8 (1.18%) LAN
4 7 (1.03%) DHCP
4 7 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.74%) DNS
5 5 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (0.74%) SAN
5 5 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.44%) HTTP
6 3 (0.44%) VPN
7 2 (0.29%) 4G
7 2 (0.29%) DMVPN
7 2 (0.29%) Network Security
7 2 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.29%) SD-WAN
7 2 (0.29%) VLAN
7 2 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (28.47%) Tableau
2 112 (16.52%) Power BI
3 53 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (5.31%) Amazon RDS
5 36 (5.31%) DynamoDB
6 33 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (4.42%) SQL Server
8 27 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (2.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.03%) Big Data
11 7 (1.03%) BigQuery
11 7 (1.03%) Looker
12 4 (0.59%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (0.59%) MySQL
13 3 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 210 (30.97%) Git
2 39 (5.75%) GitLab
3 13 (1.92%) JIRA
4 4 (0.59%) gulp
4 4 (0.59%) Katalon Studio
4 4 (0.59%) Postman
4 4 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.29%) Apache Continuum
6 2 (0.29%) JMeter
6 2 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.15%) fastlane
General
1 436 (64.31%) Social Skills
2 192 (28.32%) Analytical Skills
3 186 (27.43%) Retail
4 144 (21.24%) Presentation Skills
5 66 (9.73%) Marketing
6 52 (7.67%) Organisational Skills
7 47 (6.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 44 (6.49%) Finance
9 33 (4.87%) Games
10 30 (4.42%) Aerospace
10 30 (4.42%) Legal
11 27 (3.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 23 (3.39%) Police
13 20 (2.95%) Public Sector
14 19 (2.80%) Billing
15 14 (2.06%) Local Government
16 10 (1.47%) Back Office
17 9 (1.33%) Influencing Skills
17 9 (1.33%) Manufacturing
18 8 (1.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 188 (27.73%) Senior
2 170 (25.07%) Analyst
3 141 (20.80%) Data Analyst
4 109 (16.08%) Senior Analyst
5 102 (15.04%) Senior Data Analyst
6 69 (10.18%) Lead
7 67 (9.88%) Developer
8 46 (6.78%) Data Scientist
9 45 (6.64%) Administrator
9 45 (6.64%) Senior Data Scientist
10 41 (6.05%) Coordinator
11 32 (4.72%) Lead Data Analyst
12 29 (4.28%) DBA
13 26 (3.83%) SQL DBA
14 24 (3.54%) Data Manager
15 20 (2.95%) Business Intelligence Manager
16 19 (2.80%) Software Engineer
17 18 (2.65%) Engineering Manager
17 18 (2.65%) Project Manager
17 18 (2.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.64%) Pandas
1 45 (6.64%) PySpark
1 45 (6.64%) scikit-learn
1 45 (6.64%) TensorFlow
2 40 (5.90%) GraphQL
3 39 (5.75%) Django
4 36 (5.31%) .NET
4 36 (5.31%) RESTful
5 18 (2.65%) React
6 14 (2.06%) .NET Core
6 14 (2.06%) Web Services
7 13 (1.92%) CSS
8 5 (0.74%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.74%) Next.js
9 4 (0.59%) Apollo GraphQL
9 4 (0.59%) Blazor
9 4 (0.59%) Laravel
9 4 (0.59%) LINQ
9 4 (0.59%) Tailwind CSS
9 4 (0.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.55%) Self-Motivation
2 52 (7.67%) Algorithms
3 34 (5.01%) Management Information System
4 30 (4.42%) NHS
5 13 (1.92%) Social Media
6 11 (1.62%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.62%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.18%) Renewable Energy
8 6 (0.88%) Chip and PIN
8 6 (0.88%) Data Centre
8 6 (0.88%) Replication
9 5 (0.74%) Acoustics
9 5 (0.74%) Clustering
9 5 (0.74%) Educational Technology
10 4 (0.59%) Onboarding
11 3 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.44%) CCTV
11 3 (0.44%) Security Posture
11 3 (0.44%) Smart City
11 3 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.69%) Windows
2 18 (2.65%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.47%) Linux
4 8 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.18%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.88%) Android
5 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.29%) Unix
6 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (42.77%) Problem-Solving
2 207 (30.53%) Visualisation
3 206 (30.38%) Actionable Insight
4 196 (28.91%) Storytelling
5 192 (28.32%) Mathematics
6 182 (26.84%) Analytics
7 180 (26.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 178 (26.25%) Statistics
9 171 (25.22%) Data Pipeline
10 151 (22.27%) Data Analysis
11 133 (19.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 132 (19.47%) Business Strategy
13 126 (18.58%) Customer Intelligence
14 116 (17.11%) Agile
14 116 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
15 78 (11.50%) Decision-Making
16 76 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
17 70 (10.32%) Customer Service
18 68 (10.03%) Customer Experience
19 67 (9.88%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 303 (44.69%) SQL
2 234 (34.51%) Python
3 44 (6.49%) C#
4 23 (3.39%) Data Analysis Expressions
5 20 (2.95%) JavaScript
6 17 (2.51%) TypeScript
7 12 (1.77%) PowerShell
8 11 (1.62%) Java
9 10 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.59%) C++
10 4 (0.59%) Groovy
10 4 (0.59%) PHP
11 3 (0.44%) JSX
11 3 (0.44%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.29%) C
12 2 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 264 (38.94%) Degree
2 51 (7.52%) Master's Degree
3 45 (6.64%) Security Cleared
4 41 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (3.54%) CIPD
6 16 (2.36%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.18%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.18%) PMP
10 6 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (0.88%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.88%) SnowPro
11 5 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.44%) ACCA
12 3 (0.44%) CIMA
12 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.29%) CEH
13 2 (0.29%) HNC
13 2 (0.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.05%) QA
2 16 (2.36%) GDPR
3 11 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.18%) Accessibility
4 8 (1.18%) SLA
5 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.59%) PMO
8 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.29%) NCSC
8 2 (0.29%) NIST
9 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.15%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 18 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.03%) vSphere
4 5 (0.74%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.59%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.44%) Docker
7 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.29%) XenApp
7 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.18%) SCCM
2 5 (0.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (0.74%) SCOM
3 4 (0.59%) Autotask
4 3 (0.44%) Consul
4 3 (0.44%) Packer
4 3 (0.44%) Terraform
5 2 (0.29%) Ansible
5 2 (0.29%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.29%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 189 (27.88%) Databricks
2 180 (26.55%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.42%) Thales
4 22 (3.24%) Google
5 13 (1.92%) VMware
6 8 (1.18%) Adobe
6 8 (1.18%) NEC
6 8 (1.18%) ServiceNow
6 8 (1.18%) Sun
7 6 (0.88%) Veeam
8 5 (0.74%) Cisco
8 5 (0.74%) Facebook
8 5 (0.74%) Salesforce
9 4 (0.59%) Alteryx
9 4 (0.59%) Aruba
9 4 (0.59%) Datto
9 4 (0.59%) YouTube
10 3 (0.44%) Dell
10 3 (0.44%) New Relic
10 3 (0.44%) RedGate