The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 9 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.31% 7.64% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.95% 33.33% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 5
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £39,400 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
DNS
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 72 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.07% 22.93% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 36 64 55
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -22.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

DNS
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

DNS Salary Trend in Bedford

DNS
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Bedford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 13 (72.22%) DHCP
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) VMware ESX
4 9 (50.00%) Intel
4 9 (50.00%) MS Office
4 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) LANDesk
6 5 (27.78%) Time Management
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (27.78%) MCSA
6 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) SLA
7 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 4 (22.22%) NFS
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) UNIX
7 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 4 (22.22%) PKI
7 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (22.22%) NAS
7 4 (22.22%) C-shell
7 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 4 (22.22%) Samba
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Degree

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.11%) Lync
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) DHCP
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) NAS
General
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) PKI
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Time Management
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
1 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 4 (22.22%) C-shell
1 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCSA
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) RHCE
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) RHCSA
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (55.56%) VMware ESX
3 4 (22.22%) Samba
3 4 (22.22%) NFS
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Intel
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) LANDesk
4 2 (11.11%) Proofpoint
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat