The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 31 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 26 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.92% 3.97% 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.66% 11.89% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 18
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
DNS
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 244 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 21.41% 33.42% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 70 216 127
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

DNS
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

DNS Salary Trend in Basingstoke

DNS
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 28 (70.00%) DHCP
2 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Linux
3 22 (55.00%) TCP/IP
4 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (50.00%) VMware
5 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
6 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (37.50%) Windows 7
8 14 (35.00%) Cisco
8 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
9 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (27.50%) Windows 8
11 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (25.00%) VoIP
11 10 (25.00%) MCSA
11 10 (25.00%) ITIL
11 10 (25.00%) UNIX
11 10 (25.00%) SQL
11 10 (25.00%) MySQL
11 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (25.00%) Firewall
12 9 (22.50%) SLA
12 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 8 (20.00%) Internet
13 8 (20.00%) Citrix
13 8 (20.00%) WAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (12.50%) Apache
3 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.50%) JBoss
4 3 (7.50%) nginx
4 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (70.00%) DHCP
2 22 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.00%) VoIP
3 10 (25.00%) Firewall
4 8 (20.00%) Internet
4 8 (20.00%) WAN
4 8 (20.00%) LAN
5 7 (17.50%) VPN
5 7 (17.50%) Ethernet
5 7 (17.50%) iSCSI
5 7 (17.50%) NAS
5 7 (17.50%) Unified Communications
6 6 (15.00%) HTTP
6 6 (15.00%) SSL
7 5 (12.50%) LDAP
7 5 (12.50%) SAN
8 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (7.50%) Network Security
8 3 (7.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) MySQL
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Infinispan
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Redis
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Desktop Support
2 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Voice Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) NOC Technician
7 2 (5.00%) IP Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Life Science
2 7 (17.50%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.50%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) IVR
4 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.50%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
1 25 (62.50%) Linux
2 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 11 (27.50%) Windows 8
5 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (25.00%) UNIX
6 7 (17.50%) Windows Vista
6 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
7 5 (12.50%) SUSE
7 5 (12.50%) CentOS
8 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
9 2 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Performance Management
2 7 (17.50%) Network Management
2 7 (17.50%) Software Deployment
3 6 (15.00%) Information Security
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.50%) Software Licensing
5 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) Validation
5 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.50%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.50%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.00%) Perl
4 5 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.00%) MCSA
3 7 (17.50%) MOS
3 7 (17.50%) CCNA
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (15.00%) CCNP
5 4 (10.00%) Degree
6 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.50%) MCITP
6 3 (7.50%) MCSE
7 2 (5.00%) MCP
8 1 (2.50%) RHCT
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.50%) Squid
6 3 (7.50%) Xen
6 3 (7.50%) qmail
6 3 (7.50%) DFS Replication
6 3 (7.50%) vSphere
6 3 (7.50%) Terminal Server
6 3 (7.50%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Nagios
1 5 (12.50%) ZABBIX
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (7.50%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) logstash
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (35.00%) Cisco
3 8 (20.00%) Citrix
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle
5 6 (15.00%) Sybase
5 6 (15.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (15.00%) Infoblox
6 5 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) Juniper
7 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.50%) 3Com
8 2 (5.00%) Sophos
8 2 (5.00%) Websense
8 2 (5.00%) EMC
8 2 (5.00%) Intel
8 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.50%) F5
9 1 (2.50%) McAfee