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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 70 45 62
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 27 62 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.48% 5.22% 3.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.59% 28.84% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22 54 36
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -4.05%
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
185 215 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.99% 18.11% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 152 192 238
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Bedford -9 13 £42,500 +26.86% 2
Luton -14 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Shefford - 1 £38,500 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 31 (83.78%) DHCP
2 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
3 26 (70.27%) Windows
4 22 (59.46%) VMware
5 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
6 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
6 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
6 16 (43.24%) PowerShell
7 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (35.14%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
9 12 (32.43%) ITIL
10 11 (29.73%) SAN
10 11 (29.73%) VMware ESX
11 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (27.03%) MS Office
11 10 (27.03%) SQL
11 10 (27.03%) SLA
12 9 (24.32%) Citrix
12 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (24.32%) iSCSI
12 9 (24.32%) Office 365
13 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (18.92%) Degree
14 7 (18.92%) Intel
14 7 (18.92%) Web Services

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 4 (10.81%) Lync
5 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (27.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (24.32%) Office 365
3 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.41%) IaaS
5 2 (5.41%) SaaS
5 2 (5.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) DHCP
2 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
3 11 (29.73%) SAN
4 9 (24.32%) iSCSI
5 5 (13.51%) Firewall
5 5 (13.51%) FTP
6 3 (8.11%) LAN
6 3 (8.11%) WAN
6 3 (8.11%) Internet
6 3 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.41%) NAS
7 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Publishing
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Server Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Services Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Server Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Storage Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) PKI
3 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (32.43%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Time Management
6 4 (10.81%) Coaching
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Supplier Management
7 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Change Management
7 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
7 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.41%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) PowerShell
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) R
4 1 (2.70%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) C-shell
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 6 (16.22%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (16.22%) MCSA
4 4 (10.81%) MCP
4 4 (10.81%) MCSE
4 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (8.11%) CCA
6 1 (2.70%) RHCE
6 1 (2.70%) VCP5
6 1 (2.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (29.73%) VMware ESX
4 6 (16.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (16.22%) Terminal Services
5 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (8.11%) ISA Server
6 3 (8.11%) Terminal Server
6 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.70%) vSphere
7 1 (2.70%) NFS
7 1 (2.70%) Samba
7 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) SCOM
3 3 (8.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.41%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.41%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) VMware
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) Citrix
4 7 (18.92%) Intel
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) LANDesk
5 6 (16.22%) Akamai
6 3 (8.11%) Proofpoint
6 3 (8.11%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) Symantec
6 3 (8.11%) Websense
7 2 (5.41%) Apple
7 2 (5.41%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) IBM
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + bonus & full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
FirstPort
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago