The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 27 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 28 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.45% 1.72% 5.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 53.85% 6.33% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 11
Average salary £29,500 £47,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.89% +31.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £47,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £47,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 79 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.40% 27.15% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 45 77 44
Average salary £33,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.47% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Bedfordshire

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 25 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Bedford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 84 (95.45%) Windows
2 77 (87.50%) VPN
2 77 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 77 (87.50%) VMware
2 77 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (85.23%) Firewall
4 74 (84.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 62 (70.45%) MCSE
6 61 (69.32%) DHCP
7 56 (63.64%) Citrix
8 51 (57.95%) LAN
8 51 (57.95%) WAN
9 50 (56.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 49 (55.68%) Lotus Domino
10 49 (55.68%) Lotus
10 49 (55.68%) McAfee
11 48 (54.55%) SAN
12 43 (48.86%) Microsoft
13 42 (47.73%) Windows 7
14 41 (46.59%) vSphere
15 40 (45.45%) Windows Phone 8
15 40 (45.45%) Windows Phone
15 40 (45.45%) Android
15 40 (45.45%) Symantec
15 40 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 39 (44.32%) Backup Exec
17 37 (42.05%) Wi-Fi
17 37 (42.05%) SecurID
17 37 (42.05%) Blackberry
17 37 (42.05%) Clearswift

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 49 (55.68%) Lotus Domino
2 40 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 27 (30.68%) IIS
4 26 (29.55%) SharePoint
5 23 (26.14%) MS Exchange
6 21 (23.86%) SharePoint Server
6 21 (23.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (23.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (13.64%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (38.64%) MS Office
1 34 (38.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (87.50%) VPN
2 75 (85.23%) Firewall
3 61 (69.32%) DHCP
4 51 (57.95%) LAN
4 51 (57.95%) WAN
5 48 (54.55%) SAN
6 37 (42.05%) Wi-Fi
7 28 (31.82%) TCP/IP
8 26 (29.55%) SSL
9 20 (22.73%) Internet
9 20 (22.73%) HTTP
9 20 (22.73%) Network Security
10 19 (21.59%) HTTPS
11 17 (19.32%) VoIP
12 16 (18.18%) VLAN
13 9 (10.23%) VRRP
14 6 (6.82%) IPsec
14 6 (6.82%) Kerberos
15 5 (5.68%) LDAP
15 5 (5.68%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (47.73%) Network Engineer
2 40 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support
3 37 (42.05%) Network Support
4 33 (37.50%) PC Support
4 33 (37.50%) PC Engineer
5 29 (32.95%) Analyst
6 27 (30.68%) Support Analyst
7 26 (29.55%) Support Engineer
8 20 (22.73%) Network Support Engineer
8 20 (22.73%) PC Support Engineer
9 16 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 14 (15.91%) Network Support Analyst
10 14 (15.91%) Administrator
10 14 (15.91%) Network Analyst
11 13 (14.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (14.77%) Server Support
11 13 (14.77%) Server Support Analyst
11 13 (14.77%) Server Engineer
11 13 (14.77%) Server Analyst
12 8 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (42.05%) Blackberry
1 37 (42.05%) SecurID
2 8 (9.09%) Replication
2 8 (9.09%) Firmware
3 6 (6.82%) PKI
4 5 (5.68%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.68%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.68%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 84 (95.45%) Windows
2 77 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 77 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (47.73%) Windows 7
4 40 (45.45%) Windows Phone 8
4 40 (45.45%) Windows Phone
4 40 (45.45%) Android
5 37 (42.05%) VMS
6 21 (23.86%) Windows XP
7 20 (22.73%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) ITIL
2 12 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
3 11 (12.50%) Change Control
4 5 (5.68%) Server Monitoring
4 5 (5.68%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.14%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.14%) Project Management
6 1 (1.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.14%) Data Management
6 1 (1.14%) Logistics
6 1 (1.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.14%) Network Management
6 1 (1.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.23%) SQL
2 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
2 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (84.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (70.45%) MCSE
3 21 (23.86%) MCP
4 19 (21.59%) CCNP
4 19 (21.59%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (20.45%) CCNA
6 15 (17.05%) CCIP
6 15 (17.05%) CCSP
7 11 (12.50%) MCITP
8 9 (10.23%) MCSA
9 8 (9.09%) CCA
9 8 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (5.68%) CCIA
11 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.14%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (1.14%) Degree
12 1 (1.14%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (56.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 41 (46.59%) vSphere
3 35 (39.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (27.27%) XenApp
4 24 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 21 (23.86%) Terminal Services
6 16 (18.18%) ISA Server
6 16 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
6 16 (18.18%) UAG
7 6 (6.82%) NFS
7 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
8 5 (5.68%) XenServer
8 5 (5.68%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.14%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 39 (44.32%) Backup Exec
2 37 (42.05%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (5.68%) HP SIM
3 5 (5.68%) MOM
4 3 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 77 (87.50%) VMware
2 56 (63.64%) Citrix
3 49 (55.68%) Lotus
3 49 (55.68%) McAfee
4 43 (48.86%) Microsoft
5 40 (45.45%) Symantec
6 37 (42.05%) Clearswift
7 21 (23.86%) Cisco
8 6 (6.82%) HP
9 5 (5.68%) Dell
9 5 (5.68%) IBM
9 5 (5.68%) CA
9 5 (5.68%) Wyse
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