The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 52 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 48 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.16% 2.33% 3.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.30% 8.68% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 31
Average salary £33,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.47% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,400 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £58,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
206 288 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.85% 26.87% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 181 263 188
Average salary £37,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.71% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
East of England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +17 28 £29,500 -37.89% 2
Luton 0 17 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Dunstable -8 2 £33,000 -30.52%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 129 (86.00%) Windows
2 112 (74.67%) DHCP
3 96 (64.00%) VPN
3 96 (64.00%) Firewall
4 92 (61.33%) VMware
4 92 (61.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (58.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 83 (55.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 80 (53.33%) Microsoft
8 71 (47.33%) Citrix
8 71 (47.33%) WAN
9 70 (46.67%) LAN
9 70 (46.67%) MCSE
10 68 (45.33%) IIS
11 63 (42.00%) MS Excel
12 62 (41.33%) SAN
13 56 (37.33%) Active Directory
14 51 (34.00%) TCP/IP
15 50 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
15 50 (33.33%) Lotus
15 50 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 49 (32.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 49 (32.67%) McAfee
17 47 (31.33%) vSphere
18 46 (30.67%) Windows 7
18 46 (30.67%) Symantec
19 44 (29.33%) Cisco
20 40 (26.67%) MS Office
20 40 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 40 (26.67%) Android

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 68 (45.33%) IIS
2 50 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
3 40 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 36 (24.00%) MS Exchange
5 27 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (17.33%) SharePoint
7 24 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (14.67%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (8.00%) IBM Notes
10 10 (6.67%) Apache
10 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (2.00%) Lync
12 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 63 (42.00%) MS Excel
2 40 (26.67%) MS Office
3 7 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (12.00%) SaaS
3 13 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (74.67%) DHCP
2 96 (64.00%) VPN
2 96 (64.00%) Firewall
3 71 (47.33%) WAN
4 70 (46.67%) LAN
5 62 (41.33%) SAN
6 51 (34.00%) TCP/IP
7 37 (24.67%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (17.33%) SSL
8 26 (17.33%) FTP
9 23 (15.33%) Network Security
10 21 (14.00%) Internet
11 20 (13.33%) HTTP
12 19 (12.67%) HTTPS
12 19 (12.67%) VoIP
13 18 (12.00%) VLAN
14 9 (6.00%) VRRP
14 9 (6.00%) MPLS
15 8 (5.33%) iSCSI
16 6 (4.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.67%) MySQL
2 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (9.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Legal
2 6 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (34.67%) Network Engineer
2 40 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 38 (25.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (24.67%) Network Support
5 34 (22.67%) Support Engineer
6 33 (22.00%) PC Support
6 33 (22.00%) PC Engineer
7 32 (21.33%) Analyst
8 28 (18.67%) Support Analyst
9 22 (14.67%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
10 20 (13.33%) PC Support Engineer
11 16 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 15 (10.00%) Server Analyst
12 15 (10.00%) Web Engineer
12 15 (10.00%) Network Analyst
13 14 (9.33%) Server Support Analyst
13 14 (9.33%) Administrator
13 14 (9.33%) Server Support
13 14 (9.33%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.67%) Web Services
2 7 (4.67%) COM
3 6 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.33%) SecurID
2 37 (24.67%) Blackberry
3 13 (8.67%) Replication
4 9 (6.00%) Firmware
5 6 (4.00%) Thin Client
5 6 (4.00%) Clustering
5 6 (4.00%) PKI
5 6 (4.00%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 129 (86.00%) Windows
2 92 (61.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (58.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (30.67%) Windows 7
5 40 (26.67%) Windows Phone 8
5 40 (26.67%) Windows Phone
5 40 (26.67%) Android
6 37 (24.67%) VMS
7 22 (14.67%) Windows XP
8 20 (13.33%) Windows Vista
9 10 (6.67%) Linux
10 1 (0.67%) UNIX
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.33%) E-Commerce
2 21 (14.00%) ITIL
3 15 (10.00%) Database Security
4 12 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 12 (8.00%) Change Control
5 11 (7.33%) Capacity Management
5 11 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 10 (6.67%) DevOps
7 8 (5.33%) Service Management
8 6 (4.00%) Business Continuity
8 6 (4.00%) Software Deployment
9 5 (3.33%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (2.67%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.00%) Migration
11 3 (2.00%) Load Balancing
12 2 (1.33%) Network Design
12 2 (1.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.00%) SQL
2 25 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (55.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (46.67%) MCSE
3 28 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (18.00%) CCNP
4 27 (18.00%) CCNA
5 24 (16.00%) MCP
6 15 (10.00%) CCSP
6 15 (10.00%) CCIP
7 14 (9.33%) MCITP
8 11 (7.33%) MCSA
9 10 (6.67%) CCA
9 10 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (4.00%) Security+ Certification
11 6 (4.00%) VCP5
12 5 (3.33%) Degree
12 5 (3.33%) CCIA
13 1 (0.67%) MCTS
13 1 (0.67%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (37.33%) Active Directory
2 50 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 49 (32.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (31.33%) vSphere
5 32 (21.33%) XenApp
6 23 (15.33%) Terminal Services
7 17 (11.33%) ISA Server
8 16 (10.67%) Forefront TMG
8 16 (10.67%) UAG
9 11 (7.33%) XenServer
10 10 (6.67%) Hyper-V
11 8 (5.33%) XenDesktop
12 7 (4.67%) NFS
13 6 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (4.00%) MetaFrame
14 4 (2.67%) VMware ESX
15 3 (2.00%) VMware Server
15 3 (2.00%) VMFS
16 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (26.00%) Backup Exec
2 37 (24.67%) McAfee ePO
3 17 (11.33%) SCOM
4 11 (7.33%) HP SIM
5 8 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (4.67%) Nessus
7 5 (3.33%) MOM
8 4 (2.67%) WSUS
9 2 (1.33%) SCCM
10 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 92 (61.33%) VMware
2 80 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 71 (47.33%) Citrix
4 50 (33.33%) Lotus
5 49 (32.67%) McAfee
6 46 (30.67%) Symantec
7 44 (29.33%) Cisco
8 37 (24.67%) Clearswift
9 18 (12.00%) HP
10 10 (6.67%) Dell
10 10 (6.67%) Oracle
11 9 (6.00%) CheckPoint
12 6 (4.00%) Wyse
13 5 (3.33%) CA
13 5 (3.33%) IBM
14 4 (2.67%) NetApp
15 3 (2.00%) CommVault
15 3 (2.00%) LANDesk
16 2 (1.33%) SolarWinds
16 2 (1.33%) AppSense
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 19 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 19 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago