The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 79 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 13 94 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.15% 7.55% 6.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.18% 37.01% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 90 75
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,250 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
DNS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
181 254 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.03% 20.40% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 152 239 250
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Bedfordshire region.

DNS Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

DNS
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -19 6 £36,250 -19.44%
Bedford -14 4 £42,500 +23.18% 2
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 18 (90.00%) DHCP
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) SAN
5 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (35.00%) SLA
5 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (35.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) SCCM
7 5 (25.00%) SCOM
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Coaching
7 5 (25.00%) DevOps
7 5 (25.00%) IIS
7 5 (25.00%) MS Office
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) FTP
7 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (20.00%) Publishing
8 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Lync
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.00%) Office 365
4 1 (5.00%) SaaS
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) DHCP
2 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (35.00%) SAN
4 5 (25.00%) FTP
5 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (10.00%) NAS
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) ADSL
7 1 (5.00%) WAN
7 1 (5.00%) SMTP
7 1 (5.00%) HTTP
7 1 (5.00%) MPLS
7 1 (5.00%) VPN
7 1 (5.00%) SSL
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Storage Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (25.00%) Coaching
3 5 (25.00%) DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Change Control
7 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C-shell
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (5.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.00%) Xen
6 1 (5.00%) XenServer
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.00%) NFS
6 1 (5.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
1 5 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) LANDesk
2 4 (20.00%) Akamai
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Intel
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Proofpoint
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
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