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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 69 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 25 38 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.49% 3.73% 4.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.81% 21.59% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 49
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,900 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
181 176 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.99% 17.25% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 162 164 232
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £51,250
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +11 15 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Bedford -14 4 £27,500 -21.42%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 70 (95.89%) Windows
2 63 (86.30%) DHCP
3 42 (57.53%) Active Directory
4 40 (54.79%) Microsoft
4 40 (54.79%) VMware
5 37 (50.68%) SAN
6 33 (45.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (43.84%) MS Excel
8 30 (41.10%) IIS
8 30 (41.10%) VPN
8 30 (41.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (41.10%) Citrix
9 28 (38.36%) TCP/IP
10 27 (36.99%) WAN
10 27 (36.99%) Firewall
11 25 (34.25%) LAN
11 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (32.88%) FTP
13 23 (31.51%) E-Commerce
13 23 (31.51%) MCSE
13 23 (31.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 23 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (30.14%) Lotus Domino
14 22 (30.14%) Lotus
15 21 (28.77%) SLA
15 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (27.40%) Android
16 20 (27.40%) vSphere
16 20 (27.40%) Windows Phone 8
16 20 (27.40%) Windows Phone

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 30 (41.10%) IIS
2 22 (30.14%) Lotus Domino
3 20 (27.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
5 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
7 5 (6.85%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (5.48%) IBM Notes
9 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (4.11%) Lync
9 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (2.74%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (2.74%) Apache
11 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (43.84%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.92%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (86.30%) DHCP
2 37 (50.68%) SAN
3 30 (41.10%) VPN
4 28 (38.36%) TCP/IP
5 27 (36.99%) Firewall
5 27 (36.99%) WAN
6 25 (34.25%) LAN
7 24 (32.88%) FTP
8 18 (24.66%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (13.70%) iSCSI
10 9 (12.33%) VoIP
11 8 (10.96%) HTTP
12 7 (9.59%) Network Security
13 5 (6.85%) HTTPS
13 5 (6.85%) SSL
13 5 (6.85%) Internet
14 4 (5.48%) VLAN
15 3 (4.11%) DMZ
15 3 (4.11%) Wireless
16 2 (2.74%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Back Office
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (27.40%) Web Engineer
3 17 (23.29%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (21.92%) Network Support
4 16 (21.92%) Analyst
5 14 (19.18%) Network Engineer
6 11 (15.07%) Support Analyst
7 10 (13.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (10.96%) Network Support Analyst
8 8 (10.96%) Administrator
8 8 (10.96%) Network Analyst
9 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
10 6 (8.22%) PC Support
10 6 (8.22%) PC Engineer
11 5 (6.85%) Storage Analyst
12 4 (5.48%) PC Support Engineer
12 4 (5.48%) Server Analyst
12 4 (5.48%) Systems Support
12 4 (5.48%) Network Support Engineer
12 4 (5.48%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) Web Services
2 9 (12.33%) COM
3 2 (2.74%) .NET
3 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) SecurID
2 16 (21.92%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.85%) Replication
4 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (95.89%) Windows
2 33 (45.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (41.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (27.40%) Android
4 20 (27.40%) Windows Phone 8
4 20 (27.40%) Windows Phone
5 16 (21.92%) VMS
5 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.59%) Linux
7 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) E-Commerce
2 17 (23.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 16 (21.92%) Database Security
4 15 (20.55%) DevOps
4 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (17.81%) ITIL
6 8 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.48%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (5.48%) Migration
9 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.11%) Logistics
10 3 (4.11%) Project Management
10 3 (4.11%) Change Control
10 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
10 3 (4.11%) Coaching
11 2 (2.74%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (31.51%) MCSE
3 9 (12.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.85%) VCP5
4 5 (6.85%) CCNA
4 5 (6.85%) MCP
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.48%) CCA
5 4 (5.48%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (4.11%) CCSP
6 3 (4.11%) CCNP
6 3 (4.11%) CCIP
6 3 (4.11%) Degree
7 2 (2.74%) MCSA
8 1 (1.37%) MCTS
8 1 (1.37%) MCITP
8 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (57.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 23 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (27.40%) vSphere
4 14 (19.18%) XenApp
5 8 (10.96%) Terminal Services
6 7 (9.59%) ISA Server
7 5 (6.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (6.85%) XenServer
7 5 (6.85%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (6.85%) UAG
8 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
9 3 (4.11%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.74%) Firmware
10 2 (2.74%) VMFS
10 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
11 1 (1.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (26.03%) SCOM
2 16 (21.92%) McAfee ePO
2 16 (21.92%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.48%) HP SIM
4 3 (4.11%) WSUS
5 2 (2.74%) SCCM
5 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (54.79%) Microsoft
1 40 (54.79%) VMware
2 30 (41.10%) Citrix
3 22 (30.14%) Lotus
4 20 (27.40%) McAfee
5 19 (26.03%) Symantec
6 16 (21.92%) Cisco
6 16 (21.92%) Clearswift
7 12 (16.44%) HP
8 4 (5.48%) Dell
9 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.11%) CommVault
10 2 (2.74%) NetApp
10 2 (2.74%) Veritas
10 2 (2.74%) Oracle
10 2 (2.74%) Websense
10 2 (2.74%) EMC
10 2 (2.74%) IBM
10 2 (2.74%) Avaya
10 2 (2.74%) Juniper