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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 71 46
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Permanent jobs citing DNS 51 16 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.42% 1.70% 5.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.40% 6.64% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 50
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -15.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
250 241 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.65% 25.64% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 221 227 248
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Luton +10 26 £53,750 +53.57% 2
Bedford +5 20 £29,500 -9.23% 2
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 110 (92.44%) Windows
2 99 (83.19%) DHCP
3 76 (63.87%) VMware
4 63 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 63 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 62 (52.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (49.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (48.74%) VPN
7 58 (48.74%) Firewall
8 56 (47.06%) Citrix
9 55 (46.22%) MS Excel
10 53 (44.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 52 (43.70%) SAN
11 52 (43.70%) WAN
12 50 (42.02%) MCSE
13 49 (41.18%) LAN
14 48 (40.34%) IIS
15 44 (36.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 43 (36.13%) vSphere
16 43 (36.13%) Lotus Domino
16 43 (36.13%) Lotus
17 42 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 41 (34.45%) McAfee
19 38 (31.93%) TCP/IP
20 36 (30.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 36 (30.25%) Android
20 36 (30.25%) Windows Phone 8
20 36 (30.25%) Windows Phone
21 35 (29.41%) Symantec
21 35 (29.41%) FTP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 48 (40.34%) IIS
2 43 (36.13%) Lotus Domino
3 36 (30.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (15.13%) MS Exchange
5 12 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (7.56%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
7 9 (7.56%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.52%) Apache
8 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.68%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.68%) Lync
Applications
1 55 (46.22%) MS Excel
2 24 (20.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 29 (24.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (83.19%) DHCP
2 58 (48.74%) VPN
2 58 (48.74%) Firewall
3 52 (43.70%) SAN
3 52 (43.70%) WAN
4 49 (41.18%) LAN
5 38 (31.93%) TCP/IP
6 35 (29.41%) FTP
7 34 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (13.45%) VoIP
9 12 (10.08%) HTTP
10 11 (9.24%) Network Security
11 9 (7.56%) HTTPS
11 9 (7.56%) SSL
11 9 (7.56%) Internet
12 8 (6.72%) iSCSI
13 7 (5.88%) VLAN
14 6 (5.04%) IPsec
14 6 (5.04%) Kerberos
15 5 (4.20%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.52%) MySQL
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 22 (18.49%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Back Office
3 4 (3.36%) Legal
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
4 1 (0.84%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (27.73%) Network Engineer
3 32 (26.89%) Network Support
4 28 (23.53%) Web Engineer
5 27 (22.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (20.17%) Support Analyst
6 24 (20.17%) Analyst
6 24 (20.17%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (18.49%) PC Engineer
7 22 (18.49%) PC Support
8 16 (13.45%) Network Analyst
8 16 (13.45%) Network Support Analyst
8 16 (13.45%) Support Engineer
9 12 (10.08%) Network Support Engineer
9 12 (10.08%) PC Support Engineer
10 11 (9.24%) Server Support Analyst
10 11 (9.24%) Server Support
10 11 (9.24%) Server Analyst
10 11 (9.24%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (8.40%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.97%) Web Services
2 14 (11.76%) COM
3 6 (5.04%) .NET
4 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.57%) SecurID
2 32 (26.89%) Blackberry
3 8 (6.72%) Replication
4 6 (5.04%) PKI
5 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.52%) Firmware
8 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.84%) Clustering
8 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 110 (92.44%) Windows
2 62 (52.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (49.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (30.25%) Android
4 36 (30.25%) Windows Phone 8
4 36 (30.25%) Windows Phone
5 32 (26.89%) VMS
6 27 (22.69%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.56%) Linux
7 9 (7.56%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.88%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 24 (20.17%) Database Security
3 22 (18.49%) Network Load Balancing
4 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (17.65%) DevOps
5 12 (10.08%) ITIL
6 9 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.56%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (4.20%) Server Monitoring
7 5 (4.20%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.20%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.20%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.36%) Migration
8 4 (3.36%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.36%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.36%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.52%) Logistics
9 3 (2.52%) Change Control
9 3 (2.52%) Project Management
10 2 (1.68%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.73%) PowerShell
2 15 (12.61%) SQL
3 5 (4.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (44.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (42.02%) MCSE
3 11 (9.24%) CCNA
3 11 (9.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (8.40%) CCNP
5 8 (6.72%) MCP
6 7 (5.88%) CCSP
6 7 (5.88%) CCIP
6 7 (5.88%) VCP5
6 7 (5.88%) MCITP
7 6 (5.04%) MCSA
8 4 (3.36%) CCA
8 4 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.36%) Degree
9 1 (0.84%) MCTS
9 1 (0.84%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (22.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 44 (36.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 43 (36.13%) vSphere
4 42 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (21.85%) XenApp
6 12 (10.08%) Terminal Services
7 9 (7.56%) ISA Server
7 9 (7.56%) Hyper-V
8 7 (5.88%) XenServer
8 7 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (5.88%) UAG
8 7 (5.88%) NFS
8 7 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (4.20%) VMware ESX
10 4 (3.36%) VMware Server
11 3 (2.52%) VMFS
12 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.84%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 32 (26.89%) Backup Exec
1 32 (26.89%) McAfee ePO
2 27 (22.69%) SCOM
3 11 (9.24%) HP SIM
4 5 (4.20%) MOM
5 3 (2.52%) WSUS
6 2 (1.68%) SCCM
6 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 76 (63.87%) VMware
2 63 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 56 (47.06%) Citrix
4 43 (36.13%) Lotus
5 41 (34.45%) McAfee
6 35 (29.41%) Symantec
7 32 (26.89%) Clearswift
8 25 (21.01%) Cisco
9 20 (16.81%) HP
10 11 (9.24%) Dell
11 5 (4.20%) IBM
11 5 (4.20%) CA
12 4 (3.36%) NetApp
13 3 (2.52%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.52%) CommVault
13 3 (2.52%) Oracle
13 3 (2.52%) Juniper
14 2 (1.68%) Veritas
14 2 (1.68%) Avaya
14 2 (1.68%) EMC
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum - 10% bonus scheme + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £20-35k dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £25-35k dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago