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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 60 52 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 36 48 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.42% 4.16% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.91% 23.19% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 25
Average salary £42,500 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% -29.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £25,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
201 207 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.07% 17.94% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 164 182 263
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -23.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Bedford -12 15 £40,000 +35.59% 2
Luton -1 11 £48,750 +14.70%
Shefford - 2 £40,500 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (82.98%) DHCP
2 35 (74.47%) Active Directory
3 33 (70.21%) Windows
4 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
4 27 (57.45%) VMware
5 23 (48.94%) TCP/IP
6 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
7 19 (40.43%) PowerShell
8 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (34.04%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
11 14 (29.79%) ITIL
12 13 (27.66%) MS Office
12 13 (27.66%) SLA
12 13 (27.66%) VMware ESX
13 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (23.40%) Citrix
14 11 (23.40%) SQL
14 11 (23.40%) SAN
14 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (21.28%) iSCSI
15 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (21.28%) Degree
15 10 (21.28%) Office 365
16 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (19.15%) Web Services
16 9 (19.15%) MCSA
16 9 (19.15%) Intel

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (14.89%) IIS
3 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.51%) Lync
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
2 13 (27.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (21.28%) Office 365
3 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.38%) SaaS
4 3 (6.38%) PaaS
4 3 (6.38%) IaaS
4 3 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (82.98%) DHCP
2 23 (48.94%) TCP/IP
3 11 (23.40%) SAN
4 10 (21.28%) iSCSI
5 7 (14.89%) FTP
6 6 (12.77%) Firewall
7 5 (10.64%) NAS
8 4 (8.51%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (8.51%) Internet
9 3 (6.38%) LAN
9 3 (6.38%) WAN
10 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
11 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (12.77%) Publishing
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Legal
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Server Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.64%) PKI
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
5 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.51%) UNIX
6 4 (8.51%) Linux
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Vista
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (29.79%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Project Management
3 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (17.02%) Network Load Balancing
4 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
4 7 (14.89%) DevOps
5 6 (12.77%) Coaching
5 6 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (8.51%) Time Management
6 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.38%) Supplier Management
7 3 (6.38%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
8 2 (4.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.38%) C-shell
5 2 (4.26%) R
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (21.28%) Degree
3 9 (19.15%) MCSA
4 7 (14.89%) MCSE
4 7 (14.89%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (12.77%) MCP
5 6 (12.77%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (8.51%) CCA
7 3 (6.38%) RHCE
7 3 (6.38%) RHCSA
8 1 (2.13%) VCP5
8 1 (2.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (74.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (27.66%) VMware ESX
4 7 (14.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (14.89%) Terminal Services
5 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.51%) Terminal Server
6 4 (8.51%) NFS
6 4 (8.51%) Samba
7 3 (6.38%) ISA Server
7 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.13%) vSphere
8 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCCM
2 7 (14.89%) SCOM
3 3 (6.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (6.38%) AirWatch
4 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.26%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
1 27 (57.45%) VMware
2 11 (23.40%) Citrix
3 9 (19.15%) Intel
4 8 (17.02%) Akamai
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco
5 6 (12.77%) LANDesk
6 3 (6.38%) Proofpoint
6 3 (6.38%) Apple
6 3 (6.38%) Symantec
6 3 (6.38%) Websense
6 3 (6.38%) Juniper
7 2 (4.26%) F5
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Flint IT Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago