The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 69 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 8 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.98% 3.26% 4.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.02% 17.86% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 39
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% +28.78%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
114 196 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.95% 18.28% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 106 161 180
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

DNS
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +7 5 £65,000 +33.33%
Dunstable - 2 £55,000 -
Bedford -7 1 £20,500 -50.30%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) High Availability
3 10 (58.82%) vSphere
3 10 (58.82%) Bourne shell
3 10 (58.82%) C-shell
3 10 (58.82%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle ZFS
3 10 (58.82%) SSH
3 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
3 10 (58.82%) Sun
3 10 (58.82%) Python
3 10 (58.82%) LDAP
3 10 (58.82%) Perl
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle
3 10 (58.82%) Unix
3 10 (58.82%) Solaris
3 10 (58.82%) VMware ESX
3 10 (58.82%) HP
3 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
3 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) EMC
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle RAC

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) Apache
1 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) LDAP
2 10 (58.82%) SSH
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) SSL
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) VLAN
5 2 (11.76%) VRRP
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Senior Unix Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Solaris Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Solaris Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Scripting Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Middleware
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) PKI
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Solaris
1 10 (58.82%) Unix
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) AIX
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) OS/400
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) High Availability
2 10 (58.82%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (29.41%) Operations Management
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Product Management
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Bourne shell
1 10 (58.82%) C-shell
1 10 (58.82%) Perl
1 10 (58.82%) Python
1 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIP
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) CCSP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
1 10 (58.82%) VMware ESX
1 10 (58.82%) vSphere
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) ISA Server
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (29.41%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) HP
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle
3 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
3 10 (58.82%) Sun
4 6 (35.29%) EMC
5 5 (29.41%) BMC
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint