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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 50 73 47
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Permanent jobs citing DNS 48 18 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.16% 1.79% 5.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.75% 6.98% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 49
Average salary £32,750 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.22% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,400 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
243 258 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.08% 25.65% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 217 239 236
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 23 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Luton +9 20 £57,500 +64.28% 2
Dunstable -5 2 £33,000 -26.66%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 113 (88.98%) Windows
2 103 (81.10%) DHCP
3 84 (66.14%) VMware
4 72 (56.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (55.12%) Firewall
6 68 (53.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 68 (53.54%) VPN
7 65 (51.18%) Microsoft
8 64 (50.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 60 (47.24%) Citrix
9 60 (47.24%) MCSE
10 57 (44.88%) MS Excel
10 57 (44.88%) SAN
10 57 (44.88%) Active Directory
11 56 (44.09%) WAN
12 54 (42.52%) LAN
13 50 (39.37%) IIS
14 48 (37.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 47 (37.01%) Lotus Domino
15 47 (37.01%) Lotus
16 46 (36.22%) McAfee
16 46 (36.22%) vSphere
17 45 (35.43%) VMware Infrastructure
18 41 (32.28%) TCP/IP
19 40 (31.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 40 (31.50%) Android
19 40 (31.50%) Windows Phone 8
19 40 (31.50%) Windows Phone
20 38 (29.92%) Symantec
21 37 (29.13%) Wi-Fi

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (39.37%) IIS
2 47 (37.01%) Lotus Domino
3 40 (31.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 24 (18.90%) MS Exchange
5 19 (14.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (11.81%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (11.02%) SharePoint
9 10 (7.87%) IBM Notes
10 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (2.36%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (2.36%) Lync
11 3 (2.36%) Apache
12 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 57 (44.88%) MS Excel
2 25 (19.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (81.10%) DHCP
2 70 (55.12%) Firewall
3 68 (53.54%) VPN
4 57 (44.88%) SAN
5 56 (44.09%) WAN
6 54 (42.52%) LAN
7 41 (32.28%) TCP/IP
8 37 (29.13%) Wi-Fi
9 32 (25.20%) FTP
10 18 (14.17%) Network Security
11 17 (13.39%) VoIP
12 16 (12.60%) HTTP
13 14 (11.02%) Internet
13 14 (11.02%) HTTPS
13 14 (11.02%) SSL
14 10 (7.87%) VLAN
15 8 (6.30%) iSCSI
16 6 (4.72%) Kerberos
16 6 (4.72%) IPsec
17 5 (3.94%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.36%) MySQL
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (14.96%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Back Office
3 4 (3.15%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (33.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (31.50%) Network Engineer
3 36 (28.35%) Network Support
4 34 (26.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 28 (22.05%) PC Engineer
5 28 (22.05%) PC Support
6 25 (19.69%) Analyst
6 25 (19.69%) Support Analyst
7 24 (18.90%) Web Engineer
8 22 (17.32%) Support Engineer
9 20 (15.75%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (13.39%) Network Analyst
10 17 (13.39%) Network Support Analyst
11 15 (11.81%) Network Support Engineer
11 15 (11.81%) PC Support Engineer
11 15 (11.81%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 14 (11.02%) Server Analyst
12 14 (11.02%) Server Support Analyst
12 14 (11.02%) Server Support
13 13 (10.24%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) Web Services
2 11 (8.66%) COM
3 5 (3.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.13%) SecurID
2 36 (28.35%) Blackberry
3 8 (6.30%) Replication
4 6 (4.72%) PKI
5 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 113 (88.98%) Windows
2 72 (56.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (53.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (31.50%) Android
4 40 (31.50%) Windows Phone 8
4 40 (31.50%) Windows Phone
5 36 (28.35%) Windows 7
5 36 (28.35%) VMS
6 14 (11.02%) Windows XP
7 12 (9.45%) Windows Vista
8 7 (5.51%) Linux
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.20%) E-Commerce
2 21 (16.54%) Database Security
3 18 (14.17%) DevOps
3 18 (14.17%) Network Load Balancing
4 10 (7.87%) ITIL
4 10 (7.87%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.72%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.94%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (3.15%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.15%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (3.15%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.15%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.36%) Change Control
9 3 (2.36%) Migration
9 3 (2.36%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.57%) Project Management
10 2 (1.57%) Business Continuity
10 2 (1.57%) Programme Management
10 2 (1.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.62%) PowerShell
2 17 (13.39%) SQL
3 5 (3.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (50.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (47.24%) MCSE
3 18 (14.17%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (13.39%) CCNA
4 17 (13.39%) CCNP
5 15 (11.81%) MCP
6 12 (9.45%) CCSP
6 12 (9.45%) CCIP
7 10 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (7.09%) MCSA
9 8 (6.30%) MCITP
10 6 (4.72%) VCP5
11 5 (3.94%) Degree
12 4 (3.15%) CCA
12 4 (3.15%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.79%) MCTS
13 1 (0.79%) Security+ Certification
13 1 (0.79%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (44.88%) Active Directory
2 48 (37.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 46 (36.22%) vSphere
4 45 (35.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (22.05%) XenApp
6 16 (12.60%) Terminal Services
7 10 (7.87%) ISA Server
7 10 (7.87%) Hyper-V
8 9 (7.09%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (7.09%) UAG
9 7 (5.51%) XenServer
9 7 (5.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (5.51%) NFS
10 4 (3.15%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.36%) VMware Server
11 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
11 3 (2.36%) VMFS
12 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.79%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 36 (28.35%) McAfee ePO
1 36 (28.35%) Backup Exec
2 23 (18.11%) SCOM
3 11 (8.66%) HP SIM
4 5 (3.94%) MOM
5 4 (3.15%) WSUS
6 2 (1.57%) SCCM
7 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 84 (66.14%) VMware
2 65 (51.18%) Microsoft
3 60 (47.24%) Citrix
4 47 (37.01%) Lotus
5 46 (36.22%) McAfee
6 38 (29.92%) Symantec
7 36 (28.35%) Clearswift
8 29 (22.83%) Cisco
9 19 (14.96%) HP
10 10 (7.87%) Dell
11 5 (3.94%) IBM
11 5 (3.94%) CA
12 4 (3.15%) NetApp
13 3 (2.36%) LANDesk
13 3 (2.36%) CommVault
13 3 (2.36%) Oracle
14 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.57%) Juniper
14 2 (1.57%) EMC
14 2 (1.57%) AppSense
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