The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 29 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 1.59% 3.39% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 11.11% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +16.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -
DNS
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 30.16% 30.51% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 13
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

DNS
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Abingdon region.

DNS Salary Trend in Abingdon

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (89.47%) DHCP
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 16 (84.21%) Wireless
4 14 (73.68%) MCTS
4 14 (73.68%) MCITP
4 14 (73.68%) Meru Networks
4 14 (73.68%) Veeam
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (73.68%) MCSE
4 14 (73.68%) MCSA
4 14 (73.68%) MS Excel
4 14 (73.68%) HP
4 14 (73.68%) EMC
4 14 (73.68%) Citrix
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (73.68%) Juniper
4 14 (73.68%) SAN
4 14 (73.68%) Apple
5 7 (36.84%) Backup Exec
5 7 (36.84%) Symantec
5 7 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
5 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.79%) LAN
7 3 (15.79%) VPN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (73.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) DHCP
2 16 (84.21%) Wireless
3 14 (73.68%) SAN
4 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) FTP
5 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (10.53%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) HTTP
6 2 (10.53%) WLAN
6 2 (10.53%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 14 (73.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 14 (73.68%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Support
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.53%) Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) MCTS
1 14 (73.68%) MCITP
1 14 (73.68%) MCSE
1 14 (73.68%) MCSA
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Backup Exec
1 7 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Meru Networks
2 14 (73.68%) Veeam
2 14 (73.68%) HP
2 14 (73.68%) EMC
2 14 (73.68%) Citrix
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
2 14 (73.68%) Apple
3 7 (36.84%) Symantec