The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 31 27 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +49
Permanent jobs citing DNS 101 88 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.59% 7.67% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.69% 30.99% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 95 84 13
Average salary £36,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.87% -4.70%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
268 284 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.15% 24.74% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 250 259 233
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
East of England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +7 55 £34,000 -10.52% 5
Luton +11 31 £42,500 -26.08% 3
Dunstable -5 2 £37,500 -16.97%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 117 (81.25%) Windows
2 106 (73.61%) Firewall
3 95 (65.97%) Microsoft
4 92 (63.89%) VPN
5 85 (59.03%) DHCP
6 83 (57.64%) IIS
7 79 (54.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (54.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 78 (54.17%) VMware
9 73 (50.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 62 (43.06%) MCSE
11 59 (40.97%) SQL Server
12 58 (40.28%) Cisco
13 55 (38.19%) MS Exchange
13 55 (38.19%) LAN
14 54 (37.50%) WAN
15 53 (36.81%) MS Excel
15 53 (36.81%) Active Directory
15 53 (36.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 52 (36.11%) TCP/IP
17 51 (35.42%) Citrix
18 48 (33.33%) SAN
19 46 (31.94%) MS Office
20 45 (31.25%) SQL
21 43 (29.86%) Windows 7
22 40 (27.78%) SharePoint
23 38 (26.39%) Exchange Server 2010
24 37 (25.69%) Cisco Certification
24 37 (25.69%) CCNP
25 36 (25.00%) CCNA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 83 (57.64%) IIS
2 55 (38.19%) MS Exchange
3 40 (27.78%) SharePoint
4 38 (26.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (24.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
7 24 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
8 17 (11.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (9.72%) Apache
11 7 (4.86%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 53 (36.81%) MS Excel
2 46 (31.94%) MS Office
3 14 (9.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (15.28%) SaaS
2 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (73.61%) Firewall
2 92 (63.89%) VPN
3 85 (59.03%) DHCP
4 55 (38.19%) LAN
5 54 (37.50%) WAN
6 52 (36.11%) TCP/IP
7 48 (33.33%) SAN
8 31 (21.53%) Network Security
9 30 (20.83%) SSL
10 24 (16.67%) Internet
11 23 (15.97%) HTTP
12 20 (13.89%) FTP
13 19 (13.19%) HTTPS
13 19 (13.19%) VLAN
14 17 (11.81%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (9.72%) MPLS
16 11 (7.64%) VoIP
16 11 (7.64%) VRRP
17 7 (4.86%) iSCSI
18 6 (4.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (40.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.72%) MySQL
3 13 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.69%) RavenDB
General
1 10 (6.94%) Finance
2 6 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (25.69%) Network Engineer
2 31 (21.53%) Analyst
2 31 (21.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (19.44%) Systems Engineer
4 27 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 26 (18.06%) Support Engineer
6 23 (15.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 19 (13.19%) Network Support
8 17 (11.81%) PC Support
8 17 (11.81%) PC Engineer
9 13 (9.03%) Security Engineer
9 13 (9.03%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
10 12 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 11 (7.64%) PC Support Engineer
12 10 (6.94%) Windows Systems Engineer
13 9 (6.25%) Server Analyst
13 9 (6.25%) Network Analyst
14 8 (5.56%) Administrator
14 8 (5.56%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.25%) .NET
2 5 (3.47%) Web Services
3 2 (1.39%) COM
4 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Blackberry
1 17 (11.81%) SecurID
2 16 (11.11%) Clustering
3 13 (9.03%) Replication
4 9 (6.25%) Firmware
5 6 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 6 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.17%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.47%) PKI
7 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 117 (81.25%) Windows
2 79 (54.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (50.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (29.86%) Windows 7
5 25 (17.36%) Windows XP
6 24 (16.67%) Windows Vista
7 17 (11.81%) Android
7 17 (11.81%) VMS
7 17 (11.81%) Windows Phone 8
7 17 (11.81%) Windows Phone
8 15 (10.42%) Linux
9 2 (1.39%) UNIX
9 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.69%) CentOS
10 1 (0.69%) Solaris
10 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.75%) ITIL
2 21 (14.58%) E-Commerce
3 18 (12.50%) Change Control
4 14 (9.72%) Capacity Management
5 13 (9.03%) Software Deployment
5 13 (9.03%) Service Management
6 10 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.25%) Database Security
8 7 (4.86%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (4.17%) Business Continuity
10 4 (2.78%) Server Monitoring
11 3 (2.08%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (2.08%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (2.08%) Security Management
11 3 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (1.39%) Incident Management
13 1 (0.69%) Configuration Management
13 1 (0.69%) Service Delivery
13 1 (0.69%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.25%) SQL
2 19 (13.19%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.86%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 78 (54.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (43.06%) MCSE
3 37 (25.69%) CCNP
3 37 (25.69%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (25.00%) CCNA
5 32 (22.22%) MCP
6 21 (14.58%) CCSP
6 21 (14.58%) CCIP
7 19 (13.19%) MCSA
8 13 (9.03%) Security+ Certification
8 13 (9.03%) MCITP
9 7 (4.86%) CCA
10 6 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (4.17%) CCIA
11 4 (2.78%) Degree
12 3 (2.08%) VCP5
12 3 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.39%) MCTS
13 2 (1.39%) RHCE
14 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) SLA
2 4 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (36.81%) Active Directory
1 53 (36.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 24 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 20 (13.89%) vSphere
4 19 (13.19%) Forefront TMG
4 19 (13.19%) UAG
4 19 (13.19%) XenApp
4 19 (13.19%) ISA Server
5 14 (9.72%) XenServer
6 13 (9.03%) Hyper-V
6 13 (9.03%) MetaFrame
7 9 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.47%) NFS
9 4 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.39%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.69%) VMFS
11 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (13.89%) Backup Exec
2 17 (11.81%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (9.03%) Nessus
5 11 (7.64%) SCOM
6 7 (4.86%) HP SIM
7 6 (4.17%) WSUS
8 4 (2.78%) MOM
9 3 (2.08%) SCCM
10 1 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 95 (65.97%) Microsoft
2 78 (54.17%) VMware
3 58 (40.28%) Cisco
4 51 (35.42%) Citrix
5 33 (22.92%) Symantec
6 24 (16.67%) McAfee
6 24 (16.67%) Lotus
7 17 (11.81%) Clearswift
8 15 (10.42%) Oracle
9 13 (9.03%) CheckPoint
10 11 (7.64%) HP
11 7 (4.86%) Dell
12 6 (4.17%) Wyse
12 6 (4.17%) LANDesk
13 4 (2.78%) CA
13 4 (2.78%) IBM
14 2 (1.39%) NetApp
14 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
15 1 (0.69%) EMC
15 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depends on experience + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - 10% bonus scheme + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, London, South East, UK
easyJet
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 20% on call 1 week in 3 payment
Posted: 22 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago