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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 54 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.43% 11.97% 4.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.56% 56.25% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 52 13
Average salary £42,500 £34,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% -9.21%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
61 96 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.79% 21.29% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 53 92 60
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 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 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Intel
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) NFS
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) RHCE
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) Samba
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) RHCSA
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) C-shell

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Storage Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Storage Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) C-shell
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) RHCE
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Samba
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
2 2 (28.57%) Intel
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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