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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 20 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.12% 1.84% 9.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.99% 9.26% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 20
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
69 54 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.10% 19.85% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 61 51 53
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Bedford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 61 (96.83%) Windows
2 60 (95.24%) VMware
3 53 (84.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (84.13%) VPN
3 53 (84.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (84.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (82.54%) Firewall
5 51 (80.95%) MCSE
6 45 (71.43%) DHCP
7 44 (69.84%) Citrix
8 43 (68.25%) SAN
8 43 (68.25%) LAN
8 43 (68.25%) WAN
8 43 (68.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 41 (65.08%) Lotus Domino
9 41 (65.08%) Lotus
9 41 (65.08%) McAfee
10 36 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 36 (57.14%) Android
10 36 (57.14%) vSphere
10 36 (57.14%) Windows Phone 8
10 36 (57.14%) Windows Phone
11 33 (52.38%) Wi-Fi
11 33 (52.38%) Symantec
12 32 (50.79%) Blackberry
12 32 (50.79%) Clearswift
12 32 (50.79%) VMS
12 32 (50.79%) Backup Exec
12 32 (50.79%) McAfee ePO
12 32 (50.79%) SecurID

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 41 (65.08%) Lotus Domino
2 36 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 12 (19.05%) IIS
5 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
5 11 (17.46%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (14.29%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 22 (34.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (84.13%) VPN
2 52 (82.54%) Firewall
3 45 (71.43%) DHCP
4 43 (68.25%) LAN
4 43 (68.25%) WAN
4 43 (68.25%) SAN
5 33 (52.38%) Wi-Fi
6 19 (30.16%) TCP/IP
7 13 (20.63%) VoIP
7 13 (20.63%) HTTP
8 11 (17.46%) HTTPS
8 11 (17.46%) SSL
8 11 (17.46%) Network Security
9 9 (14.29%) Internet
10 6 (9.52%) Kerberos
10 6 (9.52%) IPsec
10 6 (9.52%) VLAN
11 5 (7.94%) LDAP
12 2 (3.17%) FTP
12 2 (3.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Network Support
2 29 (46.03%) Network Engineer
3 27 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 22 (34.92%) Analyst
4 22 (34.92%) Support Analyst
4 22 (34.92%) PC Support
4 22 (34.92%) PC Engineer
5 16 (25.40%) Network Support Analyst
5 16 (25.40%) Network Analyst
6 12 (19.05%) Support Engineer
6 12 (19.05%) PC Support Engineer
6 12 (19.05%) Network Support Engineer
7 11 (17.46%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 10 (15.87%) Server Analyst
8 10 (15.87%) Server Support Analyst
8 10 (15.87%) Server Engineer
8 10 (15.87%) Server Support
9 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (12.70%) Administrator
11 6 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.79%) Blackberry
1 32 (50.79%) SecurID
2 6 (9.52%) PKI
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Replication
4 2 (3.17%) Firmware
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 61 (96.83%) Windows
2 53 (84.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 53 (84.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (57.14%) Windows Phone 8
3 36 (57.14%) Windows Phone
3 36 (57.14%) Android
4 32 (50.79%) VMS
5 26 (41.27%) Windows 7
6 9 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 9 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (12.70%) ITIL
3 5 (7.94%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.17%) Project Management
5 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.17%) Logistics
5 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.17%) Change Control
6 1 (1.59%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.59%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) VB.NET
2 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (84.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (80.95%) MCSE
3 11 (17.46%) CCNP
3 11 (17.46%) CCNA
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (14.29%) CCIP
4 9 (14.29%) MCP
4 9 (14.29%) CCSP
5 6 (9.52%) MCITP
6 5 (7.94%) MCSA
7 3 (4.76%) CCA
7 3 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.59%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (68.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 36 (57.14%) vSphere
3 27 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (26.98%) XenApp
4 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
5 11 (17.46%) Terminal Services
6 8 (12.70%) ISA Server
6 8 (12.70%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (12.70%) UAG
7 6 (9.52%) NFS
7 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.59%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 32 (50.79%) Backup Exec
1 32 (50.79%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (7.94%) HP SIM
2 5 (7.94%) MOM
3 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 60 (95.24%) VMware
2 44 (69.84%) Citrix
3 41 (65.08%) Lotus
3 41 (65.08%) McAfee
4 33 (52.38%) Symantec
5 32 (50.79%) Clearswift
6 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 14 (22.22%) Cisco
8 7 (11.11%) HP
9 5 (7.94%) Dell
9 5 (7.94%) IBM
9 5 (7.94%) CA
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