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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.90% 5.63% 5.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 40.00% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 9
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
25 55 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.53% 14.07% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 49 39
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) SAN
2 21 (91.30%) VMware
3 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (78.26%) VPN
4 17 (73.91%) DHCP
4 17 (73.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (73.91%) Citrix
5 16 (69.57%) MCSE
5 16 (69.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 15 (65.22%) LAN
6 15 (65.22%) WAN
7 14 (60.87%) Lotus Domino
7 14 (60.87%) Lotus
7 14 (60.87%) McAfee
7 14 (60.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (60.87%) Android
7 14 (60.87%) Firewall
7 14 (60.87%) Windows Phone 8
7 14 (60.87%) Windows Phone
8 11 (47.83%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (47.83%) Symantec
9 10 (43.48%) Clearswift
9 10 (43.48%) Blackberry
9 10 (43.48%) VMS
9 10 (43.48%) Backup Exec
9 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (43.48%) SecurID
9 10 (43.48%) vSphere

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (60.87%) Lotus Domino
1 14 (60.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (17.39%) IIS
3 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) SAN
2 18 (78.26%) VPN
3 17 (73.91%) DHCP
4 15 (65.22%) LAN
4 15 (65.22%) WAN
5 14 (60.87%) Firewall
6 11 (47.83%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
8 6 (26.09%) HTTP
8 6 (26.09%) VoIP
9 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
9 4 (17.39%) SSL
9 4 (17.39%) Network Security
10 3 (13.04%) VLAN
10 3 (13.04%) Internet
11 2 (8.70%) FTP
12 1 (4.35%) VRRP
12 1 (4.35%) Wireless
12 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Support
2 9 (39.13%) Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Administrator
4 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
5 6 (26.09%) Network Support Analyst
5 6 (26.09%) Network Analyst
6 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
7 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (17.39%) Network Administrator
7 4 (17.39%) Systems Support
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
9 2 (8.70%) Storage Analyst
10 1 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
10 1 (4.35%) Backup Engineer
10 1 (4.35%) Server Analyst
10 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Blackberry
1 10 (43.48%) SecurID
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Phone 8
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Phone
3 14 (60.87%) Android
4 10 (43.48%) VMS
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
6 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Logistics
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (69.57%) MCSE
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) MCP
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.04%) CCA
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (13.04%) CCSP
4 3 (13.04%) CCNP
4 3 (13.04%) CCIP
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (43.48%) vSphere
3 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
4 5 (21.74%) XenApp
5 4 (17.39%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (17.39%) UAG
5 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
5 4 (17.39%) ISA Server
6 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Backup Exec
1 10 (43.48%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) VMware
2 17 (73.91%) Citrix
3 14 (60.87%) Lotus
3 14 (60.87%) McAfee
4 11 (47.83%) Symantec
5 10 (43.48%) Clearswift
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco
8 3 (13.04%) IBM
9 2 (8.70%) HP
10 1 (4.35%) Altiris