The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 86 78
Rank change year-on-year +29 -8  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.69% 0.71% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.92% 3.31% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 8
Median salary £31,250 £33,750 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.40% -12.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,689
% change year-on-year +2.66% +2.21%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 65 181 164
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.00% 21.47% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 52 171 138
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Bedfordshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for DNS in Bedfordshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS 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 29 March 2017. 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 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 - 8 £33,750 -
Bedford +5 5 - -
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 24 (80.00%) ITIL
1 24 (80.00%) DHCP
2 23 (76.67%) WAN
2 23 (76.67%) LAN
3 20 (66.67%) Wireless
3 20 (66.67%) Problem Management
4 19 (63.33%) Cisco
4 19 (63.33%) CCNP
4 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (60.00%) IPv4
5 18 (60.00%) CCIE
5 18 (60.00%) FTP
5 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 18 (60.00%) VPN
5 18 (60.00%) VoIP
5 18 (60.00%) VLAN
5 18 (60.00%) SolarWinds
5 18 (60.00%) Network Management
5 18 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
9 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.00%) Windows
10 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
11 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS

DNS
Co-occurring 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 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.67%) IBM Domino
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) DHCP
2 23 (76.67%) LAN
2 23 (76.67%) WAN
3 20 (66.67%) Wireless
4 18 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (60.00%) FTP
4 18 (60.00%) IPv4
4 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 18 (60.00%) VLAN
4 18 (60.00%) VoIP
4 18 (60.00%) VPN
5 3 (10.00%) DMVPN
5 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall
5 3 (10.00%) H.323
5 3 (10.00%) IPsec
5 3 (10.00%) ISDN
5 3 (10.00%) WLAN
6 2 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Network Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Network Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Network Operations Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Operations Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Telephony Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) ITIL
2 20 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 18 (60.00%) Network Management
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) High Availability
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) Data Privacy
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) Logistics
7 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Change Control
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) CCNP
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (60.00%) CCIE
3 1 (3.33%) CCIP
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCSP
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) F5
4 3 (10.00%) Mitel
4 3 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.67%) Lotus