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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 50 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.99% 6.28% 6.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 38.71% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 14
Average salary - £36,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.60%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
36 62 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.84% 16.23% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 49
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,750 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) DHCP
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (64.29%) VPN
3 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (57.14%) Firewall
5 7 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (50.00%) Lotus
5 7 (50.00%) Symantec
5 7 (50.00%) McAfee
5 7 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
5 7 (50.00%) MCSE
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (50.00%) Android
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Phone
6 6 (42.86%) vSphere
6 6 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (42.86%) Clearswift
6 6 (42.86%) SecurID
6 6 (42.86%) VMS
6 6 (42.86%) Blackberry

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 11 (78.57%) DHCP
3 9 (64.29%) VPN
4 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) Firewall
5 7 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (21.43%) HTTP
7 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
7 2 (14.29%) SSL
7 2 (14.29%) VoIP
7 2 (14.29%) Network Security
8 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
8 1 (7.14%) VLAN
8 1 (7.14%) FTP
8 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Network Support Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Network Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Network Support
4 3 (21.43%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Storage Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Server Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) SecurID
1 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Android
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 6 (42.86%) VMS
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) CCSP
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) CCIP
4 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (42.86%) vSphere
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) XenApp
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
5 2 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (14.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (42.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Lotus
3 7 (50.00%) Symantec
3 7 (50.00%) McAfee
4 6 (42.86%) Clearswift
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Altiris