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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 59 46 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Permanent jobs citing DNS 32 49 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.32% 4.17% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.78% 19.68% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 17
Average salary £40,000 £32,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% -27.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,250 £25,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
180 249 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.69% 21.21% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 153 223 239
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 September 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 September 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 -5 12 £47,500 -17.39%
Bedford -12 9 £40,000 +33.33%
Shefford - 2 £40,500 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 38 (82.61%) DHCP
2 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
3 32 (69.57%) Windows
4 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
5 27 (58.70%) TCP/IP
6 25 (54.35%) VMware
7 22 (47.83%) MS Excel
8 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
9 18 (39.13%) MS Office
10 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
11 13 (28.26%) VMware ESX
12 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (23.91%) Citrix
13 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (23.91%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (21.74%) SLA
14 10 (21.74%) ITIL
14 10 (21.74%) SQL
14 10 (21.74%) SAN
14 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (19.57%) MCSA
15 9 (19.57%) Intel
15 9 (19.57%) iSCSI
15 9 (19.57%) Degree
15 9 (19.57%) Office 365
16 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (15.22%) Citrix Presentation Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.52%) IIS
5 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.52%) Lync
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 18 (39.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (19.57%) Office 365
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.35%) SaaS
4 2 (4.35%) PaaS
4 2 (4.35%) IaaS
4 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (82.61%) DHCP
2 27 (58.70%) TCP/IP
3 10 (21.74%) SAN
4 9 (19.57%) iSCSI
5 6 (13.04%) NAS
6 5 (10.87%) Firewall
7 4 (8.70%) Internet
8 3 (6.52%) FTP
8 3 (6.52%) LAN
8 3 (6.52%) WAN
8 3 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (4.35%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Publishing
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Service Desk Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Help Desk Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Applications Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.70%) PKI
3 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.87%) UNIX
6 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.87%) Linux
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.35%) Solaris
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (21.74%) ITIL
3 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (10.87%) Time Management
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
4 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.52%) Coaching
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.52%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) CRM
7 2 (4.35%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) C
4 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.70%) C-shell
6 2 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) MCSA
2 9 (19.57%) Degree
3 7 (15.22%) MCSE
3 7 (15.22%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (13.04%) MCP
4 6 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (8.70%) CCA
7 3 (6.52%) RHCE
7 3 (6.52%) RHCSA
8 1 (2.17%) MCTS
8 1 (2.17%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
2 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (28.26%) VMware ESX
4 7 (15.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (13.04%) Terminal Services
6 5 (10.87%) NFS
6 5 (10.87%) Samba
6 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
7 4 (8.70%) Terminal Server
8 3 (6.52%) ISA Server
9 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
10 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) SCOM
2 3 (6.52%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 25 (54.35%) VMware
3 11 (23.91%) Citrix
4 9 (19.57%) Intel
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco
6 5 (10.87%) LANDesk
6 5 (10.87%) Akamai
7 3 (6.52%) Websense
7 3 (6.52%) Apple
7 3 (6.52%) Juniper
8 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.35%) Symantec
8 2 (4.35%) F5
8 2 (4.35%) Proofpoint
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago